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Posted on March 6th, 2021 in Featured

This site features the wide-ranging research, community engagement, and creative activity of the faculty in the IU School of Liberal Arts (SLA) at IUPUI. Please check back often to see the cutting-edge research and activities being done by faculty in SLA as well as faculty media appearances and honors. Faculty interested in being highlighted on …

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Posted on June 13th, 2021 in Community Engagement, Creative Activity, Research by Aaron Dusso

by Dr. Scott Pegg In 2017, I travelled to the unrecognized Republic of Somaliland as an international election observer for their presidential elections. In May 2021, I again had the chance to return to Somaliland as an international election observer for their parliamentary and local council elections held on May 31, 2021. This time, I …

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Posted on May 27th, 2021 in Article, Publication, Research by Aaron Dusso

Dr. Bill Blomquist published the article titled, “Path Dependence, Evolution of a Mandate and the Road to Statewide Sustainable Groundwater Management,” in the journal Society & Natural Resources. Abstract: SGMA is a landmark transition in California water policy. For local governments engaged in managing at-risk groundwater basins, SGMA brought a transformation of responsibility and authority. …

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Posted on April 29th, 2021 in Media by Aaron Dusso

Dr. John Parrish-Sprowl was recently interviewed for a piece in Popular Science, “COVID Vaccine Hesitancy is Showing up in Unexpected Places.” He was also a guest on an episode of A Shot in the Arm Podcast (season 4, episode 7): Communicating One Health with Professors Jonna Mazet and John Parrish-Sprowl. John Parrish-Sprowl is a Professor …

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Posted on April 21st, 2021 in Article, Publication, Research, Student/Alumni by Aaron Dusso

Dr. Emily Beckman and SLA graduate Chad Childers recently published an article titled, “An Essential Hospice Experience Course for Preclinical Students,” in the journal Perspectives in Biology and Medicine. Abstract This article proposes an undergraduate hospice experience course as a new model of experiential learning, one that would provide effective preparation for students entering medical …

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Posted on April 14th, 2021 in Community Engagement, Media by Aaron Dusso

The American Indian Program here in the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI has been supporting efforts by the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to Native Americans. These efforts were recently highlighted in the IndyStar. Charmayne ‘Charli’ Champion-Shaw is Director of American Indian Programs and Lecturer in Native American and Indigenous …

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Posted on April 12th, 2021 in Book, Publication, Research by Aaron Dusso

Dr. Paul Mullins recently published his new book, Revolting Things: An Archeology of Shameful Histories and Repulsive Realities with the University Press of Florida. Overview In this book, Paul Mullins examines a wide variety of material objects and landscapes that induce anxiety, provoke unpleasantness, or simply revolt us. Bringing archaeological insight to subjects that are …

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Posted on April 7th, 2021 in Article, Award, Publication, Research by Aaron Dusso

Dr. Vijay O. Lulla and Dr. Owen J. Dwyer’s article “Racial Segregation in Indianapolis, 1990-2010: A Spatial Perspective,” won the George C. Roberts Award for best paper published in the Midwest Social Science Journal. Abstract The index of dissimilarity is the most widely used method for measuring racial segregation. When applied to Indianapolis, this index …

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Posted on April 5th, 2021 in Award by Aaron Dusso

Prof. Malcolm Moran was awarded the 2021 Inspiring Sports Storyteller award by the Indiana Sports Corp. He was honored at the Pathfinder Awards event April 1st at Banker’s Life Fieldhouse. Prof. Moran was also featured on an episode of Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick. Malcolm Moran is Director of the Sports Capital Journalism Program …

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