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Posted on September 20th, 2022 in Faculty, Publication, Research by foote

A recent publication in The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Social Sciences, written by SLA faculty members Kenzie Mintus (Sociology) and Elizabeth Nelson (Medical Humanities and Health Studies) and alumna Monica Deck, was featured on the OUPblog. The research team finds that formerly incarcerated women of color face worse health in later life. Although previous …

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Posted on August 15th, 2022 in Book, Faculty, Publication, Research by foote

This book, by Professor Cornelis de Waal, engages and explains pragmatism, an approach to knowledge and philosophy that rejects outmoded conceptions of objectivity while avoiding relativism and subjectivism. It follows pragmatism’s focus on the process of inquiry rather than on abstract justifications meant to appease the skeptic. For pragmatists, getting to know the world is …

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Posted on July 14th, 2022 by foote

Dr Carrie Foote in Sociology was interviewed for this article about the first ever Indiana General Assembly summer study session on the state’s criminal laws concerning HIV.  “Current scientific knowledge has resulted in existing laws being outdated, Human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, was first officially reported in the United States in the early 1980s. The …

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Posted on July 11th, 2022 in Article, Faculty, Media, Podcast, Publication, Research by foote

In this latest podcast, Dr Jonas Bjork, professor of Journalism and Public Relations, discusses an article about how suspicious medical journals were of newspapers and their coverage of medicina at the turn of the last century. Advertising for patent medicines and miracle cures were of particular concern, as were reporters who lacked the knowledge to …

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Posted on April 20th, 2022 in Announcements, Community Engagement, Faculty, Honors by Aaron Dusso

Timmy Global Health recently announced that Professor Scott Pegg from the Department of Political Science at IUPUI has been named as the new chair of its board of directors. Based in central Indiana, Timmy Global Health was founded in 1997 with the vision to build a healthier world through a community of global leaders. It does …

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Posted on March 2nd, 2022 in Award, Faculty, Honors by Aaron Dusso

Congratulations to Dr. Kryder-Reid for being named a 2021-2022 Fulbright U.S. Scholar! Read more about it here Elizabeth B. Kryder-Reid is a Professor in the Department of Anthropology, Director of Cultural Heritage Research Center and the Director of Graduate Programs for Museum Studies, IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI

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Posted on January 6th, 2022 in Faculty, Media, Research by Aaron Dusso

On the anniversary of the Capitol insurrection many are still trying to figure out why it happened and what it means for our country moving forward. There are a handful of reasons thousands of Americans rioted that day. While not the only reason, a key influence was white Christian nationalism. My colleague Sam Perry and …

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