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Posted on December 7th, 2022 in Award, Community Engagement, Events, Research by Carrie E. Foote

Dr. Edward Curtis is one of eight Indiana University faculty members who have been awarded the inaugural IU Presidential Arts and Humanities Fellowship in 2022. The program aims to accelerate and amplify the work of outstanding IU faculty poised to become national and international leaders in their fields. Each recipient will receive $50,000 in funding …

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Posted on December 2nd, 2022 in Announcements, Community Engagement, Faculty, Research by Carrie E. Foote

Dr. David Craig, Professor of Religious Studies, at the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, has been selected to participate in one of the prestigous Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s (RWJF)  leadership programs. These ground breaking programs connect changemakers across the country—from every profession and field—to learn from and work with one another in creating …

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Posted on November 18th, 2022 in Article, Faculty, Publication, Research by Carrie E. Foote

Improving the well-being of mothers, infants, and children is an important public health goal. Over the past half century, the medical guidance provided to women before, during, and after pregnancy to achieve this goal has changed dynamically when public health trends change. In 2009, the Institute of Medicine introduced new guidelines on weight gain during …

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Posted on November 1st, 2022 in Article, Faculty, Publication, Research by Carrie E. Foote

IUPUI Professor Daniel Johnson’s most recent publication argues that as COVID-19 continues to impact the United States and the world at large it is becoming increasingly necessary to develop methods which predict local scale spread of the disease. This is especially important as newer variants of the virus are likely to emerge and threaten community …

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Posted on November 1st, 2022 in Faculty, Media, Research by Carrie E. Foote

IUPUI sociologist Andrew Whitehead published an analysis of the growth and decline of Christian nationalism in the United States in the Washington Post’s analysis section, the Monkey Cage. Whitehead and colleague Sam Perry show that while fewer Americans embrace strong commitment to Christian nationalism, the importance of Christian nationalism to those Americans only continues to …

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Posted on October 14th, 2022 in Book, Faculty, Publication, Research by Carrie E. Foote

The story of globalization in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries as experienced by ordinary people in the Chinese river town of Zhenjiang is examined in this groundbreaking new book by IUPUI History Professor Xin Zhang. This book proposes an entirely new way of “doing” modern Chinese history that focuses on the intense negotiations of …

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Posted on October 9th, 2022 in Article, Faculty, Publication, Research by Carrie E. Foote

Sociology Professor Amy Shasanmi and her colleague Professor Christy Irving (Vanderbilt University) recently published findings from a study investigating whether individuals in interracial relationships experience greater risk for past-year mood and anxiety disorder compared with their same-race relationship counterparts. Results show that individuals in interracial relationships are at greater risk for anxiety disorder (but not …

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Posted on October 3rd, 2022 in Article, Research by Carrie E. Foote

Associate Professor of Geography Daniel Johnson, examines racial disparities in community-level heat exposure in several US cities using population level census data. Results from this important cutting edge study can be used to guide and prioritize intervention strategies and further urgency related to social, climatic, and environmental justice concerns.  Click here to read the full …

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Posted on September 20th, 2022 in Faculty, Publication, Research by Carrie E. 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 Carrie E. 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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