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Posted on October 26th, 2021 in Book, Publication, Research by Aaron Dusso

Professor Chris Lamb’s Conspiracy of Silence: Sportswriters and the Long Campaign to Desegregate Baseball, originally published in 2012, released in paperback this month. About: The campaign to desegregate baseball was one of the most important civil rights stories of the 1930s and 1940s. But most of white America knew nothing about this story because mainstream …

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Posted on October 21st, 2021 in Article, Publication by Aaron Dusso

Dr. Rebecca K. Shrum recently published a review of Edward S. Cooke’s book Inventing Boston: Design, Production, and Consumption, 1680–1720, in the Journal of American History. From the review: This lavishly illustrated history of material culture in colonial Boston from 1680 to 1720 explores objects and buildings constructed with brick (houses), slate (slate-topped tables and …

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Posted on October 15th, 2021 in Book Chapter, Publication, Research by Aaron Dusso

Dr. Maria Brann, Dr. Jennifer J. Bute, and Dr. Sandra Petronio recently published the chapter titled, “Interpersonal Health Communication Theories,” in the book Health Communication Theory. Description Assembles the most important theories in the field of health communication in one comprehensive volume, designed for students and practitioners alike Health Communication Theory is the first book …

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Posted on October 7th, 2021 in Book, Creative Activity, Publication, Research by Aaron Dusso

by John McCormick All of us who have been through college – as students or professors – are familiar with textbooks: those sometimes long and often expensive tomes designed to summarize everything an instructor wants to cover in a course. We’re also familiar with the differences between the good, the bad, and the ugly ones. …

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Posted on September 24th, 2021 in Article, Publication, Research by Aaron Dusso

Dr. Gupta recently published the article “Evaluation of an emergency department-based opioid overdose survivor intervention: Difference-in-difference analysis of electronic health record data to assess key outcomes,” in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Abstract Background In recent years, a number of emergency department (ED)-based interventions have been developed to provide supports and/or treatment linkage for …

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Posted on September 16th, 2021 in Book Chapter, Publication, Research by Aaron Dusso

Dr. Laura Holzman recently published two chapters in the book Socially Engaged Art History and Beyond, edited by Cindy Persinger and Azar Rejaie. The first chapter is tiled “Cultivating an Engaged Art History from Interdisciplinary Roots” and the second is “Structuring Academic Jobs for Engaged Art History.” About this Book What is socially engaged art …

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Posted on September 9th, 2021 in Article, Publication, Research by Aaron Dusso

Dr. Irby-Shasanmi recently published “Gender Differences in the Effects of Support Exchanges on Self-Esteem and Mastery for Mid- to Late-Life Adults,” in the journal Basic and Applied Social Psychology. Abstract Applying social psychological theories of social exchange and gender socialization perspectives, we assess gender differences in the effects of receiving and giving social support on …

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Posted on September 2nd, 2021 in Article, Publication, Research by Aaron Dusso

Dr. Daniel P. Johnson recently published the article, “Spatiotemporal Associations Between Social Vulnerability, Environmental Measurements, and COVID-19 in the Conterminous United States,” in the journal GeoHealth. Summary Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) affects different locations at different points in time and understanding its impact on communities is an imperative research effort. Communities that are considered socially …

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

Dr. Samuel Kahn recently published the article, “A Dilemma for Mathematical Constructivism,” in the journal Axiomathes. Abstract In this paper I argue that constructivism in mathematics faces a dilemma. In particular, I maintain that constructivism is unable to explain (1) the application of mathematics to nature and (2) the intersubjectivity of mathematics unless (3) it …

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Posted on August 20th, 2021 in Article, Publication, Research by Aaron Dusso

Dr. Sumedha Gupta recently published the article, “US Trends in COVID-19–Associated Hospitalization and Mortality Rates Before and After Reopening Economies,” in the journal JAMA Health Forum. Abstract Importance  After abrupt closures of businesses and public gatherings in the US in late spring 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, by mid-May 2020, most states reopened their …

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