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April 18, 2014
Prejudice is a highly complicated and nuanced concept. In today’s Academic Minute, Tufts University's Jessica Remedios explores the perplexing issue by taking a look at the variables present in nearly all social interactions.
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April 6, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, the College of Saint Rose's Eurie Dahn explores the historical link between conventional manners and race. Dahn is an assistant professor of English at Saint Rose and is working on a book on the discourse of social change in terms of race relations, as found in Harlem Renaissance literature and American sociology of the 1920s. Find out more about her here.
April 5, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, SUNY-Canton's Maureen Maiocco discusses why children often benefit from thinking time, and why using timeouts can be counterproductive. Maiocco is director of the Early Childhood AS Degree Program at the State University of New York's campus Canton. Find out more about her here.
April 4, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Fairleigh Dickinson University's Jason Scorza discusses the unique challenges faced by today’s veterans as they enter colleges and universities. Scorza is an associate professor of philosophy and political science at Fairleigh Dickinson and author of 2007's Strong Liberalism: Habits of Mind for Democratic Citizenship. Find out more about him here.
April 1, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Rochester Institute of Technology's John Capps examines what the jokes we find funny say about our values. Capps is an associate professor of philosophy and senior associate dean in the College of Liberal Arts at RIT, and co-author, with his father, Donald Capps, professor emeritus at Princeton Theological Seminary, of You’ve Got to Be Kidding!: How Jokes Can Help You Think. Find out more about him here.
March 31, 2011
In today's Academic Minute, DePaul University's Joseph Ferrari exposes many myths about why people procrastinate -- across the global cultural spectrum. Ferrari is a professor of psychology and a St. Vincent de Paul Distinguished Professor at DePaul, and author of Still Procrastinating? The No Regrets Guide to Getting It Done. Find out more about him here.