Humanities and social sciences


College Faculty in the News: August 10, 2018

August 10, 2018

Professor Messay Kedebe, Department of Philosophy, recently wrote an article in Ethiopian News & Views, discussing current Ethiopian political transitions and their impact that nation's democratic order.


In Memoriam: Don Vermillion

July 30, 2018

Don Vermillion, executive in residence in the University of Dayton Department of Political Science and former director of public projects for the Fitz Center for Leadership in Community, died Friday, July 27. He was 68.


College Faculty in the News: July 25, 2018

July 25, 2018

Professor Julius Amin, Department of History and Alumni Chair in Humanities, discussed his recent travels in Cameroon, where he listened to ordinary voices about the ongoing Anglophone crisis. Follow this story and other recent media coverage of the service, research, scholarship and commentary of College of Arts and Sciences programs and their faculty.


Library Puts Languages at Your Fingertips

July 19, 2018

A new service available through the Libraries website provides convenient and customizable language learning options for students, staff and faculty.


Mass Appeal of Human Rights

July 19, 2018

A new book out this month by Joel R. Pruce, University of Dayton assistant professor of human rights, details the evolution of human rights into a mainstream moral cause.


College Faculty in the News: July 9, 2018

July 09, 2018

Assistant Professor Christopher Devine, Department of Political Science, discusses the current political division experienced in many sectors of U.S. society. Follow this story and other recent media coverage of the service, research, scholarship and commentary of College of Arts and Sciences programs and their faculty.


Student Emmy Award Winner

June 28, 2018

A University of Dayton student-produced documentary about Dayton’s deadly opioid epidemic won a student Emmy Award from the Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.


College Faculty in the News: June 25, 2018

June 25, 2018

Dr. Robert Brecha, Department of Physics and Hanley Sustainability Institute, fact checks a statement about greenhouse emissions issued this month by the Environmental Protection Agency. Follow this story and other recent media coverage of the service, research, scholarship and commentary of College of Arts and Sciences programs and their faculty.


Dissertation Fellowship Award

June 14, 2018

University of Dayton doctoral student Dara Delgado was awarded a $20,000 fellowship from the American Association of University Women to complete her dissertation, which focuses on an African-American woman who founded a black Pentecostal denomination in 1924 with the goal of empowering women.


College Faculty in the News: June 11, 2018

June 11, 2018

Dr. Miranda Cady Hallett, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work recently appeared on a local television news program to discuss the legal and civil rights ramifications of detaining children at the border between the United States and Mexico.

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