Humanities and Social Sciences


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.


Roesch Chair in the Social Sciences

June 07, 2018

The University of Dayton has appointed sociology professor Leslie Picca as the Raymond A. Roesch, S.M., Chair in the Social Sciences. Currently, Picca is chair of the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work. She joined the University faculty in 2005.


Spring 2018 Highlights

June 04, 2018

The Human Rights Center focuses on human rights research and advocacy--both globally and within the U.S. The spotlight reviews our Spring 2018 activities, programming and research updates.


Core Program Student Receives Fulbright

May 31, 2018

University of Dayton graduate Olivia Thomakos '18 will venture to Malaysia to teach English in a secondary school through a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) award.


Hollywood Connections

May 29, 2018

Hollywood is a town built on relationships, so making industry connections is important to launching a film or television career. In April, a dozen University of Dayton media production students got the opportunity to network with some of the nearly 800 University alumni in Los Angeles as part of the third annual “Flyers in Hollywood” program.


College Faculty in the News: May 25, 2018

May 25, 2018

Students of Media Specialist-in-Residence Greg Kennedy and Lecturer Roy Flynn, Department of Communication, recently wrote and produced a compelling documentary about the opioid epidemic in Ohio.


Human Rights Champion

May 18, 2018

Shelley Inglis will bring 15 years of United Nations' human rights experience to the University of Dayton when she begins her position as the Human Rights Center's executive director Aug. 16.


Human Rights Champion

May 14, 2018

Shelley Inglis will bring 15 years of United Nations' human rights experience to the University of Dayton when she begins her position as the Human Rights Center's executive director Aug. 16.


Indicators of Attraction

May 11, 2018

How can you tell if someone likes you? New research led by University of Dayton associate professor of psychology R. Matthew Montoya helps answer that question by identifying a list of nonverbal behaviors to watch for - identified by the most comprehensive analysis ever.


College Faculty in the News: May 10, 2018

May 10, 2018

Professor Janet Bednarek, Department of History, joined fellow historians in a C-SPAN televised discussion about major U.S. infrastructure projects in the areas of aviation and surface transportation, and how they influenced current development.

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