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College Faculty in the News: February 22, 2019

With recent media attention about alleged past racist actions by public figures, Professor Leslie Picca, chair of the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work, discusses her research on the use of racist language, ideas and stereotypes in social interactions. Follow this and other recent media coverage of the service, research, scholarship and commentary of College of Arts and Sciences programs and their faculty.

"One-party rule in 49 state legislatures reflects flaws in democratic process"
The Conversation, Feb. 201, 2019
Associate Professor Nancy Miller, Department of Political Science and Associate Director of Research, University Honors Program.

"Catholic churches in Colorado will allow former federal prosecutor to review allegations of sex abuse by priests"
Denver Post, Feb. 19, 2019
Associate Professor Sandra Yocum, Department of Religious Studies and University Professor of Faith and Culture.

"‘Redeemer of man,’ the vision and agenda of St. John Paul II’s papacy", Feb. 15, 2019
Professor Dennis Doyle, Department of Religious Studies.

"Charisma: Is it a Path for Ethiopia?"
EthioSun, Feb. 14, 2019
Professor Messay Kebede, Department of Philosophy.

"Blackface scandal prompts others to confront their memories"
Associated Press News Agency, Feb. 12, 2019
Professor Leslie Picca, chair, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work and Roesch Chair-elect in the Social Sciences.

"Road signs would honor crash victims, provide alternative to spontaneous memorials"
Omaha World-Herald, Feb. 12, 2019
Associate Professor Arthur Jipson, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work.

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