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College Faculty in the News: May 10, 2019

Sociologist Theo Majka and anthropologist Miranda Hallett recently explained the practical reasons for cities like Dayton to encourage immigrants to become a part of the community. Follow this and other recent media coverage of the service, research, scholarship and commentary of College of Arts and Sciences programs and their faculty. 

"Can Dialogue Help Americans Overcome The Red And Blue Divide? Some Say Yes"
WYSO-FM, May 8, 2019
Associate Professor Joseph Valenzano III, Department of Communication chair.

"Redrawn congressional maps could shift Ohio politics in Democrats’ favor: analysis", May 3, 2019
Associate Professor Nancy Martorano Miller, Department of Political Science and Associate Director of Research, University Honors Program.

"In-Flight Fashion, The Golden Age of Aviation" (12:00 mark)
Monocle, May 2, 2019
Professor Janet Bednarek, Department of History.

"Area Cities Address Pay Raises for Council and Mayor"
Dayton Daily News, April 30, 2019
Assistant Professor Christopher Devine, Department of Political Science.

"The Benefits That Places Like Dayton, Ohio, Reap by Welcoming Immigrants"
The Conversation, April 29, 2019 (reprinted in: The Associated Press, Chicago Tribune and International Business Times)
Professor Theo Majka and Associate Professor Miranda Hallett, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work.

"Understanding Schizophrenia Through Smell"
The Academic Minute, April 25, 2019
Assistant Professor Julie Walsh-Messinger, Department of Psychology.

"2020 Candidates are Too Old, Warns Obama's Former Doctor: 'We're Asking for Trouble'"
Washington Examiner, April 25, 2019
Assistant Professor Christopher Devine, Department of Political Science.

"Elderly Inmates"
The Academic Minute, April 24, 2019
Professor Martha Henderson Hurley, Director, Criminal Justice Studies Program.

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