Monthly Archive:: January 2017

Matt Fotis, Albright College – Political Satire in the Age of Post-Truth

Are we entering a golden age of political satire? Matt Fotis, Assistant Professor and Co-Chair of

Rob Blair, Brown University – Trust in Government and Health

What exacerbated the Ebola crisis in Liberia? Rob Blair, Assistant Professor of Political Science and International

This Week On The Academic Minute (2017.1.30)

This Week on The Academic Minute 2017.1.30 Monday, January 30th Rob Blair of Brown University discusses

The Academic Minute for 2017.1.23-1.27

Academic Minute from 1.23 – 1.27 Monday, January 23rd Arie Kruglanski – University of Maryland The

Nicholas Leadbeater, University of Connecticut – Laughing Gas and Whipped Cream

Laughing gas is used for more than laughing. Nicholas Leadbeater, associate professor of chemistry at the

Andrew Wood featured on The Best of Our Knowledge

As always, host Bob Barrett selects an Academic Minute to air during The Best of Our

Louis-Philippe Beland, Louisiana State University – Effects of School Shootings on Student Performance

School shootings affect all students differently. Louis-Philippe Beland, assistant professor of economics at Louisiana State University,

Yong-Hui Zheng, Michigan State University – Natural Defense Against HIV

Your body may be all you need to combat HIV. Yong-Hui Zheng, associate professor of microbiology

Martin Krieger, University of Southern California – We Professors

Education is always an important topic. Martin Krieger, professor of planning at the University of Southern

Arie Kruglanski, University of Maryland – The Psychology of Radicalization

What unmet needs lead to radicalization? Arie Kruglanski, professor of in the department of psychology at