Monthly Archive:: October 2018

Aubrey Westfall, Wheaton College – The Politics of the Headscarf

The headscarf worn by some Muslim women is becoming a tool of civic engagement. Aubrey Westfall,

F. Chris Curran, University of Maryland Baltimore County – School Resource Officers and Discipline

More and more schools have law enforcement in the hallways. F. Chris Curran, assistant professor of

Frank Galgano, Villanova University – Environmental Security

How vulnerable is your country to environmental conflict? Frank Galgano, associate professor in the department of

Richard Cleveland, Georgia Southern University – Law Enforcement in Stressful Situations

Stress can make a law enforcement officer’s brain function worse at precisely the wrong moments. Richard

Amy Bhatt, University of Maryland Baltimore County – Highly Skilled Immigrant Family Separation

The immigration debate goes beyond the headlines. Amy Bhatt, associate professor of gender & women’s studies

This Week on The Academic Minute (2018.10.08) – Timely Topics Week

Timely Topics Week on The Academic Minute 2018.10.08 Monday, October 8th Amy Bhatt of the University

The Academic Minute for 2018.10.01-10.05

  Academic Minute from 10.01 – 10.05 Monday, October 1st Amy Whitaker – New York University

Elizabeth Anderson featured on The Best of our Knowledge

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

Marc Zimmerman, University of Michigan – Busy Streets Theory

What is the best to improve neighborhood safety? Marc Zimmerman, professor of public health at the

Madhavi Venkatesan, Northeastern University – Economics of Sustainability

Consumerism is at the heart of our economy. Madhavi Venkatesan, assistant teaching professor at Northeastern University,