The Academic Minute for 2021.01.18-2021.01.22

 

The Academic Minute from 01.18 – 01.22

Monday, January 18th
Marie Rudden Weill Cornell Medical College
Labor/Management Partnerships
Marie Rudden M.D .is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Weill Cornell School of Medicine.

Dr. Rudden has published widely on depression and panic disorder, including the book she co-authored with Fredrik N Busch and Theodore Shapiro, Psychodynamic Treatment of Depression, published by American Psychiatric Publishing Inc. in 2004. She has also been researching a measure of psychological change, Reflective Functioning, in various psychotherapies for panic disorder, using the Brief RF interview that she developed with Mary Target and Barbara Milrod, and the Symptom-Specific Reflective Functioning scale that she devised. She was part of the group that received the 2008 American Psychoanalytic Association’s Research Paper Prize for “A randomized controlled trial of panic-focused psychodynamic psychotherapy for panic disorder”, and she received the 2009 Stuart Hauser Memorial Research Poster Prize for her work on Symptom Specific RF.

Tuesday, January 19th
Richard Barberio – SUNY Oneonta
What Can Scandal Tell Us About Presidential Power
Richard P. Barberio is an Associate Professor with SUNY Oneonta’s Department of Political Science. He holds a Ph.D. in political science from the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy at the University at Albany and is an Americanist with a focus on political institutions.  He is the author of a textbook on public policy making, The Politics of Public Policy, published by Person in 2014. His most recent book, Presidents and Political Scandal: Managing Scandal in the Modern Era was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2020.  His current research on political scandal builds directly on his established work with what is known as the “public presidency.” A Fulbright grant recipient, Dr. Barberio is slated to teach and conduct research on political scandal with the University of Milan, Italy in their graduate program for the University’s Department of International, Legal, Historical and Political Studies in 2021.

Wednesday, January 20th
Alexandros Tsamis – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Future of Cities
Alexandros Tsamis is an Architect and Assistant Professor at the School of Architecture, RPI. He currently serves as the Graduate Program Director of Built Ecologies MS & PhD and as the Associate Director of the Center for Architecture Science and Ecology, CASE. Previously, he was the post professional graduate program director in Design at Adolfo Ibanez University in Chile, he taught at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Knowlton School of Architecture. He has received awards in international architectural competitions; First prize in the International Architecture Competition “London Architecture Gallery”, first prize in the International Design Competition” Gillette Landmark” and a prize in the “Design of Ephemeral Structures” for the Athens Olympics.

Thursday, January 21st
Sara Freeman – Utah State University
Oxytocin, Part One
I was born in Atlanta, GA, and I received my BS in Biology from the University of Virginia in 2006. I completed my PhD in Neuroscience 2013 from Emory University in Atlanta, GA. From 2013-2019, I was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of California Davis before moving to Utah State to start my faculty position.

Friday, January 22nd
Sara Freeman – Utah State University
Oxytocin, Part Two
I was born in Atlanta, GA, and I received my BS in Biology from the University of Virginia in 2006. I completed my PhD in Neuroscience 2013 from Emory University in Atlanta, GA. From 2013-2019, I was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of California Davis before moving to Utah State to start my faculty position.

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