The Academic Minute for 2023.09.04-2023.09.08

The Academic Minute from 9.04 – 9.08

Emily Rosado-Solomon Babson College
Mental Health and Work
Emily Rosado-Solomon is an Assistant Professor of Management at Babson College. She received her PhD at Rutgers University School of Management and Labor Relations, and previously served on the faculty at California State University, Long Beach. Her research is broadly in the areas of organizational behavior and human resource management, with an emphasis on mental illness, diversity, and interpersonal connections at work.

Darrell Kaufman – Northern Arizona University
Is It Really the Hottest in 100,000 years?
Dr. Darrell Kaufman is a Professor in the School of Earth and Sustainability at Northern Arizona University. He was a lead author on the 2021 climate report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. As a paleoclimate scientist, he studies the geological evidence of past climate changes in Alaska and globally.

Lars Tragardh – Uppsala University
The Swedish Theory of Love
Ph.D in History from UC Berkeley; professor of history at Uppsala university, Sweden; public commentator on Swedish politics and society.

Susan Farrell – College of Charleston
Kurt Vonnegut’s Continuing Appeal to the Young
Susan Farrell is a professor of English at the College of Charleston and the 2009 Bill Moore Distinguished Teacher-Scholar Award Recipient. She specializes in contemporary American fiction and teaches a variety of courses on American literature, contemporary fiction, women’s studies, and academic writing. She has published numerous articles on contemporary American authors such as Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, Alice McDermott, Louise Erdrich, Shirley Jackson, and others.

John MacCormick – Dickinson College
Fairness First in Artificial Intelligence
John MacCormick is the author of three books, including Nine Algorithms That Changed the Future: The Ingenious Ideas That Drive Today’s Computers and What Can Be Computed?: A Practical Guide to the Theory of Computation. Dr. MacCormick holds 19 US patents on novel computer technologies and is the author of numerous peer-reviewed articles; his Nine Algorithms book has been translated into eight languages.