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The Oberlin Review

Off the Cuff: Jodi Dean, Professor of Political Science

Off the Cuff: Jodi Dean, Professor of Political Science

Louis Krauss, News editor
March 10
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Jodi Dean is a Political Science professor at Hobart and William Smith Colleges and has written multiple books on political theory and communist revolution. Dean’s 2016 book, Crowds and Party, explains why movements such as Occupy Wall Street were unable to maintain momentum after they ended and ex...

Off the Cuff: Pawan Dhingra, Professor at Tufts University

Off the Cuff: Pawan Dhingra, Professor at Tufts University

Melissa Harris, News editor
March 3
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Professor Pawan Dhingra is a professor of Sociology and American Studies at Tufts University, specializing in Asian American studies, immigrant adaptation, race and ethnic relations and social and cultural inequalities. From 2011 to 2012, Dhingra served at the Smithsonian Institution as museum curator for...

Off the Cuff: Sophie Smith and Alicia Dinsmore, Activists

Off the Cuff: Sophie Smith and Alicia Dinsmore, Activists

Melissa Harris, News Editor
February 24
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Sophie Smith and Alicia Dinsmore both work in Arizona with La Coalición de Derechos Humanos and No More Deaths, providing humanitarian aid for undocumented immigrants. Smith is a writer, community organizer and long-term desert and aid volunteer and search and rescue coordinator in Arivaca, AZ. She...

Off the Cuff: Zoé Samudzi, Medical Sociology Ph.D. Candidate

Off the Cuff: Zoé Samudzi, Medical Sociology Ph.D. Candidate

Louis Krauss, News Editor
February 17
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Zoé Samudzi is a Medical Sociology Ph.D. student at the University of California, San Francisco, where she specializes in issues related to transgender people’s impediments to receiving adequate health care. Aside from policies and oppression related to transgender people, Samudzi has also conducted res...

Off the Cuff: Michael M. Lederman, Professor of Medicine

Off the Cuff: Michael M. Lederman, Professor of Medicine

Melissa Harris, News Editor
February 10
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Dr. Michael M. Lederman is the Scott R. Inkley Professor of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals/Case Medical Center where he is also a professor of biomedical ethics, pathology, microbiology and molecular biology. He is a member of the American Ass...

Off the Cuff: Janet Garret, Two-Time Congressional Candidate

Off the Cuff: Janet Garret, Two-Time Congressional Candidate

Louis Krauss, News Editor
February 3
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Janet Garret is a life-long Oberlin resident and spent many years as a teacher at Eastwood Elementary School before retiring in 2015. Garrett ran for Congress in Ohio’s 4th Congressional District both in 2014 and 2016, losing twice to current Republican congressman Jim Jordan. Since President Donald Tru...

Off the Cuff: Theodore M. Shaw, Civil Rights Lawyer

Off the Cuff: Theodore M. Shaw, Civil Rights Lawyer

Oliver Bok, News Editor
December 2
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Theodore M. Shaw is the director of the Center for Civil Rights and the Julius L. Chambers Professor of Law at the University of North Carolina School of Law at Chapel Hill. He previously served as the fifth director-counsel and president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored Peo...

Off the Cuff: Todd Baker, OC ’90, Medical Association CEO

Off the Cuff: Todd Baker, OC ’90, Medical Association CEO

Oliver Bok, News Editor
November 18
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Todd Baker, OC ’90, was recently named CEO of the Ohio State Medical Association after working as co-CEO of the organization since 2014. The Ohio State Medical Association lobbies for Ohio doctors in Columbus and helps them cope with changes in the medical industry. Prior to working as co-CEO, Bak...

Off the Cuff: Professors Shelly Lee and Gina Pérez

Off the Cuff: Professors Shelly Lee and Gina Pérez

Oliver Bok, News Editor
November 11
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Professors of Comparative American Studies Shelley Lee and Gina Pérez held a teach-in on immigration, education policy and the rights and opportunities afforded to undocumented students Monday. The event took place as part of UndocuWeek 2016, a series of events sponsored by Obies for Undocumented ...

Off the Cuff: Eboo Patel, President of Interfaith Youth Core

Off the Cuff: Eboo Patel, President of Interfaith Youth Core

Oliver Bok, News Editor
October 28
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Eboo Patel is the founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core, an organization that works to promote interfaith dialogue on college campuses. In 2007, Patel published an autobiography titled Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation, which won the Loui...

Off the Cuff: Gregory Kulacki, Nuclear Weapon and Control Expert

Off the Cuff: Gregory Kulacki, Nuclear Weapon and Control Expert

Melissa Harris, Production Editor
October 7
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Gregory Kulacki specializes in cross-cultural communication between the United States and China. He has been working for the Union of Concerned Scientists since 2002, promoting dialogue amongst experts in the U.S. and China on nuclear weapon control and security. He has worked with the House of Representatives’ U.S...

Off the Cuff: Cindy Frantz, Psychology Professor

Off the Cuff: Cindy Frantz, Psychology Professor

Oliver Bok, News Editor
September 30
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Cindy Frantz is a Psychology professor who studies social psychology with an emphasis on bias and discrimination. Frantz teaches classes about implicit bias and ran a workshop with faculty and staff on reducing implicit bias Thursday. Frantz also researches environmental psychology, works with the Env...

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