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Off the Cuff: William C. Strange, Urban Economist

Off the Cuff: William C. Strange, Urban Economist

Oliver Bok, News Editor
September 23, 2016
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William C. Strange is a professor of real estate and business economics at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. He is currently the editor of the Journal of Urban Economics. His research has focused on the real estate market, with an emphasis on commercial real estate. Strange se... Read more »

Off the Cuff: Michele Norris, Author and Former NPR Host

Off the Cuff: Michele Norris, Author and Former NPR Host

Louis Krauss, News Editor
September 16, 2016
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Michele Norris is an Emmy and Peabody Award-winning journalist who spent nine years as the host of All Things Considered, NPR’s longest-running program. After graduating from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Norris began working as a print journalist at the Chicago Tribune, Los... Read more »

Off the Cuff: Brett Walker, Montana State University History Professor

Off the Cuff: Brett Walker, Montana State University History Professor

Louis Krauss, News Editor
September 9, 2016
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Brett Walker is a Regents Professor of History at Montana State University with expertise in Japanese health and medicine and its environmental history. After graduating from the College of Idaho in 1989, Walker spent several years traveling and studying Japan before earning his doctorate in Japane... Read more »

Off the Cuff: Megan Doherty, New Jewish Campus Life Affiliate

Off the Cuff: Megan Doherty, New Jewish Campus Life Affiliate

Louis Krauss, News Editor
September 2, 2016
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Rabbi Megan Doherty is beginning her first semester as Oberlin’s Jewish Campus Life Affiliate. The position involves reaching out to Jewish students to help them connect with the Jewish community, as well as making sure the community is welcoming to all. Doherty spent four years (2010–2014) as the... Read more »

Off the Cuff: Charles “Chip” Hauss, OC ’69, Peacebuilder, Author

Off the Cuff: Charles “Chip” Hauss, OC ’69, Peacebuilder, Author

Adam Gittin, News editor
May 6, 2016
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Charles “Chip” Hauss, OC ’69, is Senior Fellow for Innovation at Alliance for Peacebuilding, a membership organization of about 110 peacebuilding groups. He is also the author of Security 2.0: Dealing with Global Wicked Problems, which addresses the changing nature and increasing multidimensionality of internati... Read more »

Off the Cuff: Miriam Zoila Pérez, Radical Doula, Activist, Blogger

Off the Cuff: Miriam Zoila Pérez, Radical Doula, Activist, Blogger

Adam Gittin, News editor
April 29, 2016
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Miriam Zoila Pérez is a queer Cuban-American doula, reproductive rights activist and blogger. In 2007, she founded the Radical Doula blog, which unites doula work with birth activism and social justice. Pérez wrote and self-published Radical Doula Guide: A Political Primer for Full-Spectrum Pregnancy and Chi... Read more »

Off the Cuff: Jeffrey Wasserstrom, Professor, Author, Historian

Off the Cuff: Jeffrey Wasserstrom, Professor, Author, Historian

Adam Gittin, News editor
April 24, 2016
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Jeffrey Wasserstrom is Chancellor’s Professor of History at UC Irvine. He has authored four books, including China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know, and frequently contributes to newspapers and magazines. He is currently finishing a book on the Boxer Uprising of 1900. This week, Wasser... Read more »

Off the Cuff: Joshua Pribanic, Journalist and Filmmaker

Off the Cuff: Joshua Pribanic, Journalist and Filmmaker

Kerensa Loadholt, News editor
April 22, 2016
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Joshua B. Pribanic is a photographer, investigative journalist, artist and filmmaker. He co-founded the Public Herald, an investigative journalism nonprofit, and co-directed the documentary Triple Divide. The film, which was screened last Wednesday as part of the Ecolympics series, covers the water cont... Read more »

Off the Cuff: James Dobbins, Author, Professor, Translator

Off the Cuff: James Dobbins, Author, Professor, Translator

Kerensa Loadholt, News Editor
April 8, 2016
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James C. Dobbins is a Fairchild Professor of Religion and East Asian Studies at the College. He has studied Daisetsu Teitaro Suzuki who wrote about the pure land Buddhist tradition. Dobbins’ talk, "D. T. Suzuki and the Rise of American Buddhism”, addressed Suzuki’s life and controversies that arose a... Read more »

Off the Cuff: Gary Shteyngart, OC ‘95, Author and Professor

Off the Cuff: Gary Shteyngart, OC ‘95, Author and Professor

Kerensa Loadholt, News Editor
April 1, 2016
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Gary Shteyngart, OC ’95, has written several novels and recently published his first memoir, Little Failure. His novels include works such as The Russian Debutante’s Handbook, Absurdistan and Super Sad True Love Story. Shteyngart previously taught writing at Hunter College and now teaches at Colum... Read more »

Off the Cuff: Gökçe Günel, Anthropologist, Lecturer, Author

Off the Cuff: Gökçe Günel, Anthropologist, Lecturer, Author

Kerensa Loadholt, News Editor
March 11, 2016
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Gökçe Günel, Ph.D., is an Anthropology lecturer at Columbia University. Her articles have been published in Ephemera, Anthropology News, Public Culture, The Yearbook of Comparative Literature, the ARPA Journal, Avery Review, and PoLAR. She has written about climate change and sustainability and focuses... Read more »

Off the Cuff: Jim Collins, Professor of English, Film, TV, Theatre

Off the Cuff: Jim Collins, Professor of English, Film, TV, Theatre

Adam Gittin, News Editor
March 4, 2016
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Jim Collins is acting dean for the arts, a professor of film, television and theatre and concurrent professor of English at the University of Notre Dame, where he teaches courses on postmodernism, media theory and digital culture. He is the author of Uncommon Cultures: Popular Culture and Postmodernism, Architec... Read more »

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