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Off the Cuff: Lori Young, Director of Oberlin College Career Center

Adam Gittin, News Editor
February 5, 2016
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Lori Young is the new director of the Oberlin College Career Center. She comes to Oberlin from ReadyNow!, a leadership training and consulting business that she founded in 2014. Young holds a BA in communications from Ashland University and a master’s in college student personnel from Bowling Gree... Read more »

Off the Cuff: Thais Francis, Actor, Writer and Producer

Off the Cuff: Thais Francis, Actor, Writer and Producer

Tyler Sloan, News Editor
December 12, 2015
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Thais Francis is an actor, dancer, singer, writer, producer and instrumentalist who recently released a short film called Late Expectations. Originally from Trinidad and Tobago, Francis grew up in suburban Maryland before graduating from the Tisch School of Arts at New York University with an acting degree. ... Read more »

Off the Cuff: Kate Doyle, Analyst at the National Security Archive

Off the Cuff: Kate Doyle, Analyst at the National Security Archive

Oliver Bok, News Editor
December 4, 2015
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Kate Doyle is a senior analyst of U.S. policy in Latin America at the National Security Archive, an organization that uses declassified U.S. government documents to shed light on American foreign policy. Doyle is featured in the documentary Granito: How to Nail a Dictator, directed by Pamela Yates. Granit... Read more »

Off the Cuff: Tamika Nunley, Assistant Professor of History

Off the Cuff: Tamika Nunley, Assistant Professor of History

Tyler Sloan, News Editor
November 20, 2015
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Tamika Nunley is an assistant professor of history who specializes in the Civil War era, specifically surrounding issues of race, gender and slavery. Nunley joined the faculty this fall after receiving her Ph.D. from the University of Virginia earlier this year. She currently teaches a first-year seminar... Read more »

Off the Cuff: Martine Rothblatt, CEO and Futurist

Off the Cuff: Martine Rothblatt, CEO and Futurist

Oliver Bok, News Editor
November 13, 2015
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Martine Rothblatt is one of the founders of Sirius Satellite Radio and the founder and CEO of United Therapeutics, a biotechnology company. Rothblatt founded United Therapeutics in 1996 to find a cure for her daughter’s rare lung disease. In 2013, she was the highest paid female CEO in the United Stat... Read more »

Off the Cuff: David Makovsky, Washington Institute Fellow

Off the Cuff: David Makovsky, Washington Institute Fellow

Tyler Sloan, News editor
November 6, 2015
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

David Makovsky is the Ziegler distinguished fellow at The Washington Institute, a foreign policy thinktank. He worked as the senior advisor on Secretary of State John Kerry’s Israel-Palestine peace team from 2013–2014 and has written extensively about conflict in the Middle East. Makovsky is als... Read more »

Off the Cuff: Sonia Shah, Investigative Reporter and Science Journalist

Off the Cuff: Sonia Shah, Investigative Reporter and Science Journalist

Oliver Bok, News Editor
October 30, 2015
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Sonia Shah, OC ’90, is the author of several books, including The Body Hunters: Testing New Drugs on the World’s Poorest Patients, a 2006 exposé on how the pharmaceutical industry uses patients from developing countries to conduct clinical trials. Shah’s journalism has been published in The W... Read more »

Off the Cuff: Marcus Rediker, author of Amistad Rebellion: An Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom

Off the Cuff: Marcus Rediker, author of Amistad Rebellion: An Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom

Oliver Bok, News editor
October 9, 2015
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Marcus Rediker is a professor of History at the University of Pittsburgh and an author of many books relating to maritime history, including Villains of All Nations: Atlantic Pirates in the Golden Age and The Slave Ship: A Human History, which won the George Washington Book Prize in 2008. Rediker’s ... Read more »

Off the Cuff: Douglas Rohde, forensic scientist

Off the Cuff: Douglas Rohde, forensic scientist

Tyler Sloan, News editor
October 2, 2015
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Douglas Rohde is the supervisor of chemistry and toxicology at the Lake County Crime Lab. He delivered two lectures on a campus visit Wednesday about his experience in the field and generational differences in the laboratory. The Review sat down with Rohde to discuss the strangest cases of his caree... Read more »

Off the Cuff: Chloe Bird, RAND sociologist and professor

Off the Cuff: Chloe Bird, RAND sociologist and professor

Oliver Bok, News Editor
September 25, 2015
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Chloe Bird, OC ’86, is a senior sociologist at the RAND Corporation and professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School who specializes in the differences in healthcare between women and men, particularly in regard to cardiovascular diseases and diabetes. She is also the editor-in-chief of the medical j... Read more »

Off the Cuff: Steve Volk, Professor of History

Off the Cuff: Steve Volk, Professor of History

Oliver Bok, News editor
September 18, 2015
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Steve Volk is a professor of History and founding director of the Center for Teaching Innovation and Excellence at Oberlin. In 2011, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching named him U.S. Professor of the Year. He is also on the... Read more »

Off the Cuff: Justin Emeka and Yveline Alexis, assistant professors of Africana Studies and Black Lives Matter panelists

Off the Cuff: Justin Emeka and Yveline Alexis, assistant professors of Africana Studies and Black Lives Matter panelists

Tyler Sloan, News Editor
September 11, 2015
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Off the Cuff, Recent Stories

Assistant Professor of Africana Studies and Theater Justin Emeka, OC ’95, and Assistant Professor of Africana Studies Yveline Alexis led a panel about the Black Lives Matter movement on Oberlin’s campus and abroad on Thursday evening. Professor Alexis teaches a number of courses about Caribbean ... Read more »