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The Oberlin Review

Off the Cuff: Elizabeth Kolbert, Journalist, Author, Activist

Off the Cuff: Elizabeth Kolbert, Journalist, Author, Activist

Kerensa Loadholt, News Editor
February 26
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Elizabeth Kolbert began working for The New York Times as a stringer in 1983 and has written for The New Yorker for 15 years. For her work on global warming and climate change, she traveled to Alaska and Greenland to better understand the debate over global warming. Field Notes from a Catastroph...

Off the Cuff: Kai M. Green, Author, Scholar and Activist

Off the Cuff: Kai M. Green, Author, Scholar and Activist

Kerensa Loadholt, News editor
February 19
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Kai M. Green is a writer, scholar, poet, filmmaker, abolitionist and feminist. He has a Ph.D., in English and American Studies and Ethnicity, and he has also received graduate certificates in Gender Studies and Visual Anthropology from the University of Southern California. Green is currently a postdoctoral fel...

Off the Cuff: Jason Sokol, History Professor and Author

Off the Cuff: Jason Sokol, History Professor and Author

Adam Gittin, News Editor
February 12
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 Jason Sokol, OC ’99, is an Associate Professor of History at the University of New Hampshire. He earned a Ph.D. in history at the University of California, Berkeley. Sokol has written two books, There Goes My Everything: White Southerners in the Age of Civil Rights and All Eyes Are Upon U...

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

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

Adam Gittin, News Editor
February 5
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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 Green Sta...

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

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

Tyler Sloan, News Editor
December 12
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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. ...

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
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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...

Off the Cuff: Tamika Nunley, Assistant Professor of History

Off the Cuff: Tamika Nunley, Assistant Professor of History

Tyler Sloan, News Editor
November 20
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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...

Off the Cuff: Martine Rothblatt, CEO and Futurist

Off the Cuff: Martine Rothblatt, CEO and Futurist

Oliver Bok, News Editor
November 13
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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...

Off the Cuff: David Makovsky, Washington Institute Fellow

Off the Cuff: David Makovsky, Washington Institute Fellow

Tyler Sloan, News editor
November 6
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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...

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
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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...

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
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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 ...

Off the Cuff: Douglas Rohde, forensic scientist

Off the Cuff: Douglas Rohde, forensic scientist

Tyler Sloan, News editor
October 2
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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...

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