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Off the Cuff: Chloe Bird, RAND sociologist and professor

Off the Cuff: Chloe Bird, RAND sociologist and professor

Oliver Bok, News Editor
September 25
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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...

Off the Cuff: Steve Volk, Professor of History

Off the Cuff: Steve Volk, Professor of History

Oliver Bok, News editor
September 18
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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...

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
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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 ...

Off the Cuff: Jan Thornton, professor of Neuroscience

Off the Cuff: Jan Thornton, professor of Neuroscience

Oliver Bok, News Editor
September 4
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Jan Thornton is a professor of Neuroscience at Oberlin. She recently co-authored a review for Hormones and Behavior with Veronica Burnham, OC ’14 on the way hormones impact Alzheimer’s disease. The review arose from research Thornton presented at the International Congress on Neuroendocrinology in Sydney, A...

Off the Cuff: Wang Yongchen, Chinese environmental activist and reporter

Off the Cuff: Wang Yongchen, Chinese environmental activist and reporter

Oliver Bok, News Editor
May 8
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Wang Yongchen is the founder and president of the environmental NGO Green Earth Volunteers and the Senior Environmental Reporter for China National Radio. Wang hosted two pioneering radio programs on environmental concerns: “Classroom on Wednesday” and “Journalist’s Salon”. In 1994, she was...

Off the Cuff: Gabe Schivone, co-coordinator of UNIDOS youth group and volunteer at No Más Muertes/No More Deaths

Off the Cuff: Gabe Schivone, co-coordinator of UNIDOS youth group and volunteer at No Más Muertes/No More Deaths

Elizabeth Dobbins, News Editor
May 1
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Gabe Schivone is a U.S.-Mexico border activist, volunteer at No Más Muertes/No More Deaths and co-coordinator of UNIDOS ethnic studies youth group in Tucson, AZ. He has written articles for The Huffington Post opposing the violence on the U.S.-Mexico border and in Palestinian territories. This week, Schivone v...

Off the Cuff: Rajeev Dhawan, director of Georgia State University’s Economic Forecasting Center

Oliver Bok, News Editor
April 24
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Rajeev Dhawan is a professor and the director of the Economic Forecasting Center at the Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University. Dhawan frequently publishes economic forecasts for the metro-Atlanta economy, the regional Southeast economy and the broader U.S. economy. Dhawan has made app...

Off the Cuff: Amanda Matos, founder of the WomanHOOD Project

Off the Cuff: Amanda Matos, founder of the WomanHOOD Project

Elizabeth Dobbins, News Editor
April 10
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Amanda Matos, founder of the WomanHOOD Project and reproductive justice activist, gave a lecture at Oberlin this Wednesday as part of the Sexual Information Center’s Radical Explorations of Sexual Health and Personal Experience week. Matos, originally from the Bronx, graduated from Columbia College in ...

Off the Cuff: Dean Baquet, executive editor of The New York Times

Off the Cuff: Dean Baquet, executive editor of The New York Times

Oliver Bok, News Editor
April 3
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Dean Baquet is the executive editor of The New York Times and the former editor of the Los Angeles Times. Baquet started his career as a reporter at The Times-Picayune in New Orleans, his hometown. Baquet later won the 1988 Pulitzer Prize for investigative journalism with his reports on corruption with...

Off the Cuff: Susan Ackerman, professor of religion, Jewish studies and women’s and gender studies at Dartmouth College

Off the Cuff: Susan Ackerman, professor of religion, Jewish studies and women’s and gender studies at Dartmouth College

Oliver Bok, News Editor
March 13
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Susan Ackerman is the Preston H. Kelsey Professor of Religion as well as a professor in Jewish studies and women’s and gender studies at Dartmouth College. Ackerman is also president of the American Schools of Oriental Research. She spent the past week at Oberlin giving three lectures that made up ...

Off the Cuff: Peter Mansoor, military historian and Iraq War colonel

Off the Cuff: Peter Mansoor, military historian and Iraq War colonel

Oliver Bok, News Editor
March 6
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Professor Peter Mansoor is the current Raymond E. Mason, Jr. chair of military history at the Ohio State University. Mansoor served in the early years of the Iraq war as the commanding officer of the 1st Armored Division of the 1st Brigade, before later serving as the executive officer to General Dav...

Off the Cuff: Fred Kuwornu, filmmaker and activist

Elizabeth Dobbins, News Editor
February 27
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Fred Kuwornu, an Italian-Ghanaian filmmaker and activist, visited Oberlin earlier this week as a part of Black History Month. His visit included the screening of several of his documentaries and a talk about his upcoming film Blaxploitalian. Kuwornu’s films explore little known histories and politica...

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