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The Oberlin Review

Off the Cuff: Sophie Smith and Alicia Dinsmore, Activists

Off the Cuff: Sophie Smith and Alicia Dinsmore, Activists

Melissa Harris, News Editor
February 24
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff, Recent Stories

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
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

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: Rob Hillard, City Manager

Off the Cuff: Rob Hillard, City Manager

Oliver Bok, News Editor
December 9
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Rob Hillard began his job as Oberlin’s new city manager Monday. In his new position, Hillard will run the city administration and make recommendations to City Council. Hillard served as the city manager for Allegan, MI, from 2005 to 2016. Previously, he worked as the city manager for Yellow Springs, Ohi...

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

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

Oliver Bok, News Editor
December 2
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff, Recent Stories

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: Gregory Kulacki, Nuclear Weapon and Control Expert

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

Melissa Harris, Production Editor
October 7
Filed under Features, NEWS, Off the Cuff

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
Filed under Features, NEWS, Off the Cuff

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...

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
Filed under Features, NEWS, Off the Cuff

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...

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
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

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...

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
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Off the Cuff

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...

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