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Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Sociology Shiri Noy
Faculty
Denison Prof. Shiri Noy and UW-Milwaukee colleague Tim O’Brien are awarded a $55,000 grant to study the moral meanings of science and religion.
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Faculty
Prof. Shiri Noy with critical insight into the differences in responses as well as lenses through which to examine the social dimensions of pandemics.
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Awards & Honors
Lariona Jacobs '20, an Anthropology/Sociology & Communication double major, was awarded Denison's President's Medal, the college's highest student honor.
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2020 Tenured Professors
Faculty
John Davis is a newly tenured professor.
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Autumn Goodrum-Davis '20
Students
Anthropology and sociology major Autumn Goodrum-Davis '20 has been named a Fulbright ETA finalist for Brazil.
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Alumni
Denison alumni and faculty spearhead projects to bring facial masks — and safety — to their community.
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Shiri Noy, Assistant Professor of Sociology
Groundbreaking research by a Denison sociologist shed new light on the controversial topic of the value of “thoughts and prayers.”
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Prof. Shiri Noy
Is there value to the phrase "Thoughts & Prayers"? Prof. Shiri Noy's research explores this idea - the results are surprising.
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Internships
A summer internship opens new appreciation of and relationships with generations
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Kristina Odejimil
Bowdoin College has appointed Kristina Bethea Odejimi '06 as Dean of Students. Odejimi was an anthology/sociology & Black Studies double major.
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Tracy Krumme '89
Tracy Krumme '89 has been appointed Senior VP for Investor Relations at Nuance Communications, a leader in AI-powered solutions.
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Fareeda Griffith
Associate Professor Fareeda Griffith has been named to the Columbus top 40 Under 40 list.
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Henry Durand
Henry Durand '70, longtime mentor and an inspiration to underrepresented students at the University of Buffalo, dies at age 70.
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Brian Paul Allen '17
Announcements & Updates
Denison University announces the appointment of Brian Paul Allen ’17 as the college’s 2017 recent student trustee
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Blair Knapp Hall, home to the anthropology/sociology department
Alumni
Tracy Krumme '89, an anth/soc major, was just appointed VP of investor relations at Luxcroft.
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Faculty
Assistant Professor Karen Powell Sears shares how students can demonstrate and share their learning about social problems beyond the classroom setting.
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Lectures & Discussions
Panel talk with photographer Rowland Scherman, alum Michael Jones, and faculty.
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Prof. Anita Waters
Faculty
Theories of cover-ups and police violence In black deaths are understandable, according to Prof. Anita Waters.
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Announcements & Updates
Newly tenured professors Jessica Bean, Wei Cheng, Fareeda Griffith, Ashwin Lall, Francisco Lopez-Martin, Riina Tehver and Sheilah Wilson.
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Alumni
Joset Wright-Lacy '76, President of National Minority Supplier Development Council receives 2015 Greater New England MSDCP Award.
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Aminata Kaba ’13
Alumni
Aminata Kaba '13, is a Massachusetts Promise Fellow, currently serving as a career support specialist.
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Roe Conn ’86
Alumni
Roe Conn '86 is host of The Roe Conn Show on Chicago's WGN Radio and a contributor to ABC7's Windy City Live.
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Faculty
Departmental faculty updates for Fall 2014.
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Faculty
Anita Waters, professor of Anthropology & Sociology, publishes article in professional journal
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