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March 1, 2021

Dr. Riggan Publishes on “Risky” Eritrean Migration to Europe

Arcadia University Professor of International Studies in Historical and Political Studies Dr. Jennifer Riggan has researched for years on Eritrea’s policies in terms of nationalism, education, and refugee migrations. Her most recent piece on the subject, about why refugees from the East Africa...

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February 23, 2021

Dr. Miller Publishes Paper in Nutrients Journal

Dr. Melissa Miller , visiting assistant professor of Public Health, recently published an article in the journal Nutrients , titled, “A Randomized Controlled Trial Testing the Effectiveness of Coping with Cancer in the Kitchen, a Nutrition Education Program for Cancer Survivors.” The paper examined...

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February 11, 2021

Otieno Examines Health Disparities and Human Rights

This semester, Alex Otieno , assistant professor of Sociology, is continuing his long standing concerns around recognizing and promoting the role of culture and institutions in facilitating and, sometimes, resisting social transformation. He is using his courses and role as co-facilitator for the...

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February 9, 2021

Dr. Loury Discusses the Fight for Racial and Social Justice

By Aaron Uscinowicz '22 During a live interview on Feb. 2 with WURD Radio’s The Source with Andrea Lawful Sander s , Dr. Doreen Loury , director of the Pan African Studies Program and assistant professor of Sociology, discussed her upbringing in Columbus, Ohio and recent racial and social justice...

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February 2, 2021

Dr. Curotto, Jake ’16 Publish on Diffusion Monte Carlo

By Katherine Haines '21 Dr. Manny Curotto , professor and chair of the Chemistry and Physics Department, and alumna Lena Jake ’16 published a research paper, “On Diffusion Monte Carlo in spaces with multi-valued maps, boundaries and gradient torsion,” in the January edition of Chemical Physics...

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December 1, 2020

Dr. Rosoff’s Book on Fiction, Femininity, and Friendship Among 2020’s Best

By Nikolai Kachuyevski '21 A book on school and college fiction for girls in Britain and the United States between 1910 and 1960 co-authored by Dr. Nancy Rosoff , dean of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies and a colleague at the University of Winchester, was awarded the History Education Society’s...

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December 1, 2020

Dr. Campbell a Panelist in UK Fika Session

Dr. Bruce Campbell Jr. , associate professor of Education and director of the Educational Leadership Masters and Supervisory Certification programs, acted as a panelist for the Fika Sessions on Oct. 28. The Fika Session, a platform that creates a community for creative professionals to exchange...

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November 30, 2020

Through Grant, Dr. Olorunsaiye to Study Family Planning in African Immigrant Communities

Dr. Comfort Olorunsaiye , assistant professor of Public Health, was awarded a Changemakers in Family Planning grant by the Society of Family Planning Research Fund to study family planning in the African immigrant communities in southeastern Pennsylvania. The 18-month, $63,148 cumulative training...

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November 23, 2020

Dr. Longacre Speaks at National Caregivers Conference

By Josephine Mueller '21 Dr. Margaret Longacre , assistant professor and chair of Public Health, presented at the National Caregivers Conference on Oct. 16. In her presentation titled, “Involving and Supporting Caregivers in Clinical Care using an Integrated Caregiver Portal System,” Dr. Longacre...

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November 13, 2020

Public Health Students, Alumni Present at Global Health Conference on Social Justice, Health Equity

By Katherine Haines '21 Led by Dr. Heather deVries McClintock , assistant professor of Public Health, public health students and alumni presented research on social justice topics at the 12th Annual Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Global Health Conference, “Power, Politics, and...

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November 5, 2020

“How We Fight White Supremacy” Looking at Grammy Nomination

By Nikolai Kachuyevski '21 The 2019 audio book How We Fight White Supremacy: A Field Guide to Black Resistance , which includes a contribution by Dr. Bruce Campbell Jr. , associate professor of Education, could be up for a Grammy. How We Fight White Supremacy examines how Black people from various...

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November 3, 2020

Dr. Brasof Pushes for Social Justice Off and On Stage

By Aaron Uscinowicz '22 Dr. Marc Brasof ’s commitment to social justice is no secret. The Associate Professor of Education and Director of Secondary Social Studies and English Education is also the 2020-23 Rosemary and Walter Blankley Endowed Chair in Education, which is funding Arcadia’s Social...

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October 30, 2020

Levine Hosts Virtual Memoir Writing Workshops During Pandemic

Tracey Levine , assistant professor of English, was featured in a Sept. 29 The Kensington Voice article for her work with nonprofit bookstore The Head and the Hand, located in the Fishtown section of Philadelphia. While in quarantine, Levine taught a virtual memoir writing workshop for the...

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October 23, 2020

Dr. Rosoff Meets with Swedish Students About 2020 Election

Dr. Nancy G. Rosoff , dean of graduate and undergraduate studies, recently engaged with a group of high school students in Linköping, Sweden to discuss the experience of being an American voter. The students are in their first year at Berzeliusskolan gymnasium, in a three-year natural science...

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October 21, 2020

Levine Hosts Virtual Memoir Writing Workshops During Pandemic

Tracey Levine , assistant professor of English, was featured in a Sept. 29 The Kensington Voice article for her work with nonprofit bookstore The Head and the Hand, located in the Fishtown section of Philadelphia. While in quarantine, Levine taught a virtual memoir writing workshop for the...

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October 13, 2020

Through Fellowship, Dr. Riggan to Research Refugee Choices

By Aaron Uscinowicz '22 Through a Regional Faculty Fellowship with the Wolf Humanities Center at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Jennifer Riggan , professor of Historical and Political Studies at Arcadia University, will study how refugee choices are made across the contexts of time and space,...

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October 5, 2020

Atkins Publishes About the Importance of On-Campus Learning

Larry Atkins , adjunct professor of English, published an op-ed, “Don’t Sound the Death Knell for Colleges—They’ll Bounce Back,” on RealClearEducation on Sept. 26. The article discusses how on-campus learning may not be as obsolete as some predict, with the rise of remote learning during the...

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October 1, 2020

Dr. Brasof Featured as Panelist in Conference for Social Studies

Dr. Marc Brasof , associate professor of Education, was a panelist for The Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies (PCSS) 67th Annual Conference on Oct. 1. The panel, “How shall we proceed? Teaching about and during a global pandemic,” consisted of authors previously published in PCSS’ Social...

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September 30, 2020

Arcadia Community Reflects on Legacy of Justice Ginsburg

“[Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg] was one of the best advocates of all time,” said Dr. Alison LaLond Wyant , director of the Office of Social Impact and Innovation (SI 2 ) and director of Arcadia’s Civic Scholars program. “I think her legacy will be her ability to connect liberty and equality as...

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September 18, 2020

Atkins Publishes Op-Eds on Pandemic and Social Justice

Over the summer, Adjunct Professor of English Larry Atkins published three op-eds about the pandemic and recent social justice movements. On June 25, Atkins discussed President Trump’s aversion to wearing a mask and his strategy to change in an op-ed in the New York Daily News , where he wrote, “...

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September 17, 2020

Dr. Miserandino Publishes Chapter on Psychology’s Internship Program

By Katherine Haines '21 Dr. Marianne Miserandino , chair and professor of Psychology, authored a chapter in the book, High Impact Educational Practices: A Review of Best Practices with Illustrative Examples , published by the Society for the Teaching of Psychology. Dr. Miserandino wrote Chapter 35...

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