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The Academic Minute for 2021.01.24-2021.01.28

The Academic Minute from 01.24 – 01.28

Monday, January 24th
Peter F. Cannavo Hamilton College
Climate Migration: Facing the Inevitable
Peter F. Cannavò works and teaches in the areas of political theory; environmental theory and politics; climate politics; and geography and the politics of place. Cannavò is the author of The Working Landscape: Founding, Preservation, and the Politics of Place (2007). He contributed to the volumes Liberty and the Ecological Crisis, The Bloomsbury Companion to Hannah Arendt, The Handbook on U.S. Environmental Policy, The Oxford Handbook of Environmental Political Theory, The Encyclopedia of Political Theory, The Environmental Politics of Sacrifice, and Political Theory and Global Climate Change. He is co-editor (with Joseph H. Lane, Jr.) of Engaging Nature: Environmentalism, Concepts of Nature, and the Study of the Political Theory Canon (2014). He is currently writing To the Thousandth Generation: The Green Civic Republican Tradition in America, under contract with The MIT Press. Cannavò has published in various peer-reviewed journals, including Environmental Politics, Environmental Values, and Political Theory, and has also contributed opinion pieces to several media outlets, including The Hill, The Huffington Post and USA Today.

Tuesday, January 25th
Timothy Waters – Indiana University Bloomington
Rethinking Secession
Timothy Waters is a professor at Indiana University, where he writes on secession and war crimes. He is the author of Boxing Pandora: Rethinking Borders, States, and Secession in a Democratic World (Yale 2020) and editor of The Milosevic Trial: An Autopsy (Oxford 2013). He has been a Humboldt Fellow at the Max Planck Institute in Heidelberg and an American Council of Learned Societies Fellow. He was a Peace Corps volunteer in Hungary, and worked at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia. JD, Harvard; MIA, Columbia; BA, UCLA.

Wednesday, January 26th
C. Michael White – University of Connecticut
MDMA Assisted Psychotherapy For PTSD Patients
Michael White, Pharm.D. is a Distinguished Professor and Chair at the UConn School of Pharmacy. His research interests are in drug, dietary supplement, and substances of abuse safety and effectiveness. His over 400 publications in biomedical journals have been cited over 14,000 times and covered by major media television, radio, newspaper, and internet sites. He has received national awards from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, and the American College of Clinical Pharmacy.

Thursday, January 27th
Cynthia Maupin – Binghamton University
Friendliness and Trustworthiness Matters When Forming New Teams
Dr. Maupin is currently an Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior and Leadership for the Binghamton University School of Management, a Fellow of the Bernard M. & Ruth R. Bass Center for Leadership Studies, and a Fellow of the Center for Collective Dynamics of Complex Systems. Her research focuses on promoting effective leadership, leadership development, and teamwork processes for organizations.

Friday, January 28th
Carrie Baker – Smith College
Barriers to Medication Abortion Among Massachusetts’ Public University Students
Carrie N. Baker is the Sylvia Dlugasch Bauman Chair of American Studies and a professor in the Program for the Study of Women and Gender at Smith College. Baker holds a BA in philosophy from Yale University, a JD from Emory University School of Law, and an MA and PhD from Emory University in Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies. Her scholarship and teaching centers on gender, race, law and policy in the United States, focusing in particular on sexual harassment, sex trafficking, and reproductive justice. She serves on the steering committee of the Five College Certificate in Reproductive Health, Rights and Justice, of which she is a co-founder and former co-director. She is a regular writer and contributing editor at Ms. magazine, where she serves as co-chair of the Ms. Committee of Scholars..


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