Academic Minute Podcast
The Academic Minute for 2023.02.13-2023.02.17
The Academic Minute from 2.13 – 2.17
Heather Welch – University of California, Santa Cruz
Illuminating Dark Fishing Vessels at Sea
Heather Welch is a project scientist at the University of California Santa Cruz, and is affiliated with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. She uses models to understand how the environment drives the movements of marine wildlife and resource users, and how these movements will change under climate change.
Parichehr Kazemi – University of Oregon
The Protest Power of Social Media Images
Parichehr Kazemi is a 5th-year PhD Candidate in political science at the University of Oregon. Her research interests fall at the intersection of social movements and revolutions, with a particular focus on women’s rights issues and resistance in authoritarian contexts. Her dissertation encapsulates these interests, investigating the ways women resist patriarchal authoritarian structures across the Middle East using social media images and videos. Parichehr has presented her work at a number of professional conferences and her research is supported by the Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund (SYLFF) and the University of Oregon’s Center for the Study of Women in Society (CSWS) where she is a fellow for the 2022-23 academic year.
Mark Bartholomew – University at Buffalo
What Neuroscience Can Tell Us About the Law of Creativity
Mark Bartholomew is Professor of Law at the University at Buffalo School of Law. He writes and teaches in the areas of intellectual property and law and technology, with emphases on copyright, trademarks, advertising regulation, and online privacy. His latest book, Intellectual Property and the Brain, examines how neuroscientific discoveries may reshape the legal definitions of creativity, aesthetic judgment, and consumer confusion.
Brad Bushman – The Ohio State University
How a Child Can Become a Shooter
For over 30 years Brad Bushman has studied aggression and violence. He was a member of President Obama’s committee on gun violence, has co-chaired two reports on youth violence that were sent to the U.S. Congress, and has testified before Congress about youth violence.
Cynthia Orozco – Eastern New Mexico University, Ruidoso
Alonso Perales, Mexican American Civil Rights Leader and Architect of Latino Destiny
Author of No Mexicans, Women or Dogs Allowed: the Rise of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement and Agent of Change: Adela Sloss-Vento, Mexican American Civil Rights Activist and Texas Feminist.