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The Academic Minute for 2023.02.27-2023.03.03

The Academic Minute from 2.27 – 3.03

Toria Herd Penn State University
The Teen Mental Health Crisis Continues to Worsen
Dr. Toria Herd received her PhD in Developmental Psychology from Virginia Tech in 2021. She received her M.S. in Developmental Psychology at Virginia Tech and her B.A. in Psychology from the State University of New York College at Geneseo.

Rachel Hadas – Rutgers University
Polarization: Then and Now
Rachel Hadas is Board of Governor’s professor at Rutgers-University Newark, where she taught English for many years. Among her specialties were poetry and Classics in translation. She author of more than twenty books of poetry, essays, and translations.

Christopher Burnett – University of Houston
College and University Accreditation Sanction and Enrollment
Christopher Burnett is a Postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of Houston. His research focuses on community colleges, student success, accountability, and accreditation.

Angela Murolo – St. Francis College
Re-Entering Society: Elderly Support Post-Release and Successful Community-Based Aging
Angela S. Murolo, PhD is an Assistant Professor at St. Francis College in Brooklyn, NY. Her dissertation investigated older people’s experiences on parole and parole officer’s views on working with them. She has written several articles on correctional responses to geriatric inmates, the increasingly older prison population, geriatric parole, and correctional responses to COVID in Virginia (forthcoming, Crime and Justice Innovations, Adaptations and Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Southern Illinois University Press)..

Anna Amirkhanyan – American University
An International Experimental Study of Citizens Perceptions of Government Responses to COVID-19
Anna Amirkhanyan is a professor of public administration and policy at American University. Her research focuses on public and nonprofit management, organizational performance, public-private differences, and citizen participation. Her book, Citizen Participation in the Age of Contracting: When Service Delivery Trumps Democracy (Routledge, 2018) offers an account of how contracting of public services has come at the cost of transparency and participation. Her articles have appeared in peer-reviewed outlets that include the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory (J-PART), Public Administration Review, the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, the Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, and others.


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