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The Academic Minute for 2024.01.15-2024.01.19

The Academic Minute from 1.15 – 1.19

Monday
Eric Jackson Northern Kentucky University
A History of Black History
Dr. Eric Jackson, professor of history and associate dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, Northern Kentucky University. He earned his doctorate at the University of Cincinnati (Ed.D., History, 199), and he has taught history for 32 years. The former director of the Black Studies program at NKU, he has published reviews and articles in a number of journals, including the Journal of African American History, the Journal of Negro Education, the International Journal on World Peace, and the Journal of Pan African Studies. He is coauthor of Cincinnati’s Underground Railroad and Unique Challenges in Urban Schools: The Involvement of African American Parents.

Tuesday
Jennifer Delaney – University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
State Spending for Higher Education and Cuts
Jennifer A. Delaney is a Professor of Higher Education in the Department of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). In addition, Dr. Delaney is a member of the Illinois Board of Higher Education. She is the editor of the new book Volatility in State Spending for Higher Education, published by the American Educational Research Association. Dr. Delaney’s scholarship has fallen into two broad categories: higher education finance and higher education policy, admissions, and public support. Her research has contributed to knowledge on state budgeting for higher education, guaranteed tuition policies, student financial aid, and university athletic finance. She has also investigated the external social benefits of higher education, and direct admissions including common applications.

Wednesday
Christian Kiewitz – University of Dayton
Who is Your Co-Worker?
Christian Kiewitz is a Professor of Management at the University of Dayton, Ohio. His research interests center around problematic behaviors in the workplace, such as micromanagement, abusive supervision, organizational politics and justice, plus such behaviors’ antecedents and effects in conjunction with personality, affect, and stress. His research has appeared in the Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, TheLeadership Quarterly, and other academic and professional outlets. He currently serves as an Associate Editor for Group & Organization Management.

Thursday
C. Michael White – University of Connecticut
Ketamine Can Rapidly Reduce Symptoms in Patients with Severe PTSD
Dr. White’s ~500 peer reviewed publications about drug therapy and safety have resulted in 17,353 citations, H-index of 67, and i10 index of 258; placing him within an elite group of scholars. His work has been published in JAMA, Lancet, Annals of Internal Medicine and Circulation with research coverage by NBC Nightly News, Good Morning America, BBC, CNN, CNBC, NY Times, Washington Post, PBS NewsHour, Newsweek, and Prevention Magazine. Research awards include the American College of Clinical Pharmacy Young Investigator of the Year, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Lyman Award and Weaver Award, and six-time recipient of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Drug Therapy Research Award. In 2016 he received the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Award for Sustained Contributions to the Literature, a lifetime achievement award for scholarly excellence.

Friday
Megan Holycross – Cornell University
Earth’s Unique Continents and Atmosphere
Dr. Megan Holycross is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Cornell University. She is a geologist that studies the chemistry of rocks on Earth and other planets using high-temperature, high-pressure laboratory experiments. Megan’s research aims to quantify the “how, why, when and where” of diverse processes like continent building and volcanic eruptions.

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