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Ann Kingsolver featured in UK at the Half with Carl Nathe

Carl Nathe recently interviewed one of our own faculty members for his UK at the Half segment, which airs during each UK football game. He spoke with Ann Kingsolver, Director of the UK Appalachian Center and a professor in the Department of Anthropology, about her work in the area. Kingsolver is excited to be part of the Center and the Appalachian Studies Program and is busy exploring ways to become more involved in the community – for the university, faculty, and students. She stresses the importance of interdisciplinary work and research at the Appalachian Center in looking at complex issues throughout the region. Her hope is to build strong partnerships with local communities which would also allow students attending classes at UK to work in their local communities in the region.

Dean's Channel: Appalachia in the 21st Century

Dean Mark Kornbluh sits down with Ann Kingsolver, a professor in the Department of Anthropology and the new Director of the Appalachian Research Center and the Appalachian Studies Program. Find out about her passion for the region and how she plans to strengthen UK/Appalachia connections.

WRDcast: Revisions

Revision is one of the most challenging, exciting, and important parts of the writing process. Students in WRD 110 and 111 often learn new revision strategies, but they might not realize that their instructors are often going though the same revision processes! Wordcast #2 features two WRD instructors, Jason Helms and Craig Crowder, discussing their experiences with revision. This podcast features images from Dr. Helms dissertation, which he is currently revising into a book manuscript.

UK Psychologist Nathan DeWall featured in Psychology Today

Close, intimate relationships are an essential part of human existence. And obviously, when a partner cheats, it isn't exactly going to brighten your day. New research by Nathan DeWall and colleagues explored the role of attachment style in cheating behavior and attitudes. Read the full article.

 

Meet Steve Davis: New Faculty 2011

At the beginning of the Fall 2011 semester, we met with all of the new faculty hires in the College of Arts and Sciences. This series of podcasts introduces them and their research interests. Steve Davis is an assistant professor in the Department of History. Davis’s area of focus is the history of South Africa, particularly the history of the anti-apartheid struggle. He examines the uses and misuses of oral history in state narratives by comparing interviews with ex-combatants with the official narratives of the state.

This podcast was produced by Christina Buckner.

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