Faculty (page 2)


March 6, 2019

In the Media: Professor of Economics Roberto Pedace Explains Study of Economics, US News

Professor of Economics and Chair of the Department of Economics Roberto Pedace was quoted in a U.S. News and World Report article on the types of jobs open to graduates with an economics degree.

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February 27, 2019

In the Media: Associate Professor Gretchen Edwalds-Gilbert Advises Moderation in Paraben Exposure

Parabens, the synthetic chemicals used as preservatives in foods, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals, have been the topic of heated debate about whether they are linked to certain cancers.

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February 4, 2019

In the Media: Professor Edwalds-Gilbert and Professor Weinberg Discuss Genetic Modification in Humans

Assistant Professor of Biology Gretchen Edwalds-Gilbert and Professor of Philosophy Rivka Weinberg were quoted extensively in an article by Live Science about genetic engineering. According to Edwalds-Gilbert, the gene-modifying technology, CRISPR, offers avenues for finding cures for cancer and for locating and modifying the DNA that may lead to future disease in an individual.

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February 1, 2019

Awards and Honors: Professor Stacey Wood Earns Borchard Grant to Study Role of Emotional Appeals in Mass Marketing Scams

When Vivian Murphy wrote out the check for an $890 processing fee, it seemed like nothing in comparison to the $1.5 million she would get in return from the well-known direct marketing and sweepstakes company Publisher’s Clearinghouse.

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January 31, 2019

In the Media: Professor David Andrews Interviewed about Brexit, KCBS

Professor of International Relations David Andrews was interviewed on KCBS about the U.K.’s looming Brexit deadline.

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January 15, 2019

In the Media: Associate Professor of Politics Vanessa Tyson Weighs in on Shakeup in Democratic Party

Associate Professor of Politics Vanessa Tyson spoke to ABC News about the roles that millennials and generation Xers will play in the 115th Congress in an article titled, “New Congress, Who Dis?”

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January 7, 2019

In the News: Scripps Faculty Suchi Branfman Featured in LA Dance Chronicle for Prison Outreach

The LA Dance Chronicle featured Scripps lecturer and choreographer Suchi Branfman in an article about her presentation at the ART + PRACTICE Exhibition Space in November.

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December 21, 2018

Professor Juliet Koss named to Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler Chair in the History of Architecture and Art

Juliet Koss, professor of art history, has been appointed to the Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler Chair in the History of Architecture and Art, effective October 15, 2018.

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December 3, 2018

In the Media: Professor Michael Spezio’s Research on Humility Featured in Blog

The Self, Virtue, and Public Life, a research initiative based at the University of Oklahoma, recently covered the research of Michael Spezio, associate professor of psychology and neuroscience.

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November 20, 2018

Professors Huang and Roselli Named Co-Directors of the Interdisciplinary Humanities Initiative

This past June, Scripps announced the formation of the Interdisciplinary Humanities Initiative to connect Scripps students to learning opportunities across Southern California. Made possible by an $800,000 grant from the Mellon Foundation, the initiative will fund research fellowships, faculty professional development, and clinic courses developed in collaboration with community organizations throughout the region.

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