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February 19, 2018

Sean Flynn Comments on Federal Economic Policy in U.S.News & World Report Article

Sean Flynn, associate professor of economics at Scripps College, offers warnings on how current plans for federal spending as approved by the U.S. Congress can have dire long-term future effects on education, health care, and Social Security benefits, in a recent article published in U.S.News & World Report.

February 14, 2018

Cultural Anthropology Podcast Features Conversation with Lara Deeb About “Anthropology’s Politics”

A recent podcast of the Cultural Anthropology journal reviews the findings of scholars Lara Deeb (Scripps College) and Jessica Winegar (Northwestern University) recounted in their  book Anthropology's Politics: Disciplining the Middle East (2015).

February 9, 2018

Spotlight on Faculty: Scripps Welcomes Novelist Rachel Kushner as Mary Routt Chair in Writing

What’s the secret to becoming a great writer? According to Rachel Kushner, a two-time finalist for the National Book Award, one of the most critical, yet commonly overlooked aspects of the writing process begins even before putting pen to paper—it starts with becoming a keen observer. As Scripps’ Mary Routt Writing Chair, Kushner is teaching a course titled Looking and Listening, which will invite students to take a closer look at the spaces around them.

February 2, 2018

Roberto Pedace’s Box Office Diversity Research Featured in Inside Higher Ed’s ‘Academic Minute’ Broadcast

Scripps College Professor of Economics Roberto Pedace is featured on the Feb. 2, 2018 episode of Inside Higher Ed's 'Academic Minute.'

January 26, 2018

Ken Gonzales-Day’s Work Featured in KCRW’s Art Talk and Los Angeles Times Article

Ken Gonzales-Day's photographic exhibit of Los Angeles' myriad of murals is reviewed on a recent episode of KCRW's Art Talk radio show, and the photographer's work is also featured by the Los Angeles Times article in their coverage of Los Angeles-based multiartist festival, “Into Action," which ran for nine days in January 2018.

January 26, 2018

Scripps College Faculty Teaching-Load Adjustment is a Positive Change and Model for Liberal Arts Colleges

Scripps College Dean of Faculty Amy Marcus-Newhall is quoted in Inside Higher Ed's article about the College's teaching-load adjustment to 2-2 as a positive step for the liberal arts college.

January 22, 2018

Gayle Greene Featured in JSTOR’s Feminist Theory Article

Scripps College Professor Emeritas Gayle Greene is cited in JSTOR article about relevance of her prescient 1991 article to today's headlines.

January 10, 2018

Stacey Wood Quoted in U.S. News & World Report Article on Tough Money Talks to Have with Aging Parents

Scripps College Professor of Psychology Stacey Wood is interviewed for U.S. News & World Report's Jan. 9. 2018 article on tough money talks to have with aging parents.

December 18, 2017

Scripps College History Professor Corey Tazzara Publishes Book on the Birth of Modern Free Trade

Corey Tazzara, assistant professor of history at Scripps College, recently announced his new book, The Free Port of Livorno and the Transformation of the Mediterranean World, has been published by Oxford University Press.

December 15, 2017

Spotlight on Faculty: Leila Mansouri, Assistant Professor of English

This fall, four new tenure-track faculty members joined Scripps College, including two at the W.M. Keck Science Department. The Claremont Colleges also welcome one visiting assistant professor. As part of our ongoing series on Scripps’ faculty, the Office of Marketing and Communications recently sat down with Leila Mansouri, who joins the College as assistant professor of English.