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June 3, 2020

In the Media: Nicholas Kacher Explores the Ramifications of Rising Home Prices on Academic Minute Podcast

Assistant Professor of Economics Nicholas Kacher discussed the effects of rising home prices on regional businesses on the Academic Minute podcast, published on Inside Higher Ed. “We find that higher regional home prices boost the creation of entirely new businesses, especially in areas with high homeownership rates, since homeowners’ access to credit increases as the value of their homes rise,” he said.

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June 2, 2020

In the Media: Branwen Williams Examines Climate Change on Academic Minute Podcast

Associate Professor of Environmental Science Branwen Williams explored humans’ effect on recent, rapid global warming on the Academic Minute podcast, published on Inside Higher Ed. “Our research shows the recent warming is really unusual, particularly how fast and how widespread it is,” Williams said.

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June 1, 2020

In the Media: Jennifer Groscup Explores Why People Consent to Government Searches on Academic Minute Podcast

Associate Professor of Psychology and Chair of the Department of Psychology Jennifer Groscup discussed the psychology behind consenting to be searched by police on the Academic Minute podcast, published on Inside Higher Ed. “Research indicates that the vast majority of people—over 90 percent—consent to be searched when the police ask, regardless of whether they know something illegal will be found or not,” Groscup said.

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May 29, 2020

Scripps Faculty Take Over WAMC’s Academic Minute

Scripps College faculty will be featured daily during the week of June 1, 2020, on WAMC Northeast Public Radio’s Academic Minute, a daily podcast dedicated to condensed updates on groundbreaking research. Hosted by Dr. Lynn Pasquerella, president of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, Academic Minute features a different professor each day, drawing experts from top research institutions.

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February 14, 2018

In the Media: 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).

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