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An expert on Native American history.
An expert in clinical psychology, psychopathy, emotions and personality traits.
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Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies
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Associate Professor, Sociology
An expert in urban culture and interactions, popular culture, religion and spirituality, and the Boston Red Sox.
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Professor of History
A historian of European culture from the age of Enlightenment through the present day.
Executive Vice President & Provost
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Associate Director, Public History program
A historian and curator of 20th century American culture, specializing in clothing, political fashion, and the use of fashion in the work of F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Associate Professor, Gender and Sexuality Studies
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Associate Professor of Psychology
An expert in memory, reading, and thinking processes.
Associate Professor of Anthropology
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Honors College Dean Marta Meana’s research dispels stereotypes surrounding women’s sexuality and changes the way doctors treat patients.
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If the second two meetings went like the first two, support for the Crescent Peak Wind project is scarce. A total of four scoping meetings were held April 9-12 in Searchlight, Needles, Las Vegas and Henderson as part of the environmental impact statement process.
Steve Wynn would have been remembered in Nevada history as a major entrepreneur—a major innovator in the hotel, casino, tourism and entertainment industry. Now, he’s also going to be remembered as part of the #MeToo movement amid the accusations of sexual harassment, and worse.
The editor of the American Journal of Political Science, William G. Jacoby, who has been accused of sexual harassment, posted his denial of those allegations on the journal’s website. His use of the journal to try to discredit the allegations against him outraged many political scientists, who were already frustrated by the handling of the case by the Midwest Political Science Association, which oversees the journal.
The American Journal of Political Science is of one of the field’s most esteemed publications. So visitors to the journal’s main webpage were everything from incredulous to irate about what they saw there earlier this week: instead of just political science news, editor William G. Jacoby had posted a message denying the sexual harassment allegations he’s facing.
For America’s best-known porn actress, one of the great challenges of her career was making sure fellow performers kept their clothes on.