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Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies
An expert on Latinos and LGBT social movements and representation in the media.
An expert on Native American history.
An expert in clinical psychology, psychopathy, emotions and personality traits.
An expert in medical anthropology, health, disease, and maternal nutrition.
Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies
An expert in folklore and popular culture.
Associate Professor, Sociology
An expert in urban culture and interactions, popular culture, religion and spirituality, and the Boston Red Sox.
An expert in gender, sexuality, sexual politics, prostitution, sex work and sex trafficking.
Professor of History
A historian of European culture from the age of Enlightenment through the present day.
Executive Vice President & Provost
An expert in archaeology, anthropology and academic leadership.
Professor of Anthropology
Arlen F. Chase is an anthropologically trained archaeologist who specializes in the Maya area of Mesoamerica.
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
An expert on gender, sexuality, media, and popular culture.
Associate Professor of Psychology
An expert in memory, reading, and thinking processes.
Associate Professor of Anthropology
An expert in the evolution of human nutrition, hunter-gatherer societies, and the division of labor between the sexes.
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A native of Italy, Marta Soligo researches the Italian "flavor" of some Southern Nevada tourist attractions.
UNLV psychology professor hopes study will influence treatments.
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As a gay Latina growing up in Chicago, the only time Dr. Erika Gisela Abad would see someone like herself on a television screen was if she happened to catch her reflection.
Rafael Oganesyan is the founder of the Armenian Election Study (ArmES) and an instructor at the University of Las Vegas. Rafael is working on the first scholarly-driven analysis of the Armenian voter. ArmES is the only survey that has a record of citizens political behavior prior to the Velvet Revolution. Rafael talks to Sareen Habeshian about voter behavior in Armenia and its role in the upcoming parliamentary elections
Archaeologists have recently verified that an eerie stone mask that was unearthed close to the Israeli settlement of Pnei Hever in the West Bank is 9,000 years of age and is a Neolithic relic from a bygone era.
With their empty and enigmatic eyes and an apparent smile, the old stone masks of about 9,000 years found in the southern part of the Judean desert are considered a symbol of this region. Furthermore they are extremely rare. There are only 15 known. Therefore when the Israeli Antiquities Authority (IAA) recently announced the discovery of a sixteenth mask, the news immediately attracted both the attention of archaeologists and that of fans. Raising at the same time doubts about the authenticity of these artifacts.
Thirty-one people are on the Sisolak transition team, headed by Congresswoman Dina Titus, Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve and former Speaker Barbara Buckley.