John Duca Presents
Danforth-Lewis Professor of Economics John Duca presented "The Impact of the Dodd-Frank Act on Small Business," with Michael Bordo (Rutgers University, the National Bureau of Economic Research, and Hoover Institution) on March 12 at a Stanford University faculty lunch seminar. Duca also presented the microfinance workshop "Financial Innovations, Shadow Banking, Risk Premia, and Divisia Velocity," with Richard Anderson (Lindenwood University and University of Missouri, Kansas City) and Barry Jones (Binghampton University) at the Oxford University Said Business School.
John Duca Publishes
Danforth-Lewis Professor of Economics John Duca published ”What Drives Economic Policy Uncertainty in the Long and Short Runs: European and U.S. Evidence Over Several Decades," with Jason Saving (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas) in the March 2018 issue of the Journal of Macroeconomics.
Sandy Zagarell Gives Talk, Publishes, Leads Discussion
Sandy Zagarell, Donald R. Longman professor of English, gave a talk on Alice Dunbar-Nelson as Educational Activist at the C19 conference in Albuquerque in March 2018. Zagarell published a review of Janet Dean’s Unconventional Politics: Nineteenth Century Woman Writers and Indian Policy in ALH Online Review in February 2018. Additionally, Zagarell led a discussion of Jesmyn Ward’s Salvage the Bones at the Sandusky Public Library in February 2018.
Sebastiaan Faber Writes Feature
Sebastiaan Faber, professor of Hispanic studies, wrote a feature piece in the Nation, “Is Dutch Bad Boy Thierry Baudet the New Face of the European Alt-Right?”
John Duca Presents Paper
Danforth-Lewis Professor of Economics John Duca attended the inaugural Oxford Saïd Macrofinance Workshop: Money Creation and presented "Financial Innovation, Shadow Banking, and Divisia Velocity."
Maggie Brehm Publishes
Assistant Professor of Economics Maggie Brehm published “The Effects of Federal Adoption Incentive Awards for Older Children on Adoptions From U.S. Foster Care” in the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management.
Yumi Ijiri Co-authors Article
Professor of Physics Yumi Ijiri co-authored an article, "Spin canting across core/shell Fe3O4/MnxFe3-xO4 nanoparticles," published in the journal Scientific Reports. Ian Hunt-Isaak '17 and Hillary Pan '17, are co-authors, and the work was completed in collaboration with scientists at Carnegie Mellon University, Daresbury Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology, University of Manitoba, and University of York.
Kathy Abromeit Publishes
Kathy Abromeit, public services librarian in the conservatory library, published “Peer Instruction in the Oberlin Conservatory Library: Three Models of Engagement” in Ideas, Strategies, and Scenarios in Music Information Literacy. Highlighted in the publication are activities of the conservatory library's student reference assistants.
Cal Biruk Publishes Book
Associate Professor of Anthropology Cal Biruk's book, Cooking Data: Culture and Politics in an African Research World was published on Duke University Press.
Kimberly Jackson Davidson Serves on National Higher Education Committee
Ombudsperson Kimberly Jackson Davidson is serving on the Higher Education Committee of 50, also called “Forward50.” This national committee is comprised of forward-thinking higher education leaders who are tasked with producing practical policy solutions and recommendations for members of Congress.