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Meet Francis Musoni: New Faculty 2011

At the beginning of the Fall 2011 semester, we met with all of the new faculty hires in the College of Arts and Sciences. This series of podcasts introduces them and their research interests. Francis Musoni is an assistant professor in the Department of History. Musoni's area of focus is African history, particularly addressing mobility and migration in southern Africa. Currently, Musoni researches the movement of illegal migrants from Zimbabwe to South Africa.

This podcast was produced by Christina Buckner.

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Meet Jeremy Crampton: New Faculty 2011

At the beginning of the Fall 2011 semester, we met with all of the new faculty hires in the College of Arts and Sciences. This series of podcasts introduces them and their research interests. Jeremy Crampton is an associate professor in the Department of Geography. Crampton's interest is in the critical representation of space, particularly through mapping and geographic information systems (GIS). At UK, Crampton hopes to establish a critical center for GIS and associated mapping technologies.

This podcast was produced by Christina Buckner.

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Meet Jenny Rice: New Faculty 2011

At the beginning of the Fall 2011 semester, we met with all of the new faculty hires in the College of Arts and Sciences. This series of podcasts introduces them and their research interests. Jenny Rice is an assistant professor in the Division of Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Media. Rice focuses on rhetorical theory and writing studies and is particularly interested in the ways that people make public arguments about different kinds of controversies. In addition, Rice is the Director of Composition and will be working on creating the brand new Composition and Communication Curriculum at UK. 

This podcast was produced by Christina Buckner.

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Meet Jeff Rice: New Faculty 2011

At the beginning of the Fall 2011 semester, we met with all of the new faculty hires in the College of Arts and Sciences. This series of podcasts introduces them and their research interests. Jeff Rice is an associate professor in the Division of Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Media. Rice focuses on writing and rhetoric in new media environments as they pertain to networks and network theory. He is also one of three co-directors of A&S Wired, a new residential college in Keeneland Hall.

This podcast was produced by Christina Buckner.

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Meet Jeramiah Smith: New Faculty 2011

At the beginning of the Fall 2011 semester, we met with all of the new faculty hires in the College of Arts and Sciences. This series of podcasts introduces them and their research interests. Jeramiah Smith is an assistant professor in the Department of Biology. Smith's area of focus is on genetics and genomics, particularly on how the genome is put together and why it occurs the way that it does. His current research projects concentrate on the lamprey genome.

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Meet Mark Whitaker: New Faculty 2011

At the beginning of the Fall 2011 semester, we met with all of the new faculty hires in the College of Arts and Sciences. This series of podcasts introduces them and their research interests. Mark Whitaker is a professor in the Department of Anthropology. For the past thirty years, Whitaker has been studying Tamil speaking people who live in east coast of Sri Lanka. In addition to his research in Sri Lanka, Whitaker also works with diasporic communities of Tamil speaking people in Toronto, Canada.

This podcast was produced by Christina Buckner.
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From East to West: Linguistic Diversity in Kentucky with Jennifer Cramer

Jennifer Cramer is a sociolinguist specializing in Kentucky dialects. Her current research utilizes students from all around the Commonwealth.

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.

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Dean's Channel: Geography Professor Rich Schein discusses Community 101

Mark Kornbluh continues his Dean's Channel series with a conversation with Department of Geography professor Rich Schein, who is teaching a new course this semester - Community 101. A class that will connect students to Lexington history, culture, modern issues - and most importantly, why all of that should matter to them.

Meet Jill Rappoport: New Faculty 2011

At the beginning of the Fall 2011 semester, we met with all of the new faculty hires in the College of Arts and Sciences. This series of podcasts introduces them and their research interests. Jill Rappoport is an assistant professor in English, specializing in nineteenth-century British literature and culture, gift theory in literature and economics, and gender and sexuality. 

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.

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Meet Janet Stamatel: New Faculty 2011

At the beginning of the Fall 2011 semester, we met with all of the new faculty hires in the College of Arts and Sciences. This series of podcasts introduces them and their research interests. Janet Stamatel is an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology and specializes in criminology and political sociology. In particular, she is interested in the reasons why countries have different levels of crime and where the U.S. falls along the spectrum in relation to other countries in the world. Her current research project looks at crime in Eastern European countries and at how major social changes, such as the fall of Communism, affect crime rates.

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