Faculty-Staff Achievements, November 1, 2016
Jennifer Delton, Andrew Lindner, Chris Mann, Pat Oles, Sheldon Solomon
Jennifer Delton, professor of history, Andrew Lindner, assistant professor of sociology, Chris Mann, assistant professor of political science, and Sheldon Solomon, professor of psychology, participated in a faculty panel discussion on Republican
presidential candidate Donald Trump. Pat Oles, professor of social work, moderated the discussion, held at the Tang museum as part
of the A More Perfect Union exhibition. The event was covered Oct. 27 in an Albany Times Union story titled "Skidmore panel tackles the Trump phenomenon" and in a Daily Gazette story titled "Teaching about Trump poses challenges to Skidmore profs."
In the News
Yelena Biberman-Ocakli, assistant professor of political science, was mentioned in a Sept. 27 story in the
Indian Express of Uttar Pradesh, India, titled "Inside, outside/Any response to Uri must factor in the Pakistani state’s relationship
with non-state actors." Biberman-Ocakli is mentioned for her research on the topic of outsourcing security
to non-state groups.
Chris Mann, assistant professor of political science, was quoted in an Oct. 24 Christian Science Monitor article titled "Speaking Politics phrase of the week: 'roll-off'." "Roll-off" refers to voters who cast ballots for president but do not vote for other offices.
Ron Seyb, associate professor of political science, was interviewed by the cable news show Capital Tonight for an Oct. 21 story titled "Election Rigging Claims in the Presidential Race." Seyb was also interviewed by WNYT.com for an Oct. 28 story titled "Skidmore College prof says impact of Clinton email review depends on number of undecided voters."
Gregory Spinner, Bradley Onishi
Gregory Spinner, teaching professor of religious studies, was quoted in an Oct. 30 Daily Gazette story titled "Local preachers say separating pulpit and politics is tricky." Bradley Onishi, assistant professor of religious studies, was quoted in a sidebar titled "Trump gets evangelicals’ support, but not enthusiasm."
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