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Kevin Moeller, professor of chemistry in Arts & Sciences, recently received a nearly $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The award will support Moeller’s work with the collaborative Center for Synthetic Organic Electrochemistry.
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Three Questions with Adia Harvey Wingfield
Adia Harvey Wingfield, professor of sociology, studies the intersection of race, work and sociology. In addition to writing regularly about such matters for The Atlantic, she also has written numerous scholarly articles and books, including No More Invisible Man: Race and Gender in Men’s Work.
Religion and the 2020 election
According to Lerone A. Martin, director of American Culture Studies, modern evangelical voters have supported political candidates for myriad reasons, not all of which are in line with traditional Christian values.
Presidential transitions, new traditions
The public transfer of power from one president to the next has played a major role in reconciling political factions and creating solidarity among the populace at large after a contested presidential election. With the Election Day 2020 around the corner — and Inauguration Day a couple months after that — historian Peter Kastor and A&S grad Joey Vettiankal consider the historical precedents and wonder what will come next.