Victor Ray, an assistant professor of sociology, penned an essay for Inside Higher Ed addressing “mesearch,” patronizing slander directed against scholars of color.
Todd Moore, associate professor of psychology, and collaborators have developed a scale to assess the five stages they believe characterize the ending of close relationships. Psychology Today featured the research.
UT’s Mark Burton recently spoke to WATE about the possibility of a gas shortage in Knoxville following the Alabama pipeline explosion.
For decades, many have assumed that legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart died in a plane crash. Researchers believe they have new evidence that supports the theory that she may have died as a castaway on a remote island. Richard Jantz, professor emeritus of anthropology, reviewed measurements of bones that may have belonged to Earhart.
WVLT-TV Local8Now spoke with political science professor Tony Nownes about what the body language of the US presidential candidates said about them during their final debate.
Daniel Feller, professor of history, recently spoke with WGBH-TV in Boston about the similarities between the 1828 election Andrew Jackson and John Quincy Adams and this year’s presidential race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
Less than two weeks away from Election Day, a presidential candidate and supporters have been declaring that they believe the election system is rigged. Rich Pacelle, head of the UT Department of Political Science, in an interview with WATE-TV Channel 6 noted that the possibility of voter fraud is low, adding that less than one percent of voter fraud happens in the US.
In an essay posted October 27 on the TechTank blog on the Brookings Institute’s website, UT Professor Stuart Brotman notes that job creation – and specifically how to best increase the number of higher-paying jobs – has been a major issue in 2016 presidential election. A nonresident senior fellow with the Brookings Institute, Brotman is
Curious about what to do with your body after you die? CNN has compiled its top 10 suggestions and UT’s Anthropology Research Facility–commonly known as the Body Farm–is on the list.
Al Hazari visited with WBIR-TV Channel 10 to preview a part of his annual ‘Magic of Chemistry’ show.