On Wednesday night, Danica Roem, delegate to the 13th District of the Virginia House of Delegates, discussed election strategies for unseating incumbents, her background in journalism and getting the press to move beyond simplistic labels during a Q&A moderated by Allyson Hobbs, associate professor of history and director of African and African American Studies.
Assistant Sociology Professor Jackelyn Hwang ’07 has research interests in urban sociology, inequality, immigration and race and ethnicity.
New assistant professor Saad Gulzar joined the political science department last June after completing a PhD at New York University (NYU) and receiving Masters degrees from Columbia University and the National University of Singapore. Today, his research focuses on the political economy of development and comparative politics. The Daily sat down with Gulzar to talk about his research and influences.
New Assistant Professor Kathryn Olivarius joined the history department as a 19th century American historian after completing a postdoctoral fellowship at the Institute of Historical Research and receiving a DPhil and M.St. at Oxford. The Daily sat down with Olivarius to talk about her research on slavery and disease in the Caribbean and Antebellum South.
In its Wednesday meeting, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) discussed the creation of an advocacy committee for graduate students to petition the administration, different possibilities for changing the structure of elections and the Council’s policies on letter-signing.
New Assistant Professor Rowan Dorin joined the history department as a medieval historian of western Europe and the Mediterranean. The Daily sat down with Dorin to talk about history, his favorite artifacts and his path to academia.