Faculty

Feb 21, 2018

Seaflower Biosphere Reserve Project Seeks Sustainable Solutions in Colombia

Headed by NC State applied anthropologist Tim Wallace, the Seaflower Biosphere Reserve Project seeks sustainable solutions to ecological change from tourism in Colombia.

Feb 12, 2018 | Our State Magazine

Recreating MLK’s “Dream” Speech in Rocky Mount

NC State English Professor Jason Miller and others are re-staging Martin Luther King's first "I Have a Dream" speech in Rocky Mount's Booker T. Washington Gymnasium at 6:00 pm on Feb. 23. The recreation will be filmed for use in Miller's documentary film entitled Origin of the Dream.

Feb 8, 2018 | New York Times

How to Read Between the Lines When Scott Pruitt Talks About Climate Science

NC State Communication professor Nicole Lee told The New York Times that EPA administrator Scott Pruitt's statements on climate science represent a form of “political communication,” rather than an effort to discuss scientific findings.

Feb 7, 2018 | Philosophy and Religious Studies

McLaughlin Awarded Luce/ACLS Fellowship

Levi McLaughlin, assistant professor of religious studies, has been awarded a Luce/ACLS Fellowship in Religion, Journalism and International Affairs for the 2018-19 academic year. The fellowship will support McLaughlin’s project Religious Influences on Japanese Politics and Policymaking.

Jan 30, 2018 | The Conversation

Nuclear Disasters and ‘The Day After’

Marsha Gordon was among the 100 million people who watched a controversial "what if" film in the early 1980s about nuclear disaster. Now a professor of film studies at NC State, Gordon asks, "Is it time for a 21st century version of 'The Day After'?"

Jan 27, 2018 | WBUR-FM

A Look at Dunkirk: The Movie and the History

NPR's Boston affiliate WBUR invited NC State historian Matthew Booker, New York Times writer Cara Buckley and Case Western historian John Broich to discuss Dunkirk — the film and the real life heroic mission.

Jan 17, 2018

Awe, Fear and Honor: Dannels Named Editor of Premier Communication Journal

Deanna Dannels has reached a career-long goal: she's been named editor of the journal Communication Education, a leading publication of the National Communication Association. Dannels is professor of communication and associate dean for academic affairs in NC State’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Jan 6, 2018 | Reflector.com

Analysts Question Whether Voters Would End Judicial Elections

Political observers, including NC State political science prof Andy Taylor, are skeptical the public would happily surrender the right to elect judges.

Jan 3, 2018 | WUNC-FM

Movies on the Radio: Money, Money, Money

From grim tales of greedy gangsters like "Baby Face," "Scarface," and "Goodfellas" to the cheesy 1980s film "They Live" that told viewers, "[Money] is your God," directors have tackled the subject of money for years. Marsha Gordon, NC State Film Studies, discusses films on Movies on the Radio.

Jan 3, 2018 | Kyodo News

NC State Religious Scholar Casts Light on Soka Gakkai

NC State Religious Studies Prof Levi McLaughlin provides insights into Japan's recent elections, its largest active religion — Soka Gakkai — and the political party affiliated with the group, Komieto.