Category Archives: Dedman College Research

Matthew Wilson, Political Science, lieutenant governor candidates on education

KERA Posted Oct. 20, 2014 …..As the Republican nominee in a red state, Patrick is the front-runner in this race. Southern Methodist University Political Science Professor Matthew Wilson believes if Patrick wins he would take his tea party values to … Continue reading

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William Steding, senior fellow at the Center for Presidential History, featured in D Magazine

D Magazine, November 2014 How Technology Is Helping Investors New tools are helping to put their money where their mouse is. There was a time when William Steding was like many investors, his eyes glued to CNBC as he made … Continue reading

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10 colleges with the highest paid psychology graduates

USA Today Originally Posted: Oct. 17, 2014 Psychology majors explore different personality types, how humans develop, how we respond to our environment and why we behave the way that we do. A degree in this field of study can lead … Continue reading

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Professors and Pumpkins

Wednesday, October 29th 4:30-6:00pm Scholars’ Den (Clements Hall Basement) Questions? dca@smu.edu All Dedman College students and Professors are welcome to attend “Professors and Pumpkins” on Wednesday, October 29th. This is an opportunity for faculty and students to come together outside … Continue reading

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Human Rights Hangout!

Event date: 10/23/2014 Event time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Event Contact: Maddie Chardmchard@smu.edu Event Description: Meet and greet! Come get to know human rights majors and minors! For more information: www.smu.edu/humanrights

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Bernard Weinstein, Economics, Declining Oil Prices Won’t Slow Drilling

The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register Posted Oct. 21, 2014 WHEELING – Two geology professors do not expect to see a slowdown in Marcellus and Utica shale drilling just because the price of oil dropped from a recent high of $107 … Continue reading

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Ezra Greenspan, English, new biography of black Civil War-era author William Wells Brown is now out

The New Yorker Published Oct. 20, 2014 WILLIAM WELLS BROWN, by Ezra Greenspan (Norton). This biography of the most prolific black author of the Civil War era follows its subject from a slave farm in Missouri through a daring escape … Continue reading

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Benjamin Phrampus, Earth Sciences, could methane gas explain Bermuda Triangle?

Discovery Published Oct. 16, 2014 …”Gas hydrate is known to exist along the U.S. North Atlantic continental margin, with a very large province on Blake Ridge (north of the Bermuda Triangle),” Benjamin Phrampus, an Earth scientist at Southern Methodist University in … Continue reading

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George Holden, Psychology, to spank or not to spank

Christian Science Monitor Published Oct 19, 2014 BOSTON — The way corporal punishment evolved in Sandy Haase’s family is, in many ways, typical. Growing up in Orange County, in California, in the 1960s, Ms. Haase knew what would happen if … Continue reading

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Cal Jillson, Political Science, Is Ebola Obama’s Katrina moment?

Christian Science Monitor Oct. 18, 2014 …“His White House team has really throughout his administration — but particularly in recent years, when approval ratings have been languishing – seemed not to anticipate developments,” says Cal Jillson, a political scientist at … Continue reading

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