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Haslam Scholars Spring 2016 Friday Faculty Series

Each semester, the Haslam Scholars Program hosts two lecture series: Friday Faculty and Global Awareness. The Friday Faculty series features a diverse selection of faculty members from across the university who are asked to present their research or another topic of their choosing. The series exposes students to research across disciplines. This semester’s series features a diverse group of faculty from across the University of Tennessee.

ganusov January 29

Dr. Vitaly Ganusov (Microbiology)

“Scientific Method: What is it and are We Using it Well?”


February 5

Dr. Scott Gilpatric (Economics)

“The Dark Side of Competition: Incentives for Cheating and Risk-Taking in Contests”

Barton-Ben-e1430927642898February 12

Ben Barton (Law)

“The Future of the American Lawyer”

wrightFebruary 19

Dr. Courtney Wright (Communication Studies)

“Examining the Darker Side of Interpersonal Communication”

pacelleFebruary 26

Dr. Richard Pacelle (Political Science)

“Gypsies, Trump, and Thieves: The Arc of the 2016 Election”

mary_facApril 1 

Dr. Mary Campbell (Art)

“Charles Ellis Johnson and the Erotic Mormon Image”

nuria April 8

Dr. Nuria Cruz-Camara (Modern Foreign Languages)

“The Representation of Female Athletes in the Spanish Press”

kimApril 15

Dr. Hyun Kim (Geography)

“Towards Reliable Public Transportation Systems”

BembenekApril 22

Dr. Joshua Bembenek (Biochemistry)

“Revealing Secrets of Cell Division with Microscopy”