Research Highlights

Professor Pens CNN Piece on Ahmadinejad

Professor Pens CNN Piece on Ahmadinejad

Eduardo Gomez, an assistant professor of public policy & administration at Rutgers-Camden, has written commentary for CNN.com on the criticism Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad faced after he embraced the grieving mother of the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez. Gomez writes, “Back home in Tehran, Ahmadinejad was immediately bashed by newspapers and by conservative politicians who […]

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Using computer modeling to analyze DNA evidence

Using computer modeling to analyze DNA evidence

For a research project that sounds like it could have been taken from a CSI script, Desmond Lun, an associate professor of computer science at Rutgers–Camden, is working with a team of scientists from Boston University and MIT to use signal-processing techniques to determine a suspect’s likelihood of contributing to a DNA sample. Lun was […]

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What if a New Jersey town was the capital of the world?

What if a New Jersey town was the capital of the world?

CAMDEN — Everyone knows New York City as the unofficial center of the universe, but what if the true capital of the world was right here in New Jersey? A Rutgers–Camden history professor says this was the dream of many towns in the Garden State at the end of World War II. In Capital of […]

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Emotion and Money

Emotion and Money

In the latest edition of Rutgers Magazine, Rutgers-Camden professors Sean Duffy, Robert Schindler, and John Smith discuss how emotions rule our financial decisions and attitude toward money. “Emotion is part of almost every human decision, but the extent of the emotion depends upon the nature of the financial transaction. There is little emotion in buying […]

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Rutgers-Camden Librarians Contribute to Childhood Studies Book

Rutgers-Camden Librarians Contribute to Childhood Studies Book

Kids say the darndest things. Viral videos like “David After Dentist” and “Charlie Bit My Finger” are turning children into Internet stars overnight. Rutgers–Camden librarian Katie Elson Anderson has examined the implications of the instant fame for her essay, “Configuring Childhood on the Web.” The essay is featured as a chapter in the book Portrayals […]

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