Research Highlights

Natural, Civil, and Religious: Bridging the Divide over Same-Sex Marriage

Natural, Civil, and Religious: Bridging the Divide over Same-Sex Marriage

I want in these few pages to share one sliver of one piece of a larger project on the debate over same-sex marriage. Over the years, proponents of same-sex marriage have distilled their arguments into two powerful slogans: “Freedom to Marry” and “Marriage Equality.” These two ideas – “Freedom to Marry” and “Marriage Equality” – […]

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Reimagining Writing

Reimagining Writing

Philip Scranton, a Rutgers University Board of Governors Professor of History of Industry and Technology, has written a guest blog post for John Hopkins University Press on how to write for and with a colleague and friend. When a scholarly book is finished, and before readers and critics decide what it means and what use […]

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Alice Hamilton: Exploring the Dangerous Trades

Alice Hamilton: Exploring the Dangerous Trades

Janet Golden, a professor of history at Rutgers-Camden, has written a column about Alice Hamilton for womensvoicesforchange.org. Alice Hamilton has fascinated me for 30 years. But who knows about her? She’s been pictured on the 55-cent stamp, it’s true, yet she’s still on that long list of women who come under the heading  “Remarkable but […]

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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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