(This post is the next in the segment Readings in Reconciliation and focuses on Adam Grant’s Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know.  Click to learn more about the segment and the series, From the Field.)   The question posed by Adam Grant’s Think Again is knowing when to think again. Grant defines ‘thinking again’ […]

  (This post is the next in the segment Readings in Reconciliation and focuses on Adam Grant’s Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know.  Click to learn more about the segment and the series, From the Field.)   Admitting the need to think again can be difficult. The first time I found myself […]

(What is From the Field? Read this welcome post, as well as the introduction post to this current segment, to learn more!) In Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know, Adam Grant reminds readers of the need to prioritize truth over comfort. We all have different worldviews because of our different experiences. […]

(What is From the Field? Read our series welcome post to learn more!) With the launch of a new academic year, this post introduces a new segment for the series.  As we move to different books across the semester, I will add an editorial post to introduce each of the new pieces.     One of […]

(What is From the Field?  Check out the series welcome post to learn more!)  The post that follows is the last of this segment on the film Iron Jawed Angels.   Katja von Garnier’s 2004 film, Iron Jawed Angels illustrated the events of the 1920’s women’s suffrage movement, as well as the challenges they faced from an […]

  (What is From the Field?  Check out the series welcome post to learn more!) As depicted in Iron Jawed Angels, only a hundred years ago were women arrested and carried away by police simply for peacefully protesting for their right to vote. Now, one hundred years later, white women in the United States celebrate the anniversary […]

  (What is From the Field?  Read our series welcome post as well as the introduction to this spring’s segment to learn more!) The Suffragist Movement in the United States served as a huge victory for American women in the early 1900s. It became a symbol of the trials and tribulations that women had to […]

  (What is From the Field?  Check out the series welcome post to learn more!) Robin Lauermann, Professor of Politics This spring’s segment of From the Field features posts from students in the department’s Gender, Family and Politics course this past fall.  During the course, the students analyzed the film Iron Jawed Angels  in light of historical […]

  Latin America has often been the focus of international attention, particularly in the eyes of the United States. As neighbors to the South, there has always been evolving foreign policy between the U.S. and Latin America. As we evaluate the 1996 Guatemalan Peace Accords, the history of policy preceding and the outcome of the […]

  (What is From the Field?  Read the introduction to the current segment to find out more!) Drug production and trafficking polluted Colombia’s national security for nearly fifty years. The issue had to be addressed in order to restore tranquility and peace within the nation. Upon President Pastrana’s election in 1998, his main goal was to eliminate the […]

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