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Beyond the Myth of Rural America

Featuring Steve Conn, Ph.D.

Men are hunters, women are gatherers. That was the assumption. A new study upends it. on NPR

Featuring Kimberly Hamblin, Ph.D.

After Dobbs, married women keeping their surnames regains political meaning

The practice will once again become a sign of individualism and autonomy

He’s not done yet: Miami professor Fahey just keeps publishing

By Patrick Geshan

Some believe age is just a number.

Like anyone else, Oxford resident David Fahey rises out of bed, then goes to work. He boots up his computer. Answers emails. Talks on the phone. Reads. Thinks.

He recently published a book. His second in three years.

The 85-year-old professor, who’s a decade retired from Miami’s Department of History after 43 years in the classroom, is still as sharp as they come.

Frontiers in the Gilded Age: Adventure, Capitalism, and Dispossession from Southern Africa to the U.S.-Mexican Borderlands, 1880–1917.