John Bowblis and Amy Roberts sit at a desk on top of which are several computer monitors. They are looking at one of the monitors and discussing what they see. Scripps Gerontology Center research fellows Dr. John Bowblis (left) and Dr. Amy Roberts (right) are working with Medicare data to determine whether social services staffing affects outcomes for nursing home patients.

Discourse

Tuesday, March 15, 7:00pm
King Library 1st Floor | AIS

Free | Open to the public

In a Presidential election year there’s no shortage of discourse. Why is that? Join us as three of Miami University’s most engaging researchers explain how discourse works.

Amanda Gillespie is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science. Her research focuses on the narratives, symbols, and language used in political discourse and its impact on public opinion.

Tammy Kernodle is a professor in the Department of Music. Her scholarship focuses in part on various genres of African-American music, including the role music has played in African-American politics.

Annie-Laurie Blair is a senior clinical professor of journalism. An environmental reporter, she has been exploring visual and interactive ways to communicate science to the public after a 19-year career in news media.