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Strategic Planning And Democracy, Jennifer Thomson Apr 2019

Strategic Planning And Democracy, Jennifer Thomson

Bucknell: Occupied

Jennifer Thomson, assistant professor of History at Bucknell University, interviews Ellen Herman, associate professor of Geology at Bucknell, and two anonymous guests about the strategic planning process underway at Bucknell, 2018-2019. The group discusses the lack of transparency in the identification of priorities and the top-down approach to governance. Guests also identify labor issues and the feeling of being strategically beleaguered by meetings and electronic communication. They express concern over references to sustainability concepts, which are specific only to economic sustainability, and they analyzed the way the strategic plan addresses problems with the Greek system and its impact on student ...


When Assessment Is Surveillance, Jennifer Thomson Jan 2019

When Assessment Is Surveillance, Jennifer Thomson

Bucknell: Occupied

Jennifer Thomson, assistant professor of History at Bucknell University, interviews Steve Jordan, professor of Biology at Bucknell University. The pair discuss administrative decisions on campus that contribute to feelings of powerlessness, of automation, and of surveillance.


Sustainability And Carbon Neutrality, Jennifer Thomson Nov 2018

Sustainability And Carbon Neutrality, Jennifer Thomson

Bucknell: Occupied

Jennifer Thomson, assistant professor of History at Bucknell University, interviews Amanda Wooden, professor of Environmental Studies at Bucknell University and a second anonymous guest. Wooden and Thomson discuss the history and future of sustainability and carbon neutrality on campus. The audio quality is very poor. The anonymous guest discussed the October 31, 2018 Sustainability Forum.


Wokenell Interview, Jennifer Thomson Oct 2018

Wokenell Interview, Jennifer Thomson

Bucknell: Occupied

Jennifer Thomson, assistant professor of History at Bucknell University, interviews a representative of the campus group Wokenell. Thomson and the representative discuss the activities and goals of the group. The representative described what they perceive as cultural factors that result in students feeling marginalized on campus and the lack of campus support in addressing the manifestations of rape culture -- harassment, belittlement, assault, and anxiety. The representative discussed the way this issue intersects with issues which affect students of color, LGBTQ+ students, and other students who are not broadly represented.


Maya Mckeever And Ralph Corbelle Interview, Jennifer Thomson Sep 2018

Maya Mckeever And Ralph Corbelle Interview, Jennifer Thomson

Bucknell: Occupied

Jennifer Thomson, assistant professor of History at Bucknell University, interviews two Bucknell students about their experience with and perspective about food insecurity. McKeever and Corbelle describe the challenges of securing food on a limited budget while in a university regulated market.


Rosalie Rodriguez Interview, Jennifer Thomson Sep 2018

Rosalie Rodriguez Interview, Jennifer Thomson

Bucknell: Occupied

Jennifer Thomson, assistant professor of History at Bucknell University, interviews Rosalie Rodriguez, Director of Multicultural Student Services. Thomson and Rodriguez discuss the issue of food insecurity on college campuses. Rodriguez discusses the factors which lead to campuses which do not support student dietary needs, as well as the cultural conceptions which contribute to food insecurity. She offered examples of policy and cultural changes that support food security for all students, and she mentioned the launch of a food pantry at Bucknell to support students. Guest Kelsey Hicks, Director of the Women's Resource Center, discussed the disproportionate impact of food ...


Elaine Parsons Interview, Jennifer Thomson Apr 2016

Elaine Parsons Interview, Jennifer Thomson

Bucknell: Occupied

Jennifer Thomson, assistant professor of History at Bucknell University, interviews Elaine Parsons, assistant professor of History at Duquesne University. Thomson and Parsons discuss Parsons' work with the Elsinore-Bennu Think Tank for Restorative Justice at the State Correctional Institute in Pittsburgh. Parsons describes inmate involvement with the think tank, courses the group designed, essays written by the men imprisoned, and she defines restorative justice.