How Critical Thinking in the Humanities Reduces Belief in Pseudoscience
Teaching critical thinking skills in a humanities course significantly reduces student beliefs in “pseudoscience" unsupported by facts, according to new research from NC State.
Jimmy Carter in Africa: Race and The Cold War
Historian Nancy Mitchell studies the intersection between American domestic politics and foreign affairs. Her new book Jimmy Carter in Africa: Race and the Cold War (Stanford University Press with The Wilson Center, Cold War International Series, 2016) offers a reevaluation of one president’s contested legacy through an examination of the Carter administration’s policies toward two Cold War hot spots in Africa: Rhodesia and the Horn of Africa.
Nicholas Robins, Of Love and Loathing (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2015) Associate Teaching Professor Nicholas Robins specializes in colonial Andean environmental and social history as well as indigenous rebellions. His book, Of Love and Loathing: Martial Life, Strife and Intimacy in […]