University of Miami http://wamc.org en Dr. Neil Johnson, University of Miami – A Formula for Threats http://wamc.org/post/dr-neil-johnson-university-miami-formula-threats <p>What can we extrapolate from the cries of a baby?</p><p>Dr. Neil Johnson, professor of physics at the University of Miami, studied the patterns of children's cries and used that information to make some interesting conclusions.</p><p></p><p>Dr. Neil Johnson is a professor of physics at the University of Miami. He has published over 200 articles in a wide range of international publications and currently is the associate editor for the Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination. As a Kennedy scholar, he earned his PhD from Harvard University.</p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Matthew Pryce 86382 at http://wamc.org Dr. Neil Johnson, University of Miami – A Formula for Threats Dr. Juliana Fernandes, University of Miami – Listener Choice Award http://wamc.org/post/dr-juliana-fernandes-university-miami-listener-choice-award <p></p><p><strong>This week we’ll be featuring five winners of The Academic Minute's Third Annual Senior Superlatives.</strong></p><p>Dr. Juliana Fernandes of the University of Miami earned the award in the Listener Choice category for her description of the downside of negative political ads.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 80472 at http://wamc.org Dr. Juliana Fernandes, University of Miami – Listener Choice Award Dr. Francisco Beron-Vera, University of Miami - Black Holes of the Sea http://wamc.org/post/dr-francisco-beron-vera-university-miami-black-holes-sea <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Francisco Beron-Vera discusses vortices that transport bodies of water around the globe.</p><p></p><p><br />Francisco Beron-Vera is a research associate professor in the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science at the University of Miami. He research interests include the transport and mixing processes in geophysical fluids as well as geophysical fluid dynamics and thermodynamics.</p><p><a href="http://rsmas.miami.edu/people/faculty-index/?p=francisco-beron-vera">About Dr. Beron-Vera</a></p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 79811 at http://wamc.org Keith Strudler: Miami vs NCAA http://wamc.org/post/keith-strudler-miami-vs-ncaa <p></p><p>It’s been the best of times, and the worst of times for the University of Miami athletics. On the one hand, the Hurricanes have the number two men’s basketball team in the country, which is quite something for a school that usually sees basketball as simply a bridge between bowl season and spring football.</p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 20:43:36 +0000 58209 at http://wamc.org Dr. Juliana Fernandes, University of Miami – Negative Political Ads http://wamc.org/post/dr-juliana-fernandes-university-miami-negative-political-ads <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Juliana Fernandes of the University of Miami explores the downside of negative political ads.</p><p></p><p></p><p>Juliana Fernandes is an assistant professor of strategic communication at the University of Miami where her research interests include the impact of affective advertising, international political communication, and social media and online communication. Her most recent work examines the effects of negative political advertising and message repetition on candidate evaluation. She earned her Ph.D. at the University of Florida.</p> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 15:00:14 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 55446 at http://wamc.org Dr. Juliana Fernandes, University of Miami – Negative Political Ads Dr. Caleb Everett, University of Miami – Language and Numbers http://wamc.org/post/dr-caleb-everett-university-miami-language-and-numbers <p>In today&rsquo;s Academic Minute, Dr. Caleb Everett of the University of Miami explains the complicated relationship between numbers and words.</p><p>Caleb Everett is an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Miami. He spends much of his time doing field research in Brazil where his current project asks how (and to what extent) the language one speaks affects cognition in domains such as spatial topology, gender perception, and action perception. He holds a Ph.D. from Rice University.</p><p><a href="http://calebeverett.weebly.com/">About Dr. Everett</a></p> Tue, 21 Feb 2012 19:29:30 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 44062 at http://wamc.org Dr. Caleb Everett, University of Miami – Language and Numbers