Tue December 3, 2013
2013 Listener Choice Award
In a few weeks, we will be announcing the winners of our Third Annual Senior Superlatives to honor the hard work professors from around the world have put into The Academic Minute in the past year. Below are the nominees for the Listener Choice award. If you don’t already have a favorite, take a few moments to listen before heading over to our Facebook page to vote. Voting will close at the end of the day (5pm Eastern) on Thursday, December 12th.
George Poinar, Oregon State University - Ancient Spider Attack in Amber
Earle McBride, The University of Texas at Austin - D-Day Sand
Elisabeth Blagrove, University of Warwick - Shape and Evil Faces
A. David Lewis, Merrimack College - The Afterlife in Comic Books
Paul Booth, DePaul University - The Cultural Meaning of Doctor Who
Norman Housley, University of Leicester - Body of Richard III
Sharon Kim, Johns Hopkins University - Social Outsiders and Business Success
Tony Gamble,University of Minnesota Evolution of Gecko Feet
Thomas Morrissey, SUNY Plattsburgh - Young Adult Dystopian Novels
Juliana Fernandez, University of Miami - Do Negative Political Ads Work?
Peter McGraw, University of Colorado - Tragedy and Humor
Mike Wheatland, University of Sydney - Physics of a Falling Slinky