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New book by Professor Diane Wolf

Professor Diane Wolf's new book Beyond Anne Frank, on the postwar family lives of Jewish children who were hidden in Holland during World War II, challenges the image of the Netherlands created by the Anne Frank story.

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Carole Joffe Receives Public Service Award

Professor Carole Joffe has been chosen by the UCD Committee on Public Service as one of the recipients for the 2006 Distinguished Scholarly Public Service Award.

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Mentors are crucial - for a career in crime

From the London Guardian: Professor Bill McCarthy's article on the role of mentors in the criminal world was recently covered by the London Guardian newpaper.

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Marian Negoita Published

Marian Negoita has just published the article "The social bases of development: Hungary and Romania in comparative perspective" in Socio-Economic Review

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New book on science and state formation by Professor Patrick Carroll

Professor Carroll's latest book, Science, Culture and Modern State Formation, published with advance acclaim by University of California Press.

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"Do mentors in crime enhance their proteges' success?" Article by Professor Bill McCarthy

Much of the research on mentorship in conventional fields concludes that mentored individuals experience more prosperous careers. Early research in criminology made a similar claim; yet, contemporary criminology has all but ignored mentors. In a recent publication Bill McCarthy and co-authors investigate the role of criminal mentors in the lives of a sample of incarcerated offenders.

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Dr. Thomas Beamish receives National Science Foundation Grant

Dr. Thomas D. Beamish has been awarded a two year National Science Foundation Grant for his latest project, "'Bio-Safety' or 'Bio-Hazard'? Organizational Pursuit and Community Response to a Safety and Preparedness Initiative"

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Associate Professor Ming-Cheng Lo awarded Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grant

Associate Professor Ming-cheng Lo has been awarded a two-year Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grant for her research project "One Science Does Not Fit All: The Social Processes of Culturally Competent Healthcare."

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