Dietrich College's Monthly Podcast
Auditory neuroscientists Lori Holt and Barbara Shinn-Cunningham talk about their work to understand language learning and the “cocktail party problem.” They both reveal unexpected paths to the field of psychology and a diverse set of interests, from travel to competitive saber fencing.
Larry Wasserman shares the many ways his high-dimensional statistics and machine learning research has intersected with fields like genetics and astronomy. A member of the National Academy of Sciences, Wasserman describes how frustration with computer punch cards led him to a major in statistics.
The Department of English’s John Oddo explores political rhetoric surrounding war with guest host and national columnist David Shribman, a scholar-in-residence at the Dietrich College. Oddo discusses his research on how members of the media report on victims of drone strikes.
Jeria Quesenberry discusses her work on global diversity and inclusion issues in tech fields. She also highlights the Information Systems Program’s project-based courses for social good, which she describes as “the jewels in our crown.”