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Sanford Faculty Nick Carnes and Kristin Goss Named Distinguished Professors, Sanford School of Public Policy

Sanford Faculty Nick Carnes and Kristin Goss have been named Duke distinguished professors. Professor Carnes joined Duke faculty in 2011 and will be the Z. Smith… Continue Reading Sanford Faculty Nick Carnes and Kristin Goss Named Distinguished Professors, Sanford School of Public Policy

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Do Nurses Make Good Political Candidates? Leaders of a Specialized Campaign School are Banking on the Notion

“Year after year, nurses top the list of the most trusted professions. At the same time, politicians rank at the bottom when it comes to the public’s trust. That fact didn’t deter nearly three dozen nurses from participating in a program earlier this year to prepare them to run for public office. Thirty-four nurses gathered in Durham to take part in Healing Politics…”

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Professor Nick Carnes on His New Book: “The Politics of the Marvel Cinematic Universe,” Chapelboro

In Chapelboro 97.9 The Hill, Professor Nick Carnes and Lilly Goren discuss their new book, “The Politics of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.” Carnes was inspired from twitter threads of “brilliant group of… Continue Reading Professor Nick Carnes on His New Book: “The Politics of the Marvel Cinematic Universe,” Chapelboro

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Professor Nick Carnes, The Politics of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

December 23rd is the release date for Sanford Professor Nick Carnes and co-author Carrol University Professor Lilly J. Goren’s book, The Politics of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. They argue that the MCU is “a deeply political universe,” touching on all realms of government, public policy, and society. 25 leading scholars help explore various modern day political issues including civil-military relations, racial injustice, environmental catastrophe, political misinformation, and themes of diversity and representation. This is the first book to take a deep dive into the political messages within the MCU and ask the question, “What lessons are this entertainment juggernaut teaching audiences about politics, society, power, gender, and inequality?”

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