The podcasts in this Digital Commons@Georgia Southern collection are produced by the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences and the College of Education.
Podcast episodes will be released on the first and third Thursday of each month.The episodes are produced with the goal of making research relatable to the average person. Each episode strives to answer the question, "Who cares about research?"
The podcast series is created and co-hosted by Dr. Ryan Schroeder, Dean of the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Dr. Kania Greer, Director of COE's Institute oir Interdisciplinary STEM Education (i2STEMe).
Elizabeth RasnickDate of Episode: 2-11-2021
“There are people who are making a living by collecting your personal information and selling it,” said Dr. Elizabeth Rasnick, assistant professor of information technology at Georgia Southern University. In this episode, Dr. Rasnick discusses cyber security and being cyber-aware. She provides tips and tools on how to better secure your cyber footprint and discusses why continued diligence is needed when thinking about an online presence.
Katy Gregg, Alisa Leckie, and Kania GreerDate of Episode: 1-5-2021
Parent University is a Savannah-Chatham County collaborative that supports families and encourages parent/guardian involvement and participation in the education of our community’s children and youth. In this episode of 'Who Cares? Casual Conversations with Southern Scholars" host Kania Greer talks to Katy Gregg, Ph.D., associate professor and program coordinator of child and family development (College of Behavioral and Social Sciences) and Alisa Leckie, Ph.D., assistant dean for partnerships and outreach in the College of Education. Mrs. Gregg and Leckie share details about their collaborative efforts with Parent University and the families of Savannah-Chatham County.
Kania Greer and Ryan SchroederDate of Episode: 11-6-2020
Criminal Justice and Criminology Assistant Professor, Dr. Amanda Graham discusses Race and Worrying about Police Brutality: The Hidden Injuries of Minority Status in America. This study examined the level of worry that Americans felt about experiencing police brutality. Specifically, examining the racial and ethnic differences in levels of worry to understand not only the differences between Black and White Americans' (something that was expected) but also how Hispanic Americans' worried. We find that Black and Hispanic Americans' worry about experiencing police brutality at similar levels, which are five and four times higher than White Americans', respectively. This research has been used to apply for a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to further explore the fear of police in America.
Kania Greer and Ryan SchroederDate of Episode: 10-15-2020
Dr. Cleveland teaches in the Counselor Education program and conducts research exploring law enforcement officers' experience of stress, specifically when deploying force. He is interested in how mindfulness-based interventions might be a part of stress inoculation training.
Kania Greer and Ryan D. SchroederDate of Episode: 9-10-2020
Our first episode will introduce our hosts, Dr. Ryan Schroeder Dean for Georgia Southern University's College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, and Dr. Kania Greer Coordinator for the Institute for Interdisciplinary STEM Education in the College of Education at Georgia Southern University.
So why are we diving into podcasts? What do we want people to take away? Research is taking place across the University on a daily basis, and it's important to talk about and highlight the kinds of research that takes place. So let's make this fun, interesting, casual, conversational and give our audience a true sense of the personalities of our scholars.