IHS Academic

What's the first thing you should do when you get a research idea? Dr. Bill Glod and Dr. Phil Magness have (very!) short answers.

Direct download: Gladness_firstresearchthing.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:33am EST

In this Kosmos podcast, I speak with the new Director of Academic Programs at the Institute for Humane Studies, Dr. James R. Harrigan. Dr. Harrigan just returned from the American University in Iraq as the Dean of Students, and shares his thoughts on kareoke, an unlikely past profession, his pick for the one book you should read, and what he least expected about working at IHS.

Direct download: Harrigan_Bio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:40pm EST

In this KosmosOnline podcast Jeanne Hoffman talks about Virginia‟s revolutionaries with Professor Kevin Gutzman. Dr. Gutzman is a professor of history at Western Connecticut State university, and author of “Virginia's American Revolution: From Dominion to Republic, 1776-1840”.

Direct download: Gutzman_Virginia.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:49am EST

In this Kosmos podcast, Dr. Greg Wolcott introduces himself as one of our newest IHS staff. Dr. Wolcott is Director of Seminars at IHS, and received his PhD in philosophy from Loyola University in Chicago. Greg talks about his triumphant return to IHS and what his new role at IHS entails.

Direct download: GWolcott_Bio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:37pm EST

Direct download: Zwolinski_BHL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:37am EST

IHS Program Officers Dr. Bill Glod and Dr. Phil Magness discuss how to be a good mentor as a late stage PhD. Glod and Magness talk about how you can approach an early-stage student, and how IHS can help.

Direct download: MagnessGlod_EarlyStageMentoring.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:16pm EST

In this KosmosOnline Podcast Jeanne Hoffman talks with Professor Doug Husak about Drug Legalization and Libertarian Paternalism. Dr. Husak is a professor of Philosophy at Rutgers University and a Fellow at the Straus University at NYU.

Direct download: Husak_Paternalism.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

In this Kosmos podcast, I recap the American Political Science Association conference in Seattle with IHS Program Officer Dr. Nigel Ashford. We discuss some of the most interesting panels, the paradox of the APSA leadership structure, and analyze the job market.

Direct download: NAshford_APSA.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:05pm EST

In this KosmosOnline podcast, Jeanne Hoffman talks with Joseph Packer about World of Warcraft and spontaneous order. Mr. Packer is a PhD student at the University of Pittsburg School of communication and is the author of the paper “Dethroning the author, when fiction and reality collide in MMORPG‟s.”

Direct download: JPacker_WoW.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:38am EST

In this KosmosOnline podcast, Jeanne Hoffman talks with Professor Jacob T. Levy about book editing. Dr. Levy discusses his experiences with editing his recent book, Colonialism and Its Legacies, and offers advice for apsiring editors. Dr. Levy  is Tomlinson Professor of Political Theory in the Department of Political Science at McGill University and a member of the McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism. He blogs at http://jacobtlevy.blogspot.com/

Direct download: JLevy_EditingABook.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:40am EST