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Philly Citizen Scientists Gather Heat and Air Quality Data in Hopes of a ‘More Livable’ City
Richard Johnson, interim director of Community Science at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in an Aug. 4 WHYY story about Drexel's partnership with NOAA to collect data about the air quality impact of the urban heat island effect across Philadelphia.
Why Kansas Is Giving Abortion Rights Advocates a Reason To Be Optimistic in November
David Cohen, JD, a professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in an Aug. 4 The Hill article about why Kansas is giving abortion rights advocates a reason to be optimistic in November.
Why People Believe Conspiracy Theories
Hilde Van den Bulck, PhD, a professor and department head of Communications in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed during an Aug. 4 episode of WHYY's "Radio Times" about why people believe conspiracy theories.
Federal Panel Reevaluating Its Poor Rating of the School District’s Arrest Diversion Program
Naomi Goldstein, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an Aug. 4 KYW-Newsradio segment about the School District of Philadelphia's appeal of a low rating of its police diversion program by CrimeSolutions from the National Institute of Justice.

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Quinlan’s research focuses on identifying potential unique food safety risks for minority racial/ethnic and low-income populations. Quinlan co-developed the Don’t Wash Your Chicken campaign based on surveys conducted by her laboratory finding that washing raw poultry is a common unsafe handling practice across multiple demographics. Her laboratory also conducts basic research on Campylobacter jejuni, a leading bacterial cause of foodborne illness, which is common on chicken.
Criminology & Justice Studies
D'Ovidio researches the intersection of computer technology, crime and the criminal justice system. He directs Drexel's research program in computer crime and digital forensics. In the past, he has worked with the New York City Police Department and Philadelphia Police Department on research projects involving computer crime. His work with the law enforcement community also includes training investigators on techniques to trace Internet communication and seize electronic evidence and cell phones.
creative arts therapies
Kaimal’s research focuses on understanding the way that creative self-expression affects human emotions and other brain processes. Her work particularly focuses on the ways people's experiences influence what they create, and how art-making can be used to reduce stress and stress-related issues.

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