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Professor Researches Secondhand Trauma in
Social Work

It is the job of the social worker to help people who have faced trauma or stressful life circumstances.
But whose job is it to help the social worker, who is exposed to trauma secondhand day in and day out?
MThe issue of how social workers cope with daily exposure to human suffering is a subject gaining more attention in the world of social work, said Maddy Cunningham, D.S.W., associate professor in the Graduate School of Social Service (GSS).


Relationships Big and Small
Inform Law Professor’s Research

The phrase “It’s not personal, it’s just business” is as commonplace these days as “The sky is blue,” and “Two wrongs don’t make a right.”
MBut Ethan Leib, Ph.D., says it’s not that simple. Leib, professor of law, has written on an especially knotty legal area: the role of friendship in contract disputes.


Scholar Sees New Enlightenment in Islamic Awakening

Just as Copernicus revolutionized astronomy by putting the sun at the center of our solar system, Immanuel Kant’s Enlightenment philosophy placed man at the center of conceptual and empirical experience.
MKant’s revolutionary perspective, says Nicholas Tampio, Ph.D., inspired the creation of post-Enlightenment secular governments, following dark centuries of religious acrimony between Christian factions.



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