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Posted on May 23rd, 2023 in Community Engagement, Faculty, Media, Research by Andrew L. Whitehead

  IUPUI sociology professor Andrew Whitehead provided expert analysis for a Washington Post column examining a slew of bills in Texas pushing for the insertion of a particular expression of Christianity in the public sphere. The half-dozen bills look to place Christian chaplains in public schools, post the Ten Commandments in every public school, and …

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Posted on May 2nd, 2023 in Announcements, Article, Community Engagement, Faculty, Featured, Publication, Research by David E. Hoegberg

For Arab American Heritage Month, Professor Edward Curtis explores his own Arab American roots in Southern Illinois, where his Syrian-Lebanese great-grandfather settled in 1899. What he discovered—a secret love affair and the surprising sympathetic press coverage—challenges what we think we know about the small-town Midwest. His article, “Moses of Cairo (Illinois),” was published April 24 …

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