Halloween 2021: Go Big and, then, Forget About It

I have always loved Halloween. I grew up in a rural part of central Ohio and October meant changing leaves, pumpkin festivals, and trips to the haunted house. I spent hours helping my mom decorate, stringing lights on bushes and hanging skeletons from every tree branch I could reach. While I loved trick-or-treating, I had…

Meet a Social Scientist: Dr. Katie Sherron from the Department of Economics

Why did you decide to become an academic?  I just really love school!  I’ve always enjoyed learning and teaching, especially mathematics.  I gravitated toward economics because I had amazing teachers and professors.  I found out that a big part of economics was straight-forward reasoning and stories set to mathematics.  I took multiple economics courses with…

Research Spotlight: Gentrification in Saint Paul, Minnesota

I am a PhD candidate in Geography at FSU. My research has taken a journey on its own. At Syracuse University, where I completed my Masters in Geography, my work was situated in the South Asian context, in rural South India to be exact. In my Masters work, I was studying the impact of corporate…