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Scripps College Labor Economist Roberto Pedace Predicts Possible Outcomes of California Increasing Minimum Wage

CLAREMONT, Calif. (October 1, 2013) — Scripps College Associate Professor of Economics Roberto Pedace predicts that California’s recent decision to raise the state’s minimum wage to $10 by 2016 could end up benefiting relatively high-skilled workers, but may hurt low-skilled workers.

October 1, 2013

Scripps College Professor Latika Chaudhary Speaks at London School of Economics

CLAREMONT, Calif. (February 28, 2013) — Scripps College Assistant Professor of Economics Latika Chaudhary delivers this year’s Epstein Lecture at the world-renowned London School of Economics on March 14. Chaudhary will be the first person from a liberal arts college invited to give this lecture.

February 28, 2013

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Scripps College 24th Best Liberal Arts College in Nation

CLAREMONT, Calif. (September 12, 2012) — Scripps College is 24th on the U.S. News & World Report rankings of America’s best liberal arts colleges for 2013. The College earned its top-tier placement from an assessment by “U.S. News” that measures key factors, such as academic reputation, selectivity, and faculty resources.

September 12, 2012

Scripps College Professor Writes Book Exploring “Christ Circumcised”

CLAREMONT, Calif. (April 24, 2012) — Andrew Jacobs’ “Christ Circumcised: A Study in Early Christian History and Difference,” points to an unexpected symbol — the mark of circumcision on the body of the Christian savior — to explore what we know about early Christian identity.

April 24, 2012

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco Acquire Artwork Created by Scripps College Professor Nancy Macko

CLAREMONT, Calif. (February 28, 2012) — The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco recently acquired one of Scripps College professor Nancy Macko’s large format archival pigment prints, “Nirvana for Now,” which she created in 2003 during her sabbatical in France. Since the early 1990s, Macko has drawn upon images of the honeybee society to explore relationships among art, science, technology, and ancient matriarchal cultures.

February 28, 2012

Scripps College Professor Writes Book Examining Hidden History of Racial Segregation on 1950s “American Bandstand”

CLAREMONT, Calif. (February 15, 2012) — Matt Delmont, assistant professor of American studies at Scripps College, never questioned Dick Clark’s claim that “American Bandstand” was racially integrated in the 1950s until Delmont’s research turned up new evidence.

February 15, 2012

Scripps College Professor Ken Gonzales-Day Exhibits Photographs From “Lynching in the West” Series

CLAREMONT, Calif. (February 9, 2012) — Ken Gonzales-Day, chair of the art department at Scripps College, presents a new solo exhibition of haunting photographs of California lynchings titled, “Disappearing Into The Trees,” at the Vincent Price Art Museum in East Los Angeles from February 11 to April 27. This show is free and open to the public.

February 9, 2012

Gender Politics, and the Road to Fukushima

English professor Gayle Greene examines the power of reputation in the fields of scientific “knowledge” and public policy.

October 17, 2011

Nancy Neiman Auerbach Appointed Mary W. Johnson Professor

CLAREMONT, Calif. (June 24, 2011) — Nancy Neiman Auerbach, professor of politics and international relations, has been appointed to the Mary W. Johnson Professorship in Teaching at Scripps College, effective July 1, 2011.

June 24, 2011

David Andrews Named Gabrielle Marie-Louise Jungels-Winkler Professor of Contemporary European Studies at Scripps College

CLAREMONT, Calif. (June 24, 2011) — David Andrews, professor of politics and international relations, has been appointed the Gabrielle Marie-Louise Jungels-Winkler Professor of Contemporary European Studies at Scripps College, effective July 1, 2011.

June 24, 2011