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Questioning Authority talks with Mary Hansen '10, who is about to continue the work she began at Mount Holyoke on HIV/AIDS prevention as a Peace Corps worker in Africa.
February 24, 2011 - 2:22pm
Questioning Authority chats with Anthony Lee about the impact he thinks Google's new Art Project will have on teaching, and whether it's a good enough substitute for seeing art in person.
February 23, 2011 - 1:44pm
Questioning Authority talked with Elizabeth Markovits, assistant professor of politics, about the recent Arizona shooting in which U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was critically wounded.
January 19, 2011 - 10:54am
Next semester, Gabriele Witting Davis will teach a new course, Specters, Monsters, and the Mind. She talked about the class in this Halloween-inspired Questioning Authority.
October 28, 2010 - 9:12am
Questioning Authority interrupted the busy summer schedule of professor of politics Kavita Khory to get her take on the firing of General Stanley McChrystal.
July 6, 2010 - 12:00pm

Questioning Authority stepped away from the television long enough to ask soccer fan Darren Hamilton, a native of England and chair and associate professor of chemistry, what he thinks of the 2010 World Cup.

June 25, 2010 - 12:00pm

Questioning Authority recently caught up with the astronomy professor, who works with on NASA, to get her take on President Obama’s recent announcement that NASA will cut manned space exploration.

May 11, 2010 - 12:00pm

Questioning Authority tapped Timothy Farnham, Leslie and Sarah Miller Director of the Miller Worley Center for the Environment, for his thoughts on the disastrous oil spill occurring in the Gulf of Mexico.

May 6, 2010 - 12:00pm
Questioning Authority recently asked the MHC history professor to comment on the pope’s knowledge of and involvement in the cover-up of priest sexual abuse cases worldwide.
April 19, 2010 - 12:00pm

Questioning Authority recently tapped Joe Ellis, Professor of History on the Ford Foundation, for his thoughts on the Tea Party movement. Here’s what he had to say.

March 3, 2010 - 12:00pm
Questioning Authority asked Jon Western, Five College Associate Professor of International Relations, for his thoughts on Haiti’s long road to recovery.
February 2, 2010 - 12:00pm
Questioning Authority caught up with politics prof Chris Pyle to ask him about the recent 5-4 Supreme Court decision striking down limits on “soft money” contributions by corporations and unions.
January 29, 2010 - 12:00pm
In the wake of the devastating earthquake in Haiti, Questioning Authority asked the geology prof to talk about the significance of this quake and the likelihood it could happen again.
January 28, 2010 - 12:00pm

Questioning Authority recently tapped the associate professor of geography and chair of geology and geography for his thoughts on the recent UN climate change conference in Copenhagen.

January 12, 2010 - 12:00pm

Questioning Authority asked associate professor of biological sciences Sharon Stranford, an immunology expert, to evaluate the seriousness of the H1N1 pandemic.

December 7, 2009 - 12:00pm
Questioning Authority recently asked acclaimed criminologist Richard Moran for his thoughts on Nadal Malik Hasan, the man charged in the Fort Hood shootings.
December 7, 2009 - 10:00am