The University of Rhode Island’s motto is Think Big, We Do; and the results of some of that big thinking were evident at the URI Brain Fair, which brought some 500 people to campus March 18.
The free, interactive, family-friendly event sponsored by URI’s George & Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience featured researchers, faculty, staff and students from several programs and departments, including members of…
Julie C. KellerAssistant Professor of Sociology Julie C. Keller’s research and teaching interests include transnational migration from Latin America, rural studies, and gender. Her work focuses on the incorporation processes of undocumented workers in new immigrant destinations.
Richard McIntyreProfessor Richard McIntyre is an expert on Cuban government and politics, is co-director of the University’s academic exchange program in Cuba and has been a frequent visitor to the island over the years.
Stephen AtlasStephen Atlas researches behavioral factors that influence consumer financial decisions. In particular, his research explores how time preferences and payment frequency impact consumer decisions involving recurring financial consequences such as mortgages and recurring payment plans.
Jimmie OxleyDirector of national center of excellence at URI in explosives detection & mitigation, works with FBI, ATF, municipal law enforcement, governments of Israel, United Kingdom
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