About Comprehending COVID-19

About Comprehending COVID-19

About Comprehending COVID-19

Comprehending COVID-19 runs online from Tuesday, September 22 to Tuesday, October 13 and provides students the opportunity to learn from Rowan faculty who are studying the pandemic from multiple areas and bringing a complex, reasoned look at ramifications of the pandemic and what we can expect of them.

Presentation Topics

Communication Studies Assistant Professor Dr. Miles Coleman will lead Comprehending COVID-19 while presenters from across the University lecture on the following topics & courses:

Topic

Presentation

Presenter(s)

College

Defining COVID-19

The Basic Science of COVID-19: A Virologist’s Perspective

Dr. Claude Krummenacher

College of Science & Math

(Department of Molecular & Cellular Bioscience; Department of Biological Sciences)

Defining COVID-19

Post-apocalyptic Pandemic Narratives (plus Zombies!)

Dr. Emily Hyde

College of Humanities & Social Sciences

(Department of English)

Locating COVID-19

The Geography of Coronavirus

Dr. Zachary Christman

School of Earth & Environment

(Department of Geography, Planning, and Sustainability; Geographic Information Science)

Communication and the Pandemic

The COVID-19 Infodemic: Facts,Conspiracies, and Communication

Dr. Miles Coleman, Dr. Joy Cypher and Dr. Rui Shi 

Edelman College of Communication & Creative Arts

(Department of Communication Studies; Health & Science Communication)

Health Disparities and COVID-19

Crisis within the Pandemic: How Health Disparities Impact COVID-19 in the U.S.

Dr. Angela Beale-Tawfeeq and Dr. JoAnne Bullard

 

College of Education

(Department of Science, Technology, Education, Arts, Mathematics, and Movement; Health & Physical Education)

School of Health Professions

(Health & Exercise Science Department; Psychology of Sport & Exercise; Sport Management)

 

The Economic Impacts of COVID-19

Economics vs. Public Health Amid COVID-19

Dr. Stuti Jha 

College of Humanities & Social Sciences 

(Department of Political Science & Economics)

Managing the COVID-19 Crisis

Crisis Management and Coronavirus

Dr. Robert Fleming

Rorher College of Business

(Department of Management & Entrepreneurship)

Leadership Through the Pandemic

Poverty and Entrepreneurship in a Pandemic

Dr. Susana C. Santos

Rorher College of Business

(Department of Management & Entrepreneurship)

Leadership Through the Pandemic

Building Back Better after Covid-19

Dr. Jordan P. Howell

Rorher College of Business

(Department of Management & Entrepreneurship)

School of Earth & Environment

(Department of Geography, Planning & Sustainability)

Life After COVID-19

Urban Life and Public Space after COVID-19

Dr. Jen Kitson 

Edelman College of Communication & Creative Arts

(Department of Art)

School of Earth & Environment

(Department of Geography, Planning & Sustainability)