The La Crosse Thinkers Podcast

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Episode 1: John Nunley, Labor Market, Automation, and Student Internships

Episode 2: Scott Cooper, Living on the Edge: Organisms in Extreme Environments

Episode 3: Greg Sandland, Disease Transmission and Parasites

Episode 4: Dena Huisman, You are What you Speak: Everyday Interactions and How They Make Us Who We Are

Episode 5: Song Chen, the Era of Big Data

Episode 6: Kyle Lincoln, Why Study Medieval History

Episode 7: Ryan McKelley, Irresistable: Addictive Technology

Episode 8: Kate Hawkes, Art and Community

Episode 9: Ingrid Van Duyne, People who Identify as Transgender: Myths, Misconceptions, and Misunderstandings

Episode 10, Rebekah Fowler, Game of Thrones and Medieval History

Episode 11, Laurie Harmon, Time Wasted or Well Spent? Leisure in the New Millennium

Episode 12, Ben Golden, Our Stuff: Design, Sustainability and Craftsmanship in the Age of Ikea

Episode 13: Tesia Marshik, Don't Believe Everything You Think: Battling Bias, Misinformation, and Pseudoscience

Episode 14: Adam Driscoll, Sustainable Eating and Living in an Unsustainable Age

Episode 15: Peter Wilker, Immunology, Vaccine & Influenza

Episode 16: Nathan Warnberg, the Growth Mindset and Personal Success

Episode 17: Donleigh Gaunky, Veteran Suicide: What You Don't See

Episode 18: Richard Mclaughlin, Bacteria Study and Porpoises Protection

Episode 19: Nabamita Dutta, Gender, Culture, Politics and the Economic Development

Episode 20: Joe Gow and Carmen Wilson, Vegen Diet

Episode 21: Andrew Jagim, the Science of Weight Loss and Dietary Supplements

Episode 22: Adam Driscoll, Why Are We So Obsessed with Sports

Episode 23: The Serengeti Rules: an Interview with Sean Carroll by Barrett Klein

Episode 24: Brian Tippetts, Solid Waste, Recycling and Sustainability

Episode 25: Chris Hardie, the Economical Development and Labor Market of La Crosse

Episode 26: Bart Vanvoorhis, Consciousness

Episode 27: Shauna Sallmen, Interstellar Medium and Exoplanet

Episode 28: Anne Galbraith, Epigenetics

Episode 29: Alexander O'Brien, Perception

Episode 30: Ryan McKelley, Masculinity

Episode 31: Wenting Mu, Managing Anxiety During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Episode 32: Peter Wilker, COVID-19 Pandemic, an Immunology Perspective

Episode 33: Betty Deboer, Trauma Informed Care in Schools

Episode 34: Sam Cocks, Eastern Philosophy and Life

Episode 35: Tim Dale, Political Theory in Pop Culture, Batman, the Simpsons and the Sesame Street

Episode 36: Bianca Basten, Source Memory and Eyewitness Memory

Episode 37: Jessica Peterson, Tweets, Memes & Social Media

Episode 38: Megan Morey, Failure and Life

Episode 39: James Szymalak, Religious Accommodation

Episode 40: Shelly Lesher, Impact of Atom

Episode 41: Adam Hoffer, Health, Happiness and the Foundation of Modern Economics

EP 42: Anthony Chergosky, 2020 Election