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Local Prof to Discuss "Sports and Society" at Quinnipiac

The panel marks the latest in the university's Scholarship Across Disciplines program.

Donn Johnson, an economics professor at Quinnipiac University and a North Haven resident, will join two other scholars for a panel discussion on "Sports and Society" on February 24. 

Part of an ongoing Scholarship Across Disciplines (SAD) program, the event will also feature commentary from Phillip Cunningham, a visiting professor in the School of Communications, and Stan Rothman, a professor of mathematics in the College of Arts and Sciences. 

Johnson received a BS and a Ph.D from Colorado State University, as well as an MA from Washington State University, and has published work dealing with the intersection of economics and the natural environment, as well a pieces concerned with compensation policies in professional athletics. 

The panel will take place from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Mancheski Executive Seminar Room in the Lender School of Business Center, and will be free and open to the public. 

Topics tackled by SAD in the past year have included the idea of conflict, aging, and women in politics. A full list of events sponsored by the program can be found here. 

For more info on the panel, call 203-582-8652.

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