Research

Scholar of the Month
Tara C. Smith
Associate Professor of Epidemiology 
College of Public Health
2013-present

Tara C. Smith is an associate professor of epidemiology in the Department of Biostatistics, Environmental Health Sciences and Epidemiology in the College of Public Health. Her research focuses on emerging infectious diseases, zoonotic diseases (infections which are transferred from animals to humans), Staphylococcus aureus, bacterial ecology and antibiotic resistance.

Scholar of the Month
Tara C. Smith
Associate Professor of Epidemiology 
College of Public Health
2013-present

Tara C. Smith is an associate professor of epidemiology in the Department of Biostatistics, Environmental Health Sciences and Epidemiology in the College of Public Health. Her research focuses on emerging infectious diseases, zoonotic diseases (infections which are transferred from animals to humans), Staphylococcus aureus, bacterial ecology and antibiotic resistance.

Photo of Recipients of 2015 Outstanding Research and Scholarship AwardsThree top researchers in literary studies, liquid crystals and post-traumatic stress received Kent State University’s 2015 Outstanding Research and Scholarship Awards at a ceremony and reception held April 14 on the Kent Campus.

Scholar of the Month
Sergey Anokhin
Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship
College of Business Administration
2006-present

Scholar of the Month
Sergey Anokhin
Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship
College of Business Administration
2006-present

Oindrila Roy, who recently defended her dissertation and will begin a TT position in the Department of Political Science in the Fall, just received an acceptance notice for an article out of her dissertation!

"Religious Roots of War Attitudes in the United States: Insights from Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Persian Gulf," Foreign Policy Analysis, forthcoming. The article examines how American citizens' religious affiliation affects their views on US military action in recent conflicts.

Congratulations, Oindrila!

What do sleep quality, post-traumatic stress disorder and smoking have in common?

That’s the question on which Celeste Weise, a Kent State University senior psychology and sociology major, presented her research at the university’s second annual Undergraduate Research Symposium held March 11.

Have too much stress? There is an app for coping.

Researchers from Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences worked together to develop an app that not only measures stress levels in teenagers, but also teaches them how to manage anxiety.

The app gathers data in real time using two teen favorites: technology and music.

 

 

Photo of Kent State students in libraryA new Kent State study finds more links between high smartphone use and low GPA

Kent State University researchers have collected more data to explain the negative relationship between smartphone use and academic performance in college students.  

Scholar of the Month
Gregory Smith
Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
College of Education, Health and Human Services
2001-present

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