Contending Modernities Records Two Podcasts

Feb 17 2017
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Contending Modernities recorded two 40-minute podcasts on gene editing regulation and organ donation as part of the public education of the Science and the Human Person project. In addition to US-based scholars, journalists, and medical personnel, presenter Ehsan Masood and producer Toby Murcott joined us from London to produce the recordings.

Dania Straughan
Dania is a graduate of the Kroc Institute’s Masters in Peace Studies, where she focused on public policy, monitoring and evaluation, and organizational management. As part of her program she conducted an ethnographic evaluation of a local South Bend organization applying dialogue to intergroup conflict, and benchmarked the use of restorative justice on North American college campuses for the ND Office of Community Standards. She previously served as outreach coordinator at the Millennium Nucleus for the Study of Stateness and Democracy in Latin America, in Santiago, Chile. She has also served as a research assistant at the UN ECLAC, and is trained in mediation in the US and Chile.