Restorative Justice with Heather Batchelor
Harsh sentencing, zero-tolerance policies, and three-strikes rules pervade the criminal justice system and even our schools. In contrast, this class focuses on restorative justice, which seeks to understand and address the circumstances that contributed to the crime, and to repair relationships between offenders, victims, and communities.
Iconic Brands with Nancy Panos Schmitt
Examine iconic brands in a variety of industries, from automotive to fashion to sports and technology. What defines an iconic brand? Analysis of iconic brands reveals the implications of iconic status with regard to market share leadership, profitability, and other success indicators.
Sex and the Brain with Lesa Ellis
Human sexuality and sexual behaviors are shaped by an intricate mix of environmental, genetic, hormonal, and brain-based biological influences. As with all complex human behavior, we are only beginning to understand how these forces may intertwine to produce our identities and preferences.