Overseas Research And Social Change

Updated Fri, Jan 4, 2013 5:08 pm
Original Air Date: 
Sun, Dec 9, 2012

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Elliot Nicolson
L-R: Conor Tong, Claudia Nieto, Ayantu Tibeso, Belinda Glover
Hosts Belinda Glover and Ayantu Tibeso talk with Claudia Nieto and Conor Tong

On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, hosts Ayantu Tibeso and Belinda Glover from the Center for International Studies at Ohio University talk with Claudia Nieto and Conor Tong about the summer they spent in Ecuador on behalf of a social change project.

Nieto and Tong also discuss the Tropical Disease Institute at Ohio University, the rapid spread of Chagas disease throughout Ecuador, and some of the difficulties of conducting research in a foreign country.