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Bill O’Reilly finally admits it: I’m really obnoxious!


Research center led by SIA professor obtains grants of over $2 million supporting global studies at Penn State, K-12, and in the community

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Center for Global Studies (CGS) at Penn State, led by School of International Affairs professor Sophia McClennen, announced the award of two new federal grants that will help continue brin…

Daily Collegian covers Is Satire Saving Our Nation?

Read about how my latest book is making Penn State history as the university’s first ever undergrad-prof writing team. Click here to read the article

Sophia A. McClennen works on the intersections between culture, politics, and society. Her books focus on cultural responses to complex social change, such as the connections between the satire of Stephen Colbert and post 9/11 politics or the exile writing of Ariel Dorfman and dictatorship in 1970s Latin America.