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Episode 4: Friendship

Amplified Oklahoma Show Notes

August 17, 2016

Show Notes

The first week of classes this semester at Oklahoma State University coincides with National Friendship Week, so what better way to start out the school year than to talk about friendship! In this episode, we’ll hear from two Oklahoman politicians, Lisa Johnson Billy and Anastasia Pittman, and learn how friendship impacted their lives and political campaigns. Also, Dr. Farida Jalalzai from OSU’s Department of Political Science joins us to discuss her research on women in leadership.

Show Hosts

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Jenna Neece earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Oklahoma State University and is currently working on her MFA in poetry writing at OSU. Prior to entering graduate school, she worked for the Oklahoma Oral History Research Program, transcribing interviews and editing video. A graduate teaching assistant for the OSU Department of English, Jenna also serves as a freelance editor. She recently founded the online literary magazine The Unprecedented Review in June 2016.

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Iris Owens is a senior German and history major from Tulsa, Oklahoma. During her time at Oklahoma State University, she has been a part of many on-campus organizations and is a member of the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority. After graduating with her bachelor's degree in history in May 2017, Iris plans to study abroad in Austria to complete her German degree. She hopes to continue podcasting post-graduation and to one day have a podcast of her own.

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Last Updated: 17 October 2016