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Work Story: Professor Adam Ekins on Political Debate in the Classroom

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Arizona Edition - Adam Ekins is a 35-year-old Professor of Political Science at Arizona Western College.  Ekins grew up in Northern California and attended the University of San Diego for his graduate degree.  His father was also a college professor, which is part of the reason he chose to go into teaching.  Ekins currently lives with his wife in El Centro and commutes to Yuma to teach at AWC.  In this installment of Work Stories, Ekins discusses the emotional and logical aspects of politics as a classroom topic...(originally aired 02/12/14).

This piece was featured in the February 12th Arizona Edition.  Other pieces featured in the show, as well as other Work Stories, can be found below in the related content section.

Lou grew up in Tucson and has a long family history in the state of Arizona. He began his public radio career in 1988 at KNAU in Flagstaff as a classical music DJ and has been hooked on public radio since, transitioning to news after trying his hand at several other careers in publishing and commercial broadcasting. Lou has a degree in American Studies from Arizona State University and was KAWC's Morning Edition host for two and half years before becoming News and Operations Director.
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