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Two Arkansas State University Researchers Are Studying Vaccine Hesitancy

Arkansas State University

This is A-State Connections on KASU. I’m Johnathan Reaves. Funding has been provided for a study that will be conducted by two professors at Arkansas State University. The study focuses on vaccine hesitancy. Telling us more is assistant professor of public health in the College of Nursing and Health Professions Dr. Amanda Carpenter and assistant professor of political science and interim department chair Dr. Cameron Wimpy. Dr. Carpenter starts the interview by telling how this got underway. Click on the Listen button to hear the entire interview.


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Johnathan Reaves is the News Director for KASU Public Radio. As part of an Air Force Family, he moved to Arkansas from Minot, North Dakota in 1986. He was first bitten by the radio bug after he graduated from Gosnell High School in 1992. While working on his undergraduate degree, he worked at KOSE, a small 1,000 watt AM commercial station in Osceola, Arkansas. Upon graduation from Arkansas State University in 1996 with a degree in Radio-Television Broadcast News, he decided that he wanted to stay in radio news. He moved to Stuttgart, Arkansas and worked for East Arkansas Broadcasters as news director and was there for 16 years.