This Keeps Happening! Drexel Research Cameo during Late Night Comedy

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Spotted last night during The Daily Show with Jon Stewart:

Dr. Mariana Chilton Spotted during The Daily Show with John Stewart… That’s Dr. Mariana Chilton, an associate professor and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities in Drexel University’s School of Public Health.

That’s Dr. Mariana Chilton of Drexel’s School of Public Health.

Chilton’s appearance on The Daily Show this week was in a clip fromA Place at the Table, a documentary about hunger in America premiering Friday, March 1 in theaters nationwide, on iTunes and OnDemand. Chilton’s research on child hunger and poverty through Children’s HealthWatch and Witnesses to Hunger are featured in the film.

This isn’t the first time a Drexel faculty member’s research has made it into late-night TV comedy. Last summer, Jay Leno cracked a joke on The Tonight Show about math professor R. Andrew Hicks’s no-blind-spot driver’s side mirror:

Dr. Ted Daeschler with Stephen ColbertAnd a few years…

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