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Recent Faculty Accomplishments
Faculty Awarded BEI Fellowship
Assistant Professor of English Orchid Tierney has been awarded a fellowship from the Black Earth Institute. BEI is dedicated to supporting art that re-forges the links between spirit, earth and society, for art and its makers create the space for changing minds and the world.
Gibson Receives Yale Fellowship
Amanda Gibson, a postdoctoral fellow for CSAD, has been awarded the Gillder Lehrman Center Fellowship. The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition (GLC) is part of the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale University.
Faculty Member Receives Two Residences for Tribal Research
Visiting Assistant Professor of History Melissah Pawlikowski has been awarded the Newberry’s Susan Kelly Power and Helen Hornbeck Tanner Fellowship supporting scholars of American Indian heritage with residential research using the Newberry Collection at the University of Chicago.
Professor Awarded Fulbright to Belgium
Congratulations to Professor of Political Science David Rowe who has been selected as the NATO Security Studies Fulbright Fellow in Brussels, Belgium. He will be working in conjunction with the German Marshall Fund and the NATO Division of Public Diplomacy on the future of the Atlantic alliance.
Professor Awarded Fulbright to Algeria
Congratulations to Professor of Mathematics Noah Aydin who has been selected as a Fulbright U.S. Scholar to Algeria for the 2022-2023 academic year.
English Faculty Member Awarded Two Residencies
Congratulations to Assistant Professor of English Keija Parssinen for receiving two residencies during current and forthcoming academic years.
Faculty Publication: Dioxin Disrupts Thyroid Hormone
Wade Powell, Professor of Biology, has published an article “Dioxin Disrupts Thyroid Hormone and Glucocorticoid Induction of klf9, a Master Regulator of Frog Metamorphosis” with co-authors David Han ‘21 and Weichen Zhao ‘20 in Toxicological Sciences, April 2022. A grant from the National Institutes of Health provided support for Professor Powell’s research.
Faculty Publication: Elevated Nitrogen Deposition to Fire-Prone Forests
Ruth Heindel, Dorothy & Thomas Jegla Assist Prof of Environmental Studies, has published the article “Elevated Nitrogen Deposition to Fire-Prone Forests Adjacent to Urban and Agricultural Areas, Colorado Front Range, USA” in the July issue of Earth’s Future with co-authors Sheila Murphy, Deborah Repert, Gregory Wetherbee, Alexander Liethen, David Clow, and Toby Halamka.
Faculty Publication: Reframing Feminism
Alex Brostoff, Assistant Professor of English, has published “Desajustar el marco del feminismo (una lectura de Judith Butler desde el Sur)” (“Reframing Feminism: A Reading of Judith Butler from the South”) by Nelly Richard (Spanish to English Translation) in Representations, May 15, 2022.
Faculty Publication: Ralph of Coggeshall
Alex Novikoff, Visiting Assistant Professor of History, has a chapter, “Ralph of Coggeshall: Description of Constantinople,” published in Sources for Byzantine Art History, Volume 3: The Visual Culture of Later Byzantium (1081–c.1350). The book is edited by Foteini Spingou, University of Edinburgh, and published by Cambridge University Press, May 2022.
Faculty Publication: Uneven Improvement
Matthew Suazo, Assistant Professor of English, has published a chapter “Uneven Improvement: Swamplands and the Matter of Slavery in Stowe, Northup, and Thoreau” in the book Neither the Time nor the Place: The New Nineteenth-Century American Studies, edited by Christopher Castiglia and Susan Gillman, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2022, pp. 79-94.
Faculty Publication: The ‘Impassable Morass’ in Translation
Matthew Suazo, Assistant Professor of English, has published “The ‘Impassable Morass’ in Translation: Louisiana’s Wetlands, Chateaubriand’s Atala, and the Aesthetics of Colonial Ambivalence,” Early American Literature, vol. 57, no. 1, 2022, pp. 149-191.
Faculty Publication: Feminist Political Imagination
Alex Brostoff, Assistant Professor of English, has published “Imaginación política feminista” (“Feminist Political Imagination”) by Alejandra Castillo (Spanish to English translation) in Critical Times: Interventions in Global Critical Theory, from Duke University Press.
Faculty Publication: Epigrams on Relics and Reliquaries
Brad Hostetler, Assistant Professor of Art History, has a chapter, “Epigrams on Relics and Reliquaries”, published in Sources for Byzantine Art History, Volume 3: The Visual Culture of Later Byzantium (1081–c.1350). The book is edited by Foteini Spingou, University of Edinburgh, and published by Cambridge University Press, May 2022.
Faculty Publication: High within-clutch repeatability of eggshell phenotype
Iris Levin, Assistant Professor of Biology & Environmental Studies, has published “High within-clutch repeatability of eggshell phenotype in Barn Swallows despite less maculated last-laid eggs” in Ornithology with co-authors Ava-Rose Beech ‘21, Mattheus Santos ‘23, Emily Smith, Ben Berejka ‘20, Yujie Liu ‘23, and Toshi Tsunekag.
Faculty Publication: Pataphysics and the Academy
Orchid Tierney, Assistant Professor of English, has published a chapter, “Pataphysics and the Academy,” in ’Pataphysics Unrolled, edited by Katie L. Price and Michael R. Taylor (The Pennsylvania State University Press).
Faculty Publication: Teacher Training in the Field of Teaching Chinese
Jianhua Bai, Professor of Chinese, has published a chapter “Teacher Training in the Field of Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language in the United States” in the forthcoming (2022) book The Palgrave Handbook of Chinese Language Studies edited by Zhengdao Ye.
Faculty Publication: Good Codes and Open Questions
Noah Aydin, Professor of Mathematics, has published an article “Polycyclic codes associated with trinomials: good codes and open questions” in Designs, Codes and Cryptography (05 April 2022) with co-authors Peihan Liu ‘20 and Bryan Yoshino, ‘21.
Faculty Publication: Relative Forelimb Investment
Natalie Wright, Assistant Professor of Biology, has published “Relative forelimb–hindlimb investment is associated with flight style, foraging strategy, and nestling period, but not nest type” in Volume 139 Issue 2 of Ornithology, with co-authors Jess Kotnour ‘19, Sarah J McPeek ‘19, Hannah Wedigv ’19, and Jonah Dominguez ’22. The project began as Jess Kotnour’s Biology Honors thesis.
Faculty Publication: Overseeing Senegal
Katherine Calvin, Assistant Professor of Art History, has published “Overseeing Senegal: French Prints of the Late-Eighteenth-Century Slave Trade” in a special issue of Journal18, which is an open access, peer-reviewed journal focused on eighteenth-century art and culture. The issue examines race and representation in the French colonial empire.
Faculty Publication: International Justice
Jacqueline McAllister, Associate Professor of Political Science, published an article, “It’s still easy for great powers to avoid international justice,” in the Washington Post on April 15, 2022.