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Recent Faculty Accomplishments

Reinhard Awarded Leverhulme Visiting Professorship

Associate Professor of Physics Aaron Reinhard has been awarded the Durham University Leverhulme Visiting Professorship. He will be working with a team of physicists in the UK for the 2024-25 academic year.

Getzler Awarded NSF RUI Funding

Professor of Chemistry Yutan Getzler has received National Science Foundation funding for his proposal “RUI: CAS: Bespoke Polymer Degradation via Topology and Sidechain Variation.”

Zhou Film wins Aspen Shortfest for Documentary

Hao Zhou’s short documentary film “Wouldn’t Make It Any Other Way” won the Jury Award for Best Documentary at the 33rd Aspen Shortsfest. This award qualifies the film for the Academy Awards’ Best Documentary Short Film consideration.

Faculty Publication: Ancient Southeast Mesoamerica

Professor Emeritus of Anthropology Edward Schortman and J. Kenneth Smail Professor of Anthropology Emerita Patricia Urban have published "Ancient Southeast Mesoamerica" as part of the Cambridge University Press Case Studies in Early Societies Series, March 2024.

Faculty Publication: Octavio Paz

Professor Emerita of Spanish Clara Román-Odio has published an updated version of her Oxford Bibliographies in Latin American Studies article, “Octavio Paz,“ originally published in 2019 with co-authors J. Sebastián Chavez Erazo and Cheryl A. Johnson.

Faculty Publication: Fling Diction

Mellon Science and Nature Writing Fellow Frances Cannon has published "Fling Diction," a book of poetry from Green Writers Press, 2024.

Faculty Publication: Art Uncovered

Visiting Assistant Professor of Art Charlotte Woolf was featured on the podcast, Art Uncovered.

Faculty Film Screenings: Wouldn’t Make It Any Other Way

Assistant Professor of Film Hao Zhou who recently debuted their short documentary film "Wouldn’t Make It Any Other Way" at SXSW’s Documentary Short Competition, now has been invited to several future screenings of the film.

Faculty Publication: Viral Fear or Panic Myth?

Associate Professor of Sociology Marci Cottingham has published"Viral Fear or Panic Myth? Emotions in Ebola News and Social Media Responses" in Symbolic Interaction, February 2024.

Faculty Publication: Transforming the Singular

Professor of Spanish Katherine Hedeen has published an essay entitled “Transforming the Singular: Thoughts on Translation and Collaboration” for a special forum in Modern Language Notes entitled: Translators Reimagine Literary Citizenship in the Academy, Johns Hopkins University Press, December 2023.

Faculty Publication: Effects of COVID on Mandated Child Abuse Reporting

Associate Professor of Psychology Margaret Stevenson has published “Effects of COVID on Mandated Child Abuse Reporting Among Nurses: The Mediating Role of Compassion Fatigue” with co-authors Vaishnavi Ravipati and Cynthia Schaefer in Child Maltreatment, 2024.

Faculty Publication: Old Frantic Fingers

Assistant Professor of French Ian Curtis has published “‘Old Frantic Fingers:” Tactility and Memory in Beckett’s Ill Seen Ill Said” in Samuel Beckett Today / Aujourd’hui, April 2024.

Faculty Publication: Passed Away

The Richard L. Thomas Professor of Creative Writing Ira Sukrungruang has published an essay, “Passed Away” in American Literary Review, March 2024.

Faculty Publication: The Legacy of Islamic/Arabic Mathematics and Sciences

Professor of Mathematics Noah Aydin has published “The Legacy of Islamic/Arabic Mathematics and Sciences” in MAA FOCUS, April 2024.

Faculty Publication: Five Poems

Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies Royal Rhodes has published five poems in the Lothlorien Poetry Journal, April 2024.

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