Three St. Mary’s economists have been accepted in American Economic Association’s Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession (CSWEP) mentoring program. Assistant Professors of Economics Amy Henderson, Shizuka Nishikawa and Jia Xu will participate in a two day program designed to provide mentoring and networking opportunities for junior faculty at teaching-oriented institutions.
Kenneth Cohen, assistant professor of history and coordinator of the Museum Studies Program at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, is part of a team at the Calvert Marine Museum, located in Solomons, Md., that has been awarded a $150,000 grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to renovate the museum’s estuary biology Find out more »
Associate Professor and Chair of Educational Studies Katy Artnett has written a blog post about a continuing project based on her Fulbright experience, and the post is now on the homepage of the Fulbright Canada site.
Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Pamela Mertz was part of a team of collegiate faculty that presented a lecture on “Peripatetic Learning: Study Abroad Tours Linked with Semester Courses” on November 9. The program took place at the National Collegiate Honors Council in New Orleans. Mertz was also a judge for student posters in the natural Find out more »
Associate Professor of Educational Studies Lin Muilenburg was featured on the Distance-Educator.com website in November. Muilenburg was interviewed about her book, The Handbook of Mobile Learning, and her research and views on mobile learning and educational technology.
Assistant Professor of Biology Samantha Elliott has been named the new editor-in-chief for the Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education, a publication sponsored by the American Society for Microbiology.
Director for Research and Sponsored Programs Sabine Dillingham is senior author of an article about the evolutionary history of yellow-fever mosquitoes in Florida. The article, entitled Phylogeography of Aedes aegypti (Yellow Fever Mosquito) in South Florida: mtDNA Evidence for Human-Aided Dispersal, is based on collaboration with her former Ph.D. student Kavitha Damal, among others; it was recently Find out more »
Professor of Art Sue Johnson will be featured in CURIO, an art exhibition offering a twist on 16th and 17th century cabinets of curiosity. The exhibition opens Saturday, November 16 at Heiner Contemporary in Washington, D.C. Johnson will also take place in a panel discussion on December 7.
Assistant Professor of History Charles Musgrove has published his book, China’s Contested Capital: Architecture, Ritual and Response in Nanjing (University of Hawai’i Press). The book has also been published in Asia by the Hong Kong University Press.
Assistant Professor of French Elizabeth Applegate edited and introduced a collection of translated works about the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda for the website Words Without Borders. The edition includes Applegate’s translations of poetry by Michaella Rugwizangoga and testimonial narrative by Esther Mujawayo and Souâd Belhaddad.