Three poems by Visiting Assistant Professor Richard Abrams appear in the summer 2013 issue of Western Humanities Review.
Associate Professor of Political Science Todd Eberly has published the book “American Government and Popular Discontent: Stability without Success” (Routledge Press, 2013). The book is coauthored by Steven Schier of Carleton College. Schier and Eberly’s system-level view of American politics demonstrates the disconnect between an increasingly polarized and partisan elite and an increasingly disaffected mass Find out more »
Associate Professor of Mathematics Alex Meadows has had the article “Chomp in Disguise,” coauthored by Andrew MacLaughlin ’09, published in the College Mathematics Journal.
Associate Professor Katy Arnett’s co-edited volume, “Minority Populations in Canadian Second Language Education,” has been published by Multilingual Matters. In addition to editing duties, Arnett wrote a chapter for the book, examining the practice of exempting students with learning disabilities from French study in Canada.
Associate Professor of Psychology Anne Marie Brady has had the article “Impairments in set-shifting but not reversal learning in the neonatal ventral hippocampal lesion model of schizophrenia: Further evidence for medial prefrontal deficits” accepted for publication in the journal Behavioural Brain Research. The article is coauthored by Katerina Placek ’12, William Chris Dippel ’12, and Shelby Find out more »
Associate Professor of Chemistry Pamela Mertz presented a poster coauthored by Assistant Professor Craig Streu for the ASBMB Symposium “Student-Centered Education in the Molecular Life Sciences” in Seattle, WA, on Aug. 5. The presentation was titled “The Two-Semester Biochemistry Lab Experience at St. Mary’s College of Maryland: Laying a Foundation in Semester One and Building a Community of Find out more »
Department of Art and Art History Visiting Assistant Professor Ruth Anne Phillips has had an article accepted for publication in the peer-reviewed journal The Latin Americanist. The title of the article is “Stone, Water, and Mortarless Constructions: Frank Lloyd Wright and the Pre-Columbian Inca,” and it is co-authored with R. Sarah Richardson.
José Ballesteros, associate professor of Spanish, is founder and editor of Zozobra Publishing, a bilingual press featuring poetry and prose by Latino writers. Zozobra is the only Spanish-English publishing company in the Washington region. Read more in this Washington Post article. Books can be purchased as e-books or soft-covers at zozobrapublishing.com.
Professor of Physics Charles Adler presented the talk “The Shadow Knows: Refraction by Complex Menisci” at the 11th International Meeting on Color and Light in Nature in Fairbanks, Alaska on Aug. 5, 2013. The conferences are held every three years, and are gatherings of world experts on meteorological optics, and other interactions of light and Find out more »
Professor of Religious Studies Katharina von Kellenbach has authored a new book, The Mark of Cain, which is being published by Oxford University Press. Using primary source documents, Professor von Kellenbach analyzes the moral and spiritual struggles of Nazi perpetrators after World War II, proposing the biblical story of the mark of Cain as a counter Find out more »