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.
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 »
Associate Professor of Chemistry Pamela Mertz was recently appointed to a three-year term as Southeast Regional Director of the Undergraduate Affiliate Network (UAN) for the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. The UAN committee has a planning retreat in Bethesda in September.
Associate Professor of Educational Studies Lin Muilenburg and 2013 MAT grad Abigail Maclean-Blevins received an Outstanding Poster Award at the EdMedia 2013 Conference in Victoria, British Columbia. The accompanying peer-reviewed research paper entitled “Using Class Dojo to Support Student Self-regulation” will appear in the Proceedings of the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education Find out more »
Professor of Economics Asif Dowla presented a paper, “Bankers to the Poor, Bother to the State — Political Risks in Microfinance”, at the Third European Research Conference on Microfinance held in Kristiansand, Norway, June 10-12. Dowla holds the Landers Endowed Chair in the Liberal Arts at St. Mary’s.
Congratulations to the following faculty who have been promoted to Full Professor: Aileen Bailey, Professor of Psychology Ruth Feingold, Professor of English Jingqui Fu, Professor of Chinese Julia King, Professor of Anthropology Congratulations to the following faculty who have been reappointed with tenure and promotion to Associate Professor: Todd Eberly, Associate Professor of Political Science Find out more »
As part of research and international outreach efforts, Dr. Michael Cain, St. Mary’s College of Maryland professor of political science and director of the Center for the Study of Democracy, recently concluded two trips to the Middle East and Caspian Region, returning from Turkey just after protests erupted in Istanbul. Cain said, “These trips are Find out more »
Professor of Sociology Louis Hicks and his colleague Paul Kingston of the University of Virginia, have published a chapter entitled “The United States: Changing Recognition of Racial and Ethnic Diversity” in a new book from McGill-Queen’s University Press, Multicultural Variations: Social Incorporation in Europe and North America. The book is the 13th in a series Find out more »
Associate Professor of Anthropology Julia King‘s book, Archaeology, Narrative, and the Politics of the Past: The View from Southern Maryland, has been recognized by the American Association of State and Local History with a 2013 Award of Merit. AASLH Awards of Merit recognize excellence for projects, including publications, exhibits, educational programs, and other special projects. Find out more »