Kelly Neiles, assistant professor of chemistry, and Ivy Todd (‘16) published the paper “Establishing the Validity of Using Network Analysis Software for Measuring Students’ Mental Storage of Chemistry Concepts” in the Journal of Chemical Education. The paper covers two studies that introduce a novel method for investigating students’ structural knowledge of chemistry topics using a program called Pathfinder.
Karen Leona Anderson, associate professor of English, will have her collection of poetry, Receipt (Milkweed Editions, 2009), featured on Food52’s “Weekend Reads.” In this collection, Anderson transforms apparently prosaic documents, recipes and receipts, into expressions of human identity.
Jennifer Cognard-Black’s anthology, From Curlers to Chainsaws: Women and Their Machines (Michigan State University Press, 2016), has won Independent Publisher’s 2016 Gold Award in the “Anthologies” category. The Independent Publisher Book Awards contest is in its 20th year and holds contests in 80 national categories.
Asif Dowla, professor of economics and Landers Endowed Chair in the Liberal Arts, has published “Political Interference in Microfinance” in the December 2015 issue of Enterprise Development and Microfinance.
In her new collection of essays, From Curlers to Chainsaws: Women and Their Machines (Michigan State University Press, 2016), Professor of English Jennifer Cognard-Black and her 23 contributors explore the many roles machines play in women’s lives. What inspired you to create this collection? My co-editor, Joyce Dyer, was a visiting writer for VOICES. Over Find out more »
St. Mary’s College graduating senior Matthew Flyr, an economics major, weighs the comparative advantage and opportunity cost of the presidential ambition of Dr. Ben Carson, the man who saved his life.
Mandy Reinig, director of international education at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, has published the essay “The Small/One-person Office: The Challenge of Being Both Practitioner and Scholar” in the book “International Higher Education’s Scholar-Practitioners: Bridging Research and Practice.”
Professor of English Jennifer Cognard-Black’s new book, “From Curlers to Chainsaws: Women and Their Machines” (Michigan State University Press, 2016), is a groundbreaking collection of lyrical and illuminating essays about the serious, silly, seductive, and sometimes sorrowful relationships between women and their machines.
Barrett Emerick, assistant professor of philosophy, has published the peer-reviewed article “Empathy and a Life of Moral Endeavor” in Hypatia, a journal of feminist philosophy.
Professor of History Christine Adams recently published the book “Female Beauty Systems: Beauty as Social Capital in Western Europe and the United States, Middle Ages to the Present” (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2015). The book is a collection of nine essays. St. Mary’s College Professor of English Jennifer Cognard-Black and Professor of History Gail Savage were contributors.