Russell Webster, visiting assistant professor of psychology, was referenced for his study on the perception of evil in an online article for the New York Magazine that questioned whether or not belief in pure evil leads to violence and intolerance. Professor Webster’s research found that those with belief in pure evil had higher rates of intergroup aggression and lower rates Find out more »
Professor of English and Chair of the English Department Ben Click is co-editor of and contributor to “Refocusing Chaplin: A Screen Icon through Critical Lenses,” a recently published book of critical essays that offers a unique view into Charlie Chaplin’s life and work. Click co-edited the book with English professors Lawrence Howe of Roosevelt University Find out more »
Assistant Professor of Biology Kevin Emerson, with colleagues from the University of Oregon, has published the research article “Replicate Phylogenies and Post-Glacial Range Expansion of the Pitcher-Plant Mosquito, Wyeomyia smithii, in North America” in PLoS ONE, an online peer-reviewed journal.
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 »
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 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 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 »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland Professor of Psychology and Dean of the Core Curriculum and First Year Experience, Elizabeth Nutt Williams, along with Carolyn Zerbe Enns of Cornell College, explore multicultural and feminist perspectives in their recently published book, “The Oxford Handbook of Feminist Multicultural Counseling Psychology” (Oxford Library of Psychology). The integration of multicultural and feminist perspectives in Find out more »
Does race matter? Most Americans would say that it does, but only in certain contexts, such as workplace diversity or the 2012 presidential election. In her recently published book, St. Mary’s College of Maryland Professor Julia King argues that in fact race plays a role in all things American. “Archaeology, Narrative, and the Politics of Find out more »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland Associate Professor of Educational Studies Angela Johnson has written “Consequential Validity and Science Identity Research,” a chapter in the recently edited volume of Sense Publishers’ “Identity Construction and Science Education Research: Learning, Teaching, and Being in Multiple Contexts.” The book contributes to the growing scholarship that seeks to problematize various dominant Find out more »