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.
St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s Visiting Assistant Professor of English Jerry Gabriel was selected from among 1,763 eligible applicants to receive the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) creative writing fellowship.
The Board of Directors of the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay has elected Robert W. Paul, professor biology, as board chairman at its Oct. 30, 2015, meeting held in Shepherdstown, WVA.
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.
The Mid-Atlantic Association of College and University Housing Officers (MACUHO), Maryland’s regional professional housing officers association, recently recognized Joanne Goldwater, associate dean of students and director of residence life, with an award named in her honor.
St. Mary’s College Professor of Physics Charles Adler is the recipient of the 2015 Science Communication Award for best science writing in books from the American Institute of Physics (AIP).
St. Mary’s College of Maryland Assistant Professor of Anthropology Liza Gijanto has received funding for her project, “Cremona Collections Curation and National Register Preparation,” from the Heritage Fund, a joint program sponsored by Preservation Maryland and the Maryland Historical Trust.
Associate Professor of Religious Studies Betül Başaran has received a prestigious institutional grant for St. Mary’s College of Maryland from the National Endowment for the Humanities to direct a four-week seminar for college and university professors in Washington, D.C. in the summer of 2016.