Faculty and Staff Notes

John Duca Publishes Multiple Journal Articles

September 24, 2021

Danforth-Lewis Professor of Economics John Duca has published "What Drives House Price Cycles: International Experience and Policy Issues," in the Journal of Economic Literature, and "What Drives House Prices: Lessons from the Literature," as a short and accessible article in VoXEU. Also accepted for publication by the Journal of Government and Economics is the article, "An Overview of The Fed’s New Credit Policy Tools and Their Cushioning Effect on the COVID-19 Recession."

Renee Romano quoted in Spanish magazine article written by Sebastiaan Faber

September 24, 2021

Robert S. Danforth Professor of History Renee Romano is quoted at length in a long-form article on the return of "patriotic" history in the United States and Europe, published in the Spanish magazine CTXT. The article is authored by Professor of Hispanic Studies Sebastiaan Faber.

Paul Brehm Publishes in The RAND Journal of Economics

September 21, 2021

Assistant Professor of Economics and Environmental Studies Paul Brehm's paper, "Information Asymmetry, Trade, and Drilling: Evidence from an Oil Lease Lottery" has been published in the fall 2021 issue of The RAND Journal of Economics.

Baron Pineda publishes article on internet governance and human rights for special issue of Yale Journal of Law and Technology

September 17, 2021

Professor of Anthropology and Latin American Studies Baron Pineda has published a paper, "Internet Governance and Human Rights in a Minor Key: Anthropological Perspectives," that appears in a special issue in Volume 23 of the Yale Journal of Law and Technology. The special issue features a group of scholars that has been convened by the Justice Collaboratory of the Yale Law School to explore issues related to the governance of social media platforms. The special issue is titled "In a New Light: Social Media Governance Reimagined."

John Duca Presents at IFABS 2021 Oxford Conference

September 17, 2021

Danforth-Lewis Professor of Economics John Duca presented "How New Fed Corporate Bond Programs Cushioned the Covid-19 Recession" at the virtual IFABS 2021 Oxford Conference, September 13-15, 2021.

Wendy Kozol publishes article about embodied learning

September 10, 2021

Professor of Comparative American Studies Wendy Kozol has published “‘Gonna Stomp some Rump’: Embodied Learning and the Politics of Pleasure in an American Studies Classroom” in American Studies Pedagogy: Resources for Teaching American Studies, ed. E. Duclos-Orsello, J. Entin, and R. Hill (University of Kansas Press, 2021). Featuring an impromptu moment in CAST 100 when she made all the students dance, this article explores embodied learning as a pedagogical practice that can foster student interrogations about how power, inequality, and difference operate both in the classroom and beyond.  

Jared Hartt publishes monograph on the English motet

September 7, 2021

Barker Professor of Music Theory Jared Hartt has published a monograph, The Dorset Rotulus: Contextualizing and Reconstructing the Early English Motet. Co-authored with Margaret Bent and Peter Lefferts, the study is the first in over 35 years devoted to the motet in England. Spurred by the recent discovery of an exciting new source of medieval polyphony, the book provides reconstructions and performable transcriptions of several early fourteenth-century motets—some previously unknown—and offers a new evaluation of the richness of the English repertory on its own terms.

New novel by Sergio Gutiérrez Negrón reviewed in Puerto Rican magazines

September 7, 2021

Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies Sergio Gutiérrez Negrón’s novel, Los días hábiles, has recently been reviewed in Puerto Rican magazines 80grados and El Roommate.