Faculty and Staff Notes

Amanda Zadorian Contributes to Report on EU Enlargement and Neighbourhood

March 20, 2024

Visiting Assistant Professor of Politics Amanda Zadorian is a contributor to "Costs of Non-Enlargement - a Foresight Report on EU Enlargement and Neighbourhood" (published by Visegrad Insight and Zeit-Stiftung Bucerius). It argues that Europe's interests are best served by bringing Ukraine and its neighbors into the European Union as full members. The report launches this month with events in Brussels and Berlin. Download the report here.

Kathleen Abromeit and Grace Elliott Present at Midwest Music Library Association Annual Meeting

March 20, 2024

Head of the Conservatory Library Kathleen Abromeit and Public Services Librarian Grace Elliott presented, "Stop Being a Fatphobe: Bringing a Larger Conversation to Critical Information Literacy" at the annual meeting of the Midwest Music Library Association.


Kathleen Abromeit Presents at Music Library Association Annual Meeting

March 20, 2024

Head of the Conservatory Library Kathleen Abromeit presented on the panel, "It Takes Time: Perspectives on Leadership, Career Development, and Job Transitions" at the annual meeting of the Music Library Association.

Margaret Kamitsuka Article Published in "Hypatia"

March 20, 2024

Professor Emeritus of Religion Margaret Kamitsuka has published "Vulnerability, Recognition, and the Ethics of Pregnancy: A Theological Response" in the feminist philosophy journal Hypatia. She analyzes how notions of vulnerability and grievability are mobilized in Christian anti-abortion writings and in feminist philosophy.

David Forrest Interviews Sociologist John Arena

March 13, 2024

Associate Professor of Politics David Forrest recently interviewed sociologist John Arena. The interview centers on Arena's new book Expelling Public Schools: How Antiracist Politics Enable School Privatization in Newark. The book and the interview offer a deep dive into the politics of public education in Newark and debates over the role of antiracism in contemporary progressive movements.

Jessica Resvick Awarded Grant from the German Academic Exchange Service

March 13, 2024

Assistant Professor of German Jessica Resvick has been awarded a grant from the German Academic Exchange Service. This summer, she will travel to Cologne to research portrait photographer August Sander's depictions of social "types" in German society. This work is part of a larger book project titled From Stereotype to Isotype: Media, Individuality, and Society.

Sonia Kruks Paper Published in "Beauvoir and Politics: A Toolkit"

March 13, 2024

Danforth Professor of Politics Emerita Sonia Kruks has published a paper, "Old Age and the Question of Authenticity," in the edited volume, Simone de Beauvoir and Politics: A Toolkit (ed. Schoonheim and Vintges, Routledge, 2024).

Stephen Crowley Interviewed on Democracy Now

February 28, 2024

Professor of Politics Stephen Crowley was interviewed on Democracy Now about funding for Ukraine and ways to bring the war to an end.