Faculty and Staff Notes

Dustin Evatt-Young awarded for dissertation

October 30, 2020

Associate Director of the Career Development Center Dustin Evatt-Young awarded the Alice P. Naylor Outstanding Dissertation Award by Appalachian State University. His dissertation titled "White Scripts in Higher Education: White Administrators Navigating Racial Equity and Inclusion Efforts" examines how whiteness manifests in the various behaviors, interactions, and decisions of white higher education administrators. 

Jenny Garcia interviewed in PBS NewsHour story

October 30, 2020

Assistant Professor of Politics Jenny Garcia was interviewed and quoted in a PBS NewsHour article.

Sergio Gutiérrez Negrón publishes short story

October 30, 2020

Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies Sergio Gutiérrez Negrón recently published his short story, "The Primary Substance", in World Literature Today (Autumn 2020).

Allegra Hyde receives book deal

October 15, 2020

Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Allegra Hyde sold her debut novel, Eleutheria, and her second story collection, The Last Catastrophe, to Vintage. Eleutheria is a surreal parable about activism and systemic corruption that charts an idealistic woman’s quest for agency among a cult of eco-revolutionaries in the Bahamas intent on saving a world ravaged by climate change. The Last Catastrophe is a collection of speculative short stories on what it means to live in modern America.

Andrew Pau publishes book review

October 15, 2020

Associate Professor of Music Theory Andrew Pau reviewed Alexandra Kieffer's book Debussy's Critics: Sound, Affect, and the Experience of Modernism for France Review, an online review dedicated to books on French history and culture. 

Christopher Trinacty publishes book review

October 15, 2020

Associate Professor of Classics Christopher Trinacty recently published an article and a book review. The article discusses the way that Pliny incorporates Senecan material in his letters. The review is on a recent volume about Senecan intertextuality. 

Roberto Hoyle participates in panel

October 15, 2020

Assistant Professor of Computer Science Roberto Hoyle participated in a panel on Humans and Technology for Inclusive Privacy and Security at the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society annual meeting.

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