Faculty and Staff Notes

Matthew Wright Appears in Play at Dobama Theater

March 5, 2019

Professor of Theater Matthew Wright  in the Susan Smith Blackburn Prizewinning play, THE NETHER, by Jennifer Haley at Cleveland's DOBAMA Theatre.

Oberlin viola faculty present at 2019 ASTA conference

March 5, 2019

Conservatory faculty violists Peter Slowik and Kirsten Docter represented Oberlin's String Department and led master classes at the 2019 American String Teachers Association Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico on March 8 and 9. Professor Slowik taught the viola collegiate master class, while Professor Docter coached the chamber music master class.

Alice Blumenfeld Writes Piece about Flamenco

March 4, 2019

Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance Alice Blumenfeld wrote a piece for Arts ATL.

Cynthia Taylor Wins Best Paper Award

March 4, 2019

Assistant Professor of Computer Science Cynthia Taylor won a best paper award at the 50th Annual ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE) for her paper ");DROP TABLE textbooks;-- An Argument for SQL Injection Coverage in Database Textbooks."

Cal Biruk Gives Invited Book Talk

March 2, 2019

Associate Professor of Anthropology Cal Biruk gave an invited book talk on March 1, 2019 at University of Toronto's Infrastructures of Development seminar series.

Jeffrey Witmer Named Editor in Chief

February 28, 2019

Professor of Mathematics Jeffrey Witmer was named editor in chief of the Journal of Statistics Education. Witmer was part of the group that launched the journal in 1992 and was an associate editor during the first years of the journal's existence. While Witmer has also served as editor for STATS magazine, this is his first position as editor in chief.

Rian Brown-Orso and Geoff Pingree Speak as Invited Guests

February 28, 2019

Associate Professor of Cinema Studies Rian Brown-Orso and Professor of Cinema Studies and English Geoff Pingree were invited guests to Columbia University's Institute for Research on African-American Studies on March 7, 2019 to speak about their documentary film, The Foreigner's Home.