Faculty and Staff Notes

Tania Boster Presents

February 16, 2018

Tania Boster presented on “Rethinking Women in Poverty” at the University of Akron Women’s Studies Program’s Rethinking Gender Speaker Series.

Janet Fiskio Awarded Grant

February 15, 2018

Janet Fiskio, associate professor of environmental studies and comparative American studies, was awarded the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE) Community Grants Award, which was co-sponsored by Clean Healthy Educated Safe and Sustainable in partnership with Mobile County Training School Alumni Association. The grant was jointly given to Reggie Hill, director of Success 4 the Future.

Chanda Feldman Publishes Collection of Poetry

February 9, 2018

Chanda Feldman, visiting assistant professor of creative writing, published Approaching the Fields, a collection of poetry, through LSU Press.

Janet Fiskio Publishes Chapter

February 9, 2018

Janet Fiskio, associate professor of environmental studies and comparative American studies, published with Sophia Bamert ’14 the chapter “New Directions in Ecocriticism” in American Literature in Transition, 2000-2010 through Cambridge University Press.

Ron Cheung Interviewed about Homeowner Associations

February 9, 2018

Ron Cheung, associate professor of economics, was interviewed in an article about homeowner associations for the Arizona Republic.

Rian Brown-Orso and Geoff Pingree Interviewed by International Film Festival Rotterdam

February 6, 2018

Associate Professor of Cinema Studies Rian Brown-Orso and Professor of Cinema Studies and English Geoff Pingree were interviewed about their film The Foreigner’s Home in a blog post for the International Film Festival Rotterdam.

Megan Kaes Long Publishes Essay

January 26, 2018

Megan Kaes Long, assistant professor of music theory, published an essay about her research on the blog, Women in Music Theory.  In it, Long describes the intersection between her experience as a singer, her time spent studying sixteenth-century sources, and her scholarly work.