Faculty Experts

Sep 18, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Conway Named to Editorial Board of Genetics/Genomics Competency Center

Dr. Laura Conway, associate director of Genetic Counseling, was named to a one year term to the editorial board of the Genetics/Genomics Competency Center beginning Sept. 30. Members of the editorial board ensure that the materials in the collection are comprehensive, current, accurate. These...

Sep 14, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Lincoln County News Praises Abbey Ryan Exhibition

Associate Professor of Visual and Performing Arts Abbey Ryan ’03’s solo still life exhibit, “Abbey Ryan: Poetic Realism,” was reviewed in the Lincoln County News Aug. 21 article, “Review: Abbey Ryan Still-Life Show at Gleason Stuns with Attention to Detail.” The review notes: “Ryan excels at...

Sep 13, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Drs. Deshpande and Mazaj '97 Named Routledge Featured Authors

Dr. Shekhar Deshpande, professor of Media and Communication, and Dr. Meta Mazaj ’97 were named as Routledge Featured Authors for their recent book, World Cinema: A Critical Introduction. World Cinema, published by Routledge, offers a critical perspective on cinematic industries around the world...

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Sep 12, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Shah Accepted to Selective Grant Mentoring Program

Dr. Kshamata Shah, assistant professor of Physical Therapy and director of Education for International Physical Therapists, was accepted to the U.S. Bone and Joint Initiative/Bone and Joint Canada Young Investigator Initiative (YII) Grant Mentoring and Career Development Program, a selective...

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Aug 22, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Ford Receives Grant for GenCyberCoin Project

Dr. Vitaly Ford, assistant professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, has created a web platform where middle school and high school students can learn about cryptocurrency and web security through his grant award from the National Security Agency (NSA) and the National Science Foundation (NSF...

Aug 14, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Riggan Co-Authors Article on Eritrean Refugees

Dr. Jennifer Riggan, associate professor of Historical and Political Studies, recently co-authored the article ””We Can’t Go Home”: What Does Peace Mean for Eritrean Refugees?” The piece was published Aug. 1 on the pan-african news site African Arguments, and addresses the delicate position of...

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Aug 1, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Heads or Tails: Psychology Faculty ‘Flip’ Over Cellphones in Class

By Nicole Gieselman ’19 Two Arcadia faculty members are turning heads with a new method of eliminating unnecessary cellphone use in classrooms: positive reinforcement. “It can be really disheartening, as a professor, when you put so much time and effort into your course, and you see students...

Jul 30, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Campbell Named 2018 Norman Johnston Fellow

Dr. Bruce Campbell Jr., associate professor of Education, has started an ambitious project to connect leadership, music, and social justice with the help of the highly competitive Dr. Norman Johnston Faculty Fellowship in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Dr. Campbell’s project, “Dust +...

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Jul 11, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Faculty Honored with APTA Service Awards

This past year, Dr. Martha Eastlack and Dr. Phil McClure, assistant professor and professor and chair of Physical Therapy, respectively, were recognized by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) for their outstanding contributions to the field. Dr. McClure received the Paris Distinguished...

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May 15, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Psychology Students, Alumni, Dr. Brown Publish on Natural Talent and Hard Work

Psychology students Katie Jobson ’18 and Jennifer Link ’18, along with alumna Nicole Troy ’16 and Dr. Christina Brown, associate professor of Psychology, published their research, “Contextual and personal determinants of preferring success attributed to natural talent or striving,” with the Journal...

May 9, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Craik Presents Keynote Speech on Health Care and Physical Therapy

Dr. Rebecca Craik, dean of the College of Health Sciences, presented the keynote address at the sixth annual Southeast District Combined Sections Meeting on April 14 at Thomas Jefferson University. Her speech, “Still Not Satisfied,” was an update to her 2005 Mary McMillian address that examined...

May 3, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. McClintock, Graduate Students Present at Global Conference on Women’s Health in Sub-Saharan Africa

Dr. Heather McClintock, assistant professor of Public Health; Erica Hartman ’18M, a dual degree student in Public Health and Physician Assistant programs; and Ewinka Romulus ’18M, a student in the Public Health program, each presented research on women’s health in sub-saharan Africa at the 2018...