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Jun 19, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Rosoff Presents Research in London, Honored by Alumnae Association

Dean of Graduate and Undergraduate studies Dr. Nancy Rosoff has received several honors this summer. Moving through school: The role of sociability in British and American school and college stories, a research paper that Dr. Rosoff wrote in collaboration with Stephanie Spencer, professor of the...

Jun 14, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Brasof, Peterson '16 Publish Research on Youth Court

Assistant Professor of Education Dr. Marc Brasof and Special Education graduate Kate Peterson ‘16 published their research on student discipline in urban schools on May 9 in Psychology in the School. Titled “Creating procedural justice and legitimate authority within school discipline systems...

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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 15, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Reale Reads Original Work at Calandra Institute’s Italian Poetry Series

Michelle Reale, associate professor and faculty librarian, read from her Birds of Sicily (2017) collection during the VIA/Italian Americana Night of Poetry at the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute at Queens College in New York City on April 20. Birds of Sicily, which explores the...

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 8, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Quigley Brown Receives Outstanding Instruction Award

Clare Quigley Brown, adjunct professor of English, received the COCE Award for Outstanding Instruction from Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU).   SNHU noted that Brown’s personalized instruction and classroom innovation has allowed her students to thrive. She broadens her online...

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May 3, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Lee, Wentz ’18M Publish on Chinese Students Experience in American Society

Dr. Hsin-Hau (Cathy) Lee, assistant professor of Psychology, and Bethany Wentz ’18M, Counseling graduate student, published “Evaluation of a Pilot School-Based Group for Mandarin-Speaking Minors” in the International Journal for the Advancement of Counseling. The article examines Mandarin-...

Apr 24, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Reale Publishes New Book on the Perception of University Librarians

Michelle Reale, associate professor and faculty librarian, published “The Indispensable Academic Librarian: Teaching and Collaborating for Change,” a new book that challenges the way academic librarians are perceived within their institutions and discusses becoming a proactive educator and...

Apr 12, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Deshpande’s Book Takes a Critical Look at World Cinema

Dr. Shekhar Deshpande’s first book, World Cinema: A Critical Introduction, explores the depth and complexity of global film and serves as blueprint to transform casual encounters with film into systemic inquiries of world cinema. Co-authored with Meta Mazaj '97, cinema studies lecturer at the...

Apr 2, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Betts Highlighted as Inspiration to Poetry Students

Genevieve Betts, adjunct professor of English, was featured in Chestnut Hill Local on March 21 for her role as a mentor and inspiration to budding poets. The article noted that many of Betts’ students have gone on to publish their poetry, and one was even named Poet Laureate of Montgomery County...

Mar 22, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe Presents on Gender Nonconforming Students at Diversity Officers Conference

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, professor of Education, presented “From Personal to Professional to Political: How Raising a Gender Nonconforming Child Changed Me, My Profession, and the World Around Me” at the 12th annual Conference of the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher...

Mar 15, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Dr. Ferrell Presents at College Art Association Conference

Dr. Elizabeth Ferrell, assistant professor of Art History, presented “The Ring Around the Rose: Jay DeFeo’s Circle and Artistic Collectivity in Cold War San Francisco” at the annual College Art Association (CAA) conference in Los Angeles on Feb. 21. Dr. Ferrell explored women artists in post-war...