Research/Publications

Chapter 20: Nucleic Acid and Protein Sample Preparation from Yeasts.

Professor of Biology Zhaohua Tang and Associate Professor of Biology Gretchen Edwalds-Gilbert published “Chapter 20: Nucleic Acid and Protein Sample Preparation from Yeasts.” M. Micic (ed.), Sample Preparation Techniques for Soil, Plant, and Animal Samples, SpringerProtocols Handbooks, DOI 10.1007/978-1-4939-3185-9_20 © Springer Science+Business MediaNew York, 2016.

Added: November 27, 2015

On Losing Your Self in Your Afterlife

Associate Professor of Philosophy Yuval Avnur published two articles: “On Losing Your Self in Your Afterlife” as part of the collection Self or No-Self? The Debate about Selflessness and the Sense of Self (Mohr Siebeck: Tübingen) and “On What Does Rationality Hinge?” in The International Journal for the Study of Skepticism. He also received a grant […]

Added: October 26, 2015

Elephant Tears: Animal Emotion in Aelian and Pliny

Professor of Classics Ellen Finkelpearl published an article, “Elephant Tears: Animal Emotion in Aelian and Pliny” in a volume called Kinesis The Ancient Depiction of Gesture, Motion, and Emotion, Christina A. Clark, Edith Foster, and Judith P. Hallett, editors, University of Michigan Press 2015. She will present a paper called “Pythagoras in Apuleius Metamorphoses 11.1” […]

Added: September 1, 2015

Anthropology’s Politics: Disciplining the Middle East

Professor of Anthropology Lara Deeb’s third book, Anthropology’s Politics: Disciplining the Middle East, co-authored with Jessica Winegar, will be published by Stanford University Press this fall. http://www.sup.org/books/title/?id=22055

Added: September 1, 2015

Patriarchal Norms, Religion and Female Labor Supply: Evidence from Turkey

Assistant Professor of Economics Yasemin Dildar’s publication “Patriarchal Norms, Religion and Female Labor Supply: Evidence from Turkey” World Development Journal 76, 40-61, July, 2015, is available online at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305750X15001527

Added: July 1, 2015

Lecturer of Music Gayle Blankengurg toured in China

Lecturer of Music Gayle Blankengurg toured in China, performing piano concerts at the Central Normal University in Beijing, the ASEAN Festival in Nanning, and at Hunan Women’s University in Changsha where she gave three lectures and taught piano master classes as part of the delegation from Scripps College, June 2015.

Added: June 1, 2015

Between Preservation and Destruction: Bernd and Hilla Becher’s Archive of ‘Anonymous Sculpture

CFD Postdoctoral Fellow in Art History Priyanka Basu published “Between Preservation and Destruction: Bernd and Hilla Becher’s Archive of ‘Anonymous Sculpture,’” in Edinburgh German Yearbook 9: Archive and Memory in German-Language Literature and Culture, ed. Dora Osborne (Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2015), 23–43. (forthcoming November 2015, peer-reviewed) and “Art Historical ‘Borderlands’: Elisabeth Wilson, Martin Heydrich, […]

Added: June 1, 2015

Biology Professor Patrick Ferree Secures $830,000 NSF Grant

Biology Professor Patrick Ferree Secures $830,000 NSF Grant Assistant Professor of Biology Patrick Ferree is the recipient of an $830,000 five-year grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Career Development Program to research genome conflict.

Added: January 22, 2015

Scripps College Professor Explores Life’s Absurdities in New York Times Commentary

Scripps College Professor Explores Life’s Absurdities in New York Times Commentary Associate Professor of Philosophy Rivka Weinberg explores “Why Life is Absurd” in a commentary published in The New York Times.

Added: January 1, 2015

Thierry Boucquey was awarded a Scholar-in-Residence Grant

Professor of French Studies Thierry Boucquey was awarded a Scholar-in-Residence Grant from Maejo University in Chiang Mai, Thailand for Foreign Language Pedagogy consulting, foreign language teaching, and literary research on the Thai Ramakien epic.

Added: January 1, 2015

Chapter 2: Model Organisms for Studying the Cell Cycle.

Professor of Biology Zhaohua Irene Tang published “Chapter 2: Model Organisms for Studying the Cell Cycle.” Amanda S. Coutts and Louise Weston (eds.), Cell Cycle Oscillators: Methods and Protocols, Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 1342, p21-57, DOI 10.1007/978-1-4939-2957-3_2, © Springer Science+Business Media New York, 2015.

Added: January 1, 2015