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Nov. 15, 2019

New Faculty Spotlight: Christina Edholm, Assistant Professor of Mathematics

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Oct. 9, 2019

A New Type of Movement: Scripps Dance Faculty Showcase Activism Through Dance

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Sep. 27, 2019

Spotlight on Faculty: Meiver De la Cruz, Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance and Consortium for Faculty Diversity Fellow

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Sep. 17, 2019

Spotlight on Faculty: Julin Everett, Assistant Professor of French Studies

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Mar. 18, 2019

Focus on Faculty: Sheila Walker, Professor of Psychology

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Spotlight on Faculty Series


November 15, 2019

New Faculty Spotlight: Christina Edholm, Assistant Professor of Mathematics

This fall, 11 new tenure-track faculty members joined Scripps College. As part of our ongoing series on Scripps’ faculty, the Office of Marketing and Communications recently sat down with Christina Edholm to discuss mathematics, biology, invasive species, and roller derby.

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October 9, 2019

A New Type of Movement: Scripps Dance Faculty Showcase Activism Through Dance

“At Scripps, dance is about technical mastery, but it is also equally about humanistic inquiry and cultural connection,” says Ronnie Brosterman, professor of dance and chair of the Department of Dance.

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September 27, 2019

Spotlight on Faculty: Meiver De la Cruz, Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance and Consortium for Faculty Diversity Fellow

As part of our ongoing series on Scripps’ faculty, the Office of Marketing and Communications recently sat down with Meiver De la Cruz to discuss the relationships between dance, community, and activism, as well as De la Cruz’s hidden talent.

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September 17, 2019

Spotlight on Faculty: Julin Everett, Assistant Professor of French Studies

As part of our ongoing series on Scripps’ faculty, the Office of Marketing and Communications recently sat down with Julin Everett, who joins the College as an assistant professor of French studies.

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March 18, 2019

Focus on Faculty: Sheila Walker, Professor of Psychology

Over the past few decades, the United States has become increasingly racially and ethnically diverse. However, within the discipline of psychology, studies of the lives of people of color in the U.S.—especially young women—have been much too narrow, according to Professor of Psychology Sheila Walker.

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January 30, 2019

Spotlight on Faculty: Tessa Solomon-Lane, Assistant Professor of Biology

This spring, Tessa-Solomon Lane joined the W.M. Keck Science Department as assistant professor of biology. Solomon-Lane comes to Scripps from the University of Texas at Austin and will be teaching Systems Neuroscience and a Foundations of Neuroscience lab.

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November 22, 2018

Focus on Faculty: Thierry Boucquey, Professor of French

The first thing to know about Professor of French Thierry Boucquey is that he has a personal motto. The second and more important thing to know is that he actually lives by it. “Mens sana in corpore sanois a Latin phrase meaning ‘a healthy mind in a healthy body,” says Boucquey as we sit down together on the occasion of his retirement from Scripps.

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November 15, 2018

Spotlight on Faculty: Pete Chandrangsu, Assistant Professor of Biology

This fall, Pete Chandrangsu will join the faculty at the Keck Science Department as an assistant professor of biology. Coming to Scripps from Cornell University, Professor Chandrangsu’s research explores how bacteria respond to stress, and how that knowledge may have a positive effect on human health and disease prevention. The Office of Marketing and Communications sat down with Professor Chandrangsu to talk science, poly-gamma-glutamate, and classic cars.

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October 12, 2018

Spotlight on Faculty: Sarah Budischak, Assistant Professor of Biology

This fall, Sarah Budischak joined the faculty of the W.M. Keck Science Department as an assistant professor of biology. She is an ecologist who studies infectious disease—specifically, how different environmental contexts affect organisms’ responses to parasitic infection. This exploration has brought her into close contact with worms, mice, and free-ranging African buffalo. We spoke with her about the origins of infectious disease, how parasites compete for resources, and a club called the Parasite Ladies.

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September 24, 2018

Spotlight on Faculty: Stacey Wood, Molly Mason Jones Chair in Psychology

Professor Stacey Wood was recently named the Molly Mason Jones Chair in Psychology, which was designed to support the teaching and research activities of a senior member of the psychology faculty. Wood has taught at Scripps since 1998 and is a dynamic researcher and clinician who focuses on information processing and decision-making among the elderly. As the number of older adults in the U.S. continues to grow, research and advocacy around their health and wellbeing has become critical. The Scripps Office of Marketing and Communications sat down with Professor Wood to talk teaching, avoiding scams, and staying fit.

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