Faculty Accomplishments

Lara Deeb – Anthropology

Professor Deeb was awarded a grant from The Reed Foundation to support summer research on her project “Inappropriate Kin: Intersectarian Marriage in Lebanon.”

Added: February 28, 2018

Michelle Decker – English

Professor Decker was awarded the prestigious Graves Award in the Humanities. The $9,870 grant will support her research project entitled “Indian South African Poetics: Politics, Aesthetics, Form.”

Added: February 28, 2018

Lahnna Catalino -Psychology

Professor Catalino published the paper: Van Capellen, P, Rice, E., Catalino, L. I. & Fredrickson, B. L. (2018). Positive affective processes underlie positive health behavior change. Psychology & Health, 33 (1), 77-97.

Added: February 28, 2018

Gayle Blankenburg – Music

Professor Blankenburg performed at Cavendish Hall in Charleston, WV, and presented a masterclass at Marshall University, Charleston, WV, February 2018.  

Added: February 28, 2018

Susan Allen – Interim Librarian

Ms. Allen was a speaker and moderator for the panel on “Donors and Institutions,” at the Bibliography Week Symposium: “Loving Books/Leaving Books: Disposition of Private Collections,” at The Grolier Club, New York, January 2018. She was speaker and moderator at the “California Rare Book School’s ‘Road Show,’ a panel discussion for collectors, librarians, and booksellers […]

Added: February 28, 2018

Suchi Branfman – Dance

Professor Branfman curated and choreographed “Circling In…Dance in Dire Times” at Miles Memorial Playhouse, Santa Monica, CA, February 2018. She attended the Inside/Out International Training at Graterford Prison, Pennsylvania, January 2018.

Added: February 28, 2018

Susan Castagnetto – Intercollegiate Feminist Center

Professor Castagnetto presented on a panel at the University of Southern California on the topic “What Good are the Humanities in Prison?” The program was sponsored by the Levan Institute for Humanities and Ethics as part of its Public Humanities and Social Responsibility Series, January 2018.

Added: February 28, 2018

Thierry Boucquey – French

Professor Boucquey served a two-month term as scholar-in-residence at Maejo University in Chiang Mai, Thailand where he worked as a foreign language consultant at the Maejo Language Center and produced a weekly “Survival English” radio show for the Maejo University MJU 95.5 FM Radio station, January & February 2018.

Added: February 28, 2018