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March 9, 2016

Spotlight on Faculty: Susan Rankaitis, Fletcher Jones Chair in Studio Art

Susan Rankaitis holds the Fletcher Jones Chair of Studio Art at Scripps College. An artist herself, her works are most often defined as experimental photography or combined media. She has been included in over 100 museum exhibitions in the U.S., Europe, and Asia, and has been the recipient of three grants from the National Endowment for the Arts as well as a Flintridge Foundation Award in the Visual Arts and fellowships from the Avery, Borchard, Djerassi, Mellon and Graves Foundations. Rankaitis has been involved in collaborative projects with neuroscientist David Somers, dancer/choreographer John Pennington, biologist Robert Sinsheimer, poet Amy M. Wai Man and writer Paul Monette.

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March 2, 2016

Professor Aaron Leconte Receives Prestigious Cottrell Award

Aaron Leconte, assistant professor of chemistry at the W.M. Keck Science Department, a collaboration between Claremont McKenna, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges, has been awarded a three-year early career grant from the Research Corporation for Scientific Advancement.

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February 11, 2016

Professor Vanessa Tyson and Mia Shackelford ’17 Featured on KPCC’s “Air Talk”

Vanessa Tyson, assistant professor of politics at Scripps College, participated in a panel discussion on the KPCC-FM (88.3) radio show, “Air Talk,” presented before an audience at Pomona College’s Rose Hills Theater and broadcast live on February 10.

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February 10, 2016

Huffington Post Features Professor Mark Golub’s Article on Student Activism

Mark Golub, associate professor of politics at Scripps College, explores in Huffington Post how anti-racist norms coexist with persistent conditions of racial oppression on college campuses across the country.    

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February 5, 2016

Spotlight on Faculty: Mary Hatcher-Skeers, Professor of Chemistry

Mary Hatcher-Skeers was appointed as the Sidney J. Weinberg, Jr. Chair in Natural Sciences in 2012 in recognition of her outstanding teaching and contributions to scholarship in the natural sciences.

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January 29, 2016

USN&WR Features Professor Vanessa Tyson on Clinton’s Lack of Connection with Millennial Voters

Vanessa Tyson, assistant professor of politics at Scripps College, explains in an opinion article for U.S.News & World Report the challenges Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton faces with the youth […]

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January 12, 2016

Spotlight on Faculty: Andrew Jacobs, Mary W. Johnson ’35 and J. Stanley Johnson Professorship in Humanities and Professor of Religious Studies

Andrew Jacobs was appointed to the Mary W. Johnson ’35 and J. Stanley Johnson Chair Professorship in Humanities in 2015. Established in 1995, the professorship acknowledges Jacobs as a tenured senior faculty member and recognizes his outstanding teaching and contributions to the interdisciplinary humanities.

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January 7, 2016

Professor of Anthropology Lara Deeb’s New Book Featured

Lara Deeb, professor of anthropology at Scripps College, was interviewed by Jadaliyya about her new book, “Anthropology’s Politics: Disciplining the Middle East,” with co-author Jessica Winegar, associate professor of anthropology at Northwestern University.

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December 11, 2015

British Arts Studies Blog Features Scripps College Professor Ken Gonzales-Day’s Photo Essay on “Bust of a Man”

British Arts Studies, an online, open-access and peer-reviewed journal of The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art and the Yale Center for British Art, featured in its inaugural […]

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December 1, 2015

The Risk of A Lifetime

Quartz magazine, which features global news designed for reading on digital tablets and smart phones, highlights Scripps College philosophy professor Rivka Weinberg’s new book The Risk of A Lifetime.

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