Spotlight on Faculty Series (page 3)

March 29, 2023

Nancy S.B. Williams and Allegra Liberman-Martin ’10 Co-Author Paper in Organometallics

Liberman-Martin, now an assistant professor of chemistry at Chapman University, was a thesis student of Williams during her senior year at Scripps.

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March 28, 2023

Lara Deeb Discusses New Co-Edited Book on Sectarianism in Lebanon

The co-editors said they “decided to focus the volume on anthropology and history because we saw a potentially fruitful conversation to be had between these two disciplines.”

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March 23, 2023

In the Media: Stacey Wood Discusses Romance Scams with Business Insider

“Advances in technology, advances in crypto technology, having people isolated from third parties that might have been able to intervene, and less opportunity for affection all came together in a perfect storm,” she said.

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Ethan van Arnam Co-Authors Paper on Fungus-Growing Ants, Contaminants, and Antibiotics

“Animal hosts often benefit from chemical defenses provided by microbes,” the co-authors explain.

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March 22, 2023

Through Hands-On Research, Scripps Students and Faculty Hope to Save the Birds

By tracking these birds, taking their measurements, and studying their behaviors, they’ll better understand what factors might be key to their survival as a species.

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March 17, 2023

Cindy Forster Discusses the Arrest of Bolivian Coup Leaders in the Jacobin

Forster discusses the arrest of Luis Fernando Camacho, who led the 2019 coup in Bolivia that deposed Evo Morales.

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heidi rhodes Receives 2023–24 Creative Capital Award for Book Project

The project, Vital Signs, “foregrounds an anti-ableist way of being, premised on relationality and interdependency, with special attention to form as part of sick/disabled practices for living differently.”

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March 16, 2023

Ellen Finkelpearl’s Collaborative Book Translated into Thai

The book, co-authored by philosopher Peter Singer, is an abridged version of Apuleius’ Golden Ass with essays about the book as a text sympathetic to the sufferings of animals.

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March 15, 2023

Spotlight on Faculty: Jean Chen Ho, Mary Routt Chair of Writing

“Writing is a solitary activity, but finding community in like-minded thinkers and readers can be so wonderful in the writing process,” Ho says. “In all my classes, I want students to gain a greater sense of themselves and their own work, to learn how to see themselves more clearly and with more careful attention.”

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March 14, 2023

Katie Purvis-Roberts Co-Authors Dynamic Urban Emission Displacement Assessment

“In reality, fossil fuel divestment is impossible due to its reliability,” the co-authors write, “but renewable technology can improve the built environment and air quality management in the city.”

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