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Never a dull moment Mary Lynn's pedagogy
Expert opinion: Food and fitness, with Paul Arciero
Impasse in Israel? Greenberg scholar Benny Morris
Exploring gender issues Male and female imagery
Museum teaching crosses disciplines Tang's "Hudson" spans boundaries
News arts-management curriculum Zankel director debuts
Tomaselli at the Tang Truly mixed media
High-tech imaging Domozych keeping busy
Medal-winning meal Skidmore takes a bronze
Tour d'Afrique Silverman on two wheels
On wisdom, gravity, timing, and truth McCormack scholar Bill T. Jones
Newest faculty, newest scholarship 24 new faces
Sportswrap Fall sports highlights


Newest faculty, newest scholarship

Last fall, Skidmore welcomed 24 newcomers into its teaching faculty. They sifted into 12 departments across the curriculum, bringing fresh outlooks and distinctive research specialties—for example:

• Women’s negotiations with Confucian family ethics in pre-1949 China —Catherine Chia-Lan Chang, visiting assistant professor, history

• Manhood, commerce, and government in La Crosse, Wisc., 1840–1900 —Eric Morser, assistant professor, history

• Women with callings: Mary Baker Eddy, Aimee Semple McPherson, Jemima Wil­kinson, and Ann Lee —Joel Tibbetts, lecturer, religion

• Art production by ancient Maya muralists in Guatemala —Heather Hurst ’97, assistant professor, anthropology (2004 MacArthur Fellow)

• Forgiveness therapy, secular and religious, for college students wronged by a romantic partner —Mark Rye, associate professor, psychology

• Evidence of hurricanes, volcanic eruptions, and El Niño in a tropical stalagmite —Amy Frappier, assistant professor, geosciences (Lubin Family Professor for Women in Science)

• The culture of Sentimentality in the life and writings of Ludwig Tieck, “king of Romanticism” —Karin Hamm-Ehsani, visiting assistant professor, German