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Faculty-Staff Achievements, Oct. 13, 2014

October 14, 2014


Susannah Mintz professor of English is the author of an essay titled “False Starts” that was selected as the winner of the 2014 South Loop Review National Essay Contest judged by David Shields. The essay will appear in South Loop Review, Vol. 16, due this month.


Hèdi Jaouad, professor of French, is the author of an essay titled “The Brownings and Yaddo,” published in the current edition of Saratoga Living, Fall 2014.

Martha Wiseman, lecturer, Department of English, is the author of an essay titled “Dr. No Meets J. Robert Oppenheimer,” published in the Summer 2014 edition of The Georgia Review.

In the News

Bill Brown, associate professor emeritus, Department of Biology, is the subject of a feature titled “Bill, the rattlesnake guy” published in the September/October issue of Adirondack Explorer.

Catherine Golden, professor of English, was a source for “Keep Calm and Read Jane Austen,” a story on a summer retreat of the Jane Austen Society of North America—New York Capital Region, published June 8 in The Post-Star.

Research by Jennifer Muller, assistant professor of sociology, was cited in an essay by Joe Feagin titled “A Legal and Moral Basis for Reparations” published May 28 in Time magazine.

Vicky Palermo, visiting assistant professor of art, was the subject of an article published in the July issue of Numero Cinq.

Mary Stange, professor and director of religious studies, is the author of an article, “Hunting/Human/Nature,” in the September issue of the Center for Humans and Nature’s online journal Minding Nature. This article is part of her yearlong tenure as a senior scholar at the Center for Human and Nature, and co-director of their online series of essays exploring the question “Does Hunting Make Us Human?”
In addition, she was a source for “The rise of the ‘huntress,’ “ published in July in the Saskatoon, SK, Star Phoenix.

Gordon Thompson, professor and chair, Department of Music, was a source for several news stories this summer on the Albany concert by Paul McCartney. He was a guest on the 6 p.m. news July 5 on WNYT-TV, the Albany NBC affiliate, and was a guest July 2 on “Roundtable” on WAMC-FM, the region’s NPR affiliate.

Bob Turner, associate professor, Department of Government, was a source for “Disconnect and discontent seen,” a story on the primary for governor in New York, published Sept. 11 in The Post-Star.

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