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Faculty-Staff Achievements, Nov. 18, 2014

November 18, 2014


Dan Nathan, associate professor and chair, Department of American Studies, and Mack Lacy '14 participated in a roundtable discussion titled "Viewing the Peanut Gallery: An Open Forum on Studying Sports Fans" at the recent American Studies Association annual meeting in Los Angeles. Nathan and Lacy discussed Red Sox Nation in the wake of three championships in the last 10 years, what that success means for a formerly “tortured” fan base, and what academic mentorship can mean for the sports-interested scholar and student. 

L. Ian Reed, visiting assistant professor, Department of Psychology, gave a talk titled "The Face of Emotion" at the HeadCon '14 Conference. Videos and transcripts from the entire conference can be found here.  Reed's individual video and transcript can be found here.


Joerg Bibow, professor of economics, is the author of “The euro treasury plan,” a Levy Policy Brief published here. And which became an op-ed titled “The Erozone needs a new treasury to revive it” also published here. In addition it appeared in Spanish and in Greek and was picked up by the World Economic Forum.

Victor Cahn, professor emeritus of English, is the author of Walking Distance—Remembering Classic Episodes from Classic Television. Read more here.

Beck Krefting, assistant professor of American studies, is the author of a new book, All Joking Aside—American Humor and Its Discontents. Read more here.

In the News

Paul Arciero, professor of health and exercise sciences, was a source for “Bulletproof Coffee:  The New Power Breakfast,” published at, the online edition of Men’s Journal Magazine.

Tim Harper, associate professor and chair, Department of Management and Business, was a source for “Loss of net neutrality would affect everyone,” published Nov. 15 in The Daily Gazette.

Minita Sanghvi, assistant professor of management and business, is the author of “Clinton begets Clinton,” an opinion essay published Nov. 16 in the Albany Times Union.

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