Faculty-Staff Achievements, May 16, 2016
Christopher Mann, assistant professor of political science, was named as one of the top 20 reviewers
for the professional journal Political Research Quarterly. The accolade, citing an "unusual combination of promptness, thoroughness, and insight,"
was announced at the Western Political Science Association's annual meeting in San
Diego. Mann was the only faculty member on the list from a liberal arts college.
Publications and Exhibitions
Gove Effinger, professor emeritus of mathematics, has co-edited Contemporary Developments in Finite Fields and Applications, a collection of articles from lectures presented at the 12th International Conference on Finite Fields and Their Applications ("Fq12") at Skidmore in July.
Sara Lagalwar, assistant professor of neuroscience, co-authored a manuscript titled "Stabilization and degradation mechanisms of cytoplasmic ataxin-1" in the Journal of Experimental Neuroscience with Mayumi Kohiyama '15. The manuscript will be included in the supplemental issue
Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Neurodegeneration, of which Lagalwar serves as the lead editor.
In the News
Scott Berliner, assistant golf coach, was named in a May 8 Daily Gazette story titled "Road to U.S. Open qualifying begins Monday." (Story behind paywall.)
Jennifer Delton, professor of history, was quoted in an April 30 article in the Minneapolis, Minn.,
Star Tribune titled "Cecil Newman went from porter to newspaper publisher."
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