Faculty-Staff Achievements, February 28, 2017
Publications and Exhibitions
James Kennelly, professor of management and business, is a co-author of Digging Deeper: How Purpose-Driven Enterprises Create Real Value (Greenleaf, 2017). According to the publisher, the book discusses how some entrepreneurs "choose to ... make a difference through creating real value" by creating "enterprises that provide identity and a sense of purpose ... and strive to improve the quality of life of all of their stakeholders."
Bob Turner, associate professor of political science and director of the Environmental Studies
Program, co-authored a Feb. 19 Saratogian article titled "The challenges facing local government." Turner is chairman of the Saratoga Springs Charter Review Commission. The co-author
of the article is Megan Schachter '17.
In the News
Isolde Brielmaier, curator-at-large at the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, was the subject of a February profile in Cultured magazine titled "Isolde Brielmaier in Forward Motion."
Nicholas Junkerman, assistant professor of English, was quoted in a Feb. 22 Wired article titled "The Real Reason Dystopian Fiction Is Roaring Back." Junkerman has taught a "Writing Seminar II" course section titled "Utopia/Dystopia."
Cathy Silber, visiting assistant professor of world languages & literatures, was quoted on the Atlas Obscura website in a story titled "Remembering Nüshu, the 19th-Century Chinese Script Only Women Could Write." The story touched on Silber's work on Nüshu, a writing system used by Chinese women the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Debra Townsend, interim vice president for communications and marketing, was quoted in a Feb. 23
Daily Gazette article titled "Secret's out: Oprah to speak at Skidmore commencement." Townsend commented on the process of getting Oprah Winfrey to speak at Skidmore's
Commencement on May 20. Other speakers are Young Women's Leadership Network founder
Ann Tisch, author Wes Moore, and Mark Youndt, professor of management and business.
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