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Faculty-Staff Achievements

January 29, 2020

Jason BrevesRobert Boyers, professor of English and editor of Salmagundi magazine, discussed his new book “The Tyranny of Virtue: Identity, the Academy, and the Hunt For Political Heresies,” on “The Open Mind” public television program.

Jason BrevesJason Breves, assistant professor of biology, co-authored an article with Christine Popovski '16, James Doud '17 and collaborators at the University of Arkansas titled “Salinity-dependent expression of ncc2 in opercular epithelium and gill of mummichog (Fundulus heteroclitus)” in the Journal of Comparative Physiology B.

Bradley OnishiBradley Onishi, associate professor of religion at Skidmore, was quoted in an Associated Press article, “Democrats' Challenge: Courting Evangelicals in the Trump Era,” that appeared in nearly 200 publications nationwide.

Marketa WolfeA new analysis of trading patterns and market movements co-authored by Marketa Wolfe, associate professor of economics, with Alexander Kurov and Alessio Sancetta, was featured in the Wall Street Journal and The Telegraph.


The Skidmore Jazz Institute recently received a $20,000 Art Works Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and a $10,000 award from the New York State Council on the Arts through their Music Program. The Art Works funding category supports projects that focus on public engagement with, and access to, various forms of excellent art across the nation; the creation of art that meets the highest standards of excellence; learning in the arts at all stages of life; and the integration of the arts into the fabric of community life. The Music Program fosters the creation, production and performance of musical events with artistic merit.

The Tang Teaching Museum recently received a $40,000 award, spread over two years, from the New York State Council on the Arts through their Visual Arts Program. The Visual Arts Program offers support to a wide range of contemporary art activity for the benefit of the public and the advancement of the field.  

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