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Faculty-Staff Achievements

August 19, 2020

Paul ArcieroPaul Arciero, professor of health and human physiological sciences, co-authored a study with Carmen Ramos '15 and Kelvin Tavarez '15, “Lower Postprandial Thermogenic Response to an Unprocessed Whole Food Meal Compared to an Iso-Energetic/Macronutrient Meal Replacement in Young Women: A Single-Blind Randomized Cross-Over Trial.” The study showed for the first time that eating a “nutritionally engineered” protein shake and bar meal replacement for breakfast burned significantly more calories than a whole food bowl of cereal of equal calories, protein, fat and carbohydrates. 

Amy FrappierAmy Frappier, associate professor of geosciences, co-authored a study, "Drip water δ18O variability in the northeastern Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico: Implications for tropical cyclone detection and rainfall reconstruction from speleothems," in Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta (2020). 

Juan NaveaJuan Navea, associate professor and associate chair of chemistry, received a National Science Foundation grant for $243,984 for a project titled “Photochemical and OH-initiated Processing of Aerosol Organic Coatings,” which aims to study the fate of atmospheric particles. The grant will support research conducted with Skidmore students for the next three years. 

Casey Schofield

Casey Schofield, associate professor of psychology, co-authored an article, "The Skidmore Anxiety Stigma Scale (SASS): A covert and brief self-report measure," in the Journal of Anxiety Disorders. 

Jessica SullivanJess Sullivan, associate professor of psychology, co-authored a study, “Counting to Infinity: Does Learning the Syntax of the Count List Predict Knowledge That Numbers Are Infinite?” in which she and her colleagues asked about 4- and 5-year-old children's developing beliefs about infinity. The work was supported by a National Science Foundation grant awarded to Sullivan and is part of her class Psychology of Infinity. 


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