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Faculty-Staff Achievements

March 24, 2021

Joseph CermatoriA new book by Joseph Cermatori, assistant professor of English, will be published in November by Johns Hopkins University Press. “A Baroque Modernity: An Aesthetics of Theater” considers the vital role of baroque theater in shaping modernist philosophy, literature and performance.   

Jennifer DeltonThe book “The Industrialists: How the National Association of Manufacturers Shaped American Capitalism” (Princeton: 2020) by Jennifer Delton, professor of history, was a finalist for the Hagley Prize, awarded jointly by the Hagley Museum and the Business History Conference, to the best book in business history for 2021. Delton’s article "Who Tells Your Story: Contested History at the NAM,” Enterprise & Society (March 2020) received honorable mention for the Philip Scranton Best Article Prize, which recognizes the author of an article published in Enterprise & Society.

Michael Ennis McMillanMichael C. Ennis-McMillan, associate professor of anthropology, published the article “How We Create Closeness with Remote Communication” in Open Anthropology: A Public Journal of the American Anthropological Association. The article, co-authored with Cathy Lynne Costin, reviews a selection of articles for Open Anthropology. 

Mimi HellmanMimi Hellman, professor of art history, has published the article The Politics of Attachment: Visualizing Young Louis XV and his Governess." Part of an edited book about the histories and afterlives of the French royal palace of VersaillesHellman’s chapter explores how early 18th-century prints depicting a 5-year-old king and his governess negotiated social and political anxieties about royal bodies, female agency and national identity. 

Kirsten HogensonKirsten Hogenson, assistant professor of mathematics, co-organized a webinar on active learning. The “One-Minute Teaching Innovations Webinar” on Wednesday, March 17, was sponsored by the Mathematical Association of America's Project NExT professional development program. It included three expert presentations on the topics of dynamic polling, minute papers using Padlet and round-robin chats. 

Bradley OnishiBradley Onishi, associate professor of religious studies, was quoted in The New York Times article “Atlanta Suspect’s Fixation on Sex Is Familiar Thorn for Evangelicals.”


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