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Cosmic Archaeology For the first time in history, scientists unearth extraterrestrial culture on the international space station

June 16, 2022 by Rachel Morrison | News

Researchers from five international space agencies, including the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), live and work on the station in what is one of the world’s most ambitious multinational collaborative projects. Their research is well documented on NASA’s ISS blog and includes such wide-ranging topics as the effects of space travel on the human

2022-2023 Faculty Honors & Award Recipients

June 3, 2022 by Allison DeVries | News

  Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences prides itself on providing a personalized education of distinction to our students by proudly championing the humanistic mission of Chapman University’s founders, which focused on diversity, global citizenship, and social justice. The outstanding faculty in our nine academic departments and interdisciplinary centers support innovative curriculum, research,

The Extraordinary Life of Foreign Language Learners Faculty Books

May 26, 2022 by | News

Wilkinson College’s Federico Pacchioni (Sebastian P. and Marybelle Musco Endowed Chair and Director of Italian Studies) recently had his seventh book published, “The extraordinary life of foreign language learners. Harnessing the rewards of the multilingual experience.” Co-written with author Gian Marco Faresea, the book investigates the foreign language learning experience, its deeper rewards, and implications

Political Violence in America: Historical Flashpoints and Modern-Day Trends Faculty Books

May 23, 2022 by | News

Dr. Lori Cox Han’s (Political Science) latest publication is a two-volume encyclopedia on the history and implications of political violence in the U.S. Written in collaboration with her husband Tomislav Han, an independent scholar and author of The Transformation of Aristotelian Political Epistemology in Eighteenth-Century American Constitutional Discourse, the 657-page manuscript covers 300 years in

Renewal Symposium for Faculty of Color

May 20, 2022 by Julia Ainley | News

Dr. Renee Hudson, assistant professor of English in Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, recently accepted an invitation to attend the Faculty of Color Working Group (FoCWG) 2022 Symposium. The two-day virtual symposium focused on the theme “Renewal,” building community among faculty of color as they shared creative ideas, solutions, and strategies. The

Wilkinson Faculty Grant Success Congrats to 2022-23 Scholarly Creative and Research Seed Award Recipients

May 4, 2022 by Allison DeVries | News

Congratulations to the eight projects involving Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences faculty as project leaders and principal investigators that were awarded a total of $86,501 from Chapman University’s inaugural Scholarly Creative and Research Seed Funds! The goal of these competitive merit-based internal funding opportunities is to support new and innovative projects in

Dr. Leahy Awarded a Residency Fellowship at MacDowell 

May 3, 2022 by Lauren Moyle | News

Dr. Anna Leahy (English) was recently awarded a MacDowell Fellowship after being selected from a pool of nearly 3,000 applicants. Leahy is the director of the MFA in Creative Writing program and the director of Tabula Poetica, the Center for Poetry at Chapman University. MacDowell fellowships are fully funded writing residencies, lasting between two and

Peace Studies Professor Appointed to the UN 

May 3, 2022 by | News

  Dr. Claudia Fuentes-Julio (Assistant Professor in Peace Studies) will be assuming a new role as Chilean Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) in Geneva starting June 1, 2022. “[Dr. Fuentes-Julio] Claudia has always been a scholar-practitioner of human rights and it speaks volumes of not only her commitment and ability, but also the acute

Continued NEH Successes

April 25, 2022 by Allison DeVries | English

Congratulations to Dr. Shira Klein (History) and Dr. Nora Rivera (English), who each recently received highly competitive awards funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Dr. Shira Klein, Associate Professor of History, was awarded an NEH Summer Stipend for work on her book, Jews and Race in the Italian Colonization of Africa, 1890–1945.

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