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Dr. Justin de Leon awarded $25,000 NEA Grant

May 15, 2024 by | News

Dr. Justin de Leon (Ethnic Studies) was awarded a $25,000 National Endowment for the Arts Grants for Arts Projects Media Arts grant for the Creative Sovereignty Lab (CSL) project, which aims to address the issue of Native American communities being defined by cinema without active participation in their own representations. “In breaking barriers and creating

Faculty Promotions, Honors & Awards 2024

May 13, 2024 by | News

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences outstanding faculty in our eight academic departments and numerous interdisciplinary programs support innovative curriculum, cutting-edge research, and public programming to ensure that the arts, humanities, and social sciences remain the distinguishing component in every student’s education. This spring, the Wilkinson College faculty listed below were recognized with

Dr. Pete Simi (Sociology) Awarded NCITE $74,999 Grant

April 30, 2024 by | News

Dr. Pete Simi (Sociology) was awarded a $74,999 grant from the National Counterterrorism Innovation, Technology, and Education Center (NCITE) at the University of Nebraska Omaha for work on “International Academic Partnerships for Science and Security.” The International Academic Partnerships for Science and Security (IAPSS) is an international research consortium that brings together academics, government, and

Dr. Richelle Tanner Awarded $494,256 NSF Grant

April 24, 2024 by | News

Dr. Richelle Tanner (Environmental Science and Policy) was awarded a $494,256 National Science Foundation Leading Culture Change Through Professional Societies of Biology (BIO-LEAPS) grant to support the project, “Reforming organizational culture across Biology using a Community of Care framework.” What is the purpose of an academic conference? The general consensus might be to learn, to

Eight English Department Members Present at College English Association Conference

April 24, 2024 by | News

Eight Department of English faculty members, graduate students, and alums presented papers at the College English Association‘s (CEA) 53rd Annual Conference in Atlanta. Each spring, CEA members get together for three days to share their work, test new ideas, seek feedback from their colleagues, and celebrate all things language and literature. This year in particular,

Faculty Book: Collection of Poems by Dr. Glaser

April 23, 2024 by | News

In his latest book of poems, Reparation Gate, Dr. Brian Glaser (English) offers a tribute to his father’s life and work as a theologian and teacher. Reparation Gate includes a series of poems on fatherhood, and many meditations on the concern for social justice shared by Dr. Glaser and his father, who was his hero

Dr. Justin de Leon awarded $30,000 from Strong Heart Study

April 16, 2024 by | News

Dr. Justin de Leon (Ethnic Studies) was awarded a $30,000 Strongheart Tribal Approach to Research (STAR) Projects grant from the Strong Heart Study (SHS) at the University of Oklahoma. SHS is a study of cardiovascular disease and its risk factors among American Indian men and women and is the largest epidemiologic study of American Indians

Faculty Book: The Sandinista Revolution, A Global Latin American History

March 21, 2024 by | News

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences congratulates Dr. Mateo Jarquín (History) on his first published book, The Sandinista Revolution, A Global Latin American History (The University of North Carolina Press). “In my discipline (History), monographs are the name of the game; books are the main way that students and scholars consume research. So,

Behind the Scenes: “Our War Too: Women in Service”

March 21, 2024 by Dr. Charissa Threat | News

Dr. Charissa Threat (Wilkinson College Associate Dean and Associate Professor of History) recently served on the “Our War Too” Exhibit Advisory Committee for the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. For nearly eighteen months, Dr. Threat and other committee members worked with Kimberly Guise, Senior Curator and Director of Curatorial Affairs, and Erin

Faculty Book: Ambiguous Cinema

February 23, 2024 by | News

The concept driving Dr. Kelli Fuery’s (Creative and Cultural Industries) latest book, Ambiguous Cinema: From Simone de Beauvoir to Feminist Film-Phenomenology (Edinburgh University Press) originated from one of her Film Theory classes when she and her students were discussing theories of spectatorship. “While many students were familiar with the ‘male gaze’ as coined by Laura

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