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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

Student Honored As Voice of OC’s Inaugural Tracy Wood Fellow 

May 17, 2022 by Amy Asmussen | News

Angelina Hicks (‘23, Strategic and Corporate Communications, Journalism) was selected as the inaugural Tracy A. Wood Fellow for the Voice of OC. “Angelina represents the best of what Wilkinson’s journalism program has to offer,” said Director of the Journalism Program Dr. Susan Paterno. “As a high school senior, Angelina won the English Department’s Talent Scholarship

Wilkinson College 2022 Student Award Winners

May 17, 2022 by | News

  Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Science students were recently recognized with honors in a series of events that constituted this year’s annual Wilkinson award ceremonies and the 14th annual Campus Leadership Awards. Congratulations to all the winners! Gloria and Julian Peterson Award: Philip Goodrich ‘22 The Gloria and Julian Peterson Award is

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

History Students Win Best Paper Awards

April 26, 2022 by Natalie Figueroa | News

Patrick Beirne (‘22, History) and Sydney Horner (‘22, History) tied for Best Undergraduate Paper and Nat Pendergraft (‘22, History, TV Writing & Production; MA War & Society ‘23) was the runner-up at the 2022 Southern California Phi Alpha Theta (History Honors Society) Regional Conference. The conference featured 45 student presentations and 10 participating schools, and

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.

Celebrating Professor Bob Slayton’s Career at Chapman University 

March 31, 2022 by | News

After more than 34 years of service, Robert (Bob) Slayton, Professor of History and Henry Salvatori Professorship in American Values and Traditions of Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at Chapman University, has announced his retirement at the end of this academic year. When asked what Wilkinson College means to him, he replied,

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