13 posts tagged

Faculty Research


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

Studying Threats Targeting Public Officials Dr. Pete Simi Awarded an Additional $211,074 to Continue Research

September 19, 2023 by Allison DeVries | News

For his research on extremism and white supremacy, Dr. Pete Simi (Sociology) was awarded a $211,074 one-year grant from the University of Nebraska Omaha’s National Counterterrorism Innovation, Technology, and Education Center (NCITE), the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Center of Excellence. Simi has received four NCITE grants totaling over $811,000 to support two large-scale multi-year

Environmental Justice: Making a Difference Faculty Research Panel

November 12, 2021 by Allison DeVries | News

As part of Wilkinson College’s Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on Environmental Justice, Dr. Georgiana Bostean (Environmental Science, Health and Policy) moderated a faculty research panel with Dr. Matthew Ballew (Psychology), Dr. Jason Douglas (Health Science), and Dr. Richelle Tanner (Environmental Science) to learn more about their research in the areas of environmental health

Dr. Kranjac Publishes Multiple Research Articles

October 5, 2021 by Allison DeVries | News

Dr. Ashley Wendell Kranjac’s (Assistant Professor of Sociology) research seeks to understand scholarship in health inequalities, social stratification, and population studies. Dr. Kranjac investigates whether multifaceted determinants of risk persist after considering the sociodemographic characteristics of individuals and the neighborhoods in which they live. Her work has appeared in Pediatrics, Social Science & Medicine, Population

Mentoring Undergraduate Researchers CRASsH Chat

September 29, 2014 by | News

Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences invites all faculty to the first CRASsH Chat of the year on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. in the Laura Scudder Conference Room, Dean’s Suite, Roosevelt Hall 127. Launching this new series will be Dr. Chris Bader (Sociology). The conversations will be

My Work at Ancient Cástulo … Continued

August 27, 2014 by Justin St. P. Walsh | News

In this post, I thought it would be nice to discuss some of the special experiences I’ve had since arriving in Spain. They mostly connect in clear ways to my archaeological research or teaching in the art department, but occasionally they just happened to be unusual or extraordinary… Plane flight Early in

My Work at Ancient Cástulo

August 20, 2014 by Justin St. P. Walsh | News

This is the third post in a series on my work at ancient Cástulo, in southeastern Spain. (Read my other entries: Faculty Research in Ancient Castulo and Interactions with the Ancient World). In this one, I thought I would describe an average day in the life of an excavation like the one at Cástulo.

Interactions with the Ancient World

August 4, 2014 by Justin St. P. Walsh | Art

In my first blog post, I described some of the reasons why Cástulo was an important place in antiquity. Now I want to explain what made me want to come here and start a collaboration (future posts will discuss what life is like on an excavation and some of the special experiences I’ve had since

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