Greg Kaster (History)

Greg Kaster has been awarded a place in the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute on Slavery and the Constitution in Washington, DC, July 8-21, 2018, co-directed by Paul Finkelman and Paul Benson. The institute will be based at the Library of Congress and will include as faculty such distinguished historians as Finkelman (a […]

Kathy Lund Dean (Economics and Management)

Kathy Lund Dean has published an article with co-author Jeanie Forray entitled, “The long goodbye: Can academic citizenship sustain academic scholarship?” in the Journal of Management Inquiry. In the article they argue that the response to that rhetorical question is firmly “No” and call for academic rewards systems to “count” peer reviewing work as the […]

Lisa Heldke (Philosophy)

Lisa Heldke and her collaborator Cynthia Belliveau (University of Vermont) delivered the keynote address at “The Meaning of Food: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Representations of Food in the Arts and Humanities,” held in Greensboro, NC. The two also led a workshop to introduce conference attendees to the John Dewey Kitchen Institute, which Heldke and Belliveau […]

Kathleen Keller (History)

Kathleen Keller published her first book Colonial Suspects: Suspicion, Imperial Rule, and Colonial Society in Interwar French West Africa. The book, published by University of Nebraska Press, appears in the series France Overseas. Colonial Suspects is a history of policing and traces the development of the concept of “suspicious” persons, strategies of political surveillance, and […]

Jeff Jeremiason (Chemistry)

Jeff Jeremiason published an article, “Contemporary Mobilization of Legacy Lead (Pb) Stores by Dissolved Organic Matter in a Boreal Peatland” in Environmental Science and Technology. Co-authors included Erin Baumann ’17, Alison Agather ’13, Emily Seelen ’13, and Ben Carlson-Stehlin ’11.

Lisa Heldke (Philosophy)

Lisa Heldke served as an invited commentator for the Coss Lecture, an honorary lecture presented as part of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy annual conference. She also participated in an invited symposium at the University of Toronto, on the topic “Writing About Food in Memory and Imagination.”

Jeff La Frenierre (Geography)

Jeff La Frenierre has received funding from the National Science Foundation Hydrologic Sciences program to continue his research in Ecuador, collaborating with his colleagues from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and The Pennsylvania State University. The three year project is entitled “Collaborative Research: Determining the eco-hydrogeologic response of tropical glacierized watersheds to climate change: An […]

2017-18 Matthias Wahlstrom Lecture

Please join us Thursday, May 3, 2018, at 4:30-5:30 p.m. in Beck Hall 101 for the fourth annual Matthias Wahlstrom Lecture. Marie Walker, Professor of Psychological Science, will present her talk entitled “Liberal Arts and Diversity.” President Rebecca Bergman will introduce Walker, and refreshments will be provided for conversation after the lecture.

Mansergh Faculty Scientific Research Award

The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce the newly-created Mansergh Faculty Scientific Research Award, which will be awarded to a faculty member for an academic article judged “best” among those published by Gustavus Adolphus College faculty in the current or preceding two calendar years. This award is open to any faculty member in […]

Jill Locke (Political Science)

Jill Locke gave a talk titled “The Trump Presidency and the Death of Shame” as the 37th Annual G. Theodore Mitau Lecture at Macalester College. Locke also visited and discussed her work with students in Postcolonial Political Theory and Foundations of Political Theory.