Archive for August, 2019

Tom LoFaro (Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics)

Dr. Tom LoFaro Tom LoFaro was invited to present a paper entitled “Crossing the Threshold: The Role of Demographic Stochasticity in the Evolution of Cooperation” at the 2019 MAA MathFest.

Maddalena Marinari (History)

Dr. Maddalena Marinari Maddalena Marinari published an article titled “Cuccinelli’s ‘bootstraps’ line reflects historical amnesia of ‘public charge’” for Public Radio International that discusses Americans’ changing historical stance on immigrants from different backgrounds, ethnicities, and nationalities.

Angelique Dwyer (Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures)

Dr. Angelique Dwyer K. Angelique Dwyer has published a total of four creative non-fiction short stories written in Spanglish through PORTAL: Journal of Multidisciplinary International Studies, edited by Paul Allatson from the University of Australia. Allatson is a prestigious Latino Studies scholar known for editing the Spanglish works of Susana Chavez-Silverman. Dwyer’s stories are entitled: […]

Misti Harper (History)

Misti Harper Misti Harper has published “Portrait of (an Invented) Lady: Daisy Gatson Bates and the Politics of Respectability,” in the Arkansas Historical Quarterly (Spring 2019). Dr. Harper’s work explores the early life and intersectional problems of race, sex and class that applied to the civil rights heroine in the years before the 1957 Little […]

Marco Cabrera Geserick (History)

Marco Cabrera Geserick Marco Cabrera Geserick has published a new book titled The Legacy of the Filibuster War: National Identity and Collective Memory in Central America (Lexington, 2019). His book “analyzes the development of the Filibuster War as a symbol of Costa Rican national identity and presents several challenges to traditional theories of modernization and […]

From History Major to Housing Researcher and Planner

Kendyl Larson working in her office. For her senior History major capstone project at Gustavus, Kendyl (Landeck) Larson ’17 focused on the history of segregated housing in Hennepin County, Minnesota. Now she has completed her Master of Community and Regional Planning degree from Iowa State University and recently became Director of Research and Planning for […]