Archive for April, 2023

Faculty Spotlight: Lydia Francis

Lydia Francis ’11 (Theatre and Dance) has illustrated Spider, Spider On the Wall, a children’s book written by her aunt, Mary Schlichting. “It was a lifelong dream to bring her beautiful story to life. We had no deadline and no publisher, but I fell in love with the idea we soon hit the ground running […]

Faculty Spotlight: Kathleen Keller

Kathleen Keller (History) was elected to the editorial board of the journal French Historical Studies.

Faculty Spotlight: Yurie Hong

Yurie Hong (Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies) delivered a keynote, “Pedagogies of Care and Connection in a Time of Perma-crisis,” at Northwestern University’s Teaching Antiquity Now conference. This talk provided framing and tools to make learning about antiquity meaningful for students today and emphasized the ways in which course goals and assessment methods can enhance […]

Faculty Spotlight: Erik Gulbranson

Erik Gulbranson (Environment, Geography, and Earth Sciences) was invited to present at the Goldschmidt 2023 Conference in Lyon, France. This talk, “A global perspective of soil-forming conditions during the late Pennsylvanian: potential stochastic forcing by geosphere–biosphere carbon pools,” will be presented in early July 2023.

Faculty Spotlight: Kathy Lund Dean

Kathy Lund Dean (Economics and Management)was part of a team of authors that published, “Key Authors in Business and Management Education (BME) with a Bibliometric Analysis of Economic Education Scholarship by Gender” in Advances in Economic Education. While the analysis found that women have made substantial inroads into top rankings of BME scholars across disciplines, […]

Faculty Spotlight: Jon Ivan Gill

Jon Ivan Gill (Philosophy) will release his debut hip-hop album on April 21 as part of VirgoTwins, a duo comprised of Gill (AKA, MC Gilead7) and producer Boricua Sandy. The album, ArtSpace, is described as “a realm where creativity is never concluded but always malleable. The sonic imagination encapsulated in these ten potent and unique […]

Faculty Spotlight: Tiffany Grobelski and Anna Versluis

Tiffany Grobelski and Anna Versluis (both Environment, Geography, and Earth Sciences), along with former Gustavus visiting faculty member Jesse McClelland, have published an article in the Journal of Geography, “Discovering Geography through Doing Geography: Project-Based Learning in an Introductory Undergraduate World Geography Course.”

Faculty Spotlight: Kathleen Keller

Kathleen Keller (History) was Awarded the American Philosophical Society Franklin Grant to conduct research in France in summer 2023 on her new book, “A Magnificent Fraud: An African Life in Twentieth Century France.” The grant provides $6,000 to support research travel.