‘faculty activities’ Category

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 […]

Julie Bartley (Geology)

Julie Bartley appeared in a KEYC Television segment about the opening of the Nobel Hall of Science expansion and connection with the Schaefer Fine Arts Center.

Chuck Niederriter and Tom Huber (Physics)

Chuck Niederriter and Tom Huber were interviewed about the Gustavus pennant that accompanied NASA Astronaut Buzz Aldrin to the Moon during the Apollo 11 mission. Stories ran on WCCO Radio and in the Saint Peter Herald.

Blake Couey (Religion)

Blake Couey was elected to a three-year term as Regional Coordinator of the Upper Midwest Society of Biblical Literature.

Yurie Hong (Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies)

Yurie Hong delivered a paper entitled “Between Appreciation and Complicity: A Korean-American Take on the Homeric Hymn to Demeter, Arranged Marriage, and Women’s Honor” at the “Naked Soul” Classics Conference on June 22, 2019.

Madeline Harms (Psychological Science)

Madeline Harms published an article, “Adolescent Suicide Attempts and Ideation Are Linked to Brain Function during Peer Interactions,” in Psychiatry Research. The article outlines a study that demonstrates that depressed adolescents with high suicidal ideation and adolescents who previously attempted suicide show unique patterns of brain activity during a virtual peer interaction compared to healthy adolescents […]

Annika Ericksen (Sociology and Anthropology)

Annika Ericksen has an article accepted for publication in the journal Intercultural Education. The article draws from her experiences teaching cultural anthropology at Gustavus and is entitled “Practicing with peers: ethnographic interviews to inspire intercultural engagement at a small liberal arts college.”

Jeremy Robinson (Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures)

Jeremy Robinson and students Ingrid Kubisa ’21 and Reidun Kubisa ’21 created “Mwami et Moi,” a visual novel-based game teaching about village culture in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. In the game, players make choices as the Mwami, or leader/tradition keeper of the village, with the goal of leading the village to prosperity, and […]

Anna Hulseberg and Michelle Twait (Library)

Anna Hulseberg and Michelle Twait gave an invited presentation on student research practices at ProQuest Information Solutions in Ann Arbor, Michigan, on June 12, 2019.