‘faculty activities’ Category

Faculty Spotlight: Kjerstin Moody

Kjerstin Moody (Scandinavian Studies) chaired the panel “Postmodern Ecologies” at the annual Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study (SASS) conference held in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She also took part in a two-day visit to the island of St. Croix, a former colony of Denmark and current territory of the United States, facilitated and […]

Faculty Spotlight: Erik Gulbranson

Erik Gulbranson (Geology), Morgan Mellum ’23, Aidan Dahlseid ’21 et al. have a paper entitled “Paleoclimate-induced stress on polar forested ecosystems prior to the Permian–Triassic mass extinction” accepted for publication in the journal Scientific Reports. In part, this paper is the culmination of Morgan Mellum’s FYRE project from the summer of 2020, whereas Aidan Dahlseid […]

Faculty Spotlight: Kathleen Keller

Kathleen Keller (History) published a book review in H-France Review of the book Marianne is Watching: Intelligence, Counterintelligence, and the Origins of the French Surveillance State by Deborah Bauer. H-France Review is “the premier review program for newly published books on Francophone history and culture in the Anglophone world.”

Faculty Spotlight: Jill Locke

Jill Locke (Political Science) was interviewed on WCCO Radio by Jearlyn Steele on Sunday, May 8, about the recent Supreme Court leak regarding Roe v. Wade. The interview is available online.

Faculty Spotlight: Michael Wilson-Becerril

Michael Wilson-Becerril (Political Science) received the prestigious Outstanding Academic Title award from the American Library Association for his book, “Resisting Extractivism: Peruvian Gold, Everyday Violence, and the Politics of Attention.”

Faculty Spotlight: Jill Locke

Jill Locke (Political Science) appeared in a KEYC News story about this week’s Supreme Court leak about Roe vs. Wade. Locke is also expected to appear on WCCO Radio on Sunday evening to discuss the leak and what it will mean if the decision comes to pass.

Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Ortmann

Lisa Ortmann (Education) presented her research paper titled “Disciplinary Literacy and Music Teacher Education: Seeking Relevance for Teacher Candidates” at The American Educational Research Association (AERA) in San Diego, CA in April.

Faculty Spotlight: Elizabeth Baer

Elizabeth Baer (English) gave the Lazaroff Lecture in Jewish History at Ohio University on April 13. Her Talk was entitled “Sex, Racial Purity, and Imperialism: German Genocide in Africa and the Third Reich.” Earlier in the month, on April 4, Dr. Baer gave a talk for the Richmond, VA Jewish Community Council entitled “The Golem […]

Faculty Spotlight: Maddalena Marinari

Maddalena Marinari (History) participated in a roundtable that examined the aftermath of the 1918-1919 flu pandemic published in the Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era this spring. This academic year, she also published an essay on migration, war, and the transformation of the U.S. population in the Cambridge History of America and the […]

Faculty Spotlight: Hayley Russell

Hayley Russell (Health and Exercise Science) recently gave a sport psychology workshop focused on moving forward after mistakes for youth athletes who are involved in the MNRise AAU basketball program.