‘Faculty Activities’ Category

Faculty Spotlight: James Patrick Miller

James Patrick Miller (Music) is excited to conduct the Gustavus Wind Orchestra’s J-term 2024 tour to Las Vegas. The ensemble will be working with high school music groups, including the Las Vegas Academy of the Arts, a Grammy Award-winning music conservatory. They will also perform for Community Lutheran Church, where one of the pastors (Brian […]

Faculty Spotlight: Brandon Dean

Brandon Dean (Music) is excited to conduct the Gustavus Choir’s J-term 2024 tour. The choir will make its way from Owatonna, Minnesota, to Dublin, Ohio, and with stops to perform in numerous cities along the way, including Iowa City, Fort Wayne, Ann Arbor, and Madison.

Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Ortmann

Lisa Ortmann (Education) presented research, “Centering student voice: Exploring equity and power through disciplinary literacies with content area preservice teachers,” at the National Council of Teachers of English in Columbus, OH.

Faculty Spotlight: Jill Locke

Jill Locke (Political Science) presented a paper, “Childhood Innocence and Moral Authority: Shaming Dialectics in the Youth Climate Movement,” to the Shamelessness East and West Colloquium at Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, China (virtual) and the Political Theory Colloquium at University of Notre Dame (in person). This paper is part of a book Locke is […]

Faculty Spotlight: Sarah Lahasky

Sarah Lahasky (Music) was nominated as incoming editor for the International Society of Bassists’ peer-reviewed journal.

Faculty Spotlight: Yurie Hong

Yurie Hong (Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies) delivered an invited lecture, “Oh, the Places You’ll Go: Reflections on Classics and Unexpected Professional Paths,” at Parnassus Preparatory School in Maple Grove.

Faculty Spotlight: Mimi Gerstbauer

Mimi Gerstbauer (Political Science) was invited as a virtual speaker at the Christian Alliance for Inclusive Development’s “Welcoming Table.” Mimi was invited to speak in her capacity as Chair of the Peace and Hope International Board, about the role of boards in creating gender-inclusive organizations in global development. She is also giving five adult education […]

Faculty Spotlight: Kate Aguilar

Kate Aguilar (History) has an article forthcoming “‘It’s All About the U’: How University of Miami Football Challenged Reagan’s America,” in the Journal of Sport‘s spring 2024 edition.

Faculty Spotlight: Kathy Lund Dean

Kathy Lund Dean (Business and Economics) has published “Rebordering the total institution: Designing thriving business schools through creative resourcing and educator agency” in the Academy of Management Learning and Education’s special forum on COVID-19 impacts and institutional recovery strategies. Comparing academic work during lockdown conditions to Goffman’s total institution, Kathy argues that a thriving post-lockdown […]

Faculty Spotlight: Jim Parejko

Jim Parejko (Biology) presented a poster titled “Methods for the Madness: Advancing Microbiology Teaching Labs on a Budget” at the 83rd annual North Central Branch meeting of the American Society for Microbiology at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.