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Faculty Spotlight: Glenn Kranking

Glenn Kranking (History and Scandinavian Studies) participated in a roundtable discussion on “Ukraine in Conflict” at Minnesota State University, Mankato on Wednesday, March 23, 2022. The event was covered by Today Magazine (at MSU) and the MSU Reporter.

Faculty Spotlight: Erik Gulbranson

Morgan Mellum ’23 and Sarah Genet ’23 have been awarded a large grant from the Evolving Earth Foundation to support their summer research with Erik Gulbranson (Geology). As a collaborative proposal, this award will fund travel and laboratory expenses for both of the independent research projects for Mellum and Genet.

Faculty Spotlight: Terena Wilkens

Terena Wilkens (Theatre and Dance) co-led a workshop entitled “Excitedly Undecided: Teaching Design and Technology as a General Ed Course” at the United States Institute of Theatre Technology Conference held in Baltimore, Maryland.

Faculty Spotlight: Mimi Gerstbauer and Denis Crnković

Mimi Gerstbauer (Political Science) and Denis Crnković (Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures) were interviewed for a recent Mankato Free Press piece about the local impacts of the war in Ukraine.

Faculty Spotlight: Marta Podesmka-Mikluch

Marta Podesmka-Mikluch (Economics and Management) appeared in a KEYC News segment about how the Russia-Ukraine conflict and embargoes are impacting gas and oil prices.

Faculty Spotlight: Yurie Hong

Yurie Hong (Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies) delivered an invited lecture entitled “Birthing Ideas in Ancient Greece and the Modern World: A Personal and Professional Story” at Pomona College in February. She delivered a revised version of this lecture at the University of Washington, Seattle on March 4 and led a graduate workshop on the […]

Faculty Spotlight: Kathleen Keller

Kathleen Keller (History) published an article titled “Policing, Surveillance, and Prisons in French Colonial West Africa” in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia.

Faculty Spotlight: Jill Locke

Jill Locke (Political Science) gave the spring 2022 lecture, “Where are Greta’s Friends? Invisible Peer Groups and the Fantasy of Girl Power,” at The University of San Francisco Honors College.

Faculty Spotlight: Pamela Conners

Pamela Conners (Communication Studies) was featured in the Mankato Free Press for her work with Gustavus students on “Welcome New Neighbor: Refugee Resettlement in Southern Minnesota 1948-1952,” an exhibition that is on display at the Treaty Site History Center in Saint Peter through March 26, 2022.

Faculty Spotlight: Shu-Ling Wang

Shu-Ling Wang (Economics and Management) has recently published her paper “Fiscal Stabilization in High-Debt Economies without Monetary Independence” (joint with Yin Germaschewski) in the Journal of Macroeconomics (forthcoming, 2022). The paper studies the welfare outcomes of six fiscal stabilization rules in Greece, a highly indebted country in a monetary union.