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Faculty Spotlight: Erik Gulbranson

Erik Gulbranson (Geology) recently published a review of soil-forming environments on the former supercontinent of Gondwana in the journal Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. This review attempts to understand the nature of the land surface just prior to and inclusive of the most severe mass extinction in the history of life.

Faculty Spotlight: Kathy Lund Dean

Kathy Lund Dean (Economics and Management) and Cat LaCasse ’22 (Accounting) had their paper, “Not even trying to be innovative? Network ties and homophily in management research leadership” accepted for presentation at the Western Academy of Management meeting in March 2022. The paper uses social network analysis to examine ties among Academy of Management leaders […]

Faculty Spotlight: Anna Hulseberg, Michelle Twait, and Leah Zacate

Anna Hulseberg, Michelle Twait, and Leah Zacate (all of the Library) co-presented a session, “The Plot Thickens: Writing the Next Chapter for Access Services,” at the 21st Annual Brick & Click Academic Library Conference on November 5, 2021. In this virtual session, they discussed how working through the pandemic lessened barriers around library staff roles, […]

Faculty Spotlight: Marcia Bunge

Marcia Bunge (Religion) has published a collection of essays entitled Child Theology: Diverse Methods and Global Perspectives (Orbis Books). Contributors include Roman Catholic, Protestant, and Orthodox theologians from six continents. Like feminist, Black, and other liberating forms of theology, child theologies re-evaluate and reinterpret current understandings of Christian faith and life in the light of […]

Intersections: Number 54 (Fall 2021)

Intersections is a publication by and largely for the academic communities of the twenty-seven institutions that comprise the Network of ELCA Colleges and Universities (NECU). Each issue reflects on the intersection of faith, learning, and teaching within Lutheran higher education. It is published by the NECU, and has its home in the Presidential Center for Faith […]

Faculty Spotlight: Kate Aguilar

Kate Aguilar (History) is presenting her research on November 4, 2021, as a part of a panel on Sports and Southern Identities in the Sunbelt Era at the Southern Historical Association’s Annual Meeting. Her paper is entitled, “The Rage to Win: The Black Athlete and the U in the Sunbelt South.”

Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Heldke

Lisa Heldke (Philosophy) and her collaborator Cynthia Belliveau were the plenary speakers at the annual John Dewey society conference, held in Burlington Vermont. Their presentation was entitled “Cooking to Learn: the John Dewey Kitchen Institute.”

Dwight Stoll, 2021 Faculty Service Award Winner

Dwight Stoll (Chemistry) was selected as the 2021 recipient of the Gustavus Faculty Service Award. Presented each year at Founder’s Day, this award is the highest accolade a Gustavus faculty member can receive for distinguished service activities.

Faculty Spotlight: Erik Gulbranson

Erik Gulbranson (Geology) and Morgan Mellum ’23 presented their research results at the annual GSA meeting in Portland, OR as a poster titled: “Paleoclimate-induced stress on polar forested ecosystems prior to the Permian–Triassic mass extinction.” Gulbranson also presented a talk titled: “Late Permian soil-forming paleoenvironments on Gondwana.”

Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Ortmann

Lisa Ortmann (Education) published an article titled “Three challenges new coaches face– and how to overcome them,” describing her research on mentoring for school level leaders.