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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.

Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Heldke

Lisa Heldke (Philosophy) presented a paper entitled “I Know I Am But What Are You? Paul Thompson on the Ethical Irrelevance of Dietetics” at the Food Ethics Futures conference held at Michigan State University.

Faculty Spotlight: Hayley Russell

Hayley Russell (Health and Exercise Science) gave an invited talk titled “The Psychology of Running Injuries” in the School of Kinesiology at the University of Minnesota.

Faculty Spotlight: Florence Amamoto

Florence Amamoto (English) was an invited speaker on a featured panel “Vocation and the Religiously (In)Different Student” at the 2022 NetVUE (Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education) conference in Dallas, Texas, March 24-26. She was also a facilitator at the “Orientation Session for Those New to NetVUE” and the plenary session “Interreligious Scriptural Reasoning as […]

Faculty Spotlight: Kathy Lund Dean

Kathy Lund Dean (Economics and Management) was keynote speaker for the Tenorio Research Series event at Minnesota State’s college of business. Her talk was entitled, “Using experiential learning effectively and ethically.” In addition, Kathy’s book, Course Design & Assessment (with Nancy Niemi, Framingham State U and Charles Fornaciari, La Salle U) was published in April […]