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Casey Elledge, 2019 Faculty Scholarly Accomplishment Award, Religion Department

Casey Elledge was selected as the 2019 recipient of the Gustavus Faculty Scholarly Accomplishment Award. Presented each year at Honors Day, this award is the highest accolade a Gustavus faculty member can receive for distinguished scholarly achievements.

Michele Koomen (Education)

Michele Koomen published an article with Alissa Hoffman ’17 and Elizabeth (Schutz) Rodriguez ’17 titled “Authentic science with citizen science and student‐driven science fair projects.”

Tom Clement (Economics and Management)

Tom Clement had a paper, “A Conceptual Framework of Entrepreneurial Finance,” accepted for publication in Entrepreneurship Education and Pedagogy, a spin-off publication of the top-tier journal Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. The paper offers the first-ever comprehensive framework that differentiates entrepreneurial finance from corporate finance and provides content and learning outcomes for educators on what to […]

Glenn Kranking (History and Scandinavian Studies)

Glenn Kranking participated and presented at the 25th anniversary celebration of the Baltic Studies Program at the University of Washington. He also presented “Be Swedish! Kustbon and the Changing Status of Estonia’s Swedish Minority, 1920s and 1930s” at the annual Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies Northwest Conference in Seattle.

Betsy Byers (Art and Art History) 

Betsy Byers and student Emily Dzieweczynski have a solo exhibition opening at the 410 project space in Mankato on April 26 from 7-9 p.m. The exhibition, 0°C -3C, encourages viewers to intimately experience the effects of climate change on the Rhone glacier through a mixed media installation that includes Virtual Reality animations, olfactory artwork, and sensory stimuli […]

Kathleen Keller (History) 

Kathleen Keller was interviewed on the podcast “New Books in French Studies” about her book, Colonial Suspects: Suspicion, Imperial Rule, and Colonial Society, which was published by University of Nebraska Press in 2018. You can listen to the podcast here.

Maddalena Marinari (History)

Maddalena Marinari gave two presentations over spring break. On March 31, she gave a public talk on immigration restriction then and now at the Center for Jewish History in New York City as part of a daylong symposium sponsored by Carnegie Hall. On April 4, she presented on her forthcoming monograph on immigration restriction at […]

Chris Gilbert (Political Science)

Chris Gilbert served as a discussant on the panel “Let’s Talk about Religion and U.S. Foreign Policy” at the Midwest Political Science Association annual meeting held in Chicago April 4-7, 2019.

Patricia Snapp (Music)

Patricia Snapp was invited to present a Voice Master Class at the University of Sioux Falls in South Dakota as part of The Wayne and Ruth Dalton Vocal Music Series on April 1. She was also invited to judge for the Voice Competition Finals of the Rochester Music Guild on March 10 and for the […]

Janine Wotton (Psychological Science)

Janine Wotton was awarded an R21 National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Special Emphasis Panel for Cutting-Edge Basic Research Awards. The research, using neural network based algorithms to classify mouse behavior, will be conducted at the Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine. The title of the grant […]