Academics, Publications & Research

Academics, Publications & Research reports on the professional activities, achievements, and stories of members of the Allegheny community.

CNN.com Publishes Article by Professor Onyeiwu

In July, CNN.com published an article by Professor of Economics Stephen Onyeiwu, “Lessons Buhari can learn from Obama about managing a tough economy.”

Art Journal Features Professor Rich in Issue Focusing on Influential Emerging International Artists

Assistant Professor of Art Byron Rich was selected as artist in residence at Pilotenkueche at the historic Spinnerei Arts Center in Leipzig, Germany, where he pursued his research between June and August of 2015. He was featured in a 23-page article in the art journal Art Habens for their summer issue focusing on influential emerging […] Read More

Professor Whitenack Gives Invited Talk on Modern and Fossil Shark Teeth

Assistant Professor of Biology Lisa Whitenack gave an invited symposium talk at the American Elasmobranch Society Annual Meeting in Reno, Nevada. Her talk, “Integrative Chondrichthyan Paleobiology: The Present is the Key to the Past,” was about her research on modern and fossil shark teeth.

Professor Mattiace Publishes in Flagship Journal of Latin American Studies Association

Professor of Political Science Shannan Mattiace published a research note titled “Yucatec Maya Organizations in San Francisco, California: Ethnic Identity Formation across Migrant Generations” with co-author Patricia Fortuny in the Latin American Research Review (LARR) 50.2 (summer 2015). LARR is the flagship journal of the Latin American Studies Association. Professor Mattiace presented her paper “Criminal […] Read More

Professor Hart Facilitates Digital Storytelling Workshop

Associate Professor of English and Director of Writing Alexis Hart co-facilitated a day-and-a-half workshop on composing videos and digital storytelling as part of a GLCA Expanding Collaborations Grant focused on digital liberal arts pedagogies. Click here to learn more and access workshop materials.

Professor Barry Publishes in “Communications in Algebra”

Professor of Mathematics Michael Barry’s paper “On a Question of Glasby, Praeger, and Xia,” which he wrote during his Spring 2014 sabbatical, has appeared in the journal Communications in Algebra.

Paper by Brianna Cusanno Accepted by Ramapo Journal of Law & Society

A paper on Title VII by Brianna Cusanno ’16 has been accepted by the Ramapo Journal of Law & Society.

Schafer and Dawson Publish Work in May Issue of “Health”

Elizabeth Schafer ’17 and Assistant Professor of Global Health Studies Becky Smullin Dawson had a peer-reviewed article, “Assessing Community Health Needs in a Rural Area: Determining Best Practices to Meet New Affordable Care Act Requirements,” published in the May 2015 issue of Health. The full text of the article is available online.

Three Students Selected for Primary Care Scholars’ Program

As the result of a rigorous application process coordinated by Director of Pre-Professional Studies Kirsten Peterson ’78, three Allegheny students were among a select group accepted into the Penn State College of Medicine Primary Care Scholars’ Program, which took place May 18-28. Students chosen to participate were judged on academic excellence, well-rounded life experiences, clinical […] Read More

Senior Claire Porterfield Participates in RAM Health Exposition

In July Claire Porterfield ’16 participated in her second Remote Area Medical (RAM) Health Exposition. Through a partnership with Southwest Virginia’s Health Wagon, this year’s all-volunteer RAM event was the 700th worldwide and the largest such event in the United States. Services at RAM include medical, dental and vision provided to the uninsured, underinsured, unemployed, […] Read More