Academics, Publications & Research

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

Herrman presents paper at University of Oxford

Judson Herrman, associate professor of classical studies and Frank T. McClure Chair of Greek and Latin, delivered a paper by invitation at the University of Oxford on February 24 titled “Demosthenes’ Philippics: a fourth-century book?” Herrman is a visiting fellow for Hilary Term 2017 at University College Oxford.

Olson essay published in journal, another forthcoming in book

Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies Carl Olson‘s essay, “Place, Play, Escape, and Identity: A Reconsideration of the Thought of Yi-fu Tuan in Light of the Work of Ramanuja and Zhuangzi” has been published in the International Communication of Chinese Culture. His essay “Violence, the Demonic, and Indian Asceticism” also has been accepted for publication in […] Read More

Park presents at Eastern Economic Association Annual Conference

Assistant Professor of Economics Hyun Woong Park presented his paper “Technical Change and the Rate of Profit When Output is Driven by Price-Value Deviation” on February 26, at the Eastern Economic Association Annual Conference 2017.

Hart article receives 2016 Richard Braddock Award

Associate Professor of English and Director of Writing Alexis Hart‘s co-authored article “Veterans in the Writing Classroom: Three Programmatic Approaches to Facilitate the Transition from the Military to Higher Education” received the 2016 Richard Braddock Award (http://www.ncte.org/cccc/awards/braddock), which is presented to the author(s) of the outstanding article on writing or the teaching of writing in […] Read More

Allegheny represented at 70th Annual Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Band Festival

Six Allegheny College student musicians represented their school at the 70th Annual Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Band Festival, held at Westminster College February 10-12. Thirty-one colleges and universities participated in the all-state event. Members of the symphonic band program at Allegheny, the six students selected by resume to participate were: Melissa Rusczcyk, clarinet; Brea Whiting, alto clarinet; […] Read More

Allegheny voices featured in ‘Pennsylvania Rural Health’

The Fall 2016 edition of “Pennsylvania Rural Health” published by the Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health has a strong Allegheny College presence. The feature story, “Lead Exposure in Children,” features comments from Associate Professor of Environmental Science and Global Health Studies Caryl Wagget. An ongoing column, “A Medical Student’s Perspective,” chronicles the journey of Ashley […] Read More

Studio art major develops book cover illustration

Studio art major Elizabeth Person ’17 was recently invited to develop a book cover illustration that was published by Elysium Press in November 2016. Elizabeth’s book cover provides an illustration for Dragon’s Discovery, a young adult fantasy novel that is the second installment of Edward Branley’s Blood Bound series. Dragon’s Discovery revolves around three teens […] Read More

Pinnow co-authors blog post on Russia policy

Professor of History Ken Pinnow co-authored a blog post about the Obama administration’s Russia policy for the NYU Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia. Read the post here: http://jordanrussiacenter.org/news/obama-us-miscalculation-russia/#.WItFsRiZPow

Pelletier’s Ernst serves on panel

Linda Ernst, interlibrary loan manager at Pelletier Library, attended the E-ZBorrow Practioner’s Meeting at Dickinson College. Linda served as a panel member on the topic “From Blue Slip to Ship: What’s the Secret to Great Turnaround Time?” This was the 1st panel discussion sponsored by the E-ZBorrow Advisory Council. Others serving on the panel included […] Read More

‘Veterans in the Writing Classroom’ published

Associate Professor of English and Director of Writing Alexis Hart‘s co-authored article “Veterans in the Writing Classroom: Three Programmatic Approaches to Facilitate the Transition from the Military to Higher Education” appeared in the December 2016 issue of College Composition and Communication. A podcast interview with Hart, her co-author, and the CCC editor can be heard […] Read More