Professor of Environmental Science Richard Bowden presented an invited seminar, “Can forest soils clean carbon out of the atmosphere? Soil carbon in temperate forest ecosystems” in June at Oregon State University. Bowden described work that his colleagues, students in his lab, and he are conducting on the inability of forest soils increase carbon storage as
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Professor of Psychology Juvia Heuchert delivered an invited keynote address entitled “African Contributions to Peace Psychology” at the 1st Pan-African Psychology Congress in Durban, South Africa from September 18-21. This historic congress was the first time ever in which psychologists from across Africa gathered to deliberate on psychological issues specific to Africa, as well as more
Professor of Political Science Shannan Mattiace attended a research workshop on September 21 and 22 sponsored by the Kellogg Center for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame and the Latin American Research Review (LARR) on Societal Responses to Criminal Violence in Latin America with co-authors Guillermo Trejo and Sandra Ley.
Associate Professor of English and Director of Writing Alexis Hart presented the keynote address, “Not Just a ‘Necessary Evil’: Reframing Assessment as Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship,” at SUNY Geneseo’s ASSESStivus on September 13.
Peer writing consultants Hannah Hart ’19 and Vanessa Thomas ’19 were competitively selected to participate in the Naylor Workshop for Undergraduate Research in Writing Studies held at York College of Pennsylvania on September 15-17. The two consultants presented their research proposals, “Effective Tutoring Methods and the Writing Process of Dyslexic Students” (Hart) and “Social Media
Along with collaborators from Bucknell University, Assistant Professor of Biology Matthew Venesky and Allegheny co-author Jordan Gaston (’16) published a research article titled “Seasonal and deil signature of Eastern Hellbender environmental DNA” in the peer Journal of Wildlife Management and Wildlife Monographs.
Assistant Professor of English John MacNeill Miller published an article in PMLA: Proceedings of the Modern Language Association title “When Drama Went to the Dogs; or, Staging Otherness in the Animal Melodrama.” The article explores the nature and significance of animal melodrama — a wildly popular, but now forgotten form of nineteenth-century theater that included live
Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Religious Studies Carl Olson’s invited essay titled “Ways of Healing and the Roles of Harmony, Purity, and Violent Rhetoric in Japanese Shinto and Shamanism,” has been published in Better Health through Spiritual Practices edited by Dean D. VonDras (Santa Barbara: Praeger, 2017, pp. 97-118). A second invited essay of Olson’s titled “The Problematic Nature
Professor of Political Science Sharon Wesoky recently published a book, co-edited with Kingfai Tam of Hong Kong Polytechnic University, titled “Not Just a Laughing Matter: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Political Humor in China (Springer Humanities).” The book, a product of a multi-year collaboration, grant from the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation, and international conference in Hong Kong, collects
Creek Connections Project Director Wendy Kedzierski received a full scholarship to attend the 2017 Mid-Atlantic Water Resources Conference October 12-13 at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, West Virginia.