Articles: Academics, Publications & Research

People & Places: March 2023

People & Places is a monthly highlight of the ongoing professional activities and achievements of faculty, staff, and students of the College. Alexis Hart, Professor of English and Director of Writing, delivered an opening plenary address titled “Reassemble and Renew” for the Writing with Current, Former, and Future Members of the Military pre-conference workshop at

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People and Places: May 2022

Join the Office of URSCA in congratulating the many Allegheny students who recently presented their research at the Sigma Xi Undergraduate Research and Creative Accomplishment Conference, held on April 23 at Penn State Behrend. In particular, the Office of URSCA would like to highlight the following students for their outstanding achievements in either winning or

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People and Places: February 2022

Professor Emeritus of Art George Roland had a work of computational art accepted for an exhibition, “Anything Goes,” at the Art Center Sarasota. The juror, Tom Casmer, awarded Roland’s entry an honorable mention. The exhibition runs from January 27 to March 5, 2022. Student Aaron Adsit was invited to speak at the Geological Society of America Northeast sectional

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People & Places: June 2021

People & Places is published monthly during the academic year. It reports on the professional activities of members of the College community and highlights student achievement. On May 5, 2021, Professor of Political Science and International Studies Shannan Mattiace shared her co-authored work on “Indian Resistance to Criminal Violence in Mexico,” with master’s students at the Autonomous

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People & Places: December 2019

Laura Branby, Creek Connections Pittsburgh field educator, was recently interviewed by Josh Raulerson from the Pennsylvania Environmental Council for their Pennsylvania Legacies Podcast. Laura talked all about Allegheny College’s Creek Connections program. Take a listen! Visiting Assistant Professor of Geology Matt Carter presented a talk entitled “How image logs can help interpret the subsurface: an example

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People & Places: May 2019

Fifteen Allegheny psychology students participated in the 47th Annual Western Pennsylvania Undergraduate Psychology Conference (WPUPC) held at Chatham University on April 6, 2019. They are (with their faculty advisors listed in parentheses): Austin Shaffer, Jonathan Davidson, Samuel Walgenbach (Lauren Paulson) Gabby Griffin-Maya (Allison Connell Pensky) Elijah Morsha-Taylor (Patricia Rutledge) Liam McKersie, Michelle Mota Paulino, Stephanie

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People & Places: April 2019

Along with his colleagues, Assistant Professor of Biology Matt Venesky recently published two research articles in peer-reviewed journals. The first article, titled “Impacts of thermal mismatches on disease prevalence are moderated by life stage, body size, elevation and latitude,” was published in the journal Ecology Letters and represents collaborative work done with researchers at the University of South Florida.

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People & Places: March 2019

Judson Herrman, the Frank T. McClure Professor of Greek and Latin, has published a substantial peer-reviewed reference article on “Hyperides” for the new digital edition of the Oxford Classical Dictionary, which, in its earlier print editions, has long been the standard reference work in the field of classical studies. Associate Professor of Communication Arts Ishita Sinha Roy has

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