Robin Ragan, professor of modern languages, published an article titled, “Going All in to Help Asylum Seekers at the U.S./ Mexico Border,” that was included in the July/August edition of American Translators Association.
Tim Kasser, Emeritus Professor of Psychology, recently had an article published in the European Journal of Positive Psychology. The article is titled “Goals for Good: Testing an intervention to reduce materialism in three European countries” and was co-authored with colleagues from University of Surrey, UK, and Royal Holloway University of London, UK.
On Tuesday, July 21st Catherine Denial, Bright Professor of American History, conducted a two-hour, virtual workshop on Universal Design for Learning online with faculty from Williams College in Massachusetts.
Denial was also featured on the Think UDL podcast, talking with host Lilian Nave about kindness in online teaching.
Lynette Lombard, professor of art, is part of two online shows in New York. One being with Zeuxis, Lomard presents, “The Act of Seeing: In Conversation with Matt Klos & Lynette Lombard.” Installation shots and reception photos can be found on their Facebook page.
Brandon Polite ’03, associate professor of philosophy, recently debated John Dyck (Auburn) regarding whether Lil Nas X’s mega-hit “Old Town Road” is better understood as a country song or a hip-hop song. The half-hour video of the discussion has been posted on Aesthetics for Birds, the premiere blog focusing on issues in aesthetics and the philosophy of art.
Katie Stewart, assistant professor of political science & international relations, published a state of the field essay on nation building, “Democratic and Autocratic Nation Building,” in Nationalities Papers.
Deirdre Dougherty, assistant professor of educational studies, was awarded “The Annals of Iowa Research Grant” by the State Historical Society of Iowa to study the experience of migrant students in the 1950s-1970s.