Andy Hertel, associate professor of psychology, has two recent publications of note.
One, titled “An investigation of the relationship between identifying as a smoker and urges to smoke among young adult combustible cigarette smokers” was published in 2020 in Psychology of Addictive Behaviors and was co-authored with Alexander Sokolovsky of Brown University and Robin Mermelstein of the University of Illinois at Chicago.
The second, titled, “Investment in drinking identity is associated with alcohol consumption and risk of alcohol use disorder” was published in 2019 in Addictive Behaviors and was co-authored with Kirsten Peterson and Kristen Lindgren of the University of Washington.
Sara O’Brien, associate professor of psychology, contributed to the Gizmodo column “Giz Asks,” answering the question “How Do I Stop Tapping My Foot, Biting My Nails, or Twirling My Hair?”
Steve Cohn, Charles W. and Arvilla S. Timme Chair in Economics, has posted an essay titled “Resisting Sinophobia and a New Cold War: Protecting the Free Flow of Ideas and Economic Health of Higher Education.” Cohn’s essay is on the dangers of Sinophobia and a new cold war with China, and can be found on the website of the Political Economy Research Institute of the University of Massachusetts.
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.
The second is an online exhibition of paintings by gallery artists being shown at home and in the studio, and presented by Bowery Gallery.
Katherine Adelsberger, associate professor of environmental studies, has a new publication in Geoarchaeology: An International Journal. One of the co-authors is Danika Hill (now Hill-Paulus), a 2014 Knox graduate.
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.