McAndrew Published

Frank McAndrew, Cornelia H. Dudley Professor of Psychology, has just published a chapter titled “Gossip as a Social Skill” in The Oxford Handbook of Gossip and Reputation (Oxford University Press). The editors of this book are Francesca Giardini & Rafael Wittek of Groningen University in the Netherlands. The chapter is now available online and will be available in print in August.

O’Brien Co-Authors Paper

Sara O’Brien, assistant professor of psychology, was co-author on a paper accepted for publication in the journal Aging & Mental Health entitled “Psychometric properties of the Expanded Version of the Inventory of Depression and Anxiety Symptoms (IDAS-II) in a sample of older adults.” Co-authors were researchers at Louisiana State University.

Carlin Metz Directs Staged Reading

Liz Carlin Metz, Smith V. Brand Endowed Chair in Theatre Arts, directed a stage reading Chicago Premiere of the Serbian play, The Balkan Spy by Dušan Kovačević, renowned Serbian playwright, and translated by Professor Dennis Barnett (Coe College), on May 28 as part of the annual International Voices Project Festival of International New Plays performed in Chicago.

Behling Articles Published

Laura Behling, professor of English, has two articles forthcoming. The first, “Creating a Career Preparation Course for Students in the Humanities” will be published on The Wiley Network this month.  The second, “Unsightly Evidence: ‘Female Inversion’ and the U.S. Woman Suffrage Movement,” (a chapter from her 2001 monograph, The Masculine Woman in America, 1890-1935) has been selected for inclusion in 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage: A University of Illinois Press Anthology, scheduled for publication in early 2020. 

Behling also recently led a faculty workshop on developing empathetic syllabi at McKendree University, Illinois.

McAndrew Published in Newsweek

An essay by Frank McAndrew, Cornelia H. Dudley Professor of Psychology, titled “America is Facing an Intellectual Humility Crisis,” was published in Newsweek. The essay appeared in more than three dozen other media outlets nationally and internationally.

McAndrew has also done interviews or been featured in a wide range of media during the past two months, including The Huffington Post, Stylist Magazine, CNBC, and LiveScience. He was recently the featured guest for an hour-long interview about gossip on “Talk with Francesca” on WATD FM 95.9 in Boston.