Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts

Publications, honors and creative works: Faculty

Francisco Fernández de Alba, associate professor of Hispanic studies, presented the keynote address “1980s Madrid: The War on Drugs and the Transatlantic Conspiracy Theory” at the Levy-Wasteneys Graduate Symposium sponsored by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Toronto (Canada) in March. He also presented “Of Bubbles and Islands: In Between Peripherality and the Iberian Atlantic” at the Centro de Estudios Canarias-América conference at Hunter College in New York in April.

Vicki Bartolini, professor of education, co-wrote the article “A Shift to Inquiry: The Heart of Effective Teaching and Professional Development for the 21st Century” in the New Educator (February). She also collaborated with Blakely Fetridge Bundy ’66 on the steering committee of TRUCE (Teachers Resisting Unhealthy Children’s Entertainment) to publish seasonal screen-free play plans for families and teachers of young children.

Alexander Bloom, professor of history, presented the paper “Whatever Happened to the New York Intellectuals?” at Alfred Kazin: A Centennial Celebration, a conference at Wellesley College in May. He also presented the talks “‘Long Time Gone’: The Shifting Meanings of the 1960s Over the Last 50 Years” and “Making the Past Talk: Deriving Textured Meaning From Inanimate Documents?” to graduate students at the University of Rome in June. [Read more...]

Publications, honors and creative works: Alumnae/i

Andrea Kneifel Johnstone ’85 was selected as the next United States magistrate judge for the district of New Hampshire. Previously, she was special counsel to the University System of New Hampshire.

Elizabeth Sobe Cerasuolo ’96, director of communications at Fish & Richardson, Boston, in May received an Excellence in Law award in the marketing category from Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.


Studio majors express themselves at annual exhibition

Pardo_Photo3982Each year, studio art majors present work in the senior art exhibition in the Beard and Weil Galleries as a culmination of their creative experience at Wheaton. This year’s show, “Introspection,” under advisor Professor Andrew Howard, showcased diverse work by 18 students. [Read more...]

Reunion rocks, rain or shine

Photos by Keith Nordstrom and Nicki Pardo