Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts

Publications, honors and creative works: Faculty

Alex Bloom, professor of history, wrote a book review of Rafael Rojas’s Fighting Over Fidel: The New York Intellectuals and the Cuban Revolution in the American Historical Review in December 2016.

James Byrne, visiting assistant professor of English, published the article “Seamus Heaney, Francisco Goya, and Unveiling the Myth of History,” in the December 2016 issue of War, Literature & the Arts journal.

Pubs-ClarkBeverly Clark, professor of English, published the article “The Writer, the Family or the House? Visualizing Jo March’s Genius in the Nineteenth Century” in Story Time: Essays on the Betsy Beinecke Shirley Collection of American Children’s Literature (New Haven: Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library and Yale University Press, 2016).

pubs-Kelly-GoffKelly Goff, assistant professor of art, exhibited “Empty Cache” at the annual Governor’s Island Art Fair in New York, N.Y. This solo exhibition in the underground Revolutionary War Fort Jay showcased Goff’s work “Dumpster, 2012.” Goff also exhibited his first video installation, “Two views, 2016,” at the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center in Vermont as part of the Open Call NXNE 2017 exhibition, from January 14 through March 5.

Nancy Kendrick, professor of philosophy, wrote the chapter “Wollstonecraft on Marriage as Virtue Friendship” in The Social and Political Philosophy of Mary Wollstonecraft (Oxford University Press, 2017).

Kent Shaw, assistant professor of English, wrote a book review of Lo Kwa Mei-en’s Yearling in the September 2016 issue of the Kenyon Review and a book review of Christopher DeWeese’s The Father of the Arrow is the Thought in the December 2016 issue of Fanzine. His poem “There were bricks put at brick angles” also was published in the Bennington Review in November 2016.

Publications, honors and creative works: Alumnae/i

Jeniffer Hargroves Cox ’00 published the article “Proposing a New Strategy for Army Ethics Training,” in the Military Law Review, 2016.

Pubs-PaquetteCathleen “Catha” Paquette ’74 published At the Crossroads: Diego Rivera and his Patrons at MoMA, Rockefeller Center, and the Palace of Fine Arts (University of Texas Press, 2017).

Sam Sisakhti ’05, founder of UsTrendy, won the 2016 Laverack Award from the Applewild School in Fitchburg, Mass., the independent day school that he attended. The award celebrates dedication and generosity.

Pubs-SnowdenSusannah Snowden-Smith ’95 received the 2016 Wrecks of the World Champion award in an international underwater photography contest that showcases breathtaking images of shipwrecks around the world.

Publications, honors and creative works: Faculty

Matthew Allen, professor of music, released the documentary film on DVD Seán Ó Sé: A Life in Song and Story in July 2016 through Multicultural Media, in Montpelier, Vt.

Jonathan Brumberg-Kraus, professor of religion, wrote the article “Communicating Jewish Identity Through Taste: Jewish Flavour Principles as Culinary ‘Midrash’” in Food and Communication: Proceedings of the Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery 2015 (Prospect Books, 2016).

Page 13-Christian-bookcoverShawn Christian, associate professor of English and associate provost, published The Harlem Renaissance and the Idea of a New Negro Reader (University of Massachusetts Press, 2016).

Samuel Cole, professor of English, presented “Hawthorne’s Isolation: Curse, Creed or Catastrophe?” in June at the Hawthorne Conference of 2016 in Stowe, Vt., and “Hawthorne [De]constructed: Morbid Hermit, Elegant Genius, Sexual Transgressor” at the American Literature Association’s annual conference in San Francisco.

Mark LeBlanc, professor of computer science, in May 2016 won the 2016 NCWIT EngageCSEdu Engagement Excellence Award from the National Center for Women & Information Technology and Google. The award is for open-source course materials that demonstrate a strong commitment to recruiting and retaining women and other underrepresented groups in introductory computer science courses. [Read more...]

Publications, honors and creative works: Alumnae/i

Margo Walsh Davies ’86, founder of MaineWorks, was featured in the Huffington Post blog “What’s Working: Purpose + Profit.” Her company helps former inmates recovering from addiction get a fresh start through temporary employment. MaineWorks also was recognized on the 2016 Best for The World Customers list presented by the nonprofit B Lab as one of 134 companies having a positive impact on customers.

Kerin Stackpole ’84 was named the Best Lawyers  2017 Lawyer of the Year for Employment Law—Management in Burlington, Mass. Only one lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the Lawyer of the Year.