Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts

Publications, honors and creative works: Faculty

Vicki Bartolini, professor of education, and Judy LaConte, a Wheaton visiting instructor of education and a Norton teacher, co-wrote, along with Karen Worth, the article “A Shift to Inquiry: The Heart of Effective Teaching and Professional Development for the Twenty-first Century,” in the New Educator (February).

Alexander Bloom, professor of history, published the article “Abraham Lincoln, the 1960s, and Barack Obama: Restoring the Lost Connections,” in Modes and Facets of the American Scene (Ila Palma, Rome, June 2014). [Read more...]

Publications, honors and creative works: Alumnae/i

Shawn Boone ’00, doctoral campus college chair for ACCESS at the University of Phoenix, wrote the chapter “Teacher Leaders as School Reformers” in the book The Power of Teacher Leaders: Their Roles, Influence, and Impact (New York: Routledge—Taylor and Francis, July 2014).

Sharon Callahan ’84, CEO of LLNS at Omnicom Group, was honored with the Women’s Venture Fund’s Highest Leaf Award in June for remarkable business leadership.

Dorothy Kerper Monnelly ’58 is exhibiting her photography in “Fragile Waters” at the Tampa Museum of Art in Florida and the Las Cruces Museum of Art in New Mexico through Jan. 15, 2015; and at the Maritime Museum of San Diego, March 1–Sept. 15, 2015.

Valerie Ogden ’61 published Bluebeard: Brave Warrior, Brutal Psychopath, (History Publishing Company, August 2014).

Derron Wallace ’07 was awarded a Florence Levy Kay Fellowship in Education and African and Afro-American Studies at Brandeis University. His achievement was noted in the Journal of Blacks in Higher Education.

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.