Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts

Faculty publications, honors and creative works

Assistant Professor of Political Science Marcus Allen co-authored the article “Teaching Introduction to American Government/Politics: What We Learn from the Visual Images in Textbooks” in the Journal of Political Science Education (January 2010). He also delivered the keynote address, “From Du Bois to Obama: The Continued Quest for Universal Freedom,” via digital videoconferencing, at the international conference “The Role of African Americans in Bringing Equality and Social Justice to All” held at Moldova State University in February.

Great Cities in HistoryKeiter Professor of History Alexander Bloom published the essay “New York: An Age of Lead to an Age of Gold,” in The Great Cities in History (Thames and Hudson, 2009). He also presented the paper “Abraham Lincoln, the 1960s, and Barack Obama: Restoring the Lost Connection” at the conference “Between History and Myth: Politics and Political Uses of Abraham Lincoln,” Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy, in November 2009.

Professor of English Samuel Coale published the essay “The Entangled Web: Heaven’s Prisoners in Manichean Prisons” in A Violent Conscience: Essays on the Fiction of James Lee Burke (McFarland, 2010). [Read more...]

Alumnae/i publications, honors and creative works

Joanne Kourepinos Adams ’82 was honored as Garden City (N.Y.) “Citizen of the Year” for 2010 in April. The award recognizes volunteerism and outstanding service to the Village of Garden City and beyond.

Betsy Smith Bergquist ’55 has published Up the Hill to Baker River School, a memoir of self-discovery and educational activism (Dog Ear Publishing, 2010).

Executive Elaine Brown ’77 co-authored The Little Black Book of Success: Laws of Leadership for Black Women (Random House, 2010).

Ann Burkhardt ’76, clinical associate professor of occupational therapy at Quinnipiac University, received the President’s Award from the New York State Occupational Therapy Association, which recognizes an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the occupational therapy profession. [Read more...]