Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts

Publications, honors and creative works: Faculty

Delvyn Case, assistant professor of music, presented “Fire in the Big Top!”, a commission for narrator and brass quintet for the Portland (Maine) Symphony. It was performed at elementary schools and arts centers throughout the state of Maine in fall 2012.

Samuel Coale, English professor, published Quirks of the Quantum: Postmodernism and Contemporary American Fiction (University of Virginia Press, 2012). He also presented a paper, “Fragments of Transformation: The Tourist, the Romancer, and Hawthorne’s Vision,” at the conference Conversazioni in Italia: Emerson, Hawthorne, and Poe, in Florence, Italy, in June.

Geoffrey Collins, geology professor, co-wrote the National Academies Report Assessment of Planetary Protection Requirements for Spacecraft Missions to Icy Solar System Bodies (National Academies Press, April 2012). He was the vice chair of the committee that wrote the report. [Read more...]

Publications, honors and creative works: Alumnae/i

Alicia Goranson ’96 won the 2012 Parsec Award, one of the most prestigious audio drama awards, in the Best Speculative Fiction Audio Drama (Long Form) category for her audio drama “The Mask of Inanna.”

Adina Menashe ’12 published Bread Soup, a trilingual children’s book inspired by her study abroad experience with the School for International Training.

Kelly Neale ’04 published an article in the Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing titled “The Fifth Vital Sign: Chronic Pain Assessment of the Adolescent Oncology Patient” (July 2012).

Publications, honors and creative works: Faculty

Kirk Anderson, associate professor of French, translated from French to English the short story “Brown Hounding” by Franck Pavloff in Metamorphoses (April 2012).

William Goldbloom Bloch, professor of mathematics, published the article “Lost in a Good Book: Jorge Borges’ Inescapable Labyrinth” in Springer Verlag (April 2012). Also, Bloch and Michael Drout wrote the essay “Fair and Unfair Division in Neal Stephenson’s Cryptonomicon” in Mathematics and Popular Culture (McFarland, February 2012).

Alex Bloom, professor of history, published the article “The Sixties” in the Oxford Encyclopedia of American Social History (Oxford University Press, March 2012). He also presented the talk “The End of the Tunnel: The Vietnam Experience and American Life” on April 11, 2012, at Capitol Community College in Hartford, Conn. [Read more...]

Publications, honors and creative works: Alumnae/i

Cynthia Douglas Bittinger ’68, educator and historian, published Vermont Women, Native Americans and African Americans: Out of the Shadows of History (History Press, May 2012).

Kristin Sundin Brandt ’94, vice president of Sundin Associates, was promoted to president.

Patricia Flaherty ’83, a community organizer, activist and developer, was selected by the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women as one of the Commonwealth’s Unsung Heroines of 2012.

Pickett Davis Randolph ’60 received the Anne Kane McGuire Award for Distinguished Service from Foxcroft School in Middleburg, Va., in May. She is an alum of the school, as well as a former member of the board of trustees.

Elizabeth Southworth ’91 wrote the article “Lessons Not Learned: The Role of Operational Risk in Rogue Trading” in Risk Professional Magazine, examining the root causes of serious lapses in operational risk control that have been at the heart of major trading scandals over the past two decades (June 2012).

Paige MacGregor ’08 presented the paper “Alternative Identities: Women, Sexuality and Altporn” at the National Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference in Boston in April.