Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts

Publications, honors and creative works: Faculty

Jonathan Brumberg-Kraus, professor of religion, wrote the article “Food and Meals,” published in the Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Law (Oxford University Press, 2015). He also, along with Betsey Dyer, professor of biology, co-wrote the article “Cultures on Ice: Refrigeration and the Americanization of Immigrants in the First Half of the Twentieth Century,” published in Food & Material Culture: Proceedings of the Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery 2013 (Prospect Books, 2014).

Delvyn Case, assistant professor of music, had his holiday overture “Rocket Sleigh” performed at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., by the National Symphony Orchestra in December 2014, as well as by numerous other orchestras during the holiday season. [Read more...]

Publications, honors and creative works: Alumnae/i

Kenneth Babby ’02, owner and chief executive officer of the Akron RubberDucks, was elected chair of the 10-member board of directors of the Minor League Baseball’s Baseball Internet Rights Company.

Jeniffer Hargroves Cox ’00 has been promoted from captain to major in the U.S. Army

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.