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.

Beverly Clark, professor of English, published The Afterlife of Little Women (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014).

Geoffrey Collins, professor of geology, co-wrote the article “Tectonic Activity on Pluto After the Charon-forming Impact,” published in the journal Icarus (January 2015).

Michael Drout, professor of English, co-edited Tolkien Studies: Volume 11 (West Virginia University Press, 2014), and published the audio college course “Singers and Tales: Oral Tradition and the Roots of Literature” (Recorded Books: Modern Scholar Series, 2014). He also co-wrote the article “Lexomic Analysis of Medieval Latin Texts,” published in the Journal of Medieval Latin 24 (December 2014).

Nancy Kendrick, Prentice professor of philosophy, presented “Mary Astell’s Anti-Aristotelian Theory of Friendship” at the Northern New England Philosophical Association meeting held at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth Oct 17–18, 2014, and at the New York/New Jersey Research Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy on October 22 at John Jay College in New York City.

Lisa Lebduska, professor of English, wrote the article “Literacy Sponsorship and the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill,” published in the journal Literacy in Composition Studies (2014).

Rolf Nelson, associate professor of psychology, and Jason Reiss, assistant professor of psychology, co-wrote the article “The Shape of a Hole Is Perceived as the Shape of Its Interior,” published in the journal Perception (2014).

A. Javier Trevino, professor of sociology, wrote the article “C. Wright Mills as Designer: Personal Practice and Two Public Talks,” published in the journal American Sociologist (December 2014).