Publications, honors and creative works: Faculty

Michael Drout, professor of English, published the article “The Cynewulf of Albert S. Cook: Philology and English Studies in America,” in English Studies (2011). Also, the article he co-wrote with professors Mark LeBlanc (computer science) and Michael Kahn (mathematics), and Christina Nelson ’11, “Of Dendrogrammatology: Lexomic Methods for Analyzing the Relationships among Old English Poems,” was published in the Journal of English and Germanic Philology (2011).

-R. Tripp Evans, professor of art history, received one of the country’s most prestigious literary prizes for his biographyGrant Wood: A Life (Alfred A. Knopf, 2010). The National Award for Arts Writing is given to a single author in recognition of excellence in writing about the arts.

Peony Fhagen-Smith, assistant professor of psychology, was selected as the recipient of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues’ 2011 Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring Award, recognizing her extensive work in teaching and mentoring related to social issues, in terms of range of issues addressed, the number of academic subdisciplines involved, and the broad variety of activities in which she engages.

-ThreeAndrew Howard, professor of art, was accepted as a full member into a new arts cooperative, the Collections Gallery in Sandwich, Mass. He was a judge for the Annual North River Art Association in Marshfield, Mass., in May 2011, and had work accepted into the Photography Center of Cape Cod “Anything Goes” exhibition, which ran from May through June 2011 in Cotuit, Mass. He also was selected to participate in a juried national exhibition at the Cape Cod Art Association in July 2011, where his photograph “Three Friends,” pictured above, won first place.

Nancy Kendrick, Prentice Professor of Philosophy, published the article “The Non-Christian Influence on Anselm’sProslogion Argument” in the International Journal for Philosophy of Religion (2011).

Charlotte Meehan, playwright-in-residence and associate professor of English, presented an excerpt of Real Realism, her new play-in-progress, as part of Little Theatre’s Obie-winning performing arts series at Dixon Place (N.Y.) in June 2011. Professors David Fox and Stephanie Burlington Daniels were among the cast members.

Javier Trevino, professor of sociology, published The Social Thought of C. Wright Mills (Pine Forge Press/SAGE Publications, 2011).

Joel Relihan, professor of classics and associate provost, in April 2011, delivered a lecture to the classics department at Cornell University titled “Apuleius’ Golden Ass: What the Translator Knows.”

Book Gods BiologistDavid Wulff, professor of psychology, wrote the forward to David Hay’s God’s Biologist: A Life of Alister Hardy ( Darton, Longman & Todd, 2011).