Publications, honors and creative works: Faculty

Professor of Art History R. Tripp Evans’ book

Professor of Religion Jonathan Brumberg-Kraus published the paper “Truly the Ear Tests Words as the Palate Tastes Food” (Job 12:11): Synaesthetic Food Metaphors for the Experience of the Divine in Jewish Tradition,” in Food and Language: Proceedings of the Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery 2009.

Assistant Professor of Economics Phoebe Chan published the article “The Determinants of International Patenting for Nine Agricultural Biotechnology Firms,” in The Journal of Industrial Economics (June 2010).

Michael Gousie, mathematics and computer science professor, co-authored “DEM View: 3D Visualization of DEM Error,” which was published in Accuracy 2010, Proceedings of the Ninth International Symposium on Spatial Accuracy Assessment in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences (July 2010).

Professor of Art and Art History Andrew Howard had his photographs and article “Soul and Six Strings,” about classical guitar maker Stephan Connor, published in Cape Cod Life Magazine (August 2010). His photographs were also on display in Beard and Weil Galleries during a fall exhibition of recent work by studio art faculty. The exhibition, which ran from September through October, also included work by professors Tim Cunard, Claudia Fieo, Jake Mahaffy and Patricia Stone.

Associate Professor of Psychology Derek Price presented his paper “The Cultural Assessment of Native Children’s Preschool Development: A Navajo Example” at the Second Annual Conference of the Native Children’s Research Exchange, in Denver, Colo. (August 2010). At the conference, he also participated in a panel discussion titled “Culture and American Indian and Alaskan Native Children’s Development.”

Thomas Ratliff, mathematics professor, published “Lewis Carroll, Voting, and the Taxicab Metric” in The College Mathematics Journal (September 2010).

Scott Shumway, biology professor

Scott Shumway, biology professor, presented the poster “Rainforest Plants: A Web-based Teaching Tool for Students of Tropical Biology” at the Botany 2010 conference (August 2010).

A. Javier Trevino, sociology professor, published Classic Writings in Law and Society, second edition, revised and expanded (Transaction Publishers, 2010).

Professor of Art History R. Tripp Evans published the biography Grant Wood: A Life, which received a favorable review in the New York Times (Alfred A. Knopf, 2010).