Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts

Publications, honors and creative works: Faculty

Vicki Bartolini, professor of education, co-authored the article “Transforming a Reggio-Inspired Documentation Assignment Using VoiceThread, an Online Collaborative Tool,” in the journal Innovations in Early Education: The International Reggio Emilia Exchange, with former Wheaton faculty technology liaison Patrick Rashleigh (March).

Alex Bloom, professor of history, presented four lectures at universities in Italy: “‘How the Other Half (Learned To) Live’: Race, Class, Gender, and Ethnicity in late 19th-century America,” at the Universita di Roma Tre, in Rome, in February; “1968: The Year the World Exploded,” at Palazzo Ducale, in Genoa, in March; “‘The Personal is Political, the Political is Personal:’ Understanding the 1960s,” at the Istituto Universitario Orientale, in Naples, in March; and The Trump Presidency: How We Got Here and Where We Might Be Going,” at Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali, in Rome, in March. [Read more...]

Publications, honors and creative works: Alumnae/i

Joanne Kourepinos Adams ’82 has been selected as the Top Female Executive Director of the Year for 2017 by the International Association of Top Professionals.

Jonathan Huss ’98, New York-based musician, had one of his songs played on radio station 107.1 The Peak (WXPX-FM) in April.

Samuel Kestenbaum ’09, who is a religion writer and reporter at the New York-based newspaper The Forward, wrote the article “When Passover is about American slavery” in The Atlantic (April).

Dorothy Kerper Monnelly ’58 has photographs on exhibit in “Fragile Water,” along with those of Ansel Adams and Ernest Brooks, at the San Jose Museum of Art in California, through August 1.

William Richards ’04, senior director of digital content strategy for the American Institute of Architects, authored Revolt and Reform in Architecture’s Academy: Urban Renewal, Race, and the Rise of Design in the Public Interest (Routledge, 2017).

Heather Spitzberg ’96 wrote “Life’s Lot” in Junto magazine (March).

Publications, honors and creative works: Faculty

Alex Bloom, professor of history, wrote a book review of Rafael Rojas’s Fighting Over Fidel: The New York Intellectuals and the Cuban Revolution in the American Historical Review in December 2016.

James Byrne, visiting assistant professor of English, published the article “Seamus Heaney, Francisco Goya, and Unveiling the Myth of History,” in the December 2016 issue of War, Literature & the Arts journal.

Pubs-ClarkBeverly Clark, professor of English, published the article “The Writer, the Family or the House? Visualizing Jo March’s Genius in the Nineteenth Century” in Story Time: Essays on the Betsy Beinecke Shirley Collection of American Children’s Literature (New Haven: Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library and Yale University Press, 2016).

pubs-Kelly-GoffKelly Goff, assistant professor of art, exhibited “Empty Cache” at the annual Governor’s Island Art Fair in New York, N.Y. This solo exhibition in the underground Revolutionary War Fort Jay showcased Goff’s work “Dumpster, 2012.” Goff also exhibited his first video installation, “Two views, 2016,” at the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center in Vermont as part of the Open Call NXNE 2017 exhibition, from January 14 through March 5.

Nancy Kendrick, professor of philosophy, wrote the chapter “Wollstonecraft on Marriage as Virtue Friendship” in The Social and Political Philosophy of Mary Wollstonecraft (Oxford University Press, 2017).

Kent Shaw, assistant professor of English, wrote a book review of Lo Kwa Mei-en’s Yearling in the September 2016 issue of the Kenyon Review and a book review of Christopher DeWeese’s The Father of the Arrow is the Thought in the December 2016 issue of Fanzine. His poem “There were bricks put at brick angles” also was published in the Bennington Review in November 2016.

Publications, honors and creative works: Alumnae/i

Jeniffer Hargroves Cox ’00 published the article “Proposing a New Strategy for Army Ethics Training,” in the Military Law Review, 2016.

Pubs-PaquetteCathleen “Catha” Paquette ’74 published At the Crossroads: Diego Rivera and his Patrons at MoMA, Rockefeller Center, and the Palace of Fine Arts (University of Texas Press, 2017).

Sam Sisakhti ’05, founder of UsTrendy, won the 2016 Laverack Award from the Applewild School in Fitchburg, Mass., the independent day school that he attended. The award celebrates dedication and generosity.

Pubs-SnowdenSusannah Snowden-Smith ’95 received the 2016 Wrecks of the World Champion award in an international underwater photography contest that showcases breathtaking images of shipwrecks around the world.