Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts

Publications, honors and creative works: Faculty

Kirk Anderson, associate professor of French, translated from French to English the short story “Brown Hounding” by Franck Pavloff in Metamorphoses (April 2012).

William Goldbloom Bloch, professor of mathematics, published the article “Lost in a Good Book: Jorge Borges’ Inescapable Labyrinth” in Springer Verlag (April 2012). Also, Bloch and Michael Drout wrote the essay “Fair and Unfair Division in Neal Stephenson’s Cryptonomicon” in Mathematics and Popular Culture (McFarland, February 2012).

Alex Bloom, professor of history, published the article “The Sixties” in the Oxford Encyclopedia of American Social History (Oxford University Press, March 2012). He also presented the talk “The End of the Tunnel: The Vietnam Experience and American Life” on April 11, 2012, at Capitol Community College in Hartford, Conn. [Read more...]

Publications, honors and creative works: Alumnae/i

Cynthia Douglas Bittinger ’68, educator and historian, published Vermont Women, Native Americans and African Americans: Out of the Shadows of History (History Press, May 2012).

Kristin Sundin Brandt ’94, vice president of Sundin Associates, was promoted to president.

Patricia Flaherty ’83, a community organizer, activist and developer, was selected by the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women as one of the Commonwealth’s Unsung Heroines of 2012.

Pickett Davis Randolph ’60 received the Anne Kane McGuire Award for Distinguished Service from Foxcroft School in Middleburg, Va., in May. She is an alum of the school, as well as a former member of the board of trustees.

Elizabeth Southworth ’91 wrote the article “Lessons Not Learned: The Role of Operational Risk in Rogue Trading” in Risk Professional Magazine, examining the root causes of serious lapses in operational risk control that have been at the heart of major trading scandals over the past two decades (June 2012).

Paige MacGregor ’08 presented the paper “Alternative Identities: Women, Sexuality and Altporn” at the National Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference in Boston in April.