Kudos (Spring 2023)


Featured Faculty

Collaborative Pianist and Instructor in Piano Eun Ae Baik-Kim performed the Gaubert Trio, Fauré Fantasie and Sonata by Ethel Smyth with Xi Chen (violin) and Adria Foster (flute) at the Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

Contributing Faculty in Music and Coordinator of Chamber Music Michael Cameron has been selected as a 2023 juror for Fischoff National Chamber Music Association, which sponsors the nation’s largest chamber music competition.

Professor of Earth Sciences and Moraine Chair in Arctic Studies Ben Edwards was featured in a Quebec Science article about the study of lava.

Professor of American Studies and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies and James Hope Caldwell Memorial Chair Amy Farrell is quoted by Better Marketing in a story about rebranding the Girl Scouts.

Fast Company featured advice from Senior Lecturer in Psychology Michele Ford regarding personal confidence.

Associate Professor of Spanish Margaret Frohlich published Sexual Diversity in Young Cuban Cinema through Palgrave MacMillan.

Resident Director of the Italian Studies Program Bruno Grazioli gave a lecture at the Bellini Museum about the popularity of Italy as a study-abroad location for U.S. students and about the popularity of the U.S. as a study-abroad location globally.

Professor of Psychology and Glenn E. & Mary Line Todd Chair in the Social Sciences Marie Helweg-Larsen’s tips for how to deal with stress were picked up in an article in Inc. magazine and in Denmark’s Videnskab. She was also a guest on CBC Radio’s Tapestry and WITF’s The Spark.

Professor of Military Science Kevin Krupski’s piece “Who’s the Boss? Defining the Civil-Military Relationship in the Twenty-First Century” appeared in the Military Review.

Spanish-language newspaper El Confidencial featured a reference to Associate Professor of Art History Elizabeth Lee’s 2020 piece in The Conversation, “One 19th-Century Artist’s Effort to Grapple With Tuberculosis Resonates During COVID-19.”

The Associated Press and 368 other media outlets carried news of the creation of Dickinson’s new Center for the Futures of Native Peoples. The center’s founding director and Assistant Professor of American Studies Darren Lone Fight and Provost & Dean of the College Neil Weissman were quoted in the story. Lone Fight also participated in an extensive Q&A story with Native News Online. Voice of America, The Sentinel and WPMT-TV FOX43 also covered news of the center’s founding.

Associate Professor of Political Science Kathleen Marchetti was quoted in a story on WPMT-TV FOX43 about the record number of women legislators in state government and how women are still underrepresented in elected office.

Visiting Professor of International Security Studies Jeff McCausland discussed the conflict in Ukraine during four appearances on CBS Eye on the World/ The John Batchelor Show on CBS Radio stations across the country. He also gave interviews discussing the first anniversary of the fighting in Ukraine to multiple news outlets, including the Virginia Talk Radio Network.

The National Endowment for the Humanities awarded a fellowship to Associate Professor of Spanish Mariana Past for her project Unbroken Nostalgia: An Annotated Translation of the Haitian-Cuban Poetry by Hilario Batista.

The National Association of Science Writers referenced Associate Professor of History and Walter E. Beach ’56 Chair in Sustainability Studies Emily Pawley’s opinion piece in PennLive/The Patriot-News on Clean Water Act violations in 2019.

The New York Times interviewed Associate Professor of American Studies Jerry Philogene about the work of Haitian artist Myrlande Constant.

On WITF’s The Spark, Professor of History and Pohanka Chair in American Civil War History Matthew Pinsker talked about former U.S. Supreme Court Justice and Dickinson alumnus Roger Taney’s legacy and why his bust is being removed from the U.S. Capitol.

Inside Higher Ed published Associate Professor of French & Francophone and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies Mireille Rebeiz’s Piece “Are Campus Visits Necessary?” She published several opinion pieces in PennLive/The Patriot-News, including “Is Lebanon Worth Saving?” and “Beirut Barracks Bombing of 1983: Is Justice Possible After 40 Years?”, as well as an open letter to Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro urging him to recognize April as Arab American Heritage Month.

Associate Professor of Philosophy Crispin Sartwell’s piece “Have I Been Good or Bad This Year? Here’s Some New Math” was published by The New York Times, and “ ‘Election Denial’ and Other Meaningless Charges” appeared in The Wall Street Journal. He also contributed a chapter to a new philosophy essay collection, Question Everything: A Stone Reader (Liveright).

Gregory Strohman, contributing faculty in music, presented his research, Designing a Comprehensive Model of Tonalness as an Empirical Basis for a General Theory of Music Harmony, in Paris at La Musique-Science Devant la Question de l’Harmonie in November 2022.

The New Yorker published Professor of Creative Writing and Poet-in-Residence Adrienne Su’s poem “The Days.”

Professor of Music and Charles A. Dana Chair Amy Wlodarski’s book George Rochberg, American Composer: Personal Trauma and Artistic Creativity was selected by the National Endowment for the Humanities to be part of the Fellowships Open Book Program, which makes outstanding humanities books digitally available to a wide audience.

Administrator Accolades

President John E. Jones III ’77, P’11’s opinion piece “Teachable Moment: George Santos’ Lesson to College Students” appeared on Smerconish.com. WITF’s The Spark featured a conversation with Jones about the potential future of Penn State Dickinson Law, and he provided analysis in a piece about the transition to the new Shapiro administration and discussed Pennsylvania’s so-called religious garb law, which lawmakers are trying to rescind, on WPMT-TV FOX43.

Director of the Center for Spirituality & Social Justice J. Cody Nielsen is quoted by Inside Higher Ed in a piece about Belmont University’s plans to hire Jewish professors. The school had previously required all instructors to be Christian.

Director of Sustainability Learning Lindsey Lyons was quoted extensively in a Chronicle of Higher Education special report on the ways curricula at institutions across the country are being updated to face climate change and inspire action.

AZO Cleantech and Newswise shared Associate Vice President for College Sustainability & Facilities Planning Ken Shultes ’89’s comments from the recent Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit in Florida.

The Shippensburg News-Chronicle carried news about ALLARM’s work in improving access and stream health in the Conodoguinet Creek.

Kudos as of March 17, 2023. Faculty members are encouraged to submit their news, publications and accomplishments to dsonmag@dickinson.edu for inclusion in a future issue.

Read more from the spring 2023 issue of Dickinson Magazine.


Published June 11, 2023