Faculty Scholarship Recognition Day Talks

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Faculty Scholarship Recognition Day Talks

October 21, 2015 Student Commons Forum Room 1:00 pm Scott Gronert, Professor of Chemistry “When radicals and proteins meet – a tangled path to aging and organ failure” Dr. Gronert holds a B.S. degree from California State University at Long Beach and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. He did postdoctoral research at […]

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Faculty Award Winners 2015

The following members of our faculty have been selected by a committee of previous honorees to receive our Outstanding Faculty Awards for 2015: Elske vP Smith Distinguished Lecturer Marcel Cornis-Pope Department of English Distinguished Scholar John Ryan Department of Biology Excellence in Scholarship (Math and Science-related) Terri Sullivan Department of Psychology Excellence in Scholarship (Humanities […]

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New Book by James McCullough

James McCullough, professor in the Department of Psychology, recently co-authored a new book that provides the latest description and update of the Cognitive Behavioral Analysis System of Psychotherapy – a psychotherapy model that James developed during the 1970’s for the treatment of chronic depression. The book, CBASP as a Distinctive Treatment for Persistent Depressive Disorder, […]

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Sullivan Receives $2.66 Million Grant

Terri Sullivan, associate professor in the Department of Psychology, was recently awarded a $2.66 million grant from the National Institute of Justice for her project titled Evaluation of the Effectiveness and Sustainability of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program in Increasing School Safety in Urban Middle Schools. This four-year project builds on the work of the […]

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Former Student Lauds Dr. Condit

Deirdre Condit, chair of Political Science, recently received this message from a former student: You won’t remember me, so please don’t wrack your brain trying, if that’s something you do when you get these emails. I was an under-the-radar, average student who felt too unimportant to take your time by coming to your office, but […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Liz Canfield

Recognized for her heroism and the pursuit of a better society, Assistant Professor of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies Elizabeth Canfield plays many roles – large and small – in the LGBTQ community and beyond. In spite of her modest tone and cool demeanor, it seems there is not a social organization in Richmond she […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Kathryn Murphy-Judy

Associate professor of French Dr. Kathryn Murphy-Judy was the president for the Foreign Language Association of Virginia (FLAVA) for two years. During that time, she instigated important changes for the organization whose membership touches every level of foreign language education statewide. “We’re invested in doing professional development for language teachers, and making sure that there’s […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Karen Rader

Associate professor Dr. Karen Rader, of the Department of History, co-edited a book published this month entitled Animals on Display: The Creaturely in Museums, Zoos, and Natural History, with Liv Emma Thorsen and Adam Dodd. The book is the product of five years of collaboration between Dr. Rader and a group of researchers at the […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Timothy Thurber

Associate Professor of History Dr. Timothy N. Thurber is still glowing after the mid-September release of his new book, Republicans and Race: The GOP’s Frayed Relationship With African Americans, 1945-1974. “It’s nice to finally hold it instead of seeing it on a screen,” Dr. Thurber laughed. It’s his second book, and it examines the how […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Harrison Candelaria Fletcher

Assistant Professor Harrison Candelaria Fletcher released his first book last year, Descanso For My Father: Fragments Of A Life, winning a 2013 Colorado Book Award and 2013 Independent Book Publisher Bronze Medal. “A descanso in Spanish means ‘resting place,’” Fletcher said. “I’m one of those writers who believes that you don’t always get to choose […]

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