Faculty Matters, April 26, 2016
(Photos above by Susan Morelock, assistant professor of photography and media)
Robert LaRue Wins Woodrow Wilson Award
Assistant Professor of English Robert LaRue is among only 30 faculty nationwide to receive a Career Enhancement Fellowship from the Woodrow Wilson Foundation this year. Read more about the Fellowship and this year’s recipients, and keep on the lookout for a story about LaRue and his research in a future edition of Inside Moravian.
Susan Morelock's Photography Exhibit to Open May 3
“Vice” an exhibition of photographs by Susan Morelock, assistant professor of photography and media, will be on display at the Camerawork Gallery, 515 Center Street, Scranton, Pennsylvania, from May 3 through May 30, 2019. The opening reception will take place Friday, May 3, 2019, from 6:00 to 8:15 pm. Come enjoy Morelock’s thought-provoking pieces—see a sample above—and celebrate her achievement. For more information, contact Rolfe Ross at 570-510-5028.
Joanne M. McKeown Publishes Book Review
Professor of French, Joanne M. McKeown’s book review of Le Reveil des coeurs: Journal de voyage du frère morave Fries. Languedoc, Béarn, Guyenne, Saintonge, Angoumois, Poitou 1761-1762 by Pierre Conrad Fries was published in the Journal of Moravian History, vol. 18, no. 2, 2018, 222-224.
Eva Leeds Takes her Scholarship to Conferences
Professor of Economics and Business, Eva Marikova Leeds organized all sessions for the North American Association of Sports Economists at the Eastern Economic Association 45th Annual Conference in New York City in February 2019. She also chaired one of those sessions and discussed two papers.
At the 15th International Conference of the Western Economic Association International in Tokyo, Japan, in March 2019, Leeds presented her work "The Economic Impact of Tokyo 2020."
Diane Husic Featured in STEM Show
Connecting to STEM is a 25-minute long video presentation that introduces a variety of careers to audiences through interviews with ten STEM professionals, including Diane Husic, dean of the school of natural and health sciences and professor of biology. The show is divided into three parts: STEM In Our Daily LIves, STEM Behind the Scenes, and STEM Education. It was produced by the Nurture Nature Center in Easton, Pennsylvania, a science-based organization that combines science, art, and community dialogue to get people talking and thinking critically about environmental issues in their communities. Sit back and watch the show.
Additional Professional Contributions
Santo D. Marabella, professor of mangagement, writes “How to Find Courage for Yourself,” for his Office Hours column in the Reading Eagle.
Gary Olson, emeritus professor of political science shares “My Response to the PBS Series Reconstruction: America after the Civil War” in the newsletter Dissident Voice.