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Research and Honors

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Honors
Angela Davenport, Diversity Advocacy, has been chosen for Leadership Illinois, a cohort of emerging female leaders across the state.

Presentations
Leslie Manfredo, MUS, presented the lecture demonstration session Singing with Beauty, Singing with Energy – Using Gesture to Teach These Pedagogical Concepts to Your Choir with Illinois State’s auditioned women’s choir, Belle Voix, at the recent Illinois Music Education Association Conference (IMEC).

T.Y. Wang, POL, presented Identities in Taiwan and Cross-Strait Relations and U.S. Policy and Security Commitment to Taiwan at the Center for Taiwan Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Productions
Andy Rummel, MUS,  co-produced a new recording of compositions for tuba and piano performed by Professors John Manning and Alan Huckleberry from the University of Iowa. In addition, Rummel joined Manning and Huckleberry on the debut recording of Jerry Owen’s Theme and Variations for Two Tubas and Piano.

Publications
Joseph P. Zompetti, COM, published Divisive Discourse: The Extreme Rhetoric of Contemporary American Politics through Cognella.

Martin Seggelke, MUSauthored the chapter “Johann Sebastian Bach: Fantasia and Fugue in C Minor, BWV 547,” published in the GIA book series Teaching Music Through Performance in Band, volume 10.

Christopher Breu, ENG, published The Post Political Turn: Theory in the Neoliberal Academy in Capital at the Brink: Overcoming the Destructive Legacies of Neoliberalism.

Kerri Milita, POL, published Election Laws and Agenda Setting: How Election Law Restrictiveness Shapes the Complexity of State Ballot Measures in State Politics and Policy Quarterly, a leading sub-field journal for state politics.

Julie Jung, ENG, published Sites of Normalcy: Understanding Online Education as Prosthetic Technology in Disability Studies Quarterly.

Gregory M. Ferrence, CHE, published the Role of Non-covalent Interactions in Vanadium Tellurite Chain Connectivities in Inorganic Chemistry.