Christopher Breu, ENG, presented “The Future of the Humanities: A Defense of Academic Knowledge” to the Department of Philosophy at Universität Freiburg. 

Robin Halsey and graduate student Lucy Belomoina, ENG, co-presented “Reading, Reflecting, and Reacting: Strategies for Breaking through Language Learning Plateaus” at the Southwest Florida TESOL Conference, in Fort Myers, Florida. 

Danielle Lillge, ENG, presented “Collegial inquiry to navigate challenges” at the National Writing Project Conference in Louisville, Kentucky. 

Alison Bailey, WGSS, discussed her book, The Weight of Whiteness: A Feminist Engagement with Privilege, Race, and Ignorance (2021), during an interview on the Blog of the APA (American Philosophical Association).

Nastasha Powers, CJS graduate student, and Dawn Beichner, CJS, presented “Providing and Coordinating Sexual Assault Services in the Pandemic” at the American Society of Criminology meetings in Chicago. 


Rajeev Goel, ECO, co-authored the paper “Death takes no bribes: Impact of perceived corruption on the effectiveness of non-pharmaceutical interventions at combating COVID-19” in Social Science & Medicine

Colleen Karn, ENG, published “Cultural and Linguistic Misrepresentations in Disney’s The Princess and the Frog” in the Journal of American Culture

Sercan Şengün, WKFA, co-published “, History of” in Lee N. Encyclopedia of Computer Graphics and Games. He also published “Can Unhappy Pictures Enhance the Effect of Personas? A User Experiment” in ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction


David Kopsell, AGR, has been elected a Fellow of the American Society for Horticultural Science and will officially be inducted at the organization’s annual conference this fall. He is only the second professor from a non-land-grant, teaching university to be named a Fellow in the 119 year history of the Society.