‘Faculty Activities’ Category


Faculty Activities


Tom LoFaro (Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics)

Tom LoFaro was invited to present a paper entitled “Crossing the Threshold: The Role of Demographic Stochasticity in the Evolution of Cooperation” at the 2019 MAA MathFest.

Maddalena Marinari (History)

Maddalena Marinari published an article titled “Cuccinelli’s ‘bootstraps’ line reflects historical amnesia of ‘public charge’” for Public Radio International that discusses Americans’ changing historical stance on immigrants from different backgrounds, ethnicities, and nationalities.

Angelique Dwyer (Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures)

K. Angelique Dwyer has published a total of four creative non-fiction short stories written in Spanglish through PORTAL: Journal of Multidisciplinary International Studies, edited by Paul Allatson from the University of Australia. Allatson is a prestigious Latino Studies scholar known for editing the Spanglish works of Susana Chavez-Silverman. Dwyer’s stories are entitled: “La manda;” “Simon;” […]

Misti Harper (History)

Misti Harper has published “Portrait of (an Invented) Lady: Daisy Gatson Bates and the Politics of Respectability,” in the Arkansas Historical Quarterly (Spring 2019). Dr. Harper’s work explores the early life and intersectional problems of race, sex and class that applied to the civil rights heroine in the years before the 1957 Little Rock Central […]

Marco Cabrera Geserick (History)

Marco Cabrera Geserick has published a new book titled The Legacy of the Filibuster War: National Identity and Collective Memory in Central America (Lexington, 2019). His book “analyzes the development of the Filibuster War as a symbol of Costa Rican national identity and presents several challenges to traditional theories of modernization and the creation of […]

Julie Bartley (Geology)

Julie Bartley appeared in a KEYC Television segment about the opening of the Nobel Hall of Science expansion and connection with the Schaefer Fine Arts Center.

Chuck Niederriter and Tom Huber (Physics)

Chuck Niederriter and Tom Huber were interviewed about the Gustavus pennant that accompanied NASA Astronaut Buzz Aldrin to the Moon during the Apollo 11 mission. Stories ran on WCCO Radio and in the Saint Peter Herald.

Blake Couey (Religion)

Blake Couey was elected to a three-year term as Regional Coordinator of the Upper Midwest Society of Biblical Literature.

Yurie Hong (Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies)

Yurie Hong delivered a paper entitled “Between Appreciation and Complicity: A Korean-American Take on the Homeric Hymn to Demeter, Arranged Marriage, and Women’s Honor” at the “Naked Soul” Classics Conference on June 22, 2019.

Madeline Harms (Psychological Science)

Madeline Harms published an article, “Adolescent Suicide Attempts and Ideation Are Linked to Brain Function during Peer Interactions,” in Psychiatry Research. The article outlines a study that demonstrates that depressed adolescents with high suicidal ideation and adolescents who previously attempted suicide show unique patterns of brain activity during a virtual peer interaction compared to healthy adolescents […]