‘Faculty Activities’ Category


Faculty Activities


Joaquín Villanueva (Geography)

Joaquín Villanueva presented his work “Theorizing Access: Justice, Rights, and Legal Knowledge” at the 2017 American Association of Geographers Annual Conference in Boston.

Jill Locke (Political Science)

Jill Locke published an essay, “Against Nostalgia: The Political Theory of Ida B. Wells,” in American Political Thought: An Alternative Reader (Routledge Press, 2017).

Chuck Niederriter (Physics)

Chuck Niederriter presented a report on the InTeGrate program at Gustavus at the summer meeting of the American Association of Physics Teachers in Cincinnati on July 24. The paper, titled “Climate Science Across the Liberal Arts Curriculum at Gustavus Adolphus College”, was co-authored by Julie Bartley (Geology), Thomas Huber (Physics), James Dontje (Johnson Center), and […]

Carlos Mario Mejía Suárez (Modern Languages, Literature, and Cultures)

Carlos Mario Mejía Suárez’s article “Masculinidad hegemónica, conflicto y memoria en dos novelas de Alonso Sánchez Baute y Óscar Collazos” [“Hegemonic Masculinity, Conflict, and memory in two novels by Alonso Sanchez Baute and Oscar Collazos”] has been accepted for publication in the peer-reviewed volume tentatively entitled Literatura a través de las culturas [Literature Across Cultures], […]

Glenn Kranking (History and Scandinavian Studies)

Glenn Kranking presented “Russia’s Posturing: Northern European Security in Historical Perspective” and chaired a session on “Lutheranism Turns 500” at the annual Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study conference. He sits on the Executive Advisory Board of SASS, and just completed his term as President of the Society of Historians of Scandinavia.

Marian Frazier, Tom LoFaro, and Carolyn Dobler (Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics)

Marian Frazier, Tom LoFaro, and Carolyn Dobler (emerita) published the paper “A Cross-Discipline Modeling Capstone Experience” in the journal PRIMUS: Problems, Resources, and Issues in Mathematics Undergraduate Studies. The article discusses the MCS Department’s January Interim Experience capstone Mathematical Modeling course and how it exemplifies curriculum guidelines set forth by the Mathematical Association of America […]

Scott Bur (Chemistry)

Scott Bur gave a talk with his collaborator Will Pomerantz (University of Minnesota) titled “Discovery-based research using fragment synthesis and protein-observed 19F NMR in an undergraduate organic laboratory” at the recent national American Chemical Society Meeting in San Francisco. The talk described a collaboration between Gustavus and the University of Minnesota that brings research projects […]

Joaquín Villanueva (Geography)

Joaquín Villanueva had his article “Court pedagogies and the construction of passive ordinary citizens in the French banlieue” published in the special issue “Governance, Peace, and Citizenship” of the journal Space and Polity.

Lisa Heldke (Philosophy)

Lisa Heldke published “Hospitality as Ethics” in a special issue of New Philosopher devoted to the topic of food.

Lisa Heldke (Philosophy)

Lisa Heldke spent two days with the Elon University Philosophy Department, where she delivered the Reynolds Lecture. Her lecture was entitled “Guts, Dirt and Fundamental(ish) Metaphysical Categories.”