Staff & Faculty

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Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Dr. Heather M. Russell
Russell and Undergraduate Students Published

Heather M. Russell, associate professor of mathematics, and UR students Brett Barnes and Caitlin Sales published "A Reconfiguration of Perspective" in Math Horizons

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Dr. Arryn Robbins
Robbins and Undergraduate Students Published

Arryn Robbins, assistant professor of psychology, and UR students Tolya Evdokimov, ‘25, Alina Enikeeva, ‘24, and Paean Luby, ‘25 published “How Scientists Use Webcams to Track Human Gaze” in Frontiers for Young Minds.

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Dr. Todd Lookingbill
Lookingbill and Undergraduate Students Published

Todd Lookingbill, professor of geography, environment, & sustainability, along with undergraduates Jack DuPuy, ’25, Ellery Jacobs, ’25, Matteo Gonzalez, ’24, and Tihomir S. Kostadinov, ’02 published "A 20-Year Ecotone Study of Pacific Northwest Mountain Forest Vulnerability to Changing Snow Conditions" in Land.

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Angela Leeper
Leeper Appointed

Angela Leeper, Education Studio director, was appointed by the American Library Association to serve on the 2025 Caldecott Committee, which awards the Caldecott Medal to the illustrator of the most distinguished American picture book.

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Dr. Patrick Martin
Martin Presents

Patrick Martin, assistant professor of computer science, directed robotics in the live human-robot performance, Together//Apart, demonstrating new human-robot teaming technologies to support dynamic interactions among humans and robots.

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Dr. Stephen Ferguson
Ferguson Published

Stephen Ferguson, visiting assistant professor of biology published “Among-population variation in telomere regulatory proteins and their potential role as hidden drivers of intraspecific variation in life history” in the  Journal of Animal Ecology.

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Dr. Carrie Wu
Wu Named in 25 Most Impactful Women in Plant Biology

Carrie Wu, associate professor of biology, was recognized as one of “25 Inspiring Women in Plant Biology” by the American Society of Plant Biologist’s (ASPB’s) Women in Plant Biology Committee.

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Andrew Schoeneman
Schoeneman Presents VAIS Keynote

Andrew Schoeneman, associate professor and chair of nonprofit studies, gave the keynote address, titled Strengthening Communities, Building Movements & Facilitating Change: Independent Schools as Civil Society Organizations, at the Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS) Advancement Institute in Staunton.

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