Faculty & Staff

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Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Dr. Michael Leopold
Leopold Awarded

Michael Leopold, Floyd D. and Elisabeth S. Gottwald Professor of Chemistry, has been named an Outstanding Faculty Award recipient by the State Council of Higher Education.

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Dr. Elisabeth Gruner
Gruner Elected

Elisabeth Gruner, professor of English, was elected president of the Children's Literature Association, an international academic organization dedicated to high standards of criticism, scholarship, research, and teaching in children's literature.

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Dr. Erika Zimmermann Damer
Zimmermann Damer Published

In the Flesh: Embodied Identities in Roman Elegy by Erika Zimmermann Damer, associate professor of classical studies and women, gender, and sexuality studies, is now available in paperback edition.

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Erik Klejs Laursen
Laursen Published with Student Co-Author

Erik Laursen, adjunct professor of education, has published an article with a recent M.Ed. graduate, Rachael Ayers, GC'19 and GC’21, in the journal Curriculum & Teaching. The article, Strengthening Experiential Learning: Innovative Virtual Engagement Strategies of Community Education Organizations, focuses on the impact of COVID-19 on K-12 access to community education organizations.

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Dr. Jonathan Dattelbaum
Dattelbaum Awarded Grant

Jonathan Dattelbaum, professor of chemistry, has been awarded funding from the National Science Foundation for a five-year project that supports biochemistry research for undergraduates involving collaboration among faculty at nine schools. Read more.  

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Dr. David Giancaspro
Giancaspro Published

David Giancaspro, assistant professor of Spanish, published a chapter in Language in Development and Use: A Crosslinguistic Perspective.

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Dr. Sandra J. Peart
Peart Published

Sandra J. Peart, dean of the Jepson School and professor of leadership studies, published "On Making and Remaking Ourselves and Others: Mill to Jevons and Beyond on Rationality, Learning, and Paternalism" in Review of Behavioral Economics. 

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Dr. Kathryn H. Jacobsen
Jacobsen Published

Kathryn H. Jacobsen, William E. Cooper Distinguished University Chair and professor of health studies, published an article, "Global Health Education for the Post-Pandemic Years" in the journal Global Health Research and Policy.

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