Faculty & Staff

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Faculty & Staff Accomplishments

Dr. Donelson R. Forsyth
Forsyth Published

Don Forsyth, professor of leadership studies, published Group-level resistance to health mandates during the COVID-19 pandemic: A groupthink approach in Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice. 

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Dr. Kristine Grayson
Grayson Awarded

Kristine L. Grayson, associate professor of biology, has been awarded $28,660 in supplemental funding from the National Science Foundation for, Collaborative Research: RUI: Linking thermal tolerance to invasion dynamics: Climate and physiological capacity as regulators of geographical spread.

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Dr. Michael Norris
Norris Published

Michael Norris, assistant professor of chemistry, published “Strategy for functionalization of electrodes with discrete, unmodified small molecules exhibiting aqueous stability” in the Journal of Materials Chemistry A.

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Matthew Lowder
Lowder Published

Matthew Lowder, assistant professor of cognitive psychology, along with two UR students and an alumni (Gwynna Ryan, ’21, Jaclyn Opie, ’21, and Emily Kaminsky, ’19), published “Effects of contrastive focus on lexical predictability during sentence reading: The case of not only…but also constructions” in Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology.

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Daniel M. Roberts Jr.
Roberts publishes presidential history book

Dan Roberts, G’90, SPCS program chair and professor of liberal arts and host of A Moment in Time, has released his latest book, Master Presidential History in 1 Minute a Day.

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Dr. David E. Wilkins
Wilkins Published

David Wilkins, professor of leadership studies, co-published "Breaching Barriers: The Fight for Indigenous Participation in Water Governance" in Water. 

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Dr. Thad Williamson
Williamson Published

Thad Williamson, associate professor of leadership studies and PPEL, published "Voices: The New Richmond Busy Being Born," in the Cheats Movement Blog. 

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Linda Fisher Thornton
Thornton's Leading in Context blog recognized

Leading in Context, a blog managed by SPCS adjunct associate professor of HR Management Linda Fisher Thornton, is listed among the Top 20 Ethical Leadership Blogs & Websites to Follow in 2020, according to Feedspot. Thornton regularly teaches leadership ethics.

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