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Faculty publications: October updates

Amoureux, Jack L., & Brent J. Steele, Eds. (Politics & International Affairs). Reflexivity and International Relations: Positionality, Critique, and Practice (New International Relations series). Routledge. October 2015.

 

Lanzoni, Rémi Fournier. (Romance Languages). French Cinema: From Its Beginnings to the Present, 2nd ed. Bloomsbury Academic. October 2015.

 

Miller, Christian B., R. Michael Furr, Angela Knobel, & William Fleeson, Eds. (Philosophy, Psychology, Psychology). Character: New Directions from Philosophy, Psychology, and Theology. Oxford University Press. October 2015.

 

Rahman, M. Raisur. (History). Locale, Everyday Islam, and Modernity: Qasbah Towns and Muslim Life in Colonial India. Oxford University Press. October 2015.

August 2015 faculty milestones

See a list of faculty milestones for August 2015:

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July 2015 comings and goings

See a list of employees joining and leaving the University in July 2015:

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Department Chairs and administrative assistants for 2015-16

Please find below a list of academic department chairs and their administrative assistants for 2015-2016, as of July 1, 2015:

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June 2015 comings and goings

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July 2015 faculty milestones

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Faculty publications: June updates

Mary Dalton

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Dalton, Mary M., Rebecca Steiner, & Candis Tate, Eds. (Communication). Critical Media Studies: Student Essays on THE WIRE. Library Partners Press. May 2015.

 

 

Wake Forest English professor Judith Madera, Thursday, July 19, 2012.

Madera

 

Madera, Judith. (English). Black Atlas: Geography and Flow in Nineteenth-Century African American Literature. Duke University Press. June 2015.

 

 

Zhang

Zhang

 

Zhang, Qiong. (History). Making the New World Their Own: Chinese Encounters With Jesuit Science in the Age of Discovery (Scientific and Learned Cultures and Their Institutions series, Book 15). Brill Academic. June 2015.

 

Provost’s office spring grants

The Provost’s Office awarded the following grants for spring 2015:

Provost’s Fund for a Vibrant Campus:

  • Amanda Gengler and David Yamane, Health Inequalities: Social Foundations and Social Consequences, $3,360.00
  • Ulrike Wiethaus, Margaret Bender, Ross Griffith, A Cherokee Celebration and Commemoration: President James Ralph Scales and the Cherokee Heritage of Wake Forest University, $5,000.

Provost’s Fund for Academic Excellence:

  • Angela Mazaris, Wake Forest LGBTQ Alumni Conference, $10,000.

Provost’s Fund for Academic Innovation:

  • John Pickel, Art Department Trip to Washington, DC, $6,403.
  • Neil Walls, Muslim-Christian Dialogues: An Egyptian Pilgrimage, $12,000.
  • Kyle Denlinger, ZSRx WakeHistory: A Massive Online Learning Event for Connecting with and Contributing to our Institution’s Story, $20,000.

For more information, please visit http://provost.wfu.edu/current-faculty/faculty-resources/grants-and-funding/

Faculty Fellowships and promotions

Congratulations to Wake Forest University faculty who have been awarded fellowships and recieved promotions.

Wake Forest Faculty Fellowships______________________________

The Wake Forest Faculty Fellowship is a program of financial support designed to honor our best teacher-scholars. Recipients are:
Rebecca Alexander (CHM), The F.M. Kirby Family Faculty Fellowship<
Laura Aull (ENG), The Dunn-Riley Faculty Fund Fellowship
Christa Colyer (CHM), The Robert & Debra Lee Faculty Fellowship
Mary Dalton (COM), The Reinsch/Pierce Family Fellowship
Katy Harriger (POL), The Tatum Family Fund Faculty Fellowship
Omaar Hena (ENG), The Young Family Faculty Fellowship
Peter Kairoff (MUS), The Denton Family Faculty Fellowship
John Pickel (ART), The Hoak Family Faculty Fellowship
Albert Rives (CHM), The Gale Family Faculty Fellowship
Michael Sloan (CLA), The Kenyon Family Faculty Fellowship
Eric Stottlemyer (ENG), The Bitove Family Fund Faculty Fellowship
Robert Whaples (ECN), The Hough Family Faculty Fellowship
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WFU historian featured on TLC’s ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’

JRuddiman-59-Print (1)Wake Forest University Assistant Professor of History Jake Ruddiman analyzed historical documents and provided on-air commentary for the April 19 episode of the TLC program “Who Do You Think You Are?” featuring actor Bill Paxton.

The show helps celebrities research their family history. In this episode, Paxton researched his ancestors’ participation in the American Revolution — reading firsthand accounts of the battles and visiting a battlefield.

Producers invited  Ruddiman to participate on the show based on his expertise on Revolutionary War history and his recently published book, “Becoming Men of Consequence: Youth and Military Service in the Revolutionary War.”

Ruddiman shared a few details about his experience:

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