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Faculty retirements in 2017-2018

The following Wake Forest faculty (Reynolda Campus)  retired in 2017-2018:

School of Business

Ram Baliga, professor
Lee Knight, professor
Dale Martin, professor
Bruce Resnick, professor
Brooke Saladin, associate professor
Gary Shoesmith, professor

College

Richard Carmichael, professor
Patricia Dixon, senior lecturer
Paul Escott, professor
Candelas Gala, professor
Ray Kuhn, professor
Mary Lynn Redmond, professor
Kurt Shaw, professor

School of Divinity

Bill J. Leonard, professor

School of Law

Miles Foy, professor
Ralph Peeples, professor
Charles Rose, professor
George Walker, professor
Robert Walsh, professor

Z. Smith Reynolds Library

Mary Scanlon, librarian

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Faculty books: July 2017 report

Gladding, Samuel T. (Counseling). The Counseling Dictionary, 4th ed. American Counseling Association. July 2017.

Leonard, Bill. (Divinity). The Homebrewed Christianity Guide to Church History: Flaming Heretics and Heavy Drinkers (Homebrewed Christianity series). Fortress Press. July 2017.

Whaples, Robert M., Ed. (Economics). Pope Francis and the Caring Society. Independent Institute. September 2017 (made available in July).

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July 2016 faculty milestones

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James Dunn: Invested in the Next Generation

This story written by C. Mark Batten was originally posted on the School of Divinity website.

Wake Forest Divinity School professor Rev. Dr. James Dunn. ©2004 Wake Forest University Office of Creative Services. Photo by Ken Bennett. All Rights Reserved. Contact: 336-758-5379.

Wake Forest Divinity School professor Rev. Dr. James Dunn. 

James Dunn, who was a champion of religious liberty and the separation of church and state, passed away on July 4 at the age of 83. For Wake Forest University School of Divinity, Dunn was a teacher and mentor with an inspirational ingenuity and comedic wit.

Dunn served as resident professor of Christianity and public policy from 1999 until his retirement in 2014. He taught courses on Christian Ethics and electives on the Church and State in America, Christianity and Public Policy, and God and the New York Times.

Many of Dunn’s courses involved travel to Washington, D.C., giving Divinity students the opportunity to meet with national, political religious leaders, many with whom Dunn had developed lasting relationships when he served as executive director of the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty (1981-1999). These courses have given lasting memories to students of James Dunn and the role of religion in the public sphere.

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Faculty publications: May update

Gala, Candelas. (Romance Languages). Creative Cognition and the Cultural Panorama of Twentieth-Century Spain. Palgrave Macmillan. May 2015.

Leonard, Bill. (Divinity). Word of God Across the Ages: Using Christian History in Preaching, 3rd expanded ed. Smyth & Helwys. May 2015.

Wilson, Eric. (English). Keep It Fake: Inventing an Authentic Life. Sarah Crichton Books. May 2015.

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