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Proposals funded: Brown, Dagenbach, Rejeski

Congratulations to Hana Brown, associate professor of sociology, whose proposal entitled “Enforcement or Embrace: The Determinants of State-Level Immigration Policies in New Immigrant Destinations,” has been funded by the National Science Foundation and by (subaward/subcontract from) the University of Illinois.

Congratulations to Dale Dagenbach, professor of psychology, whose proposal entitled “Analytical Tools for Complex Brain Networks: Fusing Novel Statistical Methods and Network Science to Understand Brain Function” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and by (subaward/subcontract from) Wake Forest University Health Sciences.

Congratulations to Jack Rejeski, professor of health and exercise science, whose proposal entitled “Pepper Older Americans Independence Center and Coordinating Center” Clinical Research Core” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and by (subaward/subcontract from) Wake Forest University Health Sciences.

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Faculty Books: January/February 2017 updates

January 2017

Dalton, Mary M. (Communication). The Hollywood Curriculum: Teachers in the Movies, 3rd rev. ed. Peter Lang. January 2017.

Dalton, Mary M., & Laura R. Linder, Eds. (Communication). Screen Lessons: What We Have Learned from Teachers on Television and in the Movies. Peter Lang. January 2017.

 Gladding, Samuel T. (Counseling). Counseling: A Comprehensive Profession, 8th ed. Pearson. January 2017.

McMullen, Patrick R. (Business). A Visual Approach to Statistics with R. [self-published]. December 2016.

February 2017

 Gendrich, Cynthia M., & Stephen Archer. (Theatre & Dance). Theatre: Its Art and Craft, 7th ed. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. February 2017.

Harnois, Catherine E. (Sociology). Analyzing Inequalities: An Introduction to Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality Using the General Social Survey. SAGE. February 2017.

 Jones, Eric E., & John L. Creese, Eds. (Anthropology). Process and Meaning in Spatial Archaeology: Investigations into Pre-Columbian Iroquoian Space and Place. University Press of Colorado. January 2017.

Kellett, Lucas C., & Eric E. Jones, Eds. (Anthropology). Settlement Ecology of the Ancient Americas. Routledge. September

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Panel discussion planned Feb. 3 on refugee, immigration policy

A moderated panel discussion on “The New Administration’s Refugee and Immigration Policy” will be held at Benson University Center’s Pugh Auditorium on Feb. 3 at 3 p.m.  Three Wake Forest faculty members and a Winston-Salem attorney will participate.

Panelists will be Hana Brown, associate professor of sociology; Hank Kennedy, professor of politics and international affairs; Margaret Taylor, professor of law; and Winston-Salem immigration attorney Helen Parsonage.  The moderator will be Phoebe Zerwick, associate professor of the practice in the Department of English.

The event is sponsored by the programs in Middle East and South Asia Studies and American Ethnic Studies.

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Update: Faculty promotions

This is an update to a previous announcement regarding faculty promotions:

Congratulations to Wake Forest University faculty who have received promotions, recently.

Promoted to full professor:

Miriam Ashley-Ross (Biology)
Michaelle Browers (Politics and International Affairs)
Judy Kem (Romance Languages)
Stephen Murphy (Romance Languages)

Promoted to associate professor:

Michael Anderson (Biology)
R. Jarrod Atchison (Communication)
Tina Boyer (German and Russian)
Hana Brown (Sociology)
Samuel Cho (Physics and Computer Science)
John Dalton (Economics)
Susan Harlan (English)
Sarah Mason (Mathematics and Statistics)
Gregory Parks (Law)
John Ruddiman (History)
Michael Sloan (Classical Languages)
Joel Tauber (Art)
Andrew Verstein (Law)
Christian Waugh (Psychology)
Heiko Wiggers (German and Russian)

Promoted to associate librarian:

Kyle Denlinger
Jeffrey M. Eller

Promoted to teaching professor:

Lynn Book (Theatre/Dance)
Angela King (Chemistry)
Kathryn Levy (Music)
Pat Lord (Biology)
Darlene May (Romance Languages)
Al Rives (Chemistry)

Promoted to associate teaching professor:

Jack Dostal (Physics)
David Hagy (Music)
Adam Kadlac (Philosophy)

Promoted to professor of the practice:

Justin Catanoso (English)
Yasuko Rallings (East Asian Languages)

Promoted to associate professor of the practice:

Brantly Shapiro (Theatre/Dance)

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Provost Office grants announced

This is a guest post from the Office of the Provost:

The Provost’s Office is pleased to announce the following grants for Spring 2016

Nathan and Julie Hatch Research Grant for Academic Excellence

Stephanie Koscak, Royal Subjects: Mass Media and the Reinvention of Reverence in England, 1649-1760, Week at the Summer Research Institute , Harris Manchester College, Oxford University

Provost’s Fund for Academic Innovation

Melissa Harris-Perry, Marianne Magjuka, Dani Parker, Fahim Gulamali, Pro Humanitate Institute, Wake the Vote, Part II

Amanda Gengler, Sociology, Food & Inequality in Global Context

Steve Virgil, Law; John Senior, Divinity, Public Leadership and Professional Identity

Provost’s Fund for Academic Excellence

Mike Green, Law, World Tort Law Society: Comparative Study of Liability Law for Road Traffic Accidents

Tanya Zanish-Belcher, Z. Smith Reynolds Library, University Archives Research Internship

Morna O’Neill, Art, Lost Art: Photography and Display

Provost’s Fund for a Vibrant Campus

Katie Wolf, Hanes Art Gallery, Alexander T. Oleksyn: The Confined Line

Provost’s Grant for Academic Excellence

Jeff Eller, Z. Smith Reynolds Library, Saving Born Digital ebooks in Libraries

Olga Valbuena, English, Southeastern Renaissance Conference – Shakespeare Quadricentennial 

Lucas Johnston, Religion, Placing Pedagogy: Teaching Religion and Nature in the South

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