"Derek Hicks" Archive

Faculty promotions 2017

Congratulations to Wake Forest faculty who have received promotions, effective July 1.

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WFU law school to host discussion on community/police tension

closetohomeA campus-wide discussion, “Close to Home: Comprehending Community/Police Tension in Charlotte,” will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. tonight, Sept. 28, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312.

The event is free and open to the public. A live webcast will be available here.

A panel discussion from 5 to 6:30 p.m. focusing on recent events of police brutality and public unrest — including last week’s police shooting in Charlotte and the subsequent riots — will be followed by a student leadership roundtable and small group discussions. Light refreshments will be served.

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July 2016 faculty milestones

See a list of faculty milestones in July 2016: Read more

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Cook, Hicks featured in the Journal

Two Wake Forest employees were featured in the Winston-Salem Journal over the holidays.

K. Carter Cook


Carter Cook, who works in WFU’s legal office, took almost 25 years of piano playing for pleasure and recorded a CD of 12 hymns, including classics like “The Old Rugged Cross” and “The Battle Hymn of the Republic.”

The CD, called “Sundays in Belvedere,” was intended as a gift for his grandparents, but it has become the basis of a nonprofit organization, Piano vs. Poverty, which fights poverty locally and globally.

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Derek Hicks


Derek Hicks is the Henry Luce Diversity Fellow in the School of Divinity, and his research often finds him studying the role of food in black culture and religious life.

In January, he will teach a course called Culinary Culture in the Black Religious Experience. His gumbo recipe was featured in the paper.

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November 2012 faculty publications

The following faculty had writings published in November 2012:

Albrecht, Jane W. (Romance Languages). Stoicism, Seneca and Seventeenth-Century Spanish Tragedy. Scripta Humanistica. November 2012.

Hicks, Derek S. (Divinity). Reclaiming Spirit in the Black Faith Tradition. Palgrave Macmillan. November 2012.

Sanhueza, María-Teresa. (Romance Languages). Ecos y estelas de un maestro: Homenaje a Mauricio Ostria González. Editorial de la Universidad de Concepción. November 2012.

Smiler, Andrew P. (Psychology). Challenging Casanova: Beyond the Stereotype of the Promiscuous Young Male. Jossey-Bass. November 2012.

Sznajder, Mario, Luis Roniger, & Carlos Forment, Eds. (Politics & International Affairs). Shifting Frontiers of Citizenship: The Latin American Experience. Brill. November 2012.

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