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Around Campus

2015

September

Sid Sondergard, Piskor Professor of English
Sid Sondergard, Piskor Professor of English, has published two different book chapters, one published in May and another that will be published in an upcoming October book release.
Join St. Lawrence University at several paper making events in the month of September.
Christian Exoo, St. Lawrence building supervisor, and Sydney Fallone ’17 co-authored an article for the most recent issue of "Assay: A Journal of Nonfiction Studies."
Stephen Barnard, associate professor of sociology
Stephen Barnard, associate professor of sociology, participated in a weeklong summer institute at the Digital Pedagogy Lab at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

August

Richard J. Perry, professor emeritus of anthropology, has published a new book, titled "Killer Apes, Naked Apes, and Just Plain Nasty People."
Matthew Carotenuto, associate professor of history and coordinator of African studies
Matthew Carotenuto, associate professor of history and coordinator of African studies, published an article in the journal "History in Africa" on his research on the sport of wrestling and Kenya’s prison system.
Erin McCarthy, professor and chair of the Department of Philosophy
Erin McCarthy, professor and chair of the Department of Philosophy and co-editor "ASIANetwork Exchange," announced that the academic journal has joined the Open Library for the Humanities.
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history, published a chapter on Turkish-Ottoman history in new book, titled Nationalizing Empires, published by Central European University Press.
Alessandro Giardino, visiting assistant professor of modern languages
Alessandro Giardino, visiting assistant professor of modern languages, was awarded an in-residence fellowship at the International Convention and Workshop
Devon Belding ’14 recently had her senior honors thesis published in the "Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis."

July

Jessica Perregaux '15 had a research article published in the academic journal Issues in Political Economy, a journal focused on undergraduate student research in economics.
Judith Degroat, Eloise Brezault, and Maria Trummer pictured with Monika Brodnika, professor of African studies at Ohio State
Eloise Brezault, assistant professor of African and Francophone studies, and Judith DeGroat, associate professor of history, and recent graduate Maria Trummer ’15 attended the International Symposium of the Dakar Institute for African Studies in Senegal.
Choong-Soo Lee, assistant professor of computer science
Choong-Soo Lee, assistant professor of computer science, and Ivan Ramler, associate professor of statistics, presented their research at the Foundation of Digital Games conference in June.

June

The Northern New York Community Foundation's Board of Directors awarded a $5,000 grant to St. Lawrence University's Nature Up North program for web development support.
(Left to right) EJ Curtis ’17, Jennifer Finan ’17, Connor Heaney ’16, Isabel Bogacz ’17, Stephen Grow ’16, Nicolette Celia ’16.
Six St. Lawrence University students attended the Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society conference in Ithaca, New York, where five presented their research.
Daniel W. Koon, professor of physics
Daniel W. Koon, professor of physics who was awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant to travel and research in Prague, Czech Republic, was featured by the University of Chemical Technology.
Patrick Gagnon, director Safety and Secuirty
St. Lawrence University will host a New York State certified security guard training academy beginning on Monday, June 15.
Julia Morris, visiting assistant professor of modern languages
Julia Morris, visiting assistant professor of modern languages, presented a paper at the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences on June 2 in Ottawa.

May

TMarisa Turner '16, Anna Rabideau '15, Abigail Stowell '16, Klare Nevins '16, Kassandra Tirado '17 and Lourine Weller '15.
Six anthropology majors attended the Public Leadership Education Network's Science and Health Policy Critical Issues Seminar in Washington, D.C., in January.
Hannah Suzanne Jones of Hampton, New York
First Lady Michelle Obama asked students across the country to tweet their college or university of choice, and she retweeted Hannah Suzanne Jones who has chosen St. Lawrence University.
Asana Hamidu ’15
Asana Hamidu ’15 of Bronx, New York, and Madeleine Wong, associate professor of global studies, presented a paper at the Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers in Chicago.

April

Heidi Pitzer, visiting assistant professor of education
Heidi Pitzer, visiting assistant professor of education, received an award for her dissertation at the American Educational Research Association annual meeting.
Eleanor Jones ’16, a junior from Fryeburg, Maine
Eleanor Jones ’16 received a National Science Foundation scholarship to attend in June the North American Dendroecological Fieldweek in Maine.
St. Lawrence University faculty and art gallery director will take part in the New York Six-sponsored “Humans vs. Zombies” mini think tank, which will take place April 16 and 17 at Union College.
John Collins, professor of global studies
Professor of Global Studies John Collins delivered a lecture at the University of Chicago titled "Defending the Milieu in Global Palestine."