Faculty Publications

Rosie Bukics

July 12, 2010

Professor Rosie Bukics Honored for Her Book Reading, Writing, and Thriving

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Rose Marie L. Bukics, Thomas Roy and Lura Forrest Jones Professor of Economics, was honored by the American Educational Publishers Association for her book Reading, Writing, and Thriving: How to Make The Wall Street Journal a Key Part of Your Business Curriculum. The book offers faculty at the nation’s colleges and universities insights on integrating [...]

Ingrid Furniss, assistant professor of art

July 2, 2010

American Musical Instrument Society Honors Professor Ingrid Furniss

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When Ingrid Furniss was 11 years old, she and her family spent three months in Europe visiting museums, learning about different cultures, and exploring archaeological sites, including Pompeii and the Roman coliseum. “I decided, at the age of 11, that I would be an archaeologist,” she says. Over the years, Furniss, assistant professor of art, [...]

Kira Lawrence

June 17, 2010

Research by Prof. Kira Lawrence Published in Science

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How will global climate change if human activities continue to release large quantities of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide into the atmosphere? Understanding past changes in climate and surface ocean temperatures can help scientists better predict future changes in climate. Kira Lawrence, assistant professor of geology and environmental geosciences, is a paleo-climatologist, someone who [...]

Professor Robert Mattison works with Banks Clark '10 during his Art History class.

June 1, 2010

Professor Robert Mattison Writes Catalogue for New York Exhibition on Painter Theodore Stamos

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Robert Mattison, Metzgar Professor and head of art, has written a 106-page catalog, Theodore Stamos: A Communion with Nature, to accompany a retrospective of Stamos’ painting running through June 19 at the Hollis Taggart Galleries in New York City. The catalog is the authoritative work on Stamos’ career. Stamos was the youngest member of the [...]

Professor Katalin Fabian

May 19, 2010

Professor Katalin Fabian Publishes New Book on Domestic Violence in Post-Communist Europe

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An expert on women’s activism in Europe, she involved three students in her research Katalin Fabian, associate professor of government and law, is the editor of Domestic Violence in Postcommunist States: Local Activism, National Policies, and Global Forces, to be published in July by Indiana University Press. The book discusses how, in post-Communist European countries, [...]

Lafayette College

January 25, 2010

Professor Ian D. Smith Explores Language of Race in Latest Book

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Fellowships from major libraries helped him complete Race and Rhetoric in the Renaissance As the College’s resident Shakespearean, Ian D. Smith, associate professor and associate head of English, has run into the description “barbarous Moor” frequently while studying Renaissance theater. His new book Race and Rhetoric in the Renaissance: Barbarian Errors, explores how linguistic rehabilitation [...]

Lafayette College

December 11, 2009

Professor Allison Alexy Explores Japanese Social Change in New Book

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Home and Family in Japan will be published in May 2010 By Meghan Cloonan ’10 In her upcoming book, Allison Alexy, assistant professor of anthropology and sociology, examines how Japanese homes and families have contributed to the country’s recent social change. Home and Family in Japan: Continuity and Transformation is a compilation of essays that [...]

Lafayette College

November 30, 2009

Professor John Kincaid Oversees New Book on the Role of Local Government in Federal Systems

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He is senior editor of the Global Dialogue on Federalism series published by McGill-Queen’s University Press by Meghan Cloonan ’10 As senior editor of the Global Dialogue on Federalism series, which is published by McGill-Queen’s University Press, Professor John Kincaid has overseen publication of a new book exploring the role of local government in countries [...]

Lafayette College

November 24, 2009

Professor Jorge Torres Publishes ‘Lost’ Mozart Arrangement

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The Grand Trio for Violin, Guitar and Cello had not been performed for more than a century When Jorge Torres found the piece tucked away in the Library of Congress a number of years ago, it hadn’t been performed anywhere for a century or more. Torres, associate professor of music, decided that it should be [...]

Professor Robert Mattison Authors on Abstract

November 23, 2009

Professor Robert Mattison Authors Book on Abstract Expressionist Arshile Gorky

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Its release coincides with an exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Robert S. Mattison, Metzgar Professor and head of art, has written a new book on abstract expressionist painter Arshile Gorky. Arshile Gorky: Works, Writings is published by Edicions Polígrafa, Barcelona. The 160-page text is in English and includes a Spanish translation and will [...]