Gregory Gilbert, professor of art and art history, presented the talk “Developing a Specialized Identity as an Art History Generalist in a Teaching College” at the annual College Art Association Conference in Chicago on February 15. He spoke in the innovative pedagogy session “The Art History Generalist: Challenges, Strategies and the Future of Teaching Art History.” His talk focused on developing teaching programs and strategies that benefit student academic development while also providing a professional outlet for advancing faculty research agendas.
Peter Schwartzman, professor of environmental studies, gave a presentation entitled, “The Bright Future that Awaits Those That Will Make It,” at the Green Party Forum on Ecosocialism and the Green New Deal held in Warrenville, Illinois.
William and Marilyn Ingersoll Professor Emeritus of Computer Science John F. Dooley’s book History of Cryptography and Cryptanalysis: Codes, Ciphers, and their Algorithms has won a Choice Reviews award for Outstanding Academic Title for 2019.
Deirdre Dougherty, assistant professor of educational studies, wrote a book review on Joseph Bagley’s The Politics of White Rights: Race, Justice, and Integrating Alabama’s Schools that was just published in History of Education Quarterly.