Finch Publishes Book on Terry Winters Prints

Lunder Curator of American Art Elizabeth Finch coauthored Terry Winters Prints 1999-2014 with Michael Semff, director of Munich’s Staatliche Graphische Sammlung, a large collection of prints, drawings, and engravings. Terry Winters Prints 1999-2014 includes every print made by highly regarded American artist Terry Winters during the titular 15-year period. Winters’s prints explore a wide range of...

Reid Publishes Paper on Social Influences on Drinking

Assistant Professor of Psychology Allecia Reid published a paper, “Social Network Influences on Initiation and Maintenance of Reduced Drinking among College Students.” The paper appeared in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology in August 2014.

Morrione’s Manuscript to Be Published in Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology

Charles A. Dana Professor of Sociology Thomas Morrione’s manuscript “Blumer, Herbert George (1900-1987)” has been accepted for publication in the second edition of The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, to be published by Wiley-Blackwell and edited by George Ritzer. Published both in print and online, the first edition of the encyclopedia comprises 11 volumes and is...

Ahmad, Liao ’15, and Morin ’14 Publish Parkinson’s Research

Assistant Professor of Biology Tariq Ahmad and researchers Jennifer Liao ’15 and Laura Morin ’14 published a paper stemming from their Colby research. “Methods to characterize spontaneous and startle-induced locomotion in a rotenone-induced Parkinson’s disease model of Drosophila” was published in the Journal of Visualized Experiments in August 2014.

Fleming Publishes Four Articles

Professor of Science, Technology, and Society James Fleming recently published two articles, and he has two additional articles forthcoming. “Climate, Change, History” was published in Environment and History, an interdisciplinary journal that aims to bring together scholars in the humanities and biological sciences. Fleming’s piece was a special essay for the 20th anniversary edition. “Climate Physicians and Surgeons” was published in Environmental History, an...

Conner’s Play Selected for New Anthology

A scene from Professor of Theater and Dance Lynne Conner’s award-winning play about environmentalist Rachel Carson, In The Garden of Live Flowers, has been selected for inclusion in a new anthology by Dramatic Publishing. American Heartbeat: True Stories Told in Scenes and Monologues brings together 32 monologues, duets, and trios ideal for auditions, scene work,...

Tate’s Drugs, Thugs, and Diplomats to Be Published in June

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Winifred Tate’s book Drugs, Thugs, and Diplomats: U.S. Policymaking in Colombia will be published in June by Stanford University Press. Drugs, Thugs, and Diplomats examines the U.S. policymaking process through the design, implementation, and consequences of the United States’ “Plan Colombia” aid package in 2000.The book is part of the series Anthropology of Policy, which,...

Bruesewitz Publishes in Limnology and Oceanography

Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Denise Bruesewitz coauthored an article, “Under-Ice Thermal Stratification Dynamics of a Large, Deep Lake Revealed by High-Frequency Data,” published in Limnology and Oceanography in 2014. The official journal of the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography, Limnology and Oceanography publishes original research articles, reviews, and comments on all aspects of...

Sheets Publishes in Behaviour Research and Therapy

Assistant Professor of Psychology Erin Sheets published her article “Comparing Chronic Interpersonal and Noninterpersonal Stress Domains as Predictors of Depression Recurrence in Emerging Adults,” coauthored with W.E. Craighead, in Behaviour Research and Therapy in 2014. Behaviour Research and Therapy is an international, multidisciplinary journal dedicated to cognitive behavior therapy.

O’Brien Publishes in Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine

Associate Professor of Statistics Liam O’Brien coauthored an article titled “Does Concurrent In Utero Exposure to Buprenorphine and Antidepressant Medications Influence the Course of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome?,” published in the Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine in 2014. The Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine is the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the...

Chan Coauthors Article in Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists

Assistant Professor of Economics Nathan Chan coauthored “The Microeconomic Theory of the Rebound Effect and Its Welfare Implications,” which was published in the Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (JAERE). Focusing on original research papers that offer substantial new insights for scholars of environmental and resource economics, JAERE provides a forum for...

Seay Makes Think Tank’s List of 2014 Top Global Thinkers

For her work on the politics of the Ebola crisis, Assistant Professor of Government Laura Seay appears in “The LSDP Top 100 Global Thinkers of 2014,” a list compiled by Italian think tank Lo Spazio della Politica. She ranks number 74 with fellow political scientist Kim Yi Dionne. Seay also coauthored with Dionne the article...

Razsa’s Bastards of Utopia to Be Published in April

Assistant Professor of Global Studies Maple Razsa’s book Bastards of Utopia: Living Radical Politics after Socialism is slated to be published in April by Indiana University Press. The companion to a feature documentary film of the same name, Bastards of Utopia explores the experiences and political imagination of young radical activists. The book is being...

McClenachan Edits Volume on Ocean Conservation

Loren McClenachan, Elizabeth and Lee Ainslie Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, is coeditor of Marine Historical Ecology in Conservation: Applying the Past to Manage for the Future, published by University of California Press in December 2014. The volume is being hailed as a groundbreaking work that shows how historical ecology can be used to improve...

Freidenreich Publishes Four Articles

Pulver Family Associate Professor of Jewish Studies David Freidenreich recently published three articles and has another forthcoming. “Intermarriage in Judaism” was published in Sharing the Well: A Resource Guide for Jewish-Muslim Engagement, edited by Kimberly Zeitman and Mohamed Elsanousi, in 2014. “Walking Side by Side: Engagement with Islamic Law and Theology in Rabbinic Legal Literature”...

Webb Publishes in Cahiers des Anneaux de la Mémoire

Professor of History James Webb published his article “The Creole Origins of the Early New World Banjo,” in the 2014 issue of Cahiers des Anneaux de la Mémoire (The Shackles of Memory Journals). Cahiers des Anneaux de la Mémoire is a French journal focusing on themes of slave trade, slavery, and contemporary consequences.

Nelson Publishes in Quaternary International and Coleopterists Bulletin

Professor of Geology Robert Nelson’s article “The Paleoenvironment of the Olympia Beds Based on Fossil Beetles from Discovery Park, Seattle, Washington, USA,” coauthored with Allan Ashworth, was published in August 2014 in Quaternary International, the official journal of the International Union for Quaternary Research. In addition, Nelson and several coauthors published “The Ground Beetle (Coleoptera:...

Majora Carter Headlines a Week of MLK Jr. Events at Colby

“The Audacity to Dream: The Courage to Act for Justice” is the theme of events at Colby Jan. 17-22 celebrating the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. The keynote speaker on MLK Jr. Day, Jan. 19, is MacArthur Fellow, urban revitalization specialist, and Peabody Award-winning broadcaster Majora Carter. The commemoration of King’s life and legacy...

Reid Named Inaugural William and Margaret Montgoris Assistant Professor in Psychology

Assistant Professor of Psychology Allecia Reid has been named the inaugural William and Margaret Montgoris Assistant Professor in Psychology. The named chair honors a faculty member for outstanding scholarship, and it provides additional resources for the professor’s academic initiatives and research. Reid, a member of the Colby faculty since 2013, is a social psychologist. Her...