Faculty and Staff Successes, February 2016
February 01, 2016
Gamal Gasim, associate professor of Middle East Studies and Political Science, wrote an article, “Sudan’s 60 Years of Bitter Harvest,” published in the Huffington Post. Was also co-author of an article, “The Political, Social, and Religious Attitudes of Muslim Americans,” published in the Journal of Islamic Perspective and Culture.
Kurt Ellenberger, professor of music in the Frederik Meijer Honors College, wrote an article, “Hero: Thoughts on the Music and Career of David Bowie,” published in the Huffington Post.
Patrick Johnson, director of the Writing Center, will give a presentation about comics and his successful Kickstarter campaign to publish a collected web comic series as a book at Dixie State University in Utah.
John Kilbourne, professor of Movement Science in the Frederik Meijer Honors College, was interviewed by the South Haven Tribune for a story on his development and research on Activity Permissible Classrooms.
Mark Schaub, Chief International Officer for the Padnos International Center, was interviewed by WOOD Radio for a story about Grand Valley hiring a part-time campus recruiter for the Peace Corps.
Brent Smith, assistant professor of Liberal Studies and Religious Studies, wrote an article, “Beyond the Concepts of the Secular and the Religious,” published in the Journal of Cultural and Religious Studies.
Veta Tucker, associate professor of English and African/African American Studies, co-edited the book A Fluid Frontier: Slavery, Resistance, and the Underground Railroad in the Detroit River Borderland.