Student and Faculty Spotlights
Professor, Department of Anthropology and Interim Department Chair Integrative, Religious and Integrative Studies speaking on her recently published book "A Sacred Vertigo Pilgrimage and Tourism in Rocamadour, France"
Deana Weibel, professor of anthropology and interim chair of IRIS, has written a new book, A Sacred Vertigo: Pilgrimage and Tourism in Rocamadour, France, after two decades of research.
IRIS Faculty Professor Andrea Riley-Mukavetz has been awarded the 2022 Burch, Jacobs & More Diversity Teaching Excellence Award. The next Faculty Awards Convocation Ceremony is scheduled for February 8, 2022.
IRIS Faculty Professor Santos Ramos has been awarded the 2022 Pew Teaching Excellence Award. University awards are presented for excellence in teaching in and outside of the classroom, scholarship that advances the professions and helps society.
Krista Benson has signed an advance contract with Routledge for the book they are co-writing with Tanya Saroj Bakhru: Adoption, Foster Care, and Reproductive Justice.
Fall 2021 IRIS Dept. Stan Krohmer Senior Project Award: Brielle Friar
Fall 2021 IRIS Dept. Wendy J. Wenner Senior Thesis Award: Jenna Johnson
Dan Cope, Affiliate Faculty member in the Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies department has found a way to include democracy in her daily life. She has also found a way to introduce these concepts to students through INT 100.
The Winter 2021 Religious Studies Senior Thesis award recipient is Ernest McClure for his work titled "The Path to Academic Enlightenment�.
Madison Couch was selected as the Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies (IRIS) Dept. Wendy J Wenner Senior Thesis award recipient for her work titled "A Crisis at the Border."