Goucher faculty have a well-earned reputation as great teachers and mentors, but they are also incredibly active in scholarship and creative endeavors. Below you will find a list of just some of the recent publications, presentations, performances, and exhibits from our talented faculty.
Awards, Grants & Fellowships
Wells, Juliette. 2019-20 (extended to 2020-21). Jane Austen Society of North America Traveling Lecturer Grant (Eastern Region).
Narock, Tom. 2020. The Urban Flooding Open Knowledge Network. National Science Foundation.https://ufokn.com
Minohara, Tosh, and Evan Dawley, eds. 2021. Beyond Versailles: The 1919 Moment and a New Order in East Asia. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.
Spires, Elizabeth. 2021. KATE'S LIGHT: Kate Walker at Robbins Reef Lighthouse. Margaret Ferguson Books/Holiday House, New York, New York.
Bess, Jennifer. 2020. “The Tohono O’odham ‘Attack on El Plomo’: A Study in Sovereignty, Survivance, Security and National Identity at the Dawn of the American Century.” Western Historical Quarterly 51(2): 137–160.
Jozwick, Anna K. S., and Megan M. Lee. 2020. "Mitochondrial Mysteries: The Origin of Organelles and Cellular Respiration." National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science Case Collection.
Deckman, Melissa., Jared McDonald, J., Stella Rouse., and Mileah Kromer. (2020). Gen Z, Gender, and COVID-19. Politics & Gender. 16(4): 1019-1027.
McCabe, Jennifer A., Sam Kane-Gerard, and Dara G. Friedman-Wheeler. 2020. "Examining the Utility of Growth-Mindset Interventions in Undergraduates: A Longitudinal Study of Retention and Academic Success in a First-Year Cohort." Translational Issues in Psychological Science 6(2): 132-146.
Schwarz, Carolyn. 2020. "Freed From Insurance: Health Care Sharing Ministries and the Moralization of Health Care." Social Science & Medicine. 268. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2020.113453
Shamshak, Gina L., Jennifer Sweeney Tookes, and Tracy Yandle. 2020. Evaluating the Economic Viability of Inland Seafood Markets in Georgia. Marine Resource Economics. Volume 35(1): 21-42.
Shuster, Martin. 2020. "A Comedian and A Fascist Walk Into Freud's Bar: On the Mass Character of Stand-up Comedy." Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 78(4): 525-534.
Shuster, Martin. 2020. "Ten Theses on Jewish Studies." AJS Perspectives, Fall 2020: 16-17.
Skillman, Amy E. 2020. “Building Community Self-Esteem: Advocating for Culture.” Folklore 131:3, 229-243, DOI: 10.1080/0015587X.2020.1772577
Baron, Robert. 2019. “Public Folklore: Theory of/in Practice (A Response to Elliot Oring)." Journal of American Folklore. 132(524): 163-174.
Kasniunas, Nina Therese, Mark J. Rozell, and Charles N.W. Keckler. 2021. "Interest Groups, Super PACs, and Independent Expenditures: Driven by Ideology." Pp. 137-15 in Campaigns on the Cutting Edge, edited by Richard J. Semiatin. Washington DC: Sage / CQ Press.
Marchand, Mary. 2021. "Every Contact Leaves a Trace: Wharton and the Forensic Imagination." in Photography’s Materialities: Provocation, Invention, Subversion across the Transatlantic Nineteenth Century, edited by Geoffrey Bender and Rasmus S. Simonsen. Leuven, Belgium: Leuven Press.
Eleuterio, Susan, and Rachelle Saltzman. 2020. “Pussy Hats: Common Ground at the Chicago Women’s March.” Pp. 96-109 in Pussy Hats, Politics, and Public Protest, edited by Rachelle Saltzman. Jackson, MS: University of Mississippi Press.
Ingram, Mark. 2020. "Bridges and Fault Lines in the Mediterranean City: Neighbourhood Memory in an Urban Walk in Marseille." Pp. 135-154 in Urban Bridges, Global Capital(s). Trans-Mediterranean Francosphères, edited by Claire Launchbury and Megan C. MacDonald. Liverpool, U.K.: Liverpool University Press.
Rauwerda, Antje M. 2020. “Nadiya Hussain’s Bake Me A Story Children’s Cookbooks and British Islam.” Pp. 24-40 in Literary Cookbooks, edited by Roxanne Harde and Janet Wesslius. New York: Routledge.
Shuster, Martin. 2020. “Education for the World: Adorno and Cavell." Pp. 3-18 in Dissonant Methods: Undoing Discipline in the Humanities, edited by Kit Dobson and Ada Jaarsma. Alberta: University of Alberta Press.
Shuster, Martin. 2020. “The Critique of the Enlightenment.” Pp. 251-271 in The Blackwell Companion to Theodor W. Adorno, edited by Peter Gordon, Espen Hammer, and Max Pensky, London: Blackwell.
Spires, Elizabeth. 2020. "Unwinding the Wound." Together in Sudden Strangeness: America's Poets Respond to the Pandemic, edited by Alice Quinn. Alfred A. Knopf Publishers, New York.
U'Ren, Bill. 2020. "Twenty-One." Pp. 118-134 in Sound and Literary Arts, edited by Jenna Moses and Aly Nardozzi. Slippery Rock, PA: Slippery Rock University.
Wells, Juliette. 2020. “Intimate Portraiture and the Accomplished Woman Artist in Emma." Pp. 189-205 in Art and Artifact in Austen, edited by Anna Battigelli. Newark, DE: University of Delaware Press.
Baron, Robert, and Thomas Walker. 2019. “Sustainability Clashes and Concordances.” Pp. 3 - 18 in Cultural Sustainabilities: Music, Media, Language, Advocacy, edited by Timothy J. Cooley. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.
Choreography, Performances, Exhibits & Designs
Bernstein, Andrew, Owen Gardner, Max Eilbacher, and Sam Haberman. 2020. Horse Lords, Tusk Festival. www.tuskfestival.org
Kennison, Kendall. 2020 Glasovir, fantasy for piano (2014), with photo montage created by the composer, 2020. Streaming performance by pianist Caroline Hong on facebook under the auspices of New Music Ohio, July 26, 2020. https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=618032575811811
Kennison, Kendall. 2019. Glasovir, fantasy for piano (2014) with Hong, Caroline, piano on Vine, Gershwin & Kennison: works for piano.[CD] Fleur De Son Classics, Ltd. FDS58044.
Conference Presentations & Posters
Ingram, Mark and Kathryn Kleppinger. 2021. "The Marseille Mosaic. A Mediterranean City at the Crossroads of Cultures" for panel: “On 21st-Century Guides, Anthologies, Edited Collections, and Reference Books." 20th & 21st Century French & Francophone Studies Colloquium. March. (Virtual).
Rauwerda, Antje M. 2021 “Do We Need Third Culture Nationalism?” Transnational Literature and Writing/Conference: Follow the Sun, 28th-30th January 2021. (Virtual)
Baron, Robert. 2020. Cultural Brokerage Revisited - Keynote Address at International Interdisciplinary Social Science Conference, July, Athens, Greece. (virtual meeting).
Duncan, Ann. 2020. "#VibrateHigher: Baltimore Ceasefire, Sacred Ritual, and Remembrance in the Midst of Baltimore's Homicide Epidemic," Co-sponsored Session: Comparative Approaches to Religion and Violence and Religion and Disabilities Studies Unit and Moral Injury Recovery in Religion, Society and Culture Unit, American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, November. (virtual meeting).
Duncan, Ann. 2020. "Spiritual Birth Movements and Motherhood as Religious Experience," International Association of Maternal Activism and Scholarship Conference, October. (Virtual).
Wells, Juliette, and Avery Yoder-Wells. 2020. “The Determined Young Author Then and Now: Connections and Reflections." Jane Austen Society of North America Annual General Meeting. October. (Virtual)
Wells, Juliette. 2020. Chair for plenary panel, “‘Did you ever read such a master-piece of Writing?’: Responding to Austen’s Juvenilia in the 21st Century." Jane Austen Society of North America Annual General Meeting. October. (Virtual).
Newspapers, Magazines, Interviews & Blogs
Duncan, Ann. January 2021. "Sacred Living Movement," World Religions and Spirituality Project. https://wrldrels.org/2021/01/28/sacred-living-movement/
Mullaney, Jamie. January 2021. “'This Year I Will…': Personal Resolutions and the Near Future." Sociology Lens Blog.
Ahearn, Elizabeth. March 2020. “How College Dance Programs Are Adapting to the New Online-Learning Normal.” Interview with Rebecca Ritzel for Dance Magazine
Cotterell, Norman & Dara Friedman-Wheeler. October 2020. "CBT and Anti-Racism: Healing Racism through CBT." Beck Institute Blog. https://beckinstitute.org/cbt-and-anti-racism/
Friedman-Wheeler, Dara (guest), Lori Evans, and Jess Shatkin (Hosts). November 2020. About Our Kids [Radio Program], produced by M. Kron. Doctor Radio. New York, NY: Sirius XM.
Hodge, Dustin, prod. Little Britches Rodeo. Season 14, 26 Episodes. Produced by HM Group. First episode aired October 7, 2020, on RFD-TV. https://www.rfdtv.com/story/22874905/little-britches-rodeo.
McDonald, Jared, Melissa Deckman, Mileah Kromer, and Anne Moses. June 2020. “A Gen Z Awakening at the Ballot Box.” The Hill. https://thehill.com/opinion/campaign/504597-a-gen-z-awakening-at-the-ballot-box
Smith, Dena T., and Mileah Kromer. November 2020. “Here's why COVID is Making Women Sadder and Angrier than Men: Commentary.” Baltimore Sun. https://www.baltimoresun.com/opinion/op-ed/bs-ed-op-1115-kromer-smith-gender-covid-20201113-cw3oo3ooonbdvaysf22vo5t7bi-story.html
Ahearn, Elizabeth. 2020. Elected President of the American College Dance Association
Baron, Robert. 2020. Elected as Secretary of Fellows of the American Folklore Society, for two year term, followed by two year terms as Vice President and President
Martin, Florence. 2020. Introduction to Fatma 75 (Selma Baccar, Tunisia, 1976), and Q&A for the Block Museum, Northwestern U film series Liberating History: Arab Feminisms and Mediated Pasts, October 22. https://vimeo.com/471245842
Moreno López, Isabel. "Spanglish: A Tool of Empowerment or Una Trampa." APABAL Magazine, November 2020, 10, pp. 78-90.
Shuster, Martin. 2020. “QAnon as a Byproduct of a Broken America: Alienation, anxiety, and religion” https://publicseminar.org/essays/qanon-as-a-byproduct-of-a-broken-america
Baron, Robert. 2019. Representative of the International Society for Ethnology and Folklore to ICH NGO Forum at Intergovernmental Meeting of the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage, Bogotá, Colombiae of Humanity, Bogota, Colombia
- April 12, 2021
The six faculty members are distinguished in their fields of study and recognized for their outstanding scholarly and teaching achievements.
- Image associated with "Associate Professor Nyasha Grayman-Simpson on African American mental health post-election"November 10, 2020
Associate Professor Nyasha Grayman-Simpson was interviewed on the radio program Revolutionary African Perspectives, on WRFG in Atlanta, where she discussed post-election African American mental health. Grayman-Simpson is the Henry S. Dulaney Professor at Goucher College.
- March 3, 2020
The New York Times ran an in-depth review of “Child of Light,” the new work of nonfiction by Professor of English Madison Smartt Bell. The book is a biography of the writer Robert Stone. According to the Times, “‘Child of Light’ is a sensitive and thorough biography...This is one of those rare biographies in which you don’t feel like skimming the first 35 pages.”
- June 4, 2019
Americans for the Arts announced that Margie Reese, executive director of the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture, will be honored with the Selina Roberts Ottum Award.
- February 22, 2019
Professor Justine Chasmar earned two awards for research that asks how quantitative reasoning centers can improve student tutoring and overall learning in quantitative fields.