Faculty Achievement

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.

Book Chapters

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 religionhttps://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

Faculty members, please submit your scholarship to be included on this website. We will update this webpage twice a year. If you have any questions, please contact cast@goucher.edu.