Faculty Achievement 2023

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

Bozic, Sonja, and Weiner Jonathan. 2023. "Chocolate Milk", Production Grant, Saul Zaentz Innovation Fund in Film and Media, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.

Poliakoff-Chen, Phaye. 2023. Creativity Grant from the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) to design and install a public mosaic mural outside of Earl's Place, the transitional housing facility for homeless men downtown Baltimore.

Segarra, Veronica, Rivka Glaser, Bill Harder and Jamie Batts. 2023. “Developing an adaptable and sustainable model for faculty career exploration at primarily undergraduate institutions (PUIs).” Burroughs Wellcome Fund – Career Guidance to Trainees Grant.

Thompson, Pamela. 2023. “Transhumance: Land sovereignty, Yezidis and the Wool Industry.” Artist residency at Acoss in Armenia. 


Duncan, Ann W. 2023. Sacred Pregnancy: Birth, Motherhood and the Quest for Spiritual Community. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress.

Hwang, Julie Chernov. 2023. Becoming Jihadis: Radicalization and Commitment in Southeast Asia. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Ingram, Mark and Kathryn Kleppinger, eds. 2023. The Marseille Mosaic. A Mediterranean City at the Crossroads of Cultures. New York, NY: Berghahn Books.

Kunz, Edgar. 2023. Fixer. First ed. New York, NY: Ecco, an imprint of Harper Collins.

Pinsker, Sarah. 2023. Lost Places. Easthampton, MA: Small Beer Press.

Wells, Juliette. 2023. A New Jane Austen: How Americans Brought Us the World's Greatest Novelist. New York, NY: Bloomsbury Academic.


Bock, Margaret, and Benjamin Blemings. 2023. "Road maintenance over the local election cycle." Public Choice. 

Chesler, Aaron, Dominic Winski, Karl Kreutz, Bess Koffman, Erich Osterberg, David Ferris, Zayta Thundercloud et al. 2023. “Non-Spherical Microparticle Shape in Antarctica During the Last Glacial Period Affects Dust Volume-Related Metrics.” Climate of the Past 19(2):477-492.

Dickason, Cara. 2023. “Consensual Sexual Selfies: Everyday Exposure in Teen Girl Media.” Feminist Media Studies: 1-15.

Draheim, Amanda A., Susan Brands, James Griffin, Matthew Kridel, Catherine Wallace, Lara M. Stepleman, and Christopher F. Drescher. 2023. "Suicidality and discriminatory experiences with healthcare providers in LGBT emerging adults." Journal of Gay and Lesbian Social Services.

Kunz, Edgar. 2023.  “Real Money.” Oxford American. 120. March.

Martin, Flo 2023. “Arab Women’s Transnational Cinema’s ‘Flips’: The Man Who Sold His Skin (Ben Hania, 2021)”. Transnational Screens. 14 (2): 117-131

McCabe, Jennifer, Ceili S. Banasik, Morgan G. Jackson, Emily M. Postlethwait, Alexander Steitz, and Audrey R. Wenzel. 2023. “Exploring Perceptions of Cognitive Load and Mental Fatigue in Pandemic-Era Zoom Classes.” Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Psychology.

Mullaney, Jamie “Midlevel Administrators’ Work with Department Chairs, Part 1: Onboarding with Intentionality.” The Department Chair: A Resource for Academic Administrators 33(4):22-24. (Part of a three-part series with Jennifer Keys and Kristin Geraty)

Shepard, Asha (2023): Arrested development: relative school entry age and arrests during the teenage and young adult years, Education Economics, DOI: 10.1080/09645292.2023.2213865

Book Chapters

Asquith, Brian, Margaret Bock. 2023. “The case for dynamic cities.” pp. 13-34 in Challenges in Classical Liberalism: Debating the Policies of Today Versus Tomorrow, edited by Alice L. Kassens and Joshua C. Hall. London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

Ingram, Mark, and Kathryn Kleppinger. 2023. “Introduction: The Marseille Mosaic.” Pp. 1-26 in The Marseille Mosaic: A Mediterranean City at the Crossroads of Cultures, edited by Mark Ingram and Kathryn Kleppinger. New York, NY: Berghahn Books.

Ingram, Mark, and Rebecca Free. 2023. “‘Publicizing Urban Space’: The Outreach Work of Marseillais Theatres hors les murs.” Pp. 250-71 in The Marseille Mosaic. A Mediterranean City at the Crossroads of Cultures, edited by Mark Ingram and Kathryn Kleppinger. New York, NY: Berghahn Books.

Marcus, Daniel, and Oliver Vodeb. 2023. “Capitalism’s Addictions: Design and the Displacement of Intimacy.” Pp. 131-49 in Radical Intimacies: Designing Non-Extractive Relationalities, edited by Oliver Vodeb. Bristol: Intellect.

McCabe, Jennifer. 2023. "Considerations for academic support centers regarding learning strategy recommendations." Pp. 341-351 in In Their Own Words: What Scholars and Teachers Want You to Know About Why and How to Apply the Science of Learning in Your Academic Setting, edited by C. E. Overson, C. M. Hakala, L. L. Kordonowy, & V. A. Benassi. Washington, DC: Society for the Teaching of Psychology.

Mullaney, Jamie L., and Elaine Meyer-Lee. 2023. “Department Chair Development and Mentoring.” Pp. 289-97 in Resource Handbook for Academic Deans: The Essential Guide for College and University Leaders, 4th ed., edited by Andrew Adams. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Oweidat, Lana. 2023. “Letter from Omar bin Al-Khattab to Abu Musa Al-Ash'ari.” Pp. 7-16 in Global Rhetorical Traditions, edited by Hui Wu and Tarez Samra Graban. Anderson, SC: Parlor Press.

Oweidat, Lana, Bernice Olivas, Janelle Jennings-Alexander, Mara Lee Grayson, Tamara Issak, Christina V. Cedillo, Ashanka Kumari, Caitlyn Rudolph-Schram, Trent M. Kays. 2023. "At a Crossroads: The Committee for Change and the Voices of CCCC." Pp. 51-72 in Systems Shift: Creating and Navigating Change in Rhetoric and Composition Administration, edited by Genesea M. Carter and Aurora Matzke. Denver, CO: University Press of Colorado.

Rawerda, Antje. "Strange Familiars: Dogs in Michael Ondaatje's Early Poetry." Pp. 100-117 in Do You Want To Be Happy and Write: Critical Essays on Michael Ondaatje. ed. Robert Lecker.  Kingston and Montreal: McGill-Queens UP.

Choreography, Performances, Exhibits & Designs

Ahearn, Elizabeth Lowe “Confluence”- Premiere: Baltimore, MD. Inertia Dance Company. January 11-12, 2024

Mion, Todd. 2023. Sound design for Dead Man's Cell Phone, Fells Point Corner Theatre, directed by Kimberley Lynne.

Conference Presentations & Posters

Ahearn, Elizabeth Lowe “Pilates a System of Connectedness” Presented in July 2023. Geneva, NY. Annual Somatic Dance Conference.

Asher, Jana. 2023. “Statistics is the Heart of Democracy.” Invited Presentation, Joint Statistical Meetings, August 6.

Asher, Jana. 2023. “Tom Jabine and Human Rights.” Invited Presentation, Joint Statistical Meetings, August 9.

Dawley, Evan. 2023. Workshop on "Authoritarian Manipulation of History and Human Rights Abuses Xinjiang, Taiwan, Ukraine, Russia”at the University of Chicago

Dawley, Evan. 2023. Invited talk at the Center for Chinese Studies, National Central Library, Taipei, Taiwan.

Boules, Raouf, Darren Glass, Benjamin Le, Tamara Metz, Jamie Mullaney, Barbara Shaw, and Brooke Vick. 2023. “Challenges and Opportunities Facing SLAC Leaders of the 21st Century.” Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) Senior Leadership Academy Closing Seminar. Washington, D.C.

Ghirardelli, Thomas G. Josh Lichti, Claudine Schwartz, Mariah Lees, and Areana Padilla. 2023. "Efficiency of search in three different three-dimensional search tasks." Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Johnson Walton, Lindsay, and Matthew J. Van Hoose. 2023. "Experiential Learning and Social Justice: Case Studies from Goucher College's Offices of Community-Based Learning and Career Education." Consortium on High Achievement and Success (CHAS) Institutional Representatives Meeting. June 22.

Lane, Morgan R., Natalie A. van Breukelen, and Nicholas Santangelo. 2023. “Natural Pair Distribution Predicts Convict Cichlid Parental Defense Towards Other Parental Pairs.” Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Annual Conference. Austin, TX.

Lindsey, Finley, Will Frasier, Natalie A. van Breukelen. 2023. “Daily Changes in Male Pupfish Territorial & Spawning Behavior.” Animal Behavior Society Twitter Conference. #AnimBehav2023.

Martin, Flo. 2023.“Adventures on GIRL ISLAND: Sharing Sandy Stone’s Story”. March 31. Destitution and Power: The Trans Experience Conference, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore.

McCabe, Jennifer A., Vanessa A. Cisse, Jessica A. DeKoven, Sierra J. Hausthor, Mariah S. Lees, Belle D. St. Jean, Molly M. Stuart, Mikaela Bichler, Alexander Steitz, and Emily R. Waskow. 2023. “Getting Warmer: Syllabus Tone Impacts Student Perceptions of a College Course.” Eastern Psychological Association Conference. Boston, MA. March 4.

Oettinger, April. 2023. Storms, Shipwrecks, and the Art of the Sublime in the Scuola Grande di San Marco

Oweidat, Lana, Cruz Medina, Ruth Osorio, Patti Poblete, Brooke Schreiber, Shawna Shapiro, Lan Wang-Hiles, and Sharon Yam. 2023. “Cross-Caucus/SIG Roundtable on Coalitional and Collaborative Work.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Chicago, IL. February 16.

Oweidat, Lana, Rasha Diab, Nabila Hijazi, Tamara Issak, and Soha Youssef. 2023. “Arab/Muslim Caucus Roundtable on Disrupting Silences and Promoting Inclusive Pedagogical Interventions.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Chicago, IL. February 16.

Schwarz, Carolyn. 2023. “Faith in Medicine: Caring for Patients as Persons in Free and Low-Cost Christian-Based Clinics.” The Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting. Cincinnati, OH. March 30.

VanHoose, Matthew J. and Stephen Fafulas. 2023. "Language Ideology and Practice in the U.S. South: Case Studies of Spanish in Northern Mississippi and Eastern North Carolina." SEC Spanish Consortium Conference. Oxford, MS. March 9.

Newspapers, Magazines, Interviews & Blogs

Ahearn, Elizabeth Lowe. Ballet and Beyond Podcast Charm City Ballet: 2023. 

Asher, Jana. 2023. "In Memory of Bill Winkler." Joint Statistical Meetings. Toronto, Canada. August 7.

Duncan, Ann. 2023. Podcast Interview: "The Spiritual Birthing Movement," The Revealer, therevealer.org/podcast/episode-39-the-spiritual-birthing-movement/, August 31.

Kunz, Edgar. 2023. “Therapy.” The New Yorker, June 26

Oettinger, April. 2023. Animating Nature: Lorenzo Lotto and the Art of Landscape in Renaissance Venice

Reilley, Megan. 2023. “At Dawn.” Five Minute Lit.

Wells, Juliette. 2023. “Austen Mondays.” Pride and Prejudice discussion series, Rosenbach Library, Philadelphia (virtual). January 3.

Invited Public Lectures

Harder, Bill and Olivia Miller. 2023. "Liberal Arts in the US " US-UK Fulbright Commission, US College Day. London, UK.

Wells, Juliette. 2023. “Emma and the Woman Artist."  Lecture series, Rosenbach Library, Philadelphia (virtual). April 3, April 17,  May 1, May 15.

Wells, Juliette. 2023. "Persuasion: Setting Boundaries and Self-Care." "Jane Austen Day," co-sponsored by Jane Austen Society of North America - Maryland region,  Manor Mill, Monkton, MD. June 17.


Martin, Flo and Laura Mason. Eds. French Historical Studies: Film, Television and History in the French-speaking World. 2022. Studies in French History 46: 171 pp.

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