Accomplishments: College of Liberal Arts

September 22, 2022
Dave Beisecker (Philosophy) and co-author Amirouche Moktefi (University of Talinn, Estonia) had their paper, "John Cook Wilson's 'Hanging Plants': A Contribution to the History of Early Logic Trees," published in Diagrammatic Representation and Inference, a volume in the Springer book series, Lecture Notes in Computer Science and Artificial…
September 19, 2022
Nerses Kopalyan published an article in the Times of Israel on the relationship between Israel's arms sales to Azerbaijan, and the implications of this policy in light of Azerbaijan's growing anti-Americanism. 
September 19, 2022
Nerses Kopalyan published an article in Le Figaro, one of the most prestigious publications in France, on the energy deal between the European Union and Azerbaijan, and the geopolitical implications of Europe enabling oil-rich autocracies. 
September 16, 2022
Austin Horng-En Wang (Political Science) was invited to the virtual roundtable "Technology and the security of democratic societies" hosted by the Brookings Institution. In the roundtable, Dr. Wang shared his observation on the information operations from the authoritarian regimes and their possible developments in recent years. He also discussed…
September 13, 2022
Jessica E. Teague (English) has been awarded a 2022 American Book Award (the Walter & Lillian Lowenfels Award for Criticism) for her book, Sound Recording Technology and American Literature, (Cambridge UP, 2021).  The American Book Awards have been around for 43 years and have been awarded to writers across a…
September 12, 2022
With community partners from Toronto, Canada, Renato "Rainier" M. Liboro (Psychology) recently published the article, "Kinky Sex and Deliberate Partner Negotiations: Case Studies of Canadian Transgender Men Who Have Sex with Men, Their HIV Risks, Safer Sex Practices, and Prevention Needs," in the International Journal of Environmental Research and…
September 12, 2022
Cheryl Abbate (Philosophy) published an invited guest post titled, "A Philosopher’s Take on Effective (Non-Egoic) Activism," on the American Philosophical Association's (APA's) public philosophy blog. This post discusses the importance of using moral education during social justice activism, especially animal rights activism. 
September 12, 2022
Denise Tillery (English) and Emma Bloomfield (Communication Studies) were recognized for their article, "Hyperrationality and Rhetorical Constellations in Digital Climate Change Denial: A Multi-Methodological Analysis of the Discourse of Watts Up With That," published in the journal Technical Communication Quarterly. Their article was awarded the…
September 12, 2022
Chenghui Zhang (Sociology) and colleagues published an article, "The Importance of Recurring Campus Surveys of Interpersonal Violence: An Analysis of Period and Cohort Effects," in the Journal of School Violence. 
September 12, 2022
Marina Garber-Colacicchi (World Languages and Cultures) participated in a poetry readings series hosted by The Boston Readings project and presented her latest book, The Landlessness (Bezothechestvo) published in Kiev, Ukraine, in June 2022.
September 9, 2022
Tirth Bhatta (Sociology), assistant professor, published an article titled, "Intersecting Early-Life Selection Mechanisms: Socio-Historical Changes in Racially Stratified Effects of Education on Functional Limitations in the United States," in the Journal of Aging and Health. Scholarship on sociohistorical changes in intersecting early-life…
September 9, 2022
Shane Kraus, Kaelyn Griffin, Todd Jennings, and Repairer Etuk (Psychology) and Brett Abarbanel (IGI) and Patrick [Tiange] Xu (Hospitality) recently published four publications.  The first article, "Sports betting around the world: A systematic review," was published in the Journal of Behavioral Addictions supported by a pre-doctoral network grant…