Twenty-five faculty service commitments to professional organizations
Hampden-Sydney College faculty have a special talent for motivating young men to reach above and beyond their abilities. They are practicing scholars who demonstrate passion for their fields of study both in the classroom and beyond through scholarship, study, and research.
Janice Siegel, Chair of Classics, to present paper at the Science Fiction Foundation's Conference "Sword, Sandals, Sorcery and Space" at the University of Liverpool, UK
"The Cyclopic Reavers of Joss Whedon's Firefly"
Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon, Elliott Assistant Professor of Biology at Hampden-Sydney College has received a Maurice L. Mednick Memorial Grant from the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC).
Tumor-associated Suppression of Dendritic Cell Maturation and Activation
Robert H. Blackman presents paper at Society for French Historical Studies annual meeting in Cambridge, MA
Dr. Blackman presented paper, "Did Cicero Swear the Tennis Court Oath?"
Saranna Thornton, Professor of Economics and Business co-authors book on the Family and Medical Leave Act.
Professor Thornton and co-author Kathi Westcott explain FMLA mandates.
Caroline S. Emmons, Professor of History, publishes essay on African American women and civil rights in Virginia
Chapter in "Southern Black Women in The Modern Civil Rights Movement"
Alexander Werth, Venable Professor of Biology publishes in The Journal of Experimental Biology.
"Flow-dependent porosity and biomechanical properties of mysticete baleen."
Dr. William Shear, Professor of Biology, and his research team are awarded a National Science Foundation grant
The team will construct a phylogenetic tree for the Class Diplopoda.
Patterson Professor of Government and Foreign Affairs James Pontuso is published in multiple articles.
Topics range from the elections in Iraq and Lenin's tyranny to Hollywood.
Dr. Justin Isaacs, Associate Professor of Economics suggests that "NASCAR fans provide a unique barometer for the state of the U.S. economy."
SpeedwayMedia.com: "Why NACSAR Is A Barometer For The Economy"
Dr. Michael J. Wolyniak, Assistant Professor of Biology, published in GenBank with sequence of H-SC student discovered and annotated bacteriophage
6 H-SC students co-authored this sequence publication
Robert H. Blackman, Associate Professor of History, presents research at National Humanities Center
"Thinking about Representation in the French Revolution"
Dr. Kristian Hargadon, Elliott Assistant Prof. of Biology, and Students Publish Article on Cancer Research
Article in American Journal of Immunology
Associate Prof. of Philosophy Marc Hight published in Cambridge University Press
"The Correspondence of Berkeley," first-time annotated edition
Dr. Steele Nowlin, Assistant Prof. of English, has an article forthcoming in the journal Exemplaria
"The Legend of Good Women and the Affect of Invention"
Dr. Steele Nowlin, Assistant Prof. of English, has an article forthcoming in the journal Modern Philology
"Gower's Chronicles of Invention: Historiography and Productive Poetry"
Dr. Alex Werth, Prof. of Biology and expert on marine mammals, is quoted in Scientific American, Science Now, and Nature
Dr. Werth discusses leopard seals and blue whales
Dr. Steven Bloom, Associate Prof. of Physics and Astronomy, recently had an article accepted for publication
Published in Astronomical Journal,The Acceleratring Jet of 3C 279
Prof. Mary Prevo develops "A Place Online," An On-line Resource for Architectural History
Making resources available online with mapping and sorting software
Dr. Robert Blackman, Associate Prof. of History, presents paper at Banff Cenre in Alberta, Canada
Paper presented at the 40th meeting of Western Society for French History
Prof. of Fine Arts David Dodge Lewis awarded 3rd in 2012 National Juried Exhibition
Lewis' piece is a drawing in wax resist titled Polar Bear Skull #1
Dr. Dieudonné Afatsawo, Associate Professor of Modern Languages, presents paper at the 37th Annual European Studies Conference
Re-making the Literary Classics: Practical Lessons
Assistant Prof. of Fine Arts R. David Salvage releases "Lock and Key"
Includes selected compositions by R. David Salvage
Asst. Prof. of Economics Jennifer Dirmeyer discusses Honor Code in The Chronicle of Higher Education
"Honor Codes Work Where Honesty Has Already Taken Root"
History professor Dr. James Simms Discusses Foreign Policy in The Daily Progress
U.S. policy toward the Arab Spring in Egypt and Libya
Dr. Kristian Hargadon, Elliott Assistant Prof. of Biology, Receives J. Shelton Horsley Research Award
for manuscript published in Cellular Immunology
Elliott Professor of Fine Arts Shirley Kagan Directs "Merry Wives of Windsor" for the 2012 Richmond Shakespeare Festival
Two H-SC Alums are featured in performance
Dr. Michael J. Wolyniak, Asst. Professor of Biology receives Cabell Award
Recognizing outstanding classroom contribution to education of young men
Dr. Walter C. (Mike) McDermott, Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy receives Thomas Edward Crawley Award
Recognizing devotion to the ideals of H-SC and the education of its sons.
Dr. Matthew Bowman, Visiting Professor of Religion Interviewed on Mormon Identity by the Chronicle of Higher Education
Dr. Bowman discusses "Mormon Identity in the Age of Mitt Romney"
Dr. Dieudonné Afatsawo, Associate Professor of Modern Languages, publishes in the Selected Proceedings of the 36th Annual European Studies Conference
"Where Has the Future Gone? Explaining the Generación Ni-Ni..."
Dr. Rachel Goodman, Assistant Prof. of Biology Receives Thomas F. Jeffress and Kate Miller Jeffress Memorial Trust Grant
Jeffress Trust assists scientists in Virginia conducting science research
Patterson Professor of Government and Foreign Affairs James Pontuso speaks at Academic Exchanges and Research, and International Scientific Conferences.
Pontuso discusses "Society in post-tyrannical countries" and religion.
Dr. Alex Werth, Professor of Biology, Wins the 2011 VFIC Harris Teaching Award
H. Hiter Harris, Jr Memorial Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
Dr. Kristian Hargadon '01, Elliott Assistant Professor of Biology, Named "Rising Star"
Sigma Xi Fresh Faces of the 125th Anniversary Award
Dr. Daniella Widdows, Assistant Prof. of Classics, has an article forthcoming in the journal Hephaistos
"Hide and Peek: Gazing at Epiktetos's London E38"
Dr. Dieudonné Afatsawo, Associate Professor of Modern Languages, presents at International Conference at Howard University
"Africa & People of African Descent: Issues & Actions ..."
Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon '01, Assistant Prof. of Biology, Receives Maurice L. Mednick Memorial Fellowship
The Fellowship will support Dr. Hargadon's research on dendritic cells
Dr. Sarah B. Hardy, Elliott Prof. of English, Named One of "The Most Creative Teachers in the South" By Oxford American Magazine
Encouraging students to think about topics related to masculine identity
Pam Fox, Associate Professor of Fine Arts, Awarded VMFA Artist Fellowship
Fellowship awarded for Pam Fox's photographic series "Lure"
Nathaniel Perry, Assistant Prof. of English, wins the 2011 American Poetry Review/Honickman First Book Prize
Perry's manuscript, Nine Acres, was chosen from more than 1,000 entries.
Verna Kale, Visiting Assistant Professor in Rhetoric, publishes "Chronology" in Ernest Hemingway in Context
Cambridge University Press (2012)