Faculty Scholarship

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.

 

Dieudonne AfatsawoDr. Dieudonne K. Afatsawo
Associate Professor of Modern Languages
Bagby Hall 303 | (434) 223-6336
dafatsawo@hsc.edu

Dr. Afatsawo publishes article
Sesión secreta o la crisis del modelo occidental de desarrollo ecónomico para África


Dieudonne AfatsawoDr. Dieudonne K. Afatsawo
Associate Professor of Modern Languages
Bagby Hall 303 | (434) 223-6336
dafatsawo@hsc.edu

Dr. Afatsawo presents paper
"Javier Cercas' El impostor and the Limits of Fiction"


Robert BlackmanDr. Robert H. Blackman
Associate Professor of History
Maples 004 | (434) 223-6957
rblackman@hsc.edu

Professor Blackman presents paper at the Society for the Study of French History annual conference in St. Andrews, Scotland
"What do you get when you read the Tennis Court Oath backwards? The October Days!"


Robert BlackmanDr. Robert H. Blackman
Associate Professor of History
Maples 004 | (434) 223-6957
rblackman@hsc.edu

Professor Blackman publishes article in Proceedings of the Western Society for French History
A Mandate for Counter-revolution: Conservative Opposition in the National Constituent Assembly


Robert BlackmanDr. Robert H. Blackman
Associate Professor of History
Maples 004 | (434) 223-6957
rblackman@hsc.edu

Professor Blackman publishes "Did Cicero Swear the Tennis Court Oath?"
Article appears in December 2014 issue of Oxford University Press journal French History


Dr. Steven BloomDr. Steven D. Bloom
Professor of Physics and Astronomy
Gilmer Hall 010 | (434) 223-6170
sbloom@hsc.edu

Dr. Steven Bloom, Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Publishes Book
"The Physics and Astronomy of Science Fiction"


Erin CowlingDr. Erin A. Cowling
Assistant Professor of Modern Languages
Bagby Hall 302 | (434) 223-6986
ecowling@hsc.edu

Dr. Erin Cowling Publishes Article
Bulletin of the Comediantes: "'Sois de diablos': Portraying Indigenous Female Characters on the Golden Age Stage"


Erin CowlingDr. Erin A. Cowling
Assistant Professor of Modern Languages
Bagby Hall 302 | (434) 223-6986
ecowling@hsc.edu

Dr. Erin Cowling Publishes Article
"Civilizing Violence, Violence Civilizing: Portrayals of Conqueror and Conquered"


Erin CowlingDr. Erin A. Cowling
Assistant Professor of Modern Languages
Bagby Hall 302 | (434) 223-6986
ecowling@hsc.edu

Assistant Professor of Modern Languages Erin Cowling, Presentation at VIII International Conference of the AHH (Asociacion Hispanica de Humanidades), Universidad Carlos III, Madrid
Metodos cuantitativos, analisis cualitativo: El uso de la tecnologia moderna en la ensenanza del corpus canonico


Erin CowlingDr. Erin A. Cowling
Assistant Professor of Modern Languages
Bagby Hall 302 | (434) 223-6986
ecowling@hsc.edu

Dr Erin Cowling, Assistant Professor of Modern Languages, Receives Grant from American Society for Theatre Research.
Targeted Area Research Grant for Co-Edited Critical Edition of El Principe Inocente


Erin Cowling Dr. Erin A. Cowling
Assistant Professor of Modern Languages
Bagby Hall 302 | (434) 223-6986
ecowling@hsc.edu

Dr. Erin Cowling Elected to MLA Delegate Assembly
special-interest delegate for Women in the Profession


Kristian Hargadon '01Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon
Associate Professor of Biology
Gilmer Hall 108 | (434) 223-6261
khargadon@hsc.edu

Professor Hargadon '01 Publishes Melanoma Research
Melanoma-altered Dendritic Cell Function reported in Immunology and Cell Biology


Kristian Hargadon '01Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon
Associate Professor of Biology
Gilmer Hall 108 | (434) 223-6261
khargadon@hsc.edu

Professor Hargadon '01 Publishes Report on Melanoma Genome Expression Analysis
Frontiers in Immunology Article Offers Insights into Factors Regulating Melanoma Growth and Metastasis


Kristian Hargadon '01Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon
Associate Professor of Biology
Gilmer Hall 108 | (434) 223-6261
khargadon@hsc.edu

Professor Hargadon '01 Receives Science Education Award
Recognition in Science Education (RISE) Award Presented by Virginia Association of Science Teachers


Kristian Hargadon '01Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon
Associate Professor of Biology
Gilmer Hall 108 | (434) 223-6261
khargadon@hsc.edu

Professor Hargadon '01 Publishes Article on Melanoma Research
Publlished Author's View article in the journal OncoImmunology


Kristian Hargadon '01Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon
Associate Professor of Biology
Gilmer Hall 108 | (434) 223-6261
khargadon@hsc.edu

Professor Hargadon '01 Publishes Novel Approach for Undergraduate Investigation of Gene Expression
Introduces Cancer Research into the Undergraduate Laboratory


Kristian Hargadon '01Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon
Associate Professor of Biology
Gilmer Hall 108 | (434) 223-6261
khargadon@hsc.edu

Professor of Biology Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon '01 Receives Invitation for Membership in European Academy of Tumor Immunology
Dr. Hargadon Recognized for Contributions to Cancer Research


Kristian Hargadon '01Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon
Associate Professor of Biology
Gilmer Hall 108 | (434) 223-6261
khargadon@hsc.edu

Professor of Biology Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon '01 Receives $100,000 Grant for Cancer Research
Jeffress Trust Awards Program in Interdisciplinary Research Funds Melanoma Research


Kristian Hargadon '01Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon
Associate Professor of Biology
Gilmer Hall 108 | (434) 223-6261
khargadon@hsc.edu

Professor of Biology Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon '01 Receives $100,000 Grant for Cancer Research
Jeffress Trust Awards Program in Interdisciplinary Research Funds Melanoma Research


Kristian Hargadon '01Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon
Associate Professor of Biology
Gilmer Hall 108 | (434) 223-6261
khargadon@hsc.edu

Professor Hargadon '01 Publishes Melanoma Research
Melanoma-altered Dendritic Cell Function reported in Immunology and Cell Biology


Kristian Hargadon '01Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon
Associate Professor of Biology
Gilmer Hall 108 | (434) 223-6261
khargadon@hsc.edu

Professor Hargadon '01 Publishes Melanoma Research
Melanoma-altered Dendritic Cell Function reported in Immunology and Cell Biology


Shirley KaganShirley Kagan
Elliott Professor of Theater
Johns Auditorium 101 | (434) 223-6266
skagan@hsc.edu

Shirley Kagan performs in Richmond Shakespeare Summer Festival
Quill Theatre's production of "Hamlet" featured Kagan as Gertrude, queen of Denmark and Hamlet's mother.


Shirley KaganShirley Kagan
Elliott Professor of Theater
Johns Auditorium 101 | (434) 223-6266
skagan@hsc.edu

Shirley Kagan Directs Samuel Beckett's "Rockaby"
The play was staged as part of the annual K-Dance Shorts Festival


Shirley KaganShirley Kagan
Elliott Professor of Theater
Johns Auditorium 101 | (434) 223-6266
skagan@hsc.edu

Shirley Kagan performs at Richmond PBS station
Kagan reprised her role from this summer's Richmond Shakespeare Festival


Verna KaleDr. Verna L. Kale
Visiting Assistant Professor of Rhetoric
Morton Hall 028 | (434) 223-7058
vkale@hsc.edu

Dr. Verna Kale publishes flash creative nonfiction
River Teeth: A Journal of Nonfiction Narrative


Verna KaleDr. Verna L. Kale
Visiting Assistant Professor of Rhetoric
Morton Hall 028 | (434) 223-7058
vkale@hsc.edu

Visiting Assistant Professor of Rhetoric, Verna Kale, Writes Blog Post: For Whom Papa Polls
Why Ernest Hemingway Would Reject Trump's Candidacy


Steele NowlinDr. Steele Nowlin
Associate Professor of English
Morton Hall 033 | (434) 223-7262
snowlin@hsc.edu

Dr. Steele Nowlin, Associate Professor of English Publishes Scholarly Book
"Chaucer, Gower, and the Affect of Invention"


James PontusoDr. James F. Pontuso
Patterson Professor of Government & Foreign Affairs
Morton Hall 321 | (434) 223-6246
jpontuso@hsc.edu

Professor Pontuso publishes article in Philosophy Study
Marx's Concept of Alienation: With a Brief Assessment


James PontusoDr. James F. Pontuso
Patterson Professor of Government & Foreign Affairs
Morton Hall 321 | (434) 223-6246
jpontuso@hsc.edu

Professor Pontuso publishes article in Perspectives on Political Science
Can the Free Market Work Without Virtue?


James PontusoDr. James F. Pontuso
Patterson Professor of Government & Foreign Affairs
Morton Hall 321 | (434) 223-6246
jpontuso@hsc.edu

Professor Pontuso, Patterson Professor
Reviewed a fascinating biography of Vaclav Havel


Dr. Janice F. SiegelDr. Janice F. Siegel
Associate Professor of Classics
Maples 007 | (434) 223-7204
jsiegel@hsc.edu

Dr. Janice Siegel, Associate Professor of Classics, Presents a Scholarly Paper at the Classical Association of the Atlantic States
"By Fire and Sword: The Evolution of a Topos in the Latin Literary Tradition"


Dr. Janice F. SiegelDr. Janice F. Siegel
Associate Professor of Classics
Maples 007 | (434) 223-7204
jsiegel@hsc.edu

Dr. Janice Siegel, Associate Professor of Classics, Presents a Scholarly Paper at The Celtic Classics Conference in Dublin, Ireland
Continues Studies in Classical Reception Theory


Dr. Janice F. SiegelDr. Janice F. Siegel
Associate Professor of Classics
Maples 007 | (434) 223-7204
jsiegel@hsc.edu

Dr. Janice Siegel, Associate Professor of Classics, Presents a Scholarly Paper at International Conference in Leeds, England
"Undertones of Cupid and Psyche in Guillermo del Toro's Pan's Labyrinth"


Dr. Susan SmithDr. Susan M. Smith
Elliott Professor Emerita of Modern Languages
Bagby Hall 302 | (434) 223-6986
ssmith@hsc.edu

Susan M. Smith translates book
"Margaret van Noort: The Spiritual Writings of Sister Margaret of the Mother of God"


Dr. Alfonso VaronaDr. Alfonso Varona
Assistant Professor of Modern Languages
Bagby Hall 314 | (434) 223-6335
avarona@hsc.edu

Professor Varona presents paper at The Twelfth National Symposium of Theater, Washington & Lee University
Failed Relationships: Bárbara Colio's Theater.


Dr. Alfonso VaronaDr. Alfonso Varona
Assistant Professor of Modern Languages
Bagby Hall 314 | (434) 223-6335
avarona@hsc.edu

Professor of Modern Languages Alfonso Varona presents paper at XXII Jornadas Internacionales de Teatro Latinoamericano at Puebla, Mexico
En búsqueda de un espacio equitativo: Casa llena de Estela Leñero.


Dr. Alfonso VaronaDr. Alfonso Varona
Assistant Professor of Modern Languages
Bagby Hall 314 | (434) 223-6335
avarona@hsc.edu

Dr. Varona publishes interview to Mexican Playwrigt Ximena Escalante
Interview appears in Fall 2014 issue of Latin American Theatre Review


Dr. Alfonso VaronaDr. Alfonso Varona
Assistant Professor of Modern Languages
Bagby Hall 314 | (434) 223-6335
avarona@hsc.edu

Dr. Varona presents paper at the Twelfth national Symposium of Theater, Washington & Lee University
Failed Relationships: Bárbara Colio's Theater.


Dr. Alfonso VaronaDr. Alfonso Varona
Assistant Professor of Modern Languages
Bagby Hall 314 | (434) 223-6335
avarona@hsc.edu

Dr. Varona publishes interview to Mexican Playwright Carmina Narro
Interview appears in Spring 2015 issue of Latin American Theatre Review.


Dr. Alfonso VaronaDr. Alfonso Varona
Assistant Professor of Modern Languages
Bagby Hall 314 | (434) 223-6335
avarona@hsc.edu

Professor of Modern Languages Alfonso Varona publishes interview to Mexican Playwright Bárbara Colio
Interview appears in Spring 2016 issue of Latin American Theatre Review


Helena Katharine Wiley von RuedenDr. Helena Katharine Wiley von Rueden
Assistant Professor of Fine Arts
Winston Hall 206 | (434) 223-6367
hvonrueden@hsc.edu

Duruflé Requiem, Dr. Helena von Rueden, mezzo-soprano
with Central Virginia Masterworks Chorale


Helena von RuedenDr. Helena Katharine Wiley von Rueden
Assistant Professor of Fine Arts
Winston Hall 206 | (434) 223-6367
hvonrueden@hsc.edu

Dr. Helena von Rueden performs with Winston Salem Symphony
featured soloist in professional Messiah performance


Alex WerthDr. Alexander J. Werth
Venable Professor of Biology
Gilmer Hall 127 | (434) 223-6326
awerth@hsc.edu

Biology Professor Werth publishes new papers
Articles in BioScience and Evolution: Education and Outreach


Alex WerthDr. Alexander J. Werth
Venable Professor of Biology
Gilmer Hall 127 | (434) 223-6326
awerth@hsc.edu

Dr. Alexander Werth, Venable Professor of Biology, publishes article on whale feeding
"Baleen wear reveals intraoral water flow patterns of mysticete filter feeding"


Alex WerthDr. Alexander J. Werth
Venable Professor of Biology
Gilmer Hall 127 | (434) 223-6326
awerth@hsc.edu

Dr. Alexander Werth, Venable Professor of Biology, publishes paper on physics and biology of whale feeding
"Baleen Hydrodynamics and Morphology of Cross-Flow Filtration in Balaenid Whale Suspension Feeding"


Alex WerthDr. Alexander J. Werth
Venable Professor of Biology
Gilmer Hall 127 | (434) 223-6326
awerth@hsc.edu

Biology Professor Werth publishes article on philosophy of science and critical thinking
"Naturalizing Error"