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. The following Faculty Scholarship is 2018-present.
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Associate Professor Helena von Rueden releases virtual recording of "Relinquishment" by Dale Trumbore , 2021-09-27
Recording by The Piedmont Singers of Central Va, director/alto Dr. Helena von Rueden

Patterson Professor James Pontuso , 2021-09-08
"Art and Totalitarianism"

Patterson Professor James Pontuso , 2021-08-29
Podcast

Robert H. Blackman, Squires Professor of History, publishes article with in _French History and Civilization_ , 2021-08-24
"'Will the Real Catiline Please Stand Up?' Framing Intimidation in the National Assembly of 1789."

Wilson Center Visiting Lecturer Greg Eanes talks of Tarleton's Raid , 2021-08-22
for Boyd's Tavern Foundation

Elliott Assistant Professor of Music Victor Szabo publishes article in the Journal of the American Musicological Society , 2021-06-03
The article, titled "Pacifica Radio’s Music from the Hearts of Space and the Ambient Sound of California’s New Age," published in the Spring 2021 issue of the Journal

Assistant Professor Noemi Martin Santo publishes article in the Journal Transmodernity , 2021-06-01
The article, titled 'La curiositas asiática en Conquista de las Islas Malucas de Bartolomé Leonardo de Argensola,' was published in the volume 9.6

Dr. Nicole Greenspan (History) , 2021-05-31
Article "Barbados, Jamaica, and the Development of News Culture" Selected as Editor's Choice (May 2021)

Elliott Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon '01 Publishes Article in Journal of Cancer Education , 2021-05-24
Research Highlights Pedagogical Strategy to Improve Student Understanding of Cancer Genetics

Dr. Nicole Greenspan (History) publishes scholarly article in Historical Research , 2021-05-20
Barbados, Jamaica, and the Development of News Culture in the Mid-Seventeenth Century

Analyzing the Forces on an Airplane Using Microsoft EXCEL and Wolfram Mathematica , 2021-05-20
Pedagogical Development

Assistant Professor Ashleigh Elser awarded Research Fellowship at New York Public Library , 2021-05-04
The Short-Term Research Fellowship will fund a July residency to work in the archives of the NYPL

Assistant Professor Noemi Martin Santo presents at Renaissance Society of America , 2021-04-23
Dr. Martin Santo presented 'A Textual Cabinet of Curiosities: Conquista de las Islas Malucas by Bartolomé Leonardo de Argensola.'

Associate Professor Helena von Rueden releases virtual recording and world premiere "Let Them Not Say" , 2021-04-22
Dr. von Rueden is the founder and director of the ensemble

Barger Barclay Professor of Theatre Shirley Kagan , 2021-03-26
Screenplay "Civil Blood" honored as quarter finalist in Atlanta Film Festival

Associate Professor Helena von Rueden presents at National Conference of the American Choral Directors Association , 2021-03-20
Presentation: Programming in the 21st Century: Trends and Tools to Improve Gender Balance on Today’s Choral Programs

Elliott Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon ’01 Edits Volume, Publishes Two Book Chapters in Prestigious Methods in Molecular Biology Series , 2021-03-16
Protocol Chapters on Melanoma Gene Editing and Tumor Cell Adhesion Assays Feature Multiple H-SC Student Co-authors

Elliott Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon '01 Recognized with Distinguished Research Award for Genome Editing , 2021-03-12
Hargadon Lab Receives Most Social Impact Team Award

Assistant Professor of Chemistry Timothy M. Reichart Publishes Article in Langmuir , 2021-03-01
This work helps our fundamental understanding of the three-dimensional structure of antimicrobial peptides bound on a surface, and may help development of new diagnostics for bacterial infection.

Elliott Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon ’01 Publishes Article in Cancer Genetics , 2021-02-23
Bioinformatic Analysis Reveals FOXC2 Gene Expression as a Prognostic Biomarker for Several Malignancies

Emma Steinkraus, Assistant Professor of Fine Art, Presents at College Art Association Conference , 2021-02-01
Her paper is titled "Lady Botanizers: A Survey of Pre-20th Century Women in Scientific Illustration"

Emma Steinkraus, Assistant Professor of Fine Art, in NYC Exhibition at Deanna Evans Project , 2021-01-16
The Exhibition "A Collective Escape" will run from Jan. 16-Feb. 21, 2021

Interview with Assistant Professor Emma Steinkraus Included in book "Laws of Salvage" , 2021-01-01
The anthology published by Burnaway spotlights "exciting emerging artists" across the South

Assistant Professor Emma Steinkraus Chosen for "Conversations in Practice" Program at Ox-Bow School of Art and Artists' Residency , 2021-01-01
Conversations in Practice brings together small groups of interdisciplinary artists to facilitate studio progress through critical discussion.

Assistant Professor Emma Steinkraus Featured in a Group Exhibition at SoLA Contemporary in Los Angeles, CA , 2020-12-12
"Saturation" will be on view December 12-26, 2020

Emma Steinkraus, Assistant Professor of Fine Arts, Presents Work at the SECAC Conference , 2020-12-08
Her paper is titled "Women Looking at Animals: Documenting the Contributions of Women to Scientific Art before the 20th Century”

Emma Steinkraus, Assistant Professor of Fine Arts, Invited to the Wassaic Project as an Artist-in-Residence , 2020-12-02
Her residency will take place July 2021

Fine Arts Assistant Professor Emma Steinkraus included in a Group Exhibition at THIS____ Gallery in Vancouver, Canada , 2020-12-01
"Vanishing" showcases the work of 45 artists from 17 countries

Emma Steinkraus, Assistant Professor of Fine Arts, Included in Group Exhibition "Remembrance Species" , 2020-11-19
The exhibition is hosted by the Mexican publishing house Lunetario Editorial

Elliott Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon ’01 Publishes Invited Article in Expert Review of Clinical Immunology , 2020-11-15
Collaborative Bioinformatics Research with H-SC Student Taylor J. McGee ’23 Highlights New Biomarkers of Melanoma Patient Response to Immunotherapy

Fine Arts Professor Emma Steinkraus featured in group exhibition at Field Projects Gallery, New York , 2020-11-12
"Reclaimed, Reimagined," Nov 12-Dec 12, 2020 is viewable online

Patterson Professor James Pontuso , 2020-11-04
published his 106th and last academic essay, article, or review.

Emma Steinkraus, Assistant Professor of Fine Art, Featured in the Virtual Exhibition "Figuratively Speaking" , 2020-10-30
"Figuratively Speaking" is curated by the UK artist Claire Kidd

Interview with Assistant Professor Emma Steinkraus Published through the Oak Spring Garden Foundation , 2020-10-22
Steinkraus was interviewed in her role as an Eliza Moore Fellow for Artistic Excellence

Associate Professor Helena von Rueden joins research team at Institute for Composer Diversity , 2020-10-07
Dr. von Rueden now serving as Choral Database Coordinator and Assistant Director

Painting by Emma Steinkraus, Assistant Professor of Fine Arts, Chosen as the Cover Image for a New Book , 2020-09-22
"The Nightgown and Other Poems" by Taisia Kitaiskaia

Assistant Professor of Fine Arts Emma Steinkraus Included in Group Exhibition MIRROR/IMAGE , 2020-08-22
MIRROR/IMAGE is curated by Riana Gideon

Col. Theodore Roosevelt Award for Literary Achievement , 2020-08-11
Civic Recognition for Wilson Center Lecturer

Elliott Professor of History Robert H. Blackman's book 1789: The French Revolution Begins released in paperback , 2020-08-10
Cambridge University Press publishes paperback edition

Q&A with Assistant Professor of Fine Arts Emma Steinkraus Published , 2020-07-21
The Q&A is part of a series exploring how artists respond to the COVID-19 pandemic

Fine Arts Assistant Professor Emma Steinkraus Awarded a Prestigious Residency at the Studios at MASS MoCA , 2020-07-15
The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) is one of the world's largest centers for making and showing contemporary art

Elliott Professor of History Robert H. Blackman presents paper at major international conference on French history , 2020-07-14
"Will the Real Catiline Please Stand Up? Framing Intimidation in the National Assembly of 1789" presented at doing meeting of George Rudé Society and Society for the Study of French History

Barber Barclay Professor of Theatre Shirley Kagan directs play featured in New York Times , 2020-07-04
Kagan’s adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s classic “The Picture of Dorian Gray” was the lead story in a New York Times article

Associate Professor Helena von Rueden releases virtual recording "My Hiding Place" , 2020-06-22
"My Hiding Place" by Lydia Jane Pugh, performed by The Piedmont Singers of Central Va

Assistant Professor Lauren Eriks Cline publishes research on race and spectatorship , 2020-06-15
Article published in Borrowers and Lenders

Elliott Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon '01 Publishes Article on Clinically Relevant Targets for Cancer Therapy , 2020-05-09
Invited Review Article Published in Clinical and Translational Medicine

Emma Steinkraus, Assistant Professor of Fine Arts, Awarded a Helen Frankenthaler Fellowship through the Vermont Studio Center , 2020-05-01
The fellowship will fully fund an artist residency at the Vermont Studio Center for the month of May, 2021

Assistant Professor Lauren Eriks Cline selected as inaugural American Trust for the British Library Fellow , 2020-04-27
Visiting Fellowship at the British Library and Houghton Library

Elliott Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon '01 Publishes Cancer Research in Leading Oncology Journal , 2020-02-27
Melanoma Research Published in Frontiers in Oncology

Emma Steinkraus, Assistant Professor of Fine Arts, Included in Group Exhibition "Drowned Neon Rose" , 2020-02-02
The exhibition was curated by Kristin Lamb for "I Like Your Work"

Barger Barclay Professor of Theatre Shirley Kagan featured performer at Richmond's annual Poe Birthday Bash , 2020-01-18
Barger Barclay Professor of Theatre Shirley Kagan featured performer at Richmond's annual Poe Birthday Bash

Patterson Professor James Pontuso , 2020-01-05
“1989: It Was Too Soon to Celebrate,” Readings in American Government, 10th edition, eds. Mary P. Nichols, David K. Nichols, and Kevin J. Burns (Kendall/Hunt, 2020), 493-500.

Assistant Professor Emma Steinkraus Awarded an Eliza Moore Fellowship for Artistic Excellence , 2019-11-12
The Eliza Moore Fellowship includes a 2-4 week artist residency and $10,000 grant through the Oak Spring Garden Foundation

Elliott Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon '01 Publishes Melanoma Research with H-SC Students , 2019-10-28
Hargadon Identifies Role for FOXC2 Transcription Factor in Melanoma Progression

Assistant Professor Emma Steinkraus Invited to Speak at the University of Chicago , 2019-10-24
Professor Steinkraus presented her work in collaboration with the poet Imani Elizabeth Jackson as a part of the Plexiglas Series hosted by the Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry

Wilson Center Visiting Lecturer Greg Eanes , 2019-10-18
Presents Paper at 2019 Symposium on Cryptologic History

Robert Blackman, Elliott Professor of History, presents work at meeting of Western Society for French History , 2019-10-04
Paper "Words Matter: What Happened in the Salle des Menus Plaisirs on 10 June 1789?"

Robert Blackman, Elliott Professor of History, organizes roundtable on teaching at small liberal arts colleges at annual meeting of the Western Society for French History , 2019-10-04
Roundtable: Teaching and Working in French History at a Small College

Robert Blackman, Elliott Professor of History, elected to Governing Council of the Western Society for French History , 2019-10-03
Western Society for French History one of three major societies in United States devoted to study of French and Francophone history

Slavery and Hampden-Sydney , 2019-09-19
Presentation by Mary Prevo

Elliott Professor of History Robert H. Blackman publishes book with Cambridge University Press. , 2019-09-16
"1789: The French Revolution Begins," a close study of the first months of the French Revolution

Patterson Professor James Pontuso , 2019-08-23
published a review of Delba Winthrop's book, Aristotle: Democracy and Political Science

Elliott Assistant Professor Helena von Rueden's vocal octet debuts new concert program in central Virginia , 2019-08-21
"Heaven in a Wildflower: a Choral Meditation" program invited to several regional concert series

Assistant Professor Emma Steinkraus Granted a Good Hart Artist Residency , 2019-08-12
The residency provides full room and board, a $500.00 stipend, and quiet, natural surroundings to concentrate on creative work.

Elliott Assistant Professor Helena von Rueden performs at Wintergreen Music Festival , 2019-08-04
Debut for the Piedmont Singers of Central Va in Nellysford

Assistant Professor Noemí Martín Santo publishes book. , 2019-07-31
A scholarly edition of the _Account of the Kingdom of Nippon_, by Bernardino de Ávila.

World War 1 Centennial Podcast Interviews , 2019-06-14
Visiting Lecturer Greg Eanes on POWs

Elliott Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon '01 Receives Mary Louise Andrews Award for Cancer Research , 2019-05-31
Virginia Academy of Science Andrews Award to Support Melanoma Research

Cancer Research of Elliott Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon '01 Highlighted by Immunology and Cell Biology Journal , 2019-04-29
2016 Publication One of Twelve Articles Featured in 2019 Virtual Issue on Cancer Immunotherapy

Justin Greene, Visiting Assistant Professor of Rhetoric , 2019-04-27
Published an Article Analyzing Roxane Gay's Authorial Identity

Patterson Professor James Pontuso , 2019-04-24
published “The Most Dangerous Man in the World“

Wilson Center's Greg Eanes Published , 2019-04-15
in Over The Front (Winter Issue)

Elliott Assistant Professor Helena von Rueden performs at Richmond Cathedral of the Sacred Heart , 2019-03-22
Performance of Bach Motet 227 and choral works of Mendelssohn

Patterson Professor James Pontuso , 2019-03-18
publishes new book: Nature's Virtue

Patterson Professor James Pontuso , 2019-03-03
published a review of The Long Night of the Watchman: Essays by Václav Benda in Society, 56: 1 (February 2019), 99-100.

Professor Blackman co-edits online volume: "Becoming Revolutionaries: Papers in Honor of Timothy Tackett" , 2019-02-19
Volume co-edited with Micah Alpaugh (University of Central Missouri) and Ian Coller (University of California, Irvine) appears in H-France Salon

Wilson Center Visiting Lecturer Published in 'Army' Magazine (Feb 2019): , 2019-02-01
'Sergeant Blazed Trail for WWI Prisoners'

Dr. Alfonso Varona, Associate Professor of Modern Languages, publishes interview to Mexican Playwright Édgar Chías. , 2018-12-20
Interview appears in Fall 2018 issue of Latin American Theatre Review.

Art by Assistant Professor Emma Steinkraus exhibited at the Warner Gallery , 2018-11-02
"Super Natural" featuring Vaughn Bell, Emma Steinkraus, and Ari Weinkle runs from Oct 8-Dec 8, 2018

Professor Blackman gives paper at annual meeting of Western Society for French History in Portland, Maine. , 2018-11-02
"Brutus and Benghazi on the Seine: Executive Power and Classical Analogy in 1790"

Dr. Victor Szabo, Assistant Professor of Music, publishes essay on ambient music analysis and interpretation , 2018-10-31
Essay appears in the Routledge Companion to Popular Music Analysis: Expanding Approaches

34th Annual Ohio Valley History Conference , 2018-10-19
Hampden-Sydney Participation

Wilson Center Editorial Published in Roanoke Times , 2018-09-27
on POW-MIA Recognition Day

Patterson Professor James Pontuso , 2018-09-01
presented a paper at the American Political Science Association Convention in Boston entitled, “Fisher Ames: The Fragility of Popular Government”

Biology Professor Werth publishes article on whale evolution , 2018-08-29
Explains how different species of whales capture their prey by filter feeding

Wilson Center Faculty Provides Historical Consultation to Kentucky Museum , 2018-07-05
A Spanish-American War Item

Elliott Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon '01 and Students Publish Article on Cancer Immunotherapy , 2018-07-02
Checkpoint Blockade Therapy for Cancer Reviewed in International Immunopharmacology

Colonel Greg Eanes, USAF (Ret), Visiting Lecturer, Wilson Center for Leadership in the Public Interest , 2018-07-01
Review Published

Elliott Assistant Professor Helena von Rueden's professional choral ensemble performs at the VMFA , 2018-06-28
The Music of Arvo Pärt and Felix Mendelssohn

Colonel Greg Eanes , 2018-06-05
Wilson Center for Leadership

Colonel Greg Eanes , 2018-04-10
Wilson Center for Leadership

Elliott Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon '01 Recognized by Virginia Mathematics and Science Coalition , 2018-01-09
Programs That Work Award Recognizes Laboratory Module that Improves Student Learning of Gene Expression through Cancer Research

Elliott Professor of Theatre Shirley Kagan delivers paper in the Ghetto of Venice , 2018-01-08
The paper, "Jessica, the Other Other" was presented as part of a seminar sponsored by Manhattan College.

Elliott Assistant Professor Helena von Rueden performs in Messiah , 2017-12-15
Alto soloist for Central Virginia Masterworks Chorale

Elliott Assistant Professor Helena von Rueden presents poster at National Collegiate Choral Organization Conference , 2017-11-04
Bridging Disciplines through Choral Music Programming

Elliott Assistant Professor Helena von Rueden's choral ensemble performs second season of concerts , 2017-09-09
The Piedmont Singers of Central Virginia perform in Farmville, Richmond, and Charlottesville