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.

Elliott Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon '01 Publishes Invited Review Article in Leading Immunology Journal
Dendritic Cell-Based Immunotherapy Review Artcile Published in Frontiers in Immunology

Patterson Professor James Pontuso
Publishes six academic pieces written during summer research

Elliott Professor of Theatre Shirley Kagan Invited to Present Paper at SAMLA Conference
Kagan participated in a roundtable panel at the 89th meeting of the South Atlantic Modern Languages Association.

Elliott Professor of Theatre Shirley Kagan Performs at Poe Museum
WCVE event premiered screening of new Edgar Allan Poe documentary

Elliott Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon '01 Presents Research at Commonwealth of Virginia Cancer Research Conference
Dr. Hargadon Discusses Role of FOXC2 Transcription Factor in Melanoma Progression

Robert H. Blackman, Elliott Professor of History, co-chairs conference in honor of Timothy Tackett
Professor Blackman co-chaired Becoming Revolutionaries: A conference in honor of Timothy Tackett

Professor Werth's biology research profiled in Hakai Magazine
"The Oral History of Toothless Whales" explains how and why scientists study baleen

Dr. Alfonso Varona, Assistant Professor of Modern Languages, publishes interview to Mexican Playwright Mario Cant´┐Ż Toscano
Interview appears in Spring 2017 issue of Latin American Theatre Review

Colonel Greg Eanes, USAF (Ret) Visiting Lecturer
Review Published

The Physics of Baleen Whales' Eating Habits
Biology Professor Werth and colleagues explain how whales use cross-flow filtration

Dr. Helena von Rueden sings in Mozart's Requiem with Central Virginia Masterworks Chorale
Mezzo-soprano solo performance

Steven Bloom presents at May 2017 Virginia Academy of Sciences meeting at VCU
Methods for Constraining the Synchrotron self-Compton Model for Blazars

Professor Blackman presents paper at annual meeting of Society for French Historical Studies
"Jean-Sylvain Bailly and the Pre-taking of the Bastille"

Biology professor Werth publishes article on hydrodynamics of whale feeding
Research explains how whales' filter limits drag and clogging

Nicole Greenspan, Associate Professor of History, publishes article in the English Historical Review
Charles II, Lucy Walter, and the Stuart Courts in Exile

Patterson Professor James Pontuso was a member of a panel at the Czech Embassy in Washington DC exploring the enduring legacy of Charter 77
Charter 77's 40th anniversary

Patterson Professor James Pontuso published in the sociology journal SOCIETY
"Men Behaving Fretfully."

Dr. Alfonso Varona, Assistant Professor of Modern Languages, publishes interview to Mexican Playwright Elena Guiochins
Interview appears in Fall 2016 issue of Latin American Theatre Review

Biology Professor Werth publishes new insights into whale feeding
Invited review article summarizes current state of knowledge

James Pontuso published an article, "Zelinar a Soucit"
The Greengrocer and Compassion

Whale Fest in Alaska!
Biology Professor Werth studies, celebrates, and communicates about whales

Students publish interdisciplinary research article with Biology Professor Werth and other scientists
Whale tissue is stronger and more flexible than thought

Dr. Erin Clabough, Assistant Professor of Biology, publishes pedagody article in the Journal for Undergraduate Neuroscience Education
"Using Rubrics as a Scientific Writing Instructional Method in Early Stage Undergraduate Neuroscience Study" explores the best ways to teach scientific writing in introductory lab courses

Assistant Professor Helena von Rueden establishes professional choral ensemble
Debut season of the Piedmont Singers 2016

Elliott Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon '01 Publishes Major Review Article on TGFb1 and Cancer
Invited Review Article Published in Special Issue of Journal of Clinical Medicine

James Pontuso,"Po stopach totality,"
[In the Footsteps of Totalitarianism]

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

Dr. Janice Siegel, Associate Professor of Classics, Presents a Scholarly Paper at International Conference in Leeds, England
Studies in Classical Reception Theory

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. Steven Bloom, Professor of Physics and Astronomy Publishes Book, The Physics and Astronomy of Science Fiction
Understanding Interstellar Travel, Teleportation, Time Travel, Alien Life and Other Genre Fixtures

Elliott Associate 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

Elliott Associate 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

Biology Professor Werth publishes article on philosophy of science and critical thinking
"Naturalizing error" describes how scientific claims often disguise biased views or ideology

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

Biology Professor Werth conducts interdisciplinary work on whales and oil
Project with NOAA and Woods Hole scientists investigates effects of oil spills

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

Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon '01 Publishes Novel Approach for Undergraduate Investigation of Gene Expression
Dr. Hargadon Introduces Cancer Research into the Undergraduate Laboratory

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

Dr. Kristian M. Hargadon, '01, Associate Professor of Biology, Publishes Article on Melanoma Research
Invited Author's View Article Published in OncoImmunology

James Pontuso
Barney Frank, Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015) in Perspectives on Political Science 44 (Oct-Dec. 2015), 266.

Dr. Helena von Rueden, Assistant Professor of Fine Arts, performs with Winston Salem Symphony
Mezzo-soprano Helena von Rueden featured soloist with Winston Salem Symphony's all-pro Messiah performance

Susan M. Smith, Elliott Professor Emerita of Modern Languages, translates "Margaret van Noort: The Spiritual Writings of Sister Margaret of the Mother of God"
Edited by Cordula van Wyhe and translated by Susan M. Smith

Professors Vogel, Lehman & Thornton
Scholars & Faculty in the Hobbie Business Ethics Program go see The Big Short