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People Notes: November 2017


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assistant professor of Spanish and linguistics and language program director recently had a journal paper accepted that shows bilinguals have brain advantages in learning another language, as compared to monolinguals. 

Lawrence Kramer, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
professor of English and music, was awarded the 2017 Virgil Thomson Award for Outstanding Music Criticism in the concert music field for his book “The Thought of Music”.

Sophie Mitra, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
professor of economics, had her book Disability, Health and Human Development published in September 2017.

Olena Nikolayenko, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
associate professor of political science, published the book, Youth Movements and Elections in Eastern Europe, which traces state-movement interactions during national elections in five post-communist societies.

Jacqueline Reich, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
professor of communication and media studies, was a featured speaker at the Annual Forum of the scholars of Cinema and Audiovisual.

Harold Takooshian, Ph.D.,  ARTS AND SCIENCES,
professor of psychology and urban studies and director of the Organizational Leadership Program, edited Internationalizing the Teaching of Psychology, which was published in September 2017.

Karen Trovato, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
professor of computer science, received the Eleanor Roosevelt Medal of Honor in October 2017.

Larry L. Welborn, Ph.D., ARTS AND SCIENCES,
professor of theology, published an article, Paul’s Place in a First-Century Revival of the Discourse of ‘Equality’ in Harvard Theological Review, volume110, issue 4.


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