Professor Kevin Maifeld, MFA, was elected vice president of the Association of Arts Administration Educators, an international organization of colleges and universities that focuses on training in arts management and establishing standards of education for arts administration.
Published: Jun 17, 2016
Connie (Gits) Smith, Criminal Justice major class of 1988, is the first woman ever to hold the position of Chief U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services Officer, Western District of Washington. She has a staff of 110 in five offices that oversee some 1,500 defendants.
Published: Jun 15, 2016
She participated in her first bicycle race while studying abroad in Austria. A year later she received the women's overall national title in cycling for Division 2 schools. Although she enjoys bicycling and competing, Heidi Franz is focused on her documentary photography.
Published: Jun 14, 2016
As a Criminal Justice major, David S. Hogan, class of 2000, didn’t anticipate having the lead role as an assassin in a movie he produced and starred in. “Paralytic” had its premiere at the Seattle International Film Festival on June 3, 2016.
Published: Jun 13, 2016
Kathryn Bollich joins the Psychology faculty to teach in the BA and BS degree programs. She focuses her teaching and research on personality psychology.
Published: Jun 8, 2016
Victor DeSimone traveled to the small coastal village of Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador, which is still suffering from the devastating effects of deforestation, landslides, and a major earthquake. He has seen first-hand the impacts of agricultural policies, urban development, and sustainable practices. Now, as an Environmental Studies major with a specialization in urban sustainability, he is exploring ways to bring sustainable practices into urban communities.
Published: Jun 6, 2016
Ebasa B. Sarka joins the Social Work program as assistant professor effective September 2016. His teaching and research interests include racial disparities in social child welfare, intervention and prevention of child maltreatment, and multicultural approaches to social work practice with children, youth, and families.
Published: May 31, 2016
Seattle University President Stephen Sundborg, S.J., has named Theology and Religious Studies Professor Jeanette Rodriguez as the Reverend Louis Gaffney, S.J., Chair in the College of Arts and Sciences. As chair, she will address the topic “Women’s Leadership and Partnership in Jesuit Higher Education.”
Published: May 23, 2016
Seattle University President Stephen Sundborg, S.J., appointed Theology and Religious Studies Professor and Department Chair Sharon Suh as the Theiline Pigott McCone Chair in Humanities. As chair, she plans a series of programs on mindfulness as a practice that addresses intersectional harms from gender, class, and race-based bias.
Published: May 20, 2016
English Professor Nalini Iyer published “Revisiting India’s Partition: New Essays on Memory, Culture, and Politics,” which explores the long-term impacts of the Partition on South Asia and includes perspectives from the often neglected voices of women, ethno-religious minorities, and other marginalized populations.
Published: May 20, 2016