Nonprofit Leaders Join MPA Faculty for Summer ProgramMPA Director Larry Hubbell announced that Neil J. Nicoll and Mary Kaufman-Cranney are bringing their wealth of experience and expertise to teach in the MPA program.
Four Take Top Honors in Photography Competition"Rahavaviko Kely," Malagasy for "my little sisters," by senior Kirsti Ruud took first place in the Study Abroad category in the 7th annual Imagining the World photo competition.
Tung Publishes on Modernism and Time Machines English Professor Charles Tung examines 20th century texts and paintings as they reframe time and movement in his latest publication.
Criminal Justice Welcomes David Patrick ConnorDavid Patrick Connor joins the faculty in the Criminal Justice Department and will teach in the undergraduate and master's degree programs.
Social Work Faculty Welcome Joseph DeFilippis The Social Work program welcomes Joseph DeFilippis. He will focus his teaching on policy advocacy, social work macro practice, and social justice issues related to social work.
Robinson Joins International Studies Faculty Nova Robinson joins the faculty in the International Studies Department. Her research focuses on women
and gender history with an emphasis on the Middle East.
Arnold Designs Costumes for Jacques Brel at the ACT TheatreTheatre Professor Harmony Arnold is designing the costumes for "Jacques Brel," a musical review. Brel's music has been performed by David Bowie, Frank Sinatra, Nina Simone, Neil Diamond, Celine Dion, Nirvana, and many others.
Krycka, Kunz Publish on Levinas and the Therapeutic Relationship Psychology Professors Kevin Krycka and George Kunz published "Psychotherapy for the Other: Levinas and the Face-to-Face Relationship," which challenges many traditional elements of contemporary psychology and psychotherapy.
Joshi to Direct Premiere of John BaxterTheatre Professor Rosa Joshi is directing "John Baxter Is a Switch Hitter" for the Intiman Theatre, a new comic drama based on a modern-day witch hunt.
Theology and Religious Studies Welcomes Ali Altaf MianAli Altaf Mian joins the faculty in September. His teaching, research, and scholarship focus on Islamic thought and Muslim societies as well as feminist studies.
Poet-Translator Maged Zaher Joins Faculty for Spring QuarterAward-winning poet Maged Zaher joins the faculty in the Creative Writing program. His latest book is "The Tahrir of Poems."
Clay Creates Sets for Seattle Shakespeare CompanyProfessor Carol Wolfe Clay is designing the sets for Moliere's "Tartuffe," the upcoming production of the Seattle Shakespeare Company. "Tartuffe" is one of Moliere's most famous comedies.
Stark Short Story Reading Set for February 25Award-winning Professor Emeritus James Stark reads from his short story collections, Woodfiber Dreams: Coming of Age Tales and Love in the Time of Cholesterol, on February 25.
Installation of Jason Wirth as Pigott McCone Chair Set for April 17President Stephen Sundborg, S.J., will install Philosophy Professor Jason Wirth as the Theiline Pigott McCone Chair in Humanities on April 17. Following the installation, Shudo Brian Schroeder, Philosophy Professor at Rochester Institute of Technology and an ordained Soto Zen priest, will present "Practice-Realization: Zen Master Dogen and Original Awakening."
Suh Publishes on Buddhism in FilmTheology and Religious Studies Professor Sharon Suh's "Silver Screen Buddha" addresses political, gendered, and racial overtones in representations of Buddhism in films.
Nafziger Assists Higher Ed Program in RwandaMPA Professor Rich Nafziger is working with Kepler University, a nonprofit university program, to create educational opportunities in Kigali, Rwanda, and other sites in Africa.
Assistantships Begin for Visual Arts StudentsArt and Art History Chair Naomi Hume announced the start of a paid assistantship program for students majoring in digital design, photography, and studio art.
Criminal Justice Evaluates Public Safety ProgramsCriminal Justice Chair Jacqueline Helfgott is leading department projects to evaluate Seattle Police Department and WA State Criminal Justice Training Commission programs.
Peretz Publishes on Men's Roles as Change Agents in Confronting Violence Against WomenSociology Professor Tal Peretz's new book examines how men have worked with boys and
other men to stop violence against women.
Beyond the Treeline: Protecting the Paramo in EcuadorWill poor villagers choose not to farm to protect the environment if they are paid? Professors Tanya Hayes (left) and Felipe Murtinho and their student researchers are seeking the answer for the government of Ecuador.
Faculty Report Examines Costs of Death Penalty Cases Criminal Justice Prof. Peter Collins was a lead investigator on a in-depth report that found the costs related to pursuing the death penalty are about 1.4 to 1.5 times more than when a prosecutor does not seek death.