Dr. Barbara Zimbalist, Assistant Professor of English, has been named a research associate for the 2018-2019 academic year at the Harvard Divinity School, where she will be a Visiting Assistant Professor of Women’s Studies and Catholicism through the Women’s Studies in Religion Program. She will teach a class on Women and Mysticism from Medieval Europe to Modern America and complete her first book, Translating Christ in the Middle Ages.
Music Visiting Assistant Professor recently published an article through the Center for Music Iconography at CUNY
Dr. Lindsey Macchiarella, Visiting Assistant Professor of Music, recently published an article entitled “Early French Modernism Across Modalities: Erik Satie and Eugène Atget” in Music in Art 42/2 (December 2017), through the Center for Music Iconography at CUNY. This work proposes that photography can act as an aesthetic context for music; we can make cross-modal comparisons between these two mediums just as we typically do for painting and music. Early Modernism in Paris is examined here, through the dual lenses of works by photographer Eugène Atget and composer Erik Satie.
Dr. John Shjarback, Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice, has published two refereed journal articles and two op-ed pieces in The Washington Post and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on the effect that shooting incidents such as the one in Ferguson, Missouri, have had on the nature of policing and community relations. He also recently got an article accepted that is expected to come out later this year in the American Journal of Criminal Justice.
Dr. Michelle Armstrong-Partida, from the UTEP Department of History, was recently awarded a year-long membership to Princeton’s Institute for Advanced Study. Dr. Armstrong-Partida also published the book Defiant Priests: Domestic Unions, Violence, and Clerical Masculinity in Fourteenth-Century Catalunya with Cornell University Press, 2017, for which she received the 2018 Best First Book of Feminist Scholarship on the Middle Ages.