Archive for February 2021

Dr. McCoy Published Chapter in University of Alabama Press

Dr. Rebecca McCoy, associate professor of history, published “Redefining Protestant and Catholic Space in Languedoc after the French Revolution” as a chapter in Revolution as Reformation: Protestant Faith in the Age of Revolutions, 1688–1832. The University of Alabama Press published the tome.

Professor Snyder Co-Moderates Industry Panel

Professor Jeff Snyder, chair and professor of music and director of music business, moderated a panel with four other higher education recording and music business directors for the Millennium Music Conference. Snyder and his fellow faculty facilitated “A perspective of the future of the music industry: post pandemic by music educators.” The discussion centered on preparing music industry/recording students for a shifting post-COVID landscape.

Dr. Josephson Published on FEE

Dr. Kimberlee Josephson’s, associate dean of the Breen Center for Graduate Success and assistant professor of business administration, “Why Corporations Should Cater to Consumers, Not Causes,” was published on Foundation for Economic Education (FEE). Josephson notes key questions consumers should ask themselves about all Corporate Social Responsibility campaigns, including “What’s in it for the corporation?”

University Business Publishes Dr. Josephson Article

Dr. Kimberlee Josephson, associate dean of the Breen Center for Graduate Success and assistant professor of business administration, published “Why tuition-free college may devalue degrees and deepen class divides” on University Business. In the piece, Josephson shares four primary concerns related to political discussions about providing tuition-free college in the U.S. 

Dr. Sayers Completes Blog Series

Dr. Matthew R. Sayers, professor of religion, recently completed a series of blogs on Vocation Matters, a blog hosted by the Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education (NetVUE). In the four-post series, he discusses the challenges of seeking truth and understanding in contemporary American culture by focusing on themes of history, diversity, truth, and empathy. 

Dr. Alladin Co-Authors Research Published in National Journal

Dr. Terrence Alladin, assistant professor of criminal justice, and a colleague published “Immigrant and Citizen Reincarceration in Pennsylvania” in the American Journal of Criminal Justice earlier this month. Alladin and his co-author note “Despite numerous studies debunking the association between immigrants and crime, many residents in Pennsylvania continue to associate immigration with criminal offending…” along with other findings. 

Dr. Zeuch Publishes Op-Ed on PennLive

Dr. Kyle Zeuch, assistant professor of music and director of choral activities, published an op-ed in PennLive earlier this week. In “Why we need to sing again,” he shares the mental and emotional benefits of communal singing, and encourages all to join a choir once it is safe to do so.