Faculty News Jerry Adams (Science and Mathematics)

Jerry Adams (Science and Mathematics) co-presented “Why Do Students Fail? A Students’ Perspective” at the Pearson Cite 2013 Conference, held in April in Chicago. He also co-presented the paper at the 2013 North Central Association, Higher Learning Commission Annual Conference, also held in Chicago in April, and at the annual meeting of the American Association of University Administrators, held in May at Delaware Valley College.

Jennifer Ailles (English)

Jennifer Ailles (English) presented her paper, “‘Heaven finds means to kill your joys with love’: Sovereign Affect in Romeo and Juliet,” as part of a seminar on Sexuality and Sovereignty in Early Modern Drama at the annual Shakespeare Association of America meeting, held in Toronto in March. Ailles also wrote “Is there an app for that?”: Mobile Shakespeare on the Phone and in the Cloud,” a chapter in OuterSpeares: Shakespeare, Intermedia, and the Limits of Adaptation.

Stephen Asma’s (HHSS)

Stephen Asma’s (HHSS) latest book, Against Fairness, his seventh, was released by the University of Chicago Press in November. Days after the release of the book, Dr. Asma published an essay in The Chronicle of Higher Education, “In Defense of Favoritism,” which was adapted from his book. Reviews of Against Fairness appeared in numerous publications, including the Wall Street Journal. In January, Dr. Asma wrote an article, “The Myth of Universal Love,” for The New York Times “Opinionator,” the paper’s online commentary blog section. In February, his long-form essay, “Animal Spirits,” was published in Aeon Magazine.

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