Faculty Scholarship

Shipley’s essay accepted for publication in Routledge Companion to African American Art History

Lesley Shipley

Lesley Shipley, an art history professor at Randolph, wrote an essay for the forthcoming book, The Routledge Companion to African American Art History, which is scheduled to publish Tuesday, December 3.  Her essay,  “New York in/and African American Art History,” examines the ways in which African American artists of the 20th century have used the... READ MORE >>

Sheldon named runner-up for national Society of Physics Students award

Peter Sheldon

Peter Sheldon, the Charles A. Dana Professor of Physics & Engineering at Randolph, has been selected as a runner-up for the national Society of Physics Students’ (SPS) 2019 Outstanding Chapter Advisor award.  Sheldon was nominated by his students, who spoke highly of the impact he has made on their college experience and their lives.  “He... READ MORE >>

Kreuger presents ‘Trans Inclusion for Libraries’ at state library conference

Stephen Krueger

Stephen Krueger, access and outreach services librarian at Randolph’s Lipscomb Library, led a special two-part workshop at the 2019 Virginia Library Association Annual Conference. Krueger’s interactive workshop was titled “Trans Inclusion for Libraries” and was designed to help participants better support transgender and gender variant patrons and coworkers. Krueger provided general information about gender identity... READ MORE >>

Chua’s CD project with Katherine Jolly receives high praise in Gramophone magazine

Emily Yap Chua

A CD project co-produced by Emily Yap Chua, a Randolph music professor, recently received a glowing review in the international classical music magazine, Gramophone. Chua was the pianist for the CD project, Preach Sister, Preach, which was partially funded by a grant from Indiana University’s New Frontiers in the Arts & Humanities Program. She partnered... READ MORE >>

Molseed presents ‘Wikipedia in the Library Classroom’ at Virginia Library Association’s annual conference

Kelsey Molseed

Kelsey Molseed, a research & instruction librarian at Randolph, presented a session at the Virginia Library Association’s annual conference on October 24. Molseed presented “Wikipedia in the Library Classroom: Designing an Information Literacy Course around a Wikipedia-Editing Project.” The presentation was on an innovative project students complete for Randolph’s IST 141 “Library Research,” for which... READ MORE >>

Gauthier featured on NPR’s The Academic Minute

Jennifer Gauthier

On Monday, communication studies professor Jennifer Gauthier was a featured guest on NPR’s The Academic Minute. In the segment, Gauthier discussed modern news outlets and the other options that are available to consumers outside of the mainstream media. Since six major companies control 90 percent of the information and entertainment distributed in the United States,... READ MORE >>

Street co-edits new anthology, A Literary Field Guide to Southern Appalachia

Laura-Gray Street

A newly released publication, A Literary Field Guide to Southern Appalachia, features Randolph English professor Laura-Gray Street as a co-editor. The combined literary and natural history anthology was published by the University of Georgia Press and was co-edited by Street, Rose McLarney, and L.L. Gaddy. The anthology is a guide to identifying 60 selected species of... READ MORE >>

Randolph’s got talent: Nashville star Sara Beck balances love of teaching with passion for performing

Psychology professor Sara Beck performs on stage

When she agreed to perform in Randolph’s popular once-every-four-years tradition, The Show, psychology professor Sara Beck didn’t know exactly what she was getting into. During her first year teaching, she had heard stories about the comedy skits, the dancing tea cups, and other unique “talents” that her colleagues would perform. But when it came time... READ MORE >>

Cohen co-edits book, Shakespeare in the Light

Amy R. Cohen

Amy R. Cohen, a Randolph classics professor and the Catherine Ehrman Thoresen ’23 and William E. Thoresen Chair of Speech and Theatre, recently co-edited the book, Shakespeare in the Light: Essays in Honor of Ralph Alan Cohen. Professor Cohen collaborated on the book project with Paul Menzer, dean of Mary Baldwin University’s College of Visual... READ MORE >>

Krueger publishes works on library inclusivity

Stephen Krueger

Stephen Krueger, access and outreach services librarian at Randolph’s Lipscomb Library, recently contributed a chapter, “What it Means to be Out: Queer, Trans, and Gender Nonconforming Identities in Library Work,” to Libraries Promoting Reflective Dialogue in a Time of Political Polarization. He also published his own book, Supporting Trans People in Libraries, published by Libraries... READ MORE >>