Faculty Scholarship

Randolph education professor publishes article in Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue

Crystal Howell

Education professor Crystal Howell recently published an article titled “Our Professional Obligations in the Education Marketplace” in the journal, Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue. In the article, Howell describes a frustrating experience trying to recruit study participants from an online charter school whose faculty, staff, and operations overall were mostly hidden from public view, even though... READ MORE >>

Meet the faculty: A Q&A with political science professor Aaron Shreve

Aaron Shreve

Randolph College’s 2019-20 academic year is officially underway, and several new faces have joined the faculty. After serving as a visiting faculty member the previous two years, political science professor Aaron Shreve is one of the new permanent additions this fall: Where are you originally from and what is your career/educational background? I was born... READ MORE >>

Penn publishes article in International Journal of Mathematics

Michael Penn

Randolph mathematics professor Michael Penn recently published an article in the International Journal of Mathematics. The article is titled “Principal Subspaces of Twisted Modules for Certain Lattice Vertex Operator Algebras” and ends a series of papers exploring these structures. This work was co-authored with Christopher Sadowski from Ursinuns College and Gautam Webb from the University... READ MORE >>

Steffey publishes article in Critical Muslim, delivers speech at first-year Honor Code signing

Gordon Steffey

Gordon Steffey, the Barbara Boyle Lemon ’57 and William J. Lemon Professor of Religion and Philosophy, recently published an article about the current political climate as it relates to religion in the publication, Critical Muslim. In addition, Steffey gave a talk, entitled ”No Honor Among Thieves,” at the annual Honor Code signing and dinner for... READ MORE >>

New Borker Film Series pays homage to female leaders and activists

Graphic for Borker Film Series

Throughout the 2019-20 academic year, Randolph College will show a special series of films that highlight female activists whose unique identities have empowered them to take bold action to change the world. All films will be shown in Nichols Theatre, located inside the Student Center in Main Hall, at 7 p.m. (with the exception of... READ MORE >>

Bessenger presents research at international conference

Suzanne Bessenger

Over the summer, religious studies professor Suzanne Bessenger gave a paper presentation at an international conference in Paris, France. Bessenger presented the paper, “An Analysis of mGur in ‘The Life of the Emanation Body of the Wisdom Sky Goer Sönam Peldren’ and ‘Essence of the Sun: The Life of the Lord of Yoga Rinchen Pel,’”... READ MORE >>

Global Journal of Business Pedagogy publishes article by Randolph business professor

Jeffery Heinfeldt

An article by economics and business professor Jeff Heinfeldt has been published in the Global Journal of Business Pedagogy. The article, titled “The Identification of Stakeholders in Holiday Films: An Illustrative, Pedagogical Analysis,” was part of Heinfeldt’s sabbatical research project. In his writings, Heinfeldt identifies and analyzes stakeholder relationships from a number of classic, holiday... READ MORE >>

Rewilding Institute publishes Randolph professor’s research on Oostvaardersplassen nature preserve

David Schwartz

This summer David Schwartz, a philosophy professor and the Mary Frances Williams Professor of Humanities, conducted research on the Oostvaardersplassen nature preserve and other rewilding sites in the Netherlands and Germany and wrote about his experiences in an article for the Rewilding Institute.  The trip and his research were part of Schwartz’s larger project, which... READ MORE >>

Randolph art history professor offers expertise on NPR’s The Academic Minute

Lesley Shipley

Art history professor Lesley Shipley was recently featured in a segment for The Academic Minute, which aired on NPR. In her interview, Shipley answered the question, “How do we interact with art” and “How can artists contribute to public discourse?” At Randolph, Shipley teaches 19th-Century European Art, Modern European Art, American Art and Architecture, and... READ MORE >>

New CD project addressing world issues features Randolph music professor

Emily Yap Chua

Randolph music professor Emily Yap Chua is featured on the newly released CD, Preach Sister, Preach. Chua was the pianist for the project, which was partially funded by a grant from Indiana University’s New Frontiers in the Arts & Humanities Program. She partnered with soprano Katherine Jolly in recording the album. Jolly, formerly on the... READ MORE >>