«TRINITY COLLEGE September 2015 TO: The Trinity Community FROM: Thomas Mitzel Dean of the Faculty and Vice President for Academic Affairs It is a ...»
TO: The Trinity Community
FROM: Thomas Mitzel
Dean of the Faculty and
Vice President for Academic Affairs
It is a pleasure to forward biographical information on new members of the Trinity College Faculty
with full-time, multi-year positions:
IAN M. ADELSTEIN – HAROLD L. DORWART VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF
MATHEMATICSPh.D., Dartmouth College (2015) M.A., Dartmouth College (2012) B.A., Swarthmore College (2007) Positions Held: Instructor, Dartmouth College, 2013. Assistant Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 2007-2009.
Awards/Honors: Outstanding Graduate Student Teacher, Dartmouth College, 2014. Dartmouth College Graduate Fellowship, 2011-2015. GAANN Fellowship, 2010-2011.
Publications/Presentations: “Existence and Non-existence of Half-Geodesics on S2.” Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Antonio, TX, January 13, 2015. “Half-Geodesics and Gromov-Hausdorff Convergence.” CUNY Convergence of Metric Spaces Workshop, New York, NY, August 8, 2014.
“Uniform Energy and Gromov-Hausdorff Convergence.” Dartmouth Geometry and Topology Seminar, Hanover, NH, August 5, 2014.
JEN JACK GIESEKING – ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF AMERICAN STUDIES
Awards/Honors: Co-Grantee, International Social Science Council Transformations to Sustainability Programme: Addressing Gendered Insecurities in the Urban Global South (Georgetown, Ibadan, Mumbai, Shanghai, Tehran). With L. Peake, G. Ogunyankin, S. Phadke, M. Huang, et al., 2014-
2015. Carolyn G. Heilbrun Dissertation Prize, Women & Society Study Center, Graduate Center CUNY, 2013. German Chancellor Fellowship, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, 2010-2011.
Publications/Presentations: Gieseking, J. “Useful In/stability: The Dialectical Production of the Social and Spatial Lesbian Herstory Archives.” Radical History Review [Queering Archives] 122 (2015): 25-
37. Gieseking, J., W. Mangold, C. Katz, S. Low, & S. Saegert, eds. The People, Place, and Space
Reader. New York: Routledge, 2014. Gieseking, J. “Queering the Meaning of 'Neighborhood':
Reinterpreting the Lesbian-Queer Experience of Park Slope, Brooklyn, 1983-2008.” In Queer Presences and Absences, edited by M. Addison & Y. Taylor, 178-200. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
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MICHAEL P. KAPRALOS – VISITING LECTURER, LAB COORDINATOR AND DESIGN
INSTRUCTOR IN ENGINEERINGM.S., University of Connecticut (2012) B.S., University of Connecticut (2003) Positions Held: Visiting Assistant Professor, Roger Williams University, 2013-2014. Visiting Lecturer, Wesleyan University, 2012-2013.
Publications/Presentations: Rosemarie Szostak and Michael Kapralos. “Eco-Metamaterials.” SPIE Professional (July 2012). Lee, J., Narayan, S., Kapralos, M., Tehranipoor, M. “Layout-Aware, IR-Drop Tolerant Transition Fault Pattern Generation.” Design, Automation and Test in Europe,
2008. DATE '08 (March 10-14, 2008): 1172-1177. M.P. Kapralos and J.A. Chandy. “A Quorum Based Content Delivery Architecture.” Proc of PDPTA (June 2005): 991-996.
TIMOTHY R. LANDRY – ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ANTHROPOLOGY AND RELIGIONPh.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2013) M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2009) M.A., University of Houston (2005) B.S., University of Houston (2001) Positions Held: Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and African Studies, University of Arkansas, 2014-2015. Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology, North Dakota State University, 2013-2014.
Awards/Honors: Fulbright Institute of International Education, Bénin, $23,250, 2010-2011. Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Bénin, $14,979, 2010-2011. West African Research Association, Bénin, $6,500, 2008.
Publications/Presentations: “Incarnating Spirits, Composing Shrines, and Cooking Divine Power in Vodún.” 113th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Washington, DC, December 4, 2014. “Touring the Slave Route: Inaccurate Authenticities in Bénin, West Africa.” In Contested Cultural Heritage: Religion and Nationalism in a Globalized World, edited by Helaine Silverman, 205-231. New York: Springer, 2011. “Moving to Learn: Performance and Learning in Haitian Vodou.” Anthropology and Humanism 33, no. 1/2 (2008): 53-65.
PRIYA A. MATHEW – VISITING LECTURER IN CHEMISTRYPh.D., Vanderbilt University (2012) B.S., The University of Texas at Austin (2007) Positions Held: Visiting Assistant Professor, Kalamazoo College, August 2012-June 2015.
Awards/Honors: University Graduate Fellowship, Vanderbilt University, 2007-2012. Hercules Fellowship, Vanderbilt University, 2007-2009. Distinguished Scholar, The University of Texas at Austin, 2006.
Publications/Presentations: Srinivasan, J., Mathew, P., Williams, A., Huffman, J. C., and Johnston, J. N.
“Stereoselective Synthesis of Complex Polycyclic Aziridines: Use of the Brønsted Acid-Promoted aza-Darzens Reaction to Prepare an Orthogonally Protected Mitomycin C Intermediate with Maximal Convergency.” Chemical Communications 47 (2011): 3975-3977. Poster: “Progress towards the Total Synthesis of Mitomycin C.” Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology Student Research Symposium, Nashville, TN, August 11, 2011. Poster: “Progress towards the Total Synthesis of Mitomycin C.” Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology Student Research Symposium, Nashville, TN, August 12, 2010.
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KEITH MAURICE – INSTRUCTOR IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND HEAD WOMEN’S ICE
HOCKEY COACHB.S., Norwich University (2002) Positions Held: Assistant Women’s Hockey Coach, The Ohio State University, 2013-2015. Assistant Women’s Hockey Coach, Norwich University, 2003-2013.
Awards/Honors: Staff of the Year, The American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA) 2010, 2011 and
2012. DIII National Champion, NCAA, 2011 (as coach). National Champion, NCAA, 2000 (as player).
RACHEL L. MOSKOWITZ – ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PUBLIC POLICY AND LAWPh.D., Northwestern University (2015) M.A., Northwestern University (2011) B.A., Grinnell College (2006) Awards/Honors: Graduate Student Teaching Award, Political Science Department, Northwestern University, 2013-2014. Scholars Strategy Network Graduate Fellow, Evanston Regional Branch 2012-2013. Norton Long Developing Scholar Award, Urban Politics Section, American Political Science Association, 2012.
Publications/Presentations: Cook, Fay Lomax & Rachel L. Moskowitz. “The Great Divide: Elite and Mass Opinions about Social Security.” In The New Politics of Old Age Policy (3rd ed.), edited by Robert Hudson, 69-96. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 2014. Cook, Fay Lomax, Benjamin I. Page & Rachel L. Moskowitz. “Political Engagement by Wealthy Americans.” Political Science Quarterly 129, no. 3 (2014): 381-398. Moskowitz, Rachel L. “Understanding the Role of Biases and Prejudice in Assessments of Students and Preferences for Educational Policy.” Annual Meeting of the American Association for Public Opinion Research, Anaheim, CA, May 17, 2014.
HENRY ROBERT OUTTEN – ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PSYCHOLOGYPh.D., Simon Fraser University (2013) M.A., Simon Fraser University (2008) B.A., York University (2005) Positions Held: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon, July 2013-June 2015.
Awards/Honors: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia Postdoctoral Grant, $35,880 €, 2013. Simon Fraser University President’s Ph.D. Research Stipend, $6,250 CDN, 2012. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Joseph Armand Bombardier Doctoral Fellowship, $105,000 CDN, 2009.
Publications/Presentations: Outten, H. R., & Schmitt, M. T. “The More ‘Intergroup’ the Merrier? The Relationship between Ethnic Identification, Coping Options, and Life Satisfaction among South Asian Canadians.” Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science/Revue Canadienne Dessciences du Comportement 47 (2015): 12-20. Giamo, L. S., Schmitt, M. T., & Outten, H. R. “Perceived Discrimination, Group Identification, and Life Satisfaction among Multiracial People: A Test of the Rejection-Identification Model.” Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology 18 (2012): 319-328. Outten, H. R., Schmitt, M. T., Miller, D. A., & Garcia, A. L. “Feeling Threatened about the Future: Whites’ Emotional Reactions to Anticipated Ethnic Demographic Changes.” Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 38 (2012): 14-25.
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RYAN PELLICO – VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF MATHEMATICSPh.D., University of Connecticut (2015) M.S., University of Connecticut (2011) B.S., Carnegie Mellon University (2009) Positions Held: Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Connecticut, August 2010-May 2015.
Awards/Honors: University of Connecticut, Predoctoral Fellowship, 2014, 2015. Carnegie Mellon University, University Honors, 2009.
Publications/Presentations: M. Begue, D. J. Kelleher, A. Nelson, H. Panzo, R. H. Pellico, A. Teplyaev.
“Random Walks on Barycentric Subdivisions and the Strichartz Hexacarpet.” Experimental Mathematics 21, no. 4 (2012): 402-417. “Multiple Periodic Solutions to a Suspension Bridge System of PDE.” MAA Northeastern Section Meeting, New Haven, CT, November 22, 2014.
“Periodic Oscillations in Suspension Bridges.” Rhode Island College, Providence, RI, December 4, 2014.
ALLIE RAY – VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF MATHEMATICSPh.D., University of Texas at Arlington (2015) B.S., Oklahoma Baptist University (2007) Positions Held: Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Texas at Arlington, 2010-2015. Mathematics Teacher, Yukon High School, Yukon, OK, 2008-2010. Mathematics Teacher, Harding Fine Arts Academy, Oklahoma City, OK, 2007-2008.
Awards/Honors: University of Texas at Arlington Mathematics Department Outstanding Graduate Research Award, May 2015. University of Texas at Arlington Mathematics Department Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award, May 2014. Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) Peer Mentoring Award, April 2013.
Publications/Presentations: “Geometry of Two-Step and Three-Step Nilpotent Lie Algebras and Nilmanifolds Constructed from Schreier Graphs.” AMS Central Sectional Meeting, East Lansing, MI, March 14, 2015. “Graphs, Group Actions, and Isospectrality.” Group Actions in Riemannian Geometry Conference, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, May 15, 2014.
“Isospectrality in Graphs and Riemannian Manifolds.” Texas Christian University Graduate Student Seminar, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX, September 18, 2013.
LORI SHULMAN – ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND HEADWOMEN’S AND MEN’S TENNIS COACH M.S., Ohio University (2002) B.A., Denison University (1999) Positions Held: Assistant Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach, Trinity College, 2014-2015. Assistant Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach and Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach, Denison University, 2010-2014. Head Women’s Tennis Coach & Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach, The College of Wooster, 2004-2010.
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PER SEBASTIAN SKARDAL – ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF MATHEMATICSPh.D., University of Colorado at Boulder (2013) M.S., University of Colorado at Boulder (2010) B.A., Boston College (2008) Positions Held: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain, 2013-2015. Instructor of Record, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2010-2013.
Awards/Honors: Outstanding Referee: Chaos, 2014. Complex Systems Society (CSS) Member, September 2014. Pi Mu Epsilon National Mathematics Honor Society, May 2007 Publications/Presentations: Per Sebastian Skardal and Alex Arenas. “Control of Coupled Oscillator Networks with Application to Microgrid Technologies.” Science Advances 1, no. 7 (August 21 2015): e1500339. Per Sebastian Skardal, Dane Taylor, Jie Sun, and Alex Arenas. “Erosion of Synchronization in Networks of Coupled Oscillators.” Physical Review E: Rapid Communications 91 010802(R) (2015). Per Sebastian Skardal and Juan G. Restrepo. “Coexisting Chaotic and Multi-Periodic Dynamics in a Model of Cardiac Alternans.” Chaos 24 043126 (2014).
EDWARD P. STRINGHAM – KATHRYN WASSERMAN DAVIS PROFESSOR OF ECONOMIC
ORGANIZATIONS AND INNOVATIONPh.D., George Mason University (2002) B.A., College of the Holy Cross (1997) Positions Held: Editor, Journal of Private Enterprise, editor, 2006-present. Associate Professor of Economics, Texas Tech University, 2014-2015. Fayetteville State, Endowed Professor of Economics and Entrepreneurship, 2010-2014.
Awards/Honors: Best Article Award, Foundation for Economic Education and the Society for the Development of Austrian Economics, 2012. Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award, Fayetteville State University School of Business and Economics, 2011. First Prize for PJTV “Generational Theft Contest,” Pajamas Media, 2009, $20,000.
Publications/Presentations: Edward Stringham. Private Governance: Creating Order in Economic and Social Life. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. Edward Stringham, ed.
Anarchy and the Law: The Political Economy of Choice. Somerset, NJ: Transaction Publishers,
2007. Edward Stringham, ed. Anarchy, State, and Public Choice. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2005.