Faculty Achievements

In addition to their excellence in teaching, many Wofford faculty members have published original research, received awards for excellence or have won prestigious grants. Below are the most recent faculty achievements:

2020

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2019

May 2020

Dr. John Farrenkopf
Dr. John Farrenkopf

Dr. John Farrenkopf, professor of government and international affairs, was the featured speaker at a Richmond, Va., dinner held at the Commonwealth Club on Feb. 27, 2020. The evening was titled “An Evening on Oswald Spengler.” During the event, he was presented with a resolution from the Virginia state legislature, which recognized him as “the world’s leading English-speaking scholar on the life and works of Oswald Spengler.”


Patrick M. Stanton
Patrick M. Stanton

Patrick M. Stanton, associate professor of finance, has a new publication, “Cultural Effects on the Performance of Non-Profit and For-Profit Microfinance Institutions,” co-authored by William R. McCumber. International Journal of Economics and Management Engineering 14.3 (2020): 212-219.


George W. Singleton
George W. Singleton

George W. Singleton, the John C. Cobb Professor of Humanities/ English, has published the following recently: “What a Dime Costs,” short story, Story magazine, #7, Spring 2020; “I Know About Child-Proofing,” novella, storysouth, April 2020; “Figure Out the Boundaries,” short story, Arts and Letters, #40, Spring 2020; “Dispensers,” short story, Epoch, Vol 69:1, Summer 2020; and “Down to the Graveyard,” non-fiction, Oxford American SC Music issue, November 2019.


Dr. Anne B. Rodrick
Dr. Anne B. Rodrick

Dr. Anne B. Rodrick, professor of history, had a paper, titled “The Circulation of Knowledge-Based Culture: The Journal of the Society of Arts, 1852-1870,” accepted for the 2020 conference of the Research Society for Victorian Periodicals. The conference has been postponed until fall 2021.


Dr. Alysa M. Handelsman
Dr. Alysa M. Handelsman

Dr. Alysa M. Handelsman, assistant professor of sociology and anthropology, has a new publication, “Ethnography as Decolonial Pedagogy in Ecuador: Youth-Led Research and Learning.” Engaging the African Diaspora in K-12 Education, edited by Kia Caldwell and Emily Chávez, 177-190. New York: Peter Lang Publishers.