October 2019

Dr. Katherine Janiec Jones
Dr. Katherine Janiec Jones

Dr. Katherine Janiec Jones, professor of religion and associate provost for curriculum and co-curriculum, was an invited keynote speaker at a recent conference, Vocation and the Multi-Faith Academy, at Pepperdine University. She also was asked to write a post in Vocation Matters, a blog sponsored by NetVUE (Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education). The post titled “Who Cares for the Caregivers?” centers on about vocation, burnout and suicide.


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

Dr. Anne B. Rodrick's book “Self-Help and Civic Culture: Citizenship in Victorian Birmingham” (Ashgate, 2004), is being reissued by Routledge Press under the Routledge Revivals imprint and will be available on the forthcoming digital platform “Routledge Historical Resources: 19th Century British Society.” Rodrick is a professor of history.


Dr. Stefanie Baker
Dr. Stefanie Baker

Dr. Stefanie Baker, professor of biology and vice chair of the department, co-published an article, “Prolonged exposure to simulated microgravity diminishes dendritic cell immunogenicity” in Scientific Reports (2019) 9:13825; it is available here: https://rdcu.be/bRRzZ.