News Tagged as Faculty News

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Faculty Spotlight: Marie Nydam and Biodiversity Research in Belize

Sep 21, 2023

Marie was part of an interdisciplinary team funded by a National Science Foundation grant : two professors and a graduate student from University of North Carolina Wilmington in North Carolina, and

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Transformative Scholarship Beyond the Ivory Tower: A Conversation with Dr. Hortense J. Spillers

Mar 21, 2022

In her 1987 essay, “Mama’s Baby, Papa’s Maybe: An American Grammar Book,” Hortense J. Spillers, distinguished visiting professor of literature at SUA, dismantled prevailing ideas about gender and

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James O’Neil Spady Co-Authors Essay About Fight Against Gang Injunctions and Other Faculty News

Dec 10, 2021

Soka University of America faculty advance knowledge in their fields through their research and scholarship outside the classroom. Here is a sampling of recent faculty publications and notable

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Michael Weiner's New Book on Race and Ethnicity and More Faculty News

Sep 15, 2021

Soka University of America faculty advance knowledge in their fields through their research and scholarship outside the classroom. Here is a sampling of recent faculty publications and notable

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Biologist Marie Nydam Receives SUA’s First National Science Foundation Grant

Sep 01, 2021

Marie Nydam, assistant professor of biology, has received a research grant from the National Science Foundation. A marine evolutionary geneticist, Prof. Nydam is the first SUA faculty member to be

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Prof. Karen Moran Jackson Awarded AERA Fellowship to Study Deeper Learning

Feb 08, 2021

Karen Moran Jackson, assistant professor of educational psychology and assessment, has received a fellowship from the American Educational Research Association to advance her research on deeper

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Faculty Spotlight: Katherine Perry on Mathematics Research and Outreach in Southern Africa

Nov 24, 2020

Katherine Perry, assistant professor of mathematics, is a long-time participant in an annual mathematics conference and workshop in southern Africa. The Southern African Mathematical Science

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Faculty News Roundup: Exploring Belonging With Walter Thompson-Hernández

Dec 16, 2019

Verónica Quezada, assistant professor of Spanish language & culture, and Ian Read, associate professor of Latin American studies Prof. Ian Read in International Studies and Prof. Verónica Quezada in

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Meet the Author Series with Arie Galles, Professor Emeritus and Artist in Residence

Sep 25, 2019

Professor Emeritus and Artist in Residence Arie Galles gave a lecture/presentation, “There and Back Again,” at the Soka Athenaeum on September 25, 2019.

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Faculty News

Sep 01, 2019

Spotlighting accomplishments by Michael Golden, Robert Allinson, Tomoko Takahashi, Shane Barter, Ted Lowe, Junyi Liu, Arie Galles, Ryan Ashley Caldwell, Tetsushi Ogata, and Aneil Rallin.