Faculty Publication: A New Algorithm

Noah Aydin, Professor of Mathematics, has published an article, “A new algorithm for equivalence of cyclic codes and its applications,” (Sept 2021) with R. Oliver VandenBerg ’20 in Applicable Algebra in Engineering Communication and Computing journal. What is a cyclic code? A cyclic code is a block code in coding theory, where the circular shiftsContinue reading “Faculty Publication: A New Algorithm”

Faculty Publication: South Sudan promised to investigate civil war atrocities

Jacqueline McAllister, Associate Professor of Political Science, has an article “South Sudan promised to investigate civil war atrocities. Why hasn’t that happened?” published in the Washington Post Monkey Cage blog on October 6, 2021. Excerpt Is South Sudan coming to terms with the violent five-year civil war that left 400,000 dead, and millions displaced? ByContinue reading “Faculty Publication: South Sudan promised to investigate civil war atrocities”

Faculty Publication: The adaptive challenge of extreme conditions

Andrew Kerkhoff, Associate Provost and Professor of Biology, along with co-authors Danilo M. Neves, Susy Echeverría-Londoño (former Kenyon postdoc), Cory Merow,  Naia Morueta-Holme,  Robert K. Peet, Brody Sandel, Jens-Christian Svenning,  Susan K. Wiser, and Brian J. Enquist, have published an article “The adaptive challenge of extreme conditions shapes evolutionary diversity of plant assemblages at continentalContinue reading “Faculty Publication: The adaptive challenge of extreme conditions”

Faculty Publication: Genoa G8 Summit Response

Wendy MacLeod, James Michael Playwright-in-Residence/Professor of Drama has published an essay in the Corriere Della Sera, one of Italy’s oldest newspapers and most-read newspaper. Professor MacLeod  was commissioned by the National Theater of Genoa to represent the U.S. by writing a play about the G-8 summit held in Genoa in 2001.  The other seven playwrightsContinue reading “Faculty Publication: Genoa G8 Summit Response”

Faculty Award: Humanities at Work

Travis Landry, Professor of Spanish, is part of a team that has been awarded a $5000 grant from The Five Colleges of Ohio Collaborative Grants Committee to support their project “Humanities at Work.” The proposal team consists of KJ Cerankowski (Oberlin), Mary Anne Lewis Cusato (Ohio Wesleyan), Julie Mujic (Denison), Jordan Walters (Wooster), and ProfessorContinue reading “Faculty Award: Humanities at Work”

Faculty Publication: Jerusalem: City of Faith and Fury

Alex Novikoff, Visiting Assistant Professor of History, was featured in CNN’s 6-part documentary entitled Jerusalem: City of Faith and Fury. The documentary focuses on six of the epic battles that have helped to define the holy city, and Professor Novikoff was featured in episode 3 (“A Country on Edge”) which focused on the events ofContinue reading “Faculty Publication: Jerusalem: City of Faith and Fury”

Faculty Award: NSF CSSI Grant

Madeline Wade, Associate Professor of Physics, has been awarded funding from NSF for her project “Framework: An A+ Framework for Multimessenger Astrophysics Discoveries through Real-Time Gravitational Wave Detection.” This $3,397,540 project is being led by the Pennsylvania State University with subawards to Kenyon College and Concordia University Wisconsin. This 5-year project is part of theContinue reading “Faculty Award: NSF CSSI Grant”

Faculty Award: GACA Fellowship

Congratulations to Benjamin Bachert, Adjunct Instructor of Music (guitar), who has been awarded an Artist Individual Fellowship from the Greater Columbus Arts Council. The $700 award will go towards promoting Professor Bachert’s music, including recordings of original music, website development, and publishing. The Arts Council established the GCAC/City of Columbus Grants Program in 1973 toContinue reading “Faculty Award: GACA Fellowship”

Faculty Publication: Rabbis as Recipients of Charity

Krista Dalton, Assistant Professor of Religious & Jewish Studies, has published an article,“Rabbis as Recipients of Charity and the Logic of Grammarian Piety” in the Journal for the Study of Judaism, August 2021.  Abstract Palestinian Amoraic literature depicts some rabbis as recipients of charity. While some scholars have suggested that these donations supported poor studentsContinue reading “Faculty Publication: Rabbis as Recipients of Charity”

Faculty Publication: Effects of Intimate Partner Perpetrator and Victim Race on Protective Order Determinations

Margaret Stevenson, Associate Professor of Psychology, has published an article titled “Effects of Intimate Partner Perpetrator and Victim Race on Protective Order Determinations,” published in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence with co-author Alexandria P. Winstead from the University of Evansville. Abstract The legal granting of temporary and permanent protective orders prohibits a perpetrator from engagingContinue reading “Faculty Publication: Effects of Intimate Partner Perpetrator and Victim Race on Protective Order Determinations”