Faculty Publication: Palladium-Catalyzed γ,γ′-Diarylation of Free Alkenyl Amines

John L Payton, Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry, has published an article, “Palladium-Catalyzed γ,γ′-Diarylation of Free Alkenyl Amines” in the June 2021 issue of the Journal of the American Chemical Society with co-authors Vinod G. Landge, Aaron J. Grant, Yu Fu, Allison Rabon, and Michael Young. Abstract The direct difunctionalization of alkenes is an effectiveContinue reading “Faculty Publication: Palladium-Catalyzed γ,γ′-Diarylation of Free Alkenyl Amines”

Faculty Publication: Herd Immunity at What Price?

Jay Corrigan, Professor of Economics, has published the article “Herd Immunity at What Price? Using Auctions to Estimate what University Students Must be Paid to Get the Flu Vaccine” with co-authors Nick Clark and Matthew C. Rousu in Volume 23 of Preventive Medicine Reports. He has also placed opinion pieces on this subject with  Barron’sContinue reading “Faculty Publication: Herd Immunity at What Price?”

Faculty Publication: Extreme Acid Modulates Fitness Tradeoffs

Joan Slonczewski, Professor of Biology, has published an article, “Extreme Acid Modulates Fitness Tradeoffs of Multidrug Efflux Pumps MdtEF-TolC and AcrAB-TolC in Escherichia coli K-12” with Samantha Schaffner ‘21 and Abby Lee ‘22, along with12 other Kenyon College students/alumni. The article appears in the June 2021 issue of Applied and Environmental Microbiology. Excerpt Antibiotics andContinue reading “Faculty Publication: Extreme Acid Modulates Fitness Tradeoffs”

Faculty Publication: Another Type of Silence

Ira Sukrungruang, Richard L. Thomas Professor of Creative Writing and English, has published a creative nonfiction essay, “Another Type of Silence” in Slag Glass City’s Special Issue: This Blissful City 2021. Excerpt: Two people sit at a bar—City and Country. It sounds like the beginning of a joke, except it is a memory from aContinue reading “Faculty Publication: Another Type of Silence”

Faculty Publication: Poor People Disappear

Ira Sukrungruang, Richard L. Thomas Professor of Creative Writing and English Department Professor, has published a fiction piece, “Poor People Disappear” in The Rumpus. You can read this in its entirety in the Rumpus Original Fiction section. Excerpt: This is the third day, and there are more empty seats. The spread of sickness is toContinue reading “Faculty Publication: Poor People Disappear”

Faculty Publication: Grandmothers on Guard

Jennifer Johnson, R. Todd Ruppert Professor of International Studies  & Professor of Sociology, has published the book Grandmothers on Guard with University of Texas Press, May 2021. Description For about a decade, one of the most influential forces in US anti-immigrant politics was the Minuteman Project. The armed volunteers made headlines patrolling the southern border.Continue reading “Faculty Publication: Grandmothers on Guard”

Faculty Publication: A Journey Up The Exe

David Lynn, Professor of English and Special Assistant to the President, has published A Journey Up The Exe, an essay in Amherst College’s The Common, Issue 21. Excerpt From across the Atlantic, I’m helplessly, compulsively watching videos on the BBC and other news sites. It’s early February 2014, and an unusually powerful storm—in truth aContinue reading “Faculty Publication: A Journey Up The Exe”

Faculty Publication: Women in the State

 Wendy Singer, Roy T. Wortman Distinguished Professor of History, has published “Women in the State: Elected women and the Challenge of Indian Politics (1957-1962)” in South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies Volume 44, Issue 1 (2021). Abstract When Parvathi Krishnan (MP, Coimbatore Madras) entered India’s parliament on 28 March 1958, it was just aContinue reading “Faculty Publication: Women in the State”

Faculty Publication: Macroevolution

Andrew Kerkhoff, Associate Provost and Professor of Biology, along with his former student Cecina Babich Morrow ‘18, Data Scientist at Spring Health in NYC, and S. K. Morgan Ernest, Professor of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation at the University of Florida, co-authored “Macroevolution of dimensionless life-history metrics in tetrapods” in Volume 288, Issue 1949 (April, 2021)Continue reading “Faculty Publication: Macroevolution”

Faculty Publication: New Orleans

Keija Parssinen, Assistant Professor of English, has published a Flash Fiction piece “New Orleans” in the current issue of Southern Humanities Review (54.1).   Excerpt THE DEVIL WALKS US to the hat shop on Royal Street, talking in a voice like he eats rocks. The city is going to hell, he says. Shouldn’t he like that,Continue reading “Faculty Publication: New Orleans”