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Faculty Updates

ESS welcomes new assistant professor C.J. Gabbe

Dr. Gabbe brings his expertise in sustainable urban planning to the department

Tobias Wofford: Studying Africa in African American Art, Smithsonian Style

Tobias Wofford’s fellowship with the Smithsonian supports his book project, Visualizing Diaspora: Africa in African American Art, and allows him to research African American artists from the 1960s through the present.

Frank Farris Creating Symmetry

Creating Symmetry: A Tale of Complex Math and Inventive Wallpaper

Geometry and the making of wallpaper combine for an interesting book by Associate Professor of Math Frank Farris.

Alberto Ribas-Casasayas

Alberto Ribas-Casasayas: Ghostly Hauntings in Contemporary Transhispanic Storytelling

There have long been ghostly metaphors in Latin American culture, but analysis of the haunting and the spectral has been missing in book format until Alberto Ribas-Casasayas started delving into it.

Brian Buckley

Brian Buckley: Giving Jesuit Voice to Students’ Vision

At the core of Brian Buckley’s philosophy classes is his belief that the exposure to different lives, circumstances, values, and ways of looking at things helps foster greater empathy and understanding.

Tim Myers

Tim J. Myers, a Storyteller for All Ages

Tim J. Myers, Senior Lecturer in English and New York Times bestselling author, added three books to his collection of penned works, now totaling 15.