School of Arts Faculty Accomplishments: September 2013

View the recent accomplishments of the School of Arts faculty.

Kevin Ahern, Ph.D., assistant professor of religious studies, recently had two of his blog posts cited by national publications. America Magazine republished his reflection on Pope Francis’s appointment of the new Vatican Secretary of State on Aug. 31, and the Rev. Thomas Reese of the National Catholic Review extensively cited Ahern’s reflection on the Syrian conflict on Sept. 3.

Pamela Chasek, Ph.D., director of the International Studies program and professor of government, co-authored an article, “Green Pluralism: Lessons for Improved Environmental Governance in the 21st Century,” which appeared in the Sept./Oct. 2013 edition of Environment.

Chasek also co-edited a book, Improving Global Environmental Governance, which will be released Oct. 10.

Julie Leininger Pycior, Ph.D., professor of history, published "The 'Game of the Century': A Tragic Parable for Our Times" in the Huff Post on Sept. 19.

John Wilcox, Ph.D., director for the Center of Lasallian Studies, published an article entitled "Higher Learning: Catholic colleges and universities on a mission" in the National Catholic Review on Sept. 9.