Faculty News

  • Diaz Edits Book on Fate of Little Magazines

    Diaz Edits Book on Fate of Little Magazines

    Wesleyan's Joanne Diaz is co-editor of a new collection of essays, The Little Magazine in Contemporary America -- revealing that the venue may be helped more than hurt by changing technology.

  • Isabelli Awarded Grant to Teach Course in Madrid

    Isabelli Awarded Grant to Teach Course in Madrid

    Wesleyan's Christina Isabelli won an IES Abroad grant to teach a summer course in Madrid. Her six-week course in Spanish will examine how social organization and behavior influenced language change.

  • French Named Kemp Teaching Award Winner

    French Named Kemp Teaching Award Winner

    Chair and Professor of Physics Linda French was named the 2016 recipient of the Kemp Foundation Award for Teaching Excellence during Illinois Wesleyan's Honors Convocation, where 2015 winner Kathleen Montgomery gave the address.

  • Nadeau Awarded Prestigious Fellowship

    Nadeau Awarded Prestigious Fellowship

    The National Endowment for the Humanities awarded a highly competitive fellowship to Wesleyan's Carolyn Nadeau for the translation and critical analysis of a 17th-century Spanish cookbook.

  • Faculty Promotions, Tenure Announced

    Faculty Promotions, Tenure Announced

    The Board of Trustees has approved tenure for 10 faculty members and advancement in rank for 15, recognizing progress and achievement in their professional development.

  • Sultan Compares <em>House of Cards</em> Trickster to Odysseus

    Sultan Compares House of Cards Trickster to Odysseus

    Wesleyan's Nancy Sultan examines why we're drawn to modern protagonists, such as Kevin Spacey's Frank Underwood, who break the mold of hero as "good guy."

  • Sullivan Edits Book Honoring Oxford Theologian

    Sullivan Edits Book Honoring Oxford Theologian

    Wesleyan's Kevin Sullivan is co-editor of The Open Mind: Essays in Honour of Christopher Rowland, a collection of academic essays honoring the innovative British scholar.

  • IWU Sociologist Sheds Light on Tea Party in New Book

    IWU Sociologist Sheds Light on Tea Party in New Book

    The Tea Party movement is more complex -- and in some ways more mainstream -- than is reflected in popular depictions, according to research published in a new book by Wesleyan's Meghan Burke.

  • Hopkins Awarded 2015 Nurse Educator Fellowship

    Hopkins Awarded 2015 Nurse Educator Fellowship

    Wesleyan's Amanda Hopkins has been awarded the 2015 Nurse Educator Fellowship from the Illinois Board of Higher Education.

  • Tiede Edits Centennial Edition of AAUP Policy Book

    Tiede Edits Centennial Edition of AAUP Policy Book

    The 2015 edition of the American Association of University Professors' Policy Documents and Reports, edited by Wesleyan's Hans-Joerg Tiede, has been published by Johns Hopkins University Press.