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Accolades March 7, 2013

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Professor Andrew Elfenbein (English) received an American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship for 2013-14.

Professor Rob Warren (sociology) is the new editor of Sociology of Education, an American Sociological Association journal, published by Sage Publications. It will be housed in the sociology department for three years starting this summer.

The 2013 IDEA Multicultural Research Award recipients are:
Assistant Professor Clint Carroll (American Indian studies): Sovereign Landscapes: Political Ecology, Environmental Governance, and the Resurgence of an Indigenous Land Ethic in the Cherokee Nation
Assistant Professor David Karjanen (American studies): African American and Latino Community-Labor Coalitions: Analyzing Effectiveness in Three American Cities
Assistant Professor Angelica Lawson (American Indian studies): Indigenous Resistance and Resilience
Associate Professor Lynn Lukkas (art): Covered in Time and History: The Films of Ana Mendieta
Associate Professor Moin Syed (psychology): Women and Ethnic Minorities in STEM: An Intersectional Analysis of STEM Participation and Persistence

Professors M. J. Maynes and Ann Waltner (both history) are the recipients of an International Research Fellowship, affiliated with the International Research Center for "Work and Human Life Cycle in Global History" at the Humboldt-University Berlin. They will be in residence in Berlin in March and April.

Associate Professor Jan Estep (art) published the article "Semblance of Fact: How brain scans are presented and consumed as photographs" in Triple Canopy. She writes about fMRI and their photographic likeness and the use of brain scans in the court system. Part of the research comes from a collaboration between Jan and cognitive neuroscientists on campus, and her experience in the Tesla scanners on campus.

Associate professors Francis Harvey and Steve Manson (geography, environment and society) and coordinator Len Kne (U-Spatial) co-authored the cover story of the winter 2012-13 issue of ArcNews, published by Esri. The article describes the U-Spatial collaborative at the University, which supports spatial science and creative activities across the University campus.

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