We are extremely proud of the work and accomplishments of the stellar Spelman Faculty!
We invite blog or video blog submissions about your research, creative works in process/completed, pedagogical innovations, or recent achievements (books contracted/published, exhibitions, performances, articles published).
Consider what you want to share with colleagues (internally and externally) who may be searching for collaborators or experts.
Blogs can be up to 500 words and vlogs can be up to 15 minutes. To submit, please email your work to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The last five entries include those faculty who were featured on NPR's Academic Minute. The APR collaborated with Spelman's Office of Communications to showcase the work of faculty from across the four academic divisions (Arts; Humanities; Natural Sciences & Mathematics; Social Sciences & Education).
My latest research project started as a tongue-in-cheek discussion of a question: Was Donald Trump the epitome of neoliberalism or the harbinger of its demise? Talking through that question with my writing partner, Edward K. Chan of Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan, led us down a bleak path that brings together white power, which we see as the contemporary form of violent white nationalism, and neoliberalism as the current form of racial capitalism.
Black Union widows had trouble claiming benefits after the Civil War. Brandi Brimmer discusses their post-war battle.
Brandi Brimmer, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of History, is a historian of slavery and emancipation interested in how Black people assert themselves in legal systems and within government agencies.
No parent likes a toddler with a drum set. Karen Brakke examines the development of motor skills in toddlers.
Karen Brakke, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Psychology. She has also served as chair of psychology (2008-2014) and as special assistant to the Provost (2014-2015).
Do the media impact the startup economy? Angelino Viceisza looks into the shark tank to find out.
Angelino Viceisza, Ph.D., is an associate professor of economics at Spelman College, a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), and a board member of the National Economic Association.