Arts and Science Faculty Engage in Summer Scholarship

Faculty from the College of Arts and Sciences stayed busy this summer by presenting at conferences across the country. Willie Steele, professor of English, chaired two sessions and served as a moderator on baseball literature at the 24th Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture in Cooperstown, N.Y.

The session Steele moderated was titled “Baseball Biography and American Culture.” Steele regularly presents at the Baseball Hall of Fame in the summer.

Eric Phelps (99), assistant professor of biological sciences, attended the Genesis Colloquium of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities held at Biola University in La Mirada, Calif. The event sought to help participants answer questions such as “What is your institutional framework for teaching science and origins in accord with your institution’s theological perspective?”

Sada Knowles (02), a psychology and family relations instructor, attended the Oklahoma State University Chautauqua on Parenting in Tulsa, Okla.

Barrett Huddleston (01), assistant professor of communication, gave the presentation, “State of the Journal,” at the conference for the Ecumenica Journal of Theatre and Performance that was held in conjunction with OC’s McBride Lecture Staff Retreat in Austin, Texas. Huddleston serves as the reviews editor for the journal.

Fall 2012

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