Liberalis: CHaSS Reacts

faculty focus
Shane Graham
Liberalis
Langston Hughes
English
News
USU English Professor Edits Two Issues of Langston Hughes Review. I’ve known rivers: I’ve known rivers ancient as the world and older than the flow of human blood in human veins.
"The Negro Speaks of Rivers" Turns 100

"The Negro Speaks of Rivers" Turns 100

USU English Professor Edits Two Issues of Langston Hughes Review. I’ve known rivers: I’ve known rivers ancient as the world and older than the flow of human blood in human veins.

News
faculty focus
Liberalis
He’s both a pro soccer referee and Spanish lit professor. The same skills apply.
A Student of the Game

A Student of the Game

He’s both a pro soccer referee and Spanish lit professor. The same skills apply.

faculty focus
Liberalis
Arrington Chair
Religious Studies
Patrick Mason
News
New Arrington Chair of Mormon Scholars is a scholar of American religious history first.
A deep dive into the works of Patrick Mason

A deep dive into the works of Patrick Mason

New Arrington Chair of Mormon Scholars is a scholar of American religious history first.

News
Liberalis
History
faculty focus
Colleen O'Neill
Dr. Colleen O’Neill, associate professor of History, received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Center for Women and Gender at USU for her scholarship and Cache County-based activism.
Activism earns History professor Colleen O'Neill a Lifetime Achievement Award

Activism earns History professor Colleen O'Neill a Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Colleen O’Neill, associate professor of History, received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Center for Women and Gender at USU for her scholarship and Cache County-based activism.

Broadcast Media Track
Liberalis
Journalism
News
faculty focus
Dozens of Utah State University students, alumni and faculty members have been honored by the state chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.
Aggie journalists honored for reporting, service to community

Aggie journalists honored for reporting, service to community

Dozens of Utah State University students, alumni and faculty members have been honored by the state chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

faculty focus
Matthew LaPlante
Journalism
News
Liberalis
LaPlante wins ethics award for decision to keep sources safe in their wartorn world.
At what cost? JCOM professor lauded for putting lives ahead of headlines

At what cost? JCOM professor lauded for putting lives ahead of headlines

LaPlante wins ethics award for decision to keep sources safe in their wartorn world.

Liberalis
Barre Toelken
News
faculty focus
In memory of Barre Toelken, the world-class folklorists who died in November 2018.
Barre Toelken — A great soul on All Hallow’s Eve and every other eve

Barre Toelken — A great soul on All Hallow’s Eve and every other eve

In memory of Barre Toelken, the world-class folklorists who died in November 2018.

News
Barre Toelken
Liberalis
faculty focus
Barre Toelken died Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Logan at age 83. He spent nearly 20 years at Utah State University as a professor of English and a folklorist, eventually retiring in 2003.
Barre Toelken, renowned folklorist and beloved professor, dies at age 83

Barre Toelken, renowned folklorist and beloved professor, dies at age 83

Barre Toelken died Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Logan at age 83. He spent nearly 20 years at Utah State University as a professor of English and a folklorist, eventually retiring in 2003.

News
CHaSS
faculty focus
Liberalis
College of Humanities and Social Sciences announces new professors for 2018, as well as other promotions.
CHaSS names three new professors, makes other promotions

CHaSS names three new professors, makes other promotions

College of Humanities and Social Sciences announces new professors for 2018, as well as other promotions.

News
faculty focus
Liberalis
CHaSS recognizes four faculty members as full professors. They are Maria Spicer-Escalante, Damon Cann, Derrik Tolllefson and Courtney Flint.
CHaSS recognizes four faculty members as full professors

CHaSS recognizes four faculty members as full professors

CHaSS recognizes four faculty members as full professors. They are Maria Spicer-Escalante, Damon Cann, Derrik Tolllefson and Courtney Flint.

News
faculty focus
Liberalis
CHaSS recognizes four faculty members as full professors. They are Maria Spicer-Escalante, Damon Cann, Derrik Tolllefson and Courtney Flint.
CHaSS recognizes four faculty members as full professors

CHaSS recognizes four faculty members as full professors

CHaSS recognizes four faculty members as full professors. They are Maria Spicer-Escalante, Damon Cann, Derrik Tolllefson and Courtney Flint.

Communication Studies
News
faculty focus
John Seiter
Liberalis
Comm Studies’ John Seiter has been honored as a CHaSS Distinguished Professor, an honorary title that reflects his consistent excellence in teaching and research.
Comm Studies’ John Seiter honored as a CHaSS Distinguished Professor

Comm Studies’ John Seiter honored as a CHaSS Distinguished Professor

Comm Studies’ John Seiter has been honored as a CHaSS Distinguished Professor, an honorary title that reflects his consistent excellence in teaching and research.

Sociology Track
Liberalis
Guadalupe Marquez-Velarde
LGBTQ
faculty focus
News
Guadalupe Marquez-Velarde, professor of sociology at Utah State, researches issues in intersectional population health and how structural systems of inequality affect the health outcomes of diverse social groups.
Considering Health Disparities Amongst LGBTQ+ Individuals

Considering Health Disparities Amongst LGBTQ+ Individuals

Guadalupe Marquez-Velarde, professor of sociology at Utah State, researches issues in intersectional population health and how structural systems of inequality affect the health outcomes of diverse social groups.

Liberalis
Social Work Track
social work newsfeed
Social Work
faculty focus
News
USU Moab faculty member honored with distinguished Teacher of the Year awards
Empowered Education with Jen Evers

Empowered Education with Jen Evers

USU Moab faculty member honored with distinguished Teacher of the Year awards

faculty focus
Liberalis
News
Alan Blackstock
Alan Blackstock, a Utah State University English professor, has won the prestigious Fulbright award to teach in Ecuador for four months.
English professor earns Fulbright Award to Equador

English professor earns Fulbright Award to Equador

Alan Blackstock, a Utah State University English professor, has won the prestigious Fulbright award to teach in Ecuador for four months.

Liberalis
Norm Jones
faculty focus
News
History
Dr. Norm Jones, longtime USU History professor, will retire this semester. Two gatherings will be held to allow the many students he mentored over the years to reconnect with him. April 16 in Logan, April 26 in Salt lake City.
Former students invited to chat with history mentor Norm Jones as he ends long career

Former students invited to chat with history mentor Norm Jones as he ends long career

Dr. Norm Jones, longtime USU History professor, will retire this semester. Two gatherings will be held to allow the many students he mentored over the years to reconnect with him. April 16 in Logan, April 26 in Salt lake City.

faculty focus
History
Philip Barlow
Liberalis
News
Philip Barlow, the History Department's Arrington Chair for Mormon Studies, set to retire in December.
History announces retirement of renowned scholar Philip Barlow

History announces retirement of renowned scholar Philip Barlow

Philip Barlow, the History Department's Arrington Chair for Mormon Studies, set to retire in December.

Liberalis
faculty focus
News
Political Science
Jeannie Johnson
The Last Lecture series aims to share a faculty member's last words before leaving USU.
Jeannie Johnson, political science prof, to give Honors Last Lecture

Jeannie Johnson, political science prof, to give Honors Last Lecture

The Last Lecture series aims to share a faculty member's last words before leaving USU.

faculty focus
News
John Seiter
Liberalis
John Seiter of Communication Studies honored as a CHaSS Distinguished Professor
John Seiter: A caring mentor and an effective teacher

John Seiter: A caring mentor and an effective teacher

John Seiter of Communication Studies honored as a CHaSS Distinguished Professor

Liberalis
Chris Gonzalez
News
Latinx Cultural Center
faculty focus
CHaSS faculty members take part in lunch series sponsored by USU's new Latinx Center, hosted by Chris Gonzalez, the center's Director and English associate professor.
Latinx leaders share inspirational stories during lunch events

Latinx leaders share inspirational stories during lunch events

CHaSS faculty members take part in lunch series sponsored by USU's new Latinx Center, hosted by Chris Gonzalez, the center's Director and English associate professor.

Liberalis
News
English
Star Coulbrooke
faculty focus
Let Poetry Matter: Star Coulbrooke named Logan City Poet Laureate. Story featured in spring 2016 issue of Liberalis.
Let Poetry Matter: Star Coulbrooke named Logan City Poet Laureate

Let Poetry Matter: Star Coulbrooke named Logan City Poet Laureate

Let Poetry Matter: Star Coulbrooke named Logan City Poet Laureate. Story featured in spring 2016 issue of Liberalis.

Klint Kulhlman
Army ROTC
Liberalis
faculty focus
News
Army Major Klint Kuhlman joined the military at a time the U.S. was not at war. Now he's creating the leaders for today's very different world.
New Army ROTC leader salutes cadets who join up knowing world's dangers

New Army ROTC leader salutes cadets who join up knowing world's dangers

Army Major Klint Kuhlman joined the military at a time the U.S. was not at war. Now he's creating the leaders for today's very different world.

faculty focus
News
Liberalis
Join CHaSS in welcoming eight new faculty members for the 2017 fall semester.
New CHaSS Faculty 2017

New CHaSS Faculty 2017

Join CHaSS in welcoming eight new faculty members for the 2017 fall semester.

Political Science
News
Jeannie Johnson
faculty focus
Liberalis
Political Science Professor Jeannie Johnson's new book, 'The Marines, Counterinsurgency and Strategic Culture,' relates the Marine Corps' history since 1915, with special emphasis placed on the Combined Action Patrol formed during the Vietnam War.
New book describes how modern Marines have returned to lessons from Vietnam

New book describes how modern Marines have returned to lessons from Vietnam

Political Science Professor Jeannie Johnson's new book, 'The Marines, Counterinsurgency and Strategic Culture,' relates the Marine Corps' history since 1915, with special emphasis placed on the Combined Action Patrol formed during the Vietnam War.

News
faculty focus
Liberalis
Communication Studies
Nicole Allen
Nicole Allen, a new assistant professor of Communication Studies at Utah State, offers her take on the commercialism of today's holidays.
New faculty video: Comm Studies' Nicole Allen on the symbolism of calendars

New faculty video: Comm Studies' Nicole Allen on the symbolism of calendars

Nicole Allen, a new assistant professor of Communication Studies at Utah State, offers her take on the commercialism of today's holidays.

Liberalis
News
English
faculty focus
Ben Gunsberg
Poet Gunsberg, assistant professor of English, reads from new collection of poems, "Welcome, Dangerous Life."
Poet Gunsberg welcomes ‘dangerous life' in Jan. 29 reading of new poems

Poet Gunsberg welcomes ‘dangerous life' in Jan. 29 reading of new poems

Poet Gunsberg, assistant professor of English, reads from new collection of poems, "Welcome, Dangerous Life."

Political Science
Liberalis
Anthony Peacock
News
faculty focus
Dr. Anthony Peacock, Political Science Department head, has been appointed to Utah branch of U.S.Commission on Civil Rights
Political Science head named to Utah branch of U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

Political Science head named to Utah branch of U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

Dr. Anthony Peacock, Political Science Department head, has been appointed to Utah branch of U.S.Commission on Civil Rights

Social Work
Liberalis
News
faculty focus
Derrik Tollefson, Professor of social work, tells Inaugural Lecture gathering that his Life Work has Been Safeguarding, Advocating for Victims of Abuse
Professor's life work has been safeguarding, advocating for victims of abuse

Professor's life work has been safeguarding, advocating for victims of abuse

Derrik Tollefson, Professor of social work, tells Inaugural Lecture gathering that his Life Work has Been Safeguarding, Advocating for Victims of Abuse

Liberalis
News
Communication
faculty focus
Jennifer Peeples
Communication Studies Professor Jennifer Peeples’ research is going where few academic books do: mainstream media.
Professor’s article examining rhetoric used by the coal industry is reprinted in dozens of newspapers

Professor’s article examining rhetoric used by the coal industry is reprinted in dozens of newspapers

Communication Studies Professor Jennifer Peeples’ research is going where few academic books do: mainstream media.

English
News
Liberalis
Joyce Kinkead
faculty focus
English professor Joyce Kinkead earns USU’s top award for her scholarship and advocacy of student inquiry
Research’s Champion

Research’s Champion

English professor Joyce Kinkead earns USU’s top award for her scholarship and advocacy of student inquiry

faculty focus
News
Steve Shively
English
Liberalis
Willa Cather
English professor has role in nurturing American novelist’s continuing legacy
Shively & Willa Cather

Shively & Willa Cather

English professor has role in nurturing American novelist’s continuing legacy

Liberalis
faculty focus
News
Dean Joe Ward names 6 long-time CHaSS faculty members as Distinguished Professors
Six long-time CHaSS faculty members earn honorary title of Distinguished Professor

Six long-time CHaSS faculty members earn honorary title of Distinguished Professor

Dean Joe Ward names 6 long-time CHaSS faculty members as Distinguished Professors

News
faculty focus
Spanish
Languages
Liberalis
Spanish professor Crescencio López-González was awarded the Peak Prize for Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentor of the Year.
Spanish prof honored with the Peak Award for his mentorship

Spanish prof honored with the Peak Award for his mentorship

Spanish professor Crescencio López-González was awarded the Peak Prize for Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentor of the Year.