A&S Faculty Scholars Event

Celebration of A&S Faculty Scholars


Roger N. Casey, vice president for academic affairs and provost along with Laurie M. Joyner, dean of the faculty and professor of sociology, hosted an Afternoon Celebrating Arts & Sciences Faculty Scholars on Friday, November 20, 2009.  This event honored 10 faculty members in the College of Arts & Sciences (A&S) who published or edited books in late spring or fall 2009, and 24 faculty who published over 50 peer-reviewed journal articles or the creative equivalent in their discipline.  A&S Faculty Scholars

The 10 A&S book authors or editors include: co-editors Ilan Alon, George D. and Harriet W. Cornell Professor of International Business, and Marc Fetscherin, assistant professor of international business; Mario D’Amato, associate professor of religion; Yudit Kornberg Greenberg, George D. And Harriet W. Cornell Professor of Religion; Kathryn Norsworthy, professor of graduate studies in counseling; co-editors Socky O’Sulllivan, Kenneth Curry Professor of Literature and Wenxian Zhang, professor and head of archives and special collections; Alberto Prieto-Calixto, associate professor of modern languages, Robert Smither, professor of psychology; and Claire Strom, Rapetti-Trunzo Professor of History.
A&S Faculty Scholars
“This program began in 2008 as a way to recognize A&S faculty book authors and editors. Last spring we expanded the criteria to include published peer-reviewed journal articles or the creative equivalent as a way to recognize faculty scholarship from all disciplines,” said Joyner. “In each of the past four semesters we have received a tremendous response which illustrates that A&S faculty are an impressive community of teacher-scholars committed to excellence. This program is a wonderful way to recognize outstanding faculty scholarship and celebrate the intellectual vitality of our campus community.”

The event honoring the A&S faculty scholars included an interactive panel discussion with faculty regarding their 2009 book publications. A reception for all faculty that celebrated book authors, editors, peer-reviewed journal articles, and creative equivalent publications followed the panel discussion.

The topics of the recently-published books range from a volume of collected essays by philosophers and scholars working at the interface of Western philosophy and Buddhist Studies, to a rare manuscript of an unpublished novel about a young man’s winter visit to Florida.  The full list of book publications includes:

China Rules: Globalization and Political Transformation
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2009) Edited by Ilan Alon, Julian Chang, Marc Fetscherin,
Christoph Lattemann and John R. McIntyre

Pointing at the Moon Buddhism, Logic, Analytic Philosophy

(Oxford University Press, 2009) Edited by Mario D’Amato, Jay L.Garfield, and
Tom J.F. Tillemans

From Spinoza to Lévinas: Hermeneutical, Ethical, and Political
Issues in Modern and Contemporary Jewish Philosophy

(Peter Lang Publisher Inc., 2009) Ze’ev Levy. Edited by Yudit Kornberg Greenberg

International Handbook of Cross-Cultural Counseling: Cultural
Assumptions and Practices Worldwide

(Sage Publications Inc., 2009) Edited by L.H. Gerstein, P.P. Heppner,
S. Ægisdóttir, S.A. Leung and K.L. Norsworthy

A Trip to Florida for Health and Sport: the Lost 1855 Novel of
Cyrus Parkhurst Condit

(Florida Historical Society, 2009) Edited by Socky O’Sullivan and Wenxian Zhang

Héroes, prisioneros y renegados. El cautiverio en la narrativa
hispánica de los siglos XVI y XVII

(Prensa Académica Castellana, 2009) Alberto Prieto-Calixto

Personality: Theories and Applications
(2nd ed., Hogan Press) Robert Hogan and Robert Smither

Making Catfish Bait out of Government Boys: The Fight Against
the Cattle Tick and the Transformation of the Yeoman South

(University of Georgia Press, 2009) Claire Strom

For a listing of Rollins faculty scholarship, please visit our recent faculty publications page.