Dereck Daschke, professor of philosophy and religion, recently had his chapter “The End of the World and the World to Come: What Apocalyptic Literature Says about the Time After the End-time” published by Purdue University Press in “Olam Ha-Zeh v’Olam Ha-Ba: This World and the World to Come in Jewish Belief and Practice,” volume 28 in Studies in Jewish Civilization, edited by Leonard Greenspoon.

Daniel Mandell, professor of history, has been appointed Distinguished Research Fellow at the Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy at the University of Missouri for 2018-2019. The Kinder Institute is an interdisciplinary center run by the history and political science departments with the mission of “reinvigorating civic education for the twenty-first century.” Since its creation in 2014, it has blossomed into one of the most active intellectual centers in the region, with many undergraduate programs; seminars for secondary school teachers and the general public; visiting speakers and conferences; and fellowships for undergraduates, graduates, post-graduate researchers and faculty scholars. During his year at the Kinder, Mandell will participate in the institute’s many programs and begin a study of the evolving conundrum between individual and collective rights in the United States as highlighted by the history of Native American policies and laws.

Adrien Presley
and Michael Blum, professors of business administration, along with co-author Theresa Presley of Pittsburg State University, had their manuscript entitled, “Sustainability and Company Attractiveness: A Study of American College Students Entering the Job Market” accepted for publication in a forthcoming issue of Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal.

Margaret Wilcox
and Caitlyn Lee, senior sociology students, presented their work at the Midwest Sociological Society meetings in Minneapolis, Minn. from March 22-24. Wilcox shared her research, “Moment in Migration: Congolese in Rural America,” at a Thematic Roundtable on “A New Rural America?” Lee presented two posters on “Amish Reality TV: A Thematic Assessment” and “News Sources: Influence on Awareness and Political Leanings of Students.”

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