For the Academic Record

| May 4, 2012


Sonia Olivera, assistant professor of modern languages and literatures, was invited by the Council for International Exchange of Scholars to serve on the U.S. Fulbright Regional Committee, an honor bestowed to only four representatives of the Southern Cone.

Research by Claudia Chang, professor of anthropology, is featured in the exhibition “Nomads and Networks: The Ancient Art and Culture of Kazakhstan” at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University. Displaying artifacts from burial mounds in the Altai Mountains of eastern Kazakhstan, the exhibit is open until June 3. More information can be found at

Rob Granger, professor of chemistry, will publish a modernized textbook on chemical instrumentation through Oxford University Press. The book also contains chapters by Hank Yochum, Jill Granger and Karl Sienerth (Elon University).

Keith Adams, adjunct professor of anthropology, is traveling to western Turkey this summer to serve as the project photographer for the Central Lydian Archaeological Survey.

Professor of mathematical sciences Jim Kirkwood recently published his book Mathematical Physics with Partial Differential Equations (Academic Press).


Category: Summer 2012