Faculty Notes

Wendy Raymond: Named to Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering

Posted March 4, 2010: Raymond, professor of biology and associate dean for institutional diversity, has been appointed to a three-year term to the 15-member National Science Foundation Committee on Equal Opportunity in Science and Engineering.  Established by Congress in 1980 and reporting to directly to the NSF director, this committee recommends policy to increase the more »

Arafaat A. Valiani: Physical training practices and novel forms of civic conduct in Gujarat, India

Posted March 3, 2010: In his lecture (linked below), Assistant Professor of Sociology Arafaat A. Valiani “draws upon his current book project which ethnographically and historically investigates how practices of physical training have produced novel forms of civic conduct that are tied to public performances of violence in the western Indian state of Gujarat.  Valiani more »