Faculty Notes

Roger Bolton: Ends Over 25-plus Years as Book Review Editor of Journal of Regional Science

Posted Sept. 13, 2013:  Roger Bolton, William Brough Professor of Economics, Emeritus, recently ended 25-plus years as book review editor of the Journal of Regional Science, a multidisciplinary professional journal in regional and urban analysis drawing on economics, geography, planning, transportation, demography, and history. Bolton arranged and edited reviews of more than 1,200 books, and more »

Morgan McGuire: Delivers Banquet Keynote Talk

Posted April 10, 2013: Morgan McGuire delivered the invited banquet keynote talk at the 2013 ACM SIGGRAPH Symposium on Interactive 3D Graphics and Games. His talk, “The Augmented Artist: Computation & Content Creation” (http://graphics.cs.williams.edu/papers/ArtistI3D13/) described a crisis of exponentially rising costs in the entertainment industry. He gave case studies of techniques used in recent productions more »

Brian Martin: Awarded the Laurence Wylie Prize in French Cultural Studies

Posted Feb. 4, 2013: Brian Joseph Martin, associate professor of French and comparative literature, has been awarded the Laurence Wylie Prize in French Cultural Studies for his book “Napoleonic Friendship: Military Fraternity, Intimacy, and Sexuality in Nineteenth-Century France” (Durham: University of New Hampshire Press, 2011). Recognized as one of the most prestigious prizes in the more »