Sarah Dees, assistant professor of American religions, discusses the Ioway Creek renaming—and how it reflects a broader trend of selecting Indigenous terms to define sites of natural and cultural significance.
Megan Myers, associate professor of Spanish, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award for Research and Teaching. Myers will teach at the Universidad Tecnologica de Santiago, in Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic. She will also work with the Mariposa Foundation, a non-profit organization based in Cabarete. Myers’ research projects merge interests in both the … Continue reading Megan Myers receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award
Richard W. Mansbach, professor in the Department of Political Science, has co-authored a book, “Populism and Globalization: The Return of Nationalism and the Global Liberal Order.” The book describes the global spread of nationalist-populism by rightwing and racist political parties; their impact on political, economic, and sociocultural globalization; and the corrosive impact of this ideology … Continue reading Richard W. Mansbach publishes book