Faculty Scholarship

Andre Fleche, History, Geography, Economics, and Politics: contributed a chapter to The Transnational Significance of the American Civil War

Andre Fleche published a chapter entitled, "Race and Revolution: The Confederacy, Mexico, and the Problem of Southern Nationalism," in Don Doyle, Marcus Gräser, and Jörg Nagler, eds., The Transnational Significance of the American Civil War (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016).

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Christine Palmer, Natural Sciences, published work on shade avoidance in plants

Dr. Palmer recently published research with her collaborators at the University of California, Davis on the mechanisms of plant growth during the shade avoidance response. Her work utilized the luminescent luciferase enzyme from fireflies to track plant gene expression over time.

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Monica McEnerny, Education, brings her expertise to KIMEP University in Kazakhstan on a Fulbright Specialist grant

Dr. Monica McEnerny was awarded a Fulbright Specialist grant to teach in Almaty, Kazakhstan during the month of July. While there, she worked at KIMEP University's Language Center where she taught Educational Technology and Applied Linguistics to teachers in the Almaty area.

Dr. McEnerny's bioLink to Castleton News story on Dr. McEnerny's work

Andre Fleche, History, Geography, Economics, and Politics, presented his research at the Society of Civil War Historians

Dr. Fleche presented a paper entitled, "The American Civil War and the Development of New World Nationalism" at a conference of the Society of Civil War Historians held in Chattanooga, Tennessee in June 2016.

Dr. Fleche's bio

Christine Palmer, Natural Sciences: Awarded grant from Vermont Genetics Network

Dr. Palmer was awarded a $25,000 pilot grant through the Vermont Genetics Network (VGN) to fund her research in molecular biology. Along with her grant, she will bring in approximately $7,000 of student funding and $10,000 of additional funds to the university.

Dr. Palmer's Bio

Andrew Vermilyea, Natural Sciences, Chemistry & Environmental Science: Awarded $288,145 as part of a National Science Foundation EPSCoR grant

Professors Andrew Vermilyea and Richard Clark were awarded $288,145 as part of a National Science Foundation EPSCoR grant titled, 'Basin Resilience to Extreme Events (BREE)'. The entire BREE award totals over $20 million. The project is in collaboration with the University of Vermont over the next five years to study the impacts of the increasing number of strong storm events that influence water quality in the Lake Champlain Basin. This work includes on-the-ground scientific research all the way up to informing environmental policy in Vermont.

Dr. Vermilyea's Bio

Sanjukta Ghosh, Communication & Women's and Gender Studies: Chapter published

Dr. Ghosh's chapter titled "Dunce! Duffer! Dimwit!: Dyslexia in Bollywood's Taare Zameen Par" was published in Benjamin Fraser (Ed.) Cultures of Representation: Disability in World Cinema Contexts. New York: Wallflower Press. 2016.

Dr. Ghosh's Bio

Christine Palmer, Natural Sciences: Article published in Computer and Electronics in Agriculture

Dr. Palmer recently published her postdoctoral work on utilizing innovative imaging and computational systems to analyze large numbers of plants simultaneously. This work was a close collaboration between her work at the University of California, Davis and researchers at Kansas State University.

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Andre Fleche, History, Geography, Economics & Politics: Article published in South Central Review

Dr. Andre Fleche published an article entitled, "The American Civil War in the Age of Revolution," in South Central Review 33, no. 1 (Spring 2016):5-20.

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Tim Grover, Natural Sciences, Geology: Chaired symposium and presented research at the Northeastern Section Meeting of the Geological Society of America

Dr. Tim Grover organized and chaired a symposium titled "Timing and Nature of Deformation in the Adirondack Mountains" at the 2016 Northeastern Section Meeting of the Geological Society of America. At this meeting he also gave a talk titled "Kinematic, Petrologic, and Geochronologic Constraints on the Timing of Deformation and Metamorphism in the Dresden Station Area, Eastern Adirondack Mountains, NY."

Dr. Grover's Bio