Summer fellowships

2011 SUMMER COURSE DEVELOPMENT FELLOWSHIPS
Funds are available to support the development of new courses in several categories including Catholic Studies, Jesuit, Applied Ethics, and Diversity. These fellowships require two consecutive months of full time course development work in the summer with the expectation that the newly developed course will become a regular part of our curricular offerings.

CATHOLIC STUDIES
Chris Roark, English
To develop a course titled “Shakespeare and Catholicism”

APPLIED ETHICS
Phil Metres, English
To develop a collaboratively taught course titled “September 11th, Ten Years Later: Politics, Arts and Ethics in the Age of Terror” that will contribute to the Peace, Justice and Human Rights program

Erin Johnson, Biology
To develop a course in Epidemiology in the Biology Department that also will contribute to the new Populations and Public Health minor

Paul Lauritzen, Religious Studies
To develop a course tentatively titled “Religion, Ethics and Public Policy” Diversity

DIVERSITY
Megan Thornton, Classical and Modern Languages and Cultures
To develop a course titled “Living on the Borderlands: Cultural Representations of Immigrant Experiences,” which will be taught in Spanish and have a significant service learning component

Malia McAndrew, History
To reimagine and substantially revise the course titled “Women and Gender in Modern Africa,” which will have significant service learning component

2011 SUMMER TEACHING FELLOWSHIP
Denise Ben-Porath, Psychology
To develop laboratory activities that incorporate kinesthetic learning into teaching Introductory Psychology (PS 101).


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