Category Archives: Faculty Posts

Randy Souther

Impact Factor: The Measure of a Journal

Randy Souther, Gleeson librarian and editor of the open access journal Bearing Witness: Joyce Carol Oates Studies, discusses the Impact Factor and alternative journal metrics.

Inside Christine Yeh's Desk

Hidden Stories in My Cluttered Office

Christine Yeh, Professor of Education and Psychology, considers the objects, notes, and items in her office and how the clutter reveals special relationships and different kinds of hidden and unfinished stories.

Kindred Spirits

Joshua Gamson, Professor of Sociology, reflects on some of the ideas of his book Modern Families: Stories of Extraordinary Journeys to Kinship and explores self-determination in making of families and expanding our understanding of kinship.

Check Your Privilege

Creating Change Agents

Ja’Nina Walker, Assistant Professor of Psychology, reflects on the Check Your Privilege campaign and the steps we need to take to continue raising awareness.