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Faculty In the News / Scholarly Accomplishments

(as of April 21, 2014)


Davis Presents Papers
Reed Davis, chairman of the Department of Political Science and Geography, recently presented two papers at the annual conference of the International Studies Association in Toronto, Canada. The first paper was titled “The Contemporary Relevance of a Classical Thinker” and was for a panel discussion dedicated to the international thought of Raymond Aron. Reed also chaired the panel. The second paper was titled “Biopolitics on Purpose: The Significance of the New Biology for International Relations Theory.”

Ferreiro’s Paper Published
A paper written by Professor of European History Alberto Ferreiro titled "Secundum quod sancta synodus: Advancing the Mission of the Church through Conciliar Legislation after the Third Council of Toledo (589)” was published in Annuarium Historiae Conciliorum 44 (2014) 27-46. This is an invited paper that he delivered at the Mission und Evangelisierung als Thema von Synoden uns Konzilien, Ein interdisziplinäres Symposium an der Universität Freiburg Schweiz in September 2012. In keeping with the theme of the symposium, this paper articulates how the mission of the church was advanced by goals set forth at the Third Council of Toledo (589), one of the most important councils in Visigothic Spain.

Williams Article Published
An article by Joseph Williams, dean of the School of Business and Economics, was recently published in IT Professional, a bimonthly publication of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society for developers and managers of enterprise information systems. The article, “Hands-On CIO Tackles Healthcare IT,” features an interview with SPU 2012 alumnus Jason Wood.

Henry on KING-TV
Associate Professor of Political Science Caleb Henry appeared on KING-TV on April 6 about the recent Supreme Court ruling on political contributions. More

Scheuerman, New Book Featured in Capital Press
Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction Richard Scheuerman, co-author of Harvest Heritage, was interviewed by Capital Press newspaper about his new book documenting the history of agriculture in the Pacific Northwest. Capital Press is the Northwest’s premier agricultural newspaper. More