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Faculty Highlights and Accomplishments

  • Anjanette Levert
    Anjanette Levert, documentary filmmaking lecturer in Art & Visual Culture, was accepted into the Southern Producers Lab, a program produced and presented by the New Orleans Film Society to bring together 10 emerging, diverse producers from around the South.
  • dhakal
    Nirajan Dhakal, Ph.D., assistant professor of Environmental and Health Sciences, has received a $499,489 grant from the National Science Foundation that will help to advance scientific understanding of extreme precipitation characteristics and its relation to large-scale factors.
  • Alexandria Lockett
    Alexandria Lockett, Ph.D., assistant professor of English, received a grant from the National Council for Teachers of English and the Conference on College Composition and Communication to learn more about the educational sector’s response to Wikipedia’s growth, breadth and longevity.
  • Spelman Anthropology Professor Shanya Cordis
    Shanya Cordis, Ph.D, an assistant professor of sociocultural anthropology, has been published in the peer-reviewed Small Axe journal.
  • Yan Xu
    Yan Xu, Ph.D., initiated a partnership between Spelman College and the East Asia National Resource Center at the George Washington University promoting East Asian Studies among minority students.
  • Togunde and Fall CAPA Publication
    Dr. 'Dimeji Togunde and his colleague, Rokhaya Fall, both in the Gordon-Zeto Center for Global Education, have recently published an article titled "Success in Campus Internationalization at Spelman College: Lessons for Other Institutions."
  • Tikenya Foster-Singletary
    Tikenya Foster-Singletary, Ph.D., lecturer in English, was selected as a Governor's Teaching Fellow for the 2019 summer session.
  • Karen Brakke
    Karen Brakke, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology, has had her research on the development of bimanual coordination in toddlerhood published as a Monograph of the Society for Research in Child Development.
  • Spelman faculty christina butera
    Christina Butera, lecturer of music technology and composition, has been selected to present a performance of her piece "Headless Figures" at The Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS) 2019 National Conference.
  • Spelman Faculty Accomplishments and Highlights
    Spelman College has received a $327,000 grant, spearheaded by Michelle Robinson, Ph.D., director of Spelman’s Writing Center and Comprehensive Writing Program and professor of English, from the Andrew Mellon Foundation to create community-based archives cultivated through partnerships between historically Black colleges and universities and the Historic Black Towns and Settlements Alliance.

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