Category: Faculty News

Dr. Patricia “Gussie” Klorer Makes a Generous Gift of $25,000

Dr. Patricia “Gussie” Klorer Makes a Generous Gift of $25,000

“My mission is to make the program accessible to those that would not otherwise have the opportunity.”–Dr. Patricia “Gussie” Klorer
P. Gussie Klorer, PhD, HLM, ATR-BC, LCSW, LCPC
A generous gift was made by Dr. Patricia “Gussie” Klorer who retired last year from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Art Therapy Department. Klorer was the first director of the […]

Where Art & Science Meet: The AISLE Project

Where Art & Science Meet: The AISLE Project

Brigham Dimick. Arboreal Anatomy. Charcoal & Conte. 52” x 42″. 2004.
Outside of teaching courses in biology, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville professor Dr. David Jennings has spent a considerable amount of time developing and launching the AISLE Project. An acronym for “Active Integrative Synergistic Learning Environments,” the project began as a way to promote an exchange […]

Dr. Faith Liebl Receives $422,064 Award

Dr. Faith Liebl Receives $422,064 Award

“The brain is fascinating in how this collection of cells can give rise to thought.”–Dr. Faith Liebl
A neuromuscular junction synapse in Drosophila. Photo Credit: Dr. Faith Liebl
Dr. Faith Liebl has a big question in her lab at Southern Illinois University Edwardville—“How do we learn and remember information?” More specifically, she wants to understand how genes in […]

Sociology's Weissinger Named SIUE Teaching Excellence Award Winner

Sociology’s Weissinger Named SIUE Teaching Excellence Award Winner

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Office of the Provost announced that Sandra Weissinger, PhD, is the recipient of the annual Teaching Excellence Award for tenure-track faculty. It is the most prestigious teaching award for an SIUE faculty member. Three additional faculty members were saluted for their teaching skills and accomplishments with Teaching Distinction Awards, and […]

Historical Studies’ Manuel Awarded 2018 ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowships

Historical Studies’ Manuel Awarded 2018 ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowships

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Jeffrey Manuel, PhD, associate professor of historical studies in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been named a 2018 Collaborative Research Fellow by the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS).

The ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowship grants the time and resources to write a book comparing the U. S. and Brazilian biofuels […]

Tiana Clark Joins SIUE faculty for MFA in Creative Writing

Tiana Clark Joins SIUE faculty for MFA in Creative Writing

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville has added poet Tiana Clark to its faculty as it introduces a master’s of fine arts in creative writing beginning Fall 2018. The MFA in creative writing is offered by the Department of English Language and Literature in SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences.
Clark is currently the 2017-2018 Jay C. and […]

Anthropology’s Balasundaram connects local food system to sustainability

Anthropology’s Balasundaram connects local food system to sustainability

Sasikumar Balasundaram, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology is researching sustainability in society.  Balasundaram is an applied cultural anthropologist, formerly conducting field work in India and working the U.N. and is now looking into food systems intersecting with sustainability.
Sasikumar Balasundaram
“For me, sustainable food system involves challenging the growth-oriented capitalist project that undermines the […]

Biological Sciences' DiSalvo searches for unique symbiotic interactions

Biological Sciences’ DiSalvo searches for unique symbiotic interactions

The Department of Biological Sciences’ newest addition is Susanne DiSalvo, Ph.D., is looking into intimate interactions between amoeba hosts and their bacterial symbionts.
Dr. Suzanne DiSalvo, Biological Sciences
Dr. DiSalvo teaches Bacteriology (BIOL 250) and the Graduate Seminar (BIOL 595) currently for the Department of Biological Sciences.
“I am interested in the mechanisms and consequences of microbial symbioses. […]

Anthropology adds depth and experience with new faculty addition

Anthropology adds depth and experience with new faculty addition

The Department of Anthropology’s newest addition is Dr. Corey Ragsdale is an Assistant Professor and a Bio archaeologist. Through archaeological research and theory, Dr. Ragsdale is dedicated to better understanding human variation and human social complexity. Dr. Ragsdale teaches courses in biological anthropology, including an introductory course that combines biological anthropology and archaeology (ANTH 111A). […]

Mass Communications Professor published to JMCQ

Mass Communications Professor published to JMCQ

The fall semester welcomes new faculty to SIUE; Ashton Gerding Speno, Ph.D, is a new addition to the Mass Communications Department. Dr. Speno joins SIUE after completing a Preparing Future Faculty Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Missouri. Her research primarily focuses on issues of gender and sexualization in the media, adolescents’ experiences with new […]

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