February 2014 Faculty Accomplishments

Catherine Burroughs, Professor of English, has just published the following: "The Stages of Closet Drama." Oxford Handbook to the Georgian Playhouse, 1737-1832. Ed. Julia Swindells and David Taylor. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. 442-456.‚Äč

Cynthia Garrett, Professor of English, reviewed a new edition of Mary Astell's "The Christian Religion, as Professed by a Daughter of the Church of England" for "Renaissance Quarterly."

Dr. Marcel Kitissou, Adjunct Faculty in the Department of <a href="http://wells.edu/academics/programs/political-science.aspx">Political Science, has a forthcoming book, THE SAHEL: FOCUS OF HOPE, FOCUS OF FEAR, co-edited with Pauline Ginsberg, with London based Adonis &amp; Abbey Publishers Ltd.

Dr. Kitissou also published an article, "Africa South of the Sahara 2008-2011: Food Riots and Political Instability," Journal of Pan African Studies, Volume 6, Number 7.

Niamh O' Leary, Professor of Environmental Studies, has joined the editing team for 'Network News', the newsletter for the Cayuga Lake Watershed Network.

Judith Pratt, Lecturer in Performing Arts, served as voice coach for the Ithaca Shakespeare Company's production of The Tempest.

Daniel Renfrow, Associate Professor of Sociology, joined the Aurora Free Library's Board of Trustees.

Christina Wahl, Associate Professor of Biology, presented a workshop entitled "Why did my bees die? A deadout clinic sponsored by NYBeeWellness" to the Beekeepers of Shawangunk, New York on Saturday, Feb 28. She repeated this workshop for the Cornell Beekeeping Club on Sunday, March 1. Professor Wahl developed a diagnosis key for beekeepers' use in assessing winter bee colony deaths with co-authors Diana Sammataro, Ph.D., and Linda Mizer, DVM, Ph.D. during January of 2014, and it was put to use for the first time during the Bee Wellness clinics. The diagnosis key and the presentation that accompanies it will be made available to all NY beekeepers as a service of the New York Bee Wellness program.

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