Doug Hubley

Doug writes and edits text for various Bates publications. He also edits listings of public events taking place at the college and handles certain media-relations duties, including publicity for arts events.

Stories by Doug Hubley
'Persistence' was the secret for international students delayed by Irene

Thursday, September 8, 2011 4:53 pm

One in four of the international students coming to Bates experienced some...

Don’t be ruled by social constructs, ‘Winning’ author tells Convocation audience

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 3:59 pm

"Become a sociologist of conscience, or perhaps an archeologist of culture," the Bates College Class of 2015 was told as the new academic year began -- in other words, this is your time to understand, and redefine, the social norms that guide us through life.

Orientation is a way to make yourself at home

Tuesday, September 6, 2011 11:09 am

The day started out wet, but the rain was giving way to a gentle warmth as Josh Quint '14 moved into a ground-floor double in Parker Hall.

For parents during Orientation, a school bus parable

Tuesday, September 6, 2011 10:40 am

A highlight of the Parent Orientation was a story shared by Roland Davis '92, director of the Office of Intercultural Education. In urging parents to turn their kids loose, Davis told of how he learned to give his young daughter some independence as she began kindergarten.

Talks about drawings, Wyeths to close museum's summer shows; Alvarez Bravo exhibition to open

Friday, September 2, 2011 3:02 pm

Even as it readies a new display of images by a seminal Mexican photographer, the Bates College Museum of Art offers a series of talks to conclude its summer exhibitions.

Stephen Engel, assistant professor of politics

Wednesday, August 31, 2011 10:48 am

Stephen Engel's research interests include American political development, constitutional development, relations among the branches of government, and social movements, particularly gay and lesbian mobilization for social change.

Mara Tieken, assistant professor of education

Wednesday, August 31, 2011 10:40 am

Tieken researches how rural public schools shape their communities and, in particular, those schools' influence on racial dynamics. A former public schoolteacher in rural Tennessee, Tieken says she is "continually stunned by how overlooked rural schools are in educational policymaking."

Bates appoints tenure-track faculty in politics, English, education

Wednesday, August 31, 2011 10:19 am

Bates' commitment to social justice, its stated values of diversity and equity, and its innovative teaching were all factors that drew three scholars to join the faculty for the 2011-12 academic year. These potentially tenured faculty members have added to our knowledge about political antagonism toward federal courts, the role of the body in Arab American and African American literature, and the cultural and community functions of rural schools.

TherĂ­ Pickens, assistant professor of English

Wednesday, August 31, 2011 10:09 am

Pickens investigates African American and Arab American literature, literary theory and disability issues. She bases her research on the exploration of the nature of awareness itself -- a branch of philosophy called phenomenology.

Events Schedule: September 2011

Wednesday, August 24, 2011 3:50 pm

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