Archives for "Faculty and staff"
Friday, September 9, 2011 2:01 pm
As faculty members joined the academic procession for Convocation on Sept. 6,...
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.
Friday, September 2, 2011 6:31 pm
In a touching and insightful story, The Boston Globe explores the unexpected...
Friday, September 2, 2011 11:22 am
After the first-year students and their trip leaders headed off on their...
Thursday, September 1, 2011 2:47 pm
Bates begins its 154th academic year on Tuesday, Sept. 6, with Convocation ceremonies that formally open the year and welcome new students, including transfer students and the 506 members of the Class of 2015.
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.
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."
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.
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.
Thursday, August 25, 2011 3:12 pm
David Aschauer, a Bates economics professor known nationally for research illustrating the economic stimulus provided by government spending on public infrastructure, died Monday, Aug. 22.