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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.

Services for David Aschauer, revered researcher and colleague, on Sept. 17

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.

Dean Emeritus James Carignan '61, man of 'high energy, principled action and unwavering commitment,' dies at 72

Monday, August 15, 2011 9:35 am

Click on thumbnails, above, to view the slide show. Dean Emeritus of...

For your perusal, the bookstore’s 2011 ‘Non-required Reading List’

Wednesday, June 8, 2011 2:56 pm

Each year, as a gift to the graduating class, the staff of...

Video: Looking back, Emily Howe '11 reflects on meeting Bates coaches

Thursday, May 26, 2011 2:58 pm

Through Commencement, we’ll offer brief videos of Bates seniors reflecting on their...

Website supports students affected by acts contrary to Bates values

Monday, May 23, 2011 2:10 pm

New to the Bates website is a collection of pages designed to serve as a sort of first-aid kit for students and other members of the campus community victimized by, or witness to, a sexual assault, hate crime or other act of violence or prejudice.

Faculty members Duina, Fra-Molinero, Read, Vecsey promoted

Friday, May 20, 2011 10:14 am

At its May 14 meeting, the Bates College Board of Trustees voted to promote three faculty members from associate professor to full professor, and one lecturer to senior lecturer. The promotions take effect in August, at the start of the college's academic year. The faculty members are Francesco Duina, sociology (promoted to professor), Baltasar Fra-Molinero, romance languages and literatures (professor), Kirk Read, romance languages and literatures (professor) and Katalin Vecsey, theater and rhetoric (senior lecturer).

Faculty promotions, 2011: Francesco Duina

Friday, May 20, 2011 10:12 am

Promoted to full professor in May 2011, Francesco Duina is a sociologist whose research interests include economic sociology, international political economy, historical institutionalism, globalization, comparative regional integration and the sociology of culture. He serves as chair of the sociology department at Bates and has been a visiting professor at Copenhagen Business School in Denmark. At Bates he has taught economic sociology, comparative sociology, sociological theory, globalization, European integration and the sociology of competition.

Faculty promotions, 2011: Baltasar Fra-Molinero

Friday, May 20, 2011 10:10 am

Promoted to full professor in May 2011, Baltasar Fra-Molinero is a professor of Spanish whose research interests include the Spanish Golden Age and Spanish-American colonial literature. He focuses on the representation of blacks and their diaspora and is the author of the book La imagen de los negros en el teatro del Siglo de Oro ("The image of the black in the theater of the Golden Age"; Siglo XXI, 1995).

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