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A&S in the News

This section of Dialogue features external media coverage faculty, staff, and students in our college received. Links are sourced from the News Summary, published by the UT Office of Media Relations. If you have a news item to pitch to external media, please email Amanda Womac.

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Social Sciences

Opinions & Commentary

Noteworthy Accomplishments

  • Gladys Alexandre received the ASM award for Advancement of a Diverse Community of Microbiologists.
  • Stephen Blackwell, professor of Russian, received the Gennady Barabtarlo Prize, for the best academic article or book chapter on Nabokov of 2018 and The Brian Boyd Prize, for the best book of 2016 – 2018 by someone who has previously published a book predominantly on Nabokov.
  • Adrian Del Caro, professor of German and head of MFLL, was featured in an article about Nietzsche in the latest issue of The New Yorker.
  • Hilary Havens, assistant professor of English, recently published Revising the Eighteenth-Century Novel: Authorship from Manuscript to Print with Cambridge UP.
  • Bob Hutton, lecturer of history, was one of the historians featured on PBS’s This American Experience episode on the Hatfield/McCoy feud.
  • Damian Ruck, postdoc in anthropology, will publish The Cultural Foundations of Modern Democracies, in Nature.
  • Maria Stehle, associate professor of German, has been elected to serve as vice president/president-elect of the Coalition of Women in German.
  • Steve Wilhelm received NSF EDGE award for giant virus research.