Assistant Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Department of Political Science, Dr. Marie Courtemanche has taught at Thiel College since 2014. Courtemanche has her Doctor of Philosophy in research methodology and quantitative methods in political psychology and American politics from Stony Brook University.
Dr. Greg Winston was recently awarded Fulbright-Queen’s University Belfast (Irish Literature) Scholar Award. He will soon begin a six-month program of integrated research and teaching in Belfast, Northern Ireland, where he will conduct two seminars, one for the undergraduate program and one for the M.A. program, while researching “The Nature of Modern Irish Writing” and creating a book of environmental readings of modern Irish writers.
Bradley Rabquer, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Biology at Albion College, as well as the Director of the Lisa and James Wilson Institute for Medicine, a newly developed program that focuses on four areas that are critical for healthcare careers: preparatory, educational, experiential, and community.
Kevin Ahern, Ph.D., assistant professor of religious studies at Manhattan College, has long been a proponent of student activism. Recently, Ahern was engaged in “Crossing Borders: A Migration and Immigration Experience,” a student-led activity on campus that had a profound impact on the students who participated.
Growing up at the height of Chicago's homicide epidemic, IPR sociologist Andrew Papachristos witnessed gang violence, crime, and policing first-hand in the Greek diner his parents owned in Rogers Park.
Suna Gunther, an assistant professor of voice at The College of Saint Rose, in Albany, New York, specializes in the ornamentation and improvisation of different singing genres.
Of all the notable scenes one is likely to encounter on the Emory University campus-helicopters touching down atop medical facilities, Buddhist monks in crimson robes chatting on mobile phones, film crews shooting major stars on the Quad-few are more captivating than the caravan of SUVs that signals a visit by a former United States president.
Dr. Noel Mann notes he has many lifetimes to discuss, at least three or four. He retired with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, he made it through fourteen of sixteen steps in the astronaut selection process, and he has a patent from the Gulf War.
Julie Lepianka, assistant professor in Cardinal Stritch University’s Ruth S. Coleman College of Nursing and Health Sciences, is a registered nurse who has devoted over two decades of her life to working with patients and health care providers in hospice/end-of-life care and home health care.
Award-winning author and exhibiting artist Dr. Robert Schultz, John P. Fishwick Professor of English at Roanoke College, is a multi-talented scholar and educator who brings his talent to powerful collaborations that unite history, memory, and humanity. After teaching at Luther College for nearly two decades, Schultz moved to Roanoke College, where he would have the opportunity to continue working with students but also spend much of his time on his fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and art.