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Student Award Recipients, 2016

Mary A. and Katherine G. Finneran Commencement Award - The highest award in the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences.
Julie Orenstein

Donald S. Carlisle Award
Edward H. Finnegan, SJ. Memorial Award
Recipient of the 2015 Truman Scholarship

Marrisa Marandola

Fulbright Grant Awards
Richard Balagtas: Research Grant to the Phillipines
Sophia Marseille: English Teaching Grant to S. Africa
Willow Sommer: English Teaching Grant to Germany

Dean’s Scholars Class of 2017
Mackenzie Arnold
Catherine Cole
Konstantinos Karamanakis
James Ledoux
Yi Peng Liu
Jack Massih
Emily Murphy
Justin Prindle
Allison Shely
Hagop Toghramadjian

Dean’s Scholars Class of 2018
Anne Bigler
Brian Bouchard
Lindsay Buckel
Emma Coffey
Elizabeth Crimi
Miriam George
Christopher Latour
Cecilia Milano
Lauren Mushro
Sydney Sullivan
Emma Winters

Kay Schlozman

The voices heard in American politics are creating a vicious circle in which economic inequality begets political inequality which, in turn, furthers economic inequality, writes Moakley Professor of Political Science Kay Schlozman. The Hill

Emily Thorson

How do attitudes that persist even when misinformation has been corrected affect candidates? BC political scientist Emily Thorson explains her research in an op-ed for the Washington Post.

Marc Landy

Professor Marc Landy is among panelists discussing the role of colleges and universities in the examination of differing ideas and unpopular opinions at a time when public clashes of ideologies are occurring on campuses nationwide. WNYC/PRI's "The Takeaway"

Peter Krause

In a new article (Spanish) completed with his “Project on National Movements” undergraduate research team, Assistant Professor Peter Krause analyzes “When Terrorism Works: Success and Failure Across Different Targets and Goals”.

Alan Wolfe

Professor Alan Wolfe's tenure as director of BC's Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life will be celebrated with a daylong conference on April 14. He talks about societal changes since his arrival at BC in an interview with the BC Chronicle.

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In Print

Books published recently by department faculty:

The Philippines

The Philippines: An Asiatic and Catholic Archipelago by Pierre de Charentenay, S.J. Jescom.

book by susan shell

Kant’s Observations and Remarks: A Critical Guide, edited by Susan Meld Shell and Richard Velkley. Cambridge University Press.

book by Eve Grace and Christopher Kelly

The Challenge of Rousseau, edited by Eve Grace and Christopher Kelly. Cambridge University Press.

book by Dennis Hale

The Jury in America: Triumph and Decline, by Dennis Hale. University Press of Kansas.

book bt Jennifer Erickson

Dangerous Trade: Arms Exports, Human Rights, and International Reputation, by Jennifer L. Erickson. Columbia University Press.

book by Robert Ross

China in the Era of Xi Jinping: Domestic and Foreign Policy Challenges, by Robert Ross. 

 

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