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Reflections on 9/11

College of Arts and Sciences Dean David Quigley, who had spent much of the summer preceding the attacks conducting research in and on New York City, reflects on the tragedy and its aftermath. More







RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS

BC Earns Highest Research Classification

Boston College has been elevated to an 'R1' institution—a designation assigned by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education to doctoral universities with the highest levels of research activity. BC News

James Morken

2016 Graduate School of Arts & Sciences Faculty Teaching/
Mentoring Awardee

Recognized for his significant contribution to the education of graduate students, Professor James Morken has been selected to receive the 2016 GSAS Teaching/Mentoring Award. This award recognizes a faculty member who has demonstrated excellent scholarship, combined with dedication to the instruction and welfare of his students. Professor Morken received the award at the degree-granting ceremony.

Christina Richie

Theology doctoral student Th.M. '12, Ph.D. '16 Cristina Richie has received the 2016 Evangelical Press Association First Place Student Writer of the Year Award for her article "Diet and Cross-Religious Witness."

Jeffrey Stokes

Ph.D. candidate Jeffrey Stokes' recent article was selected for special highlight in the Relationship Matters podcast (through the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships). 

Kate Olson

Ph.D. candidate Kate Olson has won a grant for research from E3: Economics for Equity and Environment. Her project, entitled “The New Food Economy in Vermont: evaluating the Hardwick model”, is to study the growth of an alternative food network. Professor Juliet Schor is Kate's advisor.

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Graduate Students Honored

In recognition of their excellence as teaching fellows or teaching assistants, a select group of BC graduate students received the Donald J. White Teaching Excellence Award. Also. Kelly Dumais, a doctoral student in psychology, was awarded the Engelhard Pingree Fellowship.

Peter Krause

Assistant Professor of Political Science Peter Krause provided insight on the fight against ISIS and Trump’s foreign policy speech in an interview with NECN.

David Broido

Boston College Professor of Physics David Broido is part of a team of researchers from six universities awarded a five-year, $7.5-million grant from the Office of Naval Research to develop new, highly efficient heat-conducting materials. BC News

Shawn McGuffey

Sociology Associate Professor Shawn McGuffey is co-recipient of the Distinguished Article Award for his article "Rape and Racial Appraisals: Culture, Intersectionality, and Black Women's Accounts of Sexual Assault."