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Salem State Faculty and Staff News: May 2022

Discover the latest news about Salem State faculty and staff

Salem State University faculty and staff are educators, scholars, and leaders in their respective fields. Following are highlights and accolades celebrating the outstanding research and creative activities conducted by Salem State faculty and staff in May 2022.

Faculty and Staff News: May 2022

2022 Outstanding First Year Advocate Award Recipients: First Year Experience is proud to announce this year's Outstanding First Year Advocate Award recipients:  Brad Hubeny (geological sciences), Christine MacTaylor (chemistry and physics), Lisa Bibeau (disability services), Karen Gahagan (Center for Creative and Performing Arts), Gisady Mendoza (mentor, student transition and engagement program), and Arianna Merrill (senior resident assistant, residence life). Congratulations!

Professor Noel Healy (geography and sustainability) received a Climate Obstruction Research Grant from the Climate Social Science Network at Brown University. He is one of 13 scholars from 12 universities in six countries who are being funded in eight project teams. His project is entitled “Exploring Regulatory Capture at the Federal Energy Regulatory Authority (FERC).” Professor Healy was also interviewed by the Global Center for Climate Justice in which he talks about the Green New Deal.

Professors Elizabeth Coughlan, Jennifer Jackman and Vanessa Ruget (Politics, Policy and International Relations) co-led a workshop at the NEFDC Annual Teaching Conference on the topic of "Empowering Students in Gender and Politics Courses."

Professor Amy Smith (media and communication) has been appointed to the Essex County Commission on the Status of Women.

Professor Emeritus Alan Young (biology) published the research paper “Effect of Predator Exclusion on Softshell Clam (Mya arenaria) Recruitment” in Journal of Shellfish Research, 41(1):119-124, April 2022. 



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