University of Scranton Faculty Awarded Summer Scholarship Grants

06-19-17

            The University of Scranton awarded seven professors 2017 Faculty Development Summer Grants, which are intended to promote scholarship and curriculum development efforts by faculty members.

            Sean Brennan, Ph.D., associate professor of history, will research “Ike’s Man at the UN: Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. and the United Nations 1953-1961.” Dr. Brennan joined Scranton’s faculty in 2009. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Rockhurst University, a master’s degree from Villanova University and a Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame.

            Arthur Catino, Ph.D., assistant professor of chemistry, will research “A New Method for the Preparation of Tetraarylmethanes.” Dr. Catino joined Scranton’s faculty in 2013. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Franklin and Marshall College and his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland. He was also a National Institutes of Health postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University.

            Daniel Haggerty, Ph.D., professor of philosophy, will study “Developing Philosophy Curriculum for the RN to BSN Program at The University of Scranton.” Dr. Haggerty, who joined Scranton’s faculty in 2005, earned his bachelor’s degree from St. Joseph’s University and his Ph.D. from Syracuse University.

             Michael Jenkins, Ph.D., associate professor of sociology, criminal justice and criminology, will research “International Police and Civil Society Organizations in Peacekeeping.” Dr. Jenkins, who joined Scranton’s faculty in 2013, earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Scranton and his master’s degree and Ph.D. from Rutgers University.

            Barry Kuhle, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology, will study “On the Origin of the Evolution Revolution: Conversations with the Pioneers of Evolutionary Psychology, Biology, and Anthropology.” Dr. Kuhle joined Scranton’s faculty in 2009. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Binghamton University and his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin.

            Matthew Meyer, Ph.D., associate professor of philosophy, will research “A Phenomenology of Nietzsche’s Free Spirit.” Dr. Meyer joined Scranton’s faculty in 2010. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of St. Thomas, his master’s degree from Harvard University and his Ph.D. from Boston University.

            Patricia Wright, Ph.D., associate professor of nursing, will study “Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (CHPN) Certification and Practice Review.” Dr. Wright joined Scranton’s faculty in 2007.  She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Misericordia University and her Ph.D. from Loyola University of Chicago.


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