Faculty News

Megan Gannon publishes book of poetry

Assistant Professor of English Megan Gannon has published a book of poetry, White Nightgown, which is available from Apprentice House Press (https://www.apprenticehouse.com/?product=white-nightgown-poems). From the ruins of ocean liners and model cities, to the dark impulses of Greek myths and biblical narratives, Gannon casts a wide thematic net in tracing the legacy of desire in the 20th and 21st centuries. With… Continue reading

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Clark wins outstanding teaching award, sociology students place in research competition

For the third consecutive year, Ripon College sociology students have placed in the Wisconsin Sociological Association’s Undergraduate student Paper Competition. Amanda Detlor of Coloma, Wisconsin, won first place with her paper “Workin’ It Out: Bodily Discipline at the Gym.” Kevin Carli of River Grove, Illinois, won third place with his paper “Negotiation at its Finest: Stigma Management Techniques of a… Continue reading

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Colucci: An oil boom is a power boon

Lamont Colucci, associate professor and chair of politics and government and interim director of the Center for Politics and the People at Ripon College, posted his most recent opinion column on the U.S. News & World Report website about how the U.S. oil revolution could lead to a titanic shift in national security policy. “However, this energy issue has been… Continue reading

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Bockelman receives NEH fellowship for research on Argentine history

Associate Professor of History Brian Bockelman has received a prestigious fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support his research and writing on the history of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The fellowship provides a stipend of $50,400 over the course of 12 months for Bockelman to pursue his project, titled “’Down with the Palms of the Plaza!': How a… Continue reading

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John Harper to address Cold War foreign policy of George Kennan

Dr. John Harper, professor of American Foreign Policy at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), will speak at 4:15 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, in East Hall Little Theater on the Ripon College campus. All are invited to attend, and refreshments will be served. The subject of Harper’s talk is “The Outsider as Insider: George Kennan’s Attempt to… Continue reading

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Annual grant brings Jewish traditions to campus

The Jewish Chautauqua Society believes that courses about Jewish religion and culture are an important part of helping students achieve and promote a better understanding between Jews and nonJews. This will help diminish discrimination of Jews. So, for the past 20 years, Ripon College has received a financial contribution from the society to help pay a stipend for a rabbi… Continue reading

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