Faculty News

Pleiss Morris Receives National Recognition

Ann Pleiss Morris, assistant professor of English at Ripon College, has been selected as a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Scholar from a national applicant pool to attend one of 30 seminars and institutes supported by the NEH. The Endowment is a federal agency that, each summer, supports these enrichment opportunities at colleges, universities, and cultural institutions, so… Continue reading

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Scott Presents Religion Research in United Kingdom

Pieper Scholar and professor of religion David W. Scott recently presented research entitled “Religious Organizations as Migratory Systems: Methodist Chinese in Malaysia” at the Migration and Mission in Christian History conference, which was hosted by the American Society of Church History and the Ecclesiastical History Society at Oxford Brookes University in Oxford, UK, from April 3-5. Scott was among 100 scholars,… Continue reading

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Margaretten Authors Chapter in New Volume

Molly Margaretten, Ripon College Assistant Professor of Anthropology, penned a chapter in a newly released edited volume titled Ekhaya: The Politics of Home in KwaZulu-Natal. The text was edited by Meghan Healy-Clancy and Jason Hickel. According to the book’s publisher, University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, this volume’s, “essays explore major themes in African and global history, including the colonial manipulation of… Continue reading

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Messitte discusses intelligence oversight in Sun-Times

In an opinion editorial published in the Chicago Sun-Times titled “Going after the CIA’s new family jewels,” Ripon College President Zach Messitte argues for a fundamental shift in intelligence oversight “that better informs the public and conforms U.S. policy to U.S. values.” The op-ed, co-authored by DC lawyer David Halperin, is in response to public comments made in March by… Continue reading

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Colucci Writes on Asia in U.S. News & World Report

Lamont Colucci, associate professor of politics and government and director of the national security studies program at Ripon College recently penned two columns for U.S. News & World Report that related to the United States’ involvement in Asia. His February 27 column, “Horror on Our Watch,” compared conditions in North Korea to atrocities committed in Poland, the Soviet Union, and… Continue reading

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Stovel to Present on South American Archaeology

Emily Stovel, associate professor of anthropology at Ripon College, will present a public talk, “Deserts and Temples: Working in South American Archaeology,” on Monday, March 3 at the Ripon Public Library. The talk will begin at 6 p.m. in the Silver Creek Room. Stovel recently returned from a two-year leave from the college during which she had a fellowship at… Continue reading

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