Faculty Accolades — Feb. 13, 2017

Stacy Alley, theatre and dance, was elected vice president of the Musical Theatre Educators Alliance, an international organization committed to promoting the highest standards in the education and training of musical theatre performers and faculty from professional musical theatre training programs.

Mirit Eyal-Cohen, Law School, has authored “Lessons in Cyclical Fiscal Activism,” 48 Connecticut Law Review  873-931 (2016).

Christopher Hale, political science, received a grant award from the Global Religion Research Initiative for his winning research proposal. The grant is intended to support completion of his upcoming scholarly book that contends that where religious organizations are characterized by decentralized governance, communities are marked by greater capacities to engage in political activism.

Dr. Alan Heins, Student Health Center, was recognized as an Outstanding Reviewer for the journal Academic Emergency Medicine. 

Paul Horwitz, Law School, has published an essay, Of Mirrors and Media: The Blogger as Public Intellectual, in “Public Intellectuals in the Global Arena: Professors or Pundits?” (Michael C. Desch, editor, University of Notre Dame Press, 2016), 214-246.

Albert B. Lopez, Law School, has authored “Death and the Digital Age: The Disposition of Digital Assets,” 3 Savannah Law Review 77-89 (2016).

Kenneth M. Rosen, Law School, “Cooperation Before Consolidation in Investor Protection,” 90 Tulane Law Review 1211-1240 (2016).

Stephen Rushin, Law School, has published “Competing Case Studies of Structural Reform Litigation in American Police Departments,” 14 Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law 113-141 (2016).

Fredrick Vars, Law School, has co-authored, with Angela Selvaggio, “Bind Me More Tightly Still”: Voluntary Restraint Against Gun Suicide,” 53 Harvard Journal on Legislation 671-709 (2016).

Stacy Alley
Mirit Eyal-Cohen
Christopher Hale
Paul Horwitz
Albert Lopez
Kenneth Rosen
Stephen Rushin
Fredrick Vars

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