Faculty Laurel

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The St. Mary’s faculty foster intellectual, social and ethical development, within a community dedicated to diversity and accessibility. We provide students with opportunities to understand and serve local, national and global communities, and to accomplish social change.
Calvert Hall, Room 104
July 4, 2022
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry Shanen M. Sherrer participated in the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC) Summer Institute June 9-11, 2022 at the University of North Carolina Asheville. This year’s summer institute focused on women faculty in STEM and Sherrer made notable… Find Out More
April 26, 2024
Sue Johnson’s Jacquard tapestry works from her "Ten Most Wanted Women" series appear in the exhibition, "POP! Art with Mass Appeal" from May 3 – September 22 at the Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Art Center in Solomons, Maryland. Juried by Keri Towler, director of collections at the Hirshhorn Museum… Find Out More
April 26, 2024
Julia King, professor of anthropology and the George B. and Willma Reeves Endowed Chair in the Liberal Arts, was recently named a National Humanities Center Fellow for the 2024-25 academic year. The fellowship will allow her to focus on her project, Land as Archive: An Indigenous Landscape History… Find Out More
April 23, 2024
Christine Adams, professor of history, wrote an essay that appeared in TIME magazine's Made by History column on April 16. In the essay, titled "History Makes Clear the Risk of Appeasing Putin," Adams offers examples from history that suggest that "autocrats are seldom satisfied with concessions… Find Out More
April 23, 2024
José Ballesteros, professor and chair of the Department of International Languages and Cultures, was the invited guest poet at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) launch on April 11 of National Fair Housing Month. Ballesteros read two poems in Spanish from a set of five that he… Find Out More
April 19, 2024
In a chapter of "Neuroendocrinology of Behavior and Emotions," part of the acclaimed Springer Nature Masterclass in Neuroendocrinology series, Assistant Professor Daniel J. Tobiansky and Professor J. Jordan Price explore the role hormones play in the coordinated songs of birds and other animals.… Find Out More
April 18, 2024
Visiting Instructor of Psychology Maria Kalantzis recently published an article entitled "Disordered eating and emotional eating in Arab, middle eastern, and north African American women" in the journal Eating Behaviors.
The present mixed-methods study addresses the underrepresentation of Arab,… Find Out More
April 14, 2024
St. Mary’s College of Maryland (SMCM) Associate Professor Argelia González Hurtado has co-edited "Cinematic Landscape and Emerging Identities in Contemporary Latin American Film" with colleague Maria Soledad Paz-Mackay (St. Francis Xavier University). The book, published by Lexington Books,… Find Out More
April 12, 2024
St. Mary’s College of Maryland Professor of History Christine Adams, with her academic colleague and sibling Tracy Adams (University of Auckland, New Zealand), was a guest of the Paris Underground Radio podcast, “Navigating the French.” The pair discussed, in episode 67 (released March 24), the… Find Out More
April 3, 2024
Psychology majors Raina Crew ‘24, Giselle Harris '25, Sadiyyah Holsey '25, Ashley Johnson '25 and Greta Michels '24; alums Mackenzie Brooks ‘22, Nicolette Iacona '23; and Associate Professor of Psychology Jennifer Tickle, Assistant Professor of Psychology Anandi Ehman and former SMCM Visiting… Find Out More