Dr. Cati Coe (associate professor, CFAS-anthropology) is a coeditor of the book The Anthropology of Sibling Relations:  Shared Parentage, Experience, and Exchange (Palgrave, 2013). She also had a chapter published in Child Fosterage in West Africa: New Perspectives on Theories and Practices regarding a series of court cases in the Gold Coast (now Ghana) over the nature of a child’s belonging.

Dr. Richard Demirjian (instructor, CFAS-history) presented a paper, “’A Monster Endangering Their Existence’: Local Political Economies and the Battle for the Second Bank of the United States, 1816-1817,” at the 35th annual conference of the Society for Historian of the Early American Republic during July 18-21.  He also received a Graduate Travel Award from the organization.

Dr. Kenneth Elliott (associate professor, CFAS-theater) received a multitude of rave reviews for his role as director of the recent production of “The Mystery of Irma Vep,” held at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor.  Read the New York Times review.

Dr. Kate Epstein (assistant professor, CFAS-history) has authored a book, Torpedo: Inventing the Military-Industrial Complex in the United States and Great Britain (Harvard University Press; November 2013).

Dr. Paul Jargowsky (professor, CFAS-public policy and director, Center for Urban Research and Education) and Dr. LORRAINE MINNITE (associate professor, CFAS-public policy) coauthored a chapter, “Underclass,” that will appear in the International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Second Edition (Elsevier; forthcoming).

Dr. Chinyere Osuji (assistant professor, CFAS-sociology) has received an Emerging Diversity Scholar Citation from the University of Michigan’s National Center for Institutional Diversity.  The honor acknowledges exceptional emerging diversity scholarship.

Dr. Alan Tarr (professor II, CFAS-political science and director, Center for State Constitutional Studies) has been named the 2013-14 Ann and Herbert W. Vaughan Visiting Fellow in the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University.