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Recipients of Grauel Faculty Fellowships have been invited to share their work with the University community. We hope you’ll join us for these informal yet informative gatherings.

Unless otherwise noted, all sessions will be held in the O’Connell Reading Room of the Dolan Center for Science and Technology.  Lunch will be available starting at 11:45 a.m., and the presentations will begin at 12 noon and conclude by approximately 1 p.m.  RSVPs are required.  If you’d like to attend any of the lunches, please inform Eileen Egan (, extension 4370).

For additional information, please contact Jim Krukones, Associate Academic Vice President.

SCHEDULE FOR 2019-2020


October 9, 2019

  • Malia McAndrew (History): "'Recruit the Women': The Life & Career of Lt. Ethel B. Weed in Post-WWII Japan"

  • Pamela Vanderzalm (Biology): "The Tao of Synapses"

November 19, 2019

  • Ali Dachner (Management, Marketing and Supply Chain): "I Get By with a Little Help from My Friends: the Influence of Emerging Adult Status On Organization Identification" 

  • Kristen Tobey (Theology and Religious Studies):  "Misfit Saints: Apostasy and Ambivalence in the Contemporary LDS Church"

February 4, 2020

  • Leslie Curtis (Art History and Humanities): "Odilon Redon and the Music of Orpheus"

  • Maria Marsilli (History): "Colonial female wickedness and race mixing in Chilean national identity building: the many faces of 'La Quintrala'"

March 10, 2020

  • Jeff Johansen (Biology)

  • Feng Zhan (Economics and Finance): "Tax vs. Financial Reporting Aggressiveness: A Comprehensive Analysis of IFRS Adoption in Canada."

*CANCELLED* April 21, 2020

  • Erin Johnson (Biology)

  • Marcus Gallo (History): "George Croghan: A Rogue in the Early American West"