Associate Professor Jaime Tanner joined the Marlboro Institute for Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies this fall from Marlboro College, where she taught biology and environmental studies for 10 years.
For the fifth year in a row, Emerson is ranked among the top 10 in the U.S. News & World Report Regional North overall category, and made top 10 lists for Most Innovative Schools and Undergraduate Teaching among northern universities.
This is the second of two parts introducing the Emerson community to new faculty in the Marlboro Institute of Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies.
Meet the newest faculty teaching in the recently renamed Marlboro Institute of Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies at Emerson College.
Associate Professor of Political Science Mneesha Gellman wrote for The Globe Post, “COVID-19 and the Opportunity of Un-Schooling Harmful Myths,” detailing that while the COVID-19 pandemic had a negative effect of certain aspects of in-person learning in K-12 settings this past spring, it was a break from children experiencing racist and discriminatory tropes that pervade American school curricula.
Emerson’s Office of Research and Creative Scholarship (ORCS) has gathered together examples of faculty research, writing, artistic work, classroom projects, and media engagements around the impact of the coronavirus, police brutality, and social change. The work originates from nearly every department and institute on campus, and has continued through the summer.
Eleven years ago, Rep. John Lewis stood on the stage of the Wang Theatre and told the graduates of the Class of 2009 they needed to “get in trouble.”
Institute professor and interdisciplinary storyteller Claire Andrade-Watkins was named one of the 50 Greatest Living Rhode Islanders by Go Local Prov News, alongside historian Gordon Wood, actress Viola Davis, journalist Meredith Viera, and more.
Institute professor of anthropology, religion and transnational studies Tulasi Srinivas writes for The Conversation about the history of goddesses of contagion, and how the current coronavirus pandemic has changed the iconography of them, for example, in artist depictions.
Mneesha Gellman, an associate professor of political science, writes for Revista about her research, as she recently spent time in Mexico as a Fulbright Garcia-Robles Scholar this past spring.