School of Humanities

John Gamble Receives Penn State Award for Distinguished Teaching

John Gamble Jr., distinguished professor of political science and international law, has received the 2014 Milton S. Eisenhower Award for Distinguished Teaching.

The award recognizes excellence in teaching and student support among tenured faculty who dedicate a major portion of their duties to undergraduate teaching. Milton S. Eisenhower was the brother of U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower; he served as president of Penn State from 1950 to 1956.

April 2-3: Sexuality and Gender Studies Conference at Penn State

Behrend Section: 
School of Humanities
Educational Equity & Diversity

About the Conference

Faculty, staff and students will gather together for "Telling Our Stories." Panels and workshops are free and open to the public. Anyone is warmly welcomed to attend! Topics include:

March 27: Author Laura van den Berg to Read as Part of Creative Writers Reading Series

Behrend Section: 
School of Humanities

Laura van den Berg will read from "Isle of Youth" when the Creative Writers Reading Series resumes March 27.In “Isle of Youth,” Laura van den Berg explores the lives of women mired in secrecy and deception. In one story, a newlywed finds herself caught in an inscrutable marriage. Another follows a teenager, who assists her magician mother and steals from the audience.

Kathryn Willis Wolfe, Ph.D.

Professor of French
Office Location: 
158 Kochel
Phone: 
(814) 898 6449
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Aimee Pogson, M.F.A.

Lecturer in English and Creative Writing
Office Location: 
163 Kochel
Phone: 
(814) 898 6788

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Craig Warren, Ph.D.

Program Chair, English
Associate Professor of English and Professional Writing
Office Location: 
135 Kochel
Phone: 
(814) 898 6445

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Gary Viebranz, D.M.A.

Senior Lecturer in Music
Director of Instrumental Ensembles
Office Location: 
143 Kochel
Phone: 
(814) 898 6289
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G. Scott Rispin, M.F.A.

Lecturer in Art
Office Location: 
#6 CH Annex 3
Phone: 
(814) 898 6638

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Janelle Newman

Lecturer in English
Office Location: 
#10 CH Annex 2
Phone: 
(814) 898 6273

Charisse Nixon, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology
Research Director, CORE
Office Location: 
103 PARC
Phone: 
(814) 898 6041
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