6/17/2016 Peter Durantine

Faculty Focus

A regular recap of the achievements and published works of the faculty and professional staff at Franklin & Marshall College

The Dr. E. Paul & Frances H. Reif Professor of Geoscience Carol de Wet has been elected to the Geological Society of America Fellowship.


Grants and Awards:

Assistant Professor of Spanish and Linguistics Jessica Cox received a $10,000 grant from "Language Learning: A Journal of Research in Language Studies" and a $6,000 Franklin Research Grant from the American Philosophical Society, both to support her language research, "Individual differences in language experience: Bilingual effects on cognition."

Associate Professor of Geosciences Andrew de Wet received a $40,140 grant to research lava-water interactions in Iceland and Assistant Professor of Geosciences Paul Harnik received $22,203 to study the human impacts in coastal ecosystems in the northern Gulf of Mexico. The grants were awarded through the Keck Geology Consortium.


In Print:

Assistant Professor of Biology Beckley Davis, Assistant Professor of Biology David Roberts and 14 others

"The Poly(ADP-ribose) Polymerase Enzyme Tankyrase Antagonizes Activity of the β-Catenin Destruction Complex through ADP-ribosylation of Axin and APC2"

The Journal of Biological Chemistry 2016; 291:12747-12760. 

Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Elizabeth De Santo and three others

"Science, Information and Policy Interface for Effective Coastal and Ocean Management"

CRC Press 2016 

Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Elizabeth De Santo

"Assessing public 'participation' in environmental decision-making: lessons learned from the UK marine conservation zone site selection process."

Marine Policy 64: 91-101. 2016 

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