7/29/2016 Peter Durantine

Faculty Focus

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

James Spencer, the William G. and Elizabeth R. Simeral Emeritus Professor of Chemistry, has been named a lifetime fellow of the American Chemical Society for outstanding achievements in and contributions to science. Spencer is past recipient of the society's George C. Pimentel Award, the highest award for teaching chemistry in the country; the Northeast ACS’ James Flack Norris Award; and Franklin & Marshall College's Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award.

The American Mathematical Society features Professor of Mathematics Annalisa Crannell in a podcast on Making Art Work. Crannell "explains perspective and finding the spot from which to view art to see the work as the artist did." Hear the podcast.

In Print:

Associate Professor of Biology Daniel Ardia and one other

"Shedding Light on Bird Egg Color: Pigment as Parasol and the Dark Car Effect"

The American Naturalist 187(5): 547-563 doi:10.1086/685780

The Dr. E. Paul & Frances H. Reiff Professor of Biology Peter Fields and three others

"Rapid proteomic responses to a near-lethal heat stress in the salt marsh mussel Geukensia demissa"

Journal of Experimental Biology 22 June 2016 10.1242/jeb.141176

Assistant Professor of Psychology Elizabeth Lonsdorf and 22 others

"Socioecological Correlates of Clinical Signs in Two Communities of

Wild Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) at Gombe National Park, Tanzania"

American Journal of Primatology 2016

Assistant Professor of Psychology Elizabeth Lonsdorf and five others

"Seeding an arbitrary convention in capuchin monkeys: the effect of social context"

Behavior 153 (2016) 633-654 Accepted 9 May 2016; published online 19 May 2016

Assistant Professor of Psychology Elizabeth Lonsdorf and nine others

"Cospeciation of gut microbiota with hominids Science"

Science 22 July 2016 Vol. 353, Issue 6297, pp. 380-382

DOI: 10.1126/science.aaf3951

B.F. Fackenthal Jr. Professor of Biology Kirk Miller, Director of the Center for Opinion Research Berwood Yost, Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology Christina Abbott and five others

"Healthy Needs Assessment of Plain Populations in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania"

Journal of Community Health 20 July 2016 DOI 10.1007/s10900-016-02223-5

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