12/06/2019 Peter Durantine

Faculty Focus

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


Visiting Professor of History Robert Jones co-edited “A Companion to Chivalry” with Cardiff University Professor Peter Coss, published in July 2019 by Boydell and Brewer, Suffolk, England. https://boydellandbrewer.com/a-companion-to-chivalry-hb.html

In Print:

Professor of Mathematics Annalisa Crannell and two others

“Perspective and Projective Geometry”

Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9780691196565 Dec. 10, 2019

Associate Professor of Environmental Studies Elizabeth De Santo and 14 others

“Protecting biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction: An earth system governance perspective”

Earth System Governance


Associate Professor of Environmental Studies Elizabeth De Santo and three others

“A soft treaty, hard to reach: The second inter-governmental conference for biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction”

Marine Policy 2019, vol. 108. 

Link is open access for 50 days:


Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology Tom Hart and two others

"The burning issue of dung in archaeobotanical samples: a case-study integrating macro-botanical remains, dung spherulites, and phytoliths to assess sample origin and fuel use at Tell Zeidan, Syria" 


Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology Tom Hart and four others 

"Holocene vegetation cycles, land-use, and human adaptations to desertification in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia"


Assistant Professor of Psychology Lauren Howard and one other

“Learning From Others: The Effects of Agency on Event Memory in Young Children”

Child Development 2019

Professor of Classics Shawn O’Bryhim

“Mutilating Demipho in Plautus’ Mercator

The Classical Quarterly, pp. 1-3, March 2019


Professor of Classics Shawn O’Bryhim

“The Marriage of Knemon in Menander’s Dyskolos

Classical World, Vol. 112, No. 4, Summer 2019, pp. 279-282

John Hopkins University Press


Assistant Professor of Public Health Harriet Oktach and six others

Professionals’ Perceptions: “Why is Lead Poisoning Prevalent

in Lancaster County?”

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

27 June 2019 16(13), 2281;


Assistant Professor of Marketing Jeffrey Podoshen

“Reconceptualizing David Cronenberg’s Videodrome in the Age of Social Media”

Quarterly Review of Film and Video https://doi.org/10.1080/10509208.2019.1639483

Taylor & Francis Online 25 July 2019 (Routledge Group)

Assistant Professor of Marketing Jeffrey Podoshen

“Tracing the Trajectory of Cursing God in Extreme Metal”

Théologiques, Volumne 26, numero 1 (2018) pp. 105-116


Assistant Professor of Marketing Jeffrey Podoshen and two others

“Gender and differences in materialism, power, risk aversion, self-consciousness, and social comparison”

Journal of International Consumer Marketing, Sept. 3, 2019


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