Associate Professor of History Micki McElya’s new book, The Politics of Mourning: Death and Honor in Arlington National Cemetery, has just been published by Harvard University Press. Her next book, Liberating Beauty: Feminism, the Civil Rights Movement, and Miss America, is being funded by a UConn Scholarship Facilitation Fund Award for 2016-17 from the Office of the Vice President for Research.
Professor of Psychological Sciences Colin Leach was named a fellow of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. Fellows are recognized for their extraordinary and distinctive contributions to the science of personality and social psychology.
Associate Professor of English Clare King’oo is a member of the Tyndale Team, which has been preparing five critical editions of influential Reformation thinker William Tyndale’s (ca. 1495-1536) prose works. The Tyndale Project has recently been awarded a Scholarly Editions and Translations Grant in the amount of $335,000 over the next three years.
Stephanie Del Tufo, who recently completed her Ph.D. at UConn, has been awarded the 2016 Isabelle Y. Liberman Award in recognition of two research publications on dyslexia. Isabelle Liberman, the late professor of educational psychology at UConn, was a central figure in the cognitive science of reading. Del Tufo will begin a postdoctoral fellowship at Vanderbilt University this fall.