Faculty Research And Creative Activity Roundup, March 2022

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Rhodes College faculty continuously explore topics in their areas of expertise and produce publishable work. The roundup shares some of their research and creative activity in the last three months.

Prof. Brent Hoffmeister of the Department of Physics has published “In Vivo Comparison of Backscatter Techniques for Ultrasonic Bone Assessment at the Femoral Neck” in Ultrasound.

Prof. David Mason of the Media Studies Program has been granted a Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowship to conduct research May 2022 through January 2023 for his project, titled “Theatre In North India,” in affiliation with the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts.

Prof. Samson Kaunga Ndanyi of the Department of History has published a new book titled Instructional Cinema and African Audiences in Colonial Kenya, 1926–1963.

Prof. Scott Newstok of the Department of English has been granted a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to conduct research during the 2022 fall semester at the Universidad de Murcia in Murcia, Spain.

Prof. David Rupke of the Department of Physics is co-author of “Galactic Winds Across the Gas-rich Merger Sequence. I. Highly Ionized N V and O VI Outflows in the QUEST Quasars” published in The Astrophysical Journal.

Prof. Susan Satterfield of the Ancient Mediterranean Studies Program presented “Tacitus, Tiberius, and Asinius Gallus” March 26 at the Classical Association of the Middle West and South’s conference.

Prof. Jennifer D. Sciubba of the Department of International Studies has published a new book titled 8 Billion and Counting: How Sex, Death, and Migration Shape Our World.

Prof. Caki Wilkinson of the Department of English will serve on the faculty of The Sewanee Writers’ Conference this summer.