Arts and Sciences News & Events
See news and events in Merrimack College’s School of Arts and Sciences.
Under Andrew Cote’s leadership, more student musicians are enrolled at Merrimack than ever before.
The Revs. Terence Ayuk and Njuakom Romaric this fall will enroll in Merrimack’s Spiritual Direction graduate certificate program.
Over the past seven years, Laura Kurdziel has worked to expand Merrimack’s Department of Psychology and its curriculum.
Lisa Perks, professor of communication, will toe the starting line in Hopkinton, Massachusetts on Monday, April 17, for the 127th Boston Marathon.
Daniel Herda collaborated on numerous research papers on Chicago’s policing and racial segregation prior to the publication of “Chicago’s Reckoning.”
Forty Merrimack students play extras in the new film, “I Wanna Dance with Somebody.”
Notable & Quotable
Dr. Daniel Herda, associate professor of sociology, has published an article titled “Population Innumeracy and Anti-Immigrant Violence: The Case of South Africa” in International Migration Review. Dr. Herda will be presenting his research at the European Consortium of Political Research (ECPR) conference in Prague in September.
“Digital Blockade or Corporate Boycott?: A New Tactic of War” is an article published by Dr. Alison Russell associate professor and chair of the department of political science and public policy. It examines the information warfare component of Russia’s war in Ukraine to develop a better understanding of blockade operations in cyberspace and digital corporate boycotts.
Dr. George Heffernan, professor and chair of philosophy, recently published a chapter titled “Stein’s Critique of Heidegger on Temporality, Eternity, and Transcendence—with Special Attention to Conrad-Martius’s Contribution”. This volume is dedicated to the lives and legacies of Edith Stein (1891–1942) and Hedwig Conrad-Martius (1888–1966), two key figures in the early phenomenological movement.
“The Need for Seed: News Framing of the Pandemic Gardening Boom” is an article published by Dr. Lisa Perks, professor of communication and media and coordinator of the Merrimack College Garden. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, the U.S. and other countries saw a dramatic increase in the number of people starting pandemic gardens.
The Business of Emotions in Modern History is a peer-reviewed book that features a range of essays that explore the intersection of business and emotions throughout history, which includes an original work authored by Dr. Debra Michals, assistant professor and director of women’s and gender studies.