Archives for September, 2011

Adam Smith and…Cognitive Science?

Assistant professor of philosophy Brian Glenney recently published an article in the Journal of Scottish Philosophy. Entitled "Adam Smith and the Problem of the External World," the article is the first to address Smith's essay "On the External Senses" (1737). Brian's work advances the idea that Smith, one of history's most well-known economists, was also the first to suggest two Read full article »

Lecturing in “Jerusalem & Athens” Without Leaving Campus

As part of the the Jerusalem and Athens Forum (JAF) honors program for students across disciplines, several Gordon faculty regularly provide lectures beyond their usual class load. On October 4 at 9:45 a.m. in the Tavilla Conference Room, Paul Brink (pictured here), associate professor of political science, will explore "Augustine and Christian Political Thought." David Lumsdaine (pictured here), professor of political science, Read full article »

History Alive! Joins with CinemaSalem to Produce New Film

The most famous story on the North Shore just got a new life . . . in 3D film. The tale of the Salem witch ordeal draws thousands of visitors from around the world each year, who now can add a unique and locally produced film experience to their trip. Thanks to the collaborative efforts of Paul Van Ness '73 of Read full article »

New Faculty: Walter Cho

In preparation for the start of the 2011-2012 academic year, Faculty Central will highlight the new members of the full-time faculty over the next few weeks. Walter Cho joins the biology department in a one-year position as an assistant professor, filling in for associate professor Dorothy Boorse while she Read full article »

The Making of a Movie, Gordon Style

As part of our Faculty in the Summer Series, film professor Toddy Burton gets a movie made. In between teaching her film and video productions classes this past academic year, Toddy Burton (pictured center), assistant professor of communication arts, plotted a screenplay. News of the trapped Chilean miners had gripped her attention, and as is often the case with art, real Read full article »

New Faculty: Andy Moore

In preparation for the start of the 2011-2012 academic year, Faculty Central will highlight the new members of the full-time faculty over the next few weeks. Andy Moore joins the department of economics and business this year as an associate professor. He earned his B.S. in Administration/Accounting from California State University, Read full article »