Josipa Roksa has joined the higher ed faculty under a joint appointment with the U.Va. Department of Sociology. She is also serving as the associate director of the Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. She is co-author of Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses (University of Chicago Press, 2011)
David Breneman, Newton and Rita Meyers Professor in Economics of Education, co-authored Financing American Higher Education in the Era of Globalization (Harvard Education Press). Read press release about this book.
Brian Pusser is the lead editor on a new book, Universities and the Public Sphere: Knowledge Creation and State Building in the Era of Globalization (Routledge) He also co-authored a chapter in Organizing Higher Education (Johns Hopkins University Press).
Karen Kurotsuchi Inkelas keynoted the Macau Student Affairs Institute at the University of Macau in May, discussing academic and student affairs partnerships as well as learning communities with a group of student affairs administrators from around Macau and Hong Kong. In July 2012, she will keynote a workshop on student-centered learning at Wuhan University in China.
Christian Steinmetz presented at the national ACPA conference in March along with three master’s students (Hal Turner, Bo Odom & Nick Spicer). The title of their presentation was “Engaging pedagogies: A hands-on experience in higher education knowledge.”
Margaret “Peg” Miller retired in summer 2011. She had been on the Curry faculty since 2000 and served as director of the Center for the Study of Higher Education. (See photos from the 2011 Faculty Retirement Luncheon.)