Students returning for the fall 2020 semester will find that Lindenwood has quickly adapted to accommodate student needs presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. Integrated 360 video conferencing and the option of a new take on hybrid classes are just two more ways Lindenwood is ensuring that students and faculty have the resources necessary to move forward in a safe and effective learning environment.
Theodore Cohen, assistant professor of history, recently released his book Finding Afro-Mexico: Race and Nation after the Revolution, which was published by Cambridge University Press.
Lindenwood University was recently ranked as having one of the Best Online Master’s in Public Administration for 2020 by College Consensus.
Jeff Smith, professor of history at Lindenwood, published a chapter titled “Till Death Keeps Us Apart: Segregated Cemeteries and Social Values in St. Louis, Missouri” in a scholarly volume Till Death Do Us Part: American Ethnic Cemeteries as Borders Uncrossed (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2020).
Little Rock, Ark. - Lindenwood University’s chapter of the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society was recently named the Outstanding Chapter of the Year and will receive the society’s coveted President’s Cup.
Luke Ritter (’08), who earned his bachelor’s degree in history at Lindenwood in 2008, will publish his book, Inventing America’s First Immigration Crisis: Political Nativism in the Antebellum West, in fall 2020
Dr. Geremy Carnes, associate professor of English in the School of Humanities, had his essay, “Doctor Who’s Shaken Faith in Science: Mistrusting Science from the Gothic to the Neo-Gothic,” published in the scholarly collection Neo-Gothic Narratives: Illusory Allusions to the Past (Anthem Press, 2020).
Lindenwood University graduate Kaitlyn Centini (BA, ’19 – religion, history, art history) and Dr. W. Travis McMaken, associate professor of religion, have published a book review in the April issue of the journal Interpretation. This peer-reviewed journal provides resources to pastors, theologians, and other scholars of Christianity and is published quarterly out of Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond, Virginia. Centini credits her Humanities degree for a “wonderful head-start” on graduate school. Real experience. Real success.
Anna Reynolds, a senior double major in history and political science at Lindenwood University, recently had a paper selected for the SIUE Symposium on Women and Gender, which was to be held March 21 but was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dr. Melissa Ridley Elmes, assistant professor of English at Lindenwood University, published her first poetry collection, Arthurian Things: A Collection of Poems, in January 2020. This book was the winning manuscript in the World of Myth open contract challenge.