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For the record

University community reports recent publications, service, honors

For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.

Recent publications, service and honors include the following:                


James M. Brophy, Francis H. Squire Professor of History, is the author of "The Modernity of Tradition: Popular Culture and Protest in 19th-Century Germany," in Protest, Popular Culture and Tradition in Modern and Contemporary Western Europe, eds. Ilaria Favretto and Xavier Itcaina (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017), pp. 21-43. He has also published "Die weite politische Welt in der Provinz.  Das Landesarchiv Speyer und seine Bestände," in 200 Jahre Landesarchiv Speyer: Erinnerungsort pfälzischer, rheinhessischer und deutscher Geschichte, 1817-2017, ed. Walter Rummel (Koblenz: Landesarchiverwaltung, 2017), pp. 100-108.

Stacie Beck and Eleanor Craig, associate professors in the Department of Economics, published an op-ed, “Education is Controlled by the Iron Triangle,” on April 9, 2017, in the Wilmington, Delaware, Sunday News Journal. A headline of the article said, “Failures of Delaware’s public school system are not only costly to students and families with poor educational choices, but also to the state’s economic outlook.”


Megan Gaffney, associate librarian and coordinator, Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery, University of Delaware Library, was elected to the American Library Association, Reference and User Services Association, Sharing and Transforming Access to Resources Section (ALA RUSA STARS) for a three-year term: vice-chair/chair-elect for 2017-18, chair for 2018-19, and past-chair for 2019-20.


Ed Michelson, head bartender at the Courtyard Newark at the University of Delaware, has been voted "Newark's Favorite Bartender for 2017" by the readers of the Newark Post. Michelson has been part of the hotel team for 11 years.


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