Faculty

The Nature of Pope Francis

November 10, 2015 |

His mission of caring for the earth, protecting the poor and re-examining the world’s economic systems defines him as the Jesuit leader of a morally challenged world. It also highlights how Xavier’s commitment to Jesuit education is being lived out … Read More

Altered Hall: Classroom Central Gets a 21st-Century Makeover

November 9, 2015 |

Perhaps the most notable characteristic of the new Alter Hall is that it looks like it’s always been here. The graceful lines, harmonic masonry and signature turrets perch gracefully on campus. In comparison, the original Alter, christened “Xavier’s first million-dollar … Read More

Faculty Spotlight: Jonathan Gibson, Associate Professor, Art

November 3, 2015 |

Historically, Cincinnati’s artistic temperament usually hovers between a fetching bit of Rookwood pottery and a Charlie Harper print. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. Read More

A Classic Change: Moving the Music Series in a New Direction

September 17, 2014 |

Almost from birth, Polina Bespalko’s life has been filled with music. Records of the great classicists spun endlessly in her Russian home. Her first piano lessons began before she was old enough to count all 88 keys. “My mother was … Read More

The Office: Marsha Karagheusian

September 15, 2014 |

Like an afterthought, Marsha Karagheusian’s office is tucked into a corner of the rambling, crowded ceramics studio in the bowels of the Cohen Center. It’s not very big. The shelves overflow with things she uses today as well as things … Read More

Psychology Today

September 14, 2014 |

Christian End is, arguably, the most quoted professor on campus. The associate professor of psychology is an expert in understanding the behavior of sports fans, who sometimes seem to defy logic but leave him with an unending source of examples … Read More

Summer Dresses

September 14, 2014 |

Sometimes, English professor Trudelle Thomas imagines herself walking down a dirt road on the rugged island nation of Haiti. In the midst of drab shacks and the smell of raw sewage, she comes upon a group of little girls jumping … Read More

Mindful Health

April 28, 2014 |

Judi Godsey did not have to look far to see the devastating effects of extreme poverty. Most of the people in her home in McCreary County, Ky.—a beautiful part of the country in the rolling Appalachian foothills near Lake … Read More

Presidential Task Force Taps Beacham

April 28, 2014 |

Love it or hate it, the Affordable Care Act is creating the most dramatic change in the health care industry since, well, the invention of the Band Aid. All areas of health care are being impacted, including psychology. That’s … Read More

The Office: Karl Stukenberg

April 27, 2014 |

A psychoanalyst and his couch. Perhaps, next to a barber and his chair, no other object is more connected to a profession.

In the case of Karl Stukenberg, chair and associate professor for the Department of Psychology—and practicing psychoanalyst—the … Read More

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