The human brain is hardwired for resilience, to adapt and make sense of the incomprehensible. For members of the military who have served in combat zones, that cognitive plasticity is tested to the limit – and sometimes beyond.
The following books by William & Mary faculty members were published in 2020.
This fall’s pandemic conditions have brought new challenges as well as discoveries for students participating in the COLL 100 photography class, which Lecturer of Art Eliot Dudik teaches.
W&M Assistant Professor Mackenzie Israel-Trummel, who teaches a course on survey and polling analysis, says predicting the election outcome could be difficult under current circumstances.
Summer 2020 looked and felt different because of COVID-19 restrictions, but William & Mary students doing research projects using Honors Fellowships thrived amidst change.
Gérard Chouin, associate professor of history at William & Mary, discusses COVID-19 in the context of past pandemics.
W&M Professor Jack Martin used time at home during the COVID-19 pandemic to finish a revised Choctaw dictionary that was four years in the making.
Chinua Thelwell discusses his new book "Exporting Jim Crow: Blackface Minstrelsy in South Africa and Beyond” and continuing efforts to remove blackface imagery from American culture.
Philosophy faculty member Philip Swenson and Dustin Crummett ’12 were never at William & Mary at the same time, but their connection has now been forged in print by the publication of their co-authored paper.
The upheaval and restrictions of COVID-19 won’t stop undergraduate research over the summer at William & Mary. But prudence and social-distancing measures will make the experiences quite a bit different from previous years.