Faculty members and students will research connections between the Juneteenth holiday and contemporary struggles against institutional racism, the exposure of structural inequality, and support for vulnerable populations.
The same skills and perseverance that led Jefferies to be named the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences’ 2020 Outstanding Recent Graduate Alumnus of the Year Award are helping him lead the Wythe County, Virginia, school system during the pandemic.
During the live committee hearing on March 3, Belmonte — a noted political historian and dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences — pointed out that the present imbalance between the executive and legislative branches is the result of a decades-long shift rather than a recent turn of events.
Infrastructure lies at the heart of the scholarship of the Alumni Distinguished Professor of Science, Technology, and Society. An international organization recently acknowledged his contributions to creating a field that not only studies engineers but also participates critically among them.
An award-winning teacher, Faulkner has worked to promote an appreciation of diversity, inclusiveness, and collaboration on campus. Her scholarship focuses on constitutional and administrative law, race and public policy, and critical organization theory.
“Politics, Power, and Playboy” is the latest installment in a student book series that began in 2018 with “Welcome to the Beatles.” Both books were authored and edited by Virginia Tech undergraduate history students, who worked with the staff of Virginia Tech Publishing to produce the final product.