Recent publications by faculty member, asterisks indicate Middlebury student or graduate co-authors
Erik Bleich, Professor of Political Science
“Media Portrayals of Minorities: Muslims in British Newspaper Headlines, 2001-2012”, with Hannah Stonebraker*, Hasher Nisar* and Rana Abdelhamid*, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 41, 6, 2015: 942-62
“Why Racist Associations Are Free in Some States and Banned in Others: Evidence from 10 Liberal Democracies,” with Francesca Lambert*, West European Politics, 36, 1, 2013: 122-49
Svea Closser, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology
“The Impact of Polio Eradication on Routine Immunization and Primary Health Care: A Mixed-Methods Study,” with Kelly Cox, Thomas M. Parris, R. Matthew Landis, Judith Justice, Ranjani Gopinath, Kenneth Maes, Hailom Banteyerga Amaha, Ismaila Zango Mohammed, Aminu Mohammed Dukku, Patricia A. Omidian, Emma Varley, Pauley Tedoff, Adam D. Koon, Laetitia Nyirazinyoye, Matthew A. Luck, W. Frank Pont, Jr, Vanessa Neergheen*, Anat Rosenthal, Peter Nsubuga, Naveen Thacker, Rashid Jooma and Elizabeth Nuttall*, Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2014. Article
“Methods for Evaluating the Impact of Vertical Programs on Health Systems: Protocol for a Study on the Impact of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative on Strengthening Routine Immunization and Primary Health Care,” with Anat Rosenthal, Thomas Parris, Kenneth Maes, Judith Justice, Kelly Cox, Matthew A Luck, R M Landis, John Grove, Pauley Tedoff, Linda Venczel, Peter Nsubuga, Jennifer Kuzara and Vanessa Neergheen*. BMC Public Health 12, 2012: 728 Article
Jeff Munroe, Professor of Geology
"Eolian deposition in the alpine zone of the Uinta Mountains, Utah, USA," with Attwood, Emily C.*, O'Keefe, Samuel S.*, Quackenbush, Paul J.M.* Catena 124, 2015: 119
Daniel Scharstein, Professor of Computer Science
"High-resolution stereo datasets with subpixel-accurate ground truth," with Hirschmüller, Heiko, Kitajima, York*, Krathwohl, Greg*, Nesic, Nera*, Wang, Xi *, and Westling, Porter*. The paper was presented at the German Conference on Pattern Recognition (GCPR 2014), Münster, Germany, September 2014, where it won the best paper award.
Paul Sommers, Paige-Wright Professor of Economics
"Work Incentives and Salary Distributions in Major League Soccer," with Sonntag, Schooner J.* Atlantic Economic Journal, 2014.
“A Study of High-Tech Swimsuits in College Competition,” with Li, Jay*, Journal of Recreational Mathematics, forthcoming.
“BABE: The Sultan of Pitching Stats,” with LoRusso, Matthew H.*, Journal of Recreational Mathematics, forthcoming.
“Is There a Road-Ice Advantage in NHL Shootouts?” with Fox, Alexandra A.*, Tucker P. Donahoe*, John M. Yanchek*, Journal of Recreational Mathematics, forthcoming.
“Are Canadian NHL Hall of Famers Winter Babies?” with Mittnacht, Arthur E.*, Journal of Recreational Mathematics, forthcoming.
“Eat Fresh, Be Happy?” with Crepps, Daniel A.*, Pathik R. Root*, Benjamin K. Wessel*, Journal of Recreational Mathematics 37, 2014: 286-292
"Speed Suits and Swimming t's." with Alyssa J. Ha*, Journal of Student Research 1, 2012: 10-14 PDF
“Payrolls and Playoff Probabilities in Major League Baseball,” with Somberg, Andrew K.*, Atlantic Economic Journal 40, 2012: 347-348
“An Analysis of Immigration Rates by State,” with King, Sarah B.*, Atlantic Economic Journal 40, 2012: 103-104
Faculty mentored research is Middlebury at its best. Faculty benefit by furthering their research goals and students benefit from in-depth study in close collaboration with a professional in their field.
Collaborations can take many forms:
- Research Assistants
- Senior Thesis or Work
- Independent Study Course
- Academic Course Work
Middlebury is an institutional member of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR), an organization for faculty and staff involved in Undergraduate Research. For more information about CUR resources and professional development opportunities contact Lisa Gates.