Recent publications by faculty member, asterisks indicate Middlebury student coauthors.
Svea Closser, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology
Closser, Svea, 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*. 2014. “The Impact of Polio Eradication on Routine Immunization and Primary Health Care: A Mixed-Methods Study.” Journal of Infectious Diseases. Article
Closser, Svea, 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*. 2012. “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.” BMC Public Health 12: 728. Article
Jeff Munroe, Professor of Geology
Munroe, Jeffrey S., Attwood, Emily C., O'Keefe, Samuel S., Quackenbush, Paul J.M. 2015 "Eolian deposition in the alpine zone of the Uinta Mountains, Utah, USA." Catena 124: 119
Daniel Scharstein, Professor of Computer Science
Scharstein, Daniel, Hirschmüller, Heiko, Kitajima, York '15, Krathwohl, Greg '14, Nesic, Nera '13, Wang, Xi '14, and Westling, Porter '12. "High-resolution stereo datasets with subpixel-accurate ground truth," 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
Sonntag, Schooner J. and Sommers, Paul M. 2014 "Work Incentives and Salary Distributions in Major League Soccer." Atlantic Economic Journal
Li, Jay and Paul M. Sommers. Pending. “A Study of High-Tech Swimsuits in College Competition.” Journal of Recreational Mathematics forthcoming.
LoRusso, Matthew H. and Paul M. Sommers. Pending. “BABE: The Sultan of Pitching Stats.” Journal of Recreational Mathematics forthcoming.
Fox, Alexandra A., Tucker P. Donahoe, John M. Yanchek, and Paul M. Sommers. Pending. “Is There a Road-Ice Advantage in NHL Shootouts?” Journal of Recreational Mathematics forthcoming.
Mittnacht, Arthur E. and Paul M. Sommers. Pending. “Are Canadian NHL Hall of Famers Winter Babies?” Journal of Recreational Mathematics forthcoming.
Crepps, Daniel A., Pathik R. Root, Benjamin K. Wessel, and Paul M. Sommers. 2014. “Eat Fresh, Be Happy?” Journal of Recreational Mathematics 37: 286-292.
Alyssa J. Ha & Paul M. Sommers. 2012. "Speed Suits and Swimming t's." Journal of Student Research 1: 10-14. PDF
Somberg, Andrew K. and Paul M. Sommers. 2012. “Payrolls and Playoff Probabilities in Major League Baseball.” Atlantic Economic Journal 40: 347-348.
Ha, Alyssa J. and Paul M. Sommers.2012. “Speed Suits and Swimming t’s,” Journal of Student Research 1: 10-14.
King, Sarah B. and Paul M. Sommers. 2012. “An Analysis of Immigration Rates by State.” Atlantic Economic Journal 40: 103-104.
Chong, Alyssa A. and Paul M. Sommers. 2011. “Real March Madness: Rewarding Schools for Low GSRs.” Atlantic Economic Journal, 39: 201-202.
Fitzpatrick, Dylan J., Erin A. Toner, and Paul M. Sommers. 2010. “The Skinny on Obesity Rates and the U.S. Economy.” Atlantic Economic Journal 38: pp. 119-120.
Raeder, Douglas A. and Paul M. Sommers. 2010. “Are Russians the Highest-Paid Goalies in the NHL?” International Advances in Economic Research, 16: 132-133.
At Middlebury, students have the opportunity to engage in collaborative research with faculty members, often resulting in co-authored articles and presentations at academic conferences.
Collaborations can take many forms:
- Research Assistants
- Senior Thesis or Work
- Independent Study Course
- Academic Course Work