Featured this week: Dr. Jane Myers – Dr. Roy Schwartzman
Dr. Jane Myers (Counseling & Educational Development) has been selected by the NC Counseling Association to receive its most prestigious honor, the Ella Stephens Barrett award.
Lloyd International Honors College (Communication Studies) has named Dr. Roy Schwartzman as its Chancellor’s Resident Fellow for 2011-12. Schwartzman will spend the academic year teaching in the Honors College. The fellowship also provides support for his ongoing research projects. Schwartzman will offer courses on international policy debates, the roots and remedies of genocide, and myths and metaphors in film. Schwartzman has served as president of the International Association for the Rhetoric of Science and Technology. He is currently a faculty affiliate of the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering. His research focuses on scientific communication as it relates to the perpetuation of genocide, as well as interpersonal communication among survivors of genocide. The AfterWords Project, started by Schwartzman, examines patterns among oral histories of Holocaust survivors, particularly those who settled in North Carolina.