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Courses Being Considered for Development or Modification

The following are courses currently being considered for development or modification.  If you are interested in collaborating with any of these, please reach out directly to the faculty contacts listed for each.

 

Working Title:                   Politics of Hip Hop
Faculty Contact(s):           Justin De Senso (Berks) jxd367@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Medievalism
Faculty Contact(s):           Sandy Feinstein (Berks) sxf31@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   International Sport
Faculty Contact(s):           Valerie Cholet (Berks) vac110@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   The Arts of Love
Faculty Contact(s):           Sharon Dale (Behrend) sxd4@psu.edu
                                         John Champagne (Behrend) jgc4@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   From Beast Books to Dinosaurs Resurrected
Faculty Contact(s):           Sandy Feinstein (Berks) sxf31@psu.edu
                                         Brian Shawn Wang (Berks) bsw13@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Conservation Decision-Making
Faculty Contact(s):           Brittany Teller (Eberly College of Science) bjt162@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Race in the Humanities and in the Social Sciences
Faculty Contact(s):           Jessica Shocker (Berks) bs213@psu.edu
                                         Justin De Senso (Berks) jxd367@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Robots and Their Role in Society
Faculty Contact(s):           Alan Wagner (College of Engineering) alan.r.wagner@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   History of Disease and Epidemiology
Faculty Contact(s):           Bradford Bouley (College of the Liberal Arts) bab449@psu.edu
                                         Michael Troyan (Eberly College of Science) mbt102@psu.edu
                                         Martha Few (College of the Liberal Arts) mzf52@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Issues in Sustainbility
Faculty Contact(s):           Christian Weisser (Berks) crw17@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Biology of Exercise
Faculty Contact(s):           Karen Stylianides (Hazleton) kjs36@psu.edu
                                         Amie Yenser (Hazleton) alv10@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Human Society as a Dependent of Environment
Faculty Contact(s):           Tamrya d’Artenay (Shenango) tdd12@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Human Rights and the Novel: Empathy and the Imagination (to be linked with
                                           PSYCH 221)
Faculty Contact(s):           Ellen Stockstill (Harrisburg) ejs67@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Psychology in the Cinema and the Arts
Faculty Contact(s):           Jennifer Hillman (Berks) jlh35@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Criminal Justice and Public Health
Faculty Contact(s):           Katherine McLean (Greater Allegheny) kjm47@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Art and Health
Faculty Contact(s):           Aaron Knochel (College of Arts & Architecture) adk176@psu.edu
                                         Cristin Millett (College of Arts & Architecture) clm23@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Historical Perspectives on Health Care Innovations
Faculty Contact(s):           Michael Evans (Worthington Scranton) mme124@psu.edu
                                         Paul Frisch (Worthington Scranton) puf3@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Organized Crime in Film & Society
Faculty Contact(s):           Johanna Wagner (College of the Liberal Arts) jir105@psu.edu
                                         Tim Robicheaux (College of the Liberal Arts) trr10@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   When Data Meets Design
Faculty Contact(s):           Benjamin Lear (Eberly College of Science) bul14@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Evolution of Homo Sapiens
Faculty Contact(s):           Patrick Douglas Sellers (Worthington Scranton) pds5183@psu.edu)
                                         Margret Hatch (Worthington Scranton) mlh10@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Social Justice and the Image
Faculty Contact(s):           MaryEllen Higgins (Greater Allegheny) mxh68@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   The Pursuit of Happiness: Historical Literature and Modern Practice
Faculty Contact(s):           Mary Miles (College of the Liberal Arts) mcm114@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Art and the Natural World
Faculty Contact(s):           Les Murray (Abington) jdm12@psu.edu
                                         Yvonne Love (Abington) ymm1@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Food and Farms
Faculty Contact(s):           Dana Stuchul (College of Education) dls268@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Comparative Violence: Political and Criminal Perspectives
Faculty Contact(s):           Azamat Sakiev (Harrisburg) axs844@psu.edu
                                         Siyu Liu (Harrisburg) sul445@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Picture Books
Faculty Contact(s):           Xenia Hadjioannou (Lehigh Valley)
                                         Ellysa Stern Cahoy (Education and Behavioral Sciences Library, Penn State
                                           Libraries) esc10@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Conducting International Comparative Research
Faculty Contact(s):           Robert Schrauf (College of the Liberal Arts) rws23@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Linked Courses - CIVCM 211 (GS) and PHIL 003 (GH)
Faculty Contact(s):           Doug Hochstetler (Lehigh Valley) dxh174@psu.edu
                                         Mary Hutchinson (Lehigh Valley) mhutchinson@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Communicating Care
Faculty Contact(s):           Kelley Wagers (Worthington Scranton) kjw14@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Linked Courses: Understanding Earth: American Cultural Perspectives (GH) and
                                           Understanding Earth: Scientific Perspectives (GN)
Faculty Contact(s):           Jennifer Sliko (Harrisburg) jls1093@psu.edu
                                         John Haddad (Harrisburg) jrh36@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Art of Science
Faculty Contact(s):           Nathaniel Bohna (Fayette) nab141@psu.edu
                                         Valerie Vanderhoff (Fayette) vuv3@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Work and Literature
Faculty Contact(s):           Antone Aboud (College of the Liberal Arts) aja19@psu.edu
                                         John Marsh (College of the Liberal Arts) jem55@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   The Art and Science of Virtual Worlds
Faculty Contact(s):           Jeffrey Stone (Schuylkill) stonej@psu.edu
                                         Michael Gallis (Schuylkill) mrg3@psu.edu
                                         Nicole Andel (Schuylkill) nma2@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Science and Policy of Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Faculty Contact(s):           Alex Hristov (College of Agricultural Sciences) anh13@psu.edu
                                         Kenneth Davis (College of Earth and Mineral Sciences) kjd10@psu.edu
                                         Kennifer Baka (College of Earth and Mineral Sciences) jeb525@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Communicating Culture: Representations of Dominant and Marginalized Groups
Faculty Contact(s):           Karyn McKinney Marvasti (Altoona) kdm12@psu.edu
                                         Beth Seymour (Altoona) ems22@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Human Factors in Design and Art
Faculty Contact(s):           Heather Lum (Behrend) hcl11@psu.edu
                                         Gerald Scott Rispin (Behrend) gsr12@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   The Film Media and Extraterrestrial Life: Science Fact or Fiction?
Faculty Contact(s):           Ann Schmiedekamp (Abington) ams@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   History & Weather: How Weather Played an Instrumental Role in Great
                                           World Events
Faculty Contact(s):          Christopher Landino (Lehigh Valley) asl17@psu.edu
                                        Drew Anderson (Lehigh Valley) dpa5015@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   IST 234 / COMM 234 Digital Cultures
Faculty Contact(s):           Christian Weisser (Berks) crw17@psu.edu
                                         Lynette (Kvasny) Yarger (College of Information Sciences & Technology)
                                           lyarger@ist.psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Meteorology and Visual Arts: To Know is To See
Faculty Contact(s):           David Stensrud (College of Earth and Mineral Sciences) djs78@psu.edu
                                         Graeme Sullivan (College of Arts & Architecture) gls27@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Information Visualization
Faculty Contact(s):           Ryan Russell (College of Arts & Architecture) rer190@psu.edu
                                         Henry Pisciotta (Arts & Humanities Library) hap10@psu.edu
                                         Gary Chin (College of Arts & Architecture) gmc14@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Psychology, Madness, and the Visual Arts
Faculty Contact(s):           Samantha Kavky (Berks) bsk10@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Flow Visualization
Faculty Contact(s):           Azar Eslam-Panah (Berks) aue10@psu.edu
                                         Heidi Reuter (Berks) her12@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   SUST 100 Introduction to Sustainability
Faculty Contact(s):           Andrew Lau (College of Engineering) asl1@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Reading Our Lives: Understanding Diversity in Human Development
                                           Through Memoir
Faculty Contact(s):           Kathryn Hynes (College of Health and Human Development) kbh13@psu.edu
                                         Shannon Corkery (College of Health and Human Development) sac301@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Success and Challenges of an Interdomain Course: Disseminating Science
                                           in Literature
Faculty Contact(s):           James Endres Howell (Eberly College of Science) jhowell@psu.edu
                                         Scott Smith (College of the Liberal Arts) sts12@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   A Life Worth Living: The Theory & Practice of Human Flourishing
Faculty Contact(s):           Robert Roeser (College of Health and Human Development) rwr15@psu.edu
                                         Mark Greenberg (College of Health and Human Development) mxg47@psu.edu
                                         Gaby Winqvist (College of Health and Human Development) gew10@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Apocalyptic Geographies
Faculty Contact(s):           Lorraine Dowler (College of Earth and Mineral Sciences) lxd17@psu.edu
                                         Chris Fowler (College of Earth and Mineral Sciences) csf14@psu.edu
                                         Josh Inwood (College of Earth and Mineral Sciences) jfi6@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Witches and Witchraft, from the Middle Ages to the Present
Faculty Contact(s):           Samantha Kavky (Berks) bsk10@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Society and Disease Management
Faculty Contact(s):           Leana Topper (Eberly College of Science) lvm12@psu.edu
                                         Gus Colangelo (Smeal College of Business) axc31@psu.edu
                                         Jennifer Gruber (Harrisburg) jag60@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   CAS/Comm Summit
Faculty Contact(s):           Rod Troester (Behrend) rlt5@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Human Anatomy in the Context of Renaissance-Era Italy
Faculty Contact(s):           John Waters (Eberly College of Science) jrw8@psu.edu
                                         Joel Waters (College of Health and Human Development) jrw5090@psu.edu
                                         Jason Laine (College of the Liberal Arts) jcl20@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Interplay of Ethics, Policy, Law, and Science
Faculty Contact(s):           Jonathan Marks (College of the Liberal Arts) marks@psu.edu
                                         Christopher Zorn (College of the Liberal Arts) zorn@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Linking AG BM 170 to Food for All: U.S. Nutrition Programs, Feed Security,
                                           and Economics
Faculty Contact(s):           Jennifer Savage Williams (College of Health and Human Development) 
                                           jfs195@psu.edu
                                         Ted Jaenicke (College of the Agricultural Sciences) fcj3@psu.edu
                                         A. Catharine Ross (College of Health and Human Development) acr6@psu.edu                                          Mary Dean Coleman-Kelly (College of Health and Human Development) 
                                           ndc15@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   On Bullshit
Faculty Contact(s):           David Hunter (Eberly College of Science) dhunter@stat.psu.edu
                                         Paula Droege (College of the Liberal Arts) pdroege@psu.edu
                                         Andrew Read (Eberly College of Science) e.read@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Introduction to Forensic Photography linked with Introduction to Forensic Science
Faculty Contact(s):           Jenny Kenyon (College of Arts & Architecture) jlk43@psu.edu
                                         Jack Hietpas (Eberly College of Science) jzh333@psu.edu
                                         Gary Chin (College of Arts & Architecture) gmc14@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   TBA
Faculty Contact(s):           Elizabeth Flaherty (Lehigh Valley) erf11@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Philosophy, Psychology, Happiness, and the Good Life
Faculty Contact(s):           Donald Bruckner (New Kensington) Donald.bruckner@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Fashion, Identity, and Gender in America
Faculty Contact(s):           Sarah Whitney (Behrend) sew17@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Interpersonal Conflict and Negotiation
Faculty Contact(s):           Joe Downing (York) downing@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Media Messages
Faculty Contact(s):           Stephen Couch (Schuylkill) src@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Scientific Controversies and Public Debate
Faculty Contact(s):           Jayné Park-Martinez (Berks) jip10@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Healthy People, Happy Society
Faculty Contact(s):           Gary Adler (College of the Liberal Arts) gia13@psu.edu
                                         Selena Ortiz (College of Health and Human Development) sui13@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Art and Money
Faculty Contact(s):           Sarah Rich (College of Arts & Architecture) skr10@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Revision of Art 201
Faculty Contact(s):           Leanna Rosas (College of Arts & Architecture) lmr22@psu.edu
                                         Carlos Rosas (College of Arts & Architecture) crosas@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   3-way course linkage on health inequalities – social, geographic, and ethnicity
Faculty Contact(s):           Molly Martin (College of the Liberal Arts) mam68@psu.edu
                                         Alyssa Gamaldo (College of Health and Human Development) aag46@psu.edu
                                         Stephen Matthews (College of the Liberal Arts) sxm27@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Rocks, Minerals, and the History of Art
Faculty Contact(s):           Heather McCune Bruhn (College of Arts & Architecture) hcm1@psu.edu
                                         Maureen Feineman (College of Earth and Mineral Sciences) mdf12@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Cinema and Globalization
Faculty Contact(s):           MaryEllen Higgins (Greater Allegheny) mxh68@psu.edu
                                         Veronica Montecinos (Greater Allegheny) vxm11@psu.edu

 

Working Title:                   Society, Environment, and Food
Faculty Contact(s):           Karl Zimmerer