Focus on Faculty & Staff

George Ladd

In an effort to bring attention to the issue of problem gambling among senior citizens, George T. Ladd, an associate professor of psychology at Rhode Island College, will be presenting his research on this topic at upcoming events for clinicians and staff members of senior centers. Read more.

– February 1, 2013


Robert Long Foreman

Items that people leave behind when they die drive both the fiction and nonfiction of Robert Long Foreman. The new assistant professor of English at Rhode Island College focuses on the history, genealogy and personal psychology embodied in these objects. Read more.

– January 23, 2013


Don Smith

The Newport Museum of Art and the Rhode Island School of Design have recently acquired works by Don Smith, professor emeritus of art. In Sarasota, Fla., where he currently resides, Smith will be showing six new paintings in the exhibition "Abstractions" at the Selby Gallery at the Ringling College of Art and Design. He will also conduct two painting workshops and present a public lecture titled "Cezanne, Mondrian Meet Gerhard Richter.” His ongoing research work on the interview of Edwin Dickinson has been recognized in a publication produced by the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, in Buffalo, N.Y., titled “Edwin Dickinson: Dreams and Reality.”

– January 9, 2013


Emily Danforth

“The Miseducation of Cameron Post,” a book by Emily Danforth, assistant professor of English, is a finalist for the Morris Award, given annually by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA). Details here:

– December 7, 2012


P. Khalil Saucier

P. Khalil Saucier, director of Africana Studies and assistant professor of sociology, co-convened a roundtable discussion titled "What Does Jones v. North Carolina Prisoners' Labor Union Mean for Black Studies and Critical Prison Studies Today?" at the annual meeting of the American Studies Association, Nov. 15-18, 2012, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

– December 5, 2012