Announcing Scholarly Retreat Residents 2021-22

August 13, 2021

Tulane ByWater Scholarly Retreats
A Studio in the Woods and the Tulane ByWater Institute seek to enhance and support the scholarship and creativity of Tulane faculty and trainees by awarding one- to two-week residencies. These residencies provide a retreat for faculty and trainees across disciplines to work on a discrete project or scholarly pursuit that can be new or complementary to ongoing work.

  • Serena Chaudhry, Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine and Clinical Director of the Early Psychosis Intervention Clinic
  • Hongwei Thorn Chen, Assistant Professor, Communication and Asian Studies, School of Liberal Arts
  • Douglas Ishii, Assistant Professor, English, University of Washington (will be collaborating with Dr. Chen and Dr. Naruse)
  • Udita Mukherjee, PhD candidate and Vokes Fellow, Earth and Environmental Sciences, School of Science and Engineering
  • Cheryl Narumi Naruse, Assistant Professor, English, School of Liberal Arts
  • Ned Randolph, Visiting Assistant Professor, Communication and English, School of Liberal Arts
  • Jeffrey Rouse, Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, School of Medicine
  • Thomas Sherry, Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, School of Science and Engineering
  • Rachel Stein, Research & Instruction Librarian, Latin American Library at Tulane University
  • A collaborative project by Jabari Brown (frequent lecturer, Social Innovation Social Entrepreneurship program), Kevin Connell (Adjunct Professor, Social Innovation Social Entrepreneurship program), Jeanne Firth (Research Fellow, Small Center for Collaborative Design, School of Architecture and Adjunct Professor, Social Innovation Social Entrepreneurship program) and Theo Hilton (PhD Candidate, Anthropology, School of Liberal Arts).

Tulane School of Liberal Arts Scholarly Retreats
Funded and selected by the School of Liberal Arts, A Studio in the Woods will host 4 one-week residencies for Liberal Arts faculty to write scholarly publications, work on creative projects, or begin work on a new project in the 2021-22 academic year.

  • Eric Herhuth, Assistant Professor, Communication and Director of Film Studies
  • Leslie Scott, Assistant Professor, Dance and New Media
  • Daniel B. Sharp, Associate Professor and Chair of Music, jointly appointed in Latin American Studies
  • Selamawit Terrefe, Assistant Professor of African American Literature and Culture, English Department
Xavier University Scholarly Retreats
Xavier University has selected two faculty members to receive Faculty Writing Retreats for the academic year 2021-2022.
  • Daniella Mascarenhas, Assistant Professor, Political Science, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Robin Runia, Associate Professor, English, College of Arts & Sciences