MU professor redefines child development with 20 years of research on immigrant families

Dr. Linda Cote-Reilly, Professor of Psychology at Marymount University, shares her research in child development in immigrant families.

  In this episode of “Faculty in Focus,” Dr. Linda Cote-Reilly, Professor of Psychology, discusses research she’s worked on for more than two decades that provides a better look at child development in a growing population of families across the nation. How did you become interested in psychology? I think everybody’s interested in psychology. When […]

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Cutting-edge research at forefront of Marymount professor’s Engineering work

Cutting-edge Engineering research at forefront of Marymount professor's work

  In this episode of “Faculty in Focus,” we catch up with Dr. Eric Bubar, Associate Professor of Engineering at Marymount, and get a first-hand look at his groundbreaking engineering research in areas like 3D printing, virtual reality, bioprinting and more. What are the topics of your current engineering research? We do a ton of […]

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How a Marymount professor is using Netflix to teach Economics

Dr. Amel Ben Abdesslem uses Netflix to teach Economics at Marymount University

  In this episode of “Faculty in Focus,” we hear from Dr. Amel Ben Abdesslem, Assistant Professor of Economics. She shares her latest research, “Using Netflix Original Series to Teach Economics: A Diversity and Inclusion Approach.” Tell us about your background and how you entered the field of economics. I’m actually French and was born […]

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Uncovering the ‘Borderlands’: MU professor’s research of Chicana writers and their friendships

Chicana writers and their friendships

  In this episode of “Faculty in Focus,” we highlight Dr. Leigh Johnson, Associate Professor of Literature & Languages, and explore her research on “Chicana Visions: Ana Castillo and Cherríe Moraga’s Friendship, Falling Out and Forgiveness.” What is the topic of your current research? My research is centered on the intersections between gender studies and […]

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Textbook Affordability and Open Educational Resources

As costs of higher education and textbook affordability remain critical issues nationwide, many schools are now utilizing open educational resources (OER’s). They are free for educators to use, and they help save students thousands of dollars in textbook costs. Jenise Overmier, reference and instructional librarian as well as Assistant Professor, discusses how faculty members at […]

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Teaching the Future Leaders of Catholic Schools

Many principals and administrators of Catholic schools in Northern Virginia and beyond have an important connection to Marymount University. Sr. Patricia Helene Earl, director of the M.Ed. program in Administration and Supervision (also known as the Catholic School Leadership Program), focuses on how this signature offering prepares students to become the future leaders of their […]

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Preparing Future Educators to Teach with Technology

When it comes to technology and its impact on education, things are changing every day! Dr. Elizabeth Langran, Professor of Education at Marymount, discusses why it’s important for America’s future educators to be prepared to use the latest technologies in the classroom to boost the learning of their students. We hope you enjoyed today’s “Faculty […]

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