Faculty in the Spotlight

Below, Lincoln faculty discuss what they learned about their research topics and their teaching in the process of completing recent faculty development grants. We will be adding more videos, so please check back.

Dr. Jawahar Pathak

Studying the Relevance of Mathematics in Biology and Nursing

Dr. Jamila Cupid

College Students and Social Media

Dr. Chieke Ihejirika

Age: The Linchpin of Authority in Traditional African Society

Dr. Melvin Leaman

Malcolm's "Means": Lincoln's Men Who Did What Was "Necessary" <medium>

Malcolm's "Means": Lincoln's Men Who Did What Was "Necessary" <small>

Professor Charles H. Pettaway

Music by Composers of African Descent

Many thanks to the excellent technology production team who made these videos possible!

  • Neal Hough, ATS Technician
  • Josh Hankins, Audio/Visual Production Technician
  • Nancy Evans, Director, Academic Technology Services

Reports on Summer Faculty Development Grants


Dr. Jamila A. Cupid & Dr. Nicole Files-Thompson (Mass Communications):

Beyonce Feminism: Commodification and Meaning Making in the Virtual Sphere

Dr. Samaa Gamie (English):

Developing a LU Writing and Reading Center Facilitative Model: Increasing the Effectiveness of Instructional and Tutorial Support for LU Students and Faculty

Dr. Carol Ann George (Education):

The Mindfulness Project: Integrating Mindful Practice into 21th Century: Graduate Education Programs at Lincoln University

Dr. Monica Gray (Engineering):

First Learning then Lifelong Learning: Engineering Study Abroad to Increase Access and Retention among Minorities and Underrepresented Groups

Dr Susan E. Safford (Biology) & Dr. Bo Sun (Computer Science):

Development of the LearningHouse Express App

Professor Nancy Norman-Marzella (Nursing):

Online Learning Tools and Activities: Student Perceptions of LMS-Situated Learning at Lincoln University


Report from Faculty Development Release Time Project


Dr. J. K. Van Dover (English):

Lincoln University: Evolution of a Liberal Arts College, 1978-2016