CAS Chronicles


CJRP Co-Directors Dr. Bryanna Fox (left) and Dr. Edelyn Verona (right) at the celebratory launch of their new book, “Routledge Handbook of Evidence-Based Criminal Justice Practices.” (Photo by Corey Lepak)

Center for Justice Research and Policy directors release new book on evidence-based criminal justice practices

The Center for Justice Research and Policy co-directors Dr. Edelyn Verona and Dr. Bryanna Fox have written a new book providing evidence-based solutions to questions faced in today's criminal justice system.

March 28, 2024Accomplishments, Community Engagement, Events, Research

Johnathan Davila, Shane McClanahan, Kyle L. McIntyre and Janae Thomas

The USF Alumni Association honors four graduates from CAS with the 2024 Outstanding Young Alumni Awards

Four CAS alumni have been acknowledged for their achievements spanning multimedia production, professional sports, and public administration.

March 27, 2024Accomplishments, Alumni

USF College of Arts and Sciences Interim Dean Magali Michael (center) met with some of this year’s WLP Scholars to commemorate International Women’s Day. Photographed (from left) includes Jenna Epright, Phalandine Noel, Dean Michael, Reaghan Ard, and Shelby-Lynn Pitre. (Photo by Corey Lepak)

Women in Leadership and Philanthropy choose dynamic group of CAS students as this year’s scholars

Women in Leadership & Philanthropy (WLP) have chosen a dynamic group of College of Arts and Sciences students as this year's WLP Scholars. WLP is dedicated to making a different in the lives of women throughout USF and the community.

March 26, 2024Accomplishments, Community Engagement, Featured

Students participating in the activities from Dr. Jarod Roselló and Dr. Alexandra Panos’ workshop. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Jarod Roselló)

English professor receives grant to integrate environmental education into K-12 language arts curriculum

Dr. Jarod Roselló, a professor in the Department of English, received a grant from The Spencer Foundation to fund a one-year program aimed at integrating environmental education into the K-12 Language Arts curriculum.

March 26, 2024Accomplishments, Community Engagement, Research

Elizabeth Hordge Freeman with a copy of her book Second Class Daughters

USF Committee on Black Affairs honors 2024 Annual Award recipients

The Committee on Black Affairs recognized Elizabeth Hordge Freeman, Maya Trotz and Hiram R. Green for their scholarship and selfless service to the University of South Florida.

March 12, 2024Accomplishments

History graduate student Hannah Thieryung has helped to improve accessibility at the May-Stringer House through digitizing the museum’s collection. (Photo by Corey Lepak)

History student Hannah Thieryung uses 3D scans to improve museum accessibility

As Hannah Thieryung works toward her Master of Arts degree from the Department of History, an internship with USF’s Access 3D Lab is helping her to improve accessibility at the historic May-Stringer House located in her hometown—bringing two of her passions together: history and accessibility.

February 27, 2024Accomplishments, Alumni, Community Engagement

AABGP team members Walter “Wally B.” Jennings (left) and Dr. Antoinette Jackson (right) accept the award on behalf of the team during the City of Tampa’s annual Black History Celebration. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Jackson)

The City of Tampa honors research efforts of the African American Burial Ground Project

Dr. Antoinette Jackson accepted an award from the City of Tampa on behalf of the African American Burial Ground Project for their research efforts helping to protect sacred burial sites throughout the Tampa Bay region.

February 22, 2024Accomplishments, Community Engagement

Cheryl Rodriguez holding an award

Anthropologist Dr. Cheryl Rodriguez earns Dr. Ira E. Harrison Legacy Award

Dr. Cheryl Rodriguez, professor and anthropologist in the Sciences School of Interdisciplinary Global Studies, has earned the Dr. Ira E. Harrison Legacy Award from the Association of Black Anthropologists.

February 19, 2024Accomplishments, Community Engagement

On the Bookshelf graphic with books

New book examines the work of English playwright John Marston through a feminist lens

Su Senapati, a professor of instruction in the Department of English at USF Sarasota-Manatee, published “Images of Women and Gender Identity in John Marston's Plays.

January 30, 2024Accomplishments

Tan and black book cover with skyline

Assistant Professor Mark Leib celebrates release of new book “Image Breaker”

The book centers around protagonist Tristan Wishnasky, whose meteoric professional rise as a novelist is threatened when he begins to hallucinate mysterious messages telling him he's wasting his life.

January 29, 2024Accomplishments

Former College of Arts and Sciences Dean Eric Eisenberg with the DSLS class of 2013-2014 at a USF Homecoming event. (Photo courtesy of Lauren Taylor)

Dean’s Student Leadership Society celebrates 10 years of shaping CAS identity and fostering professionalism

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Dean’s Student Leadership Society hosts a virtual event, reflecting on its past and offering insights into future plans.

January 26, 2024Accomplishments, Alumni, Community Engagement, Events, Featured

(From left) Dr. S.L. Crawley and Dr. Ashley Green (right), accepting their award from the American Sociology Association for their work featured in The Oxford Handbook of Symbolic Interaction. (Photo courtesy of Dr. S.L. Crawley)

American Sociology Association recognizes faculty and alumna for article on symbolic interactionism

The American Sociology Association has recognized Dr. S.L. Crawley, associate professor in the Department of Sociology and Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, and Dr. Ashley Green, now a PhD alumna, for their article, “Gender and Embodiment as Negotiated Relations,” as featured in “The Oxford Handbook of Symbolic Interaction.”

January 25, 2024Accomplishments, Alumni, Research

About CAS Chronicles

CAS Chronicles is the monthly newsletter for the University of South Florida's College of Arts and Sciences, your source for the latest news, research, and events at CAS.