History Faculty Notes

Steven Fuchs, Ph.D.

In November 2020, Professor Steven Fuchs, working with members of the Food Insecurity Committee - S. Suzanne Franck, C.S.J., Ph.D. (Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Director of Office for Academic Advising), Michelle Frati (Assistant for Student Involvement, Leadership and Intercultural Engagement), Laurie McArdle (Assistant Director of Wellness) and Cristian Murphy (Director of the Office of Campus Ministry) opened SJC LI Food For Thought Pantry to support members of the St. Joseph's University community who face hunger by providing immediate and nonperishable food choices. Students who are in need of assistance should contact the Food Insecurity Committee at [email protected].

Jesse Zarley, Ph.D.

In March 2021, Assistant Professor Jesse Zarley organized and participated in a round table discussion with scholars from the U.S. and Chile entitled "Mapuche Politics from Independence to the Estallido Social Chileno" that took place at the virtual Rocky Mountain Council for Latin American Studies annual conference.

The president of the Conference on Latin American History selected Professor Zarley to serve on the planning committee for the Latin America panels at the 2022 annual meeting of the American Historical Association to be held next January in New Orleans.