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Lucy Barbera ’09

Dr. Lucy Barbera ’09 (PhD, GSLC) had her book, The Expressive Arts in Teacher Education: Cultivating Social Justice Leadership, which was based on her doctoral dissertation and published as a textbook in 2011, translated into five languages, French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Portuguese. Learn more about Dr. Barbera and read her dissertation entitled Palpable Pedagogy: Expressive Arts, Leadership, and Change in Social Justice Teacher Education (An Ethnographic/Auto-Ethnographic Study of the Classroom Culture of an Arts-Based Teacher Education Course) here.

Nandita Bajaj ’21

Nandita Bajaj ’21 (Antioch New England, MED) had an article published in Ms. Magazine. The alum and adjunct faculty member discusses abortion bans and mentions a course she is teaching at Antioch University–the first-ever graduate course on pronatalism and overpopulation. Read the full article here.

Janet Dewart Bell ’74, ’15

Dr. Janet Dewart Bell ’74, ’15 (Antioch Maryland, BA and GSLC, PhD and a member of Antioch’s Board of Governor’s) was quoted in the recent NY Times roundtable article “‘I Feel Proud, and I Feel Mad as Hell’: Gloria Steinem on Ms. Magazine and Feminism Today.” “Janet Dewart Bell, Ms. contributor: My mother thought the title “Ms.” was absolutely brilliant — that it brought dignity, that it brought power and understanding of equality. She felt, even though she never used the term “intersectionality,” that it made women more alike than different.” Read the full NY Times article here. Read Dr.

Juan “Kiko” Suarez ’14

Dr. Juan “Kiko” Suarez ’14 (PhD, GSLC) has been appointed Chief Academic Officer at Huntington Junior College in Huntington, WV. The appointment was made by HJC President Fred Fransen and is an important step in positioning the college for future success. As Chief Academic Officer, Suarez is tasked with growing the college’s academic offerings based on the needs of the local business community and national trends. This is a newly-created position. “We are incredibly fortunate to bring Dr. Suarez on board, and are especially excited to draw on his expertise in competency-based learning and credentialing,” said Fransen. Suarez said that

John Whittier Treat ‘20

John Whittier Treat ‘20 (Antioch Los Angeles, MFA) will have his first novel, First Consonants, published by Jaded Ibis Press this summer.

Patrick O’Neil ’08

Patrick O’Neil 08 (Antioch Los Angeles, MFA) had his memoir, Anarchy at the Circle K, published by Punk Hostage Press.

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