Since its first grants in 1989 the Clare Boothe Luce Program has become the single most significant source of private support for women in science, mathematics and engineering.
Dr. Dewell's article "Moving over: The role of systematic semantic processes in defining individual lexemes" was published in Annual Review of Cognitive Linguistics, 5 (2008).
John P. Clark, Ph.D., Gregory F. Curtin Distinguished Professor in Humane Letters and Professions, was awarded the Loyola University New Orleans 2008 Dux Academicus Award
Constance Mui, Ph.D., professor of philosophy, was invested with the Rev. Youree Watson, S.J., Distinguished Professorship in Arts and Sciences.
Alex was born and raised in Lafayette, Louisiana and transferred to Loyola in 2006. He graduated summa cum laude from the University Honors Program in 2009 with a B.A. in Philosophy and Classical Humanities. While at Loyola he completed his senior thesis, titled “Is Hegel a Strong Individuational Holist,” under the direction of Dr. Berendzen. His main philosophical interests include Hegel and German Idealism, philosophy of mind, and the nature of concepts and conceptual content. He is particularly interested in the intersection of these three. These interests have led him to pursue a Ph.D. in Philosophy at the University of Chicago.
Kevin Rabalais is co-editor of Novel Voices, conversations with award-winning American writers and winner of the Eaton Literary Award.
The Big Easy Entertainment Awards has tapped playwright John Biguenet, a professor of Loyola University New Orleans, as the inaugural Theatre Person of the Year.
Melanie McKay has co-authored several texts on technical and business writing, among them, "The Accountant's Guide to Professional Communications."
John Mosier is the author of several books about military history: The Myth of the Great War: A New Military History of World War I, The Blitzkrieg Myth: How Hitler and the Allies Misread the Strategic Realities of World War II, Cross of Iron: The Rise And Fall of the German War Machine, and Grant.
Mary McCay trained as an Olympic swimmer, but gave it up because she could not read while swimming. Instead, she earned a B.A. (from Catholic University of America), M.A. (from Boston College), & Ph.D. in English (from Tufts University).