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Faculty, Student Research to be Focus of Conference

March 14, 2014

Dr. Samuel Joeckel, associate professor of English and a professor in the Supper Honors Program, will give the keynote address during the third annual Palm Beach Atlantic University Interdisciplinary Research Conference on March 26 and 27. PBA is a private, Christ-centered college in West Palm Beach, Fla., USA.The third annual Palm Beach Atlantic University Interdisciplinary Research Conference, sponsored by the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness, will be held on Wednesday, March 26, and Thursday, March 27, in the Warren Library.

The conference will open with a keynote address by distinguished researcher and speaker Dr. Samuel Joeckel at 11 a.m. on Wednesday in the Lassiter Rotunda of the Warren Library.

Dr. Joeckel joined PBA in 2002 and serves as associate professor of English and a professor in the Supper Honors Program. Dr. Joeckel has written on a wide range of subjects, including 18th-century British literature, C.S. Lewis, humor theory, Christian higher education and disability studies.

His articles appear in a number of journals. He is the author of “The C.S. Lewis Phenomenon: Christianity and the Public Sphere” and co-editor of “The Christian College Phenomenon: Inside America’s Fastest Growing Institutions of Higher Learning.”

In addition, the conference will include student and faculty paper presentations and poster sessions. Separate awards will be presented for the best student and best faculty research along with recognition of the best student-faculty collaborative research project.

For information, visit the conference website, http://pba.callisto-science.org/conference/index.html.
 

 

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