Faculty Achievements: Elsa Mangiarua, David Trowbridge, Michael Woods

Dr. Elsa I. Mangiarua, a professor in the department of pharmacology, physiology and toxicology and section chief for physiology at the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, has been elected to a position with a national professional organization.   Mangiarua will serve as secretary-treasurer of the Association of Chairs of Departments of Physiology.  She was elected to a three-year term.   Mangiarua has been with Marshall since 1987.

Two Department of History faculty members, are presenting papers at the annual conference of the American Historical Association, the top history conference in the U.S., on January 2, 2014.  They are:

  • Dr. David J. Trowbridge, associate professor of history, will participate in a session, “History’s Role on an Individual Campus,”  part of a larger workshop on Undergraduate Teaching (https://aha.confex.com/aha/2014/webprogram/Symposium1550.html).   Trowbridge’s presentation is called “Preserving History: The Value of History Education for a Career-Minded Generation.”
  • Dr. Michael E. Woods, assistant professor of history, is presenting “Horace Greeley, Southern Hatred, and the Dilemma of Affective Reconstruction” as part of a panel entitled “Mixed Feelings: The Politics of  Emotions, Race, and Gender in Civil War-Era America.” An abstract of the paper can be found at: https://aha.confex.com/aha/2014/webprogram/Paper14290.html.