World Crisis and UnderdevelopmentBy: David Ingram, PhDThis book examines the impact of poverty and other global crises in generating forms of structural coercion that cause agential and societal underdevelopment.
Loyola University Chicago’s School of Law has named Thomas M. Haney, JD, LLM, MBA, as the inaugural Hubert Louis Will Professor of Law. Will practiced law for more than 20 years before his appointment in 1961 as United States District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois by President John F. Kennedy. He served for nearly three decades as a federal judge where he became nationally renowned for his innovative case-management technique for improving judicial efficiency.
Loyola University Chicago is hosting a panel discussion about the current hopes and challenges of American Catholics. The conversation named Quo Vadis?—which translates to “where are you going?”—will focus on topics like accountability, leadership, participation, and other issues facing the Church as it strives to build a faithful future.
The American Council on Education (ACE) announced that Christopher Manning, PhD, assistant provost of academic diversity at Loyola University Chicago, has been named an ACE Fellow for academic year 2019-20. Following nomination by the senior administration of their institutions and a rigorous application process, 39 fellows were selected this year.
Loyola University Chicago has appointed Hong Cheng, PhD, as dean of the School of Communication at Loyola University Chicago, effective July 1. He comes to Loyola from the Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), where he has served as professor and director since 2013.
Loyola University Chicago has appointed Malik S. Henfield, PhD, as dean of the School of Education at Loyola University Chicago, effective July 1. Henfield comes to Loyola from the University of San Francisco (USF), where he served as associate dean of academic affairs, research, and faculty advancement and as a professor in USF’s School of Education.