Faculty Highlights

Graceland University Assistant Professor of Theology and Scripture, and Paul E. Morden Seminary Chair of Religion Tony Chvala-Smith has published a new book

Graceland University Associate Professor of Business Max Pitt, MBA, attended "Cover Crop Boot Camp" Dec. 3 and 4. This virtual seminar was hosted by Practical Farmers of Iowa (PFI), an organization based in Ames, Iowa, and helping the next generation of farmers to succeed through on-farm research, educational events, networking and data-based publications.

Graceland University Visiting Assistant Professor of Education Beth Gregory, EdD, presented "Using Comprehension Strategies to Teach Reading and Math" in the education examined track at the Real Time Virtual Fall Seminar hosted by the National Social Science Association Oct. 12-14.

Graceland University Assistant Professor of Allied Health James Geiselman, DC, DACBN, MS, EMT-P, has obtained the postgraduate designation of Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician by the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians.

Graceland University Associate Professor of Communication Raquel Moreira, PhD, published the article, "'To be a slut is to be free': Women in favela funk, performances of racialised femininity, and celebrity media" in Celebrity Studies. The piece explores the ways in which Brazilian celebrity media scorn and discipline racialized, classed femininities. Celebrity Studies is a peer-reviewed journal published by Taylor & Francis.

Assistant Professor of Theology and Scripture, and Paul E. Morden Seminary Chair of Religion Anthony Chvala-Smith, PhD, delivered a sermon titled “Higher Ground,” which is the featured video for the month of November in the Community of Christ, Graceland's sponsoring church, "Witness the Word" series.