See what our Northern Arizona University family has been involved in
We are very proud of our department at NAU and are excited to showcase some achievements. Find out about what our faculty and staff are involved in by reading more below.
NAU faculty accomplishments
Dr. Janine Schipper Accordion Closed
Dr. Schipper co-authored a book called Teaching with Compassion: An Educator’s Oath to Teach from the Heart. It’s being published by Rowman & Littlefield and is scheduled for release in August, 2018. In addition, she is attending a Conference entitled “Buddhism in Dialogue with Contemporary Society” in Hamburg, Germany this June. Her talk is entitled “Social Dharma: How Buddhist Principles Radically Alter Our Understanding of Self and Society.” Finally, she’s written a book chapter entitled “Buddhist Water Ethics and the Case of Water Scarcity in the American West.” This chapter will appear in Purser, Stanley and Singh (eds.) Ethical Foundations of Mindfulness published by Springer.
Dr. Schipper is currently writing a book based on her research on culture and water sustainability in the arid Southwest.
Dr. Angela A. A. Willeto Accordion Closed
Through a Diversity Supplement award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Dr. Angela A. A. Willeto, Ph.D. was mentored in the Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR) approach with American Indian communities. The Diversity Supplement is a mentoring grant ‘housed’ under a parent grant of The Center for American Indian Resilience (CAIR) that was funded by the US Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health – National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), as an Exploratory Center of Excellence
NAU staff accomplishments
Caleb Buum Accordion Closed