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Furman Scholarship Reception: 2023 Reception


On February 10, 2023, the Libraries and the Office of the Provost hosted Furman’s sixth Faculty Scholarship Reception. The reception showcased accomplishments from the calendar year 2022, highlighting Furman faculty members who have completed a degree, received a grant from an external funding source totaling more than $1,000, ‚Äčand/or published books, book chapters, journal articles, exhibits, recordings, performances, films, or other works. The following faculty provided four-minute presentations on their scholarly or creative works:

  • Mahan Ellison, Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures
  • Bronwen Forbay, Visiting Associate Professor of Voice
  • James Guth, Professor of Politics and International Affairs
  • Nick Radel, Professor of English
  • Alison Roark, Associate Professor of Biology
  • Judith Williams, Assistant Professor of Anthropology


A view of the reception from above. People are standing and talking to each other.


Caroline Mills speaks into microphone welcoming guests.

Caroline Mills

Mahan Ellison presents with his book displayed in front of him.

Mahan Ellison

Bronwen Forbay speaks at podium about her scholarship.

Bronwen Forbay

A side profile of James Guth while he speaks on his scholarship.

James Guth

Nick Radel speaks at the podium on his scholarship.

Nick Radel

A side profile of Alison Roark while she speaks about her grant award.

Alison Roark

Judith Williams speaks at the podium on her scholarship.

Judith Williams

Beth Pontari at the podium thanking attendees.

Beth Pontari

Cynthia King leans over table to view scholarship display.

Cynthia King

A display of books and a CD created, written, or edited by faculty members.

Creative and Scholarly Works

Nashieli Marcano poses with her published book.

Nashieli Marcano