Professor Svetlana Peshkova has published Women, Islam, and Identity (Syracuse University Press), an ethnographic study that examines women's roles as religious leaders in a conservative Muslim community in Uzebekistan. Peshkova is an assistant professor of anthropology at UNH.
David Rivard has been awarded the Jerome J. Shestack Prize from the American Poetry Review for a group of poems the magazine published in 2013--the prize honors the best poems published in the magazine in the past year. All 13 of the poems are collected in his new book, Standoff, which will appear in early 2016 from Graywolf Press.
The Sino-foreign Joint Research Ph.D. Fellowship is specifically for Ph.D. students in the U.S. and other countries who would like to study 6 months to 2 years in China. The Ph.D. in China Fellowshipis for master graduates to pursue doctoral degrees in China.
The purpose of this study is to observe how patients assess clinician competence based on past experience. The goal is to look at the patient-clinician interaction from the patient’s perspective and to see if a patient’s past experience with clinicians has any effect on their current assessment of clinician competence.