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Faculty News

Academic accomplishments and news about COCC faculty. For more information, please contact College Relations.  

German Instructor Translates Bestseller
German Instructor Translates Bestseller

Janet Gesme, German language and music instructor, translates best-selling German travelogue

Waller Publishes Work on Wild Bonobos
Waller Publishes Work on Wild Bonobos

Anthropology assistant professor Michel Waller serves as co-author on published work

English Professor Honored as Difference-Maker for Women
English Professor Honored as Difference-Maker for Women

Stacey Donohue recognized by the American Association for Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC) Oregon chapter

Oregon Dental Association Profiles COCC Clinic
Oregon Dental Association Profiles COCC Clinic

Read about COCC's community dental clinic—and faculty member Lynn Murray—in the Oregon Dental Association's Sept. '18 "Membership Matters" magazine

History Professor Jessica Hammerman Published in Collection
History Professor Jessica Hammerman Published in Collection

Work appears in Brill’s essay collection, “From Catalonia to the Caribbean: The Sephardic Orbit from Medieval to Modern Times”

"Becoming Leonardo" Takes a Fresh Look at da Vinci

Wall Street Journal names COCC instructor's book to Top 10