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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Emily Thomas

Dr. Emily Thomas, assistant professor of mathematics, has dedicated her research to  topology and knot theory.  Born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee, Thomas joined the Buc family in the fall of 2016 after receiving her PhD. She holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Samford University and a master’s degree and PhD in mathematics from the University […]

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55th Annual Academic and Student Life Awards

The 55th Annual Academic and Student Life Awards was a bit different this year. As much of the world is doing during the pandemic, Charleston Southern University committed to social distancing last month which meant pushing everything online. Spring events were canceled or modified to a virtual platform – that includes this year’s awards day.  Dr. […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Kathleen Love

Dr. Kathleen Love, chair of the criminal justice and sociology departments, recently won the William Brian Moody Leader Award from Charleston Leaders, in recognition of her achievement in community work. Prior to joining the CSU family in 2017, Love was a member of the North Charleston Police Department for 22 years. She also supervised all […]

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CSU Christian Studies faculty shine at Evangelical Theology Conference

Three Charleston Southern University Christian studies professors were selected to present papers at the Evangelical Theological Society meeting in San Diego in November. Dr. Peter Link, chair of the department of Christian studies, made the case that Moses was communicating the gospel of the Messiah throughout the whole of the Torah. Affirming Mosaic authorship of […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Soohyun Yun

Dr. Soohyun Yun performed at the Piano Texas International Festival in summer 2019, including three concerts and three public master classes. Yun won the concerto competition and performed Schumann Piano Concerto with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra under the baton of maestro Miguel Harth-Bedoya. She also performed in the Ilshin Art Hall in Seoul, Korea […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Carissa T. Smith

Dr. Carissa Smith is the author of the recently published Cyborg Saints: Religion and Posthumanism in Middle Grade and Young Adult Fiction in Routledge’s Children’s Literature and Culture Series. Promotional material says, “Cyborg Saints charts new ground in joining religion and posthumanism to represent the creativity and diversity of young people’s fiction.” Smith is also […]

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Math professor, mascot wearer – you never know where Grieves will turn up

Dr. Justin Grieves, associate professor of mathematics, likes to have fun.  Outside the classroom, he has found a unique avenue for fun – dressing as a mascot. Grieves has been Chas the Crab at Charleston’s STEM Festival, Bucky at CSU football games, and Chelsea the Riverdog at the local minor league ballpark.  Despite the very […]

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