• Professor Liang

    Hong-Ming Liang

    Associate Professor of History & Politics
    Taipei, Taiwan
    Ph.D. History, Washington University, B.A. History, PolSci, & Intl Relations, UW – Madison

    Hong-Ming's Bio:
    I have taught twelve different classes at St. Scholastica. They range from World History to Human Rights, Asian Studies to Globalization, Political Science to US Foreign Relations. I am also the founding chief editor of The Middle Ground, a nationally recognized journal of world history and global studies. The journal offers unique opportunities for student interns interested in research, book reviews, journalism, publishing, marketing, and teaching.

  • Shauney Moen

    Graduate Student
    Oak Grove, MN
    Doctorate of Physical Therapy

    Conrado Eiroa Solans

    Senior
    Madrid, Spain
    Psychology Major, Biology minor

    Yael Ikoba-Ndjip

    Senior
    Brussels, Belgium
    Accounting Major; Finance minor

    Daniela Moreno Gomez

    Senior
    San Salvador, El Salvador
    Computer Information Systems and Finance

  • Neena Koslowski

    Junior
    Apple Valley, MN
    Management

    Halle Nystrom

    Graduate Student
    Fargo, ND
    M.S. Health Information Management

    Katelyn Gehling

    Junior
    East Bethel, MN
    Exercise Physiology for Pre-Physical Therapy

    Malvern Madondo

    Senior
    Harare, Zimbabwe
    Mathematics & Computer Science

  • Laura Salazar

    Senior
    Bogotá, Colombia
    Marketing and Business Management

    Shivani Singh

    Junior
    Mumbai, India
    Management & Marketing

    Jin Baek

    Senior
    Aurora, CO
    Biology and Chemistry (Pre-Med)

    Jason Chavez

    Senior
    Minneapolis, MN
    Psychology, Organizational Behavior, and Social Work

  • Takudzwa Munjanja

    Senior
    Gweru, Zimbabwe
    Health Information Management, CIS minor

    Kathryn McCarrick

    Sophomore
    Saint Paul, MN
    Elementary Education

    Brooke Elvehjem

    Junior
    Mora, MN
    Biology

    Bryan Chavez

    Junior
    Richfield, MN
    Accounting and Finance

  • Laila Zemar

    Sophomore
    Casablanca, Morocco
    Biochemistry, Biology and Pre-med

Student Interns, The Middle Ground Journal Book Review Working Group

A Book Review Working Group selection — a student intern from this working group recommended this book by writing, “…. This book sounds fascinating in a “CSI: HISTORY EDITION” sort of way. I love how it combines the fields of science/medicine/forensics with a rich historical/cultural context, which is emblematic of the strengths of St. Scholastica. Plus, I’m biased towards the fact that it examines the case of Anastasia and the Romanov grave ….”

A new Middle Ground Journal student internship program — The Book Review Working Group, consisting of ten undergraduate and graduate student interns. The Middle Ground is integrating student interns into all phases of the book review process, beginning with researching and recommending books to acquire. Student interns study The Middle Ground’s published reviews, investigate comparable journals and publications, and present annotated book lists to explain and justify their recommendations. These lists are then discussed and debated by the student interns. The chief editor makes the final decision. Over the summer, these students are assigned to different publishers to study their history and publishing focus, to study different genres of reviews (NY Review of Books, TLS, London Review of Books, New Yorker, NYT, Washington Post, various online journals and reviews) — as we research, questions, discuss, and debate, we will also formulate new questions for future reviewers to address. Please email all inquiries to the journal’s chief editor Professor Hong-Ming Liang at HLIANG@CSS.EDU

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