Faculty Scholarship at University of Puget Sound
Blacksheep Leadership: a strategy that applies to more than just business people
Jeffrey Matthews has taken an unusual approach in writing his new book Blacksheep Leadership. He starts with a fictional story of three siblings competing for an inheritance. Then he spells out what defines today’s “Blacksheep leader”. And finally he relates two dramatic, real-life stories of leaders who instinctively took this unconventional path.More Information
National Panel led by John Woodward Issues Guide for Math Teachers
Educators moved a step closer to improving students’ math skills with the release of new guidelines from a national committee chaired by John Woodward, distinguished professor and dean of the School of Education. The five guidelines focus on how to teach mathematical problem solving to students in grades four through eight.More Information
Cancer Research Turns a Theory on its Head
Professor Leslie Saucedo has published research that casts a surprising new light on the role played by a protein associated with many forms of cancer. The study, researched by five Puget Sound biology students and alumni, reveals that the protein may have a therapeutic, rather than detrimental, role at certain stages of cancer growths.More Information
The vitality of the intellectual life at Puget Sound is an expression of a dynamic faculty with a national reputation for outstanding teaching and groundbreaking scholarship across the breadth of human knowledge.
We invite you to review the most recent version of Advancing Knowledge, Building Understanding, a compilation of faculty books, articles, exhibits, performances, lectures, professional presentations, and awards during the 2010–12 academic years, and to explore the features and links on this site to learn more about the accomplishments of our distinguished faculty.