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W&L to Host “Slices of Research” Program at Salerno Wood Fired Pizza & Taphouse Newly promoted faculty members will present their research in a PechaKucha format on Jan. 30.

Washington and Lee University’s Office of the Provost is pleased to present the “Slices of Research” program held at Salerno Wood Fired Pizza & Taphouse in Lexington on Tuesday, Jan. 30 at 5:30 p.m.

The event will feature research and creative works presented by recently promoted faculty from the College, the Williams School and the School of Law, with the intent of bringing faculty and staff together in a social space intended to strengthen W&L’s intellectual and cultural community. The program’s first hour will be devoted to socializing, with presentations beginning at 6:30 p.m.

The research will be presented by nine faculty members in a stimulating PechaKucha storytelling format, featuring 20 slides or images displayed for 20 seconds apiece. Among those presenting are:

  • Martin Davies, professor of economics
  • Elizabeth Denne, professor of mathematics
  • Eric Moffa, associate professor of education studies
  • Barton Myers, professor of history
  • Holly Pickett, professor of English
  • Katie Shester, professor of economics
  • Alan Trammell, associate professor of law
  • Melissa Vise, associate professor of history
  • Yanhong Zhu, professor of East Asian languages and literatures

W&L will cover the cost of pizza and the first drink for faculty and staff. Attendees are encouraged to RSVP in advance and inquiries should be placed to Rissie Murphy, manager of provost office operations.