Anna Katherine (“Kay”) Behrensmeyer

Anna Katherine (“Kay”) Behrensmeyer, LA67, is a senior research geologist and curator of vertebrate paleontology at the Smithsonian Institution. She is known for her pioneering research in taphonomy, the branch of paleontology that deals with the processes of fossilization. Much of her career has involved paleontological and geological field research on the ecological context of […]

Michael S. Sherry

Michael S. Sherry, LA67, wrote The Punitive Turn in American Life: How the United States Learned to Fight Crime Like a War (UNC Press, 2020). The book explores the political and cultural history of the ways in which punishment and surveillance have moved to the center of American life and become imbued with militarized language […]

Pepper Schwartz

Pepper Schwartz, LA67, GR69, is involved in several startups, including Pulse and Keeper. She recently finished video and audio relationship casts, 20 short videos on intimacy and sexuality, and 10 brief audio files on maintaining relationships for

Perci Chester

Perci Chester, FA67, had her “Now Is the Time/Time After Time and Drawings of Protest” show on display at the Traffic Zone Gallery in Minneapolis. The installation featured clock boxes, tree limbs and stone with anthropomorphic forms whose heads are vintage clock boxes, marking “time as no time — endless time — and the present […]

Karen Adderton

Karen Adderton, GR67, is a licensed marriage and family therapist practicing in west St. Louis County. She works with adults and adolescents in the areas of trauma, life transitions and personal growth.