Cover and interior illustrations for Chemistry and Engineering News about the “invisible work” issue - the extra time spent in service activities such as mentoring students and serving on committees. Many STEM faculty from underrepresented groups, such as people of color, shoulder a heavier burden of this service load, which may put their career advancement at risk. Thanks to AD Robert Bryson!
Three illustrations for IU Alumni Magazine about why so many managers lack the “soft skills” of interaction - empathy, self-awareness, listening, etc., ending up creating miscommunication and untenable situations in the workplaces they run. And how to fill this gap.
Thanks to AD Brittany Nicole Olson!
Cover and feature illustrations for The Rotarian, magazine of Rotary International, about The Four-Way Test:
one of Rotary’s central principles that could be useful in the current day, when truth and truthfulness seem to be losing its prestige in public life. Story by Joseph Epstein. Thanks AD Jennifer Moody!
Breaking down the Ivory Tower. The credibility of establishment figures has been demolished by technological changes and political upheavals, and its too late to turn back the clock. Illustration for Internazionale, article by William Davies. Thanks to AD Alberto Notarbartolo, as always.
Cover illustration for The Exeter Bulletin, about the importance of promoting civil discussion on hard questions of diversity, inclusion, race, gender, political difference etc. Exeter is a discussion-based school using the Harkness method, involving students seated in a large, oval table to discuss ideas in an open-minded environment.
Thanks to AD David Nelson!
Latest cover artwork for Chemistry and Engineering News, about the relationship between USA and international scientists. They have long been a key part of the US research workforce, but concerns are rising that they'll start to turn elsewhere. Thanks to AD Robert Bryson.
Latest cover illustration for the BBC World Histories. This issue focuses on the lessons history can teach us about how enemies can forge a lasting and secure peace. Thanks to ad Susanne Frank and editor Matt Elton, as always.
Cover and interior illustrations for Columbia Medicine magazine about how clinicians and educators are tackling the opioid epidemic. Thanks to AD Eson Chan, as always.
The new issue of BBC World Histories gives rise to the question of political extremes. As populist politicians come to power around the world, seven experts assess whether we are witnessing the dawn of a new era of extremism. Thanks to AD Susanne Frank, as always.
Today in The New York Times: catholic bishops should do a better job protecting the followers, after they have been accused of failing to adequately respond to sexual abuse in their dioceses. Thanks to AD James Datz!
Recent works and news from my illustrator activity.