Leslie Desmangles, professor of religion and international studies at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, was honored with two panels discussing his work at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association.

Professor Desmangles, who has been on the faculty at Trinity College for 30 years, is a graduate of Eastern University in St. Davids, Pennsylvania. He holds a master’s degree in theology from the Palmer Seminary in Philadelphia and a Ph.D. in anthropology from Temple University.

Steve Swayne, associate professor of music at Dartmouth College, was awarded a one-year fellowship with the National Endowment for the Humanities. The fellowship will allow Professor Swayne to complete work on a book about composer William Schuman.