Faculty Accomplishments – We’ve Been Busy!March 21st, 2012 | Posted by in Congratulations | Faculty
See what milestones are recently been achieved by our active faculty – and as always, you can visit our Faculty Accomplishments webpage for additional, regularly-updated listings.
Chair of Fine Arts Carol Pelletier was a “Featured Artist” in the winter 2011 issue of Visual Overture, a quarterly publication committed to empowering emerging artists and connecting them with exhibitors and investors.
Assistant Professor of Sport Science Dr.Boyun Woo, together with a colleague, has had an article accepted for publication in the peer-reviewed journal, Human Resource Management Research. The citation is: Woo, B., & Chelladurai, P. Dynamics of perceived support and work attitudes: The case of fitness club employees
Dr. Woo, together with a colleague, has also had a book chapter published in Routledge Handbook of Sport Management. The citation is: Woo, B., & Rocha, C. (2012). Sources of support for employees in sport organizations. In L. Robinson, P. Chelladurai, G. Bodet, & P. Downward. Routledge handbook of sport management (pp. 178-192). New York, NY: Routledge.
Biology major Katie Kelly, together with colleagues, has had an article published in the peer-reviewed journal Learning and Memory. The article is a result of work Katie did during a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) with Riccardo Mozzachiodi at Texas A & M University.
The Shot Glass Journal has published Arts & Sciences professor Dan Sklar‘s poems, “Once,” “Rain,” and “A Movie.”
Psychology professor Dr. John Kelley and his colleagues have just had a paper accepted at the peer-reviewed journal Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics. The citation is: Kelley, J. M., Kaptchuk, T. J., Cusin, C., Lipin, S., & Fava, M. (in press). Open-label placebo for major depressive disorder: A pilot randomized controlled trial. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics.
Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence Dakin Burdick was recently published: Burdick, D. (2011). Online, Hybrid, and Face-to-Face Higher Education. In The Strategic Management of Higher Education Institutions: Serving Students as Customers for Institutional Growth. Ed. Hamid H. Kazeroony. Dallas, TX: Business Express Press.
Erin Fay (class of 2010, liberal studies) and Willie Young co-authored the essay, “The Comedy of Contradiction,” which has just been published in Arrested Development and Philosophy: They’ve Made a Huge Mistake, ed. by Kris Phillips and Jeremy Wisnewski (Blackwell, 2012).
Dr. Thomas Zane has recently published the article, “What Does the Evidence Show Us: A Review of the Soma Rapid Prompt Method” in the most recent issue of The OARACLE, the newsletter of the Organization for Autism Research.
Adjunct Arts faculty, Diane Giardi‘s poem “Ode to the Spleen” was published in January 2012 in “The Yale Journal of Arts and Humanities.”
Creative writing professor Doug Holder’s work has been included in the poetry anthology: Last Call: The Bukowski Legacy Continues, edited by RD Armstrong (Lummox Press, 2011).
Dennis Lanson‘s short Story “The Glove” has been published by Sol Literary Magazine, a publication out of Mexico by writers in English, and can be found in the current issue, now online.
Hospitality Management assistant professor Brendan Cronin has published his autobiography – Cheffin’: From potatoes to caviar. In Cheffin’, Master Chef Brendan Cronin takes us on a global journey of gastronomic delight from his childhood on a small dairy farm in the West of Ireland, to cooking in great hotels in Limerick, Dublin, and onward to the beckoning and beautiful Swiss Alps, Africa, and The Far East. The book is currently available on Amazon Kindle and paperback.
American Studies adjunct Matt Pustz‘s book, entitled Comic Books and American Cultural History, was recently published by Continuum Books. The book is a collection of essays about using comic books for historical scholarship and teaching. The contributors include comics scholars from both the United States and Europe.
Adjunct faculty Dr. David Swensen had a literature review published in the current issue of the peer reviewed Journal of the Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists. The citation is: Swensen, D. M.: Heart Rate Variability and Spinal Manipulation – A Review of the Literature. JACO 2011, 8(4) 4-21.
Todd Wemmer, assistant professor of communication, gave a presentation entitled: TELL A STORY AFTER THE BEEP: THE USE OF VOICEMAIL IN DIGITAL STORYTELLING PROJECTS at the American Anthropological Association Annual Conference in Montreal, Canada on November 19, 2011.
Visual and Performing Arts professor Dena Gilby will be presenting a paper at the 6th Global Conference, Visual Literacies: Exploring Critical Issues at University of Oxford, Mansfield College in July 2012.
Biotechnology professor Jessica Kaufman and adjunct faculty Katy van Kirk were accepted to give an oral presentation at the annual meeting of the American Chemical Society this spring for their recent work on transforming the general chemistry labs (CHE105/106L) into green chemistry labs and creating their own manual.
Writing Center Director Dr. David DiSarro, professional tutor Samantha Williams, and peer tutors Jessica Richard, Lauren Peterson, and Emily Fournier have been accepted to present at the Northeast Writing Center Association Conference (NEWCA). The title of their presentation is “The Ground Beneath Our Feet: Institutional Design and Writing Center Professionalization.”
Assistant Professor of Human Services, Nathalie Saltikoff presented a poster at the Boston College Multidisciplinary PhD Research Development Day. The title of the presentation was “Sentencing Dispositions in Cases of Assault and Battery: The Impact of Victim Offender Relationship.”
The Louisville Institute Board of Directors recently announced that Professor William W. Young and Endicott College received a Sabbatical Grant for Researchers for his project titled, “Listening, Religion and Democracy.” This year-long project will study religious communities in the Boston area, exploring the multiple forms of listening involved in their religious practice, and how these forms of listening help to cultivate civic and political engagement. It is part of a broader study by Dr. Young of religious listening and its role in communal and interfaith networks.
Chair of Performing Arts Becca Kenneally has been appointed Public Relations Chair of the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Choral Directors Association.
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