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Accomplishments: February 23


Mark Oxman, professor emeritus, art, CAS: exhibited his sculpture Figure Eight at the Lyet Gallery, Elizabethtown College, January-February.



Kiho Kim, environmental sciences, CAS: has been reappointed to the Ocean Studies Board of the National Academies for a second three-year term.



Pat Aufderheide, SOC: lectured on social media and public life at the Mosaiko New Media Conference in Athens, Greece.

Charles Cox, College Writing Program, CAS: “Impossible Possibilities: Using Science Fiction to Teach Academic Writing,” at the National Council of Teachers of English 2009 Conference, Philadelphia.

Angela Dadak, TESOL, CAS; Alex Hodges, University Library; Michael Manson, CAS; Shari Pattillo, Academic Support Center; and Michael Roehm, International Student and Scholar Services: “International Students and Academic Integrity: A Cross-Campus Collaboration,” at the NAFSA: Association of International Educators, Region VIII Annual Convention, Washington, D.C.

William DeLone, Kogod: “The Determinants of Information Systems Success,” Center for Innovation and Structural Change Seminar, J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, National University of Ireland–Galway, Galway, Ireland.

Daniel Dreisbach, SPA: “The Founders, the Bible, and Political Discourse in the American Founding,” at the Center for Vision and Values, Grove City College, Pittsburgh.

Sonya Grier, Kogod: “Quantitative and Qualitative Studies to Assess Obesiogenic Food Marketing Patterns to Ethnic Groups,” at the 2009 annual meeting of the Obesity Society, Washington, D.C.
Robert Marshak, SPA: “Organization Development and Change: Views of the Past, Present and Future,” Greater Orlando Organization Development Network.

Chris Palmer, director, Center for Environmental Filmmaking, SOC: coauthored with Suzanne Taylor, “Wild Guide—More Is More: How Wildlife Filmmakers Can Benefit from Full Disclosure,” in Reelscreen magazine.

Gemma Puglisi,
SOC: selected to give a presentation at the Educator’s Academy poster session on her Portfolio class’s work with Just Neighbors—the nonprofit that works with immigrants, San Diego.

Jeffrey Reiman, philosophy and religions, CAS: “Thinking Morally About Criminal Justice,” lecture to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, North American Invitational Model United Nations, Washington, D.C.

David Rosenbloom, SPA: “Effective Governance,” at the Herzliya Conference, where the prime ministers of both Israel and the Palestinian Authority spoke, Herzliya, Israel, February.



Naomi Baron, language and foreign studies, CAS: was featured in the article, “Do Digital Media Make Us Bad Writers?” on the MacArthur Foundation’s Digital Media and Learning Blog.

Philip Brenner, SIS: quoted in Congressional Quarterly weekly cover story on U.S.-Cuba relations, “Exporting Democracy in a Suitcase.”

Peter Kuznick, history, CAS: interviewed by Chile’s El Mercurio about the closing of the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository.

Judith Shapiro, SIS: discussed Obama’s State of the Union address on Voice of America television (China Branch).


Papers Presented

David Pitts, SPA: “Are Equity and Efficiency Competing Values? Diversity Management’s Impacts on Employment Equity and Organizational Performance,” at the 10th Public Management Research Conference, Columbus, Ohio.


Published Works

Pat Aufderheide, SOC: was a member of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies’ policy task force that created “Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Studies Publishing.”

H. Kent Baker, Kogod: coauthored with Prakash Deo and Tarun Mukherjee, “EVA Revisited” in the Journal of Financial Education, fall 2009.

Jack Child, language and foreign studies, CAS: “Semiotics and Stamps” in American Philatelist, January 2010.

Jeffrey Crouch, Washington Semester Program: The Presidential Pardon Power, Kansas University Press, 2009.

Max Paul Friedman, history, CAS: “Simulacrobama: The Mediated Election of 2008” in the Journal of American Studies 43:2 (August 2009).

Douglas Klusmeyer, SPA: coauthored with Demetrios Papademetriou, Immigration Policy in the Federal Republic of Germany: Negotiating Membership and Remaking the Nation, Berghahn Books, 2009.

Julie Mertus, SIS: coauthor and contributor to Surviving Field Research: Working in Violent and Difficult Situations, Routledge, 2009–2010.

Jeanne Addison Roberts, professor emerita, literature CAS: Literary Criticism as Dream Analysis, a collection of essays on Shakespeare and other Renaissance and modern writers, American Literary Press.