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Accomplishments: April 20

Performances/Media Productions

Daniel Abraham, performing arts, CAS: released the compact disc Passion and Lament: Choral Masterworks of the Seventeenth Century on the Dorian/Sono Luminus label.

Larry Engel, SOC: was the director and director of photography for The Human Spark, a three-part show that premiered on PBS, January.



Angela Davis, WCL: received the 2010 Clyde A. Ferguson Award given by the AALS Minority Groups Section.

David Pitts, SPA: asked to serve on the International Public Management Journal editorial board.

Ira Robbins, WCL: the High Court of Israel, in its landmark opinion finding privately run prisons unconstitutional, relied on the scholarship and amicus curiae brief of Professor Robbins, November 2009.

Charles White, emeritus, philosophy and religion, CAS: his translation into English of some of the Kavitta of the Nimbarka classical Hindi poet Ghananand, together with the Hindi originals, and his production of a film of the ceremonies at the Shriji Nimbarka temple in Vrindaban were presented and discussed at the conference, “International Seminar on Nimbark Achary’s Contribution to World Thought,” at Osmania University, Hyderabad, India, November.



Naomi Baron, language and foreign studies, CAS: delivered a series of lectures in the U.K:, “The Dark Side of Mobile Phones” at the Oxford Internet Institute; “How New Technologies Reshape the Ways We Communicate—and Live” at the University of York; “Does Culture Reshape Mobile Phone Use?” at Swansea University, and “Talk about Texting” at the University of London (Institute of Education), November.

Donna Bain Butler, WCL: presented research-based tools for teaching and learning scholarly (academic) legal writing at the Seventh Annual Symposium on Teaching and Learning Languages to Native-like Levels of Proficiency, Hanover, Md., December.

Erran Carmel, Kogod: was a panelist on the topic of off shoring, Chief Information Officer Workshop, at the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Phoenix, December.

Adam Konowe, SOC: “An Introduction to Media Training,” professional development workshop series, at the National Press Club, December.

Gemma Puglisi, SOC: selected to present at the Educator’s Academy poster session for the Portfolio Class and “Just Neighbors,” PRSA conference, San Diego, November.

Robert Marshak, SPA: “What’s New in OD: Dialogic Interventions” at the Annual Organization Development Network Conference, Seattle, October.

Julie Mertus, SIS: “Gender and the Law of Armed Conflict,”William and Mary, November.

Jeffrey Reiman, philosophy and religion, CAS:“Putting Philosophy into Practice: How to Think Morally about Criminal Justice,” as Life of the Mind Visiting Scholar, at the University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colo., November.

David Rosenbloom, SPA: “Is Collaborative Governance Just Another ‘Next New Thing’?” at the following: College of Political Science and Public Administration, Wuhan University, Wuhan, P.R.C; Department of Public Administration, Tamkang University, Taiwan; National Chi Nan University, Taiwan, October.

Judith Shapiro, SIS: discussed China’s soft power on a panel at the National Press Club, December.


Papers Presented

Richard Sha, literature, CAS: “Italian Science, Frankenstein, and Electricity,” at the Romantics in Italy Conference, Florence, Italy, January.

Susan Shepler, SIS: “Teacher Training for Refugees in Guinea and Reconstruction of National Education Systems in Liberia and Sierra Leone,” at the African Studies Association meeting, New Orleans, November.


Published Works

H. Kent Baker, Kogod: coauthored “How Managers View Exchange Listing in Indonesia” in the Journal of Emerging Markets, vol 14, no 2, 2009.

Richard Benedetto, SOC/SPA: published two columns in Politico: one on the dangers of passing major legislation with only one party voting for it, the other on how the Obama White House manipulated the media during the president’s two-month reassessment of sending troops to Afghanistan. November and December.

Tim Bergin, professor emeritus, CAS: coauthored with Tom Haigh of the University of Wisconsin, “The Commercialization of Database Management Systems 1969–1983” for a special issue of the IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, 31/4, October-December 2009. He also co-edited the issue with Burt Grad of IBM.

Jack Child, language and foreign studies, CAS: Introduction to Spanish Translation, (second edition, with Workbook), University Press of America, December 2009.

Angela Dadak, TESOL, CAS: “Uncovering the Linguistic Diversity in a College Writing Program,” Symposium on Second Language Writers, Arizona State University, Tempe, Ariz.

Daniel Dreisbach, SPA: coedited with Mark David Hall and Jeffry Morrison, The Forgotten Founders on Religion and Public Life, University of Notre Dame Press, 2009. He also authored the volume’s introductory chapter “Famous Founders and Forgotten Founders: What’s the Difference, and Does the Difference Matter?”

Walter Effross, WCL: Corporate Governance: Principles, Aspen 2009.

Consuelo Hernandez, language and foreign studies, CAS: poems published: “Never Ending Journey,” Nimrod International Journal, Mexico-USA, University of Tulsa. vol 52, no 2, spring-summer 2009; “Dangerous Streets,” “The Masada Survivor,” and “The Wailing Wall,” ArtLiJo Arlington Literary Journal, no 27, June 2009.

Alex Hodges, University Library: coauthored with Meg Meiman, “IM Is for Instant Millennials: Developing Staffing Models and Best Practices for Instant Messaging,” Technical Services Quarterly, 26(3).

Kiho Kim, environmental sciences, CAS: served as a guest editor for a special issue of the journal Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, Vol 87, no 1–2.

Andrew Yarrow, history, CAS: coauthored with Marc Freedman, op-ed “Our ‘posterity deficit’ Americans must do more to look out for future generations,” Baltimore Sun, January.