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Accomplishments: April 19


Amitav Acharya, SIS, delivered the opening speech at the 2010 Annual Conference of Millennium: Journal of International Studies published by the London School of Economics.

Naomi Baron, language and foreign studies, CAS: “Connections and Consequences: Living in an Online and Mobile World,” Georgetown University.

Consuelo Hernandez, language and foreign studies, CAS: “Los inmigrantes en la literatura escrita en español,” Embassy of El Salvador, Washington, D.C.

Robert Marshak, SPA: “Covert Processes: Exploring the Hidden Dimensions of Individuals, Groups and Organizations,” one-week seminar, Center for the Study of Human Relations, Namzan University.

Colman McCarthy, SIS: “To Reach Peace, Teach Peace,” the George School, Newtown, Pa.; “The Real Martin Luther King Jr., Not the Sanitized King,” Charlotte Country Day School, Charlotte, N.C.; and “Peace Education: the Time Has Come,” Florida Gulf Coast University, Ft. Myers, Fla.

Jin Park, philosophy and religion, CAS: keynote speech, “Ethics of Tension,” at the Buddhist Ethics Symposium, West Chester University.

David Rosenbloom, SPA: “U.S. Public Administration and the Theory of a Unitary Executive Branch,” School of International Relations and Public Affairs, Fudan University, Shanghai, PRC.

Myra Sklarew, professor emerita, literature, CAS: gave a talk at the celebration of E. Ethelbert Miller, director of the African American Resource Center at Howard University and board chair of the Institute of Policy Studies.


Published Works

Mustafa Aksakal, history, CAS: “Why Did the Ottomans Enter a European War in 1914?” in the Journal of Ottoman Studies.

Anna Amirkhanyan, SPA: coauthored with H. J. Kim, and K. T. Lambright, “Do Relationships Matter? Comparing the Performance of Relational and Classic Contracts,” Public Performance and Management Review, 34 (2).

Daniel Dreisbach, SPA: book chapter, “The Meaning of the Separation of Church and State: Competing Views,” in Oxford Handbook on Church and State in the United States, ed. Derek H. Davis,  Oxford University Press, 2010.

Eric Lohr, history, CAS: “Germanskoe zaimstvovanie?”: Poddanstvo i politika v oblasti immigratsii i naturalizatsii v Rossiiskoi imperii kontsa XIX – nachala XX veka,” [“Borrowed from Germany?: Subjecthood, Immigration, and Naturalization in the Russian Empire,”] Imperium inter pares: Rol’ transferov v istorii Rossiiskoi imperii (1700-1917), edited by Martin Aust, Ricarda Vilpius, and Aleksei Miller, Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie, 2010.

David Pitts, SPA: coauthored with A. K. Hicklin, D. P. Hawes, and E. Melton, “What Drives the Implementation of Diversity Management Programs? Evidence from Public Organizations,” in the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 20(4).

Ira Robbins, WCL: Habeas Corpus Checklists, Thomson/West, 19th ed., 2011; and Prisoners and the Law, Thomson/West, six vols, 2010.