Professional Notes: April 2012
LAURA MCLAUGHLIN, PH.D. (nursing) and SUZANNE MAHON, D.N.SC. (internal medicine and nursing) published a paper "Understanding Taste Dysfunction in Patients With Cancer" in Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing.
ANA MONTERO, PH.D. (Spanish) published an article, "Diálogo de Epicteto y el emperador Adriano a la luz del Manuscrito BN1011. Filosofía natural y formación moral," in La Corónica. A Journal of Medieval Hispanic Languages, Literatures, and Cultures 40:1 (2011): 33-61. She also presented a paper, "Sátira de infelice e felice vida, an emotional and ethical precursor of Celestina?" at the Medieval Academy of America Conference held March 22-24 at SLU. The paper was part of the session that she organized, titled: "Re-examining Celestina: Old and New Perspectives."
KATHLEEN LLEWELLYN, PH.D. (French) presented the paper "Preaching to Women: Early Modern French Sermons," at the Renaissance Society of America Conference in Washington, D.C., on March 23. The paper was part of two sessions that Llewellyn organized on "The Wicked and the Wise: Women in Early Modern Europe."
KATHLEEN FUEGER, PH.D. (Spanish) organized and chaired a panel entitled "Before Texas Hold-em: The Pleasures and Perils of Card-Playing in the Eighteenth Century," at the recent meeting of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies held in San Antonio, Texas. At this conference, Fueger presented a paper, "Jugar a las cartas: Underhanded Gaming in Eighteenth-Century Spanish Comedies." Fueger has been elected Vice-President of the ASECS affiliate group Ibero-American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies for 2012-2103.
KARA MCBRIDE, PH.D. (Spanish) presented the paper "Women love a man with a foreign accent: The factors of sex and nativeness in the perception of L2 pronunciation" at the American Association of Applied Linguistics conference in Boston on March 24.
EVELYN MEYER, PH.D. (German) organized and chaired a session, "Surprising Gender Constructions in Medieval Literature" at the Medieval Academy of America Conference held March 22-24 at SLU. She also chaired the session "Re-examining Celestina: Old and New Perspectives."
ANASTASIOS KABURAKIS, PH.D. (management) published a chapter titled "The Evolution of Intellectual Property Theory and the Right of Publicity in the U.S. Contemporary Application in the Entertainment and Sport Industry," in the text Right of Personality in the XXI Century. New Values, New Rules, New Technologies.
MARGARET PERKINSON, Ph.D. (occupational science and therapy) has been selected to receive the 2012 Alumna Achievement Award from Saint Mary's College in Notre Dame, Indiana. The award honors an alumna who exhibits leadership in her personal and professional accomplishments, exemplifies the quality of a Christian liberal arts education, and upholds the standards, ideals and mission of Saint Mary's College. The Alumnae Association recognizes Perkinson's distinguished career in higher education, specifically her significant commitments and accomplishments in the field of anthropology and gerontology.
MATT HALL, Ph.D. and JASON WINDETT, Ph.D. (political science) were awarded a research grant for their project titled "Estimating Gubernatorial Common Space Scores in the American States." The grant is part of a national research program, "The American Governor: Politics, Policy, Power and Leadership," sponsored by the Eagleton Institute: Center on the American Governor.
JEAN-LOUIS PAUTROT, PH.D. (French) guest-edited an issue of L'Esprit Créateur 52.1 (Spring 2012) devoted to "Pascal Quignard." The journal is published by Johns Hopkins University Press.
ARLINE CRAVENS, PH.D. (French) successfully defended her dissertation, "Evolution of the Musical Novel in George Sand, Marie d'Agoult and Marie Krysinska," at Washington University in St. Louis, completing her Ph.D. in French Language and Literature.
CASSANDRA HAMRICK, PH.D. (French) was the keynote speaker for the annual "Jacques Chicoineau Lecture" held at Webster University March 25. The title of her lecture was "The Amazing 19th Century in France." Sponsored by the Saint Louis-Lyon Sister Cities Committee, the lecture series is held in celebration of the life and work of Jacques Chicoineau (1919-2004), an accomplished writer and educator whose long service in the promotion of the cultural ties between France and St. Louis was recognized during his lifetime by the French Minister of Education, by the French Senate and by President Giscard d'Estaing.
ELEONORE STUMP, PH.D. (philosophy) was recently elected to the American Academy of Sciences and will be inducted in October 2012. This extraordinary honor not only acknowledges her level of achievement as a scholar, philosopher and writer, but also lends even greater prestige and honor to the department, college and University.
ANNEKE BART, PH.D. (mathematics) received the 2012 MAA Missouri Section Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics. The Mathematical Association of America instituted Awards for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics in order to honor college or university teachers who have been widely recognized as extraordinarily successful and whose teaching effectiveness has been shown to have had influence beyond their own institutions.
JOEL JENNINGS, PH.D. (sociology and criminal justice) was appointed to the state's Educational Commission of the States by Gov. Jay Nixon. The Educational Commission of the States is a nonprofit, nationwide interstate compact formed in 1965. Its primary purpose is to help governors, state legislators, state education officials and others develop policies to improve the quality of education at all levels.
MICHAL JAN ROZBICKI, PH.D. (history) has won the Missouri Conference on History 2012 Book Award for his monograph Culture and Liberty in the Age of the American Revolution, published by the University of Virginia Press (2011). The annual Missouri Conference on History Book Award is a $500 cash prize given for the best non-fiction work on any historical topic written by a Missouri resident and published during the year preceding the award. It is sponsored by the State Historical Society of Missouri.
SUSAN TEBB, PH.D. (social work) presented at the Western Illinois AHEC Webinar, March 28, at Saint Louis University, "Communication with Elderly Patients and Families," (S. Tebb w/M. Little). Additionally, Tebb reviewed: Tebb, S. (Spring, 2012). Overcoming trauma through yoga: Reclaiming your body. D. Emerson & E. Hopper. Yoga Therapy Today. 8(1), 40.
JIN HUANG, PH.D. (social work) presented the paper "Intergenerational Transmission of Educational Attainment: The Role of Household Assets" at Assets and Education Research Symposium held at the University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kan., March 29-30.
KAREN MYERS, PH.D. (education) received an award for Allies for Inclusion: The Ability Exhibit, awarded the 2012 Ignatian Medal for Outstanding Campus Program, JASPA, Phoenix, Ariz. Additionally, Myers' received the 2012-2013 AAUW Community Action Grant. Allies for Inclusion: The Ability Exhibit K-12 Edition - in partnership with Delta Gamma Center for Children with Visual Disabilities.
Myers also presented:
Myers, K. & Friedhoff, AJ. Allies for Inclusion: Friends with Disabilities, ILASFAA conference, Springfield, MO (April 2012)
Myers, K, Disability Identity Development Model Revisited, ACPA annual convention, Louisville, KY (March 2012)
Myers, K. & Friedhoff, AJ....Allies for Inclusion: The Workshop Edition, ACPA annual convention, Louisville, KY (March 2012)
Myers, K. Universal Design in Higher Education Institute: Paradigm Shift for Inclusion through Instruction, ACPA annual convention, Louisville, KY (March 2012)
ANANTH SEETHARAMAN, PH.D. (accounting), FRANK WANG, PH.D. (accounting) and NARESH BANSAL, Ph.D. (finance) authored the paper "Managerial Risk-Taking Incentives and Non-GAAP Earnings Disclosures." It has been accepted for presentation at a concurrent session of the CAAA annual conference, scheduled June 1-2.
N.K. KWAK, PH.D. (decision sciences/ITM), Seong Ho Kim, Chang W. Lee, and Tae Sung Choi authored a paper, "An Application of Linear Programming Discriminate Analysis to Classifying and Predicting the Symptomatic Status of HIV/AIDS Patients," in the Journal of Medical Systems, Vol. 26, No. 5: 427-438 (October, 2002). The paper was listed as the best among the Top 20 Articles published in the domain of HIV/AIDS related research since 2002. It was cited by Dan Nielsen, the editor of BioMedLib (Feb. 29)