Professional Notes: August 2012
STEFAN BRADLEY, PH.D. (History and African American Studies) and a book he co-edited, Alpha Phi Alpha: A Legacy of Greatness, The Demands of Transcendence, (University Press of Kentucky) were mentioned in the fall 2012 edition of Gonzaga: The Magazine of Gonzaga University.
The most recent book by CATHLEEN FLECK, PH.D. (Art History), The Clement Bible at the Medieval Courts of Naples and Avignon: A Story of Papal Power, Royal Prestige, and Patronage, (Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2010) was just positively reviewed in CAA.reviews, the online review site of the primary U.S. academic arts association, the College Art Association (CAA), which provides critical and peer reviews of all areas of the fine arts and art history. Though access to the online review is only possible with membership to the CAA, Fleck is happy to provide a copy to anyone interested in the topic.
A review and excerpt from NANCY BELL's (Theatre) recent play, The New World, was featured in the July/August issue of American Theatre Magazine, along with a picture from the production. The play, a contemporary adaptation of The Tempest, premiered in April 2012, as the inaugural production of Shakespeare Festival St. Louis' "Shakespeare in the Streets" program. The program partners theatre artists with community members to create original adaptations of Shakespeare that reflect the unique concerns and aspirations of some of St. Louis' underserved neighborhoods.
TOBIAS WINRIGHT, PH.D. (Theological Studies) presented two conference papers in early June: "'Legitimate Defense' and the ‘Responsibility to Protect'" at a selected session on "Theological Responses to the Arab Spring" at the Annual Conference of the Catholic Theological Society of America in St. Louis; and "Liturgy and (God's) Justice for All: The Mass as a Theological Basis for Translating Recent Catholic Teaching on Capital Punishment" at the Ethics section of the Annual Meeting of the College Theology Society at Saint Mary's University in San Antonio, Texas. In addition, he published "Obama's Drone Wars: A Case to Answer," The Tablet 266 (August 18, 2012): 6-7; "'Never Again': The Responsibility to Protect as an Emerging Ethical Norm," The Cresset (June/Trinity, 2012): 30-34; and "Catholic Social Thought," in Proceedings of the Catholic Theological Society of America vol. 67 (2012): 87-88.
SIMONE BREGNI, PH.D. (Italian) has published an article, "The Ubiquitous Language Lab — Using the iPod Touch to Enhance Language and Culture Acquisition," in Ubiquitous Learning: An International Journal, Volume 4, Issue 2 (2012), pp. 81-90. Available as PDF download.
PASCALE PERRAUDIN, PH.D. (French) has co-edited a guest issue of Postcolonial Text, "Transnational Inquiries: Representing Postcolonial Violence and Cultures of Struggle". Vol 7, No 1, (2012). Postcolonial Text is a refereed open access journal that publishes articles, book reviews, interviews, poetry and fiction on postcolonial, transnational and indigenous themes. The volume is available online.
CLAUDIA KARAGOZ, PH.D. (Italian) presented a paper titled "Italian Women's Cinema: Motherhood Revisited in Comencini's The White Space" at the Second Annual Film and Media Conference, University of London, U.K., June 2012. She also delivered a presentation in May 2012, "Virtually Unbound: Desire and Gender in Donatella Maiorca's Viol@," at the XXXII Annual Conference of The American Association for Italian Studies at the College of Charleston in South Carolina.
JOSEPH DELUCIA, D.O. (Emergency Medicine) was the moderator for a national webinar, "Advanced Practice Paramedic (APP): Community Para Medicine and Mobile Health Care," in August 2012. It was attended by approximately 600 participants. The webinar can be viewed at any time online and was funded by the Roberts Woods Johnson Foundation.
MARY ANN LAVIN, DSc. (Nursing) was inducted into the 2012 class of NANDA International Fellows.
JENNIFER BUEHLER, PH.D. (Education) received a SLU President's Research Fund Award to support her ongoing study exploring the challenges faced by dropout and disconnected youth returning to high school.
ALEX CUENCA, PH.D. (Education) was one of six co-authors on the article "The influence of a collaborative doctoral seminar on emerging teacher educator-researchers." This article was published in Action in Teacher Education: The Journal of the Association of Teacher Educators, Volume 34, Issue 2, Pages 172-190. Cuenca also was one of three co-authors who presented a paper titled, "Metaphors of complexity: The roles of university supervisors at the Ninth International Conference on the Self-Study of Teacher Education Practices in East Sussex, U.K." This paper was also published in the Conference Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on the Self-Study of Teacher Education Practices.
DOUG RUSH, PH.D. (Education) has been invited by the dean of the University of Baltimore School of Law to make a presentation Wednesday, Sept. 19, regarding his research on factors which affect bar examination passage for law school graduates.
SUSAN EVERSON, PH.D. (Education) has been asked to facilitate the Teaching in Kansas Commission II activity to review and recommend steps to include student performance measures in the Kansas educator evaluation model. Her work will continue throughout the school-year. Kansas has received a waiver from the Department of Education, so the State Commissioner and Commission II will submit a plan to DOE describing the process to embed student performance measures into the educator evaluation model.
KAREN MYERS, PH.D. (Education) published two articles in the journal ACPA Developments 19 (2). The articles are titled, "Expanding the Frame-Applying Universal Design in Higher Education (Part II)," and "Creating a Culture of Inclusion: Listening to the Voices of People with Disabilities."
Four College of Education and Public Service faculty members were awarded Presidential Research Fund (PRF) grants in the latest round of awards. These recipients are JENNIFER BUEHLER, PH.D. (Education), JIN HUANG, PH.D. (Social Work), JULIE BIRKENMAIER, PH.D. (Social Work) and NIKKI MURDICK, PH.D. (Education).
ANASTASIOS KABURAKIS, PH.D. (Management) published the paper, "British Pubs, Decoder Cards, and the future of Intellectual property licensing after Murphy."
CYNTHIA LeROUGE, PH.D. (Health Management and Policy) co-authored an article titled "Telemedicine: Technology Mediated Service Relationship, Encounter, or Something Else?" that appeared in the International Journal of Medical Informatics.
MARY CHRISTINE MCMAHON earned the Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems credential from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society by meeting the educational and work experience qualifying standards and passing the CPHIMS exam.