August 02, 2012

University Communications

Professional Notes: July 2012

JEFFREY LEWIS, J.D. (Law) will receive the 2012 Robert J. Kutak Award from the American Bar Association. This prestigious award is the highest honor given out by the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, and is presented to an individual who has made significant contributions to the collaboration of the legal academy, the bench and the bar. Lewis served as dean of the School of Law for 11 years until his return to full-time teaching in 2010.

JIN HUANG, PH.D. (School of Social Work) authored an article "AFDC/TANF Exits and Re-entries for Families Raising Children with Educational Disabilities (2012)". Children and Youth Services Review 34, pp. 1756-1761

DONALD LINHORST, PH.D., and R. GROOM (School of Social Work) (in press) co-authored an article titled "Rearrest and probation violation outcomes among probationers participating in a jail-based substance abuse treatment program used as an intermediate sanction" in the Journal of Offender Rehabilitation (Accepted June 20, 2012).

DOUGLAS RUSH J.D., PH.D. (Education) has been awarded a U.S. Department of Education scholarship to attend a one week workshop in Quasi-Experimental Design in Education Research at Northwestern University in August. Rush also has "What's So Significant About Statistical Significance?" published in the Spring 2012 edition of the American Statistical Association's The Statistical Teacher Network publication.

DENNIS LEA, ED.D. (Education) and Jo Nell Wood, Ed.D, co-authored an article "Distributed Leadership: Promoting Better Decision Making." Featured in: School Business Affairs. V 78 #6. 12-13. (2012)

SCOTT DUELLMAN, PH.D. (Accounting) co-authored a paper, "Managerial Overconfidence and Accounting Conservatism" that was accepted in the Journal of Accounting Research.

KATHERINE NEWSHAM, PH.D. (Physical Therapy) has received the 2012 Athletic Trainer Service award from the National Athletic Trainers' Association. The Athletic Trainer Service award recognizes NATA members for their contributions to the athletic training profession as a volunteer at the local, state, and district levels. ATSA recipients have been involved in professional associations, community organizations, grassroots public relations efforts and service as a volunteer athletic trainer. Newsham was presented the award at the 2012 NATA Annual Meeting held in St. Louis this year.

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