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Achievements 06-07









Student Achievements
2006-2007

Bradley Brummett, a Ph.D. candidate in Clinical Psychology, had his article Psychosocial Well-Being and a Multicultural Personality Disposition published in the Journal of Counseling & Development,  volume 85(1), Winter 2007.

Kevin Chua, a Ph.D. candidate in Economics, has been selected for a summer fellowship to attend the American Institute for Economics Research in Great Barrington, MA.  He is also selected and paid for to attend and give a paper, "The Triumph over Resource Scarcity,"  at  the St. Gallen Symposium in Switzerland on the Power of Natural Resources.

Sarah Cornish, a Ph.D. candidate in English, has presented "'Sprunking' in the Glass: Effeminacy, National Masculinity, Abjection, and the Poet in the Eighteenth Century" during the Graduate English Conference titled Another Way In: The Unseen Influences that Change Our Worlds (Graduate English Conference).

Maria Davalos, Ph.D. candidate in Economics, had her paper titled Domestic Violence and Child Nutrition in Latin America:  A Bargaining Power Apporach presented at the Annual Conference-Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association.  She was also the First Prize Winner of Research Contest 2006 of the Dominican Republic Central Bank.

Phillip Dennis, a Ph.D. candidate in Theology, has presented A Holistic Reading of Mark 9:33-50 during the Eastern Great Lakes Biblical Society conference in April.

Nathalia Duran, an M.A. in the International Political Economy and Development (IPED), won a scholarship to attend the annual policy conference in Washington, D.C. of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC).  According to the NY Times, AIPAC is "the most important organization affecting America's relationship with Israel."  At this conference Ms. Duran will have the opportunity to see key American and Israeli elected officials as well as interact with top experts on the Middle East.

Cara Elana Erdheim, a Ph.D. candidate in English, had her review of Betsy Klimasmith's At Home in the City published on Studies in American Naturalism, 2006.  She also had a paper titled Is There a Place for Ecology in Theodore Dreiser's An American Tragedy? presented at the Association of American Literature (ALA) Conference, 2006.

José Luis Fernández, an MA student in Philosophy, had his paper "Ockham's Modal Moves:  Crossing the Threshold of Modernity" published in Yale Philosophy Review.  He also had a paper titled Visible Unrealities: Borges' Problem of Epistemic Ontology presented at University of Warwick Graduate Conference in Philosophy and Literature, 2007 and ¿Amigos o Enemigos? Philosophy and Literature in Jorge Luis Borges during 19th Annual Stony Brook University Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
February 16, 2007.

Ed Gallagher, a Ph.D. candidate in Sociology, has published his review of Uncompromising Positions:  God, Sex, and the U.S. House of Representatives by Elizabeth Anne Oldmixon (Georgetown University Press) in the Spring 2007 issue of the International Review of Modern Sociology.

Joshua Hooberman, Ph.D. candidate in Clinical Psychology, had his article titled Classifying the Torture Experiences of Refugees Living in the United States in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence, January 2007.

Elitza Mileva, a PhD candidate in Economics, co-authored "Long Term Growth Prospects for the Russian Economy"  which was published in March 2007 by the European Central Bank as part of their occasional paper series. Ms. Mileva spent last summer and the fall interning in the EU Neighboring Regions Division at the European Central Bank in Frankfurt.

Mark Nixon, a Ph.D. candidate in Theology, had his article "Satisfaction for Whom? Freedom for What? Theology and the Economic Theory of the Consumer" published on Journal of Business Ethics, Jan. 2007.

Megan Olden, a Ph.D. candidate in Clinical Psychology, has been selected for a predoctoral research fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.  This fellowship is funded by an NIH National Research Service Award.

Judith Perez, a Ph.D. candidate in Sociology, has presented “Movin’ On Up”:  Pioneer African-American Families Living in an Integrated Neighborhood in the Bronx, New York during the National Association of Ethnic Studies in March.

Isaiah Pickens, a Ph.D. candidate in Clinical Psychology, has presented The Association of Perceived Racial Discrimination and Academic Performance: The Influence of Racial Socialization Message Concordance
during the Society of Research and Child Development Biennial Conference.

Arvind Thomas, a Ph.D. candidate in English, has won a highly competitive one month Huntington Research Grant for the next academic year (2007-2008) for his research on Piers Plowman.

Diego Rumiany
, an MA student in IPED, had his paper "The Logic of Reducing the Global Digital Divide in Sub-Saharan Africa" chosen for publication by the Development Gateway Foundation.  Mr. Rumiany is a staff member of the United Nations and a citizen of Argentina.

 


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