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Vincent Alfonso, Ph.D., GSE,
associate dean, has been elected as the New York State delegate for the National Association of School Psychologists.

George Drance, S.J., A&S,
artist-in-residence in the Department of Theatre and Visual Arts, has directed Shakuntala and the Ring of Recognition, Kalidasa’s fifth-century classic, which appeared from Feb. 11 to Feb. 28 at The Ellen Stewart Theatre at La MaMa in New York City. The Magis Theatre Company adapted the script.

David S. Glenwick, Ph.D., A&S,
professor of psychology, has published “Were They the Good Old Days?” in the NYSPA Notebook.

Daniela Jopp, Ph.D., A&S,
assistant professor of psychology, presented three papers, “Predicting Memory Performance in a Lifespan Sample,” “Self-Efficacy in Young-Old, Old-Old, and Centenarians,” and “Persons or Places: Are Social Interactions and Going to Favorite Places Similar Sources for Well-Being in Very Old Age?” in November at the Gerontological Society of America annual meeting in Atlanta. She also presented “Views on Very Old Age: A Perspective Provided by the U.S.,” at the Views on Aging Conference of the Robert Bosch Foundation in Stuttgart, Germany.

Sonia Katyal, LAW,
professor of law, has co-authored a new book, Property Outlaws: How Squatters, Pirates, and Protesters Improve the Law of Ownership (Yale University Press, 2010) with Eduardo Peñalver, professor at Cornell Law School.

Kathleen P. King, Ed.D., GSE,
professor of education, gave a session on “Leveraging Web 2.0 Tools: Literacy Skills, Oral History and Voice!” in January at the Florida Educational Technology Conference.

Nickolas Kintos, Ph.D., A&S,
visiting assistant professor of mathematics, presented “Modeling the Activation of a Voltage-Gated Ionic Current by a Modulatory Projection Neuron” at the Society for Neuroscience Meeting in Chicago. The presentation used mathematical modeling to help distinguish the influence of: i) synaptic interactions between a projection neuron and its target network and ii) projection-neuron-released neuromodulators onto the target network. It was co-authored by Frank Hsu, Ph.D., Clavius Distinguished Professor of Science.

Dean McKay, Ph.D., A&S,
associate professor of psychology, has published two articles: “Is Disgust Associated with Psychopathology? Emerging Research in the Anxiety Disorders” in Psychiatry Research and “Multiple Pathways to Functional Impairment in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders” in Clinical Psychology Review.

Patrick J. Montana, Ph.D., BUS,
visiting professor of management systems, recently published Sport Management: A Strategic Marketing Approach (Wiley, 2010). Francis Petit, Ed.D., BUS, assistant dean and director of executive programs, contributed “Epilogue—Sports Marketing Strategy” within the text.

Travis L. Russ, Ph.D., BUS,
assistant professor of communication, has published “Unstructured Coaching Conversations: Coaching the Coach,” in The 2010 Pfeiffer Consulting Annual (Pfeiffer, 2010).

Asif Siddiqi, Ph.D., A&S,
assistant professor of history, has published The Red Rockets’ Glare: Spaceflight and the Soviet Imagination, 1857–1957 (Cambridge University Press, 2010).

Kirsten Swinth, Ph.D., A&S,
Magis Distinguished Professor of History and director of the American studies program, curated “The Age of Progressive Reform: Creating Modern America, 1900-1917,” a collection of letters, cartoons and other images from the Gilder Lehrman Collection of the Library of Congress, tracing the nation’s transformation into a modern industrial society. The show was on display in January at the Windsor Art and Heritage Center.

Warren W. Tryon, Ph.D., A&S,
professor of psychology has published two articles, “Cognitive Processes in Cognitive and Pharmacological Therapies” in Cognitive Therapy Research and “Are Children Diagnosed With the Combined Form of ADHD Pervasively Hyperactive?” in Behavior Modification.

 


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