Orit Avishai, Ph.D., A&S,
assistant professor of sociology, Evelyn L. Bush, Ph.D., A&S, associate professor of sociology, Jeanne Flavin, Ph.D., A&S, professor of sociology, Qin Gao, Ph.D., GSS, associate professor of social work, Greta A. Gilbertson, Ph.D., A&S, associate professor of sociology, and Barbara Lynn Kail, D.S.W., GSS, associate professor of social work, presented at the annual American Sociological Association meeting in New York in August.
Lerzan Aksoy, Ph.D., BUS,
associate professor of marketing, won the Best Practitioner Presentation Award at the Frontiers in Services Conference in Taiwan. She has also been asked to be co-chair of the doctoral consortium at the next conference in Miami in 2014.
Brendan Cahill, ADM,
executive director of the Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs (IIHA) and the Center for International Humanitarian Cooperation (CIHC), was featured through an interview on the XM radio shows America’s Talk, Talk Radio and Extreme Talking in July and August.
John Carey, Ph.D., BUS,
professor of communications and media management, presented two papers—the first on audience measurement, the second on how media businesses can recover from the impact of disruptive technologies—at the AEJMC Convention in Washington, D.C. on Aug. 14 and 15.
Jane Kani Edward, Ph.D., A&S,
clinical assistant professor and director of African and African American Studies, was awarded the Gender Research Fellow at the Sudd Institute, which is funded by the U.S. Institute for Peace (USIP).
Frank D. Hsu, Ph.D., A&S,
Clavius Distinguished Professor of Science and professor of computer and information science, published “Education Must Evolve to Keep Pace with Technology” in Citizen IBM Blog.
J. Patrick Hornbeck, Ph.D., A&S,
assistant professor of theology, won a first place beast feature article award from the Catholic Press Association (CPA) in the category of Scholarly Magazine for “Counting Catholics in the United States” in American Catholic Studies.
Beth Knobel, Ph.D., A&S,
assistant professor of communication and media studies, presented a paper, “Watchdog Reporting in The Wall Street Journal, Before and After Murdoch,” at the annual meeting of the International Communication Association in London on June 21.
Michael E. Lee, Ph.D., A&S,
associate professor of theology, assumed the presidency for 2013-2014 at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Catholic Hispanic Theologians of the United States in Miami on June 2.
Alice Marwick, Ph.D., A&S,
assistant professor of communication and media studies, was a guest speaker at a live show, “America is Under Surveillance!” sponsored by The Skinny on July 31.
Tina Maschi, Ph.D., GSS,
associate professor of social work, published “Unraveling Trauma and Stress, Coping Resources, and Mental Well-Being Among Older Adults in Prison: Empirical Evidence Linking Theory and Practice” in The Gerontologist Advance Access and “Trauma, Stress, Grief, Loss, and Separation Among Older Adults in Prison: The Protective Role of Coping Resources on Physical and Mental Well-Being” in the Journal of Crime and Justice.
Monica Rivera Mindt, Ph.D., A&S,
professor of psychology, received the SMART (Sisterhood Mobilized for AIDS Research & Treatment) Lifetime Achievement Award on June 26.
Philip M. Napoli, Ph.D., BUS,
professor of communication and media management and director of the Donald McGannon Communication Research Center, presented four refereed conference papers this summer, including “The Algorithm as Institution” at the Media in Transition Conference at MIT, and “Mobile Leapfrogging and Digital Divide Policy” and “Social Media, Social Analytics, & the Remaking of the Institutionally Effective Audience” at the annual meeting of the International Association of Media and Communication Research in Dublin.
Maureen H. O’Connell, Ph.D., A&S,
associate professor of theology, won two first place book awards from the Catholic Press Association (CPA) in the categories of Theology for If These Walls Could Talk (Liturgical Press, 2012) and Gender Issues for She Who Imagines (Liturgical Press, 2012).
Aristotle Papanikolaou, Ph.D., A&S,
Archbishop Demetrios Professor of Theology and Culture and co-founding director of the Orthodox Christian Studies Center, published “Toward a Godly Mode of Being: Virtue as Embodied Deification,” in Modes of Godly Being: Reflections on the Virtues in Eastern Orthodox Christianity, for which he was also co-editor; “Creation as Communion in Contemporary Orthodox Theology,” in Toward an Ecology of Transfiguration: Orthodox Christian Perspectives on Environment, Nature, and Creation (Fordham University Press, 2013); “Learning How to Love: St. Maximus on Virtue,” in Knowing the Purpose of Creation Through the Resurrection: Proceedings of the Symposium on St. Maximus the Confessor; “Le Rôle de la Raison Dans la Formation de la Doctrine de la Trinité,” in Contacts 65 (Janvier-Mars 2013); and “Eastern Orthodox Theology,” in The Routledge Companion to Modern Christian Thought (Routledge, 2012).
Francis Petit, Ed.D., BUS,
associate dean and director of Executive Programs, published “Wellness and the Executive MBA” in CEO Magazine.
Joel Reidenberg, Ph.D., LAW,
Stanley D. and Nikki Waxberg Chair and professor of law and founding academic director of the Center on Law and Information Policy, is the Microsoft Visiting Professor of Information Technology Policy at Princeton University from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014.
TravisL. Russ, Ph.D., BUS,
assistant professor of communications and media management, published “The Influence of Communication Apprehension on Superiors’ Propensity for and Practice of Participative Decision-Making” in Communication Quarterly.
Beth Vallen, Ph.D., BUS,
assistant professor of marketing, won the Emerging Scholar Award from the American Marketing Association.
Akane Zusho, Ph.D., GSE,
associate professor of school psychology, was awarded the Richard E. Snow Award and gave a talk, “Culturalizing Achievement Motivation: Promoting Learning for All,” at the American Psychological Association Convention in August.