For the Record...

BOOKS


LeRoy Bennett, professor emeritus of political science and international relations, and James Oliver, Unidel Professor of Political Science and International Relations, International Organizations: Principles and Issues, seventh edition, Prentice Hall.

Melbourne R. Carriker, professor emeritus of marine studies, Vista Nieve: The Remarkable True Adventures of an Early 20th-Century Naturalist and His Family in Colombia, South America, Blue Mantle Press.

Raymond Callahan, associate dean of arts and science, Worst Disaster: The Fall of Singapore, Cultured Lotus, Singapore.

Paul Eggermont and V.N. LaRiccia, both associate professors of food and resource economics, Maximum Penalized Likelihood Estimation, Vol. I: Density Estimation, Springer-Verlag, New York, 2001.

Elizabeth Higginbotham, professor of sociology and criminal justice, Too Much to Ask: Black Women in the Era of Integration, University of South Carolina Press, 2001.

Victor N. Kaliakin, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, Introduction to Approximate Solution Techniques, Numerical Modeling and Finite Element Methods, Marcel Dekker.

Joseph A. Pika, acting chairperson of political science and international relations, with John A. Maltese and Norman C. Thomas, The Politics of the Presidency, fifth edition, CQ Press.

Jay Halio, professor of English, King Lear: A Guide to the Play, Greenwood Press.

James A. Inciardi, professor of sociology and criminal justice, The War on Drugs III, Allyn & Bacon.

Kathleen J. Tierney, professor of sociology and criminal justice, Facing the Unexpected: Disaster Preparedness and Response in the United States, Joseph Henry Press.

PUBLICATIONS


Carol Henderson, assistant professor of English, "In the Shadow of Streetlights: Loss, Restoration and Performance of Identity in Black Women's Literature of the City," in Alizes: Revue Angliciste de La Reunion, Universite de La Reunion, France.

Peter G. Roe, professor of anthropology, with Jose Rivera Melendez and Peter DeScioli, "The Cueva de Mora (Comerio, PR) Pictographs and Petroglyphs: A Documentary Project," in Proceedings of the 17th International Congress for Caribbean Archaeology, Nassau, New Providence, Bahamas, July 21-27, 1997, pages 20-59, Rockville Centre, Molloy College, New York.

Dewey M. Caron, professor of entomology and applied ecology, "Neotropical Pollination" in Bees and Crop Pollination: Crises, Crossroads and Conservation, pages 113-156, Entomological Society of America; with undergraduate Josh Hubner, "2001 Winter Loss Survey," pages 778-779, and with Hubner, graduate student Alexis Parik, Robert Mitchell and I. Barton Smith, "Small Hive Beetle in the Mid-Atlantic States." pages 776-777, in American Bee Journal, vol. 141, no. 11; and with recent graduate, C. Ziegler and Hubner, "Determining Treatment Threshold for Varroa Mites," page 886, and with Penn State and University of Maryland coauthors, M. Frazier and M. Embrey, "Regional Research/Extension Program in Apiculture–The MAAREC Approach," pages 886-887, in American Bee Journal, vol. 141, no.12.

Eric K. Leonard, visiting professor of political science and international relations, "Seeking Sovereignty: Gaining Understanding Through Critical Analysis," in New Political Science, vol. 23, no. 3.

Frank R. Scarpitti, Edward F. and Elizabeth Goodman Rosenberg Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice, with Robert J. Rush Jr., "Russian Organized Crime: The Continuation of an American Tradition," in Deviant Behavior, An Interdisciplinary Journal, vol. 22, no. 6, pages 517-540.

Theodore E.D. Braun, professor of foreign languages and literatures, "Chaos, Contingency and Candide," in 1650-1850; Ideas, Aesthetics and Inquiries in the Early Modern Era, vol. 6, pages 199-209.

James G. Mulligan, professor of economics, "The Pricing of a Round of Golf: The Inefficiency of Membership Fees Revisited," in Journal of Sports Economics, vol. 2, no. 4, pages 327-340.

James M. Brophy, associate professor of history, "The Juste Milieu: Businessmen and the Prussian State During the New Era and the Constitutional Conflict," in Preusens Weg in die Moderne, pages 193-223, Akademie Verlag, Berlin.

Herbert E. Allen, professor of civil and environmental engineering, with graduate student Tao Cheng, "Prediction of Uptake of Copper from Solution by Lettuce (Lactuca sativa 'Romance')," in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, vol. 20, pages 2544-2551.

Eric B. Kmiec, associate professor of biological sciences, with Li Liu, researcher, and research associate Michael C. Rice, both of biological sciences, "In vivo Gene Repair of Point and Frameshift Mutations Directed by Chimeric RNA/DNA Oligonucleotides and Modified Single-Stranded Oligonucleotides," in Nucleic Acids Research, vol. 29, no. 20, pages 4238-4250.

PRESENTATIONS


Russell E. Murray Jr., associate professor of music, with Kristine Forney of University of California at Long Beach, two interactive web sites, "The Enjoyment of Music webBOOK [http:www.wwnorton.com/ enjoy/]" and the "Norton-Sony Essentials of Music [http://www.wwnorton.com/ classical/]."

Cynthia Schmidt-Cruz, assistant professor of foreign languages and literatures, "Qué es lo que quiere Luciana? Rescantando el deseo femenino en 'Cambio de Luces' de Julio Cortázar," invited lecture at Barnard College, Dec. 3, and "From the Mouth of Babes: Children and Politics in the Short Stories of Cristina Peri Rossi," at 23rd International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association, Sept. 6, Washington, D.C.

Deborah Allen, associate professor, and Steven Fifield, assistant professor, both of biological sciences, "Problem-based Learning Strategies for Large Enrollment Classes," at 21st annual Lilly Conference on College Teaching, Nov. 17, Oxford, Ohio.

Carol Henderson, assistant professor of English, "Fragmented Images of Childhood: Coming of Age in the City," at Middle Atlantic Writers Association conference, Oct. 1, Baltimore; and "Keepin' It Real: Exploring the Transformative Powers of Womanism in the Writings of Lorde, Brooks and Giovanni," at ninth International American Women Writers of Color conference, Oct. 1, Ocean City, Md.

Don Mell, professor of English, chaired round table discussion "Current Research on Jonathan Swift," at East-Central American Society for 18th Century Studies conference, Oct. 18-21, Cape May, N.J.

Lois Potter, Ned Allen Professor of English, workshop on "Actors' Memories," with assistance from two Shenandoah Shakespeare Express performers, at Blackfriars Conference, Oct. 11-14, Staunton, Va.

Janet de Vry, manager of information technologies, and George Watson, Unidel Professor of Physics and Astronomy, with Julius Bianchi of California Lutheran University, "Faculty Technology Development Strategies for Supporting Curriculum Enhancement" and with David G. Brown of Wake Forest University and Terry Morrow of University of Florida, "Faculty Technology Development Programs that Work," at Educause 2001 meeting, Indianapolis.

Jeanne Walker, professor of English, poetry readings, at 75th anniversary of Prairie Schooner Celebration, Oct. 12, Lincoln, Neb., and The Kelly Writers' House, October, University of Pennsylvania; and interview, "The Tillie Project" on WNRJ Radio, Oct. 19.

Saul Hoffman, professor of economics, panelist, "Out-of-Wedlock Births, Teen Sex and Welfare Reform: What Do We Know? What Do We Need To Know?" at Association of Public Policy, Analysis and Management annual research conference, Nov. 2, Washington, D.C.

Cihan Cobanoglu, associate professor of hotel, restaurant and institutional management, "Competing in an eWorld" at Food Service Technology conference, October.

Robert L. Hampel, professor of education, "Yale Students' Views of Yale's Courses, 1928-1976," at History of Education Society annual conference, Oct. 20, New Haven, Conn.

Three members of the Department of Nursing made presentations at the National School Nurses' Association conference, July: Cynthia Pearson, instructor in nursing, and Thomas Hardie, associate professor of nursing, "Managing Anxiety and Depression in Children," and Janice Selekman, professor of nursing, "ADHD: The Myths, the Research and the Concerns of School Nurses."

Larry Purnell, professor of nursing, invited presentations, "Cultural Competence: Today, Tomorrow and Beyond," at Adventist Healthcare, Washington, D.C., and at Shady Grove Memorial Hospital, Rockville, Md.; "Partnerships for Global Health," at ICN Congress, Copenhagen, Denmark; and "Eastern Shore Cultures: Health and Nutrition Issues," University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Cambridge, Md.

Barbara Sheer, associate professor of nursing, et al., "Nurse Practitioner Practice Throughout the World," at inaugural conference of International Network of Nurse Practitioners and Advanced Practice Nurses, Aug. 5-7, Dublin, Ireland; "Navigating the System: Getting Ready for the First Nurse Practitioner Position," at American Academy of Nurse Practitioners national conference, June 28-July 2, Orlando; "Developing Global Mentoring Networks: Moving from Vision to Action," at ICN 22nd quadrennial congress, June 10-15, Copenhagen; and "Developing Community Partnerships in Nurse Practitioner Education," faculty to faculty mentorship program report online at [www.nonpf.com], Oct. 1.

Gordon J. DiRenzo, professor of sociology and criminal justice, made a presentation at World Congress of International Institute of Sociology, July 11-16, Krakow, Poland.

AWARDS


J. Thomas Sims, professor of plant and soil sciences, was presented the Environmental Quality Research Award by the America Society of Agronomy, Oct. 24 at the American Society of Agronomy and Soil Science Society of America annual meeting in Charlotte, N.C.

John H. Talley, associate director of the Delaware Geological Survey, was awarded a Presidential Certificate of Merit from the American Institute of Professional Geologists for extraordinary dedication in organizing the successful 2001 Washington, D.C., Fly-In in May.

Amy Johnson, assistant professor of nursing, received the International Dissertation Award from Sigma Theta Tau.

Denise M. Seliskar, scientist in marine studies, received the title of concurrent professor from Nanjing University, China, Sept. 3, for her collaborative work over the past 11 years with scientists in the university's Institute of Biotechnology.

Janice Selekman, professor of nursing, was presented the Carol Costante Research Award from the National Association of School Nurses.

Jay Coughenour, assistant professor of business and economics, won the Financial Management Association Market Microstructure Competitive Paper Prize for his paper, titled "Information, Inventory and the Relative Flow of Different Size Trades," at the association meeting in October in Toronto.

Leonard W. Schwartz, professor of mechanical engineering, with Richard R. Eley of ICUI Paints, won first place for their paper, "A New Polymeric Polyol for Thermoset Coatings" at the International Coatings Expo, held Nov. 4-7 in Atlanta.

SERVICE


Theodore E.D. Braun, professor of foreign languages and literatures, co-organized and co-chaired a four panel series on "Sense and Sensibility, Storm and Stress, Sex and Society," at the East-Central American Society for 18th-Century Studies meeting in October, Cape May, N.J.

Benjamin Steiner, assistant professor of sociology and criminal justice, was appointed to the Law & Society Association's committee on racial and ethnic diversity.

Farley Grubb, professor of business and economics, served on the local area arrangement committee for the Economic History Association annual meeting, held in October in Philadelphia. He also addressed the Social Science History Association annual conference at its November president's luncheon in Chicago.

Arno Loessner, policy fellow in the Institute for Public Administration, served as a faculty member at the session "Universities and Social Transformation," in Salzburg, Austria, Sept. 12-16.

Henry R. Glyde, professor of physics and astronomy, was elected vice chairman of the Forum for International Physics of the American Physical Society in September. He also won the APS John Wheatley Award, recognizing his contributions to developing physics in Thailand over the past 30 years.

William Frawley, director of undergraduate studies, was a contributor to and a member of the editorial advisory board for the New Oxford American Dictionary.