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For the Record, Nov. 4, 2011

Faculty report recent publications, presentations


1:04 p.m., Nov. 4, 2011--For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.

Recent publications and presentations include the following:

Campus Stories

AMT service

The University of Delaware's Assistive Medical Technologies Club is working to provide special devices from ride-on cars to walkers to children with mobility limitations.

Keeping students on track

University of Delaware advisers and faculty are now armed with a powerful new system, called the Blue Hen Success Collaborative, to help them quickly identify students who are struggling and help them stay on track to graduation.


Alice Ba, director of Asian studies and associate professor of political science and international relations, published "ASEAN Centrality Imperiled? ASEAN Institutionalism and the Challenges of Major Power Institutionalization," in ASEAN and the Institutionalization of East Asia, edited by Ralf Emmers (Abingdon and New York, Routledge: 2011), 114-129.

James M. Brophy, professor of history, "The End of the Economic Old Order: The Great Transition, 1750-1860," in The Oxford Handbook of Modern German History, ed. Helmut Walser Smith, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2011, pages 169-94.

Margaret D. Stetz, Mae and Robert Carter Professor of Women's Studies and professor of humanities, published an article, "Notes on the Effect of Mr. Max Beerbohm on a Woman Writer," in Gender Forum, an Internet journal for gender studies, Issue 35, 2011.

Four UD faculty and staff and a graduate student wrote a chapter in the book Geospatial Techniques for Managing Environmental Resources. The chapter is titled "Use of Geospatial Data in Planning for Offshore Wind Development," and the authors are John Madsen, associate professor, Department of Geological Sciences; Alison Bates, master's degree student, School of Marine Science and Policy; John Callahan, research scientist, Delaware Geological Survey; and Jeremy Firestone, professor, School of Marine Science and Policy, all in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment.


David Pong, professor of history and Asian Studies, presented a paper, "The 1911 Revolution: Perspectives from the late Qing," at the 2011 Annual Conference of the American Association for Chinese Studies, University of Pennsylvania, Oct. 14-16.

Scott Andres of the Delaware Geological Survey did a presentation titled "Land Application of Wastewater in Delaware -- Results of Research on RIBS, Spray Irrigation, and Reuse" at the Delaware Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association annual conference, Oct. 11, Dover, Del.

Margaret D. Stetz, Mae and Robert Carter Professor of Women's Studies and professor of humanities, delivered a paper, "'Sideways' Feminism: Rebecca West and the Saturday Evening Post, 1928," at the Rebecca West and Power conference organized by the International Rebecca West Society, Baruch College, City University of New York, Sept.17.

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