For the Record, Aug. 31, 2012

University faculty announce recent honors, publications


10:26 a.m., Aug. 31, 2012--For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.

Recent honors and publications include the following:

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Nancy G. Guerra, professor of psychology and newly appointed associate provost for international programs, has been selected to receive the Walter Murdoch Distinguished Professor Award from Murdoch University in Perth, Australia. The award provides a three-year adjunct appointment in Murdoch's Faculty of Health Sciences, where Guerra will spend two weeks a year collaborating with and mentoring junior faculty members.

The Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology has established the Lawrence H. Cohen Outstanding Mentor Award in memory of the late UD professor of psychology, who was known throughout his career as a strong mentor and advocate for students in clinical psychology. The award will be given annually based on criteria including the recipient's exceptional guidance, instruction, supervision, leadership and advocacy on behalf of his or her doctoral students, interns or postdocs. Julie Hubbard, associate professor of psychology and director of UD's clinical science doctoral program, calls the award "a wonderful tribute" to Dr. Cohen, who died in April.


James M. Brophy, Francis H. Squire Professor of History, "Die Rezeption Daniel O'Connells und der irischen Emanzipationsbewegungen im vor märzlichen Deutschland," Marx-Engels Jahrbuch 2011, pp. 74-93.

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