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FACULTY/PROFESSIONAL STAFF RECOGNITION CEREMONY

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 Library Archives

William J. Fritz, PhD Interim President


FA C U L T Y / P R O F E S S I O N A L S TA F F RECOGNITION CEREMONY

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 Library Archives

William J. Fritz, PhD Interim President


Congratulations to our faculty and professional staff for their scholarly accomplishments, which bring distinction to them and our College. William J. Fritz, PhD Interim President

Faculty and Professional Staff Recognition Ceremony January 1, 2013 – December 31, 2013


INSTRUCTIONAL STAFF TENURE, PROMOTIONS, AND RECLASSIFICATIONS TENURE Natalie Thompson Vadim Oganesyan Emmanuel Mbah Brain Farr Siona Wilson Peter Kabachnik

Biology Engineering Science and Physics History Library Performing and Creative Arts Political Science and Global Affairs

PROMOTIONS To Full Professor: Alejandra Alonso Michal Kruk Catherine Marvin Maurya Wicktrom Bertram Ploog

Biology Chemistry English Performing and Creative Arts Psychology

To Associate Professor: Jimmie Fata Biology Xiaowen Zhang Computer Science Matthew Brim English Chao Li World Languages and Literature RECLASSIFICATIONS Lorraine Brocato, to Higher Education Associate Ellen Stark, to Higher Education Associate Katie Geschwendt, to Higher Education Associate Susan Hannafin, to Higher Education Assistant Kerri Gerson, to Higher Education Associate Alana Gaymon, to Higher Education Assistant Steven James, to Higher Education Associate Dean Balsamini, to Higher Education Officer Sherry Heller, to Higher Education Associate

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PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS John Arena Co-winner of the Oliver Cromwell Cox Book Award. Mark Lewis Winner of the Fraenkel Prize in Contemporary History. Patricia Smith Winner of the Robert L. Fish Award. Mark White Elected President of the Association for Social Economics. Ming Xia Named among the top 100 Chinese Public Intellectuals.

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PATENTS DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY William L’Amoreaux Raja, K., Banerjee P., Auerbach A., L’Amoreaux W (2013). “Curcumin and tetrahydrocurcumin derivatives.” U.S. Patent Awarded July 16, 2013 (Patent number: 8,487,139). Probal Banerjee Banerjee, P. (PI) and Raja, K. (May 13, 2013) “Novel Curcumin-antibody Conjugates as Anti-Cancer Agents.” 1038-58 PCT/US/2013/10A0022. DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY Krishnaswami Raja Raja, K., Banerjee P., Auerbach A., L’Amoreaux W (2013). “Curcumin and Tetrahydrocurcumin Derivatives.” U.S. Patent Awarded July 16, 2013 (Patent number: 8,487,139). Nan-Loh Yang Nan-Loh Yang, Ron Pirich, Kai Su, and I-Wei Chu (11/26/2013). “Facile Syntheses and Magnetoelectric Coupling at Room Temperature.” (Patent number: 8591987, NonProvisional). DEPARTMENT OF ENGINEERING SCIENCE AND PHYSICS Erlan Feria (April 2013). “Predictive Transform Source Coding with Subband” (U.S. Patent number: 8,428,376 B2). Mark Feuer Brodsky, M. and Feuer, M.D. (December 17, 2013). “Method for measuring signal quality in WDM optical networks,” (U.S. Patent number: 8,611,741). Brodsky, M. and Feuer, M.D. (June 4, 2013). “Architecture for Reconfigurable Quantum Key Distribution Networks Based on Entangled Photons by Wavelength Division Multiplexing,” (U.S. Patent number: 8,457,316). Feuer, M.D. and Vaishampayan, V.A. (January 8, 2013). “Digital Light Path Labeling System with Dual Polarization Quaternary Phase-Shift Keying Modulation,” (U.S. Patent number: 8,351,788).

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MAJOR PUBLICATIONS School of Business Department of Accounting and Finance Mary Recor Published two articles: one in Tennessee CPA Journal and one in Today’s CPA. Department of Economics George Vachadze Published two articles: one in Land Use Policy and Agricultural and one in Food Economics. Department of Management Deepa Aravind Published one book chapter in Environmentalism and the Greening of Organizations (Sage Publications). Published one article in Business Ethics. Department of Marketing Soon Chun Published one book chapter in Methods, Models, and Computation for Medical Informatics (IGI Global). Published two articles: one in Government Information Quarterly and one in International Journal of Business Continuity and Risk Management. Alan Zimmerman Published two books: Business to Business Marketing Management: A Global Perspective (London, Routledge Publishing) and Protecting Your Intellectual Property Rights: A Manager’s Guide to the Problem of Counterfeit Product and What to do About It (New York: Springer Publishing). Published one article in Business Horizons.

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School of Education David Allen Published a book: Powerful Teacher Learning: What the Theatre Arts Teach about Collaboration (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education). Published two articles: one in Teacher Development and one in Improving Schools. Erica Blatt Published three articles: one in Science Activities: Classroom Projects and Curriculum Ideas, one in Online First, and one in Cultural Studies of Science Education. Christopher Hale Published two articles: one in Cultural Studies of Science Education and one in PowerPlay: A Journal of Educational Justice. Jinyoug Kim Published a book: Creative Music Integration: Music Education for Childhood Classroom Teachers (IA: Kendal/Hunt Publisher). Published one article in Academic Exchange Quarterly. Composed two musical compositions: “A Friend for You”: Jinyoung Kim’s original CCM songs, Seoul, Korea: Never Ending Melody and “Once Again”: Jinyoung Kim’s original CCM songs for children, Seoul, Korea: Never Ending Melody. Bethany Rogers Published one article in Teachers College Record.

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DIVISION OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES Department of English Ashley Dawson Published a book: The Routledge Concise History of Twentieth-Century British Literature (Routledge). Timothy Gray Published a book: Moonchild (FootHills Publishing). Published one article in Finding Fogerty: Interdisciplinary Reading of John Fogery and Creedence Clearwater Revival. Department of History Richard Lufrano Published two articles: one in Late Imperial China, Volume 34 and one in Ming Studies. Emmanual Mbah Published four book chapters: one in Beyond the Boundaries: Toyin Falola and the Art of Genre-Bending (World Press), one in The Power of Gender, the Gender of Power: Women’s Labor, Rights and Responsibilities in Africa (World Press), one in African Political Economy: The Way Forward for 21st Century Development (Routledge), and one in Africa after Fifty Years. (Africa World Press, Inc.). Susan Smith-Peter Published two articles: one in Ethnohistory and one in Kritika: Explorations in Russia and Eurasian History, 14. Department of Media Culture Jillian Baez Published two articles: one in Women’s Studies Quarterly and one in Critical Studies in Media Communications. Racquel Gates Published one article in Cinema Journal. Published one book chapter in In Watching While Black (Rutgers University Press). Tara Mateik Solo Performance, “Friends of Dorothy,” WOW! Cafe Theatre. Exhibition Screening, Predatory Formations, “MY FIRST 3D,” Microscope Gallery.

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Group Exhibition, Zuruck an Absender (2005, 2013), “Rare & Raw” cocurated by Steph Rogerson and Kelly McCray, College Art Association Conference, Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art. Group Exhibition, Friends of Dorothy (multiple videos), “Strange Bedfellows: Collaborative Practice in Queer Art,” curated by Amy Cancelmo, National Queer Arts Festival. Sherry Millner Exhibited at four curated art shows: one at the PORI Art Museum, one at STILLS Center for Photography, one at Gallery 400, and one at the CAA Center for Contemporary Art. Ying Zhu Published a book chapter in The Oxford Handbook of Chinese Cinemas (Oxford University Press). Published nine articles: one in the Cairo Review of Global Affairs, one in Los Angeles Times, two in The Atlantic, three in China Economic Review, one in The Wall Street Journal, and one for CNN. Department of Performing and Creative Arts Miguel Aragon Published one article in Society of American Graphic Artists. Exhibited at six curated art shows: one at the Print Procateur Gravelmouth Gallery, one at the Printmaking & the Newspaper International Print Center, one at the Foto Fest Discoveries, one at Evidence: Artistic Responses to the Drug Cartel Wars Intersection for the Arts, one at Review Art Palace, and one at the UMKC Gallery of Art. Sylvia Kahan Published a book chapter in Regards sur Debussy (Paris: Fayard). Concerto soloist, The Metro Chamber Orchestra, Philip Nuzzo, conductor, St. Ann's Church, Brooklyn, NY. Mozart: Concerto in F Major, K. 459. Performed music of composer Edward Green, Christ and St. Stephen's Church, NYC, with Joseph Kaminski. Chamber music recital with Olivier Fluchaire, violin and Caroline Bean, cello. Kreisler: Praeludium and Allegro; Martinu: Variations on a Slovak Folksong; Brahms: Piano Trio in B major, Op. 8. o

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Beatrix Reinhardt Exhibited at 14 curated art shows: four at the Kriti Gallery, one at Bah911 9eşehir University, one at the University of Kwazulu-Natal, two at the University of Stellenbosch, one at the Krasnoyarsk Museum Center, one at University Galleries, Illinois State University, one at the Bleibtreu Galerie, one at the Kathleen O. Ellis Gallery at Light Work, Syracuse University, one at PhotoLucida, and one at the Palitz Gallery. Published four articles: one in Contact Sheet, one in Photographer’s Showcase, CD images for Rock’n’ Roll Sin by Sweet Magma, and one in The Flat File. Chris Verene Published one article in New York Times Magazine. Exhibited at three curated art shows: one at the Valentine Gallery, one at the Group Public Art Exhibition and one at the Akron Art Museum. Department of Philosophy Robert Lovering Published one book: God and Evidence: Problems for Theistic Philosophers (Bloomsbury, 2013). Published two articles: one in Bioethics and one in Religious Studies. Barbara Montero Published two articles: one in the Journal of Philosophy and one in the Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism. Published a book chapter in Mind, Reason and Being-in-the-World: The McDowell-Dreyfus Debate (Routledge). Peter Simpson Published one book: The Eudemian Ethics of Aristotle (Transaction, 2013). Published three book chapters: one in A Companion to Ancient Greek Government (Wiley Blackwell), one in Human Destinies (University of Notre Dame Press), and one in Das Eigentum als eine Bedingung der Freiheit – Property as a Condition of Liberty (Soziale Orientierung Band 22, Duncker & Humblot, Berlin). Published three articles: one in Estudios Publicos and two in Classical Quarterly. Mark White Published one book: The Manipulation of Choice: Ethics and Libertarian Paternalism (Palgrave Macmillan). 10


Published three book chapters: one in The Routledge Companion to Social and Political Philosophy (Routledge), one in Superman and Philosophy (Wiley-Blackwell), and one in The Good Wife and Philosophy (Open Court). Published five articles: one in LSE British Politics and Policy, one in Policy Options, one in The Washington Times, and two in Review of Social Economy. Department of Political Science and Global Affairs Peter Kabachnik Published three articles: one in Gender Place and Culture, one in Romani Studies, Geopolitics, and one in the Journal of Cultural Geography. Ming Xia Published 15 articles: one in Chinese Criminology, seven in Trend Magazine, five in China in Perspective, and two for the BBC World Service. Department of Psychology Patricia Brooks Published five articles: one in Memory and Cognition, one in Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, one in the Journal of Cognition and Development, one in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities, and one in Psychonomic Bulletin Review. Published one chapter in E-Learning: New Technology, Applications and Future Trends (NOVA Science Publishers). Collette Chapman-Hilliard Published two articles: one in the Multidisciplinary Journal of Social Diversity and one in Mental Health, Religion and Culture. Florette Cohen Published one book chapter in E-Learning: New Technology, Applications and Future Trends (NOVA Science Publishers). Published four articles: two in the Journal of Applied Social Psychology, one in the Journal of Experimental Psychology, and one in the Journal of Peace Psychology. Katie Cumiskey Wrote a chapter and edited the book Mobile Media Practices, Presence and Politics: The Challenge of Being Seamlessly Mobile (Routledge).

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Kristen Gillespie-Lynch Published five articles: two in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, one in Frontiers in Comparative Psychology, one in Developmental Psychology, and one in Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. Darryl Hill Published a book: A History and Sociology of Willowbrook State School (American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities). Lana Karasik Published one article in Developmental Science. Bertram Ploog Published three articles: one in Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, one in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities, and one in Learning Behavior. Lauren Rogers-Sirin Published three articles: one in the Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, one in the Journal of Counseling Psychology, and one in Developmental Psychology. Irina Sekerina Published one book chapter in E-Learning: New Technology, Applications and Future Trends and one article in Heritage Language Journal. Jennifer Wagner Published four articles: two in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, one in the International Journal of Behavioral Development, and one in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities. Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work Arthur Binford Published one book: “Tomorrow We’re All Going to the Harvest”: Temporary Foreign Worker Programs and Neoliberal Political Economy (University of Texas Press). Published one book chapter in Central America in the New Millennium: Living Transition and Reimagining Democracy (New York: Berghahn Books). Jeffrey Bussolini Published two articles: one in Social Science Information and one in The International Journal for Whedon Studies.

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David Goode Published a book: A History and Sociology of the Willowbrook State School (American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities). Department of World Languages and Literatures Giancarlo Lombardi Published two articles: one in La tribune internationale des langues vivantes and one in Anuario Colombiano de Historia Social y de la Cultura. Felipe Martinez-Pinzon Published four articles: one in Anuario Colombiano de Historia Social y de la Cultura, one in Revista de Estudios Hispรกnicos, one in Afro-Hispanic Review, and one in Revista Hispรกnica Moderna. Gerry Milligan Published two articles: one in International Poetry Review and one in PMLA.

DIVISION OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Department of Biology Alejandra Del Carmen Alonso Published one book chapter in Mechanism of Tau-induced Neurodegeneration in Alzheimer Disease and Related Tauopathies, Advances in Alzheimer Research, Vol. 1, 3-28. Published two articles: one in ACS Chemical Neuroscience and one in Medical Imaging: Biomedical Applications in Molecular, Structural, and Functional Imaging, Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 8672, (2013). Abdeslem El Idrissi Published five book chapters: four in Taurine 8: Physiological Roles and Mechanisms of Action; Vol. 755 and one in Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. Published one article in Aminio Acids. Jimmie Fata Published two articles in Anti-Cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry. Jianying Gu Published one book chapter in Comparative Genomics in Human Neglected Parasites (Nova Nova Science Pub Inc.). Published one article in BMC Bioinformatics.

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William L’Amoreaux Published three articles: two in Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology and one in Aminio Acids. Eugenia Naro-Marciel Published three articles: one in Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, one in Chelonian Conservation and Biology, and one in Proceedings of The Royal Socient Series B. Chang-Hui Shen Published two articles: One in Amino Acids and one in Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. Department of Chemistry Probal Banerjee Published one book chapter in Universe of Scales: From Cosmology to Nanotechnology (Springer 2013). Published seven articles: one in the International Journal of Cancer, one in Anti-Cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry, one in the Journal of Materials Chemistry, one in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, one in Brain Research, one in the European Journal of Pharmacology, and one in Gynecologic Oncology. Arben Jusufi Published two articles: one in Molecular Physics and one in Polymer. Alan Lyons Published six articles: one in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, one in the Journal of the American Chemical Society, one in the Journal of Heat Transfer, one in Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, one in Biomacromlecules, and one in the International Journal of Rapid Manufacturing. Krishnaswami Raja Published four articles: three in Anti-Cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry and one in the International Journal of Cancer. Shuiqin Zhou Published five articles: one in Macromolecular Bioscience, one in Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, one in Chemical Communication, one in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, and one in the Journal of Materials Chemistry B.

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Department of Computer Science Natacha Gueorguieva Conference presentation published as proceedings: Biologically Inspired Olfactory Learning Architecture, proceedings of Complex Adaptive Systems Conference and Initialization Issues in Self-organizing Maps, proceedings of Complex Adaptive Systems Conference. Yumei Huo Conference presentation published as proceedings: The Seventh International Frontiers of Algorithmics Workshop and The Ninth International Conference on Algorithmic Aspects of Information and Management. Published one article in the Journal of Scheduling. Louis Petingi Published three articles: two in WSEAS Transactions on Mathematics and one in The Mathematical Association of America. Shuqun Zhang Conference presentation published as proceedings: Extraction of Direction Vector for Gradient and Direction Vector Flow Active Contours,� IEEE International Conference on Computer Science and Automation Engineering and Space-Variant Optical Image Filtering with Partition-Based Filters, World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics. Published one article in the Journal of Signal and Information Processing. Xiaowen Zhang Conference presentation published as proceedings: Design and Build a Secure E-voting Infrastructure, proceedings of the 2013 IEEE Long Island Systems, Applications and Technology Conference. Published one article in Security and Communications Network. Zhanang Zhang Conference presentation published as proceedings: A Cluster Based Smart MAC Layer Protocol for Delay-Tolerant Underwater Sensor Networks, proceeding of the Fifth International Conference on Cyber-Enabled Distributed Computing and Knowledge Discovery and An Improved Delay-Tolerant Protocol for Underwater Sensor Networks, proceedings of 2013 International Conference of Wireless Networks. Published one article in the Journal of Science and Technology.

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Department of Engineering Science and Physics Mark Feur Published one book chapter in Optical Fiber Telecommunications VIB (Academic Press). Published four articles in the Journal of Optical Communications and Networking. Li Ge Published three articles in Physical Review. Anshel Gorokhovsky Published two articles: one in the Journal of Luminescence and one in Physica Status Solidi. Xin Jiang Published three articles: one in Photonic Technology Letters, one in Optical Fiber Technology, and one in the Journal of Lightware Technology. Charles Liu Published a book The Handy Astronomy Answer Book, 3rd Edition (Visible Ink Press). Published one article in The Astrophysical Journal Supplement. Vadim Oganesyan Published two articles in Physical Review. Emily Rice Published a book: Astronomy Labs: A Concept Oriented Approach (Addison-Wesley). Published four articles in the Astrophysical Journal. Irving Robbins Published nine articles in the International Astronomical Union Minor Planet Circular. Alexandre Zaitsev Published a book: HPHT-Treated Diamonds, Springer Publishing House. Published two articles: One in Contributions to Mineralogy and Pertology and one in Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical.

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Department of the Library Mark Polger Published three articles: one in the Metropolitan Universities Journal, one in Library Management, and one in Public Services Quarterly. Amy Stempler Published two articles: one in Public Services Quarterly and one in Reference Services Review Public Services Quarterly. Department of the Mathematics Joel Hamkins Published two book chapters: one in Infinity and Truth and one in Logic NL Volume Effective Mathematics of the Uncountable. Published four articles: two in the Journal of Mathematical Logic, one in Logic and Its Applications, and one in the Journal of Symbolic Logic. Zheng Huang Published two articles: one in Transactions of the American Mathematical Society and one in the Mathematical Research Letters. Kevin O’Bryant Published five articles: two in Integers, one in Experimental Mathematics, one in the Wolfram Demonstrations Project, and one in Ocean Engineering. Tobias Schaefer Published two articles in the Journal of Physics. Department of Physical Therapy Zaghloul Ahmed Published four articles: two in the Journal of Neuroscience, one in the Journal of Spine and Neurosurgery, and one in the Journal of Electromagnetic Biology and Medicine. Maria Georgiou-Knikou Published nine articles: two in Bioelectromagnetics, two in Clinical Neurophysiology, one in PLOS ONE, one in Experimental Brain Research, one in Neuroscience Letters, one in European Journal of Applied Physiology, and one in Biomed Research International.

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EXTERNAL GRANTS AWARDED January 1, 2013-December 31, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY Richard Veit MassCEC $368,463 Frank Burbrink with The American Museum of Natural History NSF $249,998 DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY Michal Kruk and Shuiqin Zhou NSF $299,921 Sebastian Poget NSF $210,764 Fred Naider NYSED/VTEA $197,776 DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE Feng Gu NSF $160,448 DEPARTMENT OF ENGINEERING SCIENCE AND PHYSICS Emily Rice NASA $133,625 Anatoly Kuklov NSF $121,000

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