Enlightening Minds 2019

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Enlightening Minds: Research Review 2018

Researcher sees hope in opioid crisis – page 4

Provost Richards (right) discusses manuscripts with Brandon Branson, a third-year Greek student.

From the provost:


have been a part of the PBA family for more than a dozen years, but this is my second year as provost. One of the best parts of my new role is that I have a front-row seat to the pageantry of PBA scholarship. Sometimes it has been an actual seat in a performance hall, as my wife, Stacia, and I marveled at the delicate expertise of a symphonic conductor, the patient nurture of a play director or the passionate intellect of a scholar discussing her or his newest book. Enlightening Minds provides you a front-row seat, as it showcases the flourishing life of the mind that PBA fosters. Within these pages you can read about cutting-edge research related to the opioid crisis. Dr. Tarsis Brust and his colleagues are exploring new nonopioid pain treatments, and involving their pharmacy students in this exciting work. Pharmacy graduate Dr. Norman Hooten (opposite page) now works in the inpatient mental health unit of the VA Medical Center, where many of his patients have suffered opioid addiction. You can read about students who really are determined to change the world, as part of PBA’s new master’s in global development. While these students were trying to avoid bugs in Uganda, Dr. Robert Hegna’s students were out looking for them, notably polka-dot wasp moths. PBA’s scholarship is as broad as it is deep.


A family of scholars in a global neighborhood

I believe professors best lead by example and as you will see in these pages PBA’s professors exemplify scholarship, living it in front of their students. They demonstrate mastery in their various fields and do it as scholars who are faithful Christ-followers. As master teachers, they model life-long learning, not merely by staying current in their field but by working to advance their discipline and sharing their knowledge in presentations across the nation and abroad. Their life of the mind happens within a robust community. I see it daily in their lively conversations with students in public hallways after class, in private mentorships in offices and internships, in quiet discussions in the library or boisterous laughter over lunch or standing with students on the sidelines at a game. Now, you can see some of it here in Enlightening Minds. I invite you to peruse the pages and admire, as I do, the breadth and depth of scholarship that is PBA. -E. Randolph Richards, Ph.D., provost and chief academic officer and professor of biblical studies. Dr. Randy Richards has authored or co-authored nearly a dozen books and many scholarly articles. This past semester, he finished two articles and one book, and has two other books under contract, including a two-volume work on the Gospel of John for the prestigious series Word Biblical Commentary. He is a popular lecturer, speaker and teacher, presenting in places as diverse as Lebanon, Slovenia, Kenya and Nepal.

Keynote speaker:


PBA pharmacy grad, Special Forces veteran, serves patients in the VA Medical Center

to kick the ball off, and I’m very hopeful that it will nce again Norman “Norm” Hooten fights on continue to evolve and better meet the needs of that the front lines of a deadly battle. This time particular patient population.” he battles the opioid epidemic as a clinical His residencies complete, Hooten now works fullpharmacy specialist with the U.S. Department of time at the inpatient mental health unit of the Orlando Veterans Affairs. In 2012 Hooten entered the Lloyd L. Gregory School VA Medical Center. Many of the patients he sees are coming in after opioid overdose. In Hooten these of Pharmacy after a distinguished career in the Army’s vets see a fellow veteran who has lost close friends to Special Forces. He earned his doctorate in pharmacy in overdose. 2016, and he returns on March 12 as keynote speaker “Vets are at about an equal risk of misusing opioids, for PBA’s annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference. but they’re probably at double the risk of dying of an He’ll speak with the benefit of two eye-opening years of overdose,” he said. “My goal is to potentiate the role post-graduate residency at the VA medical centers in that we play as pharmacists in solving the problem of Orlando and West Palm Beach. substance abuse disorder, for vets, especially. “I used to look at this whole problem of “We can make a difference in their lives,” substance abuse disorders as people who he said. “Not just from managing their just made bad choices in life and were medications, but in being that person who paying the price for it,” he said. “I realize gives them the support and encouragement now that it’s not all about the choices they need along the way, that maybe helps they make sometimes. And I think this guide them and give them hope for the really is a disease and we have to treat it future so they can prosper.” accordingly.” Barbara Kelly, senior associate professor During Hooten’s residencies with the of pharmacy practice, recalls Hooten VA he rotated through different clinics, as a student “always responsible, always such as those for pain management, influencing others in an unassuming way substance abuse and post-traumatic stress disorder. He realized that the same Dr. Norman Hooten and always grateful to be learning the field of pharmacy.” He had come to PBA as veteran patients would show up in multiple clinics, of the elite Delta Force, having led a team into what something often not noticed as the specialized medical became the Battle of Mogadishu, the bloody operation providers tended to “work in silos.” depicted in the movie Black Hawk Down. While he was “So I combined all those silos into one clinic a pharmacy student he went on national television, for a special population of patients,” he said. This helping to tell the Mogadishu story for 60 Minutes, but pilot project brought together specialists such as he didn’t cultivate celebrity status at PBA. psychologists, pharmacists and pain management “I remember his humility the most,” said Kelly. “I’m physicians so they could treat vets comprehensively, so proud and thankful that Norm continues to serve instead of letting patients “bounce around from one his country as a strong servant leader by utilizing his clinic to another.” “We did some good,” said Hooten. “I’m pretty proud pharmacy knowledge and skills to provide patient care and be a patient care advocate to his fellow veterans.” of the fact that it was my residency project and we got

Inside Enlightening Minds Research Review 2018

On the cover: Dr. Tarsis Brust of the Lloyd L. Gregory School of Pharmacy leads research for a non-opioid painkiller. Story on page 4.

Hope in opioid crisis: Refugee camp research: The polka-dot wasp moth: Books by faculty in 2018:

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s an estimated 130 people in the U.S. die every day from opioid overdose, the scientific search NB001 for a new, non-opioid painkiller becomes a race with monumental consequences. And so when Tarsis Brust’s team at Purdue University used robots to screen 3,040 compounds in one day, Brust was so excited that he analyzed all the data on the same day. “It’s just thrilling to see the data coming out,” he said, “and the chance of finding something new, something that no one has ever seen before, especially if it can have an effect on people’s lives.” Brust, now an assistant professor in the Lloyd L. Gregory School of Pharmacy, found what he was looking for. The compound ST034307 subsequently has proven to have painkilling effect in mice, and it is also undergoing tests for relieving the symptoms of opioid dependence. The published results of this research created quite a buzz in the scientific community. “It will still be a long road until it can be tested in humans,” wrote Robert F. First-year pharmacy student Service in the journal Gianna Giacoletti, who plans a Science, “but in a career in research, is helping in field that’s working the work led by Dr. Brust. 4






to save tens of thousands of lives a year, even strong preliminary results are welcome news.” NKY80 Brust earned his Ph.D. in medicinal chemistry and molecular pharmacology at Purdue, and then for three years he further honed his research skills working at the Scripps Research Institute in Jupiter, Florida. Last July he joined the faculty of Palm Beach Atlantic, where he continues his groundbreaking research on proteins targeted for treating pain and depressive disorders. “I really wanted a place where I could teach and do research,” he said. Brust has been joined in his research by Gregory faculty colleagues Dr. Edwin Santini and Dr. Adwoa Nornoo. “I’m excited that I can have a project that involves other people in our department, each contributing their expertise,” said Brust. In January the University won a grant from the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy in support of the team’s research. Santini, associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences, will examine possible side effects that the new compound could have on memory. Nornoo, associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences, contributes her expertise in biodistribution, tracking where and how compounds travel after they are injected or given orally to a research subject. Nornoo is chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. “We are really blessed in the school of pharmacy to have recruited someone of Dr. Brust’s caliber and his area of expertise and research,” she said. “He wants to teach in the laboratory setting and he wants to teach in the classroom setting. He’s an

Laboratory technician Tatum Price cultures cell lines in the pharmacy school lab, as Dr. Tarsis Brust looks on. all-around academician.” PBA forensic science grad Tatum Price, now a laboratory technician in the Gregory School, has been helping in the research led by Brust, as has first-year pharmacy student Gianna Giacoletti. Giacoletti did her undergraduate work in clinical laboratory science at Michigan State University. “By doing this research now I get to practice what I’ve already learned, as well as apply the knowledge that I’ve gained in pharmacy school so far,” Giacoletti said. “When you’re actually implementing it every day it helps it to stick more.” She hopes to make a career of working in research.

Brust recalled fondly “the great experiences” he had doing research in grad school, “and how much my mentors helped me.” That makes him especially value his opportunity now to mentor others. Brust lives in Palm Beach Gardens with his wife, Isabelle, and their infant son. A native of Brazil, Brust is the son of a pharmacist and the grandson of a Presbyterian pastor. He has enjoyed the Christian environment at PBA, he said, where coworkers “are always trying to help each other and encourage each other. It’s been just wonderful to have these people around.” 5

Refugee research

“From the time they hit the ground in Uganda they were open and available to conquer any challenge.� -- Shaunessy McNeely of

Global Refuge International, describing the PBA team.

Johanna Wolz observes an interchange in a medical clinic serving refugees in Uganda. 6

Students in new graduate program blend refugee camp fieldwork with classroom theory, seeking long-term global development solutions

nonprofit organization with a specific development problem. For Wolz and Roginsky, that meant living within the refugee settlement in a house with no running water and for much of the time no electricity. “It was the most rustic living situation that I’ve been in,” said Roginsky, “but I kind of liked it.” With the help of a translator, the two interviewed s the nation of Uganda struggles to host an refugees and spent many hours studying the operation ongoing flood of refugees, the day-to-day, of the clinics. In the fall semester they came back to basic needs are staggering: providing shelter, campus to continue their coursework and to blend it food, water, sanitation and health care for more than with their fieldwork data. Now in the spring semester one million displaced people. And somehow, leaders they are fine-tuning their writing to offer GRI a report must look beyond the day-to-day to find long-term with recommendations. sustainability. That’s the thorny, real-life research “The entire class has gone through a draft that is problem tackled by graduate students Johanna Wolz like a master’s thesis, except that the emphasis is upon and Sarah Ann Roginsky. solutions,” said Hanson. The students hope to get their The pair spent eight weeks gathering data in a finished reports published in peer-reviewed journals. refugee settlement in northwestern Uganda for their Wolz, a Colorado native, will be among the first fieldwork project in PBA’s new Master of Science in graduates of the new program, earning their degrees Global Development. Wolz and Roginsky had come to this May. Roginsky, from Georgia, will graduate in help the Colorado-based organization Global Refuge December, because she has chosen the program’s International (GRI). dual degree option, the Master of Science in Global “From the time they hit the ground in Uganda they Development/MBA. She’s visited 18 countries over were open and available to conquer any challenge,” said the years. “I’ve always known what I wanted to do,” Shaunessy McNeely, GRI’s executive director of health Roginsky said: “to travel and to help people.” programs. “Since they were conducting research on Already the prospective graduates are getting job a topic never researched in that area they had to start offers from the partnering organizations hosting them from scratch.” for fieldwork, Hanson said. “We had teams who really The topic is health care as provided in clinics excelled in doing some amazing things in this past within the Imvepi refugee camp, a new settlement summer’s projects.” accommodating some 53,000 refugees. PBA nursing From the summer project in Uganda, GRI’s McNeely students also have served in that same camp, but Wolz praised the PBA team for initiative, adaptability and and Roginsky are not nurses. When they came to cultural appropriateness. “I believe the results of their Uganda last summer they were halfway through their research will help us to better serve people in refugee graduate training to build the skills of an economist, situations around the world,” she said. policy expert, entrepreneur, philosopher and even For information on the new graduate program, visit: theologian. www.pba.edu/master-global-development “The goal of our department is to put our graduate students in positions to be in managerial roles,” said Dr. Craig Hanson, Global Development program director. He pictures grads working in a variety of places, including government, mission agencies and other nonprofits. “The education that students get is both theoretical and deeply practical,” he said. The theory side happens on campus, with courses such as Global Economics, Microfinance and Cultural Concepts of Wealth and Value. Wolz and Roginsky both already had earned PBA bachelor’s degrees in cross-cultural studies, but that’s not required. Rather than look for a specific major in an applicant, Hanson said, “We care about who you are and what kind of person you are.” The practical side of the education happens in the Sarah Ann Roginsky, right, joins others in the refugee developing world, as students work with an assigned camp carrying water for their daily use.



Meet the polka-dot wasp moth Syntomedia epilais (his scientific name) has bold, distinctive coloring. Biology major Graysen Boehning wanted to know why.


alking out of his ecology class one day, biology major Graysen Boehning spied an insect with white spots and vibrant, red tail. Wow, he thought. I wonder why it’s so unique looking? And then he recalled the motto his ecology professor repeated so often: “Start with a question.” The professor, Dr. Robert Hegna, had assigned the class to develop semester-long team research projects. As Boehning admired the coloring of that little bug, he concluded, “That’s a question we can study.” Before long, Boehning went stalking across campus with a bug net and a zip-lock bag, hunting Syntomedia epilais, commonly known in its adult stage as the polka-dot wasp moth. Though it has wasp-like wings, the moth doesn’t sting, so Boehning easily collected specimens for his team to study. “Science, in general, is a team sport,” he said. With team members Meggan Ward, Whitney Wood and Savanna Brown, he worked with Hegna to design an experiment asking whether the moth’s distinctive coloration might be aposematic, meaning that the colors serve as a warning to moth predators. “The moth tastes extremely bitter to birds and other possible predators,” said Boehning. So perhaps the red tail and white spots give birds a warning in the same way that the white stripe of a skunk warns its predators. The students set up an assembly line to create 300 life-size models of the moth, using soft clay to shape the bodies. They photographed the wings of a moth specimen and screen-printed the image onto waterproof paper to make hundreds of fake wings. Next came the most critical part: painting and checking the colors. The students learned that birds can distinguish colors humans can’t see, so with

The students created 300 models of the colorful moth and placed them out on campus in areas where the moths and birds had been observed. Would the coloration communicate something to predatory birds? 8

Dr. Robert Hegna, assistant professor of biology, takes a reading to check model colors with a spectrometer.

Hegna’s help they used a spectrometer to analyze and imitate the coloring of a moth specimen. They painted their models in four versions: one with true moth colors, one lacking the red tail, one lacking the white spots and the last version lacking red tail and white spots. Using a random number generator, the team randomly lined up their models and placed them out on campus in areas where they had seen the moths and birds. They attached each model to a circular, green platform, mimicking the green background of foliage that real moths would frequent. Forty-eight hours later, the team came back to check their models. “Birds have a really distinct way of biting prey,” said Boehning, “so we can actually see beak marks in models and tell they were made by a bird.” From that observation, the students gathered data on

these questions: Did birds attack the models, and did a study data and write a publication-worthy report. The non-scientist might ask, “Why do we care what causes certain pattern of coloring receive more attacks? a bird to attack or not attack this moth?” Of the 75 models painted with true moth coloring, “For me, the learning is worth it,” said Boehning. “not a single one was attacked,” said Boehning. “Birds “We are building our research based on the many completely avoided those models.” For the models papers that we’ve read, but none of them lacking red tail and white spots, the attack answered our question. This is a question percentage jumped to 12 percent. Models that’s never been answered. If we can having just a red tail or just white spots answer it, that’s just another step in the had attack percentage of 7 to 9 percent. ladder so that someone else can ask a “And that tells us,” said Boehning, deeper question, a harder question, “that each of these coloring and can use our research to build on.” characteristics works as a partial Hegna said this project about warning sign,” but that the true a specific moth is connected to coloring provided a much more broad questions in signal and effective warning to predators. communication theory in animals at The team wrote up its results for large. “Depending on our preliminary Hegna, who told them in passing that work right now,” he said, “we might their project potentially was good enough to continue and expand with an Real moth (left) and model uncover a variety of other very interesting questions to pursue that eye toward publication. “These are all would also help us understand communication self-motivated and hardworking individuals,” said the between different species.” professor. “They then took initiative to approach me Boehning hopes one day to become a scientist about seriously continuing the study after finishing the studying comparative psychology and communication version for their ecology lab project.” research on wild dolphins. The research skills he The ecology course behind them now, the students acquires now, he said, “are things that I hope to be have embarked on an expanded project to use 1,200 doing for the rest of my life.” moth models. That moth making will require a lot of time and effort, to say nothing of the work needed to

A four-member team took on the research project. Posing here with some of the moth models they made, from left,

are Meggan Ward, Graysen Boehning, Whitney Wood and Savanna Brown. Science “is a team sport,” said Boehning.


Faculty Bookshelf Dr. Kathleen Anderson. Jane Austen’s Women: An Introduction. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2018. Why does Jane Austen “mania” continue unabated in a postmodern world? How does the brilliant Regency novelist speak so personally to today’s women that they view her as their best friend? Jane Austen’s Women answers these questions by exploring Austen’s affirming yet challenging vision of both who her dynamic female characters are, and who they become. This important new work reveals how, despite a restrictive patriarchal culture, these women achieve greatness. In clear, lively prose, Kathleen Anderson shares theoretical insights from 20 years of studying Austen, and illuminates the novels as guidebooks on how to become an Austenian heroine in one’s everyday life. Dr. Paul Copan and Douglas Jacoby. Origins: The Ancient Impact and Modern Implications of Genesis 1-11. New York, NY: Morgan James Faith, 2018. Origins turns much of what Christians learned in Sunday School on its head in a revealing comparison of the Genesis narrative to the competing pagan narrative of the day. Relatively few Bible readers are familiar with the world of the ancient Near East. The culture, literature, religions, geography, etc. of the early biblical period dramatically influenced what was written and why and without an understanding of these elements, the purposes, meanings and structure of the text are easily misread by modern readers and reduce the primeval narrative to a collection of Sunday School stories. Origins, while acknowledging the agendas of modern readers, remains on track in expounding on the ancient agenda. Paul Copan and Douglas Jacoby address the doubts of those who find stumbling blocks in early Genesis, facing the tough questions head on and providing biblical solution to many of the “problem passages.”


Dr. Paul Copan and Charles Taliaferro, eds. The Naturalness of Belief: New Essays on Theism’s Rationality. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2018. Despite its name, “naturalism” as a world-view turns out to be rather unnatural in its strict and more consistent form of materialism and determinism. So a number of naturalists opt for a broadened version that includes objective moral values, intrinsic human dignity, consciousness, beauty, personal agency, and the like. But in doing so, broad naturalism begins to look more like theism. The Naturalness of Belief begins with a naturalistic philosopher’s own perspective of naturalism and naturalness. The remaining chapters take a multifaceted approach in showing theism’s naturalness and greater explanatory power. They examine the rational reasons for theism’s ability to account for consciousness, intentionality, beauty, human dignity, free will, rationality and knowledge; they also look at common sensical, existential, psychological, and cultural reasons — in addition to the insights of the cognitive science of religion. Dr. Paul Copan, Tremper Longman III, Christopher L. Reese, and Michael Strauss. Introduction to Christianity and Science Video Lectures. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2018. DVD. This DVD offers a thorough introduction to the intersection between science and Christian belief. What are the competing philosophies of science, and do they “work” with a Christian faith based on the Bible? Designed to accompany the Dictionary of Christianity and Science, this lecture set synthesizes the insights of over 140 international contributors. The toughest questions about faith and science, from Adam and Eve to the age of the earth, miracles, and evolution, are explored, along with concepts such as string theory and multiverse. Dr. Paul Copan, Tremper Longman III, Christopher L. Reese, and Michael G. Strauss, eds. Dicionário de Cristianismo e Ciência. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2017. Portuguese translation. Rio De Janeiro, Brazil: Thomas Nelson Brazil, 2018. Featuring the work of over 140 international contributors, the Dictionary of Christianity and Science is a deeplyresearched, peer-reviewed, fair-minded work that illuminates the intersection of science and Christian belief.

Dr. James Laub. Leveraging the Power of Servant Leadership: Building High Performing Organizations. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. eBook. This book provides a consistent model to understand leadership as a dynamic combination of vision, action, mobilization, and change. It puts servant leadership into a historical and theoretical context while providing a research-based approach and conceptual model that deepens our understanding of the topic. Further, it provides ways to implement this approach to leadership in real organizational settings. The goal is to bridge the gap between scholarly research and the practical realities of leadership within organizations, communities and society at large. The author presents the Organizational Leadership Assessment (OLA) and model with research support that will guide students and leaders in evaluating organizational health and effectiveness. Dr. Brittany N. Melton. Where is God in the Megilloth?: A Dialogue on the Ambiguity of Divine Presence and Absence. Boston, MA: Brill, 2018. In Where is God in the Megilloth? Brittany N. Melton constructs a dialogue among Ruth, Esther, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes and Song of Songs centered on this question, in an effort to settle the debate about whether God is present or absent in these books. Their juxtaposition in the Hebrew Bible highlights their shared theme of apparent divine absence, but, paradoxically, traces of God’s presence are unearthed as well. By examining various aspects of this theme, including the literary absence of God, divine abandonment, God-talk, allusive language, God’s providence and divine silence, it becomes clear that the ambiguity of divine presence and absence in the Megilloth presents a significant challenge to current conceptualizations of divine presence and absence in the Hebrew Bible.

Dr. Linda Raeder. Freedom and Political Order: Traditional American Thought and Practice. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2018. Freedom and Political Order carefully examines the meaning of freedom and other natural rights; their relation to the Rule of Law; the nature and purpose of government as embodied in the American social contract; the relation between the liberal and democratic elements of American liberal democracy; and various assumptions underlying the Framers’ constitutional design. The study is not intended exclusively for professional scholars but also for the general public and students of American government and society. Thomas Jefferson once warned that “a nation that expects to be ignorant and free . . . expects what never was and never will be.” The work thus aims not only to bring to light the fundamental values and institutions of traditional American society but, in so doing, assist in their preservation. Dr. David Smith and Barbara VanderWerf. Marketing Research for Small Business: An Efficient and Effective Functional Approach. New York, NY: Nova Science, 2018. This practical book focuses on providing small to medium sized firms the tools and techniques needed to successfully undertake a marketing research campaign. Special consideration is made for firms with limited budgets and knowledge of appropriate research techniques. Small business owners struggling to grow their business often do not really know their customer or business well. Good marketing research can uncover substantial insight into your customer, competitor, market and potential new business opportunities. Preparation through knowledge gathering, preferably early in the process, is the key to success. As Benjamin Franklin once said, “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”


2018 Publications & Presentations Chapters in Books Dr. Stephanie Bennett. “JeanneMarie Bouvier de la Motte-Guyon: Nurturing Attentive Silence as a Counter-practice for a Digital Age.” Words and Witnesses: Communication Studies in Christian Thought from Athanasius to Desmond Tutu. Eds. Robert Woods, Jr. and Naaman K. Wood. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 2018. 120-26. Dr. Terriel R. Byrd. “George Liele, Former Slave and First American Baptist Missionary.” A Legacy of Preaching: Enlightenment to the Present Day, Volume Two. Eds. Benjamin K. Forrest, Kevin L. King, Bill Curtis, Dwayne Milioni. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan, 2018. 147-161. Dr. Elias Chahine. “Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Ambulatory Care Infections, and Immunizations.” Updates in Therapeutics: Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Preparatory Review Course. Lenexa, KS: American College of Clinical Pharmacy, 2018. 155-222. Dr. Elias Chahine and L.R. Karaoui. “Lung Abscesses.” Pharmacotherapy Self-Assessment Program: 2018 Book 1. Eds. John E. Murphy and M.W. Len. Lenexa, KS: American College of Clinical Pharmacy, 2018. 161-89. Dr. Roger Chapman. “Punishment, Spirituality, and Materialism in the Anti-Utopia.” Critical Insights: Inequality. Ed. Kimberly Drake. Armenia, NY: Grey House Publishing, 2018. 19-34. Dr. Paul Copan. “Christianity and the Abrahamic Religions.” The Worldview Study Bible. Eds. David Dockery and Trevin Wax. Nashville, TN: B&H Academic, 2018. 1282. ---. “Monism, Pantheism, and Panentheism.” The Worldview Study Bible. Eds. David Dockery and Trevin Wax. Nashville, TN: B&H Academic, 2018. 1335. Dr. Paul Copan and Jeremiah


Johnston. “The Cultural Implications of Theism versus Naturalism.” The Naturalness of Belief: New Essays on Theism’s Rationality. Eds. Paul Copan and Charles Taliaferro. Lanham, MD: Lexington, 2018. 197-213. Dr. Paul Copan and Charles Taliaferro. “Introduction.” The Naturalness of Belief: New Essays on Theism’s Rationality. Eds. Paul Copan and Charles Taliaferro. Lanham, MD: Lexington, 2018. vii-xviii. Dr. Olga Dietlin. “What is Professional Counseling? Piecing the Puzzle Together.” The Handbook of Experiential Teaching in Counselor Education: A Resource Guide for Counselor Educators. Eds. Jordan Jennifer, Briana Perkins, and Robin Wilbourn Lee. Charleston, SC: CreateSpace, 2018. 99-102. Dr. Olga Dietlin. “Nonverbals in My World.” Handbook of Experiential Teaching in Counselor Education: A Resource Guide for Counselor Educators. Eds. Jordan Jennifer, Briana Perkins, and Robin Wilbourn Lee. Charleston, SC: CreateSpace, 2018. 99-102. Dr. Olga Dietlin, Dr. Kathryn Maslowe, and *Linda Hahn. “Neuroscience of Connection: How Supportive Relationships Grow Our Brains (Birth Through College Years).” Creating Caring and Supportive Educational Environments for Meaningful Learning. Eds. Kisha Daniels and Katrina Billingsley. Hershey, PA: IGI Global, 2018 1-19. Dr. Carl F. Miller. “Dr. Seuss—The Power and Potential (and Joy!) of Children’s Literature.” Shapers of American Childhood: Essays on Visionaries from L. Frank Baum to Dr. Spock to J.K. Rowling. Eds. Kathy Merlock Jackson and Mark I. West. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2018. 7690. Dr. R. Scott Pearson. “The Business Cycle” and “Social Entrepreneurship.” The Principles of Economics: A Christian Perspective. Oklahoma City,

OK: Vance Fried, 2018. Online. Dr. R. Scott Pearson and Darin Gerdes. “Corporate Social Responsibility,” “Marketplace Ethics,” and “Organizations and Markets.” The Principles of Economics: A Christian Perspective. Oklahoma City, OK: Vance Fried, 2018. Online. Dr. Gary Poe. “Asceticism.” The SAGE Encyclopedia of Lifespan and Human Development. Ed. Marc H. Bornstein. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2018. 149-51. Dr. E. Randolph Richards. “Literacy in New Testament and Greco-Roman Antiquity.” Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception, vol. 16. Ed. Nicole Rupschus. Berlin, Germany: De Gruyter, 2018. 587-89. ---. “Was Matthew a Plagiarist? Plagiarism in Greco-Roman Antiquity.” Christian Origins and the Establishment of the Early Jesus Movement in Texts and Editions for New Testament Study series, vol. 12. Eds. Stanley Porter and Andrew Pitts. Leiden, Netherlands: Brill, 2018. 108133.

Journal Articles, Web Articles, Poems, and Other Original Works Dr. Kathleen Anderson. “‘Every day was adding to the verdure of the early trees’: Women, Trees, and the Relationship Between Self and Other in Jane Austen’s Novels.” ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment 25.1 (Winter 2018): 80-94. Dr. Kathleen Anderson and *Gayle Fallon. “‘We Sick’: The deweys as Women’s Willful Self-Destruction in Toni Morrison’s Sula.” Journal of Feminist Scholarship 15 (Fall 2018): 1-17. David Athey. “Holy Land.” The Windhover 22.1 (Spring 2018): 1. Contributors noted with *asterisk are students or alumni of PBA.

---. “Misunderstood.” Kestrel 39 (Summer 2018): 73. ---. “Transfiguration Sailor.” The Windhover 22.1 (Spring 2018): 37. ---. “When I Saw Thomas Merton.” The Windhover 22.2 (Fall 2018): 4. Dr. Karelynne Ayayo. “Caesar.” Baker Illustrated Study Bible. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 2018. 1926. ---. “Parables.” Baker Illustrated Study Bible. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 2018. 1822. Dr. Stephanie Bennett. “Endangered Habitat: Why the Soul Needs Silence.” Plough Quarterly 15 (Winter 2018): 66-69. Dr. Chandrima Bhattcharya and John Jasper. “Degree of Handedness: A Unique Individual Differences Factor for Predicting and Understanding Hindsight Bias.” Personality and Individual Differences 125 (April 2018): 97-101. Dr. Wes Borucki. Review of A Yankee Scholar in Coastal South Carolina: William Francis Allen’s Civil War Journals, edited by James Robert Hester. The South Carolina Historical Magazine 117.2 (April 2016): 148-151. Note: This issue was

released in mid-2018 due to recent funding difficulties for the journal’s publication. Dr. Wesley Borucki. “How ‘Green’ Is My Green Flag? Environmental Initiatives in Major Auto Racing Circuits.” The International Journal of Sport and Society 8.3 (2017): 25-40. Dr. Stephanie Bryan, Maryellen Hamilton, and Elizabeth Finn. “Mindfulness Meditation in College Students to Advance Health Equity.” OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine 3.2 (May 2018). Online. Dr. David Carson. “Trauma-focused Lay Counselor Training for Disaster Mental Health Care in Developing Countries.” International Journal of Humanities and Social Studies 6.7 (July 2018): 105-118. Dr. David K. Carson and Aparajita Chowdhury. “The Potential Impact of Family Life Education and Lay Counselor Training on Poverty in Developing Countries: The Example of India.” International Journal of Community Development 6.1 (2018): 5-20. Dr. Elias Chahine. “How Can I Actively Pursue a Career in Clinical Pharmacy Education Without

Sacrificing My Clinical Pharmacy Practice?” Expert in Training: News for Resident, Fellow, and Graduate Student Members of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (November 2018): 1-2. Online. Dr. Elias Chahine, Denise Kelley, and Lindsey Childs-Kean. “Sofosbuvir/ Velpatasvir/Voxilaprevir: A PanGenotypic Direct-Acting Antiviral Combination for Hepatitis C.” Annals of Pharmacotherapy 52.4 (April 2018): 352-63. Stephanie F. James, Dr. Elias Chahine, Allana Sucher, and Cassandra Hanna. “Shingrix: The New Adjuvanted Recombinant Herpes Zoster Vaccine.” Annals of Pharmacotherapy 52.7 (July 2018): 673-80. Dr. Roger Chapman. Review of Defenseless under the Night: The Roosevelt Years and the Origins of Homeland Security by Matthew Dallek. Journal of Military History 82.1 (January 2018): 283-284. ---. Review of Colored Television: American Religion Gone Global by Marla F. Frederick. Journal of American Studies 52.2 (May 2018): 256.

Serving seniors

In a summer outreach, Javier Barrios Herrera and seven other students of the Lloyd L. Gregory School of Pharmacy, accompanied by faculty, visited the West County Senior Center in Belle Glade, an impoverished area in western Palm Beach County. Students and faculty sat down with senior citizens, one-on-one, to review their medications. Other outreach efforts noted on page 18, “Service to the Profession and Community.” 13

Dr. David Compton and *Lana Lander. “My How Cute You Are!: An Examination of the Factors that Predict the Likelihood of Approving a Research Protocol Approval in a Mock Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee.” Journal of Education, Society and Behavioural Science 25.1 (2018): 1-12. Dr. David Compton, *Emily Cnapich, *Ashley Fravel, and *Jordan Sossong. “Long-term Behavioral Effects of the ‘Legal High’ MDMA Alternative 5-IAI in Adolescent Rats.” Journal of Behavioral Neuroscience 2.1 (November 2018): 11-16. Dr. Paul Copan. Review of The Allure of Gentleness: Defending the Faith in the Manner of Jesus by Dallas Willard. Philosophia Christi 20 (2018): 311-314. ---. “Faith-Based Epistemology and Evidence-Grounded Christianity.” Review of The Illusion of Certainty: How the Flawed Beliefs of Religion Harm Our Culture by James Houk. Christian Research Journal 41 (2018): 54-55. ---. “Greg Boyd’s Misunderstandings of the ‘Warrior God.’” Review of The Crucifixion of the Warrior God by Gregory Boyd. The Gospel Coalition (January 26, 2018). Online. Dr. Paul Copan and Chad Bogosian. “The Epistemology of Religious Disagreement.” Philosophia Christi 20.1 (2018): 207-14. Dr. Mary Kay Copeland and Emilyn Cabanda. “Efficiency Measurement in the U.S. Publicly Held Insurance Industry: A Two-Stage Efficiency Model.” International Journal of Information Systems in the Service Sector 18.1 (January 2018): 1-15. Dr. John Dougherty. “AtorvastatinAssociated Macroglossia in a Cardioembolic Stroke Patient.” Annals of Pharmacotherapy 52.12 (December 2018): 1259-1260. Dr. John Dougherty and Dr. Mark Bonfiglio. “The Future CPOE Workflow: Augmenting Clinical Decision Support with Pharmacist Expertise.” Hospital Pharmacy 8 (August 2018): 1-4. Online.


Dr. John Dougherty and Dr. Elias Chahine. “Providing Additional ‘Muscles’ for Older Adults through Optimal Influenza Vaccine Selection.” Annals of Pharmacotherapy 52.9 (September 2018): 936-41. Dr. John Dougherty, Allana Sucher, Dr. Elias Chahine, and Katherine Shihadeh. “Omadacycline: A New Tetracycline.” Annals of Pharmacotherapy (December 2018): 1-15. Online. Carolina Möller, Dr. Sanaz Dovell, Christian Melaun, and Frank Marí. “Definition of the R-Superfamily of Conotoxins: Structural Convergence of Helix-Loop-Helix Peptidic Scaffolds.” Peptides 107 (September 2018): 75-82. Aldo Franco, Dr. Sanaz Dovell, Carolina Möller, Meghan Grandal, Evan Clark, and Frank Marí. “Structural Plasticity of Mini-M Conotoxins: Expression of All Mini-M Subtypes by Conus regius.” FEBS Journal 285.5 (March 2018): 887-902. Dr. Jenifer Elmore. “Sedgwick and Edgeworth: A Transatlantic Tale of Emulation, Flattery, and Rivalry.” Symbiosis: A Journal of Transatlantic Literary and Cultural Relations 22.1 (April 2018): 73-92. Dr. Marsha Guntharp. Review of Quite Right: The Story of Mathematics, Measurement, and Money by Norman Biggs. Mathematics Teacher 110.7 (March 2017): 559. Dr. Justin Hardin. Review of Divine Honours for the Caesars: The First Christians’ Responses by B.W. Winter. Journal of Roman Studies 107 (November 2017): 367-68. Muhammed Shawaqfeh and Dr. Catherine Harrington. “Systematic Review of Pharmacy Compounding for Pain Medication.” International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding 25.1 (Jan-Feb 2018): 19-24. Dr. Samuel Joeckel. “Donald Trump Is the Johnny Rotten of Politics.” History News Network (March 2018). Online.

Yun Liu, Sophie Bos, Tjitske Oenema, Herman Meurs, Dr. Harm Maarsingh, and Anna Hirsch. “Delivery System for Budesonide Based on Lipid-DNA.” European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics 130 (September 2018): 123-27. Dr. Josh Malone. “Immutability and Eternal Generation.” Credo Magazine 8.4 (December 2018). Online. Dr. Brittany N. Melton. “Dissertation Summary: Where is God in the Megilloth? A Dialogue on the Ambiguity of Divine Presence and Absence.” Tyndale Bulletin 69.2 (2018): 317-19. Dr. Brittany N. Melton. Review of The Dynamics of Violence and Revenge in the Hebrew Book of Esther by Francisco-Javier Ruiz-Ortiz. Journal of Theological Studies 69.2 (October 2018): 753-54. Dr. Carl F. Miller. “Omne Vetus Novum Est Iterum: The Decline and Rise of Latin Translation in Children’s Literature.” Bookbird: A Journal of International Children’s Literature 56.1 (2018): 46-54. Dr. Francisco Plaza. “Beyond Tyranny: The Totalitarian Spirit of the Venezuelan Regime.” The Political Science Reviewer 42.1 (June 2018): 1-33. Dr. Gary Poe. “Light to Darkness: From Gnosis to Agape in the Apophatic Imagery of Gregory of Nyssa.” Baptist History and Heritage 53.1 (Spring 2018): 57-67. Dr. Linda Raeder. “Postmodernism, Multiculturalism, and the Death of Tolerance: The Transformation of American Society.” Humanitas XXX, 1 and 2 (Winter 2018): 59-85. Dr. E. Randolph Richards. “Paul the Writer: Spreading the Gospel Through Everyday Letters.” Bible Study Magazine (March-April 2018): 12-14. Denise Dickins and Dr. Leslie Turner. “Accounting Concepts and Practices in Missionary Work.” Evangelical Missions Quarterly 54.4 (October 2018): 32-5.

James McNulty, Luis Garcia-Feijoo, and Ariel Viale. “The Regulation of Mortgage Servicing: Lessons from the Financial Crisis.” Contemporary Economic Policy 37.1 (November 2018) 170-180. Online. Dr. Angela Witmer, Archie W. Ammons, *Alaina C. Bell, and *Joshua B. Rowe. “Anthropogenic Transport of Macrofauna by a Sand Transfer Plant.” Ocean and Coastal Management 155 (April 2018): 1-7.

Presentations Kellie Barbato and Elizabeth Fairall. “All Aboard! Recruitment, Orientation, and Onboarding for New Hires.” Association of Christian Librarians, Wilmore, KY. June 12, 2018.

Dr. Elias Chahine, R. Elyea, *L. Neubauer, and Dr. Catherine Harrington. “Perceived Value of Supplemental Infectious Diseases Course Content through Social Media.” American College of Clinical Pharmacy Global Conference on Clinical Pharmacy, Seattle, WA. October 20, 2018.

Dr. Elias Chahine, *R. Chamoun, *A. Blake, *T. Tran, and Dr. Catherine Harrington. “Impact of an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at a Community Teaching Hospital.” American College of Clinical Pharmacy Updates in Therapeutics, Jacksonville, FL. February 16, 2018. Poster.

Dr. Elias Chahine, *C. Tran, *R. Chamoun, and *A. Blake. “Glecaprevir/Pibrenstasvir for the Treatment of Hepatitis C: A Systematic Review.” American College of Clinical Pharmacy Global Conference on Clinical Pharmacy, Seattle, WA. October 20, 2018.

Kalin Clifford, Dr. Elias Chahine, and Shelby Anderson. “Reviewing and Discussing Updates in Treating Pneumonia.” American Society of Consultant Pharmacists Annual Meeting, National Harbor, MD. November 2, 2018.

Kellie Barbato, Elizabeth Fairall, and Michelle Keba. “Exploring the Transformative Shift from Follower to Leader.” International Leadership Association Global Conference, West Palm Beach, FL. October 25, 2018. Dr. Elias Chahine. “Antimicrobial Stewardship.” Indian Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Practice Module Advanced Learning Series, Mysore, Karnataka, India. November 26, 2018. ---. “Central Nervous System Infections in the Immunocompetent Patient.” American College of Clinical Pharmacy Board Certification Preparatory Courses, Pomona, CA. April 22, 2018. ---. “The Changing Landscape of Antimicrobial Stewardship: Rapid Diagnostics.” Florida Society of Health-System Pharmacists Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL. August 4, 2018. ---. “The Pharmacist’s Role in Managing Acute and Chronic Pain.” Florida Pharmacy Association Annual Meeting and Convention, Bonita Springs, FL. July 13, 2018. ---. “Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Ambulatory Care Infections and Immunizations.” American College of Clinical Pharmacy Updates in Therapeutics, Jacksonville, FL. February 16, 2018.

Palm Beach Atlantic grads Mary Stucchi ’07 (left) and Hannah Rosenberg ’18 perform in Taken Away, a Holocaust-themed play for young audiences written by PBA professors Don Butler and Dr. Deborah Lee Prescott. The show reached 6,000 schoolchildren. (See www.pba.edu/current.)


Dr. Roger Chapman. “Postmodernism, Post-Christianity, and Gospel Receptivity.” Christian Resource Center Russia, St. Petersburg, Russia. August 9, 2018.

---. “Reverse Engineering the Imago Dei?: A Response to Michael Murray.” The Henry Center, Trinity International University, Deerfield, IL. June 14, 2018.

Dr. Mike Yuh-Jia Chen. “Work Goals for College Students.” Decision Science Institute, Chicago, IL. November 19, 2018.

---. “Why Does a Christian Scholar Need to Think Philosophically?” European Leadership Forum, Wisla, Poland. May 21, 2018.

Halil Kiymaz and Dr. Garrett Lane Cohee. “Impact of Free Cash Flow on Firm Performance During Market Contractions: Evidence from the U.S. Defense Industry.” Aero Finance Conference, Paris, France. October 9, 2018.

Dr. Mary Kay Copeland. “Adding Hands-on Learning in Accounting Information Systems Courses.” Northeast American Accounting Association, Old Greenwich, CT. October 19, 2018.

Dr. Alexandra Cook. “Family Office 101: Understanding Ultra-High Net Worth Families and Their Service Needs.” BNY Mellon, Probate & Pumpernickel, Palm Beach Gardens, FL. September 27, 2018. Dr. Alexandra Cook, Richard Marker, Carolyn Weiss, Alex Neckles, and Shawn Castellanos. “Donor Advised Funds & Foundations.” Opal Impact Investment Forum Conference, West Palm Beach, FL. April 23, 2018. Dr. Paul Copan. “Challenges for Apologists in the Contemporary World.” Biola University, La Mirada, CA. June 8, 2018. ---. “De-conversion: Why People Walk Away from the Christian Faith – and (Re)turn to It.” Evangelical Ministries to New Religions, New Orleans, LA. April 28, 2018; Evangelical Philosophical Society Denver, CO. November 13, 2018. ---. “The Impact of Christianity on Culture and Ethics.” Concordia University of Wisconsin, Mequon, WI. March 1, 2018. ---. “Jesus-Shaped Cultures”; “The Naturalists Are Declaring the Glory of God.” Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics, Oxford, England. May 16, 2018. ---. “The Old Testament Ethical Challenges in Contemporary Discussion.” Evangelical Theological Society, Northeast Regional Meeting, Bennington, VT. March 24, 2018.


---. Panel Facilitator and Presenter. “On-line Coursework Best Practices and Strategies for Improving Student Outcomes.” Northeast American Accounting Association, Old Greenwich, CT. October 20, 2018. Dr. Jeremy Couch and Drake Levasheff. “Branch Campus Enrollment Trends and Marketing Best Practices.” National Association of Branch Campus Administrators, Hershey, PA. April 12, 2018. Dr. Olga Dietlin and Dr. Steven Vensel. “Empathy, Authenticity, and Human Flourishing: Insights from Counseling and Neuroscience.” International Leadership Association, West Palm Beach, FL. October 25, 2018. Dr. Olga Dietlin, *Jeremy Loomis, and Jenny Preffer. “Caring and Congruence: The Online Classroom Experience.” Florida Counseling Association, Tampa, FL. October 4, 2018. Dr. Erin Dorval. “Sniffles, Aches, and Pains…Oh My!” Palm Beach County Pharmacists Association, West Palm Beach, FL. January 31, 2018. Dr. Erin Dorval and Damien Simmons. “Disruptive Innovation in Pharmacy.” Florida Pharmacists Association, Orlando, FL. October 6, 2018. Elizabeth Fairall. “Resources for Global Business Research.” Business Librarian Online Conference. May 16, 2018.

Elizabeth Fairall, Rory Patterson, and Amy Rice. “A Tale of Three Cities: Hiring and Employment Perspectives from Three Institutions.” Association of Christian Librarians, Wilmore, KY. June 12, 2018. Dr. Marsha Guntharp and Dr. Fred Browning. “Explore Exponential and Logistic Functions Using RealWorld Data.” Teachers Teaching with Technology, San Antonio, TX. March 2, 2018. Jin Hanley. “College Audition Workshop.” Florida Dance Education Organization, Florida Dance Performance Assessment, St. Petersburg, FL. February 11, 2018. ---. “Contemporary Dance.” Project Dance Paris, Paris, France. July 22, 2018. ---. “Intermediate Modern Dance Technique.” Project Dance Houston, Houston, TX. March 19, 2018. ---. “Modern Dance: Cunningham Technique.” Ad Deum Dance Company, Houston, TX. March 13, 2018. ---. “Unleashing Artistry Through Dance Improvisation.” Florida Dance Education Organization, Orlando, FL. October 12 and 13, 2018. Dr. Amy Henneman and Dr. Seena Haines. “A Match Made in Heaven: Utilizing Short, Structured Interview Stations to Assess Non-Cognitive Qualities in Resident Candidate Evaluations.” ASHPs National Pharmacy Preceptor Conference, Dallas, TX. October 12, 2018. Dr. Amy Henneman and Elisa Greene. “No Bones About It: Osteoporosis 20 Years After the Emergence of Bisphosphonates.” American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists Midyear Meeting, Anaheim, CA. December 4, 2018. Dr. Samuel Joeckel. “Mapping the Sacred and Secular Imaginations.” Conference on Christianity and Literature, Seattle, WA. April 14, 2018. ---. “Narrative and Belief.” Art of

Storytelling Conference, Palm Beach Atlantic University, West Palm Beach, FL. October 13, 2018. Dr. Susan Jones. “‘A Famous SetTo at Rat-Hunting’: Men and their Pastimes as a Guide to Constancy in Persuasion.” Annual General Meeting of the Jane Austen Society of North America, Kansas City, MO. September 29, 2018. ---. “Shakespeare’s Bad Girls.” Mandel Public Library, West Palm Beach, FL. November 27, 2018. Michelle Keba. “Fighting Fake News: Preparing Learners from Diverse Backgrounds to Discover their Inner Truth Seeking Powers.” Southeast Florida Library Information Network Annual Conference, Miami, FL. August 2, 2018. Michelle Keba and Dr. Arthur Johnson. “Community-based Service Learning: Lessons Learned About this Powerful Tool for Leadership Education.” International Leadership Association Global Conference, West Palm Beach, FL. October 25, 2018. Dr. Kathleen Klein and Dr. Jason Lester. “The Critical Response Process.” International Leadership Association Global Conference, West Palm Beach, FL. October 26, 2018. Dr. Nathan Lane. “Idols, Prophets and Power: The Prophethood of Believers in the Book of Isaiah.” Evangelical Theological Society, Denver, CO. November 14, 2018. Dr. Velma Lee and *Emily Siow. “The Deployment of Technology in Agriculture: An Ethical Perspective.” Industry Studies Association Annual Conference, Seattle, WA. May 29, 2018. Lisa Marzano. “Palliative Memory and Atticus Finch.” Society for the Study of American Women Writers, Denver, CO. November 7, 2018. Dr. Don McCulloch. “Parenting with the Finish Line in Mind.” 15th Annual National Conference on the Wellbeing of Children and Families, West Palm Beach, FL. October 23, 2018. Dr. Carl F. Miller. “Christianity and Children’s Literature.” University


Christianity and Children’s Literature Carl F. Miller Palm Beach Atlantic University This talk will consider the complicated relationship between Christianity and children’s literature over the past century-and-a-half, with the objective to move beyond those mainstream English and American children’s writers most traditionally associated with Christianity—such as C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkein, and Madeleine L’Engle. This study does not seek to privilege or promote Christianity as a faith, but rather to intellectually and objectively consider its changing association with children’s literature and education over that time. The advent of Western compulsory/secular schooling in the mid-to-late 1800s coincided with the rapid expansion of a specific literature for children, and this same period witnessed the precipitous decline of the traditional Christian morality tale, a form which had provided many of the earliest examples of modern children’s literature. While these concurrent developments have caused many to assume that the subsequent Golden Age of children’s literature and its aftermath are resolutely secular in nature, this talk will highlight a more intricate reality, suggesting through historical, biographical, and critical sources that many of the most significant children’s texts of the last one-hundred-and-fifty years have maintained continually-productive relationships with Christian tradition, culture, and theology. While this talk will cover a wide range of subjects, it will in particular examine the influence of Christian doctrine on Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking-Glass (1871), the complex relationship between Carlo Collodi’s Le avventure di Pinocchio (1883) and the Roman Catholic Church, and the contemporary balance within American picture books between Christian morality and secular ethics. Carl F. Miller is Assistant Professor of English at Palm Beach Atlantic University (USA), where he teaches courses on children’s literature, comparative literature, and critical theory. Miller’s recent work includes an examination of the existential dynamic of the snowman in international children’s media appearing in IRCL last December, and an analysis of Latin translation in children’s literature appearing in Bookbird in February. His talk for today stems from his current book project, a larger study of the influence of Christianity on children’s literature.

Tuesday 16th October 17.00 – 18.30 MAB 104

Homerton College Hills Road Cambridge, CB2 8PH

All welcome!


RSVP to lms56@cam.ac.uk

The University of Cambridge produced the above flier to publicize the presentation at Cambridge by Dr. Carl Miller, assistant professor English. of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom. October 16, 2018. ---. “Jonathan Swift in the Age of Brexit.” Universiteit Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium. December 10, 2018. ---. “Latin Translation and Biliteracy in Children’s Literature.” University of York, York, United Kingdom. November 26, 2018.

---. “Vetus Omne est Iterum Novum: Latin Translation and Children’s Literature.” KFLC: The Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Conference, Lexington, KY. April 21, 2018. ---. “Virtual Prestige: The Cultural Capital and Material Impact of Children’s E-Book Awards.” Annual Children’s Literature Association Conference, San Antonio, TX. June 29, 2018.


Summer research

Dr. Cidya Grant (left) instructs senior Hannah Anderson during SUGAR, Summer Undergraduate Academic Research. Anderson worked for eight weeks on the extraction, isolation and structural elucidation of natural compounds with anti-cancer activity. She graduated in December, and plans graduate work in mathematics with a focus on biological modeling and an emphasis on topology.

Dr. R. Scott Pearson and Darin Gerdes. “Voting My Conscience.” Southeast Case Research Association, Myrtle Beach, SC. February 23, 2018. Dr. E. Randolph Richards. “Paul the Broker.” International Patronage Symposium, Beirut, Lebanon. October 8, 2018. ---. “Reading the Jesus Story.” ACSI International School Leaders Conference, Portoroz, Slovenia. April 29, 2018. Dr. David Smith and Barbara VanderWerf. “A Cross Sector Classification of Marketing and Firm Metrics with Sales Performance using Artificial Neural Network Modeling.” World Business Institute, Tokyo, Japan. April 5, 2018.


Jim Swick. “Zeno’s Paradoxes: They make sooo much sense, but...?” Florida Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Daytona Beach, FL. October 12, 2018. Bob Triplett. “The Role of Convenience in the User Experience.” Association of Christian Librarians Annual Conference, Wilmore, KY. June 13, 2018. Dr. Angela D. Witmer. “Nearshore Macrofaunal Study on Two Southeastern Florida Beaches.” 8th International Sandy Beach Symposium, Gournes, Crete, Greece. May 28, 2018.

Service to the Profession and Community Dr. Karelynne Ayayo. Session Moderator. “Practical Theology.” Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society. November 14, 2018. Dr. Roger Chapman. Member. Editorial Advisory Board. Journal of American Studies of Turkey. ---. Member. Editorial Advisory Board. Journal of Popular Culture. ---. Organizer. Phi Alpha Theta South Florida Regional Student History Conference. March 17, 2018. Dr. Alexandra Cook. Content Developer. “Trust & Estates,”

“Family Governance,” and “Trustee/ Beneficiary Relationships.” Tamarind Partners, Inc. July-December 2018.

Dr. Velma Lee. Reviewer. Journal International Journal of Management Education.

Dr. Mariette Sourial. James H. Beal Pharmacist of the Year Award. Florida Pharmacy Association. July 2018.

Dr. Mary Kay Copeland. Dialogue Session Facilitator, Northeast American Accounting Association. October 19, 2018.

Dr. Carl F. Miller. Member. Judith Plotz Emerging Scholar Award Committee. Children’s Literature Association.

---. Upsher Excellence in Innovation Award. Florida Pharmacy Association. July 2018.

---. President. Northeast American Accounting Association. September 2017–August 2018.

Award or Prize

Dr. Jeremy Couch. Chair. Research Committee. National Association of Branch Campus Administrators. ---. Member. Executive Committee. National Association of Branch Campus Administrators. Dr. Olga Dietlin. Member. Editorial Board. Journal of College Counseling. Elizabeth Fairall. Coordinator. Emerging Library Professionals Interest Group. Association of Christian Librarians. ---. Member. Information Literacy Interest Group. Association of Christian Librarians. Dr. Marsha Guntharp. VicePresident. Higher Education Florida Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Jin Hanley. Adjudicator. Florida Dance Performance Assessment, Florida Dance Education Organization. February 11, 2018. ---. Adjudicator. National Honor Society for Dance Arts. January 2018. ---. Choreographer. Family Church Downtown. ---. Co-Chair. National Honor Society for Dance Arts, Florida. January 2018. ---. Member. Advisory Board. Dancing Waters, Inc. ---. Member. Board of Directors. Florida Dance Education Organization. Michelle Keba. Co-Chair. Association of College and Research Libraries, Distance Learning Section Instruction Committee. ---. Member. Editorial Board. Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning.

Dr. Elias Chahine. Education Award. American College of Clinical Pharmacy. 2018. ---. Hero in Medicine Award, Healthcare Educator Higher Education. Palm Beach County Medical Society. 2018. Dr. Alexandra Cook. Selected as one of Palm Beach Atlantic University’s 50 Notable Alumni. November 2018. Dr. Jeremy Couch. President’s Service Award. National Association of Branch Campus Administrators. April 12, 2018. Dr. Erin Dorval. Cardinal Health Generation Rx. Florida Pharmacists Association and Cardinal Health. July 2018. Elizabeth Fairall. Sherrie Kristin Memorial Scholarship. Ex Libris Users of North America. May 2018. Michelle Keba. Institute for Research Design in Librarianship. 2018-2019.

Performances and Creative Works Jin Hanley. “Drawn to You.” Solo Dance Performance. Project Dance Paris, Place De La République, Paris, France. July 21, 2018. ---. “Opioid.” Solo Dance Performance. Ballet Florida “Reawakening,” The Kravis Center, West Palm Beach, FL. March 24, 2018. Jin Hanley and Cynthia Newland. “Hope Grows.” Dance Performance. Project Dance Houston, Houston, TX. March 18, 2018. Jin Hanley and *Kendal Rollo. “Things Unspoken Yet Heard.” Institute for Cultural Advancement, Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth, FL. November 13, 2018. Jin Hanley and *Madeline Thompson. “The Memories.” Dance Performance. Project Dance Paris, Place De La République, Paris, France. July 21, 2018.

Academic School Deans Robert B. Lloyd, Ph.D. Dean, School of Arts and Sciences

Jonathan C. Grenz, Ph.D. Dean, School of Ministry

Leslie D. Turner, D.B.A. Dean, Marshall E. Rinker Sr. School of Business

Jason Lester, D.M.A. Dean, School of Music and Fine Arts

J. Duane Meeks, Ph.D. Dean, School of Communication and Media

Joanne M. Masella, Ed.D. Dean, School of Nursing

Chelly K. Templeton, Ed.D. Dean, School of Education and Behavioral Studies Craig E. Domeck, Ed.D. Dean, Catherine T. MacArthur School of Leadership

Jeffrey D. Lewis, Pharm.D. Dean, Lloyd L. Gregory School of Pharmacy Steven L. Baker, M.A. Dean, Warren Library


P.O. Box 24708 West Palm Beach, FL 33416-4708

PBA at a Glance Palm Beach Atlantic University (PBA) is a comprehensive, interdenominational Christian university founded in 1968. Enrollment: 3,706

Degrees offered: B.A., B.G.S., B.S., B.Mus., B.S.N., D.N.P., M.A., M.Acc., M.B.A., M.Div., M.Div./M.B.A., M.S., M.S.N., Pharm.D., Pharm.D./M.B.A.

Traditional Undergraduate/Day Students: 2,215

Faculty: • 180 full-time teaching faculty

Undergraduate/Evening Adult Students: 192

• Undergraduate student-faculty ratio: 12 to 1

Master’s Students: 472

• 84% of full-time teaching faculty hold the highest degree in their field

Professional in Pharmacy Students: 270 Professional in Nursing Practice and Health Systems Leadership: 108

Athletics: Member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II, Sunshine State Conference; 18 men’s and women’s intercollegiate sports

Dual-enrolled: 449

Local Economic Impact: $403.5 million

Academic Programs:


• 53 undergraduate majors

Palm Beach Atlantic University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award the following degrees: bachelor’s, master’s, doctor of pharmacy and doctor of nursing practice. For questions about the accreditation of Palm Beach Atlantic University, contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 300334097, (404) 679-4500 or www.sacscoc.org. Persons wishing to review documents related to the accreditation of Palm Beach Atlantic University should contact the Assistant Provost for Accreditation, Assessment, and Research at (561) 803-2050.

• Evening undergraduate degrees in Christian studies, ministry, organizational leadership and psychology • Graduate programs in accountancy, business administration (concentrations in accounting, finance, marketing and generalist), Christian studies, mental health counseling (concentrations in addictions counseling or marriage, couple and family counseling), school counseling, general counseling studies, divinity, global development, leadership • Professional degree programs in health systems leadership, nursing practice (concentrations in executive leadership and family nurse practitioner) and pharmacy

For more information: www.pba.edu

Dr. Nathan Lane Associate Provost for Instruction nathan_lane@pba.edu

Palm Beach Atlantic University 901 South Flagler Drive P.O. Box 24708 West Palm Beach, FL 33416-4708 561-803-2754