Faculty and Staff Sketches
Maja Krcmar, associate professor of physics, co-wrote an article, “A Comparative First-Principles Study of Martensitic Phase Transformations in TiPd2 and TiPd Intermetallics,” published in Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter.
Heather Carpenter, assistant professor of public, nonprofit and health administration, wrote an article, “A Look at Experiential Education in Nonprofit-Focused Graduate Degree Programs,” published in the Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership.
Donald Mitchell Jr., assistant professor of education, received the 2014 Dr. Carlos J. Vallejo Memorial Award for Emerging Scholarship from the American Educational Research Association’s Multicultural/Multiethnic Education Special Interest Group. He also gave three presentations at the American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Norwood Viviano, professor of art and design, has a second solo exhibition, Mining Industries, at Heller Gallery in New York. Several pieces from his earlier installation, Cities: Departure & Deviation, shown at Heller in 2011, were selected for the 14th Biennale in Venice.
Erik Nordman, associate professor of biology, gave a presentation, “Africa: the Next Renewable Energy Frontier,” at the MAREC Energy Climate Speaker Series. He also wrote an article, “Energy Transitions in Kenya’s Tea Sector: A Wind Energy Assessment,” published in Renewable Energy.
Peimin Ni, professor of philosophy, wrote an article, “The Way of the Family and the Gongfu of Regulating the Family,” in the International Journal of Chinese and Comparative Philosophy of Medicine.
Judy Whipps, professor of liberal studies and philosophy, gave a presentation about Emily Greene Balch at a conference, “Peace and the Environment: A Symposium Exploring the Legacy and Insights of Six Nobel Peace Prize Laureate,” at Simon Frazer University, in Vancouver, B.C.
John Kilbourne, professor of movement science, wrote an article, “Seymour (Sy) Kleinman: Remembering a Visionary in Physical Education,” published in PeLinks4U. He also gave the keynote address at the Focus on Learning, Movement, and Communication Conference in Middelfart, Denmark.
Barbara Harvey, science liaison librarian, co-wrote an article, “A Community of Practice: Librarians in a Biomedical Research Network,” published in Medical Reference Services Quarterly.
Kim Walton, program director for MAREC, wrote an article, “Renewable Energy: Benefits Beyond the Money,” published in the Proceedings of the National Solar Conference for 2013 held in Baltimore, Maryland.
Lisa Feurzeig, professor of music, wrote a book, Schubert’s Lieder and the Philosophy of Early German Romanticism, published by Ashgate
Biology faculty members Michael Lombardo and Patrick A. Thorpe co-wrote an article, “Latitudinal Variation in Clutch Size-Lay Date Regression in Tachycineta Swallows: Effects of Food Supply or Demography?” published in Ecography.
Joy Washburn, associate professor of nursing, received the 2013 Excellence in Education Award from Kappa Epsilon-at-Large Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International.
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