Faculty and Staff Sketches
In the News
Brian Kingshott, associate professor of criminal justice, was interviewed by WOOD-TV for a story about the Boston Marathon bombings.
Jonathan White, professor of interdisciplinary studies and executive director of the Homeland Defense Initiative, was interviewed by news outlets around the world about the Boston Marathon bombings.
Jodee Hunt, professor of biology, is featured in an article, “Dr. J Frances Allen: Pioneer of Women in Fisheries,” published in Fisheries.
Dan Balfour, professor of public, nonprofit, and health administration, co-wrote a chapter, “The Prospects for Reconciling Sector-Specific Ethics in a Context of Blurred Boundaries, Ubiquitous Networks, and Hypermodernity,” published in the second edition of Ethics in Public Management.
Patricia Videtich, professor of geology, and William Neal, emeritus professor of geology, co-wrote “Strontium and Sulfur Isotopic Data Support Chesterian (Late Mississippian) Age for the Michigan Formation” presented by Videtich at the recent Michigan Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters meeting at Hope College.
Pablo Llerandi-Román, assistant professor of geology, and William Neal, emeritus professor of geology, gave a presentation, “A Modified Coastal Vulnerability Index (CVI) for Small Associated Islands of Puerto Rico and the U. S. Virgin Islands,” at the Southeastern Section Meeting Geological Society of America in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Llerandi-Román was technical program co-chair for the meeting and also gave a presentation, “Using a Geoscience Blog to Provide Research-Based, Contextual, and Culturally-Relevant
Geoscience Information to a Spanish-Speaking Audience.” Neal was coauthor on three papers relative to coastal hazards in Puerto Rico.
John Kilbourne, professor of movement science, will give a presentation, “Using Traditional Arctic Games to Promote Sustainability & Peace in the North,” at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark.
Angela Reed, adjunct professor of anthropology, wrote an article, “Archaeology, Service-Learning, and Public Education,” published in Interdisciplinary Studies.
Rick Iadonisi, affiliate faculty of writing, gave a presentation, “The Yellow/Red Menace: Images of Koreans and Chinese in U.S.-Produced Comic Books,” at the Popular Culture Association Conference in Washington, D.C.
Carol Sanchez, professor of management, and Alexandra Schmid, special programs coordinator, co-wrote an article, “Base of the Pyramid Success: A Relational View,” published in South Asian Journal of Global Business Research.
Kim Walton, program director for MAREC, gave a presentation, “Why Renewables Matter,” at the Governor’s Energy Forum held in February in Grand Rapids. She also received a grant from the Michigan Energy office to study the West Michigan regional micro-climate for solar energy applications.
Adriel A. Hilton, assistant vice president for inclusion initiatives, received the 2013 Joseph H. Silver, Sr. Leadership and Mentoring Institute Alumni Award from the American Association of Blacks in Higher Education and the 2013 Michael A. Powell, Esq. Service Award from the National Black Graduate Student Association.
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