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Faculty and Staff Sketches

Posted on August 09, 2010

Faculty and staff members who have given presentations or had articles published are listed below.

In the News
Roger Moiles
, affiliate professor of political science, was interviewed by the Detroit News and WWMT-TV for stories about Congressional primary races.

Alan Steinman, director of the Annis Water Resources Institute, was interviewed by the New York Times, Detroit Free Press and Greenwire for stories about the Kalamazoo River oil spill.

Danielle Wiese Leek, assistant professor of communications, was interviewed by WZZM-TV for a story about analysis of Michigan's primary election.

Peimin Ni
, professor of philosophy and East Asian Studies, gave a presentations, "Philosophy and Our Common Future" and "What Praxiology, Action Theory, and Pragmatism all Fall Short Of: Introducing ‘Gongfu’ as a Philosophical Concept," at the Society of Asian and Comparative Philosophy Conference in Asilomar, California. Ni serves as president of the organization. Ni also gave presentations: "What can Confucian Scholarship on Gongfu Inspire Philosophy in General," at the Chinese University of Hong Kong; and "From ‘Legitimacy’ to ‘Legislation’ – An Assessment of the Changing Status of Chinese Philosophy," at the International Conference on the Development of Chinese Philosophy at Wuhan University, China. 

Alan Steinman, director of the Annis Water Resources Institute, was reappointed for a three-year term to the International Joint Commission's Public Interest Advisory Group, which is addressing water levels in the Upper Great Lakes. He also gave a presentation at the Hamlin Lake Association's Annual Banquet in Ludington.

"Lake Invaders: The Fight for Lake Huron," a documentary film produced by associate professor John Schmit with students in the School of Communications, aired on PBS station WETA in Washington, D.C., the first PBS broadcast outside Michigan.

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