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Madison Scholarly News - 2009

Year Month Type Name Description month
2009 January Grant Bannigan Dr. Alex Bannigan (Assistant Professor, Biology) received $18,000 from the Jeffress Memorial Trust to better understand the molecular mechanisms of mitosis in plants and how they differ from animals. 01
2009 January Grant Bechtel Dr. Marta K. Bechtel (Assistant Professor, Biology) received $20,000 from the Jeffress Memorial Trust to investigate a potential role for lacritin in keratocyte cell proliferation and wound healing. 01
2009 January Grant Benzing Dr. Thomas R. Benzing (Professor, Integrated Science and Technology) received $65,000 from the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation for "Chesapeake 2000 Implementation" to assist with development of implementation plans for nonpoint source pollution related to total maximum daily loads through Virginia's Water Quality Monitoring Information and Restoration Act. 01
2009 January Grant Beverly Dr. Cheryl L. Beverly (Professor, Exceptional Education) received $20,941 from the Virginia Department of Education for the Institute of Higher Education Council for the Early Education of Children with Disabilities to facilitate general membership meetings and a general membership and early childhood special education providers conference. 01
2009 January Grant Bloss Dr. Timothy A. Bloss (Assistant Professor, Biology) received $25,000 from the Jeffress Memorial Trust to characterize the roles of ICD-1 and ICD-2 in repression of apoptosis and to study how this repression is released in cells fated to die. 01
2009 January Grant Gabbin Dr. Joanne V. Gabbin (Director, Furious Flower Poetry Center; Director Emeritus, Honors Program; Professor, English) received $8,000 from the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities for "'Tell Me Your Names': A Seminar on the Poetry of Lucille Clifton" that will support Virginia high-school English teachers and university faculty members in teaching skills improvement. 01
2009 January Grant Hubbell Jane Hubbell (Associate Director, Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services) received $34,600 from the Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse to provide service coordination and special instruction services in the Infant and Toddler Connection of Shenandoah Valley. 01
2009 January Grant Hubbell Nye Race Jane Hubbell (Associate Director, Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services), Christopher B. Nye (Associate Director, Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services) and Gary S. Race (Fiscal Technician, Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services) received $44,200 from the Virginia Department of Health to provide primary medical care, medications, dental care, case management, transportation, nutritional supplements and food, substance abuse and mental health services for the HIV Consortium for Northwest Region. 01
2009 January Grant Hurney Dr. Carol A. Hurney (Associate Professor, Biology) received $10,000 from the Jeffress Memorial Trust to investigate embryonic segmentation and tail development in the four-toed salamander. 01
2009 January Grant Mariani Dr. Victoria L. Mariani (Assistant Professor, Chemistry) received $20,000 from the Jeffress Memorial Trust to study the active site of N-acylethanolamine-hydrolyzing acid amidase to elucidate the structure-activity relationships of its binding and catalytic sites, with the ultimate goal of designing potent and selective inhibitors of this enzyme. 01
2009 January Grant Miles Dr. Jonathan J. Miles (Professor, Integrated Science and Technology) received $7,000 from the American Wind Energy Association for the Virginia Wind Energy Workshop to help local officials consider advancements in wind power technology, potential effects and benefits from development and challenges in the siting and permitting process. 01
2009 January Grant Minbiole Dr. Kevin P. Minbiole (Assistant Professor, Chemistry) received $10,000 from the Jeffress Memorial Trust for "Amphibian Protection: Antifungal Agents of Beneficial Bacteria on Salamander Skins" to expand knowledge and understanding of the complex relationship of symbionts and microbial ecology as well as to develop new strategies in amphibian conservation. 01
2009 January Grant Monroe Dr. Jonathan D. Monroe (Professor, Biology) received $10,000 from the Jeffress Memorial Trust for "Subcellular localization of nine beta-amylases of Arabidopsis thaliana." 01
2009 January Grant Papadakis Dr. Maria C. Papadakis (Professor, Integrated Science and Technology) received $29,712 from the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy to conduct on-farm energy audits in the poultry, dairy and greenhouse sectors in the Shenandoah Valley. 01
2009 January Grant Paulson Dr. Scott A. Paulson (Assistant Professor, Physics and Astronomy) received $20,000 from the Jeffress Memorial Trust to describe a set of experiments using double-walled nanotubes as a test system in which both electrical properties and atomic structure of two well understood objects can be measured. 01
2009 January Grant Quinn Dr. Brianna S. Quinn (Assistant Professor, Exceptional Education) received $23,720 from the Virginia Department of Education to develop and deliver courses via distance education, to expand student participation and to carry out administrative responsibilities for the Visual Impairments Consortium. 01
2009 January Grant Wilson Dr. James W. Wilson (Assistant Professor, Integrated Science and Technology) received $3,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities to hold a workshop on using Internet-based technologies and standards for the visual representation of historical processes. 01
2009 January Honor Saville Dr. Bryan K. Saville (Assistant Professor, Psychology) was elected to Fellow status in the Society for the Teaching of Psychology (Division 2 of the American Psychological Association). 01
2009 January Presentation Andre Baker Dr. Jeffrey T. Andre (Associate Professor, Psychology) and Dr. Suzanne C. Baker (Professor, Psychology) presented "Psychology as a Natural Science Online" at the South Eastern Teaching of Psychology Conference in Atlanta, October 2008. 01
2009 January Presentation Apple Barron Irons Lawrence Reis-Bergan Saville Zinn Dr. Kevin J. Apple (Associate Professor, Psychology), Dr. Kenneth E. Barron (Associate Professor, Psychology), Dr. Jessica G. Irons (Assistant Professor, Psychology), Dr. Natalie Lawrence (Assistant Professor, Psychology), Dr. Monica J. Reis-Bergan (Associate Professor, Psychology), Dr. Bryan K. Saville (Assistant Professor, Psychology) and Dr. Tracy E. Zinn (Assistant Professor, Psychology) presented "A few of our favorite things: Activities and demonstrations for teaching psychology" at the Eastern Conference on the Teaching of Psychology, June 2008. 01
2009 January Presentation Apple Reis-Bergan Dr. Kevin J. Apple (Associate Professor, Psychology) and Dr. Monica J. Reis-Bergan (Associate Professor, Psychology) presented "Online Tools to Promote Student Collaboration" at the South Eastern Teaching of Psychology Conference in Atlanta, October 2008. 01
2009 January Presentation Baker Dr. Suzanne C. Baker (Professor, Psychology) presented "Education in a virtual world: An introduction to Second Life" at the 116th annual meeting of the American Psychological Association in Boston, August 2008. Baker also presented, with S. Lantinga and S. Frantz, "Workable course policies: Meaning what we say" and, with S. Frantz and R. Frickle, "Why do you have a syllabus? And do you really need one?" at the meeting. 01
2009 January Presentation Baker Reis-Bergan Dr. Suzanne C. Baker (Professor, Psychology) and Dr. Monica J. Reis-Bergan (Associate Professor, Psychology) presented "Going Virtual: An Introduction to Second Life" at the South Eastern Teaching of Psychology Conference in Atlanta, October 2008. 01
2009 January Presentation Barron Dr. Kenneth E. Barron (Associate Professor, Psychology), K. Buch and S. Spaulding presented "The what, why and how of creating a Psychology Learning Community" at the Eastern Conference on the Teaching of Psychology, June 2008. 01
2009 January Presentation Brewster Stoloff Dr. JoAnne Brewster (Professor, Psychology), Dr. Michael Stoloff (Head and Professor, Psychology), E. Ovitt, L. Krakosky and J. Koepfler presented "Using the MMPI-2 RC Scales to Predict Performance in Police Officers" and "Using the IAT Reasoning Test to Predict Aggression in Police Officers" at the annual meeting of the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology in Walnut Creek, Calif., October 2008. 01
2009 January Presentation Brewster Buffington-Vollum Dr. JoAnne Brewster (Professor, Psychology), Dr. Jacqueline K. Buffington-Vollum (Assistant Professor, Justice Studies), D. Englert, J. Koepfler, C. Tussey, E. Ovitt and L. Krakosky presented "Characteristics of Decredentialed Federal Agents in the Air Force Office of Special Investigations" at the annual meeting of the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology in Walnut Creek, Calif., October 2008. 01
2009 January Presentation Evans Serpell Dr. Steven W. Evans (Director, Alvin V. Baird Learning Disabilities Center; Professor, Psychology), Dr. Zewelanji N. Serpell (Assistant Professor, Psychology), K. Van Eck, B. Hoza, A.Y. Mikami and J.S. Owens presented "Social impairment for children and adolescents with ADHD: Etiology and intervention" at the annual meetings of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies in Orlando, Fla., November, 2008. 01
2009 January Presentation Evans Serpell Dr. Steven W. Evans (Director, Alvin V. Baird Learning Disabilities Center; Professor, Psychology), Dr. Zewelanji N. Serpell (Assistant Professor, Psychology), K. Van Eck, D. Crowley and K. Flory presented "Goal orientation and academic achievement for middle school students with ADHD" at the annual meetings of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies in Orlando, Fla., November, 2008. 01
2009 January Presentation Evans Dr. Steven W. Evans (Director, Alvin V. Baird Learning Disabilities Center; Professor, Psychology), J.M. Sadler, O.A. Christensen, C.E. Brady, K. Sax and C. Rainear presented "The effect of pacing on academic interventions in a six-week Summer Treatment Program" at the annual meetings of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies in Orlando, Fla., November, 2008. 01
2009 January Presentation Harris Kaplan Dr. Charles M. Harris (Professor, Psychology) and Dr. Ulas Kaplan (Assistant Professor, Psychology) presented "Comprehensive Hybrid Course Development" at the South Eastern Teaching of Psychology Conference in Atlanta, October 2008. 01
2009 January Presentation Imani Dr. Nikitah Imani (Associate Professor, Sociology) presented "Ancient Afrikan Spiritual Architecture" at the National African-American Student Leadership Conference at Rust College in Holly Springs, Miss., Jan. 16. 01
2009 January Presentation Irons Dr. Jessica G. Irons (Assistant Professor, Psychology), K.A. Schmidtke, J. Johnson, K. Martin and M. Sylvester presented "Does Caffeine Function as a Flavoring Agent in Sodas?: A systematic replication of Griffiths and Vernotica" at the 116th annual meeting of the American Psychological Association in Boston, August 2008. 01
2009 January Presentation Kahn Dr. Arnold S. Kahn (Professor, Psychology) presented "Teaching the Psychology of Women" at the 116th annual meeting of the American Psychological Association in Boston, August 2008. 01
2009 January Presentation Pastor Barron Dr. Dena A. Pastor (Assistant Professor, Psychology), Dr. Kenneth E. Barron (Associate Professor, Psychology), B.J. Miller and S.L. Davis presented "A latent profile analysis of college students' achievement goal orientation" at the annual meeting of the Northeastern Educational Research Association in Rocky Hill, Conn., October 2008. 01
2009 January Presentation Paugh Dr. Amy Paugh (Assistant Professor, Anthropology) presented "Siblings as Agents of Language Maintenance and Change in Dominica, West Indies" at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in San Francisco in November 2008. 01
2009 January Presentation Reis-Bergan Baker Apple Zinn Dr. Monica J. Reis-Bergan (Associate Professor, Psychology), Dr. Suzanne C. Baker (Professor, Psychology), Dr. Kevin J. Apple (Associate Professor, Psychology) and Dr. Tracy E. Zinn (Assistant Professor, Psychology) presented "Faculty-Student Communication, Beyond Face to Face" at the South Eastern Teaching of Psychology Conference in Atlanta, October 2008. 01
2009 January Presentation Saville Dr. Bryan K. Saville (Assistant Professor, Psychology) presented "From laboratory to lecture hall: Applying psychology in the classroom" at the 116th annual meeting of the American Psychological Association in Boston, August 2008. 01
2009 January Presentation Schultz Evans Dr. Brandon Schultz (Adjunct Faculty, Psychology; School Consultant, Alvin V. Baird Learning Disabilities Center), Dr. Steven W. Evans (Director, Alvin V. Baird Learning Disabilities Center; Professor, Psychology), K. Sax, O. Christensen, E. Leighton-Herrmann, B. Shribman and the WGBH Interactive Kids Group presented "The efficacy of a ten-session parent training program in reducing caregiver strain in families of children with ADHD" at the annual meetings of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies in Orlando, Fla., November 2008. 01
2009 January Presentation Schultz Evans Dr. Brandon Schultz (Adjunct Faculty, Psychology; School Consultant, Alvin V. Baird Learning Disabilities Center), Dr. Steven W. Evans (Director, Alvin V. Baird Learning Disabilities Center; Professor, Psychology), C. Rainear and K. Van Eck presented "Assessing clinically significant change for participants of the Challenging Horizons Program" at the annual meetings of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies in Orlando, Fla., November 2008. 01
2009 January Presentation Serdikoff Dr. Sherry L. Serdikoff (Associate Professor, Psychology) presented "Technology and Learning: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" at the South Eastern Teaching of Psychology Conference in Atlanta, October 2008. 01
2009 January Presentation Stewart Talley Dr. Anne Stewart (Professor, Psychology), Dr. Cheryl E. Talley (Associate Professor, Psychology), K. Luci, J.C. Kasey, M. Kushwaha, M. Stanley and E. Ackerman presented "Promoting multicultural awareness in pre-professional health care service providers" at the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology 19th International Congress in Bremen, Germany, in July 2008. 01
2009 January Presentation Stoloff Dr. Michael Stoloff (Head and Professor, Psychology) presented "Deal With It!" at the annual meeting of the Association of Heads of Departments of Psychology in Atlanta, November 2008. 01
2009 January Presentation Talley Serpell Pastor Dr. Cheryl E. Talley (Associate Professor, Psychology), Dr. Zewelanji N. Serpell (Assistant Professor, Psychology) and Dr. Dena A. Pastor (Assistant Professor, Psychology) presented "Sociocultural instruction within the General Education Curriculum: Using multicultural training to enhance learning objectives" at the Eastern Conference on the Teaching of Psychology, June 2008. 01
2009 January Publication Buckley Lewis Dr. Liam Buckley (Assistant Professor, Anthropology) and Dr. Laura Lewis (Professor, Anthropology) edited a special issue on Visual Latin America of Visual Anthropology Review, Vol. 24:2, Fall 2008. 01
2009 January Publication Choi Dr. Young B. Choi (Assistant Professor, Computer Information Systems and Management Science) wrote, with Jungwoo Ryoo, Tae Hwan Oh and Seungjae Shin, "A Comprehensive Readiness Assessment Framework for Identity Theft Safeguards in Web-Based Electronic Government Systems," which was published in Electronic Government: An International Journal, pp. 19-40, Vol. 6, No. 1, 2009. Choi also wrote "Green Technology in IT and Communication," a technical report published by the Korean American Scientists and Engineers Association in January. 01
2009 January Publication Grayson Dr. Joann H. Grayson (Professor, Psychology) wrote four articles, "Mandatory reporting,""Virginia's picture,""Virginia's online mandatory reporter training" and "The Family and Children's Trust Fund of Virginia," which were published in the fall 2008 Virginia Child Protection Newsletter. 01
2009 January Publication Majors Inman Majors' (Assistant Professor, English) third novel, "The Millionaires," was published by W.W. Norton and Co. Inc. in January. 01
2009 January Publication Solometo Geib Dr. Julie Solometo (Assistant Professor, Anthropology) and Phil R. Geib of the University of New Mexico published "An Unfinished Folsom Point Base for NE Arizona" in Current Research in the Pleistocene, 2008, vol. 25. 01
2009 January Service Barron Dr. Kenneth E. Barron (Associate Professor, Psychology) served on the editorial consulting boards for Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin and Journal of Experimental Education. 01
2009 January Service Daniel Dr. David Daniel (Associate Professor, Psychology) is the managing editor for the Mind, Brain, and Education Journal that was named the 2007 Best New Journal-Social Sciences and Humanities by the Association of American Publishers' professional and scholarly publishing division. 01
2009 January Service Grayson Dr. Joann H. Grayson (Professor, Psychology) serves as a board member for Habitat for Humanity. 01
2009 January Service Lawrence Dr. Natalie Lawrence (Assistant Professor, Psychology) is serving as chair of the Planning Committee for the June 2009 Eastern Conference on the Teaching of Psychology. 01
2009 January Service Lee Dr. Matthew Lee (Assistant Professor, Psychology) was the co-chair for the 2008 Asian American Psychological Association convention Volunteer Committee. Lee serves as an editor for the APA's Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology journal. 01
2009 January Service Stoloff Dr. Michael Stoloff (Head and Professor, Psychology) is the Web master and a member of the board of directors of the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology. Stoloff also serves on the board of directors of the Association of Heads of Departments of Psychology. 01
2009 January Service Zinn Dr. Tracy E. Zinn (Assistant Professor, Psychology) serves as the program coordinator for the Teaching Institute for the Association for Psychological Science. Zinn is a member of the Teaching Awards Committee, AP Review Committee and co-chair of the Involvement Task Force for the Society for the Teaching of Psychology. She also serves as a consulting editor for the society. 01
2009 January Grant Lamb Susan F. Lamb (Business Manager, WMRA-FM) received $32,500 from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to provide community broadcast services. 01
2009 February Grant Geier Dr. Clarence R. Geier (Professor, Anthropology) received $46,846 from Carmeuse Lime & Stone to address the archaeological recovery, interpretation, analysis and report preparation phases for two historically significant archaeological sites that will be affected by planned quarry construction. 02
2009 February Grant Hubbell Nye Race Jane Hubbell (Associate Director, Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services), Christopher B. Nye (Associate Director, Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services) and Gary S. Race (Fiscal Technician, Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services) received $5,000 from the Virginia Department of Health to provide primary medical care, medications, dental care, case management, transportation, nutritional supplements and food, substance abuse and mental health services for the HIV Consortium for Northwest Region. 02
2009 February Grant May Dr. Christine L. May (Faculty Research Associate, Stream Ecology, Geology and Environmental Science) received $4,400 from the U.S. Geological Survey for "The Influence of Sediment Deposition on the Emergence Success of Juvenile Salmonids." 02
2009 February Grant Miles Dr. Jonathan J. Miles (Professor, Integrated Science and Technology) received $74,404 from the U.S. Department of Energy to establish goals and objectives and to provide leadership in support of curriculum development that addresses issues and technologies pertinent to wind power, to interact with potential stakeholders at other higher-education institutions and to collaborate with mid-Atlantic wind working groups. 02
2009 February Grant Newbold Kenneth F. Newbold Jr. (Director of Research Development, Research and Public Service) received $1,996 from the All Hazards Consortium for two undergraduate students to participate in the AHC Border Coordination Summit. 02
2009 February Grant Nye Christopher B. Nye (Associate Director, Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services) received $50,000 from the Virginia Department of Health to work with the Home Visiting Consortium to identify the core Virginia Home Visiting training and to plan for training all Virginia Home Visitors on core competencies. 02
2009 February Grant ODonoghue Dr. Cynthia R. O'Donoghue (Associate Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders) received $4,994 from the Virginia Department of Education to conduct an introductory-intermediate-level seminar that discusses the essential components for evaluating dysphagia in schools via the VDOE Dysphagia Best Practice Guidelines. 02
2009 February Grant Pierrakos Dr. Olga Pierrakos (Assistant Professor, Engineering) received $400,000 from the National Science Foundation to understand what students learn during undergraduate research and industry experiences and how they use and transfer complex solving problem skills in new settings. 02
2009 February Grant Rife Monroe Dr. Terrie K. Rife (Assistant Professor, Biology) and Dr. Jonathan D. Monroe (Professor, Biology) received $97,204 from the National Science Foundation for the Shenandoah Valley Consortium in Molecular Biology to provide students with research experiences with faculty mentors that expose them to ethical issues in science and give them practice in communicating scientific ideas. 02
2009 February Grant Rosser Dr. J. Barkley Rosser Jr. (Professor, Economics; Kirby L. Cramer Jr. Professor of Business Administration) received $36,500 from the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization to support production of the professional journal in 2009. 02
2009 February Grant Shaeffer Dr. James M. Shaeffer (Associate Vice Provost, Outreach and Engagement) received $19,116 from the U.S. Army to provide a Strategic Communications course for Army personnel. 02
2009 February Grant Tracy Dr. Megan E. Tracy (Assistant Professor, Anthropology) received $8,070 from the National Science Foundation to conduct research on changes in conceptions of accountability and transparency due to the ongoing melamine scandal in China's dairy industry. 02
2009 February Honor Flamiano Dr. Dolores L. Flamiano (Associate Professor, Media Arts and Design) has been selected to receive a summer stipend from the National Endowment for the Humanities for her project, "A Good Picture is Hard to Kill: Hansel Mieth and Social Reform Photojournalism, 1934-1949," about the photojournalist who worked on the staff of LIFE magazine. Flamiano's work is designated a "We the People" project that encourages the teaching, study and understanding of American history and culture. Flamianois the third JMU faculty member to receive the NEH summer stipend. 02
2009 February Honor Robinson Dr. Christine M. Robinson (Assistant Professor, Sociology and Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies) was selected for a 2009 Monette-Horwitz Trust Award for her research and service in support of the LGBTQ community and in combating homophobia. The awardees will be announced at the 2009 Lambda Literary Awards ceremony in New York. 02
2009 February Presentation Brewer Dr. Benjamin D. Brewer (Assistant Professor, Sociology) presented a paper, "Global Commodity Chains, Income Inequalities and World-Systems Analysis: The Missing Link of Inequality and the Upgrading Paradox," at the "Losing Our Chains: Rethinking the Commodity Chain through Disarticulations" workshop, held at Florida Atlantic University in February. 02
2009 February Presentation Choi Dr. Young B. Choi (Assistant Professor, Computer Information Systems and Management Science) presented "Network Security for Cyber War," with Matthew Diana and Allison Johnson, at the 39th Annual Meeting of the Southeast Decision Sciences Institute, held in Charleston, S.C., Feb. 18-20. 02
2009 February Presentation Kaussler Dr. Bernd Kaussler (Assistant Professor, Political Science) presented a paper, "Economic Survival versus Deterrence: Iran's Ambiguous Persian Gulf Policy," at the Naval Academy's "Gulf and the Globe Conference," held in Annapolis in January. 02
2009 February Presentation Linder Dr. Fletcher Linder (Director, Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies; Associate Professor, Anthropology) wrote a paper, "Crafting Big Bodies: Reaching for Beauty, Struggling with Justice," which was presented by Stephanie Sadre-Orafai of New York University at the American Anthropological Association Conference, held in San Francisco in November 2008. 02
2009 February Presentation Scherpereel Dr. John Scherpereel (Assistant Professor, Political Science) presented a paper, "Religion, Politics and Belonging in the EU-27 and Turkey: Worlds Apart?" at the International Studies Association annual meeting, held in New York in February. 02
2009 February Presentation Yang Keller Dr. Yi Edward Yang (Assistant Professor, Political Science) and Dr. Jonathan W. Keller (Assistant Professor, Political Science) presented their paper, "Problem Representation and the Poliheuristic Theory of Decision-making," at the 2009 meeting of the International Studies Association, held in New York Feb. 15-18. 02
2009 February Publication Hammond Dr. Scott J. Hammond (Professor, Political Science) wrote "Earthborn from the Same Mother: Another Look at Elements of Equality within Plato's Political Vision," which was published in Polis. Hammond also has an encyclopedia of Political Theory now in print from Greenwood Press. 02
2009 February Publication Keller Yang Dr. Jonathan W. Keller (Assistant Professor, Political Science) and Dr. Yi Edward Yang (Assistant Professor, Political Science) wrote an article, "Empathy and Strategic Interaction in Crises: An Poliheuristic Perspective," which was published in Foreign Policy Analysis, 5(2), 77-97. 02
2009 February Publication Koski Dr. Chris J. Koski (Assistant Professor, Political Science) wrote, with Christian Breunig, an article, "Punctuated Budgets and Governors' Institutional Powers," which was published in American Politics Research. Koski also wrote, with Breunig and Peter Mortenson, an article, "Budget Dynamics in Comparative Perspective," which was published in the International Review of Comparative Politics. 02
2009 March Grant Akerson Emily K. Akerson (Associate Director, Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services) received $5,000 from the Page County Department of Social Services to provide services to promote positive parenting, health and child development. 03
2009 March Grant Barlow Dennis C. Barlow (Director, Center for International Stabilization and Recovery) received $74,768 from Strategic Analysis Inc. to conduct an initial search of identified research, training and education initiatives related to irregular warfare. 03
2009 March Grant Butner Dr. Harold M. Butner (Assistant Professor, Physics and Astronomy) received $15,000 from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for "Disc Emission via a Bias-Free Reconnaissance in the Infrared/Sub-millimetre" to contribute to the DEBRIS survey with analysis of the Herschel data, to follow up new sources with ground-based observations and to provide modeling. 03
2009 March Grant DeVore Dr. Thomas C. DeVore (Professor, Chemistry) received $9,500 from the Academy of Applied Sciences to conduct the 2009 Virginia Junior Science and Humanities Symposia Program. 03
2009 March Grant Dudding Dr. Carol C. Dudding (Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders) received $18,654 from the Virginia Department of Education to assess the feasibility of telepractice in speech language pathology to address the shortage of qualified personnel in Virginia's public schools. 03
2009 March Grant Hubbell Webb Jane Hubbell (Associate Director, Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services) and Catherine J. Webb (Instructor, Nursing) received $61,000 from the Claude Moore Charitable Foundation for "The Precious Time" to provide families of children with disabilities an opportunity to take a break from the demands of constant care giving. 03
2009 March Grant Hubbell Jane Hubbell (Associate Director, Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services) received $81,405 from the Virginia Department of Health to implement, enhance and evaluate comprehensive community-based youth suicide prevention/early intervention programming. Hubbell received $28,735 from the Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse to provide service coordination and special instruction services through the Infant and Toddler Connection of Shenandoah Valley. 03
2009 March Grant Hughes Augustine Dr. W. Christopher Hughes (Associate Professor, Physics and Astronomy) and Dr. Brian H. Augustine (Associate Professor, Chemistry) received $126,000 from the National Science Foundation for an interdisciplinary materials science Research Experiences for Undergraduates program at JMU to encourage students to identify themselves as scientists through their participation in actual materials science research, their close interaction with faculty and other students and their communication of their results within the REU and at regional and national meetings. 03
2009 March Grant Maynard Dr. Lisa M. Maynard (Assistant Professor, Music) received $3,325 from the National String Project Consortium to support the second year of the JMU String Project by creating assistantships for undergraduate string music education majors to gain hands-on teaching experiences to school-age students from the Harrisonburg and Rockingham County communities. 03
2009 March Grant McKown Dr. Robert L. McKown (Professor, Integrated Science and Technology) received $11,000 from the National Institutes of Health to develop an active lacritin construct as an efficacious, nontoxic topical treatment. 03
2009 March Grant Niculescu Giovanetti Dr. M. Ioana Niculescu (Associate Professor, Physics and Astronomy), Dr. Gabriel X. Niculescu (Assistant Professor, Physics and Astronomy) and Dr. Kevin L. Giovanetti (Professor, Physics and Astronomy) received $111,643 from the National Science Foundation to explore hadron structure physics, specifically the transition between the perturbative and the non-perturbative regimes, quark confinement and hadronization and measurements of fundamental quantities, such as the muon lifetime. 03
2009 March Grant Noftsinger Dr. John B. Noftsinger Jr. (Vice Provost, Research and Public Service; Professor, Integrated Science and Technology) received $2,000 from the Verizon Foundation to provide sponsorship of the innovation in kindergarten through 12th grade education at the Shenandoah Valley Technology Council Gala. 03
2009 March Grant Papadakis Dr. Maria C. Papadakis (Professor, Integrated Science and Technology) received $6,000 from the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy to conduct on-farm energy audits in the poultry, dairy and greenhouse sectors in the Shenandoah Valley region. 03
2009 March Grant Reeves Henry A. Reeves (Director, Small Business Development Center) received $102,443 from the U.S. Small Business Administration to provide technical advice and guidance and to serve as a business and economic information focal point for small businesses. 03
2009 March Grant Spindel Dr. Jonathan H. Spindel (Professor, Integrated Science and Technology and Communication Sciences and Disorders) received $500 from the National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance to explore the use of active video gaming to treat dizziness and balance disorders through vestibular rehabilitation therapy. 03
2009 March Grant Williams Dr. Jacqueline A. Williams (Professor, Kinesiology) received $36,000 from the Virginia Department of Education for the 2009 Health and Physical Education Content/Teaching Institute. 03
2009 March Honor Grayson Dr. Joann H. Grayson (Professor, Psychology) is one of eight women honored by the Library of Virginia's 2009 Virginia Women in History project, which recognizes women, past and present, who have made important contributions to Virginia, the nation and the world. Grayson was honored at a March 26 reception held at the Library of Virginia in Richmond. 03
2009 March Honor Noftsinger Dr. John B. Noftsinger Jr. (Vice Provost, Research and Public Service; Professor, Integrated Science and Technology) received the 2009 Maude A. Stewart Award, which is presented annually to an alumnus of The Ohio State University who demonstrates exceptional leadership, service or innovation in the profession of higher education and student affairs. Noftsinger earned a master of arts in higher education administration and student affairs from Ohio State in 1987. 03
2009 March Presentation Ott Dr. John W. Ott (Associate Professor, Art History) presented "Supervision: Landscapes of Systems and Management in the Gilded Age" for the session "Re-viewing the American Landscape" at the College Art Association Annual Conference in Los Angeles in February. 03
2009 March Presentation Pham Dr. J. Peter Pham (Director, Nelson Institute for International and Public Affairs; Associate Professor, Justice Studies, Political Science and Africana Studies) gave the opening address on "The U.S. Africa Command: The Strategic Assumptions" at an international conference on "Conflict, Human Security, and Energy: African Reaction to the New U.S. Africa Command" at the Matthew B. Ridgway Center for International Security Studies at the University of Pittsburgh on March 20. Pham presented "Looking Ahead at the Strategic Implications of China's Expansion in Africa" at a conference on "China in Africa: Energy and Influence" at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, D.C., on March 27. 03
2009 March Presentation Robinson Dr. Christine M. Robinson (Assistant Professor, Sociology and Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies) and Ric Chollar of George Mason University presented "Effective Strategies for Proposing and Implementing a Curriculum in LGBTQ Studies" at the Generation Equality/Equality Virginia annual conference held at the University of Virginia in March. 03
2009 March Presentation Taalman Dr. Laura Taalman (Associate Professor, Mathematics and Statistics) presented a lecture on sudoku puzzles and their variants, with emphasis on links to many mathematical problems, March 20 at the Spring Research Conference sponsored by the Brigham Young University mathematics department. 03
2009 March Presentation White Dr. C. Todd White (Visiting Assistant Professor, Sociology and Anthropology) presented a paper, "Quality vs. Quantity: The Historic Relevance of Narrative, Life History and Fiction in the Struggle for Homosexual Rights," in March at the Global Arc of Justice: Sexual Orientation Law Around the World, The Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law, Los Angeles. White presented "Marry, Mary! (Quite Contrary): Homosexual Marriage in ONE Magazine, 1953-1959" at the 16th Annual Lavender Languages and Linguistics Conference, held in February in Washington, D.C. 03
2009 March Publication Eksterowicz Hastedt Dr. Anthony Eksterowicz (Professor, Political Science) and Dr. Glenn Hastedt (Professor, Justice Studies) co-edited a book, "The Presidency of the United States: New Issues and Developments," for NOVA Publishers. 03
2009 March Publication Hanifi Dr. Shah Mahmoud Hanifi (Assistant Professor, History) wrote "Connecting Histories in Afghanistan: Market Relations and State Formation on a Colonial Frontier," which was published in March by Columbia University Press. Part of the Gutenberg-e history monograph series, Hanifi's work is the first monograph-length treatment of the economy and society of 19th century Afghanistan and the first sustained consideration of British Indian colonialism's effect on the country. It is available on an open access Web site at http://www.gutenberg-e.org/hanifi/. 03
2009 March Publication Koski Dr. Chris Koski (Assistant Professor, Political Science) wrote, with Josh Nickerson and Christopher Filippi, an article, "Linear Longitudinal Decline in Fractional Anisotropy in Patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: Preliminary Results," which was published in Clinical Neuroradiology. 03
2009 March Publication Pham Dr. J. Peter Pham (Director, Nelson Institute for International and Public Affairs; Associate Professor, Justice Studies, Political Science and Africana Studies) wrote "Strait Talk," a commentary about the link between the publication by the Defense Department of the report on the Military Power of the People's Republic of China 2009 and U.S. relations with the Republic of China on Taiwan, which was published March 30 on National Interest online, the Web edition of the foreign policy journal. Pham wrote an essay, "Been There, Doing That: America's Ongoing Security Engagement in Africa," in which he defends the leadership of AFRICOM. The essay was published in an issue of Contemporary Security Policy focusing on "The Troubled Rise of AFRICOM." 03
2009 March Publication White Dr. C. Todd White (Visiting Assistant Professor, Sociology and Anthropology) wrote a book, "Pre-Gay L.A.: A Social History of the Movement for Homosexual Rights," which was published by the University of Illinois Press. 03
2009 March Publication Wood Dr. William C. Wood (J.W. and Alice S. Marriott Faculty Fellow; Director, Center for Economic Education; Professor, Economics) and Scott Niederjohn of Lakeland College wrote an article, "Keynesian, Monetarist and Supply-Side Policies: An Old Debate Gets New Life," which was published in Social Education, the journal of the National Council for the Social Studies. 03
2009 March Service White Dr. C. Todd White (Visiting Assistant Professor, Sociology and Anthropology) has been hired as a principal investigator in a research project at Rutgers University whereby he will constitute and lead a core and project teams to redesign Rutgers University Libraries' Web interface. 03
2009 April Grant Barlow Dennis C. Barlow (Director, Center for International Stabilization and Recovery) received $65,000 from the U.S. Department of Defense to oversee Technology Section of the Journal of Mine Action. 04
2009 April Grant Butner Dr. Harold M. Butner (Assistant Professor, Physics and Astronomy) received $38,210 from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to contribute to the Disc Emission via a Bias-Free Reconnaissance in the Infrared/Sub-millimetre survey with analysis of the Herschel data. 04
2009 April Grant Coverstone C. Scott Coverstone (Deputy Chief, Public Safety) received $34,185 from the Harrisonburg Police Department to enhance police enforcement through Mobile Cop technology in police vehicles. 04
2009 April Grant DePaolis Dr. Rory A. DePaolis (Associate Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders) received $32,745 from the University of York to explore the differences in infant directed speech between American and British-English. 04
2009 April Grant Downey MacDonald Dr. Daniel M. Downey (Professor, Chemistry) and Dr. Gina M. MacDonald (Associate Professor, Chemistry) received $102,526 from the National Science Foundation for "Summer Undergraduate Research in Chemistry: A Regional REU Site that Includes Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Participants, Year 3" to provide research experiences for undergraduates that include opportunities in sub-disciplines including analytical, biochemistry, synthesis, natural products and spectroscopy. 04
2009 April Grant Geier Dr. Clarence R. Geier (Professor, Anthropology) received $76,658 from Carmeuse Lime & Stone to conduct cultural resource investigations on archaeological sites on the Northern Reserve Parcel southwest of Middletown, Va. 04
2009 April Grant Hubbell Race Jane Hubbell (Associate Director, Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services) and Gary S. Race (Fiscal Technician, Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services) received $356,909 from the Virginia Department of Health for the HIV Consortium for the Northwest Region to assure the provision of comprehensive, essential health and support services for individuals and families with HIV infection. 04
2009 April Grant Hubbell Jane Hubbell (Associate Director, Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services) received $12,920 from the Community Resource Center to provide payroll services for the Community Resource Center staff and $5,722 from Crossroads to Brain Injury Recovery Inc. to provide services to individuals affected by brain injuries, maximizing rehabilitation and contributing to the community. 04
2009 April Grant Martin Dr. Carla D. Martin (Assistant Professor, Mathematics and Statistics) received $5,000 from the Mathematical Association of America for the Expanding Your Horizons Conference for Young Women to offer a day of hands-on mathematical workshops for young women in grades 7 through 10, their teachers and parents. 04
2009 April Grant Nye Christopher B. Nye (Associate Director, Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services) received $1,420 from the Virginia Department of Health to design, direct, implement and evaluate the Virginia WISEWOMAN/Every Woman's Life project that focuses on adding preventive health services such as nutrition and physical activity to EWL breast and cervical cancer screening services. 04
2009 April Grant Reeves Henry A. Reeves (Director, Small Business Counselor Institute) received $307,330 from the U.S. Small Business Administration to provide technical advice and guidance and to serve as a business and economic information focal point for small businesses. 04
2009 April Grant Tongen Thelwell Dr. Anthony L. Tongen (Assistant Professor, Mathematics and Statistics) and Dr. Roger J. Thelwell (Assistant Professor, Mathematics and Statistics) received $27,030 from the Mathematical Association of America for "M3: Mentoring Minorities in Mathematics" to sponsor minority students interested in participating in JMU's National Research Experience for Undergraduates Program. 04
2009 April Grant Whisnant Dr. C. Steven Whisnant (Head and Professor, Physics and Astronomy) received $55,584 from the National Science Foundation for "The Study of Intermediate Energy Photonuclear Physics with Polarized Beams and Targets, Year 3" to investigate the properties of the nucleon and nucleon resonances through Compton scattering and the production of mesons using polarized beams and targets. 04
2009 April Grant Wilson William R. Wilson (Director, Madison Institutes) received three grants from the Center for Civic Education - $95,119 for the second annual "We the People" National Middle-School Institute and $89,180 and $85,538 for the seventh annual "We the People" National Elementary Institutes. 04
2009 April Honor Apple Dr. Kevin J. Apple (Associate Professor, Psychology) is the recipient of a 2009 Outstanding Advising Certificate of Merit in the academic advising faculty category from the National Academic Advising Association. Apple will be recognized for his contributions to the improvement of academic advising Sept. 30 during the NACADA Annual Conference in San Antonio. 04
2009 April Honor Harris Rich Harris (Director, Community Service-Learning) is the recipient of the inaugural Leadership Award for Campus and Community Engagement from Campus Compact. Harris received the award April 21 from the national association of more than 1,100 public and private college and university presidents who are committed to fulfilling the civic purposes of higher education. 04
2009 April Honor Lane Chandra M. Lane (Academic and Career Advisor, Career and Academic Planning) is the recipient of a 2009 Outstanding Advising Certificate of Merit in the academic advising primary role category from the National Academic Advising Association. Lane will be recognized for her contributions to the improvement of academic advising Sept. 30 during the NACADA Annual Conference in San Antonio. 04
2009 April Honor Noftsinger Dr. John B. Noftsinger Jr. (Vice Provost, Research and Public Service; Professor, Integrated Science and Technology) has been appointed to the 2009 Senior Fellows class of the George Washington University Homeland Security Policy Institute. Noftsinger, one of 30 people selected for the current class, was chosen based on his individual expertise in critical infrastructure protection, information assurance, and science and technology policy. The members of the 2009 class are drawn from government, academia and the nonprofit and private sectors. 04
2009 April Honor Rosser Dr. J. Barkley Rosser Jr. (Professor, Economics; Kirby L. Cramer Jr. Professor of Business Administration) has accepted an invitation from James K. Galbraith, the chairman of the Board of Directors of Economists for Peace and Security, to serve as a Fellow of the society. Fellows constitute the governing body of the society above the Board of Directors. Economists for Peace and Society was founded in 1989 by Nobel Prize winners Kenneth J. Arrow and Lawrence Klein. 04
2009 April Presentation Buckley Dr. Liam Buckley (Assistant Professor, Anthropology) gave the keynote address on "Excluded Aesthetics: Skin Bleaching and Portrait Photography in The Gambia, West Africa" at the Photography, Ethics and Aesthetics Symposium at Case Western Reserve University, April 17. 04
2009 April Presentation Pham Dr. J. Peter Pham (Director, Nelson Institute for International and Public Affairs; Associate Professor, Justice Studies, Political Science and Africana Studies) discussed the legal challenges presented by Somali piracy as a panelist in an April 16 Web seminar sponsored by the Harvard University Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research. 04
2009 April Presentation Poulson Dr. Stephen Poulson (Assistant Professor, Sociology) and JMU students Alicia Breig (Justice Studies), Christine Clarke (Communications) and Jessie Dodson (Sociology) presented "The Logic of Ethnic and Religious Violence in Iraq" at the International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Human Rights, International Law and Collective Violence at Davis & Elkins College, April 17. 04
2009 April Presentation Spivey Robinson Dr. Sue E. Spivey (Professor, Justice Studies) and Dr. Christine M. Robinson (Assistant Professor, Sociology and Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies) presented "Precursors to Genocide?" at the International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Human Rights, International Law and Collective Violence at Davis & Elkins College, April 18. 04
2009 April Publication Blake Dr. Charles H. Blake (Professor, Political Science) wrote an article, "The Dynamics of Economic Integration in Venezuela and Their Implications for the FTAA Process," which was published in Law and Business Review of the Americas, 15, #1 (2009), 81-103. 04
2009 April Publication Buckley Lewis Dr. Liam Buckley (Assistant Professor, Anthropology) and Dr. Laura A. Lewis (Professor, Anthropology) co-edited the journal Visual Anthropology Review (25:1). 04
2009 April Publication Pham Dr. J. Peter Pham (Director, Nelson Institute for International and Public Affairs; Associate Professor, Justice Studies, Political Science and Africana Studies) wrote a paper, "Responding to the Challenge of Somali Piracy," for a forum sponsored by the Africa Center for Strategic Studies on security issues related to piracy in the Horn in Africa. The center, housed at the National Defense University in Washington, D.C., supports the development of U.S. strategic policy toward Africa. 04
2009 May Exhibition Maune Dietrich Maune (Professor, Media Arts and Design; Associate Dean, Schools of Communication, Information and Media, College of Arts and Letters) exhibited the photograph "Rocks" at the Virginia Legislative Art Exhibit, January-April in Richmond. 05
2009 May Grant Baker Dr. George H. Baker (Technical Director for Infrastructure Assurance, Institute for Infrastructure and Information Assurance; Associate Professor, Integrated Science and Technology) received $50,000 from Instant Access Networks to provide guidance on effective EMP/RFW protection concepts and design elements. 05
2009 May Grant Barlow Dennis C. Barlow (Director, Center for International Stabilization and Recovery) received $87,066 from the U.S. Department of State to plan and implement a workshop in Bogota, Colombia, to improve the collaborative planning required to expand Colombia's mine clearance capacity and the interagency cooperation required to implement an expanded mine action program. 05
2009 May Grant Benzing Dr. Thomas R. Benzing (Professor, Integrated Science and Technology) received $16,008 from DuPont Crop Protection for a summer internship to support fieldwork for an ecological study of South River. 05
2009 May Grant Cavey Slykhuis Dr. Laurie O. Cavey (Associate Professor, Middle, Secondary and Mathematics Education) and Dr. David A. Slykhuis (Assistant Professor, Middle, Secondary and Mathematics Education) received $21,375 from the Virginia Department of Education for the Early Childhood Special Education Content Teaching Academy. 05
2009 May Grant DuVal Lamb Thomas E. DuVal (General Manager, WMRA-FM) and Susan F. Lamb (Business Manager, WMRA-FM) received $2,000 from NCO for "My Source Community Impact" to tell unique and personal stories about how public broadcasting serves as a source for information, entertainment and empowerment. 05
2009 May Grant Miles Dr. Jonathan J. Miles (Professor, Integrated Science and Technology) received $150,000 from the Virginia Coastal Energy Research Consortium to produce a Web-based interactive mapping tool that integrates relevant data developed at JMU with data from partner agencies. Miles received $10,020 from the U.S. Navy to establish the economic viability of the Dam Neck Annex at Naval Air Station Oceana for the production of electricity from wind turbines. 05
2009 May Grant Miles Papadakis Dr. Jonathan J. Miles (Professor, Integrated Science and Technology) and Dr. Maria C. Papadakis (Professor, Integrated Science and Technology) received $75,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy to support the development of wind power in Virginia - onshore, offshore, large, small and community scale - by engaging in varying activities in a three-year strategic plan. 05
2009 May Grant Papadakis Dr. Maria C. Papadakis (Professor, Integrated Science and Technology) received $3,000 from the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy to conduct on-farm energy audits in the poultry, dairy and greenhouse sectors in the Shenandoah Valley. Papadakis received $1,998 from Shenandoah National Park to conduct a feasibility study of the potential for extensive energy auditing of structures in the park. 05
2009 May Grant Race Gary S. Race (Fiscal Technician, Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services) received two grants from the Virginia Department of Health - $45,000 to provide management services and to implement the Virginia Medical Interpreter Training Grants Program and $24,500 to provide management services and to implement the Navigating through the U.S. Health Care System for Immigrants, Refugees and Migrants Program. 05
2009 May Grant Zingraff Ingram Dr. Rhonda M. Zingraff (Associate Dean, College of Integrated Science and Technology; Director, Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services) and Dr. Richard Ingram (Computing Coordinator, College of Education) received $60,645 from the Virginia Department of Health to purchase the development, production, hosting and release of electronic educational and resource materials to support Bright Future Guidelines for Health Supervision of Infants, Children and Adolescents. 05
2009 May Honor Greene Hinshaw Grundmann Rustin P. Greene (Professor and Assistant Director, Media Arts and Design), Dr. M. Joseph Hinshaw (Associate Professor, Media Arts and Design), Michael Grundmann (Assistant Professor, Media Arts and Design) and Colin Greene (Junior, Media Arts and Design) produced "Life Changing … Without a Doubt," a 10-minute program promoting JMU's Semester in London, that won an Aegis Award in the promotional/sales category. Hinshaw, Grundmann, Scott Graham (Senior, Media Arts and Design) and Heather Elliott (Senior, Media Arts and Design) produced "Geometry Rules," a 15-minute program for middle-school students showing real-world applications of geometry that won an Aegis Award in the educational category. 05
2009 May Honor Hall Dr. Michael D. Hall (Associate Professor, Psychology) is president elect of the Psi Chi National Council. His term begins at the conclusion of the American Psychological Association/National Council meeting in Toronto in August. 05
2009 May Honor Ott Dr. John W. Ott (Associate Professor, Art and Art History) received a three-month Smithsonian Postdoctoral Fellowship for 2009-10 for his proposal, "Brotherhood on Paper: Giacomo Patri and the Representation of Interracial Solidarity in the American Labor Movement." 05
2009 May Honor Woody John M. Woody (Professor, Media Arts and Design) earned two awards from the Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts in April. Woody received a Best of Competition award in the Interactive Multimedia competition for "Best Solo Webpage: www.iedithd.com" and a Best of Competition in the Faculty Video competition for "MillerCoors Shenandoah Plant Visitors Video." 05
2009 May Presentation Anderson Dr. Steven D. Anderson (Professor and Director, Media Arts and Design) moderated and presented "Using WordPress as a Content Management System" on a panel titled "Web Creation and Maintenance for Non-Techies: Using Online Tools to Create and Manage Content-Driven Websites" at the Broadcast Education Association convention in Las Vegas April 21-25. 05
2009 May Presentation Baker Dr. Suzanne C. Baker (Professor, Psychology), M. Bhalla, B. Beins, D.S. Dunn, V. Prohaska and M. Zlocovitch presented "Report on the APA National Conference on Undergraduate Education in Psychology (NCUEP): A blueprint for the future of undergraduate education in psychology" at the 80th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association in Pittsburgh, in March. 05
2009 May Presentation Barron Dr. Kenneth E. Barron (Associate Professor, Psychology) presented "Creating Learning Communities (and a Community of Learners) in Psychology at the 21st annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science in San Francisco in May. 05
2009 May Presentation Barron Dr. Kenneth E. Barron (Associate Professor, Psychology) presented "Adopting a person X context perspective in achievement goal research" at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association held in San Diego in April. 05
2009 May Presentation Daniel Dr. David B. Daniel (Associate Professor, Psychology) presented "Emerging Pedagogies in the Developmental Course" at the Society for Research in Child Development's Teaching of Developmental Science Institute held in Denver in May. 05
2009 May Presentation Daniel Dr. David B. Daniel (Associate Professor, Psychology) presented "Getting Their Technology to Work for Your Students" at The Future of Teaching and Learning Professional Development Conference, 2009, Denver Transfer Initiative, held in Denver in May. 05
2009 May Presentation Daniel Dr. David B. Daniel (Associate Professor, Psychology) presented "If It Doesn't Work It Isn't Pedagogy: Teaching and Learning in the Real World" and "Teaching as Co-Dependence" at the Professional Development Conference 2009 held at Devry University in North Brunswick, N.J., in May. 05
2009 May Presentation Daniel Dr. David B. Daniel (Associate Professor, Psychology), M.H. Immordinao-Yang and D. Willingham presented "Neuroscience in the Classroom: Debating the Debates" at the biennial meeting of the International Mind, Brain and Education Society held in Philadelphia in May. 05
2009 May Presentation Flamiano Dr. Dolores L. Flamiano (Associate Professor, Media Arts and Design) presented "Heart Mountain Stories: Photographs of Japanese American Internment" at the Virginia Humanities Conference held April 3 at Virginia Commonwealth University. Flamiano's presentation was based on research for her forthcoming book, "A Good Picture is Hard to Kill: Hansel Mieth and Social Reform Photojournalism, 1934-49." 05
2009 May Presentation Greene Rustin P. Greene (Professor and Assistant Director, Media Arts and Design) presented "Can Student Screenwriters Provide Valuable Criticism to Their Peers?" and "Working with Producers and Managing the Set to Get What You Want" at the Broadcast Education Association convention in Las Vegas April 21-25. 05
2009 May Presentation Hall Dr. Michael D. Hall (Associate Professor, Psychology) presented "Relative contributions of spectral and temporal dimensions to source identification" at the Human Research and Engineering Directorate Seminar Series, Army Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Maryland, in March. 05
2009 May Presentation Harris Dr. Reid N. Harris (Professor, Biology) was a presenter at a briefing on the current plight of amphibians held May 11 at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. Harris discussed his research that includes a recent discovery of a new way to prevent certain infection in frogs using pro-biotic bacteria that grows on their skin. The briefing was sponsored by The Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project, a partnership of the Smithsonian's National Zoo, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Zoo New England, Defenders of Wildlife, Africam Safari, Houston Zoo, Summit Municipal Park and Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. 05
2009 May Presentation Irons Dr. Jessica G. Irons (Assistant Professor, Psychology), C. Bell, M. Brown and Q. Davis presented "The Semester Project: Benefits and Strategies for Students' Long Term Investment in Course Concepts" at the Southeastern Conference on the Teaching of Psychology in Atlanta in February. 05
2009 May Presentation Irons Dr. Jessica G. Irons (Assistant Professor, Psychology) and M. McCarthy presented "Helping Students Consume Knowledge: Using food to teach Psychological Principles" at the Southeastern Conference on the Teaching of Psychology in Atlanta in February. 05
2009 May Presentation Irons Dr. Jessica G. Irons (Assistant Professor, Psychology) presented "Bridging the Gap: Translating Research into Practice … in the Classroom!" at the 21st annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science in San Francisco in May. 05
2009 May Presentation Irons Dr. Jessica G. Irons (Assistant Professor, Psychology) and JMU students A.E. Vasi, D.M. Melchione, M.A. Dudkin, S.M. Willstein and A.N. Sorg presented "Contingency Management and Fitness" at the 21st annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science in San Francisco in May. 05
2009 May Presentation Rosser Dr. J. Barkley Rosser Jr. (Professor, Economics; Kirby L. Cramer Jr. Professor of Business Administration) presented "Is a Transdisciplinary Perspective on Economic Complexity Possible?" at the conference on "The Economic Crisis and Its Implications for Economics as a Science" at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Waterloo, Ontario, May 1-4. 05
2009 May Presentation Saunders Womack Todd Dr. Michael J. Saunders (Associate Professor, Kinesiology), Dr. Christopher J. Womack (Associate Professor, Kinesiology), Dr. M. Kent Todd (Associate Professor, Kinesiology), JMU students Stephanie F. Gilson and Dana F. Corriere, Charles W. Moran and Rebecca W. Moore presented "Effects of Chocolate Milk Consumption on Markers of Muscle Recovery during Intensified Soccer Training" at the annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine held May 27-30 in Seattle. 05
2009 May Presentation Saville Zinn Dr. Bryan K. Saville (Assistant Professor, Psychology) and Dr. Tracy E. Zinn (Assistant Professor, Psychology) presented "Incorporating interteaching into your classes: Using psychology to teach psychology" at the Southeastern Conference on the Teaching of Psychology in Atlanta in February. 05
2009 May Presentation Saville Irons Dr. Bryan K. Saville (Assistant Professor, Psychology) and Dr. Jessica G. Irons (Assistant Professor, Psychology) presented "Can Teaching Save Psychology?" at the 21st annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science in San Francisco in May. 05
2009 May Presentation Soenksen Wendelken Grundmann Dr. Roger Soenksen (Professor, Communication Studies and Media Arts and Design), Dr. David H. Wendelken (Associate Professor, Media Arts and Design) and Michael Grundmann (Assistant Professor, Media Arts and Design) presented workshops at the College Media Advisers national conference in New York in March. Soenksen spoke on media law, Wendelken convened alumni to address breaking into the job market and Grundmann addressed critiquing the campus newspaper. 05
2009 May Presentation Irons Saville Serdikoff The following presentations and posters were given at the 5th annual Virginia Association for Behavior Analysis conference held in Harrisonburg in March. JMU students P.A. Halsey and S.H. Robertson and Dr. Sherry L. Serdikoff (Associate Professor, Psychology), "Assessing the putative anxiolytic effects of Valerian administration in rats using the Elevated Plus Maze (EPM)."Dr. Jessica G. Irons (Assistant Professor, Psychology) and student B.P. Jarvis, "Give them data and they will come: Verifying behavior in contingency management and other ideas." Student T. Lambert and Dr. Bryan K. Saville (Assistant Professor, Psychology), "Delay and effort discounting: Predicting performance in an interteaching-based course." Students E.R. Miner, L. Mayberry, S. Willstein, S.H. Robertson, M. Dudkin and C. Howard and Dr. Jessica G. Irons (Assistant Professor, Psychology) and Dr. Bryan K. Saville (Assistant Professor, Psychology), "Caffeine and friends: Examining the effects of caffeine on impulsivity." Students S.H. Robertson and P.A. Halsey and Dr. Sherry L. Serdikoff (Associate Professor, Psychology), "Using the Elevated Plus Maze (EPM) to assess the putative anxiolytic effects of Kava."Dr. Bryan K. Saville (Assistant Professor, Psychology) and students A. Gisbert, J. Kopp and C. Telesco, "Internet addiction and delay discounting in college students."Dr. Bryan K. Saville (Assistant Professor, Psychology) and students B. Atkins, R. Columbe, C.R. Gesualdi and A. Schlottmann, "Effort-based decision making." Student A.N. Sorg and Dr. Bryan K. Saville (Assistant Professor, Psychology) and Dr. Jessica G. Irons (Assistant Professor, Psychology), "A comparison of behavioral and clinical measures of impulsivity." Students A.E. Vasi, D. Melchione, M. Dudkin and A.N. Sorg and Dr. Jessica G. Irons (Assistant Professor, Psychology), "Contingency Management of Exercise." 05
2009 May Presentation Serdikoff The following presentations and posters were given at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International in Phoenix in May. Students T.E. Egan and L.F. Power and Dr. Sherry L. Serdikoff (Associate Professor, Psychology), "Training Discrimination of Blood Alcohol Level following Oral Ethanol Self-Administration in College Students." Students P.A. Halsey and S.H. Robertson and Dr. Sherry L. Serdikoff (Associate Professor, Psychology), "An examination of the anxiolytic effects of Valerian administration in rats using the Elevated Plus Maze (EPM)." Students L.F. Power and T.E. Egan and Dr. Sherry L. Serdikoff (Associate Professor, Psychology), "College students' discrimination of Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) following oral ethanol self-administration." Students S.H. Robertson and P.A. Halsey and Dr. Sherry L. Serdikoff (Associate Professor, Psychology), "Using the Elevated Plus Maze (EPM) to examine Kava Kava's putative anxiolytic effects." 05
2009 May Publication Abrahamson Dr. Craig E. Abrahamson (Professor, Psychology) wrote "Infusing cross-cultural experiences into the classroom," which was published in "Getting Culture: Incorporating Diversity Across the Curriculum" by Stylus Publishing LLC in 2009. 05
2009 May Publication Baker Dr. Suzanne C. Baker (Professor and Assistant Department Head, Psychology) wrote "Review of Human: The science behind what makes us unique, Michael S. Gazzaniga," which was published in Choice, February 2009. 05
2009 May Publication Baker Dr. Suzanne C. Baker (Professor and Assistant Department Head, Psychology) and JMU students R.K. Wentz and M.M. Woods wrote "Using virtual worlds in education: Second Life as an educational tool," which was published in Teaching of Psychology, 36, 59-64. 05
2009 May Publication Baker Dr. Suzanne C. Baker (Professor and Assistant Department Head, Psychology), C.R. Ovando and D.S. Dunn wrote "Building bridges: Why college faculty should go back to high school," which was published in Essays from excellence in teaching, Vol. 8, pp. 40-44. 05
2009 May Publication Barron Dr. Kenneth E. Barron (Associate Professor, Psychology) and JMU students A.R. Brown, T.E. Egan, C.R. Gesualdi and K.A. Marchuk wrote "Validity," which was published in "21st century psychology: A reference handbook," Sage, 2008. 05
2009 May Publication Brewster Dr. JoAnne Brewster (Professor, Psychology) wrote "Continuing Professional Development for Psychologists in the United States," which was published in Forensic Update, 94 (summer), 13-16. 05
2009 May Publication Daniel Dr. David B. Daniel (Associate Professor, Psychology) wrote "Scholarship in teaching and learning: An interview with John Mitterer," which was published in Teaching of Psychology, 36(1), 65-69. 05
2009 May Publication Daniel Dr. David B. Daniel (Associate Professor, Psychology) and D.A. Poole wrote "The ecology of pedagogy: How collaborative research can prevent us from harming students," which was published in Perspectives on Psychological Science, 4(1), 91-96. 05
2009 May Publication Gibson Dr. Pamela R. Gibson (Professor, Psychology) wrote "Chemical and electromagnetic exposures as disability barriers: Environmental sensitivity," which was published in Disability & Society, 24(2), 187-199. 05
2009 May Publication Gibson Dr. Pamela R. Gibson (Professor, Psychology) and V.M. Rice wrote "Sickness related dysfunction in persons with self-reported multiple chemical sensitivity at four levels of severity," which was published in the Journal of Clinical Nursing, 18, 72-81. 05
2009 May Publication Grayson Dr. Joann H. Grayson (Professor, Psychology) wrote several articles for the Spring 2009 Virginia Child Protection Newsletter- "Mental health needs of foster children and children at-risk for removal,""Children's services system transformation,""Virginia's picture,""Spotlight: FOR KEEPS,""Spotlight: Smart Beginnings,""Spotlight: CATCH,""Spotlight: Rappahannock Area Child Development Center, ""Spotlight: The Childhelp Children's Center of Virginia,""Foster care as a mechanism to access mental health services,""Resources on mental health care for children and adolescents,""Resources on custody relinquishment" and "Where to find reviews of effective treatments." 05
2009 May Publication Grayson Dr. Joann H. Grayson (Professor, Psychology) wrote "Mental health needs of foster children: What a CASA should know," which was published in The CASA Connection, 2(1), 3-5. 05
2009 May Publication Hall Dr. Michael E. Hall (Associate Professor, Psychology) and J.W. Beauchamp wrote "Clarifying spectral and temporal dimensions of musical instrument timbre," which was published in Canadian Acoustics, 37(1), 3-22. 05
2009 May Publication Irons Dr. Jessica G. Irons (Assistant Professor, Psychology) and W. Buskist wrote "Preparing the New Professoriate: What courses should they be ready to teach?" The article was published in Teaching of Psychology, 35, 201-204. 05
2009 May Publication Kaussler Dr. Bernd Kaussler (Assistant Professor, Political Science) wrote "Iran's Next Leadership?" which was published in May in Foreign Policy in Focus. 05