February 2004 Presentations and ParticipationsFeb. 5, 2004
Blair W. Browning, lecturer in communication studies, and John Prothro, Texas A&M University, presented a co-authored paper titled "Respect, Just a Little Bit?: A Qualitative Study Examining Player/Coach Interaction" Nov. 19 at a National Communication Association pre-conference on communication and sport in Miami.
Dr. Preston M. Dyer, professor of social work, and Dr. Genie H. Dyer, lecturer in social work and sociology, presented a co-authored paper titled "The Marriage Enrichment Factor: The Marriage Enrichment Process" Nov. 19-23 at a National Council on Family Relations annual conference in Vancouver, Canada.
Dr. Diana R. Garland, chair and professor of social work and director of the Center for Family and Community Ministries, presented two keynote addresses Jan. 7-9 at a Luther Seminary mid-winter convocation in St. Paul, Minn. She presented "Understanding Faith-motivated Voluntarism: How a Four-site Research Team Used ATLAS-Ti to Develop Grounded Theory" Jan. 18 at a Society for Social Work and Research meeting in New Orleans.
Dr. Gregory T. Garrett, professor of English, participated in a panel discussion Nov. 20 at a Writer's League of Texas meeting in Austin. He read from his book Cycling and performed music Nov. 21 at the Barnes & Noble Arboretum in Austin.
Dr. David Lyle Jeffrey, provost and Distinguished Professor of Literature and the Humanities, presented "Communion, Community and Our Common Book: Or, Can Faustus Be Saved?" in December at a Modern Language Association of America annual meeting in San Diego.
Dr. J. R. LeMaster, professor of English, chaired a session Nov. 6-8 at an American Studies Association of Texas annual meeting in San Antonio.
Dr. Carlos E. Manzanares, professor of chemistry, presented "Spectroscopy of Vibrational Overtones: Molecules, Solvated Ions, and van der Waals Molecules" Nov. 2-6 at a Venezuelan Congress of Chemistry meeting at the University of Margarita in Venezuela.
Dr. Andy Pittman, associate professor of health, human performance and recreation, presented "Revisiting the Limited Duty Rule for Facility Owners and Operators" in December at a Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance convention in Galvestion
Dr. Lizbeth Souza-Fuertes, associate professor of Spanish and associate director of the Latin American Studies Program, presented "Nuevas Perspectivas Testimoniales del Escritor Afro-Brasileņo Contempor neo" Dec. 17-19 at the Afro-Hispanic Literature and Culture Conference in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Dr. Robin K. Rogers, associate professor of social work, Dr. Gaynor I. Yancey, assistant professor of social work, Dr. Diana R. Garland, chair and professor of social work and director of the Center for Family and Community Ministries, and Dr. Ellen Netting and Dr. Mary Katherine O'Connor, Virginia Commonwealth University, presented a co-authored paper titled "Methodological Lessons Learned in Studying Faith-based Social Service Programs" Nov. 22 at an Association of Research in Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Associations annual meeting in Denver. Dr. Rogers, Dr. Yancey, Dr. Garland, Dr. Jon E. Singletary, assistant professor of social work, and Kelly Atkinson, assistant director of the Faith and Service Technical Education Network, presented a co-authored paper titled "Faith-based Nonprofits and Congregations: Addressing the Challenges of Poverty" Oct. 24 at a meeting of the Texas chapter of the National Association of Social Workers in Arlington, and Dr. Rogers, Dr. Garland, Dr. Yancey, Atkinson and Timothy Head, Baylor graduate student, presented the same paper at a North American Association for Christians in Social Work annual conference in Louisville, Ky.
Dr. T. Laine Scales, assistant professor of social work, and Dr. Terry Wolfer, University of South Carolina, presented a workshop titled "NACSW Case Writing Institute" Oct. 23 at a North American Association of Christians in Social Work annual meeting in Louisville, Ky. She presented "Daily Life at House Beautiful" Oct. 24 to Womens' Missionary Training Union School alumnae in Louisville.
Dr. Jon E. Singletary, assistant professor of social work, presented "The Praxis of Social Work: A Model of How Faith Informs Practice Informs Faith" Oct. 24 at a North American Association for Christians in Social Work annual conference in Louisville, Ky. He presented "From Theology to Practice: Theological Foundations of Faith-related Organization Practice" Nov. 21 at an Association of Research in Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Associations annual meeting in Denver.
Dr. Mary M. Witte, lecturer in curriculum and instruction, presented "Community Collaborative Programs Support Students and Parents" Nov. 15 a National Association for Gifted Children annual convention in Indianapolis.