Baylor University

Professional Spotlight -- Summer 2010

May 3, 2010

PUBLICATIONS

Dr. Frieda H. Blackwell, associate dean for humanities, College of Arts & Sciences, and professor of Spanish, had an article titled "La Mujer de la Transición Configurada En Queda la Noche de Soledad Puértolas" published in Escritoras y Compromiso: Literatura Española e Hispanoamericana de los Siglos XX y XXI by Visor Libros, edited by Ángeles Encinar and Carmen Valcárcel (pp. 369-377, 2009).

Dr. Heidi L. Bostic, chair of modern foreign languages and professor of French, had a book titled The Fiction of Enlightenment: Women of Reason in the French Eighteenth Century published by The University of Delaware Press (2010). She had an article titled "The Difference She Makes: Staging Gender Identity in Graffigny's Phaza" accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature. She had an article titled "Between Truth and Fiction: Telling the Stories of Eighteenth Century Women" published in Cahiers Isabelle de Charriére/Belle de Zuylen Papers (Vol. 4, pp. 45-65, 2009). She had a review of A Mother's Love: Crafting Feminine Virtue in Enlightenment France by Lesley H. Walker published in The French Review (Vol. 83, No. 2, pp. 409-410, 2009). She had a review of Correspondence de Madame de Graffigny, Vol. 12, edited by J.A. Dainard and others, published in Eighteenth Century Studies (Vol. 43, No. 2, pp. 280-282, 2010).

Dr. Richard A. Brain, part-time lecturer in environmental science, Dr. Sascha Usenko, assistant professor of environmental science, Jeff Back, research technician in the Center for Reservoir and Aquatic Systems, Dr. Ryan S. King, assistant professor of biology, and Dr. Bryan W. Brooks, associate professor of environmental science and graduate program director, had a co-authored article titled "Influence of N and P Concentrations and Ratios on Lemna gibba Growth Responses to Triclosan in Laboratory and Stream Mesocosm Experiments" published in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (Vol. 28, pp. 2610-2621, 2009). Additional co-author is Barry A. Fulton, Baylor graduate.

Dr. Mihai Cristian Bratu, assistant professor of French, had articles titled "Manuscript Patrons and Provenance," "Chronique Anonyme 814-1377," Chronique Anonyme A.O.C. Usque Ad a. 1380," "Chronique Anonyme Finissant en 1308," "Chronique Anonyme Finissant en 1380," "Chronique Anonyme Finissant en 1383," "Chroniques de l'hostal d'Armanyach," "Chronique du Président Fauchet," and "Cronaca Malatestiana" published in Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle by Brill (2010/2011).

Dr. Bryan W. Brooks, associate professor of environmental science and graduate program director, had a co-authored article titled "Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products: Research Needs for the Next Decade" published in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (Vol. 28, pp. 2469-2472, 2009). Co-authors are Dr. Duane B. Huggett, University of North Texas, and Dr. Alistair B. Boxall, University of York. He had a co-authored article titled "Dynamics at the Edge of the Niche: An Experimental Study of the Harmful Alga Prymnesium parvum" published in Limnology and Oceanography (Vol. 54, pp. 1679-1687, 2009). Co-authors are Dr. Jason Baker, Dr. Jim Grover and Rathesh Nair, University of Texas at Arlington, Ted W. Valenti Jr., Baylor graduate student, and Dr. Dan Roelke, Texas A&M University. He had a co-authored article titled "Perspectives On Ecological Risk Assessment of Chiral Compounds" published in Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management (Vol. 5, pp. 364-373, 2009). Co-author is Dr. Jacob K. Stanley, Baylor graduate.

Dr. Joel S. Burnett, associate professor of religion, had a book titled Where is God?: Divine Absence in the Hebrew Bible published by Fortress Press (2010).

Dr. Robert G. Collmer, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English, had an article titled "John Donne: His Spanish Connections" published in Mediterranean Studies (pp. 168-184, 2009).

Dr. William V. Davis, professor of English and Writer-in-Residence, had a book titled Landscape and Journey published by Ivan R. Dee (2009). He had poems titled "Mind Walk" and "Untitled" published in RiverSedge (Vol. 22, No. 2, pgs. 12 and 76, fall 2009). He had a poem titled "Home Visit" published in Barrow Street (p. 23, winter 2009). He had a poem titled "Pomegranates" published in Agenda (Vol. 44, No. 4 / Vol. 45, No.1, p. 128, 2010).

Dr. Charles J. Delaney, associate professor of real estate, had a co-authored article titled "Evaluating the Efficacy of a Mandatory Attendance Policy" published in Advances and Applications in Statistical Sciences (spring 2010). Co-author is Dr. Samuel Seaman, Pepperdine University.

Laura Dobbins, Baylor graduate, Dr. Sascha Usenko, assistant professor of environmental science, Dr. Richard A. Brain, part-time lecturer in environmental science, and Dr. Bryan W. Brooks, associate professor of environmental science and graduate program director, had a co-authored article titled "Probabilistic Ecological Hazard Assessment of Parabens Using Daphnia magna and Pimephales promelas" published in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (Vol. 28, pp. 2744-2753, 2009).

Dr. Sayo O. Fakayode, Baylor graduate, Dr. Kenneth W. Busch, professor of chemistry, and Dr. Marianna A. Busch, professor of chemistry, had a co-authored article titled "Chemometric Approach to Chiral Recognition Using Molecular Spectroscopy" published in the online version of Encyclopedia of Analytical Chemistry by Wiley, edited by R.A. Meyers (Dec. 15, 2009).

Barry A. Fulton, Baylor graduate, Dr. Richard A. Brain, part-time lecturer in environmental science, Dr. Sascha Usenko, assistant professor of environmental science, Jeff Back, Baylor graduate student and research technician at the Center for Reservoir and Aquatic Systems, Dr. Ryan S. King, assistant professor of biology, and Dr. Bryan W. Brooks, associate professor of environmental science and graduate program director, had a co-authored article titled "Influence of N and P Concentrations and Ratios On Lemna gibba Growth Responses to Triclosan in Laboratory and Stream Mesocosm Experiments" published in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (Vol. 28, pp. 2610-2621, 2009).

Dr. Guillermo Garcia-Corales, professor of Spanish, had an article titled "Ramón Díaz Eterovic and the Latin American Detective Narrative" accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of Hispanic Journal. He had an article titled "Chile: History, Culture and Literature" accepted for publication in an upcoming book titled World Literature in Spanish: An Encyclopedia by Greenwood Press.

Dr. Kevin J. Gardner, associate professor of English, had an article titled "Was the Duke of Ferrara Impotent?" accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes and Reviews.

Dr. Gregory T. Garrett, professor of English, had a book titled No Idea: Entrusting Your Journey to a God Who Knows published by David C. Cook (2009). He had a Spanish translation of a book titled Holy Superheroes!: Exploring the Sacred in Comics, Graphic Novels and Film published by Sal Terrae (2010). He had five translations of psalms published in The Voice of Psalms by Thomas Nelson (2009). He had an article titled "The Gospel According to U2" published in Reform (November 2009).

Dr. Baudelio Garza, associate professor of Spanish and graduate program director, had an article titled "La Otra Voz: El Discurso Autobiográfico Femenino en México y el Caso de Memorias de España, 1937 de Elena Garro" accepted for publication in an upcoming book titled CAUCE: Revista de Filología y su Didáctica by the University of Seville.

Dr. Jennifer L. Good, assistant professor of German, had a review of Writers and Politics in Germany 1945-2008 by Stuart Parkes published in The German Quarterly (Vol. 82, No. 4, 2009).

Anne B. Grinols, assistant dean for faculty development and college initiatives in the Hankamer School of Business, had an article titled "Who We Are and What We Do 2008: A Response" published in Journal of Business Communication (Vol. 47, pp. 63-68, January 2010). She had a co-authored article titled "Team Teaching: Old Chefs Come Up with New Recipe" published in Business Communication Quarterly (Vol. 73, pp. 101-105, March 1, 2010). Co-author is Dr. Randall L. Waller, senior lecturer in business communication.

Dr. Earl L. Grinols, Distinguished Professor of Economics, had a co-authored book titled Health Care for Us All: Getting More for Our Investment published by Cambridge University Press (2009). Co-author is Dr. James W. Henderson, professor of economics, The Ben H. Williams Professor of Economics and academic director of MBA healthcare administration. He had an article titled "A Route to Sensible Health Care?" published in Health Policy Pulse (Aug. 24, 2009). He had an article titled "Targeted Intervention is Best" published in Health Policy Pulse (Sept. 2, 2009). He had an article titled "A Lesson On How Health Insurance Really Works" published in the Waco Tribune-Herald (Sept. 20, 2009). He had an article titled "The Real Health Care Debate" published in Public Discourse (Vol. 2, No. 10, October 2009).

Dr. D. Thomas Hanks Jr., professor of English, had an article titled "Teaching Malory: A Subject-centered Approach" published in Christianity and Romance in Medieval England by D.S. Brewer, edited by Rosalind Field, Phillipa Hardman and Michelle Sweeny (pp. 176-198, 2010).

Dr. Karol J. Hardin, assistant professor of Spanish, had articles titled "Trying to Persuade: Speech Acts in the Persuasive Discourse of Intermediate Spanish Learners" and "Biography of Karl Franklin" accepted for publication in the upcoming book A Mosaic of Language and Culture: Celebrating the Career of Karl J. Franklin, published by SIL International and edited by Kenneth A. McElhanon and Ger Reesink.

Kathy R. Hillman, associate professor and director of special collections for University Libraries, had an article titled "Customization in the Local Church" published in Missions Leader (Vol. 40, No. 2, p. 24, winter 2009-2010). She had the following book reviews published in Baptist Standard: Tea Light Moments to Refresh Your Day by Hope Lyda (Vol. 121, No. 23, p. 17, Nov. 9, 2009); How Do I Love Thee?: A Novel of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Poetic Romance by Nancy Moser (Vol. 121, No. 24, p. 28, Nov. 16, 2009); A Christmas Visitor by Thomas Kinkade and Katherine Spencer (Vol. 121, No. 25, p. 22, Nov. 23, 2009); Pursuing the Christ: 31 Morning and Evening Prayers for Christmastime by Jennifer Kennedy Dean (Vol. 121, Vol. 26, p. 18, Dec. 7, 2009); and Life At 80 As I Have Lived It by Joe T. Poe (Vol. 122, No. 2, p. 23, Jan. 18, 2010).

Dr. Maurice A. Hunt, research professor of English, had an article titled "Gertrude's Interiority" accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of Cahiers Elisabethains. He had an article titled "Christian Numerology in Shakespeare's The Tragedy of King Richard the Second" accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of Christianity and Literature.

Dr. Philip Jenkins, Distinguished Senior Fellow of the Institute for Studies of Religion and co-director of the Program on Historical Studies of Religion, had a book titled Jesus Wars: How Four Patriarchs, Three Queens and Two Emperors Decided What Christians Would Believe for the Next 1,500 Years published by HarperOne (2010).

Dr. Theresa V. Kennedy, assistant professor of French, had an article titled "Miss Marple, Femme Détective: Une Étude Sur sa Représentation Dans la Fiction Et le Cinema" accepted for publication in an upcoming book titled Médias et Histoire: Les Héros Féminins Dans la Fiction by Aux Editions Antipodes, edited by Louise Bilat and others.

Dr. Joshua S. King, assistant professor of English, had an article titled "'The Old Cumberland Beggar': Form and Frustrated Sympathy" published in The Wordsworth Circle (April 2010).

Dr. Roger E. Kirk, Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Statistics and Master Teacher, had an article titled "Experimental Design" published in Sage Handbook of Quantitative Methods in Psychology by Sage, edited by R. Millsap and A. Maydeu-Olivares (pp. 23-45, 2009). He had an article titled "Cell Means Analyses for ANCOVA Designs" published in Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice (Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 891-906, 2009).

Dr. Julia M. Kisacky, senior lecturer in Italian, translated a book titled Celinda, a Tragedy by Valeria Miani, edited by Valeria Finucci, with publication forthcoming from the Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies.

Dr. Hope A. Koch, assistant professor of information systems, had an article titled "Developing Dynamic Capabilities on Electronic Marketplaces: A Cross-case Study" published in Journal of Strategic Information Systems (Vol. 19, No. 1, March 2010).

Dr. Eric C. Lai, associate professor of music theory, had a concert review titled "Bruckner's Ninth Symphony: Dallas Symphony Orchestra, November 7, 2009" published in The Bruckner Journal (Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 6-7, 2010).

Dr. Jason E. MacGregor, assistant professor of accounting, had a co-authored article titled "The Revised First-time Homebuyer Tax Credit: Opportunities and Pitfalls" published in Today's CPA (Nov. 1, 2009). Co-authors are Dr. Brett R. Wilkinson, associate professor of accounting and The Roderick L. Holmes Chair of Accountancy, and Dr. Kate Wilkinson, adjunct lecturer in accounting and business law.

Dr. Ann M. Mirabito, assistant professor of marketing, had a co-authored article titled "Lessons That Patient-centered Medical Homes Can Learn From the Mistakes of HMOs" published in Annals of Internal Medicine (Vol. 152, p. 182, Feb. 2, 2010). Co-author is Leonard Berry, Texas A&M University. She had a co-authored article titled "Innovative Healthcare Delivery" published in Business Horizons (March 2010). Co-author is Berry.

Dr. James D. Nogalski, professor of religion, had an English translation of Genesis and the Moses Story by Konrad Schmid published by Eisenbrauns (2010).

Janet B. Norden, instructor of Spanish, had a co-authored article titled "The Savvy Traveler: How to Survive Culture Shock" published in The Language Educator (Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 14-17, 2010). Co-author is Michelle A. Porter, lecturer in Spanish. She had an article titled "University Freshmen Cross Cultural Borders to Conduct Original Research" published in Texas Foreign Language Association Journal (fall 2009).

Dr. Jerry Z. Park, assistant professor of sociology, had an article titled "Assessing the Sociological Study of Asian American Christianity" published in Society of Asian North American Christian Studies Journal (Vol. 1, pp. 59-94, 2009).

Dr. J. William Petty, professor of finance, The W.W. Caruth Chair of Entrepreneurship and Master Teacher, had the second edition of a co-authored book titled Value-based Management with Corporate Social Responsibility published by Oxford University Press (2010). Co-authors are Dr. John D. Martin, professor of finance and The Carr P. Collins Chair of Finance, and Dr. James S. Wallace, Claremont Graduate University. He had the 15th edition of a co-authored book titled Small Business Management: Launching and Growing Entrepreneurial Ventures published by South-Western College Publishing (2010). Co-authors are Dr. Leslie E. Palich, associate professor of management, The Ben H. Williams Professor of Entrepreneurship and assistant director of the entrepreneurship studies program, and Dr. Carlos Moore.

Dr. Van H. Pham, associate professor of economics, had a co-authored article titled "Imports 'R' Us: Retail Chains as Platforms for Developing Country Imports" published in American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings (Vol. 100, No. 2, May 2010). Co-author is Emek Basker, University of Missouri.

Maria P. Rafalson, lecturer in Italian, had an article titled "Per Una Lettura Interculturale di Alcuni Proverbi Italiani" published in Rivista ITALS: Didattica e Linguistic dell'italiano Come Lingua Straniera, Universita' Ca' Foscari Venezia-Guerra Edizioni (November 2009).

Dr. Robert H. Ray, professor of English, had an article titled "Recent Studies in Herbert (1987-2007)" accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of English Literary Renaissance.

Dr. William R. Reichenstein, professor of finance and The Pat and Thomas R. Powers Chair of Investment Management, had a co-authored article titled "New Rules for Converting to a Roth IRA" published in AAII Journal (Vol. 32, No. 1, January 2010). Co-authors are Douglas Rothermich and Alicia Waltenberger, TIAA-CREF.

Dr. Joel H. Scott, associate director of the Academy for Leader Development and Civic Engagement, had a co-authored article titled "Campus Stalking: Theoretical Implications and Responses" published in The College Student Affairs Journal (fall 2009). Co-author is Dr. Diane L. Cooper, University of Georgia.

Mary E. Simpson, lecturer in family and consumer sciences, had a paper titled "The Power and Influence of the Right Brain" published in February on the World Federation of Associations of Teacher Educators website.

Dr. John F. Tanner, professor of marketing and associate dean for research and faculty development, had a co-authored article titled "Sacramento Kings: Priceless?" published in SMA Advances in Marketing (November 2009). Co-authors are Krissy Keen and Mike Vogelaar, Baylor graduates.

Dr. Brad Thayer, professor of political science, had a co-authored article titled "Sex and the Shaheed" published in International Security (spring 2010). Co-author is Dr. Valerie Hudson, Brigham Young University.

Dr. C. William Thomas, professor of accounting, The KPMG-Thomas L. Holton Chair of Accounting and The J.E. Bush Professor of Accounting and Master Teacher, had an article titled "Proposed Financial Regulatory Overhaul Includes Accounting Practices" published in Today's CPA (Vol. 37, No. 2, p. 7, Sept. 1, 2009).

Dr. Michael D. Thomas, professor of Spanish and director of Spanish and Portuguese languages, had an article titled "Seeking the Courage to Stand: Three Postwar 'Coming of Age' Novels (Crónica del Alba, El Camino, Primera Memoria)" accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of Cauce.

Dr. Mary Lynn Trawick, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, and Dr. Kevin G. Pinney, professor of chemistry, had a co-authored article titled "Design, Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Potent Thiosemicarbazone-based Cathepsin Inhibitors" published in Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters (2010). Additional co-authors are Dr. G.D. Kishore Kumar and Dr. Tracy E. Strecker, postdoctoral research associates in chemistry, Gustavo E. Chavarria, Amanda K. Charlton-Sevcik and Matthew T. MacDonough, Baylor graduate students, Wara M. Arispe and Shen-En Chen, Baylor graduates, and Dr. David J. Chaplin and Bronwyn G. Siim, Oxygene Inc.

Ted W. Valenti Jr., Baylor graduate student, Pilar Perez-Hurtado, Baylor graduate, Dr. C. Kevin Chambliss, associate professor of chemistry, and Dr. Bryan W. Brooks, associate professor of environmental science and graduate program director, had a co-authored article titled "Aquatic Toxicity of Sertraline to Pimephales promelas at Environmentally Relevant Surface Water pH" published in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (Vol. 28, pp. 2685-2694, 2009).

Dr. Kirk L. Wakefield, professor of marketing, had a co-authored article titled "Spending on the Fly: Mental Budgets, Promotions and Spending Behavior" published in Journal of Marketing (May 2010). Co-authors are John Inman and Karen M. Stilley, University of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Brett R. Wilkinson, associate professor of accounting and The Roderick L. Holmes Chair of Accountancy, had a co-authored article titled "The First Time Homebuyer Credit: Round Three" published in Today's CPA (Vol. 37, No. 4, pp. 36-37, January 2010). Co-author is Dr. Jason E. MacGregor, assistant professor of accounting.

Dr. Robert D. Worley Jr., assistant professor of Spanish, had an article titled "La Politización de la Religión Expuesta por Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz en el Auto Titulado El Mártir del Sacramento, san Hermenegildo" published in Bulletin of the Comediantes (Vol. 62, No. 2, 2010).

Dr. Jeong-Ju Yoo, assistant professor of family and consumer sciences, had an article titled "Peer Influence on Adolescent Boys' Appearance Management Behaviors" published in Adolescence (Vol. 44, No. 176, pp. 1017-1031, 2009).

PRESENTATIONS

Rita Abercrombie, lecturer in German, presented "Teaching Christian Hospitality thorough Short Stories" April 10 at a North American Christian Foreign Language Association conference at Anderson University in Anderson, Ind.

Dr. Sara E. Alexander, director of African Studies, chair of anthropology, forensic science and archaeology and associate professor of anthropology and environmental studies, chaired a session titled "Anthropological Perspectives on Resilience: Exploring the Relationships between Ecological and Social Resilience in the Context of Climate Change" March 25 at a Society for Applied Anthropology meeting in Merida, Mexico.

Joan P. Barrett, senior lecturer in Spanish, presented "A Cultural Journey: The Transformation of the Valley in the Klail City Death Series" Feb. 25 at the Rolando Hinojosa symposium at Texas A&M University in College Station.

Amanda M. Beck, lecturer in Spanish, presented "Justice As Hospitality in Juan Ruflo's 'Luvina'" April 8-10 at a North American Christian Foreign Language Association conference at Anderson University in Anderson, Ind.

Dr. Michael L. Boerm, lecturer in French, presented "E Pluribus Unum: Dialect Leveling and the Creation of Quebecois French" April 9-10 at a French and Italian Graduate Students Organization conference at the University of Texas at Austin.

Dr. Mihai Cristian Bratu, assistant professor of French, presented "The Medieval Author: A Paradigm Shift" Feb. 19-20 at a Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque annual symposium at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Fla.

Dr. Bryan W. Brooks, associate professor of environmental science and graduate program director, made the following presentations: "An Introduction to Alternative Endpoints in Aquatic Toxicology" Aug. 17 at an American Chemical Society meeting in Washington, D.C.; "Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products in the Environment: Impetus towards 'Intelligent' Ecotoxicology?" Aug. 19 at Tetra Tech in Owings Mill, Md.; "Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors and Environmental Exposure" Sept. 6 at an International Pharmaceutical Federation symposium in Istanbul, Turkey; "Exposure and Effects Considerations for Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products in Aquatic Ecosystems" Sept. 29-Oct. 1 at a State of the Estuary biennial conference in Oakland, Calif.; "Eco-Pharmacology?: Pharmaceuticals in the Environment" Oct. 9 at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy in Oxford, Miss.; "Environmental Pharmacology: Pharmaceuticals in the Environment" Oct. 12 at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio; "Environmental Assessment and Management of Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products and Endocrine Active Substances" Oct. 13 at the Houston Water Conference at Rice University; and "Clinical Drugs in the Environment "Oct. 18-22 at an International Society for the Study of Xenobiotics regional conference in Baltimore, Md. He co-chaired a Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry annual meeting Nov. 19-23 in New Orleans, La. He and Jason P. Berninger, Baylor graduate student, had the following co-authored articles presented: "Probabilistic Assessment of Mammalian Pharmacological Data to Estimate Potential Ecological Risk of Pharmaceuticals in Fish" and "Mammalian Pharmacological Data as a Screening Tool to Prioritize Compounds for Studies of Alternative Chronic Endpoints in Fish" Nov. 19-23 at a Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry annual meeting in New Orleans, La.; "Using Mammalian Pharmacological Data as a Screening Tool to Prioritize Compounds for Ecotoxicological Studies in Fish" Nov. 12-13 at a Gulf Coast Society of Toxicology annual meeting in Austin; and "Using Probabilistic Approaches to Examine Alternative Endpoints in Fish: Application to Human Pharmaceuticals" Aug. 16-20 at an American Chemical Society annual meeting in Washington, D.C. He had a co-authored paper titled "Zebrafish (Danio rerio) Maze Behavioral Assays" presented Oct. 17-21 at a Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in Chicago, Ill. He had the following co-authored papers presented Nov. 19-23 at a Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry annual meeting in New Orleans, La.: "Spatial Variation of Harmful Algae and Their Toxins in Flowing Water Habitats: A Theoretical Exploration," "Prymnesium parvum Dynamics in Inland Waters: Toxin Photodegradation and Microcystin Allelopathy," co-authored by Susan V. James, Baylor graduate, and Ted Valenti, Baylor graduate student, " Hydraulic Flushing As a Toxic Bloom-terminating Mechanism of Prymnesium parvum," co-authored by Valenti, "Prymnesium parvum Bloom Decline Following an Inflow and Nutrient-loading Event: Roles of Dilution and Grazing," "The Role of Hydrology and Nutrient Loading in Bloom Formation and Toxicity of Prymnesium parvum: Results from a Numerical Model," "Improving Environmental Risk Assessment for Ionizable Contaminants," co-authored by Valenti, "Behavioral Effects of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors in Fish," co-authored by Valenti, and "Application of Chemical Toxicity Distributions in Regulatory Ecotoxicology," co-authored by Dr. E. Spencer Williams, research scientist in the Center for Reservoir and Aquatic Systems.

Dr. Dawn S. Carlson, professor of management, had a co-authored paper titled "The Relationship Between Work-Family Enrichment and Job Performance: A View through the Lens of Affective Events Theory" presented March 24-28 at a Western Academy of Management annual meeting in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Co-author is Dr. Merideth J. Ferguson, assistant professor of management.

Dr. Gia M. Chevis, assistant professor of accounting, and Dr. David N. Hurtt, associate professor of accounting, presented a co-authored paper titled "An Industry Comparison of CEO-Worker Wage Ratios" March 3 at an American Accounting Association southwest regional meeting in Dallas.

Dr. Jamie D. Collins, assistant professor of management, presented a co-authored paper titled "Trust and Relax?: Keys to Retiring Well for Family Firm Founders" April 16-18 at the Family Enterprise Research Conference in Cancun, Mexico. Co-authors are Dr. William J. Worthington, assistant professor of management, and John E. Schoen, adjunct lecturer in management.

Dr. A. Scott Cunningham, assistant professor of economics, presented "Prostitution 2.0" in November at a Centers for Disease Control STD Research Division meeting and at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Ga.

Dr. Richard W. Easley, associate professor of marketing, presented a co-authored paper titled "Issues on Replication in the Journal of Business Research" Nov. 4-7 at a Society for Marketing Advances annual conference in New Orleans, La. Co-author is Dr. Charles S. Madden, professor of marketing, The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing and director of the Center for Nonprofit Studies.

Dr. Theresa M. Edgington, assistant professor of information systems, presented "Epidemiological Surveillance for Influenza: Coordination Analysis" April 8 at a spring health informatics workshop at Claremont University in Claremont, Calif.

Dr. James W. Ellor, professor of social work, presented "The Future of Religion and Spirituality As Seen by Professional Gerontologists" March 18 at an American Society on Aging annual meeting in Chicago.

Dr. Jan E. Evans, associate professor of Spanish, presented "Unamuno's Faith and Kierkegaard's Religiousness A: Making Sense of the Life of Struggle" April 15-17 at a Kentucky Foreign Language conference at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. She served as program chair April 8-10 at a North American Christian Foreign Language Association conference at Anderson University in Anderson, Ind.

Dr. Gregory T. Garrett, professor of English, made the following presentations: a lecture on writing at Cody High School and a lecture titled "Good and Evil and Contemporary Film" at the Cody Public Library Sept. 18 in Cody, Wyo.; two sermons Sept. 20 at Christ Episcopal Church in Cody, Wyo.; a lecture on his book Stories from the Edge Oct. 12 at Episcopal Seminary of the Southwest in Austin; a workshop titled "Finding God in Culture" Oct. 16-17 at a Texas Episcopal Church Women annual meeting at Camp Allen, Texas; participating in and moderating panel discussions Oct. 22-24 at the Austin Film Festival in Austin; a reading of his fiction Oct. 30 at the University of Texas at Austin; a workshop titled "Finding God in the Culture" and a sermon Nov. 6 at Wesley Seminary in Washington, D.C.; and teaching a class on his book We Get to Carry Each Other: The Gospel According to U2 in November and December at The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Austin.

Dr. Jennifer L. Good, assistant professor of German, presented "Patriots in Das Leben der Anderen: Constructing a Better Germany from the GDR's Legacy" Oct. 9 at a German Studies Association convention in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Joel C. Gregory, professor of preaching at Truett Seminary, presented "Shaped by the Story: Living in the Grasp of the Narrative" April 5 and "Trust the Story: Growing in the Grace of the Narrative" April 6 at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene.

Dr. Karol J. Hardin, assistant professor of Spanish, presented "The Spanish Notion of Lie: Revisiting Coleman and Kay" Oct. 29-31 at a South Central Modern Language Association conference in Baton Rouge, La.

Dr. Adrienne M. Harris, assistant professor of Russian, presented "Heroic Mothers and Their Deti-geroi: Zoia Kosmodem'ianskaia and Oleg Koshevoi" Nov. 12-15 at an American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies meeting in Boston, Mass. She presented "'Something Like Happiness' in Northern Bohemia: Entrapment, Exclusion and Escape in Post-1989 Czech Film" Oct. 16-18 at the Central Europe 1989: Lessons and Legacies symposium at the University of Kansas in Lawrence.

Billie Hulke, lecturer in Spanish, made the following presentations: "La Poesía de Antonio Machado Es Para Todos Nuestros Estudiantes," "Dos Romances de Federico García Lorca" and "Actividades Comunicativas para la Clase Comunicativa" Oct. 29-31 at a Texas Foreign Language Association conference in Austin; "AP Spanish Language: Strategies and Activities for the Interpersonal and Presentational (Integrated Skills) Writing and Speaking Sections of the Exam" Jan. 18 at the Pasadena Independent School District in Houston; "AP Es para Todos Nuestros Estudiantes" Feb. 3 at the Region 12 Service Center in Waco; "Música para Enseñar, Repasar y Motivar" and "El Tema de Carpe Diem en dos Poemas de Antonio Machado" March 25-27 at a Texas Foreign Language Association conference in Arlington; and presented "AP Spanish Literature: Símbolos e Imágenes en dos Romances de Federico García Lorca" and "A Potpourri of Communicative Activities" and served as a member of the Teacher of the Year committee April 8-11 at the Southwest Conference on Language Teaching in Albuquerque, N.M.

Dr. Allyson L. Irom, senior lecturer in Spanish, presented "Jungle Capitalism in Three Short Stories by Horacio Quiroga" March 24-25 at a Southwest Council of Latin American Studies meeting in Santa Fe, N.M.

Dr. Thomas M. Kelly, professor of economics and director of the Center for Business and Economic Research, presented "Overcoming Brain Drain from Waco" in Nov. 18-20 at the Greater Waco Community Education Summit in Waco. He presented an economic forecast Jan. 14 at a Central Texas Supply Managers meeting in Waco.

Dr. Roger E. Kirk, Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Statistics and Master Teacher, presented "Cell Means Model for a Randomized Block Hierarchial Design" Aug. 7-9 at an American Psychological Association annual meeting in Toronto, Canada. He presented "Analysis of Variance Revisited" April 2-4 at a Southwestern Psychological Association annual meeting in San Antonio.

Dr. Hope A. Koch, assistant professor of information systems, presented "Using Social Networks to Build Your Business" Jan. 24 at a Supply and Equipment Food Service Alliance forum in Austin.

Dr. Gregory W. Leman, clinical professor and director of University entrepreneurial initiatives and The Curtis Hankamer Chair of Entrepreneurship, presented "i5 Program: Learn by Living It" Nov. 16 at a Global Entrepreneurship Week forum in Shanghai, China. He had a paper titled "Non-Traditional Preparation for a Global Workplace" presented Feb. 5 at an American Society for Engineering Education conference in Palm Springs, Calif.

Dr. Lance L. Littlejohn, chair and professor of mathematics, presented "Legendre Polynomials, Legendre-Stirling Numbers, and Left-definite Theory" April 2 at the University of North Texas in Denton.

Paul A. McCoy, professor of art and Ceramist-in-Residence, had ceramic art works accepted into the following exhibitions: a solo exhibition of 27 artworks titled "Journey from Lascaux" Jan. 19-Feb. 5 at the University of Dallas in Irving; "Regional Expressions in Vitrified Clay" Jan. 19-Feb. 14 at Texas Tech University in Lubbock; and an international juried exhibition titled "Central Time Ceramics Exhibition" March 4-April 2 at the Heuser Art Center in Peoria, Ill.

Dr. Timothy R. McKinney, associate professor of music theory, presented "Crosscurrents of Venetian Style and Patronage in Adrian Willaert's Setting of Ne l'amar'e fredd'onde" March 18 at the Exploring the Renaissance 2010 conference in Corpus Christi.

Dr. Linda M. McManness, associate professor of Spanish and director of the Global Christian Ventures Program, made presentations Oct. 16-18 at an Educational Testing Service colloquium for Spanish department chairs in Chicago, Ill. She presented "Using a Multi-competence Approach to Teach the Accusative a in Spanish" Oct. 30 at a South Central Modern Language Association meeting in Baton Rouge, La. She presented "Using a Multi-competence Approach to Teach Spanish Syntax" Dec. 30 at a Modern Language Association meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.

Dr. Mary P. Nichols, chair and professor of political science, presented "Aristotle's Critique of Plato as Support for a Republican Politics" in March at the Ancient Republic and the Birth of Political Philosophy conference at Mercer University in Macon, Ga.

Janet B. Norden, instructor of Spanish, presented "Before Study Abroad: What Every Student (and Foreign Language Teacher) Should Know and Be Able to Do" Oct. 29-31 at a Texas Foreign Language Association meeting in Austin.

Dr. Charles M. North, associate professor of economics, presented "Not Just Guidelines: Pirate Codes and the Emergence of Property Rights in The Invisible Hook" Nov. 21-23 at a Southern Economic Association annual meeting in San Antonio. He presented "Understanding Religious Choice: A Product Attributes Model Application" Jan. 3-5 at an Allied Social Science Association annual meeting in Atlanta, Ga.

Dr. Van H. Pham, associate professor of economics, had a paper titled "The Economic Impact of Subfederal Immigration Regulation: An Empirical Analysis" presented Oct. 29 at University of South Carolina School of Law in Columbia, S.C., Nov. 12 at Florida State University College of Law in Tallahassee, Fla., and Nov. 30 at the University of Houston Law Center. He had a paper titled "Imports 'R' Us" presented in October at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, and Jan. 4 at an American Economic Association annual meeting in Atlanta, Ga. He had a paper titled "Supersize It: The Growth of Retail Chains and the Rise of the 'Big Box' Retail Format" Jan. 29 at Clemson University in Clemson, S.C.

Gerald R. Powell, professor of law and The Abner V. McCall Professor of Evidence, presented "On Being a Good Record Smith: Making the Record and Winning the Verdict" Jan. 23 at a National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel special litigation conference in Lake Tahoe, Nev.

Dr. Joel H. Scott, associate director of the Academy for Leader Development and Civic Engagement, and Shannon R. Dean, senior residence hall director of Allen and Dawson Halls, presented "Creating Sustainable Service Learning Partnerships" March 4 at the Gulf South Summit on Civic Engagement in Higher Education at the University of Georgia in Athens, Ga.

Mary E. Simpson, lecturer in family and consumer sciences, presented "Climbing the Creative Ladder of Success with Teamwork" Oct. 29-31 at a Kappa Delta Pi convocation in Orlando, Fla. She presented "Balancing Local and Global Issues" Feb. 13-17 at a World Federation of Associations for Teacher Education conference in Chicago, Ill. She presented "Encouraging Big Picture Thinkers in a Team Learning Environment" Feb. 13-17 at an Association of Teacher Educators conference in Chicago, Ill. She presented "Time to Switch?: Moving from Performance-based to Criterion-based Assessments and the Impact on a Student's Pedagogical Performance" and "The Responsibility Higher Education Has in Developing Students' Creativity in the Classroom -- and Ways to Do It" at an American Association of University Professors meeting in Washington, D.C.

Dr. John F. Tanner, professor of marketing and associate dean for research and faculty development, presented "Identifying and Creating Customer Value" Aug. 7 at an American Marketing Association meeting in Chicago, Ill. He presented "Empowerment Strengthens Customer Relationships" Oct. 19 at a Teradata users group meeting in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Alexandre Thiltges, lecturer in French, presented "Life and Death of French Contemporary Fiction" March 12-13 at a Charles F. Fraker annual conference at the University of Michigan, in Ann Arbor.

Dr. Michael D. Thomas, professor of Spanish and director of Spanish and Portuguese languages, presented "Scars, Freckles and Tears: Dysfunctional Community vs. Authentic Identity in Delibes' El Camino" Nov. 5-7 at a Mid-American Conference on Hispanic Literatures meeting at the University of Kansas in Lawrence.

Dr. Suzy H. Weems, chair and professor of family and consumer sciences, presented "Empowering Professional Leadership: Nutrition Care Process" March 19 at a Texas Dietetic Association conference in Dallas.

Dr. Andrew C. Wisely, director of the Honors Program and associate professor and director of German and Russian, presented "Selection Duty and Good Doctoring: Dr. Franz Lucas on Trial" Oct. 1-2 at an Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies conference at the University of London, England. He presented "Mercy and Community in Andreas Gruber's film 'Aus Lauter Feigheit Gibt es Kein Erbarmen' (With Cowardice There is No Mercy, 1994)" April 8-10 at a North American Christian Foreign Language Association conference at Anderson University in Anderson, Ind.

Dr. Robert D. Worley Jr., assistant professor of Spanish, presented "The Politicization of Jewish Characters in Two Theological Plays by Calderón de la Barca" Oct. 1-3 at the European Studies Conference at the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

Dr. Ju-Chien Cindy Wu, associate professor of management, presented "Understanding the Effects of Authentic Leadership: A Cross-level Investigation" April 8-10 at a Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology annual conference in Atlanta, Ga.

Dr. Jeong-Ju Yoo, assistant professor of family and consumer sciences, presented a co-authored paper titled "Parental Influences on Grooming Product Use Among Teenage Boys" March 5 at a Texas Association of Family and Consumer Sciences annual meeting in San Antonio. Co-author is Dr. Margaret E. Baier, assistant professor of family and consumer sciences. He had a co-authored paper titled "Educating the Person: Theoretical Review of Cross-cultural and Interdisciplinary Educational Findings" presented Feb. 13-15 at the International Conference of Design Principles and Practices in Chicago, Ill. Co-authors are Claudia Bernasconi, University of Detroit Mercy, and Nora MacDonald, West Virginia University.

HONORS

Rita Abercrombie, lecturer in German, received the Teacher of the Year Award from the Texas Foreign Language Association.

Dr. Sara E. Alexander, director of African Studies, chair of anthropology, forensic science and archaeology and associate professor of anthropology and environmental studies, was chosen as a Fellow of the Society for Applied Anthropology.

Dr. Bryan W. Brooks, associate professor of environmental science and graduate program director, was chosen as guest editor for the December 2009 issue of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. He was appointed editor of Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management and associate editor of Science of the Total Environment.

Dr. Roger E. Kirk, Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Statistics and Master Teacher, was elected a Fellow in the American Educational Research Association.

Dr. Michael E. Sherr, assistant professor of social work, received the University of Hong Kong Young Scholar Award for Outstanding Abstract for an abstract titled "Analyzing the Practice Methods of Jane Addams: Lessons for Building Partnerships, Social Capital and Global Civil Societies."

The following faculty and staff received BaylorPlus salutes in January-March 2010: Sharon Achor, academic advisement; Vel Barnes, procurement services; Al Beck, Honors College; Bobbie Cuzzort, family and consumer sciences; Kenneth Glomb, ITS; Mike Gonzales, ITS; Stuart Madsen, ITS; Derek Maler, athletics; Jean Montgomery, risk management; Gail Peterson, University Libraries; Linda Plank, nursing; David Stamile, Campus Living & Learning; and John Vorderkunz, University Libraries;

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