Baylor University

Professional Spotlight -- Winter 2011

Dec. 3, 2010

PUBLICATIONS

Dr. Juan Alejandro, director of internal audit and management analysis, had a co-authored article titled "Doing More with Less: The Value of Internal Auditing for Nonprofits" published in Today's CPA (pp. 32-25, July/August 2010). Co-author is Dr. Martin T. Stuebs Jr., assistant professor of accounting.

Dr. Wickramasinghe Ariyasinghe, associate professor of physics, had a co-authored article titled "An Empirical Expression for Total Scattering Cross Sections of Normal Hydrocarbons and Experimental Total Cross Sections of C2H2 and C3H4" published in Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B (Vol. 268, pp. 2217-2220, 2010). Co-author is G. Vilela, Baylor undergraduate.

Dr. Kendall W. Artz, chair and professor of management and The Robert M. and Louise Rogers Chair of Entrepreneurship, and Dr. Patricia M. Norman, associate professor of management, had a co-authored article titled "A Longitudinal Study of the Impact of R&D, Patents and Product Innovation on Firm Performance" published in Journal of Production Innovation Management (Vol. 27, No. 5, pp. 725-740, 2010). Additional co-authors are Don Hatfield, Virginia Tech, and Laura Cardina, University of Houston.

Dr. Christopher D. Bader, associate professor of sociology, Dr. F. Carson Mencken, professor of sociology, and Dr. Byron R. Johnson, professor of sociology and co-director of the Institute for Studies of Religion, had a co-authored article titled "Divine Justice: The Relationship between Images of God and Attitudes Toward Criminal Punishment" published in Criminal Justice Review (Vol. 35, No. 1, pp. 90-106, 2010). Additional co-author is Scott A. Desmond, Purdue University.

Dr. Abar Bahkou, lecturer in Arabic, had an Arabic translation of Good News for Women by Nora Lozano published by Global Women (2010).

Dr. Frieda H. Blackwell, associate dean for humanities, College of Arts & Sciences, and professor of Spanish, had an article titled "Literary Fashions, Religious and Popular Culture and Antonio Muñoz Molina's Los Misterios de Madrid" published in Monographic Review/Revista Monográfica (Vol. 26, 2010).

Dr. Mihai Cristian Bratu, assistant professor of French, had articles titled "Authorship," "Chronicon anonymi a.o.c. usque ad annum 1161," "Pandolfo Collenuccio," "Tristano Calco," "Bonamente Aliprandi," "Bartolomea Riccoboni," "Antonio Nerli," "Gilbertus Romanus" and "Lorenzo Valla" published in Encyclopaedia of the Medieval Chronicle by Brill (2010). He had an article titled "Revisiting Guillaume de Villeneuve's Viatique" accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of The Explicator. He had an article titled "Sartre. Aron. Furet. Courtois" accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of Apozitia (2010).

Dr. Bryan W. Brooks, associate professor of environmental science and graduate program director, had the following co-authored articles published: "Chemical Risk Assessment: Pressures, Perceptions and Expectations" in Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management (Vol. 6, pp. 323-324, 2010). Co-authors are Dr. Thomas Backhaus, University of Gothenburg, and Dr. Larry Kapustka; "Influence of pH on Amine Toxicology and Implications for Harmful Algal Bloom Ecology" in Toxicon (Vol. 55, pp. 1038-1043, 2010). Co-authors are Ted W. Valenti Jr. and Mieke Lahousse, Baylor graduate students, Susan V. James, U.S. Army Environmental Command, Kevin A. Schug and Dr. Jim Grover, University of Texas at Arlington, and Dr. Dan Roelke, Texas A&M University; "Mechanistic Explanation for pH-dependent Ambient Aquatic Toxicity of Prymnesium parvum Carter" in Toxicon (Vol. 55, pp. 990-998, 2010). Co-authors are Ted W. Valenti Jr., Susan V. James, Mieke Lahousse, Dr. Kevin A. Schug, Dr. Dan Roelke and Dr. Jim Grover; "Leveraging Mammalian Pharmaceutical Toxicology and Pharmacology Data to Predict Chronic Fish Responses to Pharmaceuticals" in Toxicology Letters (Vol. 193, pp. 69-78, 2010). Co-author is Jason P. Berninger, Baylor graduate student; "Hydraulic Flushing as a Prymnesium parvum Bloom-terminating Mechanism in a Subtropical Lake" in Harmful Algae (Vol. 9, No. 323-332, 2010). Co-authors are George Gable, Texas A&M University, Dr. James Pinckney, University of South Carolina, Dr. Dan Roelke, Ted W. Valenti Jr. and Dr. Jim Grover; "Comparative Toxicity of Prymnesium parvum in Inland Waters" in Journal of American Water Resources Association (Vol. 46, pp. 45-62, 2010). Co-authors are Susan V. James, Ted W. Valenti Jr., Fabiola Urena-Boeck, Idaho Department of Environmental Quality, Carlos Serrano and Dr. Laura D. Mydlarz, University of Texas at Arlington, Leslie Schwierzke, Texas A&M University, and Jason P. Berninger; "Mathematical Models of Population Dynamics of Prymnesium parvum in Inland Waters" in Journal of American Water Resources Association (Vol. 46, pp. 92-107, 2010). Co-authors are Dr. Jason W. Baker, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Dr. Jim Grover and Dr. Dan Roelke; "Hemolysis, Fish Mortality and LC-ESI-MS of Cultured Crude and Fractionated Golden Alga (Prymnesium parvum)" in Journal of American Water Resources Association (Vol. 46, pp. 33-44, 2010). Co-authors are Ted Skingel, Chris A. Schug, Kevin A. Schug, Sandy E. Spencer, Carlos Serrano, Dr. Laura D. Mydlarz and C.Q. Le, University of Texas at Arlington, and Ted W. Valenti Jr.; "Prymnesium parvum Population Dynamics during Bloom Development: A Role Assessment of Grazers and Virus" in Journal of American Water Resources Association (Vol. 46, pp. 63-75, 2010). Co-authors are Carrie J. Miller, Texas A&M University, Dr. Jim Grover, Ted W. Valenti Jr., Dr. Dan Roelke, Dr. James Pinckney, Leslie Schwierzke and Mieke Lahousse; and "Factors Influencing Prymnesium parvum Population Dynamics during Bloom Initiation: Results from In-lake Mesocosm Experiments" in Journal of American Water Resources Association (Vol. 46, pp. 76-91, 2010). Co-authors are Reagan M. Errera, Texas A&M University, Dr. Jim Grover, Ted W. Valenti Jr., Dr. Dan Roelke, Dr. James Pinckney and Leslie Schwierzke. He had a co-authored chapter titled "The Bayesian Vantage for Dealing with Uncertainty" published in Application of Uncertainty Analysis to Ecological Risks of Pesticides by CRC Press/SETAC Press, edited by W. Warren-Hicks and A. Hart (pp. 71-87, 2010). Co-authors are Dr. David A. Evans, College of William and Mary, Dr. Mike C. Newman, Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences, Dr. Michael Lavine, University of Massachusetts, Dr. Joanna S. Jaworska, Proctor and Gamble, Dr. John Toll, Worldward Environmental, and Dr. Theo C. Brock, Wageningen University and Research Centre.

Dr. Laurie L. Burney, associate professor of accounting and business law, had a co-authored article titled "The Relationship between Balanced Scorecard Characteristics and Managers' Job Satisfaction" published in Journal of Managerial Issues (Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 166-181, 2010). Co-author is N. Swanson, Valdosta State University. She had a co-authored article titled "Do Nonprofit Hospitals Provide More Charity Care When Faced with a Mandatory Minimum Standard?: Evidence from Texas" published in Journal of Accounting and Public Policy (Vol. 29, pp. 242-258, 2010). Co-authors are J. Troyer, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, J. Stroup, Vanderbilt University, and F. Kennedy, Clemson University. She had a co-authored article titled "Increasing the Competency Focus Using a Project-driven Strategy" published in Advances in Accounting Education: Teaching and Curriculum Innovations (Vol. 11, 2010). Co-author is C. Matherly, Xavier University.

Dr. Dawn S. Carlson, professor of management, had a co-authored article titled "Linking Team Resources to Work-Family Enrichment and Satisfaction" published in Journal of Vocational Behavior (Vol. 77, No. 2, pp. 304-312, October 2010). Co-authors are Dr. Emily M. Hunter, assistant professor of management, Steven Smith, University of New Orleans, and Sara Jansen Perry, University of Houston-Downtown.

Dr. C. Kevin Chambliss, associate professor of chemistry, had a co-authored article titled "Effect of Varying Pretreatment Chemistry-Feedstock Combinations on the Production of Potential Fermentation Inhibitors in Pretreated Biomass" published in Biotechnology and Bioengineering (Vol. 107, No. 3, pp. 430-440, 2010). Co-authors are Bowen Du, Baylor graduate student, Dr. Christopher Becker, research scientist, Dr. Shou-Feng Chen, postdoctoral research associate, Dr. Richard A. Mowery, postdoctoral research associate in chemistry and biochemistry, and G. Peter van Walsum, University of Maine, and Lekh N. Sharma, University of Georgia.

Robert F. Darden III, associate professor of journalism and media arts, had an article titled "Gospel Music" published in The Cambridge Dictionary of Christianity by Cambridge University Press, edited by Daniel Patte (2010).

Dr. William V. Davis, professor of English and Writer-in-Residence, had a poem titled "The Grand Dames" published in The Sewanee Theological Review (Vol. 53, No. 2, p. 227, Easter 2010). He had a poem titled "Home from the Factory" published in The Antioch Review (Vol. 68, No. 2, p. 273, spring 2010).

Dr. Charles J. Delaney, associate professor of real estate, had an article titled "Commercial Real Estate: On the Brink (?)" published in Graziadio Business Review (Vol. 1, No. 1, April 2010).

Dr. Kevin D. Dougherty, assistant professor of sociology, had a co-authored article titled "Race, Diversity and Membership Duration in Religious Congregations" published in Sociological Inquiry (Vol. 80, No. 3, pp. 405-423, August 2010). Co-author is Christopher P. Scheitle, Pennsylvania State University.

Dr. C. Stephen Evans, University Professor of Philosophy and Humanities, had an article titled "Faith and Reason in Kierkegaard's Concluding Unscientific Postscript" published in Kierkegaard's Concluding Unscientific Postscript: A Critical Guide by Cambridge University Press, edited by Rick Furtak (pp. 204-218, 2010).

Dr. Merideth J. Ferguson, assistant professor of management, had a co-authored article titled "Is It Better To Receive Than Give? Empathy in the Conflict-Distress Relationship" published in Journal of Occupational Health Psychology (Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 304-315, July 2010). Co-authors are Dr. Dawn S. Carlson, professor of management, Dwayne Whitten, Texas A&M University, and Suzanne Zivnuska, California State University-Chico.

Dr. Luke Ferretter, assistant professor of English, had a book titled Sylvia Plath's Fiction: A Critical Study published by Edinburgh University Press (2010).

Dr. Guillermo Garcia-Corales, professor of Spanish, had an article titled "El acto ético y la precariedad en la narrativa de Ramón Díaz Eterovic" published in Revista Iberoamericana. Crímenes, Cadáveres y Cultura: Siguiendo las Pistas de la Novela Negra (Vol. 76, No. 231, pp. 307-324, June 2010).

Dr. Kevin J. Gardner, associate professor of English, had a book titled Betjeman: Writing the Public Life published by Baylor University Press (2010) and published in Great Britain by SPCK Publishing under the title Betjeman and the Anglican Imagination (2010).

Dr. Gregory T. Garrett, professor of English, had a book titled Shame published by Thorndike Press (2010). He had an article titled "'I Saw One Like a Son of Man': The Eschatological Savior in Contemporary Film" published in Reel Revelations: Apocalypse and Film by Sheffield Phoenix Press, edited by John Walliss and Lee Quinby (pp. 140-54, 2010). He had articles titled "Hating Ourselves" and "Talking about Abuse in the Church" posted on EthicsDaily.com. He had articles titled "Hope Yet for Mainline Denominations" and "How Churches Break: A Response to Rodney Stark" posted on Patheos.com.

Dr. Barry G. Hankins, professor of history and church-state studies, had a book titled Jesus and Gin: Evangelicalism, the Roaring Twenties and Today's Culture Wars published by Palgrave McMillan (2010).

Dr. D. Thomas Hanks Jr., professor of English, had an article titled "'Gladly wolde [they] lerne [?]': U.S. Students and the Chaucer Class" published in Chaucer and Religion by D.S. Brewer, edited by Helen Phillips (pp. 183-88, 2010). He had an article titled "Teaching Malory: A Subject-centered Approach" published in Christianity and Romance in Medieval England by D.S. Brewer (pp. 176-198, 2010). He had an article titled "'A Far Green Country Under a Swift Sunrise': Tolkien's Eucatatastrophe and Malory's Morte D'Arthur" accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of Fifteenth Century Studies. He had a co-edited collection of essays comprising Malory and Christianity accepted for upcoming publication by Medieval Institute Publications.

Dr. Karol J. Hardin, assistant professor of Spanish, had an article titled "Trying to Persuade: Speech Acts in the Persuasive Discourse of Intermediate Spanish Learners" and a biography of Karl J. Franklin published in A Mosaic of Language and Culture: Celebrating the Career of Karl J. Franklin by SIL International, edited by Kenneth A. McElhanon and Ger Reesink (2010).

Dr. Heidi J. Hornik, professor of art history, had a book titled Michele Tosini and the Ghirlandaio Workshop in Cinquecento Florence published by Sussex Academic Press (2009). She had an article titled "The Mannerist Magdalene Paintings by Michele Tosini" published in From the Margins 2: Women of the New Testament and their Afterlives by Sheffield Phoenix Press, edited by Christine E. Joynes and Christopher C. Rowlands (2010).

Dr. Maurice A. Hunt, research professor of English, had the following articles accepted for upcoming publication: "Interrogating Personal Merit in The Merchant of Venice" in Allegorica; "A New Taxonomy of Shakespeare's Pagan Plays" in Religion and Literature; and "Syncretistic Religion in Shakespeare's Last Plays" in South Central Review.

Dr. David N. Hurtt, associate professor of accounting, had a co-authored article titled "An Empirical Examination of Pension Rate Estimates: A Benchmark Approach" published in Journal of Applied Business Research (Vol. 26, No. 2, March 2010). Co-authors are Cottel Phillip, Miami University, and Alan Blankley, University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Dr. Tim R. Kayworth, chair and associate professor of information systems, had a co-authored article titled "Effective Information Security Requires a Balance of Social and Technology Factors" published in MIS Quarterly Executive (Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 117-129, September 2010). Co-author is Dwayne Whitten, Texas A&M University.

Dr. Sung-Kun Kim, assistant professor of biochemistry, had a co-authored article titled "Discovery of a New Class of 3'phosphoadenosine-5'-Phosphosulfate Reductase from the Methanarcheon Methanocaldococcus jannaschii" accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of Process Biochemistry. Co-authors are J.S. Lee and S. Schlesinger, Baylor graduate students, E. White, Baylor undergraduate, and S.Y. Lee, South Korean National Core Research Center.

Dr. Roger E. Kirk, Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Statistics and Master Teacher, had an article titled "Block Designs" published in Encyclopedia of Research Design by Sage, edited by N. Salkind (pp. 91-97, 2010). He had an article titled "Simple Random Sample" published in International Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences by Springer, edited by M. Lovric (2010).

Dr. Julia M. Kisacky, senior lecturer in Italian, had a translation of Celinda, A Tragedy by Valeria Miani, edited by Valeria Finucci, published by Iter and the Centre for Renaissance and Reformation Studies (2010).

Dr. Hope A. Koch, assistant professor of information systems, had an article titled "Attracting, Retaining and Placing IS Students in an Economic Downturn" published in Communications of the Association for Information Systems (Vol. 26, No. 22, pp. 477-492, 2010).

Dr. Victor Land, postdoctoral research associate in physics, Dr. Lorin S. Matthews, assistant professor of physics, and Dr. Truell W. Hyde II, director of the Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics and Engineering Research, vice provost for research and professor of physics, had a co-authored article titled "Fluid Modeling of Void Closure in Micro-gravity Noble Gas Complex Plasmas" published in Physical Review E (Vol. 81, No. 056402, 2010). Additional co-author is Diana Bolser, University of Missouri.

Dr. Timothy R. McKinney, associate professor of music theory, had a book titled Adrian Willaert and the Theory of Interval Affect: The Musica Nova Madrigals and the Novel Theories of Zarlino and Vicentino published by Ashgate Publishing (2010).

Dr. Christopher J. Meyer, assistant professor of management, had a co-authored article titled "Individualism-Collectivism and Team Member Performance: Another Look" accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of Journal of Organizational Behavior. Co-authors are J. Hollenbeck and J. Wagner III, Michigan State University, and S. Humphrey, Penn State University. He had a co-authored article titled "The Nature of Personal Reputation in Organizations: Two Complementary Studies Aimed at Construct and Criterion-related Validity" accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology. Co-authors are F. Aime, Oklahoma State University, R. Zinko, East Carolina University, G. Ferris, Florida State University, and S. Humphrey.

Dr. Mary P. Nichols, chair and professor of political science, had a co-translation of Euthydemus by Plato and a co-authored interpretative essay published by Focus Publishing (2010). Co-translator is Gregory McBrayer, and essay co-author is Denise Schaeffer.

Dr. Charles M. North, associate professor of economics, had a co-authored chapter titled "Religion and the Emergence of the Rule of Law" published in Religion, Economy and Cooperation by Mouton de Gruyter (2010). Co-author is Carl Gwin, Pepperdine University.

Dr. Jeffrey S. Olafsen, associate professor of physics, had a book titled Experimental and Computational Techniques in Soft Condensed Matter Physics published by Cambridge University Press (2010).

Dr. Linda J. Olafsen, associate professor of physics, had a co-authored article titled "Transparency Pump Intensity and Differential Gain in Resonantly Pumped W Optical Pumping Injection Cavity Lasers" published in Journal of Applied Physics (Vol. 108, No. 053106, 2010). Co-author is Dr. Todd C. McAlpine, University of Findlay.

Dr. Kenneth T. Park, associate professor of physics, had an article titled "Evidence of Coulomb Blockage Behavior in a Quasi-zero Dimensional Quantum Well on TiO2 Surface" published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA (Vol. 107, No. 14968, 2010).

Dr. Kevin G. Pinney, professor of chemistry, had the following co-authored articles published: "Design, Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Potent Thiosemicarbazone-based Cathepsin L Inhibitors" in Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters (Vol. 20, No. 4, pp. 1415-1419, 2010). Co-authors are Dr. Mary Lynn Trawick, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, Gustavo E. Chavarria, M.T. MacDonough and Amanda K. Charlton-Sevcik, Baylor graduate students, Dr. Tracy E. Strecker, postdoctoral research associate in chemistry and biochemistry, Bronwyn G. Siim and David J. Chaplin, Oxigene Inc., W.M. Arispe, Dr. G.D. Kishore Kumar and S.E. Chen; "Regio- and Stereospecific Synthesis of Mono-β-D-Glucuronic Acid Derivatives of Combretastatin A-1" in Journal of Natural Products (Vol. 73, No. 6, pp. 1093-1101, 2010). Co-authors are Dr. Rajendra P. Tanpure, postdoctoral research associate in chemistry and biochemistry, Dr. Tracy E. Strecker, David J. Chaplin, Bronwyn G. Siim, and Dr. Mary Lynn Trawick; and "Analysis of Novel Low Nanomolar Thiosemicarbazone Inhibitors of Cruzain" in FASEB Journal (Vol. 24, No. 681.5, 2010). Co-authors are Gustavo E. Chavarria, G.D. Kishore Kumar, W.M. Arispe, L.M. Jones, Baylor graduate student, M.T. MacDonough, Dr. Mary Lynn Trawick, W. Li, L. Adamson and J.A. Wiley. He had a co-authored chapter titled "The Discovery and Development of the Combretastatins" accepted for publication in an upcoming second edition of Antitumor Agents from Natural Products, edited by David Kingston, David Newman and Gordon Cragg and published by CRC Press. Co-authors are George R. Pettit, Arizona State University, Dr. Mary Lynn Trawick, Christopher Jelinek and David J. Chaplin. He had a co-authored article titled "Functionalized Benophenone, Thiophene, Pyridine and Fluorene Thiosemicarbazone Derivatives as Inhibitors of Cathepsin L" accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters. Co-authors are G.D. Kishore Kumar, Gustavo E. Chavarria, Amanda K. Charlton-Sevcik, Jiangli Song, Baylor graduate student, Dr. Tracy E. Strecker, Bronwyn G. Siim, David J. Chaplin and Dr. Mary Lynn Trawick and Grace K. Yoo.

Dr. Robert H. Ray, professor of English, had an article titled "Time and Tempest in The Duchess of Malfi: Webster's Use of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night" published in Cahiers Elisabethains (Vol. 77, spring 2010).

Dr. Marlene Reed, visiting professor of management, and Dr. Rochelle R. Brunson, lecturer in family and consumer sciences, had co-authored articles titled "Macy's Inc.: Riding Out the Economic Downturn" and "Avon Products Inc." published by Prentice Hall in the 13th edition of Strategic Management by Fred R. David (2011). They had co-authored articles titled "AREGAK Microcredit of Armenia" and "IPC Media" published by South-Western College Publishing in the fifth edition of Multinational Management: A Strategic Approach by John B. Cullen and K. Praveen Parboteeah (2010).

Dr. William R. Reichenstein, professor of finance and The Pat and Thomas R. Powers Chair of Investment Management, had a co-authored article titled "Social Security: When to Start Benefits and How to Minimize Longevity Risk" published in Journal of Financial Planning (Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 49-59, March 2010). Co-author is William Meyer, Retiree Inc. He had a co-authored book titled Private Wealth Management: A Review published by Research Foundation of CFA Institute (2010). Co-authors are William Jennings, U.S. Air Force Academy, and Stephen Horan, CFA Institute. He had an article titled "Financial Analysis of Equity Indexed Annuities" published in Financial Services Review (Vol. 18, No. 4, 291-311, summer 2010).

Dr. Cynthia K. Riemenschneider, associate professor of information systems, had a co-authored article titled "Work Exhaustion in IT Professionals: The Impact of Emotional Labor" accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of The DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems. Co-authors are Paige Rutner, Georgia Southern University, Bill Hardgrave, Auburn University, and Anne O'Leary-Kelly, University of Arkansas. She had a co-authored article titled "IT Professional Identity: Needs, Perceptions and Belonging" accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of European Journal of Information Systems. Co-authors are Nita Brooks, Middle Tennessee State University, Bill Hardgrave and Anne O'Leary-Kelly. She had a co-authored article titled "Perspectives on Challenges Facing Women in IS: The Cognitive Gender Gap" accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of European Journal of Information Systems. Co-authors are Margaret Reid and Myria Allen, University of Arkansas, and D.J. Armstrong, Florida State University.

Dr. John T. Rose, professor of finance and The Harriette L. and Walter G. Lacy Chair of Banking, had an article titled "Extending the Presentation of the EBIT-EPS Relationship for Introducing Financial Leverage in the Classroom" published in Journal of Financial Education (spring 2010).

Dr. Richard R. Russell, acting assistant director of the University Scholars Program and associate professor of English, had a book titled Poetry and Peace: Michael Longley, Seamus Heaney and Northern Ireland published by the University of Notre Dame Press (2010). He had an article titled "Black Passages through White Spaces: The Masking of Faulkner's African-American Characters in Go Down, Moses" accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of CEA Critic. He had an article titled "'We Pick At the Scabs': Writerly Persistence and Family Woundedness in Harry Crews's Blood Issue" accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of Mississippi Quarterly.

Melvin H. Schuetz, assistant to curators at Armstrong Browning Library, had an article titled "Chesley Bonestell (1888-1986)" published in Space Exploration and Humanity: A Historical Encyclopedia by ABC-CLIO, edited by Stephen B. Johnson, et al (2010).

Dr. Martin T. Stuebs Jr., assistant professor of accounting, had a co-authored article titled "A Theoretical and Empirical Investigation of the Impact of Labor Flexibility on Risk and the Cost of Equity Capital" published in Journal of Applied Business Research (Vol. 26, No. 5, September 2010). Co-author is Carolyn Callahan, University of Memphis.

Dr. John F. Tanner, professor of marketing and associate dean for research and faculty development, had a co-authored article titled "Web Site Spillover to Email Campaigns: The Role of Privacy, Trust and Shoppers' Attitudes" published in Journal of Business Research (Vol. 63, pp. 994-999, September 2010). Co-authors are Anne-Sophie Cases and Christophe Fournier, Montpellier University, and Pierre Dubois, LARGEPA Panthéon Assas 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 "Politics and Accounting Standard Setting: Poor Bedfellows" published in Today's CPA (Vol. 38, No. 1, p. 7, July 2010).

Dr. Robin L. Wakefield, associate professor of information systems, had a co-authored article titled "Globally Distributed Teams: The Effect of Diversity On Trust, Cohesion and Individual Performance" published in Data Base for Advances in Information Systems (Vol. 41, No. 3, pp. 27-48, August 2010). Co-authors are Xiobo Xu, American University of Sharjah, Sang Kim, Kyungpook National University, and Gary Garrison, Belmont University.

Dr. Daniel Walden, assistant professor of English, had an article titled "America's First Coastal Community: A Cis- and Circumatlantic Reading of John Smith's The Generall Historie of Virginia" published in Atlantic Studies: Literary, Cultural and Historical Perspectives (Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 329-47, 2010).

Dr. Anzhong Wang, professor of physics, had the following co-authored articles published: "Cosmological Perturbations in Horava-Lifshitz Theory without Detailed Balance" in Physical Review D (Vol. 81, No. 024009, 2010). Co-author is R. Maartens, University of Portsmouth; "The Hierarchy Problem, the 4D Newtonian Potential and its Yukawa Corrections in String Theory on S1/Z2" in International Journal of Modern Physics A (Vol. 25, pp. 1661-1698, 2010). Co-author is N.O. Santos, University of London; "Scalar Field Perturbations in Horava-Lifshitz Cosmology" in Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics (Vol. 1003, No. 013, 2010). Co-authors are D. Wands and R. Maartens, University of Portsmouth; "Singularities in Horava-Lifshitz Theory" in Physics Letters B (Vol. 686, pp. 166-174, 2010). Co-author is R.G. Cai, Chinese Academy of Sciences; "Black Holes and Stars in Horava-Lifshitz Theory with Projectability Condition" in Physical Review D (Vol. 81, No. 084046, 2010). Co-authors are Jared W. Greenwald, Baylor graduate student, and A. Papazoglou, University of Portsmouth; "Constraints on Growth Index Parameters from Current and Future Observations" in Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics (Vol. 04, No. 022, 2010). Co-authors are J. Dossett, M. Ishak and J. Moldenhauer, University of Texas at Dallas, and Y.G. Gong, Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications; and "Stability of the De Sitter Spacetime in Horava-Lifshitz Theory" in Modern Physics Letters A (Vol. 25, pp. 2267-2279, 2010). Co-authors are Yongqing Q. Huang, Baylor graduate student, and Q. Wu, Zhejiang University of Technology.

Dr. Xin Wang, director of the Asian Studies Program, associate professor of Chinese Studies in Baylor Interdisciplinary Core and modern foreign languages, had a book titled Higher Education as a Field of Study in China: Defining Knowledge and Curriculum Structure published by Rowman and Littlefield (2010).

Dr. B.F.L. Ward, Distinguished Professor of Physics, had the following co-authored articles published: "HERWIRI1.0: MC Realization of IR-improved DGLAP-CS Parton Showers" in Physics Letters B (Vol. 685, pp. 283-292, 2010); "New Approach to Parton Shower MCs for Precision QCD Theory: HERWIRI 1.0(31)" in Physical Review D (Vol. 81, No. 076008, 2010); and "MC Realization of IR-improved DGLAP-CS Parton Showers" in Modern Physics Letters A (Vol. 25, No. 2207-2214, 2010). Co-authors are S. Joseph, Baylor graduate student, S. Majhi, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, and S.A. Yost, The Citadel. He had an article titled "On the Running of the Cosmological Constant in Quantum General Relativity" published in Modern Physics Letters A (Vol. 25, pp. 607-610, 2010). He had a co-authored article titled "Quest for Precision in Hadronic Cross Sections at Low Energy: Monte Carlo Tools vs. Experimental Data" published in European Physical Journal C (Vol. 66, pp. 585-686, 2010). Co-authors are the Working Group on Radiative Corrections and Monte Carlo Generators for Low Energies (S. Actis et al).

Dr. William A. Weeks, professor of marketing, had an article titled "Directions for Enhancing Customer Loyalty" published in Keller Research Journal (September 2010).

Dr. William J. Worthington, assistant professor of management, had a co-authored article titled "Succession Plan Scenario" published in Greenhouse Management and Production (May 2010). Co-authors are John E. Schoen, adjunct lecturer in management, and Dr. Jamie D. Collins, assistant professor of management.

Eric Yiu, Baylor graduate, and Dr. F. Carson Mencken, professor of sociology, had a co-authored article titled "Fatalistic Voluntarism and Life Happiness in Post-socialist China" published in Sociological Spectrum (Vol. 30, pp. 270-288, 2010).

Dr. Jeong-Ju Yoo, assistant professor of family and consumer sciences, had a co-authored article titled "Adolescent Weight Preoccupation: Influencing Factors and Entertainment Media Exposure" published in Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences (Vol. 102, No. 2, pp. 33-41, 2010). Co-author is John Jacob, Radford University.

Dr. Zhenrong Zhang, assistant professor of physics, had a co-authored article titled "Formation of O Adatom Pairs and Charge Transfer upon O2 Dissociation on Reduced TiO2(110)" published in Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (Vol. 12, pp. 6337-6344, 2010). Co-authors are N.A. Deskins, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and Y. Du, Z. Dohnálek, M. Dupuis and I. Lyubinetsky, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

PRESENTATIONS

Dr. Kendall W. Artz, chair and professor of management and The Robert M. and Louise Rogers Chair of Entrepreneurship, and Dr. Jamie D. Collins, assistant professor of management, presented a co-authored paper titled "Multifaceted Origins of Entrepreneurial Innovation" Sept. 12-15 at a Strategic Management Society annual international conference in Rome, Italy.

Dr. Heidi L. Bostic, chair of modern foreign languages and professor of French, presented "The Preface as Reading Protocol: Graffigny and Riccoboni, Then and Now" March 18-21 at an American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies annual meeting in Albuquerque, N.M.

Dr. Mihai Cristian Bratu, assistant professor of French, presented "The Unwilling Traveler: Guillaume de Villeneuve and His Viatique" July 12-15 at the International Medieval Congress in Leeds, England. He presented "Clerk, Witness, Author: The Status of French Medieval Chroniclers (12th-15th Century)" July 16-18 at the Cambridge International Chronicles Symposium at Cambridge University in Cambridge, England.

Debra D. Burleson, lecturer in information systems, presented "Capturing Knowledge in the Clouds: Using Delicious to Assist Students in Collecting and Collaborating Resources" Oct. 28 at an Association for Business Communication annual convention in Chicago, Ill.

Dr. Dawn S. Carlson, professor of management, presented a co-authored paper titled "Job Demands and Resources on Mental and Physical Health in Working Mothers via the Work-Family Interface: A Longitudinal Analysis" Oct. 27-30 at a Southern Management Association annual meeting in St. Pete's Beach, Fla. Co-authors are Dr. Merideth J. Ferguson, assistant professor of management, and Dr. Emily M. Hunter, assistant professor of management.

Dr. Gerald B. Cleaver, associate professor of physics, presented "Investigations of the String Landscape" July 13 at the University of Science and Technology of China School of Physics in Heifei, China.

Dr. Jamie D. Collins, assistant professor of management, presented a co-authored paper titled "Family Business Retirement Perspectives Vary, Services Should Too" Oct. 13-16 at a Family Firm Institute annual conference in Chicago, Ill. Co-authors are Dr. William J. Worthington, assistant professor of management, and John E. Schoen, adjunct lecturer in management.

Dr. Marjorie J. Cooper, professor of marketing, presented "Toward a Biblical Theology of Business Operations: The Unity and Diversity Challenge" Oct. 23 at a Christian Business Faculty Association annual conference at Southeastern University in Lakeland, Fla.

Dr. Janet R. Crow, assistant professor of family and consumer sciences, presented "Helping Military Families Survive and Thrive" Jan. 8-9 at a Texas Infant Mental Health Advocacy conference in Dallas. She presented "Pracademics: FCS Professionals Balancing Practice with Academics/Research" and a co-authored paper titled "Supporting Military Families in the Second Century of FCS" June 24-27 at an American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences annual conference in Cleveland, Ohio. Co-author is Michelle Krehbiel, University of Nebraska. She presented "'Army Wives' and Other Military Spouses: What Research Says About the Impact of Wartime Deployments on Marriage" and a co-authored paper titled "Two Worlds -- Adolescent and Parent: Perceptions of Family Functioning in a Military Middle School Sample" March 25-26 at a Texas Council on Family Relations conference in Waco. Co-author is Amanda Seybold, Baylor graduate.

Dr. William V. Davis, professor of English and Writer-in-Residence, presented "Robinson Jeffers' Mythic Imagination" July 19-23 at an International Association of University Professors of English conference at the University of Malta in Valletta, Malta. He presented a reading of his poetry Sept. 9 at the Langdon Arts Weekend Conference at Tarleton State University in Granbury.

Dr. Jan E. Evans, associate professor of Spanish, presented "Unamuno's Existentialist Ethics" Sept. 23-24 at the Ethics and Existentialism conference at Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovak Republic.

Dr. James Farison, professor emeritus of electrical and computer engineering, presented "Two Effective Uses of the B.S. in Engineering (BSE) Degree: Generality and Flexibility" and "Simulating a Professional Employment Environment in a Senior Elective Engineering Course" March 24-26 at an American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Gulf-Southwest annual conference at McNeese State University in Lake Charles, La. He presented "ASEE's Role in the Accreditation Review of ABET EAC Programs in Engineering, Engineering Physics and Engineering Science et al.: A Brief History, the Current Status and a Look Ahead" and "A History of the ASEE Multidisciplinary Engineering Division: The First Decade (2000-2010)" June 20-23 at an ASEE annual conference in Louisville, Ky. He had a co-authored paper titled "Hyperspectral Image Unmixing via Quadratic Programming" presented July 25-30 at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium in Honolulu, Hawaii. Co-author and presenter was Zhuocheng Yang, Baylor graduate student.

Dr. Gregory T. Garrett, professor of English, made the following presentations: a discussion of his book We Get to Carry Each Other April 7, 14 and 21 at University Christian Church in Austin; "Finding God in Culture" May 2 at Sunday Forum at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.; and a discussion of his books Crossing Myself and We Get to Carry Each Other May 9 and 16 at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in San Antonio. He led a parish retreat based on his book We Get to Carry Each Other and presented a sermon April 25 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Austin. He took part in a panel discussion on narrative and taught a master class on fiction May 11 at LBJ National Park in Johnson City.

Dr. Morris George, assistant professor of marketing, presented "Cross-buying in Retailing: Drivers and Consequences" Feb. 19 at an American Marketing Association marketing educators conference in New Orleans, La.

Dr. Paul A. Hagelstein, associate professor of mathematics, presented "Recent Developments Regarding the Halo Conjecture" Aug. 24 at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Hyderabad, India.

Dr. Karol J. Hardin, assistant professor of Spanish, presented "Social Beliefs and the Realization of Medical Complaints and Advice in Ecuadorian Spanish" April 9 at the Joseph Vélez Latin American Studies Conference at Baylor University in Waco.

Dr. Adrienne M. Harris, assistant professor of Russian, presented "Boevye podrugi-bogatyri: The Folkloric Roots of Soviet Women Fighters' Self-Representations" March 26-28 at a Central Association of Russian Teachers of America conference in Kansas City, Mo. She presented "Memorializations of a Martyr and Her Mutilated Bodies: Public Monuments to Soviet War Hero Zoia Kosmodemianskaia (1942-The Present)" June 11 at the War and the Body Conference in London, England. She presented "Evolution of the Immortal: Dynamic Images of World War II Heroes" July 26-31 at the International Council for Central and East European Studies World Slavic Congress in Stockholm, Sweden.

Dr. Tyler M. Horner, lecturer in family and consumer sciences, led a strategy session titled "Policy, Practice, Research and Education" and presented a co-authored paper titled "Bridging the Digital Divide" March 25-26 at a Texas Council on Family Relations annual conference in Waco. Co-author is J. Beckenhauer.

Dr. Heidi J. Hornik, professor of art history, presented "The Women Around Mary in the Infancy Narrative: Select Italian Paintings from 1300-1500" Dec. 2-5 at the Women and the Bible-The Medieval Period symposium in Naples, Italy.

Billie Hulke, lecturer in Spanish, made the following presentations: "Música para Enseñar, Repasar y Motivar," "Juegos Comunicativos" and "Dos Romances de Federico García Lorca: Actividades para la Mejor Comprensión" March 27-28 at a Texas Foreign Language Association conference in Arlington; "Opening Doors to Language, Culture and History through Art" and "Opening Doors to Language, Culture and History through Music" April 8-9 at the Southwest Conference on Language Teaching in Albuquerque, N.M., and she served on the SWCOLT Teacher of the Year committee; a College Board workshop titled "Advanced Placement Spanish Language for New Teachers" April 11 at Westlake High School in Austin; a College Board workshop titled "An Introduction to the College Board and the Advanced Placement Spanish Language Program" May 24 at public schools in Albuquerque, N.M.; and a workshop titled "Advanced Placement Spanish Language for New AP Teachers: A Special Focus on Teaching Listening Comprehension" July 15 at a College Board AP annual conference in Washington, D.C. She served as lead consultant for College Board Advanced Placement Spanish Language and Literature summer teacher institutes at the following universities: the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, June 21-25; Texas Christian University, June 28-July 1; the University of Tulsa, July 12-14; Rice University, July 19-22; and the University of Texas at Austin, July 26-29.

Dr. Maurice A. Hunt, research professor of English, presented "Twelfth Night and the 'Pregnant Enemy': The Devil in What You Will" March 18-20 at the South-Central Renaissance Conference in Corpus Christi. He presented "Syncretistic Religion in Shakespeare's Late Romances" April 1-3 at a Shakespeare Association of America annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.

Dr. Emily M. Hunter, assistant professor of management, presented a co-authored paper titled "Linking Team Resources to Work-Family Enrichment and Satisfaction" Aug. 6-10 at an Academy of Management annual meeting in Montreal, Canada. Co-author is Dr. Dawn S. Carlson, professor of management. She presented "Opportunity Knocks: How Goal Setting Can Maximize Your Conference Experience" Oct. 27-30 at a Southern Management Association annual meeting in St. Pete's Beach, Fla.

Dr. David N. Hurtt, associate professor of accounting, had a co-authored paper titled "The Longitudinal Relationship Between Audit Fees and Restatements" presented Sept. 23 at a Securities and Exchange Commission financial reporting conference at the Center for Corporate Reporting and Governance in Irvine, Calif., with presenter and co-author Dr. Jason E. MacGregor, assistant professor of accounting, and presented Oct. 23 at an American Accounting Association Midwestern region meeting in Chicago, Ill.

Dr. R. Kathy Hurtt, assistant professor of accounting, presented a poster titled "Northwinds Access/Excel Assignment" Aug. 2 at an American Accounting Association annual meeting in San Francisco, Calif.

Dr. Theresa V. Kennedy, assistant professor of French, presented "Madame de Maintenon: Staging a Better Life" June 10-13 at the Women in French Colloquium in New York City. She presented "Modeling Women in Dramatic Proverbs and Conversations" Oct. 14-17 at a Sixteenth Century Society conference in Montréal, Canada.

Dr. Joshua S. King, assistant professor of English, presented "Coleridge's Aids to Reflection, Print Culture and Mediated Community" Aug. 19-22 at a North American Society for the Study of Romanticism meeting in Vancouver, Canada.

Dr. Roger E. Kirk, Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Statistics and Master Teacher, presented "Analysis of Randomized Block Factorial Designs" Aug. 12-15 at an American Psychological Association annual meeting in San Diego, Calif.

Dr. Hope A. Koch, assistant professor of information systems, presented "Recruiting Women and Minorities into Technical Fields" April 22 at USAA in San Antonio. She participated in a panel discussion titled "The Credibility Crisis in IS" Aug. 14 at an Association of Information Systems conference in Lima, Peru.

Dr. Victor Land, postdoctoral research associate in physics, Dr. Lorin S. Matthews, assistant professor of physics, and Dr. Truell W. Hyde II, director of the Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics and Engineering Research, vice provost for research and professor of physics, presented a co-authored paper titled "Growth of Fractal Aggregates within a Protoplanetary Disk" July 18-23 at a Committee on Space Research annual scientific assembly in Bremen, Germany.

Rene Laufer, assistant research scientist in the Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics and Engineering Research, Dr. Lorin S. Matthews, assistant professor of physics, and Dr. Truell W. Hyde II, director of the Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics and Engineering Research, vice provost for research and professor of physics, presented a co-authored paper titled "Establishing an Environmental Simulation Facility for Complex (Dusty) Space Plasma Research" July 18-23 at a Committee on Space Research annual scientific assembly in Bremen, Germany. Additional co-authors are Dr. Georg Herdrich, Dr. Ralf Srama and Dr. Hans-Peter Roeser, Institute of Space Systems at the University of Stuttgart.

Dr. Jason E. MacGregor, assistant professor of accounting, presented a co-authored paper titled "The Effect of Patriotism on Tax Morale and Attitudes Toward Tax Compliance" Oct. 8 at an Accounting, Behavior and Organizations research conference in Denver, Colo. Co-author is Dr. Brett R. Wilkinson, associate professor of accounting and The Roderick L. Holmes Chair of Accountancy.

Dr. David Mangelsdorff, professor of management and health administration in the Army-Baylor University Graduate Program in Health and Business Administration, presented a co-authored paper titled "AMEDD Officer Attributes of the Most Admired Leaders" in June at the Army Medical School in Fort Sam Houston. Co-author is Dr. Lawrence Fulton, associate professor in the Army-Baylor University Graduate Program in Health and Business Administration. He presented a co-authored paper titled "Attributes of Most Admired Military Health Care Leaders" Aug. 12-15 at an American Psychological Association annual convention in San Diego, Calif. Co-author is Dr. Lawrence Fulton.

Luis R. Matias-Cruz, lecturer in Spanish, chaired the Conference on Faith and Social Conflict July 22-24 in Oaxaca, Mexico.

Dr. Lorin S. Matthews, assistant professor of physics, and Dr. Truell W. Hyde II, director of the Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics and Engineering Research, vice provost for research and professor of physics, presented a co-authored paper titled "Effect of Charged Magnetic Grains in Protoplanetary Disks" July 18-23 at a Committee on Space Research annual scientific assembly in Bremen, Germany. Additional co-author is Jonathan Perry, Baylor graduate student.

Bethany J. McCraw, associate dean for judicial affairs, and Dr. Brian Van Brunt, Western Kentucky State University, presented a live national webinar titled "At-Risk Student Referrals: Counseling and Judicial Affairs Partnerships" Sept. 29. She and Linda B. Cates, director of the Office of Academic Integrity, presented co-authored papers titled "Leading Side by Side: Partnerships Involving Multiple Campus Constituencies are Instrumental in Changing a Campus Culture to One of Academic Integrity" and "Not Leading by Example: When Graduate or Doctoral Students Help Undergraduate Students Cheat" Oct. 22-24 at an International Center for Academic Integrity annual conference in Long Beach, Calif.

Dr. Christopher J. Meyer, assistant professor of management, presented "Suspicion in Online Negotiations" in July at an Air Force Office of Scientific Research annual review in Washington, D.C. He presented "The Nature of Personal Reputation in Organizations: Two Complementary Studies Aimed at Construct and Criterion-related Validity" Aug. 6-10 at an Academy of Management annual meeting in Montreal, Canada.

Dr. Ann M. Mirabito, assistant professor of marketing, presented "Investing in Employee Health in the Workplace" Dec. 5-8 at an Institute for Healthcare Improvement forum on quality improvement in healthcare in Washington, D.C.

Dr. David W. Music, professor of church music and graduate program director, presented "The Baptist Influence on Revival Music/The Revival Influence on Baptist Music" June 5 at a Baptist History and Heritage Society annual conference in Lexington, Ky. He taught a course June 28-July 2 at the Church Music Institute at Shenandoah University in Winchester, Va. He led a showcase for a new hymnal titled Celebrating Grace July 12 at a Hymn Society annual conference at Samford University in Birmingham, Ala. He presented "Tradition vs. Innovation in Church Music" and two workshop sessions on "Creative Congregational Singing" Oct. 18 at the Lectures in Church Music annual conference at Concordia University in Chicago, Ill.

Dr. Mitchell J. Neubert, associate professor of management, The Hazel and Harry Chavanne Chair of Christian Ethics in Business and The H.R. Gibson Endowed Chair of Management Development, and Dr. Ju-Chien Cindy Wu, associate professor of management, presented a co-authored paper titled "The Influence of Ethical Leadership and Regulatory Focus on Employee Outcomes" Aug. 9 at an Academy of Management meeting in Montreal, Canada. Additional co-author is Dr. James A. Roberts, professor of marketing and The Mrs. W.A. (Agnes) Mays Professor of Entrepreneurship.

Dr. David K. Nichols, associate professor of political science, presented "Lincoln's Constitutional Defense of Slavery?" Sept. 3 at an American Political Science Association annual meeting in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Patricia M. Norman, associate professor of management, presented "Do External Networks Affect Downsizing Outcomes?" and a co-authored paper titled "Social Capital as a Conduit for Alliance Network Diversity" Sept. 12-15 at a Strategic Management Society annual international conference in Rome, Italy. Co-author is Dr. Jamie D. Collins, assistant professor of management.

Dr. Joyce E. Nuner, assistant professor of family and consumer sciences, presented "Mothers Managing the Daily Goodbye: Exploring Maternal Separation Anxiety" March 25-26 at a Texas Council on Family Relations annual conference in Waco. She presented a co-authored paper titled "Mentoring New Teachers: Building Relationships and Professionalism" April 7-10 at a National Coalition for Campus Children's Centers annual conference in Orlando, Fla. Co-author is Barbara Crosby, director of the Piper Center for Family Studies and Child Development .

Dr. Linda J. Olafsen, associate professor of physics, presented "Resonantly Pumped Optical Pumping Injection Cavity Lasers" May 21 at an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Photonics Society semiconductor laser workshop in San Jose, Calif.

Dr. Van H. Pham, associate professor of economics, presented "Walmart as Catalyst to US-China Trade" at a Vietnamese economists annual meeting in August in Cua Lo, Nghe An, Vietnam.

Dr. Richard R. Russell, acting assistant director of the University Scholars Program and associate professor of English, presented "The Dialectic between Fact and Fiction in MacLaverty's Matters of Life and Death," chaired a session on contemoprary Irish poetry and organized and chaired a special session on Bernard MacLaverty May 5-8 at an American Conference for Irish Studies annual meeting at Penn State University. He presented "Success and Failure: The Blues of Millenial Mahon in The Yellow Book and Harbour Lights" May 19-22 at a Canadian Association for Irish Studies annual meeting in Halifax, Canada.

Dr. Qin Sheng, professor of mathematics, presented "Explorations of Exponentially Transformed Splitting Methods for Wave Equations" Sept. 8 at the Symposium on Splitting Methods for Differential Equations in

Castellon, Spain. He presented "An Effective Finite Difference Approach for Optical Beam Propagations" Sept. 16 at the International Conference on Highly Oscillatory Problems: From Theory to Applications at the Isaac Newton Institute in Cambridge, England.

Dr. Lizbeth Souza-Fuertes, director of the Latin American Studies Program and associate professor of Spanish and Portuguese, organized and coordinated the 2010 Joseph Vélez Latin American Studies Conference April 9-10 at Baylor University in Waco. She presented "Exclusión Histórica, Cultura de Frontera y Discurso Desmitificador en la Obra de Américo Paredes" May 27-29 at the Congreso Internacional de Literatura Chicana in León, Spain. She presented "Perspectivas y Valorizaciones del Intelectual Brasileño Sobre la Dictadura Militar desde el Exilio" and organized and chaired a session titled "Aportaciones Críticas y Denuncia desde el Exilio" Aug. 9-13 at the Simposio International de Literatura in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Dr. Rishi Sriram, assistant professor and program coordinator of higher education and student affairs, presented "Rethinking Intelligence: The Role of Mindset in Promoting Success for Academically High-risk Students" Oct. 4 at a Texas Association of College and University Student Personnel Administrators annual meeting in Fort Worth.

Dr. Charles Wm. Stanley, associate professor of accounting, presented "Ethical Attitudes of Accountants in Brazil" Aug. 1 at an American Accounting Association ethics research symposium in San Francisco, Calif. He presented "Ethics for Business" Aug. 18 at Positivo University in Curitiba, Brazil. He presented "Ethical Attitudes of Accountants in Brazil" and "Globalizing Accounting Ethics" Oct. 27 at the World Business Ethics Forum in Macau, China.

Dr. Robin L. Wakefield, associate professor of information systems, presented "Disruptive Technology: Examining RPV Theory and the Capability for Change" Nov. 21 at a Decision Sciences Institute annual meeting in San Diego, Calif.

Dr. Daniel Walden, assistant professor of English, presented "The Coastal Frontier in The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym" Oct. 2 at an Edgar Allan Poe Society annual meeting in Baltimore, Md.

Dr. Anzhong Wang, professor of physics, made the following presentations: "Brane Cosmology in String/M Theory" May 25 at Chongqing University of Post and Telecommunication in Chongqing, China; "Orbifold Branes in String/M Theory and Their Applications to Cosmology" and "Horava Theory of Quantum Gravity" June 18 and "Horava Theory of Quantum Gravity and Its Applications to Cosmology and Astrophysics" June 28 at Beijing Normal University in Beijing, China; "Current Acceleration of the Universe in Brane Cosmology of String/M Theory" June 30 at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, China; and "Cosmic Acceleration and Bouncing Universe in Brane Cosmology of String/M Theory" July 9 at the University of Science and Technology of China in Heifei, China.

Dr. Bennie F.L. Ward, Distinguished Professor of Physics, presented "Latest Results with HERWIRI 1.031" July 23 at the International Conference on High Energy Physics in Paris, France.

HONORS

Dr. Claudia C. Beal, assistant professor of nursing, received the Outstanding Graduating Ph.D. Student Award from the University of Texas School of Nursing.

Dr. Bryan W. Brooks, associate professor of environmental science and graduate program director, was selected as a Fellow of the Environmental Public Health Leadership Institute by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He received a Scientific and Technological Achievement Award from the United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Research and Development for his scholarship.

Christopher J. Hansen, assistant professor of communication studies and director of the film and digital media division, was named Best Director for his film "Endings" in August at the Atlanta Underground Film Festival in Atlanta, Ga. He and producer J. Brian Elliott, senior lecturer in communication studies, received the Best Dramatic Feature award for "Endings" in September at the Southern Winds Film Festival in Shawnee, Okla.

Dr. Judith Wright Lott, dean of the Louise Herrington School of Nursing and professor of nursing, was named one of 60 visionary leaders in nursing and health care by the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing.

Dr. Scott McAllister, professor of composition, received the ASCAPLUS Award, Concert Music Division, from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP).

Dr. P. Blaine McCormick, associate professor of management, received the Don McCabe Award from the International Center for Academic Integrity.

The following faculty and staff received BaylorPlus salutes in August-October 2010: John Atkinson, ITS security; Alan Bowden, University development; Elizabeth De La Garza, Registrar's Office; Jim Doak, Baylor Police; Elisa Dunman, new student programs; Dr. Dana Lee Haines, student activities; Darlene Hournesby; housekeeping; Faron Kincheloe, institutional research and testing; David Klein, ITS security; Rona McKinney, School of Education; Josh Ogden, ITS client services; Lindsey Rogers, Baylor Police; Veronicka Thompson, admission services; and Norma Tobias, financial aid.

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