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Professional Spotlight -- Summer 2011

April 27, 2011

PUBLICATIONS

Dr. Robert P. Adams, research professor of biological science, had the following co-authored articles published: "Geographic Variation in the Leaf Essential Oils of Juniperus cedrus Webb. and Berthol, from Madeira and the Canary Islands," Phytologia (Vol. 92, No. 1, pp. 31-39, April 2010). Co-authors are Beatriz Rumeu Ruiz and Manuel Nogales, Island Ecology and Evolution Research Group, and Susana S. Fontinha, Campus Universitario da Penteada; "Speciation of Juniperus cedrus and J. maderensis in the Canary Islands and Maderia Based on Terpenoids and nrDNA and cp petN Sequences" in Phytologia (Vol. 92, No. 1, pp. 44-55, April 2010). Co-authors are Beatriz Rumeu Ruiz, Manuel Nogales and Susana S. Fontinha; "Juniperus zanonii, a New Species from Cerro Potosi, Mexico" in Phytologia (Vol. 92, No. 1, pp. 105-117, April 2010). Co-authors are Andrea E. Schwarzbach and Julie A. Morris, University of Texas at Brownsville; "Synthesis and Gas Chromatographic/Mass Spectrometric Analysis of Angelates and Tiglates as Aid to Identification of These Components in Essential Oils" in Flavour and Fragrance Journal (Vol. 25, pp. 71-74, 2010). Co-author is Vasu Dev, California State Polytechnic University; "Diversification and Biogeography of Juniperus (Cupressaceae): Variable Diversification Rates and Multiple Intercontinental Dispersals" in New Phytologist (Vol. 188, pp. 254-272, 2010). Co-authors are Kangshan Mao and Jianquan Liu, Lanzhou University, Gang Hao, South China Agricultural University, and Richard I. Milne, the University of Edinburgh; and "DNA from Herbarium Specimens: I. Correlation of DNA Sizes with Specimens Age" in New Phytologist (Vol. 92, pp. 346-353, 2010). Co-author is L.N. Sharma.

Dr. Steven W. Bradley, assistant professor of management, had a co-authored article titled "Capital Is Not Enough: Innovation in Developing Economies" published in Journal of Management Studies (2011). Co-authors are Dr. Kendall W. Artz, chair and professor of management and The Robert M. and Louise Rogers Chair of Entrepreneurship, Edward Simiyu and Jeff McMullen.

Scott E. Bryant, part-time lecturer in Baylor Interdisciplinary Core, had a book titled The Awakening of the Freewill Baptists: Benjamin Randall and the Founding of an American Religious Tradition published by Mercer University Press (2011).

Dr. John R. Carlson, associate professor of information systems, had a co-authored article titled "Lying at Work: A Deceiver's View of Media Characteristics" published in Communications of the Association of Information Systems (Vol. 27, No. 44, pp. 819-830, December 2010). Co-author is Joey F. George, Florida State University.

Dr. Linda K. Carter, assistant professor of economics, had an article titled "Evening Schools and Child Labor in the United States, 1870-1910" published in Journal of Economic History (pp. 446-481, June 2010).

Dr. Richard C. Chewning, professor emeritus of management, had a chapter titled "John Calvin's Impact on Business" published in Calvin and Culture: Exploring a Worldview by P&R Publishing, edited by David W. Hall and Marvin Padgett (2010).

Dr. Robert G. Collmer, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English, had an article titled "A Twisted Trail: Borges and Me (and Eco and Theroux)" published in Mediterranean Studies (Vol. 19, pp. 210-217, 2010).

Dr. Richard B. Couey, professor emeritus of health, human performance and recreation, had a co-authored book titled The Treasures of Healthy Living Bible Study published by Pleasant Word (2010). Co-author is Annette Reeder.

Dr. Patrick D. Danley, assistant professor of biology, had co-authored articles titled "New Insights on Explosive Speciation and Adaptive Radiation from African Cichlid Fishes" and "Diversity, Speciation and Adaptive Radiation in African Cichlid Fishes" accepted for publication in an upcoming book titled Biodiversity Hotspots by J.C Habel and F.E. Zachos, published by Springer. Co-authors are Christian Sturmbauer, Karl-Franzens University of Graz, and C.M. Husemann, Baylor graduate student. He had an article titled "Aggression in Closely Related Malawi Cichlids Varies Inversely with Habitat Complexity" accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of Environmental Biology of Fishes. He had a co-authored article titled "Factors Affecting Blue Catfish (I.furcatus) Populations in Texas Reservoirs" accepted for publication in an upcoming book titled Conservation, Ecology and Management of Worldwide Catfish Populations and Habitats by the American Fisheries Society. Co-authors are B. Bartram, Baylor graduate student, and John Tibbs, Texas Parks and Wildlife.

Dr. William V. Davis, professor of English and Writer-in-Residence, had a poem titled "A Postcard from San Gimignano" published in Arts & Letters (Vol. 24, pp. 50-52, fall 2010). He had a poem titled "The Chosen Site" published in California Quarterly (Vol. 36, No. 3, p. 57, 2010).

Dr. Kevin D. Dougherty, assistant professor of sociology, and Andrew Whitehead, Baylor graduate student, had a co-authored article titled "A Place to Belong: Small Group Involvement in Religious Congregations" published in Sociology of Religion (Vol. 72, No. 1, pp. 91-111, 2011).

Dr. Robert D. Doyle, chair and professor of biology, had the following co-authored articles published: "Effects of Intermittent Loading, Media Type and Wetland Age On Nitrogen Removal in Horizontal Subsurface Flow Wetlands" in Water Science and Technology (Vol. 62, pp. 1865-1871, 2010). Co-authors are Maggie G. Forbes, Dr. Joe C. Yelderman Jr., professor of geology and director of Baylor's Wastewater Research Program, and T. Potterman, Baylor graduate; "Carbon Sink to Source: Longitudinal Gradients of Planktonic P:R Ratios in Subtropical Reservoirs" in an upcoming issue of Biogeochemistry. Co-authors are Dr. Bryan W. Brooks, associate professor of environmental science and graduate program director, M.G. Forbes, Dr. J.T. Scott, University of Arkansas, Dr. J.K. Stanley, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, H. Huang and B.A. Fulton, Baylor graduates; and "Hot Spots and Hot Moments of Planktonic Nitrogen Fixation in a Eutrophic Southern Reservoir" published in Lake and Reservoir Management (Vol. 26, pp. 95-103, 2010). Co-authors are Dr. J.T. Scott and Maggie G. Forbes.

Dr. Theresa M. Edgington, assistant professor of information systems, had an article titled "Mobile Phone Service Process Hiccups at Cellular Inc." published in Journal of Information Systems Education (February 2011).

Dr. Carie O. Ford, assistant professor of accounting, had a co-authored article titled "Are You Linked In? An Introduction to the Social Media Tool" published in Journal of Accountancy (March 2011). Co-author is Justin Lim, Baylor undergraduate.

Dr. Lynne Gackle, associate professor of ensembles and assistant choral director, had a book titled Finding Ophelia's Voice, Opening Ophelia's Heart: Nurturing the Adolescent Female Voice published by Heritage Music Press (2011).

Dr. H. Stephen Gardner, chair and professor of economics, The Herman Brown Chair of Economics and director of the McBride Center for International Business, had an article titled "Technology Firms: Poised for the Next Wave" published in Texas CEO Magazine (p. 47, November 2010).

Dr. Earl L. Grinols, Distinguished Professor of Economics, had an article titled "Should Internet Gambling Be Legalized?: Too Many Negative Side Effects" published in the New York Times (July 30, 2010). He had a co-authored article titled "How Do Visitors Affect Crime?" published in Journal of Quantitative Criminology (2010). Co-authors are Dr. David B. Mustard, University of Georgia, and Melissa Staha, Baylor graduate. He had a co-authored article titled "Patent Replacement and Welfare Gains" published in Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control (2010). Co-author is Hwan Lin, University of North Carolina. He had an article titled "The Hidden Social Costs of Gambling" published in Christian Reflection (2010).

Dr. Kevin J. Gutzwiller, professor of biology, had a co-authored article titled "Assessing Conservation Relevance of Organism-Environment Relations Using Predicted Changes in Response Variables" published in Methods in Ecology and Evolution (Vol. 1, pp. 351-358, 2010). Co-authors are Dr. Joseph D. White, professor of biology, Wylie C. Barrow Jr. and Lori Johnson-Randall, National Wetlands Research Center, Brian S. Cade, Fort Collins Science Center, and Lisa M. Zygo.

Dr. Walter C. Holmes, professor of biology, had a book titled A Dictionary of Louisiana-French Animal Names published by Big Mailbox Publishing Co. (2010). He had a treatment titled "Caricacceae" published in Flora of North America Vol. 7. by Missouri Botanical Garden (pp. 169-171, 2010). He had the following co-authored articles published: "The Derivation of the Name Datisca (Datiscaceae) in Phytoneuron (Vol. 2010-6, pp 1-2, March 10, 2010). Co-author is Heather J. Blizzard, Baylor graduate; "Lilium lancifolium (Liliaceae): New to Texas" in Phytologia (Vol. 92, pp. 56-58, 2010). Co-author is Jason R. Singhurst, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department; "The Vascular Flora of a River Bottom in East Central Mississippi" in Phytologia (Vol. 92, pp. 88-111, 2010). Co-author is B.K. Amor, Baylor graduate student; "New and Noteworthy Plants of Texas" in Phytologia (Vol. 92, pp. 248-254, 2010). Co-authors are Jeffrey N. Mink, Baylor graduate student, and Jason R. Singhurst; "Carissa macrocarpa (Apocynaceae): New to the Texas Flora" in Phytoneuron (Vol. 2010-19, pp. 1-3, June 12, 2010). Co-author is Jason R. Singhurst; "Penstemon oklahomensis (Scrophulariaceae) in Texas" in Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas (Vol. 4, pp. 471-472, 2010). Co-authors are Jeffrey N. Mink and Jason R. Singhurst; "The Vascular Flora of Kerr Wildlife Management Area, Kerr County, Texas" in Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas (Vol. 4, pp. 497-521, 2010). Co-authors are Jason R. Singhurst, Jeffrey N. Mink, L.L. Hansen, B. Armstrong and D. Frels Jr.; "Texas Non-native Plants: Overview of Occurrence and Invasiveness Assessments" at www.texasnonnatives.org (2010). There are multiple co-authors; "Comments of Buddleja lindleyana (Buddlejaceae) in Texas" in Phytoneuron (Vol. 2010-42, pp. 1-2, Sept. 1, 2010). Co-author is Jason R. Singhurst; "Prenanthes aspera (Cichorieae): New To Texas" in Phytoneuron (Vol. 2010-52, pp. 1-4, Dec. 1, 2010) Co-author is Jason R. Singhurst; "Dryopteris marginalis (Dryopteridaceae): New to Texas" in Phytoneuron (Vol. 2010-53, pp. 1-6, Dec. 1, 2010). Co-authors are Jeffrey N. Mink and Jason R. Singhurst; "Heuchera americana (Saxifragaceae) in Texas" in Phytoneuron (Vol. 2011-6, pp. 1-4, Feb. 21, 2011). Co-authors are Jeffrey N. Mink and Jason R. Singhurst; and "Dryopteris celsa (Dryopteridaceae) and E.J. Palmer 29404: Solution of a Texas Mystery" in Phytoneuron (Vol. 2011-11, pp. 1-8, Feb. 21, 2011). Co-authors are Jeffrey N. Mink and Jason R. Singhurst.

Dr. Karalyn J. Humphrey, chemistry lab manager, had a co-authored instructor resource DVD for the fourth edition of Introductory Chemistry by Steve Russo and Michael E. Silver published by Prentice Hall (2010). Co-authors are Brad Sieve, Northern Kentucky University, Kelly Befus, Anoka Ramsey Community College, and Saundra Yancey McGuire, Louisiana State University.

Dr. Christopher M. Kearney, associate professor of biology and interim graduate program director for biomedical studies, and Zun Liu, Baylor graduate student, had a co-authored article titled "An Efficient Foxtail Mosaic Virus Vector System with Reduced Environmental Risk" published in BMC Biotechnology (Vol. 10, No. 88, 2010). They had a co-authored article titled "A Tobamovirus Expression Vector for Agroinfection of Legumes and Nicotiana" published in Journal of Biotechnology (Vol. 147, pp. 151-159, 2010).

Dr. Ryan S. King, associate professor of biology, had the following co-authored articles published: "How Novel Is Too Novel? Stream Community Thresholds at Exceptionally Low Levels of Watershed Urbanization" online in Ecological Applications (doi:10.1890/10-1357.1, 2011). Co-authors are Matthew E. Baker, University of Maryland-Baltimore County, Paul F. Kazyak, Maryland Department of Natural Resources, and Donald E. Weller, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center; "Alder Cover Drives Nitrogen Availability in Kenai Peninsula Headwater Streams, Alaska" online in Biogeochemistry (doi:10.1007/s10533-010-9541-3, 2011). Co-authors are R.S. Shaftel, Baylor graduate student, and Jeff Back, research technician at the Center for Reservoir and Aquatic Systems; "An Alternative View of Ecological Community Thresholds and Appropriate Analyses for Their Detection" online in Ecological Applications (doi:10.189-/10-0882.1, 2011). Co-author is Matthew E. Baker; "Considerations for Analyzing Ecological Community Thresholds in Response to Anthropogenic Environmental Gradients" in Journal of the North American Benthological Society (Vol. 29, pp. 998-1008, 2010). Co-author is Matthew E. Baker; "Thresholds, Breakpoints and Nonlinearities in Aquatic Ecosystems as Related to Management" in Journal of the North American Benthological Society (Vol. 29, pp. 988-997, 2010). Co-authors are Walter K. Dodds and Keith Gido, Kansas State University, William H. Clements, Colorado State University, and B. Hilderbrand; and "A New Method for Identifying and Interpreting Biodiversity and Ecological Community Thresholds" in Methods in Ecology and Evolution (Vol. 1, pp. 25-37, 2010). Co-author is Matthew E. Baker.

Elizabeth S. Miller, professor of law, had an article titled "The Perils and Pitfalls of Practicing Law in a Texas Limited Liability Partnership" published in Texas Tech Law Review (Vol. 43, pp. 563-586, 2010).

Dr. Ann M. Mirabito, assistant professor of marketing, had a co-authored article titled "Transforming Consumer Health" published in Journal of Public Policy and Marketing (spring 2011). Co-authors are Debra L. Scammon, University of Utah, Anand P. Keller, Dartmouth University, et al. She had a co-authored article titled "Partnering for Prevention with Workplace Health Promotion Programs," accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Co-author is Leonard L. Berry, Texas A&M University. She had a co-authored article titled "The Value of Worksite Health Promotion" published in Worksite Health Journal (February 2011). Co-authors are William B. Baun, (University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Leonard L. Berry. She had a co-authored article titled "Workplace Wellness Success Criteria" published in Worksite Health Journal (Vol. 2, No. 1, February 2011). Co-authors are William B. Baun and Leonard L. Berry.

Dr. David W. Music, professor of church music and graduate program director, had the fifth edition of a co-authored book titled A Survey of Christian Hymnody published by Hope Publishing Company (2010). Co-authors are Milburn Price, Samford University, and William J. Reynolds. He had an article titled "The Young Convert's Companion (1806), The Boston Collection of Sacred and Devotional Hymns (1808) and Oliver Holden" published in Jubilate, Amen!: A Festschrift in Honor of Donald Paul Hustad by Pendragon Press (2010).

Dr. Sang-Chul Nam, assistant professor of biology, had a co-authored article titled "Genetic Interaction of Centrosomin and Bazooka in Apical Domain Regulation in Drosophila Photoreceptor" published in PLoS ONE (Vol. 6, No. 1, p. e16127, 2011). Co-authors are Geng Chen and Garrett League, Baylor graduate students, and Alicia K. Rogers, Baylor undergraduate.

Dr. John L. Pisciotta, associate professor of economics, had co-authored articles titled "Taxing Wealth Is No Answer to the Budget Crisis" (July 10, 2010) and "Social Security 'Trust Fund' Doesn't Earn Our Trust" (Oct. 1, 2010) published in the Waco Tribune-Herald. Co-author is Dr. Earl L. Grinols, Distinguished Professor of Economics. He had an online article titled "Gridlock Defines Congress, Budget" published by Newsmax.com (Jan. 3, 2011).

Dr. Chris P. Pullig, chair and associate professor of marketing, had a co-authored article titled "Brands in Crisis: A Test of Three Response Strategies" published in Journal of Business Research (February 2011). Co-author is Sujay Dutta, Wayne State University.

Dr. Marlene M. Reed, visiting professor of management, had an article titled "Starbucks" published in the 14th edition of a book titled Strategic Management by Pearson Education, edited by Fred R. David (2011).

Dr. Cynthia K. Riemenschneider, associate professor of information systems, had a co-authored article titled "IT Professional Identity: Needs, Perceptions, and Belonging" published in European Journal of Information Systems (Vol. 20, pp. 87-102, January 2011). Co-authors are Dr. Bill Hardgrave, Auburn University, Anne O'Leary-Kelly, University of Arkansas, and Nita Brooks, Middle Tennessee State University. She had a co-authored article titled "Work Exhaustion in IT Professionals: The Impact of Emotional Labor" published in DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems (Vol. 42, No. 1, pp. 102-120, February 2011). Co-authors are Paige Rutner, Georgia Southern University, Bill Hardgrave and Anne O'Leary-Kelly.

Dr. Cheolho Sim, assistant professor of biology, had a co-authored article titled "Catalase and Superoxide Dismutase-2 Enhance Survival and Protect Ovaries during Overwintering Diapause in the Mosquito Culex pipiens" accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of Journal of Insect Physiology. Co-author is Dr. D.L. Denlinger, Ohio State University.

Dr. Martin T. Stuebs Jr., assistant professor of accounting, had a book chapter titled "The Character Journal: An Assessment Tool for Advancing Character Learning" published in Assessing Business Ethics Education by Information Age Publishing Inc., edited by Dann Fisher and Diane Swanson (pp. 381-401, 2011).

Dr. Mark F. Taylor, associate professor of biology, had an article titled "Making Biology Teaching More Graphic" published in The American Biology Teacher (Vol. 27, No. 9, pp. 568-571, 2010).

Crystal Y. Usenko, physiology laboratory coordinator, had a co-authored article titled "Fullerene Toxicity" published in Handbook of Nanophysics: Nanomedicine and Nanorobotics by CRC Press (pp. 17.1-17.8, 2010). Co-authors are S.L. Harper, M.T. Simonich and R.L. Tanguay, Oregon State University. She had a co-authored article titled "PBDE Congener-specific Effects on Embryonic Zebrafish Development" accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. Co-authors are Dr. Bryan W. Brooks, associate professor of environmental science and graduate program director, Eleanor D. Robinson, Baylor graduate student, and Dr. Erica D. Bruce, assistant professor of environmental science.

Dr. David D. VanHoose, professor of economics and The Herman W. Lay Chair of Private Enterprise, had a book chapter titled "Regulation of Bank Management Compensation" published in Financial Market Regulation: Legislation and Implications by Springer, edited by John Tatom (pp. 163-183, 2011). He had a second edition of a book titled E-Commerce Economics published by Routledge (2011).

Dr. Darrell S. Vodopich, associate professor of biology, had a co-authored article titled "Eugregarine Parasitism of Erythemis simplicicollis (Say) at a Constructed Wetland: A Fitness Cost of Females?" published in Odonatologica (Vol. 39, No. 4, pp. 319-331, 2010). Co-author is Dr. Jason L. Locklin, Temple College.

Dr. Kirk L. Wakefield, professor of marketing, and Dr. Robin L. Wakefield, associate professor of information systems, had a co-authored article titled "How Website Socialness Leads to Website Use" published in European Journal of Information Systems (Vol. 20, pp. 118-132, January 2011). Additional co-authors are Julie Baker, Texas Christian University, and Liz Wang, University of Dallas.

Dr. Joseph D. White, professor of biology, had the following co-authored articles published: "A Combined Watershed-Water Quality Modeling Analysis of the Waco Lake Reservoir: I. Calibration and Confirmation of Predicted Water Quality" in Lake and Reservoir Management (Vol. 26, pp. 147-158, 2010). Co-authors are Dr. Shane J. Prochnow and L. Zygo-Flynn, Exxon-Mobil, C.T. Filstrup, Iow State University, Dr. J.T. Scott, University of Arkansas, and Bruce W. Byars, research associate and director of the Center for Spatial Research; "A Combined Watershed-Water Quality Modeling Analysis of the Waco Lake Reservoir: II. Watershed and Reservoir Management Options and Outcomes" in Lake and Reservoir Management (Vol. 26, pp. 159-167, 2010). Co-authors are S.J. Prochnow, C.T. Filstrup and B.W. Byars; "Carbon Accumulation in a Humid Temperate Prairie Pasture following Abandonment and Afforestation" in Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology (Vol. 4, No. 6, pp. 1-9, 2010). Co-author is B.R. Moore; and "Development and Optimization of an Agro-BGC Ecosystem Model for C4 Perennial Grasses" in Ecological Modelling (Vol. 221, pp. 2038-2053, 2010). Co-authors are A.V. DiVittorio and N.L. Miller, University of California, Berkeley, and R.S. Anderson and S.W. Running, University of Montana.

Dr. Kenneth T. Wilkins, professor of biology and associate dean for graduate studies and research, had a co-authored article titled "Continuing Range Expansion of the Northern Pygmy Mouse (Baiomys taylori) in Northeastern Texas" published in The Southwestern Naturalist (Vol. 55, pp. 288-291, 2010). Co-author is Nick S. Green, Baylor graduate student. He had a co-authored article titled "Responses of Small Mammals and Vegetation to a Prescribed Burn in a Tallgrass Blackland Prairie" accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of The American Midland Naturalist. Co-authors are Brianna K. Kirchner and David A. Sergeant, Baylor graduates, Jeffrey N. Mink, Baylor graduate student, and Nick S. Green.

Dr. Elizabeth C. Womack, lecturer in English, had an article titled "Piercing the Public Sphere: Pompilia's Rupture of the Public-Private Divide in Browning's The Ring and the Book" accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of The Victorian Newsletter.

PRESENTATIONS

Dr. Dawn S. Carlson, professor of management, presented a co-authored paper titled "Supervisors' Use of Impression Management and Ethical Leadership" April 14-16 at a Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology annual meeting in Chicago, Ill. Co-author is K. Harris, Indiana University Southeast.

Kevin Castello, director of the Baylor Angel Network, presented "Creating, Building and Growing Effective Angel Networks" March 18 at an Institute of Innovation and Technology Transfer conference in Monterrey City, Mexico.

Dr. William V. Davis, professor of English and Writer-in-Residence, presented a reading of his poetry and chaired a session Feb. 10-13 at a South Central Conference on Christianity and Literature meeting in New Orleans, La.

Dr. Robert D. Doyle, chair and professor of biology, presented "Nutrients in the Aquatic Environment: Impacts to Aquatic Plants" Oct. 3-7 at the Biological Control for Nature Conference in Northampton, Mass. He presented a co-authored paper titled "Biodegradeable Organic Carbon Inputs to Lake Waco, Texas" Nov. 3-5 at a North American Lake Management Society annual meeting in Oklahoma City, Okla. Co-author is David Barker, Baylor graduate.

Dr. H. Stephen Gardner, chair and professor of economics, The Herman Brown Chair of Economics and director of the McBride Center for International Business, presented "Forecast for 2011" Dec. 9 at an Austin Chamber of Commerce forecast luncheon in Austin.

Dr. Morris George, assistant professor of marketing, presented a co-authored paper titled "Multi-category Catalog Mailing" Oct. 10 at a Direct Marketing Educational Foundation research summit in San Francisco, Calif. Co-authors are V. Kumar, Georgia State University, and Dhruv Grewal, Babson College.

Dr. Steven L. Green, professor of economics and statistics, presented "An Econometric Model of the U.S. Healthcare Sector" Oct. 28 at a Missouri Valley Economic Association annual conference in St. Louis, Mo.

Dr. Diane M. Hartman, lecturer in biology, judged poster presentations Nov. 10-13 at the Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students in Charlotte, N.C.

Dr. Walter C. Holmes, professor of biology, presented "Crapaud Volant" March 17 at the St. John Baptist Parish Public Library in LaPlace, La.

Dr. R. Kathy Hurtt, assistant professor of accounting, presented a co-authored paper titled "Using Qualitative Techniques in Enterprise Research Planning Systems Research" Dec. 12 at a SIG-AYS conference in St. Louis, Mo. Co-authors are Kimberly Gilbey, Culture Clarity, and Martha Eining, University of Utah.

Cynthia J. Jackson, director of communications and marketing at Hankamer School of Business, presented "Linking In, Tweeting Up, Creating Interactivity: How Nonprofit Organizations Can Use Social Media and Interactive Strategies to Build Community" Feb. 17 at a Waco Nonprofit Network meeting in Waco.

Dr. Christopher M. Kearney, associate professor of biology and interim graduate program director for biomedical studies, presented "A Suite of Buisafe Deleted Plant Viral Vectors for High Level Protein Expression" Jan. 10-11 at a Cambridge Healthtech Institute peptide conference in San Diego, Calif.

Dr. Ryan S. King, associate professor of biology, made the following presentations: "Effects of Urbanization on Stream Communities" in October at a Kachemak Bay Research seminar in Homer, Alaska; "Wetlands Are Strongly Linked to Headwater Stream Ecosystems in the Kenai Lowlands, Alaska" in November at the Duke University Wetland Center in Durham, N.C.; "An Alternative View of Ecological Community Thresholds and Appropriate Analyses for Their Detection" in November at the University of North Carolina Institute for the Environment in Chapel Hill, N.C.; and "Synchronous Changes in Periphyton Autotrophy, Carbon:Nutrient Ratios and Species Composition Reveal Stream Ecosystem Thresholds at Low Levels of Phosphorus Enrichment" in December at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center in Edgewater, Md.

Dr. Gregory W. Leman, clinical professor and director of University entrepreneurial initiatives and The Curtis Hankamer Chair of Entrepreneurship, presented a co-authored paper titled "Telling Your Story the Supercoach(r) Way" Oct. 9 at a Kern Entrepreneurship Education Network meeting in Milwaukee, Wis. Co-author is Cynthia C. Fry, senior lecturer in computer science and engineering and faculty-in-residence at the Engineering and Computer Science Living-Learning Center in the North Village and assistant dean.

Elizabeth S. Miller, professor of law, participated in a presentation titled "Limited Liability Entities: 2011 Update" March 17 at an American Law Institute-American Bar Association meeting in Washington, D.C. She testified on proposed legislation March 28 at a Texas House of Representatives Business and Industry Committee hearing in Austin.

Dr. Ann M. Mirabito, assistant professor of marketing, presented "Investing in Employee Health in the Workplace" Dec. 5-8 at the National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care in Orlando, Fla. She presented "Social Movements Meet Social Marketing" Feb. 18-20 at an American Marketing Association conference in Austin.

Dr. Sang-Chul Nam, assistant professor of biology, and Geng Chen, Baylor graduate student, presented a co-authored paper titled "Role of Centrosomin in Drosophila Photoreceptor" Oct. 1-3 at a Society for Developmental Biology southwest regional meeting at the University of Texas at Austin.

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, presented a co-authored paper titled "The Virtues of Servant Leadership" April 14-16 at a Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology annual meeting in Chicago, Ill. Co-authors are Sara Perry, Evan Weinberger, Lisa Penney and L. Witt, University of Houston, and Lisa N. Walther, Baylor undergraduate.

Dr. Elizabeth D. Palacios, dean for student development, presented "The Role of Social Capital and Mediating Factors in Hispanic Student College Retention" Nov. 12 at a National Latino Psychological Association meeting in San Antonio. She served as co-chair and presented "Escalera: Moving Up the Professional Ladder" March 10-11 at the Prepárate: Educating Latinos for the Future of America conference in San Antonio. She co-chaired a Latino Knowledge Community Institute session titled "Intenciones: Making Each Step Count" March 13 at a National Association for Student Personnel Administrators conference.

Gerald R. Powell, professor of law and The Abner V. McCall Professor of Evidence, presented "The Law of Expert Witnesses" March 24 at the Bell County Bench and Bar Conference in Belton.

Dr. Chris P. Pullig, chair and associate professor of marketing, presented a co-authored paper titled "Effective Strategy Implementation in Marketing: The Strategy Implementation Capability Scale" Feb. 18 at an American Marketing Association conference in Austin. Co-authors are Adele Huber and Alexander Haas, Karl-Franzens-University Graz.

Dr. Marlene M. Reed, visiting professor of management, presented "Daktronics: Staffing for a Billion Dollar Dream" Oct. 30 at a North American Case Research Association meeting in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

Juli C. Rosenbaum, lecturer in business communications, presented "A Whole Brain Approach to Teaching Communication: Using Narrative in the Art of Persuasion" Oct. 29 at an American Business Communication conference in Chicago, Ill.

Dr. Rishi R. Sriram, assistant professor of educational administration, presented "The Top 10 Things to Know About Doctoral Programs" and "STEM as Minority: A Phenomenological Case Study of How Minority Students Perceive Their Experience in a STEM Living-Learning Program" and co-presented co-authored papers titled "Reframing Student Affairs: Using Theory to Simplify Complexity" (with co-author Jesse W. Hines, Baylor graduate student) and "Reclaiming the Scholar in 'Scholar-Practitioner'" (with co-author Meghan L. Oster, Baylor graduate student) March 12-16 at a Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education annual conference in Philadelphia, Pa.

Crystal Y. Usenko, physiology laboratory coordinator, presented co-authored papers titled "Brominated Flame Retardants: New Compounds New Problems?" (co-authors are Dr. Sascha Usenko, assistant professor of environmental science, Eleanor D. Robinson, Baylor graduate student, and Dr. Erica D. Bruce, assistant professor of environmental science) and "Simplified Analytical Methods for Concentration and Dose Determination in Toxicity Studies" (co-authors are Dr. Sascha Usenko and Eleanor D. Robinson) Nov. 7-11 at a SETAC North America meeting in Portland, Ore.

Dr. David D. VanHoose, professor of economics and The Herman W. Lay Chair of Private Enterprise, presented "Regulating Bankers' Pay" Feb. 22 at Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Ind.

Dr. Kirk L. Wakefield, professor of marketing, and Fanny Poujol, University of Montpellier, presented a co-authored paper titled "An Assessment of DISC Behavioral Styles on Salesperson Performance" March 30-April 2 at the National Conference in Sales Management in Orlando, Fla.

Dr. Joseph D. White, professor of biology, had a co-authored paper titled "Impact of Climate Change on Terrestrial Organic Matter Loading to a South-central United States Reservoir" presented June 6-11 at an American Society of Limnology and Oceanography meeting in Santa Fe. N.M. Co-authors are C.T. Filstrup, Iowa State University, Bruce W. Byars, research associate and director of the Center for Spatial Research, Dr. Shane J. Prochnow, Exxon-Mobil, and Dr. Owen T. Lind, professor of biology. He had the following co-authored papers presented Dec. 5-9 at an American Geophysical Union meeting in San Francisco, Calif.: "Woodland Composition Inertia Affected by Disturbance and Climate Assessed by Dimensional Analysis of Historical Landcover Change Data," co-authored by Mary A. Sides and Darrel Murray, Baylor graduate students; "What Are the Potential CO2 Emission Effects for Thorn Woodlands?: A Promising Remote Sensing Approach for Mapping Carbon Sequestration," co-authored by Arjun Adhikari, Baylor graduate student; "Woodland Patch Dynamics Affected by Oak Growth: Fire, Climate and Human Influences," co-authored by Darrel Murray; and "Impact of Fire Disturbance on Regional Net Ecosystem Exchange for a Sub-humid Woodland and Grassland Ecosystem," co-authored by Jian Yao, Baylor graduate student.

Dr. Ju-Chien Cindy Wu, associate professor of management, presented "Sustainable Social Work Practice: How Social Support Affects Worker Health" Oct. 10 at a Council on Social Work Education annual meeting in Portland, Ore. She presented co-authored papers titled "Linking Ethics-focused HR Practices to Firm Performance" (co-authors Yongmei Liu, Illinois State University, and Dr. Joe A. Cox, professor of management) and "Guiding Undergraduates to I/O: Attracting Talent and Providing Opportunities" (co-authors Sharmin Tunguz, De Pauw University, and Jennifer Diamond, Penn State University) April 16 at a Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology meeting in Chicago, Ill.

Dr. Jeong-Ju Yoo, assistant professor of family and consumer sciences, presented a co-authored paper titled "Design Piracy: Undergraduate Students' Ethical Ideologies, Assessment and Future Intention" March 3-5 at an American Collegiate and Retail Association conference in Boston, Mass. Co-author is Jongeun Rhee, University of Wisconsin.

Baylor faculty made the following presentations April 7-9 at The King James Bible and the World It Made, a conference sponsored by the Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion: Dr. William P. Weaver, assistant professor of literature, "The Verse Divisions of the Greek New Testament and the Intellectual Context of the King James Version;" Dr. Beth A. Barr, assistant professor of history, "From Good Men and Wymmen to God's Brethren: The King James Bible and the Disappearance of Gender Inclusive Language in English Sermons;" Dr. Peter M. Candler, associate professor of theology, "A Protestant Glossa Ordinaria: At the Margins of Scripture and Tradition;" and Dr. Philip Jenkins, Distinguished Senior Fellow and co-director of the Program on Historical Studies of Religion, "Regions Luther Never Knew: Ancient Books in a New World." The following faculty chaired or commented on sessions: Dr. W. Dennis Tucker Jr., associate professor of Christian scriptures and associate dean for academic affairs at Truett Seminary; Dr. Barry G. Hankins, professor of history and church-state studies; Dr. David L. Jeffrey, Distinguished Professor of Literature and Humanities; Dr. Thomas S. Kidd, associate professor of history;" and Dr. Susan E. Colón, assistant director of the University Scholars Program and associate professor of literature in the Honors Program.

HONORS

Dr. James E. Barcus, professor of English and interim graduate program director, was honored as a Life Member of the South Central Modern Language Association.

Dr. Walter L. Bradley, Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering, received the 2011 SPE Education Award from the Society of Plastics Engineers.

Robert F. Darden III, associate professor of journalism and media arts, received the 2011 Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year Award from Baylor University.

Dr. Owen T. Lind, professor of biology, received the 2011 Excellence in Graduate Mentoring Award from the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools.

Dr. Marcie H. Moehnke, lecturer in biology, received the 2011 Collins Outstanding Professor Award from Baylor University.

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