Professional Spotlight -- Fall 2011Aug. 9, 2011
Dr. Lee W. Bewley, program director and associate professor in the Army-Baylor University Graduate Program in Health and Business Administration, had an article titled "Evaluating the Impact of Investments in Information Technology on Structural Inertia in Health Organizations" published in AMEDD Journal (pp. 64-69, Oct. 1, 2010).
Dr. Christopher P. Blocker, assistant professor of marketing, had a co-authored article titled "Unpacking What a 'Relationship' Means to Commercial Buyers: How the Relationship Metaphor Creates Tension and Obscures Experience" accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of Journal of Consumer Research. Co-authors are Mark Houston, Texas Christian University, and Daniel Flint, University of Tennessee.
Dr. Heidi L. Bostic, chair of modern foreign languages and professor of French, had a review of Imagining Women's Conventual Spaces in France, 1600-1800: The Cloister Disclosed by Barbara R. Woshinsky accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of The French Review.
Dr. Mihai Cristian Bratu, assistant professor of French, had articles titled "Landulf of Milan" (p. 994), "Landulf of St. Paul" (pp. 994-995), "Antonio Nerli" (p. 1140), "Readers and Listeners" (pp. 1260-1264), "Bartolomea Riccoboni" (pp. 1274-1275), "Lorenzo Valla" (pp. 1467-1468), "Matteo Villani" (p. 1479) and "Philippo Villani" (pp. 1479-1480) published in Encyclopaedia of the Medieval Chronicle by Leiden/Boston, edited by Graeme Dunphy (2010).
Dr. Mary C. Brucker, professor of nursing and associate dean of the graduate program, served as issue editor and had a co-authored article titled "Prescribing Drugs in the 21st Century" published in The Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health (Vol. 56, No. 3, p.189, May/June 2011). Co-author is Tekoa L. King.
Dr. Curtis Wallace Christian, professor emeritus of religion, had a book titled Moonlight, Stuff and Nonsense: Poems for the Reflective Years published by AuthorHouse (2011).
Dr. A. Scott Cunningham, assistant professor of economics, had a co-authored article titled "Men in Transit and Prostitution: Using Political Conventions as a Natural Experiment" published in The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy (Vol. 11, No. 1, p. 18, June 3, 2011). Co-author is Todd Kendall, Compass Lexecon Consulting.
Dr. William V. Davis, professor of English and Writer-in-Residence, had poems titled "Orchards," "The African Violet" and "The Helicopters" published in The Carolina Quarterly (Vol. 60, No. 3, pp. 39-41, fall 2010). He had poems titled "A True Story" and "A Postcard from San Gimignano" published in Chiron Review (Vol. 93, p. 47, winter 2010). He had an article titled "Robert Bly" published in the fourth edition of The Critical Survey of Poetry by Salem Press, edited by Rosemary M. Canfield Reisman (pp. 188-197, 2011).
Dr. Charles J. Delaney, associate professor of real estate, had an article titled "Oak Park Place: A Case Study in Investment Analysis" published in Journal of Real Estate Practice and Education (Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 121-128, May 2011).
Dr. Michael-John DePalma, assistant professor of English, had a co-authored article titled "Toward a Theory of Adaptive Transfer: Expanding Disciplinary Discussions of 'Transfer' in Second-language Writing and Composition Studies" accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of Journal of Second Language Writing. Co-author is Dr. Jeffrey M. Ringer, Lee University. He had an article titled "Re-envisioning Religious Discourses as Rhetorical Resources in Composition Teaching: A Pragmatic Response to the Challenge of Belief" accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of College Composition and Communication.
Dr. Kevin D. Dougherty, assistant professor of sociology, had an article titled "Bonding and Bridging Activities of U. S. Pentecostals" published in Sociological Spectrum (Vol. 31, pp. 316-341, 2011).
Dr. Mary Ann Faucher, associate professor of nursing, and Dr. Martha J. Bradshaw, professor of nursing, had a co-authored article titled "International Clinical Experience for Midwifery Students" published in The Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health (Vol. 56, No. 4, pp. 382-387, July/August 2011). Additional co-authors are S. Latta and S. Brown.
Dr. Guillermo Garcia-Corales, professor of Spanish, had a chapter titled "Intertextualidad Bíblica y Rebeldía en la Narrativa de Ángela López Borrero" published in Narradoras, Cuentistas, Cronistas, Relatoras: La Escritura de Mujeres en Puerto Rico a Finales del Siglo XX y Principios del XXI by The Edwin Mellen Press, edited by Amarilis Hidalgo de Jesús (pp. 146-166, 2011).
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" published in CAUCE: Revista Internacional de Filología y su Didáctica (Vol. 32, pp. 41-52, 2011).
Dr. D. Thomas Hanks Jr., professor of English, had an article titled "'His studie was but litel on the Bible': Today's Student and the Bible in The Canterbury Tales" accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of Medieval Perspectives. He had an article titled "'A Far Green Country Under a Swift Sunrise': Tolkien's Eucatastrophe and Malory's Morte Darthur" published in Fifteenth Century Studies (Vol. 35, pp. 49-64, 2011).
Dr. Karol J. Hardin, assistant professor of Spanish, had an article titled "The Spanish Notion of Lie: Revisiting Coleman and Kay" published in Journal of Pragmatics (Vol. 42, pp. 3199-3213, 2010).
Dr. Adrienne M. Harris, assistant professor of Russian, had an article titled "Yulia Drunina: The 'Blond-braided Soldier' on the Soviet Poetic Front" published in Slavic and East European Journal (Vol. 54, No. 4, winter 2010).
Kathy R. Hillman, associate professor and director of special collections for University Libraries, had the following book reviews published in the Baptist Standard: Apparent Danger: The Pastor of America's First Megachurch and the Texas Murder Trial of the Decade in the 1920s by David Stokes (Vol. 122, No. 25, p. 19, Nov. 15, 2010); One Simple Act: Discovering the Power of Generosity by Debbie Macomber and Three Wise Cats: A Christmas Story by Harold M. Konstantelos and Terri Jenkins-Brady (Vol. 122, No. 26, p. 19, Nov. 29, 2010); Everything Christmas by David Bordon and Tim Winters and Stories Behind the Greatest Hits of Christmas by Ace Collins (Vol. 122, No. 27, p. 23, Dec. 13, 2010); Green Like God: Unlocking the Divine Plan for Our Planet by Jonathan Merritt (Vol. 123, No. 1, p. 23, Jan. 17, 2011); Back on Murder by J. Mark Bertrand (Vol. 123, No. 3, p. 23, Feb. 14, 2011); The Thorn by Beverly Lewis (Vol. 123, No. 4, p. 23, Feb. 28, 2011); While We're Far Apart: A Novel by Lynn Austin (Vol. 123, No. 6, p. 19, March 28, 2011); Bible: The Story of the King James Version, 1611-2011 by Gordon Campbell (Vol. 123, No. 8, p. 23, April 25, 2011); Half the Church: Recapturing God's Global Vision for Women by Carolyn Custis James (Vol. 123, No. 9, p. 19, May 9, 2011); Amy Inspired: A Novel by Bethany Pierce (Vol. 123, No. 9, p. 19, May 9, 2011); and Larkspur Cove by Lisa Wingate (Vol. 123, No. 10, p. 19, May 23, 2011). She had an article titled "Adult and Churchwide Week of Prayer" published in Called to Care by the Baptist General Convention of Texas (2011).
Wesley M. Hinze, Baylor graduate student, had a co-authored article titled "From Obama to Osama: Image of God and Trust in Muslims among the Highly Religious in the United States" published in Social Focus (Vol. 44, No. 1, pp. 18-36, February 2011). Co-authors are Dr. F. Carson Mencken, professor of sociology, and Dr. Charles M. Tolbert II, chair and professor of sociology.
Dr. Susan L. Houston, visiting scholar in nursing, had a co-authored article titled "The Challenges and Rewards of the Cardiac Universal Bed Model" published in Nursing Management (Vol. 42, No. 1, pp. 46-50, January 2011). Co-authors are Melissa Winter and Linda Tjiong.
Dr. Byron Johnson, Distinguished Professor of the Social Sciences and co-director of the Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion, had a book titled More God Less Crime published by Templeton Press (2011).
Dr. Diana Kendall, professor of sociology, had the second edition of a book titled Framing Class: Media Representations of Wealth and Poverty in America published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers Inc. (2011).
Dr. Theresa V. Kennedy, assistant professor of French, had an article titled "Madame de Maintenon's proverbes inédits: Words to Live By" published in Women in French Journal (Vol. 18, pp. 29-42, 2010).
Dr. Joshua S. King, assistant professor of English, had an article titled "Patmore, Hopkins and the Problem of the English Metrical Law" published online in Victorian Poetry (Vol. 49, No. 2) and in print in The Hopkins Quarterly (pp. 31-49, summer 2011). He had an article titled "John Keble's Christian Year: Private Reading and Imagined National Religious Community" accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of Victorian Literature and Culture.
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 Reformation and Renaissance Studies (2010).
Dr. Eric C. Lai, professor of music theory, had an article on the Chinese-American composer Chou Wen-chung published in Komponsiten der Gegenwart (Vol. 42, November 2010).
Dr. J.R. LeMaster, professor emeritus of English, had co-edited books titled The Routledge Encyclopedia of Mark Twain (with James D. Wilson) and The Routledge Encyclopedia of Walt Whitman (with Donald D. Kummings, University of Wisconsin-Parkside) published by Routledge (2011).
Donna M. LoSasso, lecturer in nursing, had an article titled "Are We Really Doing What Is Best for our Tiny Patients? NNP Shift Length and Patient Safety: Our Time Has Come" published in Advances in Neonatal Care (Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 193-196, 2011).
Dr. F. Carson Mencken, professor of sociology, had a co-authored article titled "A Preliminary Study on Religion and Social-Economic Status in Contemporary China" published in Religious Cultures of the World (Vo. 65, pp. 14-21, 2011). Co-author is He Rong, Chinese Academy of Social Science.
Dr. Ann M. Mirabito, assistant professor of marketing, had a co-authored article titled "Partnering for Prevention with Workplace Health Promotion Programs" published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings (April 2011). Co-author is Dr. Leonard L. Berry, Texas A&M University.
Dr. Linda S. Plank, lecturer in nursing, had an article titled "Governmental Oversight of Prescribing Medications: History of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Prescriptive Authority" published in The Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health (Vol. 56, No. 3, pp. 198-204, 2011).
Dr. William R. Reichenstein, professor of finance and The Pat and Thomas R. Powers Chair of Investment Management, had a co-authored book titled Social Security Strategies published by Retirement Income Inc. (2011). Co-author is William Meyer, Retiree Income Inc.
Dr. Richard R. Russell, acting assistant director of the University Scholars Program and associate professor of English, had an article titled "Shades of Larkin: Singularity and Transcendence in Derek Mahon's 'A Garage in Co. Cork'" accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of Journal of Modern Literature.
Dr. Rishi R. Sriram, assistant professor of educational administration, had a co-authored article titled "Students as Teachers: What Faculty Learn by Living on Campus" published in Journal of College and University Student Housing (Vol. 38, No. 1, 2011). Co-authors are Frank Shushok, Virginia Tech, Jennifer Perkins, University of South Florida, and Dr. T. Laine Scales, professor of educational administration and associate dean of graduate studies and professional development.
Dr. John F. Tanner, professor of marketing and associate dean for research and faculty development, had a co-authored article titled "Compliance versus Preference: Understanding Salesperson Response to Contests" published in Journal of Business Research (Vol. 64, pp. 664-671, July 2011). Co-authors are F. Poujol and Christophe Fournier, University of Montpellier.
Dr. Alexandre Thiltges, lecturer in French, had a French translation of If I Die in Combat by Tim O'Brien published by 13E Note Editions (2011). He had an introduction published in Woody Allen: Les Images d'Une Vie by YB Editions (2010).
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 the following articles published in Today's CPA: "Proposed Standard for Leases Requires Big Changes in Financials" (Vol. 38, No. 4, p. 7, spring 2011); "Carbon Accounting: New Opportunities for CPAs" (Vol. 38, No. 4, p. 8, spring 2011); "An Update on Today's CPA" (Vol. 38, No. 6, May 2011); "Global Auditing Standards: Ready or Not" (Vol. 38, No. 6, p. 7, May 2011); and "Ethics Education for CPAs in Texas: Is it Working?" (June 2011, co-authored by Dr. R. Kathy Hurtt, assistant professor of accounting, and Charles Thomas). He had an article titled "Reflections on 40 Years of Leadership in Academia" published in Baylor Business Review (Spring 2011). He had a co-authored article titled "Clarified Global Auditing Standards: The Quiet Revolution" published in Journal of Accountancy (June 2011). Co-author is Jan Morris. He had a co-authored article titled "Perspectives from the Literature of Private Wealth Management" published in Journal of Wealth Management (Vol. 14, No. 1, summer 2011). Co-authors are Jean Brunel, William Jennings and Stephen Horan.
Dr. David D. VanHoose, professor of economics and The Herman W. Lay Chair of Private Enterprise, had an article titled "Systemic Risks and Macroprudential Bank Regulation: A Critical Appraisal" published in Networks Financial Institute Policy Brief (No. 2011-PB-04, April 20, 2011).
Dr. Beth M. Willingham, associate professor of Spanish, had a co-edited book titled Laura Esquivel's Mexican Fictions published by Sussex Academic Press (2010). Co-editor is Elizabeth Moore.
Dr. Jeong-Ju Yoo, assistant professor of family and consumer sciences, had an article titled "Adoption of Technology in Design Education" published in ITAA Newsletter (Vol. 34, No. 3, p. 5, May/June 2011).
Martha C. Agee, senior lecturer in business law, presented "Advanced Purchasing Law" March 10 at the University of Texas at Austin.
Dr. Juan Alejandro, director of internal audit and management analysis, presented a co-authored paper titled "Participative Auditing: Working with Management" April 6 at a Texas Internal Auditor annual conference in Houston. Co-author is Dexter Burge, Southern Methodist University.
Dr. Sara E. Alexander, director of African Studies; associate professor of anthropology and environmental studies and chair of anthropology, forensic science and archaeology, presented "Human Adaptation: People in Ecosystems" Oct. 15 at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, N.M. She presented a co-authored paper titled "Maya, Buccaneers and Tourists: Challenges to Food Security in Belize" Feb. 19-21 at the Food Justice Conference at the University of Oregon in Eugene, Ore. Co-author is Dr. Susan C. Stonich, University of Kentucky. She presented a session titled "Enhancing Anthropological Contributions to Global Environmental and Climate Change Studies" and a paper titled "Making Anthropologists Equal Partners in Efforts to Sustain Communities and Conserve Ecosystems: The Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System" March 29-30 at a Society for Applied Anthropology annual meeting in Seattle, Wash.
Dr. Benjamin S. Arbuckle, assistant professor of anthropology, forensic science and archaeology, presented "Mobile Landscapes, Settled Landscapes: Pastoral-Urban Interaction at MBA Acemhoyuk, Turkey" March 14-18 at the Workshop on the Socio-environmental Dynamics of the Last 12,000 Years at Christian Albrechts University in Kiel, Germany.
Dr. Kendall W. Artz, chair and professor of management and The Robert M. and Louise Rogers Chair of Entrepreneurship, had a co-authored paper titled "Self-employed or Employing Others?: Pre-entry Capabilities, Entrepreneurial Action and the Learned Resourcefulness of Microcredit Firm Founders" presented June 8-11 at the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference at Syracruse University on Syracruse, N.Y. Co-authors are Jeff McMullen, Indiana University, and Edward Simiyu, Jomo Kenyetta University. He presented a co-authored paper titled "Does Marketing Strategy Matter for the Poor?: Market Orientation, Innovation and Performance in Microcredit Firms" June 10-12 at a Strategic Management Society conference in San Diego, Calif. Co-authors are Dr. Christopher P. Blocker, assistant professor of marketing, and Dr. Steven W. Bradley, assistant professor of management.
Joan P. Barrett, senior lecturer in Spanish, presented "Don Erasmo Palma: Hombre del Tercer Espacio" Feb. 25 at the Colloquium on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Linguistics at the University of Texas at Austin.
Dr. Christopher P. Blocker, assistant professor of marketing, presented "Deprivation of Desire: Exploring the Nature of Consumer Desire for Individuals Living within Conditions of Poverty" July 7-10 at the Consumer Culture Theory Conference at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill.
Dr. Heidi L. Bostic, chair of modern foreign languages and professor of French, presented "The Fiction of Enlightenment: Women of Reason in the French Eighteenth Century" in November at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind.
Dr. Steven W. Bradley, assistant professor of management, had the following co-authored papers presented June 8-11 at the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference at Syracruse University in Syracruse, N.Y.: "Entrepreneurial Networks -- the Ties That Free or the Ties that Bind?: Evidence from Microcredit Lending Groups," co-authored by Hana Milano, University of Navarra, 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 Edward Simiyu, Jomo Kenyetta University; and "Searching Wide or Deep? Absorptive Capacity, Slack Resources and the Role of External Search in Small Firm Growth," co-authored by Jeff McMullen, Indiana University, Pankaj Patel, Ball State University, and Vinit Parida, Lulea University. He presented a co-authored paper titled "Study of Development Entrepreneurship" June 23-25 at the Social Entrepreneurship Research Forum in Melbourne, Australia. Co-authors are Dr. Kendall W. Artz, chair and professor of management and The Robert M. and Louise Rogers Chair of Entrepreneurship, and Edward Simiyu.
Dr. Mihai Cristian Bratu, assistant professor of French, presented "Denis Sauvage's Dilemma: Textural Purity or 'Critical Edition'?" May 12-15 at the International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Mich.
Dr. Mary C. Brucker, professor of nursing and associate dean of the graduate program, presented "Top Ten Drugs in Women's Health Care" May 24-28 at an American College of Nurse-Midwives annual meeting in San Antonio. She presented "Drugs in the 21st Century Rx" and "Pharmacology Potpourri Rx" June 16-17 at the Seventh Annual Women's Health Update for Advance Practice Nurses: Improving Outcomes through Improving Practice June 16-17 at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Mo. She presented "Women's Health across the Lifespan" June 25-29 at an Association of Women's Health, Onstetrical and Neonatal Nursing annual meeting in Denver, Colo.
Dr. Gary R. Carini, professor of management and associate dean for graduate business programs, presented "How to Create a Great Business Plan" Nov. 29 at Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York, N.Y.
Kevin Castello, director of the Baylor Angel Network, participated in a panel discussion titled "Is Your Venture Fundable?" March 28 at an E Factor & Blue Entrepreneur event in Dallas.
Dr. Robert G. Collmer, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English, presented "Using John Bunyan in the 1850s for 'Holy War' in the Crimea and China" May 25-28 at an annual Mediterranean Studies International Congress at Ionian University in Corfu, Greece.
Dr. Marjorie J. Cooper, professor of marketing, presented "I'm Number One!: Biblical Perspectives on Narcissistic Leadership" June 27-July 1 at a Christian Business Faculty Association annual conference at Mount Vernon Nazarene University in Mount Vernon, Ohio
Dr. Brennan Davis, assistant professor of marketing, participated in a roundtable discussion titled "Food Advertising and Marketing to Children and Youth" April 4 at a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation meeting in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Elizabeth B. Davis, executive vice president and provost and professor of accounting, presented a webinar titled "Outsourcing: The Who, What and Where" April 20 for the John Wiley & Sons Faculty Network.
Dr. William V. Davis, professor of English and Writer-in-Residence, presented a reading of his poems April 15 at the Dallas Museum of Art in Dallas.
Dr. Michael-John DePalma, assistant professor of English, presented "Toward a Theory of Adaptive Transfer: Expanding Disciplinary Discussions of 'Transfer' in Second-language Writing and Composition Studies" Feb. 18 at the Writing Research Across Borders conference in Fairfax, Va. He co-facilitated a workshop titled "Negotiating Archival Spaces: Exploring Existing Archives and Building New Ones" and presented "Translating the Archive at Andover Theological Seminary" April 5 at a Conference on College Composition and Communication annual convention in Atlanta, Ga. He presented "Mining the Prospects of Sacred Display: An Exploration of Epideictic Rhetoric in the Nineteenth Century Pulpit" April 15 at an Eastern Communication Association's annual convention in Arlington, Va.
Dr. Richard G. Durán, professor of French and director of French and Italian languages, presented "Caló: Chicano Spanish and its Sociological Implications" March 17-19 at Forging Linguistic Identities: Language in the Nation, the Region and the World at Towson University in Baltimore, Md.
Dr. Jan E. Evans, associate professor of Spanish, presented a response to "Six Word Stories, Gaps and Narratives that Shape Us" by Dr. Susan Felch and served as program chair April 7-9 at a North American Christian Foreign Language Association annual conference in Abilene.
Dr. Mary Ann Faucher, associate professor of nursing, presented "Cardiovascular health in Women" May 24-28 at an American College of Nurse-Midwives annual meeting in San Antonio.
Dr. Carie O. Ford, assistant professor of accounting, presented "Are You LinkedIn?" May 19 at a Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants meeting at McLennan Community College in Waco.
Angela E. Pool Funai, director of foundation and corporate development, presented "Economic Justice in Two MMORPGs: How Comparative Advantage Translates into Virtual Worlds" April 21-23 at a Western Political Science Association conference in San Antonio.
Humberto Gonzalez, lecturer in Italian, presented "From Infernal Metamorphosis to Paradisiac Transfiguration: Dante's Transformation of Ovidian Episodes in the Divine Comedy" March 30-April 3 at an American Comparative Literature Association annual meeting in Vancouver, Canada.
Dr. Jennifer L. Good, acting assistant director of the University Scholars Program and assistant professor of German, presented "Potential Perpetrators and Silent Bystanders: The Formative Years" Oct. 7-10 at a German Studies Association annual conference in Oakland, Calif. She presented "Film Tolerance: Communist Idealism and Lutheran Faith in Lothar Warnecke's 1988 Film 'Bear Ye One Another's Burdens'" Jan. 6-9 at a Modern Language Association annual conference in Los Angeles Calif. She presented "The Shame of Survival Narrative Meets 'Theology nach Auschwitz'" April 7-9 at a North American Christian Foreign Language Association annual conference in Abilene.
Dr. Karol J. Hardin, assistant professor of Spanish, presented "Targeting Oral and Cultural Proficiency for Medical Personnel: An Examination of Current Medical Spanish Textbooks" Oct. 28-30 at a South Central Modern Language Association meeting in Fort Worth.
Dr. Adrienne M. Harris, assistant professor of Russian, presented "'Zavtra Byla Voina': The Meaning of War in the Lives of Youth" Nov. 18-21 at an Association of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies annual convention in Los Angeles, Calif. She presented "Zoya Kosmodemianskaya 1986-2011: The Execution and Rebirths of the Komsomolka" April 2 at an Association of Women in Slavic Studies conference at the University of Texas at Austin.
Dr. James W. Henderson, professor of economics, The Ben H. Williams Professor of Economics and academic director of MBA healthcare administration, presented "Medical Travel: A New Form of Competition in Medical Markets" and "Post-Obamacare Prospects for the Future of Medical Care Delivery" April 11 at an Association of Private Enterprise Education meeting in Nassau, Bahamas.
Kathy R. Hillman, associate professor and director of special collections for University Libraries, and Bill Sumners, Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives, presented "Southern Baptist Convention Annuals Digitization Project" May 19 at an Association of Librarians and Archivists at Baptist Institutions annual conference at Dallas Baptist University in Dallas. She and Eric Ames, digital collections consultant for University Libraries, presented "Digitization: War of the Rebellion Atlases/Southern Baptist Project" May 27 at a Phoenix Group International meeting at Texas Woman's University in Denton.
Dr. Susan L. Houston, visiting scholar in nursing, presented "Accountable Care: Managing Outcomes for our Future Communities" in June at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Ga.
Billie Hulke, lecturer in Spanish, made the following presentations: "Language, Culture and Literature through Music," and "AP Spanish Language: A Special Focus on Listening Comprehension" Oct. 7-9 at a Texas Foreign Language Association meeting in San Antonio; "AP Spanish Language: A Focus on Listening-Speaking Strategies" Nov. 4 at a College Board workshop in San Antonio; "An Overview of the AP Spanish Language Exam" Nov. 17 at the Region 12 Service Center in Waco; "AP Spanish Language: Integrating Selections from AP Spanish Literature" Dec. 3 in Tulsa, Okla.; and "Music as an Authentic Source for Integrating Language, Culture and Selected AP Literature Themes" and "AP Spanish Language: Activities and Strategies for Increasing Listening Comprehension" April 7-9 at the Southwest Conference on Language Teaching in Fort Worth.
Cynthia J. Jackson, director of communications and marketing at Hankamer School of Business, presented "Linking In, Tweeting Up, Creating Interactivity: Using Social Media and Interactive Strategies to Build Brand and Community" April 21 at a National Association of Female Executives meeting in Waco.
Dr. Theresa V. Kennedy, assistant professor of French, presented "Female Friendship in Yamina Benguigui's film 'Inch'Allah dimanche'" April 7-10 at a Northeast Modern Language Association meeting at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J.
Dr. Julia M. Kisacky, senior lecturer in Italian, presented "Animals in Moderata Fonte's Floridoro" Nov. 10 at an American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages/American Association of Teachers of Italian convention in Boston, Mass.
Dr. Eric C. Lai, professor of music theory, presented "Toward a Theory of Coherence: Compositional Use of the Turn in Bruckner's Symphonies" April 16 at the Bruckner Journal Readers Conference at Hertford College, the University of Oxford in Oxford, England.
Dr. Mitchell A. McCoy, lecturer in Spanish, presented "A Complex Marriage of Love and Fear in Juan de Valdés's Diálogo de Doctrina Cristiana" April 15 at the Medieval and Renaissance Forum at Plymouth State University in Plymouth, N.H.
Paul A. McCoy, professor of art and Ceramist-in-Residence, had pieces entered in the following exhibitions: "McCoy and McClanahan" Feb. 7-March 3 in Forum Gallery at Brookhaven College in Farmers Branch; "Inspired Ceramic Surfaces" May 20-Aug. 5 in Saulsbury Gallery at the Cultural Activities Center in Temple; and "Workhouse Clay National" Aug. 3-23 at the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton, Va.
Dr. Ann McGlashan, assistant professor of German and director of German and Russian languages, presented "'There is a Crack in Everything': Anne Lamott's Traveling Mercies and the Re-visioning of Excellence" April 14-17 at an Association of Core Texts and Courses annual conference in New Haven, Conn.
Dr. Timothy R. McKinney, professor of music theory, presented "The Keys to Love: Tonal Pairing in Hugo Wolf's Italienisches Liederbuch" July 7 at the North American Conference on 19th Century Music at the University of Richmond in Richmond, Va.
Dr. Linda M. McManness, associate professor of Spanish and director of the Global Christian Ventures Program, presented "L2 Acquisition of Spanish Pronouns: A Syntactic Challenge for English-speaking Students" Oct. 30 at a South Central Modern Language Association meeting in Fort Worth. She presented "Personalizing Cultural Experience in the Intermediate Level Class through Journal Writing" Jan. 7 at a Modern Language Association meeting in Los Angeles, Calif.
Elizabeth S. Miller, professor of law, participated in panel discussions of the Revised Prototype Limited Liability Company Act and recent case law developments affecting limited liability companies and partnerships April 15-16 at an American Bar Association business law section meeting in Boston, Mass.
Dr. Ann M. Mirabito, assistant professor of marketing, and Leonard Berry, Texas A&M University, presented a co-authored paper titled "Power to the People: Social Marketing Meets Social Movements" May 17-18 at the Conscious Capitalism conference in Boston, Mass. She presented "Engaging Reluctant Customers in Service Coproduction" June 2 at the International Research Symposium on Service Excellence in Management at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y.
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 Walther, Baylor graduate.
Dr. Charles M. North, associate professor of economics, presented "How to Build a Sustainable Research Agenda in Religion, Economics and Culture" April 9 at an Association for the Study of Religion, Economics and Culture meeting in Arlington, Va.
Dr. Van H. Pham, associate professor of economics, made the following presentations: "Walmart as Catalyst to U.S.-China Trade" in October at Dong Thap University in Dong Thap, Vietnam; "Imports R Us: Retail Chains as a Platform for Developing Country Imports" in February at Singapore Management University in Singapore; "Trade Cooperation and Conflict" March 16 at the Southeast Asia Fulbright Enrichment Conference in Bangkok, Thailand, and in April at the University of Western Sydney in Sydney, Australia; and "The Role of Technology Change and Economies of Scale in Expanding Platforms for Developing Country Trade" July 6 at the University of Economics in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Dr. Kevin G. Pinney, professor of chemistry, served as co-chairperson of a symposium titled "Drug Design and Lead Optimization 2" and he and Dr. Mary Lynn Trawick, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, presented a co-authored poster titled "Development and Initial Evaluation of the Antitumor Activity of a Functionalized Benzophenone Thiosemicarbazone Inhibitor of Cathepsin L" April 4 at an American Association of Cancer Research meeting in Orlando, Fla. Additional co-authors are Dr. David J. Chaplin, Oxigene Inc., Dr. Michael R. Horsman, Aarhus University Hospital, Gustavo E. Chavarria, Baylor graduate student, Dr. Wara M. Arispe, Baylor graduate, and Dr. G. D. Kishore Kumar.
Gerald R. Powell, professor of law and The Abner V. McCall Professor of Evidence, presented "Evidence Jeopardy" April 15 at an Austin Bench Bar conference in Austin. He presented "On Being a Good Record Smith" June 8 at the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel College of Railroad Trial Advocacy in Irving.
Dr. William R. Reichenstein, professor of finance and The Pat and Thomas R. Powers Chair of Investment Management, presented "Taxes Exist! Implications for Asset Allocation, Location and Withdrawal Strategies in Retirement" May 20 at an FPA of National Capital Area symposium in Vienna, Va. He presented "The Social Security Question: Best Strategies for Taking Benefits" May 25 at a Financial Planning Association of Phoenix meeting in Phoenix, Ariz. He presented "Yes, Virginia, There are Taxes: Asset Allocation, Location and Withdrawal Rates in the Presence of Taxes" June 1 at the Financial Planning Association NorCal Conference in San Francisco, Calif. He presented "Taxes Exist!: Implications for Asset Allocation, Location and Withdrawal Strategies in Retirement" July 13 at a Raymond James summer development conference in Orlando, Fla. He presented "Social Security Strategies: When to Begin Benefits" July 22 at a National Association of Personal Financial Advisors conference in Columbus, Ohio.
Dr. Cynthia K. Riemenschneider, associate professor of information systems, presented "Challenges and Barriers Facing Women in the IS Workforce: How Far Have We Come?" May 19-21 at an Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Management Information Systems conference in San Antonio. She presented a co-authored paper titled "A Study of the Perceived Uniqueness of the IS Profession: The Role of Gender" Aug. 4-7 at the 2011 Americas Conference on Information Systems in Detroit, Mich. Co-presenters and co-authors are Deb Armstrong and David Gomillion, Florida State University. Additional co-author is Margaret Reid, University of Arkansas.
Dr. Richard R. Russell, acting assistant director of the University Scholars Program and associate professor of English, presented "Shades of Larkin: Singularity and Transcendence in Derek Mahon's 'A Garage in Co. Cork'" Feb. 17-19 at an American Conference for Irish Studies conference in Savannah, Ga.
Dr. Emily E. Setina, assistant professor of English, presented "Impossible Reading: John Ashbery's Gertrude Stein" May 26-29 at an American Literature Association annual conference in Boston, Mass.
Dr. Michael E. Sherr, assistant professor of social work and director of doctoral studies, presented "The Fine Line between Service Delivery and Unethical Proselytizing: Ethical Practice in Religiously Affiliated Organizations" and "Living into the Vocation of Christian Education" March 23 at Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio.
Lori A. Spies, lecturer in nursing, presented a co-authored article titled "Planning, Conducting and Reporting a Systematic Review" in July at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda. Co-author is J. Opollo. She co-facilitated and lead a discussion at an Uganda Nurse Leaders Journal Club meeting and facilitated a North Texas African Health Initiative Ugandan nurse research workshop in July at Aga Khan University in Kampala, Uganda. Co-facilitators were J. Opollo and J. Grey. She presented "Stress: Pathophysiology, Manifestations and Management" in July at a Bududa Hospital District nurse and health care provider workshop in Bududa, Uganda.
Dr. Rishi R. Sriram, assistant professor of educational administration, co-presented "Do Student Affairs Professionals Engage Research?" and participated in a research panel July 8 at the Ohio Student Affairs Assessment Conference at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Co-presenter was Meghan Oster, Baylor graduate.
Dr. John F. Tanner, professor of marketing and associate dean for research and faculty development, had a co-authored paper titled "Effects of Incentive Systems on Corporate Strategy, Sales Managers, Sales Professionals, and Customers: What We Know and Need to Know" presented May 24-17 at an Academy of Marketing Science annual conference in Coral Gables, Fla. Co-authors are Thomas DeCarlo, University of Alabama-Birmingham, F. Juliet Poujol, University of Montpellier, Manfred Krafft, University of Munster, and Byron Matthews, Mercer University.
Dr. Alexandre Thiltges, lecturer in French, presented "Graffigny's Self, Graffigny's Friend: Identity and Relation in the Correspondence 1750-52" March 16-20 at an American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies conference in Vancouver, Canada.
Dr. Ted L. Waldron, assistant professor of management, presented "Organizational Conflict: Explicating the Influence of Non-market Players on Firms and Markets," "Non-market Action: Exploring How Non-market Players Disruptively Change Corporate Competitive Practices" and a co-authored paper titled "Activist Campaigns against Markets: Conceptualizing the Role of Corporate Identity in Campaign Effectiveness" Aug. 12-16 at an Academy of Management meeting in San Antonio. Co-authors are Chad Navis, University of Wisconsin, and Greg Fisher, University of Washington.
Dr. Robert D. Worley Jr., assistant professor of Spanish, presented "La Mayor Fineza de Cristo en El Mártir del Sacramento, San Hermenegildo, de Sor Juana" March 2-5 at an Association for Hispanic Classical Theater symposium in El Paso.
Dr. Gaynor I. Yancey, professor of social work and associate dean for baccalaureate studies, made presentations on social work and ministry March 2-5 at First Baptist Church in El Paso.
Dr. Jeong-Ju Yoo, assistant professor of family and consumer sciences, presented co-authored papers titled "Perceived Risk of Sunless Tanning Product Use and its Relationship to Body Satisfaction" (co-authored by Hye-Young Kim, University of Minnesota) and "Personal Luxury Values Associated with Fashion Brand Consumption: An Exploratory Analysis of Demographic Variations in the United States" (co-authored by Kim Johnson, University of Minnesota) May 26-29 at an International Textiles and Apparel Association-Korean Academy of Marketing Science joint symposium in Seoul, South Korea.
Ellen K. Brown, retired associate professor and archivist of The Texas Collection, received the Distinguished Service Award from the Society of Southwest Archivists.
Dr. Mary Ann Faucher, associate professor of nursing, was inducted into the Fellowship of the American College of Nurse-Midwives.
Dr. W. Hulitt Gloer, professor of preaching and Christian scriptures, The David E. Garland Chair of Preaching and director of the Kyle Lake Center for Effective Preaching at Truett Seminary, received a Distinguished Alumni Award from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.
Dr. Jeffrey S. Hamilton, chair and professor of history, received the 2011 Baylor Centennial Professor Award from Baylor University.
Dr. Terry Lynn Hudson, assistant professor of piano and director of secondary keyboard studies, was elected secretary of the College Music Society.
Dr. Maura L. Jortner, lecturer in English, received the Outstanding Professor of the Year Award and the 2011 Guidestone Outstanding Faculty/Staff Award from Baylor Athletics.
Dr. Boris L.T. Lau, assistant professor of geology, received a Marie Curie Fellowship from the European Commission.
Dr. Stephen M. Sloan, director of the Institute for Oral History and assistant professor of history, Lois E. Meyers, associate director of the Institute for oral history and senior lecturer, and Elinor A. Mazé, senior editor of the Institute for Oral History and senior lecturer, received the American Association for State and Local History Award of Merit for an oral history project titled "Texas in World War II."
Karl A. Umlauf, professor of art and Artist-in-Residence, was named Texas State Visual Artist 2-D for 2012 by the Texas Commission on the Arts.
Nine Baylor faculty members were honored as Outstanding Professors for 2010-2011: Dr. Erich J. Baker, associate professor of bioinformatics; Susan P. Etheredge, managing director of the Southwest Securities Financial Markets Center and lecturer in finance; Dr. Michael P. Foley, associate professor of patristics; Bridget Fuselier, associate professor of law; Dr. Diana R. Garland, dean of the School of Social Work and professor of social work; Dr. Jonathan L. Kvanvig, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy; Dr. Janya H. Martin, associate professor of German; Dr. Todd Meehan, associate professor of percussion; and Allison R. Yanos, assistant librarian and catalog librarian.
The Baylor Alumni Association and the Retired Professors and Administrators Program presented 2011 Retired Faculty-Administrators Awards to Francis M. "Cotton" Davidson, former assistant head football coach; Dr. Wilma P. Griffin, professor emeritus of family and consumer sciences; Dr. Colbert C. Held, retired professor and Diplomat-in-Residence; Dr. Harold W. Osborne, professor emeritus of sociology and Master Teacher; and Dr. James L. Williamson, professor emeritus of educational administration.