Listed are self-reported faculty accomplishments in research, teaching, and scholarly achievement along with other professional activities.

Lauren Bowen served as a judge for the We, the People High School Showcase sponsored by the Ohio Center for Law-Related Education Jan. 28, 2011 in Columbus, Ohio.

James Krukones published “Peacefully Coexisting on a Wide Screen: Kinopanorama vs. Cinerama, 1952-1966” in Studies in Russian and Soviet Cinema April 3, 2010.

Gerald B. Guest reviewed L’image á l’époque gothique (1140-1280), by Jean Wirth. Speculum 85.4, 1041-1042.

Professor Guest delivered a lecture titled “Relics, Sanctity, and Kingship in the 13th Century: Louis IX and the Sainte- Chapelle in Paris” at the Cleveland Museum of Art Jan. 12, 2011.

N. Pietrasiak, Jeff Johansen and Rebecca Drenovsky’s “Geologic composition influences distribution of microbiotic crusts in the Mojave and Colorado Deserts at the regional scale” is currently in press for Soil Biology and Biochemistry.

Gwendolyn M. Kinebrew was an invited guest lecturer at Bergen Community College in Paramus, N.J.. The lecture, part of its Black History Month celebration, is titled “Race: Scientific, Historical, and Anthropological Perspectives.”

Katherine M. Gatto delivered a paper titled, “Humor and Heroines in Hungarian Folktales,” at the annual convention of the Modern Language Association in Los Angeles.

Martha Pereszlenyi-Pinter also attended the annual convention of the Modern Language Association. She read a paper titled, “ ‘Sirva vigad a magyar’: Melancholy Mirth and Witty Woe in Hungarian Literature,” in a session titled “Ha- Ha Hungary: Humor in Hungarian Film and Literature.”

Father Gerald J. Sabo reviewed Nauka reci slovenskey, by Ludevit Štúr. Slovakia. 40.74-75, 103-106.


Bob Noll gave a talk about the history of the original live 1957 TV production of “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella” to 50 members of the Musical Theater Project.

Professor Noll’s modern retelling of Ibsen’s classic “Hedda Gabler,” now called “Hedda,” included a reading with professional actors at The Alcazar in Cleveland Heights for an audience of 100.

Jackie Schmidt presented four papers at the National Communication Association Conference in San Francisco. The papers were: “Conflict Strategies: Russia-USA- South Korea” with Zhanna Zaritskaya from Nobriski University in Siberia, Russia; “Friendship patterns in Russia, Croatia, and the US” with Deborah Uecker and Amie- Lau of Wisconsin Lutheran College; “Bridging the Resource Gap by Creating Interdisciplinary Programs” and “The Millennials and Testing”.

Professor Schmidt, Jack Soper (EC) and Jill Bernaciak presented the results of a study titled “Creativity in the Entrepreneurship Classroom” in February at the Small Business Institute conference in Bonita Springs, Florida.

Gary E. Porter, James H. Gilkeson, and Stanley D. Smith published “A Time for Time Deposits” in American Association of Individual Investors. 32.12, 13-16.

Andrew Welki and Thomas Zlatoper presented their paper “Determinants of International Motor Vehicle Fatalities: A Panel-Data Analysis” at the Eastern Economic Association Meetings in New York on Feb. 26, 2011. Andrew also discussed the paper at the meetings.

Debby Rosenthal published “ ‘I’ve Only to Say the Word’: Uncle Tom’s Cabin and Performative Speech” in Legacy: A Journal of Women Writers, Feb. 2, 2010.

Mathew Paul Berg participated as a respondent in a book presentation by Oliver Rathkolb for his The Paradoxical Republic: Austria 1945-2005, Translated from the German by Otmar Binder (Oxford and New York: Berghahn, 2010) at the Austrian Cultural Forum, New York, Feb. 8, 2011.

Maria Marsilli presented her paper “El Diablo en los Ancestros: Temor al Pasado Indigena en Arequipa Tardo-Colonial” at the 10th Ohio Latin Amercanists Conference at Bowling Green State University, Feb. 18-19, 2011.

Scott Allen published “The Five ps Lead your Team” in Excellence 11.1 (2010), 6.

Edward Tomlinson published “The Role of Trust in Employee Theft” in the book he edited with R.J. Burke, and C. Cooper titled Crime and Corruption in Organizations: Why it Happens and What to Do About It (Surrey, England: Gower Press, 2011).

Professor Tomlinson had his MN 325 Organizational Behavior students form their own fundraising organizations to learn and apply management theories. Students are placed into teams and have four weeks to donate at least $250 to the charity of their team’s choice. This semester, seven student teams donated $2,127 to a variety of charities. One team donated $600! Since the inception of this assignment two years ago, Tomlinson’s students have donated almost $12,000!

Professor Tomlinson has two book chapters in press, one with T. Simons and H. Leroy titled “Research in Behavioral Integrity: A Promising Construct for Positive Organizational Scholarship” for K. Cameron and G. Spreitzer (eds.) Handbook of Positive Organizational Scholarship (Oxford University Press), and one with A. Schnackenberg and E. Amdurer titled “Managing Organziational trust in the 21st Century: A Pragmatice Approach to Trust, Development, Maintenance, and Repair” for T.S. Wilkinson (ed.) Strategic Management in The 21st Century (Praeger).

Professor Tomlinson’s article “The Impact of Apologies and Promises on Post-Violation Trust: The mediating role of interactional justice” is in press in the International Journal of conflict Management.

Harry J. Gensler published the second edition of his book Ethics: A Contemporary Introduction (New York and London: Routledge, 2011) with a Teachers Manual and LogiCola instructional software (at http://www.jcu. edu/philosophy/gensler/EC).

Earl Spurgin presented his “Can Businesses be too Good? Applying Susan Wolf’s ‘Moral Saints’ to Businesses,” at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics Cincinnati, Ohio, March 5, 2011.

Professor Spurgin also was a judge at the Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl at the same conference March 3, 2011.

Helen M. Murphy, Chinenyenwa Ihekoronze, and Cyrilla H. Wideman (BL) published “Zolpidem-Induced Changes in Activity, Metabolism, and Anxiety in Rats” in Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior 98 (2011) 81-86.

Ken Eslinger presented “The Decline of Community Stratification Studies Implications for Research on Social Class and Urban Society” at the joint meetings of the Midwest Sociological Society and North Central Sociological Association in Chicago in April 2010. He contributed entries “Regions,” “Metropolitan Regions,” “Randomness,” and “Socioeconomic Status” to the International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences (2nd edition, New York: Thompson Gale, 2008).

Susan Long chaired the research subcommittee of the Japan Foundation’s American Advisory Committee, Jan. 29- 31, 2011.

Professor Long attended a Midwest Japan Seminar in Valparaiso, Indiana, on Feb. 5.

She also attended an OECD/NSF workshop titled, “Building a Smarter Health and Wellness Future,” in Arlington, Virginia. Feb. 15-16, 2011.

Professor Long reviewed Women and Family in Contemporary Japan by Susan Holloway in the International Journal of Sociology of the Family 36:2 (2010) 219-222.

Doris Donnelly’s edited book Retrieving Charisms for the Twenty-First Century (Liturgical Press, 1999) was translated by Jong-won Moon and published in Korean (2009).

Professor Donnelly reviewed Hannah’s Child: A Theologian’s Memoir by Stanley Hauerwas in America Magazine, 203.3, 24-25.

Paul Lauritzen published “Technology and Wholeness: Oncofertility and Catholic Tradition” in Oncofertility: Ethical. Legal, Social, and Medical Perspectives, eds. Teresa K. Woodruff, Laurie Zoloth, Lisa Campo-Engelstein, and Sara Rodriguez. (New York: Springer, 2010) 298-306.

Professor Lauritzen gave a talk titled “Humming with Mystery: Synthetic Biology and Playing God” at a colloquium about Religion and Synthetic bology at Northwestern University.

Professor Lauritzen and Andrea Vicini, S.J. published “Oncofertility and the Boundaries of Moral Reflection” in Theological Studies 72 2011: 116-130.

Sheila E. McGinn published “Cover Story: How (Often) Should I Forgive?” in Catholic Asian News (March 2011) 19-23.

Paul Nietupski published Labrang Monastery: A Tibetan Buddhist Community on the Inner Asian Borderlands 1709-1958. (Lexington: Rowman & Littlefield, 2011).

Joan Nuth published “Acatamiento: Living in an Attitude of Affectionate Awe- An Ignatian Reflection on the Unitive Way” in Spiritus: A Journal of Christian Spirituality 10:2, 2010, 173-191.


The following members of the JCU community led service immersions this past January:
Tamba Nlandu (Philosophy), John Ropar (University Counseling Center), and Jen Ziemke (Political Science) – Rwanda

Mary-Michelle Coleman (Communications) and Ted Steiner (Center for Service and Social Action) – Guatemala

Donna Byrnes (Associate Dean of Students) and Tom Kerrigan (Campus Ministry) – Jamaica

Rich Clark (Sociology and Criminology) and Kathryn Stevens (Education and Allied Studies) – Dominican Republic

Nick Santilli (Office of the Academic Vice President) and Koli Stefanos (Campus Ministry) – Nicaragua

The following faculty led study tours over spring break:

Matt Berg and Andreas Sobisch, HS 332/PO 351 “Berlin from Reich to Republic’

Santa Casciani and Luigi Ferri, IC 299 “Role of Women in Modern Italy”

Helene Sanko, FR 399/IC 299 “Paris Immersion Trip”

Chris Sheil, BL 479 “Tropical Field Biology” (Costa Rica)

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