Faculty notes

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

ACCOUNTANCY
Robert Bloom published “Sandy Burton’s Accounting Legacy: Regulation and Education” in Accounting Education: An International Journal 20:1 (2011) 95-104.

Professor Bloom published “New Tax and Accounting Rules for Subsidy to Employer-Funded Drug Plans for Retirees” in Pennsylvania CPA Journal (Spring 2011) 14, and “James Anderson (1740-1798) and Son Account Books (1778-1805) A Variety of Settlements” in The Accounting Historians Notebook (October 2010) 30-35.

Al Nagy’s September 2010 publication in Accounting Horizons titled “Section 404 Compliance and Financial Reporting Quality” was referenced in an April 2011 United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) report. Titled “Study and Recommendations on Section 404(b) of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 For Issuers With Public Float Between $75 and $250 Million,” the report may be found at http://www.sec.gov/news/ studies/2011/404bfloat-study.pdf.

BIOLOGY
Rebecca Drenovsky, C.E. Koehler, K. Skelly, and J.H. Richards presented “Nutrient Resorption Plasticity in California Woody Chaparral Species” at the Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America, St. Louis, July 9-13, 2011.

Professor Drenovsky’s graduate students also attended the meeting, and presented the following posters that she co-authored: A. Khasanova, J.J. James, R.E. Drenovsky, “Phenotypic Plasticity in Resource Poor Environments: The Role of Resource Capture and Resource Conservation Traits” and H. Collins, E.M. Wygant, R.E. Drenovsky, “Shade Tolerance and Early Life History Stages of Rosa multiflora Thunb (Rosaceae).”

Jeff Johansen published a series of articles in Fottea 11:1 (2011) 127-161: with Markéta Bohunická, and Karolina Fučíkova, “Tapinothrix clintonii sp. Nov. (Pseudanabaenacea, Cyanobacteria), a New Species at the Nexus of Five Genera;” with Klára Řeháková, and Frank Acker, “Tapinothrix ozarkiana sp. Nov., with Notes on Distribution for the Genus in North America;” and with Melissa A. Vaccarino, “Scytonematopsis contorta sp. nov. (Nostocales), a New Species from the Hawaiian Islands.”

Professor Johansen, Lubomir Kovacik, Dale A. Casamatta, Karolina Fučiková, and Jan Kaštovský published “Utility or 16S-23S ITS Sequence and Secondary Structure for Recognition of Intrageneric and Intergeneric Limits within Cyanobacterial Taxa: Leptolyngbya corticola sp. Nov. (Pseudanabaenaceae, Cyanobacteria)” in Nova Hedwigia 92:3-4 (2011) 283-302.

J. E. Herrick, J. W. Van Zee, J. Belnap, Professor Johansen, and M. Remmenga published “Fine Gravel Controls Hydrologic and Erodibility Responses to Trampling Disturbance for Coarse- textured Soils with Weak Cyanobacterial Crusts” in Catena 83 (2010) 119-126.

Ralph A. Saporito, Roy A. Norton, Nirina R. Andriamaharavo, Hugo Martin Garraffo, and Thomas F. Spande published “Alkaloids in the Mite Scheloribates laevigatus: Further Alkaloids Common to Oribatid Mites and Poison Frogs” in the Journal of Chemical Ecology 37 (2011) 213-218.

Robert H. Hegna, Professor Saporito, Kenneth G. Gerow, and Maureen A. Donnelly published “Contrasting colors of an aposematic poison frog do not affect predation” in Annales Zoologici Fennici 48 (2011) 29-38.

Professor Saporito, Roy A. Norton, Nirina R. Andriamaharavo, Hugo Martin Garraffo, and Thomas F. Spande published “Alkaloids in the Mite Scheloribates laevigatus: Further Alkaloids Common to Oribatid Mites and Poison Frogs” in the Journal of Chemical Ecology 37 (2011) 213-218.

Robert H. Hegna, Professor Saporito, Kenneth G. Gerow, and Maureen A. Donnelly published “Contrasting colors of an aposematic poison frog do not affect predation” in Annales Zoologici Fennici 48 (2011) 29-38.

Professor Saporito, M. Isola, V.C. Maccachero, K. Condon and M. A. Donnelly published “Ontogenetic scaling of poison glands in a dendrobatid poison frog” in Journal of Zoology 282 (2010) 238-245.

Chris Sheil presented a poster titled “Anatomy of the Fully Formed Chondrocranium of Podocnemis unifilis (Pelomedusidae), a Pleurodiran Turtle” and his student, Daniel Paluh, a sophomore at John Carroll, presented a poster titled “Anatomy of the Fully Formed Chondrocranium of Emydura subglobosa (Chelidae), a Pleurodiran Turtle” at the Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, Minneapolis, July 6-11, 2011.

CENTER FOR SERVICE AND SOCIAL ACTION
Megan Thornton (CMLC) and Malia McAndrew (HS) served as FSA leaders who accompanied the El Salvador Immersion Trip in May 2011. The group spent a week at COAR Children’s Village in Zaragoza, just outside of the capital city San Salvador.

CHEMISTRY
Paul R. Challen, Man Lung Kwan, and JCU student David J. Bartlett presented the poster “Synthesis and Structural Characterization of Terphenyl Scaffolded S-C-S Palladium Pincer Complexes and Studies of their Catalytic Activity in the Suzuki Coupling Reaction” at the 42nd Central Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society in Indianapolis, June 8-10, 2011.

CLASSICAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES
Gwen Compton-Engle delivered a paper titled “The Blind Leading: Aristophanes’ Wealth and Oedipus at Colonus” at the Classical Association of the Middle West and South, April 7-9, 2011. In her role as regional vice-president for the Ohio Valley, Professor Compton-Engle also participated in a strategy session about the promotion of classics.

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCE
James Weaver and Jeanne Colleran published “Whose Memory? Whose Justice? Personal and Political Trauma in Ariel Dorfman’s Death and the Maiden” in Performance Research 16:1 (2011) 31-42.

Professor Colleran and Nick Santilli led a delegation from John Carroll including Lauren Bowen, Anne Kugler, Graciela Lacueva, and John McBratney at the Association of American Colleges and Universities Summer Institute “Shared Futures: Global Learning and Social Responsibility” in Ellicott City, MD, July 31-August 5, 2011.

TIM RUSSERT DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS AND THEATRE ARTS
Bob Noll’s new play adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, called “The Nightmare of Frankenstein” (written with JCU grad Ed Walsh) has just been published by Eldridge Publishing. His original musical comedy “Circus Time!” (songs co-written with New York Times’ David Pogue) was performed in August at the Schoenbrunn Amphitheatre in New Philadelphia, OH.

Jackie Schmidt presented a paper co-authored with Jack Soper (EC) and Tina Facca (MML) titled “Teaching Creativity in the classroom: Are Entrepreneurship Programs Different?” at the International Council of Small Business Conference in Stockholm, Sweden, June 18, 2011.

EDUCATION AND ALLIED STUDIES
Kathleen Roskos presented “Look, See, Listen, Touch: An Analysis of Child At Screen Engagement in Media Settings” at the annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading in St. Petersburg, FL, July 13-16.

Verna A.C.Van der Kooy-Hofland, Adriana G. Bus, and Professor Roskos published “Effects of a brief but intensive remedial computer intervention in a subsample of kindergartners with early literacy delays” in SpringerLink (2011) www.springerlink. com/content/g011866l37507p64/export- citation/ June 15, 2011.

Professor Roskos and Karen Burstein published “Assessment of the Design Efficacy of a Preschool Vocabulary Instruction Technique” in Journal of Research in Childhood Education 25:3 (2011) 268-287.

ENGLISH
John McBratney published “The Return and Rescue of the Émigré in A Tale of Two Cities” in Victorian Settler Narratives: Emigrants, Cosmopolitans and Returnees in Nineteenth-Century Literature, ed. Tamara S. Wagner (London: Pickering & Chatto, 2011) 99- 109.
Professor McBratney contributed the entry “India and Empire” for the Cambridge Companion to Rudyard Kipling ed. Howard J. Booth (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011).

Philip Metres published “Beyond Grief and Grievance: The Poetry of 9/11 and Its Aftermath” at the Poetry Foundation, Sept. 7, 2011, reprinted at Huffington Post Sept. 9, 2011.

Professor Metres also published a chapbook of poetry called Abu Ghraib Arias (Flying Guillotine Press, 2011).

Debra Rosenthal published “‘I’ve only to say the word!’: Uncle Tom’s Cabin and Performative Speech Theory” in Legacy 37:2 (2010) 237-256.

HISTORY
Robert J. Kolesar published People of Good Will: Service, Development, and Education in the Work of Los Niños, 1974- 2009 (Chula Vista, CA: Via International, 2011).

Maria N. Marsilli published “Volcones, locuaces e inextinguible fuego interior: la erupción del Huaynaputina en 1600 en la narrative jesuítica” in Escritura, imaginación política y la Compañía de Jesús en América Latina (siglos xvi- xvii), eds. Alexandre Coello de la Rosa y Teodoro Hampe Martínez (Barcelona: Edicions Balleterra, 2011) 265-289.

Professor Marsilli and Priscilla Cisternas published “Los Senderos De La Idolatría: El Viaje De Vázquez De Espinosa Por Los Altos De Arica, 1618” in Chungara, Revista de Antropología Chilena 42:2 (2010) 465-476.

Professor Marsilli published “Como ‘Decíamos Diciendo’: Conversaciones Con John Murra En Una Tarde De Invierno” in Chungara, Revista de Antropología Chilena 42:1 (2010) 87-89.

Malia McAndrew published “A Twentieth-Century Triangle Trade: Selling Black Beauty at Home and Abroad, 1945- 1965” in Enterprise and Society 2:4 (2010) 786-812.

MANAGEMENT, MARKETING AND LOGISTICS
Marcy Levy Shankman and Scott J. Allen published “Gender and Emotionally Intelligent Leadership” in Perspectives (Spring 2011) 16-18.

Professor Allen and Mitchell Kusy published “Leaders Building Leaders: Three concrete actions often overlooked” in Excellence 28:7 (2011) 10.

Tina M. Facca and Scott J. Allen published “Using Cluster Analysis to Segment Students Based on Self- Reported Emotionally Intelligent Leadership Behaviors” in Journal of Leadership Education 10:2 (2011) 72-86.

Marcy Levy Shankman, Paige Haber, Professor Facca, and Professor Allen published “Gender and Leadership through the Lens of Emotionally Intelligent Leadership” in Leadership Review 10 (2010) 88-103.

Professor Allen and Nathan Hartman’s article “Leadership Development: An Exploration of Sources of Learning” (originally published in SAM Advanced Management Journal Winter 2008) was reprinted in Leadership Development, ed. Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries and Konstantin Korotov (Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2011) 165-175.

Paul R. Murphy Jr., and Donald F. Wood published Contemporary Logistics (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson, 2011).

PHILOSOPHY
Harry J. Gensler, S.J., gave two talks about the golden rule: the first at Scarboro Missions in Toronto, May 11; the second, a keynote address at the North American Interfaith Network conference in Phoenix, July 24, 2011.

Professor Gensler edited Ethics (New York: Routledge, 2011).

Sharon M. Kaye’s book ‘Lost’ and Philosophy: The Island Has Its Reasons (Malden, MA: Blackwell 2008) has appeared in Spanish and Portuguese editions as A Filosofia Segundo Perdidos, transl. Pedro Vidal (Cordoba: Estrela Polar, 2011); and as Lost e a Filosofia, transl. Marcos Malvezzi (Sao Paulo: Madras, 2011).

Professor Kaye reviewed Rethinking the History of Skepticism: The Missing Medieval Background, ed. Henrik Lagerlund in Speculum 86:2 (2011) 518-519.

Jen McWeeny published “Sounding Depth with the North Atlantic Right Whale and Merleau-Ponty: An Exercise in Comparative Phenomenology” in the Journal for Critical Animal Studies 9:1-2 (2011) 144-166.

Professor McWeeny published “The Reversabililty of Teacher and Student: Teaching/Learning Intersectionality and Activism amidst the LGBTQ Protest” in the APA Newsletters 10:2 (2011) 5-12.

Mariana Ortega published Killing Bird (acrylic and mixed media) in Women’s Studies Quarterly 39:1-2 (2011).

Earl Spurgin published “Can Businesses be too Good? Applying Susan Wolf’s ‘Moral Saints’ to Businesses” in Business and Society Review 116:3 (Fall 2011) 355- 373.

Professor Spurgin and Sharon Kaye published “Using the Internet Platform ‘Second Life’ to Teach Social Justice” in Teaching Philosophy 34:1 (March 2011) 17-32.

Dianna Taylor published “Countering Modernity: Foucault and Arendt on Race and Racism” in Telos 154 (Spring 2011) 119- 140; and “Monstrous Women” in PhaenEx 5:2 (Fall/Winter 2010) 125-151.

Professor Taylor also edited Michel Foucault: Key Concepts (Durham, UK: Acumen, 2011).

PHYSICS
M.A. Baig, I. A. Bokhari, M. Rafiq, M.A. Kalyar, T. Hussian, R. Ali, and N.K. Piracha published “Photoexcitation and Photoionization from the 2p53p[5/2]2,3 Levels in Neon” in Physical Review A 84 (2011) 1-7.

POLITICAL SCIENCE
Mindy Peden published a review article entitled “Unmaking History: Seth’s Europe’s Indians” in Theory and Event 14:3 (2011).

Sara Schiavoni, Sheldon Goldman, and Elliot Slotnick published “Obama’s Judiciary at Midterm: The Confirmation Drama Continues” in Judicature 94:6 (May-June 2011) 262-303.

PSYCHOLOGY
Tracy Loye Masterson, Beth G. Wildman, Benjamin H. Newberry, and Gregory J. Omlor published “Impact of Age and Gender on Adherence to Infection Control Guidelines and Medical Regimens in Cystic Fibrosis” in Pediatric Pulmonology 46 (2011) 295-301.

David Rainey, John H. Yost, and Janet Larsen (a retired faculty member) published “Disappointment Theory and Disappointment among Football Fans” in Journal of Sport Behavior 34:2 (2011) 75-187.

Nicholas R. Santilli served as the conference vice-chair and chair for invited and plenary speakers for SCUP- 46, the international conference of the Society for College and University Planning, National Harbor, MD, July 23- 27, 2011. At this conference Professor Santilli also served as a panelist for the session titled: “Building Leadership for US Colleges and Universities: A Look at Leadership and the ACE Fellows Program.”

SOCIOLOGY AND CRIMINOLOGY
Medora Barnes was selected to be an Early Career Scholar by the Work and Family Researchers Network in August 2011. This international and interdisciplinary organization of work- family researchers is based at the University of Pennsylvania and supported by a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

Professor Barnes presented “Comparing Mothers’ Maternity Leave Decisions with First versus Second Children: Differences in Expectations and Experiences” at the annual meetings of the American Sociological Association in Las Vegas, NV, August 2011.

Phyllis Braudy Harris reviewed a grant for the National Science Foundation and was a peer reviewer for two international journals: Journal of Health and Social Policy and Qualitative Health Research.

Susan Long published “Tension, Dependency, and Sacrifice in the Relationship of an Elderly Couple,” in Faces of Aging: The Lived Experiences of the Elderly in Japan, Yoshiko Matsumoto, ed., (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2011). Also, Professor Long:
• was elected to a three-year term on the Northeast Asia Council of the Association for Asian Studies;
• served as a reviewer for a National Endowment for the Humanities panel to recommend grants for research on Japan; and
• served as a consultant for the planning of a University of Findlay faculty-student research tour to Japan supported by the Freeman Foundation, working with students on research methods and ethics, as well as providing feedback about their individual proposals in May.

THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Doris Donnelly reviewed Patience with God: The Story of Zacchaeus Continuing in Us, by Tomáš Halík in Horizons 38:1 (2011) 120-125.

Edward Hahnenberg, the newly appointed Breen Chair in Catholic Systematic Theology, received the Spirit of the Conference Award in June from the National Association for Lay Ministry for his contributions on behalf of ministry in the Catholic Church of the United States. Also, Professor Hahnenberg:
• was named an official delegate to the U.S. Lutheran-Catholic Ecumenical Dialogue;
• published Awakening Vocation: A Theology of Christian Call (Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2010); and
• published two book chapters: “Theology of Lay Ecclesial Ministry: Future Trajectories” in Lay Ecclesial Ministry: Pathways Toward the Future, ed. Zeni Fox (Franklin, WI: Sheed & Ward, 2010); and “From Communion to Mission: The Theology of Co- Workers in the Vineyard of the Lord” in Reflections on Renewal, ed. Donna Eschenauer and Harold Horell (Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2010).

Joseph F. Kelly’s review of Christians and Pagans: the Conversion of Britain from Alban to Bede by Malcolm Lambert appeared in Journal of Early Christian Studies 19:2 (June 2011).

On May 20, a reporter from Channel 5 interviewed Professor Kelly about whether the world would end on May 21. Dr. Kelly correctly predicted it would not.

Paul Lauritzen published “Thinking Like a Mountain: Nature, Wilderness, and the Virtue of Humility” in The Ideal of Nature: Debates about Biotechnology and the Environment, ed. Gregory Kaebnick (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011) 114-129. Also, Professor Lauritzen:
• published “Heroes & Villains” in Commonweal, Dec. 17, 2010;
• delivered a three-part lecture series at Northwestern University, May 16-19, 2011 about the topic “Professional Responsibility in an Age of Terror”;
• was named an associate editor of the Journal of Religious Ethics;
• and joined the editorial board of the journal Soundings.

David Mason published Something That Matters (Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger, 2011).

Paul Nietupski and Joan O’Mara edited Reading Asian Art and Artifacts: Windows to Asia on American College Campuses (Bethlehem, PA: Lehigh University Press, 2011) for which Professor Nietupski also co-authored the introduction, co-authored with Mary-Ann Milford-Lutzker a chapter titled “The Arts of South Asia,” and contributed a chapter on Tibetan art.

Professor Nietupski organized a panel and presented “Medieval Indian Monastic Practices and their Transmissions,” at the Sixteenth Congress of the International Association of Buddhist Studies, Jinshan, Taiwan, June 20-25, 2011.

Joan M. Nuth was the recipient of the Ignatian Spirituality Award, which is given annually by the Jesuit Retreat House in Parma, Ohio, and recognizes those who have furthered the promotion of Ignatian spirituality in northeast Ohio. The motivation for the award was Dr. Nuth’s work as director of the Ignatian Spirituality Institute at John Carroll, a two-year training program in spiritual direction.

Professor Nuth’s “A Complex Vision,” a review of Julian of Norwich, Theologian by Denys Turner appeared in the August 1-8, 2011 issue of America, pp. 26-27.

Professor Nuth reviewed Apophatic Bodies: Negative Theology, Incarnation & Relationality, edited by Chris Boesel and Catherine Keller in Theological Studies 72:2 (2011) 438-440.

Zeki Saritoprak published “The Qur’anic Perspective on Immigrants: Prophet Muhammad’s Migration and Its Implications in Our Modern Society” in Journal of Scriptural Reasoning http:// etext.virginia.edu/journals/ssr/issues/ volume10/number1/ssr10_01_e02.html 10.1 (2011).

Thomas Schubeck, S.J., reviewed Movement or Moment? Assessing Liberation Theology Forty Years after Medellin, edited by P. Claffey and J. Egan in Theological Studies 72:1 (2011) 196-197.

John R. Spencer spoke to participants in the National Science Foundation – Research Experience for Undergraduates (NSF-REU) program in bioarchaeology at the University of Notre Dame on June 10, 2011. The students are studying the bones from the site of Bab edh-Dhra’ in southwestern Jordan. Professor Spencer provided the historical, geographical, and biblical background for the site and region and spoke about the relationship of science and religion.


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