Faculty notes

Accountancy
Robert Bloom and Gerald Weinstein published “The Intersection of Financial Accounting and Tax Law: Leasing Personal Property,” Tax Strategies 89:6 (2012) 258-265.

Professor Bloom also published “Reporting for State and Local Government Pension Plans: A Critical Analysis,” Compensation & Benefits Review 44:3 (May/June 2012).

Albert Nagy was appointed recently as a member of the 2013-2015 Editorial Advisory and Review Board for Issues in Accounting Education.

Biology
Heidi Moawad published Careers Beyond Clinical Medicine (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013).

Classical And Modern Languages And Cultures
Gwen Compton-Engle published “The Blind Leading: Aristophanes’ Wealth and Oedipus at Colonus” in Classical World 106:2 (2013) 155-170.

Kristen Ehrhardt presented “The Bucolic Symposium: Issues of Place and Genre in Horace’s Odes 1:17” at the 144th Annual Meeting of the American Philological Association, Seattle, WA, January 3-6, 2013.

Megan Thornton presented “Representations of the Border Region’s Criminal Underworld in Rosario Sanmiguel’s Bajo el Puente” at The 128th Modern Language Association Annual Convention in Boston, January 3-6, 2013.

Tim Russert Department of Communication And Theatre Arts
Karen Gygli published “Occupy the Heart: A Performance Review” in Liminalities 9:1 (February 2013).

Bob Noll and Ed Walsh (’61) had their new play adaptation of Stephen Crane’s The Red Badge of Courage produced by Kent State University Theater students at Kent State’s Erdmann/Zucchero Theater on December 5, 2012.

As a change of pace from doing A Christmas Carol, the North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre produced Professor Noll’s adaptation of Oliver Twist in Raleigh, NC, December 1-16, 2013.

Also, Professor Noll, Zane Coleman, and Pamela Noll published The Three Graces, an African-American adaptation of Chekhov’s Three Sisters, with Indie Theatre Now.

Economics And Finance
Walter Simmons published “Giving Patterns by Religious and Non-Religious People,” Journal of Applied Business Research 28:6 (2012) 1234-1252.

Education and Allied Studies
Cecile Brennan published “Ethics in School Counseling” in Counseling Ethics, Philosophical and Professional Foundations, eds. Christian M. Jungers and Jocelyn Gregoire (New York: Springer Publishing Company, 2013).

Amy Hoffman and Mark Storz published “Examining Response to
a One-to-One Computer Initiative: Student and Teacher Voices” in Research on Middle Level Education (RMLE) Online 36:7 (February 2013).

Kathleen Manning and Mark Storz presented “Teacher Leader Endorsement: Creating Transformational Capacity” with colleagues from the Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District at the National Professional Development Schools Annual Conference, New Orleans, February 14-17, 2013.

English
George Bilgere’s poem “Musial,” was broadcast on Garrison Keillor’s National Public Radio program, “The Writer’s Almanac,” on February 20, 2013.

Professor Bilgere’s poem “Namaste,” appeared in the Spring 2013 issue of New Ohio Review, and his poem “Fly Balls” appeared in the spring 2013 issue of 5AM published by the University of Pittsburgh Press.

Professor Bilgere’s essay “Sound Effects,” appeared in the December 2012 issue of Cleveland Magazine.

Brian Macaskill published “Authority, the Newspaper, and Other Media, including J.M. Coetzee’s Summertime” in Narrative 21:1 (2013) 19-45.

Professor Macaskill also published “Unmanned Signatures” in Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture 12:4 (2013).

John McBratney published “The Failure of Dickens’s Transatlantic Dream in American Notes” in Nineteenth-Century British Travelers in the New World, ed. Christine DeVine (Farnham, England: Ashgate, 2013).

History
Matthew Berg reviewed Pan-Germanism and the Austrofascist State, 1933-38 by Julia Thorpe in Central European History 45:4 (December 2012).

Marian Morton, Professor Emeritus, published John Carroll University (The Campus History) (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Press, 2013). Professor Morton’s new book was the subject of an article by Ed Wittenberg, “Cleveland Heights Resident Marian Morton Writes the Book on John Carroll University,” in the Sun News February 22, 2013.

Library
Cynthia Lenox published “New Professions, New Opportunities: Collection Development in Support of Interdisciplinary Programs” in Library Collection Development for Professional Programs: Trends and Best Practices, ed. Sara Holder, (Hershey, PA: IGI Global, 2013).

Management, Marketing, and Logistics Rosanna Miguel coauthored with Dennis Doverspike, “Analyzing Item Analysis: It’s Not Easy” in Assessment Council News (January, 2013).

Philosophy
Earl Spurgin presented “Do Business Leaders Have Role-Model Obligations to be Good Political Actors?” at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics in San Antonio, TX, March 1, 2013.

Professor Spurgin also served as a judge for the Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl, held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics in San Antonio, TX on February 28, 2013.

Psychology
Abdulrazaq Imam published with Justin V. Blanche (’05) “Effects of
a CARO on Stimulus Equivalence Formation: A Systematic Replication” in The Psychological Record 63 (January 2013) 141-156.

Sociology and Criminology
Medora Barnes published, “Having a First Versus a Second Child: Comparing Women’s Maternity Leave Choices and Concerns” in the Journal of Family Issues 34 (January 2013) 85-112.

Professor Barnes also presented the paper, “The Way to a Woman’s Heart: Perceptions of Male Family Cooking” at the Work and Family Researchers Network Conference in New York City June 14-16, 2012.

Susan Long published “Dying in Japan: Into the Hospital and Out Again?” in Death and Dying in Contemporary Japan, Hikaru Suzuki, ed., (London: Routledge, 2012) 49-63.

Professor Long also presented the following papers: “Searching for Life in Death: Meaningful
Death Rituals in US Interfaith Families” at the Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, San Francisco, November 17, 2012; “Grandchildren and Siblings: Japanese Family Relationships in an Old Age Society,” Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies, Oxford University, February 21, 2013; and, with Sonja Buehring, “Remembering the Dead: Social Ethics on the Margins of Life and Community,” Society of Jewish Ethics, Chicago, January 5, 2013.

Professor Long also chaired the Research Committee of the Japan Foundation American Advisory Committee, New York, January 26- 27, 2013, and served as external examiner for a PhD Dissertation defense, St. Anthony’s College, Oxford University, February 20-21, 2013.

Theology and Religious Studies
Paul Lauritzen published “Covenant Keeper: William F. May and the Crisis of Bioethics,” Commonweal Magazine (February 2013).

Professor Lauritzen also was invited to join a conference call with Joshua DuBois, the Executive Director of the White House Office of Faith- Based and Neighborhood Initiatives about the Obama administration’s new guidelines for religious institutions and the contraception mandate. His RL 101 class joined the conference and listened to key administration figures set out the new accommodation.

Sheila McGinn edited Proceedings: Eastern Great Lakes Biblical Society and Midwest Region Society of Biblical Literature XXX 2010 (2013). Professor McGinn also published in the Proceedings: “Thirty Years of Proceedings: Musings of the General Editor,” with Betty Jane Lillie, “Envisioning Futures of the EGLBS,” and with Dennis Duling, “A Brief History of the Eastern Great Lakes Biblical Society.”

Professor McGinn also published “Student Learning Outcomes for Biblical Studies in the Liberal Arts,” Teaching Theology & Religion 15:3 (2012) 262-283.

Professor McGinn also published several essays on her blog, The Bible According to McGinn http://bibleacc2mcginn.wordpress.com: “Greed is Not A Family Value,” “Blaming the Hungry,” “It will be more tolerable for Al Qaeda on the Day of Judgment than for you …,” “Hype about a ‘Wife,’” “Honesty, Guile, & Election Politics,” “Jesus’ ‘Family Values,’” “How [Often] Should I Forgive?” (October 24, 23, 20; September 28, 8, 8; and March 12, 2012, respectively).

Paul Nietupski and four JCU students were awarded a 2013 ASIANetwork-Freeman Foundation Student-Faculty Research Fellowship for research in the Sino-Tibetan borderlands during the summer of 2013. Their research project is titled “China’s ‘Wild West’: Crossing Borders on the Sino-Tibetan Frontier.”

Zeki Saritoprak presented a keynote address titled “How Does Inner Peace Result in Outer Peace?” at the Second National Baptist-Muslim Dialogue whose topic was “Loving God as the Pathway to Peace.” The dialogue conference was held at Andover Newton Theological School in Boston, MA, November 30-December 2, 2012.


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