Faculty notes

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

Accountancy
Robert Bloom published “The Global Financial Crisis in Retrospect: Consequences and Lessons for the Accounting Profession,” CPA Journal 83:3 (March 2013) 6, 8-10.

Professor Bloom also published “The Experience of Substituting for a Colleague,” Accounting Education: An International Journal 22:1 (February 2013) 105-7.

Classical and Modern Languages and Cultures
Santa Casciani presented a conference paper titled “Framing Spiritual Modernity: Juan De Valdéz, Michelangelo and Vittoria Colonna” at the 33rd Annual Conference of the American Association for Italian Studies in Eugene, OR, April 10-14, 2013.

Luigi Ferri presented a conference paper titled “Irony on Stage: Ruzante and I Legnanesi” at the 33rd Annual Conference of the American Association for Italian Studies in Eugene, OR, April 10-14, 2013.

Tim Russert Department of Communication and Theatre Arts
Bob Noll’s new play “One-On-One,” written with JCU grad Edward J. Walsh, had its world premiere at the Ensemble Theatre in Cleveland Heights on March 7, 2013. Professor Noll also served as judge for the Scripps Howard Foundation’s annual JoAnne Robinson Memorial Scholarship.

Jacqueline Schmidt presented a paper written with John Soper (EC/FN) and Judith Brenneke (EC/FN) titled “Eth- ics in Entrepreneurship Education” at the National Business and Econom- ics Society conference in Herradura, Costa Rica, March 7, 2013. Jackie also presented “Undergraduate Recruit- ment in Communication Programs” at the Central States Communication Association Conference, Kansas City, KS, April 4, 2013.

Education and Allied Studies
Paula Britton and Darrell Greene published “The Influence of Forgiveness on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Individuals’ Shame and Self-Esteem” in the Journal of Counseling & Development 91 (April 2013) 195-205.

Kathleen Roskos presented a paper titled “Young Children’s Engagement with e-Books at School: Does Device Matter?” at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development in Seattle, WA, April 18-20, 2013. Professor Roskos also chaired a symposium session titled “eBooks: Emerging Evidence of Impact on Early Literacy Experience, Engagement and Skill” at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA, April 27-May 1, 2013.

English
Brian Macaskill published “Entr’acte: Cannibalism, Semiophagy, and the ‘Plunk-Plink-Plonk’ of Banjo Strings in J.M. Coetzee’s Disgrace” in Matatu: Journal for African Culture and Society 41 (2013) 37-182.

John McBratney published a review of Christopher Ondaatje, The Last Colonial: Curious Adventures and Stories from a Vanishing World in The Historian 75:1 (2013) 126-127.

Phillip Metres published a book of poems titled A Concordance of Leaves (Diode Editions, 2013).

Tom Pace published “Inventio and Elocutio: Language Instruction at St. Paul’s Grammar School and Today’s Stylistic Classroom” in The Centrality of Style, eds Mike Duncan and Star Medzerian Vanguri (West Lafayette, IN: WAC Clearinghouse, 2013).

Professor Pace also published “Portrait of the X-er as a White-Bred Suburbanite: ‘Mad Men’ as a Generation X Understanding of the 1960s,” Generation X Professors Speak: Voices from Academia, ed. Elwood Watson (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2013).

Professor Pace presented “‘Will I Do Myself Proud or Only What’s Allowed?’: Contradictions and Conflicts in Hollywood Portrayals of Gen-X Men” at the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference, Washington D.C., March 27-30, 2013.

Maria Soriano presented a paper titled, “When WAC Becomes TAC: The Shifting Roles of FYC Classrooms and Instructors” at the Annual Conference on College Composition and Communication in Las Vegas, NV, March 13-16, 2013.

Professor Soriano also delivered a presentation called “FYW on Shuffle: Teaching Visual Rhetoric through Concert Poster Creation” at the Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association conference in Washington, D.C., March 27-30, 2013.

Grasselli Library
Jie Zhang presented “‘Are You a Robot?’ From a Reactive Approach to a Proactive Approach in Chat Reference Service” at the Association of College & Research Libraries Conference in Indianapolis, IN, April 10-13, 2013.

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

Nevin Mayer published a review of American Folk Art: A Regional Reference by Kristin G. Congdon and Kara K. Hallmark, in Sources 52:2 (2012) 163-164.

History
Daniel Kilbride published his book, Being American in Europe, 1750-1861 (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013).

Bob Kolesar presented “John Lloyd Stephens and the Uses of the Mayan Past and Present” at the Ohio Latin Americanist Conference, Wittenberg University in Springfield, OH, February 23, 2013.

Professor Kolesar also presented “Transforming John Carroll University Summer Sessions” at the annual meeting of the North Central Conference on Summer Sessions in Chicago, IL. March 15-16, 2013.

Professor Kolesar attended the Via International Board of Directors meeting in San Diego, CA, March 15- 16 and the Ohio Conference of the American Association of University Professors Board of Trustees meeting and Annual Meeting in Columbus, OH, April 12-13, 2013.

Maria Marsilli presented “The Role of Mestizaje in Benjamín Vicuña Mackenna’s Narrative in Nineteenth-Century Chile” and chaired the panel “Racial Science, Mestizaje, and Heterogeneity: Peru, Argentina, Chile, USA” at the 60th Rocky Mountains Conference of Latin American Studies Meeting, Santa Fe, NM, April 3-6.

Management, Marketing & Logistics
Scott Allen and Anthony Middlebrooks published “The Challenge of Educating Leadership Expertise,” Symposium 6 (November 4, 2013) 84-89.

Professor Allen also published “Job Related Interventions as Sources of Learning in Leadership Development: Widely Used in Industry – Wildly Absent in the Literature,” Organization Development Journal 31:1 (2013) 39-55. Tina Facca, published “Using Dis- criminant Analysis to Classify Satisfaction Data for Planning in a Franchise Context” in Journal of Strategic Marketing 20:1 (2013) 1-15.

Rosanna Miguel, Winfred Arthur, Dennis Doverspike, and Gerald Barrett published “Chasing the Title VII Holy Grail: The Pitfalls of Guaranteeing Adverse Impact Elimination” in the Journal of Business and Psychology 28:1 (March 2013).

Mathematics and Computer science
Barbara D’Ambrosia and Carl Spitznagel presented a paper titled “MathJax: Seamless Mathematics on the Web” at the 25th Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics in Boston, MA, March 21–23, 2013.

Professors D’Ambrosia and Spitznagel also published “Creating Calculus Demos with GeoGebra 4” in the Proceedings of the 24th Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics (Boston: Pearson Education, 2013) 29-37.

Physics
Anthony Roy Day presented “Determining Microstructural Features of a Composite from Effective Properties” (co-authored with Andrew McElroy and Greg Sowa, current and former JCU students) at the Spring 2013 meeting of the Ohio Region Section of the American Physical Society, Athens, OH, March 29-30, 2013.

Psychology
Elizabeth V. Swenson published “Legal Issues in Clinical and Counseling Testing and Assessment” in the APA Handbook of Testing and Assessment in Psychology: Vol. 2, Testing and Assessment in Clinical and Counseling Psychology, ed. K.F. Geisinger (American Psychological Association, 2013).

Sociology and Criminology
Medora Barnes and Kim Dugan presented the paper “Exploring Biological Connections: Donor Sibling Families and Their Decision Making Processes,” at the Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, March 21-24, 2013.

Susan Long attended the annual meeting of the Association for Asian Studies in San Diego, CA, March 20-23. She serves on the Northeast Area Committee of the association which awards grants in Japanese and Korean studies for research, teaching materials, seminars, and distinguished lecturers.

Theology and Religious Studies
Ed Hahnenberg published prefatory material for the six documents included in Vatican II: The Essential Texts (Image Books, 2012). He also published Leader’s Guide for A Concise Guide to the Documents of Vatican II (Franciscan Media, 2012) and three reflections in the Give Us This Day serial.

Professor Hahnenberg presented “Reading the Signs of the Times: A Catholic University in a Postmodern World” at the AJCU Presidents’ Conference in Washington, D.C., February 26-27 and “How is the Sensus Fidelium Identified and Determined By Catholics” at a meeting of the U.S. Lutheran-Catholic Ecumenical Dialogue in Washington, D.C., April 11-14, 2013.

During the spring semester, Dr. Hahnenberg also addressed the National Convention of the Catholic Campus Ministry Association, the Cleveland Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, the Los Angeles Religious Education Congress, Saint Xavier University of Chicago, and several parish and diocesan audience, including a Lenten Luncheon series on campus marking the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council.

Joseph Kelly spoke to the members of the Rowfant Club of Cleveland on “The Albigensian Crusade” on Friday, April 12. Professor Kelly is giving a five-part series on “After the New Testament” for the Cleveland Ecumenical Institute for Religious Studies” at Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church, Cleveland Heights.

Sheila McGinn edited and published Conversations with the Biblical World: Proceedings of the Eastern Great Lakes Biblical Society and the Midwest Region Society of Biblical Literature XXXI (2011) (University Heights, OH: John Carroll University, 2013).

Paul Nietupski published “Labrang Monastery’s Jamyang Zhepa Invokes Protective Deities,” in Sources of Tibetan Tradition eds. Kurtis R. Schaeffer, Matthew T. Kapstein, and Gray Tuttle (New York: Columbia University Press, 2013).

Professor Nietupski also published “Labrang: A Tibetan Buddhist Monastery at the Crossroads of Four Civilizations,” in The Tibetan History Reader eds. Gray Tuttle and Kurtis R. Schaeffer. (New York: Columbia University Press, 2013).

Zeki Saritoprak spoke to the Shaker Heights High School Marching Band about religion and culture in Turkey on March 4, 2013 in preparation for its trip to Turkey.

Professor Saritoprak also participated in the Four Chaplain Memorial Service Program on March 1, 2013 at the Menorah Park Center for Senior Living.

Professor Saritoprak, with Rabbi Allison Vann and Reverend Joseph T. Hilinski, gave a talk at the 5th Annual Dinner of Abrahamic Traditions, sponsored by the Niagara Foundation Cleveland Chapter.

Professor Saritoprak also spoke on the occasion of the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad at the event “Celebrating the life of the Prophet: The Universality of Prophet Muhammad’s Message” at the University at Pittsburgh on February 25, 2013.

John Spencer published the article “Aaron” in Oxford Bibliographies in Biblical Studies (Oxford University Press, March 2013).


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