Faculty Notes

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

Robert Bloom and Gerald Weinstein published “Breaking Down Proposed Private Company Accounting Principles” in Financial  Executive 29:8 (October 2013).

Professor Bloom also published “Let’s Combine the Accounting and Finance Majors: Viewpoint” in Financial Executive 29:9 (November 2013) and “A Note on the New International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) Pronouncement IAS No. 19 (R)” in the Compensation & Benefits Review (April 23 2013).

Carl Anthony, M.E. Acord, and C.M. Hickerson published “Assortative Mating in a Polymorphic Salamander” in Copeia 4 (December 2013).

Professor Anthony and R.A. Pfingsten also published “Eastern Red-Backed Salamander, Plethodon cinereus,” in R.A. Pfingsten, J.G. Davis, T.O. Matson, G. Lipps, Jr., D. Wynn, and B.J. Armitage, eds., Amphibians of Ohio. Ohio Biological Survey Bulletin New Series, 17:1 (December 2013).

Chrystal Bruce published “Water Mediation is Essential to Nucleation of β-Turn Formation in Peptide Folding Motifs” in the Angewandte Chemie International Edition 52:13901 (2013).

Professor Bruce also published “On the Structure of Water and Chloride Ion Interactions with a Peptide Backbone in Solution” in Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 15:21023 (2013).

Professor Bruce gave an invited research seminar titled “Biochemical Applications of Computational Physical Chemistry: Molecular Dynamics of DNA Minor Groove Binders” at Cleveland State University, Department of Chemistry, on November 22, 2013.

Kristen Ehrhardt presented “Alcaeus the Tyrant Slayer: Re-performance and Identity in the Symposium” at the 145th Annual Meeting of the American Philological Association in Chicago, January 2-5, 2014.

Jackie Schmidt, Tina Facca, and John C. Soper (deceased) published “International Variations in Divergent Creativity and the Impact on Teaching Entrepreneurship” in the Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice 13:2 (2013).

Professor Schmidt and Deborra Uecker presented a paper, “Obligations of Friendship: Russia and U.S.” at the National Communication Association Conference in Washington, D.C. November 21-24, 2013.

Alan Stephenson, David E. Reese, and Mary Beadle, eds., had the 4th edition of Broadcast Announcing Worktext: A Media Performance Guide appear (New York: Taylor & Francis Group, 2013).

Sokchea Lim, Channary Khun, and Sajal Lahiri published “Do People Really Support Trade Restrictions? Cross-Country Evidence” in the Journal of International Trade and Economic Development (January 2014).

Sokchea Lim and A.K.M. Mahbub Morshed presented “International Migration and Remittances: Motivations to Remit” at the Missouri Valley Economic Conference in Kansas City, October 17-19, 2013.

Philip Metres published “What Were They Like?” in A Ritual to Read Together: Poems in Conversation with William Stafford, Becca Lachman, ed. (Topeka: Woodley Press, 2013).

Maria Marsilli and Luis Galdames, eds., published Culto a los Ancestros, Hechiceros y Resistencia Colonial: el Caso di Gregorio Taco, Arequipa, 1750 (Arica: Ediciones Universidad de Tarapaca, 2013).

Malia McAndrew published “Japanese-American Beauty Pageants and Minstrel Shows: The Performance of Race and Gender by Nisei Youth During World War II” in the Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth 7:1 (January 2014).

William Bockanic published “Making the Job Interview Work for You” in Strategic Finance 94:6 (December 2012).

Paul R. Murphy’s “The Roles of Procedural and Distributive Justice in Logistics Outsourcing Relationships” received the Bernard J. LaLonde Best Paper Award for the best paper published in the Journal of Business Logistics during 2012. The paper was co-authored by Adriana Rossiter Hofer and A. Michael Knemeyer, who is a 1991 JCU alumnus.

The 11th edition of Professor Murphy and A. Michael Knemeyer’s textbook Contemporary Logistics was published by Pearson Prentice Hall.

Sharon Kaye published Philosophy – A Complete Introduction: A Teach Yourself Guide (London: Hodder and Stoughton, 2013) and “Discipline and Punish: A Foucaultian Analysis of the Modern Crib” in the issue of Philosophy Pathways 182 (January 2014) that she edited.

Professor Kaye’s paper, “Was there no Evolutionary Thought in the Middle Ages? The Case of William of Ockham,” which was published in the British Journal of the History of Philosophy in 2006, was selected for the ‘Editor’s Choice Collection’ (February 2014) celebrating the journal’s 21st anniversary.

Earl Spurgin presented “Emotional Privacy: A Defense of Schadenfruede” at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Practical and Professional Ethics in Jacksonville, Florida, February 27-March 2, 2014. He also served as a judge at the Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl held in conjunction with the meeting.

John Day published two articles, “Discerning When to Transition to New Opportunities” and “What Teams Are You On Now?” in The Resource Handbook for Academic Deans, ed. Laura Behling, 3rd edn. (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2014).

Penny Harris organized a symposium titled, “Combatting Alzheimer’s Disease Stigma” for the 66th Annual Scientific Meetings of the Gerontological Society of America in New Orleans, November 20-23. As part of the symposium, she presented “An Intergenerational Choir Formed to Lessen AD Stigma among College Students: A Pilot Study.”

Susan Long attended a meeting of the American Advisory Committee to the Japan Foundation in New York, January 25-26, 2014, where she served as the chair of the Research Subcommittee.

Professor Long and Sonja Buehring published “Searching for Life in Death: Celebratory Mortuary Ritual in the Context of US Interfaith Families” in Mortality 19:1 (2014). Professor Long coedited – with Satsuki Kawano and Glenda Roberts – a volume of ethnographic work designed for classroom use: Capturing Contemporary Japan: Differentiation and Uncertainty (Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2014). In that volume, she contributed to the introduction and also wrote the chapter “The Aging of the Japanese Family: Meanings of Grandchildren in Old Age.”

Sheila McGinn edited Conversations with the Biblical World: Proceedings of the Eastern Great Lakes Biblical Society and Midwest Region Society of Biblical Literature 2012 XXXII (University Heights, OH: John Carroll University, 2013) and wrote “Notes from the General Editor.”

Professor McGinn also edited The Jesus Movement and the World of the Early Church (Winona, MN: Anselm Academic Christian Brothers Publications, 2014).

Zeki Saritoprak presented a talk about Islam’s perspective on war and peace in a panel titled “The Culture of War: The Basis for Just War is Now Up for Review” at Purdue University on February 1, 2014.

Professor Saritoprak also gave a talk about the concept of pluralism in Islam at an event titled “Abrahamic Traditions Dinner” organized by the Federation Church and the Niagara Foundations Cleveland Chapter on February 5, 2014.

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