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LISA ECKENWILER and DALE E. MILLER, assistant professors of philosophy, appointed co-directors of the philosophy department's Institute of Applied Ethics.
DUC T. NGUYEN, professor of civil and environmental engineering, invited to serve as editorial board member for the 3rd International Conference on Engineering Computational Technology Sept. 4-6 in Prague, Czech Republic.
ROD EVANS, visiting assistant professor of philosophy, and John Carpenter, "Matching Wits With the Million-Dollar Mind: The World's Hardest Trivia Quizzes From America's First Quiz Show Millionaire" (New York: Berkley, 2002)
HELEN TAYLOR GREENE, associate professor of sociology and criminal justice, and Shaun L. Gabbidon, "African American Criminological Thought" (State University of New York Press, 2000). Also, with Gabbidon and Vernetta D. Young, "African American Classics in Criminology and Criminal Justice" (Sage Publications, 2001).
EARL HONEYCUTT, professor of marketing, co-author of "Business-to-Business Marketing" (Sage Publications, 2001).
FREDERICK A. LUBICH, chair of foreign languages and literatures, "Wendewelten: Paradigmenwechsel in der deutschen Literatur- und Kulturgeschichte nach 1945" (Würzburg: Königshausen & Newmann, 2002).
BRIAN K. PAYNE, associate professor of sociology and criminal justice, and RANDY R. GAINEY, associate professor of criminal justice, "Family Violence and Criminal Justice: A Life Course Perspective" (Cincinnati: Anderson Publishing, 2002).
GARRETT J. MCAULIFFE, associate professor of educational leadership and counseling, "Counselor Epistemology as a Predictor of Interview Behavior: A Qualitative Study" at the meeting of the Perry Network in Fullerton, Calif.
STEPHEN K. MEDVIC, assistant professor of political science, and DALE E. MILLER, assistant professor of philosophy, "Teaching Political Ethics" at the 2002 Conference of the Society for Ethics Across the Curriculum in Gainesville, Fla.
MANUELA MOURAO, associate professor of English, "'As If There Were No More Secret Bower': The Liminal Space of the Convent in the Early-Modern Era" at the GEMCS Conference in Philadelphia.
JEFFREY H. RICHARDS, professor of English, "Dunlap's 'André': Con-, Per-, and Other Versions of the Revolution to the Stage" and "Robin or Fieldfare? Joseph Lord and the Origins of Natural History Writing in South Carolina" at the Modern Language Association annual convention in New Orleans.
LEONARD I. RUCHELMAN, eminent professor of urban studies and public administration, "Cities and the Built Environment in the 21st Century" at a conference on Building for the 21st Century at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Center in London.
JAMES R. SWEENEY, associate professor of history, "Profile of a Twentieth-Century Diarist: David J. Mays of Richmond, Virginia" at the biennial convention of Phi Alpha Theta, the national history honors society, in San Antonio, Texas.
WAYNE K. TALLEY, Beazley Professor of Economics, "Dockworker Earnings and Shipping Deregulation: Bargaining Power Versus Productivity" at the 9th World Conference on Transport Research in Seoul, Korea. Also, "Privatization, City Residency and Black-White Earnings Differentials: Evidence From the Public Transit Sector" at the Annual Conference of the Transportation Research Forum in Williamsburg.
ABHA GUPTA, director of the Reading Center, "Linking Reading Instruction to Assessment" at the 10th Annual Mid-Atlantic Symposium.
DAVID R. HAGER, acting provost, chaired a session on "The Extended Campus" at the 2001 Annual Meeting of SACS/COC in New Orleans.
WILLIAM B. HART, assistant professor of communication and theatre arts, "Innovation in Intercultural Teaching: Intercultural Service Projects" at the 2001 National Communication Association Convention in Atlanta.
MIEKO ISHIBASHI, senior lecturer of foreign languages and literatures, "Confucian Capitalism and More," based on the book "Confucius Lives Next Door" by T.R. Reed, to the Magic Book Club at Westminster Canterbury in Virginia Beach.
JAMES KOSNIK, associate professor of music, a concert, "Organ Music With Roots in Improvisation," at the LDS Interstake Center in Oakland, Calif. The concert was part of the San Francisco chapter of the American Guild of Organists' series "Improvisation: The Organist's Art."
FREDERICK A. LUBICH, chair of foreign languages and literatures, "Apocalypse Then: Culture and Catastrophe in German Modernity" at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Conference in Washington, D.C. Also, "Cabaret Culture: Paris - Berlin - New York" at the First Colonial Inn and Bay Lake retirement communities in Virginia Beach.
BRUCE G. LYNCH, professional counselor, Office of Counseling Services, a panel discussion of the play "The Vagina Monologues" at Tidewater Community College, sponsored by the TCC Women's Center.
DAVID C. MARLETT, assistant professor of finance, "Financial Services Modernization Legislation: The Market Impact on Insurers" at the 2001 Southern Risk and Insurance Association Meeting in Savannah. Co-authors are Carl Pacini of Florida Gulf Coast University and William Hillison of Florida State University. Also at the meeting, "Rights of Passage: An Analysis of Graduated Licensing Efforts in Selected States." Co-authors are Lisa Gardner of Bradley University and J. Tim Query of Illinois Wesleyan University.
DON STANSBERRY, director of student activities and leadership, leadership training for student leaders at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn.
ARACELI SUZARA, director of the Filipino American Student Cultural Center, a panel discussion of "Multiculturalism: Perception, Reality, Ideal," sponsored by the Multicultural Alliance of Virginia in Virginia Beach.
GUANGFENG CHENG, doctoral student of aerospace engineering, "Large Amplitude Vibration of a Cantilever Beam With Tip Mass Under Random Base Excitation" in vol. 4, no. 4 of International Journal of Advances in Structural Engineering. Co-authors are CHUH MEI, eminent scholar of aerospace engineering, and RAYMOND Y.Y. LEE, a doctoral graduate of aerospace engineering and currently assistant professor of building and construction at City University of Hong Kong.
ROBERT F. DIAS, assistant professor of biogeochemistry, "Gas Chromatography-Pyrolysis-Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry: A New Method for Investigating Intramolecular Isotopic Variation in Low Molecular Weight Organic Acids" in vol. 33, no. 2 of Organic Geochemistry. Co-authors are Katherine H. Freeman of Penn State University and Stephen G. Franks of Atlantic Richfield Corp.
JOHN R. DONAT, associate professor of biogeochemistry, "A Physicochemical Speciation of Iron During Coastal Algal Blooms" in vol. 77 of Marine Chemistry. Co-authors are C.J. Gobler and S.A. Sanudo-Wilhelmy of SUNY-Stony Brook and J.A. CONSOLVO III, a master's graduate of environmental chemistry.
GARY R. EDGERTON, chair of communication and theatre arts, book reviews of David Glassberg's "Sense of History: The Place of the Past in American Life" (2001), Reinhold Wagnleitner and Elaine Tyler's "Here, There and Everywhere: The Foreign Policy of American Popular Culture" (2000) and Mette Hjort and Ib Bondebjerg's "The Danish Directors: Dialogues on a Contemporary National Cinema" vol. 32, no. 4 of Communication Booknotes Quarterly.
WILLIAM B. HART, assistant professor of communication and theatre arts, "Histories of Intercultural, International and Development Communication," a chapter in "Handbook of International and Intercultural Communication" (Sage Publications, 2001). Lead co-author is Everett M. Rogers.
LUISA A. IGLORIA, visiting associate professor of English, a poem, "Jungle Book," in "Eros Pinoy," edited by Alfred A. Yuson, et al (Anvil Publishing Inc., 2001). Also, selected poems in the first Singaporean-Filipino anthology of poetry, "Love Gathers All: The Philippines-Singapore Anthology of Love Poetry" (Ethos Books, Singapore, and Anvil Publishing Inc., Manila, 2002).
LOUIS H. JANDA, associate professor of psychology, "IVR Test & Survey: A Computer Program to Collect Data Via Computerized Telephonic Applications" in vol. 33, no. 4 of Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers. Co-authors are Michael Janda and Eric Tedford.
JILL C. JURGENS, assistant professor of educational leadership and counseling, "The Career Navigator Sails" in vol. 43, no. 1 of Journal of College Student Development.
GUANG LEA LEE, assistant professor, and LEE MANNING, professor, educational curriculum and instruction, "Working With Asian Parents and Families" in vol. 9 of Multicultural Education.
FREDERICK A. LUBICH, chair of foreign languages and literatures, "The Confessions of Felix Krull, Confidence Man" in "The Cambridge Companion to Thomas Mann" (Cambridge University Press, 2002), edited by Ritchie Robertson. Also, "Tango Argentina," a series of poems and photography, in vol. 10, no. 1 and 2 of Trans-Lit - Journal of the Society for Contemporary American Literature in German.
LEE MANNING, professor, and GUANG LEA LEE, assistant professor, educational curriculum and instruction, "Educating All Children; Educating All Parents - Cultural and Linguistic Considerations" in vol. 37 of Kappa Delta Pi Record.
CHUH MEI, eminent scholar of aerospace engineering, "Methodology for Supersonic Panel Flutter Analysis of Thermal Protection System" in vol. 38, no. 6 of Journal of Aircraft, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Co-authors are GUANGFENG CHENG, doctoral student of aerospace engineering, and ROGER R. CHEN, a doctoral graduate of aerospace engineering and currently an aerospace engineer at Lockheed Martin Engineering and Science Corp.
DALE E. MILLER, assistant professor of philosophy, "Atomists, Liberals and Civic Republicans: Taylor on the Ontology of Citizenship" in vol. 79, no. 4 of The Australasian Journal of Philosophy.
MANUELA MOURAO, associate professor of English, "The Compromise of Enlightened Rationalism in Diderot's 'La Religieuse'" in vol. 48, no. 4 of Romance Quarterly.
JOYCE MAGNOTTO NEFF, associate chair of English, "Capturing Complexity: Using Grounded Theory to Study Writing Centers," a chapter in "Writing Center Research: Extending the Conversation" (New Jersey.: Erlbaum, 2002), edited by Gillespie, Gillam, Brown and Stay.
DUC T. NGUYEN, professor of civil and environmental engineering, "Finite Element-Boundary Integral Methods in Electro-magnetics" in vol. 38, no. 5 of Finite Elements in Analysis and Design Journal. Co-authors are JIANING QIN, a former postdoctoral researcher now with ECTEL Inc., and Maurice Sancer and Richard McClary of Northrop Corp.
JEFFREY H. RICHARDS, professor of English, "Colonial Literature" and "Puritan Writers" in "The Companion to Southern Literature" (Baton Rouge: LSU Press, 2001), edited by Lucinda H. MacKethan and Joseph Flora.
PETER SCHULMAN, assistant professor of French, "The Legacy of 'Paris au Xxeme Siecle': Eccentricity as Defiance in Jules Verne's Uneasy Relationship With His Era" in vol. 48, no. 4 of Romance Quarterly.
DON STANSBERRY, director of student activities and leadership, a review and critique of "Secret Sisters: Stories of Being Lesbian and Bisexual in a College Sorority" in Campus Programming, a publication of the National Association for Campus Activities.
WAYNE K. TALLEY, Beazley Professor of Economics, "Safety Investments, Behaviors and Injury Severity" in vol. 33 of Applied Economics. Co-author is P. McCarthy of Georgia Institute of Technology. Also, "Vessel Accident Oil Spillage: Post U.S. OPA-90" in vol. 6 of Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment. Co-authors are D. Jin and H. Kite-Powell of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Also, "Determinants of the Property Damage Costs of Bulk Barge Accidents" in vol. 28, no. 2 of Maritime Policy and Management. Also, "The Safety of Commercial Fishing: Determinants of Vessel Total Losses and Injuries" in vol. 32 of Journal of Safety Research. Co-authors are Jin and Kite-Powell. Also, "Motivations and Impediments to Service Contracting, Consolidations and Strategic Alliances in Public Transit Organizations" in vol. 33, no. 1 of Administration and Society. Co-authors are K. Obeng and I. Ugboro of North Carolina A&T State University.
RESIT UNAL, professor of engineering management, "Designing for Cost Using Genetic Algorithms" in vol. 21, no. 1 of Journal of Parametrics. Co-authors are A. Moore and R. Braun of NASA Langley Research Center.