ProFacts

Brenner Darby Reed McGreevy
Brenner Darby Reed McGreevy

ProFacts welcomes post-announcements from faculty and staff on matters relating to professional achievements. Items may be submitted for the following categories: Appointments/Elections, Awards, Books, Certifications, Commissions, Degrees, Exhibitions, Papers, Performances, Presentations and Publications. Announcements will appear on a space-available basis in the order they are received. Submissions may be mailed (Courier Editor, 100 Koch Hall), faxed (683-5501) or e-mailed (sdaniel@odu.edu).


Appointments/Elections
GARY R. EDGERTON, chair of communication and theatre arts, appointed associate editor of The Journal of American Culture.


Awards
DANA D. BURNETT, vice president for student services, the Robert H. Shaffer Award for 2003 from Indiana University’s higher education administration program. The award is presented to a graduate of IU’s higher education doctoral program who exemplifies outstanding service to the student affairs profession.

DENNIS E. GREGORY, assistant professor of educational leadership and counseling, the D. Parker Young Award from the Association for Student Judicial Affairs for “recognition of ongoing scholarly and research contributions in the area of higher education and judicial affairs.”

LINDA MCGREEVY, associate professor of art history and criticism, a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship to do research on painter Otto Dix.

RENEE OLANDER, director of interdisciplinary studies, the Outstanding Woman of the Year Award from the University Women’s Caucus.

PHILIP A. REED, assistant professor of occupational and technical studies, the 2003 Silvius-Wolansky Outstanding Publication Award from the Council on Technology Teacher Education for CTTE Monograph #17, “The Technology Education Graduate Research Database: 1892-2000.”

ROSEANN RUNTE, president, named to the prestigious Order of Canada for her contributions to education in that nation. The award is given annually by Canada’s Governor General.


Books
DONALD J. ZEIGLER, professor of geography, co-editor of “Cities of the World: World Regional Urban Development” (Boulder and New York: Rowman and Littlefield, 2003). Co-editors are S.D. Brunn and J.F. Williams. Zeigler wrote a chapter in the book, “Cities of the Greater Middle East.”


Papers
ABDEL M. AGAMI, professor of accounting, “Who Is Responsible for Enron’s Collapse: A Case Study” at the 2003 Southeast Case Research Association in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

MARTINA DOBLIN, research assistant professor of ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, “Biogeochemical Cycling of Nutrients and Trace Elements in Flooded Island Habitats” at the CALFED Bay-Delta Program Science Conference in Sacramento, Calif. Co-authors are LYNDA CUTTER, laboratory manager, and GREGORY CUTTER, professor of ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences.


Presentations
CARL BOYD, eminent scholar emeritus of history, “The Second World War and American Intelligence: Two Japanese Case Studies” for the George C. Marshall Lecture Series at Virginia Military Institute. He also served as a consultant for a Japanese documentary television program on “Ambassador Oshima Hiroshi” and as a consultant for the History Channel documentary on “Japanese Submarines,” to be aired in spring 2004.

MARTINA A. DOBLIN, research assistant professor of ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, a poster presentation, “Effects of Open-Ocean Exchange on Microbial Communities in Ships’ Ballast Tanks” at the Third Marine Biological Invasions Conference in La Jolla, Calif. Co-authors include FRED C. DOBBS, associate professor, and LISA A DRAKE, research assistant professor, OEAS.

ANN E. GARGETT, professor, Center for Coastal Physical Oceanography, two seminars as the inaugural Henry Stommel Visiting Scholar at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, “Differential Diffusion of Temperature and Salinity in the Ocean” and “Physical Roots of High Biological Productivity in Saanich Inlet, British Columbia.”

DENNIS E. GREGORY, assistant professor of educational leadership and counseling, and S.M. Janosik, “Has the Clery Act Increased Student Safety? What Does the Research Say?” at the 2003 ASJA Conference in Clearwater Beach, Fla., and the 2003 NASPA Conference in St. Louis. Also at the NASPA Conference, “The Administration of Fraternal Organizations on North American Campuses: Authors Panel.”

JERRY HOUSNER, adjunct professor of aerospace engineering, a national short course on “Design and Analysis of Surface Panels for High Speed Vehicles,” “Panel Response Under Combined Loading,” in conjunction with the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Conference and the 44th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference and the AIAA Dynamics Specialists Conference, all in Norfolk.

LUISA A. IGLORIA, associate professor of English, a poetry reading as one of two featured poets for “Hidden Voices and Communities: America Since 9/11” at Chopin Theatre in Chicago, sponsored by the Guild Complex Chicago. Also, a panel presentation, “Pinoy Poetics: Filipino Poets on Their Works” at the annual conference of the Associated Writing Programs in Baltimore.

JAMES V. KOCH, Board of Visitors professor of economics and president emeritus, the David Dodds Henry Lecture at the University of Illinois at Springfield, “TQM and Other Management Fads: Why Has Their Impact on Higher Education Been so Small?” Established in 1971, the David Dodds Henry Lectures have featured noted educators speaking on topics that relate to the theory, philosophy and/or practice of the administration of higher education.

FREDERICK A. LUBICH, chair of foreign languages and literatures, “Cabaret Culture: Paris, Berlin, New York,” “Switzerland: The Magic Mountain of European Culture” and “Klezmer Revival in Contemporary Germany” at Westminster Canterbury in Virginia Beach.

CHUH MEI, eminent scholar of aerospace engineering, a national short course on “Design and Analysis of Surface Panels for High Speed Vehicles,” “Supersonic and Hypersonic Panel Flutter,” in conjunction with the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Conference and the 44th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference and the AIAA Dynamics Specialists Conference, all in Norfolk.

DUC T. NGUYEN, professor of civil and environmental engineering, “Scalable Sparse Finite Element MPI Implementation for Large-scale Analysis and Optimal Design of Aerospace Structures,” an invited research seminar at NASA Langley Research Center.

RENEE OLANDER, director of interdisciplinary studies, a poetry reading to the Sans Souci Literary Club in Suffolk.

PHILIP A. REED, assistant professor of occupational and technical studies, “Inquiring Minds Deserve to Know” and “Current Research in Technology Education” at the annual conference of the International Technology Education Association in Nashville.


Publications
CARL BOYD, eminent scholar emeritus of history, a chapter, “How Not to Cooperate: National Socialist Germany and Imperial Japan” in “Future Wars: Coalition Operations in Global Security,” Dennis E. Showalter, ed. (Chicago: Imprint Publications, 2002).

WILLIAM H. BRENNER, professor of philosophy, “Dialogues on Causality and the Limits of Empiricism” in vol. 26, no. 1 of Philosophical Investigations.

KAE H. CHUNG, professor of management and international business, “Performance of Business Groups in Korea: A Focused Business Strategy” in vol. 18, no. 3 of Journal of Asian Business.

ROBERT F. CURRY, director of TELETECHNET advising, a chapter on academic advising in “The Handbook of Distance Education,” M. Moore and W. Anderson, eds. (Mahway, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2003).

MICHELE L. DARBY, eminent scholar of dental hygiene, “Can We Successfully Maintain Risk Patients?” in vol. 1, no. 1 of International Journal of Dental Hygiene.

LISA A DRAKE, research assistant professor of ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, “Ship-transported Virio- and Bacterioplankton” in “Alien Marine Organisms Introduced by Ships in the Mediterranean and Black Seas,” F. Briand, ed. (Monaco: International Commission for the Scientific Exploration of the Mediterranean Sea Workshop Monographs No. 20, 2002). Also, with FRED C. DOBBS, associate professor, OEAS, and Richard Zimmerman of Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, “Light Attenuation by Seagrass Epiphytes: Effects of Epiphyte Abundance and Composition” in vol. 48 of Limnology and Oceanography.

DENNIS E. GREGORY, assistant professor of educational leadership and counseling, “Hiding Crime on Campus: Current Reality or Paranoia from the Past?” in vol. 4, no. 2 of Campus Safety and Student Development. Also, “Should College and University Students Be Held to a Higher Behavioral Standard?” in vol. 4, no. 3 of Campus Safety and Student Development. Also, “The Student Handbook, Federal Law and Electronic Technology” in vol. 40, no. 1 of NASPA Journal. Also, with S.M. Janosik, “The Clery Act: How Effective Is It? Perceptions from the Field – The Current State of the Research and Recommendations for Improvement” in vol. 32, no. 1 of Stetson Law Review.

GILBERT R. HOY, eminent scholar of physics, with eight co-authors, “Resonant-Detector Mössbauer Spectroscopic Studies of Sn Doped SiO2 Analysed Using Quantum Mechanical Theory” in vol. 139/140 of Hyperfine Interactions. Also in this issue, with five co-authors, “Nuclear Emission Holography.”

LUISA A. IGLORIA, associate professor of English, a chapter/essay contribution in “Writing Home: Filipino Writers on Their Hometowns,” Ruel S. De Vera, ed. (Anvil, 2002).

YUPING LIU, assistant professor of marketing, “What Is Interactivity and Is It Always Such a Good Thing? Implications of Definition, Person and Situation for the Influence of Interactivity on Advertising Effectiveness” in vol. 31, no. 4 of Journal of Advertising.

FREDERICK A.LUBICH, chair of foreign languages and literatures, a review of “The ‘Goldhagen Effect’: History, Memory, Nazism – Facing the German Past,” edited by Geoff Eley (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2000) in vol. 23 of Modern Judaism.

LINDA MCGREEVY, associate professor of art history and criticism, “Bitter Witness,” an adaptation from “Bitter Witness: Otto Dix and the Great War” from a volume of Peter Lang Publishing Inc.’s series “German Life and Civilization,” in the February issue of the National Endowment for the Humanities’ magazine, Humanities.

CHUH MEI, eminent scholar of aerospace engineering, “Nonlinear Random Response of Internally Hinged Beams” in vol. 39, issues 5-6 of Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, and “Flow Angle, Temperature and Aerodynamic Damping on Supersonic Panel Flutter Stability Boundary” in vol. 40, no. 2 of Journal of Aircraft. Co-authors of both publications are GUANGFENG CHENG, postdoctoral researcher, and RAYMOND Y. LEE, assistant professor of building and construction at City University of Hong Kong. Both are ODU graduates. Also, “Using Aeroelastic Modes for Nonlinear Panel Flutter at Arbitrary Supersonic Yawed Angle” in vol. 41, no. 2 of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Journal. Co-author is XINYUN GUO, doctoral candidate in aerospace engineering.

DALE E. MILLER, assistant professor of philosophy, “Actual-Consequence Act Utilitarianism and the Best Possible Humans” in vol. 16 of Ratio. Also, “Axiological Actualism and the Converse Intuition: Response to Parsons” in vol. 81 of The Australasian Journal of Philosophy.

RENEE OLANDER, director of interdisciplinary studies, an essay, “Notes on Being a ‘White’ Female,” in the Feb. 11 Port Folio Weekly. Also, a poem, “Song for a Ghost of Lake Drummond,” in “Sea of Voices, Isle of Story: A WIWA Anthology of the Best Contemporary Writing” (Triple Tree Publishing, 2003).

MICHAEL PEARSON, director of creative writing, a chapter, “In the American Grain: John McPhee’s Coming into the Country,” in “John McPhee and the Art of Literary Nonfiction,” Alan Weltzien and Susan Maher, eds. (University of Utah Press, 2003).

MARK W. SCERBO, associate professor of psychology, “A Brain-based System for Adaptive Automation” in vol. 4 of Theoretical Issues in Ergonomic Science. Co-authors are FREDERICK G. FREEMAN and PETER J. MIKULKA, professors of psychology.

WAYNE K. TALLEY, Frederick W. Beazley Professor of Economics, “Marine Safety and Accident Analysis” in “The Handbook of Maritime Economics and Business,” C. Grammenos, ed. (London: Lloyds of London Press, 2002). Also, with four-co-authors, “A Model of Fishing Vessel Accident Probability” in vol. 33 of Journal of Safety Research. Also, “The Safety of Ferries: An Accident Injury Perspective” in “Contemporary Research in Global Shipping and Logistics,” a special issue of the journal Maritime Policy and Management, vol. 29, no. 3.

LAWRENCE WEINSTEIN, associate professor of physics, “First Measurement of the Double Spin Asymmetry in e p --> e’ pi^+ n in the Resonance Region,” with R. De Vita et al., in vol. 88 of Physical Review Letters. Also, “Performance of a Compact Detector Package for the Out-of-Plane Spectrometer System,” with Z.L. Zhou, et al., in vol. A487 of Nuclear Instruments and Methods.

KIM BUSTER WILLIAMS, assistant director of admissions for special events, a review of “The Politics of Writing in the Two Year College” in the spring 2003 issue of The Community College Enterprise.

JENNIFER DUNNING WILSON, graduate student of dental hygiene, “Effects of Occupational Ultrasonic Noise Exposure on Hearing of Dental Hygienists: A Pilot Study” in vol. 76, no. 4 of Journal of Dental Hygiene. Co-authors are MICHELE L. DARBY, eminent scholar of dental hygiene; S. LYNN TOLLE, professor of dental hygiene; and JOSEPH C. SEVER JR., associate professor of early childhood, speech pathology and special education.

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