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Agami Berube Mulholland Schulman
Agami Berube Mulholland Schulman

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
JANE HAGER, associate dean of education, reappointed to a three-year term on the Board of Examiners of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.

CHARLES KEATING, associate professor, and WILLIAM R. PETERSON, assistant professor, engineering management and systems engineering, elected to the offices of president-elect and at-large director, respectively, of the American Society for Engineering Management.


Awards
WILLIAM R. PETERSON, assistant professor of engineering management and systems engineering, was made a Fellow of the American Society for Engineering Management in October.

SHARON RAVER-LAMPMAN, professor of early childhood, speech-language pathology and special education, the Darden College of Education Excellence in Teaching Award for 2002-03.


Books
JOHN A. ADAM, University Professor of mathematics, “Mathematics in Nature: Modeling Patterns in the Natural World” (Princeton University Press, 2003).

E. JAMES BAESLER, associate professor of communication, “Theoretical Explorations and Empirical Investigations of Communication and Prayer” (Edwin Mellen, 2003).

JOHN A. FAHEY, associate professor emeritus of foreign languages and literatures, and JOHN A. FAHEY JR. ’72, assistant professor of educational administration at James Madison University, “Maverick on the School Board” (Virginia Beach: B&J Books, 2004). Professor Emeritus Fahey appeared recently on the “G. Gordon Liddy Show” to discuss his book “Licensed to Spy” (Naval Institute Press).


Papers/Presentations
JOHN A. ADAM, University Professor of mathematics, “Patterns, Poetry and Principles in Nature: Some Observations” to faculty and students at the Math and Science Colloquium of St. Mary’s College in Maryland. Also, “Can ‘Tunneling’ Occur Between Cancer-Free and Cancerous States? Some Pre-Modeling Speculation” at the American Mathematical Society Special Session on Mathematical Modeling in Physiology and Medicine at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

ABDEL M. AGAMI, professor of accounting, “Convergence of International Financial Reporting Standards and U.S. GAAP: Justification, Progress and Evaluation” at the 2003 annual meeting of the Academy of International Business, Southeast Region, in Clearwater, Fla.

ROBERT L. ASH, interim vice president for research, “Uncovering the Secrets of the Wright Brothers” to the NASA Materials Science Educators’ Workshop at the Virginia Air and Space Center in Hampton. He also recently gave talks on the Wright brothers to the Society of Automotive Engineers in Cleveland, the Virginia Association of Science and Math Educators in Portsmouth, and at Kansas State University.

MAURICE R. BERUBE, eminent scholar of educational leadership and counseling, “John Dewey’s Social Vision Reconsidered” at the University of Florence in Florence, Italy. Also, a keynote paper, “Memorial Tribute for John U. Ogbu and His Contribution to Education,” at the Mid-Western American Educational Research Association in Columbus, Ohio.

KIMBERLEY BUSTER WILLIAMS, assistant director of admissions, and DENNIS GREGORY, assistant professor of educational leadership and counseling, “Nutrition, Good Health and Living to Retire from Student Affairs” at the annual conference of the Southern Association for College Student Affairs in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

JOHN R. DONAT, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, “Atmospheric Trace Metal Deposition and Release and Ocean Primary Production” at the 2003 Gordon Research Conference on Chemical Oceanography at the Tilton School in Tilton, N.H.

JOHN A. FAHEY, associate professor emeritus of foreign languages and literatures, talks on his book, “Maverick on the School Board” (Virginia Beach: B&J Books, 2004) to the Virginia Retired Teachers Association and the Scottish Rite Teacher of the Year (Norfolk, Chesapeake and Virginia Beach ) Award Ceremony. He also gave talks on his book “Licensed to Spy” (Naval Institute Press) to the College of William and Mary Town & Gown and at the Military of World Wars Annual Regional Conference.

PAMELA A. GIBSON, assistant professor of urban studies and public administration, “Political Theory and Public Administration Practice: Convergence in Public Administration Curriculum” at the Virginia Political Science Association meeting in Newport News. She co-chaired a roundtable on “Camelot Revisited: Public Administration Education in a Business School” at the annual conference of the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration in Pittsburgh.

CHARLENE FLEENER, assistant professor of educational curriculum and instruction, and JANE HAGER, associate dean of education, “Development of an Asynchronous Literacy Program: Lessons Learned” at the 2003 conference of the College Reading Association in Corpus Christie, Texas.

FREDERICK A. LUBICH, chair of foreign languages and literatures, “Max Frisch’s Voyage Imaginaire: Europa - America - Utopia” at Ohio State University. Also, “Patriarchy Versus Matriarchy: The Dialectics of Modernity in Modern German Culture” at Cleveland State University. Also, “Berlin - Berlin: From the Weimar Republic to the Berlin Republic, Decadence and Renaissance of Germany’s Capital” at the University of Richmond. Also, “Cabaret Culture: Paris - Berlin - New York” at Atria Assisted Living in Virginia Beach.

MARGARET MULHOLLAND, assistant professor of ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, “Competition for Organic Resources: Bacteria Versus Aureococcus anophagefferens” at the Estuarine Research Federation annual meeting in Seattle. Co-authors are GEORGE BONEILLO, doctoral student, OEAS; PETER BERNHARDT, laboratory specialist, OEAS; ELIZABETH MINOR, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry; and JEAN-PAUL SIMJOUW, doctoral student, OEAS.

ANDREA ROCHA, master’s student of ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, “Uptake of Thymidine and Leucine Phytoplankton: Implications for Bacterial Productivity Estimates” at the Estuarine Research Federation annual meeting in Seattle. Co-authors are MARGARET MULHOLLAND, assistant professor, OEAS; PETER BERNHARDT, laboratory specialist, OEAS; A. MICHELLE WATSON, doctoral student, OEAS; GEORGE BONEILLO, doctoral student, OEAS; and SUE REYNOLDS, master’s student, OEAS.

PETER SCHULMAN, associate professor of French, “A Change in France, a Change in Verne: Thanatos and Dystopia in Les Cinq Cents Millions de la Begum” at the 19th-century French colloquium at the University of Arizona. He also organized a session on Jules Verne with LEE SLATER, adjunct assistant professor of foreign languages and literatures. Also, “Alone in Paris: Cedric Klapisch’s Female Bachelor and Her Quartier” at the Midwest Modern Language Association in Chicago.

SETHAPONG SETHABOUPPHA, former doctoral student, and ISAO ISHIBASHI, professor of civil and environmental engineering, “EPS-Filled Tires as a Lightweight Construction Material” at the 56th Canadian Geotechnical Conference and the fourth Joint IAH-CNC and CGS Conference in Winnipeg, Canada.

ANN REID TATMAN, director of customer relations and electronic business services, Office of Administration and Finance, “Content Management and Portal Technology at Educational Institutions” at the annual conference of users of Vignette Village 2003 in Austin, Texas.

A. MICHELLE WATSON, doctoral student of ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, “The Relative Importance of Phototrophy, Osmotrophy and Phagotrophy to Dinoflagellate Nutrition Over Seasonal Time Scales” at the Estuarine Research Federation annual meeting in Seattle. Co-authors are MARGARET MULHOLLAND, assistant professor, OEAS; PETER BERNHARDT, laboratory specialist, OEAS; ANDREA ROCHA, master’s student, OEAS; SUE REYNOLDS, master’s student, OEAS; and GEORGE BONEILLO, doctoral student, OEAS.

MELVIN H. WILLIAMS, eminent scholar emeritus of exercise science, sport, physical education and recreation, “Creatine: The Power Supplement” and “Sports Dietary Supplements: What Works and What Does Not Work” at the fourth International Congress on Nutrition, Longevity and Quality of Life” in Sao Paulo, Brazil.


Publications
JOHN A. ADAM, University Professor of mathematics, a book chapter, “Mathematical Models of Tumor Growth: From Empirical Description to Biological Mechanism,” in vol. 537 of Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, “Mathematical Modeling in Nutrition and the Health Sciences” (Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, 2003).

KIMBERLEY BUSTER WILLIAMS, assistant director of admissions, “Staying Fit While on the Road” in the fall issue of The College & University Journal: A Journal of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admission Officers.

GREG CUTTER, professor of oceanography, “Selenium in San Francisco Bay Zooplankton: Possible Effects of Hydrodynamics and Food Web Interactions” in vol. 26 of Estuaries. Co-authors are MARTINA DOBLIN, research assistant professor of ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences; Stephen Bollens, San Fracisco State University; and Samuel Luoma, U.S. Geological Survey.

ISAO ISHIBASHI, professor of civil and environmental engineering, and OMER F. CAPER, a former doctoral student and now an assistant professor at Zonguldak Karaelmas University in Zonguldak, Turkey, “Anisotropy and Its Relation to Liquefaction Resistance of Granular Material” in vol. 43, no. 5 of the Japanese Geotechnical Society’s Soils and Foundations journal.

CHARLES KEATING, associate professor of engineering management and systems engineering, “System of Systems Engineering” in vol. 15, no. 3 of Engineering Management Journal. Co-authors are former faculty member Ralph Rogers; RESIT UNAL, professor of EMSE; DAVID DRYER, senior research scientist, Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center; ANDRES SOUSA-POZA, assistant professor of EMSE; ROBERT STAFFORD, visiting associate professor of EMSE; and WILLIAM R. PETERSON and GHAITH RABADI, assistant professors of EMSE.

GEORGE MAIHAFER, associate professor of physical therapy, “A Comparison of the Figure-of-Eight Method and Water Volumetry in Measurement of Hand and Wrist Size” in the October/December issue of Journal of Hand Therapy. Co-authors are School of Physical Therapy alumni MARK LLEWELLYN, WILLIAM PILLAR JR., KRISTEN SCOTT, DENISE MARINO and REBECCA BOND.

MARGARET MULHOLLAND, assistant professor of ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, “Peptide Hydrolysis, Amino Acid Oxidation and N Uptake Along a Nutrient and Salinity Gradient in the Pocomoke River, Maryland” in Marine Ecology Progress, Series 258. Co-authors are Patricia Glibert of the University of Maryland and Cindy Lee of Stony Brook University.

DUC T. NGUYEN, professor of civil and environmental engineering, “Parallel Finite Element Domain Decomposition for Structural/Acoustic Analysis” in vol. 4, no. 2 of Journal of Computational and Applied Mechanics. Co-authors are Willie Watson of NASA Langley Research Center, S.D. Rajan of Arizona State University and SIROJ TUNGKAHOTARA, a doctoral student of civil and environmental engineering.

JAMES A. ONATE, assistant professor of exercise science, sport, physical education and recreation, “Cumulative Effects Associated with Recurrent Concussion in Collegiate Football Players: The NCAA Concussion Study” in vol. 290, no. 19 of the Journal of the American Medical Association. The lead author is Kevin M. Guskiewicz and there are sixth other co-authors. Also in this issue, “Acute Effects and Recovery Time Following Concussion in Collegiate Football Players: The NCAA Concussion Study.” The lead author is Michael McCrea and there are seven other co-authors.

PETER SCHULMAN, associate professor of French, a translation of mystery writer Fred Kassak’s “Who’s Afraid of Ed Garpo” in the November issue of Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine.

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