ProFacts

Owings Jersild Barnett Lombardo


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, Compositions/Arrangements, Degrees, Exhibitions, Performances, Papers/
Presentations and Publications. Announcements will appear on a space-available basis in the order received. Submissions may be e-mailed (sdaniel@odu.edu), mailed (Courier Editor, 100 Koch Hall) or faxed (683-5501).


Appointments/Elections
VINOD AGARWAL, chair of economics, appointed by Gov. Mark Warner to the Virginia College Building Authority for a four-year term. The VCBA facilitates or provides financing for certain capital projects and educational equipment for state-owned institutions of higher education and provides a conduit-financing mechanism for private, nonprofit institutions in Virginia.

MARK W. SCERBO, professor of psychology, elected a fellow of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.


Awards
RICHARD V. GREGORY, dean of the College of Sciences, the International Fiber Society’s Founders Award. He will present his Founders Award lecture at ODU in late fall.

HIROYUKI HAMADA, associate professor, and KIM BAYLOR, adjunct faculty member, exercise science, sport, physical education and recreation, and their youth U.S. martial art team, the “most outstanding team honor in their martial art performances” at a competition in Kyoto, Japan. Jessica Tow, a third-grader and daughter of the late Patrick K. Tow, former chair of ESSPER, received one of the top individual awards for excellence.

AUSTIN JERSILD, associate professor of history and international studies, a $9,000 advanced research fellowship from the American Councils for International Education to study in Moscow, January to April 2004.

BRIAN K. WELLS (Ph.D. ’00), Bruce E. Reiman, Jan L. Clayton, Donna L. Horan and CYNTHIA M. JONES, eminent scholar of ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, Best Paper 2004 by the American Fisheries Society for “Variation of Water, Otolith and Scale Chemistries Within a River Basin” in vol. 132 of Transactions of the American Fisheries Society.


Books
MAURICE R. BERUBE, eminent scholar emeritus of educational leadership and counseling, “Radical Reformers: The Influence of the Left in American Education” (Information Age Pulishing).

GAIL DICKINSON, assistant professor of library science, “Portfolio Guide for the School Library Media Specialist,” part of the AASL’s Bottom Line Series (American Association of School Libraries).

STEVE A. YETIV, professor of political science, “Crude Awakenings: Global Oil Security and American Foreign Policy” (Cornell University Press).


Compositions/Arrangements
WILLIAM S. BARTOLOTTA, associate professor of music, an arrangement for brass and percussion of Rossini’s “William Tell Overture,” published by Solid Brass Music Co.


Papers/Presentations
SLAWOMIR CERBIN, postdoctoral member of the biological sciences research program; TODD STEM and TODD EGERTON, graduate students of biological sciences; and HAROLD MARSHALL, professor emeritus of biological sciences; “Morphology and Physiology of a Novel Pfiesteria-like Dinoflagellate from Chesapeake Bay” at the annual meeting of the Phycological Society of America in Williamsburg.

TODD EGERTON, graduate student, and HAROLD MARSHALL, professor emeritus, biological sciences, “Feeding Behavior and Conditioning in Three Pfiesteria-like Dinoflagellates” at the annual meeting of the Phycological Society of America in Williamsburg.

THOMAS D. FLETCHER, doctoral student of industrial/organizational psychology, and DEBRA A. MAJOR and DONALD D. DAVIS, associate professors of psychology, “Congruence in Personality and Climate Perceptions of Competitiveness in the Workplace” at the 64th Annual Conference of the Academy of Management in New Orleans.

ANN GARGETT, professor of oceanography, Center for Coastal Physical Oceanography, “Beyond Correlations: The Search for Mechanisms Underlying Coupled Climate/Ecosystem Variability in the Oceans” as the 2004 Rachel Carson Lecturer at the AGU-CGU-I Joint Assembly.

HIROYUKI HAMADA, associate professor of exercise science, sport, physical education and recreation, “International Comparative Perspectives in Education” at the International Forum in Education at Hiroshima University, Higashihiroshima, Japan.

CYNTHIA M. JONES, eminent scholar of ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, “Science and the Chesapeake Bay,” the Mathias Medal Award keynote speech at the University of Maryland. The Mathias Medal Ceremonies were sponsored by the Maryland and Virginia Sea Grant Programs and Johns Hopkins University.

ROBIN J. LEWIS, professor of psychology, “Writing as a Way to Cope with Lesbian-related Stress,” a poster presentation at the 112th convention of the American Psychological Association in Honolulu (co-authors are EVA G. CLARKE, lecturer of psychology; VALERIAN J. DERLEGA, professor of psychology; and M.D. MCELLIGOTT and A.M. JACOBS, graduate students with the Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology). Also at the convention, a poster presentation on “Stigma Consciousness, Social Constraints and Lesbian Well-being” (co-authors are Derlega, Clarke, McElligott, Jacobs and J. KUANG, graduate student of psychology).

LUCIEN X. LOMBARDO, professor of criminal justice, and KAREN POLONKO, professor of sociology, “Enlightened Witnessing: Rehumanizing Through Confrontation with Violence” at the annual meetings of the International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities, Humanities Conference, Monash University Centre, Prato, Italy.

DEBRA A. MAJOR, associate professor of psychology; THOMAS D. FLETCHER, doctoral student of industrial/organizational psychology; and JANIS SANCHEZ-HUCLES, professor of psychology; “The Experience of Tokenism in the Information Technology Workforce” at the 112th convention of the American Psychological Association in Honolulu.

HAROLD MARSHALL, professor emeritus of biological sciences, and Lubomira Burchardt of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland, “Dominance and Morphology of Two Acidophilic Diatoms from Lake Drummond, Located in Southeastern Virginia” at the 18th International Diatom Symposium in Szczecin, Poland. Also, “Spatial Relationships Within the Neuston Community” at the meetings of the Polish Botanical Society in Torun, Poland, and at the annual meeting of the Phycological Society of America in Williamsburg.

GARRETT J. MCAULIFFE, associate professor of counseling, “Counselor Educators: Doctors on Tap or on Top?” at the conference of the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision in Athens, Ga.

DALE E. MILLER, assistant professor of philosophy, “John Stuart Mill on Slavery and Emancipation” at the 2004 meeting of the American Political Science Association in Chicago.

MARK W. SCERBO, professor of psychology, “An Examination of Surgical Skill Performance Under Combat Conditions Using a Mannequin-based Simulator in a Virtual Environment” at the 2004 NATO RTO on Human Factors in Medicine at St. Pete Beach, Fla. Co-authors are JAMES P. BLISS, associate professor of psychology; ELIZABETH A. SCHMIDT, doctoral student of human factors psychology; HOPE S. HANNER, doctoral student of industrial/organizational psychology; and Leonard J. Weireter, professor of surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School.

ELIZABETH A. SCHMIDT, doctoral student of human factors psychology, and MARK W. SCERBO, professor of psychology, “Field Independence and Spatial Ability in the Search for the Presence and Absence of Features” at the 48th annual meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society in New Orleans.

MELVINA SUMTER, assistant professor of criminal justice, “The Importance of Place” at the National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice annual meeting in Jacksonville, Fla.

GLEN SUSSMAN, chair of political science, and geography panel presentations on “Political Polling: How Accurate Are the Numbers?” and “Kerry or Bush: Hot Issues in This Year’s Presidential Election” for the WVEC-TV program “On the Record.”

MONA P. TERNUS, assistant professor of nursing, “Expeditionary Medical Diplomacy: A Formative Evaluation of the International Health Specialist Program” at the 35th International Congress on Military Medicine in Washington, D.C. Also, with Debbie Faulk of Auburn University-Montgomery, “Educating Nurses as Public Policy Advocates: Transformational Perspectives of RN to BSN Students” at the Sigma Theta Tau International 15th annual Nursing Research Congress in Dublin, Ireland. Also at the congress, with KAREN A. KARLOWICZ, assistant professor of nursing, “Strategies for Nursing Retention in a Psychiatric Care Environment.”

JONATHAN E. TURNER, graduate of the industrial/organization psychology program; DEBRA A. MAJOR, associate professor of psychology; and THOMAS D. FLETCHER, doctoral student of I/O psychology; “Personality Predictors of Motivation to Learn” at the 112th convention of the American Psychological Association in Honolulu.

HAROLD WILSON, professor of history, “Technology in the Civil War” to the Sons of Confederate Veterans, Norfolk County Grays, Camp No. 1549, and for the Chesapeake Public Library Civil War Days.


Publications
EDIE BARNETT, interim vice provost for distance learning, and JEANIE KLINE, assistant vice president for student and academic support, Office of Distance Learning, “Successful Distance Learning Partnerships: Marriages Made in Transfer Heaven” in vol. 68 of Continuing Higher Education Review.

EILEEN HOFMANN and JOHN KLINCK, professors, Center for Coastal Physical Oceanography, “Physical Forcing of Phytoplankton Community Structure and Primary Production in Continental Shelf Waters of the Western Antarctic Peninsula” in vol. 62 of Journal of Marine Research. Co-authors are B.B. Prézelin (lead author), University of California, Santa Barbara, and M. Moline, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

AUSTIN JERSILD, associate professor of history and international studies, “The Chechen Wars in Historical Perspective: New Work on Contemporary Russian-Chechen Relations” in vol. 63, no. 2 of Slavic Review. Also, a review of Nikolas K. Gvosdev’s “Imperial Policies and Perspectives Towards Georgia, 1760-1819” (London: Macmillan Press, 2000) in vol. 38, no. 3 of Canadian-American Slavic Studies.

FREDERICK A. LUBICH, chair of foreign languages and literatures, “A Symbiosis of Cultures: Moorish Andalucia – A Model for the Future?” in the Aug. 3, 2004, edition of the German newspaper Augsburger Allgemeine.

HAROLD MARSHALL, professor emeritus of biological sciences, and Lubomira Burchardt of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland, “Monitoring Phytoplankton Populations and Water Quality Relationships in Estuarine Rivers of Chesapeake Bay” in a recent edition of Oceanological and Hydrobiological Studies.

GARRETT J. MCAULIFFE, associate professor of counseling, “Turning Ethnicity On and Off: An Option for Whites Only” in vol. 5, no. 1 of Counselors for Social Justice Activist. Also, “What Have We Lost? The Decline of Experiential Counselor Education” in vol. 65 of ACES Spectrum.

DALE E. MILLER, assistant professor of philosophy, “Sympathy Versus Spontaneity: A Tension in J.S. Mill’s Conception of Human Perfection” in vol. 3, no. 2 of International Journal of Politics and Ethics.

JAMES OLESON, assistant professor of criminal justice, “You Make Me [sic]: Confessions of a Sadistic Law Review Editor” in vol. 37, no. 4 of U.C. Davis Law Review.

WILLIAM A. OWINGS, associate professor of educational leadership and counseling, and Leslie Kaplan, assistant principal at Dozier Middle School in Newport News, “School Finance as an Investment in Human Capital” in the September issue of the National Association of Secondary School Principals Bulletin.

LEONARD I. RUCHELMAN, eminent scholar of urban studies and public administration, “The Finance Function in Local Government” in “Management Policies in Local Government Finance,” edited by J. Richard Aronson and Eli Schwartz (ICMA Green Book Series).

CAROLYN RUTLEDGE and LAUREL GARZON, associate professors, MICAH SCOTT, lecturer, and KAREN KARLOWICZ, assistant professor, nursing, “Using Standardized Patients to Teach and Evaluate Nurse Practitioner Students on Cultural Competency” in vol. 1, no. 1 of International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship.

IVAN SUN, assistant professor, and RUTH TRIPLETT and RANDY GAINEY, associate professors, criminal justice, “Neighborhood Characteristics and Crime: A Test of Sampson and Groves’ Model of Social Disorganization” in vol. 5, no. 1 of Western Criminology Review.

GLEN SUSSMAN, chair of political science and geography, “An Early Assessment of George W. Bush and the Environment,”a chapter in “George W. Bush: Evaluating the President at Midterm,” edited by Bryan Hilliard, Tom Lansford and Robert Watson (State University of New York Press, 2004).

MONA P. TERNUS, assistant professor of nursing, “Survival/Search and Rescue,” a chapter in “Flight Nursing Core Curriculum Companion Workbook,” edited by H. McLellan (Denver: Air and Surface Transport Nurses Association). Also, with Debbie Faulk of Auburn University, Montgomery, as lead author, “Strategies for Teaching Public Policy in Nursing: A Creative Approach” in vol. 29, no. 3 of Nurse Educator.

RUTH TRIPLETT and DIANNE CARMODY, associate professors of criminal justice, and Peggy Plass, “Gender and Delinquency: Females Doing Crime,” a chapter in “Controversies in Juvenile Justice and Delinquency,” edited by Alida Merlo and Peter Benekos (Anderson Publishing Co.)

JUDITH WELLS, postdoctoral researcher, Center for Coastal Physical Oceanography, and K.R. Helfrich, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, “A Laboratory Study of Localized Boundary Mixing in a Rotating Stratified Fluid” in vol. 516 of Journal of Fluid Mechanics.