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Profacts Received Through February 28

Profacts Received Through February 28

ProFacts welcomes post-announcements from faculty and staff regarding professional achievements. Items may be submitted for: Appointments/Elections, Awards, Books, Certifications, Commissions, Compositions/Arrangements, Degrees, Exhibitions, Papers/Presentations, Patents, Performances and Publications. Send your submissions to: sdaniel@odu.edu.

The following announcements were received through Feb. 28, 2010


RICHARDEAN BENJAMIN, associate dean, College of Health Sciences, and associate professor of nursing, inducted as a fellow into the American Academy of Nursing.

JEFFREY JONES, associate professor of communication, appointed to the editorial board of Popular Communication: The International Journal of Media and Culture.


YUPING LIU-THOMPKINS, associate professor of marketing and E.V. Williams Faculty Fellow, named a Society for New Communications Research 2010 Fellow. SNCR IS a global, nonprofit research and education foundation and think tank focused on the latest developments in media and communications. SNCR Fellows collaborate on research initiatives, educational offerings and the establishment of standards and best practices focused on the advanced study of emerging trends and developments in media and communications, and their effect on business, professional communications, media, culture and society.


JEFFREY JONES, associate professor of communication, "Entertaining Politics: Satiric Television and Political Engagement," second edition (Rowman and Littlefield, 2010).

BURTON ST. JOHN III, assistant professor of communication, and Jack Rosenberry, "Public Journalism 2.0: The Promise and Reality of a Citizen-Engaged Press" (New York: Routledge, 2010).


HOLLY GAFF, assistant professor of community and environmental health, WAYNE HYNES, chair of biological sciences, and DANIEL SONENSHINE, professor emeritus of biological sciences, quoted in a Feb. 14 Virginian-Pilot story, "ODU helps new park zero in on blood suckers."

ODU Helps New Park Zero in on Blood Suckers

ALTHEA TAIT, assistant professor of women's studies, quoted in a Feb. 11 WVEC-TV report, "In the 21st century, does chivalry have a seat at the table?"


JAMES KOCH, Board of Visitors Professor of Economics and President Emeritus, quoted in a Feb. 11 Virginian-Pilot story, "Foreclosures drop in January."


He also wrote an opinion piece for the Feb. 2 Daily Press, "The sea is rising and coastal land is sinking, and local leaders should make flooding a priority issue."


NANCY BAGRANOFF, dean of the College of Business and Public Administration, quoted in a Jan. 29 Inside Business story, "ODU offers a twist on executive MBA."


JOHN BRODERICK, president, quoted in a Feb. 6 Virginian-Pilot story, "Report: Monarchs need to think beyond tomorrow."


JEFFREY JONES, associate professor of communication, quoted in a Feb. 2 Boston Globe story, "A funny thing happened on the way to the Senate."

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Senate

MICHELLE KELLEY, professor of psychology, quoted in a Feb. 2 CNN.com story, "Kids good at handling deployment of military parents, study shows."

Kids Good at Handling Deployment of Military Parents


JOHN ADAM, University Professor of mathematics, "Mathematical Patterns in Nature," the keynote speech at the Maggie L. Walker Governor's School Mu Alpha Theta induction ceremony in Richmond.

SHARON RAVER-LAMPMAN, professor of special education, "University Students with Disabilities: A Comparison Between the United States and Ukraine" at the International Association for Special Education 11th Biennial International Special Education Conference in Alicante, Spain. Also, with ANNE MICHALEK, doctoral student in special education, "Major Stressors and Life Goals of Caregivers of Individuals with Disabilities" at the Virginia Council for Exceptional Children Conference in Virginia Beach. Also, with ANN MAYDOSZ, program coordinator

for the Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Programs, "Does Providing the Instructors' Lecture Notes Result in Increased Performance in University Settings?" at the National Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy in Blacksburg, Va.

GARRETT MCAULIFFE, University Professor of counseling, and doctoral students Syreeta Shaw-Stateman, Anita Neuer, Hannah Bayne and Becky Michel, a symposium, "Applying Narrative Therapy to Culture in Counseling," to 45 participants at the Columbia University Winter Roundtable for Counseling in New York City.

SONIA YACO, special collections librarian, "Preserving Norfolk's Memories and Special Collections" to the Norfolk branch of the American Association of University Women.


PATRICIA HENTOSH, professor, and DENNIS PEFFLEY, adjunct professor, medical laboratory and radiation sciences, "The Cladribine Conundrum: Deciphering the Drug's Mechanism of Action" in vol. 6 of Expert Opinion Drug Metabolism Toxicology.

JEFFREY JONES, associate professor of communication, "Television and Politics" in Princeton Encyclopedia of American Political History, edited by Michael Kazin, Rebecca Edwards and Adam Rothman (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2010), vol. 2.

VALERIE MORGANSON, doctoral candidate in industrial/organizational psychology, DEBRA MAJOR, professor of psychology, and KRISTINA BAUER, doctoral candidate in I/A psychology, "Work and Family Job Analysis: Applying a Classic Tool to Address a Contemporary Issue" in vol. 12 of The Psychologist-Manager Journal.

MICHAEL PEARSON, professor of creative writing, "The Road Back: A Journey Across America," an essay in the January issue of Mary Magazine.

BURTON ST. JOHN III, assistant professor of communication, "An Enduring Legacy of World War I: Propaganda, Journalism and the Domestic Struggle over the Commodification of Truth" in P. Haridakis, B. Hugenberg and S. Wearden, eds., "War and the Media," (McFarland, 2009).

SONIA YACO, special collections librarian and university archivist, and TONIA GRAVES, electronic services and serials resources librarian, "Mapping the Desegregation of Education in Virginia: Where Are the Records?" in vol. 55, no. 4 of Virginia Libraries.

This highlight was posted on: March 4, 2010

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