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​LITERARY ACHIEVEMENTS

Dr. Christopher M. Bloom, associate professor of psychology, and Dr. Shareen Holly, adjunct assistant professor of psychology, had a paper entitled “Toward New Avenues in the Treatment of Nonsuicidal Self-Injury” published in the Journal of Pharmacy Practice (September 2011).

Dr. Stephanie Pocock Boeninger, assistant professor of English, had her article, “I Have Become the Sea’s Craft: Authorial Subjectivity in Walcott’s Omeros and Dabydeen’s ‘Turner,’” published in the fall edition of Contemporary Literature.

Dr. Elizabeth Bridgham, associate professor of English, wrote an essay that appeared Fathers in Victorian Fiction (ed. Natalie McKnight) (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2011). The essay is titled “Victorian Fatherhood and Clerical Conscience: Crises of Paternal Authority in Gaskell and Trollope.”

Dr. Giuseppe Butera, associate professor of philosophy, edited Reading the Cosmos: Nature, Science, and Wisdom (American Maritain Association, 2011). Butera and Dr. Matthew Pugh, associate professor of philosophy, also wrote essays for the book.

costello.jpgDr. Peter R. Costello, associate professor of philosophy, served as editor of Philosophy in Children's Literature (Rowman and Littlefield/Lexington, 2011). The book contains eighteen essays, including papers by Costello and Dr. Angela Licia Carlson, associate professor of philosophy.

Costello also has written Layers in Husserl's Phenomenology: Meaning and Intersubjectivity (University of Toronto Press), which is due to be released in 2012.

Dr. Edmund Dain, assistant professor of philosophy, had his paper (co-authored with Dr. James Conant of the University of Chicago), “Throwing the Baby Out,” published in Beyond the Tractatus Wars, ed. Read and Lavery (London and New York: Routledge, 2011).

His monograph, The Wittgenstein Dictionary, is due to be published by Continuum in 2013.

dinord.jpgChard deNiord, associate professor of English, had his fifth book published, Sad Friends, Drowned Lovers, Stapled Songs, Conversations and Reflections on Twentieth Century American Poets, in December. This book, which grew out of a PC Committee on Aid to Faculty Research (CAFR) grant, contains interviews with seven of the country's preeminent senior poets, including Galway Kinnell, Donald Hall, Maxine Kumin, Jack Gilbert, Robert Bly, Lucille Clifton, and Ruth Stone.

deNiord’s new book of poems,The Double Truth, was named one of the 10 best books of poems in 2011 by The Boston Globe.

Norman Desmarais, professor emeritus in the Phillips Memorial Library, recently wrote The Guide to the American Revolutionary War in New Jersey: Battles, Raids, and Skirmishes (BUSCA, 2011) and The Guide to the American Revolutionary War in Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina: Battles, Raids, and Skirmishes (BUSCA, 2012).

Desmarais also has had three reviews published. “The Encyclopedia of Revolutionary America,” appeared in Reference Reviews, 25:5 (2011); “A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation: US Congressional Documents and Debates,” appeared in Reference Reviews, 25:8 (2011); and “Women in the United States Military: An Annotated Bibliography,” appeared in Reference Reviews, 26:2 (2012).
 
Dr. Mario R. DiNunzio, professor emeritus of history, wrote Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Third American Revolution (Praeger, 2011). Dinunzio was invited to lecture on the book at the annual FDR book festival at the Roosevelt Library in Hyde Park, N.Y. The lecture and question session was broadcast on C-Span.
 
A paper written by Dr. Matthew Eriksen, professor of management, and Ann Cunliffe, a management professor at the University of New Mexico’s Anderson School of Management, entitled “Relational Leadership,” was published in Human Relations in November.
 

Another paper written by Eriksen, “Authentic Leadership: Practical Reflexivity, Self-Awareness, and Self-Authorship,” was the most downloaded article in the Journal of Management Education in 2010.

Dr. Russell M. Hillier, assistant professor of English, wrote an article entitled “‘So Shall the World Goe on’: A Providentialist Reading of Books Eleven and Twelve of Paradise Lost.” The article appeared in in English Studies: English Studies 92 (2011): 1-27.

johnson.jpgDr. Peter M. Johnson, professor of English, wrote a novel, The Amazing Adventures of John Smith, Jr. AKA Houdini (HarperCollins, 2012). The book was released in January.

Johnson also led a discussion of his book, What Happened (Front Street Press, 2007), at La Salle Academy in Providence in September.

Ann Galligan Kelly, C.P.A., professor of accountancy, had her paper, “Do You Know Where Your Derivatives Are” accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of the Global Journal of Business Research. She also presented a paper on “Derivative Risks” at the 2012 Global Conference on Business and Finance held in Hawaii in January and served as session chair at the conference. Her paper won the “Best of Session” award and an “Outstanding Research” Award. It also was published in the organization’s peer-reviewed conference proceedings.

Dr. Michael L. Kraten, assistant professor of accountancy, wrote an article, “Libor Manipulation?,” that was published in the Journal of Banking and Finance in January 2012.

In December, Kraten had two educational podcasts, "Accounting for Entrepreneurs: Key Principles and Essential Practices" and "Financial Resources: How to Manage Them," published in The Entrepreneurship Series of The Marketing and Management Collection of Henry Stewart Talks.

lenon.jpgDr. MaryJane Lenon, associate professor of economics and interim dean of the School of Business, co-authored an article with Dr. Dennis Heffley, professor of economics at the University of Connecticut. “Wage Competition in Higher-Ed” appeared in the Fall 2011 edition of Connecticut Economy.

Dr. Gregory Lu Light, professor of management, had a paper entitled “A Simple Economic Model About the Teamwork Pedagogy” published in Applied Mathematical Sciences (Vol. 6, 2012).

Dr. Sheila Adamus Liotta, dean of the School of Arts & Sciences, Charles J. Haberle, assistant vice president for academic affairs, and Patricia A. Sickinger, senior executive assistant in the Office of Academic Affairs, wrote “Transforming the Chair Role: Institutional Strategies to Facilitate Change” for the Fall 2011 issue of The Department Chair.

Dr. Stephen J. Mecca, professor of physics, has his paper, “Observing how 'system unto system runs': WATSAN, Dignity, Health, Education and Opportunity,” published in Water & Society Transactions on Ecology and the Environment, Volume 153 (December 2011). Mecca also presented the paper at the International Conference, Water & Society, in Las Vegas, Nev., in December and at the Global Health Conference at Cornell University.

McIntyre.jpgDr. David P. McIntyre, assistant professor of management, had three papers recently accepted for publication. “Optimizing Knowledge in Teams: The Role of Knowledge Orientation, Task, and Fit” appeared in the December 2011 issue of the Journal of Knowledge Management Practice. “Network Intensity: Assessing the Strategic Value of Installed Base” will soon be published in the Journal of Business Strategies. “Market Entry in the Presence of Network Effects: A Real Options Perspective” (with Dr. Asda Chintakananda of the Nanyang Business School) will soon be published in the Journal of Management.

Dr. Wendy Oliver, professor of dance and women’s studies, served as guest editor of a special issue of the Journal of Dance Education (Vol. 11, No. 4). The issue, which was titled “Pop Culture, Media, and Dance Education,” was published in December.

Dr. Giacomo A. Striuli, professor of Italian, contributed a review essay of Angela Bianchini’s Spiriti Costretti. Racconti biografici. to the 2011 NeMLA Italian Studies Journal.

Dr. Adrian C. Weimer, assistant professor of history, wrote Martyr's Mirror: Persecution and Holiness in Early New England (Oxford University Press, 2011). The book was released in September.

Dr. David A. Zalewski, professor of finance, had an article entitled “Teaching About Financial Crises: A Methodological Approach” published in the International Journal of Pluralism and Economics Education (2011, Vol. 2).

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