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Dr. Comfort Ateh, assistant professor of education, presented “Transferring Underlying Principles of Effective Agronomic Reforms to Educational Reforms” at the ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Annual Meetings held in San Antonio, Tex., in October.

Dr. David B. Baier, assistant professor of biology, presented a paper entitled “A New Look at the Avian Wishbone” at the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Annual Meeting held in Charleston, S.C., in January.

Dr. Robert J. Barry, assistant professor of theology, presented a paper entitled “Thomas Aquinas on the Principles of Human Nature and Original Sin” at the Patristic, Medieval, and Renaissance Studies Conference at Villanova University in October.

Dr. Lynette J. Boos, assistant professor of mathematics, presented a paper entitled “Motivating Real Analysis Students with Puzzles” at the Mathematical Association of America and American Mathematical Society Annual Meeting held in Boston, Mass., in January.

butera.jpgDr. Giuseppe Butera, associate professor of philosophy, presented a paper, “Word and Deed: Living the Vocation of the Catholic Philosopher,” at the American Maritain Association Annual Conference in October at the University of Notre Dame.

Dr. Jane P. Callahan, professor of education, presented a paper entitled “Current Events: A Strategy for Making Disabilities Real” at the Council of Exceptional Children Summer Conference held in Austin, Texas, in November.

Julie DeCesare, commons librarian and head of research & education in Phillips Memorial Library, presented “Navigating Multimedia: Finding Internet Video Resources” in November at the 17th Annual Sloan-C International Conference on Online Learning in Florida.

Dr. Nancy Chun Feng, assistant professor of accountancy, presented two papers at the American Accounting Association Auditing Section Mid-Year Conference held in Savannah, Ga., in January. The papers were entitled “The Impact of Post-SOX Supplier Capacity Constraints on the Nonprofit Audit Market” and “Identifying Quality Auditors in the Nonprofit Setting: A New Methodology.”

Dr. Gary M. Culpepper, associate professor of theology, presented a paper entitled “Thomas Aquinas on the Divine Nature and the Ecstatic Self-Determination of God’s Identity” at the Patristic, Medieval, and Renaissance Studies Conference at Villanova University in October.

de-Leon.jpgDr. Cedric de Leon, assistant professor of sociology, presented two papers at the Social Science History Association Annual Meeting held in Boston, Mass., in November. The papers were entitled “The Political Roots of Colorblind Racism, or Why Barack Obama is More of the Same” and “Political Origins of the Chicago Working Class, 1844-1876.”

Dr. Thomas J. Guilmette, professor of psychology, presented “Assessment of Effort, Response Bias, and Malingering in Neurodevelopmental Evaluations” at the 14th Annual Conference on Contemporary Applications of Psychological Testing: State of the Art in Clinical, Neuropsychological, and Forensic Assessments, which was held in October in Boston.

In December, Guilmette delivered a talk entitled “Mild to Severe Head Injuries” at the Neuropsychology Seminar Series for the Brown Medical School Clinical Psychology Training Consortium.

Hain.jpgDr. Raymond F. Hain, assistant professor of philosophy, presented a paper entitled “Pope Benedict and Jurgen Habermas on Faith and Reason” at the 12th annual fall conference of the Notre Dame Centre for Ethics and Culture. The conference, “Emancipation: Confronting the Challenge of Secularism,” was held in November.

Dr. Russell M. Hillier, assistant professor of English, presented a paper entitled “‘And Ever Best Found in the Close’: The Concluding Lines of Paradise Lost (XII.588-649)” at The Conference on John Milton held in Tennessee in October.

Dr. Jennifer G. Illuzzi, assistant professor of history, presented a paper entitled “The ‘Gypsies’ of Europe and the Roots of Contemporary Statelessness” at the American Historical Association Annual Meeting held in Chicago in January.

jordan-z.jpgDr. Julia S. Jordan-Zachery, associate professor of political science, presented a paper entitled “Black Women, How Do We Know? Ethics, Interdisciplinary and Black Feminist Epistemology” at the National Women’s Studies Association Conference held in Atlanta, Ga., in November.

Dr. Catherine L. Keating, assistant professor of education, presented two posters at the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association Convention held in San Diego, Calif., in November. The posters were entitled “Attention, Attention: Talk All About It!” and “Transitioning Culturally, Linguistically Diverse Hospitalized TBI Children Back to School.”

Dr. Michael L. Kraten, assistant professor of accountancy, presented “Commerce Town: Ethics and the Public Interest" at the AAA Northeastern Regional Conference held in White Plains, N.Y., in October.

Dr. Ian C. Levy, associate professor of theology, presented a paper entitled “The Supreme Authority of Theology: Ockham Against the Papacy” at the Patristic, Medieval, and Renaissance Studies Conference at Villanova University in October. Dr. James F. Keating, associate professor of theology, served as the respondent to Levy’s paper.

McBee.jpgDr. Cayla D. McBee, assistant professor of mathematics, served as a session moderator at the Mathematical Association of America and American Mathematical Society Annual Meeting held in Boston in January. The session she moderated was entitled “Assessment and Outreach.”

Dr. Patrick J. McFarlane, assistant professor of philosophy, presented a paper entitled “Religious Phenomena in Aristotle’s Biological Works” at the annual meeting of the Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy held in October in New York City.

Dr. Ann W. Norton, professor of humanities in art history, co-curated an exhibit entitled “Mongol Visions: Winged Horses and Shamanic Skies” that was displayed at the Tibet House in New York from December through February.

Dr. Katrina H. Norvell, adjunct assistant professor of political science, presented “Recognition of Engaged Scholarship: Strategies, Resources and Dissemination” at an International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement conference held in Chicago in November.

Orique.jpgRev. David T. Orique, O.P., assistant professor of history, presented a paper entitled “Vox Legis in Bartolome de las Casas’ Brevisima Relacion de la Destruicion de las Indias” at the Universal Human Rights Conference held in Washington, D.C., in December.

Rev. R. Gabriel Pivarnik, O.P., assistant professor of theology, presented a paper entitled “That You Should Enter Under My Roof: Eucharistic Indwelling and Christian Life” at the North American Academy of Liturgy Meeting held in Montreal in January.

Dr. Josephine A. Ruggiero, professor of sociology, gave two presentations at the 2011 Annual Conference of the Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology held in October in New Orleans. The presentations were entitled “Making a Difference at a Non-Profit: Internships as Opportunities for Students to Apply Sociological Skills and Insights” and De-Constructing and Re-Constructing Russian and U.S. International Adoption Policies.”

Dr. Lynne B. Ryan, professor of education, presented a poster entitled “Data! Data! Data! What Does it Mean?” at the summer meeting of the Council of Exceptional Children Conference in Austin, Texas, in November.

Seefeldt.jpgDr. Mark W. Seefeldt, adjunct assistant professor of physics, presented a poster entitled “A Post-Processing Utility for Creating CF Compliant NetCDF Files from Native ‘wrfout’ Files” at the Workshop on Polar Simulations with the Weather Research and Forecasting Model held in Columbus, Ohio, in November.

Seefeldt also presented a paper entitled “Variations of Relative Humidity in Relation to Meningitis in Africa” at an American Geophysical Union meeting held in San Francisco in December.

College President Rev. Brian J. Shanley, O.P. ’80 participated in a panel presentation at University Professional and Continuing Education Association 2011 New England Conference held in Providence in October.

shomberg.jpgDr. Joseph L. Shomberg, assistant professor of mathematics, presented a paper entitled “Global Attractors for Damped Semilinear Wave Equations with a Robin-Acoustic Boundary Perturbation” at the Mathematical Association of America and American Mathematical Society Annual Meeting held in Boston in January.

Dr. Thomas F. Strasser, associate professor of art history, presented a paper entitled “The Damnoni Excavation: Mesolithic Remains from Southwest Crete” at the Archaeological Institute of America and American Philological Association Joint Meeting held in Philadelphia, Pa., in January.

Dr. James J. Tattersall, professor of mathematics, presented two papers at the Mathematical Association of America and American Mathematical Society Annual Meeting held in Boston in January. The papers were entitled “A History of the Northeast Section: A Work in Progress” and “C.H. Kummell and the Method of Least Squares.”

Zalewski.jpgDr. David A. Zalewski, professor of finance, presented a paper entitled “Do We Want to Subsidize the Losers’ Mortgages? Stabilization Policy in an Age of Righteous Outrage” at the Association for Evolutionary Economics Annual Program held in Chicago in January.

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