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Poster Presentations​

1Pellock,-Brett09.jpgDr. Brett Pellock, assistant professor of biology, presented “Identification of Srna Genes in the Dissimilatory Metal-reducing Bacterium Shewanella oneidensis” at the American Society for Microbiology annual meeting held in San Francisco in June.

1Rauch,-Shannon09.jpgDr. Shannon Rauch, assistant professor of psychology, presented “Collective Guilt and the Effectiveness of Messages about White Oppression” at a meeting of the Association for Psychological Sciences held in Chicago in May.

Dr. Mark W Seefeldt, adjunct assistant professor of physics, presented two posters with research students from PC. “Evaluation of the Antarctic Mesoscale Prediction System (AMPS) in the Ross Island Region Based on a Comparison to Automatic Weather Station (AWS) Observations” was presented with Michael Tice ’13 at the 7th Antarctic Meteorological Observations, Modeling, and Forecasting Workshop. “An Analysis of 10-years (2001-2010) of Automatic Weather Station Observations in the Ross Island Region” was presented with Allison Burg ’14 at the same workshop.

​Oral Presentations

Dr. Mark W Seefeldt, adjunct assistant professor of physics, presented “The Application of Automatic Weather Station (AWS) Observations and Antarctic Mesoscale Prediction System (AMPS) Data to the Analysis of Surface Level Ozone Observations in the Ross Island Region” at the 7th Antarctic Meteorological Observations, Modeling, and Forecasting Workshop held in Boulder, Colo., in July. He also presented “Evaluation of WRF Radiation and Microphysics Parameterizations for Use in the Polar Regions” at the Atmospheric Model Parameterizations in the Polar Regions Workshop held in Boulder in July.

1Simal,-Monica-'11.jpgDr. Monica Simal, assistant professor of Spanish, served as a session chair and presented “Reinaldo Arenas y la Revista Mariel: Testimonio de una recreación del campo literario cubano” at the Hispanic Association for the Humanities meeting held in Madrid, Spain, in June.

1stretter_robert.jpgDr. Robert Stretter, associate professor of English, presented “The Promise of Broken Promises: Oaths in Chaucer and the Gawain-poet” at a meeting of the International Congress of the New Chaucer Society held in Portland, Ore., in July and August.

Dr. Tuire Valkeakari, associate professor of English, presented “Trauma, Displacement, and the African Diaspora in Toni Morrison’s Tar Baby” at a meeting of the American Literature Association held in San Francisco, Calif., in May.

Dr. Liu Wang, assistant professor of finance, presented “U.S. Listing and International Asset Pricing: The Absence of Cross-Listing Premiums” at a meeting of the Academy of International Business held in Washington, D.C., in July. Wang also chaired a session and served as a session panelist.

​Paper Presentations

2Ateh,-Comfort-2012.jpgDr. Comfort Ateh, assistant professor of education, presented “Closing the Theory-Reality Gap: The Case of Pre-service Teachers Experience with Disadvantaged Inner City Students in an Urban Education Course” at the International Center for Service-Learning in Teacher Education at Duke University in June.

Dr. Edmund Dain, assistant professor of philosophy, was awarded the Leinfellner Award for his paper “Wittgenstein and Ethics” at the 35th International Wittgenstein Symposium in Wechsel, Austria. He also presented a paper at the symposium entitled “Ethical Eliminativism and the Sense of Wittgenstein's Tractatus.”

Dr. Alison Guzman, adjunct assistant professor of Spanish, presented “El ‘Muerto Viviente’ del Poeta Andaluz Emerge del Pasado para Sumergirse en la Memoria-Historica Colectiva: ‘La Sombra de Federico’ de Eduardo Rovner y Cesar Oliva” at the Hispanic Association of Humanities meeting held in Madrid, Spain, in June.

1Hartley,-Carol09.jpgCarol Hartley, C.P.A., assistant professor of accountancy, presented a paper at the American Accounting Association’s annual meeting held in Washington, D.C., in August. The paper was entitled “Group Examinations as an Engaged Learning Supplement to Individual Examinations.”

Dr. Margaret Healy-Varley, assistant professor of English, presented “Julian of Norwich and the Straightforwardness of Suffering” at a meeting of the New Chaucer Society held in Portland, Ore., in July.

1Jensen,-Anthony-2012.jpgDr. Anthony Jensen, associate professor of philosophy, presented “Naturgeschichte und Genealogie" at the Nietzsche Dokumentationszentrum held in Naumburg, Germany, in July.

Dr. Leo H. Kahane, professor of economics, presented “Wages and Marginal Revenue Product in the NHL Pre- and Post-Lockout” at a Western Economic Association International meeting held in San Francisco in July.

Dr. Sandra Keating, associate professor of theology, presented “Revisiting the Charge of Tahrif: Arabic Christian Responses to the Earliest Questions Concerning the Falsification of the Scriptures” at the Christian Arabic Conference held in Malta in July.

1kelley,-galligan-ann.jpgAnn Galligan Kelley, C.P.A., professor of accountancy, presented “Exam Reflection is a Powerful Learning Tool” at the American Accounting Association’s annual meeting held in Washington, D.C., in August.

Dr. Michael Kraten, assistant professor of accountancy, presented “Audit Experience! An Interactive Training Video Game with Emphasis on Ethical Behavior” at the American Accounting Association’s Annual Symposium on Ethics Research in Accounting held in Washington, D.C., in August. Kraten also received the “Innovation in Teaching Award” at the conference.

Dr. Gregory Lu Light, professor of management, presented “A Quantitative Comparative Static Analysis for the Global Economy” at the Fifth International Global Studies Conference at the Moscow State University in June.

1Matthiesen,-Michon-'11.jpgDr. Michon Matthiesen, adjunct assistant professor of theology, presented “The Twentieth-Century ‘Sea Change’ in Eucharistic Theology: Maurice de la Taille’s Mysterium Fidei” at the Catholic Theological Society of America meeting held in St. Louis, Mo., in June.

Dr. Jeffery Nicholas, assistant professor of philosophy, presented “Reason, Resistance, and Revolution: Occupy’s Nascent Democratic Practice,” at the Studies in Social and Political Thought Annual Conference – Power and Resistance held at the University of Sussex in June. He also presented “The Common Good in Catholic Social Teaching,” at London Metropolitan University in June.

Nicholas presented several papers in July. “The Well-Being of Psychological Mechanisms: Natural Law, Evolutionary Psychology and Mary Midgley” and “Mitakuye oyasin as a Foundation for the Well-being of Animal Life” were presented at the 6th Annual Conference of the International Society for MacIntyrean Enquiry held at the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom.

He presented “Local Communities and the Common Good” at the London Branch of the Scottish National Party and also presented “Politics and the Common Good: MacIntyre, Finnis and Young” at Durham University in the United Kingdom.

1O'Neill,-Michael09.jpgDr. Michael O’Neill, associate professor of philosophy, presented “An ‘Argumentative Ally’: R.G. Collingwood’s Influence on MacIntyre’s Thought” at the 6th Annual Conference of the International Society for MacIntyrean Enquiry held at the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom in July.

Dr. Vivian Okere, associate professor of finance, presented “Valuation of Investments in Oil and Gas: A Real Options Approach” at the International Academy of Business and Economics Conference held in Venice, Italy, in June.

Dr. Paul Quinlan, professor of history, presented “Moldova’s Slow, Tortuous Road to Democracy as Seen from the Bottom Up” at a meeting of the International Congress on Romanian Studies/Society for Romanian Studies held in Sibiu, Romania, in July.

Dr. Robert Reeder, associate professor of English, presented “Before the Beginning: Donne on Creation, Birth and Calling” at a meeting of the John Donne Society held in Leiden, Holland, in June.

Dr. Joseph Shomberg, assistant professor of math, presented “On Damped Semilinear Wave Equations with Singularly Perturbed Boundary Conditions” at the Spring School in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations meeting held in Brussels, Belgium, in June.

Shomberg also presented “Global Attractors for Damped Semilinear Wave Equations with a Robin-Acoustic Boundary Perturbation” at a meeting of the American Institute of Mathematical Sciences held in Orlando, Fla., in July.

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