Professional Notes

Jean M. Birbilis, Ph.D., L.P., B.C.B., Graduate School of Professional Psychology professor, presented her paper, "Working With Veterans and Their Families in Private Practice," at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association in August in Washington, D.C. Dr. Saundra Welter Bacon, GSPP adjunct faculty member, and Dr. Birbilis jointly presented a paper, "Client Perceptions, Understanding, and Knowledge of Psychotherapy and Its Processes," at the APA convention.

Dr. Philippe Gagnon, Theology Department, College of Arts and Sciences, is the author of "Nietzsche's Eternal Return of the Same" (from the "Expert Help" rubric), Twin Cities Review of Political Philosophy, Volume 1 (Summer 2011): pp. 25-26. The text is accessible at:

Dr. Massimo Faggioli, Theology Department, College of Arts and Sciences, is quoted in an op-ed article, Page 1, of the Italian newspaper "Il Foglio," based in Rome, for his analysis and articles (since 2005) on Benedict XVI's pontificate and its political dimensions.