Professional Notes

Dr. David Jamieson, Organization Learning and Development Department, College of Applied Professional Studies, is the author of a leadership case, “The First Woman Conductor of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra” (with Katherine Farquhar) in D.O. Warrick and Jens Mueller, Lessons in Leadership: Learning from Real World Cases, and a chapter, “Strategic Business Partner Role: Definition, Knowledge, Skills and Operating Tensions” (with Sue Eklund & Bob Meekin) in Rothwell, W. & Benscoter, B (Ed.),The Encyclopedia of Human Resource Management, Volume III: Critical and Emerging Issues in Human Resource Management. San Francisco: Pfieffer/Jossey-Bass, due in April.

Dr. Nathaniel Nelson, Graduate School of Professional Psychology, and Dr. Greg Lamberty of the Minneapolis VA Medical Center are co-authors of a book titled Specialty Competencies in Clinical Neuropsychology, published by Oxford University Press (New York, NY), in February 2012.

Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer, Justice and Peace Studies program, is the author of Authentic Hope: It's the End of the World as We Know It but Soft Landings Are Possible, soon to be published by Orbis Books.

Dr. Meg Wilkes Karraker, Sociology Department, and Family Business Center Fellow, will receive the Women in the Profession Committee of the Midwest Sociological Society’s Jane Addams Outstanding Service Award at the annual meetings of the Society on March 30. The award recognizes service to girls and women [which] has traditionally been invisible and under-rewarded in society and in the discipline of sociology. The award recognizes a modern-day individual who embodies the passion, dedication and activism of Jane Addams through efforts to improve the status of girls or women. The Jane Addams Award includes a donation to a service organization to which the recipient has contributed time, effort and energies.  Karraker has designated Sarah’s … An Oasis for Women, a ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, St. Paul Province.