Here is a list of some of the professional achievements of the College of Arts and Sciences faculty and students.
Elise Amel (Psychology), Jake Forsman (UST ’10), Britain Scott (Psychology), and C. Manning, (2011, April). “Goal Specificity, Goal Difficulty and Perceived Need to Develop Skills in the Context of Environmental Sustainability.” Symposium for Society for Human Ecology. Las Vegas, Nev.
John Boyle (Theology), (2011). “Analogy, Necessity, and an Editor’s Anxiety” in Thompson, Christopher J. and Steven A. Long,eds., Reason and the Rule of Faith: Conversations in the Tradition with John Paul II. University Press of America.
Katie Broadwell (UST ’11) and Greg L. Robinson-Riegler (Psychology), (2011, May). “Exposure to Nature as a Possible Remedy for Multitasking.” Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science. Washington, D.C.
Angela Broeker (Music), (2011, August). Music director, American Choral Director’s Association of Minnesota Conductor’s Chorus. Northfield, Minn.
Renee Buhr (Political Science), Steven Hoffman (PoliticalScience), and Victor Shadurski, (2011). “Belarus: An Emerging Civic Nation?” Nationalities Papers, 39 (2), 387-403.
John R. Buri (Psychology), and Amy Gunty (UST ’09), (2011).“Early Maladaptive Schemas: Moderating Effects of Optimism” inN. M. Seel (ed.), Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning. Springer Publishing.
Carolyn Dienhart (UST ’12) and John Tauer (Psychology), (2011,May). “Let Them Play! An Investigation of Kids’ Attitudes Towards Informal Play.” Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, D.C.
Maverick Deschamp (UST ’12) and Jennifer McGuire (Geology), (2011, May). “The Uptake of Lead by Brassica Rapa; Implications for Hunting in Agricultural Fields.” Presented at the Institute of Lake Superior Geology annual meeting. Ashland, Wis.
Donald Dziekowicz (Modern and Classical Languages), Stephanie Lohse (Modern and Classical Languages), and Ashley Shams (Modern and Classical Languages), (2011, July). “De la BD àl’esquisse: Exploiting Graphic Genres in French Literature and Civilization Courses.” Panel presentation at the annual convention of the American Association of Teachers of French. Montreal,Quebec.
Alexis Easley (English), (2011). Literary Celebrity, Gender, andVictorian Authorship: 1850-1914, University of Delaware Press.
Craig Eliason (Art History), (2011, May). “Classifying Printing Types: Maximilian Vox and the Power of Suggestion.” Invited lecture at Collectors’ Forum, Minnesota Center for Book Arts. Minneapolis, Minn.
David Foote (History), (2011). “Mendicants and the Italian Communes in Salimbene’s Cronaca,” in Donald S. Prudlo (ed.) The Origin, Development, and Refinement of Medieval Religious Mendicancies. Brill Publishing.
Matthew George (Music), (2011, April and August). Conductorin Residence, National Youth Wind Orchestra of Great Britain. London, England.
Xiaowen Guan (Communication and Journalism), (2011, May).“How Attribution, Uncertainty, Gender, and Culture Explain Evasion in Social Predicament Caused by Others.” Presentation at the 61st annual conference of International Communication Association. Boston, Mass.
Monica Hartmann (Economics) and Robert Werner (Geography),(2011). “Hyperinflation: What can Zimbabwe Teach Us?” National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, University at Buffalo, State University of New York.
Steven Hatting (Political Science), (2011). “Minnesota Laws andPrograms” in M. Kleiman, J. Hawdon, G. Golson (eds.) Encyclopedia of Drug Policy. Sage Reference Publications.
Kurt Illig (Biology), R.B.Kay, E.A. Meyer, and P.C. Brunjes, (2011). “Spatial Distribution of Neural Activity in the Anterior Olfactory Nucleus Evoked by Odor and Electrical Stimulation.”The Journal of Comparative Neurology, 519: 277-289.
J. Michael Joncas (Catholic Studies), (2011, May). “Musical Models for Psalmody in Christian Worship” for the Valparaiso Institute on Liturgy and Music, Valparaiso University, Ind.
William Junker (Catholic Studies), (2011). “Wonderfully Ravished: Platonic Erotics and the Heroic Genre in Sidney’s Defense of Posey,” Ben Jonson Journal, 18.1.
Michael Keating (Catholic Studies), (2011). Publication of a scholarly introduction to Christopher Dawson’s The Judgment of the Nations. Catholic University of American Press. Washington, D.C.
Kenneth Kemp (Philosophy), Trans. with Z. K. Kiero (2011). K. Wojtyla. Man in the Field of Responsibility. St. Augustine’s Press.
Robert Kennedy (Catholic Studies), (2011, June). “A Catholic Analysis of Modern Problems for the Just War Tradition,” invited presentation, Sixth Colloquium on Social, Moral and LegalPhilosophy. Kfar Blum, Israel.
Rose Mary Hayden Lemmons (Philosophy), (2011). Ultimate Normative Foundations: The Case for Aquinas’s Personalist Natural Law. Lexington Books/Rowman and Littlefield.
Arijit Mazumdar (Political Science), (2011). “India’s Search for a Post-Cold War Foreign Policy: Constraints and Obstacles.” India Quarterly: A Journal of International Affairs, 67 (2), 165-182.
Derrin Pinto (Modern and Classical Languages), (2011). “Are Americans Insincere? Interactional Style and Politeness in Everyday America.” Journal of Politeness Research, 7 (2), 215-238.
J. Roxanne Prichard (Psychology) and Vanessa Cornett-Murtada (Music), (2011). “Music and the Mind: A New Interdisciplinary Course on the Science of Musical Experience.” Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education, (2): A92-A97.
Patrick Van Fleet (Mathematics) and Catherine Beneteau, (2011,May). “Discrete Wavelet Transformations and Undergraduate Education.” Notices of the American Mathematical Society.
Kristine Wammer (Chemistry), lead investigator with coprincipalinvestigators D.R. Stoll (Gustavus Adolphus College) andT.M. LaPara (University of Minnesota), (2011, May)“Assessment ofMinnesota River Antibiotic Concentrations” $190,000 grant awardedby the Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota.
Uta Wolfe (Psychology) and J. DeSouza, A. Kucyi, L. Pynn, C.Jobst, P. Di Noto, G. Keith, (2011, May). “A Multimodal Visuotactile Illusion Induced by Monocular Occlusion with a Black Contact Lens Does Not Depend on Touch Signals on the Face: Evidence from Behavioral and Modeling Studies.” Presentation at Vision Sciences Society, Naples, Fla.
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