Past First Thursday Honorees
Ellen Davis, Director of University Relations, News and Media Relations, will talk about “Inside the Flipped Classroom”, a Chronicle of Higher Education story featuring Southwestern University.
Laura Glass: Information Services
Glass, Laura. 2013. “Fear of Finding the Needle in the Haystack: Library Anxiety in Marginalized Populations.” International Journal of Diversity in Education. http://ijde.cgpublisher.com/
Alison Kafer: Associate Professor of Feminist Studies
Kafer, Alison. 2013. Feminist, Queer, Crip. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.
Michael Kamen: Associate Professor of Education and Deborah Shepherd, a local teacher
Kamen, Michael, and Deborah Shepherd. 2013. “Exploring Innovative Schools with Preservice Teachers.” In L. V. Shavinina (Ed.), The Routledge International Handbook of Innovation Education. London, UK: Routledge/Taylor & Francis.
Josh Long: Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
Long, Joshua, Brack Hale and Alison Vogelaar. 2013. “Toward Sustainable Educational Travel.” Journal of Sustainable Tourism. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09669582.2013.819877
Brack Hale, Alison Vogelaar, Joshua Long. 2013. “A Broad Spectrum: Sustainability in Educational Travel.” Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education Vol. 14 (4).
Alison Marr: Associate Professor of Mathematics
J.C. George, A. Marr, and W.D. Wallis. “Minimal Pancyclic Graphs.” Journal of Combinatorial Mathematics and Combinatorial Computing, vol. 86 (2013).
Valerie Renegar: Associate Professor of Communications Studies
Renegar, Valerie R. 2013. “Critical/Cultural Scholarship and the Responsibility for Building Theory: Enduring Criticism Revisited” Western Journal of Communication. 77: 5: 509-513.
Kiyoshi Tamagawa: Professor of Music
Recipient of the 2013 Award for Outstanding Collegiate Teaching Achievement from the Texas Music Teachers Association at its annual convention in June. TMTA is a statewide organization affiliated with MTNA, the Music Teachers National Association, and has a membership of over 2,000 independent music teachers and university faculty members. The award is given to one university music faculty member annually and recognizes “outstanding success in teaching at the collegiate level in music performance, composition, theory, history or any combination.”
September 19, 2013:
New Decompositions of Natural Numbers. He will briefly introduce one of the most famous list of numbers in all mathematics and illustrate how those numbers can be used to express all other numbers. These results have been generalized in several interesting directions in two recently published articles coauthored with undergraduates.
Bob Gardner, Visiting Assistant Professor of History
“Technological Forests: Engineering Nature with Tree Planting on the Great Plains, 1870-1944” (PhD diss., Montana State University, 2013).
Edward L. Kain, Professor of Sociology and University Scholar
Edward L. Kain, Kathleen Piker-King, Keith A. Roberts, Katherine Rowell, Mary Scheuer Senter and Gregory L. Weiss. 2013. Applying for a Faculty Position in a a Teaching-Oriented Institution (3rd Ed.) Washington, D.C.: ASA Teaching Resources Center.
Kate Nelson, Studio Arts Technician
Visions in Clay, Delta College, Juror Peter Held
Visions In Clay is the largest exhibition of ceramic works in the San Joaquin Valley. It is an exceptional show of craftsmanship and diversity of style through individual use of materials. In addition, the editor of Ceramics Monthly selected Visions In Clay as one of the top five ceramic exhibitions in the country. Juror Peter Held is the Curator of Ceramics, Arizona State University Ceramics Research Center. The exhibition includes functional, decorative and sculptural works, and is dedicated to unique form, glazing and texture qualities.
Sandi Nenga, Associate Professor of Sociology
Nenga, Sandi Kawecka and Jessica K. Taft (Eds.) 2013. Sociological Studies of Children and Youth: Youth Engagement: The Civic-Political Lives of Children and Youth, Vol. 16. Bingley, UK: Emerald.
Katy Ross, Associate Professor of Spanish
Katy Ross and Violeta Gómez “From Feminism to Post-Feminism: Acts of Violence in Alicia Gime`nez Bartlett’s Ritos de muerte (1996)”. Monographic Review/ Revista monogra`fica 28 (2012): 115-130.
Eric Selbin, Professor of Political Science
Revolution, Rebellion, Resistance: The Power of Story - was recently published in Arabic.