Ronald T. Borchardt, Solon E. Summerfield
Distinguished Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, has been named to
the Scientific Advisory Board of Qualyst, Inc. Borchardt was also recently
chosen as the 24th recipient of the Host-Madsen Medal by the Board of
Pharmaceutical Sciences in The Hague, Netherlands, the International Pharmaceutical
Federation’s most prestigious scientific award given in alternate
years to an outstanding pharmaceutical scientist.
John Bruni, program assistant in education
administration, presented “Seductive Reasoning: Evolution, Physics
and History in the Education of Henry Adams” in October at the Conference
for the Society for Literature and Science at the University of Texas-Austin.
Michael Johnson, professor of English, presented
“Don’t Mess with Texas: Love-Hate Poems on the Lone-Star State”
at the 38th annual Western Literature Association Conference, Oct. 29-Nov.
1 in Houston. Bud Hirsh, associate professor
of English, presented “‘A Community of Words’: Self
and Story in American Indian Autobiographical Writing” and was elected
to the executive committee at the same conference.
Allan H. Pasco, Hall professor of French
and Italian, recently published “Mérimée’s Carmen,
the Short Story, and Image Structure” in the fall 2002 issue of
Short Story and “Denon’s ‘Point de Lendemain’
and the Uses of Uncertainty” in Dalhousie French Studies Vol.
63. In addition, a revised version of his frequently reprinted “Basic
Advice for Novice Authors” was included in the new edition of The
Thesis and the Book.
Holly L. Storkel, assistant professor of
speech, language and hearing, received an editor’s award from the
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association for “The Lexicon and
Phonology: Interactions in Language Acquisition,” co-written with
Michele L. Morrisette, Indiana University, Bloomington.
Vince Barker, associate professor of business,
was appointed co-associate editor of the Journal of Management Inquiry
and has been named to the editorial board of the Journal of Management
Studies, a Europe-based journal.
Janet Sharistanian, associate professor of
English, has published “Subjectivity and Creativity in Feminist
Literary Biography” in Proteus as part of the journal Interpreting
Lives: Personal Narratives and Biographies.
Jenny Mehmedovic, information technology
policy and planning coordinator, co-presented “Planning for the
Elimination of Social Security Numbers” with Mike Corn, University
of Illinois, and Sheila Ochner, University of Texas; “The Scales
of Justice: Balancing Policy & Law Against Expectations in Real-Life
Computer Abuse Cases” with Merri Beth Lavagnino, University of Indiana,
Tracy Mitrano, Cornell University, and Pattie Orr, Wellesley College;
and “Model Approaches to IT Policy Development” with Lavagnino
and Amy Ginther, University of Maryland, in November at the Educause 2003
conference in Anaheim, Calif.
Beverly Mack, associate professor of African/African-American
studies, has completed “Unpacking Evidence: Personal Narratives”
for the World History Matters Web site for the history department at George
Mason University. In July Mack presented “Muslim Women’s Scholarship
in the Maghreb: Morocco and Nigeria, circa 1800-2000” at a conference
in Oxford, England. Mack also recently presented “Muslim Hausa Women’s
Songs” at the New Perspectives on Women’s Songs from West
Africa Conference at Princeton University and “Intellectual Commerce
in the Maghreb: Nigerian and Moroccan Women Scholars” for the Sankore
Institute of Islamic African Studies in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Hugh W. Catts, professor of speech, language
and hearing, and Judith E. Widen, associate
professor of speech, language and hearing, both have received awards of
excellence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Maryemma Graham, professor of English, presented
“The Influence of the Harlem Renaissance on Subsequent American
Writing” in November at Paine College Georgia.
Mary Catherine Davidson, assistant professor
of English, presented “Medieval Legends and Twentieth-Century Phobias:
Robin Hood on Film” with her student Miriam Wallen at the Literature/Film
Association Annual Conference, held Nov. 13-16 at Towson University.