Recent accomplishments of Stritch faculty members:
Dr. Mary Duarte, associate professor in
the history and political science department, presented the paper, “Letters of
Maria Theresa and her Female Descents to the Progeny, 1766 -1832,” at the
Letters Between Mothers and Daughters conference at the Monash Centre in Prato,
Italy on April 6.
Dr. Kristine Kiefer Hipp,
in the doctoral leadership department, and
Mette Baran, assistant professor in the doctoral leadership department,
presented the paper, “Leadership for New Schools: A Glimmer of Hope in Urban
Schools,” at the American Educational Research Association’s annual conference
in San Francisco in April.
Dr. Janice E. Jones, assistant professor in
the doctoral leadership department, presented the paper, “What’s Missing? An Analysis
of Foster Parent Training Programs in the State of Wisconsin,” at the Infant,
Early Childhood, and Family Mental Health Fellowship Program at the University
Dr. Michael Judd, chair of the sport
science and management department, recently served on the “Ask the Experts”
panel on sport facility design at the American Alliance for Health, Physical
Education, Recreation, and Dance in Charlotte, N.C. in April. Dr. Judd has been
invited to teach a graduate sport management course at Shaanxi Normal
University in Xi’an, China in May. In addition, he recently completed his
committee service with the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM)
and worked on the Janet Parks research grant committee which awarded $10,000 to
NASSM members for research.
Louis Loeffler, assistant professor and
chair in the instructional technology department, gave a keynote address, “Learning
Through Social Media and Games,” and the University of Maine-Fort Kent’s
Scholar’s Symposium on May 3. Loeffler also moderated a panel, “The Role of the
University in Training Students in the Use of Technology in Today’s Careers.”
Elizabeth E. Regimbal, assistant professor in the
College of Business and Management has been selected to serve as a second
round reviewer for the International Journal of the Academic Business World,
Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education, and Journal of Learning
in Higher Education. The best papers, as rated by second round reviewers, will
be published in one of the three journals.
Foust Vinson, assistant professor in the English department, has published an article,
“Testimony for Survival: Story and Memory in Dorothy
Allison’s Bastard Out of Carolina,” in issue two of Exegesis
Journal. The essay is available online.