Faculty presentations and publications, April 25 -May 13

Monday, May 13, 2013 1:00:00 PM

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, professor in the doctoral leadership department, and
Dr. 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 of Wisconsin-Madison.

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.

Dr. Sarah 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.