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People Notes: May 5, 2014


Tom Beaudoin, Ph.D., GRE,
associate professor of practical theology, was elected president for 2014-2016 at the biennial conference of the Association of Practical Theology. He gave a lecture, “The Task of the Practical Theologian Today,” at a seminar, “The Practical Theologian as Witness to Dispossession,” at Tilburg University in Utrecht, Netherlands, on April 10. He also gave a lecture, “Dispossession as a Spiritual Exercise: Between Personal and Public Significance,” at a conference, “Beyond Dispossession,” at Windesheim University in Zwolle, Netherlands, on April 11.

Doron Ben-Atar, Ph.D., A&S,
professor of history, published Taming Lust: Crimes Against Nature in the Early Republic (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014).

Stephen Bryan, Ph.D., BUS,
professor of accounting, won the best paper award at the 2013 India Finance Conference for his paper,Culture Matters (But Whose Culture Matters More?).

Shonni Enelow, Ph.D., A&S,
assistant professor of English, published Research Theatre, Climate Change, and the Ecocide Project (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014).

Gregory L. Farmer, Ph.D., GSS,
associate professor of social work, published Research with Diverse Groups: Research Designs and Multivariate Latent Modeling for Equivalence (Oxford University Press, 2014).

Silvia C. Finnemann, Ph.D., A&S,
associate professor of biology, published “Photoreceptor-RPE Interactions: Diurnal Phagocytosis” inThe New Visual Neurosciences (MIT Press, 2014).

Jeffrey Flynn, Ph.D., A&S,
associate professor of philosophy, published Reframing the Intercultural Dialogue on Human Rights: A Philosophical Approach (Routledge, 2014).

Steven Franks, Ph.D., A&S,
associate professor of biology, published “Evolutionary and Plastic Responses to Climate Change in Terrestrial Plant Populations” in Evolutionary Applications.

J. Patrick Hornbeck, Ph.D., A&S,
associate professor of theology, published More than a Monologue: Sexual Diversity and the Catholic Church, Volume II: Inquiry, Thought, and Expression (Fordham University Press, 2014).

Duncan James, Ph.D., A&S,
associate professor of economics, published Risky Curves: On the Empirical Failure of Expected Utility (Routledge, 2014).

Elizabeth Johnson, C.S.J., A&S,
Distinguished Professor of Theology, delivered the annual Mary Milligan lecture at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles on March 20. The university press printed an expanded version of the lecture as a small paperback, Creation: Is God’s Charity Broad Enough for Bears? (Marymount Institute Press, 2014). She also delivered a paper on the natural world and Christ at the annual meeting of the American Theological Society in Princeton on March 29.

Thomas O’Donnell, Ph.D., A&S,
assistant professor of English, won a 2013-14 ACLS Fellowship for his research, Theoretical Lives: Identity-Critique and Monastic Community in England, 1000-1259.

Aristotle Papanikolaou, Ph.D., A&S,
Archbishop Demetrios Chair of Theology and Culture, professor of theology, and co-founding director of the Orthodox Christian Studies Center, presented “Trinity, Virtue and Violence” at a conference, “God: Theological Accounts and Ethical Possibilities,” at the University of Chicago, on April 9-11.  

Michael Peppard, Ph.D., A&S,
assistant professor of theology, published “Mosaics From a Church in the Diocese of Apamea, Syria (463 CE)” in Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik.

Maureen A. Tilley, Ph.D., A&S,
professor of theology, delivered the annual Saint Augustine lecture, “Saint Augustine: Managing Families, Managing Finances,” at the Institute of Catholic Studies at John Carroll University in Ohio on March 20.


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