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People Notes : October 2011


Margaret Andover, Ph.D., A&S,
assistant professor of psychology, published “Comorbid and Secondary Depression” in the Handbook of Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders (Springer, 2011).

David V. Budescu, Ph.D., A&S,
the Anne Anastasi Professor of Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology, was appointed associate editor of Psychological Methods. He received a research grant, “Communication of Uncertainty in the IPCC,” from the U.S. National Science Foundation and won a research contract, “Aggregative Contingent Estimation System,” from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity.

Maddy Cunningham, DSW, GSS,
associate professor of social work, published Integrating Spirituality in Clinical Social Work Practice: Walking the Labyrinth (Prentice Hall, 2011).

Jeanne Flavin, Ph.D., A&S,
associate professor of sociology, published “On Reproductive Justice and the Importance of Listening to People With Whom We Disagree” in ASA Footnotes.

David S. Glenwick, Ph.D., A&S,
professor of psychology, presented the paper “Relationship of Religious Coping and General Coping to Adolescent Adjustment” and chaired the symposium “Innovative Methodological Approaches to Community-Based Research” in August at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association in Washington, D.C.

Lauri Goldkind, Ph.D., GSS,
assistant professor of social work, received a grant from the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University to study “Untangling Web 2.0 Use in the Human Services: Understanding How Human Service Organizations Engage in Electronic Advocacy Strategies to Impact Social Change.”

Dean McKay, Ph.D., A&S,
professor of psychology, published “Exposure-Based Treatment for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder” and “Cognitive Approaches to Understanding Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Related Disorders” in the Oxford Handbook of Obsessive-Compulsive and Spectrum Disorders (Oxford University Press, 2011). He also published “The Influence of Cognitive and Political Interests on Models of Illness in the Evolution of DSM” in European Psychiatry and “Development of Body Dysmorphic Disorder” in the Encyclopedia of Adolescence (Elsevier, 2011).

Aristotle Papanikolaou, Ph.D., A&S,
associate professor of theology and co-founding director of the Orthodox Christian Studies Program, published “Integrating the Ascetical and the Eucharistic: Current Challenges in Orthodox Ecclesiology” in the International Journal for the Study of the Christian Church.

Mark Patterson, LAW,
professor of law, participated in a roundtable discussion on “Legal, Medical and Cultural Ramifications of Molecular-Level Sensing” at the Nanoelectronic Devices for Defense and Security Conference 2011.

Francis Petit, Ed.D., BUS,
associate dean and director of executive programs, published “Rethinking Executive MBA Programs” in MIT Sloan Management Review.

Greg Recine, Ph.D., A&S,
visiting assistant professor of physics, managed the 2011 Nanoelectronic Devices for Defense and Security Conference from Aug. 29 to Sept. 11. There, he presented the paper “Functionalized Compound Organic Molecular Switch Design for Novel Bio-Sensing Applications” and the poster “Ab-Initio Density-Functional Theory Calculations on the Effects of Applied External Voltage on the Bandgap of Fluorinated Graphene Structures.”

Laura Stout Sosinsky, Ph.D., A&S,
assistant professor of psychology, published “Child Care: How Pediatricians Can Support Children and Families” in the Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics (Elsevier, 2011). She also presented the paper “New Mothers’ Child Care Choices and the Role of Trust” in July at the National Convention on Child and Family Programs and Policy in Bridgewater, Mass.

Lance Strate, Ph.D., A&S,
professor of communication and media studies, participated in a panel discussion following the screening of the documentary film An Ecology of Mind (2010) on Sept. 12 at the American Museum of Natural History. He gave the public lecture “On the Binding Biases of Time” on Sept. 21 at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Mich.

Jay C. Wade, Ph.D., A&S,
associate professor of psychology, has been elected president of the Division for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity in the American Psychological Association.


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