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February 28, 2000

Articles & Chapters
Susan L. Anderson, Philosophy & Stamford Campus, "Do We Ever Have a Duty to Die?," in Humber and Almeder, eds., Is There a Duty to Die, Biomedical Ethics Reviews (The Humana Press, 2000).

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Crawford Elder, "Familiar Objects and the Sorites of Decomposition," American Philosophical Quarterly, 37 (2000), pp. 79-89.

David Garnes, University Libraries, contributed two essays to G.E. Haggerty, ed., Gay Histories and Cultures: An Encyclopedia (Garland Publishing, 2000).

Kasumi Hirayama, Social Work, & H. Hirayama, "Cross-Cultural Application of Empowerment Practice: A Comparison Between American and Japanese Groups," in W. Shera and L. Wells, eds., Empowerment Practice in Social Work: Developing Richer Conceptual Foundations (Toronto: Canadian Scholars' Press Inc., 1999), pp. 246-58.

Harriet Johnson, Social Work, published three chapters in Frances Turner, ed., Adult Psychopathology on Biological Bases of Psychiatric Disorders, Neurological Disorders, and the Borderline Personality Disorder (Free Press).

Anthony Maluccio, Social Work, emeritus, & Gary Anderson, "Future Challenges and Opportunities in Child Welfare,"Child Welfare (January/February 2000).

Barbara Pine, Social Work, & Elizabeth Tracy, "Child Welfare Education and Training: Future Influences," Child Welfare (January/February 2000).

Stephen Sacks, Economics, "Optimal Spatial Deployment of Police Patrol Cars," Social Science Computer Review (Spring 2000).

Awards & Honors
Sanjay Mallya, Health Center, Center for Molecular Medicine, postdoctoral fellow, and Department of Oral Diagnosis, School of Dental Medicine, has been awarded the William H. Rollins Award from the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology. The award recognizes outstanding research projects in basic radiation science.

Margaret Gilbert, Philosophy, Sociality and Responsibility: New Essays in Plural Subject Theory (Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield, 2000).

A book by Peter Kingstone, Political Science, Crafting Coalitions for Reform: Business Preferences, Political Institutions, and Neoliberal Reform in Brazil (Penn State Press, 1999) has been published in a paperback edition.

Russell Farnen, Political Science & Hartford Campus, has been named assistant editor for political science of the International Psychology Reporter, a publication of the American Psychological Association.

Kimberley Du Bois, Educational Psychology, presented "Development of a Self-Efficacy Instrument for Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain and its Use as a Predictor of Physical Therapy Outcome," at the Northeastern Educational Research annual conference on Oct. 27.

Clyde Jones, Family Studies, emeritus, presented "Continuity and Value in Planning Children's Art Activities" at the National Association for the Education of Young Children, in New Orleans, La., on Nov. 13.

James O'Neil, Family Studies, presented a colloquium on "Men, Masculinity and Gender Role Conflict: Theory, Research, and New Directions for the New Psychology of Men," at the University of Houston on Feb. 18.

Stephen Sacks, Economics, "Optimal Spatial Deployment of Police Patrol Cars," Social Science Computer Review, (Spring 2000).

Other Activities
A reading group begun by Signithia Fordham, Anthropology, at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, was featured on C-Span on Jan. 9.

Jose Manautou & Sandy Vigil-Cruz, Pharmaceutical Sciences, represented the University at the Phase I Grant Writing Seminar in Orlando, Fla. This workshop gathers minority faculty from around the country to participate in a program sponsored by the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB). Their participation is partially funded through a grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, Division of Minority Opportunities in Research, and the Minority Access to Research Careers Program. The remainder of the cost is subsidized by UConn's Office of Sponsored Programs. Manautou attended Jan. 14-16, and Vigil-Cruz attended Feb. 11-13.