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  September 11, 2000

Activities & Achievements

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We invite faculty (including emeriti), staff and graduate students to submit entries for Activities and Achievements. Entries must be typed and e-mail submissions are strongly encouraged: Elizabeth Omara-Otunnu, editor,

Articles & Chapters
Lawrence Armstrong & Douglas Bolster, Kinesiology, "Exercise, Thermoregulation and Precooling," American Journal of Medicine and Sports (June 2000).

Scott Brown, Educational Psychology, with E.P. Roetert & T.S. Ellenbecker, "Shoulder Internal and External Rotation Range of Motion in Nationally Ranked Junior Tennis Players: A Longitudinal Analysis," Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 14.2 (2000), pp. 140-3.

Francoise Dussart, Anthropology, "The Warlpiri," Foraging Peoples: An Encyclopedia of Contemporary Hunters and Gatherers (1999), pp. 363-6, and "What an Acrylic Can Mean: The Meta-Ritualistic Resonances of a Central Desert Painting," Art from the Land (1999), pp. 193-218.

Salvatore Scalora, Benton Museum, "The Theater of Jesus: Suffering and Redemption in Mexico," the primary essay for Divine Humility: Jesus Icons in Contemporary Mexico (1999), the catalogue accompanying a traveling exhibition of photographs by Robert Lewis.

Ronald Schack, Political Science, "Local Government Revenue Estimation Practices," The Municipal Yearbook 2000, International City/County Management Association (2000).

Awards & Honors
Francoise Dussart, Anthropology, received an honorable mention from the American Association of Museums Publications Award in February.

John Feudo, Alumni Association, received the 2000 Warwick Award for Research in Alumni Relations, for outstanding published scholarship in the field of alumni relations. The award was presented at the International Assembly of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education in Toronto, Ontario, on July 13.

Richard Peterson, English, has been awarded a fellowship at the Folger Shakespeare Library for work on a critical edition of Envies, Scourge, and Vertues Honour, a newly discovered book of circa 1603.

Francoise Dussart, Anthropology, The Politics of Ritual in An Aboriginal Settlement: Kinship, Gender and the Currency of Knowledge (Smithsonian Institution Press, 2000).

Russell Farnen, Political Science, et. al., European Nations and Nationalism: Theoretical and Historical Perspectives (Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, 2000).

Donald J. Leu and Deborah Diadiun Leu, Curriculum & Instruction, Teaching with the Internet: Lessons from the Classroom (Norwood, Mass.: Christopher-Gordon, 2000).

Arthur Abramson, Linguistics, emeritus, spoke by invitation on "Franklin S. Cooper: Pioneer and Educator in Speech Research" at the 139th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Atlanta, Ga., May 30-June 2.

Irene Brown, Family Studies, and Richard Brown, History, jointly presented the papers "Pardons Won and Pardons Lost: Narratives from Massachusetts, 1780-1820," at "'Sometimes an Art' - A Symposium in Celebration of Bernard Bailyn's 50 Years of Teaching and Beyond," at Harvard University on May 13, and "To Hang or to Pardon? Court, Council, and the Decision on Ephraim Wheeler, the Man Who Raped His Daughter," at the annual meeting of the Supreme Judicial Court Historical Society of Massachusetts, in Worcester, Mass., on May 23.

Thomas Bruhn, Benton Museum, presented a paper on a group of early etchings and lithographs by the American artist Reginald Marsh at the North American Print Conference at Syracuse University in May. The paper will be published in the fall in a collection of papers from the conference.

Kathleen Dechant, Management, presented a paper, "Managing for Technology Acceptance: A Culturally Sensitive Approach," at the Management Education & Development in the Developing Nations Conference in Al Ain (Dubai), United Arab Emirates in April.

Richard Peterson, English, gave a talk at the conference "John Donne Returns to Loseley Hall" in Loseley, England, on May 18-20.

Howard Reiter, Political Science, gave a talk on "Marxism and the Study of American Political Parties" at the Socialist Scholars Conference in New York City on April 1.

Salvatore Scalora, Benton Museum, lectured on American Outsider environments at the Burren College of Art in Ballyvaughn, County Galway, Ireland in April.

Thomas Terry, Molecular & Cell Biology, convened a symposium, "Answering Student Needs in the Microbiology Classroom", at the annual meeting of American Society for Microbiology, Los Angeles, May 21-24. He also gave invited presentations on "The Impact of the Internet on Microbiology Education" and "New Resources for Microbiology Education" at the annual meeting of the Australian Society for Microbiology in Cairns, Australia, July 8-13.

Professional Societies
Joseph Glaz, Statistics, has been elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association. He is also an elected member of the International Statistical Institute.