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Poster Presentations

Dr. Brian Boeninger, adjunct assistant professor of philosophy, presented "Non-Conscious Influences, Reasons Explanation, and Free Will" at the 6th Annual Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress at the University of Colorado at Boulder in August.

Dr. Kathleen Cornely, professor of biochemistry, presented "The Use of ANA-POGIL Activities in a Biochemistry Laboratory Course," at the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Special Symposium in Seattle, Wash., in August.

Julie A. DeCesare, assistant professor and head of research and education in Phillips Memorial Library, presented “Search, Share, & Embed: Multimedia Resources for Online Learning” at the SLOAN-C Consortium 19th Annual International Conference on Online Learning in November in Orlando, Fla,. She also presented “Search, Share, & Embed: Multimedia Resources for Popular Culture Research” at the New England Popular Culture Association Annual Conference in October in Vermont.

Dr. Mary Harmon, assistant professor of psychology, presented “Understanding the Role of Context in Memory for Maximally Counterintuitive Concepts" at the Cognitive Science Society in Berlin, Germany, in July.

Dr. Patrick Kelly, associate professor of accountancy, presented "No Time for in Class Research Paper Presentations? No Problem!” and "The Ultimate Challenge - Use of a US Federal Government Deficit Reduction Project in a Government and Nonprofit Accounting Course" at the American Accounting Association meeting in Anaheim, Calif., in August.

Dr. Michael Kraten, associate professor of accountancy, presented “The Blue Frog: A Global Sustainability Case" at the American Accounting Association in Hartford, Conn., in October.

Dr.  Nicholas Longo, associate professor of public and community service studies, gave a presentation entitled "Creating an Open and Global Mind: Case Studies on New England Global Programs, Global Teaching, and Learning" at the Association of American Colleges and Universities meeting in Providence in October.

Dr. Maureen Outlaw, assistant professor of sociology, presented "One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: Hate Crime in the Age of Equal Rights 'Progress,'" at the American Society of Criminology in Atlanta in November.

Dr. Michael Spiegler, professor of psychology, presented "Applied Behavior Analysis in the College Classroom: Interteaching" at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies in Nashville in November.

Dr. Thomas Strasser, associate professor of art history, presented “The Excavation at Mesolithic Damnoni: The Discovery of a New Culture on Crete" at the Archaeological Institute of America in Chicago in January.

Dr. Jennifer Van Reet, assistant professor of psychology, presented "The Status of Moral Reasoning in Children's Understanding of the Pretense-Reality Distinction" and The Effect of Inhibitory Control on Preschoolers' Prosocial Behavior” at the Cognitive Development Society in Memphis, Tenn., in October.

​Paper Presentations

Dr. Nuria Alonso-Garcia, associate professor of Spanish, presented "Market Mavens: Worldly Wise or Locally Focused?" at the Cross Cultural Research Conference in Guatemala in December.

Dr. Richard Battistoni, professor of political science,
presented "Discovering Identity through Reflective Practice: Reflection Post-Graduation Enhances Civic Mindedness" at the International Association for Research on Service-Learning & Community Engagement in Omaha, Nebraska, in November.

Dr. Ruth Ben-Artzi, assistant professor of political science, presented "Peer Pressure as Soft Power: The Case of the Development Assistance Committee (DAC)" at the Pan–European Conference on International Relations in Warsaw, Poland, in September.

Elaine Brousseau, special lecturer of English, presented "The Woman Artist Comes of Age?:  Female Painters in Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, Kate Chopin, and Charlotte Perkins Gilman" at the Northeast Modern Language Association convention in Boston in March.

Dr. Jane Callahan, professor of education, presented "Reality 101: Meeting Program Expectations in Today's Schools" at the Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., in November.

Dr. Kara Cebulko, assistant professor of sociology, presented “Navigating Membership at the State and Federal Levels: A Comparative Two State Study of 1.5 Generation Young Adults" at the Illegality, Youth, and Belonging conference in Boston in October.

Dr. Piotr Chelminski, associate professor of marketing, presented "An Examination of Attributes of Mobile Payments and Their Influence on Consumer Intentions to Adopt the New Way to Pay: A Case from the United Kingdom" at the International Conference for Electronic Business in Singapore in November.

Dr. Kathleen Cornely, professor of biochemistry, presented "Role-playing Exercises Enhance Student Understanding of Electron Transport and Oxidative Phosphorylation" at the American Chemical Society in Indianapolis, Ind., in September.

Dr. Edmund Dain, assistant professor of philosophy, presented “Eliminating Ethics: Wittgenstein, Ethics, and the Limits of Sense" at The Wittgenstein Workshop in Chicago in October.

Dr. Cedric de Leon, associate professor of sociology, presented "The Transformation of Work and Citizenship under Neoliberalism: Turkey and the United States, 1980 to the Present," and was a discussant at the session, "The Imperial and Colonial Dimensions of Capitalism and Inequalities," at the American Sociological Association in New York in August.  De Leon also presented “Task Rabbits, Interns, and Gophers: Citizenship and Variegated Sovereignty in the United States" at the Social Science History Association in November in Chicago.

Dr. Dana Dillon, assistant professor of theology, presented "Intrinsically Evil Acts as a Sine Qua Non for Virtue Ethics," at the College Theology Society in Omaha, Nebraska, in May.

Dr. Angela Dills, associate professor of economics, presented "Contraception Insurance Mandates, Fertility, and Health" and "The Minimum Legal Drinking Age and Alcohol Consumption," at the Southern Economic Association in Tampa, Fla., in November.

Dr. Matthew Dowling, assistant professor of history, presented "Shared Sacred Space: Protestant and Catholics in French Polynesia, 1797-2013" at the Historical Justice and Memory (Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability) conference in December in New York.

Dr. Emmanouil Drymonis, adjunct assistant professor of mathematics, presented "Rational Systems, Open Problems, and Conjectures" at the American Mathematical Society in Philadelphia in October.

Dr. Matthew Filteau, assistant professor of sociology, presented "Who Are Those Guys? Reconstructing the Oilfield’s Roughneck Masculinity" and was a chair at the session "Rural Work II: Managing Livelihood Strategies, Labor Market Niches and Social Stigma" at the Rural Sociological Society in New York in August.

Dr. Matthew Guardino, assistant professor of political science, presented “Stopping ‘America’s Descent into the Welfare Abyss’: Hegemonic Political Discourse and the Demise of AFDC,” at the annual meeting of the Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association at St. Michael’s College in Vermont in October.

Dr. Robert Hackey, professor of health policy and management, presented "Folk Medicine and Medical Miracles: Health Care in the Hunger Games" and was the chair for the session "Politics, Civic Life, and Popular Culture: Critical Perspectives on Politics and the Mass Media" at the Northeast Popular Culture Association in Colchester, Vt., in October.

Dr. Eric Hartman, assistant professor of global studies, presented "What Kind of Citizen? From Intercultural Competency to Global Citizenship in Liberal Education" at the Faculty Resource Network Symposium: Reinventing Liberal Education in Miami in November.

Dr. Daniel Horne, associate professor of marketing, presented "Electronic Payments Adoption: Comparisons of Microentrepreneurs in Kenya and Tanzania" at the Cross Cultural Research Conference in Guatemala in December.

Dr. Jennifer Illuzzi, assistant professor of history, presented "Delineating the Nation: Migration and Expulsion across the Borders of the Kaiserreich, the Weimer Republic, and the Federal Republic of Germany" at the German Studies Association in Denver, Co., in October.

Dr. Anthony K. Jensen, associate professor of philosophy, presented "Thus Spoke Zarathustra: Gateway to the Oeuvre (and Opening to the East?)" at the Friedrich Nietzsche Society in Cork, Ireland, in September. He also gave a presentation entitled “Whether Zarathustra is Historical” at the 19th International Conference of the Friedrich Nietzsche Society in Ireland in September. In addition, he gave a presentation entitled “Selbstverleugnung—Selbsttäuschung: Nietzsche and Schopenhauer on the Self” at a live-feed video presentation for the University of Staffordshire in December.

Dr. Julia Jordan-Zachery, associate professor of political science, presented "Black Women as Objects of Policy, Subjects of Change" at the National Women's Studies Association in Cincinnati, Ohio, in November.

Dr. Jennifer Illuzzi, assistant professor of history, presented "Delineating the Nation: Migration and Expulsion across the Borders of the Kaiserreich, the Weimer Republic, and the Federal Republic of Germany" at the German Studies Association in Denver, Co., in October.

Dr. Sandra Keating, associate professor of theology, presented "The Qur’ān in the Epistolary Exchange of al-Hāshimī and 'Abd al-Masīh al-Kindī" at the Seventh Mingana Symposium on Arab Christianity & Islam: The Qur’ān & Arab Christianity in Birmingham, England, in September.

Dr. Patrick MacFarlane, assistant professor of philosophy, presented "The Fragments of Evenor of Acarnania" at the Approaches to Ancient Medicine Conference in Wales, United Kingdom, in August.

Rev. Thomas McCreesh, O.P., associate professor of theology, presented "ANE Proverb Collections, Instructions, and the Book of Proverbs" at the Catholic Biblical Association in Spokane, Wash., in August.   

Dr. David McIntyre, associate professor of management, will have "Competing in network markets: Can the winner take all?" appear in the January 2014 edition of Business Horizons.

Dr. Stephen Mecca, professor of physics
, presented “Bringing Developing World Meaning to Our Physics Classrooms and Laboratories” at the AAPT meeting in Portland in July. He also presented "Pathogen Removal Options Emphasizing SOLDIS for the Filtrate of a GSAP Microflush Toilet" at the International Scientific Advisory Committee in New Forest, United Kingdom, in September.

Dr. Darra Mulderry, assistant professor of history, presented "Postwar Émigré Intellectuals and American Catholic Nuns: How Adorno et al's The Authoritarian Personality Transformed U.S. Catholic Sisterhoods" at the Society for U.S. Intellectual History meeting in Irvine, Calif., in October.

Dr. Jessica Mulligan, assistant professor of health policy and management, presented "Shop Talk with Insurance Executives: On Disappointment and Chaos in Managed Care" and was the chair of the session "Bureaucratic Chaos and Market Rule: Social Service and Health Care Work in the U.S." at the American Anthropological Association conference in Chicago in November.

Dr. Sharon Murphy, associate professor of history, presented “In Search of the Common Good: Banks and the Panic of 1819” at Brown University’s 19th Century US History Workshop in Providence in November. She also presented a paper entitled "The Literature of Banking in the Early Republic" at the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic in St. Louis, Mo., in July.

Dr. Francine Newth, associate professor of management, presented "Flipping the Classroom to the Boardroom" at the World Association for Case Method Research & Application conference in Paris in January.

Dr. Timothy Noparumpa, assistant professor of management, presented "Wine Futures and Advance Selling Under Quality Uncertainty" and was the chair of the session "Managing Supply and Quality Risks" at the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences in Minneapolis, Minn., in October.

Dr. Ann Norton, professor of art history, presented "The Sun, the Horse, and Mogolian Shamanism" at the International Congress for Analytical Psychology in Copenhagen, Denmark, in August.

Dr. Mary O’Keeffe, associate professor of psychology, presented "Ways of Coping with Tragedy: Student and Campus Responses" and also presented the posters "The Effect of Emotion and Message Framing on College Drinking" and "Pain Perception as a Function of Mood Induction and Facial Feedback" at the New England College Teachers of Psychology & New England Psychological Association in Bridgeport, Conn., in October.

Dr. Michael O’Neill, associate professor of philosophy, presented "What is a Philosophical History?" at the International Society for MacIntyrean Enquiry in Grand Rapids, Mich., in July.

Dr. Todd Olszewski, assistant professor of health policy and management, presented “Cardiovascular Epidemiology and the Rise of the Heart-Healthy Diet” at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association in Boston in November.

Dr. Despina Prassas, associate professor of theology, presented "St. Maximus the Confessor's Liber Asceticus: The Power of God and the Material Things," at The Architecture of the Cosmos: An International Conference on St. Maximus the Confessor in Helsinki, Finland, in August. She also presented "The Meaning of Nature: St. Gregory of Nyssa's On Not Three Gods" at the International Association of Orthodox Dogmatic Theologians: Dogma and Terminology in the Orthodox Tradition Today in Sofia, Bulgaria, in September.

Dr. Jeffrey Pugh, assistant professor of political science, presented “Offshore Citizenship: A Market Solution to the ‘Problem’ of Migrant Incorporation” at the American Political Science Association in Chicago in August. He also presented "Markers of Difference and their Effect on Political Strategies in the Context of Invisibility: Colombian Forced Migrants in Ecuador" at the American Political Science Association Annual Conference in Chicago in August.

Dr. Josephine Ruggiero, professor of sociology, presented "Declining Patterns of International Adoption to the U.S.: Implications for Improving Adoption Strategies for 'Waiting' U.S. Children" at the Association for Applied & Clinical Sociology in Portland, Oregon, in October.

Dr. Lynne Ryan, professor of education, presented "Reality 101: Meeting Program Expectations in Today's Schools" at the Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., in November.

Rev. James Sabak, O.F.M., assistant professor of theology, presented "An Analysis of the Pre-Conciliar Debate on the Use of the Vernacular in the Liturgy" at the Societas Liturgica in Frankfurt, Germany, in July. 

Dr. John Scanlan, associate professor of English, presented “Johnson and the Common Reader: The Life of Shenstone and Patterns of Reappraisal in the Later Lives of the Poets” at the East-Central American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies in Philadelphia in November.

Dr. Joseph Shomberg, assistant professor of math, presented "Global Attractors of the Hyperbolic Relaxation of Reaction-Diffusion Equations with Dynamic Boundary Conditions" at the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics in Orlando, Fla., in December. He also presented "Hyperbolic Relaxation of Reaction Diffusion Equations with Dynamic Boundary Conditions" at the Southeastern-Atlantic Regional Conference on Differential Equations in Knoxville, Tenn., in September.

Dr. Steven Smith, assistant professor of history, presented "'The Old Slippers': Class Geographies in the New York Publishing Trade, 1783-1830" at the North American Labor History in Detroit, Mich., in October.

Dr. Thomas Strasser, associate professor of art history, presented "The Excavation at Mesolithic Damnoni in the Ayios Vassilios Region: A New Culture on Crete" at the Pancretan Meeting for the Archaeological Work in Crete in Greece in December.

Dr. Arthur Urbano, associate professor of theology, presented "Plato between School and Cell: Biography and Paideia in the Fifth Century” at the International Conference on Early Monasticism and Classical Paideia, which was held at Lund University in Sweden in October.  He also presented his paper "In the Company of Wisdom: Pilgrimage, Portraits, and the Transformation of Paideia” at the Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting in Maryland in November.

Dr. Tuire Valkeakari, associate professor of English, presented “After Eden: Constructs of Home, House, and Racial Difference in Toni Morrison’s A Mercy” at the Twenty Years Since the Nobel Prize: Anniversary Symposium on the Works of Toni Morrison in Stockholm, Sweden, in October.

Dr. Adam Villa, assistant professor of computer science, presented “Performance Evaluation of Big Data Transmission Models” at the Computer Measurement Group’s 39th International Performance Conference in San Diego in November.

Dr. Liu Wang, assistant professor of finance, presented "Does Corporate Governance Matter in Weak Governance Environment? Evidence on Stock Price Informativeness” at the International Academy of Business and Economics in Las Vegas in October.

Dr. Scott Wright, assistant professor of marketing, presented "Don't Tell Me What You Think I Want to Hear, Tell Me the Truth: Attenuating the Social Desirability Bias" at the American Marketing Association Conference in Boston in August.

Dr. David Zalewski, professor of finance, presented “Collective Action and Economic Justice: A Structural Approach" at the Association for Evolutionary Economics in Philadelphia in January.

Dr. F. Gizem Zencirci, assistant professor of political science, presented "'After Neoliberalism?' The Future of Postneoliberal State and Society in Asia" at the Inter-Asians Connections IV conference in Istanbul, Turkey, in September.

Dr. Marcy Zipke, associate professor of education, presented "Development of a Tool for Choosing the Best Picture Book Apps for Digital E-Readers” at the Literacy Research Association in Dallas in December.

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