Dr. Comfort Ateh, assistant professor of education, presented “Closing the Theory-Reality Gap: The Case of Pre-service Teachers Experience with Disadvantaged Inner City Students in an Urban Education Course” at the International Center for Service-Learning in Teacher Education at Duke University in June.
Dr. Edmund Dain, assistant professor of philosophy, was awarded the Leinfellner Award for his paper “Wittgenstein and Ethics” at the 35th International Wittgenstein Symposium in Wechsel, Austria. He also presented a paper at the symposium entitled “Ethical Eliminativism and the Sense of Wittgenstein's Tractatus.”
Dr. Alison Guzman, adjunct assistant professor of Spanish, presented “El ‘Muerto Viviente’ del Poeta Andaluz Emerge del Pasado para Sumergirse en la Memoria-Historica Colectiva: ‘La Sombra de Federico’ de Eduardo Rovner y Cesar Oliva” at the Hispanic Association of Humanities meeting held in Madrid, Spain, in June.
Carol Hartley, C.P.A., assistant professor of accountancy, presented a paper at the American Accounting Association’s annual meeting held in Washington, D.C., in August. The paper was entitled “Group Examinations as an Engaged Learning Supplement to Individual Examinations.”
Dr. Margaret Healy-Varley, assistant professor of English, presented “Julian of Norwich and the Straightforwardness of Suffering” at a meeting of the New Chaucer Society held in Portland, Ore., in July.
Dr. Anthony Jensen, associate professor of philosophy, presented “Naturgeschichte und Genealogie" at the Nietzsche Dokumentationszentrum held in Naumburg, Germany, in July.
Dr. Leo H. Kahane, professor of economics, presented “Wages and Marginal Revenue Product in the NHL Pre- and Post-Lockout” at a Western Economic Association International meeting held in San Francisco in July.
Dr. Sandra Keating, associate professor of theology, presented “Revisiting the Charge of Tahrif: Arabic Christian Responses to the Earliest Questions Concerning the Falsification of the Scriptures” at the Christian Arabic Conference held in Malta in July.
Ann Galligan Kelley, C.P.A., professor of accountancy, presented “Exam Reflection is a Powerful Learning Tool” at the American Accounting Association’s annual meeting held in Washington, D.C., in August.
Dr. Michael Kraten, assistant professor of accountancy, presented “Audit Experience! An Interactive Training Video Game with Emphasis on Ethical Behavior” at the American Accounting Association’s Annual Symposium on Ethics Research in Accounting held in Washington, D.C., in August. Kraten also received the “Innovation in Teaching Award” at the conference.
Dr. Gregory Lu Light, professor of management, presented “A Quantitative Comparative Static Analysis for the Global Economy” at the Fifth International Global Studies Conference at the Moscow State University in June.
Dr. Michon Matthiesen, adjunct assistant professor of theology, presented “The Twentieth-Century ‘Sea Change’ in Eucharistic Theology: Maurice de la Taille’s Mysterium Fidei” at the Catholic Theological Society of America meeting held in St. Louis, Mo., in June.
Dr. Jeffery Nicholas, assistant professor of philosophy, presented “Reason, Resistance, and Revolution: Occupy’s Nascent Democratic Practice,” at the Studies in Social and Political Thought Annual Conference – Power and Resistance held at the University of Sussex in June. He also presented “The Common Good in Catholic Social Teaching,” at London Metropolitan University in June.
Nicholas presented several papers in July. “The Well-Being of Psychological Mechanisms: Natural Law, Evolutionary Psychology and Mary Midgley” and “Mitakuye oyasin as a Foundation for the Well-being of Animal Life” were presented at the 6th Annual Conference of the International Society for MacIntyrean Enquiry held at the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom.
He presented “Local Communities and the Common Good” at the London Branch of the Scottish National Party and also presented “Politics and the Common Good: MacIntyre, Finnis and Young” at Durham University in the United Kingdom.
Dr. Michael O’Neill, associate professor of philosophy, presented “An ‘Argumentative Ally’: R.G. Collingwood’s Influence on MacIntyre’s Thought” at the 6th Annual Conference of the International Society for MacIntyrean Enquiry held at the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom in July.
Dr. Vivian Okere, associate professor of finance, presented “Valuation of Investments in Oil and Gas: A Real Options Approach” at the International Academy of Business and Economics Conference held in Venice, Italy, in June.
Dr. Paul Quinlan, professor of history, presented “Moldova’s Slow, Tortuous Road to Democracy as Seen from the Bottom Up” at a meeting of the International Congress on Romanian Studies/Society for Romanian Studies held in Sibiu, Romania, in July.
Dr. Robert Reeder, associate professor of English, presented “Before the Beginning: Donne on Creation, Birth and Calling” at a meeting of the John Donne Society held in Leiden, Holland, in June.
Dr. Joseph Shomberg, assistant professor of math, presented “On Damped Semilinear Wave Equations with Singularly Perturbed Boundary Conditions” at the Spring School in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations meeting held in Brussels, Belgium, in June.
Shomberg also presented “Global Attractors for Damped Semilinear Wave Equations with a Robin-Acoustic Boundary Perturbation” at a meeting of the American Institute of Mathematical Sciences held in Orlando, Fla., in July.