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Faculty News & Notes - March 2015

James Bowers, assistant professor of criminal justice, presented “Collateral Consequences of Michigan Sex Offenders” at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences conference, March 6 in Orlando, Fla.
Geoffrey V. Carter, assistant professor of English, presented a video installation titled “A Dark Ambience: Attuning Thomas J. Rickert’s Krautrock Influences” at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, March 21 in Tampa, Fla.
Fenobia I. Dallas, associate professor of rhetoric & professional writing, had an article titled “Let’s Kick the Ballistics: Evolving Beyond the Stereotypes for Teaching African American Literature” accepted for publication in the Journal of Africana Composition and Rhetoric (Spring 2015).
Julie Foss, assistant professor of modern foreign languages, presented a workshop titled “Planning, Assessing, Progressing? Can-Do!” at the Midland County Educational Service Agency’s 2015 World Language Mini-Conference. Also, Foss presented a session titled “Making a Multilevel Class Work” at the 2015 Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, March 13 in Minneapolis, Minn. She also served as a delegate representing the Michigan World Language Association at this regional conference, and serves as a member of the CSCTFL Advisory Council.
Chris Giroux, assistant professor of English, and Helen RaicaKlotz, director of the writing center, presented “Developing Writers: The Role of Embedded Tutors in Developmental Writing Classrooms” at the Michigan Student Success Conference, Feb. 12 in Troy, Mich.
Rosina Hassoun, assistant professor of sociology, wrote an article, “Shifting Arab-American Demographics and Historical Narratives: The Implications for Relations with African-Americans,” that was published in the inaugural issue of The Backbone, the journal of the W. Montague Cobb Research Laboratory at Howard University.
Jason Pagano, assistant professor of chemistry, presented “Formation of Luminescent Inorganic Precipitation Tubes” at the 249th American Chemical Society National Meeting in Denver, Col., in March.
Hong Y. Park, professor of economics, had a paper titled “Firm’s Knowledge Creation Structure for New Product Development’” published in Cogent Business and Management, an open access journal by Taylor and Francis publication. Park co-authored this paper with Hyejung Chang and Yong-Seung Park, professors of management at Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea.
Carolyn Wierda, executive director of STEM@SVSU, accepted a Connect Award from Governor Snyder March 3 on behalf of the Great Lakes Bay Regional Alliance STEM Impact Initiative. The program connects employers with education leaders and the nonprofit community to get students excited and prepared for careers in science, technology, engineering and math.
Gladys Zubulake, professor of modern foreign languages, presented “Latina Women in Hollywood: Stereotypes in Film and Television” at the 22nd annual Dia De La Mujer Conference, March 21 in Lansing. Students Miranda Strasburg and Bethany Dickerson co-presented with Zubulake at this conference.