Achievements.... October 6, 1997
Gim Seow, Accounting, will spend a year with the Financial Accounting
Standards Board (FASB) as a faculty fellow.
Robert Gilmour, Political
Science, and Holly Sellers, Ph.D. student, Political Science, "Legal
Authorities and Administrative Actions," in Handbook of Public
Law and Administration, Phillip J. Cooper and Chester A. Newland
eds. (Jossey-Bass 1997).
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Fred Ogden, Civil and Environmental
Engineering, and Bahram Saghafian, "Green and Ampt Infiltration
with Redistribution," American Society of Engineers Journal of
Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, Vol. 123, No. 5 (Sept./Oct.
1997), pp. 386-93.
John Walko, Ph.D. student, Political Science,
"Isolationism: How would we know if we saw it? Reopening the
case of the 1930s" The Public Perspective, (Aug./September 1997).
Becker, Psychology, and Annette Rickel, Keeping Children From
Harm's Way: How National Policy Affects Psychological Development
(American Psychological Association, 1997).
Statistics, M. Ghosh, and P.K. Sen, Sequential Estimation (John
Wiley Inc., New York, 1997).
Mark Boyer, Political Science,
$20,000 from the Summer University Board of Central European University,
Budapest, Hungary, to create a unit "Teaching Negotiation across
the Internet," to be offered during the 1998 program.
History and Institute for Asian American Studies, $5,000 from
the Civil Liberties Public Education Fund, for "Executive Order
9066: Lessons of the Journey East."
Carmen Cirincione, Political
Science, Thomas Darling, and Timothy O'Rourke presented "Does the
Supreme Court Have It Right? Toward a Quantitative Standard for
Evaluating Congressional Redistricting Plans After Shaw v. Hunt
and Bush v. Vera," at the American Political Science Association
conference, in Washington, DC, in September.
Dipak K. Dey, Statistics,
has been named a fellow of the American Statistical Association
for outstanding contributions to research in statistical decision
theory, reliability, and Bayesian topics, and for excellence
in teaching and service to the profession.