Activities and Achievements
April 13, 1998
Carroll Burke, Pathobiology, emeritus, with Roger Lee Herman and S. Perry, "Epidermal Tumors of Rainbow Smelt with Associated Virus," in Journal of Wildlife Diseases, Vol. 33, No. 4, 1997, pp. 925-29.
Howard Reiter, Political Science, "The Bases of Progressivism with the Major Parties," Social Science History, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 83-116.
Del Seigle and Sally M. Reis, Educational Psychology and Neag Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development, "Gender Differences in Teacher and Student Perceptions of Gifted Students' Ability and Effort," Gifted Child Quarterly, Winter 1998, pp. 39-47.
Michael Wilbur, Educational Psychology, "Race Horse in the Barn," Voices: The Art and Science of Psychotherapy, American Academy of Psychotherapists, Vol. 34, Spring 1998, pp. 33-40.
Jonathan McMurry, Molecular and Cell Biology, graduate student, has received a fellowship from the National Institutes of Health to pursue his work towards his Ph.D. McMurry works in Debra Kendall's laboratory.
Courtney Murren, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, has received one of two Nathan Whetten fellowships from the Latin American and Caribbean studies program.
Mwangi S. Kimenyi, Economics, Ethnic Diversity, Liberty and the State, (Cheltenham, U.K., and Northampton, Mass., Edward Elgar, The Shaftesbury Papers, 12, 1997).
Regina Barreca, English, was guest speaker at the opening of the Women's Concerns Center at Johnson & Wales University, Providence, R.I., March 25.
Fred Carstensen, Economics, presented "Jurisprudence, Expected Value, and the Culture of Innovation," at a conference at Hildersheim Germany on April 2. He was one of 10 invited participants, and the only one from North America.
Karen Chow, English, is leading a series of four discussions on mystery fiction, at the Central Village Public Library, that began with "The Evolution of the Detective" on April 4.
Eileen Furey, Educational Psychology, gave three invited presentations on "Abuse of Individuals with Mental Retardation: What Do Supervisors, Managers and Executives Need to Know?" "The Impact of Statutory Adult Protection Policies: A View from Connecticut," and "The Pros and Cons of Adult Protection Statutes as an Alternative to Agency Policies," at Open University Adult Protection Seminars in Milton Keynes and Stony Stratford, U.K., on April 2 and 3.
Farah Ibrahim, Educational Psychology, presented "Counseling Multiracial Adolescents: Identity Development," "Minority Faculty and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder," and "Interracial Marriages," at the American Counseling Association World Conference in Indianapolis, on March 29 and 30.
Joan McGuire, Educational Psychology, gave a presentation titled, "Forks in the Road: Transition as Decision-Making and Path-Finding," at the 35th international conference of the Learning Disabilities Association of America, on March 13.
Debra Kendall, Molecular and Cell Biology, gave an invited talk titled, "Synthetic Signal Peptides: Probes of Molecular Interactions During Membrane Translocation" at the Gordon Research Conference on the Chemistry and Biology of Peptides, in Ventura, Calif., on February 19.
Les Mehrhoff, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Torrey Herbarium, presented "Getting Professionals Involved" at a symposium on Plant Invasions in the Hudson Basin: Problems and Solutions, Briarcliff, N.Y., on March 24.