November 6, 2000
Activities & Achievements
We invite faculty (including
emeriti), staff and graduate
students to submit entries for Activities and Achievements. Entries
must be typed and e-mail submissions are strongly
encouraged: Elizabeth Omara-Otunnu,
Mandeep Dhami has joined the
Hematology/Oncology Department at the Health
Center on a part-time basis.
Articles & Chapters
Richard Brown, History, "Early American
Origins of the Information Age," A Nation
Transformed by Information: How Information Shaped
the United States from Colonial Times to the Present,
Alfred Chandler and James Cortada, eds. (New
York: Oxford University Press, 2000),
pp. 39-53, 302-4; also, with Irene Quenzler Brown,
Family Studies, "Incest in the Archives: The Strange
Case of Ephraim Wheeler,"
Common-Place, I (Sept. 2000), an on-line journal
of early American history at www.Common-Place.org
David Cournoyer, Social Work, "Universalist
Research: Examples Drawn from the Methods and
Findings of Parental Acceptance/Rejection
Theory," in A.L. Comunian and U.Gielen, eds,
International Perspectives on Human Development
(Pabst Science Publishers, 2000), pp.
Ilpyong Kim, Political Science, emeritus,
"The Republic of Korea: The Taming of the Tiger,"
International Science Journal, 5/21 (March
2000), pp. 61-78.
Robert Phillips, Philosophy, "Why the
Vendetta Against Pius XII? Review of Ronald Rychlak,
Hitler, War and the Pope," Inside the Vatican,
Awards & Honors
Michael Lubatkin, Business, and John Veiga,
were inducted into the Academy of
Management Hall of Fame as charter members, during the
Academy's annual meeting in Toronto in August.
To be inducted, individuals had to have published
at least 10 articles in Academy journals.
Since the Academy's founding in 1954, only 34
individuals have achieved that distinction.
David Knecht, Molecular & Cell
Biology, was recently highlighted in the Donaghue
Medical Research Foundation newsletter, Practically
Speaking, for his role as a leading researcher in
cell biology and as a member of the Policy Advisory
Committee of the Foundation as well
as the Donaghue Investigator Advisory Committee.
Richard Brown, History, with Jack
Tager, Massachusetts: A Concise History
(Amherst, Mass.: University of Massachusetts
Martha Gibson, Political Science,
Conflict Amid Consensus in American Trade Policy
(Washington D.C.: Georgetown University Press,
Maria-Luz D. Samper, Labor Education,
was one of two guest editors of a special issue on
"Colombia: A Nation and Its Crisis," in the
International Journal of Politics, Culture and
Society, 14.1 (2000).
Michie Hesselbrock, Social Work,
presented a paper, "Symptoms Related to Alcohol
Dependence Among Different Ethnic Groups;
Caucasians, African Americans, Hispanic and Alaska
Natives" at the Research Society on Alcoholism
Annual Scientific Meeting in Denver,
Colo., in June. She also presented a symposium,
"Barriers Related to Drug Research Among Asian
Americans," at the Committees on
Problem of Drug Dependence Annual Meeting in
Puerto Rico in June, and co-organized and presented
a pre-conference workshop, "Toward
a Comprehensive Approach to International Alcohol
Research: Design and Dissemination Issues,"
sponsored by the National Institute on
Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, at the International
Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism in
July in Yokohama, Japan.
Annette T. Fitzgerald, Cooperative
Extension, was luncheon speaker at the National
Conference on Girls, Women & Money on Sept. 23 in
Boston. The topic of her presentation was, "Those
Golden Years," which focused on the
financial empowerment of women through
participation in the Women's Financial Information Program.
Michael Lubatkin, Management, and
Richard Dino, Business, presented a paper
at the Academy of Management Meeting in Toronto in
August, "Altruism and Agency in Family Firms." The
paper was also published in the Best Paper
Linda Pescatello and Amy Weiler,
Allied Health, presented, "The Changing Roles of
Clinical Exercise Physiologists: Opportunities in
Health Promotion," at the American College of Sports
Medicine meeting in Indianapolis in June. At the
same meeting, Pescatello presented,
"Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring: What the
Exercise Studies Show Us," as part of a mini-symposium,
and was asked to lead a table
discussion on chronic disease and disability at the
Josephine L. Rathbone Breakfast as a female leader
in the American College of Sports
Richard Brown, History, was chosen
President-elect of the Society of Historians of the Early
American Republic at the society's annual
meeting in July 2000.
Diana Tietjens Meyers, Philosophy, has
been appointed to the American Philosophical Association's
Committee on the Status of Women.
She will serve a two-year term.
Herbert Lederer, Modern &
Classical Languages, emeritus, is one of nine subjects
of interviews with Jewish Holocaust survivors from
Austria who became college professors of German
Studies in the U.S. and Canada. The volume, edited by
Beatrix Müller-Kampel and
published by Niemeyer Verlag in Tübingen,
Germany, is titled Lebenswege (Paths of Life).
Hilary Onyiuke, Surgery, was named a member
and chairman of the state's Spinal Cord Injury Research
Board by Gov. John G. Rowland.