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Activities and Achievements
Michael Magala, Political Science, doctoral student, and Richard Vengroff, Political Science, "Democratic Reform, Transition and Consolidation: Evidence from Senegal's 2000 Presidential Election," Journal of Modern African Studies, 39.1 (Spring 2001), pp. 129-62.
Imanuel Wexler, Economics, emeritus, "The Marshall Plan in Economic Perspective: Goals and Accomplishments," in Martin Schain (ed), The Marshall Plan: Fifty Years After (2001), pp.147-52.
A study by Michael Lubatkin, Management, "Determinants of Achieved Acculturation: A Case Survey Study," with Rikard Larsson, received the Carolyn Dexter Award as the best paper presented at the 2001 Academy of Management Meetings that dealt with an international topic. The meetings were held in Washington, D.C., in August.
Joseph Glaz, Statistics, Joseph Naus and Sylvan Wallenstein, Scan Statistics (New York: Springer-Verlag, 2001).
Julianne Wayne, Social Work, and Carol Cohen, Group Work Education in the Field (Alexandria, Va.: Council on Social Work Education, 2001).
Richard Clark, Center for Survey Research & Analysis, and Zsolt Nyiri, Political Science, doctoral student, presented a paper, "Web Survey Design: Comparing a Multi-Screen to a Single Screen Survey," at the American Association for Public Opinion Research Conference, Montreal, Canada, on May 19.
Brinley Franklin, University Libraries, presented "Academic Research Library Support of Sponsored Research in the United States" at the Northumbria International Conference on Performance Measurement in Libraries and Information Services on Aug. 15.
Richard Hiskes, Political Science, presented "Emergent Citizens: Democratic Faithfulness and the Politics of Risk" at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association in San Francisco, Aug. 27-Sept. 1. Also at that meeting, Michael Magala, doctoral student, presented "Economic Reforms, Democratic Values and Support for Free Market Values: The Case of Senegal;" and Howard Reiter, Political Science, presented "Democratic and Republican Factionalism in the Age of Divided Government."
Beverly Koerner, Nursing, and Diane Larochelle presented a peer-reviewed research paper at the International Congress of Nursing Quadrennial Congress, in Copenhagen, Denmark, in June.
James O'Neil, Family Studies, chaired two symposia and gave two papers at the American Psychological Association convention in San Francisco, Aug. 24-28. The symposia were on: "Four Theoretical Perspectives on Men and Masculinity: Research-Practice Implications" and "Gender Role Conflict Research: Testing New Constructs and Dimensions Empirically." The papers were: "Summarizing Gender Role Conflict Theory and Research: Therapeutic and Empirical Implications" and "Mentoring Sources of Variance: Concepts for Improving Graduate Psychology Programs."
Frederick Roden, English, presented "For the Love of Mary: Devotional Homoerotics in Victorian Women Writers" at a conference on "Locating the Victorians" held in London, U.K., on July 15.
Bethany Silver, Educational Psychology, Smith, Everett, and Scott Brown, Educational Psychology, presented a paper on Latent Support for Memory Beliefs: IRT and Structural Item Examination at the American Psychological Association Conference, in San Francisco, Calif., in August.
Klemens is a specialist on phonons and related topics in solid state physics.
Amii Omara-Otunnu, History and UConn-ANC Partnership, was a discussant at a special sessions of the United Nations Security Council on regional approaches to conflict management in Africa in New York City on Aug. 8.
Jonathan Raddatz, Social Work, has been appointed program committee chair for the 27th National Eligibility Workers Association Training Conference in Spokane, Wash.