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  December 3, 2001

Activities & Achievements

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Robert Fuller, Emergency Medicine, was named chair of the Connecticut Hospital Association's Disaster Preparedness Work Group on Oct. 26. Fuller is the physician on the Health Center Fire Department's Special Operations Unit, and was a respondent to New York in the wake of the World Trade Center attacks.

Articles & Chapters
Michael Borrero, Social Work, "The Widening Mistrust Between Youth and Police," in Families in Society: The Journal of Contemporary Human Services, 82.4 (2001), pp. 399-408.

Alan Brush, Physiology and Neurobiology, emeritus,"Evolving a Protofeather and Feather Diversity," American Zoologist, 40 (2000), pp. 631-40.

Anita Garey, Family Studies and Sociology, and Terry Arendell, "Children, Work, and Family: Some Thoughts on 'Mother-Blame,'" in Rosanna Hertz and Nancy Marshall, eds., Working Families: the Transformation of the American Home (2001), pp. 293-303.

Jennifer Sterling-Folker, Political Science, "Evolutionary Tendencies in Realist and Liberal International Relations Theory," in William R. Thompson, ed., Evolutionary Interpretations of World Politics, (2001), pp. 62-109.

David Yalof, Political Science, and Stefanie Lindquist, "Congressional Responses to Federal Court Decisions,"Judicature, 85.2 (September 2001), pp. 61-8.

Awards & Honors
Carol Lammi-Keefe, Nutritional Sciences, received the Ross Award in Women's Health from the American Dietetic Association Foundation at an event in St. Louis, Mo., on Oct. 22. The award is presented each year to a dietetic professional who makes significant contributions to understanding the importance of nutrition in women's health.

Donald Leu, Educational Psychology and Curriculum & Instruction, with Rachel Karchmer and Marla Mallette, edited a special themed issue on Literacy and Technology for Reading Research and Instruction, 40.3 (Spring, 2001).

Anita Garey, Family Studies, presented "Frayed Around the Edges: Weaving Academic Lives and Family Connections," and was an invited panelist for a special session, "Parenting in the Academy: Research, Experiences, and Trends," at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association Aug. 17-21, in Anaheim, Calif.

Peter Kingstone, Political Science, presented "Executive Strategies and the Privatization of Telecommunications in Latin America," and was a discussant on a panel about "Business and the State in Latin America," at the Latin American Studies Association conference in Washington, D.C., Sept. 5-7.

Yan Ling, Management, graduate student, co-authored and presented three papers: "Family Firms, Agency and Governance," "National Culture, Interpersonal Relations and Team Performance," and "The Impact of National Culture On Work-Family Conflict," at the Academy of Management annual meetings in Washington, D.C., in August. Also at the meetings Timothy Golden, Management, graduate student, co-authored and presented "HR topics and policies: Moonlighting, Sexual Harrassment, Telecommuting, Compensation, and Outsourcing;" Deborah Kidder, Management, presented a paper on "Conflict and Diversity in Organizations: Current Research Directions," and co-authored and presented "Affirmative Action: Some New Perspectives," and "Affirmative Action vs. Managing Diversity: Is there a Difference?" and Ho-uk Lee, Management, co-authored and presented "Decision-making Styles."

Professional Societies
Virginia Miller, Human Resources, has been elected president of the Academy of Academic Personnel Administrators for the 2001-2002 year. Miller, who retired earlier this year as assistant vice chancellor for human resources, currently serves as the University's chief negotiator. The Academy, also known as the Society of Bargainers, is a national organization of people who represent universities and colleges in negotiations with unionized faculties.

Other Activities
Jonathan Raddatz, Social Work, has been appointed program committee chair for the 27th National Eligibility Workers (NEW) Association Training Conference in Spokane, Wash. Raddatz is program director for the School of Social Work at the state Department of Social Services.

A play by Dana Sue McDermott, Dramatic Arts, "Out of the Ruins, Part I," was presented as part of Ensemble Studio Theater's Octoberfest 2001, Oct. 6-7 in New York City. The Ensemble Studio Theater has been a leader in the development of new plays for more than 25 years; its annual Octoberfest presents a wide variety of new works.

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