Activities & Achievements
Robert Fisher, Social Work and Urban and Community Studies Program, with Michael Fabricant, "Agency-Based Community Building in Low Income Neighborhoods: A Praxis Framework," Journal of Community Practice 10.2 (2002), pp. 1-22.
Brinley Franklin, University Libraries, "Networked Electronic Services Usage Patterns at Four Academic Health Sciences Libraries" in Performance Measurement and Metrics: The International Journal for Library and Information Services, 3 (2002), pp. 123-33.
Joel Kupperman, Philosophy, "The Ethics of Style and Attitude" (translated into Chinese), China Scholarship (Beijing) 3.3 (2002-3), pp. 42-61.
Ulrike Klueh, Health Center, Biomedical Engineering, Ph.D. student, won the 2003 Student Research Award, Ph.D. category, from the Society for Biomaterials. The international award is given annually for excellence in research. Klueh's work focuses on the use of gene transfer technology and tissue engineering to control biosensor-tissue interfaces, which has applications in the development of implantable biosensors, such as glucose sensors for diabetics. Klueh will present her research at the plenary session of the annual meeting of the society in Reno, Nev., in April. She previously won the society's Student Research Award in the master's category.
Dr. Nancy Petry, Psychiatry, has been named winner of the 2003 American Psychological Association Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contribution to Psychology in the area of applied research.
Robert Fisher, Social Work and Urban and Community Studies Program, with Lori Leonard, presented "Public Health in Private Spaces: The Limits of STD Prevention Through Private Sector Community Sites," at the American Public Health Association conference in Philadelphia in November; he also gave a presentation on "Contemporary Settlements Houses, Corporatized Social Services, and Community Building" at the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action conference in Montreal in November.
James Knox, Molecular & Cell Biology, emeritus, gave a talk on "Structure and Mechanism of Bacterial Enzymes Providing Resistance to beta-Lactams and Vancomycins" to the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics at Columbia University on Nov. 8.
Abdou Ndoye, Continuing Studies, presented "Exploring Learning Processes and Adult Professional Performance in Senegal," at the Hawaii International Conference in Education on Jan. 7.
Bruce Stave, History, emeritus, and Center for Oral History, spoke on current issues in oral history and engaged in discussion with Cuban oral historians at the Centro Cultural Pablo de la Torriente Brau in Havana on Jan. 14.
Howard Reiter, Political Science, has been appointed executive editor of The Public Perspective, the Roper Center's magazine for observers of public opinion. The magazine is published six times a year.