Activities and Achievements
Nancy Naples, Sociology and Women's Studies, "Deconstructing and Locating Survivor Discourse: Dynamics of Narrative, Empowerment and Resistance for Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse," Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 28.4.
Awards & Honors
William Fitzgerald, Marine Sciences, received the Clair C. Patterson award for environmental geochemistry from the Geochemical Society at the annual V. M. Goldschmidt Conference in Kurashiki, Japan, in September.
Robert Pietrzak, Public Health, graduate student, has been named the first recipient of the 2003-2004 Durand Jacobs Award for his Master's of Public Health thesis on Health and Psychosocial Correlates of Older Adult Problem Gambling. The Durand Jacobs Award, sponsored by the International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviors at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, is offered annually to a graduate student who submits an outstanding theoretical or empirical paper related to the psychology of addictive behaviors.
Dr. Anitha Potluri, Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology, student in the combined OMFR Residency/Master of Dental Science Program, received the Howard R. Raper Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology Award, during the annual meeting of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology in Chicago, Dec. 3-7. The award recognizes the most promising senior resident/graduate student nationally who intends to pursue a career in academia. Also at the meeting, Dr. Hassem Geha, Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology, student in the combined OMFR Residency/Master of Dental Science Program, was awarded the Albert G. Richards Graduate Student Research Grant for a proposal titled, "Measurements of Thickness and Mass Changes Using Direct Digital Radiography".
Frank Andrews Stone, Educational Leadership, emeritus, Theodore Brameld's Education Reconstruction: An Intellectual Biography (San Francisco, Calif.: Caddo Gap Press, 2003)
Dr. Alan Lurie, Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology, delivered the annual H. Cline Fixott Memorial Lecture, "Radiation Biology, Radiation Risk, and Clinical Significance: Historical and Contemporary Thinking," during the annual meeting of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology in Chicago, Dec. 3-7.
Nancy Naples, Sociology and Women's Studies, was the invited plenary speaker on "Feminism and Social Action," a conference co-sponsored by the Women's Studies Program at SUNY-New Paltz, and the Village of New Paltz, on Oct. 18. She also was the invited plenary speaker on "NWSA: The Next Twenty-Five Years," at the National Women's Studies Association, New Orleans, on June 22.
Robert McCarthy, Pharmacy, has been invited to join the National Association of Drug Stores Pharmacy Education Advisory Committee for a three-year term, beginning Jan. 1.