May 2012

Scholarly & Research Highlights

Thomas Johnson, adjunct professor of sociology, CoAS, published Felon Verstehen, a self-help book that assists released felons with reintegration into society. The book was published by Xlibris Corporation, February 2012.

Dr. Mimi Sheller, professor of sociology and director of the Center for Mobilities Research and Policy, CoAS, published the book Citizenship from Below: Erotic Agency and Caribbean Freedom with Duke University Press in April 2012.

Selected Faculty Honors & Awards

Dr. Douglas Chute, professor of neuropsychology and Stein Fellow, CoAS, was awarded the inaugural 2012 Outstanding Mentor's Award by the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology.

Dr. Donna Murasko, dean and professor of biology, CoAS, was the recipient of the Elizabeth Bingham Mentoring Award from the Philadelphia chapter of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS). The award honors Murasko’s support of women in science, most notably in the Department of Physics at Drexel.

Dr. Arthur M. Nezu, Ph.D., ABPP, Distinguished University Professor of Psychology, CoAS, was appointed to the Clinical Treatment Guideline Development Panel for Depressive Disorders for the American Psychological Association (APA), and the Special Medical Advisory Group for the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Dr. James Spotila, Betz Chair Professor of Environmental Science, CoAS, was awarded the International Sea Turtle Society’s (ISTS) Lifetime Achievement Award.