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Dr. Denise Agosto,
assistant professor, IST, published “The Cultured World: Cultural Background, Bilingualism and the School Library” in [i]School Libraries Worldwide,[/i] vol. 7, and “Bounded Rationality and Satisficing in Young People’s Web-based Decision Making” in [i]Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology,[/i] vol. 53, no. 1.
Dr. Murugan Anandarajan,
assistant professor of management information systems, was guest editor for the special section, “Internet Abuse in the Workplace,” in the January 2002 issue of [i]Communications of the ACM.[/i]
Dr. Trina Larsen Andras,
head of the Department of Marketing, was invited to join the editorial board of [i]International Journal of Business and Economics.[/i] Andras, [b]Dr. Bert Rosenbloom,[/b] Rauth Chair Professor in Electronic Commerce Management, and colleagues received a Literati Club Award for Excellence for the most outstanding paper, “Leadership and Cooperation in Marketing Channels: A Comparative Empirical Analysis of the U.S.A., Finland and Poland,” in the 2001 volume of [i]International Marketing Review.[/i]
instructor, CoMAD, had work featured in the show, “Hometown: Philadelphia Area Photographers in the Photo Review,” at Philadelphia’s Exhibit 231 Gallery. The exhibit featured the work of artists published in [i]The Photo Review[/i] over the past 25 years.
Dr. Anthony P. Curatola,
Joseph F. Ford Professor of Accounting, was appointed to the editorial review board of [i]Management Accounting Quarterly Journal.[/i] He and [b]Dr. Janet Trewin,[/b] assistant professor of accounting, published the article, “The Inequality of Distributions from Retirement Plans as a Result of Differing Life Expectancies,” in [i]Benefits Quarterly Journal.[/i] Curatola and a colleague also published the article, “Foreign Assignments: Tax Issues Associated with Compensation Packages,” in [i]Oil, Gas and Energy Quarterly Journal.[/i]
assistant professor, CoMAD, presented the paper, “Technique and (Re)Production: The Shift from Script to Print to Hypermedia,” at the 90th Annual Meeting of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture in New Orleans.
has been promoted to director of publications, Office of University Relations.
Michael Dean Giamo
has been promoted to director of web communications, Office of University Relations.
Dr. Nira Herrmann,
professor of mathematics and computer science, presented the session, “The Department Role in Fostering Senior Faculty Development,” at the 10th AAHE Conference on Faculty Roles and Rewards held in Phoenix.
Dr. Thomas Hewett,
professor of psychology and computer science, was an external evaluator for the Loughborough University Department of Computer Science during an audit of instructional modules on Human Computer Interaction. The university is located in Leicestershire, England.
Dr. Greg Hislop,
associate professor, IST, gave the presentation, “Analyzing Infrastructure Costs of Online Education,” served as a program track chair and participated in steering committee meetings at the Seventh International Conference on Online Learning in Orlando.
Dr. Barbara Hornum,
associate professor of anthropology, published the chapter, “Transforming Post-Tenure Review into Faculty, Department Head and Departmental Renewal” in the book [i]Post-Tenure Faculty Review and Renewal: Experienced Voices.[/i] The chapter details four years of senior faculty renewal at Drexel partially funded by two grants from AAHE. Hornum and [b]Drs. Michel Vallieres[/b] and [b]Teck-Kah Lim,[/b] professors of physics, presented the session, “The Drexel Cooperative Program: The Ultimate Experience,” at the 10th AAHE Conference on Faculty Roles and Rewards in Phoenix.
Dr. Sandra Hughes-Hassell,
assistant professor, IST, and a colleague published “The Urban Experience in Recent Young Adult Novels” in [i]The ALAN Review,[/i] vol. 29 (Spring/Summer).
Dr. Richard Knight,
director of the Center for the Plasma Processing of Materials (CPPM), presented the paper “Structure and Properties of HVOF Sprayed Amorphous Polymer Matrix Nanocomposite Coatings” at the International Thermal Spray Conference in Singapore. He organized and co-chaired the technical session on the thermal spraying of polymers and co-taught a two-and-a half-day course on thermal spray technology. Knight and [b]Dr. Michel Barsoum,[/b] professor of Material Engineering, received a U.S. patent, “Corrosion, Oxidation and/or Wear-Resistant Coatings” for the thermal spraying of Ti3SiC2-type materials.
Dr. Frank Ko,
director of the Fibrous Materials Research Center, was an invited speaker on the topics of “Electrospinning of Nanofibers” and “Development of Thermally Controllable Non-Metallic Textile Structures” at the China Textile Institute in Taipei, Taiwan.
Dr. Roger McCain, professor of economics, received a Literati Club Award for Excellence for the most outstanding paper, “Equitable Allocations and the Case for Access,” in the 2001 volume of [i]International Journal of Social Economics.[/i]
Dr. Erik Peter Rau,
instructor of history and political science, received the Eugene Garfield Fellowship in the History of Scientific Information for the 2002-03 school year from the Chemical Heritage Foundation. The award carries a minimum stipend of $41,000.
director, International Students and Scholars Office, received a short-term Fulbright scholarship for higher education administrators in international education. She will spend three weeks in Germany and Belgium in April.