Erin McGraw, English, Better Food for a Better World: A Novel (Seattle, Wash.: Slant Books, 2013).
José Oubrerie, Architecture, Architecture With and Without Le Corbusier (a collaboration between the City College of New York, Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture, and Oscar Riera Ojeda Publishers).
Elizabeth Renker, English, “What Is American Literature?” American Literary History 25.1 (Oxford University Press, 2013), pp. 247-56.
Kenneth Yeager, David Cutler, Dale Svendsen and Grayce Sills, Psychiatry, Modern Community Mental Health: An interdisciplinary approach (New York, NY, Oxford University Press, 2013).
Gulash Akar, City and Regional Planning, and Rabi Mishalani and Mark McCord, Civil, Environmental,and Geodetic Engineering were awarded $39,852 from the NEXTRANS Center for their project “Investigating the Potential of Employer-based Real-Time Ridesharing.”
Jackie Augustine, Biology, recently received a research grant from Ohio State’s College of Arts and Sciences through its Support for Regional Campus Faculty Research/Creative Activity Program. The award is $2,000 and will help purchase equipment necessary to conduct her research in western Kansas studying the habitat requirements of two related grassland gamebird species.
Curtis Austin, Stacie Burbage and Robert Hampton, Office of Diversity and Inclusion Young Scholars Program, received a $6,000 award from the Mathematical Association of America’s 2012 Tensor-SUMMA Program, which supported the “Building Mathematical Capacity” workshop series for 8th grade YSP Scholars across the state of Ohio during 2011-12 school year.
Curtis Austin, Gisell Jeter and Allison Prasad, Office of Diversity and Inclusion Young Scholars Program, received a $5,000 award from the CollegeKeys Compact through its College Board’s Midwestern Region. The Young Scholars Program was the 2013 Innovation Award winner in the “Getting in to College” category and was recognized at the Midwestern Regional Forum, Chicago, Ill., Feb. 11.
Sathya Gopalakrishnan, H. Allen Klaiber and Brian Roe, Agricultural, Environmental and Development Ecomonics, have been awarded a 2013 SEEDS grant from the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center to engage in new research on the environmental impacts of shale oil exploration in Ohio and Pennsylvania.
Ralph Murphy, Office of Diversity and Inclusion Young Scholars Program, received a $4,410 award from Ohio State University’s OSU CARES for its “Youth Empowerment” initiative with OSU Extension, with Cynthia Toler.
Larry Tomassini and Francisco-Xavier Gòmez-Bellengé, Business, and Curtis Austin, Office of Diversity and Inclusion Young Scholars Program, received a $10,000 award from Price Waterhouse Cooper’s 2012 INQuires Program to host 50 diverse academically talented high school students from the Cincinnati, Columbus and Dayton areas at the Fisher College of Business where they heard from various speakers about the field of accounting, accounting careers, accounting studies and opportunities at Price Waterhouse Cooper.
Alison Beach, History, presented “Why American Medievalists Can’t Afford to Ignore German Scholarship,” at MRGSA of OSU’s conference, Translatio, Oct. 6.
Barbara Becker-Cantarino, Germanic Languages and Literatures, presented
“The Witches’ Sabbath: The Discourse of Monstrous Sexuality in Grimmelshausen’s Simplicissimus,” at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Oct. 3; and “Goethe’s Bekenntnisse einer schönen Seele as anti-Pietist Sentiment,” at the German Studies Association annual meeting, Milwaukee, Wis., Oct. 6.
David Brakke, History, presented “Shenoute and the Jews,” at the Tenth International Congress of Coptic Studies, Rome, September 2012; was a panelist for the “Conversation on Apophasis and Pseudonymity in Dionysius the Areopagite by Charles Stang,” Center for the Study of World Religions, Harvard University, October 2012; and presented “Shenoute the Great (348-465): Monastic Authority and Lay Elites in Late Antique Egypt,” at MRGSA of OSU’s conference, Translatio, Oct. 6.
Russell Clark, English as a Second Language/Teaching and Learning, presented “There’s Another Wavelength Everyplace You Point your Telescope,” at the 2013 Illinois TESOL-Bilingual Education annual convention “Looking Back, Thinking Forward,” Lisle-Chicago, Ill., Feb. 22.
Hannah Ewing, History, presented “Byzantine Monks on Family Ties: The Case of Michael Maleinos,” at MRGSA of OSU’s conference, Translatio, Oct. 6.
Michele Fuchs, Musicology and Music Theory, presented “What’s in a Name?: Rupert of Deutz and Lotario of Segni on the Gradual Chant of the Mass,” at MRGSA of OSU’s conference, Translatio, Oct. 6.
Michelle Herman, English, presented a “sneak peak” reading from Stories We Tell Ourselves at KGB Bar in New York City on Feb. 17.
Michelle Kaiser, Social Work, presented “Disparities to Household Food Security and Health Status Among Households Using Different Food Provisioning Strategies,” at the 17th annual Society for Social Work Research annual conference, San Diego, Calif.
René Olate, Social Work, presented “Drugs-Crime Cycle” in Cross-National Perspective: High Risk and Gang-Involved Youth in Boston and San Salvador,” at the 17th annual Society for Social Work Research annual conference, San Diego, Calif.
Keith Warren, Nate Doogan, and Ashleigh Hodge, College of Social Work, presented “Pro-social Responses of Therapeutic Community Residents to Peer Affirmations and Corrections” at the 17th Annual Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference in San Diego, Calif.
Paula Yoho, Nora Skotko, Nick Daugherty, Molly Bergen, Donna Ruch, Luke O’Quinn and Allie Riley, Social Work, Community and Youth Collaborative Institute, presented “Enhancing Student Learning through Experiences with The Ohio State University LiFE Sports Initiative,” at the 2012 National Association of Social Workers Ohio Chapter annual conference, Columbus.
Barbara Becker-Cantarino, Germanic Languages and Literature, edited a new book, Migration and Religion. Christian Transatlantic Missions, Islamic Migration to Germany (Amsterdam / New York: Rodopi, 2012).
Jackie Goodway, Human Sciences, “The Effectiveness of Aligned Developmental Feedback on the Overhand Throw in Third-Grade Students,” Physical Education and Sports Pedagogy (November 2012), with Rona Cohen, Wingate Institute, and Ronnie Lidor, Wingate Institute and University of Haifa.
Eugene O’Connor, The Ohio State University Press, is having his poem “If He Came to Detain You” published in the forthcoming Ohio Poetry Association anthology, Everything Stops and Listens (Spring 2013). O’Connor will be among other poets reading their work at a reception at the Bexley Public Library in April.
Heather Allen, Chemistry, received the 2013 American Chemical Society Award for Encouraging Women into Careers in the Chemical Sciences.
Rebecca Chacko, Office of Research, Education and Human Ecology, was named the Ohio State Recreational Sports February Star of the Month for her exceptional fitness journey, which includes losing more than 100 pounds.
Nena Couch, Theatre, received the Distinguished Service in Performing Arts Librarianship Award given by the Theatre Library Association at the New York Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center’s Bruno Walter Auditorium, Oct. 12.
Jacqueline Gargus, Architecture, and Karla Trott, Landscape Architecture, were recognized by, respectively, the Sphinx Senior Class Honorary and the Mortar Board Senior Class Honor Societies for their contributions to undergraduate education as teachers and mentors. Current student members of each society nominate OSU faculty to show gratitude and recognition for continued excellence in and commitment to teaching at the university.
Bernadette Melnyk, Nursing and university chief wellness officer, was featured in a weekend story on PBS News Hour “After Newtown: Reading, Writing, Therapy” about her adolescent mental health research. She has developed Creating Opportunities for Personal Empowerment (COPE), a new program that schools in Delaware, West Virginia, Arizona and Ohio have implemented to prevent violent and negative behaviors by teaching adolescents how to positively deal with stress.
Ivan Mueller, Earth Sciences, was recognized by the American Geophysical Union with an award named for him. The AGU established the Ivan I. Mueller Award for Distinguished Service and Leadership, which honors AGU Fellow and Waldo E. Smith medalist Mueller for his major contribution to international programs that advanced geodesy over the past half century. Mueller is a professor emeritus of geodesy with the OSU School of Earth Sciences.
Elizabeth Renker, English, has joined the Nominating Committee for The Melville Society. Her term runs from 2013-16.