May 11 , 2000
Vol. 29, No. 20


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Appointment

Denise Cambier, University Medical Center, has been appointed to the staff of the Department of Neurology.

Books

Kim L. Boyer, Electrical Engineering, editor, Perceptual Organization for Artificial Vision Systems, (Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000), co-editor is Sudeep Sarkar.

Kenneth W. Hinchcliff, Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Veterinary Medicine: A Textbook of the Diseases of Cattle, Sheep, Pigs, Goats and Horses, 9th edition (London: W.B. Saunders Co., 2000), co-authors are O.M. Radostits, C.C. Gay and D.C. Blood.

David Hoffmann, History, Peasant Metropolis: Social Identities in Moscow, 1929-1941, (Cornell University Press, 2000).

Abiola Irele, African-American and African Studies and French and Italian, editor, Cahier d'un retour au pays natal, 2nd edition, by Aime Cesaire (Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2000).

Patrick McKenry, Human Development and Family Science, Families Across Time: A Life Course Perspective, (Los Angeles: Sage Publications, 2000), co-author is Sharon Price.

Allan Millett, History, and Williamson Murray, History, emeritus, A War to be Won: Fighting the Second World War (Harvard University Press, 2000).

Samuel C. Patterson, Political Science, emeritus, editor, Comparing Post-Soviet Legislatures: A Theory of Institutional Design and Political Conflict, by Joel M. Ostrow, Benedictine University (Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2000).

Bill Roorbach, English, Summers with Juliet: 1992 (Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2000).

Grants

Tammy Bray, Human Nutrition and Food Management, $108,314 Ohio Soybean Council Grant for "Soy Components Improve Antioxidant Status and Prevent Diabetes in Children."

Susan K. Freeman, History, $2,000 Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Grant for "Making Sense of Sex: Adolescent Girls and Sex Education in the United States, 1940-1960."

Ronald Hammond, R.M. Sulc, A. Barta, L. Rhodes and H.R. Willson, Entomology, $91,624 OARDC Interdisciplinary Team Research Competition Grant for "Biotic and Abiotic Stress Effects on Alfalfa Persistence," 2000-2002.

Lydia Medeiros, Human Nutrition and Food Management, $200,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture Grant for "Development and Validation of Instruments to Evaluate Food Safety Education."

Angel Torres and Casey Hoy, Entomology, $2,000 Ohio Vegetable and Small Fruit Research and Development Program Grant for their research, "Developing a Variable Intensity Sampling Scheme for Carrot Weevel in Parsley."

Presentations

Ruth Allred, Accounting, and Susan Litton, Financial Training, presented "How to Use FAS Forms"to department and college fiscal officers, Feb. 1-2.

Karen Barnes and Diane Town, University Development, presented "Stewardship of Endowment and Gift Accounts"to departmental and college fiscal officers and Development representatives, Feb. 15, co-presenters were Nancy Kaler, Agricultural Administration, and Al Rodack, Treasurer's Office; and March 15, co-presenters were Gary Leimbach, Treasurer's Office, and Susan Litton, Financial Training.

Mark Bayer, English, presented "Subversions of Stuart Politics in Phineas Fletcher's Purple Island"at the Renaissance Society of America annual conference, Florence, Italy, March 24.

Mansel Blackford, History, presented "Water Law and Water Use in Hawaii, 1959-2000"at the American Association of Environmental History Conference, Tacoma, Wash., March 16-19.

Nicholas Breyfogle, History, presented "Colonial Contact as Creation: Relations Between Russian Settlers and the Peoples of Transcaucasia, 1830-1900" at the Centre for Russian and East European Studies, University of Toronto, March 16.

Xiaomei Chen, East Asian Languages and Literatures and Comparative Studies in the Humanities, presented "Growing up with Posters in the Mao Era,"and "What Can We Learn from Chinese Cultural Revolutionary Posters?" at the Visual Art as Cultural Memory in Modern China Conference, Columbus, Oct. 15-16 and Oct. 22-23.

David Cressy, History, presented "English Revolutions, 1640-1660" at the Cleveland Renaissance/Early Modern Seminar, Cleveland State University, March 17.

David Denlinger, Entomology, presented "Diapause-Specific Gene Expression"at the Conference on Complex Clocks, Edinburgh, March 20-24; and "Interrupted Development: The Impact of Temperature on Insect Diapause" at the Society of Experimental Biology Conference, Exeter, England, March 27-31.

Roger Downer, Laboratory for Pest Control Application Technology and Entomology, Wooster, presented "Effective Pesticide Applications: Biological Implications of New Nozzles and Adjuvants"at the Ohio Greenhouse Growers Engineering Workshop, Wooster, Feb. 29-March 1.

Clive Edwards, Entomology, presented "International Progress and Recent Developments in Vermicomposting"and "Vermicomposts as Plant Growth Media"at the BiCycle West Coast Conference, San Diego, March 6-7; and "The Fate and Environmental Effects of the Fungicide Carbendazim in an Innovative Integrated Terrestrial Microcosm System"at the European Union Workshop, Ispra, Italy, March 24-29, co-presenter was Lisa Burrows.

Kathy Edwards, University Press, and Stephen Finn, University Resource Planning and Institutional Analysis, presented "Debits and Credits" to departmental and college fiscal officers, Feb. 24-25.

Jon Erickson, English, presented "AfterWords"at the Ohio State Theatre Department, March 3.

Stephen Finn, University Resource Planning and Institutional Analysis, and Kevin King, Education Administration, presented "Earnings Operations at the Ohio State University"to departmental and college fiscal officers, March 9-10 and 13-14.

Frank Hall, Entomology, presented "An Overview of LPCAT Research on Toxin Presentation and Bioavailability"at Eden Biosciences, Bothell, Wash., Feb. 15.

Ronald Hammond, Entomology, presented "Field Observations with Glandular-Haired, Potato Leafhopper Resistant Alfalfa"at the Entomological Society of America North Central Branch Conference, Minneapolis, March 26-29, co-presenters were R.M. Sulc and H.R. Willson.

Mary Anne Harsh, French and Italian, presented "The Growling of Rebellion: Hunger and Plenty in La Grande Maison of Mohammed Dib and Le Passé Simple of Driss Charaibi"at the Food Representation in Literature, Film and the Other Arts Conference, University of Texas at San Antonio, Feb. 17-19.

Neal Hitch, History, presented "Cross-Discipline Yourself: Integration of Archaeology, History, and Architecture -- Test Case, Adena State Memorial" at the Society of Historic Archaeology Conference, Quebec City, Canada, Jan. 8.

Saskia Hogenhout, Entomology, presented "The Involvement of Bacterial Endosymbionts in the Transmission of Autoviruses by Aphids"at Oklahoma State University, Feb. 21-25.

Nicholas Howe, English, presented "Writing the Map of Anglo-Saxon England"at the Ohio Medieval Colloquium, University of Cincinnati, March 4.

Char Jessie, Financial Training, presented "Working with the Office of Accounts Payable"to departmental and college fiscal officers, Jan. 27-28, co-presenter was Jennifer Nutter, Accounts Payable; and "Procurement Card Fiscal Training"to department and college fiscal officers, Feb. 17 and March 21.

George Keeney, Entomology, presented "Identification and Biology of a Variety of Food Industry Related Insects, Including Cockroaches, Stored Products, Pests and Flies"at the Wendy's International Bakery Inspection and Quality Assurance Workshop, March 27; and "The Asian Longhorn Beetle, The Asian Multi-Colored Ladybird Beetle and Other Insects"to the Columbus Horticultural Society, March 9.

John King, English, presented "Thomas Bentley's Monument of Matrons: The Earliest Anthology of English Women's Texts,"at the Strong Voices, Weak History? Medieval and Renaissance Women in Their Literary Canons: England, France, Italy, University of Pennsylvania, March 4.

Charles Klopp, French and Italian, presented "Ut Pictura…? The Narrative Art of Marisa Volpi"at the 28th Annual 20th-Century Literature Conference, University of Louisville, Ky., Feb. 25.

Brian Kunkel, Entomology, presented "White Grub Biology and ID" and "Management of White Grubs Using Merit and Mach II"at the Northwest Athletic Turf and Ornamental Conference, Meadville, Pa.

Anne Lair-Baylocq, French and Italian, presented "Nourritures et Classes Sociales dans Avau-L'eau de J.K. Huysmans"at the Food Representation in Literature, Film and the Other Arts Conference, University of Texas at San Antonio, Feb. 17-19.

Publications

Nicholas Breyfogle, History, "Rethinking the Origins of the Doukhobor Arms-Burning, 1886-1893,"The Doukhobor Centenary in Canada, edited by Andrew Donskov, John Woodsworth and Chad Gaffield (Ottawa: Slavic Research Group, 2000), pp. 55-82.

John Burnham, History, "Historians Have the ‘Job Market' All Wrong,"Perspectives, (April 2000), pp. 30-32.

Doris Chang, History, "Taiwan's Relationship to China,"Taipei Times, (Aug. 29, 1999) p. 6.

David Cressy, History, "Conflict, Consensus, and the Willingness to Wink: The Erosion of Community in Charles I's England,"Huntington Library Quarterly, Vol. 61, No. 2 (2000).

J. Domingues, C.A. Edwards and M. Wester, Entomology, "Vermicomposting of Sewage Sludge: Effect of Bulking Materials on the Growth and Reproduction of the Earthworm Eisenia andrei,"Pedobiologia, Vol. 44 (2000), pp. 24-32.

Susan Hartmanm, History and Women's Studies, "The 1948 Election and the Configuration of Postwar Liberalism,"Reviews in American History, Vol. 28, No. 1 (March 2000), pp. 105-11.

Bradley B. Jarrold, Wayne L. Bacon and Sandra G. Velleman, OARDC and Animal Sciences, "Expression and Localization of the Proteoglycan Decorin during the Progression of Cholesterol Induced Atherosclerosis in Japanese Quail: Implication for Interaction with Collagen Type I and Lipoproteins,"Atherosclerosis (1999).

Anthony Libby, English, "Robert Bly Alive in Darkness,"Contemporary Literary Criticism, Vol. 128 (Farmington Hills, Mich.: Gale Group, 2000).

D.K. Moser, K. Dracup and L.V. Doering, Adult Health and Illness Nursing, "Factors Differentiating Dropouts from Completers in a Longitudinal, Multicenter Clinical Trial,"Nursing Research, Vol. 49, No. 2 (April 2000), pp. 109-16.

Margaret Newell, History, "James Madison and Religion"and "John Leland,"Religion and American Law: An Encyclopedia, Paul Finkelman, editor (Garland Press, 2000).

Jamie E. Santora and Donald Palmquist, OARDC and Animal Sciences, and Karla I. Roehrig, Food Science and Nutrition, "Trans-Vacconic Acid is Desaturated to Conjugated Linoleic Acid in Mice,"Journal of Nutrition, Vol. 130 (2000), pp. 208-15.

Smriti Srinivas, Comparative Studies in the Humanities, "Hot Bodies and Cooling Substances: Rituals of Sport in a Science City,"Journal of Sport and Social Issues, Vol. 23, No. 1 (1999), pp. 24-40; and "The Brahmin and the Fakir: Surburban Religiosity in the Cult of Shirdi Sai Baba,"Journal of Contemporary Religion, Vol. 14, No. 2 (1999), pp. 245-61.

Jennifer Terry, Comparative Studies in the Humanities, "Agendas for Lesbian Health: Countering the Ills of Homophobia,"Revisioning Women, Health and Healing, edited by Adele E. Clarke and Virginia Olesen (New York: Routledge, 1999).

Recognitions

David Ashley, Engineering, received an Honorary Doctorate Degree from the Chalmers University of Technology, Gotherberg, Sweden.

Gerald Frankel, Materials Science and Engineering, received the National Association of Corrosion Engineers International Uhlig Young Educator's Award for outstanding teaching, mentoring of graduate students, and excellence in research.

Matt Goldish, History, received the American Academy of Jewish Research's Salo Baron Prize for Judaism in the Theology of Sir Isaac Newton (Dorecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998).

Kathleen Kraft, Nisonger Center, received the College of Medicine and Public Health and Office of Health Services Employee of the Month Award for April.

Ivan I. Mueller, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Geodetic Science, emeritus, received the European Geophysical Society Vening Meinesz Medal for 2000 for his distinguished scientific research in the field of geodesy.

Robert A. Rapp, Materials Science and Engineering, emeritus, received the Robert F. Mehl Award and the Institute of Metals Lecturer Award for outstanding scientific leadership.

Phillip E. Tetlock, Psychology, received the National Academy of Sciences Behavioral Research Relevant to the Prevention of Nuclear War prize and $15,000 for developing a semantic measure of cognitive complexity predictive of foreign-policy decisions and for applying psychological analysis and knowledge to nuclear policy problems.

Stuart Zweben, Computer and Information Science, received the Columbus Technical Council's Technical Person of the Year 2000 Award.

Service

Richard Bradley, Robin Taylor and Bill Hickman, Entomology, provided expert assistance in spider identification at the Ohio Biological Survey and Ohio Spider Survey meeting, Museum of Biological Diversity, March 18.

Ronald Hammond, Entomology, served as a member of the Southern IPM Grants Program Review Panel, Lexington, Ky., March 14.

George Kalbouss, Slavic and East European Languages and Literatures, is executive director of the Midwest Slavic Association, 2000-2004.

Okey Onyejekwe, African-American and African Studies, is serving on an international team supervising parliamentary elections in Bosnia.

David B. Patton, Education, is the District VI member of the National Council of the American Association of University Professors, 2000-2003.

 

 
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