December 21, 2000
Vol. 30, No. 11

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Ming You, Molecular Virology, Immunology and Medical Genetics, has been named a lung cancer genetics researcher at the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute.


Dick Davis, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Fathers and Sons: Stories from the Shahnameh of Ferdowsi, Vol. 2 (Mage, Washington, 2000).

Michael Hogan, Humanities and History, editor, Paths to Power: The Historiography of American Foreign Relations to 1941 (Cambridge University Press, 2000).

Henry Hunker, Geography and School of Public Policy and Management, Emeritus, A Personal Geography (Columbus: The Ohio State University Press, 2000).

Steve Kuusisto, English, Only Bread, Only Light (Port Townsend: Copper Canyon Press, 2000).

Liyan Liu, History, Edward H. Hume M.D. in China (Hong Kong: Yinhe Press, 2000).

Judith Mayne, French and Italian and Women's Studies, Framed: Lesbians, Feminists, and Media Culture (University of Minnesota Press, 2000).

Margaret Mills, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Conversations with Dauvlat Khalav: Oral Narratives from Tajikistan, in Tajik Persian and English, (Moscow: Humanitary Press, 2000), co-author is Revshan Rahmoni, Tajik State University, Dushanbe.

David Shetlar, Entomology, and Harry Niemczyk, Entomology, Emeritus, Destructive Turf Insects, 2nd Edition (Wooster: GIE Media, 2000).


Jonathan Fox, Consumer and Textile Sciences, $35,175 Instructional Innovation Grant Program Grant, Summer, 2000.

John N. King, English, $3,700 Department of Women's Studies Coca Cola Grant for Research on Women and Gender for research concerning the representation of women in John Foxe's Book of Martyrs; and $113,105 National Endowment for the Humanities Grant to conduct a postdoctoral seminar on "Foxe's Book of Martyrs: A Paradigm for Early Modern English Print Culture," June-July, 2001, co-recipient is James Bracken, University Libraries.

Kristin Risley, English, $1,500 Association of Faculty and Professional Women, OSU Chapter, Grant to support her Ph.D. studies.


Caroline Bicks, English, presented "Conceiving Wonders: The Power of Maternal Imagination" at the North American Conference on British Studies, Pasadena, Calif., Oct. 13.

Nicholas Breyfogle, History, presented "Empire and Ecology: Russian Colonists and the South Caucasian Environment in the 19th Century" at the Midwest Russian History Workshop, University of Chicago, Oct. 20; "Swords into Plowshares: Opposition to Military Service among Religious Sectarians, 1770s to 1874" at the Davis Center of Russian Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., Sept. 10; and "Molokan History in Russia" at the Molokan Heritage Center, Los Angeles, Aug. 12.

Becky S. Cornett, University Hospitals, presented "Medicare Regulations: Impact on Private and Public Sectors" and "Ignorance is Not Bliss: Compliance Essentials for Speech-Language Pathologists" at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., Nov. 16-18.

David Cressy, History, presented "Headless Monsters in Civil-War England" at the Early Modern British History Seminar, Cambridge University, Oct. 18.

Susan Delagrange, English, presented "Technorhetoricians and Cyberfeminists: Surfing Up Self-Representation" at the 3rd Biennial Thomas R. Watson Conference on Rhetoric and Composition, Louisville, Ky., Oct. 5-7.

Carole Fink, History, presented "The United Nations and Human Rights, 1945-2000" at the University of North Carolina, Willmington, Oct. 22.

Katarina Gephardt, English, presented "Authority and Authenticity in Byron's Narratives of the East" at the North American Conference on British Studies, Pasadena, Calif., Oct. 13; and "Toward Global Communication: U.S. Composition Pedagogy and the Central European Classroom" at Bratislava, Slovakia, July 6.

Brian R. Hauser, English, presented "Turning Your Novel into a Screenplay" at the Central Ohio Fiction Writers Association Conference, Gahanna, Oct. 14.

Ester Hoogstaden, French and Italian, presented "Le Genre Narratif Comme Reflexion sur l'Histoire: Une Etude des Oeuvres de Flaubert et Zola" at the 9th International Conference on Emile Zola and Naturalism, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Sept. 20-22.

Kathryn A. Jakes, Consumer and Textile Sciences, presented "Peak-fitting Analysis of Cellulose Powder XRD Spectra, Preprints of the Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering Section" at the 220th American Chemical Society National Conference, Washington, D.C.

N.A. Knobloch, Human and Community Resource Development, presented "Distance Learning: Is It Working?" at the University Technology Enhanced Learning and Research's Second Annual Conference on Instructional Technology, Columbus, August 2000.

Sebastian D.G. Knowles, English, presented "Joyce's Genetic Code: The Word and World" at Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Oct. 18, and "The Poetry of Hildegard von Bingen" at the Herb Society of America, Ohio Historical Center, Columbus, Oct. 27.

Linda Lobao, Human and Community Resource Development, presented "Institutional Sources of Marginality: Midwestern Family Farming in a Period of Economic Decline," co-presenter was Katherine Meyer, and "Escape from the Prison-Industrial Complex: Prison Expansion and Local Economic Growth in U.S. Counties," co-presenters were Gregory Hooks, Clayton Misher and Thomas Rotolo, at the American Sociological Association Conference, Washington, D.C., August 2000.

Larry Miller, Human and Community Resource Development, presented "Conducting Valid Survey Research" at National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, Sept. 2, and "Issues and Reforms in Agricultural Education" at the Asian Productivity Organization Study Conference, Taipei, Sept. 5-12.

William Moddelmog, English, presented "Mark Twain, Sandra Day O'Connor, and the Geography of Race" at the American Studies Association Annual Conference, Detroit, Oct. 15.

Lucy Murphy, History, Newark, presented "'All Indians Called Me Sister': Metis and Creole Identity in the Great Lakes Region, 1820-1880" at the American Society for Ethnohistory Conference, London, Ontario, Oct. 21.

Christopher A. Reed, History, presented "Reviewing the Proof(s): Printing and Publishing in Later Imperial China (17th Through 19th Centuries)" at the Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, Calif., Oct. 5-6.

Ken Rinaldo, Art and Technology, presented "Interactive Artworks" at Savannah College of Art in Design, Savannah, Ga., Sept. 20; Mid Atlantic College Art Association, Louisville, Ky., Oct. 24; Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Oct. 24; and DePaul University, Chicago, Oct. 26.

Michael L. Rowland, Dentistry, presented "Short-Term Implementation Strategies/Outcomes" at the American Dental Education Association's Minority Recruitment and Retention Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Oct. 4-6.

Jacquelyn Spangler, English, Marion, presented "Editorial Intrusion: Shifts in Short Story Theory" at the 6th International Conference on the Short Story, University of Iowa, Oct. 12.

Dale Van Kley, History, presented "Religion and the Advent of Patriot Movements in the Later 18th Century" at the From Patriotisms to Nationalisms in the Atlantic West International Conference, Mershon Center, Columbus, Oct. 27-28.

Julia Watson, Comparatives Studies, presented "Disappearance and Emergence at the Interface: Charlotte Salomon's Life or Theater?" at the Barnard Feminist Art and Art History Conference, New York, N.Y., Oct. 28-29.

Molly Youngkin, English, presented "'Into The Woof, a Little Thibet Wool': Orientalism and Representing 'Reality' in Walter Scott's The Surgeon's Daughter" at the North American Conference on British Studies, Pasadena, Calif., Oct. 13.

The following members of the Human and Community Resource Development Department made presentations at the 63rd Annual Rural Sociological Society Conference, Washington, D.C., Aug. 13-17: Cathy Rakowski, "What's Teaching Got To Do With It? The Effects of Gender in Student Evaluation of Teaching;" Jeff Sharp and Molly Bean Smith, "Agriculture and Community in an Ohio Exurban Region" and "Exurban Community Change and Capacity: Results from a Community Study at the Rural-Urban Interface"; Joe Donnermeyer, "Community Structure and Rural Crime," co-presenters were Patrick C. Jobes and Elaine Barclay, University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia; Joe Donnermeyer and Scott D. Scheer, "An Analysis of Alcohol, Marijuana, and Other Drug Use Among Adolescents from Smaller Places"; Mark Tucker and Sherrie R. Whaley, "Reflections on a Lost Genre: Reclaiming Agricultural Communications for the Academy and Beyond"; and Florence Wakoko, "Global Restructuring and Policy Change: Assessing the Implications for Household-Gender Dynamics in Two Rural Regions of Uganda."


Terry Barrett, Art Education, "About Art Interpretation for Art Education," Studies in Art Education, Vol. 42, No. 1 (2000), pp. 5-19.

David Citino, English, "Young Poets Must Learn" and "The Journey," The Columbus Dispatch, Oct. 22, p. F7.

Dick Davis, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, "Rustam-I Dastan," Iranian Studies, Vol. 32, No. 2 (2000), pp. 231-42.

Joseph Donnermeyer, Human and Community Resource Development, "Change and Continuity in Crime in Rural America," The Nature of Crime: Continuity and Change, Vol. 1 (2000), pp. 309-58, co-author is Ralph A. Weisheit.

Jared Gardner, English, "The Literary Museum and the Unsettling of the Early American Novel," ELH, Vol. 67 (2000), and "Covered Wagons and Decalogues: Paramount's Myths of Origins," Yale Journal of Criticism, Vol. 13 (2000), pp. 361-89.

Sherman D. Hanna, Consumer and Textile Sciences, "Estimating the Disability Insurance Needs of Client Households," Consumer Interests Annual, Vol. 46 (2000), p. 220, co-author is Michael Gutter, University of Wisconsin; "The Effect of Household Size Changes on Credit Use: An Unexpected Utility Approach," Consumer Interests Annual, Vol. 46 (2000), pp. 121-26, co-author is Jong-Youn Rha; "Who Wants to Be A Millionaire: Can Low Income Households Invest Their Way to Wealth?" Proceedings of the Alternative Perspectives on Finance Conference, Dundee, Scotland, July 2000, co-authors are L. Malroutu, City University of New York, J.J. Xiao, University of Rhode Island, and Suzanne Lindamood, Legislative Service Commission; "Ten Years of Financial Counseling and Planning," pp. ii-iv, "Index of Key Words in Articles, 1990-1999," pp. 91-94, and "Most Cited Publications, 1990-1999," p. 95, Financial Counseling and Planning, Vol. 10, No. 2 (July 2000); "Financial Statements and Budgeting" pp. 122-45, and "Life Insurance Math," pp. 256-80, The Mathematics of Personal Financial Planning, 2nd edition, edited by E.T. Garman and J.J. Xiao (2000), co-authors are M. Gutter, University of Wisconsin, and R.W. Gibbs, Virginia Tech; "A Computer Program for Decision Rules," Proceedings of the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education, (1999), p. 194, co-author is Yan Sun; "How Well Do Client Households Estimate Expenses," p. 9, and "Estimating the Retirement Adequacy of Client Households," Proceedings of the Academy of Financial Services (1999), co-author is Michael Gutter, University of Wisconsin; and "Comparison of Household Expenditure Patterns in Korea and the U.S.," Proceedings of the Asian Consumer and Family Economics Association, edited by G. Olson, (1999), pp. 89-101, co-author is Y. Kim, Kyungsung University, Korea.

Nicholas Howe, English and Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, "Midwest by Midwest," Dissent (Fall 2000), pp. 95-101.

Charles Klopp, French and Italian, reviews of Giampaola Borghello's "Il getto tremulor dei violini. Percorse montaliani," Italica, Vol. 77 (2000), pp. 260-61; Alessandro Baricco's "City," and Roberto Cotroneo's "L'Eta perfetta," World Literature Today, Vol. 74 (2000), p. 423; and "Seminario sul racconto," edited by Luigi Rustichelli, Italica, Vol. 77 (2000), pp. 250-52.

Sharron J. Lennon, and Nancy A. Rudd, Consumer and Textile Sciences, "Compulsive Consumption Tendencies Among Television Shoppers," Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal, Vol. 28, No. 4 (June 2000), co-author is Seung Hee Lee, Ulsan University, Korea.

Danielle Marx-Scouras, French and Italian, "Un peu de couleur dans la grisaille: Le The au Harem d'Archimede," LitteRealite, Vol. XII, No. 1 (Spring/Summer 2000).

Margaret Mills, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, "Whose Best Tricks? Makr-I zan as a topos in Persian Oral Literature," Iranian Studies, Vol. 32, No. 2 (2000), pp. 261-70.

Valdan Pennington, University Libraries, "Another Sunday," Urban Spaghetti, Vol. 3 (Fall 2000), p. 127; and "Splitting the Second," Mobius, Vol. 15, No. 1 (Spring-Summer 2000), p. 16.

Karlis Racevskis, French and Italian, review of "Geneses des fins: de Balzaca a Beckett, de Michelet a Ponge," edited by Claude Duchet and Isabelle Tournier, The French Review, Vol. 74, No. 1 (2000), pp. 135-36.

Karen Winstead, English, "Vulfolaic the Stylite: Orientalism and Performing Holiness in Gregory's Histories," East of West: Cross-cultural Performance and the Staging of Difference, edited by Claire Sponsler and Xiaomei Chen, Comparative Studies (New York: Palgrave, 2000), pp. 63-73.


David Citino, English, received the Alumni Association's Professional Achievement Award for outstanding contributions to his profession, Oct. 13.

Becky S. Cornett, University Hospitals, received the Health Care Compliance Association's Health Care Compliance Professional Certification, October 2000.

Judy Dawson, School of Public Health, received the College of Medicine and Public Health and Office of Health Services Employee of the Month Award for December.

Jonathan Fox, Consumer and Textile Sciences, received the Texas Instruments Award for his paper presented at the Academy of Financial Services, June 2000, and was initiated as an Honorary Member of Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society, June 2000.

Kay Halasek, English, has been elected to the 2001 Nominating Committee of the Conference on College Composition and Communication.

Randall C. Ingold, Business and Financial Affairs, Newark, Emeritus, received the Alumni Association's Ralph Davenport Mershon Award for exceptional leadership and service to Ohio State.

Albert N. Mancini, French and Italian, was named "Grande Ufficiale nell'Ordine al Merito" of the Italian Republic for his distinction in scholarship and teaching.

Robert Rapp, Materials Science and Engineering, received the ASM International's Gold Medal for application of fundamental concepts to problems in extractive metallurgy, high-temperature oxidation, hot corrosion, solid state and fused salt electrochemistry, evaporation of materials and diffusion coatings.

Ken Rinaldo, Art and Technology, received first prize and $5,000 at the Life 3.0 Avida Art and a-life competition, Madrid, Spain.

Bruce Weide and Tim Long, Computer and Information Science, received the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society's Computer Science and Engineering Undergraduate Teaching Award for 2000 for innovative work in the content and pedagogy of introductory computer science education, linking research advances in software engineering with educational delivery of the material taught in the introductory courses.

Richard Widdows, Consumer and Textile Sciences, received the Phi Beta Delta Outstanding International Scholar Award, Spring 2000.


John M. Bennett, University Libraries, presented a workshop on Mail Art, Wexner Center, Columbus, Oct. 20, co-presenters were Mark Corroto and Reid Wood.

Scott DeWitt, English, Marion, was elected to the Conference on College Composition and Communications' Executive Committee for three years.

Steve Kuusisto, English, is a new essayist for National Public Radio's All Things Considered.

Lucy Murphy, History, Newark, and Katherine Borland, Comparative Studies, chaired a roundtable discussion on "Mestizaje or Mixed-Race Ancestry" at the American Folklore Society Annual Conference, Columbus, Oct. 26.

Ken Rinaldo, Art and Technology, opened Autopoiesis at the Australian Center for Photography Web site,, Sydney, Australia, Oct. 20.



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