Feb. 9, 2012Vol. 42, Issue 4

Achievements

Douglas Alexander, professor emeritus, Biological Science, and Robert Schlising, Biological Sciences, had Research and Recovery in Vernal Pool Landscapes published by Studies from the Herbarium, CSU, Chico (December 2011).

Gary Bess, Social Work, co-authored “Systems of Mental Health Care for American Indian and Alaskan Native Children and Adolescents,” published in American Indian and Alaskan Native Children and Mental Health (Praeger, 2011), and “Implementing Culture-Based Wraparound,” published in The Resource Guide to Wraparound (National Wraparound Initiative, Research and Training Center for Family Support and Children’s Mental Health, 2011). He also co-authored “Social Marketing for Nonprofits,” published on Dot Org Webworks Nov. 29, 2011.

Stephanie Bianco-Simeral, Cindy Wolff, and Keiko Goto, Nutrition and Food Sciences; Kenny Chan, Finance and Marketing; and student coauthors Kelly Fiori and Martin Frigaard had “Discrepancies Among Student School Lunch Preferences, Menu Options, and Consumption Patterns in a Low-Income Northern California High School” published in the California Journal of Health Promotion, Vol. 9, Issue 2, December 2011.

Jon Caudill, Political Science, co-authored “Angry Inmates Are Violent Inmates: A Poisson Regression Approach to Youthful Offenders,” Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice, Vol. 10, No. 5, 2010; “Delinquent Careers Behind Bars,” Criminal Justice Review, Vol. 35, No. 2, recipient of the 2010 James L. Maddex Jr. Paper of the Year Award;and “The Cycle of Violence Behind Bars: Traumatization and Institutional Misconduct among Juvenile Delinquents in Confinement,” Youth Violence & Juvenile Justice, Vol. 8, No. 2, 2010.

Wendy Diamond, Meriam Library, authored Chapter 6, “Marketing Research” in The Basic Business Library: Core Resources and Services, fifth edition (Libraries Unlimited, 2011).

Todd Greene, Geological and Environmental Sciences, co-authored “The Significance of Deep-Water Cryptic Bioturbation in Slope-Channel Massive Sand Deposits of the Lower Rio Dell Formation, Eel River Basin, California” Marine and Petroleum Geology, Vol. 29, 2012.

Keiko Goto and Cindy Wolff, Nutrition and Food Sciences, with student coauthor Wa Vue, had “Hmong Food Helps Us Remember Who We Are: Perspectives on Food Culture and Health Among Hmong Women With Young Children” published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, May 2011. 

Keiko Goto and Cindy Wolff, Nutrition and Food Sciences, and Chunyan Song, Sociology, with student coauthor Chihiro Ominami, had “Globalization, Localization, and Food Culture: Perceived Roles of Social and Cultural Capital in Healthy Child Feeding in Japan” published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, July 2011

Keiko Goto, Nutrition and Food Sciences, with student co-author Nami Fukutome had “A Study of Cooking Terms and Expressions for the Water Heating Process—English, Japanese and Chinese” published in The Journal of Asian Regional Association for Home Economics, Vol. 18, 2011.

Christopher Ivey, Biological Sciences, co-authored an invited paper, “New Perspectives on the Evolution of Plant Mating Systems,” in a special issue of Annals of Botany focused on plant mating systems, 2012.

Ira Latour, professor emeritus, Art and Art History, had an essay on the life and work of the photographer Brett Weston published in Brett Weston at One Hundred, a slipcased centennial tribute limited edition of 100 copies (Photography West Graphics).

Michael Magliari, History, had a senryu poem previously published in Frogpond: The Quarterly Journal of the Haiku Society of America (2005) republished in Haiku 21: An Anthology of Contemporary English-Language Haiku (Modern Haiku Press, 2011). He also had a senryu poem published in Frogpond (fall 2011).

Don Miller, Biological Sciences, coauthored with student Jessa Guisse “Distribution and Habitat Preferences of Osmia lignaria (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) and Associated Cavity-Nesting Insects in California’s Sierra Nevada Foothills Adjacent to the Sacramento Valley,” Pan-Pacific Entomologist, Vol. 87, 2011.

Chris Pavone, Mathematics and Statistics, published “The Spectral Scale of a Self-Adjoint Operator in a Semifinite von Nuemann Algebra” in the International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences, 2001 and “Preparing Secondary Mathematics Teachers for California: Attitudes and Beliefs Towards Issues of Diversity Before and After a 10-Week Multicultural Education Component” in The Journal of Multiculturalism in Education, Vol. 7, Dec. 2011.

Michael Perelman, Economics, had “The Invisible Handcuffs of Capitalism: How Market Tyranny Stifles the Economy by Stunting Workers: An Interview with Michael Perelman” published in Uniting Struggles: Critical Social Research in Critical Times, Red Quill Books, 2011. He had “Economics vs. Harmonious Civilization” published in International Critical Thought, Vol. 1, No. 4, December 2011.

Char Prieto, Foreign Languages and Literatures, published The Forgotten Holocaust: Spanish Civil War, Massacre, Pact, Obliviousness and Recovery of Historical Memory in Spain (Editorial Pliegos, 2011).

Cindy Wolff and Keiko Goto, Nutrition and Food Sciences; Holly Nevarez, Health and Community Services; and Irene Morgan, Nursing, with student coauthors Dana Kopping and Martin Frigaard, had “A Longitudinal Study of Overweight, Elevated Blood Pressure and Acanthosis Nigricans Among Low-Income Middle School Students” published in the Journal of School Nursing, December 2011.

Awards and Activities

Michael Bishop, Art and Art History, had his exhibition “Istanbul & California” shown at the Skinner Howard Gallery in Sacramento Sept. 10–Nov. 5, 2011. Bishop lived and worked in Istanbul as a 2010–2011 Fulbright Fellow.

Patricia Black, Foreign Languages and Literatures, has an essay on medieval didactic poetry in The Handbook of Medieval Studies: Terms, Methods, Trends, which was selected as an Outstanding Academic Title for its list by Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries.

Dawn Clifford and Michelle Morris, Nutrition and Food Sciences, with student co-author Hayley Fennessy, presented “Motivational Interviewing Curriculum Improves Counseling Skills of Nutrition Undergraduates” at the July 2011 meeting of the Society of Nutrition Education.

Dawn Clifford and Michelle Morris, Nutrition and Food Sciences, with student co-author Laura Gilmore, presented “Nutrition Faculty Attitudes and Teaching Methods of Diet and Non-Diet Approaches to Weight Loss” at the September 2011 meeting of the American Dietetic Association.

Dawn Clifford, Julie Schneider, and Michelle Morris, Nutrition and Food Sciences, with student co-author Natalie MacTavish, presented “Dietary Restraint of College Students and Their Memories of Parent Feeding and Weight Messages During Childhood” at the September 2011 meeting of the American Dietetic Association.

Keiko Goto and Stephanie Bianco-Simeral, Nutrition and Food Sciences, with student coauthor Priya Trivedi, presented “Promoting Fruit and Vegetable Attitudes Among Low-Income Hispanic and White Elementary School Students” at the July 2011 meeting of the Society of Nutrition Education.

Keiko Goto and Cindy Wolff, Nutrition and Food Sciences, and Chunyan Song, Sociology, with student coauthor Chihiro Ominami, presented “Globalization, Localization, and Food Culture: Perceived Roles of Social and Cultural Capital in Healthy Child Feeding in Japan” at the July 2011 meeting of the Society of Nutrition Education.

Jon Hooper, Recreation, Hospitality, and Parks Management, gave a presentation entitled “How Not to Give a Scientific Presentation” at the annual meeting of the Western Section of The Wildlife Society in Sacramento on Feb. 2. The presentation was designed to both illustrate common problems speakers face when visually presenting scientific information and suggest ways to rectify the problems. It was attended by wildlife biologists from California, Hawaii, and Nevada.

Carol Huston, director, School of Nursing, joined the Enloe Medical Center Board of Trustees in January.

Michael Magliari, History, presented “Teaching the California State History Survey Course: Alternative Approaches” during the panel Teaching the State and Provincial History Courses in the North American West at the Western History Association annual conference, Oct. 15, 2011, in Oakland.

Don Miller, Biological Sciences, presented “Butterflies as Bioindicators of Primary Rain Forest and Oil Palm Plantation Habitats in Papua, New Guinea” at the Entomological Society of America’s 59th annual meeting in Reno, Nevada, November 2011.

Kathryn Silliman and Dawn Clifford, Nutrition and Food Sciences, with student co-author Julie Thompson, presented “Impact of an Early Nutrition Education Multimedia Intervention in Managing the Chemotherapy Related Side Effects: A Pilot Study” at the September 2011 meeting of the American Dietetic Association.

Natalya Shkoda, Music, had her CD featuring “The Complete Piano Sonatas” by Viktor Stepanovych Kosenko reviewed in the Ukrainian-American newspaper Svoboda in Chicago in October 2011. In the fall 2011, her CD was also broadcast by CKWR in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; Classical KUAT-FM in Tucson, Arizona; and WUAL Classical Music on Alabama Public Radio.

Ela Thurgood, English, presented “Nonmodal Phonation and Monophthongization in Hainan Cham (Tsat)” at the 86th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America in Portland, Oregon, Jan. 7, 2012.

Grants

Christopher Ivey, Biological Sciences, received $9,983 from University of California, Davis for a collaborative project with Dr. Neal Williams, UC Davis, to study “Restoration of Pollinator Communities and Pollination Function in Riparian Habitats.”

Cindy Wolff, Center for Nutrition and Activity Promotion, received a $623,863 from the U.S. Department of Education Physical Education Program to enhance physical education programs and reduce rates of overweight in Oroville and Palermo school districts.

Cindy Wolff, Center for Nutrition and Activity Promotion, received $50,000 contract from the California Department of Public Health to implement and evaluate a food literacy middle school program titled NOURISH. Four school districts in four North State counties will participate in this project.