Mar. 29, 2012Vol. 42, Issue 5


Asa Mittman, Art and Art History, co-edited The Ashgate Research Companion to Monsters and the Monstrous published by Ashgate in 2012. This companion provides a comprehensive guide to the study of monsters and the monstrous from historical, regional, and thematic perspectives and reflects the multi-disciplinary nature of monster studies, bringing in scholars from literature, art history, religious studies, history, classics, and cultural and media studies. Mittman is shown above with the Long Man of Wilmington in Sussex, England.

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).

Mahalley Allen, Sally Parker, and Teodora DeLorenzo, Political Science, co-authored “Civic Engagement in the Community: Undergraduate Clinical Legal Education,” published in the Journal of Political Science Education, Vol. 8, No.1, 2012.

Sara Cooper, Foreign Languages and Literatures; Gail Walton, Child Development; Christopher Ivey, Biological Sciences, co-authored “Delectable Diversity: Gender and Sexuality Studies as Part of General Education” in Diversity and Democracy, Vol. 15, No. 1, 2012.

Diana Coyl-Shepherd, Child Development, co-authored “Antecedents of the Adolescent Male Identity Crisis: Age, Grade, and Physical Development,” published in Youth and Society, Vol. 44, No.1, March 2012. She was one of the editors of Emerging Topics on Father Attachment: Considerations in Theory, Context, and Development, made available in paperback by Routledge in 2011.

Rob Davidson, English, had a collection of short fiction, The Farther Shore, published by Bear Star Press, 2012.

Curt DeBerg, Accounting, co-authored “Social Enterprise and Socially-Responsible Business: A Global Education Program Linking Teens to Higher Education and the Private Sector,” published in the International Journal of Business, Humanities, and Technology, Vol. 2, No. 1, January 2012.

Tracy McDonald and Marc Siegall, Management, had “The Effects of Participative Goal Setting on Future Sustainability-Related Behaviors and Attitudes” published in The Journal of Sustainability Education, 2012.

Michael Perelman, Economics, had “What Went Wrong: An Idiosyncratic Perspective on the Economy and Economics” published in the Review of Radical Political Economics. He also 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, Quill Books, 2012.

Awards and Activities

Michael Perelman, Economics, presented “Toward a Comprehensive Theory of Crisis: Devalorization, Fictitious Capital, and Conventional Economica” at the International Conference on Marx and Crises in Capitalism: Interpretations and Interventions, Kanagawa University, Yokohama, Japan, Feb. 18–19; “The Secret History of Primitive Accumulation” at Hitotsubasi University, Tokyo, Japan, Feb. 21; and “The Crisis: A Long Term Diagnosis” at The Left Forum, Pace University, New York, March 12.

Natalya Shkoda, Music, had her new commercial CD featuring the premiere recordings of “The Complete Piano Sonatas” by Ukrainian composer Viktor Stepanovych Kosenko reviewed by the Audiophile Audition in December 2011 and Music Web International in February. In the winter 2012, her new CD was broadcast twice by Classical FM “Music with Bill Baker” in Syracuse, New York. Shkoda also adjudicated the North State Symphony Young Artists’ Auditions in February and directed the Earl and Marilyn Ann Kruschke Prize in Piano Performance.

In the News

Greg Kallio, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering and Sustainable Manufacturing, had his research on thermal mass featured in “Mass Confusion,” GreenBuilder, Feb. 20, 2012.