Wendy Diamond, Meriam Library, co-authored Marketing
Information: A Strategic Guide for Business and Finance Libraries,
published by Haworth Information Press, 2004.
Tag Engstrom, Biological Sciences, co-authored
“Multiple Data Sets, High Homoplasy, and the Phylogeny of
Softshell Turtles (Testudines:Trionychidae),” published
in Systematic Biology, Vol. 53, No. 5.
Christine Hsu, Finance and Marketing, published
“Earnings Surprises and Portfolio Performance: Empirical Evidence
from the U.S. Sector Markets,” in the 2004 issue of Business
Quest, which can be viewed at http://www.westga.edu/~bquest/
Pam Johansen, Social Work, will have “Using
Reflective Online Journals to Create Constructivist, Student-centered
Learning Environments in Undergraduate Social Work Education”
published in the fall 2005 issue of The Journal of Baccalaureate
Social Work, Vol. 11, No. 1.
James Matray, History, published “Progress
and Paralysis: The Korean Truce Talks” in The Korean War
at Fifty: International Perspectives, Virginia Military Institute
(2004). Matray also published a review of Their War in Korea:
American, Asian, and European Combatants and Civilians, 1945–53,
by Allan R. Millett, in Journal of Cold War Studies,
James Morgan, James Owens, and Glenn Gomes,
Management, published “The California Spin on Harassment by
Supervisors: Avoidable Consequences and the Focus on Damages,”
in Labor Law Journal, Vol. 55, No. 3.
Michael Perelman, Economics, will have Dead
End: The Trap of Individualism in a Corporate Society published
by Pluto (forthcoming). Perelman’s Steal This Idea: Intellectual
Property Rights and the Corporate Confiscation of Creativity
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2004) recently became available in paperback.
Kui-Hee Song, Social Work, co-authored “Korean
American Families Suffering From Child Abuse in Chicago: Concerns
on Emotional Well-Being of Older Family Members (II),” published
in Journal of Welfare for the Aged, Vol. 10 (2004).
Charles C. Turner, Political Science, authored
“The Motivating Text: Assigning Hannah Arendt’s Eichmann
in Jerusalem,” to be published in PS: Political Science
& Politics, Vol. 38, No. 1, Jan. 2005.
Awards and Activities
Mike Boote, Dane Frazier, and Dana Reedy
attended the Systems and Computer Technology Education Technology
Association (SETA) West Conference in Seattle Nov. 7–9. SETA
is the users group of Banner users. CSU, Chico uses the advancement
module of Banner, an enterprise database system. Boote served as
conference chair and presented “VSE [Voluntary Support of
Education] Reporting.” Frazier was audio/visual technician/chair
and presented “Deceasing Constituents: PL/SQL and External
Tables.” Reedy was advancement track chair. She organized
presenters and moderators, and presented “Development/Alumni
Issues,” “Recording Donations of Services,” and
“Advancement Tips ’n’ Tricks.”
Michelle Cepello, Laurel Hill-Ward, and Hsuying
Ward, Professional Studies in Education , and Cindy
Ratekin, Child Development, presented “Strategies
to Assist New Special Education Teachers,” “Current
Issues and Trends in Early Childhood Special Education,” and
“Instruction and Assessment of Bilingual Special Education
Students” at a special education conference sponsored by the
Northeastern California Partnership for Special Education and the
Council for Exceptional Children, at CSU, Chico on Oct. 23.
Simon M. Goberstein, Mathematics and Statistics,
gave an invited talk on PA-isomorphisms of regular semigroups
at the Special Session on Semigroup Theory at the 999th Meeting
of the American Mathematical Society held at Vanderbilt University
in October. The talk summarized results obtained by Goberstein while
he was on sabbatical leave and held the position of visiting professor
in the Department of Mathematics at Stanford University from January
Amy Lance and Kalea Bishop,
Academic Advising, presented “Destined for Success in One
Semester: Come and Learn How to Create a Spring Semester Training
Class” at the National Orientation Directors Association Conference
in Chicago in October.
Jeff Layne, Continuing Education, was co-chair
of the National University Telecommunications Networks 2005 Annual
Conference, held in San Francisco in June.
James Matray, History, was an outside reviewer
for the five-year review of Humboldt State University’s history
department in November.
Michael Perelman, Economics, presented “Fouling
the Nest: How Right-Wing Extremism and Business Incompetence Destroy
American Prosperity” at Lewis & Clark College, Portland,
Oregon, on Oct. 14.
Charlene Sundermann, Geological and Environmental
Sciences, presented “Geology in the National Parks: Research,
Mapping, and Resource Management” at the 116th annual meeting
of the Geological Society of America, in Denver in November.