Archive for the ‘Faculty Scholarship’ Category.

Dr. Whitely Pens Piece on Relationship with Netflix Series “Pizza Bomber”

Dr. Kathryn M. Whitely, associate professor of criminal justice and sociology, wrote an article regarding her relationship with Marjorie Diehl Armstrong that was picked up by several international outlets, including ABC in Australia and MSN in New Zealand. Whitely, who is a criminologist and Pennsylvania Prison Society Official Visitor, visits women serving long or life sentences, wrote about Armstrong, who “identified herself as the ‘Pizza Bomber’ who’d been wrongly accused over a botched robbery in Erie, Pennsylvania in 2003 that ended in the death of a pizza delivery man who was wearing a bomb around his neck.”

Dr. Shelly Moorman-Stahlman’s Performances Feted in Brazil

Dr. Shelly Moorman-Stahlman, professor of music and College organist, gave a concert tour in Brazil recently, including an appearance with the Mogi das Cruzes Orchestra at the Festival do Inverno, the largest classical music festival in Latin America. Her work was covered by several Brazilian media outlets. This year, Moorman-Stahlman was joined on the trip by Dr. Sharon G. Davis, director of music education, and three music education students—Robin McAnally ’18, Abby Stoner ’19, and Rachel Schulz ’19—to travel to four cities in Brazil. They gave workshops in handbells, tone chimes, bucket drumming, and boomwhackers, and the students performed handbell concerts.

Dr. Terrence Alladin Quoted in New York Times

Dr. Terrence Alladin, assistant professor of criminal justice, was quoted in article that was published on the New York Times. The piece concerned an ex-volunteer deputy who served time for shooting an unarmed black man and was picked up by the Associated Press and published in numerous additional outlets.

 

Dr. Rachel Albert Interviewed for NPR’s Hidden Brain Podcast

One of the most popular podcasts in the U.S., NPR’s Hidden Brain, featured Dr. Rachel Albert, assistant professor of psychology, and her research on “Baby Babbling” conducted with colleagues at Cornell University. Dr. Albert’s interview starts about 9.5 minutes into the podcast.

 

 

Dr. Dompier Co-Authors Paper on High School Athletic Injuries

Dr. Dompier Co-Authors Paper on High School Athletic Injuries

 

Dr. Thomas P. Dompier, associate professor of athletic training, co-authored a paper that was recently published by the Journal of Athletic Training. He co-authored “Athletic Training Service Characteristics for Patients with Ankle Sprains Sustained During High School Athletics” with colleagues from Indian University, Ohio University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

 

Simon JE, Wikstrom EA, Grooms DR, Docherty CL, Dompier TP, Kerr ZY. Athletic Training Service Characteristics for Patients with Ankle Sprains Sustained During High School Athletics. J Athl Train. 2018 Jan 26. doi: 10.4085/1062-6050-449-16. [Epub ahead of print].

Open Futures Course Noted

Dr. Philip Benesch’s fall 2017 course, Open Futures, which was part of the three-course Open Minds connective experience, was featured in the Interactivity Foundation’s primary newsletter. Benesch, director of pre-law and external scholarships & fellowships, was joined in the project by Dr. Noel Hubler, professor of philosophy, and Janet Milan, adjunct instructor. Dr. Hubler taught Logic of Persuasion and Profession Milan taught Science of Opinion as part of the Open Mind series.

 

Students Participate in D.C. Newseum Event

Thirteen LVC students accompanied Dr. Philip Benesch, director of pre-law and external scholarships & fellowships, to the Interactivity Foundation-Newseum Institute event to learn about the future of public discussion. According to the foundation’s blog, “the students joined 11 roundtable discussions that were focused on identifying concerns that people may have about the future of public discussion and possibilities for addressing them.”

 

Dr. Terrence Alladin Quoted in New York Times

Dr. Terrence Alladin, assistant professor of criminal justice, was quoted in The New York Times article, “Oklahoma Agency Investigates Apparent Bates Parole Violation.” The story and Dr. Alladin’s quotes were picked up by the Associated Press and appeared in throughout the world.

 

Biology Majors Beidler and Wagner Present at Ecology Conference

Robbie Beidler ’18 and Haley Wagner ’18, biology, presented at the Mid-Atlantic Ecological Society of America Annual Conference at Rutgers University–Newark last month. Wagner presented her poster, “Effect of organic matter on an isoetid’s ability to change sediment redox potential,” which received honorable mention recognition. Beidler gave an oral presentation, “An investigation on how road salt impacts aquatic bladderworts.” Wagner worked with Dr. Rebecca Urban, associate professor of biology and director of environmental science, on her research and Dr. Urban and Aaron Stoler of Stockton University co-authored Beidler’s paper.

 

 

Students Attend First Biomechanics Conference

Dr. Georgios Stylianides, director of the Jeanne and Edward H. Arnold Health Professions Pavilion Performance Laboratories and associate professor of exercise science, recently attended the American Society of Biomechanics East Coast Meeting, bringing along two students majoring in exercise science and physical therapy, Alyssa Raughley ’19, D’21 and Victoria Laczo ’19, D’21. Alyssa and Victoria have already been in two of Dr. Stylianides’ exercise science courses. The students benefited from the opportunity provided by LVC and Dr. Stylianides. They learned about performing and presenting research in the biomechanics field, among other educational and networking benefits. In addition, Dr. Stylianides served as a moderator for one of the workshops for the conference, which was held at Penn State University—Berks.