Archive for the ‘Faculty Scholarship’ Category.

Dr. Whiteley Appears as Expert on Australian Television

Dr. Kathryn M. Whiteley, associate professor of criminal justice and international expert on the study of women who kill, was a recent guest on one of the most highly watched programs across Australia, Channel Nine Australia’s Under Investigation: with Liz Hayes series. Dr. Whiteley appears just past the 22-minute mark of the Adultery, Murder, and Mayhem: The Scandalous Crime Unsolved for 30 Years.

Dr. Pitonyak Presented a Contributed Talk during International Conference

Dr. Daniel Pitonyak, assistant professor of physics, gave a contributed talk, “Global Analysis of SSAs from Current and Future Data,” at the 22nd Particles and Nuclei International Conference on Sept. 5. Dr. Pitonyak participated virtually in the tri-annual conference featuring plenary speakers from throughout the U.S. and world.  

Dr. McEvoy to Participate in Culture and Irish Studies Series

Dr. Gabriela McEvoy, chair of languages and associate professor of Spanish, was invited to participate in the Culture and Irish Studies Series, “Presencia irlandesa en Paraguay, Peru, and Argentina,” She will present with Dr. María Monte de López Moreira, president of Paraguay’s Academy of History, and Dr. Maria Eugenia Cruset, an Argentinian professor and researcher at the Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas. The event is organized by the Asociación de Estudios Irlandeses del Sur (AEIS) and the Universidad del Salvador, Argentina. 

Drs. Guzman-Zavala and Hinshaw Interviewed for LebTown

Dr. Ivette Guzman-Zavala, professor of Spanish, and Dr. John Hinshaw, professor of history, were interviewed by LebTown writer Liam Schmidt for “Tomateros to Dutchiricans: Local professors tell a Latinx history of Central Pennsylvania.” Schmidt noted that “For the last several years, the researchers of two professors at Lebanon Valley College has been instrumental in drawing attention to the remarkable social and cultural influence of the Latin American diaspora in Central Pennsylvania, which can be traced as far back as the American Revolution.”

Dr. Dolan Cited in Washington Times Article

Dr. Chris J. Dolan, professor of political science, was interviewed by the Washington Times for “Chinese muscle in on Afghanistan’s rare earth mineral deposits, create headaches for Biden.” Dr. Dolan noted that “We [the U.S.] are going to be fighting for scraps because we are sitting around debating and thinking about what to do. The U.S. has all these conditions and caveats, but the Chinese don’t care if the Taliban is respecting human rights…”

Dr. Dolan’s Op-Ed Published by The Hill, Picked up by MSN and German Outlet

Dr. Chris J. Dolan, professor of political science, wrote an op-ed recently published by The Hill, “What Trump understood and Biden gets right about America’s new role in the world.” Dr. Dolan’s analysis, which noted the Great Recession and several other factors affecting America’s global influence, was picked up by several other outlets, including MSN and From Press in Germany.

Dr. Blouch Presents at State Conference,

Dr. Kathleen Blouch, adjunct professor of education, presented “Modeling the Democratic STEM Teaching Framework Using the Design Process” at the Pennsylvania Science Teachers Association Conference 2021. The conference, Innovating for the Future, was virtual this year.

Dr. Walker Co-Authors Paper in “Nutrients”

Dr. Alan Walker’s, assistant professor of exercise science, paper “Assessment of Sports Nutrition Knowledge, Dietary Practices, and Sources of Information in NCAA Division III Collegiate Athletics,” was published in the national journal “Nutrients.” Dr. Walker co-authored the article with colleagues from four other universities.

Languages Faculty Publish Spanish Textbook

Dr. Gabriela McEvoy, chair and associate professor of Spanish; Carmen Del Castillo-Zerbe, adjunct instructor of Spanish; and Ileana Feistritzer, adjunct instructor in Spanish, just published the Spanish textbook titled Raíces. Una aproximación comunicativa intercultural a la lengua española (Volume I) (embedded with online Active Learning exercises). This textbook is published by Cognella Publishing, San Diego, Calif. It will be used this fall in SPA 101. The authors plan to publish Volume II for SPA 102 and Volume III for SPA 201. This work is a preliminary version that will be published nationwide in 2023.

Dr. Pitonyak Presents Contributed and Invited Talks

Dr. Daniel Pitonyak, assistant professor of physics, gave a contributed talk, “Impact Study of Future Data on the Tensor Charge from a QCD Global Analysis,” at the 19th International Conference on Hadron Spectroscopy and Structure on July 28. Dr. Pitonyak also gave an invited talk, “Proton Spin at Small x,” at the Electron-Ion Collider Users Group Summer Meeting on August 6. Both presentations were virtual.