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Dr. Delavan Publishes Book Chapter

Dr. Will Delavan, associate professor of  economics, was among the authors featured in “After the Pandemic: Visions of Life Post COVID-19,” which was recently published by Sunbury Press. Delvan’s chapter, “The Looming Health Insurance Problem,” was included in the 27-chapter book edited by Lawrence Knorr.

Dr. Dolan’s Op-Ed Published in Pennsylvania Capital-Star

Dr. Chris J. Dolan’s op-ed, “How COVID-19 is Going to Reset the World Order and the U.S.’s Place in It,” was published May 3 in the Pennsylvania Capital-Star. Dolan, professor of political science, notes that “COVID-19 has the potential to reshape America’s role in the world and alter the structure of the international system,” among other points.

Gov. Wolf Appoints Dr. Blouch to State Science Committee

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf appointed Dr. Kathleen Blouch, director of the Master of Science in STEM Education Program, to a committee to update the Pennsylvania Academic Science and Technology, Environment, and Ecology Standards. Blouch joins the committee of education professionals selected to serve as content experts to draft the new standards.

Dr. McCullough and SLP Receive Parkinson Voice Project Grant

Dr. Helga McCullough, on behalf of the Communication Sciences & Disorders/Speech-Language Pathology Department, was selected as a 2020 SPEAK OUT! & LOUD Crowd grant recipient through the Parkinson Voice Project. The grant will enable McCullough, assistant professor of speech-language pathology, to pursue training so the department can better serve individuals with Parkinson’s-related speech and voice issue in the LVC clinic. 

Dr. Dolan Published in International Journal

Dr. Chris Dolan’s, professor of political science, opinion article, “COVID-19 and Democratic Backsliding,” was published by the International Institute of Peace in Vienna, Austria. In the piece, Dolan notes that political leaders globally are “using the COVID-19 pandemic to concentrate power and limit democratic governance.”  

Dr. Frank Published in National Journal

Dr. Eva Frank, assistant professor of athletic training, published her research study in the Athletic Training Education Journal. The article, Simulation-Based Instruction in Continuing Education, was co-authored by Dr. Frank’s colleagues at Arizona State University and Florida International University. Their research “compared the effects of two simulation techniques on knowledge and skill acquisition of a cardiovascular assessment.” 

Dr. Dolan’s Op-Ed on Bernie Sanders Hits PennLive

The Many Reasons Sanders Lost,” an op-ed by Dr. Chris Dolan, professor of political science, was published today on PennLive. In the piece, Dolan outlines six reasons why Sanders had to drop out of the 2020 Democratic presidential primary.

Dr. McEvoy Presents in Peru

Dr. Gabriela McEvoy, chair and associate professor of Spanish, recently presented at the XXV Congreso Internacional de Literatura y Estudios Hispanicos in Lima, Peru. She spoke about her forthcoming short story, ‘Paimpsesto: Relatos Cortos de Irlandeses en el Peru.’

Dr. Dolan Named Dual Research Associate

Dr. Chris J. Dolan, professor of political science, will serve as research associate with the Kosovar Centre for Security Studies (KCSS) in Prishtina, Kosovo, where he will research violent extremism, Russia’s use of hybrid warfare tactics, security sector reform, and the role of NATO in the geopolitics of the Western Balkans. He will also serve as a research associate with the Center for Political Courage at the University of Prishtina in Kosovo and research rule of law, democratization, and public policy in Kosovo. 

MSSE Instructor Finalist for $1 Million Global Teacher Prize

Jeff Remington, an adjunct instructor and thesis advisor in the MSSE Program since 1997, was named one of 50 finalists worldwide from more than 12,000 nominations for a $1 million Global Teacher Prize to be bestowed by The Varkey Foundation. Remington is one of only five U.S. teachers to make the semi-final for the award, which is run in partnership with the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). He has previously won numerous state and national teaching awards, including the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching in 2002.