Posts tagged ‘Presentation’
Dr. Gabriela McEvoy, chair and associate professor of Spanish, was a keynote speaker on the second day of the VIII Biannual Society for Irish Latin American Studies (SILAS) Conference. Her paper was titled “Discourses in Conflict: The Irish Revolutionary Movements from the Peruvian Perspective” The conference took place in Lima, Peru (virtual platform), and was co-hosted by the Universidad del Pacifico (Peru), the Asociacion de Estudios Irlandeses del Sur (Argentina), the Universidade de Sao Paulo (Brazil), and the University College Cork (Ireland).
Erin Ziegler ’22, biochemistry & molecular biology major and environmental science minor, presented a poster, “The effects of deer, light, and competition on Podophyllum peltatum,” at the 2021 Pennsylvania Botany Symposium. Jake Beidler ’23, environmental science, Dr. Doug Becker, assistant professor of biology, and Dr. Rebecca Urban, director of environmental science and professor of biology, co-authored the poster.
Dr. Daniel Pitonyak, assistant professor of physics, gave a remote invited talk at the Institute for Nuclear Theory Workshop on Fragmentation Functions on Nov. 2, 2021. Dr. Pitonyak presented “Multi-Parton Fragmentation Functions in a QCD Global Analysis of Single-Spin Asymmetries.”
Dr. Kimberlee Josephson, associate dean of the Breen Center for Graduate Success and associate professor of business administration, will participate on a panel during the Virtual Learning Environments and Employability conference Nov. 16. Her presentation highlighted her recent chapter, Minding the Competency Gap From College to Career: The Value of Virtual Teaming and VLEs for Skill Development (pp. 268–288), which she wrote for Developments in Virtual Learning Environments and the Global Workplace. Dr. Josephson will be joined on the panel by faculty from the United Kingdom (Robert Gordon University), Canada (Providence University College), and the United States (Baylor University).
Dr. Daniel Pitonyak, assistant professor of physics, recently gave three invited or contributed talks, and two physics majors—Michel Malda ’22 and Ben Gordon ’22—gave talks at major conferences. On Oct. 13, Malda presented “Updated QCD Global Analysis of Single Transverse-Spin Asymmetries” and Gordon spoke about “Analysis of the cos(2φ) Modulation in Semi-Inclusive Deep-Inelastic Scattering” at the American Physical Society Division of Nuclear Physics Fall Meeting, where Dr. Pitonyak gave a contributed talk, “Update on the Jefferson Lab Angular Momentum Collaboration’s Global Analysis of SSAs.”
Dr. Pitonyak also gave an invited talk, “Status of Phenomenology for the Transversity Distribution,” at the 5th Workshop on the QCD Structure of the Nucleon on Oct. 4, followed by “Small-x Helicity Evolution and the Proton Spin Puzzle” at the 24th International Spin Symposium on Oct. 22.
Dr. Philip Benesch, chair of social sciences and associate professor of politics, gave a virtual talk to students at the Universidad del CEMA in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Sept. 21, regarding the 234th anniversary of the U.S. Constitution. Dr. Benesch, who is also LVC’s director of prelaw programs and external scholarships and fellowships, appears beginning around the 25th minute on this YouTube video of the session.
Dr. Kathryn M. Whiteley, associate professor of criminal justice, was a guest speaker for a Women and Crime class at Middle Tennessee State University. Dr. Whiteley discussed her book chapter, I am more than a crime, current research, and documentary about women incarcerated for murder in SCI. Muncy, Pennsylvania. Students read her chapter, which was published in “Demystifying the Big House: Exploring Prison Experience and Media Representations (2018), and the class watched her 2021 documentary, “Until We Have Faces.”
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. 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.