Becky Durham

Becky Durham

Becky DurhamCareer Development Center, co-wrote a trainer’s guide and student workbook titled “Marketing Your International Experience,” published by American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS), Standford, Connecticut. Co-authors were Ann Hubbard, VP director of University Relations for AIFS, and Darren Kaltved, assistant director, Career Services, University of Minnesota School of Public Health.

Michael Garrison, associate dean, Ethics and Business Law Department, Opus College of Business, and Dr. John Wendt, Ethics and Business Law Department, Opus College of Business, are the co-authors of an article, “Non-Compete Promises Made After An At-Will Employee Has Commenced Employment: A Good Faith Standard For The ‘Afterthought Agreement,'” that has been accepted for publication by the University of Kansas Law Review.

Dr. Hans Gustafson, Theology Department, College of Arts and Sciences, is the author of “Why Merton Matters to This Non-Catholic” in The Merton Seasonal (vol. 40, spring 2015, No. 1, pp. 23-24).


Annie Johnson

Annie Johnson, Web Services, was named one of  “2015 Women in Design to Watch,” by New York-based for her blog and Pinterest site, which has 349,000 followers.

Nekima Levy-Pounds

Nekima Levy-Pounds

Nekima Levy-Pounds, School of Law, will receive a 2015 Facing Race Ambassador Award from the St. Paul Foundation for “working to build communities where everyone feels safe, valued and respected.” She will be honored at the annual banquet April 28 in St. Paul.

Dr. Nathaniel Nelson, Graduate School of Professional Psychology, College of Education, Leadership and Counseling, is the author of an article, “Factors Associated With Inconsistency in Self-reported Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Over Time Among Military Personnel in Iraq,” published in The British Journal of Psychiatry, March 2015; 206(3): 237-244.

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Dr. Nathaniel Nelson

James Rogers, Center for Irish Studies, College of Arts and Sciences, is the author of chapter in The Catholic Church in Ireland Today, a contributed volume edited by David C. Cochran and John Waldmeir (Rowman and Littlefield, 2015). The book is a proceedings volume for a symposium of the same name held at Loras College in March 2014. Rogers’ chapter, titled “Holy Unpredictable: A Response to Maher and Littleton,” is a response to the keynote addresses by Eamon Maher and John Littleton, two noted authorities on the Irish church. The volume recently was reported on in the Irish Times.

Dr. Bob Werner, professor emeritus, Geography Department, College of Arts and Sciences, is the author of a Kindle book, Travels on the Road of Death and Other Adventures of a Yankee in Bolivia. The book reflects Werner’s travels in the country as he researched his first book about Bolivia.

Dr. Mark Stansbury-O’Donnell, Art History Department, College of Arts and Sciences, is the author of a chapter in The Cambridge History of Painting in the Classical World. The volume, edited by J. J. Pollitt, is the first comprehensive history of Greek painting in over 70 years. The chapter, “Reflections of Monumental Painting in Greek Vase Painting in the Fifth and Fourth Centuries BC,” explores the development of human representation and perspective and includes a 3-D reconstruction of the lost Delphi paintings of Polygnotos.

Dr. Lisa Waldner

Dr. Lisa Waldner

Dr. Lisa Waldner, Sociology and Criminal Justice Department, College of Arts and Sciences, is the author (with Betty A. Dobratz, Iowa State University) of “The Cultural Repertoire of the White Power Movement in the United States,” in Cultural Dimensions of Far Right Politics and Life-world, edited by C. Miller-Idriss and F. Virchon. Berlin: Springer Verlag. Waldner is also the author of “Sexual Coercion” in The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies, edited by N. Naples, Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.

Dr. Meg Wilkes Karraker, Sociology and Criminal Justice Department, College of Arts and Sciences, and Family Business Center Fellow, presented two lectures, “The Global Status of Women and Girls: Our Responsibilities as Social Scientists” and “Why Relationships Matter for ‘Doing Good’ in Organizations,” at Andrews University, a university of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Berrian Springs, Michigan.




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