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Faculty News and Notes - December 2017

Faculty Awards and Honors:

Warner Burke: Will receive the Sage Cornerstone Author Award to commemorate and celebrate the lasting impact of his work with the 5th edition of Organization Change: Theory and Practice.

Maria Paula Ghiso: Will receive (along with her co-authors Gerald Campano and Bethany Welch) the Ed Fry Book Award for their book: Partnering with immigrant communities: Action through literacy.

Janet Miller: Will present the Egon Guba Lecture at the AERA Annual Conference in New York City. This is a very prestigious invitation that recognizes Dr. Miller’s exemplary contributions to the field of qualitative research, especially her work on narrative research.

Kimberly Noble: John Wiley Distinguished Speaker Award, International Society for Developmental Psychobiology Annual Meeting.

 

Journal Articles:

Soylu, F., Holbert, Nathan., Brady, C., & Wilensky, U. (2017). Embodied perspective taking in learning about complex systems, Journal of Interactive Learning Research, 28(3), 269-303.

Jones, Martinque, K. & Day, S. (2017). An exploration of black women’s gendered racial identity using a multidimensional and intersectional approach, Sex Roles, 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11199-017-0854-8

Literat, Ioana., Conover, A., Herbert-Wasson, E, Page, K.K., Riina-Ferrie, J., Stephens, R., Thanapornsangsuth S., & Vasudevan, Lalitha. (2017). Toward multimodal inquiry: Opportunities, challenges and implications of multimodality for research and scholarship, Higher Education Research & Development, 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1080/07294360.2017.1389857

Piccolo, L.R. and Noble, Kimberly. G. (2017). Perceived stress is associated with smaller hippocampal volume in adolescence. Psychophysiology. DOI: 10.1111/psyp.13025

Bainbridge, H., Perry, Elissa. L., & Kulik, C.T. (2017).  (In press).  Sexual harassment training: Explaining differences in Australian and U.S. approaches, Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resource, DOI: 10.1111/1744-7941.12169.

Rajan, Sonali., Vasudevan, Lalitha., Ruggles, K., Brown, B., & Verdeli, Helen. (2017) Firearms in K-12 schools: What is the responsibility of the education community?, Teachers College Record, http://www.tcrecord.org/Content.asp?ContentId=22187.

Rebell, Michael, A. (2017). The courts' consensus: Money does matter for educational opportunity, The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 184-198.

Riehl, Carolyn. J.  and Melissa A. Lyon. (2017). Counting on context: Cross-sector collaborations for education and the legacy of James Coleman’s sociological vision, The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 674(1), 262-280.

Vasudevan, Lalitha, Rodriguez Kerr, K., Enriquez, G., Johnson, E., Kontovourki, S., Mallozzi, C.A. (2017). The literate body: A review of literacies, learning, and the body: Putting theory and research into pedagogical practice, Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 61(3), 347-353.

Wasserman, Nicholas. (2017). Exploring how understandings from abstract algebra can influence the teaching of structure in early algebra. Mathematics Teacher Education and Development, 19(2), 81-103.       

Wasserman, Nicholas., Casey, S., Champion, J., & Huey, M. (2017) Statistics as unbiased estimators: Exploring the teaching of standard deviation. Research in Mathematics Education,19(3), 236-256.

 

Books & Book Chapters:

Ortega, L. & Han, ZhaoHong. (Eds.). (2017). Complexity theory and language development. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company.

Han, ZhaoHong., Bao, G., & Wiita, P. (2017). Energy conservation in SLA: The simplicity of a complex adaptive system. In L. Ortega & Z-H. Han (Eds.), Complexity theory and language development (210-231). Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company.

Boblett, N. & Waring, Zhang. (2017). Learning to see: Error correction in slow motion. In T. Farrell (Ed.), TESOL voices: Insider accounts of classroom life - preservice teachers (pp. 31-38). Annapolis Junction, MD: TESOL Press.

 

Public Communication

Pallas, Aaron., Neumann, Anna., & Campbell, Corbin. (2017). Policies and practices to support undergraduate teaching improvement. Cambridge, Massachusetts: American Academy of Arts & Sciences.

Elissa Perry quoted in:  Paul, M. (2017, November 1).  There’s little evidence sexual harassment trainings work. Here’s what academics and government researchers say could make them better.  Mother Jones. Retrieved November 1, 2017, from http://www.motherjones.com/media/2017/11/theres-little-evidence-sexual-harassment-trainings-work/

Vasudevan, Lalitha. (2017, October 25). Holding ourselves accountable: Pushing through paralysis by “Getting Proximate”. Huffington Post. Retrieved October 25, 2017, from https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/holding-ourselves-accountable-pushing-through-paralysis_us_59f0bc99e4b008c83fad56de

Kane, Pearl, (2017, October 10) NPR interview, Are private schools worth it?

Faculty Achievement in Grant Monies Received as reported by the Office of Grants and Contracts:

New grant monies

Project Director

Project Title

Grantor

Grant


Thomas Bailey


Macomb Transfer Student Success

Kresge Foundation


$ 15,000

 

Thomas Bailey

 

CCRC Capacity Support for Guided Pathways Next Frontier

 

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

 

$ 1,500,000

Christine Cha

Examining Novel Cognitive Risk Factors for Suicidal Adolescents

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

$ 82,432

Henry Levin

Training in Application of Economic Evaluation for State and Local Education Policy Employees

Institute for Educational Services

$ 99,940

Ellen Meier

Yonkers Learning Technology

City of Yonkers

$ 120,000

 

Kimberly Noble

 

Income and the Developing Brain During the First Three Years of Life


Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

 

$ 200,000


Kimberly Noble


Debit Card Program for Income and Child Development in the First Three Years of Life


Jacobs Foundation


$ 88,619

Amy Stuart Wells

2019 AERA Film Project

Institute of International Education

$ 85,000

 

 

 

 

Renewal grant monies


Project Director


Project Title


Grantor


Grant

Ellen Meier

Yonkers Learning Technology

City of Yonkers

$ 120,000

 

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