Shippensburg faculty accomplishments 4.1.13
is a list of presentations, awards, honors and other achievements by or to
Shippensburg University faculty. If you need further information, please send
an e-mail to SUnews@ship.edu.
- Dr. Wendy S. Becker, associate professor of management,
and undergraduate psychology student Nicole F. Campana presented the poster
“Revisiting the Historic Staff Ride for Understanding Situated Action” at the
84th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association in New York City
- Dr. Kelly M. Carrero, assistant professor of special
education, was awarded the opportunity to participate in the “Beginning Career
Workshop” at the annual Council for Exceptional Children conference in San
Antonio, Texas, April 4 to 6. The competition to participate in this workshop
was hosted by the Division for Research. Carrero was one of 20 applicants
chosen to participate in this workshop. Leading researchers in the field of
special education will serve as panelists and advisers to promising new
tenure-track special education faculty on how to secure external funding,
publish, and manage ambitious research agendas.
- Dr. Robert L. Hale, professor of psychology,
supervised students who were involved in presentations at the 84th Annual
Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association in New York City March 1 to 4.
Steven Yurkonis, with Michael Smith co-author, presented “Performance on two
types of the Wason by Manipulative Personality Types” March 2. Stephanie
Sema, with James Evans co-author, presented “An Evolutionary Approach to
Shunning Behavior” March 3. In addition to co-authoring the studies, Hale
also served as a judge of Psi Chi student presentations during a poster
competition March 2.
- Dr. Annie Papero, assistant professor of teacher
education, and Konnie Serr, assistant
professor of teacher education, had their grant “Building Across the
Curriculum: An exploration of the cross-curricular uses that emerge when
Kindergarten through 5th grade classroom communities are provided with an
open-ended set of Unit Blocks” funded by the International Association of
Laboratory and University Schools’ “Mini-grant for research”
program. The money will be used to purchase a full set of unit blocks for
each classroom at Grace B. Luhrs University Elementary School.
- Dr. Jennifer Yongmei Pomeroy, adjunct professor of
geography-earth science and faculty academic adviser in the Office of
Undeclared Students, had her paper “Analyzing Municipal Annexations: Case
Studies in Frederick and Caroline Counties of Maryland, 1990-2010” selected for
the final round of J. Warren Nystrom Award competition. The award,
established by the Association of American Geographers (AAG) and named for
former AAG Executive Director J. Warren Nystrom, recognizes outstanding recent
dissertations in geography. As part of the competition, her paper will be
presented at the annual AAG meeting in Los Angeles in April.
- Dr. Freddy Siahaan, assistant professor of economics,
co-authored a paper with Noret Flood, economics major and honors program
student, titled “Supply and Effect of Aid: Advancing Donors Agenda or Assisting
Recipients?” Flood presented it March 1 at the 20th Annual Issues in Political
Economy—Undergraduate Student Research in Economics in Boston.
- Dr. Praveen Veerabhadrappa, assistant professor of exercise
science, co-authored the manuscript “Endothelial activation microparticles and
inflammation status improve with exercise training in African Americans” that
was accepted for publication in the International Journal of Hypertension.