Accomplishments by SU faculty, others 10.25.13

Following is a list of presentations, awards, honors and other achievements by or to Shippensburg University faculty or other members of the campus community. If you need further information, please call 477-1202.

  • Dr. Wendy S. Becker, associate profes­sor of management, had her co-authored article “The EuroPsy specialist certificate in work and organizational psychology” published in the Industrial-Organizational Psychologist.
  • Dr. Billy Henson, assistant professor of criminal justice, co-authored article “Fear of Crime Online? Examining the Effect of Risk, Previous Victimization, and Exposure on Fear of Online Interpersonal Victimiza­tion” was accepted for publication in the Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice. His co-authored article “Digital Devi­ance: Low Self-Control and Opportunity as Explanations of Sexting Among College Students” was accepted for publication in Sociological Spectrum.
  • Dr. Charlene Lane, assistant professor of social work and gerontology, will present at the International Conference on Aging and Society Nov. 8 to 9 in Chicago.
  • Dr. Dorlisa Minnick, assistant profes­sor of social work and gerontology, had her paper “Building Social Enterprise Capacity Among Women-Focused NGOs in Guate­mala” accepted for presentation in the sym­posium “Social Entrepreneurship: Building a Research Agenda for Social Work” during the 2014 Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research in San Anto­nio Jan. 15 to 19, 2014.
  • Dr. Kate McGivney, professor of mathematics and STEM-UP PA PI, and Dr. Alice Armstrong, associate professor of mathematics and STEM-UP PA Co-PI presented “Understanding the Influence of Unconscious Bias in the Hiring Process” at the PASSHE human resources conference the university recently hosted. In Septem­ber McGivney and Dr. Sarah N. Bryant, STEM-UP PA project manager, presented the same talk to faculty and administrators at Elizabethtown College.
  • Dr. Sally Paulson, associate profes­sor of exercise science, participated in The Teaching Professor Technology Conference in Atlanta. The trip was funded through an Academic Innovation Conference Grant from the Office of Professional, Continuing, and Distance Education.
  • Dr. José Ricardo-Osorio, interim associ­ate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences, was re-appointed for a three-year term on the Pennsylvania State Modern Languages Association (PSMLA) Executive Council. He will also co-chair the 2014 PSMLA con­ference in State College.
  • Dr. Freddy Siahaan, associate professor of economics; Dr. Daniel Y. Lee, profes­sor of economics; and Dr. David E. Kalist, associate professor of economics, had their paper “Educational Attainment of Children of Immigrants: Evidence from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth” accepted for publication in Economics of Education Review.
  • Dr. Paul Taylor, associate professor of mathematics, had his article “Starting an actuarial program with existing resources” accepted for publication in the journal PRI­MUS – Problems, Resources, and Issues in Mathematics Undergraduate Studies.