Faculty and staff kudos – Jan. 27, 2020

Old Main

  • Kathryn Newton, Counseling & College Student Personnel- Newton developed curriculum for a 9-credit hour post-masters advanced clinical skills certificate in complex trauma which will address the impact of childhood trauma across the lifespan. The courses are suitable to masters-level professionals providing direct services in counseling, psychology, social work, education and corrections. The courses also serve as a cognate option for doctoral students in the helping professions. The individual courses and post-master program of study received institutional approval in Fall 2019. The first course in the series is scheduled to start May 2020 (enrollment info available through PCDE).
  • Joseph Zume, Geography and Earth Science - Zume has been appointed to the Cumberland County Planning Commission (CCPC) for a 4-year term. The CCPC works with the County’s Planning Division to implement plans that promote economic development, provide more housing and transportation choices, and protect clean air, land, and water throughout the County.
  • Gretchen Pierce, History - Pierce became an editor of H-LatAm, a professional development resource for Latin American specialists on the H-Net Commons in June 2019. In addition, Pierce launched a research blog called Research Corner/Rincón del Investigador/Canto do Pesquisador on H-LatAm in December 2019.
  • Matthew D. Fetzer, Criminal Justice -Fetzer published a chapter, “Hate Crimes: A Special Category of Victimization,” which will appear inthe Handbook of Interpersonal Violence Across the Lifespan.
  • Rebecca Blahus, Teacher Education - Blahus’s bookBecoming an Intentional Cooperating Teacher has been published by Fulton Books in January 2020.
  • David W. Wildermuth, Global Languages & Cultures - Wildermuth’s article, ‘I am fully aware of my guilt . . .’: Insights from a Soviet Military Tribunal’s Investigation of the German Army’s 35th Division, 1946–47,”was published in Journal of Military Historyin October 2019.