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Faculty and Staff Activities

Garrett Otto and Kevin Dames

Garrett Otto, Mathematics Department, and Kevin Dames, Kinesiology Department, co-authored a paper with Sutton Richmond, University of Florida, that was recently published in Journal of Biomechanics. The study, “Characterization of trial duration in traditional and emerging postural control measures,” establishes minimum trial durations necessary to acquire reliable force platform-derived outcomes. Recommendations from this project can improve consistency in collecting balance data for future studies and enhance confidence in clinical assessments of sensorimotor function.

Mechthild Nagel

Mechthild Nagel, Philosophy and Africana studies departments, had her book titled Ludic Ubuntu Ethics: Decolonizing Justice published with Routledge’s series in Justice Studies in Penal Abolition and Transformative Justice.

Rhiannon Maton

Rhiannon Maton, Foundations and Social Advocacy Department, had her article, co-authored with four undergraduate and graduate students, published in the Journal of Children’s Literature. The students include Breeana Dexter M ’19, Nicolette McKeon ’21, Emily Urias-Velasquez ’22 and Breanna Washington ’19, M ’21. The article, “Far Apart, Close in Heart: Exploring Representations of Familial Incarceration in Children’s Picturebooks,” examines how children’s picture books depict breaking the law, communication with loved ones incarcerated, racial identities and the socioemotional support systems available to children. 

Tyler Bradway

Tyler Bradway, English Department, presented two papers in January at the Modern Language Association conference held in San Francisco, Calif. Bradway gave a paper on his experience of publishing research in PMLA, the flagship journal in literary studies, and he gave a second paper on queer characters in contemporary LGBTQ literature for a panel focused on queer and trans theories of narrative. 

Christina Knopf

Christina Knopf, Communication and Media Studies Department, made several presentations in November. She was a guest of The Ohio State University’s Mershon Center for National Security and Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum for the Comics, Security, and the American Mission conference on Nov. 4, where she presented research called “Veteran-Created War Comics and the Workaday War.” On Nov. 10, she was an invited participant in an international panel hosted by “Military at Microsoft” about humor in the military, part of Microsoft’s National Veterans Awareness Week events. On Nov. 19, she presented in two panel discussions at the annual National Communication Association conference, held in New Orleans, La.

Tracy Hudson

Tracy Hudson, Physical Education Department, and the students in her Edu 470 class took part in a panel discussion at the 2022 International Alliance of Invitational Education World Conference via Zoom with university students from Hong Kong. The session title was “Creating a Culture of Care by Taking an I-CORT Stance: A Promising Theory of Practice for New Teachers Entering the Field.”

Thomas Hischak

Thomas Hischak, professor of theatre emeritus, had two of his books released in January. The Abbott Touch: Pal Joey, Damn Yankees, and the Theatre of George Abbott have been published by Methuan Drama (London). The fourth edition of the textbook Theatre as Human Action: An Introduction to Theatre Arts has been released by Rowman & Littlefield. The new edition was co-authored by Mark A. Robinson.

Craig Foster

Craig Foster, Psychology Department, had his article about his Psychology of Pseudoscience class published Jan. 24 in The Conversation. Titled “Lots of people believe in Bigfoot and other pseudoscience claims – this course examines why,” it ran as part of the publication’s Uncommon Courses section. SUNY Cortland published “Psychology class considers pseudoscience” in the Dec. 7 issue of The Bulletin.

Lauren deLaubell, Dan Harms, Jenifer Sigafoes Phelan and Hilary Wong

Lauren deLaubell, Dan Harms, Jenifer Sigafoes Phelan and Hilary Wong, Memorial Library, recently had their book chapter titled “Librarians Sitting Down with Students: Varied Approaches to Co-Teaching Reading Skills for Developmental Writers” published in the ACRL book Teaching Critical Reading Skills: Strategies for Academic Librarians.

Jacqueline Augustine and Kevin Dames

Jacqueline Augustine and Kevin Dames, Kinesiology Department, recently co-authored the manuscript “Efficacy of an Audio-Based Biofeedback Intervention to Modify Running Gait in Female Runners” which was published in November in the Journal of Sports Rehabilitation.