College of Health
Dr. James Churilla and two
of his graduate students, Ryan Richardson and William Boyer, from Clinical and
Applied Movement Sciences, along with Dr. Tammie
Johnson from Public Health, presented findings from two of their research
projects at the 10th annual World Congress on Insulin Resistance, Diabetes, and
Cardiovascular Disease in Los Angeles Nov. 1. The project titles are “Associations between High Sensitivity
C-Reactive Protein and Self-Reported Screen Time in U.S. Adults and Association of Muscle Strengthening
Activity with Glycosylated Hemoglobin.”
Coggin College of Business
Marketing and Logistics: Dr. Ronald J. Adams presented “A Brief
Assessment of the U. S. Supreme Court’s 2011 Ruling Denying Class Certification
in Dukes v. Wal-Mart” at the 19th International Conference on Recent Advances
in Retailing and Services Science Vienna, Austria in July.
Dr. A.C. “Josh” Samli had an article titled,
“Generating a Culture of Innovation: The Necessary Ingredient for Economic
Progress” published in the summer 2012 edition of The Marketing Review.
Arts & Sciences
and Design: Dr. Maria Elena
Versari presented “A Tangible achievement: On the posthumous fortune of
Futurist sculpture” at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London. He also
presented “Materia: From Futurist Materiality to Dadaist Contamination” at the
Third Biannual conference on Material Meanings of the European Network for
Avant-Garde and Modernism Studies at the University of Kent.
Johnson presented a seminar, “Science supporting sustainability: A
stronger fole for ecology in coastal fishery management,” to the Department of
Biology and Environmental Fellows Program at DePauw University, Greencastle,
Doria Bowers and her
student, Zoe L. Lyski, presented a poster, “Vertical blood feeding and
arbovirus persistence in mosquitoes,” at the 44th Annual Society for Vector
Ecology Conference in St. Augustine.
and co-authors R. Ritson-Williams, K. Olsen, K and V.J. Paul, published their
paper, “Short-term and latent post-settlement effects associated with elevated
temperature and oxidative stress on larvae from the coral Porites astreoides” in the journal, Coral Reefs.
Joe Butler, with co-authors
G. L. Heinrich and M. L. Mitchell, published “Diet of the Carolina diamondback
terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin centrata)
in northeastern Florida” in Chelonian Conservation and Biology. With co-authors
E. C. Munscher, E. H. Kuhns and C. A. Cox, he published “Decreased nest
mortality for the Carolina diamondback terrapin following removal of raccoons
from a nesting beach” in Herpetological Conservation and Biology.
Dr. Kelly Smith, with co-authors
A. Shyn, J. Chalk, N. L. Charnock and G.
K. Bielmyer, published “Zinc distribution in the organs of adult Fundulus heteroclitus after
waterborne zinc exposure in freshwater and saltwater” in Archives of
Environmental Contamination and Toxicology.
Dr. José A. Jiménez with Dr. Mariana
Sendova of New College, published “Plasmonic coupling
in silver nanocomposite glasses” in The Journal of Physical Chemistry C. He also published “Kinetics
of Ag nanoparticle growth in thick SiO2 films: An in situ optical assessment of Ostwald
ripening” in Materials Chemistry and
Physics. Additionally, he published “In situ isothermal monitoring of the enhancement and quenching
of Sm3+ photoluminescence in Ag co-doped glass” in Solid State Communications.
Christa Arnold published
“Revisiting patient communication training: An updated needs assessment and the
AGENDA model” in Patient Education and Counseling. She also
published “Is social media, texting and other such technology
hurting our interpersonal communication?” in Mass Communication and
Criminology and Criminal Justice:
Dr. Jennifer K. Wesely
received a Research Enhancement Plan award from the UNF College of Arts and
Jeremy G. Carter co-presented, with Dr. Michael Binder, “Impacts of concealed carry licenses on crime: A
new decade and approach” at the Southwestern Criminal Justice Association
annual conference in Atlantic Beach.
Mark Ari edited and produced “EAT POEMS #3: EAT JUSTISS,” an audio anthology
of the works Jacksonville poet, Alan Justiss, as read and interpreted by
Jacksonville writers and artists.
Nicholas de Villiers wrote an article, “That's the Surprise: Tom Rubnitz’s
Sexy, Wiggy, Desserty World,” for the publication accompanying the Dirty Looks
NYC exhibition of videos by Tom Rubnitz and Dynasty Handbag at the White
Columns gallery in New York.
Clark Lunberry presented “In One Ear & Out the Other — On Not Hearing
John Cage,” at the conference, “Transatlantic Cage: John Cage's Centennial in
Paris,” at the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris. He also completed a
commissioned “Writing on Air” installation on the windows of the Paris
conference site of the Galerie Colbert. Additionally, he served on the keynote
panel at the conference “Convergence on Poetics,” at the University of
Washington-Bothell and presented “Language onto Landscape — Floating Form Less”
at the same conference. Finally, he completed his permanent installation,
“Suspended Sentence,” at the UNF Thomas G. Carpenter Library
James Beasley delivered an invited lecture, “From Normal to Valpo: The
Importance of Mantie E. Baldwin, 1875-1914,” at Valparaiso University, Indiana.
Michael Wiley’s book “A Bad
Night’s Sleep” took top honors in the Shamus Award ceremony. In the
past, the Best Hardcover Award has gone to some of the best and most broadly
admired mystery/detective fiction writers.
Dr. Alison J. Bruey published
“Limitless land and the redefinition of rights: Popular mobilisation and the
limits of neoliberalism in Chile, 1973-1985” in Journal of Latin American
Languages, Literatures and Cultures: Dr. Shira
Schwam-Baird delivered an invited paper, La Longue Vie de Valentin et Orson” at the colloquium
“Pour un nouveau répertoire des ‘mises en prose’ : Romans, chansons de
geste, autre genres, ” in Gargnano, Italy.
Constanza López presented “Testimonio
y re-escritura del conflicto colombiano en Escrito para no morir de María
Eugenia Vásquez Perdomo” at the Latin American Studies Association in San Francisco
and gave the invited annual alumni lecture, “Trauma, memoria y teoría: El relato autobiográfico
de María Eugenia Vásquez Perdomo,” at the Graduate Center of The City
University of New York.
Clayton McCarl led the formation of a new Colonial section within the Latin
American Studies Organization and, with Yongan Wu, published “Using External
Text Vocalization to Enhance Reading Development Among Beginning Level Chinese
Learners” in the Journal of Chinese
Language Teachers Association. Additionally, he published “Notes of
Teaching Chinese as a Second Language” in Studies of Education and Teaching.
Dr. Randy Tinnin, with Dr. Amanda Pepping
and New Trinity Baroque,
performed Italian concerti for two trumpets at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal
Church in Atlanta.
Randy Tinnin and Erin Bennett
performed with Serafini Brillanti
at the Académie de Pramenoux in Lyon, France.
Philosophy Department: Dr. Andrew Buchwalter presented “The
Dialectic of Human Rights and Democracy under Conditions of Globality” at the
Conference on Interpretive Policy Analysis, University of Tilburg, Netherlands.
He also presented “Human Rights, Political Membership, and Historicity: Hegel
and the ‘Right to Have Rights’” at the World Congress of the International
Political Science Association in Madrid, Spain.
Computing, Engineering & Construction
Computing: Dr. Sanjay P. Ahuja, Sindhu Mani and Jesus Zambranopublished their paper, “A Survey of
the State of Cloud Computing in Healthcare” in the Network and Communication
Technologies Journal, available online here.
Rose Turner, psychiatric nurse practitioner at the Counseling Center,
had an article published in the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric