Coggin College of Business
and Logistics: Dr. Reham Eltantawy published the paper "The Role of Supply Management
Resilience in Attaining Ambidexterity: A Dynamic Capabilities Approach” in the Journal of Business and Industrial
Marketing. Another paper, “Towards Supply Chain Coordination and Productivity
in a Three Echelon Supply Chain: Action Research Study” was accepted for
publication in the International Journal of Operations and Production
Management. The paper was co-authored with Professors Antony Paulraj, Larry
Giunipero and Dag Naslund.
Gundlach served as guest editor for a special issue of the Antitrust
Bulletin entitled "Antitrust as a Multidisciplinary Field." The special
issue was based on an American Antitrust Institute symposium in June 2014 in
Washington, D.C. Gundlach wrote the introduction to the issue as well as an article
"Network Organization and Competition: A Marketing Primer". Gundlach
was also named treasurer of the American
College of Arts and Sciences
Chemistry: Dr. José A. Jiménez published three research articles: (1) “Luminescent
properties of Cu+/Sn2+-activated aluminophosphate glass”
in Optical Materials; (ii) “UV-stimulated
near-IR emission of Pr3+ in phosphate glass via twofold-coordinated
Sn centers” in Infrared Physics
& Technology; and (iii) “Enhanced Photoluminescence Properties of Sm3+
ions in Cu+ and Sn2+ Co-doped P2O5:BaO
Glass” in the Journal of Physics and
Chemistry of Solids.
Amy L. Lane, with her students Paige
Mandelare and Yang Ban,
published the chapter “New Developments in NMR Methodologies with Special Roles
in Drug Discovery” in the book ”Structure-Activity
Relationship Studies in Drug Development by NMR Spectroscopy” in October.
Kenneth K. Laali published the following articles: (i) with several
collaborators, “Experimental NMR and DFT Studies of Persistent Carbocations
Derived from Hetero-Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Containing Oxygen Atom:
Dibenzo[b,d]furan, Benzo[b]naphtho[1,2-d]furan, Benzo[b]naphtho[2,3-d]furan, Benzo[b]naphtho[2,1-d]furan, and Dinaphtho[2,1-b:1',2'-d]furan” in the Bulletin of the Chemical Society of
Japan; (ii) with A. Jamalian, and C. Zhou, “Reaction of Selectfluor
(F-TEDA-BF4) with Chloromethylated-DABCO Monocation Salts (X = BF4, NTf2)
and Other Nitrogen Bases (Et3N; piperidine; basic ionic liquid):
Unexpected Formation of Symmetrical [N-H-N]+ Trication Salts” in Tetrahedron
Letters; (iii) with R. J. Wehmschulte, G. L. Borosky, and D. R. Powell,
“Synthesis and Structure of the First Bridgehead Silylium Ion” in the journal
Organometallics; (iv) with several
collaborators, “Novel Quinoline-Imidazolium Adducts via the Reaction of
2-Oxoquinoline-3-Carbaldehyde and Quinoline-3-Carbaldehydes with
1-Butyl-3-Methylimidazolium Chloride [BMIM][Cl]” in Tetrahedron Letters; with T. Okazaki and A. S. Reddy, “The
Trifluoromethanesulfonate; The SF5-Analog of Umemoto Salt” in the
Journal of Fluorine Chemistry; (v) with T. Okazaki, “Mono- and Dinitration of
Pentafluorosulfanylbenzenes with [NO2][BF4], and
Substrate Selectivity (PhSF5 vs PhCF3 and PhSF5
vs PhNO2) in competitive Nitration” in the Journal of Fluorine
Chemistry; and (vi) with A. Jamalian, B. Rathman, and G. A.
Borosky, “Catalytic, Regioselective, and Green Methods for Rearrangement of
1,2-Diaryl Epoxides to Carbonyl Compounds Employing Metallic Triflates,
Brønsted-Acidic Ionic Liquids (ILs), and IL/Microwave; Experimental and
Computational Substituent Effect Study on Aryl versus Hydrogen Migration”
in Applied Catalysis A: General.
Dr. Christos Lampropoulos, with his studentJ.M. Cain, published “Coordination
Complexes and Polymers from the Initial Application of Phenyl-2-pyridyl Ketone
Azine in Mercury Chemistry” in Polyhedron. He also gave an oral presentation,
“Aggregation of Single-Molecule Magnets via Targeted Structural Modifications” at the Florida Inorganic and Materials
Symposium with his research student, S. Corrales. Lampropoulos
and his students N. Mhesn, T.
Jenkins, and S. Corrales also presented the poster “The Syntheses of
One-Dimensional SMM-Based Chains” at the
2014 UNF Biology, Chemistry, Physics Poster Session in October and again at the
Florida Inorganic and Materials Symposium. Finally, he and his students,
S. Corrales, N. Mhesn and T. Jenkins, presented the poster “Novel Aggregates of
Mn12 Single-Molecule Magnets: Syntheses, X-ray Crystallography,
Magnetic Properties, Thermal Stability Studies, and High-Field EPR” at the 2014 UNF Biology, Chemistry, Physics
Dr. Michael Lufaso and co-authors published “Light-Induced Changes in
Magnetism in a Coordination Polymer Heterostructure, Rb0.24Co[Fe(CN)6]0.74@K0.10Co[Cr(CN)6]0.70·nH2O
and the Role of the Shell Thickness on the Properties of Both Core and Shell”
in the Journal of the American Chemical Society.
Diane Matuschka and her colleague Cheryl Pawlowski presented “The Impact of Juvenile-Targeted Television
Programming on the Early Sexualization of Girls” at the International Organization of Social Science and
Behavioral Research Fall 2014 conference. Their work was honored as the best paper during the session.
English: Dr. Laura Heffernan published “Abstraction and
the Amateur: De-disciplining T.E. Hulme” in Modernism/Modernity in
Marcus Pactor published “A Good Dog Would Forget” in theNewerYork.
Dr. Nicholas de Villiers gave an invited talk, “I see language: Grey Sex,” at The
Sexuality of Words symposium and Art=Text=Art: Private Languages/Public Systems
exhibition at the University of Buffalo in New York in November.
Dr. Michael Wiley published his novel “Blue
Avenue” with Severn House. He also published the chapter, “‘No Place on
Earth /Can Ever Be a Solitude’: Lyrical
Ballads, Hartleianism, and a World of Places,” in the collection “Global Romanticism: Origins, Orientations,
and Engagements, 1760-1820.”
Dr. James Beasley presented “Looking for Logic: Rhetoric and Literature at the
University of Chicago” at the annual Western States Literacy Conference in
Reno, Nev. in November.
History: Dr. Alison
J. Bruey presented “‘I don’t like to
ask names, and I never remember anything’: Narratives of Violence, Resistance,
and Justice in Poblaciones of Gran Santiago, 1973-2013” at the 129th annual
meeting of the American Historical Association and The Conference on Latin
American History Annual Meeting in New York, N.Y. in January. She also was a
commentator on the panel “Politics and Place in the Latin American City” at the
seventh biennial Conference of The Urban History Association in Philadelphia,
Penn. in October.
Dr. Charles Closmann presented “Recycling and the German Way of War” at the
Southeast German Studies Association annual workshop in Davidson, N.C. in
March. He also presented “Blood and Soil: National Socialist Germany and
the Policy of Sewage Farming” at the annual Conference of the American Society
for Environmental History in San Francisco, Calif.
Dr. David Courtwright, with Andrew Kolodny and others, published “The
Prescription Opioid and Heroin Crisis: A Public Health Approach to an
Epidemic of Addiction,” in the 2015 edition of Annual Reviews in Public Health, which was released
online in December.
Dr. Greg Domber published “Empowering
Revolution: America, Poland, and the End of the Cold War” with UNC Press
in October. He gave a public talk about the book at the Woodrow Wilson Center
in Washington, D.C., as part of the American History Association’s Washington
History seminar series in October. He also participated in the roundtable
“Human Rights and Humanitarianism in U.S. Foreign Relations” at the 26th annual
Southeastern World History Association Conference in Boca Raton in October.
Finally, he presented “Supporting Solidarność: The National Endowment for
Democracy and the Polish Émigrés that Kept Solidarność Alive” at the 46th
annual Convention of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian
Studies in San Antonio, Tex. in November.
Dr. Theo Prousis chaired a panel and delivered a paper, “Reporting from the
City: Images and Vignettes from Constantinople during the Eastern Crisis of the
1820s,” at the 46th annual Convention of the Association for Slavic, East
European, and Eurasian Studies, San Antonio, Tex. in November. He also
published “Strangford's Busy Fortnight at the Porte” in the journal Archivum Ottomanicum.
Dr. Norman Harry Rothschild presented “‘Why is it necessary for naked savages to drum
and dance?’: Early Tang Imperial Responses to Sogdian New Year’s Rites,” at the
Tang Epitaphs Conference, Forest of Steles Museum in Xi’an, China in
July. He also presented “Muzhiming as Manuscript: “Shangguan Wan’er
Unearthed: Re-evaluating the Political Career of the Lady of Luminous
Deportment” at the International Conference on East Asian Buddhist Manuscripts,
Emeishan in Sichuan, China in December.
Dr.Daniel J. Watkins, with Professors
David Brakke and Tina Sessa, taped “The People’s Pope and the Changing Face of
Catholicism,” an episode of the public history podcast History Talk in December.
Music: Dr. Erin K. Bennett gave an invited piano master class at the Music Teachers
National Association Collegiate Piano Pedagogy Symposium in January. In
addition, she took six UNF piano students to the symposium, which took place at
Southern Methodist University, where they presented “Know Your Body: How to
Practice Smarter and Enjoy It More.”
Philosophy and Religious Studies: Dr. Andrew Buchwalter published “Hegel and Marx,” in Michael Baur (ed.), Hegel: Key Concepts
(Routledge) and “Hegel, Arendt, und‚ ‘das Recht, Rechte zu
haben,’”Hegel-Jahrbuch (November). He presented “Human Rights, Interculturality, and
the Idea of a Transnational Public Sphere,” Association of Political Theory and
“A Critique of Non-Metaphysical Readings of Hegel’s Practical Philosophy,” at
the 23rd biennial meeting of the Hegel Society of America at Northwestern
Dr. Paul Carelli published "Psychic
Representation in Plato's Phaedrus" in Apeiron in November.
Dr. Hans-Herbert Koegler published “Dialogue and
community: the ethical claim of tradition,” in the Journal of the Philosophy of History in November and “Ethics and Community” in Routledge
Companion to Hermeneutics in December.
Dr. Sarah Mattice presented “Confucianism,
Transcendence, and Secular Categorization” at the American Academy of Religion
Conference in November.
Physics: Dr. Chris Kelso, with Keita Fukushima, Jason Kumar, Pearl Sandick and
Takahiro Yamamoto, published “MSSM dark
matter and a light slepton sector: The incredible bulk” in Physical Review D in
November. Additionally, with his colleagues H.N. Long, R. Martinez, and
Farinaldo S. Queiroz, Kelso published a second article in Physical D Review D,
“Connection of g−2μ, electroweak, dark matter, and collider constraints on 331
models in December.”
Science and Public Administration: Dr.
Natasha Christie published “Understanding the Role of Cross-Sector
Collaborations on the Success of Florida’s Drug Courts” in Criminal Justice Policy Review in
Leone gave four invited symposia
presentations: (i) “Mere thought and attitude polarization,” at the University
of Florida; (ii) “Mere Thought and Attitude Polarization: New Directions in
Self-Generated Attitude Change,” (iii) “Mere thought and attitude polarization:
Belief consistency, cognitive schemas, and moderator variables,” and (iv) with
R.V. Hassey, J. J. Clarkson, and S. Moreria, “Revisiting social identity in
self-persuasion: The effect of conflicting attitudinal norms on mere thought,”
all three at the annual meeting, which he co-chaired, of the Society of
Southeastern Social Psychologists in Athens, Ga.
Michael Toglia, Chris Leone, and K.
Ryndak gave an invited symposium presentation, “Alibi witnesses: willingness to
provide false alibis,” at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society in Long
Sociology, Anthropology and Social
Rosa De Jorio gave an invited
talk, “Reconstructing/Preserving Islamic Cultural Heritage Sites in Mali after
the Crisis,” to the Islam in Africa Working Group at the Center for African
Studies at the University of Florida in December. She also presented “The
Patrimonialization of the Sufi Heritage in Timbuktu: Controversies around Past
Traces and Current Practices” at the annual meeting of the African Studies
Association in Indianapolis in November.
Dr. Ronald Lukens-Bull presented “The Smiling Face of Islam in the Pesantren
Tradition” at the seminar “Still the Smiling Face of Islam?: Continuity
and Change” hosted by the Institute of Southeast Asian Islamic Studies at the
State Islamic University of Pekanbaru in Sumatra in December. He was awarded a
research grant for his project “When a Muslim Militia Became Pluralist”
from the American Institute for Indonesian Studies in December.
Dr. Jennifer Spaulding-Givens, with her
colleague Dr. Jeffrey Lacasse, published “Self-Directed
Care: Participants’ Service Utilization and Outcomes” in Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal in December.
Suzie Weng, with her colleague F. E.
Netting, published “Culturally Responsive Strategies used to Deliver
Ethnic-Specific Services to Asian-Americans” in Families in Society: The
Journal of Contemporary Human Services in December. She presented two papers at
the 43rd Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary
Action Conference in Denver, Colo. in November: (i) “Informal Support Network
Development in an Asian-American Community: A Grounded Theory”; and (ii)
“Leadership in an Asian-American Community in the South: The Development of an
Informal Support Network to Increase Access to Services”. Finally, with
her colleague J. Lee, she presented a poster “Giving Back: Lessons Learned from
Refugees and Immigrants” at the same conference.
College of Computing, Engineering and
Dr. Swapnoneel Roy and N.S. Narayanaswamy
had their paper titled “Block Sorting is APX-Hard” accepted for presentation
and inclusion in the proceedings of the ninth International Conference on
Algorithms and Complexity (CIAC). The conference is scheduled for May in Paris.
Wilson, Christian Herreros and Karthik
Sundaresan, members of the IEEE Computer Society student’s club, represented UNF in the IEEEXtreme
24-hour Global Programming Competition in October.
Engineering: Dr. Patrick
Kreidl co-organized and co-chaired, with Dr. Ann Cox from the U.S.
Department of Homeland Security, a special session titled "Adversary-Aware
Cyber Decision Systems" at the 53rd
IEEE Conference on Decision and Control in Los Angeles in December.
Patrick Caldwell and Dr. Patrick Kreidl had their paper titled “On the use of
feedback in an introduction-based reputation protocol” published and presented
at the 53rd IEEE Conference on
Decision and Control in Los Angeles in December.
Duncan, Kyle Hintze, Eldin Ikanovic, Paul Lelis, Alejandro Lepervanche, Vasiq
Viqas and Elizabeth Voelkel, UNF
electrical engineering students, passed the Federal Communications Commission
Amateur Radio Exam. Passing the exam was an extra credit for the communications
systems class taught by Dr. Brian Kopp.
College of Education and Human Services
Foundations and Secondary Education: Dr. Luciana C. Braga, along
with coauthors J.F. Tracy and A.R. Taliaferro, recently had an article
published in the Journal of Physical Education Recreation and Dance titled
“Physical activity programs in higher education: Modifying net/wall games to
include individuals with disabilities.”
Exceptional, Deaf and Interpreter Education: Dr. Caroline Guardino and Brenda Dale, a visiting professor in
deaf education, presented at the Florida Educators of Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Individuals conference in Lake Mary, Fla. They presented on the highlights of
UNF’s upcoming bachelor’s in deaf education program, expected to launch in
2016. The presentation garnered interest from conference attendees on how to
improve their teaching practices, as well as how to potentially have future UNF
interns in their districts. In addition, funding from the College of Education
and Human Services allowed 15 deaf education undergraduates and graduates to
attend and participate in the conference.
Education, Literacy and TESOL:
Dr. Christine Weber was
elected as the representative assembly for CEC-TAG (Council for Exceptional
Children - The Association for the Gifted) for a two-year term.
Drs. Ronghua Ouyang, Mauricio Gonzalez and Timothy
Robinson attended the ninth Global Confucius Institute Conference in
Xiamen, China from Dec. 7-8. Dr. Ouyang made a presentation of the “A Training
Model for Developing Chinese Language Teachers on the Local Site” at the
Dr. Nile Stanley published an educational
psychology and counseling research article in Cogent Education titled
“Resilience in language learners and the relationship to storytelling” in
collaboration with Shaanxi Normal, University in China.
Center for Instruction and
Kevin Hulen, assistant director
of Distance Learning Course Development, published
the paper "Actual Representation of the Planned Curriculum (ARPC)" in
the Online Learning Consortium’s (OLC)
Effective Practices collection in July. The OLC site houses peer-reviewed
techniques, strategies and practices in online education. Find more information online.
Deb Miller, director, and Justin Lerman, coordinator of
Distance Learning Training, presented an information session
titled "Developing Faculty Experts in Distance Learning:
Unanticipated Benefits" at the Online Learning Consortium International
Conference 2014 in October in Orlando. Find more information online.