Brooks College of Health
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics:
Dr. Catherine Christie, J Nelson-Worel and
L.L. Hayman published "Implementation of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines — Who, What,
Why, Where, and When" in the Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing.
Drs. Catherine Christie, Judith Rodriguez, Alireza Jihan-mihan, M.Sadeghi
and T. Zerbe published The Role of Maternal Dietary Proteins in Development of Metabolic
Syndrome in Offspring in the journal Nutrients.
Department of Public Health:
Dr. Natalie Arce Indelicato published
“Unpacking Self-care: The Connections between Mindfulness, Self-compassion, and
Self-care for Counselors," in the journal Counseling and Wellness with
Clinical Mental Health Counseling program recent graduates Caren Coleman,
Courtney Martensen, and Rachel Scott. Indelicato also presented on "Relational Cultural Theory" at The Girl-Centered
Institute, a partnership between the Delores Barr Weaver Policy Center, Voices
for Florida Girls, the UNF Division of Continuing Education, and the
Jacksonville System of Care Initiative.
Drs. Michele J. Moore, Elissa Barr and R. Glassman,
presented "Development of an Evidence-Based Sexual Risk Reduction Program for
College Students" at the 16th Annual American Academy of Health Behavior Meeting
in Ponte Vedra.
Dr. Michele J. Moore, S. Griner, and K.
Wilson presented "Physical Dating Violence, Forced Sexual Intercourse, and
Alcohol Use Among High School Students" at the 16th Annual American Academy of
Health Behavior Meeting in Ponte Vedra.
B.K. O’Hara, and W. Chen published "The Efficacy of a Brief Nature
Sound Intervention on Muscle Tension, Pulse Rate, and Self-reported Stress:
Nature Contact Micro-break in an Office or Waiting Room" in Health Environments
Research and Design Journal.
, Caroline Guardino, Katrina Hall, Peter S. Wludyka, along with UNF graduate students E. Thomas and C.
Ottenstein, presented "Cultivating Healthy School Environments: Teachers’ and
Students’ Perceptions of Learning in the Outdoor Classroom" at the 16th Annual
American Academy of Health Behavior in February in Ponte Vedra Beach.
Emma Apatu, and UNF graduate
student L. Kirkland presented "The Impact of School-based Nutrition and Garden
Programs on Parental Dietary Behavior in Low-income Settings: A Call to Action" at the 16th Annual American Academy of Health Behavior in February in Ponte
School of Nursing:
Drs. Debra Wagner and Barbara Olinzock presented Patients’ with a Spinal Cord Injury
Satisfaction with Self-Care Teaching by Nurses at the 30th Annual Conference of
the Southern Nursing Research Society in Williamsburg, Va.
College of Arts and Sciences
Art and Design:
is co-curator and participating artist in the printmaking
exhibition “The Other” at MOCA Jacksonville.
is exhibiting at the
Yokna Sculpture Trails Exhibition.
has two exhibitions:
“Flesh: Revealing A passion for Paint” at
the Verum Ultimum Gallery in Portland, Ore., and “Painting and Seeing” at the
University of North Carolina.
has an exhibition “Lumen”
at the Smith Gallery in Johnson City, Texas.
Dr. Nikki Dix
presented How 2015 Became ‘The Year of
the Oyster’ at the Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve
at Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve (GTMNERR) State
of the Reserve Symposium.
Dr. Terri N. Ellis and her UNF students published Porin Loss
Impacts the Host Inflammatory Response to Outer Membrane Vesicles of Klebsiella
Pneumoniae in the journal Antimicrobial
Agents and Chemotherapy.
Drs. Jim Gelsleichter and Matthew Gilg
received funding in
February from the National Science Foundation to extend for three years their
Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program in Coastal Biology.
Drs. Margaret C. Stewart and Cory Young presented “Bridging the Gap in Social Media Crisis
Communication: Pedagogical applications of the STREMII model” at the
International Crisis and Risk Communication Conference.
Dr. Gregory Domber
awarded a 2016 Rockefeller Archive Center grant-in-aid for research at the RAC
on Ford Foundation programs, which supported East-West exchanges of scholars in
the 1950s and 1960s.
Dr. Shannon Eaves
presented "The Men Had No Comfort With Their Wives: Enslaved Men, Masculinity and Patriarchy
Amid Sexual Exploitation" at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Southern
Historical Association in Little Rock, Ark.
Dr. Theo Prousis
Lord Strangford at the Sublime Porte: Fact, Fiction, and Revelations from
the Archives at the 47th Annual Convention of the Association for Slavic, East
European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) in Philadelphia, Pa.
Dr. Daniel J. Watkins
historical conference titled In the Shadow of Enlightenment: Religion, Reform,
and Revolution in the Age of Unigenitus in October. Watkins also published The Two Conversions of
François de La Pillonnière: A Case Study of Rationalism and Religion in the
Early Enlightenment in the publication Eighteenth-Century
Dr. Gregory Helmick published Archival Dissonance in
the U.S. Cuban Post-Exile Novel.
Dr. Beyza Aslan presented "Pattern Recognition to Improve Diagnostic Process for Late-diagnosed Late Onset MADD Patients," and "Modeling the Change in Electric Potential due to Lightning in a Sphere" at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Seattle, Wash. in January. Aslanalso published Modeling the Change in Electric Potential due to Lightning in a Sphere" in the journal Applicable Analysis. Aslan also presented at an invited colloquium Mathematics, Climate, and Medicine: A Sampling of What Mathematics Can Do at Stetson University in February.
Dr. Jose Franco,
J. Champion, and J. Lyons published
Arithmagons and a Special Class
Acta Mathematica Universitatis Comenianae
Political Science and
Dr. Michael Binder and Jeremy G. Carter
published Firearm Violence and Effects on Concealed Gun Carrying: Large Debate
and Small Effects in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence.
Dr. Josh Gellers
Environmentalism in South Asia: Analyzing the Experiences of Nepal and Sri
Lanka at the American Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting in New
Drs. Elizabeth R. Brown and Curtis Phills, along with students S. Hawkins and R. Rogers, presented a poster "Navigating the Economic
Roller Coaster: How Economic Threat Impacts College Students’ Motivation to
Complete Comprehensive Exams in Response to a Strong Versus Weak Argument" at
the 16th Annual Meeting for the Society for Personality and Social Psychology.
Drs. Elizabeth R. Brown and Curtis Phills, along with student M. Olah, presented a poster "Is That a Man or a Woman: Physical
Androgyny, Stereotypes and Loss of Meaning" at the 16th annual meeting for the
Society for Personality and Social Psychology.
Dr. Elizabeth R. Brown in collaboration with J. Allen, J. Smith, D. Thoman, and students C. Collins,
I. Landa, C. Curti, and G. Muragishi presented a poster "Forecasting
Belonging: How Other People can Benefit from Communal and Agentic Strategies
when Regulating Belonging in Group Settings" at the 16th Annual Meeting for the
Society for Personality and Social Psychology.
Dr. Elizabeth R. Brown in collaboration with I. Handley, J. Smith, S. Rushing, E. A. Shanahan, E.
Burroughs, R. Belou, M. Skewes, and J. Hoena, presented a poster "A Self
Determination Theory Intervention that Supports Women in STEM Improves
Everyone’s Job Satisfaction" at the 16th Annual Meeting for the Society for
Personality and Social Psychology.
Dr. Anita Fuglestad,
with colleagues M.G Kroupina, D.E. Johnson, and M.K. Georgieff, published
Micronutrient Status and Neurodevelopment in Internationally Adopted Children
in the journal Acta Paediatrica.
Dr. Paul Fuglestad gave
the invited talk "The Role of Regulatory Focus in the Initiation and Maintenance
of Health Behavior Change in the Psychology Department" at the University of
Dr. Iver Iversen published "Problems with ‘Percent Correct’ in Conditional Discrimination Tasks" in the European Journal of Behavior Analysis.
Iversen was the keynote speaker at the 8th conference on The Art and
Science of Animal Training in Dallas, Texas.
Dr. Angela Mann
presented "A Child’s Right to an Education Should Never
be Suspended," and with students presented "The Training of School Psychologists in Behavioral Assessment,
Intervention, and Consultation" at the annual conference of the National
Association of School Psychologists.
Nicholson was invited by The National Head Start Association to assist in
their monthly newsletter to all Head Starts nationwide on a “Research Blast,”
responding to concern about lead exposure in Flint, Mich.
and Social Work:
Dr. Rosa De Jorio
edited Supplement XII of the Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures, to
which she contributed the introduction Women, Gender, and Islam in Africa:
Intersectionality, Geospatial Distinctions, and Knowledge
Dr. Suzie Weng
S. Lee published Why do Immigrants and
Refugees Give Back to Their Communities and What Can We Learn from Their Civic
Engagement? in VOLUNTAS: International Journal of
Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations.
Dr. JeffriAnne Wilder, with La’Tara Osborne-Lampkin and Newton
Black Faculty Diversity Efforts in the Age of Post-Racialism and Obama” in
the Western Journal of Black
Studies. Wilder, with Tamara Bertrand Jones and La’Tara
Osborne-Lampkin, also published Balancing the Call to Serve: The Costs and
Benefits of Leaving a Legacy in the Academy in the journal Beyond Retention: Cultivating Spaces of
Equity, Justice, and Fairness for Women of Color in U.S. Higher Education
in the journal Beyond Retention. Wilder also published Ripple Effects and Shockwaves: The Impact of a
Black Female Faculty Member’s Open Letter to Her Institution in Beyond
Retention. Wilder presented Colorism in the 21st Century:
Black American Implications of a Global Skin Color Consciousness and Hierarchy
at the UNF International Studies Senior Seminar Lecture Series. Wilder also
gave the keynote address Reclaiming the Narrative on Equity at the JPEF
One-By-One Annual Public Education Forum.
Coggin College of
Young Tae Choi
and Andrew Thoeni published
Media: Is This the New Organizational Stepchild? in the journal European
and Thoeni also published
Irritants: Small Actions with Large Consequences in the Academy of Marketing Science.
and Alyssa Kyff
will be giving a poster
presentation entitled Coggin Delegation: Domestic and International Student
Integration Program at the NAFSA
Association of International Educators annual conference in
Kate Mattingly Learch
and Dr. Steven Paulson published a chapter entitled "Strategic Relationship
Development: A German-U.S. University Case Study" in the publication IIE: Global
Perspectives on Strategic International Partnerships.
Computing, Engineering and Construction
School of Computing:
Dr. Charles Winton served as the head judge for the Northern California Botball
Educational Robotics Program Competition held at NASA Ames.
was featured in the Faculty Spotlight article of CIRT’s
March 2016 newsletter discussing his work on transitioning team-based projects to the online environment.
along with CCEC
Engineering students, participated in the inaugural Hire Attire Fashion Show
presented by Career Services and The Coggin College of Business. The fashion
show geared towards exposing and highlighting the growing trends within
business attire and landing an ideal job.
Dean Mark Tumeo gave the opening remarks
at the 6th Annual Expanding Your Horizons Conference in March at the
University Center. Approximately 200 young girls in grades 5 – 8 participated,
as did a host of volunteers. The workshops
included: Circuits Workshop: How to build a Dragon Fly; Engineering Workshop:
Strengths & Materials; Building Water Quality Workshop: River Keeper, Testing
Water from the St. Johns River.
College of Education and Human Services
Foundation and Secondary Education:
Dr. Dilek Kayaalp
present her paper Hybrid and Supra-hybrid: Complex and Conflicting Identities
of Immigrant Youth in the Canadian Nation-state at the 2016 American
Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting in April.
Dr. Daniel Dinsmore recently
published a book chapter with coauthor Emily Fox titled "Teacher Influences on the Development of Students’ Personal Interest in Academic Domains" in the volume Social
Influences on Social-emotional, Motivation, and Cognitive Outcomes in School Contexts. Dinsmore also published an article in Cognition and Instruction, with
co-authors Sandra Loughlin, Emily Grossnickle, and Patricia Alexander, titled ‘Reading’ Paintings: Evidence for Trans-symbolicand Symbol-specific Comprehension Processes.
Exceptional, Deaf and Interpreter Education
Drs. Jennifer Kilpatrick and Caroline Guardino presented their research at the Association of
College Educators for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in New York City. Kilpatrick and Emily Headrick Hall
presented Identifying the Roles and Responsibilities of
Today’s Beginning Deaf Educators. Kilpatrick also presented with Cally Traetto Mentoring a Developing Deaf Education Program: A Partnership with the
Haiti Deaf Academy. Additionally, Kilpatrick shared her dissertation research in a
presentation titled Between Words and Sentences: The
Development of a Written Language Inventory for Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Students. Kilpatrick also presented, with Drs. Hannah Dostal and Kimberly A. Wolbers, on the
findings of an efficacy study that was part of a federally funded
project to further develop Strategic and Interactive Writing
Drs. Caroline Guardino and Joanna
Cannon served as editors to a two-part special issue of The American Annals of the Deaf on Deafness and Diversity. Guardino and Cannon hosted two panel presentations on the two publications. The first
panel was titled Research to Practice Connections: Working
with Students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing with Disabilities, and
the second panel titled How Do we Prepare Qualified Professionals to Work with Students with Diverse
Childhood Education, Literacy and TESOL:
Dr. Katie Monnin will be
presenting on the historical and contemporary role of female comic book
and graphic novel superheroes at the Chicago Comic Con. Monnin continues to publish her
two monthly columns and lesson plan publications, which she has been doing
for the last six years, for Diamond Comic Book Distributors. This month's reviews and lesson plans, focusing on HarperTeen's Nimona and DC
Comics' Secret Hero Society, Study Hall of Justice are available through Diamond
Distributors. In March, Monnin also presented a
talk focused on teaching children's and young adult graphic novels at the
Downtown Jacksonville Public Library Children's Department for Will Eisner