Brooks College of Health
Melissa Hartman, instructor in clinical and applied movement sciences, and Dr. Teresa Lyle, Lincoln Memorial University, published “Adult Congenital Heart Disease Physical Activity recommendation form: A feasibility study” in the Journal of Congenital Cardiology.
Dr. Deirdre Shoemake, assistant professor, presented a discussion session on the topic of evidence-based prevention strategies and hospital-acquired pressure injuries at the Sigma Theta Tau International Leadership Connection Conference held in September. In addition, Shoemake presented a podium presentation highlighting all the programs in the Brooks College of Health at the Florida Alliance for Health Professions Diversity Student Symposium on Health Professions at Edward Waters College in October, focused on providing students with information for how to be competitive in the process of becoming a health professional.
Dr. Sericea Stallings-Smith, assistant professor of public health, and Taylor Ballantyne, Bachelor of Health Science student, presented “Sociodemographic inequalities in the use of e-cigarettes among adults in the United States” at the annual conference of the American Public Health Association in November.
Coggin College of Business
Dr. Gregory Gundlach, professor of marketing and logistics, presented his research monograph “Competitive Exclusion in Category Captain Arrangements,” co-authored by Alex Loff, to faculty in the College of Business.
Dr. Nathan Kunz, assistant professor of management, co-authored with Lysann Seifert and Stefan Gold "Humanitarian supply chain management responding to refugees: a literature review," in the Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Vol. 8 Issue: 3, pp. 398-426, 2018.
College of Arts and Sciences
Art and Design
Blake Coglianese, associate professor, Jenny Hager, professor, and Lance Vickery, assistant professor, created a Soup Can Sculpture for Feeding Northeast Florida. It is exhibited in the Jacksonville Public Library downtown and will travel around Jacksonville to various locations over the next year.
Andrew Kozlowski, assistant professor, held an exhibition at Iowa State University that included an artist talk and a two-day papermaking and printmaking workshop. Kozlowski also had a solo show open at Cathedral Arts Projects, Jacksonville, and had work in the 9th Douro Printmaking Biennial in Douro, Portugal, which was donated to the Douro Collection.
Kally Malcom, assistant professor, gave a paper titled “Native Sun: A Visual Taxonomy of Sawmill Slough Preserve” as a part of a session called “Down Home: Considering the Southern Landscape,” at the Southeastern College Art Conference in Birmingham, Alabama, in October.
Dr. Debra Murphy, professor and department chair, presented a paper titled “The Italian Paintings of Joseph Jeffers Dodge” at the annual Southeastern College Art Conference in Birmingham, Alabama, in October.
Dr. Joseph Butler, professor, co-authored two chapters in an edited book: “Reproductive behavior and ecology,” with colleagues R.A. Burke and W.M. Roosenburg, and “The future for diamond-backed terrapins,” with W.M. Roosenburg. These appeared in Ecology and Conservation of the Diamondback Terrapin, edited by W.M. Roosenburg and V.S. Kennedy (Johns Hopkins University Press).
Drs. Dale Casamatta, professor, and Cliff Ross, professor and chair, co-hosted the 40th Annual Southeastern Phycological Colloquy, which was held at UNF Oct. 20.
Drs. Christa L. Arnold, associate professor, and Margaret C. Stewart, assistant professor, presented “Emerging Themes from the Physician’s Perspective: Considering Health Communication from a Global and Networked Perspective” to the Florida Communication Association's 2018 Annual Conference, Orlando, in October. Stewart and Arnold also presented “Interpersonal and Organizational Social Listening Purposes in a Global Mediated Society” to the Florida Communication Association's 2018 Annual Conference, Orlando, in October.
Dr. Nicholas de Villiers, associate professor of English and film, gave a joint presentation with Dr. Yongan Wu titled “Uncertain Futures of Chinese Trans Sex Workers and Testimonial Documentary” at the MediAsia conference, Tokyo, in October.
Dr. Laura Heffernan, associate professor of English, presented “I.A. Richards’s Modern Poetry Course (1925)” to the Modernist Studies Association Conference in Columbus, Ohio, in October.
Steve Lambert’s poem “Serenade for Larkin” won Emrys Journal’s Nancy Dew Taylor Poetry Award.
Dr. Clark Lunberry, professor of English, published the book “The Very Thought of Herbert Blau,” with Joseph Roach (University of Michigan Press).
Philosophy and Religion Studies
Dr. David Fenner, professor of philosophy and associate dean, had his book, “Introducing Aesthetics,” translated into Chinese.
Drs. Jason Haraldsen, assistant professor of physics, and Thomas Pekarek, Terry Presidential Professor of Physics, with undergraduate students Meghan Massey, Ian Manuel, Paul Edwards and Duncan Parker, published the journal article “Magnetic impurity bands in Gax-1MnxS: Towards understanding the anomalous spin-glass transition” in Physical Review B in October.
Dr. Devki N. Talwar, visiting faculty member, had a paper titled “Investigation of high indium-composition InGaN/GaN heterostructures on ZnO grown by metallic organic chemical vapor deposition” published in Optical Material Express in October.
Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work
Dr. Tammy L. Hodo, assistant professor, served as the Closing Keynote Speaker the National Behavioral Intervention Team Association (NaBITA) yearly conference in San Antonio. Her speech was titled: “Does Implicit Bias Influence your Behavior Intervention Team? A Conversation about Microaggressions and the Effects of Implicit Biases on Marginalized Groups in Academia.” Dr. Hodo also developed course content titled: “Implicit Bias and Microaggressions” for Safe Colleges, Vector Learning LLC, a major college/university vendor, which was marketed in November.
Dr. Krista Paulsen, associate dean of student learning, gave an invited lecture titled “The Case for Studying Neighborhood Continuity” as part of the Centre of Research for Society and Sustainability Colloquium Series, Fulda University of Applied Sciences, Fulda, Germany, in October.
College of Computing, Engineering and Construction
The UNF Adaptive Toy project developed by Dr. Juan Aceros, associate professor of electrical engineering, and colleague Dr. Mary Lundy, associate professor of physical therapy, was in the news in November.
Rachel Boydston, a undergraduate research student in VEFEL at UNF and now a graduate student at the University of Florida, presented her UNF undergraduate research work, “Cooling an Amphibious Vehicle’s Engine,” at SAE Thermal Management Systems Symposium in San Diego, Oct. 11.
Dr. John Nuszkowski, associate professor, who leads the Vehicles, Engines, Fuels and Emissions Laboratory (VEFEL) at UNF, presented “On-road Fuel Economy Improvements by Trailing at a Far Inter-vehicle Spacing” at SAE Commercial Vehicles Engineering Congress (COMVEC) in Rosemont, Illinois, Sept. 11.
Dr. Jutima Simsiriwong, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, with Rani W Sullivan, published “A statistical formulation for master modulus curves of a vinyl ester polymer” in Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering, 57.10 (2018): 975-985. Simsiriwong also presented “Effects of design parameters on thermal history and mechanical behavior of additively manufactured parts” at the ASTM Symposium on Structural Integrity of Additive Manufactured Parts, in Washington, DC., in November.
Anthony Timpanaro, a graduate student in VEFEL at UNF, presented his preliminary UNF graduate work, “Reduction of NOx in Diesel Engine Emissions Using SNCR with In-Cylinder Injection of Aqueous Urea” at ASME Internal Combustion Engine Fall Technical Conference in San Diego, Nov. 4.
School of Computing
Dr. Peyman Faizian, assistant professor of computer science, with Juan Francisco Alfaro; Md Shafayat Rahman; Md Atiqul Mollah; Xin Yuan; Scott Pakin; and Mike Lang, published “TPR: Traffic Pattern-based Adaptive Routing for Dragonfly Networks” in IEEE Transactions on Multi-Scale Computing Systems.
Dr. Xudong Liu, assistant professor, served as a program committee member to the 33rd AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, one of the top conferences in the general AI field, to be held in Hawaii, in January 2019.
College of Education and Human Services
Dr. Wanyong Choi, a new professor in the COEHS Sport Management Program, won "Best Research Paper" at the Sport Entertainment and Venues Tomorrow (SEVT) Conference in mid-November.
Kacey Crutchfield, UNF COEHS alumna (English Education Major) was awarded the National Association for Gifted Children Research and Evaluation Network Doctoral Completed Research 1st Place award. Presenting the award was Dr. Hope E. Wilson, associate professor, College of Education and Human Services, and Research and Evaluation Network chair.
Dr. Caroline Guardino, associate professor in the Department of Exceptional, Deaf and Interpreter Education, was the keynote presenter at the recent Florida Educators of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing annual conference in Daytona. Her presentation was titled, “Deafness & Diversity Part I: Working with Students who are Deaf with Disabilities.” The presentation was an overview of an upcoming book that Guardino and Dr. Joanna Cannon (University of British Columbia) are editing and writing with colleagues in the field of deaf education.
Drs. Jennifer Kilpatrick, Deborah Reed, Darcey Gray, Janice Seabrooks-Blackmore and DavidHoppey presented at the 41st Annual TED Conference in Las Vegas, Nov. 7, as part of the Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children. Their presentation shared the ongoing efforts to produce the best Teacher Candidates possible in Exceptional Student and Deaf Education. “Engaging in courageous conversations around innovative program redesign.”
Dr. Tia Kimball, a COEHS Faculty in Residence for Kings Trail (a Professional Development School), recently took the Resident Clinical Faculty member, principal and two teachers to California to observe and become trained in the GLAD strategies for working with students whose primary language is not English. After returning, they are training both teachers and teacher candidates (UNF students) in the strategies.
Thomas G. Carpenter Library
Jennifer L. Murray, director of technical services and library systems, and Jen Jones Murray, library marketing and community services coordinator, co-authored (with past President of the Jacksonville Historical Society Jeffrey Graf and urban planner Karissa Moffett) the article “Providing Tools to Sustain Community Organizations” in Florida Libraries (Fall 2018).
Librarians Lauren Newton and Daniel E. Feinberg presented “Assisting, Instructing, Assessing: 21st Century Student-Centered Librarianship,” a presentation about the impact of the library’s Research Consultation service to student success, at the 2018 Florida Association of College and Research Libraries (FACRL) Annual Conference, Oct. 19 at Florida Gulf Coast University.