Brooks College of Health
Dr. Kristen Hicks-Roof, assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, appeared on the First Coast Living TV Segment Sept. 10 to talk about “What You Should Know About Milk” and to share the pros and cons of the many varieties available. Watch the segment about milk online.
Dr. Beven Livingston, associate professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy, was accepted into the yearlong fellowship through the APTA (American Physical Therapy Association) in Academic Leadership.
Dr. Sericea Stallings-Smith, assistant professor of public health, presented a collaborative project with Dr. Hana Hamadi, Breck Peterson (MPH candidate), Dr. Emma Apatu, and Dr. Aaron Spaulding, titled “Impacts of Smoke-free Policies on 30-day Readmission Rates following Hospitalization for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in the United States,” at the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology conference in Utrecht, Netherlands. In addition, Stallings-Smith, with Bachelor of Science in Health graduate Taylor Ballantyne, published “Ever Use of E-cigarettes among Adults in the United States: A Cross-sectional Study of Sociodemographic Factors” in Inquiry: The Journal of Health Care Organization, Provision, and Financing.
Coggin College of Business
Dr. Courtney Azzari, assistant professor of marketing, with Stacey Baker, recently had a book chapter accepted for publication: “The Darkside of Nostalgic Bonds – Moral Motivators of Consumer Identities, Decisions, and Behaviours,” in Nostalgia Now – Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on the Past in the Present, Michael Hviid Jacobsen (Ed.), London: Routledge, forthcoming, 2020.
Susan Eisenberg, CCB Academic Advising, was promoted to assistant director Academic Support Services.
Dr. Dong-Young Kim, associate professor of operations management and quantitative methods and Coggin Endowed Strategic Professor, published a sole-author paper: "Beyond Direct Relationships: The Curvilinear Relationship between Supplier Dependence and Innovation," Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, 2019. He has published 18 journal papers since joining UNF in 2010. His published research has been cited over 1,230 times according to Google Scholar.
Dr. Nathan Kunz, assistant professor of management, had an article published recently: "An automated quantitative content analysis process for humanitarian logistics research," in the Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
College of Arts and Sciences
Art and Design
Sheila Goloborotko, professor of printmaking has the following exhibitions: 4th GLOBAL PRINT 2019, Portugal; The Devil’s Dictionary, Gallery 224, Port Washington, Wisconsin; Abel Contemporary Gallery, Stoughton, Wisconsin; and Musing Women, FSCJ’s South Gallery. Also, Goloborotko’s work, "Manifest Vodka," has been selected by the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville for public auction.
Jenny Hager, professor of sculpture, and Lance Vickery, assistant professor of sculpture, have a two-person exhibition in Valdosta, Georgia, at the Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts.
Jason John, associate professor of painting/drawing, has the following exhibitions: 2019 enGENDERing Change/ National Juried Exhibition, Cloyde Snook Gallery, Adams State University, October, Alamosa, Colorado; Mark Makers, Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, New York; Narrative and Illusion, The VETS Gallery, Art League of Rhode Island, July, Providence; and Real People 2019, Old Court House Art Center, August, Woodstock, Illinois. John also received 2019 The Painting Center Award, Juried into The Painting Center Art File Gallery, New York. See John's art at The Painting Center online. In addition, he published 2019 Postcard Publication for Real People 2019, Old Court House Art Center, August, Woodstock, Illinois, as well as Artist Profile, Salann Magazine, 2nd Edition, Juried, Denver, Colorado.
Beth Nabi, associate professor of graphic design has been invited to speak at the U2 Conference Australia Edition 2019: Image + Experience in Sydney. The conference is being organized by the Australian National University School of Music and the Communications and Media Studies Department at the University of Technology Sydney.
Dr. Dale Casamatta and colleagues (C.D. Villanueva, A.D. Garvey, H.S. Stocks, M. Vaccarino, P. Dvořák, P. Hašler and J.R. Johansen) just published: “Reptodigitus chapmanii (Nostocales, Hapalosiphonaceae) gen. nov.: a unique Nostocalean (Cyanobacteria) genus based on a polyphasic approach” in the Journal of Phycology
Dr. Stuart Chalk presented two papers at the 258th American Chemical Society Meeting in San Diego, "Semantic Representation of CIF Files: Mining Crystal Structures in the CSD" and "Reimagining IUPAC recommendations as a chemical ontology for semantic chemistry."
Dr. Charles Closmann gave a talk on July 25 for "OneJax," an institute of UNF that brings together diverse members of the community including students and teachers. More than 50 students and teachers attended the talk, "How Personal Relations Encouraged Resistance to the Holocaust."
Dr. Yanek Mieczkowski reviewed a future Advanced Placement U.S. History (APUSH) Exam for the Educational Testing Service and composed a DBQ, or Documents-Based Question (assembling 16 primary-source documents along with a thesis question and rationales), for use in a future APUSH Exam. McGraw-Hill has also asked him to vet chapters from one of its U.S. History survey textbooks, with special emphasis on its sections covering political, economic and diplomatic history.
Dr. Andrea Venet, assistant professor of percussion, performed original compositions as a featured soloist at the Steve Weiss Mallet Festival at the Barnes Foundation Museum in Philadelphia and the Prairie Music Residency in SK, Saskatchewan Canada in August. While in Canada, Dr. Venet was featured in several concerts throughout the week with the PMR Brass Band, the PMR Percussion ensemble and also acted as the percussion course director and clinician.
Dr. Chris Kelso, associate professor of physics, presented the invited research talk: "The DAMA signal, where are we now" at workshop Challenges and Opportunities in Theoretical Particle Physics at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology in Daejeon, South Korea.
Dr. Lakshmi Narayanan, visiting assistant professor of psychology, had an article published in August: "Dimensional Structure of the Arabic Positive Affect and Negative Affect Scale Adapted From its English Form" in Psychological Reports journal.
Political Science and Public Administration
Dr. Mandi N. Barringer, with colleague Brenda K. Savage, presented “Breaching the Nationalistic Moral Boundaries: The Peace Tax Fund Act as an Attempt to Make Space for Feminized Citizenship” at the Sociologists for Women in Society Summer 2019 Meeting, in August.
Dr. Enrijeta Shino, assistant professor of political science, with Dr. Daniel A. Smith of the University of Florida, presented "Mobilizing the Youth? Early Voting on College Campus" at the American Political Science Association Conference, Washington D.C. At the same conference, with Dr. Michael Binder of UNF and Dr. Michael D. Martinez of the University of Florida, Shino presented "Do Surveys Other Than ANES Mobilize the Electorate?"
Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work
Dr. Ronald Kephart, associate professor of anthropology, was informed in August by the University of Florida Libraries that his 1985 PhD dissertation, “It Have More Soft Words”: A Study of Creole English and Reading in Carriacou, Grenada, was published on Amazon.com.
Dr. Jacqueline Meier and her colleagues published, "Beyond City and Country at Mycenae: urban and rural practices in a subsistence landscape," in the book "Country in the City: Agricultural Functions of Protohistoric Urban Settlements (Aegean and Western Mediterranean).
"Dr. Jennifer Spaulding-Givens, with her colleagues, published "The micro-to-macro realities of antidepressant taking: Users’ experiences in the context of contested science and industry promotion" in Qualitative Social Work, August.
College of Education and Human Services
Drs. Amanda Kulp and Amanda Blakewood Pascale, with graduate student Matthew Grandstaff, will have their manuscript — “Gender, Class Standing, and Extra Curricular Involvement: Insight into what and when to program for improved academic and social success”— published in an upcoming issue of the Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice.
Dr. Matt Ohlson was selected as one of 40 participants in the Leadership Florida cohort for the 2019-20 school year. Learn more about Leadership Florida online.
Drs. Matt Ohlson and Anne Swanson, along with two practitioners from Flagler County as part of a partnership, wrote an article titled “Bridging the Optimism Gap: How bringing hope and happiness into schools leads to positive changes.” It will be featured in the next issue of the Kappa Delta Pi Record.
Thomas G. Carpenter Library
Jennifer Murray, director of Technical Services and Library Systems, and Daniel Feinberg, Online Learning librarian, will present “Collaboration and Integration: Embedding the Library into Canvas” at the Florida Association of College & Research Libraries (FACRL) Annual Conference in Ft. Lauderdale on Oct. 18. Additionally, Murray and Susan Massey, head of Discovery Enhancement, will present a poster session titled “Collaborative Code Envy: ILS vs. MARC for ACRL Statistics” at the same conference.
Metadata Librarian Marielle Veve presented “ProQuest Harvesting Option for ETD Submittal: Providing Student’s Choice while Keeping the Local Workflow” at the annual USETDA 2019 Conference in Charleston, South Carolina, on Sept. 27.