Faculty Achievements: Schools of Science and Social Sciences, Business, and Global Studies

October 10, 2012

Here are the latest scholarly accomplishments from the School of Science.

Lousie Freeman Louise Freeman, associate professor of psychology
Served on a study section reviewing grants on neural processes underlying sex differences related to risk and resilience for mental illness for the National Institute for Mental Health, June, Washington, D.C.
 Nadine Gergel-Hackett Nadine Gergel-Hackett, assistant professor of physics

An invited article, “Memristors with Flexible Electronic Applications,” June issue of The Proceedings of the IEEE, the most highly-cited general interest journal in electrical engineering and computer science.

Here are the latest scholarly accomplishments from the School of Social Sciences, Business, and Global Studies.

 Daniel Metraux Daniel Metraux, professor of Asian studies
A chapter, “The Soka Gakkai and Human Security,” published in Religion and Human Security, Oxford University Press.A chapter, “The Buddhist Teachings of Nichiren,” accepted for publication in The Buddhist World, Routledge Press.

A seminar, “Vermont in the Civil War,” Greensboro Vermont Historical Society, July.

 Carey Usher Carey Usher, assistant professor of sociology
A paper, “Where Every Student Counts: Segmentation Analysis of First-Year Retention at a Small College,” the 2012 Virginia National Academic Advising Association Conference, Richmond.
Bob Klonoski<br /> Bob Klonoski, assistant professor of business administration
Successfully defended his dissertation, “Family Friendly Work Benefits in the United States: Origins and Directions, 1973–2011,” University of Maryland, August.
 Melissa Patrick Colonel Melissa Patrick, deputy commandant of VWIL

A panelist for Senator Mark Warner’s Women’s Conference at the panel “We’ve Come a Long Way,” October 13, Roanoke.