Faculty Awards

FACULTY AWARDS 2009-2010

Faculty Leadership Funds

 

Claudette Abounader, Assistant Professor of Nursing
Professor Abounader presented at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Baccalaureate Education Conference in Chicago, Illinois.
 
Atasi Basu, Assistant Professor of Accounting
Professor Basu presented and served as a discussant at the American Accounting Association Mid-Year Public Interest Section Conference in Arlington, VA.
 
Hossein Behforooz, Professor of Mathematics
Professor Behforooz presented at the Mathematical Association of America in Portland, Oregon.
 
Paula Carey, Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy
Professor Carey present at the National Conference of the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions in San Antonio, Texas.
 
Molly Crist, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
Professor Crist presented, served as moderator and an officer at the American Physical Therapy Association, Combined Sections Meeting, in San Diego, California.
 
Thomas Crist, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
Professor Crist presented, was student presentation judge and secretary to the Young Forensic Scientists Forum, 62nd Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences in Seattle, Washington.
 
 Thomas Diana, Assistant Professor of Education
Professor Diana attended the 2009 Kappa Delta Pi International Convocation as chapter representative in Orlando, Florida.
 
Sandra Dimeo, Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy
Professor Dimeo presented at the National Conference of the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions in San Antonio, Texas
 
Della Ferguson, Professor of Psychology
Professor Ferguson served as co-chair and board member at the Annual Meeting State Society on Aging of New York in Rochester, New York.
 
Cecilia Friend, Professor of Public Relations/Journalism
Professor Friend presented at the Association for Education in Journalism National Convention in Boston, Massachusetts.
 
Mary Jean Gelsomino, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
Professor Gelsomino presented at the NADD International Congress and Exhibit Show in Toronto.
 
Jiajia He, Assistant Professor of English
Professor He presented at the Conference of College Composition and Communication in Louisville, Kentucky.
 
Nancy Hollins, Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy
Professor Hollins presented at the State Society for the Aging in Rochester, New York.
 
Zhaodan Huang, Assistant Professor of Economics
Professor Huang presented at the Financial Management Association Annual Meeting in Reno, Nevada.
 
Mary Ann Janda, Professor of English
Professor Janda participated in a panel presentation with Writing Center tutors/students at the Mid-Atlantic Writing Centers Association Conference at University of Delaware in Dover, Delaware.
 
Sung Jun Jo, Assistant Professor of Management
Professor Jo presented at the Academy of Human Resource Development in Knoxville, Tennessee.
 
Kim Landon, Associate Professor of Public Relations/Journalism
Professor Landon served as panel organizer and moderator at the Association for Education in Journalism National Convention in Boston, Massachusetts.
 
Gary Leising, Associate Professor of English
Professor Leising presented at the New Clear Forms: American Poetry and Cold War Culture Conference in Glasgow, Scotland.
 
Amy Lindsey, Assistant Professor of Psychology
Professor Lindsey presented at the Association for Psychological Science in Boston, MA.
 
 Arlene Lundquist, Associate Professor of Psychology
Professor Lundquist presented at the 3rd Global Conference of Persons, Intimacy and Love in Salzburg, Austria.
 
Suzanne Lynch, Visiting Instructor of Criminal Justice
Professor Lynch presented at the Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation International Conference in Las Vegas.
 
Paul MacArthur, Assistant Professor of Public Relations
Professor MacArthur was a panelist at the Annual Broadcast Education Association Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada.
 
Shauna Malta, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
Professor Malta presented at the National Conference of the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions in San Antonio, Texas.
 
R. Bruce McBride, Professor of Criminal Justice
Professor McBride presented at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences in San Diego, CA.
 
Jeffrey Miller, Associate Professor of Communications
Professor Miller served as Conference Chair and Officer at the 14th Annual International Comic Arts Forum in Chicago, Illinois.
 
Victoria Nackley, Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy
Professor Nackley presented at the Canadian Occupational Therapy Annual Conference in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
 
Adam Pack, Associate Professor of Biology
Professor Pack presented and was student supervisor at the Neuroscience 2009 Conference in Chicago, Illinois.
 
Peter Pawson, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy and Biology
Professor Pawson presented at the Society for Neuroscience in Chicago, Illinois.
 
Herbert Rau, Assistant Professor of Marketing
Professor Ray presented at the 9th Global Conference on Business and Economics in Cambridge, United Kingdom.
 
Anamaria Ross, Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Professor Ross presented and was panel organizer at the Society for Medical Anthropology in New Haven, Connecticut. She also presented at the American Anthropological Association in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
 
Thomas Rossi, Associate Professor of Management
Professor Rossi served at faculty adviser at the 2009 Society for Human Resource Management Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.
 
James Scannell, Associate Professor of English
Professor Scannell served as an officer and presented at the College English Association Conference in San Antonio, Texas.
 
David Schilling, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
Professor Schilling attended and was an award recipient at the American Physical Therapy Association, combined section meeting, in San Diego, California.
 
Adam Schoonmaker, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
Professor Schoonmaker presented at the Geological Society of America Conference in Baltimore, Maryland.
 
Patricia Swann, Associate Professor of Public Relations
Professor Swann served as officer, moderator and panelist at the National Association for Education of Journalism and Mass communication in Chicago, Illinois.
 
John Swanson, Associate Professor of History
Professor Swanson was a guest of the Freiburg Institute in Germany for the academic year. As a guest, he presented at several conference in Hannover, Germany.
 
Juan Thomas, Assistant Professor of Spanish
Professor Thomas presented at the Phonetics and Phonology Conference in Iberia in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain.
 
Sally Townsend, Associate Professor Occupational Therapy
Professor Townsend presented at the Canadian Occupational Therapy Annual Conference in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
 
Jennifer Trost, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
Professor Trost presented and served as a panelist at the Social Science History Association in Long Beach, California.
 
Barbara Witucki, Assistant Professor of English
Professor Witucki presented at the Association for Core Texts and Courses in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
 
Sharon Wise, Associate Professor of Biology
Professor Wise presented and served as editorial board member at the Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists in Portland, Oregon.
 
David Wittner, Associate Professor of History
Professor Wittner served as a member of the Executive Board at the New York Conference on Asian Studies in Ithaca, New York.
 
Jennifer Yanowitz, Assistant Professor of Psychology
Professor of Psychology presented at the Association for Psychological Science in Boston, Massachusetts.
 
Desheng Zong, Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Professor Zong presented at the Eastern China Normal University in Shanghai, China.
 
 

Crisafulli Funds

 
Patrice Hallock, Assistant Professor of Education
Professor Hallock received funding through the Crisafulli Fund to travel on a research trip to the Dominican Republic along with Professors Sally Townsend, Darlene Heian and Utica College students.
 
Darlene Heian, Assistant Professor of Gerontology
Professor Heian received funding through the Crisafulli Fund to travel on a research trip to the Dominican Republic along with Professors Patrice Hallock, Sally Townsend and Utica College students.
 
Julie McLear, Assistant Professor of Biology
Professor McLear received funding through the Crisafulli Fund to attend an intensive 3-week workshop/course of study in genetics at Cold Spring Harbor Labs.
 
Patricia Swann, Associate Professor of Public Relations
Professor Swann received funding through the Crisafulli Fund to attend the Public Relations Student Society of America with Utica College students as Faculty Advisor.
 
Sally Townsend, Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy
Professor Townsend received funding through the Crisafulli Fund to travel on a research trip to the Dominican Republic along with Professors Patrice Hallock, Darlene Heian and Utica College students.
 

Small Grants

 
Jason Denman/Gary Leising, Associate Professors of English
Professor Denman and Professor Leising received a small grant to defray expenses for an Xbox and video game for their project on “Dante, Auerbach, and the X-Box”.
 
Nancy Hollins, Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy
Professor Hollins received a small grant to defray poster expenses for her project on seniors and sign language.
 
Amy Lindsey, Assistant Professor of Psychology
Professor Lindsey received a small grant to defray expenses for animal supplies and salamanders to use in furthering a project assessing both contrast and color vision in animals.
 
Marie Noëlle Little, Professor of French
Professor Little received a small grant to defray expenses involved with planning for a 300-level French topics course on 20th Century French author, Romain Gary.
 
Paul MacArthur, Assistant Professor of Public Relations
Professor MacArthur received a small grant to defray traveling and photocopying expenses for his researching the 1921 broadcast of the Jack Dempsey vs Georges Carpentier boxing match.
 
Adam Pack, Associate Professor of Biology
Professor Pack received a small grant to defray expenses of purchasing software for his project on constructing the electrophysiology lab.
 
James Smith, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
Professor Smith received a small grant to defray poster expenses for his presentation at the American Physical Therapy Association’s Combined Sections Meeting.
 
Polly Smith, Associate Professor of Sociology
Professor Smith received a small grant to defray the expenses of meals and lodging in her travels for her project on New York Suburban Sprawl Project Phase II
 
Juan Thomas, Assistant Professor of Spanish
Professor Thomas received a small grant to defray various expenses for his project on analyzing the linguistic characteristics of the Latino community.