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Notes of Distinction: November 2014


Friday Nov 07, 2014


Whether it’s a published article or book, a prestigious award, or speaking engagement, members of Indiana University Northwest’s faculty and staff continue to share their wealth of expertise. Here are the most recent top achievers that have made a name for themselves and IU Northwest.

Jack Bloom, Chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, is proud to announce that his book, Seeing Through the Eyes of the Polish Revolution: Solidarity and the Struggle Against Communism in Poland, was recently released in paperback (Haymarket Press, July 2014).

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Rochelle Brock, Associate Professor of Urban Education and Executive Director of the Urban Teacher Education Program, recently published a book entitled, Interrogating Critical Pedagogy: The Voices of Educators of Color in the Movement, which she co-edited with Pierre Wilbert Orelus. (Routledge).

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Steve Dunphy, Associate Professor of Management, and James Thomas, Senior Lecturer in the School of Business and Economics, recently published an article in the Journal of the Indiana Academy of Social Science entitled "Factors Affecting Moral Judgment in Business Students."

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Marie Eisenstein, Associate Professor of Political Science, had two articles published in 2014. They are: "Political Tolerance, Psychological Security, and Religiosity: Disaggregating the Mediating Influence of Psychological Security," Politics and Religion (with co-author April K. Clark); and "Stability and Change: Intolerance of Communists," SAGE Open (with co-authors April K. Clark and Michael Clark).

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Tanice Foltz, Professor of Sociology and Director of Women’s and Gender Studies, and Monica Solinas-Saunders, Assistant Professor of Public and Environmental Affairs, were invited by IU President Michael McRobbie to serve as IU Northwest representatives at the IU Student Welfare Roundtable. The mission of this important committee is to provide recommendations for the prevention of sexual assault in our IU community; in addition, the committee focuses on issues associated with mental health and substance abuse among our students. The invitation came after Foltz and Solinas-Saunders received the Women and Philanthropy Council Award for the completion of the Student Victimization Study.

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Vernon Smith, Professor of Education, was recently presented with a 50th Year Service Award from the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity as well as a Citizen of the Year Award from the Alpha Kappa Kappa Chapter of the fraternity. Dr. Smith also recently released a book, published in August, 2014, entitled, The Power of the Tongue: Rise Up and Walk.

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University Information Technology Services (UITS) at IU Northwest recently participated in the Statewide IT Conference 2014. At the conference, Web Services participated on a panel: Web Community of Practice (a group of web developers and web programmers from all regional campuses).

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Myriam Young, Webmaster, organized a panel through the IU Women in Technology, “Confidence Code for Women.” Women in leadership positions from IU were invited to talk about their experiences and provide advice on the subject of confidence in the workplace. Panelists included IU leadership: Laurie Burns McRobbie, Stacy Morrone, Cathy O’Bryan, Beth Van Gordon and Jennifer Van Horn. Both panels were well attended.

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