JOHN WISE, professor of toxicology and molecular epidemiology, presented the lecture “Mechanisms of Chromium Carcinogenesis: Insights from Human and Whale Cells” at Duke University’s Integrated Toxicology and Environmental Health Program on October 25, 2013.
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TRAVIS WAGNER, associate professor of environmental science, and GORDON LANE, USM student, co-authored “Examining Recycling Container Attributes and Household Recycling Practices” in the Resources, Conservation and Recycling journal (No. 75, pp. 32-40, 2013). The article is highlighted in Undergraduate Research Highlights, Council on Undergraduate Research (Fall 2013, Vol. 34, No. 1, p. 23).
DAVID WAGNER, professor of social work, presented “Critical Theory and Social Problems” at the University of Connecticut Zachs Lecture on October 31.
KENT RYDEN, director and professor of American and New England Studies, presented “Running in Place: Mapping the Invisible Landscape, 20 Years On,” and “The Accidental Folklorist: Hans Kurath’s Linguistic Atlas of New England and the Invisible Landscape of a Regional Past” at the American Folklore Society conference in Providence, R.I. on October 16-19.
JASON READ, associate professor of philosophy, presented a paper titled “Economies of Affect/Affective Economies: Towards A Spinozist Critique of Political Economy” at the 10th Annnual Historical Materialism Conference in London, England on November 8, 2013.
JAMES MYALL, coordinator of the Franco-American Collection, collaborated with Museum L/A on the exhibition in LAC’s Franco-American Collection, “Sous les Drapeaux: Under the Colors.”
MARK LAPPING, distinguished professor of community planning and development, presented “What’s Eating Maine? What Does Maine Eat?” at the Curtis Public Library in Brunswick on November 4, 2013. Lapping also presented “Can Food Become a Driver for the Maine Economy?” at the University of Maine’s George Mitchell Center on November 15, 2013.
ERICA KING, Muskie policy associate II, co-authored “Advancing the use of CBT with justice-involved women” in “Forensic CBT: A handbook for clinical practice” (R. C. Tafrate & D. Mitchell eds., Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013. pp. 329-353). King was presented with a national award by the Association of Programs for Female Offenders for her work in co-chairing the 15th National Adult and Juvenile Female Offenders Conference and served as co-chair of the the 15th Biannual Adult & Juvenile Female Offenders Conference on October 6 – 10.
DANIEL JENKINS, assistant professor of leadership and organizational studies, co-authored and presented “Resiliently Complex: Deconstructing Complexity Leadership Theory through Experiential Pedagogies” at the 2013 Association of Leadership Educators Conference in New Orleans, La. This presentation was awarded top honors at the conference as the “Outstanding Practice Presentation.” Jenkins also co-authored “Providing strategic direction for the field of leadership education” at the National Leadership Education Research Agenda 2013-2018.
BARBARA HART, director of strategic development, Justice Policy Program, offered seminars in September and October for the trial court bench at the annual Judicial Institutes of the Tennessee Courts. She discussed the practical implications of evidence-based research on intimate partner violence for judicial decision-making, quality assurance, education, system improvement, and the fair and impartial administration of justice.