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Widener University Faculty Authors 2019 - 2020

Biology

David J. Coughlin, PhD

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• Coughlin, D. J., Wilson, L. T., Kwon, E. S., & Travitz, L. S. (2020). Thermal acclimation of rainbow trout myotomal muscle, can trout acclimate to a warming environment? Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Part A, Molecular & integrative physiology245, 110702. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpa.2020.110702

 

 

Kathleen L. Hornberger

• Hornberger, K. L.  (2020).  On the care and preservation of trees.  DCIS Proceedings, Vol. 15 (1): 3-9.

 

 

 

Catherine Safran, PhD

photo of Catherine Safran• Parajuli, A., Pei, S., Zhao, H., Martinez, J. R., Lu, X. L., X. Liu, X. S., Farach-Carson, M. C., Kirn-Safran, C. B., & Wang, L. (2020). Trabecular bone deficit and enhanced anabolic response to re-ambulation after disuse in perlecan-deficient skeleton. Biomolecules, 10(2), 198. https://doi.org/10.3390/biom10020198

• Pei, S., Parthasarathy, S., Parajuli, A., Martinez, J., Lv, M., Jiang, S., Wu, D., Wei, S., Lu, X. L., Farach-Carson, M. C., Kirn-Safran, C. B., & Wang, L. (2020). Perlecan/Hspg2 deficiency impairs bone’s calcium signaling and associated transcriptome in response to mechanical loading. Bone, 131https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6945981/

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Toneff, PhD

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• Kim, I. S., Gao, Y., Welte, T., Wang, H., Liu, J., Janghorban, M., Sheng, K., Niu, Y., Goldstein, A., Zhao, N., Bado, I., Lo, H. C., Toneff, M. J., Nguyen, T., Bu, W., Jiang, W., Arnold, J., Gu, F., He, J., Jebakumar, D., & Zhang, X. H. (2019). Immuno-subtyping of breast cancer reveals distinct myeloid cell profiles and immunotherapy resistance mechanisms. Nature cell biology, 21(9), 1113–1126. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41556-019-0373-7

 

Chemistry

Loyd D. Bastin, PhD

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• Bastin L.D., &  Martin, A. E. (2019). Promoting political and civic engagement in a nonmajor sustainable chemistry course. In A. P. Dicks & L. Bastin (Eds.), Integrating green and sustainable chemistry principles into education (pp. 141-162). Elsevier. https://0-ebookcentral-proquest-com.libcat.widener.edu/lib/widener-ebooks/reader.action?docID=5836945&ppg=162

• Dicks, A. P., & Bastin, L. D. (Eds.). (2019). Integration of green and sustainability chemistry principles into education. Elsevier.

 

 

 

Andrea E. Martin, PhD

Photo of Andrea Martin• Bastin L., &  Martin, A. E. (2019). Promoting political and civic engagement in a nonmajor sustainable chemistry course. In A. P. Dicks & L. Bastin (Eds.), Integrating green and sustainable chemistry principles into education (pp. 141-162). Elsevier. https://0-ebookcentral-proquest-com.libcat.widener.edu/lib/widener-ebooks/reader.action?docID=5836945&ppg=162

 

 

 

 

 

Alexis A. Nagengast, PhD

Photo of Alexis Nagengast• Bennick, R.A., Nagengast, A.A. & DiAngelo, J.R. (2019) The SR proteins SF2 and RBP1 regulate triglyceride storage in the fat body of Drosophila. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 516, 928-933. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbrc.2019.06.151

Scott E. Van Bramer, PhD

Photo of Scott Van Bramer• Desipio, M., Van Bramer, S., Thorpe, R., & Saha, D. (2019). Photocatalytic and photo-fenton activity of iron oxide-doped carbon nitride in 3D printed and LED driven photon concentrator. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 376, 178-187. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2019.05.037

• Hoinkis, T., Van Bramer, S., & Dipendu, S. (2020). Flexible and reusable nanofiber mat of graphic carbon nitride: Photocatlytic reduction of hexavalent chromium. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 575, 422-442. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcis.2020.04.090

Communication Studies

 Angela M. Corbo, PhD   

Photo of Angie Corbo • Corbo, A. (2020). Strut Your Mutt. In L. Bell McManus, S. Verni, & M.E. Rouse (Eds.) Event 
 Planning: Communicating Theory and Practice (2nd ed.). Kendall Hunt.
 https://he.kendallhunt.com/product/event-planning-communicating-theory-and-practice  

Computer Science

Yana Kortsarts, PhD

Photo of Yana Kortsarts• Byrner, C., & Kortsarts, Y., advisor. (2020). Exploring computer security labs and virtual learning environments. In L. D'Antonio (chair) Twenty-fifth Annual Consortium for Computer Sciences in Education - Northeastern Region 2020. Scheduled to be held from April 17 - April 18, 2020 at Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah, New Jersey. [Conference postponed until 2021]. http://ccscne.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/StudentPostersDocument-2020-Final.pdf

• Kortsarts, Y., Akhuseyinoglu, K., Barria-Pineda, J., & Brusilovsky, P. (2020). Integrating personalized online practice into an introductory programming course. In L. D'Antonio (chair) Twenty-fifth Annual Consortium for Computer Sciences in Education - Northeastern Region 2020. Scheduled to be held from April 17 - April 18, 2020 at Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah, New Jersey. [Conference postponed until 2021] [Abstract was published in Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges (https://0-dl-acm-org.libcat.widener.edu/doi/10.5555/3417639.3417671)]

Criminal Justice

Shana L. Maier, PhD

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• Maier, S.L. & DePrince, B. (2020). College students’ fear of crime and perception of safety: The influence of personal and university prevention measures and routine activities. Journal of Criminal Justice Education, 31(1), 63-81. https://doi.org/10.1080/10511253.2019.1656757

• Maier, S.L. & DePrince, B. (2020). The influence of prior victimization and other factors on college students’ fear of crime and perception of safety. The Social Science Journal, 31(1), 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1080/03623319.2020.1745518

• Mannes, S., Maier, S. L., & Foster, E. (2019). A qualitative analysis of mock jurors’ understanding of aggravating and mitigating factors and sentencing decisions. American Society of Criminology.

English

James M. Esch, MA

Photo of James Esch• Esch, J. (2020). Return to forever. Willows Wept Review, 16. https://willowswept.com/2020/03/14/issue-sixteen-spring-2020/

• Esch, J. (2020). Late spring in the red clay preserve. Willows Wept Review, 16. https://willowswept.com/2020/03/14/issue-sixteen-spring-2020/

Mark S. Graybill, PhD

Photo of Mark Graybill• Graybill, M. S., (2019). Anxiety, aestheticism and asceticism in the fifties: Danger on the postwar home front in Flannery O'Connor's Wise Blood and Charles Laughton's The Night of the Hunter. Studies in American Culture 42(1), 48-71. http://0-search.ebscohost.com.libcat.widener.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=hlh&AN=139170790&site=eds-live

Kenneth G. Pobo, PhD

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• Pobo, K. G. (2019). Dindi expecting snow. Duck Lake Books. libcat.widener.edu/record=b1401074~S3

• Pobo, K. G. (2019). Jerry grew up thinking. Connecticut River Review, 67.

• Pobo, K. G. (2020). 40 years. In Volpert, M. (ed.) Closet cases. Et Alia Press.

• Pobo, K. G. (2020). Days of 1972. In Balint, A., Bosche, P., & Hubbard, T. (eds.) Take a Stand Against Hate: a Raven Chronicles Anthology. Raven Chronicles

• Pobo, K. G. (2020). Don't talk (Put your head on my shoulder). In Lafemina, G., & Stroud, C. Poet Sounds. Citylit Press.

• Pobo, K. G. (2019). Brief elegy for William Harrold. North Dakota Quarterly, 86(3-4), 255.

Jayne M. Thompson, MA, MFA, GWS

Photo of Jayne Thompson• Thompson, J. M. (2019). How to listen: Collecting the voices of incarcerated women. In Haselstein, U., Kelleter, F., Starre, A., & Wege, B. (eds.) American Counter/Publics. Universitatsverlag Winter Heidelberg.

• Thompson, J. M., & Wollman, J. (2019). Listening for poetry: Reading and writing poetry behind the walls of the U.S. prison. In Gómez Chova, L., López Martínez, A., Candel Torres, I., (eds.) In ICERI2019 Proceedings: 12th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation Seville, Spain. 11-13 November, 2019. https://library.iated.org/view/THOMPSON2019LIS

Janine Utell, PhD

Photo of Janine Utell• Utell, J. (2019). Literary couples and 20th-century life writing: Narrative and intimacy. Bloomsbury Academic.

• Utell, J. (2020). Reading minds in Christopher Isherwood’s The Berlin Stories. In Miguel-Alfonso, R. (Ed.), The fictional minds of modernism: narrative cognition from Henry James to Christopher Isherwood (pp. 205–26). Bloomsbury Academic.

• Utell, J. (2020). Richard Burton reads Ulysses. James Joyce Quarterly, 56(3-4), 399-404.

• Utell, J. (2020). Introduction: Serializing the self in the space between life and art. In Utell, J. (Ed.). (2020). The comics of Alison Bechdel: From the outside in. University Press of Mississippi. https://doi.org/10.2307/j.ctvx5w9fh.5

Environmental Science & Sustainability

Stephen R. Madigosky, EdD

Photo of Stephen Madigosky•  Madigosky, S. & Urraca, B. (2020, April 30). Coffee and coronavirus: A world of difference. Resilience. https://www.resilience.org/stories/2020-04-30/coffee-and-coronavirus-a-world-of-difference/

 

 

 

 

French

Stephanie Schechner, PhD, MA

Photo of Stephanie Schechner• Best, M. (2019). Camille in October. (S. Schechner, Trans.). Seagull Books. (Original work published 1988). https://libcat.widener.edu/record=b1403495~S3

Mathematics

Dana Olanoff, PhD

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• Castro Superfine, A., Prasad, P.V., Welder, R.M., Olanoff, D., & Eubanks-Turner, C. (2020). Exploring mathematical knowledge for teaching teachers: Supporting prospective teachers’ relearning of mathematics. In A. Appova, R.M. Welder, & Z. Feldman (Eds.), Supporting Mathematics Teacher Educators’ Knowledge and Practices for Teaching Content to Prospective (Grades K-8) Teachers. Special Issue: The Mathematics Enthusiast, 17(2-3), 367-402. ScholarWorks: University of Montana. 0-search.ebscohost.com.libcat.widener.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=ehh&AN=141148822&site=eds-live

• Johnson, K., & Olanoff, D. (2020). Using transformative learning theory to help prospective teachers learn mathematics that they already “know”. In A. Appova, R.M. Welder, & Z. Feldman (Eds.), Supporting Mathematics Teacher Educators’ Knowledge and Practices for Teaching Content to Prospective (Grades K-8) Teachers. Special Issue: The Mathematics Enthusiast, 17(2-3), 725-769. ScholarWorks: University of Montana. https://scholarworks.umt.edu/tme/vol17/iss2/13/

 

Yu Xie, PhD

Photo of Yu Xie• Tohǎneanu, Ş. O. & Xie, Y. (2020). On the containment problem for fat points ideals and Harbourne’s conjecture. Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society, 148(6), 2411–2419. https://doi.org/10.1090/proc/14943

 

 

 

 

 

Physics

Paul T. Baker, PhD

Photo of Paul Baker• Aggarwal, K., Arzoumanian, Z., Baker, P. T., Brazier, A., Brook, P. R., Burke-Spolaor, S., Chatterjee, S., Cordes, J. M., Cornish, N. J., Crawford, F., Cromartie, H. T., Crowter, K., Decesar, M., Demorest, P. B., Dolch, T., Ellis, J. A., Ferdman, R. D., Ferrara, E. C., Fonseca, E., . . . Zhu, W. W. (2019) The NANOGrav 11-year data set: Limits on gravitational wave memory. The Astrophysics Journal, 889(1). http://arxiv.org/abs/1911.08488

• Perera, B. B. P., DeCesar, M. E., Demorest, P. B., Kerr, M., Lentati, L., Nice, D. J., Oslowski, S., Ransom, S. M., Keith, M. J., Arzoumanian, Z., Bailes, M., Baker, P. T., Bassa, C. G., Bhat, N. D. R., Brazier, A., Burgay, M., Burke-Spolaor, S., Caballero, R. N., Champion, D. J., Chatterjee, S., Chen, S., Cognard, I., Cordes, J. M., Crowter, K., Dai, S., Desvignes, G., Dolch, T., Ferdman, R. D., . . . Zhu, X. J. (2019). The International Pulsar Timing Array: Second data release.” Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 490(4), 4666–4687. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stz2857

Political Science

  Wes Leckrone, PhD

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• Leckrone, J. W. (2019). Trying not to lose ground: State and local government advocacy during passage of the 2017 tax cuts and jobs act. Publius: The Journal of Federalism, 49(3), 407-436. http://0-     search.ebscohost.com.libcat.widener.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=137668410&site=eds-live  

James E. Vike, PhD

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• Vike, J. E. (2019) Party identification, voter attitudes, and voter behavior in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, 1980–2012: Real difference or election law mirage? In J. W. Leckrone & M. J. Atherton (Eds.) Pennsylvania Politics and Policy, Volume 2: A Commonwealth Reader. Temple University Press.

Psychology

Mariah Schug, PhD

Photo of Mariah Schug• Hayfield, E. A., & Schug, M. (2019). “It’s like they have a cognitive map of relations”: Feeling strange in a small island community. Journal of Intercultural Studies, 40(4), 383-398. 
https://doi.org/10.1080/07256868.2019.1628719  

Lori Simons, PhD, LPC, CCDP-D, CAC-D

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• Simons, L., & Barnett, M. (2020, January 29). A pilot assessment of a university academic service-learning program on student learning and faculty development [Conference presentation]. International Teaching Learning Cooperative (ITLC) Lilly Conference, San Diego, CA, United States. https://www.lillyconferences-ca.com/overview

• Simons, L., Marshall, C., Blank, N., & Weaver, N. (2020, January 4). An evaluation of academic and Cultural-Based Service-Leaning as Critical Pedagogies for Student Learning [Conference presentation]. Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. http://hiceducation.org/

 

• Simons, L., Marshall, C., Blank, N., & Weaver, N. (2020). Differences in student learning outcomes that utilize high impact practices. The European Journal of Social & Behavioral Sciences, 27(1), 3049-3072. https://doi.org/10.15405/ejsbs.266

• Simons, L., Weaver, N., and Marshall, C. (2020, January 28). The value of an undergraduate degree in psychology: Enhancing student learning through service [Poster Presentation]. International Teaching Learning Cooperative (ITLC) Lilly Conference, San Diego, CA, United States. https://www.lillyconferences-ca.com/overview

Ross B. Steinman, PhD

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• Steinman, R. B. (2019). Humor and product type priming effects on consumer indulgence. International Journal of Economics, Business, and Management Research, 3(10), 102-108. https://ijebmr.com/link/454

• Steinman, R. B. (2019). Positive versus negative sunk cost decision frames. International Journal of Economics, Business, and Management Research, 3(11), 23-30. https://ijebmr.com/link/459

• Steinman, R. B. (2019). Priming consumers for indulgence. Business Management Dynamics, 9(4), 9-14. http://0-search.proquest.com.libcat.widener.edu/docview/2338688811?accountid=29103

Sociology

Beth A. Latshaw, PhD

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• Yucel, D., & Latshaw, B. A. (2020). Spillover and crossover effects of work– family conflict among married and cohabiting couples. Society and Mental Health, 10(1), 35–60. https://doi.org/10.1177/2156869318813006

Spanish

Beatriz Urraca, PhD

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• Madigosky, S. & Urraca, B. (2020, April 30). Coffee and coronavirus: A world of difference.  Resilience. https://www.resilience.org/stories/2020-04-30/coffee-and-coronavirus-a-world-of-difference/

Visual and Performing Arts

Ilene D. Lieberman, PhD

Photo of Ilene Lieberman• Lieberman, I. L., & Parker M. D.  (2019). Turning theory into practice: A case study in the arts.  Journal of Learning Through the Arts, 15(1). https://doi.org/10.21977/D915142042

Mara E. Parker, PhD

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• Bruch, Max. Kol Nidre, performed by Mara Parker. 8 Oct. 2019. Congregation Ohev Shalom. Opera Libera aria and overture concert, performed by Mara Parker and orchestra. 21, July 2019.