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Faculty recognized for publications and creativity

August 26, 2014

Various faculty members were honored Aug. 19 with awards for books, scholarly publications and creativity at McDaniel’s opening faculty meeting. 

Faculty Book Awards

Lisa Graff, adjunct lecturer in the Writing for Children and Young Adults Certificate Program, for “Absolutely Almost,” June 2014 by Penguin/Philomel.

LeRoy Panek, professor of English Emeritus, for “After Sherlock Holmes: The Evolution of British and American Detective Stories, 1891-1914,” (August, 2014) by McFarland. 

Jill Santopolo, adjunct lecturer in the Writing for Children and Young Adults Certificate Program, for “Sparkle Spa: All That Glitters” and “Sparkle Spa: Purple Nails and Puppy Tails” (February 2014), and “Sparkle Spa: Makeoaver Magic” (June 2014) by Simon & Schuster/Aladdin, and “Follow Your Heart: Summer Love” (May 2014) by Penguin/Puffin. New York: Simon & Schuster/Aladdin.

Faculty Scholarly Publications Awards

Pavel Naumov, Associate Professor of Computer Science, published scholarly papers with three McDaniel undergraduates.

  • “Cellular Games, Nash Equilibria, and Fibonacci Numbers.”  Proceedings of 4th International Workshop on Logic, Rationality, and Interaction, Hangzhou, China, and “Functional Dependence in Strategic Games, In Fabio Mogavero, Aniello Murano and Moshe Y. Vardi.” Proceedings of 1st International Workshop on Strategic Reasoning, Rome, Italy, Electronic Proceedings in Theoretical Computer Science, with Kristine Harjes ’14
  • “Symmetries and Epistemic Reasoning.” Proceedings of 14th International Workshop on Computational Logic in Multi-Agent Systems, Coruña, Spain, and “Epistemic Logic for Communication Chains.” Proceedings of the 14th Conference on Theoretical Aspects of Rationality and Knowledge, Chennai, India, with Jeffrey Kane ’14.
  • “On Interchangeability of Nash Equilibria in Multi-Player Strategic Games.” Synthese, v. 190, Issue 1 Supplement, with Brittany Nicholls ’13.

Wendy Morris, Associate Professor of Psychology, published the following scholarly papers:

  • “Investigating Variation in Replicability: A ‘Many Labs” Replication Project” and “Theory building through iterative replication: Response to commentaries on the ‘Many Labs’ replication project” in Social Psychology and “Data from Investigating Variation in Replicability: A ‘Many Labs’ Replication Project” in Journal of Open Psychology Data all with Klein, R.A., Ratliff, K.A., Vianello, M, Adams, R.B.J., Bahník, S., Bernstein, M.J., Bocian, K, Brandt, M.J., Brooks, B, Brumbaugh, C.C., Cemalcilar, Z, Chandler, J, Cheong, W, Davis, W.E., Devos, T, Eisner, M, Frankowska, N, Furrow, D, Galliani, E.M., Hasselman:, F, Hicks, J.A., Hovermale, J.F., Hunt, S.J., Huntsinger, J.R., IJzerman, H, John, M, Joy-Gaba, J.A., Kappes, H.B., Krueger, L.E., Kurtz, J, Levitan, C.A., Mallett, R.K., Nelson, A.J., Nier, J.A., Packard, G, Pilati, R, Rutchick, A.M., Schmidt, K, Skorinko, J.L., Smith, R, Steiner, T.G., Storbeck, J, Van Swol, L.M., Thompson, D, van’t Veer, A.E., Vaughn, L.A., Vranka, M, Wichman, A.L., Woodzicka, J.A. & Nosek, B.A. 
  • “Deception in friendships” with Sternglanz, R.W. in T.R. Levine (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Deception, Sage publications.
  • “The Research of Bella DePaulo” with Sternglanz, R. W., & Makiyil, J., In T. R. Levine (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Deception, Sage publications.

Faculty Creativity Award

James M. Bigwood, adjunct lecturer in Communication and Cinema, was awarded an Emmy® by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences' National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter for Outstanding Audio for the 2013 television program, “America's Veterans: A Musical Tribute.”

Linda Kirkpatrick, senior lecturer in Music, for her flute choir arrangement and edition of Joseph Bodin de Boismortier’s “Concerto in A Major,” ALRY Publications, May 2014, and her selection to participate with the professional flute choir at the National Flute Association Convention in Chicago, Ill.

Robert Lemieux, associate professor of Communication, for coordinating the art exhibit, “Beyond Words: The Artistry of Illustrated Children’s Books” in Rice Gallery, Jan. 27-March 6, 2014.

Steve Pearson, associate professor of Art and Art History, for exhibitions of his art:

  • The Neighbors, American University Museum at the Katzen Art Center, Washington, D.C. 
  • Color: Imagined and Observed, Andrews Gallery, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg Va.
  • “A Cause for Optimism”; Definitions of Printmaking. York Arts, York, Pa.
  • City of Tiny Lights: SU Art Galleries, Salisbury University, Salisbury, Md.
  • 3rd Annual Juried Exhibition, Gallery 842, Marshall University, Huntington, W.V.

Jonathan Slade, associate professor of Communication, as writer, director, producer, editor and photographer for “Electric Road Trip” documentary on Maryland Public Television, 2014.