Frank McAndrew, Cornelia H. Dudley Professor of Psychology, has just published a chapter titled “Gossip as a Social Skill” in The Oxford Handbook of Gossip and Reputation (Oxford University Press). The editors of this book are Francesca Giardini & Rafael Wittek of Groningen University in the Netherlands. The chapter is now available online and will be available in print in August.
An article by Jennifer McCarthy Foubert, assistant professor of education studies, “‘Damned if you do, damned if you don’t:’ Black parents’ racial realist school engagement,” was published in the journal Race Ethnicity and Education.
Sara O’Brien, assistant professor of psychology, was co-author on a paper accepted for publication in the journal Aging & Mental Health entitled “Psychometric properties of the Expanded Version of the Inventory of Depression and Anxiety Symptoms (IDAS-II) in a sample of older adults.” Co-authors were researchers at Louisiana State University.
A paper by John F. Dooley, William and Marilyn Ingersoll Professor Emeritus of Computer Science, “The Beale Ciphers in Fiction,” was published in the latest issue of the journal Cryptologia.
Tim Kasser, Psychology, recently had an article published in Social Indicators Research. The article is titled “An Experimental Laboratory Test of the Effects of Alternative Indicators of Progress” and was co-authored with colleagues from SUNY-New Paltz.
An essay by Catherine Denial, Bright Professor of American History, titled “How I Met My Mother: The Story of an Unexpected Pregnancy,” was published on the history website Nursing Clio.
Three poems by Gina Franco, Associate Professor of English, were published in West Branch. The poems are part of her third book of poetry, entitled Throne.
Liz Carlin Metz, Smith V. Brand Endowed Chair in Theatre Arts, directed a stage reading Chicago Premiere of the Serbian play, The Balkan Spy by Dušan Kovačević, renowned Serbian playwright, and translated by Professor Dennis Barnett (Coe College), on May 28 as part of the annual International Voices Project Festival of International New Plays performed in Chicago.
Deirdre Dougherty, visiting assistant professor of educational studies, received the Dr. Angelo L. Tomaso Excellence in Dissertation Award. The award will be presented at the Rutgers Graduate School of Education Commencement on May 19, 2019 in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
Tim Kasser, Psychology, recently gave two virtual talks. He was the invited speaker for the Question & Answer period of the Lifestyle segment of the Global Landscape Forum’s Kyoto 2019 Digital Edition Conference. He also gave an invited talk to environmental studies and psychology students and professors at Universität Koblenz-Landau, Germany; the talk was titled “The application of values research to environmental communications and campaigns.”