Summer 2004


Recognition of the awards, honors, and recent publications of the GW faculty and staff

Jonathan Chaves, professor of Chinese, CCAS, presented “Translating the Poetry of Chang Chi (766–830)” at the Washington Area Traditional China Colloquium at GW, April 24. He also presented “The Scholarly Arts of China,” at the Distinguished Scholar Series of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures of the University of Delaware, April 29.

Homayoun Khamooshi, assistant professor of management science, SB, presented two papers, “A Dynamic and Practical Approach to Project Risk Management” and “IS/IT Requirements Elicitation/Specification Procedure Assessment within a UK Government Service Organization” at the recent AOM/IAOM 21st annual conference.

Krishna Kumar, professor of accountancy, SB, presented “Investment Opportunities and the Value-relevance of Earnings, Cash Flows, and Accruals” at the annual Congress of the European Accounting Association. Kumar also presented this paper at accounting research workshops at American University and George Mason University.

Lincoln Marshall, associate professor of tourism and hospitality management, SB, facilitated “Customer Service is the Art of Hosting,” a workshop at the National Indian Gaming Association’s annual trade show.

Christine Meloni, associate professor of English as a foreign language and senior research associate, GSEHD, and Abigail Bartoshesky, research associate, GSEHD, presented the paper “Exploring Culture in Cyberspace” at the annual convention of international Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) in Long Beach, CA. The two also presented “Exploring Italian Culture: Voyage to Italy Using Authentic Cyber Resources” at the annual conference of The Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages in New York.

Akbar Montaser, Columbian Professor of Chemistry, CCAS, recently presented three invited lectures. The first, “Modeling and Aerosol Diagnostics in Direct Liquid Sample Introduction Plasma Spectrometry,” was presented at the “Howard V. Malmstadt — His Ongoing Legacy for Analytical Chemistry,” symposium at the Pittsburgh Conference, Chicago, IL, March 7–12. The second and third invited lectures, entitled “Direct Sample Introduction in Plasma Mass Spectrometry: The Gold for Chromatographic Separation in Ultrasensitive Chemical Analysis,” were presented at the Dionex Corporation (Sunnyvale, CA) and Shimadzu Biotech (Pleasanton, CA) respectively, on March 30.

Moses S. Schanfield, professor and chair, forensic sciences, CCAS, was elected vice president/president-elect of the American Association of Anthropological Genetics (AAAG). He will serve a three year term. As vice president he is program chair for the 2005 meeting in Milwaukee. He will serve as president and past president in subsequent years.

Lisa Stephenson, director, ESIA Graduate Student Career Development, received her PhD from the University of Maryland. Her thesis was titled “Academic Success Factors for Masters Degree Students.”

Zhengtao Xu, assistant professor of chemistry, CCAS, received a grant from the Petroleum Research Fund of the American Chemical Society. The starter grant is designed to assist young faculty members to initiate programs of self-conducted research. Xu also received the 2004 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from the Oak Ridge Associated Universities for Xu’s research on soluble hybrid semiconductors with potential impacts on the fabrication of electronic devices.

Tanese A. Horton, assistant director of admissions, was selected as a Counselor of the Year for the District of Columbia by the Potomac and Chesapeake Association for College Admission Counseling (PCACAC). The award was presented at the PCACAC Spring Conference Awards Luncheon on April 26 at the Williamsburg Marriott Hotel.

Information Security, Information Systems and Services, received a special recognition award for its efforts and superior contributions to the law enforcement responsibilities of the United States Secret Service. Several team members are actively involved with the Secret Service’s Electronic Crimes Task Force to promote strategic alliances to protect the nation’s critical infrastructure.

Dolores A. Stafford, chief, University Police Department, received a certificate of merit from the European Association of Campus Security during the Fifth International Congress on Campus Security at Dublin City University in Ireland, April 18–21.

Jeffrey Brand-Ballard, assistant professor of philosophy, CCAS, published “Contractualism and Deontic Restrictions” in the journal Ethics, v. 114, n. 2.

Diane M. Brewer, associate professor of speech and hearing, CCAS, published “Considerations in Measuring Effectiveness of Group Audiologic Rehabilitation Classes” in the Journal of the Academy of Rehabilitative Audiology, XXXIV, pp. 53–60.

Amitai Etzioni, University Professor, edited and wrote the introduction for a special symposium edition of the Chicago Kent Law Review entitled “Do Children Have the Same First Amendment Rights as Adults?” Etzioni also recently published “From Empire to Community” (Palgrave Macmillan, 2004) and “The Common Good” (Polity, 2004).

Maria Frawley, associate professor of English, CCAS, published “Invalidism and Identity in Nineteenth-Century Britain” (University of Chicago Press, 2004).

Jennifer Griffin, associate professor of strategic management and public policy, SB, published “Corporate Restructurings: Ripple Effects on Corporate Philanthropy” in the International Journal of Public Affairs.

Harry Harding, dean and professor of international affairs and political science, ESIA, published the book “The India-China Relationship: What the United States Needs to Know” (Columbia University Press, 2004), which he co-edited with Francine Frankel (University of Pennsylvania).

Hildy Teegan, associate professor of international business, SB, co-authored the article “Balancing Private and State Ownership in Emerging Markets’ Telecommunications Infrastructure: Country, Industry, and Firm Influence” in the Journal of International Business Studies with Jonathan P. Doh (Villanova University) and Ram Mudanbi (Temple University).

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