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Recognizing Scholarly and Creative Achievements – 2013 Honorees
The following members of the Mars Hill College faculty and staff were honored at a reception on April 11 celebrating scholarly and creative achievements during the past year. This is the third annual such recognition, which is co-sponsored by Renfro Library and the Faculty Library Committee.
The faculty and staff members honored on April 11 are listed below with their respective works, and the professional publications, volumes or venues where the work appeared. The works listed will be added to the faculty and staff collection at Renfro Library.
|Dr. Adrienne Akins, Dr. Scott Pearson, Dr. Matt Baldwin, Dr. Maria Moreno, Dr. Ron Collins, Dr. Kimberly Reigle and Dr. Barbara Sims were honored for scholarly achievements recently. Not pictured: Dr. Matt Milnes.|
Adrienne Akins, Assistant Professor of English
Journal article: Akins, A. 2012. “Next time, just remember the story”: Unlearning empire in Silko’s Ceremony. Studies in American Indian Literatures 24 (1): 1-14.
Matt Baldwin, Associate Professor of Religion and Philosophy and Dept. Chair
Book chapter: Baldwin, M. 2012. A forensic rationale for biblical studies in American liberal education. In: Webster, J.S. and G.S. Holland, editors Teaching the Bible in the Liberal Arts Classroom. Sheffield, UK: Sheffield Phoenix Press.
Ron Collins, Assistant Professor of Business Administration
Book chapter: Collins, R. 2013. Psychological perspectives on security issues. In: June, D.L., editor Protection, Security, and Safeguards: Practical Approaches and Perspectives, 2nd ed. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.
Matt Milnes, Assistant Professor of Biology
Journal article: Harris, B.N., W. Saltzman, de Jong, T.R., Milnes, M.R. 2012. Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis function in the California mouse (Peromyscus californicus): changes in baseline activity, reactivity, and fecal excretion of glucocorticoids across the diurnal cycle. General and Comparative Endocrinology 179: 436-450.
Maria Moreno, Assistant Professor of Modern Foreign Languages
Book chapter: Moreno, M. Cecilia Valdés, the endurance of a Cuban myth. In: Kirschner, L.A., editor Expanding Latinidad: An Inter-American Perspective. Tempe, AZ: Bilingual Review Press.
Scott Pearson, Professor of Biology and Chair of the Division of Natural Sciences
Four journal articles: Lumpkin, H. A., S. M. Pearson, and M. G. Turner. 2012. Effects of climate and exurban development on nest predation and predator presence in the southern Appalachian Mountains (USA). Conservation Biology 26:679-688.
Kuhman, T. R. S. M. Pearson, and M. G. Turner. 2012. Why does land-use history facilitate non-native plant invasion? A field experiment with Celastrus orbiculatus in the southern Appalachians. Biological Invasions (online first, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10530-012-0313-y).
Jackson, M. M., M. G. Turner, S. M. Pearson, and A. R. Ives. 2012. Seeing the forest and the trees: multilevel models reveal both species and community patterns. Ecosphere 3(9):79. (online first, http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/ES12-00116.1)
Anderson, D. P., M. G. Turner, S. M. Pearson, T. P. Albright, R. K. Peet, and A. Wieben. 2012. Predicting Microstegium vimineum invasion in natural plant communities of the southern Blue Ridge Mountains, USA. Biological Invasions (online first, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10530-012-0361-3).
Kim Reigle, Assistant Professor of English
Journal article: Reigle, K. 2012. Staging the convent as resistance in The Jew of Malta and Measure for Measure. Comparative Drama 46(4): 497-516.
Barbara Sims, Professor and Coordinator of Criminal Justice
Journal article: Taylor, J., D. Boisvert, B. Sims, and C. Garver. 2012. An examination of gender and age in print media accounts of child abductions. Criminal Justice Studies (online first, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1478601X.2012.724683).