Mohammad Ahmadi, Guerry Professor, Management

Published  “Scheduling Rules for a Small Dynamic Job-shop:  A Simulation Approach,” International Journal of Simulation Modelling (Volume 9: Number 4: December 2010).

“Published Study Guide/Workbook to accompany “Statistics for Business and Economics” 2nd edition. Cengage Learning (2010).

Published “Improving the Quality of Higher Education:  Addressing the First Year College Student’s Expectations of a Technology-Enhanced Classroom,” Quality Assurance in Education  (Volume 19: Number 4: 2010).

Jooyong Ahn, Professor, Music

Premiered and conducted UTC’s composer Mario Abril’s new work “Elegy Overture for Orchestra” which written in 2006 for memory of late Vakhtang Jordania who was music director of Chattanooga Symphony and Opera between 1983 to 1990 on November 10, 2011 with the Kyungpook National University orchestra in Daegu, South Korea.

Deborah Elwell Arfken, Director of University Planning and Professor, Political Science, Public Administration, and Nonprofit Management

Serving on the development committee for WTCI, public broadcasting in Chattanooga, North Georgia and the Tennessee Valley.

Lisa Burke, Professor, Management

Was nominated by a UTC student for a national teaching award given by National Society of Collegiate Scholars, entitled the “Inspire Integrity Award”

Had accepted for publication “An investigation of the relationship between training evaluation and transfer of training.” International Training and Development Journal. Co-author: Alan Saks. Forthcoming in 2012, 16:4.

Rebecca Cook, Lecturer, English

New creative nonfiction forthcoming in Southeast Review, Pank, and Grist.

Colleen S. Harris, Assistant Professor & Head of Access Services, Lupton Library

Authored “The case for partnering doctoral students with librarians: A synthesis of the literatures” Library Review, 60(7), 599-620.

Authored “Efficiencies and responsible staff stewardship: A library manager’s critical self-reflection” The Bottom Line: Managing Library Finances, 24(2), 129-137.

Authored the book chapters “Management Tips for Merging Multiple Service Points” and “Millenials, Gen-X, Gen-Y, and Boomers, Oh My! Managing Multiple Generations in the Library” which both appear in Library Management Tips That Work, ed. Carol Smallwood (Chicago: American Library Association, 2011).

Co-presented (with Jenica Rogers) “The Tough Stuff: Leadership, Change, and Performance Management for Library Managers,” an 8-hour preconference workshop sponsored by the Library Leadership and Management Association at the June 2011 annual American Library Association Annual Conference  in New Orleans, LA.

Susan Davidson, Associate Professor, Nursing

Presented a paper, “Blending Delivery Approaches and Social Support: Using Social Support Theory in Nursing Education”, at the 22nd International Networking for Education in Healthcare Conference, Cambridge University, UK, September 2011

Invited paper in review: Blending delivery approaches and social support: Using social support theory in nursing education. Submitted by Davidson, S. & Metzger, R. to Nurse Education Today, based on the paper presentation at Churchill College, Cambridge University, September 2011.

Reviewed manuscript, “Managing Genital Lesions in Women Using Electronic Photography Transfer Consultation” for the Journal of Nurse Practitioners, September 2011.

Review of prospectus for new book from McGraw-Hill on “Issues and Trends in Nursing,” December, 2011.

Accepted for poster˛”Does Social Support Predict Student˙s Choice of Online Only Versus Hybrid RN to BSN Programs”, February 2012, at the Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association for the CEPO Undergraduate Research Program, New Orleans, by Finley, S. (UG psych student), Metzger, R. & Davidson, S.

Tammy Garland, Associate Professor, Criminal Justice

Manuscript accepted: Garland, T.S., & Bumphus, V.W. (accepted September 2011). Race, bias, and drug policy. Journal of Ethnicity and Criminal Justice.

Program Evaluation: Garland, T.S. & Bumphus, V.W. (2011). Methamphetamine in Tennessee: A report on the progress of the Tennessee Methamphetamine Task Force. Submitted to the Tennessee Methamphetamine Task Force.

Reviewed manuscripts for Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Criminal Justice Studies, and Juvenile Justice.

Parthasarati Dileepan, UC Foundation Professor, Management

Published “Scheduling Rules for a Small Dynamic Job-shop:  A Simulation Approach,” International Journal of Simulation Modelling (Volume 9: Number 4: December 2010).

Gregory W. Heath, Guerry Professor and Assistant Provost for Research, Health and Human Performance

Chair, Science Advisory Committee, President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services  — 1/11/2011 – 12/31/2011

Guest Reviewer for THE LANCET (UK Medical Journal)- special issue on Physical Activity and Public Health.  November 10-14, 2011, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Faculty, CDC/WHO International Course on Physical Activity and Public Health, Caracas, Venezuela – November 15-18, 2011.

Debbie Ingram, Director of Clinical Education and UC Foundation Professor, Physical Therapy

Appointed to the American Physical Therapy Association Public Policy and Advocacy Committee for 2011-2012.

Appointed to the Board of Directors of the University of Tennessee Alliance of Women Philanthropists

Invited speaker at the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy national meeting in Charlotte, NC in September.  Presented two sessions-1) 10 year history physical therapy disciplinary offenses and actions; and 2) physical therapy clinical education models

Elected as the Chairperson for Crisis Services at the Partnership for Families, Children and Adults

Virginia Keatley, Associate Professor, Nursing

Serves as the co-editor of the journal of the International Orem Society–the Self Care Deficit Nursing Theory Journal

David Levine, Professor, Physical Therapy

Elected as Nominating Committee Chair for the APT-SIG of the Orthopedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association.

Presented a keynote lecture and several research presentations at the 6th International Symposium on Veterinary Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy at Auburn University.

Kay Lindgren, Director and UC Foundation Professor, School of Nursing

Elected to serve as Chair of Memorial Health Care System Board of Directors beginning July 1, 1011. Will serve two years in the position.

Requested to continue to serve on The Health Information Research Unit at McMaster University online Rating of Evidence (MORE) system to help define the best research to support evidence-based clinical practice, tailored to the individual interests of clinicians.

Michael Long, Professor, Finance

Published “Agents with Principles: Reducing Risk through Ethics Education” Review of Business Research, 2011, Forthcoming, Brockman, Christopher, Robert Brooks, and D. Michael Long.

Marcus D. Mauldin, Assistant Professor, Political Science, Public Administration and Nonprofit Management

Presented a paper entitled, “Managing Public Funds Through Local Government Investment Pools” with David Edwards at The Southeastern Conference for Public Administration, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Had a paper entitled “State Use of Community-Based Organizations to Advance Urban Revitalization Policy” accepted for presentation at the American Society for Public Administration national conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Had a paper entitled “A New Governance Explanation for the Creation of a Minority Economic Development Program in Florida” accepted for publication in the journal Public Performance and Management Review.

Edward H. McMahon, Professor, Engineering Management and Technology Programs

Presented peer review paper “Encouraging Entrepreneurship in Education at the Graduate and Undergraduate Level” at the 2011 International Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management, Lubbock, Texas.  Paper published in proceedings.

Jonathan McNair, UC Foundation Professor, Music

Had a performance of original work “Interior States” for flute and cello, Sept. 8 2011, by Dr. Heather Small (UTC Adjunct faculty) and Hans Anderson, cello.

“Interior States” was selected for performance at the 2012 Kentucky Flute Society Festival, Jan 13-14, 2012, featuring UTC adjunct flute faculty Dr. Heather Small.

Performed as soloist in my vocal composition “A Prayer for Peace,” along interpretation by Terpsichore, the dance troupe of Girls’ Preparatory School, choreography by Cathie Kasch, Sept. 11, 2011; and Oct. 23, 2011.

Invited to be a guest composer at the University of Northern Colorado, Feb. 8-9, 2012, including the premiere of a new work composed for the occasion; speaking to the audience about the new work; and presenting a master-class in composition.

Had a work selected for performance in the New Music Festival at the University of Alabama, Huntsville; Feb. 9-11, 2012. “Sonata for Solo percussion” will be performed by Dr. Stuart Gerber of Georgia State University.

Coordinator and adjudicator for the Salop-Slates Memorial Competition for Student Composers, sponsored by the Southeastern Composers League, Nov. 2011-Jan 2012.

Will present recent work “A Map of Memory” for cello and piano(composed June 2011) on the Feb. 23 2012 Faculty Showcase concert at UTC.

Sarla Murgai, Professor and Reference Librarian, Library

Presented a paper on what are surveys, how to conduct them and the annual survey at the UTC library at the October meeting of the Chattanooga Area Library Association, 2011.

A paper entitled “They sought our help: A survey of one-on-one service at the UTC library” has been accepted for publication by the Southeastern Librarian, Spring issue 2012.

Karen Sarnosky, Lecturer, Nursing

Elected as board member to the Chattanooga Chapter of the American Red Cross.  This is a 3-year position.

Abstract titled, “Partnering with the Creative Discovery Museum for Pediatric Teaching Projects” was accepted for poster presentation at the AACN 2011 Baccalaureate Education Conference.

Abstract titled, “Partnered Clinical Education (PCE): a modified Designated Education Unit (DEU)” was accepted for podium presentation for the AACN 2011 Baccalaureate Education Conference

Invited to present “An introduction to Motivational Interviewing” to the Department of Medicine Attendings, UT College of Medicine.

Priscilla Seaman, Associate Professor, Library

Co-authored, with Toni Carter, an article entitled, “The Management and Support of
Outreach in Academic Libraries.”  Published as a feature article in the peer-reviewed journal Reference & User Services Quarterly (RUSQ), Winter 2011, (volume 51, number 2).

Presented paper with Toni Carter, “The Management and Support of Outreach in Academic Libraries” at the Alabama Library Association (ALLA) CUS Research Forum, April 2011.  Awarded top prize for research excellence.

Charlene Simmons, UC Foundation Associate Professor, Communication

Published an article: Simmons, Charlene (2011), “Converging Competitors?: Board Interlocks in the Changing Media Landscape,” Journal of Media Economics 24.4, 201-213.

Cathie Smith, Associate Professor, Physical Therapy

Presented 2 educational sessions at the Neonatal Developmental Care Conference sponsored by Contemporary Forums in Las Vegas in November, 2011.  The sessions were titled: “Impact of Prematurity on Early Movement System Adaptation” and “Interpretation of Subtle Movement System Markers in Extremely Preterm Infants.”

Ronald L. Smith, Professor, Mathematics

Published “Inverse M-matrices, II”, (joint with C. R. Johnson), Linear Algebra and Its Applications, 435 (2011) 953-983.

Published “The Elliptic Matrix Completion Problem”, (joint with Ossama A. Saleh),
Linear Algebra and Its Applications, 434 (2011) 1824-1835.

Michael D. Thompson, UC Foundation Assistant Professor, History

Presented a paper entitled “Can’t You Stow Me Away?”: Runaway Slaves and South Carolina’s 1841 Ship Inspection Laws” at the 77th Annual Meeting of the Southern Historical Association, Baltimore, Maryland, October 29, 2011.

Organized a panel entitled “The Impact of Maritime Life on Southern Labor Regimes,” for the 77th Annual Meeting of the Southern Historical Association, Baltimore, Maryland, October 29, 2011.

Lane Wilkinson, UC Foundation Assistant Professor and Reference & Instruction Librarian, Lupton Library

Presented “Skills that Transfer: Transliteracy and the Global Librarian” as an invited speaker at the Annual Symposium for the New York Metropolitan Area chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL/NY) on December 2, 2011 at Baruch College.

Presented “Information Literacy vs. Transliteracy: Lessons for Library Instruction” at the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in New Orleans on June 25, 2011.

Presented “Bridging the Gaps: Transliteracy as Informed Pedagogy” at the LOEX 2011 Annual Conference in Fort Worth, TX on May 5, 2011.

Published “Bridging the Gaps: Teaching Transliteracy” in the 2011 Brick & Click Conference Proceedings.

Published “Nightmare on Vine Street: librarians, zombies, and information literacy.” with Caitlin Shanley and Bo Baker in ‘Let The Games Begin! Engaging Students with Interactive Instruction’ by T. McDevitt & R. Stilwell (Eds.), Neal-Schuman. ISBN: 9781555707392

Jonathan Yeager, Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, Philosophy and Religion

Published a book, “Enlightened Evangelicalism: The Life and Thought of John Erskine” (Oxford University Press, 2011).

Signed a contract to publish a second book with Oxford University Press, tentatively entitled, “Early Evangelicalism: A Reader.”

Published “The John Erskine Letterbook, 1742-45″ in Miscellany of the Scottish History Society, vol. 14.

Published “Samuel Kneeland of Boston: Colonial Bookseller, Printer, and Publisher of Religion” in Printing History.

Article “Nature and Grace in the Theology of John Maclaurin” was accepted for publication in the Scottish Journal of Theology

Elected a fellow of the Royal Historical Society in England

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