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Faculty authors honored

April 18, 2017
NEWBURGH, N.Y. -

Mount staff and faculty honored for their publications, left to right, front row: Jen Park, assistant librarian for access and outreach services; Frances R. Spielhagen, professor of education; Priscilla Sagar, professor of nursing; Rebecca Norman, associate professor of education; and Jodie Fahey, assistant professor of chemistry. Left to right, back row: Thuy-Linh Nguyen, assistant professor of history; Sarah Uzelac, associate professor of psychology; James Phillips, associate professor of theatre; Denise A. Garofalo, associate librarian for systems and catalog services; Robert Miller, assistant professor of religious studies; and Vicki Caruana, assistant professor of education.

 

The Mount Saint Mary College Faculty Library Committee and the Kaplan Family Library and Learning Center recently celebrated the achievements of nearly 20 faculty who have published books, articles, and essays in the last year.

Christina Alvey, assistant professor of mathematics, wrote “Secondary Pre-Service Teachers' Algebraic Reasoning about Linear Equation Solving" in “Issues in the Undergraduate Mathematics Preparation of School Teachers: The Journal,” Volume 1, 2016.

Vicki Caruana, assistant professor of education, wrote “Preservice Teachers' Perspective Transformations as Social Change Agents” in “Journal of Transformative Education,” 15(1), 2016; and “Success with IEPs: Solving Five Common Implementation Challenges for Classrooms” in ASCD, 2017.

Jodie Fahey, assistant professor of chemistry, wrote “Green Chemistry Experiments in Undergraduate Laboratories,” co-edited with the chemistry professor Lynn E. Maelia, in “American Chemical Society, ACS Symposium Series e-Book,” 2016; and “A Greener Approach to the Synthesis of Aspirin from Over-The-Counter Topical Pain Creams and Common Beverages” in “Green Chemistry Experiments in Undergraduate Laboratories,” by the American Chemical Society, ACS Symposium Series e-Book, 2016

Denise A. Garofalo, associate librarian for systems and catalog services, wrote “Flipping for FYE and IL” in the “ENY/ACRL Newsletter,” 40(2), 2016

Dean Goldberg, associate professor of communication arts and film studies, wrote “Newburgh Rising: A Photographers for Hope Journey Behind the Scenes of the Documentary” in “Student Filmmakers,” 11(1), 2016

Robert Miller, assistant professor of religious studies, wrote “‘For the Sake of Our Salvation’: Interpreting Dei Verbum Art. 11, Fifty Years Later” in the “Journal of Scriptural Reasoning,” 15(1), 2016 and “‘Shrouded’ in Mystery: A Theology of Holy Saturday,” in the “Homiletic & Pastoral Review,” March 2016.

Thuy-Linh Nguyen, assistant professor of history, wrote “Childbirth, Maternity, and Medical Pluralism in French Colonial Vietnam, 1880-1945,” by University of Rochester Press, 2016.

Tracey Niemotko, associate professor of business, wrote “The CPAs of Tomorrow: Graduate Student Perspectives on the Value and Purpose of the Profession” in “The CPA Journal,” 86(8), 2016; and “The Importance of Sustainability Accounting and Reporting in Assessing a Firm: A Student’s Perspective,” for AccountingToday.com/voices, January 12, 2017. She co-authored with business professor Moira Tolan “Socio-cultural Idiosyncrasies of the American Lifestyle and Business Practices within the United States” in “Innovative Approaches in Foreign Language Teaching: Theory and Practice,” University of Volgograd, Volgograd, Russia, 2016; and co-authored with Tolan and associate professor of philosophy Charles Zola, “Teaching Business at a Faith-Based Institution” in “Northeast Business and Economics Association Conference Proceedings,” 2016.

Rebecca Norman, associate professor of education, wrote “Don’t Forget the Pictures: Using Graphical Devices to Learn about Space” in the “Michigan Reading Journal,” 49(1), 2016.

Jen Park, assistant librarian for access and outreach services, with James Phillips, associate professor of theatre, co-authored “Bridging the Gap: A Playwright, Sneak Peek, and Production of a Performance” in “Library Partnerships with Writers and Poets: Case Studies,” MacFarland & Company, 2017.

Regina Pappalardo, assistant professor of communication arts, wrote “From Communicator to Storyteller: Follow the 4 Cs to Tell the Perfect Story” in “Writer’s Guidebook, Volume 2,” PR News Press, 2016.

Priscilla Sagar, professor of nursing, wrote “The Public Trust and Our Strength in Numbers: Harnessing the Power of Nursing” in the “Journal of Transcultural Nursing,” 28(3), 2017 and “The Trailblazing Influences of the Culture Care Theory on the Evolution of Transcultural Nursing Theories and Models” in “Leininger’s Transcultural Nursing: Concepts, Theories, Research, and Practice, 4th ed., “McGraw Hill, 2017.

Frances R. Spielhagen, professor of education, wrote “Fabulae Caeceliae: Fabula II,” Royal Fireworks Press, 2017.

Sarah Uzelac, associate professor of psychology, wrote “Changing Beliefs and Attitudes about Birth in Preconceptive Young Women: Effectiveness of In-In-Depth, Direct Pedagogy” in the “Journal of Prenatal & Perinatal Psychology & Health,” 30(4), Summer 2016.

Nancy Von Rosk, associate professor of English, wrote “Looking Back at the Jazz Age: New Essays on the Literature and Legacy of an Iconic Decade,” by Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016.