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Mount Saint Mary College faculty and staff writers were honored recently.

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

Christine Berté, dean of the Mount’s School of Nursing, wrote “A School of Nursing and the Inaugural Dean: A Descriptive Case Study” in the Journal of Professional Nursing 37, 2021.

Colleen Fleming-Damon, assistant professor of Nursing, wrote “Development and Pilot Test of a Culturally Relevant Toolkit to Enhance Advance Care Planning with Chinese American Patients” in the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 62(3), 2021.

Michael L. Fox, assistant professor of Business Law and Business Graduate Program Coordinator, wrote “‘Zoom & Greet!” 2021’s Way to Meet, Network and Socialize at Annual Meeting and Beyond” in the 93 New York State Bar Association Journal vol. 20, January – February 2021.

Denise A. Garofalo, librarian for Systems and Catalog Services, wrote several poems, including “The Rock,” “Nature’s Promise,” and “Vigil,” that were published in Albany Poets in 2021. 

Dean Goldberg, professor of Digital Media and Film Studies, and Director of Communication, Art, and Digital Media, wrote “Location, Location, Location” in Student Filmmakers Magazine 16(1), 2021; and several short fiction pieces, including “Bubs,” “Salvatore Benedetto,” and “Old Bill Lee” in Albany Poets, 2021.

Sarah Maple, assistant professor of Religious Studies, wrote “Prayer: Sustaining the Interior Life of the Artist” in the book God is Beauty: A Retreat on the Gospel and Art, Theology of the Body Institute Press, 2021.

Alexis McBride, assistant professor of Education, wrote “Responding to the Call for Multi/Translingual Approaches to Writing Instruction: A Review of Recent Post-Secondary Translanguaging Studies” in the Journal of College Reading and Learning, 51(4), 2021.

Steven Minard, adjunct instructor of Social Sciences, wrote Ethics and Ethical Decision Making in the Criminal Justice System, Kendall Hunt Publishing Company, 2021.

Sr. Cecilia Murray, OP, adjunct instructor of Religious Studies, wrote “Dominican Monasteries: Ever Ancient, Ever New” in the book Preaching with Their Lives: Dominicans on Mission in the United States After 1850, Fordham University Press, 2021.

Thuy Linh Nguyen, associate professor of History, wrote “Coal Mining, Forest Management, and Deforestation in French Colonial Vietnam,” Environmental History, 26(2), 2021; a Book review: Maintenir l’ordre aux confins de l’Empire: Pirates, trafiquants et rebelles entre Chine et Viet Nam, 1895-1940 by Johann Gremont, in the Journal of Vietnamese Studies 16(4), 2021; and another book review: The Colonial Life of Pharmaceuticals: Medicines and Modernity in Vietnam by Laurence Monnais, in Canadian Bulletin of Medical History, 38(S1), 2021.

Bernadette O’Halloran, assistant professor of Nursing, wrote “Strengthening Critical Thinking Skills in Associate Degree Nursing Students Through Combined Pedagogies of Concept Mapping Using the Nursing Process and Simulation” in Nursing Education Perspectives, 2021.

Kathleen Pecoraro, School of Nursing Chair, wrote “How Social Determinants of Health Affect Covid-19 Morbidity and Mortality” in Nursing2021, 51(5), 2021.

Priscilla L. Sagar, professor emerita of Nursing, wrote “Nurses on Boards: Are We Seated Yet?" in the Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 32(5), 2021; and “Older Adults Are Left Behind with the Vaccine Administration Management System,” The Hill, February 27, 2021.

Marie-Therese Sulit, associate professor of English and director of the Mount’s Honors Program, wrote “Creating a Space for Empathy – and the Difficulty Therein” in The Journal for Research and Practice in College Teaching, 6(2), 2021.

Nancy Von Rosk, professor of English, wrote “‘Granite Outcroppings but Half-Emerged from the Soil’: Using Ethan Frome in a Gateway Course for the English Major” in the book Teaching Edith Wharton’s Major Novels and Short Fiction, Palgrave Macmillan, 2021.

The Mount Faculty Library Committee of 2021-22 consisted of Kathleen Pecoraro, School of Nursing Chair, Vivian Milczarski, Kaplan Family Library director; Linda Kelly, School of Nursing; Douglas Robinson, Jr., Division of Natural Sciences; and Anthony Scardillo, School of Business.


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