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October 2017

 

Student Achievement 

 

HISTORY

Aaron Flomo was awarded a position in the Multicultural/Historically Black Institution Visitation Program at Purdue University. His faculty mentor is Dr. Agnes Odinga.

 

SOCIAL WORK

Tiffany Breckenridge and Michele McKinley published an article with Dr. Chris Black-Hughes titled, “HIV/AIDS orphans in South Africa: NGO interventions supporting transitions to alternative care,” in International Social Work, September 2017.  

 

Faculty and Department Highlights 

 

ECONOMICS

Atrayee Ghosh Roy discussed a paper titled, “Laboratory Federalism and the Smart City Concept: Governance of Efficient Development of Municipalities in Multilevel Systems with Interjurisdictional Competition and Grants,” by Dr. Andre Heinemann, at the Western Economic Association Conference, San Diego, CA, June 26, 2017.

Atrayee Ghosh Roy chaired a session titled, “Public Finance and an Aging Society,” at the Western Economic Association Conference, San Diego, CA, June 27, 2017

Atrayee Ghosh Roy presented a paper titled, “Infrastructure Investment and the Indian Economy,” at the Western Economic Association Conference, San Diego, CA, June 26, 2017.

Ishuan Li was named member of eAIR Advisory Group for the Association for Institutional Research (AIR).

 

GEOGRAPHY

Fei Yuan and Jose Lopez published an article with colleagues, titled, “Forestation in Puerto Rico, 1970s to Present,” in the Journal of Geography and Geology, 2017.

 

GOVERNMENT

Tom Inglot was an invited international guest speaker at the Conference of the Institute of Social Policy, University of Warsaw, Poland, on September 20, 2017. 

 

SOCIAL WORK

The Department of Social Work received a four year, $399,900 Federal Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training grant. This grant will address the regional need for access to behavioral health services in southern Minnesota. Twenty-four MSW students will have access to stipends, behavioral health internships, enhanced curriculum, and trainings/ conferences on behavioral health practice in rural settings. 

 

SOCIOLOGY & CORRECTIONS

Afroza Anwary wrote a paper titled, “Globalization and Women Factory Workers: Analyzing Women's Autonomy using Post-Structuralist Feminist Lens,” that was accepted for publication in Generos: A Multidisciplinary Journal of Gender Studies.

Carol Glasser wrote an article published in Capitalism and Animal Oppression, tiled, “The ABC’s of Vivisection: Animals (Nonhuman), Brutality, and Capitalism,” 2017. 

Carol Glasser wrote an article in Surviving Sexism in Academia: Strategies for Feminist Leadership, titled, “Cat Called in the Cafeteria: Managing and Teaching through Sexism from Students,” 2017.

 

URBAN AND REGIONAL STUDIES INSTITUTE

Raymond Asomani-Boateng has been appointed to the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Innovation and Sustainable Development

Raymond Asomani-Boateng presented a paper on The Planning and Development of British Colonial City Of Accra, Ghana, at the II International Conference on African Urban Planning held at the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, University of Lisbon, Portugal.

Raymond Asomani-Boateng chaired the session on Learning from African Urban Planning at the II International Conference on African Urban Planning held at the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, University of Lisbon, Portugal.