Faculty/Staff Accomplishments – August 2019

In this issue we celebrate the accomplishments of faculty and staff in business, history, human environmental sciences, the Meredith Autism Program, music, and psychology. 

Meredith Autism Program Director Kathryn Dove’s book, Warm November, has been published. The book is a collection of poetry dedicated to the families of exceptional children with whom Dove has worked for the past two decades. Warm November is available on Amazon in paperback and Kindle editions.

Assistant Professor of Marketing Lisa Monahan has had two articles accepted for publication. She is the co-author of “Exploring the Processing of Product Returns from a Complex Adaptive Systems Perspective,” forthcoming at the International Journal Logistics Management, and “Product Efficacy Implications of Framing White Space in Advertising,” forthcoming at the Journal of Consumer Marketing.

Assistant Professor of History Amy O’Keefe presented a paper, “From ‘Stooping to Conquer’ to a Filial Christ: Variations of Fulfilment Theology among Missionaries and Church Leaders in China,” at the meeting of the Yale-Edinburgh Group on the History of the Missionary Movement and World Christianity on June 28.

Assistant Professor of Psychology Betty-Shannon Prevatt presented a symposium, Engaging and Energizing Students by Bringing Technology and Research into the Classroom, with colleagues from NC State at the Eastern Teaching of Psychology (ETOP) Conference, held in June in Staunton, Va.

In July, Director of Instrumental Activities Jim Waddelow collaborated with alumnae Carrie Henderson, ’11, and Myriah Luke, ’17, and student Krista Wiese, ’22, at the inaugural Meredith/ Durham County Orchestra camp. The week-long camp was held at Riverside High School and drew 46 students from across the Triangle.

Associate Professor of Human Environmental Sciences Eunyoung Yang presented three designs in a juried gallery exhibition at the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Annual Conference and Expo in St. Louis, MO on June 25, 2019.  The design works presented were a series of textile and garment designs using indigo dyes.  These designs were created during her sabbatical leave in Fall 2018. One of the designs is also accepted for a juried exhibition at the International Textiles and Apparel Association conference in October 2019.

Melyssa Allen

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