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Dr. Marat Akopian

Dr. Marat Akopian, visiting assistant professor of political science, and co-author Dr. Regina Akopian submitted the paper proposal “When Ideals and Ideas Exclude: Re-assessment of French National Identity since the Late Middle Ages,” for the upcoming 24th ASN Annual Convention at Harriman Institute, Columbia University.

Dr. Robert M. Anthony

Dr. Robert M. Anthony, associate professor of sociology, studies the effects of urbanization on political change in the developing world and has published research in leading urban studies journals including Cities and Urban Affairs Review. His most recent research article, “Forced Urbanization,” appears in the current issue of Urban Studies.

Dr. Larry Z. Daily

Dr. Larry Z. Daily, associate professor of psychology, had his paper, “Towards a definition of ‘hobby’: An empirical test of a proposed operational definition of the word hobby,” published in the Journal of Occupational Science in August https://doi.org/10.1080/14427591.2018.1463286.

Dr. Arnetta Fletcher

Dr. Arnetta Fletcher, visiting assistant professor of family and consumer sciences, was appointed to the Maryland Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Board of Directors in June. Fletcher organized a segment of the Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America’s Leadership Conference.

Dr. Samuel Greene

Dr. Samuel Greene, assistant professor of political science and global studies, published a new book, Pathological Counterinsurgency: How Flawed Thinking about Elections Leads to Counterinsurgency Failure, and gave a related presentation on counterinsurgency and flawed strategy at The Strategy Bridge: Carlisle Strategy Sessions in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Chiquita Howard-Bostic

Dr. Chiquita Howard-Bostic, associate professor of sociology and chair of the Department of Sociology and Geography, was honored at the State University of New York at Buffalo on October 25 at the Arthur O. Eve Educational Opportunity Program Honors Convocation. She was selected as the 2018 Distinguished Alumna.

Dr. Lindsey Levitan

Dr. Lindsey Levitan, associate professor of psychology, co-authored a chapter with Dr. Chiquita Howard-Bostic—Howard-Bostic, C., Cobian, C., Levitan, L. C., and Robbins, J. (2018), A Program to Combat Harassment against Women: Consideration for Implementation at the University, M. Sapucia and D. Andrade (eds.), Women’s Rights: International Studies on Gender Roles and Its Influence on Human Rights (pp. 97-128), Erechim, Rio Grande do Sul- Brazil: Editora Deviant.

Dr. Stephanie Slocum-Schaffer

Dr. Stephanie A. Slocum-Schaffer, associate professor of political science and co-coordinator of gender and women’s studies, gave an invited lecture to a group of civic and political leaders from Cameroon in Washington, D.C. The presentation was organized by the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program.