In a recent celebration of faculty accomplishments, Northeastern University College of Professional Studies Dean John LaBrie recognized the College’s faculty for their “greatest scholarly accomplishment – teaching” as well as their many contributions as scholar-practitioners.
College of Professional Studies faculty members were recognized for their accomplishments in five categories for their work over the past 12 months. Those categories are: authorship of books, book chapters, and publications, the award of grants for teaching and research, and service. The College recognized academic and professional leadership and service on advisory panels, commissions and boards in the fields of education, business and public policy, as well as service on the editorial board of scholarly journals.
Following are the College of Professional Studies faculty recognized for 2011-2012:
Harvey Shapiro, Educational Theory and Jewish Studies in Conversation: From Volozhin to Buczacz, Lexington Books, forthcoming December 2012.
Polly Attwood, “Learning in Discomfort” in Excursions and Recursions Through Power, Privilege, and Praxis, Information Age Publishing Inc., forthcoming 2012.
Elisabeth Bennett, R.D. Blanchard, and G.L. Fernandez, “Knowledge Sharing in Academic Medical Centers: Exploring the Nexus of Higher Education and Workforce Development” in Encyclopedia of E-Leadership, Training, and Counseling, IGI Global, 2012.
Elisabeth Bennett, “Informal Adult Learning in Simulated and Virtual Environments” in Gaming and Simulations: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications, IGI Global, 2011.
Sara Ewell, H. Coffee, and K. Moore, “Service Is the Rent We Pay: Theory and Practice of Pre-Service Education” in Exploring Cultural Dynamics and Tensions Within Service Learning, Information Age Publishing, 2011.
Francesca Grippa and M. De Maggio, “An Integrated Methodology to Detect the Evolution of Virtual Organizational Communities” in Virtual Community Building and the Information Society: Current and Future Directions, Information Science Reference, 2012.
Francesca Grippa, M. De Maggio, and A. Corallo, “Observing the Evolution of a Learning Community Using Social Network Analysis” in Social Networking and Community Behavior Modeling: Qualitative and Quantitative Measures, IGI Global, 2012.
Leslie Hitch and Nancy Richmond, “Are Social Networking Sites Really Robust Learning Environments in Disguise?” in Responsabilidad Social Universitaria 2.0, NETBIBLO, S.L., 2012.
Elizabeth Mahler, “Midlife Work Role Transitions: Generativity and Learning in 21st Century Careers” in The Oxford Handbook of Reciprocal Adult Development and Learning (2nd ed.), Oxford University Press, 2011.
Liliana Meneses, “Memory, Language, and Identity: The Search for Self” in Writing Out of Limbo, Cambridge Scholar Publications, 2011.
Grants for Teaching and Research
Assistant Academic Specialist,
Graduate Education Programs
College of Professional Studies
Co-Principal Investigator, Micky Cokely
Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education
U.S. Department of Education
Connect to Learning (C2L)
Assistant Academic Specialist,
Graduate Education Programs
College of Professional Studies
Co-Principal Investigator: David Szabla
University of Maryland University College’s Faculty Research Program
Developing Intercultural Competence Through Online Undergraduate Instruction: A Pre- and Post-Test Study
Elisabeth Bennett, “A Four-Part Model of Informal Learning: Extending Schugurensky’s Conceptual Model,” Proceedings of the Adult Education Research Conference, Saratoga Springs, NY: AERC, June 2012.
Elisabeth Bennett, “Virtual HRD Spotlight: ePortfolios Are Not Just for Higher Education,” AHRD Digest, Digital: Academy of Human Resource Development, 2012.
Elisabeth Bennett, R.D. Blanchard, and G.L. Fernandez, “Facilitating Self-Reflection and Experiential Learning in Medical Education: The Critical Role of Post-Simulation Debriefing,” Proceedings of the 2012 Academy of Human Resource Development Research Conference in the Americas, Denver: AHRD, March 2012.
Elisabeth Bennett, R.D. Blanchard, and K.T. Hinchey, “AM Last Page: Application of Knowles’ Andragogy to Resident Teaching,” Academic Medicine, 87:1, 2012.
Elisabeth Bennett, T.C. Campfield, M.P. Picchioni, and R.D. Blanchard, “The Interpersonal Impact of a Two-Year Hybrid Longitudinal Curriculum,” Proceedings of the 2012 Northeast Group on Educational Affairs, Boston: NEGEA, March 2012.
Elisabeth Bennett, W. Huang, J. Stanigar, P. Roberts, R. McWhorter, H. Hann, and D. Chapman, “‘Face’ing the Music: Metaphors and Symbols about the Meaning of Social Media and Technology in the 21st Century,” Proceedings of the 2012 Academy of Human Resource Development Research Conference in the Americas, Denver: AHRD, March 2012.
Elisabeth Bennett and R.R. McWhorter, “Facilitating Transition from Higher Education to the Workforce: A Literature Review of Eportfolios as Virtual Human Resource Development,” Proceedings of the 2012 Academy of Human Resource Development Research Conference in the Americas, Denver: AHRD, March 2012.
Elisabeth Bennett, R.R. McWhorter, and H.Z. Sankey, “Electronic Portfolios: Technology Innovations in Graduate Medical Education and Across the Medical Education Continuum,” Proceedings of the 2012 Northeast Group on Educational Affairs, Boston: NEGEA, March 2012.
Elisabeth Bennett, R.R. McWhorter, and H.Z. Sankey, “Eportfolios as Virtual HRD: A Review of Literature and Analysis of a Tool in a Graduate Medical Education Program,” Proceedings of the 2012 Academy of Human Resource Development Research Conference in the Americas, Denver: AHRD, March 2012.
Elisabeth Bennett, M.P. Picchioni, T.C. Campfield, and R.D. Blanchard, “The Feasibility of a Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship,” Proceedings of the 2012 Northeast Group on Education Affairs, Boston: NEGEA, March 2012.
Elisabeth Bennett, J. Sackey, M.A. Blanco, A. Chi, F.C. Perea, D. Sepulveda, E. Reardon, and K. Varaklis, “Promoting Innovation and Scholarship in Cultural Competency and Diversity Education,” Proceedings of the 2012 Northeast Group on Educational Affairs, Boston: NEGEA, March 2012.
Kelly J. Conn, P. Breitinger, S.M. Fernandes, L. Fishman, P. Khairy, M.J. Landzberg, P. Melvin, J. O’Sullivan-Oliveira, G.S. Sawicki, M. Takahashi, R. Williams, and S. Ziniel, “Referral Patterns and Perceived Barriers to Adult Congenital Heart Disease Care: Results of a Survey of U.S. Pediatric Cardiologists,” Journal of the American College of Cardiology, March 2012.
Neenah Estrella-Luna, “Latinos and Environmental Consciousness,” Encyclopedia of Latino Issues Today, forthcoming 2013.
Neenah Estrella-Luna, “Book Review: Remaking Boston—An Environmental History of the City and Its Surroundings,” Northeast Geographer, December 2011.
Gerson Goldberg, K. Jervis, and A. Cutting, “Rights, Needs, and Equality of Opportunity for Health Care: A Financial Analysis of Morality,” Accounting and the Public Interest, January 2012.
Gerson Goldberg, K. Jervis, and A. Cutting, “Inner-City Hospital Closures: Financial Decision or Impediment to Access?,” Journal of Health Care Finance, Spring 2012.
Gerson Goldberg, “Pre-Crisis Determinants of U.S. Bank Charter Values,” Academy of Banking Studies Journal, 10:2, 2011.
Gerson Goldberg, R. Fortin, and G. Roth, “Bank Charter Value Determinants During the 2008 Financial Crisis,” Journal of Finance and Accountancy, December 2011.
Francesca Grippa, P.A. Gloor, J.C. Bucuvalas, and M. Palazzolo, “Supporting Development Efforts of Clinical Care Teams,” International Journal of Organisational Design and Engineering, 2:2, 2012.
Margaret DeLaney Gorman Kirchoff, “Lessons from the Land of OZ: An Empirical Case Study of a U.S. Financial Services Firm Amidst Transformational Change Effort and Leadership’s Role in Fostering Knowledge Creation Capability,” Proceedings of the Academy of Management’s Organizational Learning Knowledge and Capabilities Conference, Valencia: April 25–27, 2012, and Dublin: September 6–7, 2012.
Fred Lopez, N. Berezkina, and I. Leipunsky, “Gas-Adsorption Indicator Method for NDT and Surface Characterization; American Society for Testing of Materials (ASTM) International,” Journal of Materials Performance and Characterization, July 2012.
Raymond McCarthy, The MassTEC Express, a bimonthly e-newsletter that publishes original articles on hands-on, minds-on problem-based learning; 2012–present.
Cristine McMartin-Miller, T. Silva, V. Jayne, and C. Pelaez-Morales, “Scholarship on L2 Writing in 2010: A Year in Review,” SLW News, December 2011.
Liliana Meneses, “Reconceptualizing ‘Internationalization,’” Distance Higher Education Business Research Yearbook, 19:1, 2012.
Harvey Shapiro, “Revisiting Deconstructive Pedagogy: Testifying to Iterability ‘at once, aussi sec,’” Philosophy of Education Society Yearbook, forthcoming 2012.
Harvey Shapiro, “Fusing and Defusing Horizons in ‘Teaching as Translation,’” Philosophy of Education Society Yearbook, 2011.
Harvey Shapiro, “Double-Voice in S.Y. Agnon’s ‘The Outcast’ (Hanidah· ): Overtures to a Developing Style,” Journal of Modern Jewish Studies, 10:2, 2011.
Harvey Shapiro, “Multivocal Narrative and the Teacher as Narrator: The Case of Agnon’s ‘Two Scholars Who Were In Our Town,’” Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies, 29:4, 2011.
Paul Woolridge, “Lionel Trilling and the Periodical Imagination,” American Periodicals, forthcoming 2013.
·Board Member, Editorial Board of Directors, Amoskeag, a national literary journal, Southern New Hampshire University, 2011–2012.
·Member, Association of Authentic Experiential and Evidence-Based Learning Research Committee, 2012–present.
·Associate Editor, International Review Board, Higher Education Teaching and Learning Journal, 2012–2015.
Jane C. Edmonds
·Board Member, International Leadership Association, 2013–2014.
·Board Member, Lahey Clinic Foundation Board of Trustees, 2012–2015.
·Board Member, Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries Board, 2012–2015.
·Advisory Board Member, Color of Water Project, Mass Global Action, Boston, 2012–present.
·Principal Investigator, East Boston Community Alliance, East Boston, 2012–present.
·Consultant, East Boston Initiative, East Boston, 2011–present.
·President, Alternatives for Community and Environment (ACE), Boston, 2011–present.
·Board Chair, Alternatives for Community and Environment (ACE), Boston, 2009–present.
Margaret Delaney Gorman Kirchoff
·Board Member, Advisory Board/Conference Planning Group and Pre-Conference Workshop Organizer for Research Methods, Organizational Learning Knowledge Capabilities Research Conference, Washington, D.C., April 25–27, 2013.
·Invited Faculty Scholar, Academy of Management, 15th Annual “Cognition in the Rough” Workshop designed to help participants develop research ideas for dissertation or publication, Boston, August 4, 2012.
·Founding Member of the Board of Trustees, Association for Authentic, Experiential, and Evidence-Based Learning, 2009–present.
·Member, Finance Committee, Association for Authentic, Experiential, and Evidence-Based Learning, 2011–present.
·Member, Annual Conference Program Committee, Association for Authentic, Experiential, and Evidence-Based Learning, 2012–present.
·Member, Northeast Regional Conference Program Committee, Association for Authentic, Experiential, and Evidence-Based Learning, 2011–12.
·Arts in Education Proposal Review Panelist, National Endowment for the Arts, November 29–December 2, 2011.
·Reviewer, Bedford/St. Martin’s, revised editions of two books on learning with ePortfolios, Portfolio Keeping and Portfolio Teaching; advised development of the publisher’s ePortfolio Initiative, 2012.
·Presenter, “21st Century Fluencies: What Students Need to Live, Learn, and Lead in the Digital Realm,” invited presentation given to the faculty of Framingham State University, sponsored by the McAuliffe Center for Education and Teaching Excellence, 2012.
·Member, Advisory Committee for “Innovations in Learning: Seeking Evidence of Impact,” Educause Learning Initiative, 2011.
·Member, Advisory Group, National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education, Brandeis University, 2011–12.
·President, Massachusetts Technology Education/Engineering Collaborative (MassTEC), 2009–present.
·Active Member, Governor’s STEM Council Diversity Sub-Committee for Annual STEM Summit, 2010–present.
·Member, Board of Commissioners, Commission on Sports Management Accreditation (COSMA), 2012–2015.
·Active Secretary, Midwest Association of Language Testers (MwALT).
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