Publications, compositions, and other contributions to their fields

Publications, compositions, and other contributions to their fields

Some of the noteworthy works by Wagner College faculty during 2012–13 included:

Mohammad Alauddin, chemistry, and his students Elena Stekolchik ’12, Taylor Wheaton ’09, Melanie Valencia ’12, and other co-authors, published results from their study of selenium supplements to combat arsenic toxicity among patients in rural Bangladesh, in Understanding the Geological and Medical Interface of Arsenic (CRC Press, 2012).

book coverSusan Bernardo, English, is editor of Environments in Science Fiction: Essays on Alternative Spaces (McFarland, 2014).

Karen DeMoss, education, authored “Educational Expectations and Aspirations” in Sociology of Education: An A-to-Z Guide (Sage, 2013).

Miles Groth, psychology, contributed “Men’s Magazines” and “Scopophilia” to the Encyclopedia of Gender in Media (Sage, 2012).

John Esser, sociology, Lily McNair, provost, and Richard Guarasci, president, published “Staying Alive with the Wagner Plan: How to Keep a New First-Year Program Thriving Fifteen Years Out” in The College Curriculum: A Reader (Peter Lang, 2013).

Peg Horan, business, co-authored “Strategies for Reducing the Alternative Minimum Tax Liability” in The CPA Journal, March 2013.

Ann Hurley, English, lectured on early women writers at Ben-Gurion University in Israel last summer.

Richard LaRocca, business, published “Assessing the Political and Socio-Economic Impact of Corruption Among Nations,” International Journal of Information Systems and Social Change, 2013.

Wari Lords of the Ancient Andes book coverGordon McEwan, anthropology, published “The Wari Built Environment” in Wari: Lords of the Ancient Andes (Thames & Hudson, 2012).

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Laurence Nolan, psychology, published “Shared Urges? The Links Between Drugs of Abuse, Eating and Body Weight” in Current Obesity Reports (2013).

Horst Onken, biology, co-authored articles about his research on crustaceans and mosquitoes in Frontiers in Physiology and Journal of Insect Physiology in 2012.

Brian Palestis, biology, co-authored articles about his research on terns in Waterbirds in 2012.

Michele Pawk, theater, can be heard on the original cast recording of Giant (Ghostlight Records), a new musical based on the novel by Edna Ferber, with music and lyrics by Michael John LaChiusa.

Felicia Ruff, theater, published “The Transgressive Prop; or, The E(a)rnest Signifer” in Wilde Discoveries (University of Toronto Press, 2013).

David Schulenberg, music, performed a concert series of J. S. Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier at Taylor House in Boston in 2013.

Jennifer Toth, art, had solo shows at the Soho20 Gallery and the Blue Mountain Gallery in Manhattan in 2012.

Visual Experience book coverMark Wagner, psychology, authored a chapter in Visual Experience: Sensation, Cognition, and Constancy (Oxford UP, 2012).

Roger Wesby’s, music, new work diss-FUNK-shun, commissioned by the North/South Consonance Orchestra, was premiered in November 2013.