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Faculty publications: December 2015 Updates

These works have been recently published or reported by Reynolda campus faculty:

Anderson, David R., Dennis J. Sweeney, Thomas A. Williams, Jeffery D. Camm, & James J. Cochran. (Business). An Introduction to Management Science: Quantitative Approaches to Decision Making, 14th ed. South-Western College Publishing. January 2015.

Anderson, David R., Dennis J. Sweeney, Thomas A. Williams, Jeffery D. Camm, & James J. Cochran. (Business). Quantitative Methods for Business, 13th ed. South-Western College Publishing. February 2015.

Esch, Gerald. (Biology). Ecological Parasitology: Reflections on 50 Years of Research in Aquatic Ecosystems. Wiley-Blackwell. December 2015.

Formisano, Luciano, Roberta Morosini, & Gale Sigal, Eds. (Romance Languages & English). Boccaccio Veneto: Settecento anni di incroci mediterranei a Venezia. Aracne editrice. October 2015.

Gandolfo, Elizabeth O’Donnell. (Divinity). The Power and Vulnerability of Love: A Theological Anthropology. Fortress Press. February 2015.

Meredith, Jack R., & Scott M. Shafer. (Business). Operations and Supply Chain Management for MBAs, 6th ed. Wiley. December 2015.

Rocklin, Joan M., Robert B. Rocklin, Christine Coughlin, & Sandy Patrick. (Law). An Advocate Persuades. Carolina Academic Press. December 2015.

Wilkinson, Betina Cutaia. (Politics & International Affairs) Partners or Rivals?: Power and Latino, Black, and White Relations in the Twenty-First Century. University of Virginia Press. November 2015.

Proposals funded: Beavers, Jayawickreme, Katula



Congratulations to Kristen Beavers, assistant professor of health and exercise science, whose proposal entitled “Effect of Exercise Modality During Weight Loss on Bone Health in Older Adults” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) under award number 1K01AG047921-01A1.



Eranda Jayawickreme


Congratulations to Eranda Jayawickreme, assistant professor of psychology, whose proposal entitled “Does Adversity Make Us Wiser Than Before? Beginning to Address a Foundational Question Through Deep Intergration” has been funded by the Templeton Foundation.



Jeff Katula


Congratulations to Jeffrey Katula, associate professor of health and exercise science, whose proposal entitled “HELP PD II” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and by [subaward/subcontract from] Wake Forest University Health Sciences (WFU funding agency).

Triad City Beat honors Gail Bretan, Justin Catanoso

Gail Bretan, the Director of Jewish Student Life, Wake Forest University, Monday, January 13, 2014.

Gail Bretan

Two members of the Wake Forest University community, Gail Bretan and Justin Catanoso, were among a group of 15 Triad residents recognized this week as 2016’s Citizens of the Triad.

Annually, Triad City Beat, a news organization in the area, recognizes people in the Winston-Salem/Greensboro/High Point area who “make culture and commerce, build relationships and play, and generally create a singular thread in this region we call the Triad.”

Wake Forest journalism professor Justin Catanoso talks about his work as the new director of the journalism program in Tribble Hall on Monday, October 3, 2011. Catanoso is a former newspaper editor.

Justin Catanoso

Bretan is recognized as director of Jewish Life at Wake Forest and as an active participant in several interfaith groups in Winston-Salem. She is a staff member in the Office of the Chaplain. Catanoso is recognized as a faculty member and director of the journalism program at Wake Forest, while maintaining an active career as a journalist (including often-traveling foreign correspondent).  Just recently, he travelled for the UN Climate Summits in Paris and Lima.

Kóczé speaks at Budapest conference on minority rights


Angéla Kóczé

Angéla Kóczé, visiting assistant professor in the Department of Women’s Gender, and Sexuality Studies, was one of the speakers, recently, at a conference focused on minority rights in the United States and in Europe.

The Central European University web site reported that Kóczé and other experts gathered in Budapest Dec. 7-8 for CEU’s conference called “Inside the Struggle: The U.S. Civil Rights Movement & the European Roma Rights Crisis.”

The conference juxtaposed the situation of Roma communities in Europe that face discrimination, violence and poverty with the U.S. civil rights movement’s successes and continued challenges.

Read more about the conference here.


Faculty publications: November 2015 updates

Amoureux, Jack L. (Politics & International Affairs). A Practice of Ethics for Global Politics: Ethical Reflexivity. Routledge. October 2015.


DeVotta, Neil, Ed. (Politics & International Affairs). An Introduction to South Asian Politics. Routledge. November 2015.


Wilson, Eric G. (English). How to Make a Soul: The Wisdom of John Keats. Northwestern University Press. November 2015.

New Unbroken Circle CD brings holiday cheer & supports local nonprofits

61xM+cRK+hL._SS280The Unbroken Circle, Wake Forest University’s multi-generational string band has released its debut bluegrass and old-time music album, “Songs from the Hearth.” The CD is available for $10 through Piano vs. Poverty, and the music is also available on iTunes.

Songs include bluegrass favorites like “Ridin’ That Midnight Train,” familiar folk tunes like “Shady Grove” and “The Erie Canal,” and gospel standards like “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” and “Will the Circle Be Unbroken.” Also featured on the album is a recitation of W.B. Yeats’ poem, “The Fiddler of Dooney,” by Wake Forest legend Ed Wilson.

Piano vs. Poverty will distribute one hundred percent of the proceeds it receives from the sale of the CD to charitable agencies working to alleviate the effects of poverty.

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Rowell named as ALA Emerging Leader

New faculty headshots during orientation, Wednesday, August 14, 2013. Chelcie Rowell, ZSR Library.

Chelcie Rowell, digital initiatives librarian at Z. Smith Reynolds Library, has been named to the American Libraries Association (ALA) Emerging Leader class of 2016.

This program is designed to enable library staff and information workers to participate in project planning work groups, network with peers, gain an inside look into ALA structure and have an opportunity to serve the profession in a leadership capacity early in their careers.

She is being sponsored by the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS).

Proposals funded: Kirkman, Messier, Mihalko

Congratulations to Ellen Kirkman, professor of mathematics, whose proposal entitled “A Study of Undergraduate Programs in the Mathematical and Statistical Sciences in the United States and the Publications of the Results” has been funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and by [subaward/subcontract from] American Mathematical Society (AMS) (WFU funding agency).


Congratulations to Steve Messier, professor of health and exercise science, whose proposal entitled “Strength Training and Arthritis Trial (START)” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) under award number 5R01AR059105-05.


Congratulations to Shannon Mihalko, associate professor of health and exercise science, whose proposal entitled “Predicting CV Injury and Events After Adjuvant and Neo-adjuvant Therapy for Breast Cancer” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) under award number 1R01CA199167-01 and by [subaward/subcontract from] Wake Forest University Health Sciences (WFU funding agency).

Faculty publications: October updates

Amoureux, Jack L., & Brent J. Steele, Eds. (Politics & International Affairs). Reflexivity and International Relations: Positionality, Critique, and Practice (New International Relations series). Routledge. October 2015.


Lanzoni, Rémi Fournier. (Romance Languages). French Cinema: From Its Beginnings to the Present, 2nd ed. Bloomsbury Academic. October 2015.


Miller, Christian B., R. Michael Furr, Angela Knobel, & William Fleeson, Eds. (Philosophy, Psychology, Psychology). Character: New Directions from Philosophy, Psychology, and Theology. Oxford University Press. October 2015.


Rahman, M. Raisur. (History). Locale, Everyday Islam, and Modernity: Qasbah Towns and Muslim Life in Colonial India. Oxford University Press. October 2015.

WGS service-learning class helps secure grant for El Buen Pastor

Wake Forest faculty headshots, Wednesday, August 28, 2013. Angela Kocze, Sociology.

Thanks in part to professor Angéla Kóczé’s service learning course, “Women Entrepreneurship: Innovation, Sustainability, and Social Responsibility,” El Buen Pastor Latino Community Services was recently awarded a grant for $24,500 from The Women’s Fund of Winston-Salem.

As part of the course, Kóczé’s students generate social change through entrepreneurship. Under her leadership, she and her students developed a grant proposal to help women in the El Buen Pastor community start their own businesses. The funds awarded by The Women’s Fund of Winston-Salem will provide support for training, workshops, networking, seed funding and hands-on experiences to an initial group of 10 women entrepreneurs.

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