Faculty News Archive

Johnson named emerging leader of counseling association

David Johnson, assistant professor of counseling, was named an emerging leader of the Association for Humanistic Counseling for the 2018-19 academic year. His year-long term will begin in July 2018.

During that year, he will collaborate with the association leadership, participate in an annual conference and assist the association in various ways.

The Association for Humanistic Counseling is on of the four divisions of the American Counseling Association.

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Staff and faculty milestones, March 2018

See a list of staff and faculty milestones for March 2018:

1 Year

Benjamin Curtis Baker; Operations Asst & Video Coord; Athletics: Football
Blair Bocook; Assistant Director; Int’l Students & Scholars
Melvyn H Brown; Online Programs Coordinator; Teaching & Learning Collaborative
Anna Marie Carr; HR Coordinator; Human Resources
Jamie M Costello; Manager, Accounting; Financial Services
Candra Howell; Recruiting Asst – Fellowship; Athletics: Football
Stephen Brooks Irvin; Advanced Practice Provider; Student Health Service
Maxwell Cain Messinger; Chief Scientist; Biology
Julie N Pechanek; Administrative Assistant; Classical Languages
Robert McCurdy Smith; Director, IT Infrastructure; IS: Administration
Ethan Walgran; Help Desk Service Consultant; Law: Information Technology

5 Years

Tanya Zanish-Belcher; Director; Library-ZSR
John Corbet Bowers; Director; IS: Administration
Jason P. Bunthoff; Multimedia Manager; WFUSB-Information Services
Sharon Kathleen Elam; Turndown Attendant; Graylyn: Rooms
Amy C. Fleet; Dir, Hospitality & Spec Events; Athletics: Special Events
Kathleen Ingram Garber; Alumni Comm Specialist; Advancement: Alumni Services
Karleigh Joy King; Project Coordinator; Advancement: Law School Development
Ellen Elisabeth Meachum; Reporting Analyst; Registrar’s Office
Patrick John Sweeney; Director; WFUSB-Faculty Resource Dept

10 Years

Anne E. Davenport; Director, Tax; Financial Services
Jeffrey K. Gaither; Preventative Maintenance Coord; FACS: Support Services

20 Years

Theodore H. Johnson; Analyst & Programmer IV; IS: Administration
Wendy W. Logan; Associate Director; Campus Life Finance & Operations
Charles Daniel Wright; User Tech Support Analyst IV; IS: Administration

25 Years

Joseph L. Bolt; General Superintendent; FACS: Construction
Scott A. Frazier; Assistant Director; FACS: Maintenance & Utilities Oper.
Benny R. O’Neal; Foreman; FACS: Construction

Faculty, staff books

Furr, R. Michael. (Psychology). Psychometrics: An Introduction, 3rd ed. December 2017.

 Goldschmidt, Tyron, & Kenneth L. Pearce, Eds. (Philosophy). Idealism: New Essays in Metaphysics. Oxford. February 2018.

Pasquarelli, Susan Lee; Robert A. Cole; & Michael J. Tyson, Eds. (Center for Global Programs and Studies). Passport to Change: Designing Academically Sound, Culturally Relevant, Short-Term, Faculty-Led Study Abroad Programs. Stylus Publishing. December 2017.

Trachtenberg, Barry. (History). The United States and the Nazi Holocaust: Race, Refuge, and Remembrance (Perspectives on the Holocaust series). Bloomsbury Academic. February 2018.

Lemke, Christiane, & Helga A. Welsh. (Politics & International Affairs). Germany Today: Politics and Policies in a Changing World (Europe Today series). Rowman & Littlefield. December 2017.

Proposals funded: Jayawickreme, Kim-Shapiro, Carroll, Salsbury, Williams

Congratulations to Eranda Jayawickreme, assistant professor of psychology, whose proposal entitled “Strengthening Character Through Challenge and Failure” has been funded by the John Templeton Foundation and by (subaward/subcontract from) Arizona State University.

Congratulations to Daniel Kim-Shapiro, professor of physics, whose proposal entitled “Antidote for inhaled CO poisoning based on mutationally engineered neuroglobin” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and by (subaward/subcontract) the University of Pittsburgh.

Congratulations to David Carroll, professor of physics, whose proposal entitled “Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy for Accelerating Peripheral Nerve Regeneration and Preserving Neuromuscular Junctions” has been funded by the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP) and by (subaward/subcontract from) WFU Health Sciences.

Congratulations to Fred Salsbury, associate professor of physics, whose proposal entitled “Computational Biosciences Support” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and by (subaward/subcontract from) WFU Health Sciences.

Congratulations to Richard Williams, professor of physics, whose proposal entitled “Improvement of Scintillators mainly Experimental WFU subcontract from Lawrence Berkeley National Lab” has been funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and by (subaward/subcontract from) the University of California.

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Professor Emeritus William Hottinger

This announcement was emailed to faculty and staff on Feb. 28 by Wake Forest Communications and External Relations:

We are saddened to announce that William (Bill) Hottinger, professor emeritus of health and exercise science, died Feb. 19.

A celebration of life will be held at 2:30 p.m. on June 10 at Wait Chapel.  An obituary appeared Feb. 28 in the Winston-Salem Journal.

Professor Hottinger joined the Wake Forest faculty in 1970.  He retired in 1996.  He chaired the Department of Health and Exercise Science from 1974 to 1990.

We grieve Professor Hottinger’s death and extend our condolences to his family and friends, as well as those at Wake Forest who had the opportunity to know him.

Wake Forest offers support and counseling services for all students, faculty and staff.  The Counseling Center may be reached at 336-758-5273, the Chaplain’s Office at 336-758-5210.  For faculty and staff, there is also the Employee Assistance Program at 336-716-5493.