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The following professional accomplishments represent work done in 2009. Click on faculty names to view individual profiles.

Katherine A. Adelsberger
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies

  • Adelsberger, K.A., and Smith, J.R., "Desert Pavement Development and Landscape Stability on the Eastern Libyan Plateau, Egypt." Geomorphology, v. 107, p. 178-194. (2009)
  • Kleindienst, M.R., Smith, J.R., and Adlesberger, K.A. "The Kharga Oasis Prehistory Project (KOPP, 2008 Field Season: PART I." Geoarchaeology and Pleistocene Prehistory: Nyame Akuma, v. 71, p. 18-30. (2009)
  • Adelsberger, K.A. and Smith, J.R., "Iron-Rich Deposits from Extinct Springs: Formation, Modern Analogs and Archaeological Significance." Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 41, No. 7, p. 436. (2009)


Caesar Akuetey
Associate Professor of Modern Languages

  • Memories of Saint Paul's Secondary School, University Press of the South Inc., New Orleans, LA, 2009.


David Amor
Instructor, Journalism & AnSo

  • "Health Care Should Provide for Fundamental Needs." Invited opinion column. Register-Mail and Galesburg.com August 19, 2009.
  • "Democracy Requires Respect." Submitted opinion column. Register-Mail and Galesburg.com. September 26, 2009.


Diana Beck
Professor of Educational Studies

  • Schroth, S.T., Helfer, J.A., Beck, D.L., Gonshorek, D.O., Witzke, A.N., O‘Brien, E.I., Kauffman, C.R., LaRosa, D.M., Carlin, S.E., & Dooley, M.D. "Multiple Intelligences in Action: Undergraduate Perspectives on Gardner." Conceptual Foundations, 12(2), 20.21. (2009)
  • Schroth, S.T., Helfer, J.A., Beck, D.L., Latshaw, K.M., & Bahr, Z.A. "Gifted Education in China: A Transition Toward Student-Centered Instruction." Gifted Education Press Quarterly, 23(3), 2-7. (2009)


Monica Berlin
Assistant Professor of English

  • "Measure By Hand." New Orleans Review 34.2 (April 2009).
  • "What My Body Did" and "If Only Disappearing." Fourteen Hills 15.1 (April 2009).
  • "Triple Elegy." Rhino (April 2009).
  • "Another Ice Age." Tammy 1.1 (April 2009).


Neil Blackadder
Professor of Theatre

  • Translator. Igor Bauersima and Rejane Desvignes, Tattoo, (from German) published in TheatreForum: An International Journal of Innovative Performance 35 (2009), with his introduction, "Art and Morality: The Plays of Igor Bauersima and Réjane Desvignes."
  • Translator. Margareth Obexer, The Lovers (Die Liebenden), (from German) commissioned by publisher Hartmann & Stauffacher for Obexer‘s residency at Dartmouth College, spring 2009.
  • Translator. The Sexual Neuroses of our Parents (Die Sexuellen Neurosen unserer Eltern), Lukas Bärfuss´ play, (from German), produced at Luna Playhouse, Glendale, CA, August 2009.


David Bunde
Assistant Professor of Computer Science

  • "Power-Aware Scheduling for Makespan and Flow." Journal of Scheduling 12(5): 489-500, 2009.


Elizabeth Carlin-Metz
Professor of Theatre

  • Director/Producer. The Night Season: Vitalist Theatre Chicago premiere.


Andrew J. W. Civettini
Assistant Professor of Political Science

  • Civettini, Andrew J.W. and Redlawsk, David P. "Voters, Emotions, and Memory." Political Psychology, 30:125-151. (2009)


Craig Choma
Associate Professor of Theatre

  • Scenic Design, Scenic Artist, Technical Direction, Night Season, Vitalist Theatre Company, Chicago, IL.


Mary Crawford
Associate Professor of Chemistry

  • Mehl, Andy, Crawford, Mary, & Zhang, Lei. "Determination of Myoglobin Stability by Circular Dichroism Spectroscopy: Classic and Modern Data Analysis." Journal of Chemical Education. (2009)


Jeremy Day-O'Connell
Assistant Professor of Music

  • "Debussy, Pentatonicism, and the Tonal Tradition." Music Theory Spectrum 3 1/2 225-61. (Fall 2009)


Sarah Day-O'Connell
Assistant Professor of Music

  • "Watches without Pockets: Singing about Time in a London Drawing Room, circa 1800," in Cliff Eisen, ed., Coll'astuzia. Col giudizio: Essays in Honor of Neal Zaslaw (Ann Arbor: Steglein, 2009).
  • "The Composer, the Surgeon, His Wife, and Her Poems: Haydn and the Anatomy of the English Canzonetta." Eighteenth-Century Music 6/1 (2009): 77-112.


Nancy Eberhardt
Professor of Anthropology/Sociology

  • "Rite of Passage or Ethnic Festival? Shan Buddhist Novic Ordinations in Northern Thailand." Contemporary Buddhism, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 51-63. (2009)


R. Lance Factor
George Appleton Lawrence Distinguished Service Professor of Philosophy

  • Chapel in the Sky Knox College's Old Main and Its Masoni Architect, Northern Illinois Press, Dec. 2009


Stephen C. Fineberg
Szold Distinguished Service Professor of Classics

  • "Hephaestus on Foot in the Ceramicus" Transactions of the American Philological Association 139.2, 273-322. (2009)


Gina Franco
Associate Professor of English

  • "Gorging on Light: Reading Emmy Perez‟s 'When Evening Becomes Stellar.'" Latino Poetry Review. (2009).
  • "Where Shall I Exit and How?" Tuesday; an Art Project. (2009)


Gregory Gilbert
Associate Professor of Art

  • Touched by the Hands of God: Michelangelo‟s Models, Figge Art Museum (exhibition catalog), (2009)
  • Beyond Fifteen Minutes of Fame: Andy Warhol‟s Photographic Legacy, Augustana College Art Museum. (exhibition catalog), 2009


Kevin J. Hastings
Professor of Mathematics

  • Introduction to Probability with Mathematica, 2nd ed., Chapman & Hall/CRC Press. 2009.


Jason Helfer
Associate Professor of Educational Studies

  • Schroth, S. T., & Helfer, J. A. "Practitioner‘s Conceptions of Academic Talent and Giftedness: Essential Factors in Deciding Classroom and School Composition." Journal of Advanced Academics, 20(3), 384-403. (2009)
  • Schroth, S. T., Helfer, J. A., and Dammer, R. "Using Technology to Assist Gifted Children‘s Musical Development." Gifted Child Today, 32(2), 54-61. (2009)
  • Schroth, S.T., & Helfer, J.A. "Precocity." In B. Kerr (ed.), Encyclopedia of Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent, pp. 698-700. SAGE Publications. (2009)
  • Schroth, S.T. , & Helfer, J.A. "Prodigies." In B. Kerr (ed.), Encyclopedia of Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent, pp. 707-7l0. SAGE Publications. (2009)
  • Schroth, S.T., & Helfer, J.A. "The Care and Tending of Young Gifted Learners: Ways of Identifying, Engaging, and Serving Gifted Children from Pre-K through Third Grade." Illinois Association for Gifted Children Journal, 9, 19.23. (2009)
  • Schroth, S.T., & Helfer, J.A. "Conceptual Foundations Network Year-End summary." NAGC Network News, 3. (2009)
  • Schroth, S.T., Helfer, J.A., & Gonshorek, D.O. "Pierre Boulez." In M.D. Fisher (ed.), Heroes of Giftedness. Gifted Education Press. (2009)
  • Schroth, S.T., Helfer, J.A., and Gonshorek, D.O. "Michael Tilson Thomas." In M.D. Fisher (ed.), Heroes of Giftedness. Gifted Education Press. (2009)
  • Schroth, S.T., Helfer, J.A., Beck, D.L., Latshaw, K.M., and Bahr, Z.A. "Gifted Education in China: A Transition Toward Student-Centered Instruction." Gifted Education Press Quarterly,23 (3), 2-7. (2009)
  • Schroth, S.T., Helfer, J.A. "An Interview with Margaret Laney Leigh." Conceptual Foundations, 17(1), 3-6. (2009)
  • Helfer, J. A., Schroth, S.T. Backstage Pass! The Elixir of Love Student Magazine. Chicago: Lyric Opera of Chicago. (2009)
  • Helfer, J. A., & Schroth, S.T. Backstage Pass! The Elixir of Love Teacher‘s Guide. Chicago: Lyric Opera of Chicago. (2009)
  • Helfer, J. A., & Schroth, S.t. Teen Opera Circle: The Musical Museum. Chicago: Lyric Opera of Chicago. (2009)
  • Schroth, S.T., & Helfer, J.A. "Resisting the Strength of Necessity: Problematical Conceptions of and Reactions to Gifted Children." In J.A. Helfer (ed.), 2006-2007 Proceedings of the Society for the Philosophical Study of Education. (pp. 321-348). Bloomington, IN: Author House (2009)
  • "Lost in Translation: The Disconnect Between Educational Implications and the Act of Teaching". In J. Helfer (ed.), 2006-2007 Proceedings for the Philosophical Study of Education. Authorhouse. (2009)


Heather Hoffmann
Professor of Psychology

  • Miller, S.S., Hoffmann, H., & Mustanski, B. The Effects of Sex and Sexual Orientation on Fluctuating Asymmetry. Archives of Sexual Behavior. 37, 150-157. (2008) (not previously reported)


Kelly Lynn Hogan
Visiting Instructor, Department of Theatre

  • Ensemble Actor, Rose Kennedy in The Night Season for Vitalist Theatre Chicago, Theatre Building Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, Summer-Fall 2009


Karen Kampwirth
Professor of Political Science

  • "Memoria y Las Consecuencias No Esperadas de Revolución: Feminismo y Antifeminismo en Nicaragua" in David Close and Salvador Marti. Eds. Nicaragua y el FSLN: Politica y Sociedad desde 1979. Spain: Editorial Bellaterra. (2009)
  • "Abortion, Antifeminism, and the Return of Daniel Ortega: In Nicaragua, Leftist Politics?" Latin American Perspectives Issue 168. Vol 35. No. 6 November 2008. Pp. 122-136 (not previously reported)
  • "Neither Left Nor Right: Sandinismo in the Anti-Feminist Era." In NACLA (North American Congress on Latin America) Report on the Americas. Vol. 41. No. 1. (January/February 2008).pp. 30- 34,43. (not previously reported)


Tim Kasser
Professor of Psychology

  • Brown, K.W., Kasser, T., Ryan, R. M., Linley, P. A., & Orzech, K. "When What One Has Is Enough: Mindfulness, Financial Desire Discrepancy, and Subjective Well-Being." Journal of Research in Personality, 43, 727-736. (2009).
  • Crompton, T., & Kasser, T. Meeting Environmental Challenges: The Role of Human Identity. Goldalming, UK: WWK-UK. (2009)
  • "Materialism and Relationships." In H. Reis & S. Sprecher (eds.), Encyclopedia of Human Relations (pp. 1075-1076). Sage Publications. (2009).
  • "Pain and Insecurity, Love and Money." Psychological Inquiry, 19, 174-178. (2008) (not previously reported)
  • "Shifting Values in Response to Climate Change." In R. Engelman, M. Renner, & J. Sawin (Eds.), 2009 State of the World: Into a Warming World (pp. 122-125). W. W. Norton & Co. (2009)
  • Kasser, T., & Sheldon, K. M. "Time Affluence as a Path Towards Personal Happiness and Ethical Business Practices: Empirical Evidence From Four Studies." Journal of Business Ethics, 84 (2), 243-255. (2009).
  • Klar, M., & Kasser, T. "Some Benefits of Being an Activist: Measuring Activism and its Role in Psychological Well-Being." Political Psychology, 30, 755-777. (2009).
  • Kasser, T., "Cultural Values and the Well-Being of Future Generations: A Cross-National Study." Journal of Cross-cultural Psychology. (in press). (2009).


Cynthia Kitchen
Assistant Professor of English

  • "Time and Time Again" Menda City Review, Spring 2009
  • "Diagnosis" Ars Medica, Summer 2009


Lynette Lombard
Associate Professor of Art

  • Galesburg Painters Paint Galesburg. Group show by invitation. Galesburg Civic Arts Center (2009)


Nicole Malley
Instructor in Music

  • Vibraphone performance: approximately 25 performances over the course of 2009, as both group leader and as band member with numerous central Illinois professional jazz artists.
  • Percussionist, Knox Galesburg Symphony and Galesburg Community Chorus (featured timpani soloist December, 2009)


Frank T. McAndrew
Cornelia H. Dudley Professor of Psychology

  • "The Interacting Roles of Testosterone and Challenges to Status in Human Male Aggression." Aggression and Violent Behavior, 14, 330-335. (2009)


Bruce Polay
Professor of Music

  • Come, Fount of Every Blessing for Violin and Piano (2003), published by Zimbel Press (New York). 2009
  • Conducting: Guest Conductor, Orquestra de Cambra de l‘Emporda, Spain, Cercle Sport, Figueres, Spain, Orquestra de Cambra de l‘Emporda, Spain: l‘Esglesia de Santa Maria, Vilabertran, Spain, and Orquesta de la Universidad de Guanajuato, Mexico: Teatre
  • Recitalist: Knox-Galesburg Symphony Trio, Kresge Recital Hall, Galesburg, IL, The Bistro, Toulon, IL, Bruce and old Friends, Lecture/Recital, Orpheum Theater, Galesburg, IL, The Bistro, Toulon, IL, and Jay Rehearsal Hall.


Kathleen Ridlon
Assistant Professor of Theatre and Dance

  • "Dives and Lazarus", Choreographer, Contemporary Dance Oklahoma University of Oklahoma School of Dance, Visions and Voices Dance Concert (2009)
  • "Ringing in the Season", Resident Choreographer, Choral Dynamics, Galesburg, IL (2009)
  • "Let‟s Move It", Midwest Dance Group with Boys and Girls Club Performance, Knox College Harbach Theatre (2009)
  • "Free Fluttering" and "Dives and Lazarus", Midwest Dance Group and Dance Immersion performance, Art in the Park, Galesburg, IL (2009)


Natania Rosenfeld
Associate Professor of English

  • "The Tenant" DIAGRAM, 9.4 (2009)
  • "In a Cold Country" Tammy (2009)
  • "Immersions" Lake Effect (2009)
  • "Zoo" Michigan Quarterly Review (2009)
  • "Princeling" Fairy Tale Review, The Aquamarine Issue (2009)
  • "Omen in Cornwall" roger: an art & literary magazine (2009)


Stephen T. Schroth
Assistant Professor in Educational Studies

  • Schroth, S. T., & Helfer, J. A. "Practitioners Conceptions of Academic Talent and Giftedness: Essential Factors in Deciding Classroom and School Composition." Journal of Advanced Academics, 20(3), 384-403. (2009)
  • Schroth, S. T., Helfer, J. A., and Dammer, R. "Using Technology to Assist Gifted Children‘s Musical Development." Gifted Child Today, 32(2), 54-61. (2009)
  • Schroth, S.T., & Helfer, J.A. "Precocity" In B. Kerr (ed.), Encyclopedia of Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent, pp. 698-700. SAGE Publications. (2009)
  • Schroth, S.T., & Helfer, J.A. "Prodigies." In B. Kerr (ed.), Encyclopedia of Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent, pp. 707-7l10. SAGE Publications. (2009)
  • Schroth, S.T., & Helfer, J.A. "The Care and Tending of Young Gifted Learners: Ways of Identifying, Engaging, and Serving Gifted Children from Pre-K through Third Grade." Illinois Association for Gifted Children Journal, 9, 19.23. (2009)
  • Schroth, S.T., & Helfer, J.A. "Conceptual Foundations Network Year-End Summary." NAGC Network News, 3. (2009)
  • Schroth, S.T., Helfer, J.A., & Gonshorek, D.O. "Pierre Boulez." In M.D. Fisher (ed.), Heroes of Giftedness. Gifted Education Press. (2009)
  • Schroth, S. T., Helfer, J. A., and Gonshorek, D.O. "Michael Tilson Thomas." In M.D. Fisher (ed.), Heroes of Giftedness. Gifted Education Press. (2009)
  • Schroth, S.T., Helfer, J.A., Beck, D.L., Latshaw, K.M., and Bahr, Z.A. "Gifted Education in China: A Transition Toward Student-Centered Instruction." Gifted Education Press Quarterly, 23(3), 2-7. (2009)
  • Schroth, S.T., Helfer, J.A. "An Interview with Margaret Laney Leigh." Conceptual Foundations, 17(1), 3-6. (2009)
  • Helfer, J.A., Schroth, S.T. Backstage Pass! The Elixir of Love Student Magazine. Chicago: Lyric Opera of Chicago. (2009)
  • Helfer, J.A., & Schroth, S.T. Backstage Pass! The Elixir of Love Teacher‘s Guide. Chicago: Lyric Opera of Chicago. (2009)
  • Helfer, J.A. & Schroth, S.T. Teen Opera Circle: The Musical Museum. Chicago: Lyric Opera of Chicago. (2009)
  • Schroth, S.T., & Helfer, J.A. "Resisting the Strength of Necessity: Problematical Conceptions of and Reactions to Gifted Children." In J.A. Helfer (ed.), 2006-2007 Proceedings of the Society for the Philosophical Study of Education (pp. 321-348). Author House (2009)


Charles E. Schulz
Professor of Physics

  • Merrill, W. Alexander, Stich, Troy A., Brynda, Marcin, Yeagle, Gregory J., Fettinger, James C., DeHnt, Raymond, Reiff, William M., Schulz, Charles E., Britt, David, and Power, Philip P., "Direct Spectroscopic Observation of Large Quenching of First-Order Orbital Angular Momentum with Bending in Monomeric, Two-Coordinate Fe(II) Primary Amido Complexes and the Profound Magnetic Effects of the Absence of Jahn and Renner-Teller Distortions in Rigorously Linear Coordination." Journal of the American Chemistry Society, 131, 12693-12702 (2009).
  • Li, Jianfeng, Noll, Bruce C., Schulz, Charles E., and W. Robert Scheidt, "Comparison of Cyanide and Carbon Monoxide as Ligands in Iron(II) Porphyrinates", Angewandte Chemie International Edition,. 48, 1-5, (2009).
  • Hachem, Ibtissem, Belkhiria, Mohamed Salah, Georgi, Michel, Schulz, Charles E., and Nasri, Habib, "Synthesis and Characterization of the Azido-bound Five-coordinate High-spin Iron(II) -Picket Fence‖ Porphyrin Complex." Polyhedron 28, 954-958 (2009).
  • Reiff, William M., Schulz, Charles E., Whangbo, Myung-Whan, Seo, Jung In, Lee, Yoon Sup, Potratz, Gregory, Spicer, Charles W., and Girolami, Gregory S., "Consequences of a Linear Two- Coordinate Geometry for the Orbital Magnetism and Jahn-Teller Distortion Behavior of the High Spin Iron(II) Complex Fe[N(t-Bu)2]2." Journal of the American Chemistry Society, 131, 404-405 (2009).


Peter Schwartzman
Associate Professor of Environmental Studies

  • 43 articles, The Zephyr (2009)


Claire Sherman
Assistant Professor of Art

  • Solo Exhibitions: Hof and Huyser Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; "Downward," Houldsworth Gallery, London, UK.; DCKT Gallery, New York, NY.
  • Group Exhibitions: "On Paper," Gahlberg Gallery, College of DuPage, IL., Volta5, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Basel, Switzerland; NEXT Fair, Kavi Gupta Gallery.
  • New Works in Private Collections: John P. Morrisey, FL.
  • Beautiful/Decay Magazine, August 14, 2009.
  • The L Magazine, July.


Chad Simpson
Visiting Assistant Professor in English

  • "Especially Roosevelt" (reprint). You Must Be This Tall to Ride: Contemporary Writers Take You Inside the Story, ed. B.J. Hollars. Writer‘s Digest Books, May 2009. pp. 202-213.
  • "Inside 'Especially Roosevelt': Uncovering Meaning in an Anecdote." You Must Be This Tall to Ride: Contemporary Writers Take You Inside the Story, ed. B.J. Hollars. Writer‘s Digest Books, May 2009. pp. 213-217.
  • "Writing Exercise." You Must Be This Tall to Ride: Contemporary Writers Take You Inside the Story, ed. B.J. Hollars. Writer‘s Digest Books, May 2009. pp. 218-219.
  • "Two Weeks and One Day." Keyhole Digest, May 2009.
  • "House Calls." Hobart, November 2009.


Amy Singer
Assistant Professor of Anthropology/Sociology

  • Alice M. Holbrook and Amy E. Singer. "When Bad Girls Go Good: Models of the Self and Reality" on Vh-1‘s Flavor of Love Girls: Charm School. The Journal of Popular Film and Television 37: 34-43. (2009)
  • "Democracy for Children?: The Social Context of American Children‘s Novels, 1930-1950." In R. Browne and L. Kreiser, Jr. (ed.), Popular Culture and the Arts: Essays on Elitism versus Democratization. Jefferson, NC: McFarland Press. (2009)


Jennifer Smith
Associate Professor of Theatre-Dance

  • Dance Chicago 2009, Chicago, IL, November 4, 2009. Presented selected choreographic work as a part of the annual Dance Festival.
  • Minnesota Fringe Festival, Minneapolis, MN, July 30 - August 9, 2009. Presented five full company concerts, over a 10-day period, as a part of an international performing arts festival.


Robert M. Smith
Professor of English

  • "Tod, 1932." J Journal: New Writing on Justice 2: 1 (Spring 2009): 44-55.
  • "The Burn," You Must Be This Tall To Ride (August 2009)
  • "Inferno," Versal 7 (2009): 53-5.
  • "Flannelfeet and the Burning Beauty," Warwick Review 2: 4 (2009): 7-21.
  • "Idolator," Big Stupid Review (December 2009)
  • "The Spit: A Memoir of ‘77." South Loop Review 11 (2009): 13-20.


Barbara Tannert-Smith
Assistant Professor of English

  • "Ooga Booga and the Writing Life." Diet Soap (October 2009). Essay Podcast November 2009
  • "Kafka and Me." The Short Humor Site (September 2009).
  • "Potluck." Errant Parent (September 2009).


Jennifer Templeton
Associate Professor of Biology

  • Templeton, J. J. & Thorn, J.M. 2009. "Social Learning in Shelter Dogs." Journal of Veterinary Behavior/Clinical Applications and Research 4: 78-79.


Judith M. Thorn
Associate Professor of Biology

  • Templeton, J. J. & Thorn, J.M. 2009. "Social learning in shelter dogs." Journal of Veterinary Behavior/Clinical Applications and Research 4: 78-79.


Donald Alexander Varakin
Assistant Professor of Psychology

  • Varakin, D.A. & Loschky, L. (2009) "Object Appearance is not Integrated with Scene Viewpoint in Long-Term Memory" [Abstract]. Journal of Vision, 9(8):565.


Lawrence Welch
Clara A. Abbot Distinguished Professor of Chemistry

  • Jenkins, Judith L., Welch, Lawrence E., "Determining the Mechanism of Terbium Phosphorescence Quenching." Journal Chemical Education, 86 (2009) 613-616.


Douglas L. Wilson
George Appleton Lawrence Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of English
Co-director, Lincoln Studies Center

  • "Lincoln the Writer," Great Lincoln Documents: Historians Present Treasures from the Gilder Lehrman Collection, New York: The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, 2009, 1-3.
  • "Groundwork for Greatness: Abraham Lincoln to 1854." Abraham Lincoln: A Legacy for Freedom. U.S. Department of State, 2008. 14-21 (not previously reported)
  • "Prospects for Lincoln 2.5," Journal of American History, 96:2 (September 2009), 1-3.
  • "Reflections on Lincoln and English Studies." College English, 72:2 (December 2009). 156-57.

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