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Fall 2008


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Reflections from the Dean
Ones to Watch
Program Notes: M.A. in Sustainable Communities
GSO Update
GA Corner: Incompletes
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Weaving Parachutes
In Good Hands
Why Wait? Dissertations and Theses From Day One
Focus on Research: Stefanie Raymond-Whish
Welcoming the New Grad College Associate Dean

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Ahmed, Sayeed Iftekhar (PhD Politics and International Affairs). “Water resources and slum dwellers’ capabilities in Dhaka.” South Asian Journal. Issue 21. July-September 2008.

Ahmed, Sayeed Iftekhar (PhD Politics and International Affairs) and Sophia Barkat (PhD Politics and International Affairs).  “Grameen Bank and the progression of gender justice: An assessment through the capability approach.” South Asian Journal. Forthcoming Issue.

Bowker, M.A., Belnap, J., Chaudhary, Bala (PhD Biology), Johnson, N.C. 2008. "Revisiting classic water erosion models in drylands: the strong impact of biological soil crusts." Soil Biology and Biochemistry 40:2309-2316.

Buthman, James D. (PhD political science). America matters: Why we should care! 2008.

Chaudhary, Bala (PhD Biology), Lau, Matt (PhD Biology), Johnson, N. C. 2008. "Macroecology of microbes – biogeography of the glomeromycota."  In Varma, Ajit (Ed.) Mycorrhiza: Genetics and Molecular Biology, Eco-Function, Biotechnology, Eco-Physiology, Structure and Systematics, 3rd edition. pp. 529-564.

Chaudhary, Bala (PhD Biology), O’Dell, T.E., Bowker, M.A.,  Grace, J.B.,  Redman, A.E., Rillig, M.C., Johnson, N.C. 2008. "Untangling the biological controls of soil stability in semi-arid shrublands." Ecological Applications in press.

Gardner, A.W., Ernst, R., O’Connor, J., Daniolos, P.T., Morar, V., and Richerson, Lindsay (MA Psychology). "The effects of Risperidone titration on Pica with an adolescent with autism." International Pediatrics. Accepted pending revisions.

Laughlin, D.C. (PhD forest science), Bakker, J.D., Daniels, M.L., Moore, M.M., Casey, C.A., Springer, J.D. (Non-degree graduate). 2008. "Restoring plant species diversity and community composition in a ponderosa pine-bunchgrass ecosystem." Plant Ecology 197:139-151.

Laughlin, D.C. (PhD forest science), Fulé, P.Z. 2008. "Wildland fire effects on understory plant communities in two fire-prone forests." Canadian Journal of Forest Research 38:133-142.

Patrick, Robert (EdD curriculum and instruction). 2008. "Perspectives on change: A continued struggle for academic success and cultural relevancy in an American Indian school in the midst of No Child Left Behind." Journal of American Indian Education 47 (1): 39-52.

Pralle, Hannah (MA English). 2008. "It's called a straw hat summer in Texas." The Noise

Rinfret, Sara (PhD Politics and International Affairs). 2008. “Controlling animals: Power, Foucault, and species management.” Fall 2008, Society and Natural Resources.  Forthcoming issue.

Schlosberg, David and Rinfret, Sara (PhD Politics and International Affairs). 2008. “Ecological modernization, American style.” Environmental Politics 17 (2): 254-275.

Sesnie, S.E., Hagell, Suzanne E. (PhD forest science), Otterstrom S.M., Chambers C.L., Dickson, B.G. 2008. "SRTM-DEM and Landsat ETM+ data for mapping tropical dry forest cover and biodiversity assessment in Nicaragua." Revista Geográfica Acadêmica. 2:53-65.

Sullivan, Benjamin W. (PhD forest science), T.E. Kolb, S.C. Hart, J.P. Kaye, S. Dore, M.C. Montes-Helu. 2008. "Thinning reduces soil carbon dioxide but not methane flux from southwestern USA ponderosa pine forests." Forest Ecology and Management 255:4047-4055.

Wynne, J. Judson (PhD Biological Science), T.N. Titus, and G. Chong Diaz, 2008, "On Developing thermal cave detection techniques for earth, the moon and Mars." Earth and Planetary Science Letters 272: 240–250.