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Fall 2010 Honors & Accomplishments

Special Recognition


Brucato, Ben (MA Sociology). "Success or Surveillance: A Case Study of Proximity Scanners at a U.S. State University." Paper presented at The Political Economy of Surveillance conference at The Open University, Milton-Keynes, England, September 9-11, 2010.

Davis, T.S. (PhD Forest Science) and R.W. Hofstetter. "Response of the Western Pine Beetle (Dendroctonus brevicomis) to Variation in Host Phytochemistry." Paper presented at the Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana, December 13 – 16, 2009.

Gilbert, Russ (Career & Technical Education). "Landscape Photographers and the American Conservation Movement: A History." Paper presented at the Sedona Photo Fest, Sedona, Arizona, July 21, 2010.

Gray, Bethany (PhD Applied Linguistics). "Uncovering Disciplinary and Register Variation: Multi-dimensional Analyses of Three Journal Registers in Six Disciplines." Paper presented at the annual convention of the American Association for Applied Linguistics, Atlanta, Georgia, March 6-9, 2010.

Kalb, Martin (PhD History). "My Digital Story, or the Importance of Self-Reflexivity for Educators." Paper presented at the Northern Arizona University College of Education Symposium, Flagstaff, Arizona, April 22, 2010.

Karalus, Daniel (PhD History). “Between Nature and Nations: The Borders of Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting for the American Society of Environmental History, Portland, Oregon, March 10-14, 2010.

Kirk, Kathleen (MM Musicology). "Generic Self-Reflection: The Evolution of Southern Hip-Hop." Paper presented at the annual Society for Ethnomusicology conference, southwestern chapter, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, April 16-17, 2010.

Kirk, Kathleen. "OutKast’s Speakerboxxx/The Love Below: A Requiem for Hip-Hop or Its Renaissance?" Paper presented at the annual Intellectual Intersections Multidisciplinary Student Conference, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, January 29, 2010.

Kesler, K., A. Krohn (PhD Biology), P. Polsgrove (PhD Biology), C. Roe (PhD Biology), and C. Ueckert. "Bringing Biotechnology into the Classroom: Three Biotechnology Lessons You Can Use Next Week." Paper presented at the NSF Graduate STEM Fellows in K-12 Education Annual Projects Meeting, Washington D.C., March 26-28, 2010. 

Loomis, William (MS Chemistry). "Reaction of Huisgen Zwitterion with Hydroxyketones." Poster presented at the national meeting and exposition of the American Chemistry Society, San Francisco, California, March 21-25, 2010.

Nekrasova-Becker, Tatiana (PhD Applied Linguistics). "Defining the Foreign Language Proficiency of Future Engineers: Analysis of Test Scores and Student Rating." Paper presented at the VII International Prospects of Fundamental Science Development conference, Tomsk, Russia, April 20-23, 2010.

Nekrasova-Becker, Tatiana. "Formulaic Sequences in L1 Russian Speakers’ Acquisition of English Questions." Paper presented at the IV International Formulaic Language Research Network (FLaRN) conference, University of Paderborn, Paderborn, Germany, March 23-26, 2010.  

Nekrasova-Becker, Tatiana. "Providing Feedback to Students During Oral Production: Alternatives to Error Correction." Paper presented at Communicative Aspects of Language and Culture, the X International Conference of Students and Young Scholars, Tomsk, Russia, May 12-14, 2010.  

Nekrasova-Becker, Tatiana M. (organizer), Antony P. Becker, and Valeria V. Kashpur. "Teaching Socio-Cultural Information in an EFL Context in Russia." Paper presented at the 43rd Annual TESOL Convention and Exhibition, Boston, Massachusetts, March 24-27, 2010.

Pergola, Cheryl (MS Clinical Speech Pathology). "Fair Assessment:  Pinpointing the Path to Excellence." Poster presented at the Northern Arizona University Assessment Fair, Flagstaff, Spring 2010. 

Poltavtchenko, Elena (PhD Applied Linguistics). "Writing Practices in Undergraduate Engineering Courses and in the Workplace." Paper presented at Northern Arizona AZ-TESOL mini-conference, Flagstaff, Arizona, April 10, 2010.

Singh, Navin Kumar (EdD Curriculum and Instruction). "Culturally Appropriate Education Initiatives in the Indian-sub Continent and in the SAARC Nations." Paper presented at the second annual American Indian Teacher Education conference at Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, June 11-12, 2010.

Singh, Navin Kumar and Rosemary Papa. "Globalization and Higher Education Challenges." Paper presented for a conference at the Global Studies Foundation, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, May 7-9, 2010.

Singh, Navin Kumar. "Globalization and Developing Multidimensional Scholarship." Paper presented at a graduate research conference at Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, April 17, 2010.

Waldauer, Alex (MS Engineering), Heidi P. Feigenbaum, and Constantin Ciocanel. "Simulation of Magnetic Shape Memory Alloy Behavior Under Complex Load Paths." Paper presented at the United States National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, State College, Pennsylvania, June 27-July 2, 2010.

Waldauer, Alex, Heidi P. Feigenbaum, and Ciocanel Constantin. "Magnetic Shape Memory Alloys Under Complex Load Paths." Paper presented at the International Conference on Advanced Concepts on Mechanical Engineering, Iasi, Romania, June 17-18, 2010.