Recent Faculty Publications and Exhibitions


The following are recent publications and exhibitions by members of the faculties of the Law School, Sawyer Business School, and College of Arts and Sciences:

Melanie Barker Berkmen, Chemistry and Biochemistry.  Her fluorescence microscopy photo of bacterial cells was chosen as the cover of the abstract book for the Molecular Genetics of Bacteria and Phage meeting at Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.  At the meeting, she presented a poster with alumna Emma-Kate Loveday on their research on bacterial mating.

Sandra Barriales, Humanities and Modern Languages, published the article “The Ethical Dimension of Poetry in Exile: Primavera en Eaton Hastings by Pedro Garfias” in Hispanic Review (spring 2008).

Beth Bennett, English, had the essay “Shooting Slavery’s Image in Black Power: A Close Reading of Three Richard Wright Photographs” published in the book Writing with Light: Words and Photographs in American Texts (Peter Lang, UK, 2009).

Stephanie Hartung, Law School, published the article “Using Legislative Intent as Reasoning in Legal Analysis” in The Second Draft (fall 2008).

Dan Kimmel, Communication and Journalism, has published the book I’ll Have What She’s Having: Behind the Scenes of the Great Romantic Comedies (Ivan R. Dee, Publisher, Chicago).

Charles Kindregan, Law School, published “Collaborative Reproduction and Rethinking Parentage” in the Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Vol. 21, p.42 (2008), and “Clarifying the Law of ART: The New American Bar Association Model Act Governing Assisted Reproductive Technology” in Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 42, p. 205 (2008). Kindregan and Maureen McBrien, adjunct law professor, coauthored the chapter “Posthumous Reproduction” in Assisted Reproductive Technology: A Legal Dilemma (Amicus Books, 2008).

Scott Lussier, Environmental Engineering, created the conference map for the Greenbuild 2008 International Conference and Expo,  held Nov. 19-21 in Boston.  The interactive online map showcases hotel and tour information for the conference.  The U.S. Green Building Council’s Greenbuild International Conference and Expo is the premiere conference for those involved in the green building movement.

Raul de la Fuente Marcos and Carlos de la Fuente Marcos, Madrid campus, published the article “Present-Day Star Formation at High Galactic Altitude: The Tidal Encounter Paradigm” in The Astrophysical Journal Letters, Vol. 685, No. 2, 2008 October 1, pp. L125-L128.

Lydia Martin, New England School of Art & Design, had two paintings on display in national juried exhibitions at the Bennington Center for the Arts in Vermont through November.  Blue Vase was at the “Small Works Show,” and Early Winter was included in “Impressions of New England.”

Steve Novick, New England School of Art & Design, had a one-person exhibition of sculpture, “Put Together,” at the Kent Place Gallery in Summit, N.J.

Elaine Pascale, Second Language Services, published the book Metamorphosis: Identity Outcomes in International Student Adaptation.

Sebastian Royo, associate dean of the college and director of the Madrid campus, published “Obanomics” and “Crisis of Multilateralism” in the Spanish newspaper Cinco Dias.

Sean Solley, New England School of Art & Design.  His design practice, Solleydesign, showed its first marine commission, the refit of a 40-foot motor cruiser at the “Open Boat” event at the Brewer Cove Haven Marina in Rhode Island.  The practice was nominated for the 2009 Joe Knight Award, offered annually by the Rhode Island Small Business Administration.


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