Faculty Papers and Academic Engagement

4/6/2011

Members of the faculty regularly present research and share expertise with other academics. Some recent highlights:

Tom Connolly, English, was appointed to the editorial board of The Ostrava Journal of English Philology, an international journal that publishes articles on linguistics and the literature and culture of English-speaking countries. It has recently established itself as a leading scholarly publication in Central Europe. The journal is published by the Faculty of Arts of the University of Ostrava, which is the nexus of a group of universities in Germany, Hungary, Slovakia, and Poland.

Quentin Miller, English, was on the introductory plenary panel at the conference “James Baldwin's Global Visions” held in February at New York University and the Schomberg Center in New York City.

Sebastián Royo, associate dean of the College and director of the Madrid campus, presented “Lessons from Portugal and Spain in the EU after 25 years: The Challenges of Economic Reforms” at the University of Miami and “Crunch Time for Spanish Financial Institutions?” at the European Union Studies Association biennial international conference in Boston.

Dmitry Zinoviev, Math and Computer Science, chaired a session and presented "A game theoretical approach to modeling information diffusion in social networks" at the Sunbelt Social Networks Conference in Florida.

The University’s Center for Crime and Justice Policy Research and the Jericho Circle Project sponsored “The Hard Road Home: Welcoming Ex-Offenders Back to the Community.” The event featured Lyn Levy from Span, Inc., who outlined reentry issues encountered by former prisoners as they try to reestablish themselves in the community.

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