November 2015 Faculty Accomplishments

GERARDO CUMMINGS, Assistant Professor of Spanish

In November, Dr. Cummings was invited to be a member of the “Davis Prize Committee” of the Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies.  He has been actively engaged with the MACLAS organization since April 2015, and was a member of a committee that recently voted to name their online journal the Middle Atlantic Review of Latin American Studies.

GEHAN DHAMEETH, Assistant Professor of Business

Gehan Dhameeth, Assistant Professor of Business, published a collaborative paper on "Producing Ethanol from Switchgrass; A Literature Review on a Business Feasibility" with Mr. Dino Constantine (Wells Graduate with an Individualized Major in Business). The paper was published in "Journal of Basic and Applied Research International- ISSN 2395-3438"

TUKUMBI LUMUMBA-KASONGO, Professor of Political Science

Tukumbi Lumumba-Kasongo (Editor)published the book,Land Reforms and Natural Resource Conflicts in Africa: New Development Paradigms in the Era of Global Liberalization, London, United Kingdom: Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2015.

Tukumbi Lumumba-Kasongo published, “Mao Zedong Revisited Political Thought: Any Lessons for Current Africa-Asia Rela, tions?,” In  Seth N. Asumah and John K. Marah (Eds.), Africana Studies Beyond Race, Class and Culture, (The New York Africana Studies Publication) Dubuque:   IA: Kendall Hunt, 2015. 

Tukumbi Lumumba-Kasongo published an article, “Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (BRICS) and Africa: New Projected Developmental Paradigms,” Africa Development, Volume XL, No. 3, 2015, pp. 75. 

SARAH MARKOWITZ, Assistant Professor of Psychology

Sarah Markowitz presented her paper Single-Session Intervention for Medication Adherence in College Students: A pilot study of “Life-Steps” during the symposium she co-chaired, titled Adherence: the key to unlocking improved treatment outcomes? at the Annual Convention for the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies in Chicago.

NIAMH O’LEARY, Professor of Environmental Science

Niamh O’Leary attended the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Rochester Academy of Science in November. At the conference Ashley Gingeleski '16 presented her thesis research done under Professor O' Leary's supervision. Ashley's poster presentation was entitled "Weed Diversity at King Ferry Vineyard, King Ferry, NY"; the work was also co-authored by Thom Bechtold of King Ferry Vineyard.

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