Catherine Burroughs, professor emerita of English, reviewed an article for European Romantic Review.
Gehan Dhameeth, associate professor of business, was invited by the faculty of management and commerce at the University of Kelaniya (Sri Lanka) to give a Zoom guest lecture on “Artificial Intelligence for Business” for their MBA students on Dec. 5, 2020.
- Also, in January 2021 Professor Dhameeth co-authored a paper with D. M. R. Dissanayake, Deborah Gagnon and C. Shannon on “Modeling Moderating Effects of Customer Lifetime Value and Referral Value on Customer Service of Frontline Employees for Customer and Organizational Satisfaction: A Comparative Analysis,” which was published in Journal of Marketing Management [8(2), pp. 56-68. DOI: 10.15640/jmm.v8n2a6].
Niamh O’Leary, professor of environmental science, has joined the board of directors of the Cayuga Lake Scenic Byway, Inc. Established in 2003, the group is a not-for-profit corporation with a board made up of representatives from Cayuga, Seneca and Tompkins counties.
Erinn Ryen, assistant professor of business, published an article with collaborators: Singh, S., Babbitt, C., Gaustad, G., Eckelman, M., Gregory, J., Ryen, E. Mathur, N., Stevens, M. Parvatker, A., Buch, R., Marseille, A., and Seager, T. (2021). “Thematic exploration of sectoral and cross-cutting challenges to circular economy implementation.” Journal of Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy. 1-22.
Jackie Schnurr, professor of biology and environmental science, served as a panelist for the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program, reviewing grant applications for ecology.
Designs by David Todd, lecturer in visual arts, were chosen for two upcoming permanent public artworks by the Downtown Ithaca Alliance in Ithaca, N.Y. His creative installations will reintroduce everyday objects in the form of larger-than-life, colorful, metal line drawings. Not only will his sculptures help to beautify the city, they will also fulfill a public need as functional bicycle racks. David’s effort to blend aesthetic amusements into daily city life does not go unnoticed; previously, he was awarded a grant by the City Arts Project to create a mural on the Ithaca Commons.
Gehan Dhameeth, associate professor of business, was invited by the faculty of management and commerce at the University of Kelaniya (Sri Lanka) to do a Zoom guest lecture, “Information Strategy for Sustainable Competitive Advantage,” for their MBA students on Nov. 28, 2020.
On Nov. 24–25, 2020, Tukumbi Lumumba-Kasongo, professor of political science, was invited by the Chatham House Africa Programme in London to attend the “Africa, Japan and the UK Emerging Partnerships beyond Summits” conference. His Zoom presentation was entitled, “Navigating Multipolarity and Trilateral Frameworks.” Professor Lumumba-Kasongo has also published a chapter entitled: “Le Salaire De La Rue Ou Phénomène «Shayeur/Coopérant»: Réflexion Sur La Violence et la Pauvreté dans les Villes Congolaises” in the book Violences Urbaines en République Démocrqtique du Congo: Que Faire? (Guy Aundu, ed.; L’Harmattan, Editions Académia; Paris, 2020).
Arthur Bellinzoni, professor emeritus of history and philosophy of religion, delivered a lecture on the “The Creation Stories in the Bible”” at Wells College and a lecture on “What Is the Bible” at the United Ministry of Aurora, both in September 2020. He also gave a lecture on the Bible and history at Onondaga Community College in October 2020, and was scheduled to give a lecture on the Gospel of Mark at the United Ministry of Aurora on Dec. 12, 2020.
Marian Brown, director of the Center for Sustainability and the Environment, co-presented a Lightning Talk session, “A Dynamic (Electrification) Partnership, for the virtual conference of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Oct. 20–22, 2020. Along with Jordan Kearns, CEO of Medley Thermal, Brown pre-recorded the pair’s presentation in which they discussed the potential to substantially reduce both energy costs and carbon emissions as a result of integrating the proposed dynamic electrification demonstration project in the College’s central heating plant.