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Miami authors recognized at reception
Miami faculty and staff wrote, co-authored or edited books and chapters on diverse topics in 1999. From an update on Biosphere 2000 to a look at 20th century leisure to "wonder women," publications reflected a wide range of topics.
Authors were recognized at a Jan. 27 reception at the Marcum Conference Center. Judith A. Sessions, dean and university librarian, welcomed those attending. Speakers included President James C. Garland; Curtis Ellison, president, Friends of the Miami University Libraries, and interim dean, School of Education and Allied Professions; and authors Kathleen Knight Abowitz (educational leadership) and Robert Di Donato (professor and chair, German, Russian and East Asian languages).
Authors with 1999 publications included:
• Kathleen Knight Abowitz (educational leadership), Building Community in an American High School.
• Luis Actis (microbiology) with others, Fish Diseases and Disorders, Volume 3: Viral, Bacterial and Fungal Infections–chapter 14: "Vibriosis."
• Robert Applebaum (sociology, gerontology, anthropology and Scripps Gerontology Center) and Jane Straker (Scripps Gerontology Center) with others, Assessing Satisfaction with Health and Long-Term Care: Practical Approaches to Hearing from Consumers.
• Steven Bauer (English), The Strange and Wonderful Tale of Robert McDoodle (The Boy Who Wanted to be a Dog).
• Marcia Baxter-Magolda (educational leadership), Creating Contexts for Learning and Self-Authorship: Constructive Developmental Pedagogy.
• Cecelia Franz Berg and Donald Kaufman (both zoology) with others, Biosphere 2000: Protecting Our Global Environment.
• Allen Berger (teacher education), Teens for Literacy: Promoting Reading and Writing in Schools and Communities.
• Claire Boge (music), Scales, Intervals, Keys, Triads, Rhythm and Meter, With an Introduction to Partwriting. A Programmed Course in Elementary Music Theory.
• Robert Di Donato (German, Russian, and East Asian languages), Fokus Deutsche series, beginning German I, beginning German II and intermediate German.
• Ann Dunlevy (student counseling service), Work Boxes.
• Frances Fowler (educational leadership), Policy Studies for Educational Leaders: An Introduction.
• Valeria J. Freysinger (physical education, health and sport studies) with others, 21st Century Leisure.
• Nancy Humbach (teacher education) with others, Leyendas del mundo hispano (Legends of the Spanish Speaking World); artwork by Miami student Lisa Ernest.
• Raul Ianes (Spanish and Portuguese), From Cortes to the Cloistered Orphan: The Historical Novel of Spanish-American Romanticism and Currents in Comparative Romance Languages and Literatures.
• Sherrie Inness (English), Tough Girls: Women Warriors and Wonder Women in Popular Culture.
• Alice Kahn (communication), Craniofacial Anomalies: A Beginner’s Guide for Speech-language Pathologists.
• Yuko Kurahashi (theatre), Asian American Culture on Stage: The History of the East West Players.
• Sally Lloyd (women’s studies/educational leadership), The Dark Side of Courtship: Physical and Sexual Aggression.
• Laura Mandell (English), Misogynous Economics: The Business of Literature in Eighteenth-Century Britain.
• Sante Matteo (French and Italian), editor, Africa Italia: Due Continenti Si Avvicinano (Two Continents Get Closer).
• Kay Phillips (sociology, gerontology and anthropology) and Paul Rejai, (distinguished professor emeritus, political science) with others, World Revolutionary Leaders.
• Thomas Poetter (educational leadership), Mapping School Change in an Accelerated School: The Case Study of Miami East North Elementary School.
• Elke Schneider (educational psychology and German, Russian and East Asian languages), Multisensory, Structured Metacognitive Instruction. An Approach to Teaching a Foreign Language to At-Risk Students.
• John Skillings (acting dean, arts and sciences, also math and statistics) and Donald Weber (professor emeritus, math and statistics) with others, A First Course in the Design of Experiments: A Linear Models Approach.
• Edna Southard (art museum), Philip Morseberger: Made at Miami Paintings and Drawings from the Sixties.
• Diana Spillman and Valerie Ubbes (both physical education, health and sport studies) with others, Literature Links for Nutrition and Health.
• Robert Weinberg (physical education, health and sport studies), Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology.
• Robert Wicks (art), Buried Cities, Forgotten Gods: William Niven’s Life of Discovery and Revolution in Mexico and the American Southwest.
• Allan Winkler (history), Life Under a Cloud (revised paperback).
• Connie Young (nursing, Middletown), More Than Houses (published collection of writings).
• Judith Zinsser (history), A History of Their Own: Women in Europe from Prehistory to the Present (revised edition).
Date Published: 02/17/2000