Library & Information Technology and the Provost's Office sponsored a Faculty Scholarship Reception on Tuesday, March 8, 2011, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., in the Bertrand Library Traditional Reading Room. This reception recognized Bucknell faculty members who have published journal articles, exhibits, performances, films, and other works from 2010-2011.

Art & Art History
Arts & Sciences
Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil & Environmental Engineering
College Core Curriculum
Comparative Humanities Program

Electrical Engineering
Foreign Language Programs
International Relations


Mechanical Engineering
Physics & Astronomy
Political Science
Sociology & Anthropology

Art & Art History

Christiane D. Andersson, Associate Professor of Art

Andersson, C. (2010). Urs Graf's Erotic Drawings. The Sienese Shredder 5, 93-104.

Tulu Bayar, Associate Professor of Art

Invitational Exhibitions 2010/2011:

  1. “Exodus,” Diaspora Vibe Gallery, Miami, FL, exhibition dates: June 16 - July 22, 2010
  2. “Crossroads/Seven Acts,” Amos Eno Gallery, New York, NY, exhibition dates: June 30 - July 31, 2010
  3. “Ways of Seeing: Veils from Inside Out and Outside In,” University of Idaho Prichard Art Gallery, Moscow, ID, exhibition dates: Feb. 6 - 13, 2011
  4. “Dozen,” Beacon Artist Union, Beacon, NY, exhibition dates: Feb. 6 - 27, 2011


Traveling Exhibitions, 2010/2011 - “The Veil: Visible and Invisible Spaces” :

  1. California State University-Dominguez Hills, CA, Feb. 3 - March 10, 2010
  2. CAS Galleries, Kean University, NJ, March 20 - May 8, 2010
  3. Peeler Art Center, DePauw University, IN, Sep. 7- Dec. 20, 2010
  4. Santa Clara University de Saisset Museum, CA, Jan. 5 - March 15, 2011


Rosalyn Richards, Professor of Art

Invitational Exhibitions 2010/2011:

  1. "Science and Art." Desotorow Gallery, Savannah, GA: 2010
  2. Larry Warnock Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA: 2011
  3. Desotorow Gallery, Aug.--Sept. 2010
  4. Davidson Gallery group exhibition of gallery artists: "Women Who Make Prints: 1800-2010." Seattle, WA February 2011
National Print Invitational Art Gallery at Houston Community College Central Jan. 24-Feb. 19, 2011

Juried Group Exhibitions:
  1. 2011 Delta National Small Prints Exhibition Bradbury Gallery, Arkansas State University Jan. 20-Feb. 20, 2011
  2. 2nd Penang International Print Exhibition Penang State Art Gallery, Penang, Malaysia and Tuanku Fauziah Museum and Gallery Universiti Sains Malaysia Sept. 16-October 15, 2010
  3. Art of the State 2010 State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA
  4. 2010 Pacific States Biennial National Print Exhibition University of Hawaii at Hilo, October 15, 2010-April 21, 2011


Arts & Sciences

George C. Shields, Dean of Arts & Sciences

Morrell T.E. and G. C. Shields (2010). Atmospheric Implications for Formation of Clusters of Ammonium and 1-10 Water Molecules. Journal of Physical Chemistry A 114 (12), 4266-4271.

Shields, G. C., et al. (2010). Accurate predictions of water cluster formation, (H2O)(n=2-10). Journal of Physical Chemistry a, 114(43), 11725-11737.

Shields, G. C. and G. J. Hewitt (2010). Using Pre-College Research to Promote Student Success and Increase the Number of Science Majors. CUR Quarterly 31 (1), 43-47.

Shields, G. C. (2010). Creating a summer undergraduate research program. CUR Focus 20 (4), 18-21.


Warren G. Abrahamson II, Professor of Biology

Blair, C.P., R.V. Schlanger, S.E. Diamond, and W.G. Abrahamson (2010). Nutrition as a facilitator of host-race formation: The role of food quality in the shift of a stem-boring beetle to a gall host. Ecological Entomology 35, 396-406.

Layne, J.N. and W.G. Abrahamson (2010). Spatiotemporal variation of fruit digestible-nutrient production in Florida's uplands. Acta Oecologica 36, 675-683.

Wise, M.J. and Abrahamson, W.G. (2010). Genetic variation for susceptibility to storm-induced stem breakage in Solidago altissima: the role of stem height and morphology. Acta Oecologica 36, 372-376.

Wise, M.J., W.G. Abrahamson, and J.A. Cole (2010). Ducking as the means of resistance in “candy-cane” stems of goldenrod: Straightened stems lose their edge. American Journal of Botany 97, 525-529.

Ken A. Field, Associate Professor of Biology

Field, K. (2010). Critical role of regulatory T cells in Th17-mediated minor antigen-disparate rejection. Journal of Immunology 185(6), 3417-25.

Mark Haussmann, Assistant Professor of Biology

Freeman-Gallant, C.R., J. Amidon, B. Berdy, S. Wein, C.C. Taff, & M.F. Haussmann. (2011). Oxidative damage to DNA related to survivorship and carotenoid-based sexual ornamentation in the common yellowthroat. Biology Letters, published online. DOI:10.1098/rsbl.2010.1186.

Haussmann, M.F. & N.M. Marchetto. (2010). Telomeres: Linking stress and survival, ecology and evolution. Current Zoology, 56 (6), 714-727.

Matthew E. McTammany Associate Professor of Biology & Environmental Studies

Hagen, E. M., M. E. McTammany, J. R. Webster, and E. F. Benfield. (2010). Shifts in allochthonous input and autochthonous production in streams along an agricultural landuse gradient. Hydrobiologia 655, 61-77.

Biomedical Engineering

Joseph Tranquilo, Assistant Professor of Biomedical & Electrical Engineering

Tranquillo, J.V., et al. (2010). Collison-based Spiral Acceleration in Cardiac Media: Roles of Wavefront Curvature and Excitable Gap. Biophysical Journal 98(7), 1119-1128.

Chemical Engineering

Michael Gross, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering

Gross, M. and B. Smith. (2011). A Highly Conductive Oxide Anode for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells. Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters 14(1), B1-B5.


Eric Tillman, Associate Professor of Chemistry

Domingues, K.D. ; Tillman, E.S. "Radical-radical Coupling of Polystyrene Chains Using AGET ATRP." Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry 48, 5737-5745.

Leasure, J.G., E.S. Tillman, C.E. Brinkman, I.W. Monk, and N.A. Cohen (2010). Effect of Temperature, Solvent, Lewis Acid, and Additives on the Polymerization of t-Butyl Vinyl Ether Using Lewis Acid-induced N-Methyleneamines as Cationic Initiators. Polymer International 59, 642-647.

Pickett, P.D .,Tillman, E.S., Voter, A.F. (2011). Effect of Pi-pi stacking on the Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization of Styrene. Polymer 52, 55-62.

Voter, A.F. and E.S. Tillman (2010). An Easy and Efficient Route to Macrocyclic Polymers Via Intramolecular Radical-Radical Coupling of Chain Ends. Macromolecules 43, 10304-10310.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Thomas D. DiStefano,Associate Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering

DiStefano, T. D. and A. Palomar. (2010). Effect of anaerobic reactor process configuration on useful energy production. Water Research 44(8), 2583-2591.

Drennan, M. F. and T.D. DiStefano (2010). Characterization of the curing process from high-solids anaerobic digestion. Bioresource Technology 101(2), 537-544.


Stephanie Larson, Associate Professor of Classics

Larson, S. (2010). tethnaknn d adolos I will: Reading Sappho's 'Confession' (fr. 94) through Penelope. Mnemosyne (Leiden) 63, 1-28.

College Core Curriculum

Jonathan Edward Lyons, Lecturer College Core Curriculum

Lyons, J. (2010). 32ft/sec2. The Journal of Experimental Fiction 39.
Lyons, J. (2010). Writing the Review. Pank 4(9).

Comparative Humanities Program

Katherine Faull, Professor of German & Humanities

Faull, K. (2009). Girl Talk: The Role of the “Speakings” in the Pastoral Care of the Older Girls’ Choir. Journal of Moravian History 6, 77-99.

Faull, K. (2009). Mapping a Mission: The Origins of Golkowski’s 1768 Map of Friedenshütten, Pennsylvania. Journal of Moravian History 7, 107-116.

Faull, K. (2010). You are the Savior’s Widow: Religion, Sexuality, and Bereavement in the 18th century Moravian Church. Journal of Moravian History 8, 89-115.


David Kristjanson-Gural, Associate Professor of Economics

Kristjanson-Gural, D. (2011). Opening the System: (Re)Writing Value Theory Discursively. Rethinking Marxism 23 (2).

Kristjanson-Gural, D. (2011). Value, Cooperatives and Class Transformation. Rethinking Marxism 23 (3).


Ramona Fruja, Assistant Professor of Education

Fruja, A.R. and A.S. Metzger (2011). Globalization, neo-liberalism and the American Universities in Eastern Europe: Tensions and possibilities in ‘exported’ higher education. Globalizations 8(1), 65–80.

Joe Murray, Associate Professor of Education

Murray, J. L. (2010). When involvement becomes "busyness." About Campus 15(5), 9-16.

Katharyn E. Nottis, Associate Professor of Education

Wert, B. Y., Bauman, D. C., & Nottis, K. E. K. (2010). Measures of risk for challenging behaviors: A comparison between the CBC and BDI. U.S.–China Education Review, 7(7), 114-120.

Nottis, K. E., M. Prince and M. Vigeant (2010). Building an understanding of heat transfer concepts in undergraduate chemical engineering courses. U.S.–China Education Review 7(2), 1-8, 27.

Prince, M. J., M.A.S. Vigeant, and K. Nottis (2010). Assessing misconceptions of undergraduate engineering students in the thermal sciences. International Journal of Engineering Education 26(4), 880-890.

Electrical Engineering

Maurice Aburdene, Professor of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Bravo-Solorio, S., L. Gan, A.K. Nandi, and M.F. Aburdene (2010). Secure private fragile watermarking scheme with improved tampering localisation accuracy. IET Information Security 4(3), 137-148.


Michael Drexler, Associate Professor of English

White, E. and M. Drexler (2010). The theory gap. American Literary History 22 (2), 480-494.

Robert Rosenberg, Assistant Professor of English

Rosenberg, R. (2011). Dancing in Kyrgyzstan. The Montreal Review. January, 2011: online.

Rosenberg, R. (2011). Used Crib. Untoward Magazine. February 2011: online.

Rosenburg, R. (2010). Citizen, Speak Turkish (novel excerpt). Witness 23, 207-224.

Rosenburg, R. (2010). The Princes’ Islands (novel excerpt). Pennsylvania Literary Journal 2(2), 150-163.

Rosenburg, R. (2011). “Signs of Life in India.” The Montreal Review. February, 2011: online.

Foreign Language Programs

Logan Connors, Assistant Professor of French

Connors, L. (2010). Le théâtre français du XVIIIe siècle: histoire, textes choisis, mises en scène (review). Eighteenth-Century Studies 33, 136.

Connors, L. (2010). Performing Criticism during Cultural War: The case of Voltaire’s l’Ecossaise (1760). Eighteenth-Century Fiction 10 (1), 61-80.

Ludmila Shleyfer Lavine, Assistant Professor of Russian

Lavine, L. (2011). Poema of Lieutenant Schmidt’s End: Pasternak’s Dialogue with Tsvetaeva through the Prism of Genre. The Russian Review.

John Westbrook, Associate Professor of French

Westbrook, J. and P. Dubois (2010). Co-editors, "Terroirs" issue of Contemporary French and Francophone Studies 14(2).


Karen Morin, Professor of Geography

Morin, K. M. (2010). Author Response, Review Essay Forum on Frontiers of Femininity: A New Historical Geography of the 19th century American West. Gender, Place & Culture 17(3), 401-415.

Morin, K.M. and T. Rothenberg (2010). Our Theories, Ourselves: Hierarchies of Place and Status in U.S. Academia. ACME: An International E-Journal for Critical Geographies, special issue on Places Postcolonialism Forgot 10(1).

Morin, K. (2010). Unpopular Archives. The Professional Geographer 62 (4), 534-543.


Martha Verbrugge, Professor of History

Verbrugge, M. (2010). Recreation and Racial Politics in the Young Women's Christian Association of the United States, 1920s-1950s. International Journal of the History of Sport 27,1191-1218.

International Relations

Rose Shinko, Visiting Assistant Professor of International Relations

Shinko, R.E. (2010). A More Generous and Respectful Agonism: Making Pluralization Safe for Democracy. International Studies Review 12(1), 153-155.

Shinko, R.E. (2010). Ethics after Liberalism: Why (Autonomous) Bodies Matter. Millennium: Journal of International Studies, Special Issue “After Liberalism?” 38(3), 1-23.


Mihai Marius Banciu, Assistant Professor of Management

Banciu, M. et al. (2010). Bundling Strategies When Products Are Vertically Differentiated and Capacities Are Limited, Management Science 56(12), 2207-2223.

Stacy Ann Mastrolia, Assistant Professor of Management

Gotti, G. and S. A. Mastrolia. (2010). Regulatory intervention and the effect of changes in corporate governance on firm decisions and market reactions. Journal of Management and Governance 14, 379-407.

Janice Traflet, Assistant Professor of Management

Traflet, J. (2010). Editor, Essays in Economic and Business History 28.


K.B. Boomer, Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Boomer, K.B., R.A. Brazier, and A.A. Nyblade (2010). Empirically-Based Ground Truth Criteria for Seismic Events Located using Regional Networks with applications to South Africa. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 100(4), 1785-1791.

Lynn Breyfogle, Associate Professor of Mathematics

Breyfogle, M.L. and C. Lynch (2010). Using Assessment to Further Geometric Thought. (Edited title: Revisiting van Hiele). Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School 16(4), 232-238.

Wohlhuter, K., A.R. McDuffie, and M.L. Breyfogle (2010). Challenging Elementary Teachers to Revisit Their Mathematical Knowledge. (Edited Title: Strengthen your mathematical muscles). Focus Issue of Teaching Children Mathematics 17 (3), 178-183.

Thomas Cassidy, Associate Professor of Mathematics

Cassidy, T. (2010). Quadratic algebras with ext algebras generated in two degrees. The Journal of Pure and Applied Algebra 214, 1011-1016.

Cassidy, T. and M. Vancliff (2010). Generalization of graded Clifford algebras and of complete intersections. The Journal of the London Mathematical Society 81(2), 91-112.

George R. Exner, Professor of Mathematics

Exner, G. et al. (2011). Gaps of operators via rank-one perturbations. Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications 376, 576-587.

Peter R. McNamara, Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Assaf, S. and P. McNamara (2011). A Pieri Rule for Skew Shapes. Journal of Combinatorial Theory (Series A) 118(1), 277-290.

Mechanical Engineering

Keith Buffinton, Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Buffinton, K.W., K.L. Hoffman, and M.C. Berg (2010). Minimizing Residual Vibration in Short-Maneuver Pulse-Width Control. ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control 132, 024505-1 to 024505-5.

Remy, C.D., K.W. Buffinton, and R.Y. Siegwart (2010). Stability Analysis of Passive Dynamic Walking of Quadrupeds. International Journal of Robotics Research 29, 1173-1185.

Mala Sharma, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

M.M. Sharma, C.W. Ziemian, and T.J. Eden (2010). Processing and Composition Effects on the Fracture Behavior of Spray Formed 7xxx Series Al Alloys. The Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance 19 (9), 1344-1351.

Constance W. Ziemian, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

M.M. Sharma, C.W. Ziemian, and T.J. Eden, (2010). Processing and Composition Effects on the Fracture Behavior of Spray Formed 7XXX series Al-alloys. Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance 19 (9), 1344-1351.


Bethany J. Collier, Assistant Professor of Music

Collier, B.J. et al. (2010). "Gamelan Dharma Swara" (CD). Recorded live in Bali and debuted in New York.


Sheila M. Lintott, Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Lintott, S. (2010). Feminist Aesthetics and Neglect of Natural Beauty. Environmental Values 19, 315–333.

Matthew Slater, Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Slater, M. H. (2010). A Reflection on our Freedom. Philosophia 38(2), 327-330.

Physics & Astronomy

Katelyn Natalie Allers, Assistant Professor Physics and Astronomy

Allers, K. et al. (2010). Discovery of a young L dwarf binary, SDSS224953.47+004404.6AB. Astrophysiccal Journal 715, 561.

Allers, K. , et al.(2010). A Spitzer search for planetary-mass brown dwarfs with circumstellar disks: Candidate selection, P. Astrophysical Journal 720, 1374-1379.

Jack Gallimore, Associate Professor Physics and Astronomy

Gallimore, J. et al. (2010). Infrared diagnostics for the extended 12 μm sample of Seyfert. Astrophysical Journal 710, 289.

Gallimore, J., et al. (2010). Infrared spectral energy distributions of Seyfert galaxies: Spitzer Space Telescope observations of the 12 micron sample of active galaxies. Astrophysical Journal Supplements 187, 172.

James M. Higbie, Assistant Professor Physics and Astronomy

Higbie, J. (2010). Optimization of cw sodium laser guide star efficiency. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 510, A20 .

Ned Ladd, Associate Professor Physics and Astronomy

Ladd, E. F. et al., (2011). The physical and dynamical structure of Serpens - Two very different sub-(proto)clusters. Astronomy & Astrophysics 519, A27.

Martin K. Ligare, Associate Professor of Physics

Ligare, M. (2010). Classical thermodynamics of particles in harmonic traps. American Journal of Physics 78, 815.

Katharina Vollmayr-Lee, Associate Professor of Physics

Vollmayr-Lee, K., T. Aspelmeier, and A. Zippelius (2011). Hydrodynamic correlation functions of a driven granular fluid in steady state. Physics Review E 83, 011301.

Vollmayr-Lee, K. (2010). Aging to equilibrium dynamics of SiO2. Physical Review E 81, 061203.

Political Science

Tony Massoud, Associate Professor of Political Science

Massoud, T.G. and C. S. Magee (2011). Openness and internal conflict. Journal of Peace Research 48 (1), 59-72.


Chris Boyatzis, Professor of Psychology

Homan, K. J., & Boyatzis, C. J. (2010). Religiosity, sense of meaning, and health behaviors in older adults. The International Journal for the Psychology of Religion 20(3) 173-186.

Homan, K. J., and C.J. Boyatzis (2010). Attachment to God as a protective factor in the etiology of eating disturbance: Cross-sectional and prospective evidence. Eating Disorders 18, 239-258.

David Walter Evans, Professor of Psychology

Evans, D.W., C. Hersperger and P. A. Capaldi (2011). Thought-Action Fusion in Childhood: Measurement, Development, and Association with Anxiety, Rituals and Other Compulsive-like Behaviors. Child Psychiatry and Human Development 42 (1), 12–23.

Owen R. Floody, Professor of Psychology

Floody, O. R., L. Ouda, B.A. Porter, and M.P. Kilgard (2010). Effects of damage to auditory cortex on the discrimination of speech sounds by rats. Physiology and Behavior 101, 260-268.

Kevin Myers, Associate Professor of Psychology

Myers, K.P. and M.C. Whitney (2011). Rats' learned preferences for flavors encountered early or late in a meal paired with the postingestive effects of glucose. Physiology & Behavior 102(5), 466-474.

Joel Wade, Professor of Psychology

Wade, T. J. (2010). The Relationships between Symmetry and Attractiveness and Mating Relevant Decisions and Behavior: A Review. Symmetry 2(2), 1081-1098.


Rivka Ulmer, Associate Professor of Religion

Ulmer, R. (2010). The Egyptian Gods in Midrashic Texts. Harvard Theological Review 103(2), 181-204.

Ulmer, R. (2010). The Jerusalem Temple in Pesiqta Rabbati: From Creation to Apocalypse. Hebrew Studies 51, 223-59.

Ulmer, R. (2010). The Rabbinic Term - Woman color garment — The Semiotics of ‘A Woman’s Colored Garment’. Or le-me’ir 2010, 203-21.

Sociology & Anthropology

Deborah A. Abowitz, Professor of Sociology

Abowitz, D. and T.M. Toole (2010). Mixed method research. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management 136(1), 108-116.

Abowitz, D. et al. (2010). Emotional abuse among undergraduates. International Journal of Sociology of the Family 36(2),117-138.

Kate McCoy, Assistant Professor of Sociology

McCoy, K.E. (2009). Uncle Sam Wants Them. Contexts 8(1), 14-19.

McCoy, K.E. (2010). Beyond Civil-Military Relations: Reflections on Civilian Control of a Private, Multinational Workforce. Armed Forces & Society 36(4), 671-694.


Jose Cardenas Bunsen, Assistant Professor of Spanish

Cárdenas Bunsen, J. (2010). Polémica versus representación: el inca Garcilaso frente a Gómara y a Las Casas. Colonial Latin American Review 19(3), 393-416., Spanish


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