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Effects of fathers on child development, social and emotional processes in achievement motivation; higher education's effects on student development

Robert M. Midkiff Jr.
Assistant provost, director of summer school
Phone: 570-577-1561
Email: midkiff@bucknell.edu

Medical sociology; community health; nonprofit organizations; organization of communities; sociology of education; writing sociologically.

Carl Milofsky
Professor of sociology
Phone: 570-577-3468
Email: milofsky@bucknell.edu
Accomplishments/areas of interest/selected publications: Author of: Smallville: The Institutionalization of Community in Small Town America (2008); Pragmatic Liberalism: Constructing Civil Society (with Albert Hunter) (2007); Handbook of Community Movements and Local Organizations (with Ram Cnaan) (2006); Values, Passion, and Trust in the Nonprofit Sector (with Joyce Rothschild; special issue of NONPROFIT MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP) (2006).

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Last updated 12/29/2009

Animal intelligence; animal rights and welfare; ethics in animal research; endangered species; feral children; sociology of primates (especially monkeys and baboons).

Douglas Candland
Professor emeritus of psychology and former director of animal behavior program
Phone: 570-577-1431 (o), 570-524-2355 (h)
Email: dcandlan@bucknell.edu
Accomplishments/areas of interest/selected publications: Created Bucknell's animal behavior program in the 1960s; author of Feral Children and Clever Animals (Oxford University Press, 1993); editor of the Review of General Psychology, the journal of the American Psychological Association; and recipient of the Annual Award for Distinguished Teaching by the American Psychological Association and the annual award for contribution to education by the Animal behavior Society of America.

International education

Paula Cogan Myers
Director of international student services
Phone: 570-577-3794
Email: paula.myers@bucknell.edu

Motivation in learning; instructional environments and learning; performance assessment; education reform

Candice Stefanou
Associate professor of education
Phone: 570-577-3457
Email: candice.stefanou@bucknell.edu

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Last updated 12/29/2009

Student leadership in higher education; moral reasoning in college students; educational leadership; orientation programming; employee training and development; undergraduate research.

Joseph L. Murray
Associate professor of education
Phone: 570-577-1133
Email: joe.murray@bucknell.edu

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Last updated 12/29/2009

Bacterial adhesion to surfaces; the effects of bacterial adhesion on bacterial transport; imaging with total internal reflection aqueous fluorescence microscopy; thermodynamics education/engineering education; food chemistry and engineering.

Margot Vigeant
Associate professor of chemical engineering
Phone: 570-577-1646
Email: mvigeant@bucknell.edu

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Last updated 10/7/2010

Robotics; walking and running robots; dynamics and control; snowboard analysis; international engineering education.

Keith Buffinton
Professor of mechanical engineering and interim dean of the College of Engineering
Phone: 570-577-1581
Email: buffintk@bucknell.edu
Accomplishments/areas of interest/selected publications: $800,000 grant to study "Unmanned Ground Vehicle Mobility in Urban Terrain" from the U.S. Department of Defense for 2008-09. Consultant to the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology to work on "Dynamic Locomotion with Quadrupeds: Energy Efficient Locomotion by Exploiting Passive Dynamics." Guest Professor Fellowship, Institut fr Robotik und Intelligente Systeme, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, 2007. Visiting Professorship, Stanford University, 2007. Award for "Outstanding Achievement in Mechanical Engineering Practice" presented by Tufts University Department of Mechanical Engineering, 2004. "Outstanding Paper Award" presented by the Engineering Management Division of the American Society for Engineering Education, 2002 and 2003. "Star Performers Award for Innovation" presented by the Small Business Development Center of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for "Snowboard Research and Development," 2000.

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Video: These 'bots were made for walking.

Last updated 12/29/2009

Computer science; Distributed systems; Computer-based collaborative systems; Computer science education; Computer architecture; Compiler theory; Parallel computation.

Daniel Hyde
Associate professor of computer science
Phone: 570-577-1281
Email: hyde@bucknell.edu

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Last updated 7/18/2013

Educational policy and theory; history of public education; public and private education law; history of the University at Lewisburg and Bucknell University through its first century (1846-1946).

Russell Dennis
Assistant professor of education
Phone: 570-577-3460
Email: dennis@bucknell.edu

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Last updated 11/4/2010

Mathematics education; mathematics education reform; professional development; mathematical discourse and reform curricula.

M. Lynn Breyfogle
Associate professor of mathematics
Phone: 570-577-1492
Email: lynn.breyfogle@bucknell.edu
Accomplishments/areas of interest/selected publications: Author of "Self-Perceived and Observed Practices of Secondary School Mathematics Teachers," in Teacher Development: An International Journal of Teachers' Professional Development, 2002. Officer of Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators.

Multicultural education; moral education; educational sociology and philosophy.

Sue Ellen Henry
Associate professor of education and director of the writing program
Phone: 570-577-3463
Email: sehenry@bucknell.edu

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Last updated 7/17/2013

Child development; cognitive psychology; conceptual learning in science; educational psychology; environmental education; working with diverse populations; science education; statistics

Katharyn Nottis
Associate professor of education
Phone: 570-577-3462
Email: knottis@bucknell.edu
Accomplishments/areas of interest/selected publications: NSF grant for "Collaborative Research: inquiry-based activities to repair persistent student misconceptions of critical engineering concepts" with Michael Prince, Margot Vigeant and Ron Miller.

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Last updated 12/29/2009

Service-learning; the idea and practice of integrating academic and disciplinary knowledge with experiential education to meet community needs and the movement of higher education toward a civic mission of promoting active and participatory citizenship; Hurricane Katrina Recovery efforts in the Gulf Coast; the partnership the Bucknell Brigade has formed with a Nicaraguan community to support health care and grass roots sustainable development.

Janice Butler
Director of Civic Engagement and Service Learning
Phone: 570-577-3973
Email: butler@bucknell.edu

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Last updated 3/3/2011

Women in higher education.

Eugenia Gerdes
Professor of psychology and dean emerita of College of Arts and Sciences
Phone: 570-577-1769
Email: egerdes@bucknell.edu

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Last updated 4/1/2011

Career planning; management education, management practices; organization theory and design; Japanese management methods.

John Miller
Professor emeritus of management
Phone: 570-577-1303
Email: jmiller@bucknell.edu
Accomplishments/areas of interest/selected publications: Former executive director, Organizational Behavior Teaching Society; was named a Pew Scholar and fellow of the Carnegie Teaching Academy in 1998. Former resident scholar at Doshisha University, Kyoto.

Decision-making; game theory; operations analysis

Nancy Weida
Associate professor of management
Phone: 570-577-1399
Email: nweida@bucknell.edu
Accomplishments/areas of interest/selected publications: Co-author of Operations Analysis Using Microsoft Excel (Duxbury, 2002); founding vice president of the Academy of Business Education.

Volunteerism; community service; residential student experience and education; student leadership programming; fraternity and sorority affairs

Amy Badal
Associate dean of students and and director of residential education and fraternity and sorority affairs
Phone: 570-577-1638
Email: abadal@bucknell.edu

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Last updated 7/26/2013

biophysical chemistry; nuclear magnetic resonance; protein structure; zinc compounds and zinc proteins; bile salts

David Rovnyak
Associate professor of chemistry
Phone: 570-577-3676
Email: drovnyak@bucknell.edu
Accomplishments/areas of interest/selected publications: Principal investigator on recent NSF award to bring high field nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) to Bucknell University; editor of recent book 'Modern NMR in Education' (Oxford University Press, 2007).

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Last updated 12/30/2009

Scientific Inquiry; Self-Efficacy; Social Learning Theory; Scientific Misconceptions; Issues in Science Education; Issues in Teacher Education; Early Childhood Education; Literacy Education; Children's Literature; University-School Collaboration.

Lori A. Smolleck
Assistant professor of education
Phone: 570-577-3458
Email: lsmollec@bucknell.edu
Accomplishments/areas of interest/selected publications: Created the Teaching Science as Inquiry (TSI) Instrument (Journal of Science Teacher Education, 2006); Created the Teaching Science as Inquiry (TSI) Rubric (Pennsylvania Teacher Education Journal, 2007).

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Last updated 12/29/2009

Choral teaching; teacher education; adolescent voice change; adolescent singing

Bridget Sweet
Assistant professor of music education
Phone: 570-577-1243
Email: bridget.sweet@bucknell.edu
Accomplishments/areas of interest/selected publications: Characteristics of exemplary middle school choral teachers, teacher education, female and male adolescent voice change, and motivation of adolescent singers.

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Last updated 12/29/2009

Electrical engineering; antennas; electromagnetics; radio wave propagation; wireless systems; electromagnetics education; phased array antennas; Yagi antennas; particle swarm optimization method; finite-difference time-domain method

David Kelley
Associate professor of electrical engineering
Phone: 570-577-1313
Email: dkelley@bucknell.edu
Accomplishments/areas of interest/selected publications: Member of the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society (AP-S); chair of the AP-S Education Committee; associate editor of the Education Column in Antennas and Propagation Magazine (published by AP-S). Publications include peer-reviewed journal papers in the IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation. Papers presented at the annual IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium and at the annual Antenna Applications Symposium.

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Last updated 7/19/2013

Management; Experiential management education; Organizing for justice and social change; Community organization; Organizational trust

Tammy Hiller
Associate professor of management
Phone: 570-577-1747
Email: hiller@bucknell.edu

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Last updated 7/17/2013

Education; Language policy in education; Cultural foundations of education; Anthropology and education; English language education; Diversity and inequality in education

Richard Henne-Ochoa
Assistant Professor of Education
Phone: 570-577-1583
Email: r.henne@bucknell.edu

Last updated 7/17/2013

Education; Secondary student teaching; Problems in education; School culture; Adolescent rites of passage in schools; High school yearbooks

Lynn M. Hoffman
Assistant Professor of Education, School Administration Program Director
Phone: 570-577-3454
Email: lynn.hoffman@bucknell.edu

Last updated 7/17/2013

Instrumental music; horn; wind instruments; music education; conducting

William Kenny
Professor of music and department chair of symphonic band horn instrumental music education
Phone: 570.577.2238
Email: william.kenny@bucknell.edu
Accomplishments/areas of interest/selected publications: Instrumental music adjudicator and clinician. Hornist in Commonwealth Brass Quintet. Founder and conductor of the Penn Central Wind Band. Principal horn, Williamsport Symphony, Orchestra of the Susquehanna Valley Chorale. Published articles in Music Educators Journal and The Instrumentalist.

Last updated 7/19/2013

Computer science; data mining; bioinformatics; biological information databases; gene sequences; machine learning; user interface design; computer science education

Brian R. King
Assistant professor of computer science
Phone: 570-577-3427
Email: brian.king@bucknell.edu

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Last updated 7/22/2013

Education; arts-informed epistemologies; spirituality and subjectivity in teaching; process-oriented writing; high school literacy

Sarah K. MacKenzie
Associate professor of education
Phone: 570-577-1349
Email: sarah.mackenzie@bucknell.edu

Last updated 7/25/2013

 

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