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David Kaplan, Ph.D., Department of Geography, was elected vice president of the American Association of Geographers for 2018-2019. Dr. Kaplan, an American Geographical Society (AGS) councilor and editor of the society’s flagship Geographical Review journal, will automatically be elected as president for the 2019-2020 term, which will be followed by another term as past president in 2020-2021. He will succeed Dr. Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach of the University of Texas-Austin.
Veronica Cook-Euell, supplier diversity manager, is the recipient of the National Association of Educational Procurement, (NAEP) Professional Perspective Award. This award is given to the author(s) who contributed the highest-rated and most well-received article from the past year’s issues of the Educational Procurement Journal. Ms. Cook-Euell’s winning article “10 Steps to Successful Advocacy in Supplier Diversity” was featured in the journal’s spring 2017 issue.
Richard (Rick) Feinberg, Department of Anthropology, chaired and moderated a session on "ASAO Histories" at the Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania in New Orleans, Louisiana, on Feb. 1, 2018.
Kenneth Cushner, professor emeritus, School of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies, served as intercultural specialist for the fall 2017 voyage around the world, “Semester at Sea.” He visited 10 countries (Germany, Spain, Ghana, South Africa, India, Myanmar, Vietnam, China, Japan and USA) on four continents over four months.
Richard (Rick) Feinberg, Department of Anthropology, and Gina Zavota, Department of Philosophy, presented “Behaviorist Ethics in Polynesia” at the American Anthropological Association annual meeting in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 1, 2017.


Tamara L. Honesty, School of Theatre and Dance, and Karestin Harrison, authored The Fake Food Cookbook: Props You Can't Eat for Theatre, Film, and TV, 1st Ed., New York, NY: Routledge, (2018).  
Richard (Rick) Feinberg, Department of Anthropology, authored Polynesian Oral Traditions: Indigenous Texts and English Translations from Anuta, Solomon Islands, 1st ed., Kent, Ohio: Kent State University Press, (2018) 1-294.
Yosh Hakutani, Department of English, authored three book chapters in American Haiku: New Readings, ed. Toru Kiuchi (Lanham, MD/New York/London: Lexington Books, 2017): “Chapter 2: Ezra Pound, Imagism, and Haiku,” 33-56; “Chapter 6: Richard Wright’s Haiku, Zen, and the African ‘Primal Outlook upon Life,’” 151-74; and “Chapter 9: Jack Kerouac’s Haiku and The Dharma Bums,” 205-29.
Yosh Hakutani, Department of English, authored “Cy Twombly’s Painting of the Peonies and Haiku Imagery” in Cy Twombly: Image, Text, Paratext, ed. Thierry Greub, (Paderborn, Germany: Wilhelm Fink Verlag / Boston: Brill Publishing Group, 2018), 306-22; and “Yone Noguchi, Ezra Pound, and Imagism: A Summary” in Yone Noguchi Society Newsletter, No. 4 (September 2017), 2-4.
Jennifer L. McCullough, School of Communication Studies, Sajani Raman, Sara Guerrero-Duby, Miraides Brown, Sarah Ostrowski-Delahanty, Diane Langkamp and John C. Duby authored “Screen Exposure During Daily Routines and a Young Child’s Risk for Having Social-Emotional Delay” in Clinical Pediatrics, Russell W. Steele (Ed.), Vol. 56, Issue 13, (2017): 1244-1253.