YSU faculty/staff achievements, Sept. 21, 2012

Zbigniew Piotrowski, professor, Mathematics and Statistics, collaborated with Prof. A. Bouziad on topics in General Topology and Abstract Analysis during his month-long research stay at the Laboratoire deMathematique, Universite de Rouen, France.

L. Diane Barnes, professor, History, is the author of Frederick Douglass: Reformer and Statesman,  published by Routledge in its Historical American Series in September 2012.

Gabriel Palmer-Fernandez, director, Dr. James Dale Ethics Center, and professor, Philosophy and Religious Studies, published the article “Boylan on Immigration” in the Journal of Applied Ethics and Philosophy.

Deborah Mower, associate professor, Philosophy and Religious Studies, co-edited a book with Wade L. Robison of the Rochester Institute of Technology titled Civility in Politics and Education. The book was published by Routledge as part of the Advances in Contemporary Philosophy Series.

Helene Sinnreich, director, YSU Center for Judaic and Holocaust Studies, presented on “The Resurgence of Jewish Culture in Poland” at the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage in Cleveland.

Rick Shale, professor, English, was appointed to the board of directors of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Shale was named vice president for chapter relations. He previously served two consecutive terms on the national board as a regional vice president, and he has served the society’s Nominating and Marketing/Member Benefits committees.

Brad Shellito, associate professor, Geography, was invited to present a colloquium talk for faculty and graduate students of the Department of Geography at Ohio University earlier this month. The presentation was titled, “Campuses, Cities, and Cars Too: Using GIS For 3D Visualization.”