January 2020 Achievements
Associate Professor of Management and department chair, Dr. Cristina E. Ciocirlan presented her paper titled, “Empowering green employees through job design” at the Clute International Conference in Business, Orlando, FL, in December 2019. Research for the paper was funded through a Fulbright grant in the UK. She also chaired the Business Education session at the conference. Dr. Ciocirlan’s paper won the “Best presentation award.”
Professor of Finance and International Business Hossein Varamini co-authored a textbook with the title of “Global Business: An Economic, Social and Environmental Perspective.” Hossein Varamini also co-authored a blind refereed journal article with Madison McCall (Alum 2017). The article with the title of “Impact Investing as a Way to Solve Social Problems” is published in the Journal of Management & Technology.
Michael G. Long, Associate Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies, has published Race Man: Selected Works of Julian Bond, 1960-2015 (City Lights Books). Newsweek has listed Race Man as one of the 20 most-anticipated books of 2020, and the New York Times Book Review has highlighted the book in its “New and Noteworthy” section. The Library Journal has published the first starred review of the new book. Long also recently signed an advance book contract for a book on nonviolent protests carried out by children and young adults.
Michael G. Long, Associate Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies, has had his work on Fred Rogers prominently featured in a Paris Review article titled ‘The Radical Mister Rogers.” https://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2019/12/03/the-radical-mr-rogers/.
Michael G. Long, Associate Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies, has released the audiobook edition of Peaceful Neighbor: Discovering the Countercultural Mister Rogers. Long’s publisher also arranged for him and his colleague Shea Tuttle–author of Exactly As You Are: The Life and Faith of Mister Rogers–to release a new video series on Rogers’s Christianity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhvNYxXXbDo&t=18s.
Natalie Nye ’20, Business Administration and Spanish, and professor Petru Sandu, Department of Business, presented “Succession Challenges in Family Businesses from the First to the Second Generation” at the business conference in Orlando, January 2020.
Assistant Director of Academic Advising, Curtis Smith’s short story “The Kitchen,” originally published in The Atticus Review, has been selected for inclusion in the 2020 edition of The Best Microfiction.
Michael G. Long, Associate Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies, was featured in a CBS radio segment on the relationship between Jackie Robinson and Martin Luther King, Jr. The segment was broadcast nationally on Martin Luther King Day: https://art19.com/shows/cbs-news-holiday-specials/episodes/dd1577ec-03c0-4ba7-a7e8-b6e52182ed5b.
Dr. Michele Lee Kozimor ’93, Associate Professor of Sociology is being recognized as the January Artist of the Month at Cornerstone Coffeehouse in Camp Hill, PA. An exhibit featuring 13 acrylic paintings (including one made in collaboration with students from her first-year seminar, Simple Living, in the fall is on display until Friday, January 31, 2020. Her profile and more information about the exhibit can be found on the Cornerstone Coffeehouse website: http://www.thecornerstonecoffeehouse.com/whats-new/art/. In October, Kozimor shared her artistic talents as part of her Kreider Prize for Teaching Excellence Address. That collaboratively made painting titled The Art of Teaching currently hangs in Alpha Hall.
Dr. Michele Lee Kozimor ’93 began her official term as Editor in Chief of the American Sociological Association’s (ASA) flagship pedagogy journal Teaching Sociology with the January 2020 issue. Elizabethtown College is being recognized as the host of the Editorial Office for the first time in the journal’s history. The journal was first published in October 1973. Kozimor was recently featured in a column announcing her editorship in ASA’s newsletter Footnotes. Delaney Dammeyer ’20 is the current undergraduate editorial assistant to the journal and Elizabethtown College alumna Dr. Barbara F. Prince ’12 is the journal’s Deputy Editor.
Senior sociology/anthropology major Emalie Rell ’20 had an article titled “MOTHER DOESN’T ALWAYS KNOW BEST: THE EFFECTS OF SEX, VIEWS OF SEX EDUCATION, AND RELIGIOSITY ON VIEWS OF TEEN ACCESS TO BIRTH CONTROL WITHOUT PARENTAL CONSENT” published in Issue 33, Volume 1 of the journal Sociological Viewpoints. The faculty advisor for this paper (written for SAN 330 Research Methods and SAN 331 Statistical Analysis) was Dr. Michele Lee Kozimor ’93.