Kudos: April 2019


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Social Sciences Assistant Professor Joshua Akers’ paper, “Portfolio solutions, bulk sales of bank-owned properties, and the reemergence of racially exploitative land contracts,” will be published in Cities (Volume 89, June 2019; co-author E. Seymour).

Suzanne Bergeron’s book chapter, “Rethinking the equation between voice and power in household bargaining and global household models” was published in Rethinking Silence, Voice and Agency in Contested Gender Terrains (co-author M. H. Marchand; eds J. Parpart, S. Parashar; New York: Routledge). Bergeron is the Helen Maytay Graves Collegiate Professor.

A chapter co-authored by Stein Brunvand and Associate Provost for Graduate, Global and Digital Education Iler Miteza, “Developing an online presence: Shifting the focus from quantity to quality,” is included in the book Ensuring Quality and Integrity in Online Learning Programs (eds Ester Smidt and Rui Li; IGI Global 2019). Brunvand is associate professor of education and interim associate dean of the College of Education, Health, and Human Services, and Miteza is professor of economics and associate provost for graduate, global and digital education.

An article by Economics Associate Professor Natalia Czap and Economics Assistant Professor Hans Czap, “Encouraging farmers’ participation in the Conservation Stewardship Program: A field experiment,” will be published in Ecological Economics (Volume 161, July 2019; co-authors S. Banerjee, M. Burbach).

Development Director Diane Gulyas is the 2019 president of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Greater Detroit Chapter. AFP is a membership resource used by fundraising and nonprofit professionals.

Economics Assistant Professor Antonios Koumpias’ article, “Entrepreneurial response to interstate regulatory competition: Evidence from a behavioral discrete choice experiment,” has been published by the Journal of Regulatory Economics (Volume 55, Issue 2, April 2019; co-authors T. Malone, P.L. Bylund).

African and African American Students Assistant Professor Terri Laws spoke at the Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics 2019 Annual Bioethics Conference. Her topic, “Controlling death?: From questions to community,” was taken from her current work on race, religion and the legalization of physician assisted suicide in Washington D.C.

Social Sciences Assistant Professor Emily Matthews Luxon’s paper, “Economics-Oriented Discourse Strategies in Environmental Advocacy,” has been published in Environmental Communication.

Social Sciences Assistant Rusi Sun’s co-authored publication, “The influence of transformational leadership on employees’ affective organizational commitment in public and nonprofit organizations: A moderated mediation model,” has been published by Public Personnel Management (April 2019; co-authors S. Peng, Y. Liao).


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