Kudos: Akers, Bergeron, Drake, Matthews Luxon, McLeer, Muller

1/29/2018

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Kudos January 2018
Josh Akers, Suzanne Bergeron, Jeanette Drake, Emily Matthews Luxon, Dorothy McLeer and Anna Muller.

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Social Sciences Assistant Professor Josh Akers’ article, "The Decline of Detroit in Three Acts," was published in German in Derive: Journal of Urban Research.

Suzanne Bergeron’s article, "Rebuilding Bridges: Toward a Feminist Research Agenda for Postwar Reconstruction," (co-authored with Carole Cohn and Claire Duncanson) was recently published in  Politics and Gender. The article examines tensions between gender-equitable peacebuilding and the political economy of post-war reconstruction. Bergeron is the Helen Mataya Graves Collegiate Professor, professor of women's studies and professor of social sciences.

Jeanette Drake, lecturer of managerial communications and supplemental instruction supervisor, was selected to hold one of five pre-conference workshops at the 2017 Association for Business Communication International Conference. Her workshop was about "flipping and expanding the business communication classroom—bringing active learning to the classroom and building interactive lectures online." She presented with UM-Flint faculty member Jeffrey Drake, senior instructional designer for the Office of Extended Learning.

Social Sciences Assistant Professor Emily Matthews Luxon’s article, "What do advocates know about policymaking? Revealing process in the Advocacy Coalition Framework," was published by the Journal of European Public Policy.

EIC Program Coordinator Dorothy McLeer was recognized by the Michigan Alliance for Environmental and Outdoor Education as one of only two graduates of the Michigan Environmental Education Certification Program. McLeer presented her capstone project, "Combating the Extinction of Experience – Introducing Youth to the Real World Outdoors," at the organizations' recent annual conference at Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Mich.

Social Sciences Assistant Professor Anna Muller co-authored the article, “War, Dialogue, and Overcoming the Past. The Second World War Museum in Gdańsk, Poland,” which has been published in Public Historian.