Ramirez, Miguel D. and Racha Menhem, "The Greek Sovereign Debt Crisis: A Conceptual and Empirical Analysis," International Journal of Economic Issues 5, no. 2 (2012): 127-142.
Alecia D. Dager, Beth M. Anderson, Michael C. Stevens, Carmen Pulido, Rivkah Rosen, Rachel E. Jiantonio-Kelly, Jason-Flor Sisante, Sarah A. Raskin, Howard Tennen, Carol S. Austad, Rebecca M. Wood, Carolyn R. Fallahi and Godfrey D. Pearlson. “Influence of Family History of Alcoholism on Neural Response to Alcohol Cues in College Drinkers.” Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 37 (2013): E161-E171.
Clare Rossini. “From a Bench at MOMA.” Plume 16 (November 28, 2012).
-- “The Micrographia of Robert Hooke” and “Francis Bacon Stuffs a Chicken with Snow.” Connecticut Review XXXIV, no. 2 (Fall 2012): 7-10.
Meredith Safran. “Perversions of the Phaeacians: The Gothic Odyssey of Angels & Insects (1996).” In Screening Love and Sex in the Ancient World, edited by Monica S. Cyrino, 39-53. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Barry Z. Cynamon, Steven M. Fazzari, and Mark Setterfield, eds. After the Great Recession: The Struggle for Economic Recovery and Growth. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Mark Setterfield. “Wages, Demand and U.S. Macroeconomic Travails: Diagnosis and Prognosis.” In After the Great Recession: The Struggle for Economic Recovery and Growth, edited by Barry Z. Cynamon, Steven M. Fazzari, and Mark Setterfield, 158-84. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013.
-- “Exploring the Supply Side of Kaldorian Growth Models.” Review of Keynesian Economics 1, no. 1 (2013): 22-36.
-- “Real Sector Imbalances and the Great Recession.” In From Crisis to Growth? The Challenge of Debt and Imbalances, edited by Hansjörg Herr, Torsten Niechoj, Claus Thomasberger, Achim Truger, and Till van Treeck, 61-80. Marburg: Metropolis Verlag, 2012.
Mark Setterfield and Kurt von Seekamm. “Stabilization Policy with an Endogenous Commercial Bank.” In Monetary Policy and Central Banking: New Directions in Post-Keynesian Theory, edited by Louis-Philippe Rochon and Salewa ‘Yinka Olawoye, 21-36. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2012.
Craig R. Janes, Kitty K. Corbett, James H Jones, and James Trostle. “Emerging Infectious Diseases: The Role of Social Sciences.” Lancet 380, no. 9857 (December 1, 2012): 1884-1886.
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Jonathan L. Zelner, James Trostle, Jason E. Goldstick, William Cevallos, James S. House, and Joseph N. S. Eisenberg. “Social Connectedness and Disease Transmission: Social Organization, Cohesion, Village Context, and Infection Risk in Rural Ecuador.” American Journal of Public Health 102, no. 12 (December 2012): 2233-2239.
doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2012.300795. PubMed PMID:23078481.
Erik Vogt. “Adorning Catchwords in David Grossman’s See Under Love.” Cultural Perspectives 17 (2012): 115-136.
-- “Speaking the Inhuman in the Human: The Testimonial Structure of Language ‘after’ Auschwitz.” In Alternate Construal’s in Linguistics (Philological Wratislaviensia: Acta et Studia, series editor Zdzislaw Wasik), edited by Zdzislaw Wasik, Piotr Czajka & Michal Szawern, 175-189. Wroclaw: Wydawnictwo Wyzszej Szkoly Filologicznej, 2012.
-- “Fanon and Žižek: On Violence and related matters.” In Zizek Now, edited by Molly Rothenberg and Jamil Khadar, 140-158. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2013.
James Wen. “Why Can Only Endogenous Urbanization Reduce the Rural-Urban Income Parity?” Caijing (Finance and Economics), no. 2 (2013): 89-92.
-- “Urbanization: From Exogenous Toward Endogenous.” Xin Chanjing (New Industrial Economy), no. 1 (2013): 27-30.
Terri A. Williams. “Mechanisms of Limb Patterning in Crustaceans.” In The Natural History of the Crustacea (Vol. 1): Functional Morphology and Diversity of Crustaceans, edited by Les Watling and Martin Thiel, 74-102. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.
Terri A. Williams, Beata Blachuta, Thomas A. Hegna and Lisa M. Nagy. “Decoupling Elongation and Segmentation: Notch Involvement in Anostracan Crustacean Segmentation.” Evolution & Development 14, no. 4 (2012): 372-382.
John Alcorn. “Fateful Choices: Lodovico & Gertrude in Manzoni’s I promessi sposi.” The Monk, The Priest, the Nun, Center for Italian Studies, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, March 22, 2013.
-- “What Makes Peppino Tick? The Psychology of Protest in I cento passi.” Annual Conference of the Association for the Study of Modern Italy, University of London, London, UK, November 24, 2012.
-- “Work & Nature in Giacomo Leopardi’s Poetry.” Conference of American Association of Teachers of Italian, Philadelphia, PA, November 16, 2012.
Barbara Benedict. “Death, Collecting and the Object: The Rape of Meaning in Pope’s Rape of the Lock.” South-Century Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Austin, TX, February 22, 2013.
-- “Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey.” Avon Library Seminar, Avon Library, Avon, CT, November 8, 2012.
-- “The Uses and Abuses of Things: The Objections of Objects in Pope’s Rape of the Lock.” Northeastern Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, October 13, 2012.
-- Panel Chair: “The Individual and Material Objects.” Northeastern Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, October 13, 2012.
Lin Cheng, Hyunsu Cho, Peter Yoon, and Jiajia Zhao. Poster: “GPU Accelerated Vessel Segmentation using Laplacian Eigenmaps.” 2013 GTC Technology Conference, San Jose, CA, March 18-21, 2013.
-- “An Efficient Out-of-Core Implementation of Block Cholesky Decomposition on a Multi-GPU System.” 24th IASTED International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems, Las Vegas, NV, November 13, 2012.
Jack Dougherty. “Researching, Writing and Publishing History in the Digital Age: A Workshop for Graduate Students.” History Department, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, November 16, 2012.
-- “Roundtable: What Difference Do Schools Make? Evaluating the Place of Education in Urban History.” Urban History Association, Columbia University, New York, NY, October 26, 2012.
-- “Collaborations through Open-Access Scholarly Publications on WordPress.” Digital Humanities Initiative, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY, October 25, 2012.
Andrea Dyrness and Enrique Sepúlveda. “Growing up without a State: Salvadoran Youth Imagining Lives in the Diaspora.” American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 17, 2012.
Lucy Ferriss. Readings of new fiction, Writers Read Series, Lee, MA, September 28, 2012.
Jonathan Gourley, Yuan-Hsi Lee, and Kuo-En Ching. “Vertical Fault Mapping within the Gutingkeng Formation of Southern Taiwan: Implications for Sub-aerial Mud Diapir Tectonics, Abstract T53-2699.” 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU (American Geophysical Union), San Francisco, CA, December 7, 2012.
Cheryl Greenberg. “Black-Jewish Coalitions for Civil Rights: The Possibilities and Tensions of Intercultural Cooperation.” Collegium for African American Research Biennial Conference, Atlanta, GA, March 13, 2013.
Cheryl Greenberg and John Jackson. “Dialogues and Divergences: The Continuing Evolution of Black-Jewish Relations in America.” National Museum of Jewish History and University of Pennsylvania Jewish Studies Program, Philadelphia, PA, February 20, 2013.
Michael J. Acosta ’13, John J. McInnis, III ’12, and Hebe Guardiola-Diaz. Poster: “The Cell Signaling Response to ER Stress in Oligodendrocytes.” Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, October 17, 2012.
Hebe Guardiola-Diaz, Richard Schneider, Caroline W. Reiss ’12, Christina M. McGuire ’13. Poster: “Regulation of Oligodendrocyte Lipid Composition by mTOR.” Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, October 15, 2012.
Christopher Hager. “Shock and Awe in 1862: American Writers and the Meaning of the Civil War.” Middlesex County Historical Society, Middletown, CT, March 7, 2013.
-- “i am Sory that I am not able to write good: Literacy, Evidence, and the Historiography of American Slavery.” Vincent de Santis Lecture, Department of History, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN, November 16, 2012.
-- “America Undeceived: Teaching 1862.” Midwest Modern Language Association Convention, Cincinnati, OH, November 9, 2012.
Kifah Hanna. “Returning to the Roots: Desire in Lebanese War Literature.” Middle East Studies Association, Denver, CO, November 18, 2012.
-- “From Majin to Saqit: Sexual Desire in Contemporary Arabic Literature.” At the Crossroads of Arabic Literature: The Arabic Literary Heritage in the Context of World Literature, The University of St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland, September 29, 2012.
Thomas Harrington. “Peninsular Archeologies: Toward a History of Tripartite Iberianism in the Twentieth Century.” CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY, December 7, 2012.
-- “Rellenando los huecos: hacia un hispanismo verdaderamente pan-hispano.” Centro de Estudios Interdisciplinarios de la Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay, October 11, 2012.
-- “Los catalanes del Uruguay: en todas partes y en ninguna.” Museo de las Migraciones (MUMI), Montevideo, Uruguay, October 10, 2012.
-- “Los hilos de la memoria en peligro: el archivo cada vez más remoto del progresismo norteamericano.” Centro de Estudios Interdisciplinarios de la Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay, October 9, 2012.
Karen Humphreys. “‘Les Chiffonniers sont à la mode’: Reading Rags and Refuse in 19th-century Paris.” Nineteenth-Century French Studies Conference, University of North Carolina, Raleigh, NC, October 14, 2012.
-- Opening presentation for Entre les murs (The Class). Directed by Laurent Cantet. Sony, 2008. Tenth Annual Foreign Language Film Festival, University of Saint Joseph, Hartford, CT, September 24, 2012.
Alejandro Hernández Jacky. Panel Chair: “Tattoos and Cultural Identity.” 23rd Annual Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, November 1, 2012.
-- “Ink, Blood, and Citizenship: Mara Salvatrucha Tattoos and the Consolidation of MS-13 Nationality.” 23rd Annual Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, November 1, 2012.
Samuel Kassow. “A Historian in the Ghetto.” Rudolph Vrba Memorial Lecture, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, March 13, 2013.
Kathleen Kete. “Presentation on Making Way for Genius: The Aspiring Self in France from the Old Regime to the New.” Richardson History of Psychiatry Research Seminar, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, November 7, 2012.
-- “Travels in the Alps: The Social Dimension of H.-B. de Saussure’s Voyages dans les Alpes (1779-1796).” Northeastern Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, October 13, 2012.
Ariela Keysar. “Freedom of Choice: Women and Demography in Israel, France and the U.S.” Secularism on the Edge: The Church & the State in the United States, France & Israel, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, February 22, 2013.
-- “What You Believe Really Defines Who You Are: How Americans Perceive Religious Belief?” Society for the Scientific Study of Religion Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, November 9, 2012.
Barry Kosmin. “The Vitality of Secularism in the U.S. and the Challenge from the Growth of the Nones.” Secularism on the Edge: The Church & the State in the United States, France & Israel, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, February 21, 2013.
-- “Jewish Life Beyond the Synagogue: American Jewish Secularism.” Conference on the Future of American Jewry, University of Miami, Miami, FL, February 12, 2013.
-- “American Jewish Yearbook: Retrospect and Prospect.” Association for Jewish Studies Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, December 16, 2012.
-- “Israeli Secularism in an International and Jewish Context.” Israeli Secularism in Comparative Perspective, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, October 12, 2012.
Katherine Lahti. “Slova-Veshchi v tvorchestve Velimiar Khlebnikova” (“Word-Things in the Work of Velimir Khlebnikov. Vassar’s “VESHCH” (“THING”) Conference, Saint Petersburg, Russia, October 16, 2012.
Mary Lewis. “Flayed Figures and Plaster Casts: Cézanne's Ecorchés and their Progeny.” Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, Hungary, January 28, 2013.
Dan Lloyd. “The Music of the Hemispheres: Does the Brain Talk to Itself-or Sing?” On the Shoulders of Giants lecture series, Talcott Mountain Science Center, Avon, CT, October 4, 2012.
Susan A. Masino, Julia Svedova ’11, Jessica L. Cote ’12, Masahito Kawamura, Jr., David N. Ruskin, Poster: “Ketogenic Diet Reverses Autistic Behaviors in BTBR Mouse Model of Autism.” Neuroscience 2012, New Orleans, LA, October 13-17, 2012.
John D. Mertens and Christian T. Firsching ’15. “A Double-Diaphragm Shock Tube for Ignition Studies of Non-Premixed Supersonic Hydrocarbon Jets.” 31st Regional Meeting on Kinetics and Dynamics, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, January 26, 2013.
Garth Myers. “Fostering Ties between Ecocriticism and Urban Political Ecology in Africa.” African Literature Association, Charleston, SC, March 22, 2013.
-- “From Expected to Unexpected Comparison: Changing the Flows of Ideas about Cities in a Post-Colonial Urban World.” Forum on Postcolonial Geographies, National University of Singapore, Singapore, February 22, 2013.
-- “Fostering Ties between Ecocriticism and Urban Political Ecology in Africa.” African Studies Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, November 29, 2012.
-- “How Africa’s Cities Matter.” Urban Studies Program and Geography Department, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, October 5, 2012.
Beth E. Notar. “Overview of Dali, Yunnan.” Executive Master’s Program in National Resources, Virginia Technical Institute, Altavista, VA, February 8, 2013.
-- “‘My Father is Li Gang!’: Power and Transgressive Mobility in Contemporary China.” American Anthropological Association Annual Meetings, San Francisco, CA, November 16, 2012.
Tennyson O’Donnell. “The Leopoldina Journals and Rhetorical Sovereignty.” World History Association of Hawaii, University of Hawaii, Hilo, HI, November 3, 2012.
Miguel D. Ramirez. “Do Remittances Enhance Labor Productivity Growth in Mexico? An Empirical Analysis, 1960-2010.” NECLAS Conference, University, New Haven, CT, November 3, 2012.
-- “Are Remittances Productive in the Mexican Case?” 74th International Atlantic Economic Conference, Montreal, QC, October 6, 2012.
-- Discussant: “Latin America and Caribbean Studies” session. 74th International Atlantic Economic Conference, October 6, QC, Montreal, 2012.
David Correll ’13, Marta Zamroziewicz ’13, Sarah A. Raskin, Jacqueline Maye ’08, Alexandra Rogers ’09 & Matthew Kurtz. Poster: “Prospective Memory in Schizophrenia: Relationship to Medication Adherence, Neurocognition, and Symptoms in Individuals with Schizophrenia.” International Neuropsychological Society Meeting, Waikoloa, HI, February 8, 2013.
Sarah A. Raskin, Marta Zamroziewicz ’13, Sarah Isaac ’14, David Correll ’13, Rivkah Rosen, Howard Tennen, Carol S. Austad, Carolyn R. Fallahi Fallahi, Rebecca M. Wood & Godfrey D. Pearlson. Poster: “Effects of Drinking Patterns on Prospective Memory Performance in College Students.” International Neuropsychological Society Meeting, Waikoloa, HI, February 8, 2013.
Sarah A. Raskin, Marta Zamroziewicz ’13, Ginger N. Mills ’12, David Correll ’13 & Michael Smith ’00. Poster: “Cognitive Remediation of Prospective Memory Deficits after Traumatic Brain Injury.” International Neuropsychological Society Meeting, Waikoloa, HI, February 8, 2013.
Clare Rossini. “The Place of Place in Poetry.” Associated Writing Programs Conference, Boston, MA, March 9, 2013.
-- “Valediction.” Something Understood, BBC Radio, London, January 27, 2013.
Meredith Safran. Workshop discussant: “Roman Comedy in Performance.” Annual Meeting of the American Philological Association (APA), Seattle, WA, January 4, 2013.
-- “Insult, or Challenge? The asylum feminis in Livy, AUC I.9.” Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of the Atlantic States (CAAS), New York, NY, October 5, 2012.
-- “Pandora’s Dangerous Containers: The Box and the Uterus in ABC’s Lost.” Film & History Conference. Milwaukee, WI, September 28, 2012.
Timothy Carson and Arthur Schneider. “Reputation Effects in Competitive Social Dilemma Situations: Evidence from a Public Goods Game.” 2012 ESA European Conference, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany, September 14, 2012.
Mark Setterfield. “After the Great Recession: A Macroeconomic Teaching Model for Contemporary Undergraduate Education.” The State of Economics After the Crisis: 16th Conference of the Research Network Macroeconomics and Macroeconomic Policies (FMM), Berlin, Germany, October 27, 2012.
-- “A Theory of Aggregate Consumption.” University of Leeds, Leeds, UK, October 24, 2012.
-- “Macroeconomics as a Three-Ring Circus: Aggregate Structural Macroeconomic Modelling Reconsidered.” Non-Equilibrium Social Science “Micro-foundations and Systemic Impacts” Workshop, Sirolo, Ancona, Italy, September 28, 2012.
Ramsey Tracy. “Indigenous Narrative from Oral Performance to Text: Semantic and Structural Aesthetic Concerns as Applied to the Work of Literary Translation.” Modern Language Association, Boston, MA, January 5, 2013.
-- “Kuxtalil K'aaylay/A Living Past: Mayan Social Memory and Prophetic Intertextuality.” Centre College, Danville, KY, November 12, 2012.
Erik Vogt. “Opera as Accompaniment to Genocide? Some Remarks on Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe’s Auseinandersetzung with Theodor W. Adorno.” American Philosophical Association, New Orleans, LA, February 21, 2013.
Nancy Curran performed with The Musical Friends Ensemble, Mark Twain Museum Center Auditorium, Hartford, CT, October 28, 2012.
Pablo Delano. “Latino Migration Exhibit: A Multi-Media Exhibit Documenting the Cultural, Religious, Political and Economic Life in Willimantic, CT.” Group Exhibit. Windham Textile and History Museum, Willimantic, CT, March 22-December 8, 2013.
Robert Kirschbaum. “Works on (with) Paper.” Group Exhibit. 511 Gallery, New York, NY, December 6, 2012-January 31, 2013.
-- “Multiple Encounters Second Edition.” Group Exhibit. Lalit Kala Akademi, Lucknow, Uttar Praddesh, India, December 6-14, 2012.
-- “Context.” Group Exhibit. The Columbia/Barnard Kraft Center for Jewish Student Life, New York, NY, October 11-November 29, 2012.
Dan Lloyd. Animation, Data, and Analysis to prepare and accompany Symphony of Minds Listening, composed by Eduardo Miranda and premiered by Ten Tors Orchestra, Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival, Plymouth University, UK, February 23, 2013.
Gerald Moshell. Pianist and Musical Arranger for singer Phoebe Madden and assisting vocalists and instrumentalists for the Grand Re-Opening of the Odeum Theater, East Greenwich, RI, January 26, 2013.
-- Pianist for soprano Elizabeth Lyra Ross-Norman, The Festival of Trees, The Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, CT, December 9, 2012.
-- Producer-Director: Another Antigone, Brooklyn Arts Exchange, Brooklyn, NY, December 21-22, 2012.
-- Producer-Director-Musical Director: Next to Normal, Factory Theatre, Boston, MA, September 7-9, 2012.
Madalene Spezialetti. Writer, director, editor of the film Singing with Pavarotti. Hartford Flickfest, Spotlight Theater, Hartford, CT, December 9, 2012.
Brett Barwick. “Point Projection Ultrafast Electron Microscopy: Following Dynamics at the Atomic Scale.” Connecticut Space Grant College Consortium, $20,000, fall 2012.
Andrea Dyrness. “Becoming Citizens in Time of Crisis: Latino Immigrant Youth In Spain.” Spencer Foundation, $40,000, September 2013-June 2014.
John Mertens. “Ignition Study of Supersonic Free Stream Jets Using a Shock Tube.” Connecticut Space Grant College Consortium, $6,000, fall 2012.
James Trostle. “The Health Effects of Rapid Social Change in Chile.” U.S. Fulbright Scholar Program, University of Chile, Santiago, full salary with stipend award, March-July 2014.
Peter Yoon. “Nvidia CUDA Teaching Center Grant.” Nvidia Research, for high-performance GPUs (Graphics Processing Units) plus supporting educational material, valued at approximately $15,000, October 18, 2012-October 18, 2013.
Honors & Awards:
Paul Assaiante coached the men’s Squash Team to its 14th national title in 15 years.
Ciaran Berry was awarded a 2012 Whiting Award by the Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation in New York in October, 2012.
William Butos was awarded the Ludwig von Mises Institute’s O.P Alford III Prize in Libertarian Scholarship for “Monetary Orders and Institutions: A Hayekian Perspective.” The Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics 15, no. 3 (2012): 156-179.
Lin Cheng, Hyunsu Cho, Peter Yoon, and Jiajia Zhao were awarded Best Paper in Parallel Algorithms and Architecture for “An Efficient Out-of-Core Implementation of Block Cholesky Decomposition on a Multi-GPU System,” at the 24th IASTED International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems, Las Vegas, NV, November 13, 2012.
Samuel Kassow is Shier Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, spring 2013.
Harland Prechel and Theresa Morris received the 2012 Outstanding Article Award of the American Society of Criminology for the article “The Effects of Organizational and Political Embeddedness on Financial Malfeasance in the Largest U.S. Corporations: Dependence, Incentives, and Opportunities.” American Sociological Review 75, no. 3 (2010): 331-354.
Other Professional Accomplishments:
David Dangremond was elected a Trustee of the H.F. du Pont Winterthur Museum, Winterthur, DE, January 2013.
David Dangremond was reelected President of the Board of Trustees of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT, November 2012.
Ariela Keysar was a guest on USA Shalom Radio, March 3, 2013.
Barry Kosmin discussed “Breaking Our Ties to Organized Religion” on the Colin McEnroe Hour, WNPR, Hartford, CT, February 7, 2013.
Susan Masino is a Steering Committee Member for the 2014 International Symposium: Diet Therapies for Epilepsy & Other Neurological Disorders, Liverpool, UK.
Susan Masino has been named Co-Chair, Ketogenic Diet Special Interest Group, America Epilepsy Society, 2012-2014.
Homayra Ziad is the Founder and Co-chair of the Interreligious and Interfaith Studies Group, American Academy of Religion.
Homayra Ziad was an invited participant in the International Theology Conference, Shalom Hartman Institute, Jerusalem, Israel, February 2013.