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Athletics

Bill Macom, head coach for the men’s and women’s tennis teams, was named to the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s Division II Operating Committee. As a committee member, Macom will be responsible for overseeing rules and policies regarding championships and rankings, while serving as the communication liaison between DII coaches and the NCAA.

Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Innovative Design

CAMID Executive Director Michael Grieves is scheduled to be a featured speaker at the PI PLMx 2017 event in Fort Worth, Texas. He will speak about “Operationalizing the Digital Twin – What It Really Means to ‘Go Digital’ at PI PLMx, described as “North America’s independent PLM event.”

College of Engineering & Computing

George Maul, professor of ocean engineering and sciences, has been elected to a second consecutive, one-year term as treasurer of the Southeastern Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association. Maul is a past president of the organization.

College of Psychology and Liberal Arts

Heidi Edwards, associate head, School of Arts and Communication, and professor and chair, Communication Programs, with Florida Tech alumnus J.D. Gallop presented a paper at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication in Chicago in August. The paper was titled, “Fake News, Framing and Birtherism: New Media’s Role in Propagating President Obama’s Birth Certificate Controversy.”

Debbie Lelekis and Communications graduate student Madelaine Elam have written the article “Blurring Fantasy and Reality: Disney’s EPCOT Dream and Tomorrowland,” which has just been published in Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture 1900 to Present.

Robert A. Taylor. Review of Chase, Karen, FDR on his Houseboat, 1924-1926: The Larooco Log. H-Florida, H-Net Reviews. August, 2017.

Andrew Aberdein:
Review of: Ripley, David, Vagueness is a kind of conflation, Log. Log. Philos. 26 (2017), no. 1, 115–135. Mathematical reviews MR3625681, 2017.

Review of: Steinberger, Florian, Explosion and the normativity of logic, Mind 125 (2016), no. 498, 385–419. Mathematical reviews MR3548161, 2017.

Review of: Moss, Lawrence S., Syllogistic logic with cardinality comparisons. J. Michael Dunn on information based logics, 391–415, Outst. Contrib. Log., 8, Springer, [Cham], 2016. Mathematical reviews MR3526513, 2017.

Review of: Leonard Nelson: A theory of philosophical fallacies. Translated by Fernando Leal and David Carus (Argumentation Library, Vol. 26) Springer, Cham, Switzerland, 2016, vi + 211 pp. Argumentation 31(2), 2017, pp. 455–461.

Courage as a virtue of argument. Ninth European Congress of Analytic Philosophy (ECAP9), LMU Munich, August 2017.

Inference and virtue. 2nd European Conference on Argumentation (ECA 2017), University of Fribourg, June 2017.

Commentary on José Ángel Gascón, Virtuous arguers: Responsible and reliable. 2nd European Conference on Argumentation (ECA 2017), University of Fribourg, June 2017.

The virtues of reason. Presentation to Lifelong Scholar Society, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL, May 2017.

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Demara B. Bennett – selected to serve as an expert member of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC) Child Maltreatment Reporting Laws policy analysis committee.

Bennett, Demara B., Crochet, Emily K.*, & Witek, Caroline C. *(2017, July). Trauma and Attachment. Presented at Krimes Against Kids Conference, Orlando, FL.

Che, X. X., Brown, C., Petersen, L. A., Hughes, A. M., Kuebeler, M. & Hysong, S. J. (July, 2017). A goal‐driven approach to aggregating Measures of PACT performance. Poster Presented at the 2017 HSR&D/QUERI National Conference. Boston, MA.

Che, X. X., Zhou, Z. E., Kessler, S. R., & Spector, P. E. (2017). Stressors beget stressors: The effect of passive leadership on employee health through workload and work-family conflict. Work and Stress, 1-17.

A newspaper article featured the partnership between the Forensic Psychology Undergraduate program and Fellsmere Police Department. Smith, A. (2017). Fellsmere internship program gives college students a taste of law enforcement. TCPalm. Retrieved from http://www.tcpalm.com/story/news/local/indian-river-county/2017/07/15/fellsmere-internship-program-gives-college-students-taste-law-enforcement/433338001/

Costopoulos, J.S. & Wellman, B.L.* (2017) The effectiveness of one Mental Health Court: Overcoming criminal history. Psychological Injury and Law. (in press) doi:10.1007/s12207-017-9290-x

Vanessa Edkins served as the Guest Editor for a special issue of Translational Issues in Psychological Science, focusing on Psychology and the Legal System, released in June, 2017.

Vanessa Edkins was invited to speak on a panel at Georgetown Law School for the Georgetown Juvenile Justice Clinic’s event, The Right to Remain Children: Race and Juvenile Justice 50 Years After Gault. The panel was titled, “It’s not them, it’s us: Confronting our own bias blind spots” and focused on implicit bias in the criminal justice system.

Edkins, Vanessa, Falligant, J. M., Lavoie, J., & Lawal, Temitayo.* (2017). Psychology and the legal system: The courtroom and beyond. Translational Issues in Psychological Science, 3, 117-120.

Redlich, A. D., Bibas, S., Edkins, Vanessa, & Madon, S. (2017). The psychology of defendant plea decision making. American Psychologist, 72, 339-352.

Ellis, Katrina. M., Nelson, Brittany. (in press). Understanding diagnostic test results: Development of the Knowledge of Diagnostic Test scale. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 61.

Gravina, N., & Austin, J.  (In press).  Using the consultant workshop model in a human service setting. Journal of Organizational Behavior Management.

Nicole Gravina was appointed to the editorial board of Behavior Analysis in Practice

McGee, H., Gravina, N., Wagner, K.  (May, 2017).  Analyzing and improving complex employee behaviors in human service organizations.  Panel conducted at the Association for Behavior Analysis Conference, Denver, CO.

*Hodges, Ansley, Gravina, N., & Bavacqua, J. (May, 2017).  Using OBM to increase staff performance in early intervention. Part of a symposium conducted at the Association for Behavior Analysis Conference, Denver, CO.

*Kelley, David, & Gravina, N.  (May, 2017).  A paradigm shift in healthcare: An open door for OBM.  Part of a symposium conducted at the Association for Behavior Analysis Conference, Denver, CO.

*Matey, Nicholas, & Gravina, N.  (April, 2017).  Behavior-based safety: Lessons from the field.  Organizational Behavior Management Network Conference, Miami, FL.

*Matey, Nicholas, *Sleiman, Andressa, & Gravina, N.  (April, 2017).  What OBM can learn from I/O psychology.  Organizational Behavior Management Network Conference, Miami, FL.

*Clark, R.J., *Cruz, Nelmar, *Curry, Scott, & Gravina, N.  (April, 2017).  We all use energy: A look at evidence based approaches to improving sustainability practices.  Organizational Behavior Management Network Conference, Miami, FL.

Maria Lavooy was nominated and won the Psi Chi Southeastern Region advisor award.

Kuroda, T., Mizutani, Y., Cançado, C. R. X., & Podlesnik, Christopher A. (in press). Reversal learning and resurgence of operant behavior in zebrafish (Danio rerio). Behavioural Processes.

Podlesnik, Christopher A., Chan, J. C. K., Bland, V. J., Bai, J. Y. H., & Miranda-Dukoski, L. (in press). Generalization of the disruptive effects of alternative stimuli when combined with target stimuli in extinction. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior.

Nevin, J. A., Craig, A. R., Cunningham, P. J., Podlesnik, Christopher A., Shahan, T. A., & Sweeney, M. M. (2017). Quantitative models of persistence and relapse from the perspective of behavioral momentum theory: Fits and misfits. Behavioural Processes, 141, 92-99.

Kelley, Michael E., Nadler, C. B., Rey, Catalina**, Cowie, S. J., & Podlesnik, Christopher A. (2017). Noncontingent reinforcement competes with response performance. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 107, 343-353.

Liddon, Clare J.**, Kelley, Michael E., & Podlesnik, Christopher A. (2017). An animal model of differential reinforcement of alternative behavior. Learning & Motivation, 58, 48-58.

Bai, J. Y. H., & Podlesnik, Christopher A. (2017). No impact of repeated extinction exposures on operant responding maintained by different reinforcement rates. Behavioural Processes, 138, 29-33.

Podlesnik, Christopher A. guest edited, with Federico Sanabria, the Special Issue of Behavioural Processes for the Society for the Quantitative Analyses of Behavior.

Podlesnik, Christopher A. chaired the 40th annual meeting of the Society for the Quantitative Analyses of Behavior.

Podlesnik, Christopher A., & Sanabria, F. (2017). SQAB 2016: Persistence and relapse. Behavioural Processes, 141, 1-2.

Podlesnik, Christopher A. (2017). Translational research examining treatment relapse. Invited address at the meeting of the European Association for Behavior Analysis Summer School, Cádiz, Spain.

Podlesnik, Christopher A. (2017). Reinforced Behavioral Variability: Basic Research, Applications, and Theoretical Implications. Discussant of symposium at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Denver, CO.

Podlesnik, Christopher A. (2017). Translational research using laboratory models of persistence and relapse. Invited address at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Denver, CO.

Podlesnik, Christopher A. (2017). Quantifying persistence and relapse with behavioral momentum theory. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Denver, CO.

Jimenez-Gomez, Corina, Forton, A., Silverman, K.***, Abel, A.**, Kelley, Michael E., & Podlesnik, Christopher A. (2017). Does praise function as a condition reinforcer for children with ASD? Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Denver, CO.

Bland, V. J., Cowie, S., Elliffe, D., & Podlesnik, Christopher A. (2017). Punishment revisited: Stimulus control and behavior reduction. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Denver, CO.

Rey, C.**, Betz, Alison M, Sleiman, A.*, Kuroda, T., Podlesnik, Christopher A. (2017). Differential reinforcement of other behavior: An experimental analysis of differential reinforcement. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Denver, CO.

Cowie, S., McCormack, J. C., Hogg, P., Podlesnik, Christopher A., Elliffe, D., Phillips, K. J., & Virues-Ortega, J. (2017). Reinforcers control behavior because of what they signal about the immediate future. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Denver, CO.

Keevy, M. D.*, Ho, T.**, & Podlesnik, Christopher A. (2017). Resurgence when challenging alternative responding with progressive ratios. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Denver, CO.

Kelley, Michael E., Morgan, A.****, Forton, A.****, Kimble, R.**, Harris, S.****, Jimenez-Gomez, Corina, & Podlesnik, Christopher A. (2017). Examination of renewal and its mitigation. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Denver, CO.

Bai, J. Y. H., Ho, T.**, & Podlesnik, Christopher A. (2017). Resurgence during extinction versus progressive ratios. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Denver, CO.

Kimball, R. T.**, Kelley, M. E.Podlesnik, Christopher A., Forton, A.****, Evaluation of a modified resurgence arrangement. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Denver, CO.

Kuroda, T., Mizutani, Y., Cançado, C. R. X., & Podlesnik, Christopher A. (2017). Resurgence, renewal, and reinstatement of operant responding in zebrafish (danio rerio). Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Denver, CO.

Abel, A.**, Nastri, R.*, & Podlesnik, Christopher A. (2017). Assessing the combined effects of resurgence and reinstatement. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Denver, CO.

Langley, J., Bai, J. Y. H., & Podlesnik, Christopher A. (2017). Effects of noncontingent reinforcement on resurgence. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Denver, CO.

Podlesnik, Christopher A. (2017). Laboratory models of relapse in humans and nonhumans. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Comparative Cognition Society, Melbourne, FL.

Wathen, S.*, Betz, Alison M., Tanz, J. R.*, & Podlesnik, Christopher A. (2017). A comparison of simultaneous and delayed conditioning procedures. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Comparative Cognition Society, Melbourne, FL.

Silverman, K.***, Jimenez-Gomez, Corina, Kuroda, T., & Podlesnik, Christopher A. (2017). Resurgence with ABA and ABB context changes in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in an automated touchscreen computer task. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Comparative Cognition Society, Melbourne, FL.

Wathen, S.*, Betz, Alison M., Tanz, J. R.*, Podlesnik, Christopher A., Silverman, K.***, & Keevy, M.* (2017). A comparison of simultaneous and delayed conditioning procedures. Poster presented at the   annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Denver, CO.

Silverman, K.***, Jimenez-Gomez, Corina, Forton, A.****, & Podlesnik, Christopher A. (2017). Evaluation of praise as a conditioned reinforcer using a modified acquisition task. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Denver, CO.

Shvarts, S.*, Hannula, C.*, Vergason, C. M.*, Fentress, S.*, Manzer, A.*, Podlesnik, Christopher A., & Jimenez-Gomez, Corina (2017). Evaluation of praise as a conditioned reinforcer in triplets with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Denver, CO.

Blackman, A.*, Nastri, R.*, Galbato, M.*, & Podlesnik, Christopher A. (2017). Resurgence in the absence and presence of context change. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Denver, CO.

Robinson, T. P.*, & Podlesnik, Christopher A. (2017). Evaluating ABA renewal using an operant computer task. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Denver, CO.

Proctor, D. (May, 2017). Behavioral economics in chimpanzees. Invited talk for students and staff presented at Chimp Haven, the federal chimpanzee retirement sanctuary. Shreveport, LA.

**Young, Stephen, Richard, Erin M., **Moukarzel, Rana, Steelman, Lisa, & Gentry, W. (In press). How empathic concern helps leaders in providing negative feedback: A two-study examination. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology.

*Lipschultz, Joshua, Wilder, David, *Ertel, Hallie, & *Enderli, Amy. (in press). The effects of high-p and low-p instruction similarity on compliance among young children. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.

Wilder, David, *Lipschultz, Joshua, & **Gehrman, Chana. (in press). An evaluation of the Performance Diagnostic Checklist – Human Services across domains. Behavior Analysis in Practice.

**Gehrman, Chana, Wilder, David, Forton, Alexander, & *Albert, Kristin. (in press). Comparing resetting to non-resetting DRO procedures to reduce stereotypy in a child with autism. Behavioral Interventions.

*Hodges, Ansley, Betz, Alison, Anita, Kristin, Wilder, David, & *Villacorta, Jamie. (2017, May).Using acoustical guidance to decrease toe walking. In L. Singer (Chair), Novel Interventions to address Behavior Maintained by Automatic Reinforcement. Symposium presented at the 43rd annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, International, Denver, Colorado.

**Gehrman, Chana, Wilder, David, Forton, Alexander, & *Albert, Kristin. (in press). Comparing resetting to non-resetting DRO procedures to reduce stereotypy in a child with autism. In A. Betz (Chair), Evaluating the Behavioral Mechanisms of the DRO: What Makes it Work and Why? Symposium presented at the 43rd annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, International, Denver, Colorado.

*Ertel, Hallie, Wilder, David, & *Lipschultz, Joshua. (2017, May). The effects of high-p and low-p instruction similarity on compliance among young children. In H. Ertel (Chair), Recent Research on Assessing and Increasing Compliance among Children. Symposium presented at the 43rd annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, International, Denver, Colorado.

Wilder, David. (2017, May). The PDC-HS. In C. Lund (Chair), Tools to Enhance Performance in Human Service Settings. Symposium presented at the 43rd annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, International, Denver, Colorado.

Wilder, David, *Lipschultz, Joshua, *Hodges, Ansley, & *Ertel, Hallie. (2017, May). Assessment of the inter-rater and test-retest reliability of the PDC-HS. In B. Wine (Chair), Fostering Professional Skills and Service Quality: Recent Advances in Pre-Intervention Assessment in Human Service Settings. Symposium presented at the 43rd annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, International, Denver, Colorado.

The following faculty, students, and alumni presented at the 32nd Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference in Orlando, Florida:

Zaandam, Aten*, Lawal, Temitayo*, Che, X., & Quist, J.** (April, 2017). Competencies, critical experiences and career paths of I-O psychologists: Entrepreneurship. Poster presented at the 32nd Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, Orlando, Florida.

Trané, Sara*, Beverage, Michael*, Moon, Nicolas*, & Converse, Patrick (April, 2017). Give and take: A validation study. Poster presented at the 32nd Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, Orlando, Florida.

Ponto, Shelby-Jo**, & Converse, Patrick (April, 2017). Clarifying the influence of the self-concept on organizational citizenship behaviors. Poster presented at the 32nd Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, Orlando, Florida.

Converse, Patrick, Beverage, Michael*, Alsharief, Raad**, & Tocci, Michael** (April, 2017). Self-concept and self-regulation: The role of self-construal in resource allocation. Poster presented at the 32nd Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, Orlando, Florida.

Beverage, Michael*, & Converse, Patrick (April, 2017). Organizational justice from the actor perspective: Motives and antecedents. Poster presented at the 32nd Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, Orlando, Florida.

Vaghef, Keemia*, Tocci, Michael**, & Converse, Patrick (April, 2017).  Mobile versus nonmobile differences in applicant reactions to noncognitive assessments. In Morelli (chair), Mobile testing in the wild: Apps, reactions, images, criterion validity. Symposium conducted at the 32nd Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, Orlando, Florida.

Alsharief, Raad**, Moore, Lisa*, Dieguez, Tessly*, & Richard, Erin (April, 2017). Customer incivility and emotional exhaustion: Mediator and moderators. Poster presented at the 32nd Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, Orlando, Florida.

LeNoble, Chelsea**, & Richard, Erin (April, 2017). Cleaning up spilled moods: Affective spillover mechanisms and buffers. In Ford (Chair), New within-person perspectives on affect across work and home. Symposium conducted at the 32nd Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, Orlando, Florida.

Kung, Mavis**, Arboileda, M., Brown, M., Griffith, Richard, Nichols, S., O’Connell, M., & Payne, H. (April, 2017). One type to rule them all? Debating predictors in selection. Alternative session conducted at the 32nd Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, Orlando, Florida.

Young, Stephen**, Richard, Erin M., Steelman, Lisa A., Moukarzel, Rana**, & Gentry, W. (April, 2017). How empathetic concern helps leaders in providing negative feedback. In O’Malley& Young (Chairs), Science-practice exchange: Using positive psychology to enhance negative feedback interventions. Alternative session conducted at the 32nd Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, Orlando, Florida.

Jiang, Hairong*, & Wildman, Jessica (April, 2017). Accelerating team learning: The role of shared leadership. In Freitosa & Grossman (Chairs), Studying the dynamics of team dynamics. Symposium conducted at the 32nd Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, Orlando, Florida.

Fry, Trevor*, & Wildman, Jessica (April, 2017). A longitudinal investigation of shared leadership and team viability. In Charles Scott* & Jessica Wildman (Chairs), Cutting-edge perspectives of shared leadership networks. Symposium conducted at the 32nd Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, Orlando, Florida.

Moukarzel, Rana**, Khoury, H., Dumani, S., Fullick-Jagiela, J., Lasson, E., Stern, R., Watson, J., Weaver, S., Wiese, C., Wildman, Jessica, & Willett, S. (April, 2017). From grad student to professional: Things I wish I knew 2.0. Alternative session conducted at the 32nd Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, Orlando, Florida.

Liu, Wei Wei*, Zhou, Zhiqing, Yang, L., Che, X. (April 2017). A latent profile analysis of promotion and prevention foci. Poster presented at the 32nd Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, Orlando, Florida.

Nyein, Kyi Phyu*, Pagan, Allyson*, Ponto, Shelby-Jo**, Zhou, Zhiqing, & Wildman, Jessica (April 2017). Trust, empowerment, and psychological safety: Longitudinal study of effective teams. Poster presented at the 32nd Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, Orlando, Florida.

College of Science

Richard Aronson, professor and head of the Department of Biological Sciences, was quoted in a news release on coral reef research from the University of Texas at Austin Jackson School of Geosciences. You may find the coverage here.

Jian Du, assistant professor of mathematical sciences, has been awarded a $149,999 National Science Foundation grant. His project brings together mathematical and computational scientists and bioengineers to study the fundamental biophysical and biochemical mechanisms underlying the formation of blood clots within constricted arteries.

Office of the President

Gretchen Sauerman, associate vice president for corporate relations, presented, “How Smart Sensors and the IoT Drive Digital Twin Technology” at the Smart Sensors workshop hosted by the International Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging Society Florida Chapter, at BRIDG in Neo City, Florida, on Aug. 24.

Office of Student Affairs

Jackie Lingner has been named director of International Student & Scholar Services. She succeeds Judith Brooke, who is on leave from the university.

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