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College of Aeronautics

Pierre, S., Carstens, D.S. (2017). The Effects of Laser Eye Protection on Color Recognition. The Journal of Management & Engineering Integration, 10(1), 42-47. (Sherisse Pierre was Carsten’s thesis student who graduated with her M.S. in Aviation Human Factors in May and is now a Visiting Professor in our COA department.)

Lindsey, S., Carstens, D.S. & Carroll, M. (2017). Presence Level of Low Cost Controllers for Mobile Based Virtual Reality Headsets, The Journal of Management & Engineering Integration, 10(1), 59-63. (Summer Lindsey was Carsten’s thesis student who graduated with her M.S. in Aviation Human Factors in May and is now a Ph.D. in Aviation Sciences student in our COA department.)

College of Psychology and Liberal Arts

Bold = faculty
*= student
**= alumni
*** =former student
****=Scott Center Staff

Kissinger-Knox, Alicia*, Aragon, Patrick & Mizrahi, Moti (2017). “Ought implies can,” Framing effects, and “empirical refutations”. Philosophia. 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11406-017-9907-z.

Brown, R. D., Oswald, F. L., & Converse, Patrick D. (2017). Estimating operational validity under incidental range restriction: Some important but neglected issues. Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation, 22(6).

Converse, Patrick D., & Oswald, F. L. (2017). Job typologies. In S. G. Rogelberg (Ed.), The SAGE encyclopedia of industrial and organizational psychology (2nd ed., pp. 824-825).Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Converse, Patrick D., & Oswald, F. L. (2017). Biographical data. In S. G. Rogelberg (Ed.), The SAGE encyclopedia of industrial and organizational psychology (2nd ed., pp. 121-123). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Apryl Alexander ** 2012 graduate from the Clinical Psychology Psy.D. Program, was awarded the American Psychological Association (APA) Achievement Award for Early Career Psychologists and the Early Career Award for Outstanding Contributions to Research from the APA Section on Child Maltreatment.  She is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor at University of Denver’s Graduate School of Professional Psychology.

Ashraf M. Farahat ** & Julie S. Costopoulos (in press). Cultural Impact on Ethical Values of Saudi Arabian Students in the United States Higher Education System. Psychology and Education: An Interdisciplinary Journal.

Vanessa Edkins, Temitayo Lawal*, Brigitte Bonaci* (August 2017). Minorities and the Police: A More Effective Solution to the Problem. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Washington, DC.

Vanessa Edkins and Lucian Dervan (July 2017). Plea Bargaining in the Laboratory: United States Research Results. Paper presented at the Psychology & the Law of Plea-Bargaining: Bridging Disciplines and Cultures International Symposium, Osaka, Japan.

Vanessa Edkins (July 2017). The Psychology of Plea Bargaining. Paper presented at the Plea Bargaining – A Dialog between Psychology and Law conference, Tokyo, Japan.

Gabrenya, W. K. Jr. (Convener) (2017, July). Political psychology and culture: National identity, nationalism, and the rise of authoritarian political attitudes. Symposium presented at the European Regional Conference of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, Warsaw, Poland.

Gabrenya, W. K. Jr., & ***Stephanie Turner (2017, July). Ethnocentrism and American National Identity: Effects of Identity Priming on Reward Allocations in a Simulated Business Context. In W. K. Gabrenya (Convener). Political psychology and culture: National identity, nationalism, and the rise of authoritarian political attitudes. Symposium presented at the European Regional Conference of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, Warsaw, Poland.

Gabrenya, W. K. Jr. with J. Berry, M. Bond, P. Greenfield, & F. Van der Vijver. (2017, July). Cross-Cultural Psychology at 50 years  of age. Lessons from the past, and possible future directions. Panel discussion, Symposium presented at the European Regional Conference of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, Warsaw, Poland.

*Kelley, David, & Gravina, N.  (In press).  Every minute counts: Using process improvement and performance feedback to reduce wait times in an emergency department.  Journal of Organizational Behavior Management.

Radhika Krishnamurthy:
— Appointed to the editorial board of the European Journal of Psychological Assessment.
— Reappointed to the advisory board of the University of Minnesota Press, Test Division.
— Serving as interim chair of the Women’s Issues Committee of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology (NCSPP) and member of the NCSPP Executive Committee.

Kuroda, T., Mizutani, Y., Cançado, C. R. X., & Podlesnik, Christopher A. (2017). Operant models of relapse in zebrafish (Danio rerio): Resurgence, renewal, and reinstatement. Behavioural Brain Research, 335, 215-222.

Proctor, D., Burke, K., and de Waal, F.B.M. (August 2017). Audience effects chimpanzee decision-making in the primate gambling task. Presentation to the American Society of Primatologists, Washington, D.C.

Webbe, Frank M., & *Vagt, Denise S. (In press). Neuropsychological assessment of concussion in pediatric populations. In P. Arnett (Ed.), Neuropsychological Perspectives on Sports-Related Concussion. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Echemendia, Ruben J., Webbe, Frank M., Merritt, Victoria, & *Gonzales, Gabriela. (In press). Assessment in Sports: Psychological and Neuropsychological Approaches. In J. Goldstein, D. Allen, & J. DeLuca (Eds.), Handbook of Psychological Assessment 4th Edition. Amsterdam: Elsevier.

*Vallejo-Luces, Tatiana, *Gonzalez, Gabriela, *Barrow, Jared, Mulligan, Kevin, & Webbe, F. (2017, June). Validity of the Montreal Cognitive Assessment in predicting further neuropsychological testing in a Memory Clinic Population. Presented at the 13th Annual Conference of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, Boston, MA.

**Smith, Madison, & Wilder, D. (in press). The use of the Performance Diagnostic Checklist-Human Services to assess and improve the job performance of individuals with intellectual disabilities. Behavior Analysis in Practice.

Facilities Operations

Holly Chichester, manager of grounds operations, was quoted in the September 2017 edition of Athletics Administration magazine. She spoke about prioritizing sustainability and how the Harris Student Design Center featured a non-irrigated, LEED-inspired landscape in the article, “Making the Most of Your Campus Landscape: How the Right Plants, Trees, Lighting and Hardscaping Can Support Your University’s Brand.”

The university’s Botanical Garden was mentioned, and Chichester quoted, in another publication, Ball Publishing’s monthly newsletter Nursery & Landscape Insider. In an article about how landscapes fared in Hurricane Irma, Florida Tech’s Jungle is called “one of those secret gems of the botanic garden world.”

Nathan Bisk College of Business

Professor Abram Walton was recognized with the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast’s 2017 Volunteer of the Year Award at the group’s annual meeting.

Office of Financial Services

Buyer III Regina Bazile has been appointed secretary for the Florida Regional Chapter of the National Association of Educational Procurement. She was also awarded a $200 scholarship.

David Lyons, financial analyst, has completed the Brevard County Executive Leadership Institute. He graduated on Nov. 3 in a ceremony at the Government Center in Viera.

Office of Human Resources

Karen Gathercole, director of human resources, delivered two presentations at the 9th annual Employer Healthcare and Benefits Congress Oct. 2-4 in Los Angeles. She spoke about how Obama Care has changed the healthcare landscape, and about benefits enrollment. The Congress brings together 2,000-plus attendees from across the world to discuss the latest developments in employee benefits industry, from corporate health & well-being programs and the latest in healthcare reform, to trends in voluntary benefits and self-funded insurance.

Office of Online Learning

Danielle Schukoske, program manager, was recognized with the Rising Star Award at the Association for Continuing Higher Education Awards Luncheon Oct. 24 in Portland, Oregon.

Office of the President

Joni Oglesby, chief diversity officer and Title IX coordinator, was included in a SpaceCoast Living story about breast cancer survivors. She was featured on the magazine’s cover in an October 2015 issue and the magazine’s editors checked in with Oglesby and others for its October 2017 issue.

Robert Salonen, director, global business development, had speaking roles representing Florida Tech at the Cocoa Beach Business Awards Dinner and the Melbourne Chamber Technovation Awards Dinner. His remarks at both events revolved around Florida Tech’s outstanding students, faculty, staff and community partners.

Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts

Florida Tech’s on-campus textile museum was recently voted “Best Art Gallery” by the South Beach readers of Hometown News in the newspaper’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards.

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