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Publications and Editorships
Binod Tiwari, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, has been named an associate editor of the Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. The American Society of Civil Engineers publication is one of the oldest journals published by the professional organization. It is also among the top journals in the field of geotechnical engineering and is highly respected among geotechnical engineers, said Tiwari.
Lisa Weisman-Davlantes, lecturer in psychology, is author of "Uncommon Sense: Effective Critical Thinking and Decision-Making in a Complex World" published in July by Pearson Learning Solutions. The text discusses roots of and lifelong influences on critical thinking skills, offering a comprehensive balance in combination with theory-laden books, demonstrating how to put principles into action in everyday encounters with self and others, she noted.
Also published recently were articles by the following campus members:
Atul Teckchandani, assistant professor of management, is author of "Do Membership Associations Affect Entrepreneurship? The Effect of Type, Composition and Engagement" posted online on the Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly site.
James F. Parham, assistant professor of geological sciences, co-authored "A Divergence Dating Analysis of Turtles Using Fossil Calibrations: An Example of Best Practices" in the July issue of the Journal of Paleontology.
Adam D. Woods, associate professor of geological sciences, co-authored "Microfacies and Geochemistry of the Middle Cretaceous Sarvak Formation in Zagros Basin, Izeh Zone, SW Iran" in the July issue of the Sedimentary Geology.
Marcelo E. Tolmasky, professor of biological science, co-authored "A Cointegrate-Like Plasmid That Facilitates Dissemination by Conjugation of the Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamase CTX-M-17" in the October issue of Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. His co-authors are graduate student David L. Lin and alumnus Tung Tran.
Misty Paig-Tran , lecturer in biological science, co-authored "The Filter Pads and Filtration Mechanisms of the Devil Rays" in the September issue of Journal of Morphology.