Immaculata Magazine - Winter 2015 - page 16

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FACULTY SPOTLIGHT
SISTER MONICA ACRI, IHM, PSY.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Presented “Caring for the Caregivers” at the IHM Conference and Retreat Center
in Bryn Mawr, PA.
BETH CHIATTI, PH.D.
Instructor in Nursing
Received the 2014 Research Award from the Transcultural Nursing Society.
Chiatti also presented “The Online Transcultural Research Interest Group:
Building Global Research Partnerships through Technology” at the 40th Annual
Conference of the Transcultural Nursing Society in Charleston, SC.
RITA COLANZI, PH.D.
Assistant Professor of English
Assisted publishers with the publication of
The Norton Anthology of English
(10th
edition). Colanzi also presented a paper entitled “Food and the Creation of Italian
American Identity” for a panel on Food Studies at the South Atlantic Modern
Language Association Conference in Atlanta, GA.
SISTER KATHLEEN DOUTT, IHM, DMA
Professor of Music
Presented “Metacognition/iPad Integration for the Music Core” at the College
Music Society’s 57th National Conference/Association for Technology in Music
Instruction in St. Louis, MO.
JANET ETZI, PSY.D.
Professor of Psychology
Will be a contributing columnist for
The Pennsylvania Psychologist
. Her column is
entitled “Academician’s Corner.”
LAURA FRANK, PH.D.
Professor of Foods and Nutrition
Presented “Pediatric Obesity Prevention and Treatment” for the American
Academy of Pediatrics (Pennsylvania Chapter) at North Penn School District,
Advocare Pediatrics, and also for the Montgomery County Health Department.
SISTER SHEILA GALLIGAN, IHM, S.T.L., S.T.D.
Professor of Theology
Presented “Mary: Model of Faith” at St. Patrick’s Church in Kennett Square,
PA; “Mary and the Gospel of Life” at the Harrisburg Catechetical Conference in
Harrisburg, PA; and also “Praying with Mary: Model of Patience” at St. Anastasia
Church in Newtown Square, PA.
GENE HALUS, PH.D.
Associate Professor of Politics
Interviews with Halus and William Watson, Ph.D., (see below) are included in
the upcoming 2015 documentary
Iron Trinity
about Philadelphia Catholicism,
produced by Emmy-nominated History Making Productions. Halus was
interviewed about neighborhood change; racist/ethnic conflicts within Philadelphia
and its parishes; the legacy of the Community Service Corps; the legacy of Louise
Drexel Morrell and the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament; Cardinal Dennis
Dougherty; and Sister Mary Scullion, RSM, and homelessness in Philadelphia.
SISTER MARY HENRICH, IHM, M.A.
Assistant Professor of Theology
Presented “Sitting in on the Conversation of Jesus, Martha, and Mary” for
the Women’s Group at Incarnation-St. James in Ewing, NJ.
ANDREA MCGRAW HUNT, PH.D.
Assistant Professor of Music Therapy
Co-presented “A Universal Language? ESOL Speakers in Music Therapy
Education and Supervision” at the American Music Therapy Association
National Conference in Louisville, KY.
DAWN KRIEBEL, PH.D.
Professor of Psychology
Joined the editorial board for
The Journal of Applied Developmental
Psychology.
MARIE MCGRATH, PH.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology
Published “School Psychologists: Partners in Students’ Success” in
Psychological News You Can Use,
the e-newsletter of the Pennsylvania
Psychological Association.
STEPHANIE THEODOROU, PH.D.
Professor of Philosophy
Reviewed “Units of Form and Meaning and the Unity of the Word
in Bhartrhari’s Vakyapadiya” for the journal
Philosophy East and West,
University of Hawaii, October 2014.
RENA QUINTON, PH.D.
Associate Professor of Foods and Nutrition
Invited to speak at the USDA Nutrition Panel at the National Commodity
Food Program Association 2014 Annual Conference in Philadelphia, PA.
WILLIAM WATSON, PH.D.
Professor of History
Interviews with Watson and Gene Halus, Ph.D., (see above) are included
in the upcoming 2015 documentary
Iron Trinity
about Philadelphia
Catholicism, produced by Emmy-nominated History Making Productions.
Watson was interviewed about nativism, Irish Catholics, and Duffy’s Cut.
In addition, Watson published “Duffy’s Cut in Historical Memory” in
Railroad History,
fall/winter 2014.
JED YALOF, PSY.D., A.B.P.P.
Professor of Psychology
Was invited to participate as a mentor in the Psychoanalytic &
Psychodynamic Teachers’ Academy, a year-long professional development
program offered through the American Psychoanalytic Association,
beginning January 2015. Yalof is a new member of the Education
Committee of the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia and the Ethics
Committee. In the spring, he will be teaching a course to psychoanalysts
in training on advanced dream interpretation.
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