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More Drexel Authors Recognized Than Ever at 2017 Annual Event

The Drexel authors and editors at this year's Celebrating Drexel Authors event.

May 01, 2017

The fifth annual Celebrating Drexel Authors event was held April 26 to honor Drexel University faculty, staff and students who wrote or edited books and journal articles that were published in 2016. A total of 75 Dragons from 13 different colleges were honored this year, with 28 book editors and authors previously recognized at a Drexel Authors event.

New this year was the inclusion of commemorating Drexel University authors who published 20 or more journal articles or were named in the top 1 percent by citations in their field by Clarivate Analytics’ 2016 Highly Cited Researchers list. The new addition was championed by Provost M. Brian Blake, PhD, who is no stranger to publishing journal articles himself, in order to recognize the importance of articles in journals and proceedings put forth by Drexel writers outside of a book, textbook or novel. University librarians recognized 2,030 articles published this year by Drexel-affiliated authors, which only added to Drexel’s growing influence.

“Whether published in print or digital form, in books or in journals, your contributions to scholarly help raise Drexel’s reputation,” Blake told the authors and editors at the event. “You help shape research by making your work available for others to discover and utilize and to expand knowledge on the global scholarly landscape.”

Since the Celebrating Drexel Authors event was established in 2013, 201 Dragons had been recognized for their writing efforts, with that number growing to 276 with this year’s class of authors.

Tenure-track, teaching, research and adjunct faculty, as well as professional staff members and two students published the written works recognized at the event. The publications included new research, scientific discoveries in medicine, works of fiction, teaching guides and translations. 

Here’s a comprehensive list of honorees and their works:

2016 Highly Cited Journal Authors: Recognizing Drexel University authors named by Clarivate Analytics’ 2016 Highly Cited Researchers list

College of Arts and Sciences

Gordon Richards, PhD, Professor, Department of Physics

Recognized for publications in space sciences


College of Engineering

Peter DeCarlo, PhD, assistant professor; graduate studies adviser, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Recognized for publications in geosciences


Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Trustee Chair Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Recognized for publications in materials science


Dornsife School of Public Health

Ana V. Diez Roux, MD, PhD, MPH, dean and distinguished professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Recognized for publications in social sciences

 

2016 Highly Published Journal Authors: Recognizing Drexel University authors who published 20 or more journal articles in 2016

 

College of Engineering

Yury Gogotsi, PhD, Distinguished University and Trustee Chair Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Recognized for publishing 54 articles in 2016

 

Michel Barsoum, PhD, distinguished Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Recognized for publishing 30 articles in 2016

 

College of Medicine

Heinz Drexel, MD, Hon. ’07, adjunct professor

Recognized for publishing 33 articles in 2016

 

Brian Wigdahl, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology; director, Institute for Molecular Medicine and Infectious Disease, Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Recognized for publishing 27 articles in 2016

 

Michael Nonnemacher, PhD, associate professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Recognized for publishing 24 articles in 2016

 

Vanessa Pirrone, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Recognized for publishing 22 articles in 2016

 

William Dampier, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Recognized for publishing 20 articles in 2016

 

Dornsife School of Public Health

Ana V. Diez Roux, MD, PhD, MPH, dean and distinguished professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Recognized for publishing 38 articles in 2016

 

2016 Book Editors

(Those recognized at past authors events will be marked with a *)

College of Arts and Sciences

*David DeMatteo, JD, PhD, associate professor of law and clinical psychology; director of the JD/PhD Program in Law & Psychology, Department of Psychology

APA Handbook of Psychology and Juvenile Justice

 

*Richardson Dilworth, PhD, professor; interim department head, Department of Politics

Building Drexel: The University and Its City, 1891 to 2016

 

*Valerie Fox, PhD, teaching professor, Department of English & Philosophy

New Work by Philadelphia Poets

 

*Naomi Goldstein, PhD, professor; co-director of the JD/PhD Program in Law & Psychology, departments of law and psychology

APA Handbook of Psychology and Juvenile Justice

 

*Kirk Heilbrun, PhD, professor; interim department head, Department of Psychology

APA Handbook of Psychology and Juvenile Justice

 

*Scott G. Knowles, PhD, associate professor; interim department head, Department of History

Building Drexel: The University and Its City, 1891 to 2016

 

Sharice Maxwell, editorial co-op; undergraduate student, Department of Communication

The 33rd

 

*Sheila Sandapen, PhD, assistant teaching professor; assistant director for the First Year Writing Program, Department of English & Philosophy

The 33rd

 

*Mimi Sheller, PhD, professor; director of the Center for Mobilities Research and Policy, Department of Sociology

L.A. Re.Play: Mobile Network Culture in Placemaking

 

*Kathleen Volk Miller, teaching professor; co-director, Drexel Publishing Group, Department of English & Philosophy

The 33rd

 

*Eric A. Zillmer, PsyD, professor of neuropsychology; director of Athletics, Department of Psychology

Military Psychology: Clinical and Operational Applications

 

College of Engineering

Masoud Soroush, PhD, professor, Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering

Polymer Reactor Modeling, Design and Monitoring

 

Garritt J. Tucker, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Materials Science & Engineering

Multiscale Materials Modeling for Nanomechanics

 

College of Medicine

Vineet Bhandari, MD, DM, professor, Department of Pediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

 

College of Nursing & Health Professions

*Fran Cornelius, PhD, clinical professor; coordinator of clinical nursing informatics education, Department of Graduate Nursing

NCLEX-RN© Test Success: An Unfolding Case Study Review

 

Kathleen Fisher, PhD, professor, Department of Graduate Nursing

Integrated Health Care for People with Autism Spectrum Disorder

 

*Ellen Giarelli, EnD, associate professor, Department of Graduate Nursing

Integrated Health Care for People with Autism Spectrum Disorder

 

Stella Lucia Volpe, PhD, professor and chair, Department of Nutrition Sciences

Nutrition for Elite Athletes

 

2016 Book Authors

(Those recognized at past authors events will be marked with a *)

 

Center for Hospitality & Sports Management

Ellen J. Staurowsky, EdD, professor, Sport Management

Women and Sport: A Journey from Liberation to Celebration

 

College of Arts and Sciences

*Phillip Ayoub, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Politics

When States Come Out: Europe’s Sexual Minorities and the Politics of Visibility

 

Meghan L. Butryn, PhD, research professor, Department of Psychology

Effective Weight Loss: An Acceptance-Based Behavioral Approach

 

André M. Carrington, PhD, assistant professor, Department of English & Philosophy

Speculative Blackness: The Future of Race in Science Fiction

 

*George Ciccariello-Maher, PhD, associate professor, Departments of Politics and Global Studies and Modern Language

Building the Commune: Radical Democracy in Venezuela

 

*Richardson Dilworth, PhD, Professor; Interim Department Head, Department of Politics

The CQ Press Guide to Urban Politics and Policy in the United States

 

Mary Ebeling, PhD, associate professor; director, women’s and gender studies, Department of Sociology

Healthcare and Big Data: Digital Specters and Phantom Objects

 

Tim Fitts, adjunct assistant professor, Department of English & Philosophy

The Soju Club

 

Fraser Fleming, PhD, professor and department head, Department of Chemistry

The Truth about Science and Religion

 

Evan Forman, PhD, professor, Department of Psychology

Effective Weight Loss: An Acceptance-Based Behavioral Approach

Mindfulness and Acceptance Approaches to Treatment of Eating Disorders and Weight Concern

 

Henry Israeli, associate teaching professor; associate director, certificate in writing & publishing, Department of English & Philosophy

God’s Breath Hovering Across the Waters

 

Daniel A. Kleier, PhD, associate teaching professor, Department of Chemistry

Chemistry 151 Lab Manual

 

Brent Luvaas, PhD, associate professor, Department of Anthropology

Street Style: An Ethnography of Fashion Blogging

 

Deirdre McMahon, PhD, associate teaching professor, Department of English & Philosophy

The Objects and Textures of Everyday Life in Imperial Britain

 

Stephen L.W. McMillan, PhD, professor; department head, Department of Physics

Astronomy: A Beginner’s Guide to the Universe, 8th Edition

 

*Harriet Levin Millan, associate teaching professor; director of the certificate program in writing and publishing, Department of English & Philosophy

How Fast Can You Run

 

Alison Novak, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Communication

Defining Identity and the Changing Scope of Culture in the Digital Age

 

*Don Riggs, PhD, teaching professor, Department of English & Philosophy

Chinese Poetic Writing by Francois Cheng, translated by Donald A Riggs and Jerome P. Seaton

 

Susan Rutowsky, PhD, associate teaching professor, Department of Chemistry

Chemistry 151 Lab Manual

 

Tiago Saraiva, PhD, assistant professor, Department of History

Fascist Pigs: Technoscientific Organisms and the History of Fascism

 

Myrna B. Shure, PhD, professor emeritus, Department of Psychology

Thinking Parent, Thinking Child: Turning Everyday Problems Into Solutions, 2nd Edition

 

Diane Sicotte, PhD, associate professor, Department of Sociology

From Workshop to Waste Magnet: Environmental Inequality in the Philadelphia Region

 

Andrew Smith, PhD, associate professor, Department of English & Philosophy

A Critique of the Moral Defense of Vegetarianism

 

*Justin Smith, PhD, professor emeritus, Department of Mathematics

Abstract Algebra

The God Virus

 

Elizabeth Thorpe, assistant teaching professor; coordinator of English senior projects, Department of English & Philosophy

Cities

 

*Eva M. Thury, PhD, associate professor, Department of English & Philosophy

Introduction to Mythology: Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths, 4th edition

 

College of Computing & Informatics

*April James, PhD, graduate student, Library & Information Science

Madison Hatta’s Book of Unrelenting Rhymes

 

College of Engineering

Harry G. Kwatny, PhD, S. Herbert Raynes Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics
Power System Dynamics and Control

 

Karen Miu-Miller, PhD, professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

Power System Dynamics and Control

 

*Victor Sohmen, PhD, EdD, associate clinical professor, Project Management

Project-Based Learning: An Accelerated Model for Employment Readiness

 

College of Medicine

*Denise Ferrier, PhD, professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Lippincott Illustrated Reviews: Biochemistry, 7th Edition

 

Rayhan A. Tariq, MD, PhD, resident physician, anesthesiology resident program

Essence of Anesthesiology Practice

Monitoring in Anesthesia and Perioperative Care

 

College of Nursing & Health Professions

Joan Rosen Bloch, PhD, associate professor, Department of Graduate Nursing

Practice-Based PhD-DNP Nursing Clinical Inquiry: Beyond Traditional Nursing Research Methods

 

*Theresa Campo, associate clinical professor; co-director, family nurse practitioner track, Department of Graduate Nursing

Medical Imaging for the Health Care Provider: Practical Radiograph Interpretation

 

Stephen Gambescia, PhD, clinical professor, Department of Health Administration

“Every Child, No Matter How Many, is Special”: A Testimony to the Parents Who Raised Families with Many Children

Reflections on a Pilgrimage to Rome on the Occasion of the Canonization of St. John Neumann

 

Maryann Godshall, PhD, assistant clinical professor, Department of Undergraduate Nursing

Fast Facts for Evidence Based Practice, 2nd Edition
Review Book for the Certified Nurse Educator Exam

 

*Nina Multak, PhD, director, primary care practicums; associate clinical professor, Physician Assistant Department

Clinical Procedures for Health Professionals

 

*Linda Wilson, PhD, associate clinical professor; assistant dean for special projects, simulation and CNE accreditation, Department of Graduate Nursing

Review Book for the Certified Nurse Educator Exam

 

Dornsife School of Public Health

Kevin McNamara, PhD, assistant dean

Dreams of a Great Small Nation: The Mutinous Army that Threatened a Revolution, Destroyed an Empire, Founded a Republic, and Remade the Map of Europe

 

Drexel University Online

Lynn Almengor, website producer

Now That We’re Adults: A Novel

 

Kline School of Law

James Castagnera, PhD, adjunct professor

Employment and Labor Law, 9th Edition

Employment Law Answer Book, 9th Edition

 

LeBow College of Business

*Jeffrey H. Greenhaus, PhD, professor; William A. Mackie Chair, Department of Management

Making Work and Family Work: From Hard to Smart Choices

 

Karen Huller, adjunct professor, Career Management and Professional Development

Laser-Sharp Career Focus: Pinpoint Your Purpose and Passion in 30 Days

 

Pennoni Honors College

*Paula Marantz Cohen, PhD, Distinguished Professor of English, Department of English & Philosophy; dean, Pennoni Honors College

Beatrice Bunson’s Guide to Romeo and Juliet


School of Education

Alonzo M. Flowers, III, PhD, assistant professor, education

African American Student’s Guide to STEM


Westphal College of Media Arts & Design

*Joseph H. Hancock, II, PhD, program director for MS online retail & merchandising; adviser for retail minor, Department of Design & Merchandising

Brand/Story: Cases and Adventures in Fashion Branding


Elizabeth Milroy, PhD, professor and department head, Department of Art History

The Grid and the River: Histories of Philadelphia’s Green Places, 1682-1876

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