Publications and achievements submitted by our faculty, staff, and students. 


Faculty Anthony P. Kontos Kinesiology & Recreation Administration

Dr. Kontos, who is currently on professional leave for 1 year at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, received a $143,000 grant from the US Army Special Operations Forces for research on mild-traumatic brain injury and PTSD. He was elected the American Psychological Association Division 47 Program Chair for 2010-2012, and published an article in the Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology titled, “Exploring Differences in Computerized Neurocognitive Concussion Testing between African A

Submitted: August 23, 2010

Faculty Mohsen Modarres; Beth Wilson Business

1) Modarres, M. 2010. Reorganization: Contingent Effects of Changes in the CEO and Structural Complexity, Academy of Strategic Management Journal, Vol 9.

2) Modarres, M. & Wilson, B. 2010. Improving Corporate Decision Making and Design in Emerging Economies: Does Information Technologies Matter? Western Economic Association International. July2-5

3) Modarres, et al,. 2010. Reorganization: A Comparative Analysis of Change in Market and Non-Market Organizations. Decision Sciences Institute. San Diego California

Submitted: August 21, 2010

Student Rachel M. Turner (student); Pamela Brown (faculty sponsor) Social Work

Rachel M. Turner has been selected from among 205 student applicants to be one of 70 Sally Casanova California Pre-Doctoral Scholars for 2010-11. The award includes funding to support a plan developed by the student and the faculty sponsor to explore opportunities for doctoral study, travel to doctoral granting institutions, and prepare application materials. Rachel will also have the opportunity to apply for a summer research internship at a doctoral institution.

Submitted: August 20, 2010

Faculty Beth Wilson Economics

Presented "Assessing the Economic Impact of a Theatre Renovation" at the Western Economic Association Meetings in Portland, Ore., on July 3rd, 2010.

Submitted: August 20, 2010

Faculty Steve Hackett Economics

This summer Professor Steve Hackett completed the 4th edition of his textbook, titled "Environmental and Natural Resources Economics: Theory, Policy, and the Sustainable Society" (M.E. Sharpe). He has also been directing economic research on renewable energy (including wave energy) in collaboration with the Schatz Energy Research Center and the Redwood Coast Energy Authority. His funded research has employed five graduate and undergraduate student research assistants.

Submitted: August 20, 2010