Dr. Gary Bigham, assistant professor of education, is the author of “Using a natural resource as a partner in teaching history” published in the Summer 2009 issue of The Social Studies TEXAN, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 60-61.
Dr. Bruce Brasington, professor of history, traveled to Germany in June as a guest of the Institute for the Comparative Study of Religious Orders at the University of Eichstaat. He presented a seminar on medieval law and art and conducted research on the utilization of canon law by the new religious orders of the twelfth century. He also presented two papers. He spoke about “The Distinctiones Cantabrigenes: Authority, power and jurisdiction in an early commentary on Gratian’s Decretum” at a workshop sponsored by the Danish National Research Foundation June 6-7 at the University of Copenhagen. His second presentation was titled “Differentia est: A twelfth-century summula on Anathema and excommunication” at the International Congress on Medieval Studies" July 13-16 at the University of Leeds.
Dr. Nabarun Ghosh, assistant professor of biology, is the author of two peer-reviewed papers in the 2009 volume of Scanning Microscopy. The title of the published papers are “Seed surface and seed anatomy with light and scanning electron microscopy on four leguminous genera,” (SPIE vol. 7378, 1l-1-14) and “Characterization of some biological specimens using TEM and SEM,” (SPIE, vol. 7378 1N-1-8).
Dr. Laura Jean Kreissl, assistant professor of accounting, and Dr. Darlene Pulliam, McCray Professor of Business and professor of accounting, are the co-authors of “Broader interpretation of economic substance blunts deductions” published in the August Journal of Accountancy.
Dr. Guy Loneragan, associate professor of beef cattle health and management, is the co-author of two papers published in two peer-reviewed journals. “Escherichia coli O157:H7 strains that persist in feedlot cattle are genetically related and demonstrate an enhanced ability to adhere to intestinal epithelial cells” was published in the September issue of Applied and Environmental Microbiology, vol. 75(18):5927-5937. The second paper, “Use of a Siderophore Receptor and porin proteins-based vaccine to control the burden of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in feedlot cattle,” was published in the September Journal of Foodborne Pathogens and Disease, vol. 6(7):871-877.
Gary Rider, instructor of business, and Dr. Darlene Pulliam, McCray Professor of Business and professor of accounting, are the co-authors of an article in the August issue of Practical Tax Strategies titled “Consider consequences of disclaimers to avoid unexpected results.”
Alice Upshaw, instructor of accounting, and Dr. Darlene Pulliam, McCray Professor of Business and professor of accounting, co-authored an article published in the September issue of Journal of Accountancy. The article is titled ‘Loan Refinancing Deemed a Taxable Distribution.”