September 2010 Kampus Kudos

| September 15, 2010

Ann Elwell, community relations coordinator, Ozarks Regional Campus, Springfield, Mo., has been elected to a one-year term as president of the Southwest Missouri Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). She will represent the chapter at PRSA’s International Conference in Washington, D.C. in October 2010.

Warren Rosenblum, assistant professor, History, Politics & International Relations, will be a visiting scholar at Harvard University’s Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies during the fall semester. He also received a sabbatical fellowship for 2010-11 from the American Philosophical Society. Rosenblum’s essay, “Punishment and Degradation: Criminal Justice in Germany and the United States in Historical Perspective,” will be published in German in a collection of essays, “Transformationen von Ehre. Ehrkonzepte, Ehrkonflikte und Ehrminderung im Kontext von Recht” (15. bis 20. Jahrhundert), edited by Sylvia Kesper-Biermann, et al, (Meine Press 2010). His review of Dennis Sweeney’s “Work, Race, and the Emergence of Radical Right Corporatism in Imperial Germany” is to be published in the Journal of Modern History. Rosenblum and Michael Hulsizer, associate professor and chair, Behavioral & Social Sciences, are developing a new learning space at the Holocaust Museum and Learning Center in St. Louis, focusing on the topic of genocide and the threat of genocide since the Holocaust.

Gwyneth Williams, professor, History, Politics & International Relations, was quoted Aug. 17 in the article, “The tricky path forward for Michelle Obama,” CNN.com, Politics section. http://xr.com/yde3

Bethany Keller, senior academic advisor, Academic Advising, will present two interrelated programs at the NAFSA regional conference in Omaha, Neb.: “Learning to Communicate Effectively Across Cultures on Campus” and “Developing a Training Framework for Increasing Intercultural Awareness on Your Campus”, Neb. NAFSA: Association of International Educators is an organization that promotes international education and provides professional development opportunities to members.

Tahmineh Entessar, lecturer, History, Politics & International Relations, was interviewed for St. Louis TV station KTVI (Fox) evening news regarding President Obama’s Aug. 31 speech regarding the U.S. troop withdrawal from Iraq.

Melanie Gottlieb, director, Admissions Operations & International Campus Liaison, Admissions, contributed a chapter on international transfer credit evaluation for the latest AACRAO publication, “The 2010 International Guide,” released Sept. 1.

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