Around Webster: Martin with SLSO; Roberts named editor-in-chief; Cuille in French Review; Jensens on Speech and Theatre

| October 8, 2014

Recent professional news and accomplishments by Webster University community members include:

Music at the SLSO

Webster adjunct professor of music Jim Martin plays regularly as a first-call substitute with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra.

Martin Performs with SLSO

Jim Martin, adjunct professor in the Department of Music and conductor of the Webster University Wind Ensemble and Jazz Collective, performed with the Saint Louis  Symphony Orchestra on the “Pirates of the Caribbean 2” concert.

Martin plays regularly as a first-call substitute with the SLSO, and is the on-call trombone player for shows at the Fox.

Cuille in The French Review on François Bégaudeau

In the latest issue of the The French Review (vol.84), College of Arts & Sciences professor of French Lionel Cuillé, the Jane and Bruce Robert Chair in French and Francophone Studies in the Department of International Languages and Cultures, published an article entitled “Les règles du jeu: football et modèles pédagogiques.”

Cuillé’s article applies the concepts of the sociology of sport to the literary work of François Bégaudeau (Entre les murs).

Roberts Named Editor-in-Chief of Administrative Sciences Journal


Joe Roberts, associate professor of management and director of the entrepreneurship program in the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology, has been named editor-in-chief of Administrative Sciences, the international, peer-reviewed open access publication of knowledge and research concerning a wide range of organizational theory, management, entrepreneurship and related fields.

Roberts will play a key role in setting future direction for the journal and its position and impact. In addition he will also manage the review process for articles that are submitted for publication. Roberts is also co-editor of Artivate: A Journal of Entrepreneurship in the Arts, and the co-project director for Webster University’s Coleman Foundation Fellows Program.

Read more about this appointment at the Walker School blog.

Jensens Present at Speech and Theatre Association

School of Communications faculty members and Forensics and Debate coaches Scott Jensen and Gina Jensen presented a paper and a workshop while also fulfilling elected responsibilities at the recent conference of the Speech and Theatre Association of Missouri.

Scott presented a paper, Approaching the Podium Through the Arts: Incorporating an Arts Appreciation Framework within Public Speaking Curriculum. The paper was selected as one of two showcase programs that will be forwarded for presentation consideration at the spring conference of the Central States Communication Association. Scott is also executive secretary and coordinated registration and other association business throughout the conference.

Gina presented a workshop, Teaching Critical Listening in the Classroom. As editor of the state’s refereed academic journal, she also revealed volume 44 of the Journal of the Speech and Theatre Association of Missouri.  The conference was held at Lake Ozark Sept. 25-27.

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