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Faculty-Staff Achievements, Sept. 9, 2014

September 9, 2014


Robert Pierce, officer, Campus Safety, was recognized this summer by the Northeast Colleges and Universities Security Association with its Robert Bunker Award for Outstanding Performance. Read more here.


Corinne Moss-Racusin, assistant professor of psychology, shared her research on gender bias with White House scientists July 15 as the primary speaker at a meeting of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Read more here.

Pushkala Prasad, Zankel Professor of Management and Business, led a summer conference that drew scholars from the U.S. and abroad working at the intersections of organization studies, sociology, public administration, communication and cultural studies. Read more here.


Roy H. Ginsberg, professor and chair, Department of Government, has released a new, second edition of his book, The European Union in Global Security—The Politics of Impact (2014, Palgrave Macmillan).

John Sanders, end-user computing specialist, IT-User Services, is the author of Glen and Tyler’s Paris Double-cross (, the latest in a series about “two happily married guys, having adventures, and playing hockey.” An earlier book in the series, Glen and Tyler’s Honeymoon Adventure, was a finalist for an international Rainbow Award, in the mystery/thriller category. Click here to read more about the series.

Gordon Thompson is the author of a two-part column titled “The British Are Coming: The Summer of 1964,” published on his blog, hosted by Oxford University Press.

In the News

Kate Graney, associate professor of government, was a source for several stories on developments in Ukraine this summer. She was interviewed July 17 by WNYT-TV and by WAMC-FM on July 18. Both stories focused on the crash of the Malaysian airliner in eastern Ukraine.

Linda Hall, associate professor of English, is the author of “What to Read? Don’t Ask, I Won’t Tell,” posted June 3 in the online edition of The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Mary Stange, professor of women’s studies and religion, is the author of a column titled “Can Bergdahl’s faith explain his actions?” published June 15 in USA Today.

Summer activities will be published in the weeks ahead. Please send submissions to Andrea Wise, Office of Communications, Case Center.