Featured this week: Dr. Nir Kshetri – Dr. Tom Matyók – Debbie Schallock – Dr. Debbie Kipp
Dr. Nir Kshetri (Bryan School of Business and Economics) received the Meheroo Jussawalla research prize award for the best overall paper at the Pacific Telecommunications Council’s conference in Honolulu, Hi. His paper was titled “Cloud Computing in Developing Economies: Drivers, Effects and Policy Measures.” He presented it at the session “Cloud Computing – Broadband for the Unconnected.”
Fifteen peace and conflict studies scholars and practitioners are invited to present at the global conference on Missing Discourses for Solving Underlying Conflicts at the World Peace Academy – Swiss Centre for Peace Studies in Switzerland, Feb. 12-14. Dr. Tom Matyók (Program in Conflict Studies and Dispute Resolution) will serve on a invited panel with two other professors on “Winning Wars versus Solving Underlying Conflicts: The War on Terror, the War in Afghanistan, and the War in Iraq.” He will also present “Missing Factors in the Cost-Benefit Analysis of War: Lessons from the United States Experience in Afghanistan and Iraq.”
Debbie Schallock (University Relations) was recently published in The International Journal of Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations. “A Space for Gray – The Dialogue between Diverse Voices” highlights the value of difference and demonstrates how difference can link leadership communication and diversity to organizational change. Schallock also presented her research at the Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research World Congress, held in Spain.
Dr. Debbie Kipp (Nutrition) is the 2010 chair of the Association of Nutrition Departments and Programs. This organization is composed of nutrition department chairs from across the country.
Hello – L. Danielle Baldwin, University Relations