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Recognizing Scholarly and Creative Achievements - 2014 Honorees

News Scholarly 2014
(front, l-r) Heather Hawn, Ashby Walker, Adrienne Akins; (back, l-r) Jessica Van Cleave, Chris Cain, Scott Pearson

The following members of the Mars Hill University faculty were honored at a reception on February 20 celebrating scholarly and creative achievements during the past year. This is the fourth such annual recognition, which is co-sponsored by Renfro Library and the Faculty Library Committee.

The faculty and staff members honored on February 20 are listed below with their respective works, and the professional publications, volumes or venues where the work appeared. The works listed will be added to the faculty and staff collection at Renfro Library.

Adrienne Akins Warfield – book chapter
"Steinbeck and the tragedy of progress." In A Political Companion to John Steinbeck. University of Kentucky Press.

Chris Cain – journal article
"Improving the Mathematical Content Knowledge of General and Special Educators: Evaluating a Professional Development Module That Focuses on Number Sense." In TESE, Teacher Education and Special Education, Volume 36, Issue 2, May 2013, pp. 115 - 131.

Heather Hawn – journal article
"Utilizing popular music to teach introductory and general education political science classes." In European Political Science 12(4): 522-534.

Scott Pearson – 1 book chapter, 2 journal articles
"Landscape Ecology and Population Dynamics." In Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, second edition, Volume 4. Academic Press.
"Performance and population dynamics of a native understory herb differ between young and old forest stands in the Southern Appalachians." In Forest Ecology and Management 304: 444-454.
"Effects of exurban development and temperature on bird species in the southern Appalachians." In Conservation Biology 27:1069-1078.

Jessica Van Cleave – 2 articles
"'As cited in' writing partnerships: The (im)possibility of authorship in postmodern research." In Qualitative Inquiry 19(9): 674-685.
"Writing the torment: Aporetic data and the possibility of justice." In Cultural Studies – Critical Methodologies 13(4): 267-273.

Ashby Walker – journal article
"Framing food and diabetes: exploring the perspectives of youth with type 1 diabetes through photography." In ICAN: Infant, Child, & Adolescent Nutrition 5(6): 347-355.