John Bellah, University Police, saw his article titled
“Vehicle Disposal 101” published in the January-February issue of Police
Fleet Manager. In it, Bellah examines how to maximize the resale
price of fleet vehicles to make their replacement less costly and painful.
James R. Curtis, Geography, has published a chapter,
"A typology of Brazilian urban squares: Its application in the
city of Manaus," in a 2005 anthology, Cities and Urbanism in
Latin America, edited by Vicent Ortells Chabrera, Robert B. Kent
and Javier Soriano Martí and published by Universitat Jaume I
Press in Spain.
Paul Laris, Geography, gave an invited presentation
at the UCLA Tod Spieker Geography Colloquium in February 2005. His talk
was titled "Exploring the Scale Issue in Nature-Society Geography
through a Study of Mosaic Fire Regimes in West Africa."
Joanne Tortorici Luna, Educational Psychology, Advising
and Counseling, presented the juried paper "School Shootings in
El Cajon: Lessons Learned" to the Eighth World Congress on Stress,
Trauma, and Coping in Baltimore, Feb. 19. The paper was co-authored
by Dr. Kendall Johnson.
Frederick Wegener, English, presented a paper, "Healing
'Heathen' Sisters: Discourses of North American Medical Missionary Women,
1870-1920," at the annual meeting of the American Studies Association
in November in Atlanta. He also presented a paper, "'Master' Makers:
The Early Jamesians and the Genealogy of Literary Reputation,"
and chaired a panel on "Edith Wharton and Secrets," at the
Modern Language Association convention in December in Philadelphia.