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English

Pat Hunt, Instructor of English

“I Had to Own Myself Beaten in Art: An Examination of Borrowing in Henley’s Invictus.” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 13, Issue 1, fall 2008, (English Studies issue).

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Graphic & Studio Arts

Corey Atkins, OCU Staff

“Art as a Research Tool: China Through a Lens.” Oakland City University Research Symposium, April 2009.

Dr. Donna Hazelwood, Professor of Art

“Working Together,” Evansville Museum of Arts and Sciences, 2009.

Hazlewood, Donna; Watson, Cynthia; & Zasadny, Bob,  J.E. Smith Gallery, Evansville, IN, 2008.

“A Year Long Rendezvous with Art in America Magazine” Art Education Association of Indiana, French Lick, IN, 2008

“Badges: Art Education from a Girl Scout Lens.”  (with Lara Lackey, IU, Bloomington), National Art Education Association, New York , New York, March 2007.

“Visual Plagiarism & Appropriation.”  Art Education Association of Indiana, Purdue University, 2006.

2005- Typograwhat? Art Education Association of Indiana, Indianapolis, IN.

2005- CRAP, Building Blocks of Graphic Design. National Art Education
Association, Boston, MA.

2005- “Entrapments II,” One-person show, Women Institute and Gallery, New Harmony, IN

“The Arts and the Art of Teaching: The Early Days at Oakland City College, 1895-1921,” Journal for the Liberal Arts & Sciences, Volume.9, Number 2, 2005.

2005- “Tribute to the Masters,” Group-show, Synchronicity Gallery, Evansville, IN

2004- Two-person show, 5/3 Bank Gallery, Evansville, IN

2004- 2-D Show and Award: “Working Together,” Evansville Museum of Arts and Sciences

2004- Graphic Design is Just Plain Old CRAP. Art Education Association of Indiana, Vincennes, IN.

2004- “Digitized,” Sponsored by Arts Council of Southwest Indiana, Evansville, IN

2004- Art Faculty Show, Oakland City University, Dunn Gallery

Artist’s Statement, in K. Grauer, R.L. Irwin, & E. Zimmerman (Eds.), “Women art educators V: Conversations across time.” Canadian Society for Education through Art and the National Art Education Association, 2003.

2003- Conceptual Art: Don’t Leave the 20th Century Without It. Art Education Association of Indiana, Indianapolis, IN.

2003- Teaching the Meaning of Style. National Art Education Association, Miami, FL.

2002- Evansville Art Guild, Audubon State Park Museum, Henderson, KY

2002- “Working Together,” Evansville Museum of Arts and Sciences

2001- “Entrapments,” One person show, Oakland City University, Dunn Gallery

Joe Smith, Professor of Art

“Downtown Loft Tour.”  Pieces on display in Evansville , IN, 2007.

“I Married an Artist.”  Group show at Art Works Gallery, Evansville , IN, 2007.

One man show of Art Relief Project at Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis, Columbus , Indiana, 2007.

One man show at Hedel Gallery, Evansville , IN, 2008.

One man show at Grace Episcopal Church in conjunction with symposium “Violence and the Church,” Muncie , IN, 2008.

One man show at Ball State University, Muncie , IN, 2008.

Works included in thematic show at the Museum of Biblical Art in America (MOBIA) in New York, 2008.

Tea Cup, stone work piece, juried exhibit, Saddleback ( California) College Gallery, 2010.  

Demonstrating Artist at Princeton Public Library, Princeton , IN, 2006.

Raku Workshop for Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana, 2007.

Demonstrating artist at Princeton Public Library, Princeton , IN, 2007.

Clay Workshop at Oakland City Public Library, Oakland City , IN, 2007.

Raku Workshop for Job Corps Students, Oakland City University, 2007.

Raku Workshop for Patchwork Central, Evansville , IN, 2007.

Clay Workshop at Oakland City Public Library, Oakland City , IN, 2008.

Raku Workshop for Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana, 2008.

“Chinese San-T’sai, Cleadon, and T’zu-Chou Wares” Journal for the Liberal Arts & Sciences, Volume 9, Number 2, 2005.

“With A Little Help From My Friends,” Journal for the Liberal Arts & Sciences, Volume 10, No. 3, 2006.

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Music

Dr. Brenda Graham, Assistant Professor of Music

“Relationships Among Instrument Choice, Instrument Transfer, and Subject Sex.” Under consideration by Research Perspectives in Music Education.

“Gender Stereotypes of Musical Instruments.” The Indiana Musicator, 2003.

2006- Relationships Among Instrument Choice, Instrument Transfer, and Subject Sex. MENC National Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah.

2005- Relationships Among Instrument Choice, Instrument transfer, Subject Sex, and Gender-Stereotypes in Instrumental Music. Research Colloquium, Oakland City University, Oakland City, Indiana.

2004- Preliminary Analyses of Relationships Among Instrument Choice, Instrument Transfer, and Subject Sex. Committee on Institutional Cooperation, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.

2003- Gender Association of Musical Instruments. Indiana Music Educators Association, Indianapolis, Indiana.

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Business

Mr. Robert Gulick, Academic Program Coordinator

“Strategic Planning For Small Businesses: Strategy for Doing it Better,” BusinessWise Magazine, August 2003.

*Mr. Ben Johnson, Business Specialist

2004- Using Quickbooks for Fun and Profit Indiana Society of Professional Accountants, Evansville, Indiana.

L Zoe Payne, Coordinator of Online Learning

Campos, T., & Payne, L. Z. (2008). NCDA’s Website: The Future. National Career Development Association’s Website/Web Magazine Committee, July 10, 2008, Washington, D.C.

Payne, L. Z., & Campos, T. (2008). Leadership Academy Presentations. National Career Development Association Global Conference ’08: Finding Your Voice and Making It Heard, July 11, 2008, Washington, D.C.

Payne, L. Z., & Campos, T. (2008). Branding NCDA’s Website: Enhancing the Web Face of NCDA. Leadership Academy II, National Career Development Association Global Conference ’08: Finding Your Voice and Making It Heard, July 9, 2008, Washington, D.C.

*Dr. Carroll Phelps, Director of Graduate Education Studies

“Plan with Leadership, Teamship, Followership.” Illinois School Board Journal, 2006

“The Herrin Massacre and Its Effects on the National Image of Southern Illinois.” Journal for the Liberal Arts & Sciences, Volume.9, Number1, 2005.

2005- Long-Range Planning. National School Board Conference, San Diego, California.

2004- Leadership, Followership, Teamship. Illinois School Board Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

Mrs. Denise Pinnick, Assistant Professor

“Ethical Leadership,” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 9, Number 2, 2005.

“Characteristics of Enlightened Management,” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 10, Number 3, 2006.

*Dr. Darrin Sorrells, Associate Professor of Business

2004- Indiana Essential Skills and Technical Proficiencies Initiative, Indiana Department of Workforce Development, Indianapolis, Indiana.

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Education

Higher Education

Dr. Cathy Gonzales

“Peer Mentoring and College Students: Research, Best Practices, and Development.”  Proceedings of the 2009 Regional Summit on Improving College Student Success, 15-21, 2010.

“Peer Mentoring and College Students: Research, Best Practices, and Development.”  2009 Regional Summit on Improving College Student Success, Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus Center, October 9, 2009.

Mr. Robert Gulick, Academic Program Coordinator

“Higher Education: the Choice is Yours,” BusinessWise Magazine, June 2003.

“The Power in Education: Your Guide to Lifelong Learning,” BusinessWise Magazine, May 2003.

Dr. Donna Hazelwood, Professor of Art 

“The Arts and the Art of Teaching: The Early Days at Oakland City College, 1895-1921,” Journal for the Liberal Arts & Sciences, Volume.9, Number 2, 2005.

Artist’s Statement, in K. Grauer, R.L. Irwin, & E. Zimmerman (Eds.), “Women art educators V: Conversations across time.” Canadian Society for Education through Art and the National Art Education Association, 2003.

2002  “Teaching the Meaning of Style,” Art Education Association of Indiana, Notre Dame, IN

Ben Johnson, Instructor in Business

“Peer Education for Financial Literacy in the College Business Classroom.”  Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 13, Issue 2, spring 2008.

“Applied Learning in the AIS Classroom.” IABCE Regional Conference, Oakland City University, October 2007.

Dr. Bart McCandless, Professor of Education

“Research and Scholarship in the Educational Leadership Program at OCU.” Oakland City University Research Symposium, April 2010.

Dr. Drew McMurray, Retention Specialist and Adjunct Instructor in the Social Sciences

 “Student Services and the College Classroom: Some Ideas for Collaboration.”  College Student Journal, Volume 41, Issue 4, 2007.

 “College Students, the GI Bill, and the Proliferation of Online Learning: A History of Learning and Contemporary Challenges.”  The Internet and Higher Education, Volume 10, Issue 2, 2007.

 “Bridging the Gap: Reaching First Generation Students.”  Journal of Instructional Psychology, fall 2009.

“Peer Mentoring and College Students: Research, Best Practices, and

Development.”  Proceedings of the 2009 Regional Summit on Improving College Student Success, 15-21, 2010.

Dr. Roxanne Mills, Assistant Professor of English

“Leadership in Education and the Second Half of Life.”  Education, Volume 127, Issue 2, 2007.

“‘It’s Just a Nuisance’: Improving College Student Reflective Journal Writing.”  College Student Journal, Volume 42, (June 2008), No. 2.

“A Sea of Red Ink: Finding More Effective Ways of Grading College Students’ Composition Assignments.” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 13, Issue 1, fall 2008. (English Studies issue).

“Does Using an Internet Based Program for Improving Students’ Performance in College Composition Course Work?” Education, Volume 131, Issue 1, 2010.

L. Zoe Payne, Coordinator of Online Learning

Payne, L. Z. (2010, January). NPC’s Winter Convocation: Open Space for Tough Times. Northland Pioneer College, Snowflake, AZ.

Payne, L. Z. (2009, January). NPC’s 1st F.U.L. Convocation via Open Space Technology. Northland Pioneer College, Snowflake, AZ.

Payne, Z. (2008). Out-of-the-Box Strategies: Teaching for Student Success. Wakonse Arizona 2008, Camp Tontozona, AZ.

Dr. Denise Pinnick, Assistant Professor of Education

“What it Means to be in PALNI.”  Indiana PALNI Conference, Indianapolis , IN, Spring 2007.

“Effects of Information Literacy Courses on Students’ Information Literacy Skills.” 3rd Annual Oakland City University Research Symposium, 2008.

“The Effects of Information Literacy Courses on the Information Literacy Skills of College Students.”  Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 13, Issue 2, Spring 2009. 

Dr. Norm Reynolds, Associate Professor of Business

“Recent Perceptions Regarding Academic Dishonesty” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 14, Issue 3, Summer 2010.

Dr. Michael Sandifar, Assistant Professor of Physical Education

“A Comparison of the Graduation Rates of Student Athletes and General Students,” Journal for the Liberal Arts & Sciences, Volume 9, Number 4, 2005.

Dr. Amy Satterly, Assistant Professor of Education

“Vision and Planning: Two Often Ignored Elements in Higher Education.” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 14, Issue 2, Spring 2010.

“Embedding General Education Assessment in the Classroom Using Faculty Expertise.”  Higher Learning Commission Annual Meeting, Chicago , IL, April 2008.

Dr. Darrin Sorrells, Dean of School of Business

 “Student Services and the College Classroom: Some Ideas for Collaboration.”  College Student Journal, Volume 41, Issue 4, 2007.

“Bridging the Gap: Reaching First Generation Students.”  Journal of Instructional Psychology, fall 2009.

“Refining Research for Small Institutions.” IACBE Regional Conference, Oakland City University, October 2007.

Dr. Patricia A. Swails, Professor of Education

“Student Learning Project: Undergraduate Student Teachers,” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 9, Number 1, Winter 2005.

Fall 2006- Addressing Student Teacher Problems. ATE-I Conference, Brown County State Park, Indiana.

Dr. Camy Weber, Assistant Professor of Education

“The Role of Vision, Change, and Planning in Higher Education.”  Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 12, Issue 2, 2008.

“Multiple Perspectives and the Importance of Dispositions in Teacher Preparation,” will appear in a future issue of the Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Laurie Ziliak, Assistant Professor of Education

“Self Perceptions of Organization and Administrative Leadership at Oakland City University” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 15, Issue 3, summer 2010.

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Online Education

Dr. Drew McMurray, Retention Specialist and Adjunct Instructor in the Social Sciences

“College Students, the GI Bill, and the Proliferation of Online Learning: A History of Learning and Contemporary Challenges.”  The Internet and Higher Education, Volume 10, Issue 2, 2007.

Dr. Roxanne Mills, Assistant Professor of English

“Does Using an Internet Based Program for Improving Students’ Performance in College Composition Course Work?” Education, Volume 131, Issue 1, 2010.

L Zoe Payne, Coordinator of Online Learning

Blocher, J. M., Tu, C. H., Payne, L. Z., Riek, E., Doherty, L., Harner, L., & Orozco, G. (2010). Collaborative authorship in online learning environments: Structure and dialogue. International Journal of Excellence in eLearning, 3(1).

Blocher, J. M., Tu, C-H., Doherty, L., Harner, L., Orozco, G., Payne, L. Z., & Riek, E. K. (2009). Social networking software and collaborative authorship: Structure and dialogue. San Diego, CA: AERA 2009 Annual Meeting Proceedings, Division C-Learning and Instruction /Section 5: Learning Environments.

Blocher, J. M., Tu, C-H., Doherty, L., Harner, L., Orozco, G., Payne, L. Z., & Riek, E. K. (2009). Social networking software and collaborative authorship: Structure and dialogue. San Diego, CA: AERA 2009 Annual Meeting Proceedings, Division C-Learning and Instruction /Section 5: Learning Environments.

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Primary & Secondary Education

*Dr. David Gilman, Professor of Education

“Four Days A Week,” American School Board Journal, Volume 193-3, 2006.

“Can a Four Day School Week Make a Good School Better?” Educational Leadership October, 2006.

“It Has Been Called to My Attention That,” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 10, No. 3, 2006.

“It Must be More Beautiful,” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 10, No. 2, 2006.

Son of “Politically Correct Meets Death by Cheeseburger,” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 10, No. 1, 2006.

“Filling in the Blanks: Using Computers to Test and Tech,” Computers in the Schools, Volume 22, No. ½, 2005.

“A Funny Thing Happened,” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 9, No. 4, 2005.

“Magic Potions That Have Come- and Gone,” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 9, No. 3, 2005.

“No Child’s Behind Left,” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 9, No. 1, 2005.

“Statewide Testing and University Admissions,” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 8, No. 2, 2004.

“Stages of Conflict,” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 8, No. 1, 2004.

“Standard-Based Teaching: Overcoming the Side Effects,” Principal, Nov/Dec, 2003.

2006- Test Development, A Model for Measuring the Achievement of Students in School Improvement. North Central Association, Chicago, Illinois.

2006- User Friendly Distance Education, A Description of Problems Students Face In Distance Education and a Listing of Ways to Make Distance Education More Accessible to Students. AACE, Washington D.C..

2005- What Forty Years of Research Has Proved About Improving Test Scores and Schools. North Central Association, Indianapolis, Indiana.

2005- Presentation- Increasing Test Scores Ethically. Presented to North Central Association, Chicago, Illinois.

2004- Increasing Test Scores Ethically. North Central Association, Indianapolis, Indiana.

2004- Understanding and Increasing Test Scores. North Central Association, Chicago, Illinois.

2003- Understanding and Increasing Test Scores. North Central Association, Indianapolis, Indiana.

*Dr. Brenda Hauser, Associate Professor of Education

“Structured Interviews as A Predictor of Success of A School Leader,” Journal for the Liberal Arts & Sciences, Volume10, Number 2, 2006.

“Webster County, Kentucky’s Four Day School Week: Holding Learning Constant,” Journal for the Liberal Arts & Sciences, Volume 10, Number 4, 2006

*Dr. Marty Hill, Assistant Professor of Education

“Transformational Leadership and At-Risk Youth.” Iowa Association of Alternative Education Journal, Volume 4, Spring 2006.

“Transformational Leadership and Indiana At- Risk Youth.” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 10, Number 2, 2006.

“The Magic Eight Ball.” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 9, Number 1, Winter 2005.

2006- Poverty and Diversity in the Classroom. Workshop: PK-12 public school educators of Wabash County, Mt. Carmel, IL.

2005- Effective Strategies Institute: Is there a link in leadership and alternative education programs identified as effective? National Dropout Prevention Center/ Network Partners: Kentucky and Indiana Departments of Education.

*Dr. Earlene Holland, Associate Provost

“Administrators: It’s That Serious,” Networds, 2006

“Get Off the Rocking Horse” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences Volume 10, Number 3, 2006

“Why Value Teaching?” Journal for the Liberal Arts & Sciences, Volume. 9, Number 3, 2005.

“A Study of Reading in Indiana Middle Schools,” Journal for the Liberal Arts & Sciences, Volume. 8, Number 4, 2004.

Dr. Bernard Marley, Professor of Education

“Ethical School Climate Perceptions of Practitioners.” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 12, Issue 1, fall 2007.

“Education Reform or Fantasy.” Journal for the Liberal Arts & Sciences, Volume. 9, Number 1, 2005.

Dr. Bart McCandless, Professor of Education

“An Activity, Not a Status: A Model for Urban School Districts for Achieving Academic Accreditation.”  Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 12, Issue 2, 2007.

Dr. Drew McMurray, Retention Specialist and Adjunct Instructor in the Social Sciences

“Using Soldiers’ Web Blogs in the Secondary History Classroom.”  Education, 2010.

Dr. Christy Moore, Assistant Professor of Education

“The Effects of Summer Vacation on Mathematical Knowledge of Rural Students Transitioning from Third to Fourth Grade.” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 14, Issue 2, Spring 2010.

Dr. Heather Dunn Neimeier

"The History of American Reading Instruction" Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 10, Number 2, 2005.

Dr. Mary Perdue, Adjunct Professor of Education

“Hooked On Phonics: An Effective Reading Strategy,” Journal for the Liberal Arts & Sciences, Volume. 9, Number 4, 2005.

*Dr. Carroll Phelps, Director of Graduate Education Studies

2005- Long-Range Planning. National School Board Conference, San Diego, California.

2005- Introduction of School Based Health Centers. Southern Illinois University.

Dr. Pat Schafer, Professor of Education

The Impact of Different Philosophies Throughout History Upon Physical Education,” Indiana Health, Physical Education, and Recreational Dance Journal, 2005.

Dr. Devon Schlottman, Assistant Professor of Mathematics

“SAT and ISTEP+ Mathematics Exams: Comparing Apples to Oranges?” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 13, Issue 2, Spring, 2009.

“SAT and ISTEP+ Mathematics Exams: Measuring Apples and Oranges .” 3rd Annual Oakland City University Research Symposium, 2008.

Dr. Patricia A. Swails, Professor of Education

“Using Reader- Response Theory transactions Approach to Literature Instruction to Engage Elementary Social Studies Students,” Viewpoints, Spring 2004.

Spring 2006- A Case Study of Program Quality and Weakened Alliances: One State’s Research-based Mentor Training Models and Beginning Teacher Policy Changes. AACTE National Conference, San Diego, CA.

Spring 2006- University- School Collaboration on Mentor Training: An Evaluation of Mentor Training Programs Across Indiana. AACTE National Conference, San Diego, California.

2005- Teacher Mentor Training Programs: Quality Leaders for Novice Teachers. Midwest ATE Conference, West Lafayette, Indiana.

Spring 2005- Beginning Teacher Mentor Training Programs: Should Promising Practice Be Based on Theories, Practices, or Coordinated Reforms? AACTE National Conference, Washington, DC.

Fall 2003- Lessons Learned. ATE- I/IACTE Conference, Nashville, Indiana.

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Special Education

Dr. Amanda Marley, Assistant Professor of Education

 “Special Needs Learners and Differentiated Instruction.”  Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 12, Issue 1, fall 2007.

 “Belief, Knowledge Bases, and Practices of Current Practitioners Regarding Inclusion in Southwest Indiana.” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 13, Issue 2, spring 2009.

Laurie Ziliak, Assistant Professor of Education

“Teaching Rural Special Education Teachers: Faculty Perspective.” ACRES 29th Annual Conference, Denver Colorado, March 2009.

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Religion

Dr. Robert Asa, Professor of Religious Studies

“The Faith of a Skeptic: The Enigma of Ecclesiastes.” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 13, Issue 3, summer 2009, (Religious Studies issue).

“The Enigma of Ecclesiastes.”  Chapman Seminary First Annual Religious Symposium, Oakland City University, October 2007.

“The Masorah As Hermeneutical Grid: A Case Study of Genesis 1:1,” Journal of the Liberal Arts & Sciences, Volume10, Number 5, 2006.

Dr. Danny Dunivan, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

“Recent Revision of Practices in American Religious History.” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 13, Issue 3, summer 2009. (Religious Studies issue).

A chapter of Dunnivan’s scholarly work will appear in the Paternost Series Studies in Baptist History and Thought.

Presentation at the International Conference on Baptist Studies for their meeting in Melbourne , Australia, July 2009.

“Deconstructing Baptist Theological Identity.” Oakland City University Research Symposium, April 2009.

“General Baptists, Cumberland Presbyterians, and Denominational Identity” Chapman Seminary at Oakland City University, Fall Research Symposium, 2009.

2005- American Frontier Revival Piety and the Development of the General Baptists. Midwest American Academy of Religion.

2005- Toward an Inclusive Baptist Historiography: The Case of the General Baptists and the Cumberland Presbyterians. Midwest American Academy of Religion.

Dr. Darrell Hillhouse, Instructor of Religious Studies

“Telling the Truth: The Foundation of Managerial and Ministerial Communication.” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 13, Issue 3, summer 2009, (Religious Studies issue).

Dr. Thomas Leuze, Professor of Religion

“From Palestine to Cotton Patch: The Colloquial Hermeneutic of Clarence Jordan.” Proceedings of the Religious Education Association, 2006.

“The Collective Pastorate of the Confessing Church: A Model for Ministerial Preparation.” Proceedings of the Religious Education Association, 2005.

“Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Experiment in Theological Education: Would Finkenwalde Be Accredited by ATS?” Proceedings of the Religious Education Association, 2004.

“How have We Reckoned with the Barthains: A Response to H. Sheldon Smith.” Proceedings of the Religious Education Association, 2003.

2006- From Palestine to Cotton Patch: The Colloquial Hermeneutic of Clarence Jordan. Religious Education Association, Atlanta, Georgia.

2005- The Collective Pastorate of the Confessing Church: A Model for Ministerial Preparation. Religious Education Association, Toronto, Canada.

2004- Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Experiment in Theological Education: Would Finkenwalde Be Accredited by ATS? Religious Education Association, Denver, Colorado, 2004.

2003- How Have We Reckoned with the Barthains: A Response to H. Sheldon Smith. Religious Education Association, Chicago, Illinois, 2003.

Dr. Douglas Low, Professor of Religious Studies

“Your Word Is A Lamp,” Journal for the Liberal Arts & Sciences. Volume 10, Number 5, 2006.

“Strangled At Birth with News Print: The Failed Merger of General Baptists with the Freewill Baptists 1868,” American Baptist Quarterly, September, 2006.

Series of twelve articles in the General Baptist Messenger on, “General Baptist Statements of Faith and Church Covenant,” 2003

Dr. Ron Mercer, Associate Professor of Religious Studies

“Margaret Farley and the Recognition of Truth.” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 13, Issue 3, summer 2009, (Religious Studies issue).

“Radical Phenomenology Reveals a Measure of Faith and the Need for a Levinasian Other in Henry’s Life,” in Words of Life: New Theological Turns in French Phenomenology, eds. Bruce Benson and Norman Wirzba (New York: Fordham University Press, 2010).

Review of The Cambridge Companion to Levinas, eds. Robert Bernasconi and Simon Critchley, Journal of the History of Philosophy, Vol. XLI, No. 4, October 2003.

Review of Levinas and the Philosophy of Religion by Jeffrey L. Kosky, Journal of the History of Philosophy, Vol. XL, No. 3, July 2002.

Review of The Oxford History of Western Philosophy, Transcendent Philosophy, Vol. 2, No. 1, March 2001 (London ).

“Levinas’s Sinful Word,” for the Mid-South Philosophy Conference, Memphis , TN (2008)

Paper Respondent for “Insubstantial Identity and Tradition in Being and Time” for the Mid-South Philosophy Conference, Memphis , TN (2008)

“Substitution as Condition of Community,” for the North American Levinas Society’s Conference: Levinas and Community, (2007)

“Radical Phenomenology Reveals a Measure of Faith and the Need for a Levinasian Other in Henry’s Life,” for the Society for Continental Philosophy and Theology’s Conference, The Theological Turn in French Phenomenology (2006)

“Phenomenology and that God-Shaped Hole” Chapman Seminary at Oakland City University Fall Symposium, 2008.

“The Recognition of Truth.” Oakland City University Research Symposium, April 2009.

L Zoe Payne, Coordinator of Online Learning

Payne, L. Z. (2005). So be it! Epiphany International: The Journal of Formation Science, Anthropology, and Theology, 11(2), 64.

Payne, L. Z. (2005). Why does it always hurt to obey God? Epiphany International: The Journal of Formation Science, Anthropology, and Theology, 11(1), 26-42.

Dr. James Pratt, Director of Student Life

“Spiritual Discipline and the Purpose of Life.”  Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 12, Issue 1, 2007.

“Spiritual Disciplines and the Purpose of Life.” Presented at Indiana Student Affairs Association Conference, Indianapolis , Indiana, October 2008.

2005- A Pathway to the Heart of God: Incorporating the Spiritual Disciplines. Stinson Institute, Booneville, Indiana.

2005- This One Thing I Do: The Focus of Simplicity. Stinson Institute, Booneville, Indiana.

Joe Smith, Professor of Art

“Prodigal Repentant.”  Published in And Grace Will Lead Me Home by Robert M. Brusic, 2007.

Kristine Stewart, Instructor of Religious Studies

“Keeping Your Pastor: An Emerging Challenge.” Journal of the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 13, Issue 3 (Religious Studies issue).

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Sciences

Biology & Chemistry

Dr. Mike Atkinson, Professor of Biology

“Where Should We Place Thee On Glory’s Page?: The Oakland City College Years of Hoosier Physicist Melba Phillips,” Journal for the Liberal Arts & Sciences, Volume 8, Number 3, 2004.

Dr. Kiev Gracias, Associate Professor of Biology

“Triplex PCR-Based Detection of Enterotoxigenic Bacillus cereus ATCC 14579 in Nonfat Dry Milk.”  Journal of Basic Microbiology. 50, 1-6, 2010.

“Undergraduate Biology Research at Oakland City University.” American Society for Microbiology Newsletter. February, 2010.

“Detection of Three Bacillus cereus Enterotoxigenic Gene Targets Using Multiplex  PCR.” Oakland City University Research Symposium, April 2009.

Dr. John Hornbrook 

"Alikchi Medicine" Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Number 11, Volume 1, 2006.

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Mathematics

Dr. Devon Schlottman, Assistant Professor of Mathematics

“SAT and ISTEP+ Mathematics Exams: Comparing Apples to Oranges?” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 13, Issue 2, Spring, 2009.

“SAT and ISTEP+ Mathematics Exams: Measuring Apples and Oranges .” 3rd Annual Oakland City University Research Symposium, 2008.

Dr. Rebecca Wright, Assistant Professor of Math

“The Language of Mathematics: Connections between English Performance and Mathematics Performance.” 3rd Annual Oakland City University Research Symposium, 2008.

“The Language of Mathematics,” Journal for the Liberal Arts & Sciences, Volume 9, Number 3, 2005.

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Psychology

*Dr. Darrin Sorrells, Associate Professor of Business

“Assisting the Victims of Domestic Violence Through Gestalt Therapy Techniques” Journal for the Liberal Arts & Sciences. Volume 10, Number 3, 2006.

“Applying Psychology to Academic Advisory,” Journal for the Liberal Arts & Sciences. Volume

Social Sciences

Steve Bottoms, Adjunct Instructor in the Social Sciences

“The Political Odyssey of Indiana Labor Leader Charles Wright.” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 12, Issue 3, summer 2008, (Labor History issue).

“The Political Odyssey of Indiana Labor Leader Charles Wright,” also appears as a case study in the textbook An Evolving Nation: The United States since 1945, Cengage Learning, 2010.

*Steve Bottom’s research in local labor history received the prestigious George C. Roberts Award for scholarship in 2006 from the Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences.

“Are You a Communist?: The 1948 Evansville, Indiana, Bucyrus Erie Strike.” Journal of the Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences, Volume 9, 2005.

October 2005-Annual meeting of the Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana, Are You a Communists?: The 1948 Evansville, Indiana, Bucyrus Erie Strike.”

Dr. Claudine Cutchin, Associate Professor of Social Science

“Victims of Modern Warfare: Girl Child Soldiers” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 14, Issue 1, fall 2009. (Military History issue).

“The Altamont Festival—December 6, 1969: The Making of a Myth” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 15, Issue 1, fall 2010. (Popular Culture issue).

“The Altamont Festival and the Mythical End to the Sixties.” Oakland City University Research Symposium, 2008.

“Working with Students on Scholarly Research” Oakland City University Research Symposium, 2010.

Dr. John Hornbrook

"Choctaw and Cherokee Heritage and Games" Indiana Association for Health, Physical Education, and Dance, Volume 36, Number 2, Spring 2007.

Dr. Bernard Marley, Professor of Education

“Take No Prisoners: The WWII Memoirs of an Illinois Farm Boy,” Journal for the Liberal Arts & Sciences, Volume 8, Number 2, 2004.

Dr. Drew McMurray, Retention Specialist and Adjunct Instructor in the Social Sciences

“A Liberating Experience for Language Minority Families.”  Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 12, Issue 1, 2007.

 “The Role of Dissent and Discussion in Creating Civic Understanding.”  American Secondary Education, Volume 36, Issue 1, 2007.

 “Past Perspectives on Teaching about the Vietnam War: Implications for Teaching about Iraq.”  Education, Volume 127, Issue 3, 2007.

“Using Student Generated Newspapers to Teach about World War II.”  Social Studies Research and Practice, Volume 3, Issue 1, 2008.

“What Informs Teachers’ Views: The Vietnam War as a Case Study in the Era of Standardization.” Social Studies Research and Practice, 2010.

“Using Soldiers’ Web Blogs in the Secondary History Classroom.”  Education, 2010.

“The Vietnam War, Attitudinal Dispositions, Professional Assessments, and Content Coverage” is under consideration by Social Studies Review.

“Conflicting Beliefs and Tolerance in the Social Studies Classroom.” Journal for the Liberal Arts & Sciences, Volume 10, Number 1, 2006.

“Prosperity, Hardship, and Renewal At Oakland City University.” Journal for the Liberal Arts & Sciences, Volume 10, Number 3, 2006.

Dr. Randy Mills, Professor of the Social Sciences

 “It is The Most Wonderful Thing: Research and Writing Opportunities in Your Own Back Yard.” Journal of the Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences, Volume XI, 2007.

 “Only the Empty Skull Remained: Safety Issues in the Southwest Indiana Coal Fields during the Early 1920s as Reported by Local Newspapers.”  Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, summer 2008, Volume 12, Issue 3, 2008. ( Labor History issue). *

 “It is the Most Wonderful Thing I have Ever Seen: Indiana’s Contribution to Petrified Man Hoaxes.”  Indiana Magazine of History, Volume 104, Number 4, December 2008.

 “All I Want to Do Now Is Go Home: The Strange Odyssey of Army Cpl. Arlie Pate.” Journal of the Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences, Volume XII, 2008.

“A Wanton Waste of Treasure and Blood: Governor William Henry Harrison’s Military Campaign of 1811 and the Voices of Dissent.” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 14, Issue 1, fall 2009. (Military History issue).

“Reviving the Ideas of Order, Citizenship, and the Useful Sciences: Waltonville , Illinois’ New England Connection.” The Prairie Historian: Magazine of Folk History Volume 43 December 2009 Issue 4.

‘“Not like Your Father’s People’: Finding Personal Meaning in Family Research.” The Hoosier Genealogist: Connections. Volume 50, fall/winter 2010.

“The Firing of Professor George F. Parker” appears as case studies in the textbook An Evolving Nation: The United States since 1945, Cengage Learning, 2010.

“A Medal of Honor Winner Comes Home,” appears as case studies in the textbook An Evolving Nation: The United States since 1945, Cengage Learning, 2010.

*Randy Mills’ research in labor history received the prestigious George C. Roberts Award for scholarship in 2006 from the Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences. 

At the Eye of the Storm: A Case Study of the Call-Up of the Marine Corps Reserve in the Korean War. Thomson Press, 2008.

Textbook editor, An Evolving Nation: The United States since 1945, Cengage Learning, 2010.

“Dramatizing Your Family Stories by Placing Them in Historical Context,” appears as a chapter in the book Finding Indiana Ancestors: A Guide to Historical Research. Indiana Historical Society Press, 2007.*

*This book has received several national awards including an Award of Merit from the American Association of State and Local History (the national organization for professional public historians), an Award of Excellence from the National Genealogical Society (NGS), and was a finalist book in Foreword magazine’s Book of the Year competition. The book also received an Honorable Mention at the Chicago Book Clinic national conference.

Review of To Bear Any Burden: A Hosier Green Beret’s Letters from Vietnam, by Daniel FitzGibbon, Indiana Magazine of History, Volume 103, Number 3, September 2007.

“It is the Most Wonderful Thing: Research Possibilities in Your Own Back Yard.”  Indiana Academy for the Social Sciences, Purdue University North, Fall 2007.

“Only an Empty Skull Remained: The Dangerous World of Coal Mining in Southwest Indiana in the 1920s and 1930s.” 122nd Annual Labor Day Association Meeting, 2008.

“‘All I Want to Do Now is Go Home: The Strange Odyssey of Army Cpl. Arlie Pate.” Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences Annual Meeting, Indiana University Southeast, October, 2008.

“Killed all of them: A Forgotten Atrocity of the American Civil War.” Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences Annual Meeting, DePauw University, October 2009.

“OCU’s Contributions to the Larger Academic World.” Oakland City University Research Symposium, April 2010.

Troubled Hero: A Medal of Honor, Vietnam, and the War at Home. Indiana University Press, 2006.

Jonathan Jennings, Indiana’s First Governor. Indiana Historical Society Press. August, 2005. This book was a finalist for Best Books of Indiana, 2006.

Enter to Learn, Go Forth to Serve: The Oakland City University Story. Stinson Press. April 2002.

Honoring Those Who Have Paid the Price: Forgotten Voices from the Korean War. Indiana Historical Society. November 2002.

Underground Railroad Activities in Southwestern Indiana. Indiana Department of Natural Resources. 2001.

Unexpected Journey: A Marine Corp Reserve Company in The Korean War, (co-authored) Naval Institute Press. November 2000.

Christ Tasted Death for Every Man: The Story of America’s Frontier General Baptists. Stinson Press. April 2000.

“And Their Fruits Shall Remain”: The World of Indiana Frontier Baptists.” American Baptist Quarterly, September, 2006.

“Are You a Communist?: The 1948 Evansville, Indiana, Bucyrus Erie Strike.” Journal of the Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences, Volume 9, 2005.

“Thrown by as Useless: Indiana’s First Governor.” Traces of Indiana and Midwestern History. Fall 2005.

“They Defended Themselves Nobly: A Story of African American Empowerment in Antebellum America.” Black History. October 2005

“Telling Tales: The Teaching of American History Through Story-Telling.” Social Education. Volume 69, Number 5, September 2005.

“The Oakland City University Story.” Hoosier Heritage Magazine. Volume 2, Number2, 2005.

“Where Shall We Place Thee on Glory’s Page?: The Oakland City College Years of Melba Phillips.” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences. Volume 8, Number 3, 2004.

“A Call for a Re-evaluation of Jonathan Jennings, Indiana’s First Governor.” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences. Volume 8, Number 2, 2004.

“The Real Violence in Evansville: The Firing of Professor George Parker.” Indiana Magazine of History. Volume XCIX, Number 2, June 2003.

“It is the Cause of all the Mischief Which the Indians Have Suffered”: Native Americans and Alcohol Abuse in the Old Northwest.” Ohio Valley History, Volume 3, Number 3, Fall 2003.

“And Their Fruits Shall Remain: The World of Indiana Frontier Baptists.” American Baptist Quarterly. Vol. XXV, No. 2, Summer 2006.

“Thrown by as Useless: Indiana’s First Governor.” Traces of Indiana and Midwestern History. Fall 2005.

“They Defended Themselves Nobly: A Story of African American Empowerment in Antebellum America.” Black History News and Notes. October 2005

“Telling Tales: The Teaching of American History Through Story-Telling. Social Education. Volume 69, Number 5, September 2005.

“The Oakland City University Story.” Hoosier Heritage Magazine. Volume 2, Number2, 2005.

“Where Shall We Place Thee on Glory’s Page?: The Oakland City College Years of Melba Phillips.” The Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences. Volume 8, No. 3, 2004.

“A Call for a Re-evaluation of Jonathan Jennings, Indiana’s First Governor.” The Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences. Volume 8, No. 2, 2004.

“The Real Violence in Evansville: The Firing of Professor George Parker.” Indiana Magazine of History. Volume XCIX, Number 2, June 2003.

“It is the Cause of all the Mischief Which the Indians Have Suffered”: Native Americans and Alcohol Abuse in the Old Northwest.” Ohio Valley History, Volume 3, Number 3, Fall 2003.

“Dramatizing Your Family Stories by Placing them in Historical Context.” The Hoosier Genealogist. Volume 42, Number 1, Spring 2002.

“A Bunch of the Best Fighting Men I Ever Saw: African American Hoosiers and The Korean War.” Black History. Number 89, August 2002.

“It’s Hard To Write With Mittens On: Hoosier Letters From The Korean War.” Traces of Indiana and Midwestern History. Fall 2002.

“Letters From The Korean War.” Liberal Arts Dispatch. Volume 7, Number 3, Summer 2002.

“I Wish The World to Look Upon Them as my Murderers: A Story of Cultural Violence on The Ohio Valley Frontier.” Ohio Valley History. Volume 1, Number 3, Fall 2001.

“Those who honor me with their suffrage: The Political Odyssey of Robert M. Evans.” Journal of the Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences. Volume IV., 2000.

“Evansville’s Marine Corp Reserve and the Korean War.” Traces of Indiana and Midwestern History. Summer 2000.

“His Valorous Conduct: The Story of a Hoosier Hero in the Korean War.” Indiana Magazine of History. Volume XCVI., Number 4, December 2000.

“African American Empowerment on the American Frontier.” Black History. Number 79, February 2000.

October 2005- Are You a Communists?: The 1948 Evansville, Indiana, Bucyrus Erie Strike. Annual meeting of the Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana.

November 2004- “Politics are Raging Here” Annual Meeting of the Indiana Historical Society in Indianapolis, Indiana.

October 2003- Examples of African American Empowerment on the American Frontier.
Indiana Library Federation Conference 2003, Vincennes, Indiana.

March 2003- Memories of Hoosier Soldiers in Korea. Minnetrista Culture Center, Muncie, Indiana (Ball State University). Series on military history.

October 2003-Indiana Library Federation Conference 2003, Vincennes, Indiana. Examples of African American Empowerment on the American Frontier.

March 2003-Minnetrista Culture Center, Muncie, Indiana (Ball State University). Memories of Hoosier Soldiers in Korea. Series on military history.

November 2002- “Those who Forget the Past.” Oakland City University Founder’s Day.

November 2002- Indiana Historical Society Spirit and Place Festival, Indianapolis, Indiana, Breaking the Silence: Forgotten Voices from the Korean War.

July 2001-Annual meeting Family History and Genealogy Conference sponsored by the Indiana Historical Society, Indianapolis, Indiana, Placing Family Stories in Their Larger Historic Context.

October 2000-Annual meeting of the Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences, University of Evansville, Evansville, Indiana, “Those who honor me with their suffrage”: The Political Odyssey of Robert M. Evans.

November 2000-Annual meeting of the Indiana Historical Society in Indianapolis, Indiana, “It’s Hard to Write with Mittens On: Hoosier Letters from the Korean War”.

November 2000- Annual meeting of the Indiana Historical Society in Indianapolis, Indiana, Adventures in Writing Indiana Religious History.

March 2000-Annual meeting of the Indiana Association of Historians in New Harmony, Indiana, Unexpected Journey: The Call-Up of Indiana’s Marine Corps Reserve during the Korean War. 

Dr. Roxanne Mills, Assistant Professor of English

“Infinitives for a Waitress,” appears in the Literary Journal GNU, spring 2008.

 “Nobody Will Fight for Us: The Court Martial of a Hoosier Marine in Vietnam and the Civilian Lawyer Who Defended Him.” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Volume 14, Issue 1, fall 2009. (Military History issue).

“The Court Martial of an Indiana Marine in Vietnam,” appears as case study in the textbook An Evolving Nation: The United States since 1945, Cengage Learning, 2010.

At the Eye of the Storm: A Case Study of the Call-Up of the Marine Corps Reserve in the Korean War. Thomson Press, 2008.

Unexpected Journey: A Marine Corp Reserve Company in The Korean War, (co-authored) Naval Institute Press. November 2000.

“The Keirsey Temperament Model: A Model for Helping Educational Administrators Facilitate Ethical Decision Making,” Education, Vol. 126, No. 3, 2006, pp. 512-517.

“Models of Ethical Decision Making for Educational Administrators: When Tragedy Strikes,” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Vol. 10, No. 1, 2006, pp. 10-12.

“An Interview with Fergus W. Bordewich,” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Vol. 8, No. 3, 2004, pp. 46-52.

L Zoe Payne, Coordinator of Online Learning

Rockinson-Szapkiw, A. J., Payne, L. Z., & West, L. C. (in press, anticipated April 2011). Leadership Lessons from Salvador Minuchin. The Family Journal.

Mr. Earl Penrod, Adjunct Instructor of Business & Criminal Justice

“Sorry, But System’s Lack of Humor Is NOT Funny.” Indiana Lawyer, October 19, 2005.

“Judicial Education in Indiana: An Overview and a Proposal for Change.” Valparaiso University Law Review, Volume 40, Number 2, 2006.

“The Guilty Plea Process in Indiana: A Proposal to Strengthen the Diminishing Factual Basis Requirement.” Indiana Law Review, 2003.

Dr. Patricia Shafer

"Choctaw and Cherokee Heritage and Games" Indiana Association for Health, Physical Education, and Dance, Volume 36, Number 2, Spring 2007.

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