Roger E. Hartley, associate professor in the Department of Political Science and Public Affairs and director of the Master of Public Affairs Program, was recently named to the editorial board of American Review of Politics. In addition, Hartley’s article “Moving Past Crisis . . . Promoting Parity: How Effective Intergovernmental Relations Can Help Build a More Co-Equal Judicial Branch” was published in the New England Law Review in April.
David A. Shapiro, the Robert Lee Madison Distinguished Professor of communication sciences and disorders at Western Carolina University, was bestowed the 2013 Clinical Achievement Award by the North Carolina Speech, Hearing and Language Association at its annual spring convention in Raleigh.
Don Connelly, head of WCU’s communication department, and Bruce H. Frazier, WCU’s Carol Grotnes Belk Distinguished Professor of Commercial and Electronic Music, were honored as co-authors of Western Carolina University’s 2012 original radio-style production of “Dracula” with the national Broadcast Education Association Best of Festival King Family Foundation Award in the association’s Festival of Media Arts faculty audio division. Continue Reading
Brian D. Kloeppel, associate dean of WCU’s Graduate School and associate professor of geosciences and natural resources, served on a national steering committee that oversaw the development of a report that will help biological field stations and marine laboratories anticipate and prepare for the future needs of science and society. Continue Reading