Oxford University Press recently published a book co-authored by Lisa T. Briggs, associate professor of criminology and criminal justice, titled “Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology: A Mixed Methods Approach.”
The book, which Briggs co-authored with Mark M. Lanier, professor and chair of the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Alabama, was designed to help students better understand research they read and the steps to developing their own research projects.
Accompanying the book is a website with self-quizzes for each chapter, flashcards with key terms and links to websites as well as an instructor’s resource CD.
Cheryl Johnston, associate professor of anthropology, has achieved certification from and been awarded the status of diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Anthropology. Diplomates are recognized for their special qualifications in forensic anthropology and for meeting the standards set forth by the association. Currently, 71 anthropologists hold this title. The WCU Forensic Anthropology Program [...]
An article by Alex Sargsyan, assistant professor of nursing; Sharon Metcalfe, associate professor of nursing, and Susan Fouts, director of continuing education and professional development, titled “Development of an Internet-based Substance Abuse Continuing Education Course for Practicing Registered Nurses” was published in the February issue of European International Journal of Science and Technology.
Christina L. Reitz, assistant professor of music, moderated the “On the Water” panel at the Nineteenth Century Studies Association’s International Conference in Fresno, Calif. Reitz also presented her research titled “The Civil War Concert Tours and the American Departure of Gottschalk” at the conference, which was held in early March.