Faculty and Staff Sketches

February 2, 2015




Scott Grissom, professor of computer science, returned from teaching in Christchurch, New Zealand. He was selected as a Visiting Erskine Fellow to teach his area of expertise, human computer interaction.

Valerie Peterson, professor of communications, wrote an article, “Mythic Rhetoric: Love, Power, and Companionate Marriage in Puccini’s Turandot,” published in the Ohio Communication Journal.

Grace Hoyer, assistant professor of nursing, had her dissertation work, “Transcultural Self-Efficacy of Nursing Education Leaders and Faculty Related to Non-Binary Sexual Identities,” published as an exhibit box in Marianne R. Jeffreys’ “Teaching Cultural Competence in Nursing and Health Care: Inquiry, Action, and Innovation.”

Susan Strouse, assistant professor of nursing, gave a presentation, “Exploring the RN to BSN Student Experience with Simulation and Community Health Nursing: A Phenomenological Study,” at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Baccalaureate Education Conference in Baltimore, Maryland.