People in the news - Week of Sept. 20, 2019

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Contemporary French Civilization, a publication based out of the University of Arizona, honored Elise Bouhet, visiting assistant professor of Modern Languages and Literatures, with the 8th annual Lawrence R. Schehr Memorial Award. The award is given to the best conference paper submitted by a junior faculty member in the field of contemporary French and Francophone civilization and cultural studies.

Carol Weisse, the Ronald M. Obenzinger Professor of Psychology, has published a paper in the American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. “Characterizing the Financial Value of In-Home Palliative Care for Patients, Payers, and Hospitals” is co-authored by Saad Akhtar '18, Vamshek Srinivasin '18 and Phil DiSorbo '71. Weisse also presented a paper, “Lessons in Care at the Bedside of the Dying” at the Compassion in Healthcare Conference in Boston along with her co-authors from Skidmore College and St. Peter’s Hospital.

George Shaw, professor emeritus of geology, co-authored a paper in the Journal of Chemical Physics on the thermodynamics of pure liquid water. The measurements were made at the University of Washington in Seattle using high pressure equipment.

A paper by Lewis Davis, professor of economics, was accepted for publication in World Development. “Does Individualism Promote Gender Equality?” provides evidence that individualism is associated with lower support for patriarchal attitudes and with higher levels of female education and employment. Read the paper here.

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