Accomplishments

Welcome to Accomplishments, the place to read about the successes of your UNLV co-workers.

September 29, 2020
Hans Rawhouser (Management, Entrepreneurship, and Technology) recently was recognized as a runner up for the 2020 Best Paper for the Academy of Management Discoveries along with co-authors Shon Hiatt (USC) and Michael Cummings (Arkansas) for their paper titled, "Does a Common Mechanism Engender Common Results? Sustainable Development Tradeoffs in...
September 29, 2020
Amy Tureen and Susie Skarl (both Libraries) had an article, "Assessing Generational Preferences in Characteristics of an Admired Leader Among Career Library Professionals," published in Library Leadership & Management. Tureen is the head of the library liaison program and Skarl is the urban affairs librarian. Library Leadership &...
September 29, 2020
Marc J. Kahn (Medicine) published an editorial in The Sun titled, "In Wildfires and Pandemics, 'It's Not Just the Match — It's Where It Lands,'" discussing the context of health care disparities and limited access to health as a substrate for the current pandemic.
September 29, 2020
Lung-Chang Chien (Epidemiology and Biostatistics) published an article on "COVID-19 Outbreak, Mitigation, and Governance in High Prevalent Countries" in the journal Annuals of Global Health. The study investigated the outbreak and mitigation of COVID-19 in different levels of governance among multiple high-prevalent countries in the early pandemic...
September 29, 2020
Alan Simmons (Anthropology) has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar award to continue research on the first inhabitants of the Mediterranean island of Cyprus.  His research will focus on the site of Ais Giorkis that he has excavated for the past several years. He also will work with the Department of Antiquities on issues related to the prehistory of...
September 29, 2020
Saha Salahi (Communication Studies, Brookings Mountain West, and The Lincy Institute) along with Santiago Gudino-Rosales, '20 BS Biology, and Yanneli Llamas, '20 BA English and Criminal Justice, were featured in "Our Nation of Immigrants," a new Brookings Cafeteria Podcast series on immigration policy that launched Sept. 21 and is led by John...
September 28, 2020
Kavita Batra, Amanda Elizabeth Morgan, and Manoj Sharma (all Environmental & Occupational Health) published an article, "COVID-19 and Social Isolation Endangering Psychological Health of Older Adults: Implications for Telepsychiatry" in the journal Signa Vitae.
September 28, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) served as a speaker for a tri-institution professional development seminar.  He spoke to professional associations representing California State University, Fresno, Adelphi University, and New York University.  The topic was understanding the historical context behind the intergenerational...
September 28, 2020
John Curry (History) published an extensive, peer-reviewed chapter in the Routledge Handbook on Sufism (London: Routledge Press, 2021). Edited by the well-known scholar of Islamic mysticism, Lloyd Ridgeon of University of Glasgow, the volume contains chapters by more than 30 of the best-known specialists in the field of Islamic studies. It serves...

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