Over the past several months, faculty in the David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics have presented their research at national and international conferences. Assistant professor of child and family studies and teaching and leadership Eunjoo Jung, who is jointly appointed in the David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics and the School of Education presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2010 Annual Conference in Denver, Colorado. Her first presentation was entitled, Reaching Out: Impacts of Teachers’ Outreach Efforts on Kindergarteners’ Reading Skills, and the second entitled, “Reaching Proficiency: Reading and Mathematics Interventions for Students with Learning Disabilities and Mild Mental Disabilities.

Other David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics faculty who have presented at national and international conferences recently include:

Rick Burton, David B. Falk Professor of Sport Management
Governance, Regulatory and Fiscal Challenges in the Australian National Basketball League, 1979-2010, presented at the Western Economic Association International Conference held in Portland, Oregon.
Assessing Baseball’s Influence in Stephen Crane’s Masterpiece The Red Badge of Courage, presented at the 22nd Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture held in Cooperstown, NY.
Olympic Hockey – After the Circus Leaves Vancouver presented at  Hockey on the Border: An International Scholarly Conference held in Buffalo, NY.  
The Intangibles of Professional Sport: How About Painting Green Bay Green?, presented at  A Mirror to Our Culture: Sport and Society in America Conference held in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Developing a Conceptual Model for Assessing the Developmental Impact of the Olympic Games, presented at   the International Conference on Sport and Society held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Guys want to be like Mike, but Women want Mia (Hamm) to be like them: Exploring the Challenges Facing Female Athletes as Endorsers, presented at the 7th Sport Marketing Association (SMA) Conference held in Cleveland, Ohio.

Wan-Yi Chen, assistant professor, School of Social Work
Connection Between Adolescent’s Exposure to Community Violence and Future Civic Engagement Behaviors, presented at the 9th Add Health Users Conference co-sponsored by the Carolina Population Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and NIH’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health  and Human Development, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, and Office of Research on Women’s Health held at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.

Alice Sterling Honig, professor emerita, Department of Child and Family Studies
Chinese Immigrant Families and Bilingualism Among Young Children, presented at the 10th National Head Start Research Conference held in Washington, DC.

Karen E. Kirkhart, professor, School of Social Work
Strengthening Evaluation through Cultural Relevance and Cultural Competence, presented at the Summer Evaluation Institute sponsored by the Center for Disease Control and the American Evaluation Association held in Atlanta, GA.

Linchi Kwok, assistant professor, hospitality management
Development of a Satisfaction Instrument for Summer Camps, presented at the Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education Conference held in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Tracey Mursarra Marchese, professor of practice, School of Social Work
The Future of Social Work in Healthcare, presented at a Hospice of CNY Luncheon.

Kamala Ramadoss, assistant professor, Department of Child and Family Studies
Work-family conflict in India: Test of a Causal Model, presented at the 11th International Human Resource Management Conference held in Birmingham, U. K.