2008-2009 Faculty/Staff Accomplishments: Presentations

Abrash Walton, Abigail. “Walking our Talk: Strategies, Challenges & Successes in the Pursuit of Sustainability and Social Justice on Campus,” AASHE 2008 Conference & Expo, Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, Raleigh, NC, November 2008.

Abrash Walton, Abigail, Libby McCann, James Fauth, Michael Whigham, and Susan Gentile. “Sustainability Across the Curriculum: Lessons and Questions from the Field,” Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, Raleigh, NC, November 2008.

Ackerman, Joy W. “Pilgrim Bodies: The biosocial body as bridge between the politics and poetics of place?” Annual Meeting, Association of American Geographers, Las Vegas, NV, March 2009.

Ackerman, Joy W. “Sacred Geography: Making Meanings at Walden Pond,” Recreate, Replace, Restore: Exploring the Intersections Between Meanings and Environments, ONU Working Group on Religion, Ethics and Nature, Ohio Northern University, Ada, OH, April 2009.

Auer, Arthur. “Genesis of the Human Form,” Foundation Studies in Anthroposophy and the Arts, Center for Anthroposophy, Lexington, MA, March 2009.

Bergeron, Deb. “The Clinical Relevance of Body Art,” National Art Therapy Conference, American Art Therapy Association, Cleveland, OH, November 2008.

Bergeron, Deb. “Tattoos: Exploring Their Relevance and Meaning,” National ACPA Conference, Washington, DC, March 2009.

Bocko, Paul. “Community Connections and Student Achievement,” Forest for Every Classroom Workshop, NH, November 2008.

Chandler, Polly. “So You Want to Be a Sustainability Coordinator,” Green Jobs Conference, Green Jobs, Washington DC, February 2009.

Chandler, Polly, and student Jennifer Elder. “What is Green HR Office? and Strategic Development of HR Policies,” Granite State Human Resource Conference, Granite State HR, Manchester, NH, May 2009.

Chase, Steve. “Eyes on the Prize: The Continuing Relevance of Martin Luther King Today,” Martin Luther King Day Celebration, Campus Commission for Diversity and Multiculturalism, Keene State College, Keene, NH, January 2009.

Chase, Steve. “Activating the Activists: The EAOP Story,” weekly radio program Spirit In Action, Pacifica Radio Network, Friends General Gathering, University of Pittsburgh- Jamestown, PA, July 2008.

Coven, Judy. “Yoga in the Elementary Classroom: The Power of Being Present,” Antioch Center for School Renewal, Antioch University New England, Keene, NH, December 2008.

Coven, Judy. “Yoga in the Elementary Classroom: Tools for Developing a Culture of Decency and Trust,” Coalition of Essential Schools Fall Forum, Charlotte, NC, November 2008.

Curtin, Charles. “Interactions between biotic and abiotic processes at the desert/grassland boundary,” International Conference on Desertification, Ste Boquer, Israel, December 2008.

Curtin, Charles. “Complexity and Ecology: Large-scale emergent outcomes of conservation, ecology, and policy design,” University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, January 2009.

Ellenhorn, Theodore, Brian Denietolis, Stephanie Miller, Christopher Overtree, Mamta Dadlani, and Lotte Smith- Hansen. “Creating Contexts for Clinical Psychoanalysis in Clinical-Scientist and Professional Programs,” APA Convention, Boston, MA, August 2008.

Ellenhorn, Theodore, and Stephanie Miller. “Moral Masochism within the Military,” APA Conference, Boston, MA, August 2008.

Eppig, Peter. “A Look Inside the Critical Skills Classroom,” 2008 Fall Forum, Coalition of Essential Schools, Charlotte, NC, November 2008.

Eppig, Peter. “The Critical Skills Classroom,” Los Angeles Coalition of Essential Schools, Los Angeles, CA, March 2009.

Fauth, James, and Graesser, Emily (AUNE student). “Participatory, action-oriented psychotherapy research: Promoting change in “real world” treatment cultures and practice patterns,” North American Meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, New Haven, CT, September 2008.

Finser, Torin M., Jaimen McMillan, and Nancy Mellon. “Raising Healthy Young People in Anxious Times,” AWSNA Conference, Association of Waldorf Schools, Boulder, CO, February 2009.

Gentile, Susan. “Infusing Green into the Curriculum Round Table Discussion,” Health and Safety Conference, New York State Union of Teachers, Saratoga Springs, NY, March 2009.

Gentile, Susan. “Educating for Sustainability: Integrating Equity, Economy, and Environment at Your School,” Coalition of Essential Schools Fall Forum, Charlotte, NC, November 2008.

Gruber, James S. “The Role of Social Capital in Enhancing Community Development: Examples from New Hampshire and Vermont,” Social Entrepreneurial Businesses and Local Government Meeting, Konrad Adenauer Foundation and University La Salle, Oaxaca, November 2008.

Gruber, James S. “Identification of Characteristics of Effective and Sustainable Community Based Natural Resource Management Initiatives Using Q-Sort Methodology,” Seminar at the University of Zagreb, R. Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia, July 2008.

Hamolsky, David J. Panelist: “Partnering with Families to Improve Treatment Engagement and Treatment Outcomes,” Innovations in Addictions: Research to Recovery, Massachusetts Department of Public Health: Bureau of Substance Abuse Services, Boston, MA, May 2009.

Hertneky, Robbie. “The Leadership Self-identity of Women College Presidents,” New Hampshire Women in Higher Education Leadership Spring Conference, New Hampshire Women in Higher Education Leadership, Plymouth, NH, April 2009.

Hoppin, Bo. “Classroom Assessment and Environmental Education,” NHEET Partnership, New Hampshire Project Learning Tree, Concord, NH, February 2009.

Hoppin, Bo. “Digging for Equity and Access,” Growing a Green Generation, University of New Hampshire Child Study and Development Center, Durham, NH, May 2009.

Jeswald, Phyllis K. “Supervising DMT Internships: Meeting the Diverse Needs of Your Intern and the Field,” 43rd Annual ADTA Conference: Dance/Movement Therapy for a Diverse Society: Evidence and Ideas, American Dance Therapy Association, Austin, TX, November 2008.

Jordan, James, H. Maschner, B. Finney, M. Betts, and N. Misarti. “Long-Term Human-Environment Interaction in the North Pacific: Multiple Proxies from Sanak Island and the Western Alaska Peninsula,” 73rd Annual Meeting, Society for American Archaeology, Vancouver, BC, March 2008.

Kaplin, Beth. “Primates, Fruits and Feces: Biodiversity of the Tropical Montane Forests of the Albertine Rift, East Africa,” Natural Sciences Lecture Series, Hendrix College, Conway, AR, October 2008.

Kaplin, Beth. “Capacity building for conservation science education in Rwanda,” Working Forests in the Tropics Conference, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, October 2008.

Karlan, Jimmy. “Transforming Recipe-based Labs into Real Engaging Problem Solving Lessons,” New Hampshire Science Teachers’ Association Annual Conference, Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH, March 2009.

Kurinsky, Diane. “Family Skills for Working with the Social Welfare System,” New England Institute for Addiction Studies, Franklin Pierce College, Rindge, NH, June 2008.

Loman, Susan, K. M. Sossin, and F. LaBarre. “The Kestenberg Movement Profile (KMP) within Early Childhood Intervention,” Beyond Body Language Symposium: Laban 2008 Celebration and LIMS 30th Anniversary, New York, NY, November 2008.

Loman, Susan. “Kestenberg Movement Profile (KMP) Contributions to Pregnancy: Prenatal Movement, Singing and Drawing,” 43nd Annual Conference of the American Dance Therapy Association, Austin, TX, October 2008.

Lowe, Walter. “Demystifying successful outcomes: Common factors in therapy,” New Hampshire Association of Marriage and Family Therapists’ Semi-Annual Conference, Manchester, NH, June 2008.

Tolhurst-Christiansen, A., V. Thomas, Walter Lowe, A. Wittenborn, N. Kafescioglu, and G. Karakurt. “Studies in multicultural supervision: a multi case study,” National Council on Family Relations, Annual Conference, Little Rock, AR, November 2008.

Lyness Kevin P., Walter Lowe, and Amy Blanchard. “Families and aging: Facing challenges, embracing opportunities,” Speakers Series, Antioch University New England, Keene, NH, November 2008.

Mangione, Lorraine, K. Hodges, L. Motherwell, R. Buonapane, and G. Smeltzer. “Therapists’ Use of Passion and Aggression in Adolescent Therapy Groups,” American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Boston, MA, August 2008.

Mangione, Lorraine. “Expressions of the Holding Capacity of the Group and Community in Bruce Springsteen’s Music,” American Group Psychotherapy Annual Meeting, Chicago, February 2009.

McCann, Libby. “Schoolyard Native Habitats on the Prairie All Day Workshop,” Annual Conference, North American Association for Environmental Education, Wichita, KS, October 2008.

Palmiotto, Peter. “Conservation Priorities: Comparing Approaches,” The Monadnock Region Land Summit, Monadnock Conservancy, Keene, NH, January 2009.

Palmiotto, Peter. “What can our mountain tell us? The Monadnock Ecological Research and Education Project,” Speaker Series, Antioch University New England, Keene, NH, November 2008.

Roysircar, Gargi. Keynote: “Therapist heal society and thyself: Social justice advocacy in disaster response work,” National Multicultural Summit and Conference, American Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA, January 2009.

Roysircar, Gargi. Keynote: “Culturally sensitive practice versus empirically supported treatment,” Annual Conference, New Zealand Psychological Society, Christchurch, New Zealand, August 2008.


Saunders, Carol D. “Communicating for a change! Psychology can help,” 9th National Conference on Science, Policy and the Environment: Biodiversity in a Rapidly Changing World, National Council for Science and the Environment, Washington, DC, December 2008.

Simpson, Michael. “Adaptation and Resiliency for Local Communities to Climate Change,” Plan to Protect: How Communities can Prepare for Climate Change, Massachusetts Estuaries Program, Hyannis, MA, March 2009.

Simpson, Michael. “Projected Impacts to water conveyance infrastructure from changes in landuse and climate,” Invited testimony to the NH Legislative Commission on Stormwater Management, New Hampshire Legislature, Concord, NH, November 2008.

Sobel, David. Keynote: “Place-Based Education: Thinking like a Farmer’s Market,” New York Environmental Educator’s Conference, Lake Placid, NY, October 2008.

Sobel, David. Keynote: “Cultivating the Wonder of Nature in Childhood at the Center for Wonder,” Teton Science School, Jackson, WY, February 2009.

Straus, Martha. “Therapy with Traumatized Children and Adolescents,” Culture and Mental Health: Emerging Trends in Psychotherapy and Social Programs, The World Psychiatric Association, Havana, Cuba, February 2009.

Colbert, N., R. Baldwin, and Rachel Thiet. “A developer-initiated conservation plan for pool-breeding amphibians in Maine, USA,” Society for Conservation Biology Professional Conference, Society for Conservation Biology, Nashville, TN, July 2008.

Dexter, T., R. Baldwin, and Rachel Thiet. “Potential habitat importance of vernal pools for white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) and moose (Alces alces) in a New Hampshire wilderness area,” Society for Conservation Biology Professional Conference, Nashville, TN, July 2008.

Wessels, Tom. “The Myth of Progress,” Cullowee Native Plant Conference, Cullowee, NC, July 2008.

Wessels, Tom. “Reading the Forested Landscape,” New Hampshire Science Teachers’ Association Annual Meeting, Exeter, NH, March 2009.

Lourdes Rivera, Bryon Waller, and Carlotta Willis. “Preparing for the Future: The Role of Career Development in Counselor Preparation and Practice,” NARACES annual conference, North Atlantic Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Portland, ME, September 2008.

Carlotta Willis. “Auto-Renovación Holístico y El Proceso Creativo para Los Consejeros/as,” XXXI Convención Annual, Asociación Puertorriqueña de Consejería Profesional, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, November 2008.