Anna Smith, COE, received the Literacy Research Association Arthur Applebee Award for Excellence in Research on Literacy. She was recognized for a co-authored paper published in the 2017 edition of the Journal of Literacy Research.

Michael Dougherty, SOC, co-wrote, “Contingent work in the U.S. Recycling Industry: Permatemps and Precarious Green Jobs,” published in Geoforum, with Alexis Econie, ’17. He also published, “How Does Development Mean? Attitudes Toward Mining and the Social Meaning of Development” in Latin American Perspectives.

Kate Sheridan, SWK, published “Substance Using Pregnant and Parenting Adolescent Girls: Considerations for Preventive Intervention Using a Resilience Lens” in the Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions.

Eric Wesselmann, Dan Ispas, Mark Olson, and Mark Swerdlik, PSY, co-authored “Does perceived ostracism contribute to mental health concerns among veterans who have been deployed?” for PLoS ONE

Rajeev Goel, ECO, presented “Is it the gums, teeth or the bite? Effectiveness of dimensions of enforcement in curbing corruption” at the International Annual Conference for Integrity Preventing Corruption: From a Reactive to a Proactive State, in Lima, Peru.

Ali Riaz, POL, presented at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars in Washington, D.C., as part of a panel that included former U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh and Pakistan William Milam.

Karen Stipp, SWK, was a co-presenter of “Working with trauma-affected and suicidal youth: Building personal and team resilience” at the Illinois School Psychology Internship Consortium & Central Illinois Area Health Education Center.