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At SVSU, we believe faculty can have the best of both worlds: being able to teach, have meaningful interaction with students, and the support to conduct and present research. Each month faculty work is published in the internal faculty/staff newsletter, the "Interior". See what's new:

December 2011

  • Geoffrey V. Carter, assistant professor of English, publishedan article titled “Tubing the Future: Participatory Pedagogy and YouTube U. in 2020” in a special issue of Computers and Composition: An International Journal, which focused on “How the Future of the Web Could Sharpen the Teaching of Writing.”

  • Kaustav Misra, assistant professor of economics, co-authored a paper titled “The Determinants of Venture Creation Time: A Cross Country Perspective” with Sam Sarkar, professor of economics, Esra Memili and Dianne Welsh that was published in the International Research and Policy Roundtable.

  • Hong Park, professor of economics, Iksu Jurn, professor of finance, and Wayne Mackie, professor of finance, collaborated on a paper titled “Capital Structure and Corporate Governance of Korean Chaebol and Large U.S. Firms” that was accepted for publication in the Journal of International Finance Studies. The paper will also be presented at the IABE-2012 Winter Conference in Key West, Fla., March 9-11, 2012.

  • Danilo Sirias, professor of management, conducted a workshop titled “Improving Math Education Using Problem Solving Maps” in Plock and Tarnow (two cities in Poland) in October. Also, Sirias presented a paper titled “Improving Patient Flow in Emergency Departments by Incorporating a System-wide Priority System,” coauthored with Suzanne Savoy, associate professor of nursing, at the national meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, in November in Boston.

Those Who Changed Us

Throughout our lives, we recall those teachers who had an impact on us. Here, alumni and students share thoughts on SVSU faculty who changed their lives.

Faculty Member
Nameeta Mathur

Nameeta Mathur

"Living up to high expectations is infectious once you start meeting them. Her teaching fundamentally transformed the way I analyzed the world."

-- described Aaron Crossen, 2008, B.A., history/communication. He is a marketing and sales coordinator for Cech Corp. in Saginaw.

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