2023 Penn State New Kensington Faculty Publication Party

Let's Celebrate

Congratulations to our faculty for their many impressive accomplishments over the past year.

Jennifer Gilley, Head Librarian

2023 Faculty Publications

Bruckner, D. (2023). Harm-based arguments for strict vegetarianism. In C. Abbate & C. Bobier (Eds.), New Omnivorism and Strict Veganism: Critical Perspectives, (pp.133-148). Routledge.

Gomez-Calderon, J. (2023). A survey on cyclotomic subfields. Far East Journal of Mathematical Sciences (FJMS), 140(4), 307-334. https://doi.org/10.17654/0972087123018

Hammond, J. C. (2023). Inveterate imperialists: Contested imperialisms, North American history, and the coming of the U.S. Civil War. In B. Schoen, J. L. Spangler, & F. Towers (Eds.), Continent in Crisis: The U.S. Civil War in North America (pp. 36-64). Fordham University Press.

Piotr Tarka, P. & Harnish, R. J. (2023). Toward better understanding the materialism-hedonism and the big five personality-compulsive buying relationships: A new consumer cultural perspective. Journal of Global Marketing. https://doi.org/10.1080/08911762.2023.2188509

Harnish, R. J., Ryerson, N. C., & Tarka, P. (2023). Purchasing under the influence of alcohol: The impact of hazardous and harmful patterns of alcohol consumption, impulsivity, and compulsive buying. Psychological Reports. https://doi.org/10.1177/00332941231164348

Mandhachitara, R. (2023). Boys’ Love genre: A new wave of Asian pop culture phenomenon. Paper presented at 50th Annual Northeast Business and Economics Association Conference, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania. 

Marhefka, J. (2023). The Future: Never Too Young to Hear About HTM. TechNation, https://1technation.com/the-future-never-too-young-to-hear-about-htm/

Marhefka, J. (2023). Networking and other job search tips. TechNation, https://1technation.com/networking-and-other-job-search-tips/

Marhefka, J., & Park, D. D., & Cruz, L. E. (2023, June), Hands-off: Perceptions of biomedical engineering technology internships under a global pandemic. Paper presented at 2023 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Baltimore , Maryland. https://peer.asee.org/43332

Morrison, P.K., Pallatino-Trevelline, C., Fusco, R., Fitzpatrick, E., Chang, J. C., Kotha, A., Folb, B., Rustic, A. E., & Krans, E. (2023). Co-occurring substance use and intimate partner violence in pregnant and postpartum women: A systematic literature review. Journal of Family Violence https://doi.org/10.1007/s10896-023-00609-4

Morrison, P. K., Cenci, J., Stewart, A., & Chang, J. (2023). Gains made by men attending a battering intervention program: Insights from exit letters written by BIP clients From 1990 to 2015. Partner Abuse, 14(2). https://doi.org/10.1891/PA-2022-0045

Ramasamy, S., Gontu, A., Neerukond,a S., Ruggiero, D., Morrow, B., Gupta, S., Amirthalingam, S., Hardham, J.M., Lizer J.T., Yon, M., Nissly, R.H., Jakka, P., Chothe, S.K., LaBella, L.C., Tewari, D., Nair, M.S., Kuchipudi S.V. (2023) SARS-CoV-2 prevalence and variant surveillance among cats in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Viruses, 15(7):1493. https://doi.org/10.3390/v15071493.

Flores, M. M., Kusenko, A., Pearce, L., Perez-Gonzalez, Y. F., & White, G. (2023). Testing high scale supersymmetry via second order gravitational waves. https://arxiv.org/abs/2308.15522

Flores, M. M., A., Kusenko, Pearce, L., & White, G. (2023). Fireball baryogenesis from early structure formation due to Yukawa forces. Physical Review D, 8(9). https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.108.L091705

Starr, D. (2023). All Saints Requiem. Bandcamp.com https://ongoingbox.bandcamp.com/album/hsob096-doug-starr-all-saints-requiem?fbclid=IwAR1Q5-_fEu3nlDJklXXPUr44w85Emyd-hkYVt1MzLQ6Wg09qsP1FhStpJHs

Starr, D. (2023). Wilderness Cantata. Bandcamp.com https://ongoingbox.bandcamp.com/album/hsob095-doug-starr-a-wilderness-cantata

Acosta, D. M., Arroyo, L., Moody, C., Neville, D. M., Sparks, C., & Tabacchi, JW. (2023). Campus racial justice and decolonization expectations project. College Student Educators International (ACPA). https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Pse0OnpNqdOGwK8PYDEEGld3Kx2su8-q/view

Hu, T., Wang, H., Bamgboje, D., Harmon, W. (2023). "Power management systems for triboelectric nanogenerators." In Z. L. Wang, Y. Yang, J. Zhai, J. Wang, (Eds.), Handbook of Triboelectric Nanogenerators (pp. 1-34). Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-05722-9_11-1

Wang, H., & Campbell, S. (2023, October). Impacts of course culture on student creativity development in engineering course projects. Paper presented at 2023 IEEE ASEE Frontiers in Education Conference, College Station, Texas


Joe Cuiffi,  Associate Teaching Professor of Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology

Kristen Pueschel, Associate Teaching Professor of Mathematics


Penelope Morrison- Awarded sabbatical 2023 Fall Semester

Teaching Awards

PSNK Excellence in Teaching award, Full time Faculty

Steve Evanchec, Associate Teaching Professor of Accounting

PSNK Excellence in Teaching award, Part Time Faculty

Dave McGeary, Adjunct Instructor of Kinesiology

George W. Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching

Joseph Cuiffi, Associate Teaching Professor of Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology