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SBS Newsletter – September 2012

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Léonce NdikumanaNdikumana to Serve on UN Committee for Development Policy
The United Nations Secretary General has nominated Léonce Ndikumana, Glyn Professor of Economics, to serve on the UN's Committee for Development Policy (CDP), 2013-15. This is a great honor and we all are thrilled! CDP is a subsidiary body of the UN's Economic and Social Council. It provides inputs and independent advice to the Council on emerging cross-sectoral development issues and on international cooperation for development, focusing on medium- and long-term aspects. The Committee is also responsible for reviewing the status of least developed countries and for monitoring their progress after graduation from the category. Read more...

High School Students Reconstruct Human Skeleton in UMass Summer WorkshopBodybuilding: High Schoolers Reconstruct Human Skeleton in UMass Anthro Summer Workshop
By the end of their weeklong workshop in biological anthropology, seven Greenfield (MA) High School students could reconstruct a human skeleton, make no bones about it. They were given that very opportunity in August, when a fictional dog “discovered” the bones of a human hand. A mock crime scene was erected at the Green River Swimming and Recreation Area, as students carefully mapped out the area and identified other bones discovered nearby. Read more...

Robert PollinPollin Explores Full Employment in New Book and News Series
Professor Bob Pollin (economics) is the founding co-director of the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) on campus. His research centers on macroeconomics, conditions for low-wage workers in the US and globally, the analysis of financial markets, and the economics of building a clean-energy economy in the US. Recently he participated in a multi-part interview series, aired on the Real News Network, discussing his new book, Back to Full Employment, whether full employment is possible, and how to get there. Watch the series...

Rebecca KanterSBS Wing Thing Welcomes SBS Majors, Raffles iPad
The annual SBS Wing Thing, a welcome-to-campus event for all SBS majors, again was a smashing success. Besides offering good eats—wings, chili, chips, salsa, desserts—and some great music, the event offered opportunities to network with other SBS students, undergraduate advisors and other resources, faculty, and staff. One lucky student, Rebecca Kanter '15 (political science), pictured here, won an iPad. Read more and view pictures.

And other topics of interest...

Gerald EpsteinEpstein Receives Recognition for Accomplishments
Congratulations to Economics Professor Gerald Epstein, who received an Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Research and Creative Activity at the 2012 Faculty Convocation on Sept. 14. Epstein is co-director (and co-founder) of the Political Economy Research Institute, and former chair of the Economics Department. Widely known and respected in his field, he recently was awarded a grant by the Institute for New Economic Thinking to study, with the collaboration of his colleague James Crotty, the impacts of financial regulations on functionally efficient finance, productivity growth and income. Read more and watch a video.

SBS logoSBS Welcomes New Faculty
Fall has brought a host of new faculty faces to the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences in anthropology, economics, landscape architecture and regional planning, political science, and sociology. Read more about them...

Rhonda CohenAmherst Teaching Czar Rhonda Cohen '91 Seeks Big Changes
When Rhonda Cohen '91 (economics) started talking to Amherst parents last winter, she found that different elementary classrooms had different homework policies, and in first grade there was no math homework at all. This year, there are new district-wide expectations. For one, first-graders will be doing math at home. Cohen, who started work in November as the Amherst schools' director of teaching and learning, has received rave reviews from the School Committee. Read more...

Mates of State music videoAlum Directs Music Video to Promote Women in Science
Lindsay Van Dyke '11 (sociology) directed a new music video for the band Mates of State to help promote the "Science Fair" CD put out by Florence, MA-based label Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child. Says Van Dyke, "'Science Fair' was created to promote women in science and proceeds are going to Girls Inc. It premiered in Paste Magazine, and was covered in Boing Boing, Wired, and other national outlets. I had several UMass production assistants on the set with me too. You can learn more about the album on Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child's website."

Charles DiMareAttorney DiMare Wins Elizabeth Berg Streeter Award
Congratulations to Charles DiMare '74 (political science), MPA '83, director of the UMass Student Legal Services Office, who is the recipient of the prestigious Elizabeth Berg Streeter Community Service Award. Presented at the 35th annual National Legal Aid and Defender Association (NLADA) Conference in Burlington, Vermont in July, the award recognizes excellence in service to the legal community, social justice, and equality. Read more...

Sean DowdStudent Wins Furcolo Award
Congratulations to Sean Dowd '12 (political science), recipient of a Furcolo Award from UMass Amherst Career Services. The award is available to students who have completed an internship in government, public service or education. Sean interned with the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office where he researched and drafted recommendations to municipalities to ensure compliance of proposed bylaws with existing Massachusetts General Law on issues including green energy stretch codes, zoning, and business formation. View Dowd's profile on LinkedIn.

Always Moving Forward spotTV Spot Celebrates UMass' Excellence
UMass Amherst has begun airing a 30-second TV spot, featuring alumni rockers Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers (Kellogg '98 [communication], Kit “Goose” Karlson '98 [music] and Brian “Boots” Factor '01 [psychology]). Their fast-paced version of the alma mater celebrates the university’s excellence as it approaches its 150th anniversary. The spot was produced by Boston-based Element Productions, founded by Eran Lobel '89 (communication/economics) who is the CEO. Read more and watch the spot.

New Academic BuildingNew Academic Building Update
Work has been going on all summer for the New Academic Classroom Building. Scheduled to open in 2014, this 150,000 square-foot building will include lots of new classroom space and house several academic programs, including Communication, Journalism, Film Studies, and Linguistics. In addition to department faculty offices, other spaces being planned are studios and specialized rooms for TV broadcasting and production, editing rooms, film screening rooms, computer classrooms, speech perception and auditory phonetics labs. Check out the progress online.

Chefs preparing Guinness World Record seafood stewUMass Students Nosh on 6,700-pound Seafood Stew
Chefs at UMass Amherst have again set a Guinness World Record, this time by cooking a 6,656-pound seafood stew at a Labor Day barbecue to celebrate the return of students to campus. The team of culinary experts included celebrity chef Jet Tila of the Food Network; Willie Sng, UMass Amherst’s executive chef; and the UMass Amherst Dining Services team, with help from Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy and an army of volunteers. The stew was prepared in the custom-built, 1-ton, 14-foot frying pan used last year to set the Guinness Record for the world’s largest stir-fry and continues a tradition of setting records with healthy food. Read more...

Minuteman statueAt Home at the Top
What do you like best about UMass Amherst? Maybe its commitment to sustainability? Its academic programming? How about internship or study abroad opportunities? Perhaps the food offered in the dining commons? Maybe it's all of these things! And it's no wonder because UMass Amherst is ranked top-ten in the nation in such categories. Read more...

homecoming logoHomecoming 2012
Mark your calendar: October 20-28. Join the celebration at Gillette Stadium and the UMass Amherst campus during Homecoming! At Gillette: Come to CBS Scene on Saturday, October 20 for a pre-game fan gathering and prepare to cheer on the Minutemen as they play Bowling Green University. At UMass: Festivities include the 38th Annual Multiband Pops Concert, lectures and exhibits, 5K Road Race plus the new Homecoming Fall Festival with live music, demonstrations, food, beer-and-wine garden, and the UMass Iron Chef Competition. Bring the family! View the HOMECOMING 2012 website to see the full schedule of events.

archival image of the UMass Amherst chapelUMass Amherst as a Wiki
In advance of the 2013 celebration of the 150th anniversary of the founding of UMass Amherst, the Libraries' Department of Special Collections and University Archives has launched YouMass, a wiki for sharing our history from 1863 to the present. Any member of the UMass community is welcome to contribute to YouMass. Since the site employs wiki technology, it can easily be updated by anyone who registers for an account. Read more...

Alumni News
In her New York Times column Gail Collins MA '70 (politics) writes about the cost of higher education, noting that students don’t always make well-thought-out decisions about which schools to attend. For example, at age 21 she enrolled at UMass because she wanted to live in Boston, only to discover that the campus was on the other side of the state. Read the article...

Don't miss this profile of Audie Cornish '01 (journalism), co-host of NPR’s “All Things Considered” for the duration of the Obama campaign.

Congratulations to Kemi Fuentes-George PhD '11 (political science). His dissertation, "Transnational Networks and the Promotion of Conservationist Norms in Developing Countries," has won the 2012 Virginia M. Walsh Dissertation Award in science, technology and environmental politicsfor dissertations finished in the last two years from the American Political Science Association! Fuentes-George is an assistant professor at Middlebury College, with specific interests in biodiversity conservation, politics of natural resource management, and environmental rights. Read his blog.

In a tribute to Boston Globe sports reporter and columnist Bob Ryan, who recently retired from his regular beat covering professional and college sports in Boston, Globe sports writer Peter Abraham ’86 (journalism) fondly recounts first meeting him at a campus basketball game, thanks to the intervention of former sports information director Howie Davis. Read the entire tribute.

In an Atlanta Constitution article, Rita Kirshstein PhD '76 (sociology), director of the Delta Cost Project, a Washington-based group that studies higher education spending and affordability, criticizes Emory University for its recent admission that it misrepresented information used for college rankings for more than 10 years. Kirshstein, who earned her undergraduate degree at Emory, said she may now withhold donations to the Atlanta school in favor of UMass.

Jonathan Perry ’87 (journalism) writes, "My wife Roxanne, whom I met in 1988 while we both were newspaper reporters in Western Mass., and I recently celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary in rare, memorable fashion: by welcoming our adorable, precocious, and unsettlingly adventurous daughter Asha into our lives. I've taken a hiatus from my day (make that night-owl) job covering and writing about music for The Boston Globe, among other publications, while Roxanne, a professor at Wellesley College, is on sabbatical to better help me chase after our fast-moving, havoc-wreaking little girl. At the moment, I'm grateful for my constitution (forged at UMass) for abnormally late nights, young people making lots of noise, and unintended spills (of the liquid, as well as physical, variety). I always knew my college education would come in handy. The best part? Asha loves music, and my record collection almost as much as I do."

Rachel Teyssier '89 (journalism) and her business partner Stacy Struminger have launched RAINRAPS, a stylish alternative to waterproof outerwear. Since launching their business this past February, RAINRAPS has received tremendous press and accolades. "O" Magazine, Good Housekeeping and the Chicago Tribune (just to name a few) have all discovered the RAINRAP. The RAINRAP has been named the new must-have fashion accessory.

Martin Comack MS '99 (labor studies) has published Wild Socialism: Workers Councils in Revolutionary Berlin, 1918-21 (University Press of America, 2012). Prof. Tom Juravich (labor studies) describes the book as "Scrupulously researched with prose as clear as a bell.... A must-read for not only historians of the period, but for those interested in the working class and labor activism." Comack has been a soldier, merchant seaman, civil servant, and university lecturer. He received a doctorate in political science from Northeastern University, holds graduate degrees from Harvard and UMass Amherst, and attended the Academy of Labor and Social Relations (Moscow) as well as the Fundacion para la Educacion de Trabajadores (Mexico). He lives in Somerville, MA.

June Greig '77 (journalism) wrote A Dog to Remember (Evergreen Bay Publishing), a book of verse and illustrations. It reflects on life with a dog and how memories of good times together will last forever. The book was nominated by the Dog Writers' Association of America for the Maxwell medallion for excellence in the Human/Animal Bond category.

Marie Phillips '78 (sociology), MPP '91 released Dadcat University: The Story of the Feral Cats at UMass Amherst (Author House). The book recalls how Phillips, a former UMass employee, and her friends became caretakers of dozens of campus cats over a period of 16 years.

Lisa Capone-Condon '80 (journalism) wrote Inland—The True Story of a North Atlantic Humpback Whale (North Country Press), a children's book about a whale who spent time close to shore in Salem, MA, and the people who came to know her. Visit the book's Facebook page.

Sarah McLean '87 (journalism) published Soul-Centered: Transform Your Life in 8 Weeks with Meditation (Hay House). Drawn from the world's spiritual traditions and grounded in science and research, each lesson in the 8-week program contains a key for navigating the journey of self-awareness. Each week's meditation practice builds on those of the previous weeks, making the process accessible and enjoyable for novices and experts alike.

Caitlin (Coughlan) Kenney '12 (journalism) has received the Department of the Army Achievement Medal for Civilian Service for her volunteer work with the Fort Sill Cannoneer newspaper in Oklahoma. She was cited for "outstanding performance while serving as a photojournalist for the newspaper from March 2012 to September 2012." Kenney volunteered about 500 hours in six months.

Please send us your news! Also, view upcoming alumni events, sponsored by the Alumni Association, on their Events Listing. And check out MaroonCentral, the Alumni Association's online community. This is a FREE social networking service that encourages communication and professional networking among alumni and students through class notes, profiles, a searchable directory, and more.

Faculty and Department News
After a competitive application process, PhD candidate Robin Kemkes (economics) was selected to attend the Advanced Graduate Workshop on Poverty, Development and Globalization in Bangalore, India from January 7-18, 2013. Read more...

The Journalism Program had a tea party with two Bournemouth University (UK) faculty members, including Shelley Thompson '00 (journalism), former investigative reporter at the Lawrence Eagle Tribune. Thompson and Prof. Darren Lilleker visited to explore possibilities for collaborative teaching/research and faculty/student exchanges.

The Faculty Senate has formally approved the Journalism Program's Sports Journalism Concentration.

"Relational Inequality: Gender Earnings Inequality in U.S. and Japanese Manufacturing Plants in the Early 1980s" by Dustin Avent-Holt PhD '12 and Donald Tomaskovic-Devey, was published in Social Forces. Also, Documenting Desegregation: Racial and Gender Segregation in Private-Sector Employment Since the Civil Rights Act, by Tomaskovic-Devey and Kevin Stainback, was published in September.

Amy Schalet (sociology), author of Not Under My Roof, received the Carol Mendez Cassell Award for Excellence in Sexuality Education.

International Migration Review published "Spurred to Action or Retreat? The Effects of Reception Contexts on Naturalization Decisions in Los Angeles" by David Cort (sociology).

PhD candidate Eve Ng (communication) has received a competitive project grant of $1,000 from the Organization for Research on Women and Communication, publisher of Women's Studies in Communication. Ng, the 2012-13 Research Associate at the Five College Women's Studies Research Center, will use the funds for her project on global LGBT media, linking media representation, sexual citizenship, and the sociocultural and geographical specificities of new media technologies.

PhD candidate Alper Yagci (political science) has received a grant from the National Science Foundation to explore the Regulation of Genetically Modified Seeds in Developing Countries. Read more...

SBS in the News
New York Times [Economix blog], 9/17/12. Pointing to the fact that patriarchal norms still have a tremendous influence on American society, Nancy Folbre (economics) notes that neither presidential candidate has confronted this reality for fear of offending independent voters. A good place to begin changing fundamental attitudes would be in how we view family roles for both men and women. New York Times [Economix blog], 9/10/12. Noting how well the National Football League's management has worked to prevent gambling by players, Folbre says all business leaders—including Mitt Romney—should take notice. New York Times [Economix blog], 9/3/12. Folbre focuses on how public corporations are slowly disappearing from the financial landscape. Market Watch, 8/29/12. Folbre welcomes Ann Romney’s praise for mothers and working women at the Republican National Convention, but would like to see more details about what she and the Republican propose to do to help working mothers. New York Times [Economix blog], 8/27/12. Folbre writes about how globalization has increased the ease and desirability of moving jobs offshore. Strategic investments produce profits for entrepreneurs, she says, but they don’t generate jobs or tax revenues in the U.S. New York Times [Economix blog], 8/13/12. Folbre says most accounting systems currently in place are seriously flawed. Besides having glaring omissions that led to the major economic meltdowns in 2001 and 2007, they leave out unpaid work, count spending on education as a form of consumption (rather than investment), and assume that the depletion of natural resources, pollution and impacts on the global climate aren’t relevant to the economy. New York Times [Economix blog], 8/6/12. Folbre points out that missing from the political debate on "who are the moochers" is clear specification of which recipients of government benefits are actually getting something free. Those who receive the most government support are the elderly, the unemployed, the poor and families with children, but the idea that anyone who receives a form of social insurance is a moocher is false.,,, 9/17/12. Robert Pollin (economics), co-director of the Political Economy Research Institute, comments about the concept behind the Robin Hood Tax Bill, legislation introduced in Congress to establish a tax on Wall Street speculative trading. The proposed .5% tax targets high-risk, high-speed trading similar to what was in place between 1914 and 1966. The Real News Network, 9/12/12. Pollin thinks the Obama administration doesn’t have a sound policy for creating jobs, but relative to the economic plans put forth by Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney the Democrats and Obama look good. NPR Marketplace, 8/23/12. Pollin discusses whether a proposed raise in the federal minimum wage over the next two years would be good or bad news for the working poor. He says we can’t rely on the market alone to enable everyone to lead a minimally decent life, and academic research is split on whether raising the minimum wage raises unemployment.

Huffington Post, 9/13/12. David Mednicoff (public policy), director of the Middle Eastern Studies Program, writes about the outburst of anger and anti-Americanism in the Middle East that spawned attacks on the U.S. Embassy in Benghazi, Libya. Huffington Post, 9/11/12. Mednicoff writes about the top 11 lessons that can be drawn on the 11th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001. Huffington Post, 9/11/12. Mednicoff writes about President Obama's DNC speech and its professorial undertones, even though Obama's actual experience as an academic is not something that he mentions much publicly.

Boston Herald, 9/3/12. Eve Weinbaum (labor studies), director of the Labor Relations and Research Center, says the Republican agenda is about eliminating unions and reducing employees’ say about work conditions, mandatory overtime and the shipping of jobs overseas, but attacks on unions have not been limited to Republicans or just at the federal level.

Daily Hampshire Gazette, 8/30/12. John Stifler (economics) reviews the book At the Edge of Camelot: Debating Economics in Turbulent Times, by Prof. Donald W. Katzner (economics). It describes the changes and upheaval that took place in the UMass Amherst economics department in the 1960s and 1970s.

WBEZ radio [Chicago], 8/29/12. C.N. Le (sociology) discusses why Asian men are much less likely to date interracially than men from other racial groups and cultures. He says traditionally, people believe the motivation for women getting married is to become more economically successful, and by that measure Asian men should be very attractive. But other cultural stereotypes push back against that and he has found what he calls a “cultural penalty” for Asian men in the dating world.

Daily Hampshire Gazette, 8/29/12. Ralph Whitehead (journalism) comments on the three-way Democratic primary race in the newly configured Massachusetts 1st Congressional District. The New Republic, 8/2/12. Whitehead opines about why Democratic senatorial hopeful Elizabeth Warren’s campaign has so far failed to make much headway against incumbent Sen. Scott Brown. Whitehead says Warren’s early TV ads that referred to her creation of an agency to “protect consumers” made the Democrat “sound like she was someone who rated kitchen utensils.” [Australia], 8/27/12. Dean Robert Feldman says small lies that workers tell can eventually add up to an environment of deception in the workplace that can lead to more, larger lies. Forbes, 8/27/12. A column about instances when you shouldn’t communicate by e-mail cites a UMass Amherst study (by Feldman, though it doesn't mention him by name) that found people are more likely to lie with e-mail, even more likely to lie when texting, and much less likely to stretch the truth in face-to-face conversations. Centre Daily Times [Pa.], 8/22/12; Foreign Policy, September/October, 2012. A columnist writing about why people generally view politicians as liars cites Feldman's research that finds people are more likely to lie to someone they have just met for the first time. Florida Today, Livingston Daily [Michigan] [neither link remains available], International Science Times, USA Today, Tulsa World, 8/6/12. Commenting on a recent study that suggests overall health improves when people tell fewer lies, Feldman says telling fewer lies probably makes people more psychologically healthy, but he’s not sure it also leads to better physical health. Feldman has examined lying and everyday deception for many years. For details, including his recent book The Liar in Your Life, visit his website., 8/23/12. The article, “Gender, work time and care responsibilities among faculty,” by sociologist Joya Misra, Jennifer Lundquist, and graduate student Abby Templar is discussed in this national blog.

Indian County Today Media Network, 8/21/12. An article highlights PhD candidate Dwanna "Dee" Robertson (sociology), who presented a paper at the American Sociological Association meetings in Denver.

The Examiner [Tasmania], 8/17/12. M.V. Lee Badgett (economics) director of the Center for Public Policy and Administration, writes a letter-to-the-editor about the financial gains that would come to Tasmania if the government there legalized same-sex marriage.

New York Daily News, 8/16/12. Asked about a plan to give some low-wage workers in New York City paid sick days, Arindrajit Dube (economics) and several other economists say that such benefits are good for business.

Foreign Affairs, 8/16/12. Peter M. Haas (political science) says the June Rio+20 Conference about global efforts to fight poverty and develop and accelerate sustainable technology will require concrete actions to deal with these issues if it is to be considered a success. Action is needed not only by the UN and related organizations, but also by the business and corporate communities.

Providence Business News, 8/28/12. The Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) has removed Textron, Inc. from its Toxic 100 Air Polluter’s list because the ranking was based on old, inaccurate information. Michael Ash, a PERI researcher and economics professor, says the change should be viewed as a success because they were able to alert the company to a reporting error. Providence Business News, Hartford Business, 8/15/12. PERI has released its fourth annual Toxic 100 Air Polluters index , which includes Textron Inc., based in Providence, R.I., at number two and Fairfield, Conn.-based GE at number three. The Guardian, 8/2/12. The Political Economy Research Institute has found that if corporations and banks invested the multi-trillion dollars in cash that they currently have sitting idle, they would boost economic activity and lower the unemployment rate to 5% by the end of 2014.

The Real News Network, 8/6/12. Gerald Friedman (economics) discusses how to pay for a single payer health insurance system proposed for the state of Maryland. Friedman argues that such a system would eventually save money and lower the cost of medical care for residents of Maryland. This is segment three of a 3-part series on the subject.

Boston Globe, 8/5/12 [sorry, article is no longer available to nonsubscribers]. Nicholas McBride and Karen List (journalism) comment about how the Springfield Republican newspaper is in a difficult position regarding the siting of a casino in that city, because one prominent city developer has suggested purchasing the newspaper’s property for the gambling venue. The newspaper, by becoming an economic player in the casino issue, is losing its role as a credible critic in the siting and public policy debate. Newspaper officials say they are trying to keep the news operation sealed off from the business side of the paper to help provide the balance needed to cover the issue.

Berkshire Eagle, 8/4/12. In a story about the heritage and archaeology summer field school at the W.E.B. Du Bois homestead in Great Barrington (which is owned by UMass), anthropologists Robert Paynter and Whitney Battle-Baptiste, who run the program, discuss the program's goals.

Nature, 8/1/12. In an article about cliodynamics—using mathematic techniques to track human history through demographic cycles, outbreaks of violence, historical records and economic activity—Prof. Emeritus Herb Gintis (economics) says the method may show patterns and casual connections that aren’t obvious.

A Word from SBS
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