Faculty Professional and Scholarly Activities

Drury faculty are teacher-scholars dedicated to delivering high-quality educational experiences for students in addition to engaging in creative endeavors, research, and scholarship. Scholarly activity informs classroom instruction, provides avenues for students to engage with faculty, and connects the university to important disciplinary conversations. The Office of Academic Affairs congratulates the following faculty members for their 2018 - 2019 scholarly contributions.

This information is reported annually in May (as provided by faculty). Information for previous years is available (see links at the end of the page).

2019 - 2020

Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

Awards for Professional/Creative Work:

  • Noblett, Matt - Least of These was honored with the KY3 Public Awareness Award at the Southwest Missouri Nonprofit Excellence Awards
  • Utley, Mary - finalist for the CEPO Student Award for Women or Minority Issues] Southeastern Psychological Association

Ongoing Funded Projects:

  • Cao, Ying - Missouri Campus Compact Faculty Mini-grant, $500; Physics Education Research Conference Editor Travel Grant, $500; POD Network Start-up Grant, $300
  • Hinrichs, Brant - Action Research Fellow, Drury Innovation and Teaching Center, “Mitigating Contentious Board Meetings in Upper-Division Physics Courses”
  • Khorshidifard, Sara - Community Studies Sponsored Design Studio Funds: Spring 2020: Sacred Heart Catholic Church Visioning Project, Springfield, MO, $2475; Fall 2019: Downtown Lee’s Summit Visioning Project, Downtown Lee’s Summit Main Street (DLSMD), Lee’s Summit, MO, $6150
  • Kreie, Haddy - Springfield Regional Arts Council Grant
  • Luttrell, Vickie & Bufkin, Jana - U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2019-2024). “39th Judicial Circuit Treatment Court Expansion and Enhancement.” #1H79TI081910-01. Amount awarded: ~$2,000,000. Lead grant writer and co-evaluators
  • Schur, Rich - Wrote a CIC grant with Emma Ruzicka and Mike Verney
  • Shipman, Brian - Video Production Client: Enactus World Headquarters
  • Simmons, Scott - Continuation of various mini-grants for cloud space from AWS and GCP
  • Spence, Karen - Community Conservation Grant, Missouri Department of Conservation

New Grant Awards:

  • Bufkin, Jana & Luttrell, Vickie - Co-writers and proposed co-evaluators: “39th Judicial Circuit Adult Drug Court Expansion and Enhancement” (Grant Number 1H79T1081910-01). Amount awarded: ~ $5 million. Funding period: 5/31/2019-5/30/24
  • Cao, Ying - Missouri Campus Compact Faculty Mini-grant 2019-2020, $500
  • Chin, Hue-ping - AsiaNetwork summer grant
  • Cuff, Shannon - $1,000 from Community Foundation of the Ozarks to support the Black History Summer Academy; $2,500 from the Missouri Humanities Council to support a Community Day at the History Museum on the Square to kick off the Summer 2020 Black History Summer Academy 
  • Ingwerson, Charlyn - Fellowship Award: Israel Studies Institute, January 3-6, 2020
  • Khorshidifard, Sara - Drury 2020-2021 Action Research Fellowship, ITC, Topic: Teaching Research Skills in Design-Centered Learning Environment, $1000
  • Kreie, Haddy – assisted student with Experiential Learning Grants to stage a student directed musical
  • Leventis, Panos - Recipient of a STINT Internationalization Grant, funded by the Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education (Stockholm, Sweden). Project Title: Contested Urbanscapes: City, Street Art and Crisis in the Eastern Mediterranean, 2012-2020. Project team: Panos Leventis (Drury University), Todd Lowery (Drury University), Dimitri Ioannides (Mid Sweden University), Evangelia Petridou (Mid Sweden University). Funded activities: Fieldwork in Cyprus (Dec. 2019), Israel/Palestine (Dec. 2019), Lebanon (Oct. 2019); Conference presentation in Sweden (March 2020). Deliverables: Publications (journal articles, book chapters during 2020-21 AY), Cooperation agreements (Drury - Mid Sweden University)
  • Lowery, Todd - Recipient of STINT internationalization grant, funded by the Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research in Higher Education (Stockholm, Sweden) - Funded activities: Fieldwork in Lebanon (October 2019), Israel/Palestine (December 2019), and Cyprus (December 2019); Conference presentation at Mid-Sweden University (March 2020); Exhibition and publications (2020/2021); Cooperation agreement between Mid-Sweden and Drury University
  • Luttrell, Vickie - Proposal for a Skaggs Legacy Endowment Priority Health Needs Grant. Amount awarded: $30,000.
  • Weddle, Saundra - Fellow, Clark Institute of Art (for Fall 2020)

Professional Positions Held

Awards for Professional/Creative Work:

  • Hinrichs, Brant - Faculty Award for Scholarship, Drury University, April 2020
  • Khorshidifard, Sara - People’s Choice Award, "We Create 2020" Bus Shelter Design Competition, Better Block SGF, AIA Springfield, & Tau Sigma Delta, March 7, 2020; Lead Junior Architecture Student Design Team

Commissioned Professional Work:

  • Kreie, Haddy - commissioned me to make two paintings that would be photographed and used as the cover art for a new book coming out this year
  • Noblett, Matt - University of Arkansas Medical Sciences - Commissioned through Elite Promotions
    Springfield, MO; Development of a series of K-6 coloring and activity books to assist young people in identifying symptoms of stroke victims and the appropriate actions
  • Shipman, Brian - Enactus Marketing videos for US National Expo and World Cup Competitions
  • Sokol, Mick - April 2019: "Pierre Patelin" play produced at Drury
  • Weddle, Saundra - Tenure reviewer, Santa Clara University; PhD external examiner, (History) University of Toronto; )Art History) Temple University; Chair, Charles Rufus Morey Prize for best book in Art History for the College Art Association; Member, Reviews Committee, Association of Schools and Colleges of Architecture Annual Conference (History, Theory, Criticism Chair
  • Whisenhunt, Blaine - Title: AGRIcademy at the DARR COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE
    Client: Springfield Public Schools and Missouri State University - Project: 16,000 Square Foot Agriculturally-Focused Magnet School (Nationally Competitive Design Selection)
  • Wolbrink, Shelley - Solicited Reviewer of monograph, Henry V and Joan of Arc, for possible publication for Rutledge (London), Spring 2020.


  • Cao, Ying - Physics Education Research Conference (PERC) Proceedings Editor in Chief (2019)
  • Leventis, Panos - Guest Editor for the journal MONTREAL ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW (MAR), vol. 7 (2020). Proposed Theme: "CONTESTED URBANSCAPES" (McGill-Queens). Expected publication: November-December 2020
  • Sabini, Maurizio - Editor-in-Chief for "The Plan Journal"
  • Weddle, Saundra - Co-editor of book, Convent Networks in Early Modern Italy, due to be published by Brepols in summer 2020


  • Cao, Ying - Physical Review Physics Education Research; Journal of Engineering Education
    American Journal of Physics; Education Sciences; Pedagogies: An International Journal of Mathematical Behavior; Sustainability
  • Cuff, Shannon - Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation Annual Assessment Report
  • Dhou, Khaldoon - I5th International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Data Mining (FSDM 2019); 2nd International Conference on Numerical Modelling in Engineering (NME2019); IEEE Internet of Things journal, 2019; Future Generation Computer Systems Journal; International Conference on Computational Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Jun 3-5, 2020; International Workshop on Domain-driven Data Mining, Cincinnati, OH, May 7-9 2020; International Conference on Complexity, Future Information Systems and Risk, 2020; International Conference on Human Computer Interaction, 2020; 1st International Conference on Visualization and Computer-Human Interaction (VisCHI), 2019, Doha, Qatar; 13th International Conference on Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction (IHCI 2019)
  • Hedges, Keith - Four Abstracts and three papers for the ASEE national conference
  • Khorshidifard, Sara - Abstract Review (9 Paper + 2 Poster Proposal), 2020 EDRA51 Conference, December 2019; Stage 2 Abstract Review (6 Papers), ACSA 108th Annual Meeting, November-December 2019; Stage 1 Abstract Review (9 Papers), ACSA 108th Annual Meeting, July 2019; Manuscript Review (by invitation), SAGE Open Journal, June 2019
  • Leinaweaver, Justin - British Journal of Political Science; Climatic Change
  • Leventis, Panos - Manuscript reviewer for the Journal "CITY: ANALYSIS OF URBAN TRENDS, CULTURE, THEORY, POLICY AND ACTION," vol. 23 (4). Theme: INSCRIPTIONS OF CRISIS, (Taylor & Francis). May-June 2019; multiple abstract and manuscript reviewer for "OPEN: THE 108TH ANNUAL ACSA MEETING," Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture
  • Marra, Nicholas - Reviewer for Molecular Ecology on manuscripts in both 2019 and 2020
  • Schur, Rich - International Journal of English Studies; MELUS Journal
  • Sigman, Scott - Reviewer for the Special Interest Group for Computer Science Education (SIGCSE) 2020 conference
  • Soster, Robin - Ad-hoc Reviewer for: Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Consumer Psychology, Journal of Public Policy & Marketing, Journal of Economic Psychology, International Journal of Research in Marketing, and Social Influence; Dissertation Competition Reviewer for three organizations; Southeastern Marketing Symposium, William O. Bearden Doctoral Student Research Award Reviewer; Society for Consumer Psychology (SCP) Diversity Scholarship Reviewer; Conference Submission Reviewer for: Association for Consumer Research (ACR), ACR Competitive Paper Review Board, Society for Consumer Psychology (SCP), American Marketing Association (AMA), Marketing and Public Policy (MPP), Society for Marketing Advances (SMA), Positive Marketing Conference, Academy of Marketing Science, and European Marketing Academy (EMAC) 
  • Utley, Mary - Southeastern Psychological Association Convention Paper Reading Judge; Southeastern Psychological Association Convention Undergraduate Paper Reading Judge; Reviewer/Consulting Editor of select manuscripts for publication in Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research; Review of Inquizitive for the Eighth Edition of The Personality Puzzle by Funder. W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
  • Weddle, Saundra - Peer reviewer, Journal of Early Modern History
  • Wolbrink, Shelley - Book review, The Dedicated Spiritual Life of Upper Rhine Noble Women: A Study and Translation of a Fourteenth-Century Spiritual Biography of Gertrude Rickeldey of Ortenberg and Heilke of Staufenberg. Anneke B. Mulder-Bakker. Sanctimoniales 2. Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols Publishers, 2017. Pp. xiv, 271; 1 map for The Medieval Review. August 2019

Leadership positions:

  • Browning, Peter -Hospice Foundation of the Ozarks, Secretary (Executive Committee)
  • Cao, Ying - Director, Innovation and Teaching Center
  • Claussen, Tina - Curator of Composer Resources for the International Society of Jazz Arrangers and Composers
  • Cuff, Shannon - Community Partnership of the Ozarks Board of Directors member; Member of the Missouri Association of Colleges for Teacher Education Executive Board, Private Institution Representative; Community Partnership of the Ozarks Parent Leadership Training Initiative Civic Design Team Member
  • Davidson, James - Advisory Director of Music Ministries, First and Calvary Presbyterian Church; Principal Organist, First and Calvary Presbyterian Church; Chorus Master, Springfield Regional Opera
  • Gilbert, Katie - Director of the Humanities and Ethics Center
  • Groves, Jonathan - Department chair, Communication; General Manager, KDRU
  • Hinrichs, Brant - Dual-Degree Program Director; Assessment Chair (Physics Program)
  • Khorshidifard, Sara - Director, Center for Community Studies, Hammons School of Architecture
  • Leinaweaver, Justin - Director of Institutional Research
  • Miller, Rebecca - Art & Art History Program Chair; Arts Administration Director
  • Noblett, Matt - 2020 Board of Directors - Least of These Inc., Christian County Food Pantry
  • Ponder, Dan - Director, Meador Center for Politics and Citizenship; President, Presidents and Executive Politics Organized Section of the American Political Science Association (September 2019-Present); Vice-President, Presidents and Executive Politics Organized Section of the American Political Science Association
  • Precise, Natalie - Reading is Fundamental Board Member; SEM Committee member 2018-Present; Honorary Doctorate Committee Chair 2019-Present; DU Institutional Review Board Chair 2019-Present; Your Drury Fusion co-Coordinator 2019-Present; HLC Assessment subcommittee member; Criterion 4 (2018-Present); Student Experiential Learning Grant Committee (2019-Present); Alpha Delta Kappa State Board Member, Resolutions Committee Chair 2016-2020; MSTA Southwest Regional Teacher Education and Professional Standards (TEPS) Member 2018-Present
  • Shipman, Brian - Treasurer Missouri Broadcast Educators Association
  • Sigman, Scott - Member of the Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges: Central Plains Conference Committee (CCSC: CP); CCSC: CP Student Papers Chair
  • Slater, Lori - program director for the Drury Alternative Track in Special Education (DATSE); one of seven Faculty Fellows as part of the newly established Faculty Advising Fellows Program under the Cox Compass Center
  • Sokol, Mick - April 2019: organized Medieval Festival on Drury campus
  • Sorenson, Allin - Vice President, Springfield Regional Arts Council
  • Soster, Robin - Associate Dean, Breech School of Business; MBA Director, Breech School of Business Chair, Curriculum and Assessment Committee, Breech School of Business Chair, Accounting Search Committee, Breech School of Business, 2019; Member, Senior Leadership Committee, Breech School of Business
  • Weddle, Saundra - Chair, Charles Rufus Morey Prize for best book in Art History published in the previous year, awarded by the College Art Association; Member, Reviews Committee, Association of Schools and Colleges of Architecture Annual Conference (History, Theory, Criticism Chair)


  • Claussen, Tina - perform twice a month as a member of the Missouri Jazz Orchestra; Springfield Jazz Festival 9/28; Springfield Symphony 9/21
  • Davidson, James - Conductor, Drury Singers, Alumni Chapel Service, Oct. 2019; Conductor, Drury Singers Fall Concert Tour, Oct. 2019; Conductor, Fall Concert, Drury Choral Studies ensembles, Oct. 2019; Conductor, Christmas Vespers, Drury Choral Studies ensembles, Dec. 2019; Guest Conductor, Springfield-Drury Civic Orchestra, Feb. 2020; Chorus Master for world-premiere of Carlyle Sharpe's new work, Feb. 2020
  • Kreie, Haddy - Directed and created the set design "Arlington," the department's first main stage production of the year; Designed costumes for "Urinetown, the Musical" and fully executed a dozen of those costumes myself; Designed the set for Charlotte's Web
  • Sokol, Mick - April 2020: Actor/writing team in SATO48 film "Dinner Time"; October 2019: Lighting Designer "Arlington"; February 2019: directed "Farce of Habit"
  • Sorenson, Allin- Director of Music, Christ Episcopal Church

Professional Consulting Services:

  • Cao, Ying - Springfield Discovery Center STEM Advisory Council (2019-present)
  • Davidson, James - Served as consultant to the Director of Music Ministries Search Committee, First and Calvary Presbyterian Church
  • Leventis, Panos - Ministry of Education of the Republic of Cyprus, as member of The Cyprus Council of Recognition of Higher Education Qualifications (KYSATS). Multiple meetings per year
  • Verney, Michael - served as a public history consultant for the Madison Square Park Conservancy for Monument

Other Professional Activities:

  • Bufkin, Jana - Provided two diversity training sessions for about 30 management-level employees at ICE Industries
  • Cao, Ying - Professional development for discipline-based education researchers, PEER RIT
  • Davidson, James - Organized recruitment efforts and worked the exhibit booth for Drury University at the Missouri Music Educators Convention (Jan 2020) and the Arkansas
  • Groves, Jonathan - Weekly radio show, KDRU 98.1 FM, 4-6 p.m. Fridays
  • Hinrichs, Brant - Physics advisor to the "Teacher Education Council
  • Kreie, Haddy - Spearheading a podcast project to talk with local Springfield artists
  • Marra, Nick - Avida-ED Professional Development Workshop for Undergraduate Educators
  • Sabini, Maurizio - Fall 2019: Visiting Team Member, for the National Architectural Accrediting Board, at the Universidad Ana G. Mendez, Puerto Rico; May 2019: Jury member for the international design award program "The Plan Design Awards
  • Slater, Lori - volunteered to serve on the state’s advisory team to review the framework for the content assessment for special education as the state undergoes redesign of state certification assessments
  • Utley, Mary - Drury IRB member
  • Claussen, Tina - Guest Director/Clinician District Jazz Band
  • Williamson, Edward - Co-wrote the Program Review for C & I (Elementary, Middle, and Secondary); Reviewed Emergency Management program; Co-wrote Standard 3 section of CAEP Accreditation Report; Member of National Park Service Education Work Group for George Washington Carver National Monument


Juried Solo and Group Art Exhibitions:

  • Lowery, Todd - Two-part exhibition at Artnaldas Art Space, Nicosia, Cyprus: Part I: 'Isolario' watercolor works November/December 2019. Part II: 'New Watercolors' February/March 2020
  • Miller, Rebecca - Art of Wine With a Vintage Palette, National Juried Group Exhibition, at the Healdsburg Center for the Arts, Healdsburg, CA, June to July 2019; Twelve collaborative photograms  have been featured at The Room Factory, Springfield, MO, Oct 2019-June

Guest Curator:

  • Popescu, Ioana - Pacific Rim Institute Herbarium - June-July 2019

Gallery Director:

  • Miller, Rebecca - Pool Art Center Gallery Director; Drury on C-Street Gallery Director

Invited Lectures:

  • Browning, Peter - Bible Study talks for Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Springfield, MO, October, 2019; guest preacher at local churches; talk to campus community on my own vocation as a part of the Compass Center vocations series, February, 2020
  • Cao, Ying - Understanding Student Thinking in STEM Disciplines. Duke Kunshan University, Kunshan China
  • Davidson, James - Alamo Drafthouse "Singing and Cinema" Series, Lecture Recital, "The Dudes Abide: Works of the (Other) Great Composers."
  • Ingwerson, Charlyn- “Maternal Criticism: Reading to Change the World” (Palestinian Author). Lecture: Works in Progress with the Missouri Humanities Council. Harwood Room at Drury University. 5 November 2019
  • Popescu, Ioana - Herbals for your health workshop - Pacific Rim Institute, WA, June 20 2019; Plant ID workshop - Coupeville Washington - Washington University Extension June 27 2019; Botany 101 for Pink Dogwood Club November 14 2019; Herbals for your health - Dream it, Make it workshop, Springfield Missouri, March 5 2020
  • Sabini, Maurizio - 2019 May: lectures “Mies: The Work of the Architect as a Research Project”- May 31, Politecnico, Milan; May 22, Universita di Bologna, Dipartimento di Architettura [Cesena Campus]
  • Verney, Michael - “Exploring the World in the Early U.S. Republic,” University of New Hampshire, October 2019, 50th Commemoration of the doctoral History program at UNH
  • Weddle, Saundra - “Visualizing and Mobilizing Sex Work on Venice’s Canals,” at conference, “Decentring the Flaneur: global histories of walking the early modern city”, Courtauld Institute of Art, London, England


Books, edited volumes, or journals:

  • Cao, Ying - Emergent explicit group regulation in small group scientific activities. 2019 Physics Education Research Conference Proceedings. Provo, Utah; Preface, 2019 Physics Education Research Conference Proceedings; Shared resources: Engineering students emerging group understanding of thermodynamic work. Journal of Engineering Education, 107(3), 656-689; The role of pedagogical tools in active learning: A case for sense-making. International Journal of STEM Education, 5(18); Cultivating the next generation: Outcomes from a learning assistant program in engineering. 2018 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition Proceedings, Salt Lake City, UT; Student collaboration stimulates learning, ASEE Prism, 27(11), 43; Reimagining the power of education, Drury Magazine, Fall 2018
  • Sabini, Maurizio - on-going work on the forthcoming book: "Ernesto Nathan Rogers. The Modern Architect as Public Intellectual" (London: Bloomsbury 2020). Publication is due on 8/6/2020
  • Villalba, Desmond - co-author: Fermion mass hierarchy and phenomenology in the 5D Domain Wall Standard Model, Journal of High Energy Physics volume 2019, Article number: 259 (2019)
  • Weddle, Saundra - “Mobility and Prostitution in Early Modern Venice,” in Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal, volume 14:1 (Fall 2019), 95-108; Forthcoming 2020: “Female Convent Architecture in Early Modern Italy,” in Cambridge History of Religious Architecture of the World, (Cambridge University Press); Forthcoming 2020: “The de’ Barbari View and Urban Patterns: Venetian Convents at the Turn of the Sixteenth Century,” in digital exhibition catalog for “A Portrait of Venice: Jacopo de’Barbari’s View of 1500,” Duke University Press; Forthcoming 2020: “Identity, Alliance, and Reform in Early Modern Venetian Convents,” in Convent Networks in Early Modern Italy, (Brepols Publishing’s Europa Sacra series); In preparation: “Professional Networks in Urban Time and Space: Sex Workers and Gondoliers in Early Modern Venice,” in Connecting: Women’s Networks Across the Early Modern World

Articles, chapters, and papers:

  • Browning, Peter - “Religion, Politics, and Donald Trump: How Should the Church Respond?, in Das Spannungsfeld von Religion und Politik: Deutung und Gestaltung im kulturellen Kontext, editors Kai-Ole Eberhardt and Ingo Bultmann (Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, 2019): 297-314; wrote the Forward for the following book: Samuel J. Rogal, John Wesley's Vegetarianism: Should a Spirit-Filled Christian Abstain from Eating Animals? (Lewiston, NY: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2019.)
  • Dhou, Khaldoon - “An exploration of chess personalities in grandmasters and class-A players using virtual humans,” International Journal of Entertainment Technology and Management (Accepted, to appear); “A new chain coding mechanism for compression stimulated by a virtual environment of a predator-prey ecosystem”, Future Generation Computer Systems 102, 650-669; An innovative chain coding technique for compression based on the concept of biological reproduction: An agent-based modeling approach”, IEEE Internet of Things Journal; “An innovative design of a hybrid chain coding algorithm for bi-level image compression using an agent-based modeling approach”, Applied Soft Computing 79, 94-110; An innovative employment of virtual humans to explore the chess personalities of Garry Kasparov and other class-a players, in `HCI International 2019 “Late Breaking Papers', Springer International Publishing, Cham, pp. 306-319
  • Gilbert, Katie - "I Wrote them All": Form of Forgery and Classification in Trollope's _Orley Farm_, was accepted for publication in the summer of 2019 and is now forthcoming in the summer 2020 issue of Victorian Review.
  • Hedges, Keith - in press June 2020: A Teacher's Journey Through Engineering and Liberal Arts. At Home with Engineering Education: ASEE’s Virtual Conference. Paper to be presented at the 127th Annual Conference and Exposition
  • Hinrichs, Brant – “Changing The Notation That Represents A Force Changes How Students Say It”, 2019 PERC Proceedings [Provo, UT, July 24-25, 2019]; “Social Positioning Correlates With Consensus Building In Two Contentious Large-Group Meetings”, 2019 PERC Proceedings [Provo, UT, July 24-25, 2019]; “Do I Belong Here?: Describing Identities Of Participation And Non- Participation In A Contentious Board Meeting”, 2019 PERC Proceedings [Provo, UT, July 24- 25, 2019], (Papers – edited by Y. Cao, S. Wolf, and M. B. Bennett).
  • Khorshidifard, Sara - “Delirious Tehran: Vertical Abysses of a Den[se-]City, il quaderno: The ISI Florence Architecture Series, ON-SITE 2020, 4: pp. 60-69 (Print) (international); “Augmented and Humble: Spaces for Social Responsibility Learning in Architectural Education,” Proceedings of ACSA Fall 2019 Conference: LESS TALK | MORE ACTION. Association of Collegiate School of Architecture. (national)_Forthcoming; “EcoFoodWay Architectures: Wisdom from the Past; Knowledge for the Future,” (2019). Proceedings from EDRA 50: Sustainable urban environments. Brooklyn, NY: Environmental Design Research Association. Full Article in EDRA@50 Special Submission Category: (international); “Warehouse Adaptive Reuse for Building-Integrated Agriculture: High-Performance Building Retrofit Prototype Applying Building Performance Simulation,” (2019). Proceedings of EDRA 50: Sustainable Urban Environments. Brooklyn, NY: Environmental Design Research Association (international); "Assessing the Applicability of the HUL Approach: The Case of the Junction Neighborhood, Toledo, Ohio," Proceedings of SBE19 Helsinki - Sustainable Built Environment Conference, Helsinki, Finland, May 22-24, 2019
  • Kreie, Haddy - co-writer: “Mind Readers: Imagining Research-Led Practice in Doctoral Education,” Theatre Topics, vol. 20, issue 2, July 2019; Chapter 13: Post/Colonial Theatre in Madagascar: Hybridity and Controversy in Jean-Luc Raharimanana’s Le Prophte et le President in Western Theatre in Global Contexts: directing and teaching culturally inclusive drama around the world is scheduled to be out August 1 with Routledge
  • Leventis, Panos - Book Chapter: “MAPPING THE OLD CITY: STREET ART AND COMMUNITY BUILDING IN NICOSIA, CYPRUS” in "Art and Gentrification in Neoliberal Urban Spaces," ed. T. Tunali (Routledge). First complete draft. Expected Publication: 2021; Book Chapter: “VISUALIZING CRISIS ON AN URBAN CANVAS: WD IN THE HISTORIC CENTER OF ATHENS” in "Keeping it Wild: The Urban Art of WD," ed. K. Kourelis (NDP). First complete draft. Expected Publication: 2021; Book Chapter: “FRAGMENTATION AND UNITY: EPISODES IN THE URBAN TOPOGRAPHY OF FAMAGUSTA”, in "Medieval and Renaissance Famagusta: Art and Architecture" v. II, eds. A. Connari, G. Grivaud, C. Otten-Froux and C. Schabel (Brepols). Final edits of previous draft. Expected Publication: 2020
  • Luttrell, Vickie and Bufkin, Jana - various reports, analysis, and evaluation reports prepared for the 39th Judicial Circuit and the substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration
  • Marra, Nicholas - Co-author on: (2019) Atypical Dermatophytosis in 12 North American Porcupines (Erethizon dorsatum) from the Northeastern United States 2010-2017. Pathogens, 8(4), 171; and (2019) The complete mitochondrial genome of an Atlantic Ocean Shortfin Mako Shark, Isurus oxyrinchus. Mitochondrial DNA Part B: Resources, 4(2), 3642-3643.
  • Moser, Patrick - "The Hawaii Promotion Committee and the Appropriation of Surfing" will appear in the Pacific Historical Review in Fall, 2020
  • Schur, Rich - “Authentic Black Cool? Branding and Trademarks in Contemporary African American Culture: Are You Entertained?” Black Popular Culture in the Twenty-First Century Durham: Duke University Press. 2020. 209-231; Walter Majors: African American and Entrepreneur. TechnOzarks: Essays on Technology, Regional Economy, and Culture, Springfield, MO: Ozark Studies Institute, 2019. 30-34; Two poems: “A Silent Prayer.” Reform Judaism, “Driving Lesson.” Cave Region Review. Vol. 11, 2019. 12.
  • Soster, Robin - (2019), “Private Disclosure; Public Exposure: Gender Asymmetries in Adolescent Sexting Behavior and Outcomes,” Journal of Marketing Behavior, 3 (4), 263-92, Lead Article. “Consuming to be Good: Therapeutic Ideology and Transracial Adoptive Mothers,” Journal of Consumer Affairs, 53 (March), 201-33; “Enhancing Environmentally Conscious Consumption Through Standardized Sustainability Information,” Journal of Consumer Affairs, 52 (Summer), 393-414
  • Utley, Mary - The impact of faculty organizational presence, social presence and student metacognition on satisfaction and learning. M.Ed in Online Teaching
  • Verney, Michael - ˜The Universal Yankee Nation”: Proslavery Expeditions to South America, 1850-1860,” Diplomatic History 44, No. 2 (April, 2020), 337-364


  • Ponder, Dan - Reviewed “The End of the Rhetorical Presidency” Public Leadership in the Trump Era, for Routledge; Authored book review for The Obama Legacy (forthcoming in the journal Congress and the Presidency); Authored book review for After Reagan: Bush, Dukakis, and the 1988 Election (forthcoming in the journal Perspectives on Politics); Commissioned to write book review on The President and Capitol Hill for the journal Presidential Studies Quarterl
  • Utley, Mary - Program Review - Special Education/DATSE - Drury University


  • Gilbert, Katie - "Ozarks Live," on KOLR on September 17, 2020 to discuss women, voting rights, and the 100-year anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment.
  • Ponder, Dan - Media source and consultant for a variety of outlets

Musical Compositions:

  • Davidson, James - The Parting Glass (SSAATTBB chorus, a cappella)

Conferences, Workshops, Panels, and Lectures

Organizer, chair of program, discussant, presenter:

  • Blakey, Leah - Co-presenter at MoodleMoot 2019 in Philadelphia, PA: "Recovering from the Storm: A Moodle Success Story (In Progress)"
  • Bomgardner, Stephen - performance of at the South Central regional conference for the College Music Society
  • Cao, Ying - Emergent Explicit Group Regulation in Small Group Scientific Activities. Contributed Poster at Physics Education Research Conference (PERC) 2019, Provo Utah; Students’ Conceptual Resources of Spherical Unit Vector in Upper-division E&M. Oral Presentation at American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) 2019, Provo Utah; High school student resources for understanding electric fields, In Robertson, A. Parallel Session Identifying Conceptual Resources for Understanding Physics. Physics Education Research Conference (PERC) 2018, Washington DC; Metacognitive discourse in a STEM experiential program: A video analysis. Oral presentation at American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) 2018 summer meeting, Washington DC; Cultivating the next generation: Outcomes from a learning assistant program in engineering. Oral presentation at American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) 2018 Annual Conference and Exposition, Salt Lake City UT
  • Cuff, Shannon - Keynote Speaker: Kansas City Professional Development Council Enhancing Teaching and Learning Conference, Spring 2020 Title: Seeking 20/20 Vision: Teaching iGen Students in the New Decade
  • Davidson, James - Guest Artist, Springfield Chamber Chorus' performance, Missouri Music Educators Association Convention, Jan. 2020
  • Gilbert, Katie - Organizer and Moderator of a Roundtable, "Forms of Literature and Law" at the North American Victorian Studies Association Conference in Columbus OH, Fall 2019
  • Hinrichs, Brant - "Social Positioning and Consensus Building in 'Board' Meetings With Disagreements": Poster Presentation and talks; "Do I Belong Here?: Understanding Participation and non-Participation in a Contentious 'Board' Meetings" Poster Presentation and talks; National AAPT summer meeting, Provo, UT, 7/24/19, and National Physics Education Research Conference, Provo, UT, 7/24/19
  • Khorshidifard, Sara - Presenter at ACSA Fall 2019 Conference: LESS TALK | MORE ACTION, Stanford, CA, September 2019; Presenter at EDRA 2019 Conference (two papers): edra50brooklyn, Sustainable Urban Environments, Brooklyn, NY, May 2019
  • Kreie, Haddy - Chaired a working group at American Society of Theatre Research on Transnational Performance: Bridging Disjunctive Publics. Solicited, selected submissions, facilitated exchange of feedback, chaired collaborative session at the conference
  • Leventis, Panos - Invited lecturer: “MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE FAMAGUSTA: PLACE, ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN EXPERIENCE.” University of Cyprus, Department of History and Archaeology. Nicosia, Cyprus, October 9, 2019
  • Mallory, Stacy - co-presenter at the National Moodle Moot Conference in Philadelphia
  • Marra, Nick - Oral Presentation entitled "Evaluating positive selection and gene content in the white shark genome: insights about genome stability and patterns of sensory gene content in cartilaginous fishes" at the 2019 annual meeting for the society for the study of Evolution
  • Miller, Rebecca - Served as a catalyst leader for two presentations on Your Drury Fusion at the NAC&U Summer Institute in Washington D.C., June 2019
  • Ponder, Dan - “Updating Presidential Leverage: Comparing Measures of Leverage, Kennedy to Trump” Presented at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Washington, DC
  • Sabini, Maurizio - session chair at the professional conference: July 2019: "PerspectiveUSA," New York
  • Shipman, Brian - Co Organizer and Host of 4 State Video Competition each November overseeing 300 high school competitors
  • Simmons, Scott - invited talk at the MAKO (Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma) conference, titled A Primer on Deep Learning for Mathematicians, in November 2019. The conference was this year held at Missouri State University
  • Sokol, Mick - January 2020: Missouri High School Thespian Conference - conducted 6 workshops, recruited students
  • Soster, Robin - Associate Editor, Consumer Behavior Track, American Marketing Association Summer Marketing Educators” Conference, 2020
  • Spence, Karen - "The Academy as Facilitator," and "Design Processes and Products," papers presented at ACSA Regional Conference at the University of Oklahoma
  • Utley, Mary - Perceptions About Military Veterans and the Influence of Media. [finalist for the CEPO Student Award for Women or Minority Issues] Southeastern Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA, United States; Importance of Faculty’s Social Presence in Online Courses. [Conference Session] Southeastern Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA, United States. Presiding Clinical/Counseling; Poster Session Southeastern Psychological Association
  • Williamson, Ed - "Presented “Place-based Education: It’s where it’s at CCPS Adult and Online Education Fall Workshop on Oct. 26, 2019; Presented “Where’s your Walden? Sustainable Development Goals for all of us” at 2019 MEEA Conference at St. Louis Zoo
  • Wolbrink, Shelley - Chair of two panels, “Magic and Witchcraft” and “Nazi Germany,” Phi Alpha Theta Biennial Convention, San Antonio, Jan. 2020.


  • Blakey, Leah - Viewed over 20 hours of sessions of Northeastern Oklahoma University's Transforming the Teaching and Learning Environment: The 2020 Virtual Conference
  • Blunk, Cathy - Presented Paper: "Jousting at Court: Gendered Communities"ICLS Exeter 2019 XVIth Congress of the International Courtly Literature Society 22-27 July 2019, University of Exeter, UK
  • Cuff, Shannon - Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation Site Visitor Training
  • Davidson, James - Missouri Music Educators Association Convention, Jan. 2020
  • Eastman, Valerie - Participated in several webinars
  • Edmondson, Laurie - co-presenter at the Association of American Colleges & University (AAC & U) General Education, Pedagogy, and Assessment Conference on the Your Drury Fusion curriculum
  • Gilbert, Katie - Panelist, "When Invocation is Met with Silence: Robert Browning's 'Caliban Upon Setebos'", Persons in Poetry and Law, Modern Language Association (MLA), Seattle, January 2020; Panelist, “Institutional Contexts and the Shaping and Reshaping of Power," Modern Language Association (MLA), Seattle, January 2020
  • Hinrichs, Brant - Workshop participant, AAPT, Provo, UT, July 2019:Quantum Mechanics With Mathematica, Getting Your Paper Published, An Introduction To Data Science for Emerging Quantitative Analysis, Getting Students To Think Critically In Intro Labs; Organizer, Faculty Research Poster Session, "Thinking Christianly about Research and Teaching", Midwest Faculty Conference, Cedar Campus, MI, June 2019; "All I Really Need to Know About Teaching is in the Gospels", poster presentation, Midwest Faculty Conference, Cedar Campus, MI, June 2019; "Is There a Moral Imperative to Use/Know Discipline-Based Education Research?", poster presentation, Midwest Faculty Conference, Cedar Campus
  • Ingwerson, Charlyn - “Maternal Criticism: Reading to Change the World” (Israeli Author). Conference: Maternal Sacrifice in Jewish Culture: Rethinking Sacrifice from a Maternal Perspective in Religion, Art, and Culture. Institute National for the Languages and Civilizations Oriental (INALCO), Paris, France. 19-21 November 2019; “Teaching Contemporary Israeli Fiction: Toward an Encounter with the Other” Conference: Midwest Jewish Studies Association. University of Arkansas, September 2019
  • Khorshidifard, Sara - TEACHING-RELATED WORKSHOPS AND EVENTS 2020: Pivot to Online Learning, ACSA (March); Bringing Simulations into Your Virtual Classroom, Harvard Business Publishing Education (March); Moving a Case Class Online, Harvard Business Publishing Education (March); Adapting Quickly to Teaching Online, Harvard Business Publishing Education (March) 2019: Sharing the Outcomes: Strategies for Presenting CBL to Others, BGSU CCCE (March); Writing Clear and Challenging Learning Outcomes, BGSU CFE (March); Community Action Poverty Simulation (CAPS) Pilot, BGSU CCCE (March); 13th Annual Teaching and Learning Summit, BGSU CFE (March) RESEARCH-RELATED WORKSHOPS AND EVENTS 2019: NCFDD Core Curriculum Webinar Series - Skills 1-10 (March) DESIGN-RELATED WORKSHOPS AND EVENTS 2020: RESILIENCY: Utilizing Climate Scenario Analyses, (GBES), 1 CE (February); City of Springfield ForwardSGF Visioning Workshop, University Plaza Hotel, Springfield, MO (January) 2019: AIA + ForwardSGF Workshop, Drury HSA (October); Composting: A Biological Solution, Part 1 2, (GBES), 1 CE (June); Passive Hybrid Downdraught Cooling, (GBES), 1.5 CE (June); Best Practices in Architectural Acoustics, (GBES), 1.5 CE (June); Top 10 Trends Influencing Workplace Design, (GBES), 1 CE (June); Six Design Mega-Trends, (GBES), 1 CE (June); Fitness Opportunities, (GBES), 1 CE (June); High Performing Building Envelopes for Sustainable Design and Energy Savings, (GBES), 1.5 CE (June); Design Features of Net Zero Emission Buildings, (GBES), 1.5 CE (June) ; No Cost and Low Cost Energy Savings for Existing Buildings, (GBES), 1.5 CE (June); Integrated Project Design vs. Conventional Construction Design, (GBES), 2 CE (June); PassivHaus, (GBES), 1.5 CE (June); Color As Medicine: Lighting for Wellness, (GBES), 0.5 CE (June); Death Star vs. Hobbit Hole – A Tale of Two LEED Projects, (GBES), 2 CE (June); Smart Cities, (GBES), 1 CE (June); Guide to Commissioning for Existing Buildings, (GBES), 2.5 CE (June); Rethinking Neighborhood Design with Smart Growth, (GBES), 1.5 CE (May); Vegetated Green Roofs for LEED Projects, (GBES), 1.5 CE (May); The Pros and Cons of Building Reuse, (GBES), 1.5 CE (May); Outdoor Water Use Reduction using Xeriscaping, (GBES), 2 CE (May); Communities at Risk: Understanding Challenges Facing Middle Neighborhoods, Community Progress (February); A Citizen’s Guide to LEED for Neighborhood Development, (GBES), 1.5 CE (February)
  • Marra, Nick - Avida-ED Professional Development Workshop for Undergraduate Educators
  • Popescu, Ioana - Missouri Botanical Garden Systematics Symposium –“The Origins and Maintenance of Neotropical Biodiversity”, October 11-12, 2019
  • Precise, Natalie - International Literacy Association Conference LIVE stream sessions October 2019; ASCD Webinar Dispelling Misconceptions about English Language Learners: Research-Based Ways to Improve Instruction LIVE WEBINAR DATE: November 07, 2019 2-3pm; Write to Learn Conference February 27-29, 2020
  • Sabini, Maurizio - invited participant at the professional conference: May 2019: "PerspectiveEU," Rome
  • Slater, Lori - co-presenter at the Association of American Colleges & University (AAC & U) General Education, Pedagogy, and Assessment Conference on the Your Drury Fusion curriculum
  • Williamson, Edward - Volunteered for Hispanic Day at George Washington Carver National Monument October 12, 2019

Advisor to student presenter:

  • Davidson, James - advisor to student for Vienna Summer Musicological Symposium
  • Ealy, Megan - Advised student presentations for Research Experience in the Natural Sciences Fall 2019
  • Marra, Nick - RENS symposium student presentation: "What drives longevity? Quantifying telomere length in long-lived cartilaginous fishes."
  • Sigman, Scott - Advisor for two student poster presentations at the Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges: Central Plains Conference
  • Simmons, Scott - advisor to student paper/talks: one at ICON-2019, the premier international NLP conference in Hyderabad, India and one at Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine, November 2019, San Diego.
  • Utley, Mary - The Effect of Identity Discrepancy on Criminal Identity Development. [Conference Poster] Mid-America Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference, Richmond, IN
  • Verney, Michael – advisor to one student presenter: "A Cultural Borderland: The Ozarks Under Reconstruction, 1861-1889"
  • Wolbrink, Shelley - Mentored and attended Phi Alpha Theta Biennial Conference with three undergraduate students [history majors, medieval minor, and honors students], who presented research papers developed in HIST 342, History of European Witch-hunts. Jan. 2020.

Organizer of pre-college student academic contests, camps, and informational days:

  • Browning, Peter - met one day a week with the prospective students and parents who came to campus (Fall 2019)
  • Eastman, Valerie - Assisted in planning and organization of Behavioral Sciences Day
  • Miller, Rebecca - Best of the Midwest High School Juried Exhibition at the Pool Art Center November 2019
  • Ponder, Dan - Served as faculty presenter for "Drury in the Classroom" every Wednesday
  • Sigman, Scott - Worked with Springfield Robotics to sponsor an August workshop for 7-12 teachers/coaches for FIRST Tech Challenge robotic teams and to facilitate the FIRST Tech Challenge Regional Competition held at Drury on January 25, 2020

Organizer of campus lectures:

  • Davidson, James - Organized bringing conductor Dr. J. Andrew Campbell to lecture/conduct the Drury Singers, Oct. 2019
  • Cuff, Shannon - Organized Harmony House Wambui Lecture; Organized Missouri Teacher of the Year Missy Grandel Lecture
  • Gilbert, Katie - organized a new series, WIP with the HEC (Works in Progress with the Humanities & Ethics Center); organized and hosted the third annual Humanities Symposium at Drury (theme: Humanities & Water; organized a Poetry Jam with the assistance of the HEC intern, February 18, 2020, in the Rose O'Neill House and included a reading by Missouri's Poet Laureate; organized our Winter Break Read. Reading Series: Winter Break Read
  • Leinaweaver, Justin - Pizza and Politics
  • Ponder, Daniel - organized lectures: Elaine Weiss, author of The Woman's Hour, September 2019.
    Representatives Crystal Quade (D) and Hannah Kelly (R) (November 2019); Dr. Nancy O'Reilly (March 2020)
  • Weddle, Saundra - Chair, Hammons School of Architecture Lecture Series

Leader for campus student group:

  • Blunk, Cathy - French Club advisor; Program Director: Study Abroad in Tours, France May -June 2019
  • Branton, Chris - Drury Esports club
  • Browning, Peter - adviser to the Matthew 25 Project; weekly chapel worship and luncheon program
  • Davidson, James - Faculty Advisor, Drury Music Alliance
  • Dhou, Khaldoon - Interdisciplinary Student Research and Collaboration Club
  • Ealy, Megan - Advisor for Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honors Society
  • Eastman, Valerie - Psi Chi; Behavioral Sciences Club; Habitat for Humanity
  • Groves, Jonathan - Advisor, KDRU
  • Hinrichs, Brant - Co-faculty advisor, Society of Physics Students
  • Kreie, Haddy - Facilitator for the theatre department's honor society: Alpha Psi Omega
  • Leinaweaver, Justin - College Republicans
  • Miller, Rebecca - Student Advocates for the Arts
  • Moser, Patrick - Faculty advisor to the Publication Club
  • Ponder, Daniel - Pre-Law/Pi Sigma Alpha; faculty advisor College Democrats; Mortar Board advisor
  • Popescu, Ioana - Faculty Advisor, Think Green
  • Schur, Richard - Honors Student Association; Honors House
  • Shipman, Brian - DUTV advisor and meeting organizer
  • Utley, Mary - Advisor Behavioral Sciences Club; Co-Advisor Psi Chi (International Honor Society)
  • VanDenBerg, Jeff - Faculty Advisor for College Democrats, Model United Nations
  • Weddle, Saundra - Advisor, National Organization of Minority Architects Student Chapter
  • Wolbrink, Shelley - Advisor, Phi Alpha Theta; Faculty Co-Director, Study Abroad Rome Italy

Supervisor for student research, internship, and community engagement:

  • Bomgardner, Stephen - Seven voice students competed in the Ozark Chapter auditions of the National Association of Teachers of Singing
  • Browning, Peter - worked with two students who were engaged in internships in fulfillment of their "Pre-Ministry and Community Engagement" majors
  • Davidson, James - Supervisor/Research Advisor for professional musicological conferences and graduate applications
  • Dhou, Khaldoon - supervising a student from the University of Missouri St. Louis
  • Ealy, Megan - Mentored ten undergraduate researchers during the 2019 2020 academic year
  • Eastman, Valerie - Faculty sponsor for 55 student interns; Supervised 3 student research projects related and one independent research project
  • Gilbert, Katie - supervisor to both the fall 2019 Intern, Cheyenne Heavener, and the spring 2020 intern, Seth Fullerton. Both students worked for the Humanities & Ethics Center and the Missouri Humanities Council.
  • Hedges, Keith – supervised one honors student
  • Hinrichs, Brant – Supervised 2 student research papers
  • Khorshidifard, Sara - Spring 2020 Drury Fusion Experiential Learning Grant: Drury Fifth Year Master of Architecture Student PROJECT TITLE: Human Experience and Memory within Urban Fabrics
    Fusion Grant Funds Attained: $2050; ARCH 491: Independent Research (Spring 2020)
  • Kreie, Haddy - Directly supervised 18+ students in main stage production design work include student set designers, costume designers, sound designers and directors on 7 separate plays
  • Leinaweaver, Justin - supervised two student research projects
  • Marra, Nick - Supervised four student research projects
  • Miller, Rebecca - Portrait project with advanced photography students for the Child Advocacy Center, February 2020
  • Moser, Patrick - Organized six student presentations at the Schweitzer-Brentwood library about our French Study Abroad trip from summer, 2019; Supervised two students to teach French during the fall semester at the corporate home office of International Dehydrated Foods, Inc. in Springfield
  • Noblett, Matt - Grupo LatinoAmericano - completed December, 2019; Participated in Springfield Greene County Diversity and Inclusion Grant; Black History Summer Academy (BHSA) Coloring Book
  • Ponder, Dan - supervised one student’s honor thesis and oversaw several students at the Washington Center
  • Popescu, Ioana – worked with four students on various research projects
  • Schur, Rich – worked with three students on various research projects
  • Shipman, Brian - Supervise multiple interns annually
  • Sigman, Scott - worked with three students on various research projects
  • Simmons, Scott - DL@DU project; continued student research work and presentations
  • Soster, Robin - Supervised MBA 691 MBA Redesign Research Project
  • Spence, Karen - Supervising honors student with study on design learning in the architecture studios
  • Utley, Mary - worked with 7 students on research team projects and one honors project
  • Wolbrink, Shelley - Supervisor 2 student interns (History Museum); student trips to Kansas City for an art gallery exhibit

Professionally-related community service:

  • Browning, Peter - leader for an adult Sunday school at National Avenue Christian Church
  • Davidson, James - Organized concert by Drury Singers for broadcast to patients/staff of Mercy Hospital, Oct. 2019; Leader, Beer Choir Queen-City Chapter
  • Dhou, Khaldoon - Program Committee, International Conference on Computational Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Jun 3-5, 2020; International Workshop on Domain-driven Data Mining, Cincinnati, OH, May 7-9 2020; International Conference on Complexity, Future Information Systems and Risk, 2020; International Conference on Human Computer Interaction, 2020; 1st International Conference on Visualization and Computer-Human Interaction (VisCHI), Nov 25-26 2019, Doha, Qatar; 13th International Conference on Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction (IHCI 2019)
  • Eastman, Valerie - Habitat for Humanity of Springfield, co-chair Family Selection Committee; received Building Lives Award
  • Gilbert, Katie - Board of Directors for the League of Women Voters
  • Hedges, Keith - Building Technology Educators' Society faculty liaison
  • Hinrichs, Brant - Judge, FIRST Robotics Competition, Drury Campus, 01/25/20
  • Mallory, Stacy - Volunteering at the Branson Homeschool CoOp teaching math and science and advising homeschool seniors as to the college application process
  • Marra, Nick - Judge at the 2020 Virtual Ozarks Science and Engineering Fair
  • Moser, Patrick - Taught French in Summer, 2019 at the corporate home office of International Dehydrated Foods, Inc. in Springfield
  • Noblett, Matt - Least of These - Christian County Food Pantry Ozark, MO (provided strategic guidance, marketing/advertising support, and design)
  • Ponder, Dan – “The Politics of Popular Culture” Presented to the Greene County Democrats, August, 2019; “What’s Wrong With the Electoral College? Much.” Presented to the Democratic Party of Webster County, May 2019
  • Popescu, Ioana - consulting advice for the flower beds at Pipkin Middle school
  • Shipman, Brian - Founder and organizer DNA; President Pipkin PTA
  • Sigman, Scott - Consulted with student robot teams from Springfield Robotics on the application of the Scrum development methodology to their robot development
  • Slater, Lori - appointed by the Greene County Commission to serve as a board member on the Board of Directors of Abilities First
  • Sorenson, Allin - Volunteer for various Springfield Regional Arts Council events
  • Spence, Karen - AIA Springfield Board President
  • Villalba, Desmond - Student group faculty chaperone to CUWiP 2020 in Norman, OK; "Work-Life Family Balance" Panelist at CUWiP 2020 in Norman, OK; CUWiP 2020 Poster session Judge
  • Verney, Michael - Helped organize and participated in the People’s History Cafe with the Drury History Club, Timmons Hall, February 2020
  • Williamson, Edward - Board Member of Texas County Health Department; President of Concord Cemetery of Texas County board

External Review Consulting:

  • Miller, Rebecca - Bellarmine University - tenure and promotion applicant, August 2019
  • Ponder, Dan - External Reviewer for Department of Political Science, William Jewell College, 2019
  • Sigman, Scott - Judge for the FIRST Tech Challenge Regional Robot Competition at Drury


  • Bomgardner, Stephen - Judge - Ozark Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing
  • Claussen, Tina - Adjudicator and Guest Artist, Jazz at the Junction Jazz Festival
  • Davidson, James - South-Central ACDA All-District/State Choir Auditions, Sept. 2019