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Dr. Melissa Pilgrim Editor-in-Chief
Dr. Pilgrim is an Associate Professor of Biology. Her primary research focus involves an integrative approach to investigating how ecosystems respond to environmental change (natural and anthropogenic). She uses herpetological systems as her animal models and currently has an army of undergraduate students working with her in a research group called Upstate Herpetology. She has published works in several journals, including the following: Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies; OIKOS; Copeia; and, Southeastern Naturalist.
Dr. June CarterAssociate Editor
Dr. Carter is a Professor of Spanish and Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence. Her research interests include Latin American narrative and film; Afro-Hispanic literature; Latin American female writers; US Latino/a literature. She has published works in several journals, including the following: Anuario de Letras; Latin American Literary Review; Caribbean Quarterly; The Rocky Mountain Review; Prismal Cabral; and, Studies in Afro Hispanic Literature.
Dr. Michael DingerAssociate Editor Dr. Dinger is an Assistant Professor of Management. His research interests include information security and IT workforce management. He has published his work in several journals, including the following: MIS Quarterly; Information Systems Research IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management and Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce.
Dr. Gamal ElnagarAssociate Editor Dr. Elnagar is a Professor of Mathematics. His research interests include Optimal Control Theory in Climate Modeling and Economic Applications, Numerical Solution of Nonlinear Conservation Laws. He has published works in several journals, including the following international journals: Computer Mathematics; Numerical Functional Analysis and Optimization; Computational and Applied Mathematics and Differential Equations and Applications.
Dr. Lynette GibsonAssociate Editor Dr. Gibson is an Associate Professor
of Nursing and the Director of Research in Nursing at the Mary Black School of
Nursing. Her primary research is focused
on increasing health equity in ethnic minorities. She is testing the effect of
a community-based intervention on screening mammograms by African-American
women. She has worked with several undergraduate nursing students in conducting
and presenting this research.She was a 2014 Summer Nursing Research Institute
Fellow at the Institute for Health Equity at the School of Nursing, University
of Pennsylvania. She has published articles in Applied Nursing Research, ABNF
Forum, Journal of the National Black
Nurses’ Association and Clinical
Dr. Tina HerzbergAssociate Editor Tina
Herzberg, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Special Education and currently
serves as Director of Graduate Programs for the School of Education. Her
primary research interests are braille literacy and preparation of tactile
materials for students who are visually impaired. Her research began with the
exploration of quality in literary braille materials and has now transitioned
to exploration of quality in math braille materials. Her work has primarily
been published in the international peer-reviewed Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness. Prior to her arrival at USC Upstate, she served as a general
education classroom teacher, an itinerant teacher of students with visual
impairment, specialist for a regional service center and adjunct instructor.
Elaine MarshallAssociate Editor Elaine Marshall is the Director of
Sponsored Awards at USC Upstate. She has been with the University since 1996
and works with all faculty and staff on the Upstate campus who pursue and
receive grant funding. Elaine holds a national Certified Research Administrator
designation from the Research Administrators Certification Council. She also
has a BA in English and History and a MA in English Literature from Clemson,
where she also taught full-time before coming to USC Upstate.
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Volume 6, Fall 2013
Volume 5, Fall 2012
Volume 4, Fall 2011
Volume 3, Fall 2010
Vol. 3 Received:
Printing Industry of the Carolinas
Award of Excellence
Volume 2, Fall 2009
Volume 1, Spring 2008
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