EKU Faculty and Staff Scholarship

The EKU Faculty and Staff Scholarship series houses works from Eastern Kentucky University faculty and staff members, including article pre-prints, presentations, posters, and other types of scholarship. In cases where the full text cannot be posted due to copyright, the citation will be included with a link to the full text when possible. Books written or edited by Eastern Kentucky University faculty and staff are highlighted in our Faculty and Staff Books Gallery.

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Submissions from 2019

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Spectroscopic Differentiation and Chromatographic Separation of Regioisomeric Indole Aldehydes: Synthetic Cannabinoids Precursors, Younis Abiedalla, Lewis W. Smith, Karim M. Abdel-Hay, Logan Neel, Tarek S. Belal, Amber Thaxton-Weissenfluh, Forrest Smith, Jack DeRuiter, and C. Randall Clark

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Enduring Dispositions: Examining Punitive Logics in the Context of Disciplinary Reform, John J. Brent

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Factors Influencing Discharge Readiness after Total Knee Replacement, Renee Causey-Upton, Dana M. Howell, Patrick H. Kitzman, Melba G. Custer, and Emily V. Dressler

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Restructuring Heinrich: An Application for Modern Safety Management, Scott E. Dunlap, Bryan Basford, and Michelle Smith

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Management support for safety: Disrupting the paradigm, Scotty Dunlap

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Rudolf Otto as Platonist, Todd Gooch

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Reviews and Price on Online Platforms: Evidence from Sentiment analysis of Airbnb reviews in Boston, Abdelaziz Lawani, Michael R. Reed, Tyler Mark, and Yuqing Zheng

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The Gold Flat Tuff, Nevada: Insights into the evolution of peralkaline silicic magmas., Ray Macdonald, Boguslaw Baginski, Harvey E. Belkin, John C. White, and Don C. Noble

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Guardianship and Predatory Crimes among Incapacitated Persons in Kentucky, Karen E. Martin and James N. Maples

Student Veterans' Assimilation in Higher Education: The Role of Identity Complexity, Eric B. Meiners

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Influences of Facultative Paedomorphosis on Kin Selection in a Larval Salamander, Ambystoma Talpoideum, Cy L. Mott, Haris Dzaferbegovic, Shelby R. Timm, and Howard H. Whiteman

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Mentoring: What Is Your Role?, C. Pinion, Jr. and Jamie D. Hisel

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Upper Dimension and Bases of Zero-Divisor Graphs of Commutative Rings, S. Pirzada, M. Aijaza, and Shane P. Redmond

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Brooding and Provisioning of Nestlings by Male and Female White-eyed Vireos (Vireo griseus), Gary Ritchison, Jeffrey Hawkins, and Brianna C. Ritchison

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Cardiovascular Disease Risk Predicts Health Perception in Prison Inmates, Zyad T. Saleh, Alison Connell, Terry A. Lennie, Alison L. Bailey, Rami A. Elshatarat, Khalil Yousef, and Debra K. Moser

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Gender composition and share of management: Tipping points in US workplaces, 1980–2005, Tiffany Taylor, Alison Buck, Katrina R. Bloch, and Brianna Turgeon

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Spatial Variation in U.S. Labor Markets and Workplace Gender Segregation: 1980–2005*, Tiffany Taylor Taylor, Brianna Turgeon, Alison Buck, Katrina Bloch, and Jacob Church

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Between Kudzu and Killer Apps: Finding Human Ground between the Monoculture of MOOCs and Online Mechanisms for Learning, Ralph L. Turner and Carol Gassaway

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Varietal Terwilliger Algebras Arising from Wreath Products of Rank Two Association Schemes, Bangteng Xu

Submissions from 2018

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Business students' personal branding: An empirical investigation, Lee Allison, Philip J. Boutin, and Kevin J. Cumiskey

“The Power of Play: Enhancing the Occupational Performance of Handwriting, Sarah Anderson, Nick Cross, Abby Hobbs, Brittney Phelps, Beth Mueller, Bobbie Phelps, Mallory Shoulkletovich, Dustin Turner, Kara Wade, and Kayln Wilson

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Environmental Gradients in Old‐Growth Appalachian Forest Predict Fine‐Scale Distribution, Co‐occurrence, and Density of Woodland Salamanders, J. Alex Baecher, and Stephen C. Richter

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Tuhualite in a peralkaline rhyolitic ignimbrite from Pantelleria, Italy., Boguslaw Baginski, Ray Macdonald, John C. White, and Lidia Jezak

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A Storied Tale: Melding Digital Storytelling, Service-Learning, and Digital and Information Literacy Skills for Pre-Service Teachers, Heather K. Beirne

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Nutrient contamination from an agricultural non-point source and its mitigation: A case study of EKU Meadowbrook Farm, Madison County, Kentucky, Walter S. Borowski, Reid E. Buskirk, James Scott Winter, and Jonathan Malzone Dr.

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Social constructivism and cooperative learning in marketing courses: A sample in-class activity, Philip J. Boutin

Infographics: Development and Utilization at EKU, Molly Bradshaw

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Total and Marginal Cost Analysis for a High School Based Bystander Intervention, Joshua L. Bush, Heather M. Bush, Ann L. Coker, Candace J. Brancato, Emily R. Clear, and Eileen A. Recktenwald

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Characterization of groundwater and surface water geochemistry in an agricultural setting at EKU Meadowbrook Farm, Madison County, Kentucky, Reid E. Buskirk, Walter S. Borowski, and Jonathan M. Malzone

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How Ethics Can Inform Spiritually Sensitive Social Work, Ann M. Callahan

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Relational spirituality: An opportunity for social work in long-term care., Ann M. Callahan

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Building Spiritual Sensitivity Through an Online Spirituality Course, Ann M. Callahan and Kalea Benner

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A Country in Crisis: Will Greece Survive?, Lana Carnes

Conveying the importance of personal brands to students, Lana Carnes and Faridah Awang

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International challenges and opportunities for start-up expatriates, Lana Carnes and Faridah Awang

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Nerve Stimulation Enhances Task-Oriented Training for Moderate-to-Severe Hemiparesis 3-12 months after Stroke: A Randomized Trial, Cheryl Carrico; Philip M. Westgate; Salmon E. Powell; Elizabeth Salmon Powell; Kenneth C. Chelette,; Laurie Nichols; L. Creed Pettigrew; and Lumy Sawaki

Developing Clinical Reasoning Skills for Acute Care with Simulated Clients, Renee Causey-Upton and Dana Howell

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Pre-operative Education for Total Knee Replacement: A Pilot Survey, Renee Causey-Upton, Dana M. Howell, Patrick H. Kitzman, Melba Custer, and Emily V. Dressler

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Responses of Blue Jays (Cyanocitta cristata) to raptors that differ in predatory threat, Julie A. Dahl and Gary Ritchison

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Authority Control in Digital Commons: Why Bother?, Laura Edwards

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Inventory in Digby, Laura Edwards

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Exploring Parents’ Experiences of Raising a Child with Sensorimotor Impairments and Expectations for Leisure Participation, Emily A. Eicher, Camille Skubik-Peplaski, Shirley P. O'Brien, and Anne Fleischer

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Relational Mechanisms in the Goal Puruit Process, Jonathan S. Gore, Raven Hester, Lauren Spegal, Kimberley Kavanaugh, and Yoshie Nakai

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Use of Communication Plans by Certified Nursing Assistants: Little Things Mean a Lot, Christen Guffey, Robert C. Marshall, Dana Howell, and Graham D. Rowles

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Critical Reading in Higher Education Academic Goals and Social Engagement, by K. Manarin, M. Carey, M. Rathburn, & G. Ryland, Leslie J. Hardman

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The Editors’ Perspective: A Successful First Year of the Journal of Occupational Therapy Education, Cindy L. Hayden, Renee Causey-Upton, and Dana Howell

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Noncommutative reality-based algebras of rank 6, Allen Herman, Mikhael Muzychuk, and Bangteng Xu

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Kidney-Friendly Label Reading for Chronic Kidney Disease Shoppers, Lois J. Hill and Amey J. Herald

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Effect of multimodal information delivery for diabetes care on colorectal cancer screening uptake among individuals with type 2 diabetes, Young-Rock Hong, Kalyani B. Sonawane, Derek B. Holcomb, and Ashish A. Deshmukh

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Measuring the Timing of the Bilingual Advantage, Sara Incera

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Is Tuba Masculine or Feminine? The Timing of Grammatical Gender, Sara Incera, Conor T. McLennan, Lisa M. Stronsick, and Emily E. Zetzer

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Planning online course sites for middle and high school courses: Begin with a quality course plan., Paula Jones

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View point: gaps in the current guidelines for the prevention of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus surgical site infections, Kevin T. Kavanagh, Said Abusalem, and Lindsay E. Calderon

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Pain Catastrophizing Behaviors and Their Relation to Poor Patient-Reported Outcomes after Scapular Muscle Reattachment, W. Ben Kibler MD, Cale A. Jacobs, and Aaron D. Sciascia

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Pain catastrophizing behaviors and their relation to poor patient-reported outcomes after scapular muscle reattachment, W. Ben Kibler, Cale A. Jacobs, and Aaron D. Sciascia

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Trends in state and federal OSH enforcement, James P. Klyza Jr., Clint Pinion Jr., and D. Gary Brown

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Antibiotic residues in milk from three popular Kenyan milk vending machines, Amos Kosgey, Anakalo Shitandi, and Jason W. Marion

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A Mixed Methods Comparison of Teachers' Lunar Modeling Lesson Implementation and Student Learning Outcomes, Mary F. Lamar, Dr. Jennifer Anne Wilhelm, and Merryn Cole

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A mixed methods comparison of teachers' lunar modeling lesson implementation and student learning outcomes, Mary F. Lamar, Jennifer Anne Wilhelm, and Merryn Cole

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Exploring the Correlates of Perceived Job Dangerousness Among Correctional Staff at a Maximum Security Prison, Eric G. Lambert, Kevin I. Minor, Jill Gordon, James B. Wells, and Nancy L. Hogan

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A novel FTA™ elute card collection method that improves direct DNA amplification from bloodstained concrete, Stephen G. Lipic, Lucille M. Giordullo, and Jamie D. Fredericks

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Compositional and thermodynamic variability in a stratified magma chamber: Evidence from the Green Tuff ignimbrite (Pantelleria, Italy)., Katarzyna M. Liszewska, John C. White, Ray Macdonald, and Bogusław Bagiński

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Assessment of temperature and ultraviolet radiation effects on sunburn at an inland U.S. Beach: a cohort study, Jason W. Marion, Jiyoung Lee, James Rosenblum, and Timothy J. Buckley

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Environmental Health Makes a Strong Entry Into the Global One Health Framework in Jamaica, Jason W. Marion, Henroy Scarlett, and Priscilla Oliver

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Maintaining Sexual Desire in Long-Term Relationships: A Systematic Review and Conceptual Model, Kristen P. Mark and Julie A. Lasslo

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152 Effects of Group Housing on Sow Production and Behavior, M. A. Martino, D. L. Peery, Z. T. Poynter, Courtney Sanders, Charles Powers, and Andrea Sexten

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Darkness on the Edge of Town: Visual Criminology and the "Black Sites" of the Rural, Bill McClanahan and Travis Linnemann

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Role Negotiation as Role Enrichment: A Study of Working College Students, Eric B. Meiners

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The Evolution of Eastern Kentucky University Libraries Orientations: Giving Students a LIbStart to Student Success Through Library Engagement, Trenia Napier, Ashley J. Cole, and Leah C. Banks

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A Collaborative, Trilateral Approach to Bridging the Information Literacy Gap in Student Writing, Trenia Napier, Jill M. Parrott, Erin Presley, and Leslie A. Valley

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A model to increase rehabilitation adherence to home exercise programmes in patients with varying levels of self-efficacy, Kelsey J. Picha and Dana M. Howell

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Indoor Air Quality in Schools, Clint Pinion Jr.

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Serving LGBTQIA Students on College Campuses, Clint Pinion Jr.

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It's About Communities: the Commitment to Promoting a Culturally Competent Environmental Health Workforce., Clint Pinion Jr., Leslie D. Mitchell, and Jason W. Marion

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The Librarians’ Guide to the Information Literacy Galaxy: Leading Campus Conversations, Sarah Richardson, Heather K. Beirne, Ashley Cole, and Trenia Napier

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Consent and Consumption of Spectacle Power and Violence, Dawn Rothe and Victoria E. Collins

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Mortuuspolitics: politicization of the dead, capitalism, and inequality, Dawn L. Rothe and Stephen Muzzatti

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Moving Beyond “Agreeable” Texts and “Boring” Tasks: Pairing YAL and Critical Literacy in Teacher Education, Eileen Shanahan and Ashley Dallacqua

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A Retrospective Cohort Study of QuickDASH Scores for Three Hand Therapy Acute Upper Limb Conditions, V. Smith-Forbes, Dana M. Howell, Jason Willoughby, Donald G. Pitts, and Tim L. Uhl

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Elizabeth: The Forgotten Years, Catherine Howey Stearn

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Importance of Community Engagement for Young Nonprofit Organizations, Ramona Sudbeck and Michael J. Bradley

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Possible functions of tail-pumping by American Kestrels (Falco sparverius), Joshua Suich and Gary Ritchison

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Negative Black Stereotypes, Support for Excessive Use of Force by Police, and Voter Preference for Donald Trump During the 2016 Presidential Primary Election Cycle, Randall D. Swain

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Relationships among symptoms of spotted wilt disease of peanut and their potential impact on crop productivity and resistance breeding, Barry L. Tillman and Justin Lee Mckinney

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Evaluation of relative technological innovation capability: Model and case study for Chinas coal mine, Wensheng Wang and Chengyi Zhangb

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Effect of variation in nestling hunger levels on the begging behaviour of nestlings and the provisioning behaviour of adult American Kestrels, Katheryn A. Watson and Gary Ritchison

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Experiences of Postpartum Women in One Residential Treatment Facility for Substance Use Disorders, Rebecca Jo Williams and Christine Privott

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Nutrient export from a proximal intermittent stream draining EKU Meadowbrook Farm, Madison County, Kentucky, James Scott Winter, Walter S. Borowski, and Jonathan M. Malzone

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Surface Thiolation of Silicon for Antifouling Application, Xiaoning Zhang, Pei Gao, Valerie Hollimon, DaShan Brodus, Arion Johnson, and Hongmei Hu

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Facilitate active learning: The role of perceived benefits of using technology, Weiling Zhuang and Qian Xiao

Submissions from 2017

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Biotic and Abiotic Predictors of Larval Salamander Size and Density, Thomas L. Anderson, Cy L. Mott, Bradley A. Hartman, and Howard H. Whiteman

Working toward holistic education: A case study of business program assessment, Faridah Awang, Qian Xiao, and Lana Carnes

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Pseudo-direct sums and wreath products of loose-coherent algebras with applications to coherent configurations, Xu Bangteng

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Regional economic integration in Mercosur: The role of real and financial sectors, Hem C. Basnet and Gyan Pradhan

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Academic Socialization: Mentoring New Honors Students in Metadiscourse, Gaby Bedetti

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Mediation of eutrophication of surface and subsurface water from non-point sources: Nutrient monitoring at Meadowbrook Farm (Madison County, Kentucky), Walter S. Borowski and Jonathan M. Malzone

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Environmental Scanning and Global Marketing Strategy: A Multitheoretical Normative Conceptual Framework, Philip J. Boutin Jr.

George Wright and the Plateau Indian War, John P. Bowes

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Book review: Piers Beirne, Hogarth’s Art of Animal Cruelty: Satire, Suffering and Pictorial Propaganda, Avi Brisman

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New abolition, criminology and a critical carceral studies, Michelle Brown and Judah Schept