UCA faculty news

Stephanie Vanderslice, associate professor in UCA’s Department of Writing, last month was guest editor of College English, along with her frequent collaborator, Dr. Kelly Ritter of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. College English is a leading national professional journal for the college scholar-teacher. CE publishes articles about literature, rhetoric-composition, critical theory, creative writing theory and pedagogy, linguistics, literacy, reading theory, pedagogy, and professional issues related to the teaching of English. Last month’s issue was a special edition on Creative Writing in the Twenty First Century that features prominent scholars in the field as well as new voices.

M. Douglas Voss, assistant professor of Marketing and Supply Chain Management at UCA, recently published a book chapter entitled, “Food Supply Chain Security: Issues and Implications” in the text Supply Chain Risk: A Handbook of Assessment, Management, and Performance. This work was co-authored by Judith Whipple of Michigan State University and explores the importance and challenges associated with food supply chain security, best in class security practices used by firms in the food industry, and the role of security in the supplier selection decision.

Patty Phelps, professor in UCA’s Department of Teaching, Learning, & Technology and faculty coordinator with the Instructional Development Center, had an article in the December 2008 issue of The Teaching Professor. The article’s title is “Teaching Transformation.”