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Faculty, staff publications highlighted — September-December 2022

Texas Woman’s University faculty/staff are leaders in their fields, with an extensive list of publications to their credit. This quarterly report provides a sampling of their recent work, September-December 2022. Names of TWU faculty/staff/students are bolded.

Note: Information on publications should be submitted no later than one month following the publication date.




Thomas Tang, Zhen Li (Denton)

(Accepted for publication) “Behavioral economics and monetary wisdom: A cross-level analysis of monetary aspiration, pay (dis)satisfaction, risk perception, and dishonest intention in 32 nations,” Business Ethics, the Environment & Responsibility


Zhen Li (Denton), et al.

(Accepted for publication) “Behavioral economics: Who are the investors with the most sustainable stock happiness, and why? Low aspiration, external control, and country domicile may save your lives – Monetary wisdom,” Asian Journal of Business Ethics


Zhen Li (Denton), Soochan Choi, Jeffrey Forrest

(Accepted for publication) “Understanding peer pressure on joint consumption decisions: The role of social capital during emerging adulthood,” Young Consumers


C. McIntosh, Shelia Hyde (Denton), M.P. Bell, Paul Yeatts (Center for Research Design & Analysis, Denton)

(Accepted for publication) “Thriving at Work With ADHD: Antecedents and Outcomes of Proactive Disclosure,” Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal


Center for Student Research


Diana Elrod (Biology, CSR, Denton), Jörg Waltje (Center for Faculty Excellence, Denton), and Karen Dunlap (Teacher Education, Denton)

Improving Retention and Graduation Rates for Undergraduate STEM Students via PRIME,” NSSR Proceedings, vol. 18


Computer Science


Pintu Kumar Sadhu, Venkata P. Yanambaka (Denton), Ahmed Abdelgawad

Internet of Things: Security and Solutions Survey,” Sensors, 22(19), 7433


Literacy and Learning


Mandy Stewart (Denton) and Holly Hansen-Thomas (Office of Research & Sponsored Programs, Denton), editors

Innovative Approaches to Teaching Multilingual Students,” a volume in the series Literacy, Language and Learning, Information Age Publishing




Ellina Grigorieva (Denton)

Guest editor for special issue, “Optimal Control Theory and Its Applications in Medical and Biological Sciences,” Mathematics, ISSN 22277390


Ann Wheeler (Denton), Holly Hansen-Thomas (Office of Research & Sponsored Programs, Denton) and Jörg Waltje (Center for Faculty Excellence, Denton)

(Accepted for publication) “Boosting Academic Achievement and Professional Confidence Through (Wo)Mentoring, The Chronicle of Mentoring & Coaching, Vol. 6, Special Issue 15


Ellina Grigorieva (Mathematics, Denton)

“Lotka-Volterra Competition Model with a Nonmonotone Therapy Function for Finding Optimal Strategies in the Treatment of Blood Cancers,” Proceedings of the Steklov Institute of Mathematics, DOI: 10.1134/S0081543822030063


Multicultural Women's & Gender Studies


AnaLouise Keating (Denton)

(November 2022) The Anzaldúan Theory Handbook, Duke University Press




Kunta Gautam (graduate teaching assistant, Houston)

Inspired in every way,” Nursing Centered, Dec. 8, 2022


Brenda Moore (Houston)

"Diversity in Nursing Education: Middle Eastern Students," Journal of Nursing Education, 61(10, 570-578


Nutrition and Food Sciences


Stephanie Lopez-Neyman (graduate teaching assistant, Denton), Kathleen Davis (Denton), Namvar Zohoori, Shane Broughton (Denton), Carolyn Moore (Houston), and Derek Miketinas (Houston)

Racial disparities and prevalence of cardiovascular disease risk factors, cardiometabolic risk factors, and cardiovascular health metrics among US adults: NHANES 2011-2018,” Scientific Reports, 12, article number 19475 (2022)


Physical Therapy


Carolyn Da Silva (Houston), Robyn Snyder (recent graduate), and Betty MacNeill (former faculty)

“Effects of three relaxation techniques on hamstring muscle length,” Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice, 34 (3), 227-232


Martin Rosario (Dallas), Ngozi Mbue (Nursing, Houston), Aleena Jose

Temporo-spatial gait adaptations while walking on different surfaces in Latino-Hispanic adults with controlled type II diabetes,” Journal of Human Sport and Exercise, Vol. 17, No. 3, p. 576-585


Wayne Brewer, Katy Mitchell (both Houston), et. al

The Effect of Core Stabilization Training on Improving Gait and Self-Perceived Function in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis: A Single-Arm Clinical Trial,” Pathophysiology, 29(3), 495-506


Research & Sponsored Programs


Holly Hansen-Thomas (Denton), Lucilla Lopriore, editors

Transforming Practices for the English as a Foreign Language Classroom,” TESOL Press


Holly Hansen-Thomas (Denton), Juliet Langman, Wayne E. Wright

Engaging Diverse Learners in the Mathematics Classroom,” Brookes Publishing


Social Sciences and Historical Studies


Jonathan Olsen (Denton) and Michael A. Hansen

The Party without Qualities? Explaining the Left Party’s Electoral Disaster in the 2021 German Federal Election,” German Politics, vol. 40, #3: 1-22




Philip Yang (Denton) and Monicka Brown (PhD alum)

Black Panethnicity: Origins and Evolution,” Studies in Social Science & Humanities, 1(5): 89-103


Teacher Education


Maria Peterson-Ahmad (Denton), Randa Keeley (Denton), and Marilyn Roberts (doctoral student)

‘They Don’t Read My Feedback!’ Strategies to Encourage Reception and Application of Course Feedback,” Faculty Focus, Nov. 14