ECU biology professor publishes volume on Richard D. Alexander

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East Carolina University biology professor Kyle Summers is co-editor of “Human Social Evolution: The Foundational Works of Richard D. Alexander,” newly released by Oxford University Press.

Summers

Summers

Summers said the book revolves around the work of entomologist Richard D. Alexander, whose seminal contributions to the field of human social evolution have inspired biologists, anthropologists, psychologists and other social scientists to explore in greater detail the evolution of human social behavior.

The volume includes Alexander’s classic works accompanied by essays from former students and colleagues, who discuss current research or areas of contention related to the topic.

The work was completed as part of Summers’ research activity as the Thomas Harriot College Advancement Council Distinguished Professor of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. Co-editor Bernard Crespi is professor of evolutionary biology at Simon Fraser University.

For additional information about the book, visit Oxford University Press a http://global.oup.com/academic/product/human-social-evolution-9780199791750?cc=us&lang=en&.

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Business faculty report publications

Faculty in the ECU College of Business have reported the following recent publications:

Articles by Haozhe Chen, Marketing and Supply Chain Management:

  • “Logistics Service Orientation: An Integrated Strategy to Build Logistics Service Competency” in the Journal of Transportation Management
  • “Organizational Structure and Logistics Service Innovation,” in the International Journal of Logistics Management
  • “Manufacturer-Supplier Guanxi Strategy: An Examination of Contingent Environmental Factors,” in Industrial Marketing Management

By Chen with John Kros,

  • “Technology Emergency between Mandate and Acceptance” An Exploratory Examination of RFID,” in the International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management
  • “The Adoption and Utilization of Online Auctions by Supply Chain Managers,” in Transportation Research Part E

By Chen with William Swart,

  • “Human Performance in Supply Chain Management,” in the Supply Chain Forum: An International Journal.

By Management faculty Joseph Tomkiewicz with Kenneth Bass and Joanna Robinson, “Students’ Propensity Toward Business Ownership” in the College Student Journal.

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Allied Health faculty report publications

An article co-authored by Mary Crozier, Department of Addictions and Rehabilitation Studies, “Codependence with hypersexual and gambling disorder,” appeared in the Journal of Behavioral Addictions.

An article by Twyla Perryman, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, “Brief Report: Parent Child-Directed Speech as a Predictor of Receptive Language in Children with Autism Symptomatology,” appeared in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.

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