Posted on Jun 7, 1996

Martha Huggins, Roger Thayer Stone Professor of Sociology, has published two articles from her Fulbright Foundation research on the murders of Brazilian street youth:
'Scapegoating Outsiders: The Murders of Street Youth in Modern Brazil” in Policing and Society, and “Exclusion, Civic Invisibility and Impunity as Explanations for Youth Murders in Brazil” in Childhood: A Global Journal of Child Research. Two articles from her sabbatical research on torture have been published in academic anthologies: “Conciencia Torturda: Secretos y Moralidad en La Violencia Policial” in La Policia en America Latina: Historica, Organizacion y
Competencias y Abuso do Poder
and “Constructing Moralities about Torture, A Study
of Moral Exclusion” in Torture and its Consequences: The Ripple Effect.

Rudy Nydegger, associate professor of psychology, delivered a paper titled
“Applying Total Quality Management Techniques in the Not-for-Profit Sector” in
an address recently at the annual convention of the New York State Psychological
Association in Buffalo.

Brian Canavan has joined the College's Office of Residence Life as assistant
director. He served for three years as coordinator of residence management at Villanova
University. He earned a master in education degree from the University of Vermont and
bachelor's degree in mathematics from Saint Michael's College.

Betsy Phelps '96 and Kim Lott join the admissions office as admissions
counselors this summer. As a student, Phelps was a career assistant with the Career
Development Center, a volunteer in admissions and an RA. She also was involved in the
Union College Choir, Coeducation Celebration committee, and WRUC. Lott, of the Bronx, is a
1996 graduate of the University of Rochester, where she worked in the admissions office
for four years as a student intern. She served as program assistant and RA for Rochester's
“Early Connection Opportunity” summer program, and was an intern with the
Rochester City Council and with the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Donald Rodbell, assistant professor of geology, was a guest on the WAMC (90.3
FM) Environment Show for a segment on global climate change, a focus of his
research. The Environment Show is syndicated nationally to nearly 200 public radio