Lora Bex Lempert’s book, Women Doing Life: Gender, Punishment and the Struggle for Indentity, was one of 20 books named to the 2017 Michigan Notable Books list by the Library of Michigan. The statewide program highlights “exceptional Michigan books published bring attention to Michigan authors and topics.” Lempert is professor emerita of sociology.
Jamie Shinhee Lee’s article, “’Everywhere You Go, You See English!’: Elderly Women’s Perspectives on Globalization and English,” was published in Critical Inquiry in Language Studies (Volume 13 Issue 4, 2016). Her study examines folk notions of globalization and perceptual and attitudinal responses offered by educationally underprivileged working-class female senior citizens, arguably the most neglected and marginalized social group in contemporary South Korea. Lee is associate professor of linguistics.
Rusi Sun’s paper,“Transformational Leadership, Employee Turnover Intention, and Actual Voluntary Turnover in Public Organizations,” was published in Public Management Review. Her research, coauthored with Weijie Wang (SUNY-Brockport), analyzes voluntary turnover in public organizations and the relationship between turnover intention and actual turnover. Sun is assistant professor of political science.