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Christian L. Kervick, a UD alumnus, has been confirmed as the executive director of the Delaware Criminal Justice Council. See Appointments.

For the Record, July 25, 2014

University community reports recent appointments, presentations


9:33 a.m., July 25, 2014--For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.

Recent appointments and presentations include the following:

Campus Stories

From graduates, faculty

As it neared time for the processional to open the University of Delaware Commencement ceremonies, graduating students and faculty members shared their feelings about what the event means to them.

Doctoral hooding

It was a day of triumph, cheers and collective relief as more than 160 students from 21 nations participated in the University of Delaware's Doctoral Hooding Convocation held Friday morning on The Green.


Roberta Golinkoff, Unidel H. Rodney Sharp Chair in the School of Education, has been selected by the Science Directorate and Board of Scientific Affairs of the American Psychological Association to serve as one of APA's 2015 Distinguished Scientist Lecturers. The Distinguished Scientist Lecturer program is an annual Science Directorate program developed in 1990 by the Board of Scientific Affairs as part of its ongoing mission to promote scientific psychology. Through this program, the Science Directorate supports up to three psychological scientists to speak at three regional psychological association meetings in 2015.

Nina Athanassoglou-Kallmyer, professor emerita of art history, has been appointed Professeure Invitée at the Université de Paris XIII for fall 2014. Her appointment includes research, seminar presentations, and participating in faculty-student activities for the semester.

Christian L. Kervick, a UD alumnus, has been confirmed as the executive director of the Delaware Criminal Justice Council (CJC), an independent agency committed to leading the criminal justice system through a collaborative approach that calls upon the experience and creativity of the council, all components of the criminal justice system and the community. As the state administering agency, the council plans, implements and administers more than $30 million of state and federal criminal justice dollars. “Chris Kervick has worked for the CJC for over 16 years, including two stints as acting executive director. During that time, he has gained the confidence and trust of the CJC members, the federal government, and the organizations with whom we work because of his integrity and work ethic,” Lt. Gov. Matt Denn said in announcing the appointment. “He has been a great steward of the federal grant dollars that the CJC is trusted with. The board members were thrilled to have the opportunity to select him unanimously as executive director.” Kervick received a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from UD.


Danielle Emerling, assistant librarian, Manuscripts and Archives Department, University of Delaware Library, spoke on a panel about growth in congressional archives, using project management to process congressional collections at the 2014 annual meeting of the Association of Centers for the Study of Congress hosted by the South Carolina Political Collections along with the Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections at the University of South Carolina on May 16 in Columbia, South Carolina.

Also at the annual meeting, Tammi Kim, assistant librarian, Manuscripts and Archives Department, moderated a panel, "The Future of Congressional Archives" and L. Rebecca Johnson Melvin, librarian and head, Manuscripts and Archives Department and curator of the Joseph R. Biden Jr. Senatorial Archive, spoke on the panel, "Building Bridges: Complimentary Collections."

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