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Gary Black
Dr. Gary Black
Associate Professor of Decision Science
Contact: 812-461-5385
Business and Engineering Center 2065

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Published Articles in Refereed Journals

  • Hu, Xiaoyu , Zhe Chen, Fuliang Yin, Gongjun Yan, & Gary Black, "Oblique projection-based interference suppression for MIMO power line communication." Annals of Telecommunications 74. (2019): 211-221.
  • Kurano, Takako , Kenneth N McKay, and Gary Black, "Proactive inventory policy intervention to mitigate risk within cooperative supply chains." International Journal of Industrial Engineering Computations 5. (2014): 249-264.
  • Yan, Gongjun , Ken Shemroske, and Gary Black, "Altering Security Perceptions Through the Use of Geo-Authentication." Journal of Information Privacy and Security 10. (2014): 225-235.
  • Black, Gary , James Smith, and Sabrina Wells, "The Impact of Weibull Data and Autocorrelation on the Performance of the Shewhart and Exponentially Weighted Moving Average Control Charts." International Journal of Industrial Engineering Computations 2. (2011): 575-582.
  • Celuch, Kevin , K Kozlenkova, and Gary Black, "An Exploration of Self-Efficacy as a Mediator of Skill Beliefs and Student Self Identity as a Critical Thinker." Journal Of Marketing Education 20. (2010): 255-264.
  • Black, Gary , Derek Ard, James Smith, and Tim Schibik, "The Impact of the Weibull Distribution on the Performance of the Single-Factor ANOVA Model." International Journal of Industrial Engineering Computations 1. (2010): 185-198.
  • Celuch, Kevin , Gary Black, and Brad Warthan, "Student Self Identity as a Critical Thinker: The Influence of Attitudes, Attitude Strength." Journal Of Marketing Education 31. (2009): 31-39.
  • Black, G W , K N McKay, and S Varghese, "Anticipatory Batch Insertion to Mitigate Perceived Processing Risk." International Journal Of Production Research 46. (2008): 853-871.
  • McKay, Ken and Gary Black, "The Evolution of a Production Planning System: A Ten-Year Case Study." Computers in Industry 58. (2007): 756-771.
  • McKay, K N and Gary W Black, "Aversion Dynamics--Adaptive Production Control Heuristics Incorporating Risk." Journal Of The Operational Research Society 49. (2006): 152-173.
  • Black, Gary , K N McKay, and T Morton, "Aversion Scheduling in the Presence of Risky Jobs." European Journal Of Operational Research 175. (2006): 338-361.
  • Black, Gary , K N McKay, and S Messimer, "Anti-Fragmentation in Aversion Dynamics Scheduling." International Journal Of Production Research 43. (2005): 109-129.
  • Black, Gary , K N McKay, and S Messimer, "Predictive, Stochastic and Dynamic Extensions to Aversion Dynamics Scheduling." Journal of Scheduling 7. (2004): 277-292.

Refereed Proceedings
Abstract Only

  • Black, Gary W , S D Wells, J R Smith, and M R Sundaram, "Shewhart and EWMA Control Charts in the Presence of Autocorrelation and Weibull Data." Decision Sciences Institute (2005).
  • Black, Gary W , D Ard, and J Smith, "An Empirical Investigation of the Effects of the Weibull Distribution on the One-Way Fixed Effects ANOVA Model." Decision Sciences Institute (2004): 4271-4276.
  • Black, Gary W , K N McKay, and T Morton, "Risky Jobs Within Aversion Dynamics Scheduling." IIE Research Conference (2004):
  • Black, Gary W , K N McKay, and S Messimer, "Proactive and Dynamic Post-Event Impact Extensions to Aversion Dynamics Scheduling." IIE Research Conference (2003).

Presentation of Non-Refereed Papers
International

  • Black, Gary, K N. McKay, and T E. Morton. Aversion Scheduling in the Presence of Risky Jobs. Intl Workshop on Human Factors, Organizational Issues and Modeling In Planning, Scheduling, University of Limerick, Ireland, July 2003.

National

  • Black, Gary, K N. McKay, and T E. Morton. Aversion Scheduling Under Risky Jobs. Invited presentation at INFORMS Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, October 2003.
  • Black, Gary, K N. McKay, and S L. Messimer. Predictive, Stochastic and Dynamic Extensions to Aversion Dynamics Scheduling. Invited presentation at INFORMS Conference, San Jose, California, November 2002.

Honors, Awards, and Scholarships

  • 2007: Malcolm Koch Summer Research Fellowship.
  • 2007: College of Business Excellence in Teaching Award.
Cindi Clayton
Mrs. Cindi Clayton
Instructor in Business Communication
Contact: 812-464-1796
Business and Engineering Center 2080

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Refereed Proceedings
Full Paper

  • Clayton, Cindi, "Wishing on a star: Exploring the Marginalization of the Birth Mother in Adoption Narratives." Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender (2018).
  • Clayton, Cindi. Kevin Celuch, Curt Gilstrap, and Aleisha Jones, "The Elevation of Psychological Capital, Advocacy, and Feedback Constructs Using Narrative Analysis of Intentional Communities Newsletters." Consumer Satisfaction/Dissatisfaction & Complaining Behavior Conference (2018).

Non-Refereed Proceedings
Full Paper

  • Clayton, Cindi, "Resist, Redefine, and Reenvision: Exploring positive masculinity." Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender (2019).
  • Clayton, Cindi, "Autoethnographic Reflections of Pedagogy: Critically Examining the Effects of Toxic Masculinity in the Classroom." Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender (2018).

Presentation of Refereed Papers
National

  • Clayton, Cindi, Wishing on a star: Exploring the Marginalization of the Birth Mother in Adoption Narratives. Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender, South Lake Tahoe, California, October 2018.
  • Clayton, Cindi, Kevin Celuch, Curt Gilstrap and Aleisha Jones. The Elevation of Psychological Capital, Advocacy, and Feedback Constructs Using Narrative Analysis of Intentional Communities Newsletters. Consumer Satisfaction/Dissatisfaction & Complaining Behavior Conference, New York, New York, June 2018.

Regional

  • Clayton, Cindi, A mother explores sharing information about her motherloss with her children. Central States Communication Association, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, April 2018.

Presentation of Non-Refereed Papers
National

  • Clayton, Cindi, Resist, Redefine, and Reenvision: Exploring positive masculinity. Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender, Cincinatti, Ohio, October 2019.
  • Clayton, Cindi, DON'T TELL DAD – an autoethnographic look at disclosure dynamics in families. Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender, Cincinnati, Ohio, October 2019.
  • Clayton, Cindi Autoethnographic Reflections of Pedagogy: Critically Examining the Effects of Toxic Masculinity in the Classroom. Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender, Cincinnati, Ohio, October 2018.

Honors, Awards, and Scholarships

  • 2018: Spirit of the Eagle Alumni Award, University of Southern Indiana.
  • 2018: A mother explores sharing information about her motherloss with her children, Central States Communication Association.
Cristina Gilstrap
Dr. Cristina Gilstrap
Associate Professor of Business Communication
Contact: 812-464-1873
Business and Engineering Center 2081

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Published Articles in Refereed Journals

  • Gilstrap, Cristina M., "Organizational sensegiving in family-centered care: How NICU nurses help families make sense of the NICU experience." Health Communication (2020).
  • Gilstrap, Cristina M., Sara Schall, and Curt Gilstrap, "Stress in international work: Stressors and coping strategies of RNGO international directors." Communication Quarterly (2019).
  • Gilstrap, Cristina M. and Dineke Bernier, "Dealing with the demands: Strategies healthcare communication professionals use to cope with workplace stress." Qualitative Research Reports in Communication (2017).
  • White, Zachary M., Cristina M. Gilstrap, and Jennifer Hull, "Me against the world: Parental uncertainty management at home following neonatal intensive care unit discharge." Journal of Family Communication (2017): 1-12.
  • White, Zachary M. and Cristina M. Gilstrap, "People just don't understand: Challenges communicating home hospice volunteer role experiences to organizational outsiders." Management Communication Quarterly (2017).
  • White, Zachary M. and Cristina M Gilstrap, "Inside patients' homes: A metaphorical analysis of home hospice nurses' experiences working with dying patients." OMEGA: Journal of Death and Dying 72. (2016): 302-315.
  • Gilstrap, Curt A, Cristina Gilstrap, Nigel Holderby, and Katrina Valera, "Sensegiving, leadership and nonprofit crises: How nonprofit leaders make and give sense to organizational crises." Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations. (2016).
  • Gilstrap, Cristina M. and Zachary M. White, "Interactional communication challenges in end-of-life care: Dialectical tensions and management strategies experienced by home hospice nurses." Health Communication 30. (2015): 525-535.

Refereed Proceedings
Full Paper

  • Gilstrap, Cristina M., "Organizational Sensegiving in Family-Centered Care: How NICU Nurses Help Families Make Sense of the NICU Experience." International Communication Association (Health Communication Division) (2019).
  • Gilstrap, Cristina M., Sara Schall, and Curt Gilstrap, "Trying to meet so many needs: Workplace stress and coping strategies of international directors in RNGOs." 2016 National Communication Association Conference (2016).
  • Gilstrap, Cristina M., Zachary M. White, and Jennifer Hull, "On our own: Parental uncertainty management at home following neonatal intensive care unit discharge." 2015 National Communication Association Conference (2015).
  • Gilstrap, Cristina M., Zachary M. White, and Jennifer Hull, "A weird purgatory you get stuck in: Parental uncertainty management in the neonatal intensive care unit." 2014 National Communication Association Conference (2014).
  • Gilstrap, Cristina M., Curt A. Gilstrap, Nigel Holderby, Katrina M. Valera, & Megan West, "Communication and crisis leadership: How nonprofit leaders understand effectiveness in response to organizational crises." 2014 National Communication Association Conference (2014).
  • Gilstrap, Cristina M. and Curt A. Gilstrap, "We're stewards, we're consumers, we're animals: How ecopreneurs construct stakeholders and human-nature connection." 2013 National Communication Association Conference (2013).
  • Gilstrap, Cristina M. and Zachary M. White, "Walking on hallowed ground: A metaphorical analysis of home hospice nurses." 2013 National Communication Association Conference (2013).

Book Chapters
Refereed

  • Gilstrap, Cristina M. and Zachary White, "Like nothing else I've ever experienced: Examining the metaphors of residential hospice volunteers.", Volunteering and communication: Studies from multiple contexts. Peter Lang, 2013.

Presentation of Refereed Papers
International

  • Gilstrap, Cristina M. Organizational Sensegiving in Family-Centered Care: How NICU Nurses Help Families Make Sense of the NICU Experience. 2019 International Communication Association Conference, Washington, District of Columbia, 2019.

National

  • Schall, Sara, Cristina M. Gilstrap, and Curt A. Gilstrap. Trying to meet so many needs: Workplace stress and coping strategies of international directors in RNGOs. 2016 National Communication Association Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 2016.
  • White, Zachary, Cristina M. Gilstrap, and Jennifer Hull. On our own: Parental uncertainty management at home following neonatal intensive care unit discharge. 2015 National Communication Association Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, November 2015.
  • Gilstrap, Cristina, Jennifer Hull, and Zachary M. White. A weird purgatory you get stuck in: Parental uncertainty management in the neonatal intensive care unit. 2014 National Communication Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois, 2014.
  • Gilstrap, Curt, Cristina M. Gilstrap, Nigel Holderby, Katrina M. Valera, and Megan West Communication and crisis leadership: How nonprofit leaders understand effectiveness in response to organizational crises. 2014 National Communication Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois, November 2014.
  • Gilstrap, Curt and Cristina M. Gilstrap. We're stewards, we're consumers, we're animals: How ecopreneurs construct stakeholders and human-nature connection. 2013 National Communication Association Conference, Washington, District of Columbia, 2013.
  • White, Zachary and Cristina M. Gilstrap. Walking on hallowed ground: A metaphorical analysis of home hospice nurses. 2013 National Communication Association Conference, Washington, District of Columbia, 2013.

Presentation of Non-Refereed Papers
Local

  • Gilstrap, Cristina M. Facing Uncertainty While Paying It Forward: Uncertainties Experienced by Healthcare Executives as Formal Organizational Mentors. 2020 RCOB Dean's Colloquium for Summer Faculty Fellowships, Evansville, Indiana, 2020.

Research Grants
Funded

  • 2021: Gilstrap, C. M. Workplace Stress Experiences of Neonatal Nurses After Transitioning from Open-Bay to Single-Family Room Neonatal Intensive Care Units, Principal Investigator, Romain College of Business - Summer 2021 Faculty Research Fellowship. Received notification of fellowship award from Dr. Carey on December 10, 2020.
  • 2020: Gilstrap, C. M. Facing Uncertainty While Paying It Forward: Uncertainties Experienced by Healthcare Executives as Formal Organizational Mentors, Principal Investigator, Romain College of Business - Summer 2020 Research Fellowship. 2017.
  • Gilstrap, C. M. USI Research Award for Junior Faculty, Principal Investigator, University of Southern Indiana. Received grant for research study - Organizational Sensegiving in Family-Centered Care: How NICU Nurses Help Families Make Sense of the NICU Experience.

Honors, Awards, and Scholarships

  • 2020: RCOB Summer 2020 Faculty Research Fellowship, Romain College of Business. Facing Uncertainty While Paying It Forward: Uncertainties Experienced by Healthcare Executives as Formal Organizational Mentors
  • 2019: RCOB Faculty Service Fellowship, Romain College of Business. Romain College of Business Website Study.
  • 2019: Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching, Romain College of Business.
  • 2018: RCOB Faculty Research Fellowship, Romain College of Business.
  • 2018: Dean's Award for Excellence in Research, Romain College of Business.
  • 2017: USI Summer Research Award for Junior Faculty, University of Southern Indiana.
  • 2016: Selected Faculty, Online Course Development Program, University of Southern Indiana.
  • 2014: Distinguished Edited Book Award (Contributing Author), National Communication Association.
Curt Gilstrap
Dr. Curt Gilstrap
Associate Professor of Business Communication
Contact: 812-465-7145
Business and Engineering Center 2038

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Published Articles in Refereed Journals

  • Gilstrap, Curt A , "Exploring M-Leader Affordances: Team Leaders and Mobile Technologies." Team Performance Management: An International Journal (2019).
  • Gilstrap, Cristina M. , Sara Schall, and Curt Gilstrap, "Stress in International Work: Stressors and Coping Strategies of RNGO International Directors." Communication Quarterly (2019).
  • Gilstrap, Curt A and Hannah Minchow-Proffitt, "The ethical frameworks of social media policies among U.S. nonprofit organizations: From dialogue to dialectic." Journal of Nonprofit and Public Sector Marketing (2017).
  • Gilstrap, Curt A and Nigel Holderby, "Defining social media engagement: An empirical investigation." The Journal of Social Media in Society (2016).
  • Gilstrap, Curt A and Sarah Smith, "Identity tensions during an NGO name change: How managers experience an international organization's rebranding effort." International Journal of Strategic Communication (2016).
  • Gilstrap, Curt A , Cristina Gilstrap, Nigel Holderby, and Katrina Valera, "Sensegiving, leadership and nonprofit crises: How nonprofit leaders make and give sense to organizational crises." Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations. (2016).
  • Gilstrap, Curt A , Zachary White, and Alyssa Spradlin, ""Authentic all the way through": Constructing authentic leadership in nonprofit organizations." Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership (2015).
  • Gilstrap, Curt A and Brian Hendershot, "E-leaders and uncertainty management: A machine supported qualitative investigation." Qualitative Research Reports in Communication (2015).
  • Gilstrap, Curt A and Ashley Morris, "Role fluidity and emergent followership: Nonprofit leaders and the construction of followers." Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership (2015).

Presentation of Refereed Papers
International

  • Celuch, Kevin The Elevation of Psychological Capital, Advocacy, and Feedback Constructs Using Narrative Analysis of Intentional Communities Newsletters. 2018 Consumer Satisfaction, Dissatisfaction and Complaining Behavior Conference, Long Island, New York, 2018.

National

  • Schall, Sarah, Cristina Gilstrap, and Curt A. Gilstrap. "Trying to meet so many needs": Workplace stress and coping strategies of international directors in RNGOs. 2016 National Communication Association Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2016.
  • Gilstrap, Curt, Hannah Minchow-Proffitt, and Sarah Schall. The ethical frameworks of social media policies among U.S. nonprofit organizations: From dialogue to dialectic. 2015 National Communication Association Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2015.
  • Gilstrap, Curt, Cristina Gilstrap, Nigel Holderby and Katrina Valera. Sensegiving, leadership and nonprofit crises: How nonprofit leaders make sense of organizational crises. 2014 National Communication Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois, 2014.
  • Gilstrap, Curt and Cristina Gilstrap. "We're stewards, we're consumers, we're animals": How ecopreneurs construct stakeholders and human-nature connection. 2013 National Communication Association Conference, Washington, District of Columbia, 2013.

Presentation of Non-Refereed Papers
National

  • Gilstrap, Curt A. Exploring Unsanctioned Chat Application Behavior Relative to Sanctioned Team Work. 2020 RCOB Dean's Colloquium for Summer Faculty Fellowships, Evansville, Virtual, 2020.

Research Grants
Funded

  • 2018: Gilstrap, C. A. Dean's Summer Grant for Business Communication Video/Vlog Development, Co-Investigator.
  • 2017: Gilstrap, C. A. Dean's Summer Award for Social Media Lab & Fellows Launch, Principal Investigator.

Commercial Software Developed

  • 2014: Speeches - Video Archive and Evaluation Tool. Note that this was updated with teaching innovation in mind: 2016, 2017 & 2019.

Other Research Activities
Applied or Integrative/application Scholarship

  • 2015: Gilstrap, C. A., Linguistic Construction & Metaphors of ReTweeted Messages: An Application of Leximancer Software.

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

  • 2018: Celuch, K., Clayton-Schnitker, C., & Gilstrap, C.A., Deep Narratives of Intentional Communities.
  • 2017: Bacic, D., Gilstrap, C.A., & Alhabash, S., Viral Videos & Emotional Ratios: A Biometric Analysis.

Honors, Awards, and Scholarships

  • 2018: Strategic Social Media Lab Continuation & SSML Scholars - Dean's Summer Award, University of Southern Indiana - Romain College of Business.
  • 2017: Strategic Social Media Lab Set Up & SSML Scholars - Dean's Summer Award, University of Southern Indiana - Romain College of Business.
  • 2014: University Scholarship Award, Drury University.
  • 2014: University Leadership Award, Drury University.
  • 2013: University Scholarship Award, Drury University.
  • 2013: University Leadership Award, Drury University.
Ramadan Hemaida
Dr. Ramadan Hemaida
Professor of Decision Sciences
Contact: 812-464-1975
Business and Engineering Center 3013

Website


Refereed Articles

  • Hemaida, R., & Schmits, J. (2006). An analytical Approach to Vendor selection. Industrial Engineering, 48 (3), 18-24.
  • Hemaida, R., & Everett, S. (2003). Employee Performance Evaluations Using The Analytic Hierarchy Process. Journal of the Academy of Information and Management Sciences, 6 (2).
  • Hemaida, R. (2002). College e-Business Programs: Skills for the Twenty-First Century. Journal of Internet Commerce, 71-88.
  • Hemaida, R. (2001). The Selection of First Year Family Practice Residents Using the Analytic Hierarchy Process. Hospital Topics.
  • Hemaida, R. (1997). A Zero-One Programming Model for Internal Audit Planning. Managerial Auditing Journal.
  • Hemaida, R. (1995). A Goal Programming Model for Managing Faculty Resources. Journal of Applied Business Research.
  • Hemaida, R. (1995). A Practical Model to Audit-Risk Assessment in a Healthcare Setting. Managerial Auditing Journal.
  • Hemaida, R. (1995). Mathematical Programming Approaches to Solving Transshipment Problems with Interval Supply and …. Applications of Management Science.
  • Hemaida, R. (1994). A Linear Goal Programming Model for Transshipment Problems with Flexible Supply and Demand …. Journal of the Operational Research Society.
  • Hemaida, R. (1994). Three Mathematical Programming Techniques for Solving Transshipment Problems: A Wilcoxon Test. Journal of the Korean Society.
Jill Oeding
Dr. Jill Oeding
Associate Professor of Business Law
Contact: 812-465-1205
Business and Engineering Center 3015

Website

Published Articles in Refereed Journals

  • Oeding, Jill M, "State Legislatures Have the Courage to Pass Antiabortion Laws and Test the Ideology of the New United States Supreme Court." Asian Journal of Interdisciplinary Research 3. (2020): 136-150.
  • Oeding, Jill, Shannon Hudson, and Jeanette Maier-Lytle, "Online Legal Research: A Practical Guide for Business Students and Professionals." Journal of Economics and Public Finance 3. (2017).
  • Hudson, Shannon, Darla Perigo, and Jill Oeding, "An Assessment of High Deductible Health Plans and Affiliated Savings Accounts in the Current Market." International Journal of Healthcare Management (2017).
  • Oeding, Jill M and Jamie Seitz, "Teaching Collegiate Ethics in a Nation with Laws that Permit Mutilation of the Unborn." Journal of Economics and Public Finance (2017).
  • Saxby, Carl, Kevin Celuch, and Jill Oeding, "The Influence of Counterfactual Thinking and Regret on Ethical Decision Making." Journal Of Education For Business 90. (2015): 175-181.
  • Seitz, Jamie, Jill Oeding, and Michael Wiese, "Is it Ethical for the U.S. Government to Offer Financial Awards to Potential Whistleblowers of Financial Statement Fraud and Internal Control Violations." Journal of Theoretical Accounting Research 10. (2015): 68-90.
  • Oeding, Jill M., Les E. Nunn, and Brian McGuire, "Understanding FERPA - Implications of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act." Global Business & Finance Review 19. (2014): 187-195.

Presentation of Non-Refereed Papers
National

  • Oeding, Jill, Shannon Hudson, and Jeanette Maier-Lytle. Online Legal Research: A Practical Guide for Business Students and Professionals. Academy of Business Research Conference, Biloxi, Mississippi, 2016.
  • Oeding, Jill M. Teaching Collegiate Ethics in a Nation that Mutilates the Unborn. Invited presentation at Academy of Business Research Conference, Boca Raton, Florida, November 2015.

Other Research Activities

  • 2019: Monterrosa, M., Understanding International Students' Career Goals. Undergraduate student Mara Monterrosa received the Global Engagement Scholarship from the Center for International Programs. As a requirement of the scholarship, Mara conducted a research project while she studied in Japan. As her faculty adviser for the project, I mentored her and helped her get IRB approval. Mara presented her findings to the USI community in November of 2019.

Honors, Awards, and Scholarships

  • 2021: RCOB Summer Faculty Fellowship Award in Research, USI.
  • 2016: Research Award for Junior Faculty, USI.
  • 2016: Best Paper Award, Academy of Business Research Conference.

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