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Faculty Citings

An overview of recent and anticipated MSU Denver faculty publications and presentations.

By Siet Wright

September 23, 2019

Student sitting between library stacks reading a book.Metropolitan State University of Denver faculty members publish research in some of the world’s most prestigious academic journals and share their knowledge at conferences across the globe.

Here’s an overview of their recent work:

Elizabeth R. Hinde, Ph.D., dean and professor, School of Education


“Informed Citizenry Starts in Preschool and Elementary Grades – and With Geography.”
Chapter within “Spatial Citizenship Education: Citizenship Through Geography.” Routledge/Taylor & Francis, 2018.


“Cost or Investment: Navigating the price of teacher education in an age of market-based education reforms.” Understanding and Addressing the Costs of Teaching in Diverse Communities in a “Post-truth” Era panel. Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Toronto; April 2019.


Raj Khandekar, Ph.D., professor, Management


10th Annual Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies International Research Conference. Pune, India; December 2019.


“Using Total Enterprise Business Simulation Game for Experiential Learning in Management” accepted for presentation at the International Conference on Economic and Business Issues, India; December 2019.


Lisa McVicker, Ph.D., professor, Management


“Space Law: A Curriculum Proposal” at the Rocky Mountain Academy of Legal Studies in Business Conference, Vail; September 2019.


Douglas Mpondi, Ph.D., associate professor and chair, Africana Studies


Critical Reflections on Teaching Fieldwork Research Methods in Africa to American Students” at the 18th European Conference on Research Methodology for Business Management, Wits University, Johannesburg, South Africa; June 2019.


“Leadership Succession Politics in Zimbabwe: State capture, power-grabbing and the crisis of legitimacy” at the 27th South African Historical Society Biennial Conference at Rhodes University, Makhanda, South Africa; June 2019.


2019-20 Global Dialogue Fellows Cohort Global Dialogue Partner representing Metropolitan State University of Denver. NAFSA 2019 Conference, Washington, D.C.; May 2019.


Robert R. Preuhs, Ph.D., professor and chair, Political Science


Are These Friends Also ‘Friends of the Court’?: Examining Minority Legal Advocacy Organization Coalitions in Amicus Brief Filings” 

Co-authored with Rodney E. Hero and Olivia M. Meeks.

Published in Politics, Groups and Identities, September 2019.


Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Toronto.


Lisa Suter, Ph.D., assistant professor, English


“Acting Like Rhetors: Amateur Theatrical Performance, The Chronothanatoletron, and U.S. Women’s Need to Speak from the 1880s to 1915.” Accepted for publication in “Nineteenth-Century American Activist Rhetorics,” forthcoming from Modern Language Association in 2021.

The following faculty will present papers at the Applied Business and Entrepreneurship Association International Conference, Kauai, Hawaii; November 2019.


Eric Blomfelt, J.D., assistant professor, Management

“Targeting Applicants Online Creates Pitfalls Under Federal Discrimination Laws as Employers Who Restrict Views of Recruitment Ads May Intentionally Discriminate Against Older Potential Employees”


Lisa McVicker, Ph.D., and Nina Radojevich-Kelley, Ph.D., professors, Management 

“The Space Industry Takes Off: Can Space Law Adapt?”


Apryl Rogers-Brodersen, Ph.D. and Lisa McVicker, Ph.D., professors, Management 

“Legal Risks and Considerations of Hiring on the Basis of Potential”

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