While summer is a break for students, many professors engage in
academic research and publishing. Associate professor of family studies
Scott Harper will represent Oklahoma Christian in Singapore this summer
at the international Asia Research Institute July 27.
Harper was one of only five scholars from the United States selected
to present on issues pertaining to fathers in Asian cultures. He
will be joined by professors from Stanford University, Penn State
University, the University of Florida, the University of California as
well as scholars from top universities across Asia and Australia. Harper
will discuss his research about the effect of transnational migratory
labor on families in the Philippines.
"I want to thank the ARI for covering all but a small portion of the
costs for this trip,” Harper said. "Also, a special thanks goes to the
OC college of arts and sciences for their assistance in making this trip
ARI was established as a university-level institute in 2001 as one of
the strategic initiatives of the National University of Singapore. Its
mission is to provide a world-class focus and resource for research on
the Asian region.
In addition, Allison Garrett was cited as an expert source in Research Magazine, which serves the investment
advisor industry. Garrett, vice president for academic affairs and an
adjunct business lecturer, was quoted in the article "Think Locally:
Global Investors Face Diverse Rules.” The article was published this
month in a special issue titled The Research Magazine Guide to
International Investing 2010. The article can be downloaded online here.
Sponsored by Nasdaq OMX, the supplement focuses on trends in global
investing, with views from portfolio managers and other experts on the
debt crisis in Greece, bright spots in Eastern Europe and related