We engage scholars, teachers and spiritual practitioners in pioneering new ways of teaching, serving others, and affecting political and social policies. Their scholarship, life experience, and demonstrated integrity are both inspiring and intriguing. We are thoroughly appreciative of their participation.
J. Goosby Smith, MBA, PhD
Instructor: Applied Wisdom: Ethical and Inclusive Leadership Development
Assistant Provost of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Associate Professor of Management and Leadership
“Spirituality is an openness to the awareness, embrace, and seeking of the Sacred Great Unknown—to transcend the here and now to be more aligned with the Sacred Great Unknown, stepping into the fullness of one’s unique being and calling.”
PhD, Case Western Reserve University
MBA, Case Western Reserve University
BS, Spelman College
Applied Wisdom: Ethical and Inclusive Leadership Development
Case, S.S. & Smith, J. Goosby. (2013). The Genesis of Integrity: Values and Virtues Illuminated in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam for Workplace Behavior. In W. Amann and A. Stachowicz-Stanusch (eds.), Integrity in Organizations (307-344). London, England: Palgrave Macmillan.
Case, S.S. & Smith, J. Goosby. (2012). Contemporary Application of Traditional Wisdom: Using the Torah, Bible, and Qu’ran in Ethics Education. In C. Wankel and A. Stachowicz-Stanusch (Eds.), Handbook of research on teaching ethics in business and management (39-63). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-61350-510-6.ch003
Culpepper, A.J. & Smith, J. Goosby. (2007). To Tell or Not to Tell? How does culture impact corporate disclosure of non-financial metrics? Graziadio Business Report, 10(3).
James, C.R. & Smith, J. Goosby. (2007). George Williams in Thailand: An Ethical Decision-Making Exercise. Journal of Management in Education, 31(5), 696-712. DOI: 10.1177/1052562907304327
Sekerka, L.E., Zolin, R., & Smith, J. Goosby. (2009). Be careful what you ask for: How inquiry strategy influences readiness mode. Organization Management Journal, 6(2), 106-122. DOI: 10.1057/omj.2009.15
Sekerka, L.E. & Smith, J. Goosby. (2003). Appreciative change processes in groups: impacts on emotion and well-being. American Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, August.
Smith, J. Goosby. (2016). Going beyond the “Shrink Wrap”: Inclusion, Diversity, and IT. Usenix Association.
Smith, J. Goosby & Lindsay, J. Bell. (2014). Beyond inclusion: Worklife interconnectedness, energy, and resilience in organizations. New York, NY: Palgrave MacMillan.
Smith, J. Goosby. (2009). NFL Head Coaches as Sensegiving Change Agents. Team Performance Management: An International Journal, 15(3/4), 202-214. DOI: 10.1108/13527590910964964
Smith, J. Goosby. (2011). Abstracting the concrete, concretizing the abstract: Reframing diversity education through experiential learning theory. Journal of Diversity Management, 6(4)1.
Dr. J. Goosby Smith is Associate Professor of Management and Leadership at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, in Charleston. She formerly chaired the Academy of Management’s Management Spirituality and Religion Interest Group, and currently serves on the Executive Committee of AOM’s Diversity and Inclusion Theme Committee. She is a nationally recognized scholar, consultant and speaker whose calling is “to reduce human pain in organizations.”
Quintus R. Jett, PhD
Instructor: Measuring Social Impact: Mission-Based Data Evaluation and Strategy
“What is Wisdom? The generosity to share deep knowledge and lived experience with humility, kindness, and a beginner’s mind.”
PhD, Industrial Engineering, Stanford University
MS, Industrial Engineering, Stanford University
BS, Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
Measuring Social Impact: Mission-Based Data Evaluation and Strategy
Benigno, E.A., Medrano, J.M., Zhang, Q., Lungo, K., & Jett, Q.R. (2015). Spontaneous volunteering in emergencies (ISBN: 9781137263162). In Smith, D.H., Stebbins, R., Grotz, J. (Eds.), The Palgrave Research Handbook of Volunteering and Nonprofit Associations. Hampshire, England: Macmillan Publishers Limited.
Eisner, A.B., Jett, Q.R., & Korn, H.J. (2001). Web-based periodicals as an emerging cultural form: Incumbent and newcomer producers in the early stages of industry evolution. International Journal of Electronic Commerce, 5: 75-94.
Eisner, A.B., Jett, Q.R. & Korn, H.J. (2006). Playing to their strengths: Strategies of incumbent and start-up firms in web-based periodicals. In The Business of Culture: Strategic Perspectives on Entertainment and Media, p105-117. J. Lampel, J. Shamsie, & T. Lant, (Eds). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Publishers.
Jett, Q.R. & George, J.M. (2003). Work interrupted: A closer look at the role of interruptions in organizational life. Academy of Management Review, 28(3): 494-507.
Jett, Q.R. & George, J.M. (2005). Emergent strategies and their consequences: A process study of competition and complex decision making. Advances in Strategic Management: Strategy Process, 22: 387-411.
Jett, Q.R., & Välikangas, L. (2004). The gamble of open organizing. Working paper series 04-01. Glassmeyer/McNamee Center for Digital Strategies. Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. 33 pages. http://www.tuck.dartmouth.edu/cds- uploads/publications/pdf/Paper_OpenOrganizing.pdf.
Välikangas, L. & Jett, Q.R. (2006). The case for amateurs: Giving your employees more independence will make your company more innovative. Strategy & Leadership, 34(6), Sept/Oct 2006.
Wilson, J.M., O’Leary, M.B., Metiu, A., & Jett Q.R. (2008). Perceived proximity in virtual work: Explaining the paradox of far-but-close. Organization Studies, 29: 979-1002.
Dr. Jett is a Faculty at Rutgers University-Newark. He brings more than 20 years of experience in teaching, research and learning to AWI, and has served on the faculty of Rice University, Dartmouth College, and Rutgers University. Dr. Jett is also the founder of the Jett Research Group, a nonprofit that adapts and applies scientific research models for social and management sciences and research.
Byron Reeves, PhD
Instructor: Effective Storytelling through Media and Technology
Paul C. Edwards Professor of Communication
Senior Fellow at the Precourt Institute for Energy
“Time series, knowledge about individuals, is pretty much the way to go. Is this good or bad? Yes. It is certainly different. It is fire, I think. The best thing to do is learn how to work with the fire.”
PhD Communication, Stanford University
MA Communication, Stanford University
BFA Graphic Design, Southern Methodist University
Effective Storytelling through Media and Technology
Abecassis, D., Cheng, H., Phillips, M., Read, L., Reeves, B., Roy, S., Rubin, D. (2014). U.S. Patent Number 8,757,482. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Abecassis, D., Cheng, H., Phillips, M., Read, L., Reeves, B., Roy, S., Rubin, D. (2011). U.S. Patent Number 7,918,388. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Abecassis, D., Cheng, H., Phillips, M., Read, L., Reeves, B., Roy, S., Rubin, D. (2007). U.S. Patent Number 7,240,826. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Surace, K., White, G.M., Reeves, B., Nass, C. Campbell, M.D., Albert, R.D., & Giangola, J.P. (2015). U.S. Patent Number 9,055,147. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Surace, K., White, G.M., Reeves, B., Nass, C. Campbell, M.D., Albert, R.D., & Giangola, J.P. (2007). U.S. Patent Number 7,266,499. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Surace, K., White, G.M., Reeves, B., Nass, C. Campbell, M.D., Albert, R.D., & Giangola, J.P. (2006). U.S. Patent Number 7,058,577. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Surace, K., White, G.M., Reeves, B., Nass, C. Campbell, M.D., Albert, R.D., & Giangola, J.P. (2001). U.S. Patent Number 6,334,103. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Surace, K., White, G.M., Reeves, B., Nass, C. Campbell, M.D., Albert, R.D., & Giangola, J.P. (2000). U.S. Patent Number 6,144,938. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Bailey, J.O., Bailenson, J.N., Flora, J., Armel, K.C., Voelker, D., & Reeves, B. (2015). The impact of vivid messages on reducing energy consumption related to hot water use. Environment and Behavior, 47(5) 570-592. DOI: 10.1177/0013916514551604
Basil, M., Schooler, C., & Reeves, B. (2013). Reeves, B. Positive and Negative Political Advertising: Effectiveness of Ads and Perceptions of Candidates. In F. Biocca (Ed.), Television and Political Advertising: Volume 1: Psychological Processes (245- 262). New York, NY: Routledge.
Chiatti, A., Cho, M.J., Gagneja, A., Yang, X., Brinberg, M., Roehrick, K., Choudhury, S.R., Ram, N., Reeves, B., & Giles, C.L. (2018). Text Extraction and Retrieval from Smartphone Screenshots: Building a Repository for Life in Media. Retrieved from arXiv:1801.01316
Detenber, B.H. & Reeves, B. (1996). A bio-informational theory of emotion: Motion and image size effects on viewers. Journal of Communication, 46(3), 66-84. DOI: 10.1111/j.1460-2466.1996.tb01489.x
Lang, A., Newhagen, J., & Reeves, B. (1996). Negative video as structure: Emotion, attention, capacity, and memory. Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, 40(4), 460-477. DOI: 10.1080/08838159609364369
Li, J.J., Ju, W., & Reeves, B. (2017). Touching a mechanical body: tactile contact with body parts of humanoid robot is physiologically arousing. Journal of Human-Robot Interaction, 6(3), 118-130. DOI: 10.5898/JHRI.6.3.Li
Lim, S. & Reeves, B. (2010). Computer agents versus avatars: Responses to interactive game characters controlled by a computer or other player. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 68(1-2), 57-68. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhcs.2009.09.008
Markowitz, D., Hancock, J., Bailenson, J.N., & Reeves, B. (2017). The Media Marshmallow Test: Psychological and Physiological Effects of Applying Self-Control to the Mobile Phone. DOI: 10.2139/ssrn.3086140
McLeod, J. and B. Reeves. (1980). On the nature of mass media effects. In S. B. Withey and R. P. Abeles (eds.) Television and Social Behavior: Beyond Violence and Children. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
Meadowcroft, J. and B. Reeves. (1985) “Children’s attention to television: the influence of story schema development on allocation of mental effort.” Presented to Speech Communication Association, Denver, CO.
Mutz, D. & Reeves, B. (2005). The new videomalaise : Effects of televised incivility on political trust. American Political Science Review, 99(1), 1-15. DOI: 10.1017/S0003055405051452
Nass, C., Moon, Y., Fogg, B.J., Reeves, B., & Dryer, D.C. (1995). Can computer personalities be human personalities? International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 43(2), 223-239. DOI: 10.1006/ijhc.1995.1042
Newhagen, J. & Reeves, B. (2011). Advertising: A Study of Television Commercials Used in the 1988 Presidential Elections. In F. Biocca (Ed.), Television and Political Advertising: Volume 1: Psychological Processes (197-222). New York, NY: Routledge.
Newhagen, J.E. & Reeves, B. (1992). The evening’s bad news: Effects of compelling negative television news images on memory. Journal of Communication, 42(2) 25-41. DOI: 10.1111/j.1460-2466.1992.tb00776.x
Reeves, B., Cummings, J.J., Scarborough, J., Flora, J., & Anderson, D. (2012, May 21). Leveraging the engagement of games to change energy behavior. 2012 International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems (354-358) in Denver, Colorado. DOI: 10.1109/CTS.2012.6261074
Reeves, B., Cummings, J. J., Scarborough, J. K., Yeykelis, L. (2013). Increasing energy efficiency with entertainment media: An experimental and field test of the influence of a social game on performance of energy behaviors. Environment and Behavior, 1-14. DOI:0013916513506442
Reeves, B., Lang, A., Kim, E.Y., & Tatar, D. (1999). The effects of screen size and message content on attention and arousal. Media Psychology, 1(1), 49-67. DOI: 10.1207/s1532785xmep0101_4
Reeves, B & Read, J.L. (2009). Total Engagement: How Games and Virtual Worlds Are Changing the Way People Work and Businesses Compete. Boston, Massachusetts: Harvard Business School Publishing.
Reeves, B., Thorson, E., & Schleuder, J. (1986). Attention to television: psychological theories and chronometric measures. In J. Bryant and D. Zillmann (E ds.) Perspectives on Media Effects. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
Reeves, B., Thorson, E., Rothschild, M., McDonald, D., Hirsch, J., & Goldstein, B. (1984). Attention to television: intrastimulus effects of movement and scene changes on alpha variation over time. International Journal of Neuroscience, 27, 241-255.
Reeves, B., Yeykelis, L., & Cummings, J.J. (2015). The use of media in media psychology. Media Psychology, 19(1), 49-71. DOI: 10.1080/15213269.2015.1030083
Rickenberg, R. & Reeves, B. (2000). The effects on animated characters on anxiety, task performance, and evaluations of user interfaces. Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (49-56). The Hague, The Netherlands.
Rothschild, M., Thorson, E., Reeves, B., Hirsch, J., & Goldstein, R. (1986). EEG activity and the processing of television commercials. Communication Research, 13(2), 182-220.
Thorson, E. & Reeves, B. (1986). “Prediction of memory for commercials from over-time patterns in occipital and frontal alpha.” Presented at School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Wisconsin—Madison.
Thorson, E., Reeves, B. & Schleuder, J. (1985). Message complexity and attention to television. Communication Research, 12, 427-454.
Thorson, E. and B. Reeves. (1985) “Memory effects of over-time measures of viewer liking and activity during programs and commercials,” in R. J. Lutz (ed.) Advances in Consumer Research, Vol. 12. Association for Consumer Research.
Wartella, E. & Reeves, B. (1985). Historical Trends in Research on Children and the Media: 1900-1960. Journal of Communication, 35(2), 118-133. doi.org/10.1111/j.1460-2466.1985.tb02238.x
Yeykelis, L., Cummings, L.J., & Reeves, B. (2017). The Fragmentation of Work, Entertainment, E-mail, and News on a Personal Computer: Motivational Predictors of Switching Between Media Content. Media Psychology, 1-26. DOI: 10.1080/15213269.2017.1406805
Yeykelis, L., Cummings, J.J., & Reeves, B. (2014). Multitasking on a Single Device: Arousal and the Frequency, Anticipation, and Prediction of Switching Between Media Content on a Computer. Journal of Communication, 64(1), 167–192. DOI: 10.1111/jcom.12070
Yeykelis, L., Cummings, J. J., Lang, A., & Reeves, B. (2013, September). Investigating a Novel Measure of Skin Conductance for Assessing Cognitive Involvement in Media Tasks. In Psychophysiology, 50, S76-S76. New Jersey: Wiley-Blackwell.
Dr. Reeves is the Paul C. Edwards Professor of Communication at Stanford University, where he has served since 1985. He has spent more than 30 years in academia, notably as the Co-Founder of the Stanford University MediaX Partners Program. Dr. Reeves’ research has an emphasis in emerging media, and has informed projects at IBM, Microsoft, and Hewlett Packard. Dr. Reeves is also an active member of the Silicon Valley startup scene including work with the venture community on new ideas and businesses related to media and technology.
Terri Daniel, MA, CT
Instructor: Spirituality and Bereavement: Grieving between Heaven and Earth
Founder, the Death Awareness Institute
“Our pain should not be denied, dismissed, or defeated. It must be lovingly cared for and honored as a sacred messenger.”
MA in Pastoral Care, Fordham University
BA in Religious Studies, Marylhurst University
Certified in Death, Dying and Bereavement, ADEC
Spirituality and Bereavement: Grieving between Heaven and Earth
“Turning the Corner on Grief Street: Loss and Bereavement as a Journey of Awakening” (2014)
“Embracing Death: A New Look at Grief, Gratitude and God” (2010)
“A Swan in Heaven: Conversations Between Two Worlds” (2007)
Terri Daniel, MA, CT is a clinical chaplain, interfaith minister and end-of-life educator certified in death, dying and bereavement by the Association of Death Education and Counseling. The focus of her work is to assist dying and grieving individuals to discover a more spiritually-spacious understanding of death and beyond.
Terri conducts workshops throughout the U.S. to help the dying and the bereaved focus on inner transformation rather than external events. Her work is acclaimed by physicians, hospice workers, grief counselors and clergy for its pinpoint clarity on the process of dying and grieving and its heartfelt depiction of consciousness beyond the physical body.