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Poole, Archuleta, Anderson receive college awards

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Dean Virginia Moxley announced the Human Ecology faculty awards at an all-college meeting Monday in Justin Hall.

The awardees are:

David C. Poole, Faculty Research Excellence Award

David PooleProfessor Poole is recognized internationally for his contributions to the fields of pulmonary gas exchange and systemic oxygen transport especially as regards vascular and microcirculatory control. Current research examines the mechanisms for vascular dysfunction in chronic heart failure and diabetes and the development of novel strategies for improving muscle function and quality of life.

He has received the Faculty Research Excellence Award in recognition of superior accomplishment in scholarship, including research and creative activities.

Poole is author or co-author of three books including a textbook entitled "Oxygen Uptake Kinetics in Sport, Exercise and Medicine." He is editor of the European Journal of Applied Physiology, associate editor for the Journal of Applied Physiology and serves on the editorial board for eight other physiology/medical journals. He has received the Commerce Bank Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching and numerous other awards.

As principal investigator, he has been awarded more than $4.5 million in research grants from  the National Institutes of Health and the American Heart Association.

Poole joined Kansas State University in 1994 with a joint appointment in kinesiology and anatomy and physiology. He has a Ph.D. in kinesiology from the University of California at Los Angeles and a D. Sc. in physiology from John Moores University, Liverpool, England.


Kristy L. Archuleta, Myers-Alford Teaching Award

Kristy ArchuletaArchuleta is an assistant professor in personal financial planning whose work includes bridging the fields of financial planning and counseling and marriage and family therapy.

The awards was established to honor a faculty member who demonstrates outstanding ability not only in teaching undergraduate and graduate students, but also in providing valuable information to colleagues, peers and other practitioners in the field.

Research and teaching interests include rural and farm families, dyadic processes influencing financial satisfaction and marital satisfaction, empirical based treatment for couples experiencing financial difficulties and theoretical development to understand the connection between financial planning and couple relationships. She has worked with Women Managing the Farm, a project focused on agriculture and women in Kansas and surrounding states.

Using a student-centered approach to teaching,  Archuleta involve a variety of teaching techniques and technology in her classrooms and demonstrates the importance of research experience for student by involving them as co-authors and co-presenters.

The honoree is a licensed marriage and family therapist, co-founding board member of the Financial Therapy Association and is co-editor of the Journal of Financial Therapy. She earned a B.S. degree from Oklahoma State University and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Kansas State University.

Jared Anderson, Dawley-Scholer Award for Faculty Excellence in Student Development

Jared AndersonAnderson, assistant professor in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, teaches and researches in the areas of marriage, families and health and military families.

The award recognizes outstanding achievement resulting in the personal/professional/educational growth of students. Recipients challenge students to reach their full potential.

“I hope to convey to students that in working with me they will have to provide their best effort, but in doing so they will learn new skills, begin to more fully discover their capabilities, and yet know that they will be supported at each step along the way,”  Anderson says about being a mentor and a developer of students.

“Dr. Anderson’s teaching and mentorship has had a profound effect on me as a professional and as a person,” testified one of his doctoral students.

The award winner is a member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, the National Council on Family Relations and the International Association for Relationship Research. He has traveled to China with students to conduct workshops on marriage and family related issues and to collect research data.

He earned a master’s degree from Kansas State University and a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota.

Prepared by Human Ecology communications

This article was posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2013, and is filed under Applied Human Sciences, College News, Kinesiology, Personal Financial Planning.