Fleming on National Academies of Sciences Climate Intervention Panel

Two major reports on climate intervention (formerly known as geoengineering) released Feb. 10 by the National Academies of Sciences made international news by recommending limited testing of intervention strategies. Professor of Science, Technology, and Society James R. Fleming is one of 16 scholars and scientists on the committee that authored the reports and the only...

Blevins Publishes Poems, Is Interviewed

Associate Professor of English Adrian Blevins has published three poems from a book in progress and prior work on Vox Populi, a forum for the discussion of contemporary politics through poetry, prose, and video. The poems published on Vox Populi are “If the Universe Sends Me a Grip,”  “Bloodline,” and “Explanation.” Blevins also recently published “Trigger Warning” on BODY,...

Green Embraces Still-Life Photography on Sabbatical

Associate Professor of Art Gary Green is spending his sabbatical creating a large group of photographs, attending an artist colony, and putting his earlier work into a book or folio form. Green spent part of the fall at Artestudio Ginestrelle, a small artist residency at the foot of Mount Subasio in the Umbrian region of...

Gilkes Article Among Most-Read

An article by MacArthur Professor of Sociology and African-American Studies Cheryl Townsend Gilkes was one of the most-downloaded articles published in Routledge’s social science journals in 2014. As such, it is available to the public through June 2015 free of charge. “With My Face to the Rising Sun: Islam and the Construction of Afro-Christian Tradition...

Moland Authors Chapter in Book on Hegel

Associate Professor of Philosophy Lydia Moland authored a chapter in an edited book. Titled “Hegel’s Philosophy of History,” the chapter appears in G.W.F. Hegel: Key Concepts, edited by Michael Baur and published by Routledge in 2014.

Millones Publishes Article in Hispanófila

Charles A. Dana Professor of Spanish Luis Millones published “The Bezoar Stone: A Natural Wonder in the New World” in volume 171 of Hispanófila. Hispanófila publishes essays on literary, linguistic, and cultural topics related to the Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking worlds.

Plesch Publishes in Journal of Semiotics

Professor of Art Véronique Plesch published the article “Come capire i graffiti di Arborio?” (“How to Understand the Graffiti of Arborio?”) in Immagini Efficacy (Efficacious Images), a special issue of Rivista di semiotica (Journal of Semiotics), in 2014. 

Finch Publishes Book on Terry Winters Prints

Lunder Curator of American Art Elizabeth Finch coauthored Terry Winters Prints 1999-2014 with Michael Semff, director of Munich’s Staatliche Graphische Sammlung, a large collection of prints, drawings, and engravings. Terry Winters Prints 1999-2014 includes every print made by highly regarded American artist Terry Winters during the titular 15-year period. Winters’s prints explore a wide range of...

Reid Publishes Paper on Social Influences on Drinking

Assistant Professor of Psychology Allecia Reid published a paper, “Social Network Influences on Initiation and Maintenance of Reduced Drinking among College Students.” The paper appeared in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology in August 2014.

Morrione’s Manuscript to Be Published in Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology

Charles A. Dana Professor of Sociology Thomas Morrione’s manuscript “Blumer, Herbert George (1900-1987)” has been accepted for publication in the second edition of The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, to be published by Wiley-Blackwell and edited by George Ritzer. Published both in print and online, the first edition of the encyclopedia comprises 11 volumes and is...

Fleming Publishes Four Articles

Professor of Science, Technology, and Society James Fleming recently published two articles, and he has two additional articles forthcoming. “Climate, Change, History” was published in Environment and History, an interdisciplinary journal that aims to bring together scholars in the humanities and biological sciences. Fleming’s piece was a special essay for the 20th anniversary edition. “Climate Physicians and Surgeons” was published in Environmental History, an...

Conner’s Play Selected for New Anthology

A scene from Professor of Theater and Dance Lynne Conner’s award-winning play about environmentalist Rachel Carson, In The Garden of Live Flowers, has been selected for inclusion in a new anthology by Dramatic Publishing. American Heartbeat: True Stories Told in Scenes and Monologues brings together 32 monologues, duets, and trios ideal for auditions, scene work,...

Tate’s Drugs, Thugs, and Diplomats to Be Published in June

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Winifred Tate’s book Drugs, Thugs, and Diplomats: U.S. Policymaking in Colombia will be published in June by Stanford University Press. Drugs, Thugs, and Diplomats examines the U.S. policymaking process through the design, implementation, and consequences of the United States’ “Plan Colombia” aid package in 2000.The book is part of the series Anthropology of Policy, which,...

Bruesewitz Publishes in Limnology and Oceanography

Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Denise Bruesewitz coauthored an article, “Under-Ice Thermal Stratification Dynamics of a Large, Deep Lake Revealed by High-Frequency Data,” published in Limnology and Oceanography in 2014. The official journal of the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography, Limnology and Oceanography publishes original research articles, reviews, and comments on all aspects of...

Sheets Publishes in Behaviour Research and Therapy

Assistant Professor of Psychology Erin Sheets published her article “Comparing Chronic Interpersonal and Noninterpersonal Stress Domains as Predictors of Depression Recurrence in Emerging Adults,” coauthored with W.E. Craighead, in Behaviour Research and Therapy in 2014. Behaviour Research and Therapy is an international, multidisciplinary journal dedicated to cognitive behavior therapy.

O’Brien Publishes in Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine

Associate Professor of Statistics Liam O’Brien coauthored an article titled “Does Concurrent In Utero Exposure to Buprenorphine and Antidepressant Medications Influence the Course of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome?,” published in the Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine in 2014. The Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine is the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the...

Chan Coauthors Article in Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists

Assistant Professor of Economics Nathan Chan coauthored “The Microeconomic Theory of the Rebound Effect and Its Welfare Implications,” which was published in the Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (JAERE). Focusing on original research papers that offer substantial new insights for scholars of environmental and resource economics, JAERE provides a forum for...

Seay Makes Think Tank’s List of 2014 Top Global Thinkers

For her work on the politics of the Ebola crisis, Assistant Professor of Government Laura Seay appears in “The LSDP Top 100 Global Thinkers of 2014,” a list compiled by Italian think tank Lo Spazio della Politica. She ranks number 74 with fellow political scientist Kim Yi Dionne. Seay also coauthored with Dionne the article...

Razsa’s Bastards of Utopia to Be Published in April

Assistant Professor of Global Studies Maple Razsa’s book Bastards of Utopia: Living Radical Politics after Socialism is slated to be published in April by Indiana University Press. The companion to a feature documentary film of the same name, Bastards of Utopia explores the experiences and political imagination of young radical activists. The book is being...