Faculty Publications

Recent Faculty Publications

Department of Anthropology

Emanuela Guano, Associate Professor

Emanuela Guano, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Creative Urbanity: An Italian Middle Class in the Shade of Revitalization (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016).

Emanuela Guano, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Immaginado Buenos Aires (Milan: Franco Angeli, 2016).

Steven Black, Assistant Professor

Black, S. (2017). “Anthropological Ethics and the Communicative Affordances… more »

Recent Faculty Publications

Department of Applied Linguistics and ESL

Lucy Pickering, Eric Friginal, and Shelley Staples (eds.), Talking at Work: Corpus-based Explorations of Workplace Discourse (Palgrave MacMillan, 2016).

Department of Biology

Wright N, Rida P, Krishnamurti U, Li X, Aneja R. “Targeted drugs and diagnostic assays: Companions in the race to combat ethnic disparity.” Frontiers in Bioscience (Landmark… more »

Recent Faculty Publications (World Languages and Cultures)

Elena Del Rio Parra, Materia Médica: Rareza, Singularidad y Accidente en la España Temprano-Moderna (University of North Carolina Press, 2016).

Fernández L’Hoeste, Héctor. “What’s in an Accent? Gender and Cultural Stereotypes in the Work of Sofía Vergara.” In The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Media. Eds. María Elena Cepeda and Dolores Inés Casillas. London, UK: Routledge,… more »

Sociology Professor’s Book Explores Hospital Land

When sociology Professor Wendy Simonds’ friend and colleague, Chet Meeks, was diagnosed with advanced cancer she begin to think increasingly about the role of medicine in everyday life. After his death in 2008, Simonds took her experiences with her dear friend, her own dealings with hospitals and conducted extensive research to write her newest book,… more »

Political Science Professor Examines Hip-Hop and Politics in New Book

After a trip to the movie theater to see Dave Chappell’s Block Party, political science Assistant Professor Lakeyta Bonnette knew exactly what she wanted to write her Ph.D. dissertation on: Hip-Hop and politics.

“Usually the conversation we have about Hip-Hop is that it’s derogative and negatively impacts the community, specifically the youth,” she said. “Leaving… more »

New book explores sainthood and race

Associate Professor of Religious Studies Molly Bassett and former Georgia State University faculty member Vincent Lloyd have co-edited a book that examines the complex relationship of race and religion, specifically in the issue of sainthood.

“In popular imagination, saints exhibit the best characteristics of humanity, universally recognizable but condensed and embodied in an individual. Recent… more »

New book examines Eudora Welty’s “Tyrannous Eye”

Most people know of Eudora Welty as a fiction writer, the author of such works as the Pulitzer-Prize-winning “The Optimist’s Daughter.” But Welty considered a career as a photographer before she ever published a story, and wrote a large body of non-fiction – including essays, letters, and autobiography – after she made her name.

In… more »

Chimpanzees show similar personality traits to humans

Chimpanzees have almost the same personality traits as humans, and they are structured almost identically, according to new work led by researchers at Georgia State University.

More than that, the research shows that some of those traits have a neurobiological basis, and that those traits vary according to the biological sex of the individual chimpanzee.

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Research Finds “Tunable” Semiconductors Will Allow Better Detectors, Solar Cells

One of the great problems in physics is the detection of electromagnetic radiation – that is, light – which lies outside the small range of wavelengths that the human eye can see. Think X-rays, for example, or radio waves.

Now, researchers have discovered a way to use existing semiconductors to detect a far wider range… more »