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 »

Professor’s Book on Animal Rights Recognized for its Social and Political Impact

Carrie P. Freeman, associate professor of communication, is one of three National Indie Excellence 2016 Book Awards finalists in the “social/political change” category for her book, Framing Farming: Communication Strategies for Animal Rights.

The National Indie Excellence Awards (NIEA) celebrates excellence in indie, self-published and small-press book publishing. NIEA winners and finalists are chosen… more »

Visiting Lecturer Wins Philip Levine Prize for Poetry Collection

It was a dreary Sunday when English visiting lecturer Andrea Jurjević received the call that she had been selected as the winner of the Philip Levine Prize for Poetry. Out of more than 900 submissions, her first book, “Small Crimes” was the winner.

“The weather was particularly crappy and I was about to take a… more »

Professor’s New Book Examines Aftermath of Haitian Revolution

Julia Gaffield, assistant professor of history, attempts to deepen our understanding of the period between Haiti’s revolution and current-day Haiti in her book, Haitian Connections in the Atlantic World.

“I wanted to present a much more nuanced understanding of what Haiti is,” said Gaffield. “Most of the time, news outlets talk about Haiti in the… more »

Black professional men feel strong solidarity – with women

Race representative? Impostor? “Super-brother”? Black professional men must navigate a wide range of stereotypes in the workplace, according to new research by Associate Professor Adia Harvey Wingfield. Perhaps her most surprising finding, however, is that those struggles make many black professional men more sympathetic to professional women – of any race.

“A lot of… more »