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Faculty Book News Four Dead in Ohio: The Global Legacy of Youth Activism

July 20, 2021 by Talisa Flores | News

Recently, the Emerald series Research in Social Movements, Conflicts, and Change (RSMCC) of which Dr. Lisa Leitz (Peace Studies and Sociology) is the editor in chief, released a new book titled Four Dead in Ohio: The Global Legacy of Youth Activism. Although the coronavirus pandemic canceled most of the 50th anniversary events commemorating the National

Faculty Books: Game On Why College Admission is Rigged and How to Beat the System

April 28, 2021 by Allison DeVries | News

Susan F. Paterno, Professor of English and Director of the Journalism Program, unravels the hunger games of higher education’s opaque rules in her forthcoming book, Game On: Why College Admission is Rigged and How to Beat the System. How is it possible that Harvard is more affordable for most American families than the local state

Barnard Awarded 2021 CCCC Lavender Rhetorics Award for Excellence in Queer Scholarship’s Book Award

February 9, 2021 by | News

Dr. Ian Barnard (Department of English, Chapman University), has won the 2021 Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) Lavender Rhetorics Award for Excellence in Queer Scholarship’s Book Award for, Sex Panic Rhetorics, Queer Interventions. The CCCC is an association within the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). This award is presented annually to

Faculty Books: Dr. Amy Buono on the History of Color

February 8, 2021 by Samantha De La O | News

With her new book, A Cultural History of Color in the Renaissance, Dr. Amy Buono, Assistant professor in the Department of Art at Wilkinson College, hopes to provide a resource for anyone interested in exploring the rich history of culture and color in early modern Europe. Dr. Buono’s book is the third volume of the

Faculty Books: Glaser Takes You on a Winding Journey Through Poetry

February 1, 2021 by Talisa Flores | News

Associate Professor Brian Glaser (English Department, Wilkinson College) takes the reader on  a winding journey through sentimental places, beloved family, tricky politics, and the elusive passing of time in his new book of poetry, Contradictions.  The Voice of Wilkinson sat down to chat with Dr. Glaser about his latest work. Voice of Wilkinson: Why the

The Strange and Powerful Objects in Our Universe

December 7, 2020 by | News

  Black Hole Survival Guide, written by astrophysicist Janna Levin and illustrated by Lia Halloran (Associate Professor of Art in Wilkinson College) is a playful exploration into the structure and nature of black holes for everyone interested to figure out a little more about the strange and powerful objects in our universe. “We’ve always loved

Faculty Books: The Gobblin’ Society by James Blaylock

November 16, 2020 by | News

If you are looking for literary merit — theme, symbol, social and/or political commentary, or relevance of any sort — Wilkinson College English Professor James Blaylock, cautions that you won’t find it in his latest novel, The Gobblin’ Society. He is however, hoping readers will have a good time reading it, “maybe along with a

Faculty Books: All the Hills by Dr. Brian Glaser

October 2, 2020 by Marrissa Childs, MFA Graduate Student, ‘21 | News

2020 has brought its challenges as we deal with staying in our homes, staring through computer cameras, and watching as the world passes by us. With so much time for realization and reflection, there isn’t a better time to pick up a book of poetry.  Look no further, Dr. Brian Glaser, associate professor for the

Faculty Books: Kevin O’Leary and Madison’s Sorrow

September 8, 2020 by Philip Goodrich | News

With a current political environment that seems more divisive than ever, many Americans find themselves questioning the actions, decisions, and beliefs of those in power. In his new book, “Madison’s Sorrow: Today’s War on the Founders and America’s Liberal Ideal,” (Pegasus Books distributed by Simon & Schuster), Kevin C. O’Leary (Political Science) provides “an eye-opening cultural

Faculty Books: The Kingdom By Dr. Earl Babbie

September 3, 2020 by Talisa Flores | News

Dr. Earl Babbie, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, has always had the answer when research methods are in question but for the first time in his career he has undertaken a new challenge that has, in his words, “no real answer”. After years of writing college textbooks, with more than a million copies in print, his

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