Faculty Books

From the history of race and caste in Latin America to the role of music in religion around the world, Columbian College faculty publish numerous thought-provoking and timely titles every year. Their work has topped bestseller lists, inspired debate and dialogue and received positive reviews from high-profile outlets like the Los Angeles Review of Books and The New York Times.
 


Dynamic Democracy: Public Opinion, Elections, and Policymaking in the American States by Christopher Warshaw

Dynamic Democracy: Public Opinion, Elections, and Policymaking in the American States

Political Science's Christopher Warshaw reveals that state policymaking is far more responsive to citizens’ demands than skeptics claim.

Realigners: Partisan Hacks, Political Visionaries, and the Struggle to Rule American Democracy, Timothy Shenck

Realigners: Partisan Hacks, Political Visionaries, and the Struggle to Rule American Democracy

History's Timothy Shenk offers an eye-opening account of the American political tradition, from the drafting of the Constitution to the storming of the Capitol.

Cover of the book Chino and the Dance of the Butterfly

Chino and the Dance of the Butterfly

Corcoran Professor of Dance Dana Tai Soon Burgess authored this memoir about his experience with art and making Chino and the Dance of Butterfly.

Impunity and Capitalism; The Afterlives of European Financial Crises

Impunity and Capitalism: The Afterlives of European Financial Crises, 1690–1830

Whose fault are financial crises, and who is responsible for repairing the damage? The Department of History's Trevor Jackson explores these questions.

Choreographing Mexico by Manuel Cuellar

Choreographing Mexico: Festive Performances and Dancing Histories of a Nation

RGSLL's Manuel Cuellar details the integration of Indigenous and regional dance styles into centennial celebrations, civic festivals, and popular films.

Dis-moi pour qui j'existe? by Abdourahman A. Waberi

Dis-moi pour qui j'existe?

RGSLL's Abdourahman Waberi tells the story of Aden, his ill young daughter, and the old wounds he thought he has forgotten from his childhood.

A Continent Erupts: Decolonization, Civil War, and Massacre in Postwar Asia, 1945–1955 by Ronald H. Spector

A Continent Erupts: Decolonization, Civil War, and Massacre in Postwar Asia, 1945–1955

History's Ronald Spector provides, for the first time, a comprehensive military history and analysis of conflicts that swept Asia following World War II.

Golosa by Richard Robin and Galina Shatalina

Golosa: Student Workbook, Book One

RGSLL's Richard Robin and Galina Shatalina engage beginner Russian learners with their new workbook designed to bring students to the intermediate level.

The Myth of Bureaucratic Neutrality: An Examination of Merit and Representation by Domonic Bearfield

The Myth of Bureaucratic Neutrality: An Examination of Merit and Representation

TSPPPA's Domonic Bearfield traces the myth of bureaucratic neutrality back to its origins and highlights how it has institutionalized inequity.

Biblical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies in Honor of P. Kyle McCarter Jr. by Christopher Rollston

Biblical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies in Honor of P. Kyle McCarter Jr.

CNLEC's Christopher Rollston honors P. Kyle McCarter Jr with a collection of thirty-one essays by colleagues, students, and friends.