Leah Chang, associate professor of French, and co-author Katherine Kong study and translate various documents from letters to diplomatic reports related to Catherine de Medicis.
David Bjelajac, professor of art history and American studies, wrote a chapter in this book (edited by Peter Brownlee) that explores the fresh insights of academics, curators, and conservators who focus on the visual components and cultural contexts of Samuel F. B. Morse's painting "Gallery of the Louvre."
Michelle Frankfurter, adjunct professor of new media photojournalism, seeks to capture through photography the experience of undocumented Central American migrants and their perilous journey in pursuit of a better life.
David Bjelajac, professor of art history and American studies, authored a chapter for this volume, which aims to elucidate Muhammad’s visualization in the West vis-à-vis his image in Islam. He explores this concept in Adolph A. Weinman’s Sculpture Frieze for the United States Supreme Court.
In his esteemed book, Brandon Bartels, associate professor of political science, argues that research can be more directly relevant to broader audiences outside of academia.
Catie Snow Bailard, assistant professor of media and public affairs, argues that the Internet directly influences the ability of individuals to evaluate government performance, affects public satisfaction with the quality of available democratic practices and helps motivate political activity.
Elisabeth Anker, assistant professor of American studies and political science, argues that American politics is often influenced by melodrama narratives from cinema and literature. This book focuses on the role of melodrama in the news media and presidential speeches after 9/11.
Eric Grynaviski, assistant professor of political science and international affairs, argues that when nations mistakenly believe they share a mutual understanding, international cooperation is more likely and more productive than if they had a genuine understanding of each other's position. Grynaviski shows how such constructive misunderstandings allowed for cooperation between the U.S. and the Soviet Union between 1972 and 1979.
Cynthia Dowd, associate professor of chemistry, co-wrote this in-depth exploration of physics to significantly expand and update "The Chemistry of Drugs for Nurse Anesthetists," making this new text even more integral to practicing Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists and the education of student registered nurse anesthetists.
Michael Abrams, adjunct professor of interior architecture and design, guides readers through the laborious and sometimes complex process of sketching the built environment. Through this exercise, readers can develop their conceptual drawing skills and better draw what they imagine.
Carmel Chiswick, professor of economics, argues that economics is a blind spot in our understanding of religion and recasts the history of American Jews as one of innovation in order to maintain a distinctive Jewish culture.
Ari Ofengenden, assistant professor of Hebrew, explores the work of Abraham Shlonsky whose poetry redeems the experiences of immigrants, refugees and urban outcasts following the traumatic events of the First World War and the Civil War in Russia.