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.
 


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.

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Engagement for Equitable Outcomes

Engagement for Equitable Outcomes provides practical suggestions for addressing urgent social problems and reducing inequities in your community.

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Pedagogical Innovations in Oral Academic Communication

In the chapters in this collection by EAP's Megan Siczek, authors share the details of their pedagogical approach and recommendations for practitioners.

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Chained to History: Slavery and US Foreign Relations to 1865

In Chained to History, History's Steven J. Brady places slavery at the center of the story of America's place in the world in the years prior to the Civil War.

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Rebooting Policy Analysis: Strengthening the Foundation, Expanding the Scope

TSPPPA's Peter Linquiti gives a savvy introduction to policy analysis that gets students thinking about how decisions are made.

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Catastrophic Success

In Catastrophic Success, Political Science's Alexander B. Downes compiles all instances of regime change around the world over the past two centuries.

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Psychoanalysis Under Occupation: Practicing Resistance in Palestine

Co-author and Professor of Clinical Psychology Lara Sheehi platforms the lives and insights of psychoanalytically inflected Palestinian psychologists.

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O Beautiful: A Novel

In this novel, English's Jung Yun gives an unflinching portrayal of a woman trying to come to terms with the ghosts of her past.

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Reproduction Reconceived: Family Making and the Limits of Choice after Roe v. Wade

Professor Sara Matthiesen shows how the effects of incarceration, for-profit healthcare, disease, and poverty have been worsened by state neglect.

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Divisions: A New History of Racism and Resistance in America's World War II Military

Guglielmo examines racism and resistance to racism in the military from enlisted personnel in the field to commanders in headquarters to civilian leaders in DC.

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The PhD Parenthood Trap: Caught Between Work and Family in Academia

Co-author and professor Kerry F. Crawford reveals the realities of raising kids and suggests reforms to help support parents through their careers.

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Judaism and Violence

In this book, Religion's Robert Eisen explores the potential in Judaism to incite Jews to engage in violence against non-Jews.

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25 Concepts in Modern Architecture: A Guide for Visual Thinkers

Designed to appeal to visual thinkers, Corcoran's Stephanie Travis and Catherine Anderson explore the fundamental ideas behind architectural design.

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News Hole: The Demise of Local Journalism and Political Engagement

This study by Political Science's Danny Hayes shows that the demise of local journalism has played a key role in the decline of civic engagement.

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Transnational Feminist Itineraries

Edited by WGSS Director Ashwini Tambe, this work demonstrates the ongoing importance of transnational feminist theory in challenging neoliberal globalization.

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Promoting Justice Across Borders: The Ethics of Reform Intervention

Lucia M. Rafanelli examines the full range of activities that qualify as reform intervention, understood as any attempt to promote justice in a foreign society.

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Crisis Averted: PR Strategies to Protect Your Reputation and the Bottom Line

Communications professor Evan Nierman explores the unpredictable world of crisis management and the decisions that make or break a company’s future.

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Shock to the System: Coups, Elections, and War on the Road to Democratization

Miller presents a theory of democratization that focuses on how events like coups, wars and elections disrupt autocratic regimes and trigger democratic change.

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China's Leaders: From Mao to Now

Political Science Professor David Shambaugh offers a refreshing account of China’s dramatic post-revolutionary history through the prism of those who ruled it.

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After Nationalism: Being American in an Age of Division

Samuel Goldman trains an eye on the trend of rising nationalism, highlighting the deep challenges that face any effort to revive national social cohesion.