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New Books Showcase Faculty Expertise

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Each year, St. John’s professors conduct research and generate other scholarly works that contribute to knowledge in a wide variety of fields. This spring, their achievements were highlighted through the University’s Research Month activities—including presentations, discussions, and the 19th Annual Faculty Book Reception. Held at the Queens campus on April 4, the event displayed the range of expertise of those who prepare our students for success. A list of those publications follows:

Lee Ann Brown, M.F.A.
English, St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Other Archer (Autre Archer). Translated by Stephan Bouquet. Presses universitaires de Rouen et du Havre.

Barbara Cozza, Ph.D.
Administrative and Instructional Leadership, The School of Education
University Partnerships for Community and School System Development, vol. 5. Coedited by Patrick Blessinger. Emerald Group Publishing.

Christopher Denny, Ph.D.
Theology and Religious Studies, St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
A Realist’s Church: Essays in Honor of Joseph A. Komonchak. Coedited by Patrick Hayes and Nicholas Rademacher. Orbis.

Lucy Heckman, M.B.A.
University Libraries
The ALA Guide to Information Sources in Insurance, Risk Management, and Actuarial Science. ALA Editions: American Library Association.

Suzanne M. Henderson, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean, St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
The Torch: Motherwit, Guideposts, and Stories of Purposeful Womanhood. Suzanne M. Henderson, Ph.D.

Dijana Jelaca, Ph.D.
Rhetoric, Communication, and Theatre, St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Dislocated Screen Memory: Narrating Trauma in Post-Yugoslav Cinema. Global Cinema Series: Palgrave Macmillan.

Thomas M. Kitts, Ph.D.
English/Speech, College of Professional Studies
John Fogerty: An American Son. Routledge.

Brian C. Lockey, Ph.D.
English, St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Early Modern Catholics, Royalists, and Cosmopolitans: English Transnationalism and the Christian Commonwealth. Ashgate Publishing.

Steve Mentz, Ph.D.
English, St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Oceanic New York. Punctum Books Shipwreck Modernity: Ecologies of Globalization 1550–1719. University of Minnesota Press.

Regina M. Mistretta, Ed.D.
Curriculum and Instruction, The School of Education
Using Teacher Inquiry for Knowing and Supporting Parents with Mathematics. Rowman and Littlefield.

Barbara Ruth Peltzman, Ed.D.
Curriculum and Instruction, The School of Education
Reading Instruction in America. McFarland & Company, Inc.

Tara Roeder, Ph.D., and
Roseanne Gatto, Ph.D.

Institute for Core Studies/First Year Writing
Critical Expressivism: Theory and Practice in the Composition Classroom. Parlor Press.

Annalisa Saccá, Ph.D.
Languages and Literatures, St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Poesie di Edoardo Mitre, Prefazione e Traduzione di Annalisa Saccá. Ilfilorosso: Cosenza (Italy).

Michael Sampson, Ph.D.
Dean, The School of Education
Listen to Our World. Coauthored by Bill Martin Jr. Simon & Schuster.

Mary Beth Schaefer, Ed.D.
Curriculum and Instruction, The School of Education
Research on Teaching and Learning with the Literacies of Young Adolescents. Coedited by Kathleen F. Malu. Information Age Publishing.

Aaris Sherin, M.F.A.
Fine Arts, St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Design Elements: Color Fundamentals. Chinese Language Edition. Publishing House of Electronics Industry.

Kristin M. Szylvian, Ph.D.
History, Library and Information
Science, St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
The Mutual Housing Experiment: New Communities for the Urban Middle Class. Temple University Press.

Charles Wankel, Ph.D.
Management, The Peter J. Tobin College of Business
Emerging Web 3.0/Semantic Web Applications in Higher Education: Growing Personalization and Wider Interconnections in Learning. Coauthored by Agata Stachowicz–Stanusch. Information Age Publishing.