Accomplishments: College of Liberal Arts

September 17, 2021
Kaelyn R. Griffin, Bailey M. Way, and Shane W. Kraus (all Psychology) recently published a paper "Controversies and Clinical Recommendations for the Treatment of Compulsive Sexual Behavior Disorder" as part of a special issues in Current Addictions Report. 
September 17, 2021
Repairer Etuk, Jessica Habashy, Kimberly Stevens, and Shane W. Kraus (all Psychology), and Kristen M. Culbert of Wayne State University, presented their poster "Body Dissatisfaction Mediates the Relationship Between Problematic Pornography Use and Disordered Eating Behavior in Men and Women" on Sept. 17 at the annual meeting of the Eating Disorders Research Society.  
September 16, 2021
Marina Garber (Colacicchi) (World Languages and Cultures) was nominated for The Poetry Award (Premiya Poezia), Russia. The Poetry Award was established by The Dignity Charitable  Foundation in 2018 and is the successor to The Poet Prize. The goal of The Poetry Award is to find and encourage outstanding works of contemporary poetry, translation and literary criticism. The jury of The Poetry Award consists of well known poets, critics and publishers.
September 16, 2021
Iván Sandoval-Cervantes (Anthropology) recently published a book chapter (in Spanish) titled: "Ser un 'verdadero migrante:' Temporalidad y efimeridad al atravesar México" (Being a True Migrant: Temporality and Ephemerality while Crossing Mexico), in the edited open access volume Ética, Política y Migración (Ethics, Politics and Migration) published by the Autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez. Based on fieldwork in Mazatlan, Sinaloa, this chapter analyzes the relationship between narratives of...
September 16, 2021
Cheryl Abbate (Philosophy) was recently an invited panelist at the "Politics, Animals, and Technology" MANCEPT workshop in political theory, hosted by the University of Manchester. She presented a talk titled, "Puurfecting Cats through Genetic Technology? The Moral Requirements and Limitations of Feline Gene Editing," in which she discussed the morality of using genome editing on felines.
September 15, 2021
Maurice Finocchiaro (Philosophy emeritus) has just published his 16th book, entitled Science, Method, and Argument in Galileo: Philosophical, Historical, and Historiographical Essays. The book is a collection of 24 essays, all but three previously published during the last 50 years. Their two-fold focus is argumentation and Galileo. The book is volume 40 of a series labeled “Argumentation Library.” These essays are methodological and logical analyses of arguments such as the following:...
September 15, 2021
Anne Stevens (Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies; English) published the revised second edition of Literary Theory and Criticism: An Introduction. The second edition features new or expanded coverage of affect theory, critical race theory, disability studies, ecocriticism, posthumanism, and transgender studies.
September 14, 2021
Simon Gottschaik (Sociology) and Celene Fuller (Sociology) published a chapter in the Oxford Handbook of Symbolic Interaction titled: “De-realization and Infra-humanization: A Theory of Symbolic Interaction with Digital Technologies.” The authors suggest that interactions with digital technologies impose a series of adjustments that compromise users’ capacity to grasp social reality correctly and their ability to engage the full humanity of those with whom they interact. In concert, de-...
September 14, 2021
Tim Gauthier (Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies) gave a  “A Quieter ‘9/11’ Novel?: Solipsism and Passivity in Recent Fiction"  for an International Conference at Europa-Universität Flensburg (virtual), entitled “9/11: Twenty Years On.”
September 14, 2021
Rebecca Gill (Political Science), with co-editors Nuno Garoupa and Lydia Tiede, have published High Courts in Global Perspective: Evidence, Methodologies, and Findings in the University of Virginia Press "Constitutionalism and Democracy" series.  High Courts in Global Perspective pulls back the curtain on the interlocutors of court systems internationally. This book creates a framework for a comparative analysis that weaves together a collective narrative on high court behavior and the...
September 14, 2021
Amy Reed-Sandoval (Philosophy) published Ética, Política, y Migración (UACJ Press), which she co-edited with Luis Rubén Díaz Cepeda and Roberto Sánchez Benítez. This open access book is one of the first Spanish-language texts to deal with immigration ethics as a central topic, and it foregrounds ethical issues of particular concern to Latin American communities.
September 13, 2021
Amy Reed-Sandoval (Philosophy) published an op-ed, "The Texas Ban and Migration Injustice," in Ms. Magazine.