COAS Faculty Research News

Recent Faculty Publications

Here are some recent faculty publications:College of Arts & SciencesDr. Marlo Brown, associate professor of mathematics, co-authored “Teaching Poverty: Evaluation of Two Simulated Poverty Teaching Interventions with Undergraduate Nursing Students” in Journal of Nursing Education.Dr. Milen... read on →

Dr. Harmon Co-Authors Article

Dr. Talia Harmon, professor of criminal justice, co-authored A Statistical Analysis of Predictors Associated with the Dramatic Decline in Death Sentences in the United States in the Last Two Decades in Journal of Criminal Justice and Law. read on →

Dr. Teresa Publishes Article

Dr. Carrie Teresa, assistant professor of communication studies, published Steeled for the Challenges: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Gendered News Frames of Hillary Clinton in Battleground Coverage of the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Critical Studies in Media Communication. read on →

Dr. Wichhart Publishes Book Chapter

Dr. Stefanie Wichhart, associate professor of history, published "The Iconography of Decolonisation in the Cartoons of the Suez Crisis, 1956" in Comic Empires: Imperialism in Cartoons, Caricature, and Satirical Art.    read on →

Dr. Teresa Publishes Article

Dr. Carrie Teresa, assistant professor of communication studies, published The Misinterpreted Grin: The Development of Discursive Knowledge About Race Through Public Memory of Louis Armstrong in Journal of Black Studies.  read on →

Dr. Kot Publishes Article

Dr. Paula Kot, associate professor of English, published Harriet Prescott Spofford’s Development of a Protestant Aesthetic for a Diverse Nation in European Journal of American Studies. read on →

Dr. Rivera Publishes Report

Dr. Craig Rivera, professor of criminology & criminal justice, published Niagara University Students' Knowledge and Views of the Catholic Church Sex Abuse Crisis for NU's Center for the Study and Practice of Religion. read on →

Drs. Burt Thompson and Milen Radell Co-Author Article with NU Graduate Students

Dr. Burt Thompson, professor of psychology, Dr. Milen Radell, assistant professor of psychology, and NU graduate students Amanda Garry and John Taylor co-authored Is One Study as Good as Three? College Graduates Seem to Think So, Even if They Took Statistics Classes in Psychology Learning &... read on →

Dr. Cassidy Co-Authors Article

Dr. Michael Cassidy, assistant professor of criminology and criminal justice, co-authored Does Sentence Type and Length Matter? Interactions of Age, Race, Ethnicity, and Gender on Jail and Prison Sentences in Criminal Justice and Behavior with a colleague from another institution.  read on →

Dr. Gallo Co-Authors Article

Dr. Mark Gallo, professor of biology, co-authored Effects of Plastic Polymer Composition on Early Microbial Association in a Freshwater Environment in Journal of Nature and Natural Sciences with colleagues from other institutions.  read on →

Dr. Pinti Contributes Book Chapter

Dr. Daniel Pinti, professor of English, contributed "Bakhtinian Dialogics: Comics Dialogics: Seeing Voices in The Vision" to More Critical Approaches to Comics: Theories and Methods.  read on →

Dr. Radatz Co-Authors Article

Dr. Dana Radatz, assistant professor of criminology and criminal justice, co-authored "Determining Batterer Intervention Program Treatment Intensities: An Illustration Using the Ontario Domestic Assault Risk Assessment" in Partner Abuse with a colleague from another institution. Here is the... read on →

Dr. Steiner Co-Authors Article

Dr. Walt Steiner, professor of biology, co-authored "Diverse DNA Sequence Motifs Activate Meiotic Recombination Hotspots Through a Common Chromatin Remodeling Pathway" in Genetics with colleagues from other institutions. Here is the abstract:"In meiosis, multiple different DNA sequence motifs help... read on →

Dr. St. Hilaire Presents Paper

Dr. Robert St. Hilaire, associate professor of religious studies, presented "“Thomas Aquinas and the “Dionysian Principle”: Reconciling the Diffusion of Divine Goodness with the Freedom of Creation" at the 74th convention of the Catholic Theological Society of America. read on →

Dr. Teresa Publishes Book Review

Dr. Carrie Teresa, assistant professor of communication studies, reviewed the book "Political Pioneer of the Press: Ida B. Wells-Barnett and Her Transnational Crusade for Social Justice" in Journalism History. read on →