COAS Faculty Research News

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 →

Dr. Louwsma and NU Student Co-Author Article

Dr. Joel Louwsma, assistant professor of mathematics, and Zachary Harris, NU student, co-authored On Arithmetical Structures on Complete Graphs in arXiv. read on →

Dr. Wichhart Publishes Book Chapter

Dr. Stefanie Wichhart, associate professor of history, published "‘What Britain Has Done for Islam’: British Propaganda to the Islamic World During World War II, 1939–1942" in Britain in the Islamic World: Imperial and Post-Imperial Connections. Here is the abstract:"With the outbreak of... read on →

Dr. Lovaas and NU Students Publish Paper in Proceedings

Dr. Petter Lovaas, associate professor of computer information sciences, and NU students Colin Monroe and Nicole Merritt published Reputation: Preventing Social Media from Souring Democracy in Americas' Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) 2019 Proceedings.  read on →

Dr. Barg Co-Authors Article

Dr. Michael Barg, associate professor of mathematics, and Dr. Amanda Mangum, former assistant professor of mathematics at NU, co-authored A Phase Separation Problem and Geodesic Disks on Cassinian Oval Surfaces in Applied Mathematics & Computation. read on →

Dr. Teresa Publishes Book

Dr. Carrie Teresa, assistant professor of communication and media studies, published Looking at the Stars: Black Celebrity Journalism in Jim Crow America for University of Nebraska Press.The book explores the meaning of celebrity as expressed by black journalists writing against the backdrop of Jim... read on →

Dr. Sirianni Publishes Book Chapter

Dr. Joseph Sirianni, assistant professor of communication studies, published "Nostalgic Things: Stranger Things and the Pervasiveness of Nostalgic Television" in Netflix Nostalgia: Streaming the Past on Demand.  read on →