COAS Faculty Research News

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 →

Dr. Wichhart Publishes Article

Dr. Stefanie Wichhart, associate professor of history, published The Formation of the Arab League and the United Nations, 1944–5 in Journal of Contemporary History. read on →

Drs. Barg and Mangum Co-Author Article

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

Dr. Teresa Publishes Review Essay

Dr. Carrie Teresa, assistant professor of communication studies, published the review essay Twentieth-Century Black Press Scholarship: New Analytical Approaches, Growing Momentum in American Periodicals: A Journal of History & Criticism. read on →

Dr. Kaye Publishes Book

Dr. Bradley Kaye, senior lecturer of sociology, published the book, The Philosophy of Lao Tzu: The Text and Commentary on the Tae Te Ching, for The Edwin Mellen Press.    read on →

Dr. Mayorga's Book Available for Pre-Order

Dr. Esteban Mayorga, assistant professor of Spanish, is the author of the forthcoming book, Galápagos Origin: Imaginarios y evolución textual en las islas encantadas. Its publication is scheduled for November 2019, and it is now available for pre-order on the Purdue University Press web site.  read on →

Dr. Cassidy Co-Authors Two Articles

Dr. Michael Cassidy, assistant professor of criminal justice and criminology, co-authored two articles with colleagues from other institutions:Examining Sentencing Patterns and Outcomes for White-Collar and Property Crime Offenders in Victims & Offenders Punishing the Wicked: Examining the... read on →

Dr. Burt Thompson Publishes Article

Dr. Burt Thompson, professor of psychology, published Alpha Is Not the False Alarm Rate: An Activity to Dispel a Common Statistical Misconception in Teaching of Psychology.  read on →