Faculty Achievements

Faculty Achievements 2011-2012
Scholarly Publications





David Bachman (Mathematics)
A Geometric Approach to Differential Forms, 2nd edition.
Boston, MA: Birkhauser, 2012.

Carina L. Johnson (History)
Cultural Hierarchy in Sixteenth-Century Europe: The Ottomans and Mexicans.
New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2011.

Susan Phillips (Environmental Analysis)
Operation Fly Trap: Gangs, Drugs, and Law.
Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, 2012.

Thomas Poon (Chemistry)
Introduction to Organic Chemistry (Chinese translation of the 4th edition).
Taizhong, Taiwan: Tsang Hai Book Publishing, 2012. With William Brown.

Introduction to Organic Chemistry (Italian translation of 4th edition).
Napoli, Italy: EdiSES S.r.l., 2011. With William Brown.

Kathleen Purvis-Roberts (Keck Science Department)
Chemistry of the Environment.
Herndon, VA: University Science Books, 2011. With Thomas G. Spiro and William M. Stigliani.

Brinda Sarathy (Environmental Analysis)
Pineros: Latino Labor and the Changing Face of Forestry in the Pacific Northwest.
Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia Press, 2012.

Rudi Volti (Sociology, Emeritus)
An Introduction to the Sociology of Work and Occupations, 2nd edition.
Los Angeles, CA: Sage, 2012.

Albert Wachtel (Creative Studies)
Critical Insights: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, ed.
Hackensack, NJ: Salem Press, 2011.

Emily Wiley (Keck Science Department)
Current Protocols: Essential Laboratory Techniques, 2nd edition.
Hoboken, NJ: Wiley and Sons, 2012. With Sean Gallagher.

Phil Zuckerman (Sociology)
Faith No More: Why People Reject Religion (Korean translation).
Seoul, Korea: Maumsanchaek Publishing, 2012.

Faith No More: Why People Reject Religion.
New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2012.

Society without God: What the Least Religious Nations Can Tell Us About Contentment (Korean translation). Seoul, Korea: Maumsanchaek Publishing, 2011.


Brent Armendinger (English and World Literature)
"Sky Math," Squaw Valley Review 2011 (June 2012).

"The Flight Cage," "Castaways," "Dear Documentary," and "The Bathers," Web Conjunctions (January 2012).

"Asolar," Arts & Understanding, vol. 20, no. 12 (December 2011).

"History Lessons," BANG OUT, vol. 12, no. 1 (August 2011).

"The Properties of Nectar," Puerto del Sol, vol. 46, no. 1 & 2 (July 2011).

David Bachman (Mathematics)
"Stabilizing and Destabilizing Heegaard Splittings of Sufficiently Complicated 3-manifolds," Mathematische Annalen, vol. 1201 (March 2012).

Nigel Boyle (Political Studies)
"Activating the Long-term Unemployed: the German Hartz Reforms in Comparative Perspective," Connections: European Studies Annual Review, vol. 8 (June 2012).

José Zapata Calderón (Sociology and Chicano Studies, Emeritus)
"One Activist Intellectual's Experience in Surviving and Transforming the Academy," in Brett C. Stockdill and Mary Yu Danico, eds., Transforming the Ivory Tower: Challenging Racism, Sexism, and Homophobia in the Academy. Honolulu, Hawaii: University of Hawaii Press, 2012.

"Civic Engagement: A Tool for Building Democracy," Teacher Education and Practice, vol. 24, no. 3 (summer 2011).

Melissa Coleman (Keck Science Department)
"Characterization of Synaptically Connected Nuclei in a Potential Motor Feedback Pathway in the Zebra Finch Song System," PLoS ONE, vol. 7, no. 2 (February 2012). With S.M. Williams and A. Nast.

"Neural Mechanisms for the Coordination of Duet Singing in Wrens," Science, vol. 334 (November 2011). With E.S. Fortune, C. Rodriguez, D. Li, G.F. Ball and M.J. Coleman.

Sarah Gilman (Keck Science Department)
"Do Species' Traits Predict Recent Shifts at Expanding Range Edges," Ecology Letters, vol. 14, no. 7, (July 2011). With Amy Angert, Lisa Crozier, Leslie Rissler, Josh Tewksbury and Amanda Chunco.

David Goldblatt (Political Studies)
"At the Heart of English Soccer: Racism?" Latitude News, February 16, 2012.

Judith V. Grabiner (Mathematics)
"Why Proof? A Historian's Perspective," in Gila Hanna and Michael de Villiers, eds., Proof and Proving in Mathematics Education. New York, NY: Springer, 2012.

"Mathematics in Oceania, Australia, and New Zealand," in Sarah J. Greenwald and Jill E. Thomley, eds., Encyclopedia of Mathematics in Society. Hackensack, NJ: Salem Press, 2011.

"Reasoning and Proof in Society," in Sarah J. Greenwald and Jill E. Thomley, eds., Encyclopedia of Mathematics in Society. Hackensack, NJ: Salem Press, 2011.

Melinda Herrold-Menzies (Environmental Analysis)
"Spies in the Marsh or Post-Soviet Saviors? Crane Conservation and Community Development in the Russian Far East," Society & Natural Resources: An International Journal, vol. 25, no. 8 (June 2012).

Jim Hoste (Mathematics)
"Upper Bounds in the Ohtsuki-Riley-Sakuma Partial Order on 2-bridge Knots," Journal of Knot Theory and its Ramifications, vol. 21, no. 9 (2012). With Scott M. Garrabrant and Patrick D. Shanahan.

Ethel Jorge (Modern Languages, Literature and Cultures)
"The Intergenerational Aspects of an Undergraduate Community-based Spanish Learning Program," Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, vol. 9, no. 3 (September/October 2011).

Alex Juhasz (Media Studies)
"making connections. making things. making the feminist-Internet," Fembot: Feminism, New Media, Science & Technology (June 8, 2012).

"My iManifesto," in Alisa Lebow, ed., First Person Films. London, UK: Wallflower Press, 2012.

"Fred Rant," Transformative Works and Cultures, no. 9 (2012).

"Forgetting ACT UP: ACT UP 25 Forum, Quarterly Journal of Speech, vol. 98, no. 1 (February 2012): 69-74.

"An Archive of Process," Art of the Woman's Building, Otis College of Art catalogue (fall 2011): 97-123.

"a la la la archive," GLQ, vol. 17, no. 4 (2011).

"Feminist Labor in Media Studies/Communication: Is Self-Branding Feminist Practice?" International Journal of Communication, no. 5 (2011). With Sarah Banet-Weiser.

"A Place in the Online Feminist Documentary Cyber-Closet," Media Fields Journal, no. 3 (fall 2011).

"Aca-fandom and Beyond: a Conversation with Derek Kompare and Jay Bushman," Confessions of an Aca-Fan (August 18-19, 2011).

Barbara Junisbai (Office of the Dean of Faculty; First Year Seminar)
"Oligarchs and Ownership: The Role of Financial-Industrial Groups in Controlling Kazakhstan's 'Independent' Media," in Eric Freedman and Richard Shafer, eds. After the Czars and Commissars: Journalism in Authoritarian Post-Soviet Central Asia. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 2011.

Brian L. Keeley (Philosophy; Science, Technology and Society)
"The Agnostic Scientist: The Supernatural and the Open-ended Nature of Science," in W. Krieger, ed., Science at the Frontiers: Perspectives on the History and Philosophy of Science. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2011.

Adam S. Landsberg (Keck Science Department)
"Combinatorial Games with a Pass: A Dynamical Systems Approach," Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science, vol. 21, no. 4 (December 2011). With Rebecca E. Morrison and Eric J. Friedman.

Jesse Lerner (Media Studies)
"Exiles at Home," in Ruben Ortiz Torres and Jesse Lerner, eds., Mex/LA: "Mexican Modernism(s) in Los Angeles, 1930-1985. Ostfildern, Germany: Hatje Cantz, 2011.

"Asco's Super-8 Cinema and the Specter of Muralism" in C. Ondine Chavoya and Rita Gonzalez, eds. Asco: Elite of the Obscure. Los Angeles, CA: Los Angeles County Museum of Art/Williams College Museum of Art/Hatje Cantz, 2011.

"The Ruins of Modernity," in Josef Raab, Sebastian Thies and Daniela Noll-Opitz, eds. Screening the Americas: Narration of Nation in Documentary Film. Trier, Germany: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag, 2011.

"Cámera Obrera: Hector García y la Calle Mexicana," in Claudia Arroyo Quiroz, James Ramey and Michael Schuessler, eds. México Imaginado: Nuevos Enfoques sobre el Cine (Trans)nacional. México, D.F.: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, 2011.

"Los Mayas Indolentes," in Magali Arriola and Pablo León de la Barra, eds. Incidentes de Viaje Espejo en Yucatán y Otros Lugares. México D.F.: Museo Rufino Tamayo, 2011.

Ming-Yuen S. Ma (Media Studies)
"ReCut Project," in Adrian Heathfield and Amelia Jones, eds., Perform, Repeat, Record: A Critical Anthology of Live Art in History. Bristol, UK: Intellect Press (distributed in the US by University of Chicago Press), 2012.

John Milton (Keck Science Department)
"Stick Balancing, Falls, and Dragon Kings," European Physical Journal Special Topics, vol. 205 (May 2012). With J.L. Cabrera.

"Vulnerability to Paroxysmal Oscillations in Delayed Neural Networks: A Basis for Nocturnal Frontal Lobe Epilepsy?" Chaos, vol. 21, no. 4 (December 2011). With A. Quan, I. Osorio and T. Ohira.

"The Delayed and Noisy Nervous System: Implications for Neural Control," Journal of Neural Engineering, vol. 8, no. 6 (December 2011).

"A Team Approach to Undergraduate Research in Biomathematics: Balance Control," Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena, vol. 6, no. 6 (October 2011). With A. Radunskaya, W. Ou and T. Ohira.

Robert (Lee) Munroe (Research Professor of Anthropology)
"Exposure to Open-Fire Cooking and Cognitive Performance in Children," International Journal of Environmental Health Research, vol. 22, no. 2 (April 2012). With Mary Gauvain.

Peter Nardi (Sociology, Emeritus)
"Presidents' Day: Just Another Presidential Fable," Pacific Standard Magazine (February 14, 2012).

"Mass Hysteria: From Dance Floors to Factory Floors," Pacific Standard Magazine (April 17, 2012).

"Linguistic Myths and Adventures in Etymology," Pacific Standard Magazine (March 22, 2012).

Harmony O'Rourke (History)
"Foncha, John Ngu," in Emmanuel K. Akyeampong and Henry Louis Gates, Jr., eds., Dictionary of African Biography. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Adrian Pantoja (Political Studies)
"From Coverage to Action: The Immigration Debate and Its Effects on Participation," Political Research Quarterly (May 9, 2012). With Jennifer Merolla, Iva Cargile and Juana Mora.

"Patriotism and Language Loyalties: Comparing Latino and Anglo Attitudes toward English Only Legislation," Ethnic and Racial Studies, vol. 34, no. 9 (September 2011). With Sarah Allen Gershon.

Joe Parker (International and Intercultural Studies)
"An Ethico-Politics of Subaltern Representations in Post-9/11 Documentary Film," in Philip Hammond, ed., Screens of Terror: Representations of War and Terrorism since 9/11 in Film and Television. London, UK: Abramis Academic, 2011. With Rebekah Sinclair.

Susan Phillips (Environmental Analysis)
"Tattoo Removal: Three Snapshots" [three poems with accompanying images], Visual Anthropology Review, vol. 27, no. 2 (fall 2011).

Brief of Academics on Gang Behavior as Amici Curiae in support of Petitioner Albert W. Florence in Florence v. Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Burlington, et al., No. 10-945, the Supreme Court of the United States, 2011. Topic: strip-searching and gang tattoos. Cited in dissenting opinion with seven additional gang scholars.

Erich Steinman (Sociology)
"Settler Colonial Power and the American Indian Sovereignty Movement: Forms of Domination, Strategies of Transformation," American Journal of Sociology, vol. 117, no. 4 (January 2012).

"Revisiting the Invisibility of (Male) Bisexuality: Grounding (Queer) Theory, Centering Bisexual Absences, and Examining Masculinities," Journal of Bisexuality, vol. 11, no. 4 (October-December 2011).

"Alternatives to Service, and 'Making Space': Lessons from Collaborations with Tribal Nations," Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, vol. 18 (fall 2011).

Emma Stephens (Economics)
"Spatial Price Adjustment with and without Trade," Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, vol. 74, no. 3 (June 2012). With E. Mabaya, S. von Cramon-Taubadel and C.B. Barrett.

"Modeling the Impact of Natural Resource-based Poverty Traps on Food Security in Kenya: The Crops, Livestock and Soils in Smallholder Economic Systems (CLASSES) Model," Food Security (April 2012). With Charles F. Nicholson, Douglas R. Brown, David Parsons and Christopher B. Barrett, et al.

Albert Wachtel (Creative Studies)
"Modernists," in Rosemary M. Canfield Reisman, ed., Critical Survey of Poetry, 4th Edition. Hackensack, NJ: Salem Press, 2011.

"Beyond Subjectivity—the Toddler Stephen Theory and the Quest for Truth," in Albert Wachtel, ed., Critical Insights: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. Hackensack, NJ: Salem Press, 2011.

"Joyce, Byron and the Fall of Seraphim," in Albert Wachtel, ed., Critical Insights: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. Hackensack, NJ: Salem Press, 2011.

"Rappaccini's Daughter" and reprints of "Dubliners," "Electra" [of Sophocles], "Oresteia," and "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf," Masterplots (September 2011).

Anna G. Wenzel (Keck Science Department)
"A Copper(II)-catalyzed Sequential Michael-Aldol Reaction for the Preparation of 1,2-Dihydroquinoline Carboxylic Acid Derivatives," Tetrahedron Lett., vol. 53 (2012). With A. M. Wagner, C. E. Knezevic, J. L. Wall, V. L. Sun, J. A. Buss and L. T. Allen.

Emily Wiley (Keck Science Department)
"Tetrahymena in the Classroom," in Kathleen Collins, ed. Methods in Cell Biology Volume 109: Tetrahymena Thermophila. Waltham, MA: Elsevier, Academic Press, 2012. With Joshua Smith and Donna Cassidy-Hanley.

"Sirtuin-mediated Nuclear Differentiation and Programmed Degradation in Tetrahymena," BMC Cell Biology, vol. 12, no. 1 (September 2011). With K.M. Slade, S. Freggiaro, K.A. Cottrell and J.J. Smith.

Branwen Williams (Keck Science Department)
"The Geological Record of Ocean Acidification," Science, vol. 335, no. 6072 (March 2012). With Bärbel Hönisch, Andy Ridgwell, Daniela N. Schmidt, Ellen Thomas, Samantha J. Gibbs, Appy Sluijs, Richard Zeebe, Lee Kump, Rowan C. Martindale, Sarah E. Greene, Wolfgang Kiessling, Justin Ries, James C. Zachos, Dana L. Royer, Stephen Barker, Thomas M. Marchitto Jr., Ryan Moyer, Carles Pelejero, Patrizia Ziveri and Gavin L. Foster.

B. Scott Williams (Keck Science Department)
"Virtual Inorganic Pedagogical Electronic Resource Learning Objects in Organometallic Chemistry," Journal of Chemical Education, vol. 89, no. 2 (December 2011). With Barbara A. Reisner, Joanne L. Stewart, Laurel A. Goj, Patrick L. Holland, Hilary J. Eppley and Adam R. Johnson.

Linus Yamane (Economics, Asian American Studies)
"Asian Americans, Glass Ceilings and Ph.D.s," Asian American Policy Review, vol. 22 (2012).

"Labor Market Discrimination: Vietnamese Immigrants," Journal of Southeast Asian American Education and Advancement, vol. 7 (2012).

Kathleen S. Yep (Asian American Studies)
"Peddling Sport: Liberal Multiculturalism and the Racial Triangulation of Blackness, Chineseness and Native American-ness in Professional Basketball," Ethnic and Racial Studies, vol. 35, no. 6 (June 2012).

Phil Zuckerman (Sociology)
"Secularization in Norden," in Helena Forsås-Scott, Mary Hilson, and Titus Hjelm. eds., Encyclopedia of Contemporary Nordic Culture. London, UK: University College London, 2011.

"Atheism in Norden," in Helena Forsås-Scott, Mary Hilson, and Titus Hjelm. eds., Encyclopedia of Contemporary Nordic Culture. London, UK: University College London, 2011.


José Zapata Calderón (Sociology and Chicano Studies, Emeritus)
Global Capitalist Crisis and the Second Great Depression by Armando Navarro, in Latinopia Book Review (April 2, 2012).

Judith V. Grabiner (Mathematics)
The Great Mathematicians: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Universe by Raymond Flood and Robin Wilson, in Bulletin of the British Society for the History of Mathematics, vol. 27, issue 2 (April 2012).

Barbara Junisbai (Office of the Dean of Faculty; First Year Seminar)
Chaos, Violence, Dynasty: Politics and Islam in Central Asia by Eric McGlinchey, in Perspectives on Politics, vol. 10, no. 2 (June 2012).

Brian L. Keeley (Philosophy; Science, Technology and Society)
The Inner Touch: Archaeology of a Sensation by Daniel Heller-Roazen, in The Senses and Society, vol. 7, no. 1 (March 2011).

John Milton (Keck Science Department)
An Introduction to Delay Differential: Equations with Applications to the Life Sciences by H. Smith, in Mathematical Reviews, MR-2724792 (2011). With M.C. Mackey.

"Stability for the Mix-delayed Cohen-Grossberg Neural Networks with Nonlinear Impulse" (Journal of Systems Science and Complexity) by Y. Zhao, Q. Lu and Z. Feng, Mathematical Reviews, MR-2679549 (2011).

"Global Analysis of an Impulsive Delayed Lotka-Volterra Competition System" (Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation) by Y. Xia, in Mathematical Reviews, MR-2736837 (2011).

"Dynamics of a Structured Population on Two Patches" (Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications) by A. J. Terry, in Mathematical Reviews, MR-2772439 (2012).

"Mesoscale and Clusters of Synchrony in Networks of Bursting Neurons" (Chaos) by I. Belykh and M. Hasler, in Mathematical Reviews, MR-2808181 (2012).

David S. Moore (Psychology)
The Mirage of a Space between Nature and Nurture by Evelyn Fox Keller, in Science & Education, vol. 21, no. 4 (April 2012).

Laura Skandera Trombley (President; English and World Literature)
The Complete Short Stories of Mark Twain with an introduction by Adam Gopnik, in Los Angeles Times, June 10, 2012.

The Lives of Margaret Fuller by John Matteson, in Los Angeles Times, February 5, 2012.

Rudi Volti (Sociology, Emeritus)
Routes of Man: How Roads Are Changing the World and the Way We Live Today by Ted Conover, in Transfers: Interdisciplinary Journal of Mobility Studies, vol. 2, no. 1 (summer 2011).