Faculty Publication: Jerusalem: City of Faith and Fury

Alex Novikoff, Visiting Assistant Professor of History, was featured in CNN’s 6-part documentary entitled Jerusalem: City of Faith and Fury. The documentary focuses on six of the epic battles that have helped to define the holy city, and Professor Novikoff was featured in episode 3 (“A Country on Edge”) which focused on the events ofContinue reading “Faculty Publication: Jerusalem: City of Faith and Fury”

Faculty Publication: Rabbis as Recipients of Charity

Krista Dalton, Assistant Professor of Religious & Jewish Studies, has published an article,“Rabbis as Recipients of Charity and the Logic of Grammarian Piety” in the Journal for the Study of Judaism, August 2021.  Abstract Palestinian Amoraic literature depicts some rabbis as recipients of charity. While some scholars have suggested that these donations supported poor studentsContinue reading “Faculty Publication: Rabbis as Recipients of Charity”

Faculty Publication: Effects of Intimate Partner Perpetrator and Victim Race on Protective Order Determinations

Margaret Stevenson, Associate Professor of Psychology, has published an article titled “Effects of Intimate Partner Perpetrator and Victim Race on Protective Order Determinations,” published in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence with co-author Alexandria P. Winstead from the University of Evansville. Abstract The legal granting of temporary and permanent protective orders prohibits a perpetrator from engagingContinue reading “Faculty Publication: Effects of Intimate Partner Perpetrator and Victim Race on Protective Order Determinations”

Faculty Publication: A Scenic River in Rural Ohio

Siobhan Fennessy, Professor in Environmental Studies, and Joan Slonczewski, Professor of Biology, have published an article, “A Scenic River in Rural Ohio Shows Elevated Antibiotic Resistance Genes, Including Acinetobacter Tetracycline and Macrolide Resistance, Downstream of Wastewater Treatment Plant Effluent” with co-authors April Murphey, ‘22 and Daniel Baric, ‘05. The article appears in Microbiology Spectrum VolumeContinue reading “Faculty Publication: A Scenic River in Rural Ohio”

Faculty Publication: Examining Self-Reported Invincibility

Paula Millin, Associate Professor of Psychology, has published an article, ”A Preliminary Study Examining Self-Reported Invincibility, Alcohol Problems, and the Nonmedical Use of Prescription Stimulants in College Students” with co-authors Susan Kennedy, Denison University, and Gary J. Kennedy, The Ohio State University, in the Journal of Drug Issues, August 2021. Abstract The nonmedical use ofContinue reading “Faculty Publication: Examining Self-Reported Invincibility”

Faculty Publications: Specimens and Reflections

Royal Rhodes, Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies, published several poems over the first half of 2021 in various magazines such as Taj Mahal Review, Thimble Literary Magazine, Montreal Review, and Trouvaille Review. A selection of some of his poetry is available to view online. Arial Chart “Calligraphy” June 2021 “Moonsighting in Maine” June 2021 “NearContinue reading “Faculty Publications: Specimens and Reflections”

Faculty Publication: Revolution and Political Violence in Central Europe

Eliza Ablovatski, Associate Professor of History, has published Revolution and Political Violence in Central Europe: The Deluge 1919, released June 2021 from Cambridge University Press. Summary Dickens’ Tale of Two Cities famously begins with the paradox, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times”; the 1919 revolutions in Central Europe evokedContinue reading “Faculty Publication: Revolution and Political Violence in Central Europe”

Faculty Publication: Low strain, more gain

Yutan Getzler, Associate Professor of Chemistry, has published an article “Low strain, more gain” in Volume 13 Issue 8 of Nature Chemistry. Abstract Recycling polymers to their monomers would enable a circular polymer economy, but this can be challenging, especially for materials with all-carbon backbones. Now, by lowering the strain of cyclooctene through ring fusion,Continue reading “Faculty Publication: Low strain, more gain”

Faculty Publication: Electric Mountains

Shaun Golding, Kenyon College Assistant Professor of Sociology, has published a book  Electric Mountains, Climate, Power, and Justice in an Energy Transition with Rutgers University Press. About Electric Mountains asks why environmentalists in a progresssive region have been resistant to wind energy. It challenges labeling all resistance “NIMBYism”, and highlights critiques of wind that emphasizeContinue reading “Faculty Publication: Electric Mountains”

Faculty Publication: Sexual Language Use in U.S. College Students

Sarah Murnan, Samuel B. Cummings Professor of Psychology, has published an article, “Sexual Language Use in U.S. College Students Across Twenty Years”, along with Paige E. Bullock ‘21, Eleanor J. Tetreault ‘21, Sydney A. Matteson ‘20, and Lauren Redman ‘22, in the June 2021 issue of Archives of Sexual Behavior. In this research, Professor MurnenContinue reading “Faculty Publication: Sexual Language Use in U.S. College Students”