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Arts & Letters Faculty Recent Publications-May

May 17, 2018

  • Anthony Hoskin, assistant professor in the Department of Sociology, Social Work and Criminology co-authored the book Handbook of Social Status Correlates, which summarizes findings from nearly 4,000 studies on traits associated with variations in socioeconomic status.
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  • Amanda Zink, associate professor in the Department of English and Philosophy, wrote a book titled Fictions of Western American Domesticity that looks at why popular female authors wrote conventional fiction while living lives that were far from conventional.
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  • Shane Gleason, assistant professor in political science, published an article looking at how gender bias subtly influences supreme court decisions.
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  • Betsy Brunner, assistant professor in the Department of Communication, Media and Persuasion, published several articles this year:
     - Brunner, E. (2017) “Wild Public Networks and Affective Movements in China: Environmental Activism, Social Media, and Protest in Maoming,” Journal of Communication, (67)5, pp. 665-677.
     -Brunner, E., and Dawson, V. (2017).  “Marketing the Recreational Sublime: Jumbo Wild and the Rhetorics of Humans in Nature,” Critical Studies in Media Communication (34)4, pp. 386-399.
     -Brunner, E. (2017). “Contemporary Environmental Art in China: Portraying Progress, Politics, and Ecosystems,” Environmental Communication (12)3, pp. 402-413.
    -Brunner, E. (2017). “Imagining China through the Culture Industries: 798 Art Zone and the New China,” S. Hartnett, L. Keranen, and D. Conley, Eds. Imagining China: Rhetorics of Nationalism in the Age of Globalization. Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press.
    -DeLuca, K. & Brunner, E. (2017). “Activism in the Wake of the Event of China: Abandoning the Domesticated Rituals of Democracy to Explore the Dangers of Wild Public Screens,” C. Foust, A. Pason, & K. Zittlow Rogness, Eds. What Democracy Looks Like: The Rhetoric of Social Movements and Counterpublics. Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press.

  • Maria Wong, professor in the Department of Psychology, published an article on Science Trends that looks out how regular sleep affects self-control and substance use in children of alcoholics and controls.
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