Alumni (print version)
AM'49, PhD'54, Barbara Chase--Riboud, Sculptor (Harry N. Abrams).
Selz's monograph charts the rise of Chase--Riboud, an African--American
artist who first captured the attention of the art world in the 1970s
with sculptures that merged hard bronze with soft woven silk.
AM'47, Holding the Center: Memoirs of a Life in Higher Education
(MIT Press). In his memoir, Johnson--president emeritus of the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology--recounts his challenges in leading MIT during
the turbulent 1960s and 1970s.
AB'90, and Pyong Gap Min, editors, Struggle for Ethnic Identity:
Narratives by Asian American Professionals (AltaMira Press). These
autobiographical essays trace the development of first-- and second--generation
Asian Americans through the formation of their ethnic identities, professional
careers, and struggles with dichotomies caused by being both Asian and
Jack Clark Francis,
Frost, MBA'89, and J. Gregg Whittaker, editors, The Handbook
of Credit Derivatives (McGraw--Hill). This guide to credit derivatives
covers such topics as synthetic investments, portfolio management, and
accounting, tax, and legal analysis.
G. Thor, MBA'64, Gainsharing: Creating and Sharing Success
(Crisp Publications). Thor describes "gainsharing," a group incentive
system that rewards employees for improving their output based on predetermined
goals and that emphasizes teamwork and employee self--management.
World--Class Management Practices (Crisp Publications). Offering
a brief history and context for the strategies of Japanese management,
this book explains how Japanese and American ideas merged into a dominant
style of management.
AB'67, The Swan Twins (ColorAnDraw Publications). Jackson's book
relates the story of the swan twins, Cygnus and Cyrene, who are transformed
into a constellation and an effigy mound. Children can draw pictures
in the book to accompany the text.
E. Connolly, AM'47, PhD'51, Essays on Fiction--Dickens,
Melville, Hawthorne, and Faulkner (Edwin Mellen Press). Connolly
addresses such issues as name symbolism in Melville, Hawthorne's attack
on Puritanic Calvinism, and themes of determinism in Faulkner.
AM'68, Reading Alcoholisms: Theorizing Character and Narrative in
Selected Novels of Thomas Hardy, James Joyce, and Virginia Woolf (St.
Martin's Scholarly and Reference Press), and, with co--editor Jeffrey
Oxford, The Languages of Addiction (St. Martin's Scholarly and
Reference Press). In the first book, Lilienfeld addresses alcoholism
or addiction in the novels' characters and alcoholic behaviors in narrative
performance. The second book, an anthology, includes sections on literary
theory, pedagogy, and alcoholism and treatment theories.
AM'67, PhD'70, and Ted--Larry Pebworth, editors, The English Civil
Wars in the Literary Imagination (University of Missouri Press).
This collection of 15 essays explores the representation of the English
civil wars and how the wars were anticipated and refigured through the
century's literary minds.
PhD'67, The Catholic University as Promise and Project: Reflections
in a Jesuit Idiom (Georgetown University Press). Addressing current
controversies in Catholic higher education, Buckley explores two commitments
of contemporary Catholic universities: open and free discussion, along
with academic pluralism, and an education in the promotion of justice.
Daub, MBA'68, PhD'71, and P. Bruce Buchan, Getting Down
to Business: A History of Business Education at Queen's, 1919--1999 (McGill--Queen's
Press). The authors chart the history of business education at Canada's
first university to grant business degrees, from its origins in philosophy
and correspondence courses to its numerous modern offerings.
AB'52, Instructor's Guide for Sign Language Made Simple (Gospel
Publishing House). Part of an instructor's kit accompanying a textbook,
this guide presents 40 lesson plans on sign language, placing the signs
in the context of English sentences. It also includes teacher resources,
information on the American deaf community, class learning activities,
tests, and student hand outs.
D. Eshleman, AB'50, Hawk Book: Musings from Hawk Mountain
Sanctuary (Eshleday Specialday Press). Eshleman's observations of
hawks and nature at the Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Association in Pennsylvania
inspired this collection of poetry and musings.
Caillè Di Viaggio (Alethéia Antonello Longo Editore). Author
of 80 Italian--language poems and illustrator of the 48 fish paintings
found here, Kulczycki takes a symbolic voyage through the sea to discover
the human consciousness.
AB'77, Belladonna (Warner Books). Moline follows the life of
midwestern girl Isabella from pre--World War II London to Manhattan in
the 1950s. There Isabella takes the name Belladonna and plots revenge
against enemies from her youth.
PhB'50, Seven Shades of Memory (Mage Publishers). O'Donnell's
short--story collection features tales of Americans and other foreigners
in the Middle East.
AND CURRENT EVENTS
AB'48, JD'51, PhD'64, Abraham Lincoln: A Constitutional Biography
(Rowman & Littlefield). Anastaplo offers interpretations of the constitutional
documents that helped to shape Lincoln and of the major speeches by
which Lincoln shaped the thoughts and passions of the American people.
Eric Anderson and
Moss Jr., AM'72, PhD'77, Dangerous Donations: Northern
Philanthropy and Southern Black Education, 1902--1930 (University
of Missouri Press). The authors discuss donations from Northern philanthropic
organizations to black educational institutions of the South in the
early 1900s, examining the positive and negative impact on black education
and U.S. race relations.
AM'91, PhD'96, Beyond the Reservation: Indians, Settlers, and the
Law in Washington Territory, 1853--1889 (University of Oklahoma Press).
Asher examines the American Indian presence in local courts during the
19th century, focusing on the large numbers of Indians who did not move
to reservations and on the local courts that governed interactions between
the Indians and settlers.
AM'71, PhD'77, Buena Vista: Life and Work on a Puerto Rican Hacienda,
1833--1904 (University of North Carolina Press). Baralt traces the
history of the Buena Vista estate, now a popular living--history museum,
from its origins as a farm under Spanish control to its development
into a modern, American--controlled, coffee plantation.
AM'38, A Paris Year: Dorothy and James Farrell in Paris, 1931--1932
(Ohio University Press). Branch offers a portrait of the Chicago
writer and his wife during the depression in Paris, using interviews,
personal diaries, and letters to re--create the narrative of a formative
year in Farrell's life.
AB'65, AM'67, PhD'69, The Age of the Bachelor: Creating an American
Subculture (Princeton University Press). Chudacoff describes the
culture of urban bachelorism--and its impact on society--as it rose in
the late 19th century. Large numbers of single men migrated to American
cities, filling the boarding houses, saloons, pool halls, and clubs
that proliferated to fill the increasing demand.
AM'68, Over There: The United States in the Great War, 1917--1918
and The Encyclopedia of Nineteenth--Century Land Warfare (W.W.
Norton). The first book covers the United States' entry into and victory
in World War I, while the second title details 19th--century land warfare,
containing more than 800 illustrations in the two--volume set.
P. Ferrie, AM'88,
PhD'92, Yankeys Now: Immigrants in the Antebellum U.S., 1840--1860
(Oxford University Press). Ferrie documents the first great wave
of European migration to the United States, examining how the immigrants
were changed by their relocation and how the American economy responded
to their arrival.
PhD'86, Dictating Democracy: Guatemalan Elites and the End of Violent
Revolution (University Press of Florida). McCleary explores the
evolution of the two major elite groups in Guatemala--the organized private
sector and the military--during the "dual transition" of the nation from
authoritarianism to democracy and from import substitution to economic
A. Petrie, AB'42,
JD'47, The Prize Game: Lawful Looting on the High Seas in the Days
of Fighting Sail (Naval Institute Press). Petrie explores the practice
of the maritime prize, in which Renaissance European monarchs encouraged
the crews of their navies to plunder enemy ships for private gain. Examining
the practice's origins and decline, as well as the rules of the sea,
the book covers looting from the North Cape of Norway to the southern
tip of Africa to the Americas.
AB'59, MAT'62, Feminist Phoenix: The Rise and Fall of a Feminist
Counterculture (Praeger Books). Rodnitzky traces the rise of feminism's
liberation of popular media such as music, cinema, and television, providing
portraits of such countercultural models as Janis Joplin, Joan Baez,
and Gloria Steinem. He also explores feminism's decline after 1980.
AB'66, AM'68, PhD'74, Negotiating Space: Power, Restraint, and Privileges
of Immunity in the Early Middle Ages (Cornell University Press);
editor, Anger's Past: The Social Uses of an Emotion in the Middle
Ages (Cornell University Press); and with Lester K. Little, editors,
Debating the Middle Ages: Issues and Readings (Blackwell). In
Negotiating Space, Rosenwein examines the gift of immunity as
an instrument of medieval political negotiations involving royalty and
religious leaders. Anger's Past is a collection of essays exploring
the meanings of anger in the Middle Ages, from peasants to royals. Debating
the Middle Ages offers articles--some translated into English for
the first time--on contested issues among modern medievalists.
L. Wade, AM'56, Talking Sense at Century's End: A Barbarous
Time...and Now What? (Let's Talk Sense Publishing Company). Discussing
the 20th century in terms of mythology and facts, Wade asks where we
want to go in the future according to what we have learned.
AM'69, PhD'72, Sidewinder: Creative Missile Development at China
Lake (Naval Institute Press). Westrum traces the development of
the world's most highly advanced air--to--air missile, looking at the
1950s team who worked in the Mojave Desert to create it.
AB'44, Francis Bacon (Princeton University Press) and The
English Revolution: Politics, Events, Ideas (Ashgate). In the first
book, Zagorin provides a comprehensive account of Bacon's thoughts on
science, moral philosophy, law, and history. The English Revolution
is a collection of the author's essays on 16th-- and 17th--century English
AM'90, PhD'95, Refried Elvis: The Rise of the Mexican Counterculture
(University of California Press). Zolov traces the history of rock
'n' roll in Mexico and the rise of the native countercultural movement
La Orda. This frames the most significant crisis of Mexico's post--revolutionary
period: the 1968 student--led protests and the government--orchestrated
massacre that ended La Orda.
PhD'81, Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture
of Hieroglyphs (Cambridge University Press). Allen's book describes
the classical language of Egypt in 26 lessons, accompanied by essays
on the chief aspects of ancient Egyptian culture.
L. Dyer, AM'82,
PhD'90, The Romanian Dialect of Moldova: A Study in Language and
Politics (Edwin Mellen Press). Dyer examines the history of Soviet
language policy in Moldova, where Soviet linguists attempted to create
an independent literary language called "Moldavian." He focuses on the
dialectal features of Moldovan Romanian and the relationship between
the Romanian of Moldova and other regional languages.
MD'55, PhD'58, The Promise of Sleep (Delacorte Press). A combination
medical self--help book and career retrospective, this book focuses on
the national sleep crisis. Dement writes about sleep--deprived drivers
and incidents such as the Exxon Valdez oil spill and the Challenger
space shuttle explosion, explaining that sleep disorders remain
undiagnosed and untreated in most cases.
Joseph H. Friedman,
AB'69, Primary Care Neurology (Butterworth--Heinnemann Press).
This guide to clinical neurology offers primary--care providers ways
to recognize and manage common problems. Friedman includes guides on
referrals to specialty care.
SCIENCE AND LAW
AB'52, SB'54, Turning Point: An End to the Growth Paradigm (Earthscan).
Ayres argues that institutions in today's global economy are incapable
of delivering social welfare to the majority, using evidence that recent
economic growth has benefited only a small proportion of the world's
population, while social services--health, education, and security--are
under enormous stress.
AM'71, PhD'74, Our Lives Before the Law: Constructing a Feminist
Jurisprudence (Princeton University Press). Baer critiques contemporary
feminist legal scholarship, gives a feminist analysis of several legal
issues, and offers a feminist interpretation of key elements of conventional
PhD'95, Bridging Divides: The Channel Tunnel and English Legal Identity
in the New Europe (University of California Press). Darian--Smith
explores the symbolism of the tunnel that connected Great Britain to
the European mainland in 1994, addressing questions of shifting geography,
nationalism, post--colonialism, and legal autonomy.
JD'90; Kimberley Dayton; and Molly Wood, Elder Law: Readings, Cases,
and Materials (Anderson Publishing). This text provides a comprehensive
introduction to the legal issues facing individuals and American society
as the population ages.
Gauri, AB'88, School Choice in Chile: Two Decades of Educational
Reform (University of Pittsburgh Press). Gauri argues that the decentralization
and privatization of Chilean schools under the Pinochet regime of the
early 1980s was not successful, despite the provision of vouchers for
parental choice of schools and the administration of schools by local
PhD'81, Rabin and Israel's National Security (Woodrow Wilson
Center Press/Johns Hopkins University Press). In this study of Yitzhak
Rabin's strategic policy, and contributions to Israel's national security,
Inbar examines the security challenges Israel has faced over four decades.
Using unpublished materials and interviews, including one with Rabin,
the book focuses on Israel's relationship with the U.S. and its nuclear
status in the Middle East.
JD'59, Playing Darts With a Rembrandt: Public and Private Rights
in Cultural Treasures (University of Michigan Press). Sax examines
the rights of private owners of cultural treasures, discussing why private
property--despite great public significance--can be hidden away for centuries
or destroyed. He argues that these rights are wrong.
AM'56, Constitution 2000: A Federalist Proposal for the New Century
(Let's Talk Sense Publishing Company). This book is a revised and
expanded edition, calling for a second Constitutional Convention to
adopt and enact needed reforms.
PhD'54, MD'55, and David N. Berg, Rediscovering Groups: A Psychoanalyst's
Journey Beyond Individual Psychology (Jessica Kingsley Publishers).
Using stories about conflicts between individuals and groups, Edelson
and Berg examine group formation, stereotyping, and scapegoating.
AM'80, Last Resort: Psychosurgery and the Limits of Medicine
(Cambridge University Press). In this posthumous publication, Pressman
(who died in 1997) examines psychiatry as both discipline and medical
specialty, tracing the use of psychosurgery in America in the 1940s
AB'67, Karma and Chaos (Vipassana Research Publications). Exploring
the roots of Vipassana meditation, these essays focus on its therapeutic
benefits and its interaction with psychiatry and science.
A. Grammich Jr.,
AB'85, AM'88, PhD'96, Local Baptists, Local Politics: Churches and
Communities in the Middle and Uplands South (University of Tennessee
Press). Challenging the idea that Baptists are politically aloof and
concerned only with faith, Grammich argues the opposite: these groups
are often highly politically engaged at local levels.
U. Ayres, AB'52,
SB'54, Accounting for Resources, 1: Economy--wide Applications of
Mass Balance to Materials and Waste (Edward Elgar Publishing), with
L. W. Ayres; Accounting for Resources, 2: The Life Cycle of Materials
(Edward Elgar Publishing), with L. W. Ayres; Global Aspects of the
Environment, Volumes 1, 2 (Edward Elgar Publishing), with K. J.
Button and P. Nijkamp, editors; and Eco--Restructuring: Implications
for Sustainable Development (United Nations University Press), with
P. M. Weaver, editors. The first book discusses the use of resources
and the dispersion of waste, while the second tracks the life cycle
of specific elements to estimate the generation and dissipative uses
of material wastes. The third book is a two--volume collection on global
environmental issues in fields such as theoretical ecology, industrial
economy, and environmental science. The fourth book offers an eco--restructuring
plan for sustainable development, focusing on shifts in technology and
lifestyles needed to harmonize human activities with natural systems.
R. Kump, AB'81, The Earth System (Prentice Hall).
Addressing global change from an Earth systems perspective, Kump emphasizes
lessons from Earth's history that may guide future global change decisions.
Lash, PhD'54, Interactive Embryology: The Human Embryo
Program (Sinauer Associates). This interactive CD--textbook offers
a series of movies simulating developmental events in human embryos,
with accompanying diagrams and descriptions.
B. Little, AB'79, and J. Blitz, editors, Fundamental and
Applied Aspects of Chemically Modified Surfaces (Royal Society of
Chemistry). This compilation of papers from the Seventh International
Symposium on Chemically Modified Surfaces in 1998, covers such fields
as scanning probe microscopy, plasma polymerization, and molecular modeling.
Havoc Pennington, AB'98, GTK+/Gnome Application Development (New Riders
Publishing). Pennington's book on GTK+/Gnome application development
explains how to develop graphical applications for GNU/Linux computer
AM'68, PhD'69, Spikes, Decisions, and Actions: The Dynamical Foundations
of Neuroscience (Oxford University Press). Wilson's explanation
of nonlinear dynamics as the framework for understanding brain function
and behavior is accompanied by a CD--ROM containing computer simulations
illustrating dynamical aspects of brain function.
PhD'92, Eating Landscape: Aztec and European Occupation of Tlalocan
(University Press of Colorado). Examining how Aztec and Spanish
conceptions of land formed the basis of their cultural identities, Arnold
focuses on the Aztecs' worship of Tlaloc, god of rain, fertility, and
earth, and their understanding of food.
India Against Itself: Assam and the Politics of Nationality (University
of Pennsylvania Press). Through an examination of cultural politics
and ethnic conflicts in northeast India, Baruah argues that India's
centralized government structure is the cause of political turmoil in
the region. He proposes loosely organized federations as the solution.
Ellen Netting, PhD'82; and Jane
M. Thibault, PhD'84, Religious and Spiritual Aspects of
Human Service Practice (University of South Carolina Press). This
guide addresses religion's impact on the health and human services professions,
offering advice on practice concerns, the role of religious congregations
in providing social service, and describes arguments about the separation
of church and state in public--policy debates.
AB'77, AM'83, PhD'91, Rethinking Feminist Ethics (Routledge Press).
Examining feminist and feminine ethics of care, trust, and empathy,
Koehn argues for the need of principle--based ethics over those based
AM'52, With One Bold Act--The Story of Jane Addams (Boswell Books).
In this biography, Polikoff includes material from tapes made by Sadie
Garland Dreikurs, a former resident of Hull House and friend and colleague
of Jane Addams. The book captures Addams' private life, as well as her
development as a thinker, lecturer, and leader.
Prell, AM'73, PhD'78, Fighting to Become Americans: Jews,
Gender, and the Anxiety of Assimilation (Beacon Press). Analyzing
negative stereotypes that Jewish men and women hold about one another,
Prell argues that American Jews perceive themselves through the eyes
of a dominant culture that views them with great anxiety.
AM'65, PhD'69, Wisdom from a Rainforest: The Spiritual Journey of
an Anthropologist (University of Georgia Press). Describing the
egalitarian, nonviolent ways of the Teduray people of the southern Philippines,
Schlegel explores the impact that living among the Teduray had on his
life and his career.
A. Shuman, AB'63, AM'65, Handbook of Library Security
and Safety (American Library Association). Shuman looks at factors
involved in library security and safety, providing practical solutions
to problems such as theft of material, securing electronic records,
and protecting patrons from violence.
AM'80, PhD'92, Captive Selves, Captivating Others: The Politics and
Poetics of Colonial American Captivity Narratives (Westview Press/Perseus
Books). Strong examines Native--American captivity narratives of figures
such as Squanto and Pocahontas alongside more familiar narratives, including
John Smith and Mary Rowlandson. The author casts new light on the relationship
between representation and practice in the colonial era.
PhD'90, and Douglas Brewer, Egypt and the Egyptians (Cambridge
University Press). Blending anthropology and Egyptology, the authors
present an illustrated social history of ancient Egypt.