Faculty Authors Honored

Earlier in the semester the Ronald Williams Library and Academic Affairs hosted the annual NEIU Faculty Authors Reception to recognize NEIU faculty who authored, coauthored or edited books that were published during the last year. This year, the event honored 26 Northeastern scholars who had books published in 2011.

Here is a listing of the 2011 NEIU faculty authors and their books:

Anthony Adams - assistant professor, communications, media and theatre
Narrating the Closet: An Autoethnography of Same-Sex Attraction

Michael Armato - professor, sociology and women's studies
 Investigating Gender: Developing a Feminist Sociological Imagination

Lawrence Berlin - director, international programs, and professor, linguistics
 Examining Education, Media and Dialogue Under Occupation: The Case of Palestine and Israel

John Bliss - instructor, communications, media and theatre
 Art that Moves: Animation Around the World and Preening, Painting and Piercing: Body Art

Lawrence Dean - instructor, English
About the Author and ABBREV

Timothy Duggan - assistant professor, educational inquiry and curriculum studies
 Julius Caesar

Maria Teresa Garreton - professor, teacher education
 Grow Your Own Teachers: Grassroots Change for Teacher Education

Martin Giesso - instructor, anthropology
Stone Tool Production in the Tiwanaku Heartland

Edmund Hansen - director, Center for Teaching and Learning
Idea-based Learning: A Course Design Process to Promote Conceptual Understanding

Effie Kritikos - interim associate dean, College of Education, and professor, special education
Foundations of Assessment in Early Childhood Special Education

Phyllis LeDosquet - associate professor, special education
Foundations of Assessment in Early Childhood Special Education

Shahrzad Mahootian - professor, linguistics
Language Mixing and Code-Switching in Writing: Approaches to Mixed-Language Written Discourse

Mark Melton - associate chair and associate professor, special education
Foundations of Assessment in Early Childhood Special Education

Edward Odisho - professor emeritus, teacher education
Modern Assyrian Language Between Speech and Writing: Linguistic Examination

Steven Riess - professor emeritus, history
The Sport of Kings and the Kings of Crime: Horse Racing, Politics and Crime in New York, 1865-1913 and Sports in America: From Colonial Times to the Twenty-First Century

Patricio Rizzo-Vast - instructor, world languages and cultures
Luz Vital

John Ross, Jr. - instructor, communications, media and theatre
American Haiku, Ode to Boston Neighborhoods and Where the Designer Came From

Zachary Schiffman - professor, history
The Birth of the Past Christopher Schroeder - professor, English Diverse by Design: Literacy Education Within Multicultural Institutions

Brian Schultz - chair and associate professor, educational inquiry and curriculum studies, and honors faculty
Grow Your Own Teachers: Grassroots Change for Teacher Education

Terry Stirling - professor, educational leadership and development
Classrooms Without Borders: Using Internet Projects to Teach Communication and Collaboration

Martha Thompson - professor emeritus, sociology and women's studies
Investigating Gender: Developing a Feminist Sociological Imagination

Brian Torosian - instructor, music
Mertz: Guitar and Piano Duos

Lance Williams - assistant director, Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies, and associate professor, inner city studies
The Almighty Black P Stone Nation: The Rise, Fall and Resurgence of an American Gang

Quimei Jane Xu - assistant professor, management and marketing
Employee Self-Development: The Effects of Individual and Contextual Variables

April 2012