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Faculty Bookshelf

The College of Charleston boasts a vigorous, accomplished faculty. One measure of this exists in the extensive list of publications by members of the faculty. The following titles are representative, and these only include books written or edited by College of Charleston professors in the past dozen years. This list does not include the many works published in magazines and scholarly journals, nor the many papers presented at symposia and conferences:

The Arts

Tessa Garton (Art History)
“The Influence of Pilgrimage on Artistic Traditions in Medieval Ireland," in Saints and their Cults around the Atlantic, edited by Margaret Cormack. University of South Carolina Press, 2006
Masks and Monsters: Some recurring themes in Irish Romanesque Sculpture, in From Ireland Coming: Irish Art from the Early Christian to the Late Gothic Period and its European Context (edited by Colum Hourihane). Index of Christian Art, Princeton University, 2001

Susan E. Kattwinkel (Theatre)
Audience Participation: Essays on Inclusion in Performance, Praeger Press, 2003

Business and Economics

Betsy Jane Clary (Economics)
Ethics and the Market: Insights from Social Economics, Routledge Publishers, 2006
Social Economics: A Paradigm for a Global Society, edited by Betsy Jane Clary, Deborah M. Figart and Wilfred Dolfsma, Routledge Publishers, 2006

Thomas W. Kent (Management and Entrepreneurship)
Experiencing Organization Behavior, Erudition Books, 2002


Linda Edwards (Teacher Education)
The Creative Arts: A Process Approach for Teachers and Children, fourth ed.
,  Merrill Prentice Hall,  2007

Christine Finnan (Teacher Education)
The Upper Elementary Years: Ensuring Success in Grades 3-6, Corwin Press, 2009

Susan Gurganus (Teacher Education)
Math Instruction for Students with Learning Problems, Allyn & Bacon, 2007

Margaret Hagood (Teacher Education) 
Bring it to Class: Unpacking Pop Culture in Literacy Learning (Grades 4 through 12), with Donna Alvermann and Alison Heron-Hruby, Teachers College Press, 2010
New Literacies Practices, Designing Literacy Learning (editor), Peter Lang Publishing Group,  2009.

Luci Moreira (Hispanic Studies)
Ponto de Encontro: Portuguese as a World Language, Prentice Hall, 2007


Brett Lott (English)
Dead Low Tide, Random House, 2012
Ancient Highway, Random House, 2008
A Song I Knew by Heart, Ballentine Books, 2005
The Hunt Club, Harper Perennial, 1999
, Pocket Books, 1999
The Man Who Owned Vermont, Washington Square Press, 1999
Reed’s Beach, Washington Square Press, 1999

Alex Kasman (Mathematics)
Reality Conditions: Short Mathematical Fiction, Mathematical Association of America, 2005

Massimo Maggiari (French, Francophone and Italian Studies)
“La Fortezza di Cristallo” (“The Crystal Fortress”), Perfect Paperback 2011

John Warner (English)
The Funny Man, Soho Press, 2011

Hard Science

Thomas Ivey (Mathematics)
Cartan for Beginners: Differential geometry via moving frames and exterior differential systems (with J.M. Landsberg), American Mathematical Society (Volume 61, Graduate Series in Mathematics), 2003

Renling Jin (Mathematics)
Inverse Problem For Upper Asymptotic Density II (vol. 25): Lecture Notes in Logic by A. K. Peters., 2006

Amy N. Langville (Mathematics)
Google's PageRank and Beyond: The Science of Search Engine Rankings (with Carl D. Meyer), Princeton University Press, 2006

Robert M. Norton (Mathematics)
A Quick Course in Statistical Process Control, Pearson Prentice Hall, 2005

Seth G. Pritchard (Biology), and Jeffrey S. Amthor
Crops and Environmental Change: An introduction to effects of global warming, increasing atmospheric CO2 and O3 concentrations, and soil salinization on crop physiology and yield, Haworth Press, 2005.

Herb Silverman (Mathematics)
Complex Variables with Applications, (with S. Ponnusamy), Birkhauser Publishing, 2006

History and the Humanities

Paul Allen (English)
Ground Forces, Poems by Paul Allen, Salmon Poetry, 2008

David H. Aiken  A City Laid Waste: The Capture, Sack, and Destruction of the City of Columbia (by William Gillmore Simms, edited by D.H. Aiken), University of South Carolina, 2005

Von Bakanic (Sociology)
Prejudice: Attitudes About Race, Class, and Gender, Pearson Education, 2008

Vince Benigni (Communication),
True Maroon: A History of College of Charleston Athletics, 2008

Barbara Borg (Anthropology)
Archaeology and Ethnohistory of Iximche, with Rober C. Nance, and Stephen L. Whittington, University Press of Florida, 2003

Richard Bodek (History) and Simon Lewis (English)
The Fruits of Exile: Jewish Intellectual Immigration to America in the Age of Fascism, USC Press, 2010

John Bruns (English)
Loopholes: Reading Comically, Transaction Publishers (Rutgers — The State University of New Jersey), 2009

Tim Carens (English)
Outlandish English Subjects in the Victorian Domestic Novel, Palgrave Macmillan Press, 2005

Timothy Carmichael (History/African Studies)
Personality and Political Culture in Modern Africa (co-editor with Boston, 1998)

Margaret J. Cormack (Religious Studies)
Saints and Their Cults Around the Atlantic, Columbia, 2007

Tim Coates (History)
Convicts and Orphans: Forced and State-Sponsored Colonizers in the Portuguese Empire, 1550-1755, Stanford University Press, 2001

Jason Coy (History)
Strangers and Misfits: Banishment, Social Control, and Authority in Early Modern Germany, Brill Academic Press, 2008

William F. Danaher (Anthropology)
The Voice of Southern Labor: Radio, Music, and Textile Strikes, 1929-1934 (co-authored with Vincent Roscigno), University of Minnesota Press, 2004

George Dickinson (Sociology)
Understanding Dying, Death and Bereavement, 6th ed., (co-authored with Michael R. Leming),Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, 2006
Guest Editor, special Issue of Mortality: Ethical Concerns Involving End-of-Life Issues in the United States, February, 2005

Edmund L. Drago (History)
Hurrah For Hampton: Black Red Shirts in South Carolina during Reconstruction, University of Arkansas Press, 1998
Confederate Phoenix: Rebel Children and Their Families in South Carolina, Fordham University Press, 2008
Black Politicians and Reconstruction in Georgia: A Splendid Failure, University of Georgia Press, 1992
Charleston’s Avery Center: From Education and Civil Rights to Preserving the African American Experience, History Press,  2006
Born to Serve: A History of the Woman’s Baptist Education and missionary Convention of South Carolina,  (editor, with Damon Fordham and Muima A. Shinault-Small), Publishing Associates, 2006

Susan Farrell (English),
Critical Companion to Tim O’Brien, Facts on File, 2011
Jane Smiley's A Thousand Acres: A Reader's Guide, Continuum Contemporaries Series, Continuum, 2001
Critical Companion to Kurt Vonnegut: A Literary Reference to his Life and Work, Facts on File Press, 2008

Douglas Ferguson (Communication)
Media Programming: Strategies and Practices, 7th ed. (co-authored with S.T. Eastman), Wadsworth, 2006
Media Promotion & Marketing for Broadcasting & Cable, 5th ed. (co-authored with S. T. Eastman and R.A. Klein), Focal Press, 2006
The Broadcast Television Industry (with J.R. Walker), Allyn & Bacon, 1998

Bryan Ganaway (History)
Toys, Consumption and Middle-class Childhood in Imperial Germany, 1871-1918, Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2009

Patrick Harwood (Communication)
The Birds of Magnolia Cemetary: Charleston's Secret Bird Sanctuary, BirdsEyeViews, 2011 

Maureen A. Hays (Anthropology), with Paul T. Thacker, eds.
Questioning the Answers: Resolving Fundamental Problems of the Early Upper Paleolithic. BAR International Series 1005, British Archaeological Reports, 2001

Brad Huber (Anthropology), with Allan R. Sandstrom, eds.
Mesoamerican Healers, University of Texas Press, 2001

Lee L. Irwin (Religious Studies)
Alchemy of Soul: On the Art of Inner
Development, Lorian Press, 2007
Coming Down From Above: Prophecy, Resistance, and Renewal in Native American Religions, University of Oklahoma Press, 2008

Chris Lamb (Communication)
Conspiracy of Silence: Sportswriters and the Long Campaign to Desegregate Baseball, University of Nebraska Press, 2012
The Sound and the Fury of Sarah Palin, Frontline Press, 2011
I’ll be Sober in the Morning, Great Political Comebacks, Putdowns & Ripostes, Frontline Press, Ltd., 2007
Blackout: The Untold Story of Jackie Robinson's First Spring Training, University of Nebraska Press, 2004
Drawn to Extremes: The Use and Abuse of Editorial Cartoons, Columbia University Press, 2004
Wry Harvest: An Anthology of Midwest Humor, Indiana University Press, 2006

Simon Lewis (English) Richard Bodek (History), editors of The Fruits of Exile: Central European Intellectual Immigration to America in the Age of Fascism, USC Press, 2010

Simon Lewis (English)
British and African Literature in Transnational Context, University Press of Florida, 2011
White Women Writers and Their African Invention, University Press of Florida, 2003

Joe Kelly (English), Seagull Reader: Stories, Second Edition, W. W. Norton Press, 2007

Deborah McCarty (Anthropology), with Leslie King, eds.
Environmental Sociology: From Analysis to Action, Rowman & Littlefield, 2005

with Daniel Faber, eds.
Foundations for Social Change: Critical Perspectives on Philanthropy and Popular Movements, Rowman & Littlefield, 2005

June McDaniel (Religious Studies)
Offering Flowers, Feeding Skulls: Popular Goddess Worship in West Bengal, Oxford University Press, 2004

Making Virtuous Daughters and Wives: An Introduction to Women's Brata Rituals in Bengali Folk Religion, SUNY Press, 2003

Tom Martin (Communication)
An Overview of the Public Relations Function (with Shannon Bowen and Brad Rawlins, Business Expert Press, 2010

Robert M. “Mick” Norton (mathematics, Professor Emeritus)
Random Tales of a College Math Professor, Over-Easy, on Wry, CreateSpace, 2011 

Derrick Niederman (mathematics)
The Puzzler’s Dilemma, Penguin Group 2011

Sarah Owens (Hispanic Studies)
Journey of Five Capuchin Nuns, The Center for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, 2009

Scott Peeples (English)
The Afterlife of Edgar Allan Poe, Camden House, 2004
Edgar Allan Poe Revisited, Twayne's United States Authors Series, Simon and Schuster/ Macmillan, 1998

Alison Piepmeier (English)
Out in Public: Configurations of Women's Bodies in Nineteenth-Century America, UNC Press, 2004
Catching a Wave: Reclaiming Feminism for the 21st Century (edited with Rory Dicker), Northeastern University Press, 2003

Scott Poole (History)
Satan in America, The Devil We Know, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2009
Monsters in America: Our Historical Obsession with the Hideous and the Haunting, Baylor University Press, 2011
The Palmetto State: The Making of Modern South Carolina (with Jack Bass), USC Press, 2009

Emily Rosko (English) with Anton Vander Zee
A Broken Thing: Poets on the Line, University of Iowa Press, 2011

Norbert Sclippa (French and Francophile Studies)
Le Jeu de la Sphinge: Sade et la philosophie des lumières, Lang Publishing, 2000
Pour Sade, L'Harmattan, 2006

Myra Seaman (English)
Cultural Studies of the Modern Middle Ages, co-edited with Eileen A. Joy, Kimberly K. Bell, and Mary K. Ramsey, Palgrave-Macmillan, 2007

Faye Steuer (Psychology), with J. T. Hustedt
TV or No TV? A Primer on the Psychology of Television, University Press of America, 2007

Anthony Varallo (English)
This Day in History, University of Iowa Press, 2005
Out Loud (short story collection), University of Pittsburgh Press, 2008

Noelle K. Zeiner (Classics)
Nothing Ordinary Here: Statius as creator of distinction in the Silvae, Routledge, 2005

Political Non-Fiction

Jack Bass, (Interdepartmenal)
Ol' Strom: An Unauthorized Biography of Strom Thurmond (co-authored with Marilyn Thompson), Longstreet Press, 1998

Lynne E. Ford (Political Science)
Women and Politics: The Pursuit of Equality, 2nd edition, Houghton Mifflin, 2006

Guoli Liu (Political Science)
China's Deep Reform: Domestic Politics in Transition, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2006
On the Frontiers of Science: Volume III: Social and Behavioral Sciences (in Chinese, edited with Xun Wang), Tsinghua University Press, 2005
Chinese Foreign Policy in Transition, (Editor), Aldine de Gruyter, 2004
New Directions in Chinese Politics for the New Millennium (edited with Weixing Chen), The Edwin Mellen Press, 2002
United States Foreign Policy and Sino-American Relations (in Chinese, with Peng Deng and Xiaobing Li), China Social Sciences Press, 2000

Herb Silverman (Mathematics)
The Fundamentals of Extremism: The Christian Right in America, (chapter entitled "Inerrancy Turned Political," edited by Kimberly Blaker), New Boston Books, 2003