Research & Scholarship

The research and scholarly efforts of our faculty ensure a vibrant and engaged learning environment. Recent research and scholarship projects are listed below.

Book Chapters

Davis-Berman, J. L., Berman, D. S. (2012). "Should Principles of Challenge-by-Choice be Integral to all Adventure Program Experiences?" In Martin, B., Wagstaff, M. (Ed.), Controversial Issues in Adventure Programming (pp. 17-23). Champaign, Ill: Human Kinetics.

Picca, L. H., Thompson-Miller, R. (2013). “Backstage Racism: Implications for Teaching”. In Banks, J. A., McGee Banks, C. A. (Ed.), Multicultural Education: Issues and Perspectives (8th edition ed., pp. 201-216). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Publishers.

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Grants

Forbis, J. S. (Principal), Polzella, D. J. (Co-Principal). “Where Do the Arts Take Us?” Sponsored by National Endowment for the Arts, $10,000. (June 2012 - Present).

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Invited Lectures & Addresses

Holcomb, J. “Food for Thought: Breastfeeding and Food Justice.” International Meeting of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. (October 14, 2012).

Jipson, A. J. “Author Meets Critics: Closure.” Midwest Sociological Society, Midwest Sociological Society, Minneapolis, Minnesota. (March 30, 2012).

Leming, L. M. “Catholic Women and Religious Agency.” Feminist Theory Class. (October 22, 2012).

Leming, L. M. “Exploring Religious Agency: Christian Women on Paths of Empowerment in India.” Le Moyne Gender and Women’s Studies Colloquium, LeMoyne College, Syracuse, NY. (February 17, 2012).

Majka, T. J., Palaez, R. F., Alexander, B. “Welcome Dayton: Possible Model for Immigrant Integration.” Greater Cincinnati Latino Coalition, Greater Cincinnati Latino Coalition, Cincinnati. (January 24, 2012).

Majka, T. J., Redko, C. “Report on the Dayton Refugee Community Assessment.” Engaging Refugees, Building Community, Becoming Citizens: Refugees in a New Community - 3rd Miami Valley Forum on Immigration, Ethnic and Cultural Diversity Caucus of National Conference for Community and Justice of Greater Dayton, UD - River Campus. (November 16, 2012).

Picca, L. H. “Diversity Training.” Columbus Police Academy, Columbus, OH. (November 6, 2012).

Picca, L. H. “What is Diversity and How Does it Relate to the Marianists?.” Marianist Educational Associates Retreat. (May 7, 2012).

Thompson-Miller, R. “The Psychological Consequences of Lynching.” Without Sanctuary Conference, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC. (October 11, 2012).

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Journal Articles

Carter, S. K., Picca, L. H., Murray, B. N. (2012). "Racialization in Public and Private: Memories of First Racial Experiences." Race and Social Problems, 4(3/4), 133-43.

Cassiman, S. A., Abney-Korn, K., Fleetham, D. (2013). "While we were sleeping: From dystopia to global awakening." Perspectives on Global Development and Technology, Spring(12: 1-2), 80-97.

Dasgupta, S. (2012). "Rethinking Participation: Water, Development and Democracy in Neo-Liberal Bangalore." Journal of South Asian Studies.

Davis-Berman, J. L., Berman, D. S. (2012). "Reflections on a Trip: Two Decades Later." Journal of Experiential Education, 35(2), 326-340.

Davis-Berman, J. L., Farkas, J. (2012). "YogaHome:Teaching and research challenges in a yoga program with homeless adults." International Journal of Yoga Therapy, 22, 111-117.

Latham, K., Holcomb, J. (2012). "Racial Variations of Parity Status as a Predictor of Disability Onset Among Old-Old Women." Journal of Family Issues. jfi.sagepub.com/content/early/2012/12/26/0192513X12468436

Longazel, J. (2013). "Subordinating Myth: Latino/a Immigration, Crime, and Exclusion." Sociology Compass, 7(2), 87-96. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/soc4.12018/pdf

Longazel, J. (2013). "Moral Panic as Racial Degradation Ceremony: Racial Stratification and the Local-Level Backlash against Latino/a Immigrants." Punishment & Society, 15(1), 96-119.

Perdue, R., Sbicca, J., Holcomb, J. (2012). "A Life Cycle Approach to Food Justice: The Case of Breastfeeding." Environmental Justice, 5(3), 168-172.

Picca, L. H., Starks, B., Gunderson, J. (2013). "'It Opened My Eyes:' Using Student Journal Writing to Make Visible Race, Class, and Gender in Everyday Life." Teaching Sociology, 41(1), 82-93.

Sansone, R., Forbis, J. S., Kelley, A. (2012). "Abuse in Childhood and Spiritual Status in Adulthood Among Internal Medicine Outpatients." Journal of Religion and Health.

Sansone, R., Kelley, A. R., Forbis, J. S. (2012). "Bullying in Childhood and Religious/Spiritual Status in Adulthood Among Internal Medicine Outpatients." International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 0(0), 1-6.

Sansone, R., Kelley, A., Forbis, J. S. (2012). "Perceptions of Parental Caretaking in Childhood and Religiosity/Spirituality Status in Adulthood." Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease.

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Magazines & Trade Publications

Dasgupta, S. In Tarun Basu (Ed.), “Parabasher Chithi.” Letters from the Diaspora. Calcutta, India.

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Other

Cassiman, S. A., Abney-Korn, K., Fleetham, D. "'Occupying' on Campus: Student and Faculty Experiences." Student Activism and Engagement, SOCHE, Wright State University, Dayton, OH. (June 15, 2012).

Holcomb, J. “Childlessness and Disability Onset among Late Midlife and Older Women.” Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Denver, CO. (August 17, 2012).

Jipson, A. J. “Academic Leadership and Social Media.” Ohio Educational Leadership, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. (September 15, 2012).

Jipson, A. J. “Crime and Criminal Justice in Ohio.” Ohio Consortium of Crime Sciences, University of Cincinnati, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio. (April 11, 2012).

Longazel, J. (2012). "Local Immigration Politics in the Rust Belt." Las Cruces, NM.

Picca, L. H. (2012). "Two-Faced Racism." In Banks, J., Banks, C. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Diversity in Education (vol. 4, pp. 2198-2201). New York, NY: Sage Publications.

Picca, L. H. “Student Journaling: Bridging the Space between Academia and the Everyday World.” Society for the Study of Social Problems, Denver, CO. (August 18, 2012).

Reeb, R. N., Bringle, R., Coder, K., Majka, T. J., Majka, L. C., Cassiman, S. A., Stayton, L., Steel, A., Snow, N., Mason, S., Bidwell, S., Kasper, K., Bartel, A., DeLuca, H., Anderson, A. “The Psycho-Ecological Systems Model as a Guide for Engaged Scholarship and.” Annual Meeting, International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement, Baltimore, MD. (September 24, 2012).

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Papers

Cassiman, S. A. “We Don’t Want Any Unions Here: Defining the 99.” 34th Annual Conference of the National American Labor Historians, National American Labor Historians, Detroit, MI. (October 12, 2012).

Cassiman, S. A., Abney-Korn, K., Fleetham, D. “Imagination as Revolution: A Case Study.” 62nd Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Social Problems, Society for the Study of Social Problems, Denver, CO. (August 16, 2012).

Cassiman, S. A., Abney-Korn, K., Fleetham, D. “While we were sleeping: From dystopia to global awakening.” From Dystopia to Global Awakening, Global Studies Association of North America, Victoria, BC. (May 8, 2012).

Dasgupta, S. “Illicit Traffic: Outlaw Commerce and State Governance in the 21st Century.” American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, American Anthropological Association, San Francisco. (November 15, 2012).

Dasgupta, S. "'We love AIDS:' Pathogen, Risk and Sex Work Rights." American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, American Anthropological Association, San Francisco. (November 15, 2012).

Forbis, J. S. “Resisting oppression with Civil Society: A Cross National Evaluation of State Terror and NGO Density.” Hong Kong Sociological Association, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, Hong Kong. (December 1, 2012).

Jipson, A. J. “Shall I Paint You a Protest: Marxist Analysis of Social Media.” American Sociological Association, American Sociological Association, Denver, Colorado. (August 17, 2012).

Jipson, A. J. “Images of Identity and Performance: Radio and the Impression Management of Radio DJs.” Midwest Sociological Society, Midwest Sociological Society, Minneapolis, Minnesota. (March 30, 2012).

Jipson, A. J. “Media Mirror: Social Media in Criminal Justice.” Ohio Criminal Justice Research Conference, OCCJE, University of Cincinnati, Walsh University, Cleveland, Ohio. (March 24, 2012).

Litka, S. “Maya Perceptions of Tourism in the Yucatan Peninsula: Local Attitudes and Cultural Values in a Developing Community.” American Anthropological Association, San Francisco. (November 15, 2012).

Longazel, J. “Beware of Notarios: Advocacy, Lay Lawyering, and Governance.” 2012 Midwest Law and Society Retreat, Institute for Legal Studies, University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, WI. (September 22, 2012).

Longazel, J. “White Supremacy in the Face of Decline: Collective Memory and Anti-Immigrant Sentiment as Racial Testimony.” 2012 Annual Meeting, Society for the Study of Social Problems, Denver, CO. (August 18, 2012).

Longazel, J. “Race and Local Immigration Legislation: The Cases of Hazleton, Pennsylvania and Dayton, Ohio.” Race, Gender, Sexuality Symposium, Wright State University, Dayton, OH. (February 24, 2012).

Longazel, J., Fleury-Steiner, B. “Governing Immigrants as Crime Victims: The Paradox of Notario Fraud.” 2012 Annual Meeting, Midwest Sociological Society, Minneapolis, MN. (March 31, 2012).

Majka, T. J., Majka, L. C. “Taking Research to the Community: Implications and Potentials of Collaborative Research for Institutional Change.” International Association for Research on Service Learning and Engaged Scholarship, Same, Baltimore, MD. (September 24, 2012).

Majka, T. J., Majka, L. C. “Refugees in a Mid-Sized Midwestern Urban Area: Circumstantial and Institutional Challenges to Incorporation.” American Sociological Association annual meetings, American Sociological Association, Denver,CO. (August 20, 2012).

Miller, D. E. “The Simmelian Solution to Troubles with Romance.” Couch - Stone Symposium, Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction, Northwestern University, Evanston IL. (May 16, 2012).

Thompson-Miller, R. “African Americans and Health Disparities.” An Exploration of Whiteness and Health, CUNY, Manhattan, NY. (November 2, 2012).

Thompson-Miller, R. “The Hidden Nightmare: Everyday Sexual Assault of Black Women.” American Sociological Association Annual Conference, American Sociological Association, Denver, Colorado. (August 17, 2012).

Thompson-Miller, R. “Journaling: My Friends are Racist: What Do I Do?” Society for the Study of Social Problems Annual Conference, Society for the Study of Social Problems, Denver, Colorado. (August 16, 2012).

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Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

Berman, D. S., Davis-Berman, J. L. (2012). "Finding a place for adventure therapy and therapeutic adventure on the continuum of care." (pp. 66-76). European Science and Art Publishing: 5th International Adventure Therapy Conference Proceedings.

Pascual, D., Hannah, P.-G., Holcomb, J. (2012). "Overlapping Identities: The Case of Japanese Immigrants in Cali, Colombia." (vol. 3). Houston, TX: Rice Working Papers in Linguistics.

Picca, L. H. (2012). "Race and the Social Context: Language, ‘Colorblindness,’ and Intergroup Contact." In Doyle, D. M., Furry, T. J., Bazzell, P. D. (Ed.), Ecclesiology and Exclusion: Boundaries of Being and Belonging in Postmodern Times (pp. 119-124). Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books.

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Posters

Cassiman, S. A. “Neoliberalism, Poverty and Austerity: What role for Social Work.” Social Work and Social Development, International Federation of Social Work, Stockholm, Sweden. (July 9, 2012).

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Workshops

Leming, L. M. “Marianist Ministers as Catalysts of Communities.” St. Mary’s University Ministry, Dayton, OH. (May 19, 2012).

Picca, L. H., Thompson-Miller, R. “Accountability and Active Strategies for Resisting Racism: Student Journal Writing.” White Privilege Conference, Albuquerque, NM. (March 30, 2012).

Thompson-Miller, R. “Active Strategies for Resisting Racism: Student Journal Writing.” White Privilege Conference Annual Conference, White Privilege Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico. (March 28, 2012).

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