Research & Scholarship

The intellectual power and creative vitality of the College of Arts and Sciences reside in our faculty. While students lie at the center of the College’s attention, the work of the College’s faculty makes possible the distinctive education in the liberal arts and sciences that our graduates attain. All of the College’s achievements and aspirations spring in some way from faculty members’ creativity, talent, and dedication in scholarship, teaching, and professional service. Recent faculty research and scholarship projects are listed below.

Artistic Contributions

Performances

Jipson, A. J. Performance, “White Box Theatre Festival”, White Box Theatre Festival, ArtStreet and The University of Dayton. (November 4, 2014 - November 6, 2014). Directed and co-wrote the play, What We Have Been.

Jipson, A. J. Curatorial/performance/host, "1World Celebration," Curated all music. Motel Beds, Oh Condor, Al Holbrook, Jayne Sachs, and Orange Willard. ArtStreet, University of Dayton. (April 25, 2014). Organized music event in conjunction with ArtStreet, managed band contact, and coordinated contracts.

Presentations

Becker, P. J. “The Debate over the Ohio Dangerous Wild Animal Act”. North Central Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH. (April 12, 2014).

Cassiman, S. A. “Fifty Years Later: From a War on Poverty to a War on the Poor” and “The Basic Income: Re-imagining Poverty Policy”. Society for the Study of Social Problems Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. (August 20, 2014).

Cassiman, S. A. “The Unconditional Basic Income and Anarchism: Re-Envisioning Social Policy”. 15th International Congress of the Basic Income Earth Network, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (June 17, 2014).

Cassiman, S. A., McCall, L., Tikmeyer, A., Hancock, A. M. “Poverty, Austerity and Social Change”. Southern Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Presidential Panel on Poverty. Charlotte, NC. (April 4, 2014).

Dasgupta, S. “Critical Potentialities of the Anthropology of Policing: Accounts of Police, Power and Politics of Public Display” (roundtable). American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Washington DC. Published in proceedings. (December 5, 2014).

Dasgupta, S. “The Contagion and the Condemned: HIV-AIDS, Anti-Trafficking and Sex Work in Sonagachhi”. Sawyer Seminar - Crossroads: Culture, Politics and Belief in the Balkans and South Asia, Ohio State University, Columbus. Published in proceedings. (October 11, 2014).

Dasgupta, S. “Contagious Contestations: Songachhi between the Colony and the Postcolony.” European Conference on South Asian Studies, Zurich, Switzerland. Published in proceedings. (July 25, 2014).

Dasgupta, S. “Contagion and the Condemned: HIV-AIDS and Sex Work in the Postcolonial Context”. Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. Published in proceedings. (June 30, 2014).

Dasgupta, S. “Rethinking Sex, Labor and Law”. Global Sexualities. Antioch College, Yellow Springs, OH. (June 4, 2014).

Forbis, J. S. “Economic Well-Being and Arts Attendance: A Multi-Variable Analysis”. European Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. (September 1, 2014).

Holcomb, J. A. “Reframing Guilt: Mothers’ Experiences with Breastfeeding”. North Central Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH. (April 11, 2014).

Jipson, A. J. “Administrative Law, Municipalities, and Roadside Memorials”. Association of Administrative Law Annual Meeting, Savannah, GA. (October 8, 2014).

Jipson, A. J. “Roadside Memorials and Administrative Law”. Association of Administrative Law Annual Meeting, Savannah, GA. (October 7, 2014).

Jipson, A. J. “What do Roadside Memorials Mean?” University of North Carolina, Greenville, NC. (September 29, 2014).

Jipson, A. J. “Roadside Memorials, and Reflections on Grief”. Social Science Research Symposium, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC. (September 27, 2014).

Jipson, A. J. “Popular Culture and the Marxist Imagination of the Neo-Liberal State”. American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. (August 17, 2014).

Jipson, A. J. “What does Popular Culture Mean in the Age of the Internet?” Popular Culture and Popular Music Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. (July 18, 2014).

Jipson, A. J. “Youth and the Consequences of Mass Incarceration”. National At-Risk Youth Conference, OJJDP/National At-Risk Youth Association, Savannah, GA. (March 4, 2014).

Leming, L. M. “New Generations of Catholic Sisters” (panel). Authors Meet Critics, Society for the Scientific Study of Religion Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN. (November 1, 2014).

Leming, L. M. “Living King's Legacy/Lifting our Voices”. Martin Luther King Luncheon, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH. (January 21, 2014).

Longazel, J. G. “Movement Building in the Shadow of Anti-Immigrant Legislation: Barriers and Promises”. National Latina/o Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM. (October 25, 2014).

Longazel, J. G. “Changing Immigrant and Refugee Selection Policies” (session chair). Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. (June 1, 2014).

Longazel, J. G. “Collaborative Research Networks and their Role in the Law and Society Association” (panel). Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. (June 1, 2014).

Longazel, J. G. ““From Mass Detention to Mass Supervision? The Impact of Risk Assessment in Crimmigration”. Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. (June 1, 2014).

Longazel, J. G. “Immigration Consequences for Individual Identities, Families, and Law in the Americas” (session chair). Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. (June 1, 2014).

Longazel, J. G. “Unpacking the Rhetoric of Anti-Immigrant Backlash: White Innocence and Latina/o Abstraction”. Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. (June 1, 2014).

Longazel, J. G. “Rhetorical Barriers to Mobilizing for Immigrant Rights: White Innocence and Latina/o Abstraction”. Conference of the Research Group on Legal Diversity, American Bar Foundation, Chicago, IL. (May 9, 2014).

Longazel, J. G. “They aren’t all Bad': Anti-Immigrant Narratives as Racial Testimony”. North Central Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH. (April 11, 2014).

Longazel, J. G. “The Rhetorical Gymnastics of Race: Race Talk in an Era of Colorblindness” (session chair). North Central Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH. (April 11, 2014).

Longazel, J., Dasgupta, S. “Reverberations: Race, Narrative, and Empire” (Session Chair). Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. (June 1, 2014).

Picca, L. H. “The Gymnastics of Hiding: White Denial and Reinterpretation of History”. North Central Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH. (April 11, 2014).

Picca, L. H. “Backstage Racism: How Nice White Students Perpetuate the Racial Hierarchy”. LeMoyne College, Syracuse, NY. (February 20, 2014).

Thompson-Miller, R., Picca, L. H. “You Can’t Lead If You Don’t Know Where You’ve Been” (Workshop). Colors of Leadership Conference, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH. (March 1, 2014).

Thompson-Miller, R., Picca, L. H. “Segregation Stress Syndrome: Examining How the Past Impacts our Contemporary Relationships” (Workshop). White Privilege Conference, Madison, WI. (March 26, 2014).

Thompson-Miller, R. “The Intergenerational Impact of Racial Gymnastics: Examining Elderly African-American Experiences During Jim Crow and Today”. North Central Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH. (April 11, 2014).

Thompson-Miller, R. “Dr. King 50th Anniversary at University of Dayton” (Panel). 50th Anniversary of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Speech at the University of Dayton, Office of Multicultural Affairs and University Library, Dayton, OH. (December 2, 2014).

Published Intellectual Contributions

Cassiman, S. A. (2014). “The Discursive Axis of Neoliberalism: Debt, Deficits, and Austerity.” In Haymes, S. N., de Haymes, M. V., Miller, R. (Eds.), Routledge Handbook on Poverty in the United States (pp. 19-25). New York, NY: Routledge Press.

Dasgupta, S. (2014). “Parabasher Chithi.” In Basu, T. (Ed.), Letters from the Diaspora. Calcutta, India.

Dasgupta, S. (2014). BITS of Belonging: Information Technology, Water and the Changing Rationale of Citizenship and Governance in the Indian Silicon Plateau. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press.

Dasgupta, S. (2014). “Sovereign Silence: The Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act and Legalizing Sex Work in Sonagachhi, India.” Political and Legal Anthropology Review, 37(1), 109-125. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1555-2934

Davis-Berman, J. L. (2014). “Creating a Memory Book: Undergraduate Student Experiences with End of Life Interviews.” Death Studies, 38(2), 85-90.

Davis-Berman, J. L. (2014). Review of How We Die Now: Intimacy and the Work of Dying (4th ed., vol. 26, pp. 371-372). Taylor & Francis: Journal of Women and Aging.

Davis-Berman, J. L., Farkas, J. (2014). “Social Work, Yoga, and Gratitude: Partnership in a Homeless Shelter.” Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping, 19(1), 4-9.

Davis-Berman, J. L., Farkas, J. (2014). “YogaHome: Emotional, Physical and Social Impacts of a Yoga Program on Community Homeless Shelter Residents.” Journal of Yoga Service, 2, 8-14.

Polzella, D. J., Forbis, J. S. (2014). “Relationships Between Traditional Music Audience Participation and Pro-Social Behaviors.” Empirical Studies of the Arts, 32(1), 109-120.

Fernandez-Baca, D., Holcomb, J., Latham, K. (2014). “Who Cares for the Kids? Social Parenting in Disney Films.” Journal of Family Issues. Prepublished November 9, DOI: 10.1177/0192513X13511250

Holcomb, J. A. (2014). Encyclopedia Entry. Children's Rights. Encyclopedia of Family Studies. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Holcomb, J. A. (2014). Encyclopedia Entry. Breastfeeding. Encyclopedia of Family Studies. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Jatham, K., Holcomb, J. A. (2014). “Racial Variations of Parity Status as a Predictor of Disability Onset among Old-Old Women.” Journal of Family Issues, 35(3), 291-311. jfi.sagepub.com/content/early/2012/12/26/0192513X12468436

Longazel, J. G. (2014). Encyclopedia Entry. Equal Protection. In Thompson, S. (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Diversity and Social Justice (pp. 301-303). New York, NY: Routledge.

Longazel, J. G. (2014). Encyclopedia Entry. Robert Russ. In Jones, D. D., Frazier, B. D. (Eds.), African Americans and the Criminal Justice System: An Encyclopedia (pp. 458-460). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.

Longazel, J. G. (2014). Divided and Conquered: Hazleton, Pennsylvania and the Politics of Immigration. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press.

Longazel, J. G. (2014). “Rhetorical Barriers to Mobilizing for Immigrant Rights: White Innocence and Latina/o Abstraction.” Law & Social Inquiry, 39(3), 580-600.

Longazel, J. G., Archer, R. (2014). “The Inadequacy of Prison Food Allergy Policies.” (Reprint). Burbank, CA: INSIDER: The Magazine of the Association of Correctional Food Service Affiliates (Summer), 34-36.

Longazel, J. G., Archer, R. (2014). “The Inadequacy of Prison Food Allergy Policies.” Lake Worth, FL: Prison Legal News (April), 18.

Longazel, J. G., Koehler, J. (2014). Internet Blog. Why the Fracking Haves Come Out Ahead. Online: Sociological Lens, August 25, 2014. http://thesocietypages.org/sociologylens/2014/08/25/why-the-fracking-haves-come-out-ahead/

Longazel, J. G., van der Woude, M. (2014). “Introduction to: The Negotiated Expansions of Immigration Control.” Law & Social Inquiry, 39(3), 555–559.

Longazel, J. G., van der Woude, M. (2014). Special Issue. “The Negotiated Expansions of Immigration Control.” Law & Social Inquiry, 3rd ed., vol. 39, 555–790.

Picca, L. H. (2014). “Syllabus XI: Race and Ethnic Minorities.” In Haltinner, K. (Ed.), Teaching Race and Anti-Racism in Contemporary America: Adding Context to Colorblindness (pp. 426-441). New York, NY: Springer Publishers.

Picca, L. H., Thompson-Miller, R. (2014). “Student Journal Writing: Connecting Academic Theories to Everyday Racial Events.” In Haltinner, K. (Ed.), Teaching Race and Anti-Racism in Contemporary America: Adding Context to Colorblindness (pp. 313-319). New York, NY: Springer Publishers.

Thompson-Miller, R. (2014). Encyclopedia Entry. Civil Disobedience (examples of). The SAGE Encyclopedia of Surveillance, Security, and Privacy. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications Inc.

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