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2010 Publications by College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Faculty Members


Most people remember their university faculty members because of their proficiency in the classroom.  However, faculty members also contribute to the expansion of knowledge within their disciplines through scholarly research and publication.  College of Liberal Arts and Sciences faculty at Butler University published 4 books, 54 academic research articles, 11 book chapters, 8 poems, 3 conference proceedings, 19 reviews, and 4 dictionary/encyclopedia entries in 2010 covering a wide range of topics.




Menges, E.S.,R.W. Dolan, R. Pickert, R. Yahr and D.R. Gordon. 2010. Genetic variation in past and current landscapes: Conservation implications based on six endemic Florida scrub plants.  International  Journal of Ecology2010: Article ID 503759. 

Tsukamoto T,Hauck NR, Tao R,  Jiang N and  Iezzoni AF.  2010.  Structural and Genetic Analysis of Four Non-Functional Haplotype Variants Derived from a Common Ancestral Haplotype Identified in Sour Cherry (Prunus cerasusL.).Genetics184:411-427.

Y. Li-Beisson, B. Shorrosh, F. Beisson, M.X. Andersson, V. Arondel, P.D. Bates, S. Baud, D. Bird, A. DeBono, T.P. Durrett, R.B. Franke, I.A. Graham, K. Katayama, A.A. Kelly, T. Larson, J.E. Markham, M. Miquel, I. Molina, I. Nishida, O. Rowland, L. Samuels,K.M. Schmid, H. Wada, R. Welti, C. Xu, R. Zallot, and J. Ohlrogge. 2010. Acyl-lipid metabolism.  The Arabidopsis Book8(1):1-65, doi:10.1043/tab.00133.

Zimmerman, Michael.  2010.  "Combating the Fifth Wave of Creationism:  Religious Leaders and Scientists Working Together. "Theology and Science8:  211-222.

Zimmerman, Michael.  2010.  "The Evolution-Creation Controversy:  Why it Matters.  Part One." The Fourth R23:  11-15, 26.

Zimmerman, Michael and Jonathan W. Barada.  2010.  "Adopt a Program." Advancing Philanthropy March/April 2010:  48-49.

Book Chapters:

Zimmerman, Michael.  2010.  "Why Evolution is the Organizing Principle for Biology."  In: Religion and Science.  Vol. III:  The Imperative of Evolution in Science and Religion, Sara Fletcher Harding and Nancy Morvillo (Eds.).  Routledge, New York


Jennifer Kowalski. Research Corporation - Cottrell College Science award (2010-2012), "Identification and characterization of Anaphase Promoting Complex substrates that regulate synaptic transmission inC. elegans", $35,000 (+ $10,000 institutional match).



John J. Esteb, LuAnne McNulty, John Magers,Paul Morgan, Anne M. Wilson.  "Technology For The Organic Chemist; An Introductory Laboratory" J. Chem Educ. 2010,87, 1074-1077.

Shannon G. Lieb.  "How the Misuse of Symmetry Can Obscure the Underlying Science: Furan, Pyrrole and Formamide Case Studies." Chemical Educator 2010, 15, 268-271;

McNulty, L.; Kohlbacher, K.; Borin, K.; Dodd, B.; Bishop, J.; Fuller, L.; Wright, J.  "Cyclic Alkenyl Boronic Half Acid Synthesis and Applications" J. Org. Chem. 2010,75,6001-6004.


 Akinbo, O. T. and Samide M. "A surface-coated solid-phase microextraction device." U.S. Patent#7,665,374, (2010)


 Shannon G. Lieb.  "Soap Bubbles and Local Hidden Variables. "Proceedings of the Gathering for Gardner8 (2010)

Computer Science and Software Engineering


Jonathan Sorenson.  "A randomized sublinear time parallel GCD algorithm for the EREW PRAM,"  Information Processing Letters 110,5:198 - 201, 2010.  


Zihong Chen.    << 数据挖掘与教学建模>>  国防工业出版社 (2010-02出版) (Book in Chinese) English Translation:Data Mining and Mathematical Modeling.   National Defense Industry Press (China) February 2010.


Jonathan Sorenson.  "Sieving for pseudosquares and pseudocubes in parallel using doubly-focused enumeration and wheel data structures,"  Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Algorithmic Number Theory (ANTS-IX), Guillaume Hanrot, Francois Morain, and Emmanuel Tomé eds., Nancy, France, pages 331-339, 2010. LNCS 6197, ISBN 978-3-642-14517-9.



Jason Goldsmith.  "The Metamorphosis; Or, A Phenomenology of Teaching," Arts & Humanities in Higher Education, 9.3 October 2010.

Marshall Gregory.  "How Teachers Need To Deal With the Seen, the Unseen, the Improbable, and the Nearly Imponderable,"Liberal EducationLXXXXVI.4 (Fall 2010): 32-36.

Ania Spyra. "Jean Rhys's Voyage in the Darkas a Trans-Atlantic Tragic Mulatta Narrative" Sargasso: Journal of Caribbean Literature, Language, and Culture,  Fall 2010:79-92

Ania Spyra. "Self-Indulgence is the American Word for Flair" Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies. 12-13 Spring/Fall 2010, 127-131.


Andrew Levy. A Brain Wider Than The Sky:  A Migraine Diary(paperback version) Simon and Schuster, and audiobook format (Audible, Inc.). 

Susan Neville.  2010. Butler's Big Dance.  Indiana University Press.

Book Chapters:

Hilene Flanzbaum.  "The Holocaust as Bestseller," in The Holocaust, Art and Taboo: Transatlantic Exchanges on the Ethics and Aesthetics of Representation(Berlin: Universitatsverlag, 2010) pps. 123-138.


Chris Forhan. "Crude Articulation." The Georgia Review64.4 (Winter 2010):  688-89.

Chris Forhan. "The Big Thing." Ploughshares36.4 (Winter 2010-11):  37.

Chris Forhan. "Renunciation." The Laurel Review44.1 (Spring 2010):  51.

Chris Forhan. "After Slipping and Floundering Down the Ladder,"West Branch Wired(Dec. 2010).

Chris Forhan. "Against Transcendence,"West Branch Wired(Dec. 2010).

Chris Forhan.  "Late Resolution," "Nine Sentences about You," "Petition."  West Branch Wired(Dec. 2010).

Alessandra Lynch. 2010."Inheritance, Carry Him Carry Him" Crazyhorse,Issue 78.

Alessandra Lynch. 2010. "Agitation: wake." Ploughshares, Vol. 36, No. 4, Winter, 2010/2011,


Lee Garver.  Review of Broadcasting Modernism, edited by Debra Rae Cohen, Michale Coyle, and Jane Lewty.  Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 2009.  In English Literature in Transition, 1880-192054.2 (2011): 606-9.

Lee Garver. Review of Adrian Bingham's Family Newspapers?: Sex, Private Life, and the British Popular Press, 1918-1978.  Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2009 in the Journal of Modern Periodical Studies.

History and Anthropology


Xiaorong Han.  "American Studies of Vietnamese History" Nanyang wenti yanjiu(Southeast Asian Affairs), 2010(4): 78-91. (Text in Chinese)

Ageeth Sluis "Bataclanismo,or how Deco Bodies Transformed Revolutionary Mexico City, 1925 "The Americas   66:4 (April 2010), pp. 469-499.

Book Chapters:

Sholeh Shahrokhi.  2010  "Beyond "tragedy": a cultural critique of sex trafficking of young Iranian women" in Sex-Trafficking, Human Rights, and Social Justice, edited volume by Tiantian Zheng.  Routledge.


George W. Geib.  Review of The Great Virginia Triumvirate,Teaching History, vol 35, no 2, pp 110-111. 

Paul Hanson. Review of Charles Walton,Policing Public Opinion in the French Revolution (Oxford University Press) forH-France, the principal on-line listserv in French Studies.

Paul Hanson. Review of Andrew Jainchill,Reimagining Politics after the Terror:  The Republican Origins of French Liberalism(Cornell University Press) for European History Quarterly.

 Paul Hanson. Review of Vivian Gruder,the Notables and the Nation:  The Political Schooling of the French, 1787-1788 (Harvard University Press) for the Canadian Journal of History.

Paul Hanson. Review of Donald Sutherland,Murder in Aubagne:  Lynching, Law, and Justice during the French Revolution(Cambridge University Press) forH-France. 

Mathematics and Actuarial Science


Amos Carpenter.   "Zeros of the partial sums of cos(z) and sin(z). III" (with Richard S. Varga),Journal of Applied Numerical Mathematics, Volume 60 (2010), pp. 298-313.

Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures


María Gabriela Muniz. "El discurso de la crueldad:2666de Roberto Bolaño" Revista  hispánica moderna.63.1 (June, 2010)

Larry W. Riggs. "Perspective as a Metaphysics of Knowledge and Power, and Literature as Its Other." Cincinnati Romance Review  29 (Fall 2010):99-105

Larry W. Riggs  and Sandra Hellyer-Riggs.  "An Interdisciplinary/Developmental Approach to Defining and Teaching for Critical Thinking." The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Science.  Volume 5, Issue 6, pp.63-72.

Larry W. Riggs and Sandra Hellyer_Riggs."Overcoming Egocentric and Socio-centric Thought: From Knowledge to Commitment in Critical Thinking." In The International Journal of Learning. Volume 17, Issue 7, pp.221-228.

Sylvie Vanbaelen.  "Jeux de miroir dans Toto le héros de Jaco Van Dormael."  Nouvelles Etudes Francophones(fall 2010)

Linda M. Willem. "Saura and Storaro: A Professional Friendship,"Post Script29.2 (2010): 111-117. 


Linda M. Willem.   Náufragas" y otros cuentos, Cervantes & Co. Spanish Classics (Newark, Delaware, 2010). 


José Roberto Alexander Quintanill. a  Diccionario de Americanismos(2010). Madrid:Alfaguara. (This is a mega-project of the Spanish Language Royal Academy in Spain, where I was a contributor, with other Salvadoran lexicographers, for the Salvadoran section. This is a dictionary of the Spanish of Latin America and has more than 100,000 words. It is probably one of the most important dictionaries in the Hispanic world).


Rodríguez Prieto, J. P. (2010). Emotional intelligence, motivational orientations, and motivational learning effort and achievement in Spanish as a foreign language. In Selected Proceedings of the 12th Hispanic Linguistics Symposium, ed. Claudia Borgonovo, Manuel Español - Echevarría, and Philippe Prévost, 284-297. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project.


Larry W. Riggs. Review Essay: Cherbuliez, Juliette. The Place of Exile: Leisure Literature and the Limits of Absolutism. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, 2005. In Eighteenth-Century Current Bibliography.

Physics and Astronomy


Zhang Zhe, Kyle Obergfell,Xianming L. Han, Chen Xiang-Jun, 2010 "Monte-Carlo Fitting and Its Application in Electron Momentum Spectroscopy Data Processing", Acta Physica Sinica591695.

*Geiss, B.,Murphy, B.W, Phifer, K. A., McFall, M., Cohn,H.N.,"The Effect of Stellar Collisions and Tidal Disruptions on Post-Main-Sequence Stars in the Galactic Nucleus." Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society(2010).

Updike, A. C., Hartmann, D. H., & Murphy, B.,"GRB 100418A: SARA observations,"GRB Coordinates Network, Circular Service, 10619, 1 (2010).

N. Hatano and G. Ordonez. Resonant-state expansion of the Green's function of open quantum systems, International Journal of Theoretical Physics. 2010arXiv1010.1342H (2010).

G. Ordonez. Complex spectral representation of a many-body system in one dimension,  Progress of Theoretical Physics (Supplement), vol. 184, p. 466 (2010).

B. A. Tay and G. Ordonez. Dressed particles from the star-unitary transformation: Markovian dynamics, Physica A vol. 389, p. 1346 (2010).

A. Smith, A. Rogozea, C.  Poltera,G. Ordonez,  S. Banerjee, H. Petrache. Computation of Lipid Headgroup Interactions,Biophysical Journal, vol. 98, issue 3, p. 281a (2010).

Philosophy and Religion (& Classical Studies)


Stuart Glennan. Mechanisms, Causes and the Layered Model of the World (2010).Philosophy and Phenomenological Research81(2): 362-381.

Stuart Glennan. Ephemeral Mechanisms and Historical Explanation (2010).Erkenntnis72(2): 251-255.

Brent Hege.  "The Online Theology Classroom: Strategies for Engaging a Community of Distance Learners in a Hybrid Model of Online Education." Teaching Theology and Religion14, no. 1 (Jan 2011):13-20.

Brent Hege.  "A Reforming Tradition Struggles with Change: The ELCA's Historic Vote on LGBT Ordination, One Year Later." Religion Dispatches(May 25, 2010).        

Brent Hege.  "Jesus Christ as Poetic Symbol: Wilhelm Bousset's Contribution to the Faith-History Debate." Zeitschrift für Neuere Theologiegeschichte/Journal for the History of Modern Theology16, no. 2 (December 2009):197-216.

James F. McGrath. "Biblioblogging Our Matrix: Exploring the Potential and Perplexities of Academic Blogging" Bulletin for the Study of Religion39:3 (September 2010) 7-12.

Tiberiu Popa. "Self and Other in Catullus",Classics Ireland,16, 2009,1-25

Paul Valliere. "Интерпретация Откровения Иоанна в русском богословии XIX-XX веков" (The Interpretation of the Revelation of John in 19th and 20th Century Russian Theology), inЭсхатологическоеучениеЦеркви: Материалы (The Eschatological Doctrine of the Church: Materials) (Moscow: Synodal'naia Bogoslovskaia Kommissiia, 2007), pp. 414-429. 

Harry van der Linden. "Just Military Preparedness, U.S. Military Hegemony, and Contingency Planning for Intervention in Sudan: A Reply to Lango and Patterson,"International Journal of Applied Philosophy24.2 (2010): 135-52.  (This paper was both written and published in 2010.)

Harry van der Linden. "From Combat Boots to Civilian Shoes: Reflections on Cheyney Ryan's The Chickenhawk Syndrome,"Radical Philosophy Review13.2 (2010): 173-80.

Book Chapters:

Chad M. Bauman. "Identity, Conversion, and Violence:Dalits, Adivasis,and the 2007-08 Riots in Orissa,"in Rowena Robinson and Joseph Marianus Kujur, eds.,Margins of Faith: Dalit and Tribal Christianity in India(Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2010), pgs. 263-290.

Katharina Dulckeit.  "Unlikely Bedfellows?  Hegel and Putnam on Natural Kind Terms," in Hegel and the Analytic Tradition. Edited by Angelica. Nuzzo, Continuum Press UK, January, 2010

Stuart Glennan. Mechanisms (2010).The Oxford Handbook of Causation, edited by Helen Beebee,Christopher Hitchcock and Peter Menzies. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Paul Valliere. "A Russian Cosmodicy: Sergei Bulgakov's Religious Philosophy," Chap. 8 of A History of Russian Philosophy 1830-1930, ed. G. M. Hamburg and Randall A. Poole (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010), pp. 171-189.

Harry van der Linden. "From Hiroshima to Baghdad: Military Hegemony versus Just Military Preparedness," in Philosophy after Hiroshima, ed. Edward Demenchonok (Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2010).

Harry van der Linden. "Just War Principles: An Introduction with Further Reading," reprinted in James E. White,Contemporary Moral Problems, 10th edition (Boston: Wadsworth, 2010-12), pp. 423-28. Reprinted from Michael W. Brough and John W. Lango, eds.,Rethinking the Just War Tradition(Albany, New York: State University of New York Press, 2007).

Encyclopedia Entries:

Paul Valliere. "Berdyaev", in The Cambridge Dictionary of Christianity, ed. Daniel Patte (Cambridge University Press, 2010).

Paul Valliere.  "Bulgakov," in The Cambridge Dictionary of Christianity, ed. Daniel Patte (Cambridge University Press, 2010).

Paul Valliere.  "Soloviev," in The Cambridge Dictionary of Christianity, ed. Daniel Patte (Cambridge University Press, 2010).


Chad M. Bauman. Review of Bourgeois Hinduism,by Brian Hatcher,Journal of Religion,89:452-454, July 2010.

Chad M. Bauman.  Review of An Encounter of Peripheries,by Marine Carrin and Harald Tambs-Lyche,Journal of Hindu-Christian Studies,22: 49-50, 2009.

Christopher Bungard.  Review of Raffaelli, R. and A. Tontini, eds. 2009.Lecturae Plautinae Sarsinates XII: Miles Gloriosus. Urbino: Edizioni Quattro Venti;Bryn Mawr Classical Review(2010.08.23).

Brent Hege.  Review of Thinking with the Church: Essays in Historical Theology, by B. A. Gerrish. Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology(in press).

Brent Hege.  Review of Contemporary Christologies: A Fortress Introduction, by Don Schweitzer. Seminary Ridge Review 13, no. 1 (Autumn 2010):101-103.

Brent Hege.  "Stories the Religious Left Must Tell Itself." Review of Changing the Script: An Authentically Faithful, Authentically Progressive Political Theology for the 21st Century, by Daniel Schultz. The Revealer (October 21, 2010).

James F. McGrath. Review of John Walton,The Lost World of Genesis One in Reports of the National Center for Science Education Vol. 30 No.1-2 (Jan-Apr 2010): 52-53.

James F. McGrath. Review of Gerald O'Collins,Christology: A Biblical, Historical, and Systematic Study of Jesus (Oxford University Press, 2009) in Review of Biblical Literature (April 2010) [].

James F. McGrath. Review of Bogdan Burtea,Angelomorphic Pneumatology: Clement of Alexandria and Other Early Christian Witnesses in Review of Biblical Literature  (May 2010) []

Paul Valliere. Review of Adrian Pabst and Christoph Schneider, eds.,Encounter Between Eastern Orthodoxy and Radical Orthodoxy: Transfiguring the World Through the Word(Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2009), in Modern Theology26 (2010): 316-319.

Political Science


Robin Turner. With David K. Leonard, Jennifer Brass, Michael Nelson, Sophal Ear, Dan Fahey, Tasha Fairfield, Martha Johnson Gning, Michael Halderman, Brendan McSherry, Devra Coren Moehler, Wilson Prichard, Tuong Vu , and Jeroen Dijkman. "Does Patronage Still Drive Politics for the Rural Poor in the Developing World? A Comparative Perspective from the Livestock Sector."  Development and Change41(3), 2010.

Book Chapters:

Margaret Brabant. "Service-Learning: An Exportable Pedagogy?" in Problematizing Service-Learning: Critical Reflections for Development and Action. Eds: Trae Stewart and Nicole Webster.  IAP-Information Age Publishing, Charlotte, NC. 2010.

Siobhan McEvoy-Levy. 'The Role of Peer Groups in Recruitment to Youth Violence,' in Violent Life-Worlds, Sabine Kurtenbach (ed.) Series ONE World of the Development and Peace Foundation. Germany: Baden-Baden.  January 2010.


Craig Auchter.  Review of Dirk Kruijt,Guerrillas: War and Peace in Central America, published in Hispanic American Historical Review (HAHR),August 2010; 90: 571 - 572.



Dale, R. H. I.(2010). Birth statistics for African (Loxodonta africana) and Asian (Elephas maximus) elephants in human care: history and implications for elephant welfare. Zoo Biology, 29(2), 87-103.

Kowalski, N. L.,Dale, R. H. I., & Mazur, C. L. H. (2010). A survey of the management and development of captive African elephant (Loxodonta africana) calves: birth to three months of age. Zoo Biology, 29 (2), 104-119.

Shyan-Norwalt, M. R, Peterson, J, King, B. M., Staggs, T. E., &Dale, R. H. I.(2010). Initial findings on visual acuity thresholds in an African elephant. Zoo Biology, 29 (1),30-35.

Kovac, S., Moddel, G., Reinholz, J., Alexopoulos, A., Syed, T., Koubeissi, M.Z., Schuele, S., Lineweaver, T., Busch, R.M. & Loddenkemper, T. (2010).  Visual Naming Performance after ATL Resection: Impact of Atypical Language Dominance.  Neuropsychologia, 48, 2221-2225.

Martin, J. M., Warman, D. M., & Lysaker, P. H.  (2010). Cognitive Insight in Non-Psychiatric Individuals and Individuals with Psychosis:  An Examination Using the Beck Cognitive Insight Scale. Schizophrenia Research, 121,39-45.

Warman, D. M., Lysaker, P. H., Luedtke, B., &Martin, J. M. (2010).  Self-esteem and delusion proneness. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 198,455-457.

Morris, K. A., & Ashburn-Nardo, L. (2010*). The implicit association test as a class assignment: student affective and attitudinal reactions. Teaching of Psychology,37,63-68.*This article came into print in 2010.

McQuiston, D., & Morris, K. A. (2009*).  Gender differences in communication: Implications for salespeople. Journal of Selling and Major Account Management, 9, 54-64. 

Sociology and Criminology


Cline, Krista M. C. 2010. "Psychological Effects of Dog Ownership: Role Strain, Role Enhancement, and Depression." Journal of Social Psychology.150: 117-131.

Antonio Menendez "Media Representation of the European Union: Comparing Newspapers Coverage in France,  Spain, and the United Kingdom." International Journal of Communication. Vol. 4 (2010) pp. 1- 20.

Menendez-Alarcon, Antonio V. and Novak, Katherine B.  2010. "Latin American Immigrants in Indianapolis:  Perceptions of Prejudice and Discrimination." Latino Studies. 8:93-120.

Novak, Katherine B. and Crawford, Lizabeth A.  2010.  "Routine Activities as Determinants of Gender Differences in Delinquency. Journal of Criminal Justice38(5):913-920.

Crawford, Lizabeth A., and Novak, Katherine B.  2010.  "Beliefs about Alcohol and the College Experience as Moderators of the Effects of Perceived Drinking Norms on Student Alcohol Use. Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education.  54(3):  69-86.