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Humanities Department Scholarship 2015
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  • Haglund, E. “Striped Pants versus Fat Cats: Ambassadorial Performance of Career Diplomats and Political Appointees,'' Presidential Studies Quarterly, 45(4). 2015.
  • LaMonica, C. “Moving Beyond ‘Illiberal Democracy’ in Sub-Saharan Africa: Recalling the Significance of Local Governance,” African Journal of Political Science and International Relations (AJPSIR), 9 (7). July, 2015.
  • Pincus, R. “Guns and Mud: Environmental Discourses of the U.S. Military and Modern Environmental Movement”, Peace Studies Journal, 8(1). 2015.
  • Pincus, R. “Large-Scale Disaster Response in the Arctic: Are We Ready? Lessons From the Literature on Wicked Policy Problems”, Arctic Yearbook. 2015.

Books and Book Chapters 

  • Gonzalez, J.B. (2015). Toys Made of Rock.Tempe, AZ: Bilingual Review Press.
  • Gregg, T. L. (2015). Values and Technology: Future Environmental Game Changers? In T. Nguyen (ed.) Possible Future Worlds: Essays by Carnegie Councils Ethics Fellows for the Future (pp. 38-41). New York: Carnegie Council.
  • Pincus, R. and Ali, S. H., eds. (2015). Diplomacy on Ice: Energy and the Environment in the Arctic and Antarctic. New Haven: Yale University Press.
  • Pincus, R. (2015). “Security in the Arctic: A Receding Wall.” In R. Pincus and S. H. Ali (Ed.), Diplomacy on Ice: Energy and the Environment in the Arctic and Antarctic. New Haven: Yale University Press.
  • Rivero, E. (2015). La Subversión de los Espacios, Los Espacios de la Subversión: El Baño del Papa (2007). In G. Copertari and C. Sitnisky (Ed.), El estado de las cosas: Cine latinoamericano en el nuevo milenio (pp. 137-158). Madrid: Iberoamericana; Frankfurt am Main: Vervuert.
  • Wingrove-Haugland, E. (2015). Moral Sensitivity, Dehumanization, and the Military, In Mower, Vandenberg, and Robison (Ed.) Developing Moral Sensitivity. Routledge.
  • Wink, K. (2015) Rhetorical Strategies for Composition: Cracking an Academic Code (student text and Instructors’ Guide, e-text). MD: Rowman and Littlefield.

Conference Presentations 

  • Adler, Erin N. “Women In Higher Education”, Leadership Conference at Albany Technical College, Albany, Georgia. November 2015.
  • Gregg, T. L., and Turner, C. “Analyzing Commitment Platforms for Actions on Ocean Issues”, Galvanizing the Groundswell Conference hosted by The Natural Resources Defense Council, Washington, DC. April 2015.
  • Haglund, E. ``First Best, Last Worst: The Dynamics of Appointee Characteristics over Intra-Presidential Time,'' American Political Science Association Annual Meeting. 2015.
  • Jernquist, K. “Risk Assessment: Recounting a Writing Center’s Rhetorical Move(ment),” Conference on College Composition and Communication, Tampa, FL. March 2015.
  • LaMonica, C. “Breaking the Cycle of State-Corporate Crime in Nigeria,” African Studies Association (ASA)”, San Diego, CA, November 2015.
  • LaMonica, C. “Internal Colonialism in Practice: The Cases of Liberia and Nigeria,” International Studies Association (ISA) Northeast, Providence, RI, November 2015.
  • LaMonica, C. “Why Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing is a Security Risk in the Gulf of Guinea,” International Security Studies Section of ISA and International Security & Arms Control of APSA (ISSS-ISAC) Joint Annual Conference, Springfield, MA, October 2015.
  • LaMonica, C. (Panel Convener and Chair): Panel Theme: “US Maritime Policy & Strategy in the 21st-Century” (Supervised papers 2, 3, 4); Paper 1: Christopher LaMonica and LCDR Christopher Sweeney, “The Politics of Maritime Security Sector Reform (MSSR)”; Paper 2: Wathek Ltifi, “Exploring the ‘Security-Development Nexus’ via Statistical Analysis: The Cases of Zones D and E of Western Africa”; Paper 3: Jalle Merritt and Bradley Brown, “How GIS Analysis Can Help Maritime Security Sector Reform Efforts in the Gulf of Guinea Region of Western Africa”; and Paper 4: Gabriel Patterson, “On China’s Ongoing Effort to Diminish its Dependence on the Straits of Malacca and Potential Implications for SE Asian Security.” New England Political Science Association (NEPSA), New Haven, CT, April 2015.
  • LaMonica, C. “The Role of Women in Political Protests Against West African State Tyranny: A Comparative Study of Experiences in Liberia and in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria”, Women, Peace & Security Conference, Naval War College, April 2015.
  • LaMonica, C. “Oil Politics in Southern States: A Comparative Study of Indigenous Resistance to State-Corporate Crime in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria and the Peruvian Amazon” (International Political Economy Section - Extractive Industries and Resource Politics), International Studies Association (ISA), New Orleans, LA, February 2015.
  • Rivero, E. “Familia, violencia (post?), memoria: D. F de Mateo Gutiérrez (2008), Latin American Studies Association conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico. May 2015.
  • Rivero, E. “Memoria, dictadura y cine documental uruguayo: Decile a Mario que no vuelva (2008)”, Northeast Modern Language Association Conference, Toronto, Canada. April 2015.
  • Rivero, E. “Memoria y género: la cárcel política en Memorias de Mujeres (Virginia Martínez, 2005).The Midwest Association for Latin American Studies conference, Millersville, PA. October 2015.
  • Rivero, E. “Trauma, silencios y memoria en Secretos de lucha (2007)”, New England Council of Latin American Studies conference, Boston, MA. November 2015.
  • Trosky, A., S. Noyes and M. Stern. “Moral Disengagement and Just War Arguments”, American Psychological Association Annual Conference, APA Division 48, Society for the Study of Peace, Conflict, and Violence: Peace Psychology. 2015.
  • Wingrove-Haugland, E. “Teaching Just War Theory at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy,” McCain Conference, Annapolis MD, April 2015.
  • Wingrove-Haugland, E. “Ethics Without Borders and Personal Identity,” Society for Ethics Across the Curriculum, Greenville SC, October 2015.

Other Publications 

  • Gonzalez, J.B. (2015). “Trump Deals Race and Gender Card.” CT Latino News. August 23, 2015.
  • Gonzalez, J.B. (2015). “Scene from The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez (1982).” Codex Journal. June 25, 2015.

Speaking Engagements 

  • Adler, E. (2015) “Women in Higher Education Leadership Conference,” Panel Member, Albany Technical College, Albany, Georgia, Nov. 3-4, 2015.
  • Gonzalez, J.B. (2015) “Using Poetry for Reflection and Inspiration”, Smithsonian Latino Center Young Ambassadors. Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, Washington D.C. June 21, 2015.
  • Gonzalez, J.B. (2015)“Following Shadows of the Past.” Latin Week, University of New Haven. March 10, 2015.
  • Gonzalez, J.B. (2015) Poetry Reading, Expressiones Cultural Center, New London, CT. October 17, 2015.
  • Haglund, E. (2015) “Waiting for the Watchdogs: Inspectors General and Presidential Appointment Strategies”, Center of Advanced Studies, Scholarship Seminar Series, USCGA. November 19, 2015.
  • Wingrove-Haugland, E. (2015) “Including Transgendered Members in the Military: Lessons from the Repeal of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’”, Address to SPECTRUM, USCGA, November 2015.
  • Wingrove-Haugland, E. (2015), “Lessons from the Holocaust: Why Saying ‘Never Again’ is Not Enough,” Address to American Service Academies Program, USCGA, November 2015.

Awarded Grants 

  • La Casse, C., City of Print: New York and the Periodical Press from the Antebellum Era to the Digital Age, National Endowment for the Humanities.
  • LaMonica, C. US Africa Command (AFRICOM): September 2015 ($25,000): Funds used during 2015-16 academic year to pursue research on Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) fishing in the Gulf of Guinea, pursuant to the February 2015 “Presidential Task Force on Combating IUU Fishing and Seafood Fraud.”

Book Reviews 

  • Gonzalez, J.B. Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and The Miracle That Set Them Free. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (2014).

Manuscript Reviews 

  • Trosky, A. American Politics Today (Chapters on the United States Constitution and Founding, Civil Liberties & Civil Rights, the Bureaucracy, and U.S. Foreign Policy subfields) by A. Bianco W. and Canon D. Reviewed for W.W. Norton and Co.