Faculty Books and Publications

the bodiesThe Bodies, 2011
Christopher Sindt, School of
Liberal Arts (SOLA)
The Bodies is a collection of eco poetry, in free verse elegiac form, inspired by the imagery and history of the American West Coast.


Play of LinesPlay of Lines: Anton Azbe’s Art Academy
and the Education of East European
Female Painters, 2011
Anna Novakov, SOLA
Anna Novakov’s Play of Lines is the first study of Slovenianborn Anton Azbe’s co-educational art school in Munich, where he influenced four East European female painters from 1891 until 1905.


InstancesInstances, 2010
Jeongrye Choi, (Co-Translated by
Brenda Hillman, SOLA)
Instances is a collection of poetry by Korean author Jeongrye Choi, whose work has been recognized for its powerful metaphors, lyrical beauty and fearless imagination.


SlantSlant, 2011
Nicholas Leither and Barry Horwitz,
This writing textbook, with a new approach on essay structure, was created to guide students through the writing process. Used and edited by Saint Mary’s Seminar and English composition professors.


The Pope's SoldiersThe Pope’s Soldiers, 2011
David Alvarez, SOLA
Alvarez, an expert in government intelligence agencies and the history of Vatican espionage, writes about the military history of the papal authority in this analysis of armed forces and the Catholic Church.


Co-Teaching Book of ListsThe Co-Teaching Book of Lists, 2012
Katherine D. Perez, Kalmanovitz
School of Education (KSOE)
A list of practical teaching strategies, including hands-on techniques, suggestions and classroom tested management ideas for teachers who share classroom-teaching


Literacy LeadershipLiteracy Leadership for Reading Improvement: Intervention Programs and Balanced Instruction, 2011
Mary Kay Moskal, KSOE
Moskal offers specific ways literacy leaders and teachers can work together on effective instruction and interventions to help struggling readers succeed.


Personal SaviorsPersonal Saviors, 2011
Wesley Gibson, SOLA
Gibson offers a humorous and sometimes dark exploration of the unfolding life of an 11-year-old boy trapped between his fundamentalist faith and his sexuality.


MonstressMonstress, 2012
Lysley Tenorio, SOLA
A collection of short stories that reveal, through voices, conflicts and relationships, what it is like to be Filipino and a citizen of the world, and the line between expectations and reality in shaping identity and a concept of the world.


Epic RecessionEpic Recession: Prelude to Global Depression, 2010
Jack Rasmus, School of Economics
and Business Administration (SEBA)
Rasmus describes how epic recessions like the recent one are different from normal recessions and depressions. He examines financial and non-financial variables and their contribution to economic system fragility.


Many PeoplesMany Peoples, Many Faiths: Women and Men
in the World Religions, Ninth Edition, 2009
Robert S. Ellwood and
Barbara A. McGraw, SEBA
The 10th edition of this prestigious and widely adopted world religions text is in production.

Journal Publications

School of Economics and Business Administration:


 Cathy Finger, with Dennis Chambers (2011), “Goodwill Non-Impairments: Evidence from Recent Research and Suggestions for Auditors.” The CPA Journal.

Gregory Merrill, with C. Galbraith and C. Stiles (2011), “Inflation and Fair Market Value: An Empirical Analysis of Sales Transactions of U.S. Closely-Held Companies, Journal of Accounting, Business and Management

Suneel Udpa, with Reuven Lehavy (2011), “Kmart: Predicting Bankruptcy, Fresh Start Reporting, and Valuation of Distressed Securities”, Issues in Accounting Education


Roy Allen, Norm Bedford and Andras Margitay-Becht (2011), A ‘Human Ecology Economics’ Framework for Eastern Europe,” International Journal of Social Economics

Shyam Kamath and Kris Chase, with J. Agrawal (2011), “Explaining Geographic Cluster Success – The GEMS Model”, American Journal of Economics and Sociology

Ethics, Responsible Business and Corporate Governance

Jyoti Bachani, with Alanna Young (2011), “Financing Rural Telemedicine: Bringing Healthcare to the Underserved, Great Lakes Herald

Catherine Banbury, Saroja S. Subrahmanyan, with R. Stinerock (2011), “Sustainable

Consumption: Introspecting Across Multiple Lived Cultures,” Journal of Business Research

Caroline Doran, with Natale) (2011), “The Role of Religion and Traditional Values in Ethical Consumption.” Journal of Business Ethics

Jim Hawley (2011), “Recent developments in U.S. Corporate Governance: Dodd-Frank and After”, Revue D’Économie Financiére (2011).

Jim Hawley, with Keith Johnson and Ed Waitzer (2011), “Reclaiming Fiduciary Duty Fundamentals,’ Rotman International Journal of Pension Management.

Judith White (2011), “Seeing More Clearly Through a Lens Out of Whack.” Journal of Management Inquiry.

Management and Interdisciplinary Studies

Linda Herkenhoff, with Joann Heydenfeldt (2011), “A Correlational Approach to the Study of Professional Culture and Intraorganizational Conflict,” International Journal of Management and Business

Jo Ann Heydenfeldt, Linda Herkenhoff and Mary Coe (2011), “Cultivating Mind Fitness Through Mindfulness Training,” Performance Improvement Journal

Jo Ann Heydenfeldt, Linda Herkenhoff and Mary Coe (2011), “Mind Fitness Training: Emerging Practices & Business Applications Applied Neuroscience,” International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

Belal Kaifi, with Noori, S.A. (2011), “Organizational Behavior: A Study on Managers, Employees, and Teams,” Journal of Management Policy and Practice

Shyam Kamath, Eric Kolhede, with Guido Krickx (2011), "Network Effects in Low Tech Industries: Insights from Diamonds and Retailing," Interdisciplinary Journal of Economics and Business Law

Sam Lind, with Don Curtis (2011), “"Identifying Misconceptions in Biomedical Education," Journal of Dental Education

Michael Wagner (2011), “Online Lot-Sizing Problems with Ordering, Holding and Shortage Costs,Operations Research Letters

International Business

Norm Bedford, with Bill Hutchison and Sofie Bedford (2011), “Ukraine’s Global Strategy in the Post-Crisis Economy:  Developing an Intelligent Nation to Achieve a Competitive Advantage,” Innovative Marketing

Belal Kaifi, with Mujtaba, B.G. (2011), “Eastern Indian and Afghan Women in Management: A Quantitative Inquiry on their Leadership Proficiencies and Propensities,” International Journal of Business and Management

Belal Kaifi, with Noori, S.A. (2011), “The Best of Both Worlds: A Quantitative Study on Afghan-Americans, Culture, and Servant Leadership,” International Leadership Journal

Belal Kaifi, with Mujtaba, B.G. (2011), “Management Skills of Afghan Respondents: A Comparison of Technical, Human and Conceptual Differences Based on Gender,”  Journal of International Business and Cultural Studies

Wares Karim, with M. Nurunnabi and S Norton (2011) “The perceived need for and impediments of achieving accounting transparency in developing countries: A field investigation on Bangladesh”, International Journal of Managerial and Financial Accounting

Tina Zhang, Yung Jae Lee, with Willington Onuh (2011), “Domestic and offshore outsourcing, and labor productivity: Evidence from firms located in Philippine Economic Zone in Cavite, Philippines,” Journal of Business and Policy Research


Arnav Sheth, with L. Shepp and O. Palmon (2011), “Risk-Taking, Financial Distress, and Innovation,” with, Academy of Business Journal

Arnav Sheth (2011), “Hiring, firing and infighting: A tale of two companies,” Computational Economics

Tina Zhang, Berna P. Aksu, with H. Wang (2011), “Conflicts of Interest in Venture Capital-Backed IPO Firms”, Journal of International Finance and Economics

Pedagogical Research/Business Cases

Steve Balassi (2011). "Comprehensive Assessment in Economics Education,” Asian Forum on Business Education Journal

Tom Cleveland (2011), "Using the Advanced DuPont Profitability Simulation Model for Introductory and Advanced Finance Classes," Journal of Financial Education

Shyam Kamath, Eric Kolhede, and Yung Jae Lee, with J. Agrawal (2011) “A Flexible Financial Model of Distribution Channel Choice – The MODISC Model,” Journal of Business Cases & Applications

Eric Kolhede, Larisa Genin, J. Tomas Gomez-Arias (2011), “From a Great Books liberal Arts Education to an Integrated Marketing Program of Study,” Review of Business Research

Gregory Merrill, with C. Galbraith and D. Kline (2011), “Are Student Evaluations of Teaching Effectiveness Valid for Measuring Student Learning Outcomes in Business Related Classes? A Neural Network and Bayesian Analyses, Research in Higher Education

Suneel Udpa (2011), “Incentive Contracts for Financial Consultants at Private Client Services Division” Case Research Journal.

Michele Zak (2011), “Advance One, Retreat Two: A Case for Problem Solving by Inquiry”, Journal of Business Cases and Applications.

 School of Science

Joel Burley (Chemistry): Surface ozone in the White Mountains of California, with Andrzej Bytnerowicz; published in Atmospheric Environment, Vol. 45, p4591, Sept. 2011.

Carla Bossard (Biology, ESS): Diurnal variation in relative photosynthetic performance of marestail (Hippuris vulgaris Linn.) across a water temperature gradient using PAM fluorometry in Jiuzhaigou National Nature Reserve, Sichuan Province, China, published with 4 co-authors in Journal of Mountain Science, Vol. 8, p794 (2011).

Keith Garrison (Biology): Human endogenous retrovirus K106 (HERV-K106) was infectious after the emergence of anatomically modern humans, with Aashish R. Jha, et. al in PLoS ONE 6 (2011).

Keith Garrison (Biology): "Strong human endogenous retrovirus-specific T cell responses are associated with control of HIV-1 in chronic infection," with SenGupta D, et. al. in the Journal of Virology, V. 85. Issue 14, pp. 6977-85, July 2011.

Michael Marchetti (Biology): Non-natives: pluses of invasion ecology, with J. Lockwood, and M. Hoopes, published in Nature, Vol. 475, p36 (2011).

Michael Marchetti (Biology): "Ecological assessment of a constant flow regime on the macroinvertebrate community in a large Mediterranean climate river," with Esteban, Smith, Richards, Slusark, and Pickard, in Journal of Freshwater Ecology, Volume 26, Issue 4, December 2011, pages 459-480.

Mary True (Psychology): The development and treatment of impulsivity, with Amorim Neto; published in Psico, Vol. 42, p 134 (2011).

Rebecca Jabbour (Biology):  "Foramen magnum ontogeny in Homo sapiens: a functional matrix perspective," with G. Richards in The Anatomical Record, Vol. 294, p199 (2011).

Jeffrey Bernard (Biology): "An amino acid mixture enhances insulin-stimulated glucose uptake in rat epitrochlearis muscle," with Kleinert M, et. al, in  Journal of Applied Physiology, Vol. 111, p163 (2011)

Mary McCall (Psychology):    Anme, T. and McCall, M.E. "Empowerment in Health and Community Settings," with T. Anme in T. Muto et al. (eds.), Asian Perspectives and Evidence on Health Promotion and Education. Springer Publications (2011).

Michelle Shulman (Chemistry): "Materials and Techniques of Kalighat Paintings: Pigment Analysis of Nine Paintings from the Collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum,"with M. Wheeler, L. Burgio, Journal of the Institute of Conservation, Vol. 34, No. 2, September 2011, p173.