The following is a listing of faculty publications, performances, and exhibitions from the 2014-15 academic year as reported by the faculty in their annual professional updates. Submitted scholarly works under review or in press but not yet having appeared are not listed here; they will appear in future lists. This is only one snapshot of peer-reviewed faculty scholarly and creative work, but it is representative of the quality of the work produced by the faculty of Kalamazoo College. In addition to these publications, performances, and exhibitions, faculty gave numerous talks and presented papers and participated in professional workshops and scholarly panels. Some faculty also published performance reviews, op-ed pieces, or other non-peer reviewed works that are not included here.
Carol Anderson (Religion)
“Regulating Women’s Bodies in Indian Buddhist Canonical Literature,” Re-figuring the Body: Embodiment in South Asian Religions, Conference on the Study of Religions of India Series, edited by Karen Pechilis and Barbara Holdredge, (SUNY Press, 2015).
Robert Batsell (Psychology)
Allswede, D., Curley, K., Cullen, N., & Batsell, W. R. Jr. (2014). Within-compound associations mediate augmented flavor aversions. Learning and Motivation, 48, 33-46.
Good, I., Allswede, D., Curley, K., & Batsell, W. R. Jr. (2015). Increasing trial number produces augmentation, not blocking, in flavor-aversion conditioning. Learning and Motivation, 49, 38-50.
Troisi, J. D., Christopher, A. N., & Batsell, W. R. Jr. (2014). Ten suggestions of securing a
faculty position at a selective liberal arts school. In J. N. Busler, B. C. Beins, & W. Buskist (Eds.). Preparing the New Psychology Professoriate: Helping Graduate Students Become Competent Teachers, 2nd Ed. (pp 177–184). Society for the Teaching of Psychology.
Rose Bundy (Japanese)
Review of Christina Laffin: Rewriting Medieval Japanese Women: Politics, Personality, and Literary Production in the Life of Nun Abutsu. Winter 2015, Journal of Japanese Studies.
Arthur Cole (Physics)
S. Noji, R.G.T. Zegers, S.M. Austin, T. Baugher, D. Bazin, B.A. Brown, C.M. Campbell, A.L. Cole, H.J. Doster, A. Gade, C.J. Guess, S. Gupta, G.W. Hitt, C. Langer, S. Lipschutz, E. Lunderberg, R. Meharchand, Z. Meisel, G. Perdikakis, J. Pereira, F. Recchia, H. Schatz, M. Scott, S.R. Stroberg, C. Sullivan, L. Valdez, C. Walz, D. Weisshaar, S.J. Williams, K. Wimmer, “Gamow-Teller transitions to 45Ca via the 45Sc(t,3He+γ) reaction at 115 MeV/u and its application to stellar electron-capture rates,” Phys. Rev. C 92, 024312 (2015).
Kiran Cunningham (Anthropology and Sociology)
“Public Expenditure Governance in Uganda’s Education Sector.” Kampala: Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment, 2015. (J.A. Makaaru, E.K. Kisaame, and S.M. Nansozi, co-authors).
“Local Government Councils Score-Card Assessment Report 2013/14: A Combination of Gains, Reversals and Reforms.” Kampala: Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment, 2014. (Arthur Bainomugisha, Lillian Muyomba-Tamale, Winstons Muhwezi, Eugene Ssemakula, George Bogere, & Russell Rhoads, co-authors).
Amy Elman (Political Science)
The European Union, Antisemitism and the Politics of Denial, Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2014.
Peter Érdi (Complex Systems Studies)
Érdi P. “Teaching computational neuroscience.” Cognitive Neurodynamics, 6 October 2015, Volume 9, Issue 5, pp. 479-485.
Érdi P., John T., Kiss T. and Lever C. P. “Discovery and validation of biomarkers based on computational models of normal and pathological hippocampal rhythms.” In Validating Neuro-Computational Models of Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders. Eds: Bhattacharya B. and Chowdhury F. Springer, Computational Neuroscience series, 2015.
Érdi P. and Bányai M. Introduction to Cognitive Systems. In Handbook on Computational Intelligence. Ed. Angelov, World Scientific, 2015.
Thomas Evans (Music)
Kalamazoo Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble:
Kalamazoo Tuba Christmas and New Year’s Fest, December 6 and December 31, 2014
Quartet Trombonist with “Slide Rules”:
“Fall into the Arts”, Battle Creek, Mich., October 10, 2014
Christmas Concert, United Methodist, Battle Creek, Mich., December 7, 2014
Easter Service, First Presbyterian, Battle Creek, Mich., March 5, 2015
Trombone/Euphonium with Ein Prosit (German Band)
Teutopolis, Ill. (Centennial Celebration), July 2-3, 2014
Bells Brewery, Kalamazoo, Mich., August 30, 2014
La Porte, Ind., September 27, 2014
Kalamazoo, Mich., October 4, 2014
John Ball Park, Grand Rapids, Mich., October 11, 2014
Trombonist with The Brass Rail (Professional Brass Quintet):
Old Dog Tavern, Kalamazoo, Mich., March 20, 2015
Old Dog Tavern, Kalamazoo, Mich., August 14, 2015
Performed the National Anthem at Growlers Baseball Game, Kalamazoo, Mich., July 19, 2015
Solo Trombonist with Brass Quartet:
Battle Creek, Mich., July 25, 2015
Ryan Fong (English)
“Surveying Our Pedagogical Forms.” V21: Victorian Studies for the 21st Century. 18 May 2015. Web.
Ann Fraser (Biology)
Gray, S., Coates, L., Fraser A., and Pierce, P. 2015. Developing research skills across the
undergraduate curriculum. New Direction for Higher Education, 169: 85-94. DOI:
Laura Furge (Chemistry)
Bolles, A. K., Fujiwara, R., Briggs, E. D., Nomeir, A. A. and Furge, L.L. (2014) Drug Metab Dispos 42, 2087-2096. “Mechanism-based Inactivation of Human Cytochrome P450 3A4 by Two Piperazine-containing Compounds.”
de Waal, P. W., Sunden, K. F., and Furge, L.L. (2014) PLoS One 9: e108607. “Molecular Dynamics of CYP2D6 Polymorphisms in the Absence and Presence of a Mechanism-based Inactivator Reveals Changes in Local Flexibility and Substrate Access Channels.”
Livezey, M. R., Briggs, E. D., Bolles, A. K., Nagy, L. D., Fujiwara, R., Furge, L.L. (2014) Xenobiotica 44, 309-319. “Metoclopramide is Metabolized by CYP2D6 and is a Reversible Inhibitor, but not Inactivator, of CYP2D6.”
Boyer, R., Wolfson, A., Furge, L. L. (2015) Biochem Mol Biol Educ 43, 66-67. “Commentary: Innovation in the Biochemistry/Molecular Biology Laboratory – Focus on Ethics.”
Furge, L. L. (2015) Biochem Mol Biol Educ 43, 1-2. “Student Centered Learning: Social Ecology of the Classroom − Issues of Inclusivity.”
Furge, L. L. (Oct. 2014) ASBMB Today “Re: ‘A president’s perspective on Experimental Biology 2014.’”
Reid Gómez (Critical Ethnic Studies)
Sigo, Cedar. Interview by Reid Gómez. First American Art Magazine 6 (2015): 89-93. Print.
Diaz, Natalie. Interview by Reid Gómez. First American Art Magazine 5 (2014): 76-77. Print.
Jeffrey Haus (History, Religion and Jewish Studies)
“Wealth and Poverty in Jewish Tradition.” In Studies in Jewish Civilization, Ed. Leonard J. Greenspoon. West Lafayette, Indiana: Purdue University Press, 2015, pp. 185-201.
Autumn Hostetter (Psychology)
Hostetter, A. B., & Mainela-Arnold, E. (2015). Gestures occur with spatial and motoric knowledge: Its more than just coincidence. Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, 22, 42-49.
Mainela-Arnold, E., Alibali, M. W., Hostetter, A. B., & Evans, J. L. (2014). Gesture-speech integration in children with specific language impairment. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 49(6), 761-770.
Alibali, M. W., Church, R. B. Kita, S. & Hostetter, A. B. (2014). Embodied knowledge in the development of conservation of quantity: Evidence from gesture. In L. Edwards, F. Ferrara, & D. Moore-Russo (Eds.), Emerging Perspectives on Gesture and Embodiment in Mathematics, (pp. 27-49). International Perspectives on Mathematics Education − Cognition, Equity & Society series. Information Age Press.
Michele Intermont (Math/Computer Science)
Intermont, M. (February 2015) Review of Topological Signal Processing by Michael Robinson, MAA Reviews
Andrew Koehler (Music)
West Michigan Symphony Orchestra, Nielsen’s Helios, May 2015
Bach Festival Chorus and the Kalamazoo Philharmonia, music of Brahms and Wagner, May 2015
The Arcato Ensemble, performing works of Tchaikovsky, Copland, and others, June 2015
Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, led by Marin Alsop, Santa Cruz, NM, July 2014
Traverse Symphony Orchestra, Traverse City, Mich., July 2014
Concertmaster, Bach Festival Orchestra, December 2014
Performed with the Assistant Concertmaster of the Atlanta Symphony, Merling Trio of Western Michigan University at faculty showcase recital, November 2014
Richard Koenig (Art and Art History)
One-Person Exhibitions: Contemporary Views Along the First Transcontinental Railroad, Laramie County Community College, Cheyenne, Wyoming, January 23-February 20, 2015.
Bibliography: Camoupedia, an on-line compendium of research on art, architecture and camouflage, November 22, 2014 (two images)
Bibliography: The Sun Magazine, July 2014, Issue 463 (one photograph)
Invitational Exhibition: The Chinese and the Iron Road: Building the Transcontinental, on display at Stanford University, June 2015. Will travel to Guangxi Normal University in China.
Invitational Exhibition: Revising the Stories We Tell Ourselves: Chinese Railroad Workers Memorial Exhibit, East Asian Studies Library at Stanford University, April 17-August 15, 2015.
James Langeland (Biology)
Campo-Paysaa, F., Jandzik, D., Takio-Ogawa, Y., Cattell, M.V., Neef, H.C., Langeland, J.A., Kuratani, S., Medeiros, D.M., Mazan, S., Kuraku, S., Laudet, V., and Schubert, M. (2015). “Evolution of retinoic acid receptors in chordates: insights from three lamprey species, Lampetra fluviatilis, Petromyzon marinus and Lethenteron japonicum.” EvoDevo 6:18.
Ed Menta (Theatre)
Co-Producer/Artistic Director of the 5th Annual Theatre Kalamazoo New Play Festival, January 2015, Epic Center, Kalamazoo, Mich.
Simona Moti (German)
“Between Political Engagement and Political Unconscious: Hugo von Hofmannsthal and the Slavic East.” In German Literature as World Literature, Ed. Thomas Beebee. New York: Bloomsbury Academic Publishing, 2014, pp. 63-84.
Andy Mozina (English)
Finalist, Next Generation Indiebook Award (short stories category), Quality Snacks, Spring 2015
Finalist, Foreward Review’s IndieFab Book of the Year Award in Short Stories for Quality Snacks, Spring 2015
Pushcart Prize Nomination for “Martha and Her Dulcimer,” from River Styx, #91/92 (Spring 2014)
Pushcart Prize Nomination for “Self-Reliance,” from Quality Snacks, Wayne State University Press, 2014
Tom Rice (Art and Art History)
Solo Exhibition: 2015 (May) “Monuments to the Ephemeral,” Firehouse Art Center, Longmont, Colo.
Juried Group Exhibition: 2015 (April) “Monuments to the Ephemeral,” 35th Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition, Bradley University, Peoria, Ill.
Juried Group Exhibition: 2014 (October) “The Drawing Show” Multiples. Chicago, Chicago, Ill.
Di Seuss (English)
The New Yorker, “Still Life with Turkey,” July 27, 2015.
Stirring, “Eyebrows,” July 2015.
The Poetry Question, “The Power of Poetry: A Pond, a Stick,” June 12, 2015.
Cosmonaut’s Avenue, “Byron’s Horrible Shoe” and “Wedding Gift,” May 28, 2015.
Ampersand, “Sentences” and “Stateline Pastoral,” Summer 2015.
Academy of American Poets, “Still Life with Sylvia Plath’s Braid,” May 25, 2015.
Blackbird, “It’s Like This,” “As a Child I Ate and Mourned,” “A Poet Came to Town,” Spring 2015.
Michigan Quarterly Review, “Self Portrait in a Red Mylar Balloon Tied to a Mailbox,” “Bowl,” “Self Portrait with My Dead Looming Behind Me,” Spring 2015.
North American Review, “I can’t imagine embracing my father, but embracing his disease,” (finalist, James Hearst Memorial Prize), Spring 2015.
Pank, “Self Portrait: My Legs,” December 2014.
Quarter After Eight, Robert J. DeMott Short Prose Contest winner for “I Have Lived My Whole Life in a Painting Called Paradise,” Winter 2015.
B O D Y, “Self Portrait in a Sea of Useless Tears,” “It Seems at Times that Silence,” “Silence Again,” October 2014.
Witness, “Warhol’s Shadows,” Fall 2014.
Indiana Review ½ K Prize for Short Prose, “Wal-Mart Parking Lot,” Summer 2014.
The Missouri Review, “Still-Life with Two Dead Peacocks and a Girl (after Rembrandt),”
“Still Life after Antonio de Pereda’s The Knight’s Dream,” “Still Life after Juan Sánchez Cotán’s Quince, Cabbage, Melon and Cucumber,” “Still Life after Pieter Claesz’s Vanitas with Violin and Glass Ball,” “The Last Still Life, after Peter Paul Rubens’ The Head of Medusa.” November, 2014
Babli Sinha (English)
“Dissensus, education and Lala Lajpat Rai’s encounter with W.E.B. DuBois,” South Asian History and Culture, July 2015.
Amy Smith (English)
“Nuptial Negotiations: The Kate and Petruchio Show” Program notes written at director Chris Abraham’s request for “Taming of the Shrew,” Stratford Festival 2015, Ontario, Canada
Noriko Sugimori (Japanese)
Sugimori, N. A. “‘Mary-wa Takeshi-wo aishiteinai’: Shokyuu nihongo kyookasho no ideologii ni tsuite no disukasshon” [“Mary is not in love with Takeshi”: Discussions about ideologies in an elementary Japanese textbook], Literacies 16: 33-45, 2015.
Siu-Lan Tan (Psychology)
Tan, S. L. (May 29, 2015). Keynote Address: The Psychology of Film Music: Framing our Intuition. Keynote speech delivered at the 10th anniversary of the Music and the Moving Image conference at NYU Steinhardt, New York.
Tan, S. L. (May 29, 2015). The Psychology of Film Music. Part 2 − What to do Next to Create a Collaborative Network. Music and the Moving Image conference at NYU Steinhardt, New York.
Enid Valle (Romance Languages)
Review of Gómez Castellano, Irene. “La cultura de las máscaras: Disfraces y escapismo en la poesía española de la Ilustración.” Hispanófila (171) 2014.
Michael Wollenberg (Biology)
Wollenberg, M.S., Clasen, J., Escapa, I.F., Aldridge, K.L., Fischbach, M.A., and Lemon, K.P. (2014) Propionibacterium produced coproporphyrin III induces Staphylococcus aureus aggregation and biofilm formation. mBio. Jul 22; 5(4): e01286—-14. PMID 25053784.