2015-2016 Faculty Publications, Performances, Exhibitions and Presentations

The following is a listing of faculty publications, performances, and exhibitions from the 2015-16 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.

Barclay, David (History)
Kein neuer Mythos. Das letzte Jahrzehnt West-Berlins. Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte 65, no. 46 (9 November 2015): 37-42.

Bartz, Jeffrey  (Chemistry)
Mara Birndorf, Jeremy Lantis, and Jeffrey A. Bartz. “Photodissociation of t-butyl nitrite: Steric influences on vector correlations.” 30th National Conference on Undergraduate Research, University of North Carolina, Asheville, April 7, 1016. Poster 3.

Jeremy Lantis, Mara Birndorf, and Jeffrey A. Bartz. “Examination of Wavelength-Dependent Vector Correlation of the NO Photofragment from the 223 nm Photodissociation of Methyl Nitrite.” 30th National Conference on Undergraduate Research, University of North Carolina, Asheville, April 7, 1016. Poster 4.

Batsell, Robert (Psychology)
Batsell, W. R. Jr., Hostetter, A. B., & Perry, J. (2016, May). Ecological validity of the testing effect: The use of daily quizzes in Introductory Psychology. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Society. Chicago, IL.

Penix, E. A., Norman, M. Z., Williams, L., Hostetter, A. B., Batsell, W. R., & Carr, T. (2016, May).  Effects of testing on memory and analogical problem solving.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Society. Chicago, IL.

Boakes, R., Batsell, W. R. Jr., Kendig, M., Martire, S., & Rooney, K. (2015, July). Glucose vs. saccharin: Tests of the sweet-calories hypothesis. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behaviors, Denver, CO.

Berry, Justin  (Political Science)
Berry, J., Chouhoud, Y., & Junn, J. (2016-06-02). Reaching Beyond Low-Hanging Fruit: Surveying Low-Incidence Populations. Oxford Handbooks Online. Retrieved 16 June 2016.

Brock, Lisa  (History)
“Gloria Rolando.” Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography, Oxford University Press, 2016.

“Rage Against the Narrative: … I don’t do diversity, I do Triage,” Praxis Center, online resource center and blog, January 2016.

“Transformative Possibilities and the ACSJL 2015 Global Prize,” Praxis Center, online resource center and blog, October 2015.

Bundy, Roselee (Chinese)
Translation: “A Poet’s Eye: Poems of Princess Shikishi,” Transference, Vol 3, Fall 2015.

Cherem, Max (Philosophy)
Refugee Rights: Against Expanding the Definition of a “Refugee” and Unilateral Protection Elsewhere. Journal of Political Philosophy. 2015.

Philosophers on the Syrian Refugees: Understanding the Structural Issues, Daily Nous,  2015.

Habermas. The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy; 2016.

Cunningham, Kiran (Anthropology and Sociology)
Gender Analysis Toolkit. Produced for the International Development Research Council (IDRC) for use by Think Tank Initiative (TTI) funded organizations in Africa. 2016. (Tabitha Kiriti-Nganga, co-author)

“Building the Demand and Supply Sides of Decentralized Service Delivery in Uganda: The Local Government Council Score-card Initiative.” Paper presented at the Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Conference. Vancouver, March 27-April 3, 2016. (Lillian Muyomba-Tamale, co-author)

Elman, Amy (Political Science)
“The European Union and the Politics of Denial,” in Anti-Judaism, Anti-Zionism, Delegitimizing Israel, edited by Robert Wistrich, Jerusalem: Hebrew University Magnes Press, 2016.

“The EU’s Responses to Contemporary Antisemitism: A Shell Game,” in Deciphering the New Antisemitism, edited by Alvin Rosenfeld, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2016.

“The Enduring Significance of an Abandoned Definition: The EU’s Working Definition and its Foreign Policy Ambitions,” The Bristol-Sheffield Hallam Colloquium on Contemporary Antisemitism, University of Bristol (England), September 2015.

“An effective EU response to antisemitism – what might that look like?” Paper presented at the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, Illinois, April 2016.

Erdi, Peter (Physics)
Kamalaldin Kamalaldin, Amber Salome, Péter Érdi. “Modelling Ebola,” Science Progress. Volume 99, Number 2 (200-219) 2016.

Bruck P, Réthy I, Szente J, Tobochnik J and Érdi P, Recognition of Emerging Technology Trends: Class-selective study of citations in the U.S. Patent Citation Network. Scientometrics. Volume 107, Issue 3, pp 1465-1475, 2016.

Somogyvari Z and Erdi P. “Forward and Backward Modeling: From Single Cells to Neural Population and Back.” In Cognitive Phase Transitions in the Cerebral Cortex–Enhancing the Neuron Doctrine by Modeling Neural Fields. Studies in Systems, Decision and Control, 39. Springer, pp. 135-146, 2016.

Fong, Ryan (English)
“On Ships and Mates: Reading the Oceanic in Dombey and Son.” Conference paper. Interdisciplinary Ninteenth-Century Studies Association Annual Conference.  Asheville, NC.  June 2016.

The Long and Wide Nineteenth Century. National conference co-organized with Helena Michie (Rice University), in conjunction with the 2015 Dickens Universe. August 2015.

Frost, Dennis (History)
“The Paralympic Movement, Disability, and Sports in Postwar Japan,” Kokusai shinpojiumu: Supōtsu o tsūjita tabunka kyōsei no mirai ni mukete:Orinpikku/ Pararinpikku to tabunka kyōsei: Hōkokusho (Proceedings of the International Symposium on Inclusion through Sports for the Future: Cultural Diversity and Olympic/Paralympic Games). Co-hosted by the Aoyama Gakuin University Joint Research Institute for International Peace and Culture and The Nippon Foundation Paralympic Research Group (9 January 2016): pp. 46-53.

Paper presented: Annual AAS-in-Asia Conference, Taipei, Taiwan: “From Patients to Pros: The Paralympics and the Evolving Image of Disabled Athletes, 1964-2020.” June 2015.

Furge, Laura (Chemistry)
Furge, L. L. and Boyer, R. (2016) Biochem Mol Biol Educ 44, 117. “Commentary: Innovation in the Biochemistry/Molecular Biology Laboratory – Focus on Molecular Dynamics.”

Furge, L. L. (April 2016) ASBMB Today “Transition States.”

Glass, S. M., Furge, L. L. (2016) American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Meeting (2-6 April, San Diego, CA). “Activity and Kinetic Characterization of Human CYP2D6 Polymorphisms using the Substrates Bufuralol and Dextromethorphan.” (selected as an outstanding student poster presentation)

Osorio, V. M., Furge, L. L. (2016) American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Meeting (2-6 April, San Diego, CA). “Susceptibility of Four Human CYP2D6 Variants and One Active Site Mutant to Inhibition by the Mechanism-based Inactivator SCH 66712.”

Geremew, Menelik (Economics and Business)
“The Behavior of Interest Rates and Exchange Rates: Assessing the Merits of Monetary Policy Coordination among Selected Emerging Economies” with Semih Cekin; paper presented at the Southern Economic Association Conference, New Orleans, LA Nov 21-23, 2015 and the Midwest Economics Association Conference, Evanston, IL, April 1-3, 2016.

Girdler, Binney (Biology)
E. Binney Girdler, Megan P. Davis and Zachary M. Smith (2016). Dynamics of an Invasion: The Spatial Interactions of Invasive Centaurea stoebe with Native Cirsium pitcheri and Tanacetum huronense in a Dune Environment. American Midland Naturalist, 176:20–35.

Haeckl, Anne (Classics)
“Caracalla as Birdman? Proposing a New Imperial Identity for the British Museum’s ‘Horus in Roman Military Costume,’” paper presentation at the 117th Annual Joint Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, San Francisco, CA, January 8, 2016.

Hahn, Christine (Art)
Christine Y. Hahn, “Maintaining Problematic Public Art:  A Case Study of Philip Evergood’s Bridge of Life (1942) at Kalamazoo College,” Public Art Dialogue, Volume 6, Issue 1 (2016), 116-130.

Christine Y. Hahn, “Clay Bodies and Moon Jars:  Reconciling Dualisms in the Paintings of Kim Whanki,” positions: asia critique, Volume 24, Issue 2 (2016), 481-512.

Hostetter, Autumn (Psychology)
Hostetter, A. B., Carr, T., Batsell, W. R., & Penix, E. A. (2015, November). Testing improves memory, but does it improve analogous problem solving? Paper given at the annual meeting of the Psychonomics Society, Chicago, IL.

Penix, E. A., Norman, M. Z., Williams, L., Hostetter, A. B., Batsell, W. R., & Carr, T. H. (May, 2016). The effect of testing on memory and analogical problem solving. Poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

Hostetter, A. B., & Boneff, K. L. (May, 2016). Perception of motion affects gesture production. Poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

Intermont, Michele (Math/Computer Science)
Damiano, D.,Garcia,S., and Intermont,M. “Selective Liberal Arts Colleges: An Overlooked Opportunity?”, Notices of the American Mathematical Society, May 2016, vol 63 (5), 565-57.

Katanski, Amelia (English)
Katanski, Amelia V.  “Embodied Jurisgenesis: NAGPRA, Dialogue, and Repatriation in American Indian Literature.” The Routledge Companion to Native American Literature. Ed. Deborah Madsen. London: Routledge, 2016. (181-191).

Koenig, Richard (Art)
One-Person Exhibitions: Contemporary Views Along the First Transcontinental Railroad. Pictura Gallery, Bloomington, Indiana, November 6-December 31, 2015

Bibliography: National Railway Historical Society’s Bulletin (Forthcoming: Summer 2016) Thirty-six page article (9000 words with 36 images)–Contemporary Views Along the First Transcontinental Railroad

Bibliography: Union Pacific Historical Society’s The StreamlinerVol. 29 No. 4, Autumn 2015 (one photograph—Bitter Creek, Wyoming)

Bibliography: Union Pacific Historical Society’s The StreamlinerVol. 29 No. 3, Summer 2015 (four photographs from Council Bluffs and Omaha)

Lindley, Sarah (Art)
Two-Person Exhibition:
Ripple Effect – from Industry to Environment in the Kalamazoo River Basin. Kendall Art Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI

Group Exhibitions:
NEO – Chipstone Gallery Reinstallation (long-term), Milwaukee Art Museum

TCB – 2016 Taiwan Ceramic Biennale, finalist. New Taipei City, Yingge Ceramics Museum, Taiwan.

8th Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale, 2015 Korea Ceramic Foundation, Republic of Korea.

Liu, Brittany (Psychology)
Ditto, P. H., & Liu, B. S. (2015). Moral coherence, political conflict, and the other is-ought problem. In P. Valdesolo & J. Graham (Eds.), Psychology of Political Polarization: Claremont Symposium on Applied Social Psychology. Psychology Press.

Liu. B. S. (2016, January). “What you think you know: Knowledge, attitudes, and biased evaluation of science”. Poster presented at the 17th Annual Meeting for the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.

Manwell, Elizabeth (Classics)
“Learning to Look at Death with Herodotus,” Eidolon (March 3, 2016).

“Penelope’s Web: The Early Poetry of Joanne Kyger,” Journal of the Classical Tradition 23 (2016): 55-76.

MacMillen, Amy (Economics & Business)
O’Reilly, K., MacMillan, A., Mumuni, A., & Lancendorfer, K. (2016). Extending our Understanding of eWOM Impact: The Role of Source Credibility and Message Relevance. Journal of Internet Commerce, 15:2, 77-96.

Veeck, A., O’Reilly, K., MacMillan, A., & Hongyan, Y. (2015). The Use of Collaborative Midterm Student Evaluations to Provide Actionable Results. Journal of Marketing Education.

Mumuni, A., Lancendorfer, K., O’Reilly, K., & MacMillan, A. (2016).  Determinants and Consequences of Consumers’ Attitudes Toward Online Product Reviews. Peer reviewed and published in conference proceedings of the 2016 Global Marketing Conference at Hong Kong, July 21-24.

Moti, Simona (German)
“Food for Thought: Exploring Culinary Practices and Cultural Beliefs in the German Classroom.” Paper presented at American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Annual Convention (San Diego, California), November 2015.

“Integrating Language, Culture, and Content Learning Across the Undergraduate German Curriculum.” Paper presented at 39th Annual Conference of the German Studies Association (Washington, D.C.), October 2015.

Mozina, Andy (English)
Contrary Motion (novel) (Spiegel & Grau/Random House, 2016)

“Embarrassment Will Make America Great Again” (essay), Medium (March 13, 2016) (online)

“The Beat of a Book: The Five Best Novels About Music” (essay), Signature (March 7, 2016) (online)

“Psalm for a Selfish Hospice Volunteer” (creative non-fiction), Electric Literature (March 4, 2016) (online)

Petrey, Taylor (Religion)
Resurrecting Parts: Early Christians on Desire, Reproduction, and Sexual Difference (New York: Routledge, 2015).

“Rethinking Mormonism’s Heavenly Mother,” Harvard Theological Review 109.3 (2016), 315-341.

“Finding Mormon Theology Again: Review: Terryl Givens, Wrestling the Angel: The Foundations of Mormon Thought: Cosmos, God, Humanity” in Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought 49.1 (2016), 149-52.

“Sophia” in Encyclopedia of Ancient History Phase 2, ed. Roger Bagnall (Wiley-Blackwell, 2016).

“Siding with Heretics: Evaluating Hugh Nibley Today,” Studies in the Bible and Antiquity 7 (2015): 66–70.

Entries on “Irenaeus,” “Athenagoras,” “Apocryphon of John,” “Epiphanius,” in The Routledge Encyclopedia of Ancient Mediterranean Religions, ed. Eric Orlin (New York: Routledge, 2016).

Rice, Tom (Art)
Solo Exhibition: 2015 (September) “Monuments to the Ephemeral,” University of Wisconsin, Gallery 1308 Union Directorate, Madison, WI

2016    “DRAWN – 3rd Annual International Exhibition of Contemporary Drawing,” Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

Salinas, Shanna (English)
“Raced Bodies, Corporeal Texts: Narratives of Home and Self in Sandra Cisneros’ The House on Mango Street.” Critical Insights: Virginia Woolf and 20th Century Women Writers. Ed. Kathryn Stelmach Artuso. New Jersey: Salem Press, December 2015.

Seuss, Diane (English)
Four-Legged Girl, October 2015, Graywolf Press. Finalists for Pulitzer Prize in Poetry.

New England Review, Vol. 36 No. 4, 2015. “Memento Mori.”

Brevity, Fall 2015. “I hoisted them, two drug dealers, I guess that’s what they were.”

32 Poems, Fall/Winter 2015. “Girl in a Picture Frame.”

Quarter After Eight, October 2015, “I have lived my whole life in a painting called ‘Paradise.’”

Patria Letteratura, October 12, 2015, “Tre Poesie Inedite di Diane Seuss.” Traduzione di Alessandra Bava.

Academy of American Poets, 2015. “Jesus with His Cup.”

Poetry Daily, 2015. “I once fought the idea of the body as artifact.”

The Iowa Review, Winter 2015-2016. “Still Life with Self-Portrait” and “The hand has dropped the fruit and it’s painted where it falls.”

Creative Nonfiction, Winter 2016. “Eden: An Outline.”

Bat City Review, Issue 12, 2016. “Yes I Levitated,” “Past Tense (things were, but it’s all a blur),” American Run-On Sentences,” ”Wax Nostalgic,” “I Look Up From My Book and Out at the World through Reading Glasses,” “Self-Portrait under Janis’s Shoe When She Sang ‘Ball and Chain’ at Monterey Pop, 1967.”

Los Angeles Review of Books Quarterly Journal, Winter 2016. “Invention of Thunder” and “Memory Fed Me Until It Didn’t.”

The Spectacle, Issue 2, Spring 2016. “Red Ass, Purple Heels, Four Chihuahuas” and “Self-Portrait with Herbarium.”

Sinha, Babli (English)
“Dissensus, education and Lala Lajpat Rai’s encounter with W.E.B. DuBois,” South Asian History and Culture. Volume 6, Number 4, October, 2015.

A “strangely un-English actress”: Race, legibility, and the films of Merle Oberon, Paper presentation at Society for Society for Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, March 31, 2016.

Smith, Amy (English)
Invited Program Notes: “Nuptial Negotiations: The Kate and Petruchio Show.” Program notes written at director Chris Abraham’s request for “Taming of the Shrew,” Stratford Festival 2015,

Stevens-Truss, Regina (Chemistry)
Stevens-Truss, R., Kennelly, P., Sweet, R., and Hunt, G.  “What you need to know about the HOPES program.” ASBMB Today, November 2015, p. 376-37.

Thompson, M., Beckwith, J., and Stevens-Truss, R. “Teaching Science and Social Justice: Project seeks to promote social consciousness in the classroom.”  ASBMB Today, March 2014, p. 37-38.

Sugimori, Noriko (Japanese)
“Imperial Honorifics around 1990: How did the difference between hogyo and go-seikyo arise?”  Paper presented at the Japanese Association for Sociolinguistic Sciences Conference, Kyoto, Japan, September 4-5, 2015.

“On Newspaper Honorifics.” Paper presented at the Information Security Conference, Nagoya, Japan, March 26, 2016.

Tan, Siu-Lan (Psychology)
Athanasopoulos, G., Tan, S. -L., & Moran, N. (November 2015 online first). The influence of literacy on representation of time in musical stimuli: An exploratory cross-cultural study in Britain, Japan, and Papua New Guinea.

Tan, S. L. (2016). Keynote Address at Music and the Moving Image 2015: ‘The Psychology of Film Music: Framing Intuition’. Music and the Moving Image, 9 (2), 23-38. Chicago: University of Illinois Press.

Tobochnik, Jan (Physics)
“Recognition of emerging technology trends: class-selective study of citations in the U.S. Patent Citation Network,” Péter Bruck, Istvn Réthy, Judit Szente, Jan Tobochnik, Péter Erdi, Scientometrics 107,1465-1475, DOI 10.1007/s11192-016-1899-0 (2016).

Williams, Dwight (Chemistry)
Yan Zhang, Dwight A. Williams, Saheem A. Zaidi, Yunyun Yuan, Amanda Braithwaite, Edward J. Bilsky, William L. Dewey, Hamid I. Akbarali, John M. Streicher, and Dana E. Selley. “17-Cyclopropylmethyl-3,14β-dihydroxy-4,5α-epoxy-6β-(4′-pyridylcarboxamido) morphinan (NAP) Modulating the Mu Opioid Receptor in a Biased Fashion.” ACS Chem. Neurosci., 2016, 7, 297-304.

Dwight A. Williams, Saheem Zaidi, & Yan Zhang. “Design, Synthesis and Characterization of 5-Hydroxy-2-(2-phenylethyl)chromone (5-HPEC) and its analogs as Non-Nitrogenous 5-HT2B ligands.” J. Nat. Prod., 2015, 78, 1859-1867.

Wollenberg, Michael (Biology)
Sun, Y., LaSota, E.D., Cecere, A.G., LaPenna, K.B., Larios-Valencia, J., Wollenberg, M.S., T. Miyashiro. (2016) Intraspecific competition impacts Vibrio fischeri strain diversity during initial colonization of the squid light organ. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 82(10):3082-91. PMID 27016564.