In addition to their teaching responsibilities, Honors College professors are active researchers who regularly contribute to the academic discourse in their fields of specialization. The following publications and presentations are recent examples of some of the scholarship being produced by our faculty members.
Dr. Chris Barnhart, Department of Biology
Dr. Alicia Mathis, biology department head; Dr. Chris Barnhart, professor of biology; and Adam Crane, laboratory supervisor, co-authored an article for publication with two students: graduate student Andrea Fritts and undergraduate student John Lisek. The article was entitled “Do Gill Parasites Influence the Foraging and Antipredator Behaviour of Rainbow Darters, Etheostoma Caeruleum?” This article was published in “Animal Behaviour.”
Dr. John F. Chuchiak, IV, Honors College Director & Department of History
The Inquisition in New Spain, 1536 - 1820. The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012.
Dr. Martha Finch, Department of Religious Studies
Outward Adornment: Plain Dress in American Protestantism
Dr. Michael Murray, Department of Music
Performance of Richard Faith’s Poem’s for Cello and Piano on the MSR Classics CD Rhapsody
Guest artist at the Fort Worth Chamber Music Round Up, a music festival sponsored by Texas Christian University and held each May. Murray, a cellist, joined musical colleagues from the University of Iowa, Stephen F. Austin University and TCU to present chamber music recitals and coach chamber music ensembles made up of players from across the country in this week-long program.
22 years as artist faculty member of the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute, the Official Arts School of Oklahoma. In this interdisciplinary program, he joins with other nationally recognized artists to work with Oklahoma students who are admitted into the program by audition. One highlight of this summer’s program was Murray’s participation in the premiere of Fer Barre Kona Jeno (Don’t Play Favorites), a work for marimba and chamber ensemble composed by the West African composer, Kakraba Lobi.
Dr. Eric Nelson, Department of History
Royal Authority and the Pursuit of a Lasting Religious Settlement: Henri IV and the Emergence of Bourbon Baroque Monarchy. In: After the League: Politics and Religion in Early Bourbon France, eds E. Nelson and A. Forrestal. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2009, pp. 107-131.
Parish in its Landscapes: Parish Pilgrimage Processions in the Archdeaconry of Blois (1500-1700). French History 24(3), 2010: 318-340.
Henri IV. in Oxford Annotated Bibliographies On-Line, ed M. King. New York: Oxford University Press, forthcoming, 2011.
World History On-Line Sourcebook. Boston: Bedford St. Martin's, 2011.
Eric Nelson, Phyllis Jestice and Helen Grady. Instructor's Resource Manual for Bob Strayer, Ways of the World: A Brief Global History Docu-text Edition. Boston: Bedford St. Martin's, 2010.
AP Testbank for Bob Strayer, Ways of the World: A Brief World History. Boston: Bedford St. Martin’s, 2009.
Eric Nelson and Phyllis Jestice. Instructor’s Resource Manual for Bob Strayer, Ways of the World: A Brief World History. Boston: Bedford St. Martin’s, 2008.
Eric Nelson and Phyllis Jestice. Student Study Guide for Bob Strayer, Ways of the World: A Brief World History. vol. 1. Boston: Bedford St. Martin’s, 2008.
Eric Nelson and Phyllis Jestice. Computerized Test Bank for Bob Strayer, Ways of the World: A Brief World History. Boston: Bedford St. Martin’s, 2008.
Dr. Pauline Nugent, Department of Modern & Classical Languages
Dr. Joel Paddock, Department of Political Science
Ideological Polarization in a Decentralized Party System: Explaining Interstate Differences published in The Social Science Journal volume 47:3 (September 2010)
Dr. Stephen Trobisch, Department of Modern & Classical Languages
ISOLDE'S COURTLY MATRIX OF MAD LOVE: Patristic Discourse and Romantic Infatuation published in IMAGES OF MADNESS: An Interdisciplinary Perspective Eds. Alessandra Pires and Luciana Namorato