Recent works of scholarship from members of the Trinity University faculty, including faculty authored books.


Books from 2017

The Cambridge Companion to Saul Bellow, Victoria Aarons

Third-Generation Holocaust Representation: Trauma, History, and Memory, Victoria Aarons and Alan L. Berger

El Gallo y La Veleta: Ensayos Últimos, Carlos X. Ardavín Trabanco


Spatially Offset Active Galactic Nuclei. II. Triggering in Galaxy Mergers, R Scott Barrows, Julia M. Comerford, Jenny E. Greene, and David Pooley


From Efficacy to Global Impact: Lessons Learned About What Not to Do in Translating Our Research to Reach, Carolyn Becker

Food Insecurity and Eating Disorder Pathology, Carolyn Becker, Keesha M. Middlemass, Brigitte Taylor, Clara Johnson, and Francesca Gomez

From Efficacy to Effectiveness to Broad Implementation: Evolution of the Body Project, Carolyn Becker and Eric Stice


Evidence of a Conserved Molecular Response to Selection for Increased Brain Size in Primates, Amy M. Boddy, Peter W. Harrison, Stephen H. Montgomery, Jason A. Caravas, Mary Ann Raghanti, Kimberley A. Phillips, Nicholas I. Mundy, and Derek E. Wildman


Student Edition: Odyssey Book 9, Erwin F. Cook

Strategies Toward the Inclusion of Environmental Education in Educator Preparation Programs: Results from a National Survey, Courtney Crim, Christine Moseley, and Blanche Desjean-Perrotta


It's a Marathon, Not a Sprint, and Other Lessons for Supporting Librarianship and Motherhood, Alexandra Gallin-Parisi

The E-Resources Playbook: A Guide for Establishing Routine Assessment of E-Resources, Lanette Garza


Temperature of the Plasmasphere from Van Allen Probes HOPE, Kevin J. Genestreti, Jerry Goldstein, Grace D. Corley, William Farner, Lynn M. Kistler, Brian A. Larsen, Christopher G. Mouikis, Chae Ramnarace, Ruth M. Skoug, and Niescja E. Turner


Cognitive Bias Modification: Retrieval Practice to Simulate and Oppose Ruminative Memory Biases, Paula T. Hertel, Amaris Maydon, Julia Cottle, and Janna N. Vrijsen

Noninvasive Imaging Technologies in Primates, William D. Hopkins and Kimberley A. Phillips


Social Explorer, Michael Hughes

Divided Village: The Cold War in the German Borderlands, Jason B. Johnson


Phylogeny and ontogeny of lizard display behavior, Michele A. Johnson, E G. Cook, and B K. Kircher

Why Do Curly Tail Lizards (Genus Leiocephalus) Curl Their Tails? An Assessment of Displays Toward Conspecifics and Predators, Bonnie K. Kircher and Michele A. Johnson

Of the Making of Little Books: The Minor Works of William of Newburgh, Andrew B. Kraebel


Survey Report: Research Data Management Services in Oberlin Group Libraries, Jeff Lacy

Introduction to Programming and Problem-Solving Using Scala, Mark C. Lewis and Lisa L. Lacher

Object-Orientation, Abstraction, and Data Structures Using Scala, Mark C. Lewis and Lisa L. Lacher

Metro Newspaper Journalists in China: The Aspiration-Frustration-Reconciliation Framework, Zhaoxi Liu

The Value of Things: Prehistoric to Contemporary Commodities in the Maya Region, Jennifer P. Mathews and Thomas H. Guderjan

Convicted and Condemned: The Politics and Policies of Prisoner Reentry, Keesha M. Middlemass

Evaluation of Late Outgrowth Endothelial Progenitor Cell and Umbilical Vein Endothelial Cell Responses to Thromboresistant Collagen-Mimetic Hydrogels, Dany J. Munoz Pinto, Josh D. Erndt Marino, Silvia M. Becerra Bayona, Viviana R. Guiza Arguello, Satyavrata Samavedi, Sarah Malmut, William M. Reichert, Brooke Russell, Magnus Höök, and Mariah S. Hahn

Sexual Selection and Sex Ratios in Anolis Lizards, Pavitra Muralidhar and Michele A. Johnson


Library Criteria for the Promotion and Tenure of Faculty Librarians, Christopher W. Nolan

Hope and Wish Image in Music Technology, David Rando

German Ecocriticism in the Anthropocene, Caroline Schaumann and Heather I. Sullivan


History and Desire: A Short Introduction to the Art of Cy Twombly, Michael Schreyach

Pollock's Modernism, Michael Schreyach


Spatial Structure of the Mormon Cricket Gut Microbiome and Its Predicted Contribution to Nutrition and Immune Function, Chad C. Smith, Robert Srygley, Frank G. Healy, Karthikeyan Swaminath, and Ulrich G. Mueller

The Female Athlete Body (FAB) Study: Rationale, Design, and Baseline Characteristics, Tiffany M. Stewart, Tarryn Pollard, Tom Hildebrandt, Robbie Beyl, Nicole Wesley, Lisa S. Kilpela, and Carolyn Becker

Women Writers and the Hymn, Claudia Stokes

Cornyation: San Antonio's Outrageous Fiesta Tradition, Amy L. Stone

“You’re Really Just a Gay Man in a Woman’s Body!”: The Possibilities and Perils of Queer Sexuality, Amy L. Stone and Eve Shapiro

Submissions from 2016


Faces in a Sea of Suffering: The Human Predicament in Saul Bellow’s The Victim, Victoria Aarons

Third-Generation Holocaust Narratives: Memory in Memoir and Fiction, Victoria Aarons

Bernard Malamud: A Centennial Tribute, Victoria Aarons and Gustavo Sánchez-Canales


Saul Bellow as a Novelist of Ideas: Introduction to the Forum, Victoria Aarons and Gustavo Sánchez-Canales

Difference Equations, Discrete Dynamical Systems and Applications: ICDEA, Barcelona, Spain, July 2012, Lluís Alsedà i Soler, Jim M. Cushing, Saber Elaydi, and Alberto A. Pinto


Report from the “What is Open?” Workgroup, Rick Anderson, Seth Denbo, Diane J. Graves, Susan Haigh, Steven Hill, Martin Kalfatovic, Roy Kaufman, Catherine Murray-Rust, Kathleen Shearer, Dick Wilder, and Alicia Wise

Las Horas Señeras, Carlos X. Ardavín Trabanco

D.H. Lawrence and the Marriage Matrix: Intertextual Adventures in Conflict, Renewal, and Transcendence, Peter Balbert


Our Critics Might Have Valid Concerns: Reducing Our Propensity to Conflate, Carolyn Becker


Jagadish Chandra Bose and Vedantic Science, C. Mackenzie Brown

How Do Lizards Determine Dominance? Applying Ranking Algorithms to Animal Social Behaviour, Jordan McKenzie Bush, McKenzie M. Quinn, Eduardo C. Balreira, and Michele A. Johnson


Generating Functions and Wilf Equivalence for Generalized Interval Embeddings, Russell Chamberlain, Garner Cochran, Sam Ginsburg, Brian K. Miceli, Manda Riehl, and Chi Zhang


Early Verb Learning: How Do Children Learn How to Compare Events?, Jane B. Childers, Rebecca Parrish, Christina V. Olson, Clare Burch, Gavin Fung, and Kevin McIntyre


Homeric Reciprocities, Erwin F. Cook


The Philosophy of Mythology, Erwin F. Cook

Orality, Literacy and Colonialism in Antiquity [Review], Rubén R. Dupertuis


Socratizing Paul: The Portrait of Paul in Acts, Rubén R. Dupertuis


Does 'Fear of Dying' Indicate a More Severe Presentation of Panic Disorder?, Douglas Gazarian, Matthew D. Multach, William D. Ellison, Iwona Chelminski, Kristy Dalrymple, and Mark Zimmerman

Thornton Wilder's The Skin of Our Teeth, Kyle Gillette

Quality of condensate from air-handling units, Diana D. Glawe, Marilyn Wooten, and B Lye

Shared Risk Factors for Mood-, Eating-, and Weight-Related Health Outcomes, Andrea B. Goldschmidt, Melanie Wall, Tse-Hwei J. Choo, Carolyn Becker, and Dianne Neumark-Sztainer


Reflective Assessment: Opportunities and Challenges, Anne Jumonville Graf and Benjamin R. Harris


Judging Knowledge in the Digital Age: The Role of External-Memory Organization, Kristy A. Hamilton, Kevin McIntyre, and Paula T. Hertel


"The Sugar'd Game before Thee": Gamification Revisited, Michael Hughes and Jeff Lacy


Learning From Teaching: A Dialogue of Risk and Reflection, Anne Jumonville Graf

Mourners in the Court: Victims in Death Penalty Trials, Through the Lens of Performance, Sarah Beth Kaufman


The Body Project 4 All: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of a Mixed-Gender Dissonance-Based Body Image Program, Lisa S. Kilpela, Kerstin Blomquist, Christina Verzijl, Salomé Wilfred, Robbie Beyl, and Carolyn Becker

Atticism and Asianism, Lawrence Kim

Homer in Antiquity, Lawrence Kim

Homer in the Second Sophistic, Lawrence Kim

Poetry, Extravagance, and the Invention of the 'Archaic' in Plutarch's De Pythiae Oraculis, Lawrence Kim

Reading Fiction With Lucian: Fakes, Freaks and Hyperreality [Review], Lawrence Kim

The Trouble with Calasiris. Duplicity and Self-Presentation in Heliodorus and Galen, Lawrence Kim

Performance Characteristics of Microencapsulated Phase Change Material Slurry in a Helically Coiled Tube, Minsuk Kong, Jorge L. Alvarado, Wilson Terrell Jr, and Curt Thies

Biblical Exegesis and the Twelfth-Century Expansion of Servius, Andrew B. Kraebel

Poetry and Commentary in the Medieval School of Rheims: Reading Virgil, Reading David, Andrew B. Kraebel

The Early History of Embodied Cognition 1740-1920: The Lebenskraft-Debate and Radical Reality in German Science, Music, and Literature, John A. McCarthy, Stephanie M. Hilger, Heather I. Sullivan, and Nicholas Saul


Doing a Bid: The Construction of Time as Punishment, Keesha M. Middlemass and CalvinJohn Smiley

Coupled RapidCell and Lattice Boltzmann Models to Simulate Hydrodynamics of Bacterial Transport in Response to Chemoattractant Gradients in Confined Domains, Hoa Nguyen, Hakan Başağaoğlu, Cameron McKay, Alexander J. Carpenter, Sauro Succi, and Frank G. Healy


The Muslim Question in Europe: Political Controversies and Public Philosophies, Peter O'Brien

Modern Architecture in Mexico City: History, Representation, and the Shaping of a Capital, Kathryn E. O'Rourke


Human and Asinine Postures in Apuleius’ Golden Ass, Timothy M. O'Sullivan


Mourning Lions and Penelope’s Revenge, Corinne Ondine Pache


The Three-Legged Stool of Evidence-Based Practice in Eating Disorder Treatment: Research, Clinical, and Patient Perspectives, Carol B. Peterson, Carolyn Becker, Janet Treasure, Roz Shafran, and Rachel Bryant-Waugh

Facing Death: Confronting Mortality in the Holocaust and Ourselves, Sarah K. Pinnock

Preventing Eating Disorders in Adolescents, Maribel Plasencia, Salomé A. Wilfred, and Carolyn Becker

Re-Organizing Sikh Literature: Of Genres and Janamsakhis, Simran Jeet Singh

Measuring the Harlem Renaissance: The U.S. Census, African American Identity, and Literary Form, Michael Soto


We Shall Not Be Moved/No nos moverán: Biography of a Song of Struggle, David Spener


"Sinful Creature, Full of Weakness": The Theology of Disability in Cummins's The Lamplighter, Claudia Stokes


The Impact of Anti-Gay Politics on the LGBTQ Movement, Amy L. Stone


Agency in the Anthropocene: Goethe, Radical Reality, and the New Materialisms, Heather I. Sullivan


The Dark Pastoral: Goethe and Atwood, Heather I. Sullivan


Threatening Animals?, Heather I. Sullivan


Dynamic Status Signal Reflects Outcome of Social Interactions, but Not Energetic Stress, Keith A. Tarvin, L Jin Wong, David C. Lumpkin, Gabrielle M. Schroeder, Dominic D'Andrea, Sophie Meade, Pearl Rivers, and Troy G. Murphy


Practicing Emotionally Biased Retrieval Affects Mood and Establishes Biased Recall a Week Later, Janna N. Vrijsen, Paula T. Hertel, and Eni S. Becker


Grandiose Narcissism Predicts Willingness to Behave Badly, Without Proportional Tolerance for Others’ Bad Behavior, Harry M. Wallace, Benjamin R M Scheiner, and Andrew Grotzinger

A Multi-Scale Model of Escherichia coli Chemotaxis From Intracellular Signaling Pathway to Motility and Nutrient Uptake in Nutrient Gradient and Isotropic Fluid Environments, Feifei Xu, Robert Bierman, Frank G. Healy, and Hoa Nguyen

Submissions from 2015

The Making of American Jewish Identities in Postwar American Fiction, Victoria Aarons

The New Diaspora: The Changing Landscape of American Jewish Fiction, Victoria Aarons, Avinoam J. Patt, and Mark Shechner

A Stochastic Modified Beverton-Holt Model with the Allee Effect, Laila Assas, Brian Dennis, Saber Elaydi, Eddy Kwessi, and George Livadiotis

An Illusion of Conciliation: Religion and Science in Debendranath and Rabindranath Tagore, C. Mackenzie Brown