Author Archives: Brian K Kooy

New Faculty Publication on Aztec Gods and God-Bodies

Congratulations to Dr. Molly Bassett on the publication of her new book The Fate of Earthly Things: Aztec Gods and God-Bodies (University of Texas Press). From the publisher: In The Fate of Earthly Things, Molly Bassett draws on ethnographic fieldwork, … Continue reading

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Faculty Research: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Psychology

Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Weiskopf on the publication of his  book An Introduction to the Philosophy of Psychology (with Fred Adams, Cambridge University Press). From the publisher:  Psychology aims to give us a scientific account of how the mind works. … Continue reading

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Religious Studies Professor Co-edits Book

A Guide for Women in Religion

Congratulations to Dr. Monique Moultrie on the publication of her co-edited work A Guide for Women in Religion: Making Your Way from A-Z (revised edition), published by Palgrave Macmillan. From the publisher: The Guide is a welcome companion for women … Continue reading

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Political Science Professor’s Book Named an Outstanding Academic Title by Choice Magazine

The Puzzle of Unanimity

Congratulations to Dr. Amy Steigerwalt whose coauthored book The Puzzle of Unanimity: Consensus on the United States Supreme Court (Stanford University Press, with Pamela Corley and Artemus Ward) was named a 2014 outstanding academic title by Choice Magazine. From the … Continue reading

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Political Science Prof’s Book Named One of the Best of 2014

Wages of Oil

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Herb. His book, The Wages of Oil: Parliaments and Economic Development in Kuwait and the UAE (Cornell University Press), was named one of the best Middle East political science books of 2014 by Marc Lynch, contributor … Continue reading

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Political Science Professor to Present Lecture on Conflict Resolution

Jennifer McCoy

Dr. Jennifer McCoy will present a lecture entitled “Bridging the Divide: Creating Dialogue Amid Polarization and Conflict” on Thursday, February 5. Her talk is part of the University’s Women Inspire lecture series, which celebrates the achievement of Georgia State University women. … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: Pitiful Giants: Presidents in their Final Terms

Congratulations to Dr. Daniel P. Franklin on the publication of his new book Pitiful Giants: Presidents in their Final Terms (Palgrave Macmillan). Since ratification of the 22nd Amendment in 1951, five American presidents—Eisenhower, Reagan, Clinton, Bush, and Obama—have been elected … Continue reading

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Religious Studies Professor to Present Lecture at Emory University

Molly-Bassett

Dr. Molly Bassett, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, will present a lecture at the Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University on the topic of Teosinte & Tlacatl: Corn & People in Aztec Religion on Tuesday, January 27 @ 7:30 … Continue reading

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Symposium on “The Ethics of Police Tactics”

The Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics will hold a symposium on “The Ethics of Police Tactics” to be held on Monday, November 10, 1:30-2:45 in the Lanier Suite of the Student Center. Panelists include Jennifer Baker, professor of philosophy, … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: Sainthood and Race

Congratulations to Molly Bassett, Assistant Professor in the Department of Religious Studies on the publication of her co-edited book Sainthood and Race: Marked Flesh, Holy Flesh published by Routledge. From the publisher’s website: In popular imagination, saints exhibit the best … Continue reading

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