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Abate, Brianna L. The Perfect Storm: A Systemic Analysis of the Apologetic Rhetoric of Hurricane Katrina (electronic Master’s thesis). Miami University, 2008. Retrieved from OhioLINK Electronic Theses and Dissertations Center. etd.ohiolink.edu/!etd.send_file?accession=miami1218494380

Dolph, Annette. “American Naturalism and the Environment.”  In Encyclopedia of the Environment in American Literature, edited by Brian Jones, McFarland Press, 2013.

Dolph, Annette. “Place, Inspiration, and the Railroad in Willa Cather’s The Song of the Lark.”  In Willa Cather’s The Song of the Lark, edited by Debra Cumberland, Rodopi Press, 2010.

Dolph, Annette. “More Than Snakes and Flies:  Nature’s Centrality in Dreiser’s The Bulwark.”  Studies in American Naturalism 3.2 (2008):  103-119.

Evans, Jason. “Living in Contradiction: Translingual Writing Pedagogies and the Two-Year College.” In On Teacher Neutrality, edited by Daniel P. Richards, Utah State University Press (forthcoming).

Evans, Jason. “To Live with It: Assessing an Accelerated Basic Writing Pilot Program from the Perspective of Teachers.” Basic Writing e-Journal (BWe) 14.1 (2016). bwe.ccny.cuny.edu/Evans.htm

Evans, Jason. “Structuring the Color Line through Composition.” Open Words 6.1 (2012). compositionist.net/uploads/2/4/5/8/24588976/open_words-spring_2012.pdf

Hughes, M. (2017). Health Literacy and Type 2 Diabetes: A Case Study in Complexity (Doctoral dissertation). 

Boyd, F. B., Sullivan, M. P., Popp, J. S., & Hughes, M. (2012). Vocabulary instruction in the disciplines. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 56(1), 18-20.

Burke, Brittany A., Zach Jackson & Steven J. Kifowit. “The Falling Ladder Paradox Revisited”, The College Mathematics Journal, vol. 49, no. 1 (2018), pp. 36-40. doi.org/10.1080/07468342.2017.1388690

Kifowit, Steven J.  “The Harmonic Series for Every Occasion.” 43rd Annual Conference of the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges, San Diego, CA, 12 November 2017.

Kifowit, Steven J.  “Bobo Numbers, Bobbers, and Bears—Experiences in Undergraduate Research.” 42nd Annual Conference of the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges, Denver, 17 November 2016.
Note: First given at the 23rd Annual Conference of the Wisconsin Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges in Shebogan, WI on 24 September 2016.

Kifowit, Steven J. (August 2015) A Divide-and-Conquer Split Schur Algorithm. (Doctoral dissertation) Northern Illinois University. stevekifowit.com/pubs/kifowit_diss.pdf

Clancy, Daniel T. and Steven J. Kifowit. “A Closer Look at Bobo's Sequence.” The College Mathematics Journal, vol. 45, no. 3 (2014), pp. 199-206. stevekifowit.com/pubs/bobo_cmj.pdf

Kifowit, Steven J.  “Serious About that 1 Series.” 37th Annual Conference of the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges, Austin, TX, 10 November 2011.
Note: First given at 36th Annual Conference of the Illinois Mathematics Association of Community Colleges in Monticello, IL on 1 April 2011

Kifowit, Steven J.  “Uncommon Approaches to Some Common Calculus Problems.” 35th Annual Conference of the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges, Las Vegas, NV, 12 November 2009.

Kifowit, Steven J. “Proof Without Words: A Series Involving Harmonic Sums.” Mathematics Magazine, vol. 80, no. 1 (2007), p. 83. stevekifowit.com/pubs/sum2.pdf

Kifowit, Steven J. and Terra A. Stamps. “The Harmonic Series Diverges Again and Again.”  The AMATYC Review, vol. 27, no. 2 (2006), pp. 31-43. stevekifowit.com/pubs/harmapa.pdf

Kifowit, Steven J.  “Serious About the Harmonic Series II.” 31st Annual Conference of the Illinois Mathematics Association of Community Colleges, Monticello, IL, 31 March 2006.

Kifowit, Steven J. “Proof Without Words: A Partial Fraction Decomposition.” The College Mathematics Journal, vol. 36, no. 2 (2005), pp. 122. stevekifowit.com/pubs/part.pdf

Kifowit, Steven J.  “Serious About the Harmonic Series.” 31st Annual Conference of the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges, San Diego, CA, 10 November 2005.

Kifowit, Steven J.  “Assessing Conceptual Understanding in the Calculus Sequence.” 30th Annual Conference of the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges, Orlando, FL, 18 November 2004.

Kifowit, Steven J.  “The Method of Gnomons and a New Scheme for Approximating Square Roots.” The AMATYC Review, vol. 24, no. 2 (2003), pp. 57-63. stevekifowit.com/pubs/root.pdf

Kifowit, Steven J.  “Tabular Integration by Parts - A Jewel in the Rough.” 28th Annual Conference of the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges, Phoenix, AZ, November 16, 2002.

Kifowit, Steven J.  “A Superfast Version of the Split Schur Algorithm.” 7th Annual Conference of the International Linear Algebra Society, Madison, WS, June 5, 1998.

Lannan E, Vandergaast R, Friesen PD. (2007) Baculovirus caspase inhibitors P49 and P35 block virus-induced apoptosis downstream of effector caspase DrICE activation in Drosophila melanogaster cells. Journal of Virology, 81(17) 9319–9330. doi:10.1128/JVI.00247-07

Nastal-Dema, J. (2019). Beyond tradition: Fairness, placement, and success at a two-year college. Journal of Writing Assessment 11(2).

Toth, C., Nastal-Dema, J., Hassel, H., & Giordano, J.B. (2019). Writing assessment, placement, and the two-year college. Journal of Writing Assessment 11(2).

Gilman, H., Giordano, J., Hancock, N., Hassel, H., Henson, L., Hern, K., Nastal-Dema, J., & Toth, C. (2019). Forum. Journal of Writing Assessment 11(2).

Nastal-Dema, J. & Dolph, A. R. (2018, February). Four feedback methods that changed our approach to teaching writing. Presentation at the Illinois Community College Assessment Fair, Joliet, IL.

Nastal-Dema, J. (2018) Goal-setting. Workshop presented to TRiO Upward Bound at Prairie State College.

Nastal-Dema, J. (2018) Antiracist writing assessment. Workshop presented to South Metropolitan Higher Education Consortium.

Nastal-Dema, J. (2017) Antiracist faculty development. Workshop presented South Metropolitan Higher Education Consortium.

Nastal-Dema, J. (2017, March). Cultivating ethics of fairness, hospitality, and care in composition. Paper presented at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, Portland, OR.

Nastal-Dema, J.  (2016) Addressing bias in assessment. Presentation to Prairie State College.

Nastal-Dema, J. (2016, July). Let’s go looking for trouble! Or, how to use writing assessment to reveal invisible practices and improve teaching and learning. Paper presented at the Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference, Raleigh, NC.

Nastal-Dema, J. (2015, March). The high-stakes writing classroom: Expectations, risks, and assessments. Paper presented at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, Tampa, FL.

McGaughey, B. J., Rentz, A., & Nastal-Dema, J. (2015). The evolving identity of an undergraduate major in writing and linguistics. Composition Studies, 43(2), 190-192.

Nastal-Dema, J. (2015). Twelve readers reading. Review of First-Year Composition: From Theory to Practice. WPA: Writing Program Administration, 38(2), 199-204.             

Nastal, J. (2013). Review of: D.21 Race and writing assessment: Cross-disciplinary frameworks for impact analysis. Kairos, 18(13). Retrieved from kairos.technorhetoric.net/praxis/tiki-index.php?page=CCCC_2013

Nastal, J. (2012, 2013, 2016). Review of “Writing Assessment in the 21st Century: Essays in Honor of Edward M. White.” Journal of Writing Assessment Reading List. Retrieved from jwareadinglist.ucdavis.edu

Nastal, J. (2008). The Tyrone family as allegory for pre-World War II United States of America: Illusions of an isolationist nation. Laconics 5. Retrieved from http://www.eoneill.com/library/laconics/5/5b.htm

Howard, K., Nicholas, T., Hayes, T. & Appelt, C. W. (2014) Evaluating one-shot library sessions: Impact on the quality and diversity of student source use. Community & Junior College Libraries 20(1-2), 27-38.

Pariseau, Justin A. “Review of The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition, by Manisha Sinha” Journal of American Ethnic History, vol. 36, no. 4 (summer 2017): pp. 67-68.

Pariseau, Justin A. Sea of Change: Race, Abolitionism, and Reform in the New England Whale Fishery. Dissertation, The College of William and Mary, May 2015.

Pariseau, Justin A. “Searching for a Martyr: Crispus Attucks and Historical Memory of the Boston Massacre,” Historic Nantucket, vol. 62, no. 1 (winter 2012): pp. 16-19.

Pariseau, Justin A. “African Colonization,” “Gag Rule,” “William Lloyd Garrison,” and “Whaling,” in The Early Republic and Antebellum America: An Encyclopedia of Social, Political, Cultural, and Economic History, ed. Christopher Bates (Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe, 2010), 60-62, 417-418, 424-426, pp. 1085-1087. books.google.com/books/about/The_Early_Republic_and_Antebellum_Americ.html?id=e1wpQwAACAAJ

Pariseau, Justin A. “Mutiny on the Potomac: Race and Conflict in the New England Whalefishery,” Historic Nantucket, vol. 57, no. 4 (Fall 2008): pp. 4-9. nha.org/research/nantucket-history/historic-nantucket-magazine/whaling-2/

Pariseau, Justin A. “Yorktown: Historical Background,” in Yorktown: A Teacher’s Guide with Historical Background and Lesson Plans, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 2006, pp. 3-10.

Pariseau, Justin A. “Nantucket,” in Encyclopedia of African American History: 1619-1895, From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass, Vol. II, ed. Paul Finkleman, Oxford University Press, 2006, pp. 417-418. books.google.com/books/about/Encyclopedia_of_African_American_History.html?id=cCMbE4KKlX4C

Pariseau, Justin A.  A Schoolhouse Behind Every Cannon: Freedpeople’s Education and Reconstruction in Virginia, 1864-1876. Master’s Thesis, The College of William and Mary, December 2005.

Pariseau, Justin A. “A Separate World: Black Nantucket and the Fight for Equality, 1769-1858.” Creating Identity and Empire in the Atlantic World, 1492-1888, 17-18 September 2004. University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC. Presentation.

Pariseau, Justin A. “Seizing Agency: Black Nantucket and the Abolitionist Press, 1832 – 1848,” Historic Nantucket, vol. 52, no. 4 (Fall 2003): pp. 11-16.

Thomas, J., Metcalf, J., Christman, J.W., Cook, J., & Levitan, I.  (2013). Role of K+ channels in alveolar macrophages-mediated inflammatory response upon anthrax lethal toxin stimulation. Poster presentation at the 67th Biophysical Society Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. 

Thomas, J., Shentu, T.P., & Singh, D. K. (2012). Cholesterol: Biosynthesis, functional diversity, homeostasis and regulation by natural products. In D. Ekinci (Ed.), Biochemistry (419-442). London: Intech. doi:10.5772/32538 

Thomas, J., Xiao, L., Christman, J.W., Cook, J., & Levitan, I. (2012, February 28). Priming of alveolar macrophages augments inflammatory response upon anthrax lethal toxin stimulation. Poster presentation at the 10th Annual ASM Biodefense and Emerging Diseases Research Meeting, Washington, DC.  

Thomas, J., Ordog, B., Nattel, S., Christman, J.W., Cook, J., & Levitan, I. (2011, February 24-25). Pathogen-Associated Molecular-Pattern (PAMPs) molecules activates a novel ATPP2X7 independent K+ efflux signalling pathway to induce inflammatory response in macrophages. Poster presentation at UIC Research Day 2011, Chicago. 

Thomas, J., Y. Epshtein, Ordog, B., Christman, J., Nattel, S., Cook, J., & Levitan, I. (2011, August 7-11). A novel ATP-P2X7 independent K+ efflux signaling pathway induces IL-1β Secretion in anthrax lethal toxin-treated macrophages. Presented at International Conference on Bacillus anthracis (BACT2011), Bruges, Belgium. 

Thomas, J., Chopra, A., Epshtein, Y., Ordog, B., Ghassemi, M., Christman, J., Nattel, S., Cook, J., & Levitan, I. (2011). Anthrax lethal toxin activates a novel ATP-P2X7 independent K+ efflux signaling pathway to induce IL-1β secretion in macrophages. Presented at American Thoracic Society (ATS) International conference, Denver, Colorado. doi:10.1164/ajrccm-conference.2011.183.1_MeetingAbstracts.A1395

Thomas, J., Epshtein, Y., Chopra, A., Ordog, B., Ghassemi, M., Christman, J., … Levitan, I. (2011). Anthrax lethal factor activates K+ channels to induce IL-1β secretion in macrophages. Journal of Immunology 186(9), 5236-5243. doi:10.4049/jimmunol.1001078

Kwan, J.M., Fialho, A.M., Kundu, M., Thomas, J., Hong, C.S., Das Gupta, T.K., Chakrabarty, A.M. (2009). Bacterial proteins as potential drugs in the treatment of leukemia. Leukemia Research 33(10), 1392-1399. doi:10.1016/j.leukres.2009.01.024

Kundu, M., Thomas, J., Fialho, A.M., Das Gupta, T.K., & Chakrabarty, A.M. (2009). The anticancer activity of the N-terminal CARD-like domain of arginine deiminase (ADI) from Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Letters in Drug Design & Discovery 6(6), 403-412. doi:10.2174/157018009789057580

Thomas, J., & Hecht, D.W. (2007). Interaction of Bacteroides fragilis pLV22a relaxase and transfer-DNA with E. coli RP4-TraG coupling protein. Molecular Microbiology 66(4), 948-960. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2958.2007.05967.x

Thomas, J., & Hecht, D.W. (2006). Mobilization of a Bacteroides transfer factor utilizing an E.coli mating channel. Presented at 46th ICAAC, San Francisco, CA. 

Thomas, J., & Hecht, D.W. (2006). Transfer of Bacteroides fragilis pLV22amobilizable plasmid via the E.coli-conjugative plasmid encoded mating channel. Presented at 8th Biennial Congress of the Anaerobe Society of the Americas (ASA). Boise, Idaho. 

Thomas, J. (1998). PCR based screening and cloning of leptin receptor gene from the Emu genome (Master’s thesis). University of Western Australia, Australia.

Perry, S. D., Kozaleas, D., Trunnell, D., & Ellis, C. (2009). Commercial Quality Influence on Perceptions of Television News.  Electronic Media 3(1). doi:10.1080/19312430802631517

Perry, S. D., Trunnell, D., Morse, C., & Ellis, C.  (2001, August). Commercial quality influence on perceptions of television news.  Paper presented at the meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Washington, D. C. 

Trunnell, D. (2001, April).  Reality in fantasy:  Violence, gender and race in Final Fantasy IX.  Paper accepted for presentation at the meeting of the Central States Communication Association, Milwaukee, WI.         

Trunnell, D.  (2001, April).  Speaking to the choir: Source, receiver, and message factors in forensics persuasive speeches.  Paper accepted for presentation at the meeting of the Central States Communication Association, Milwaukee, WI. 

Wang, H., Neese, C. F., Morong, C. P., Kleshcheva, M., & Oka, T. (2013). High-resolution near-infrared spectroscopy of CH2+ and its deuterated isotopologues. The Journal of Physical Chemistry A 117(39), 9908–9918. doi:10.1021/jp3128803    

Wang, H., Ohba, H., Saeki, M., Miyabe, M., Shibata, T., Miyatake, H., & Iimura, H. (2005). Velocity and metastable state population distributions of neodymium atoms produced by laser ablation. Applied Physics B: Lasers & Optics, 81(8), 1127–1133. doi:10.1007/s00340-005-2021-0  

Wang, H., Miyatake, H., Ohba, H., Saeki, M., Miyabe, M., Shibata, T., & Iimura, H. (2004). Velocity and metastable state population distributions of laser-ablated neodymium. Review of Scientific Instruments, 75(10), 3775–3776. doi:10.1063/1.1783599

Nörtershäuser, W., Dax, A., Ewald, G., Katayama, I., Kirchner, R., Kluge, H. J., ... & Wang, H. (2003). A setup for high-resolution isotope shift measurements on unstable lithium isotopes. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms 204, 644-648. doi:10.1016/S0168-583X(02)02145-6  

Tomaselli, M., Kühl, T., Nörtershäuser, W., Borneis, S., Dax, A., Marx, D., Wang, H., & Fritzsche, S. (2002). Hyperfine splittings of hydrogen-like thallium. Physical Review A 65(2), 022502-1 – 9. doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.65.022502

Tomaselli, M., Fritzsche, S., Dax, A., Egelhof, P., Kozhuharov, C., Kühl, T., ... & Wang, H. (2001). Microscopic model for charge and matter distributions of nuclei. Nuclear Physics A 690(1-3), 298-301. doi:10.1016/S0375-9474(01)00963-0

Tomaselli, M., Hjorth-Jensen, M., Fritzsche, S., Egelhof, P., Neumaier, S. R., Mutterer, M., ... & Wang, H. (2000). Matter and charge distributions of 6He and 5,6,7,9Li within the dynamic-correlation model. Physical Review C, 62(6), 067305-1 – 4. doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.62.067305

Schmitt, F., Dax, A., Kirchner, R., Kluge, H. J., Kühl, T., … Wang, H. and Zimmermann, C. (2000). Towards the determination of the charge radius of 11Li by laser spectroscopy. Hyperfine Interactions, 127(1-4), 111-115. doi:10.1023/A:1012662710897

Fujitaka, S., Wada, M., Wang, H., Tanaka, J., Kawakami, H., Katayama, I., ... & Ohtani, S. (1997). Accumulation of ions from a recoil mass separator in a new type of linear ion trap. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 126(1-4), 386-391. doi:10.1016/S0168-583X(96)01032-4

Wada, M., Okada, K., Wang, H., Enders, K., Kurth, F., Nakamura, T., ... & Katayama, I. (1997). Laser-microwave spectroscopy of the hyperfine structure of 9Be for the investigation of unstable Be isotopes. Nuclear Physics A, 626(1-2), 365-373. doi:10.1016/S0375-9474(97)00559-9  

Okada, K., Nakamura, T., Ohtani, S., Wada, M., Wang, H., Fujitaka, S., ... & Katayama, I. (1997). A laser-microwave double resonance for unstable nuclear ions. Physica Scripta, 1997(T73), 67. doi:10.1088/0031-8949/1997/T73/016

Wang, Y., Chen, J., Yuan, Z., Chen, C., Qiu, Z., Wang, H., & Zhuang, Y. (1993). A theoretical calculation of n-T scattering cross sections. Communication of Nuclear Data Progress (9), 8-13. https://inis.iaea.org/collection/NCLCollectionStore/_Public/26/013/26013216.pdf