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The research and scholarly efforts of our faculty ensure that our students are educated in a vibrant and engaged environment. Recent research and scholarship projects are listed below.

Book Chapters

Cadegan, U. M. "Catholic Studies in the Spirit of 'Do Whatever He Tells You.'" In McGuinness, M., Fisher, J. T. (Ed.), A Catholic Studies Reader. New York, NY: Fordham University Press.

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Book Reviews

Agnew, C. (2012). Review of R. Po-chia Hsia, A Jesuit in the Forbidden City: Matteo Ricci 1552–1610 (2nd ed., vol. 40, pp. 55-56). Routledge: History: Reviews of New Books.

Amin, J. A. (2012). "Secular Missionaries: Americans and African Development in the 1960s" (2nd ed., vol. 117, pp. pages 559-560). Indiana: American Historical Review.

Fleischmann, E. L. "Colonialism and Christianity in Mandate Palestine" (vol. 117, pp. 1700-1701). American Historical Association: American Historical Review.

Fleischmann, E. L. (2012). "From Mission to Modernity: Evangelicals, Reformers, and Education in Nineteenth-Century Egypt." (1st ed., vol. 20, pp. 193-198). Washington, DC: Arab Studies Journal.

Heitmann, J. A. "User Unfriendly: Consumer Struggles with Personal Technologies, from Clocks and Sewing machines to Cars and Computers," by Joseph Corn,. Boca Raton, Florida/Society of Automotive Historians: Journal of the Society of Automotive Historians.

Merithew, C. A. (2012). In Joseph Sciorra (Ed.), "Italian Immigrant Radical Culture" (2nd ed., vol. 2, pp. 120-121). New York City: Italian American Review.

Trollinger, W. V. (2012). "Review of Darren Dochuk, From Bible Belt to Sun Belt: Plain-Folk Religion, Grassroots Politics, and the Rise of Evangelical Conservatism" (vol. 81). Berkeley, CA: Pacific Historical Review.

Trollinger, W. V. (2012). "Review of Stephanie Rogers, Inventing the Holy Land: American Protestant Pilgrimage to Palestine," 1865-1941 (vol. 117). American Historical Association: American Historical Review.

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Grants

Heitmann, J. A. (Supporting), Blust, R. P. (Principal), Pinnell, M. F. (Principal). “Engineering Innovation and Design for STEM TEachers.” Sponsored by National Science Foundation, $199,000. (June 2012).

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Invited Lectures & Addresses

Carter, M. “Catholics, Protestants, and Bibles in the Early Modern English-Speaking World.” Manifold Greatness library exhibit, University of Dayton, Roesch Library. (September 12, 2012).

Carter, M. “Catholicism in Early Dayton and the Miami Valley.” Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. (January 9, 2012).

Heitmann, J. A. “Stealing Cars: Some International Aspects of Automobile Theft, the United States and Mexico, 1919-2011.” Society of Automotive Historians Biennial Conference, Philadelphia, PA,. (April 12, 2012).

Santamarina, J. C. “Visualizing the Cuban Revolution.” American Historical Association Annual Meeting, Conference of LA History, Chicago, IL. (January 7, 2012).

Trollinger, W. V. “Staying Together, Staying Free: Local Church Autonomy, Interdependence, and Soul Freedom.” Roger Williams Fellowship, Ohio Baptist Convention, Columbus OH. (October 26, 2012).

Trollinger, W. V. “Frontiers, Borders, and Citizens: Abandoning the Notion of American Exceptionalism.” Maryville Symposium on the Liberal Arts, Maryville College, Maryville TN. (October 6, 2012).

Trollinger, W. V. “The Idea of a Christian America.” Roger Williams Fellowship, Ohio Baptist Convention, Columbus OH. (June 2, 2012).

Trollinger, W. V. “Navigating the Job Market.” Preparing Future Faculty Conference., Indiana University Bloomington. (February 24, 2012).

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Journal Articles

Amin, J. A. (2012). "Understanding the Protest of February 2008 in Cameroon." Africa Today, 58(Number 4), pages 21-43.

Carter, M. (2013). "'A Traiterous Religion:' Indulgences and the Anti-Catholic Imagination in Eighteenth-Century New England." The Catholic Historical Review, XCIX(1).

James, U. (2012). "Gas-Light Journeys: Bayard Taylor and the Cultural Work of the American Travel Lecturer in the Nineteenth Century." American Nineteenth Century History, 13(3), 371-401.

Sutherland, B. S. (2012). "The Menagier’s Odd Shopping List." Medieval Perspectives, 27, 183-192.

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Magazines & Trade Publications

Bednarek, J. R. (2012). "Building the Aviation Infrastructure: A brief history of the Aviation Trust Fund" (6th ed., vol. 79, pp. 83). Kansas city, MO: APWA Reporter.

Bednarek, J. R. (2012). "Sustainability on Campus: Teaching sustainable (and humanitarian) engineering" (5th ed., vol. 79, pp. 74-75). Kansas city, MO: APWA Reporter.

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Other

Bednarek, J. R. (2012). “Earhart, Amelia” (vol. 2013). Chicago, IL: World Book Advanced.

Bednarek, J. R. (2012). "Finch, Linda" (vol. 2013). Chicago, IL: World Book Advanced.

Bednarek, J. R. (2012). "Wright brothers" (vol. 2013). Chicago, IL: World Book Advanced.

Bednarek, J. R. (2012). In Peter Norton, Gijs Mom, Liz Millward, Mathieu Flonneau, Tomas Errazuriz (Ed.), "Open Sky: The Broad Range of Recent Scholarship in Aviation History" (2013th ed., vol. 4, pp. 89-94). New York: T2M Year Book: Mobility in History.

Bednarek, J. R. (2012). “Transportation Infrastructure: Making the Invisible, Visible” (2nd ed., vol. 11, pp. 179-186). Thousand Oaks, California: Journal of Planning History.

Carter, M. "Discussion of 'In the Beginning' by A. McGrath." Manifold Greatness exhibit, Dayton Metro Library, Dayton Metro Library, Dayton, OH. (September 20, 2012).

Merithew, C. A. “Round Table: Revis(it)ing Class Analysis: Class And Culture.” Histories of Capitalism, Social Science History Association, Vancouver, British Columbia. (November 2, 2012).

Merithew, C. A. “Battered Women: Public Sector Unionism Bashing and Gender Discrimination.” Insurgency and Resistance, North American Labor History Conference, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan. (October 19, 2012).

Merithew, C. A. “Women, Labor and Politics in Comparative Perspective.” Insurgency and Resistance, North American Labor History Conference, Detroit, Michigan. (October 19, 2012).

Schweikart, L. E. (Director). “A Patriot’s History of the United States.” (July 2012 - Present).

Schweikart, L. E. (Director). “Other Walls 2 Fall.” (October 2010 - April 2013).

Trollinger, W. V. “Right Here, Right Now: Engaging the Rhetoric of the Religious Right.” Southern States Communication Association, San Antonio, TX. (April 12, 2012).

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Papers

Amin, J. A. “Explaining the Relevance of Public Libraries: Ann Gabonay Kumba Municipal Library, Kumba, Cameroon.”, Kumba, Cameroon. (May 30, 2012).

Borbonus, D. “Roman Columbarium Tombs and Slave Identities.” The Archaeology of Slavery: Toward a Comparative Global Framework, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Center for Archaeological Investigations, Carbondale, IL. (March 30, 2012).

Darrow, D. W. “Inventing Tradition: The Land Allotment and Allotment Norm..” 44th Annual Convention of the Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies, Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies, New Orleans, LA. (November 15, 2012).

Fleischmann, E. L. ”Contestation and Commodification: Female Education in American Protestant Mission Schools in Beirut, c. 1870-1920.” “From Ottoman to Mandate Beirut: Catalyst for Modernities?”, German Orient Institute, Beirut, Lebanon. (April 20, 2012).

Jaffe, T. “Social Catholicism and Class Identity in Chile’s Young Catholic Workers Movement.” Oral History Association Annual Meeting, Oral History Association, Cleveland, OH. (October 10, 2012).

Merithew, C. A. “Home Bodies: Class, Gender, and Environment.” Histories of Capitalism, Social Science History Association, Vancouver, British Columbia. (November 2, 2012).

Merithew, C. A. “Agnes Burns Wieck and Making Class Disability.” Collaborations, Cultures, and Communities, Society for Disability Studies, Denver, Colorado. (June 23, 2012).

Trollinger, W. V. “Rhetorical Creationism.” National Communication Association annual meeting, Orlando FL. (November 17, 2012).

Trollinger, W. V., Trollinger, S. L. “The Visual Rhetoric of the Creation Museum.”, Southern States Communication Association, San Antonio, TX. (April 15, 2012).

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Workshops

Cadegan, U. M. “Marianist Education in the 21st Century.” Summer Workshop, Marianist Education Consortium, University of Dayton. (June 27, 2012).

Carter, M. "Discussion of book 'In the Beginning' by A. McGrath.” Manifold Greatness exhibit, Dayton Metro Library, Dayton Metro Library. (September 20, 2012).

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