Elliot Posner, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science
(Oxford University Press) Co-Authored with Abraham L. Newman. From home mortgages to i-phones, basic elements of our daily lives depend on international economic markets. The astonishing complexity of these exchanges may seem ungoverned.
Yet the global economy remains deeply bound by rules. Far from...
Renee Sentilles, Associate Professor, Department of History
(University of Massachusetts Press) A lot of women remember having had tomboy girlhoods. Some recall it as a time of gender-bending freedom and rowdy pleasures. Others feel the word is used to limit girls by suggesting such behavior is atypical. In American Tomboys, Renée...
Justine Howe, Assistant Professor, Department of Religious Studies
(Oxford University Press) In 'Suburban Islam', Justine Howe explores the rise of 'third spaces', created by educated, middle-class American Muslims to challenge their exclusion from the American mainstream and to enact visions for American Islam different from those they encounter in their...
John Broich, Associate Professor, Department of History
(The Overlook Press) The true account of the British Royal Navy’s crusade to put an end to the African slave trade once and for all
Despite the British being early abolitionists, a significant slave trade remained down the east coast of Africa through the...