Faculty in the College of Public Affairs actively contribute to their respective fields through scholarly activities, including peer-reviewed journal articles, books, book chapters, book reviews and paper presentations, and other publications such as articles and op-eds in major media outlets and blog posts. Here are some of the most recent faculty publications:
Ñusta Carranza Ko, assistant professor in the School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA), has published a new book titled, Truth, Justice, and Reparations in Peru, Uruguay, and South Korea: The Clash of Advocacy and Politics. The book is part of the Palgrave Macmillan Studies on Human Rights in Asia (PMSHRA) book series. “Ñusta Carranza Ko’s exciting new book deftly challenges the conventional wisdom, showing through detailed case studies of Peru, Uruguay, and South Korea that domestic political factors dominate over international advocacy in explaining long term adherence to–or backsliding from–international human rights and transitional justice norms,” said Clifford Bob, professor and chair of political science at Duquesne University. “Carranza Ko should be commended for an important contribution to international relations and political science.”
The SPIA Faculty Lecture Series will host a virtual book launch event for Prof. Ko on April 12. Visit the SPIA Faculty Lecture Series page for details and Zoom login information.
Prof. Ko also penned an article for The Washington Post titled, “Peru’s government forcibly sterilized Indigenous women from 1996 to 2001, the women say. Why?”
Carol Molinari, professor in the School of Health and Human Services, and co-author Sandra Lundahl (Ph.D. in Gerontology candidate, University of Maryland School of Medicine) recently had a book review accepted for publication in a forthcoming issue of Journal of Health Administration Education, a quarterly peer-reviewed journal of health administration education research published by the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA). The book they reviewed is titled Disrupting the Status Quo of Senior Living: A Mindshift by Jill Vitale-Aussem.
Lorenda Naylor, associate professor in the School of Public and International Affairs and director of the B.A. in Policy, Politics and International Affairs program, has published a new book titled, Social Equity and LGBTQ Rights Dismantling Discrimination and Expanding Civil Rights, which explores some of the ways in which LGBTQ citizens have been marginalized for their identity, and argues that the field of public administration has a unique responsibility to prioritize social equity. Prof. Naylor will discuss her book at an upcoming SPIA Faculty Lecture Series event on March 4. Details can be found on the SPIA Faculty Lecture Series page.
The Journal of Applied Research on Children recently published an article, “Information Technology Solutions for Overdose Prevention: Perspectives from the Field,” co-authored by Jeff Beeson, first deputy director and chief of staff of The University of Baltimore’s Center for Drug Policy and Prevention, and colleagues Sarah Ali and Aliese Alter.
In his latest blog post, Jeffrey Ian Ross, professor in the School of Criminal Justice, explores why it’s important to develop a literacy of graffiti and street art: https://jeffreyianross.com/why-developing-a-literacy-of-graffiti-and-street-art-is-important/.