Research

The faculty in the History and Political Science Department regularly participate in several areas of scholarly and professional research.

The listing below details the research which has been done by departmental faculty in the last five years. For current research, please check the individual faculty listings.

Books:

Myers, Marcella. Important or Impotent? Radical Right Political Parties and Public Policy in Germany and Austria ( Saarbrücken, Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing, 2010).

Strayer, Brian E. J. N. Loughborough: The Last of the Adventist Pioneers (Hagerstown, MD: Review and Herald Publishing Association, 2014).

Strayer, Brian E. Romans Were Known for Their Aquaducks (Albany, NY: Spiderwort Press, 2014).

Articles and Book Chapters (Scholarly):

Carpenter, Stephanie. “Crop Controls and Price Supports,” in Governing America: Major Decisions of Federal, State and Local Governments from 1789 to the Present. Edited by Paul J. Quirk and William Cunion. Facts on File, May 2011.

Myers, Marcella. “The Effects of Redistributive Conflicts on Immigrants.” Forum on Public Policy Online, 2011, 2 (August 2011).

_____. “Leading by Default: Perspectives and Challenges for Germany in its Reluctant EU Leadership Role” German Studies Review 36, 1 (2013).

_____. “Social Exclusion and the Welfare State: Effects of Distributive Conflicts on Immigrants in Germany” in The Other People: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Migration for the 21st Century editor Meg Wilkes Karraker. Palgrave (2013).

_____. “Teaching and Learning about “The Other” in The Other People: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Migration for the 21st Century editor Meg Wilkes Karraker. Palgrave (2013).

Wood, Gary V. and Edward J. Erler “Is Democracy Exportable? The Case of the U.S. in Iraq” in Akis Kalaitzidis, ed., Global Politics in the Dawn of the Twenty-First Century (Athens: ATINER Press, 2009).

Markovic, John. “Lover or Seducer” in Adventist Review (Jun 27, 2013): 18-21.

Wood, Gary V. “Same-Sex Marriage and the Declaration of Independence” in Roy E. Gane, Nicholas P. Miller, H. Peter Swanson, eds., Homosexuality, Marriage, and the Church (Berrien Springs, MI: Andrews, 2012).

Paper Presentations:

Carpenter, Stephanie. Commentator, “Women in the West,” Biennial Phi Alpha Theta National Convention, Albuquerque, NM, January 2008.

_____. “Called to Lead: Women Religious Leaders of the Nineteenth Century,” Biennial Phi Alpha Theta National Convention, Albuquerque, NM, January 2008.

_____. Paper judge, Tennessee Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference, University of Tennessee-Martin, March 2008.

_____. Chair/Commentator, “Phi Alpha Theta--European and American History,” Southern Historical Association Meeting, October 2008.

_____. Chair/Commentator, “American History,” Kentucky Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference, Eastern Kentucky University, April 2009.

_____. Chair, “Phi Alpha Theta—European and American History,” Southern Historical Association Meeting, November 2009.

_____. Chair/Commentator, “Women in the Civil War,” Biennial Phi Alpha Theta National Convention, San Diego, CA, January 2010.

_____. Chair/Commentator, “Native American History,” Biennial Phi Alpha Theta National Convention, San Diego, CA, January 2010.

_____. Paper judge, Kentucky Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference, Northern Kentucky University, March 2010.

_____. Commentator, “Phi Alpha Theta—World,” Southern Historical Association Meeting, November 2010.

_____. Chair, Chair and Commentator, “American Colleges and the Wider World,” Ohio Valley History Conference, Murray State University, October 2011.

_____. Chair, “Phi Alpha Theta—European and World,” Southern Historical Association Meeting, Baltimore, MD, October 2011.

_____. Chair and Commentator, “Women’s Suffrage Movement,” Phi Alpha Theta 2012 Biennial Convention, Orlando, FL, January 2012.

_____. Chair and Commentator, “Women in the West,” Phi Alpha Theta 2012 Biennial Convention, Orlando, FL, January 2012.

_____. Chair and Presenter, “Planning a Successful Regional,” Phi Alpha Theta 2012 Biennial Convention, Orlando, FL, January 2012.

_____. “The ‘pretties’ in the field: The Women’s Land Army in World War II,” Southern Association of Women Historians, Ft Worth, TX, June 2012.

_____. Presenter, “Religion and the Constitution,” Constitution Day, Murray State University, Murray, KY, September 2012.

_____. Commentator, “Phi Alpha Theta—American session,” Southern Historical Association Annual Meeting, Mobile, AL, November 2012.

_____. Chair and Commentator, “Native Americans and the West,” Tennessee Regional Phi Alpha Theta Conference, Belmont University, Nashville, TN, February 2013.

_____. Chair and Commentator, “Stretching their Boundaries in Wartime: Working Women in a Man’s World,” Southern Labor Studies Association, New Orleans, LA, March 2013.

_____. Presenter, “GMOs: Where Are They Now?” Europe in Transition, Regensburg, Germany, August 2013.

_____. Presenter, “GMOs: Super Food or Franken Food?” Research Forum, Department of History, Murray State University, September 2013.

_____. Chair, “Phi Alpha Theta—Transnational session,” Southern Historical Association Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO, November 2013.

_____. Chair and Commentator, “Native American,” Phi Alpha Theta 2014 Biennial Convention, Albuquerque, NM, January 2014.

_____. Panel member, “How to Panel: Fundraising and Chapter Activities,” Phi Alpha Theta 2014 Biennial Convention, Albuquerque, NM, January 2014.

_____. Panel member, “How to Panel: Plan a Successful Regional,” Phi Alpha Theta 2014 Biennial Convention, Albuquerque, NM, January 2014.

_____. Panel member, “How to Panel: Plan a Successful Regional,” Phi Alpha Theta 2014 Biennial Convention, Albuquerque, NM, January 2014.

Markovic, John. “The Emergence Narrative of the Atonement,” at the ATS Symposium, Loma Linda, CA, April 19-21, 2013.

Myers, Marcella. “The National Health Service and Private Funding Initiatives: how the private sector profits and income inequality increases” April 11 – 14, 2013. Presented at the Midwest Political Science Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

_____. “European Integration and Corporate Interests: the winners and losers” October 3 – 6, 2013. Presented at the Germans Studies Association meeting, Denver, Colorado.

Strayer, Brian. “The Legacy of J. N. Loughborough to Seventh-day Adventism,” Presented at the Third Annual Andrews University Celebration of Research, November 10, 2011.

Wood, Gary V. "Natural Law, Gay Rights, and Religious Liberty." The Paul Henry Institute for the Study of Christianity and Politics, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI, April 24, 2009.

_____. "Homosexuality, Same-Sex Marriage, and the Declaration of Independence." Marriage, Homosexuality and the Church, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI, Oct. 16, 2009.

_____. “On Teaching ‘Introduction to Philosophy’ in an Adventist University.” Co-written with Gary Land, presented at Society of Adventist Philosophers 2nd Annual Symposium, November 18, 2011, San Francisco, CA.

Book and Article Reviews:

Carpenter, Stephanie. Manuscript Review, “Seeing the Blind Spot: Farm Bureau Women’s Clubs in Iowa, 1945-1985," State Historical Society of Iowa, The Annals of Iowa, 2008.

_____. Book Review, From Pioneering to Persevering: Family Farming in Indiana to 1880, in Ohio History, 2008.

_____. Manuscript Review, “Truth Telling: Oregon Extension Service Photos,” for Oregon Historical Quarterly, 2010.

_____. Manuscript Review, “The Land Girls: A Transnational Approach to Food Shortage during the First World War,” for Agricultural History, 2011.

Dictionary and Encyclopedia Entries:

Wood, Gary V. “John Quincy Adams” in Encyclopedia of American Enlightenment (New York: Continuum). (Forthcoming)

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