Below are some of the hot-off-the-press research publications of Andrews Faculty members. A comprehensive list of the 2013 publications can be found under Faculty Publications
L. Monique Pittman, Professor of English and Director of the J.N. Andrews Honors Program published an article entitled "Heroes, Villains, and Balkans: Intertextual Masculinities in Ralph Fiennes’s Coriolanus" in the Summer 2015 Shakespeare Bulletin. View Article
Janet Ledesma, Coordinator of Educational Leadership in the School of Education, published an article entitled, "Conceptual Frameworks and Research Models on Resilience in Leadership," in SAGE Open. View Article
Rachel Williams-Smith, chair of the Communications Department, recently published her memoir Born Yesterday: The True Story of a Girl Born in the 20th Century but Raised in the 19th. View Website
Duane McBride, Research Professor of Sociology, recently co-authored an article that was published in the April issue of Crime and Delinquency. The article is entitled "Do State Policies Matter in Prosecutor-Reported Juvenile Marijuana Case Disposition?" View Article
Duane McBride, Research Professor of Sociology and Director of the Institute for Prevention of Addictions, co-edited and coordinated the Journal of Adventist Education December 2013/2014 special issue on Substance Abuse. Authors include Andrews alum Olivia Titus, as well as Judith Bernard-Fisher, Director of the Counseling and Testing Center, professors Alina Baltazar, Curtis VanderWaal, Margaret Howell, Desiree Davis, Harvey Burnett Jr., Krista Cooper, Laura Racovita-Szilagyi, Gary Hopkins, Duane McBride, and students Kathryn Conopio and Alissa Mayer. View JAE webpage
Kanya Long, Assistant Professor of Biology, is co-author on an article published in the Journal of Clinical Microbiology. The article is titled "Multicountry prospective clinical evaluation of two enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays and two rapid diagnostic tests for diagnosing dengue fever." View Abstract
Benjamin Navia, Associate Professor of Biology, is senior author on a recently published article in Physiological Entomology. The article, entitled "Parallel effects of temperature on the male cricket calling song, phototaxis of the female and the auditory responses of the L3 neurone," is based on work done with former students (Christina Burden, Tori Steely, Helen Hasegawa, and Esther Cha), Math Professor Shandelle Henson, Biology Emeritus Professor John Stout, and Gordon Atkins (formerly a professor at Andrews). View Article
Tom Goodwin, Professor of Biology and Biology Department Chair, edited Biology: A Seventh-day Adventist Approach for Students and Teachers. The book was published by Andrews University Press in 2014 and includes chapters by Earl M. J. Aagaard, Karl G. D. Bailey, Leonard Brand, David L. Cowles, H. Thomas Goodwin, Floyd E. Hayes, William K. Hayes, and Timothy G. Standish. The book is the fourth volume in the Faith and Learning Series, which is co-sponsored by the Center for College Faith at Andrews University and the Department of Education of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. View Book
An article published by Andrews alum Danielle Burton (BA English, French, Mathematical Studies 2008; MS Mathematics and Science 2013) and Mathematics Professor Shandelle Henson was chosen as the Mathematics Article of the Week from all Taylor & Francis journals. The article, "A note on the onset of synchrony in avian ovulation cycles," was published in the Journal of Difference Equations and Applications. View Article
The Department of World Mission published Church and Society: Missiological Challenges for the Seventh-day Adventist Church, edited by Rudi Maier. The purpose of this book—written by 34 dedicated Christian scholars and community practitioners—is to help Christ’s church to understand how this “world” and the people who live in it think, feel, and react to some of the issues they face in their daily lives, and how to bring peace, justice and compassion to the society that surrounds our homes, churches, and communities. Learn more
Woodrow Whidden, professor of religion (emeritus), and Gilbert Valentine edited a Festschrift in honor of George Knight, which was presented to Knight on April 21, 2015. The Festschrift, titled Adventist Maverick: A Celebration of George Knight’s Contribution to Adventist Thought, includes critiques and reflections on Knight's writings by nineteen of his colleagues and former students as well as a response from Knight. View Book
Paul Petersen, Chair of the Religion Department, edited two books that have been recently published. The first, Biblical and Theological Studies on the Trinity, was co-edited with Rob McIver, a professor at Avondale College in Australia. The second book is entitled, Hermeneutics, Intertextuality and the Contemporary Meaning of Scripture, and was co-edited with Ross Cole, also a professor at Avondale College.
Brian Strayer, professor of History, recently authored a biography on J.N. Loughborough, entitled "J. N. Loughborough: The Last of the Adventist Pioneers." The book is the latest installment of the Adventist Pioneers Series and is available online at the Adventist Book Center.
Leadership probably isn’t what we think it is, at least according to the Bible. That’s the surprising conclusion many readers will draw from a new book edited by Skip Bell, professor of leadership studies and director of the Doctor of Ministry program at the Andrews University Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary. "Servants and Friends: A Biblical Theology of Leadership" was released in May by Andrews University Press. View Article
The full report of the first cohort of the "Beyond Beliefs Study," a comprehensive research project endeavoring to explore how much young people actually know about the official beliefs of the SDA church, has been published by Leanne Sigvartsen, Jan Sigvartsen, and Paul Petersen (Religion Department). The research was conducted at Andrews University and was funded by the North American Division and ClergyEd.com. View more information