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New Event Honors UT Austin Faculty Book Authors

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UT Austin Faculty Author Event

In an effort to better celebrate the work of UT Austin faculty book authors and provide an opportunity to learn more about the breadth of scholarship taking place on campus, Provost Maurie McInnis hosted the inaugural Annual Faculty Authors Reception on Jan. 10, 2019. The event showcased the books written by faculty members published between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2018.

“I want us to have an opportunity to celebrate what are remarkable and often multiyear accomplishments,” said McInnis, who also is the university’s executive vice president. “We don’t often slow down enough to say congratulations and to admire the accomplishments of what really are magisterial works.”

The Annual Faculty Authors Reception will take place every January to celebrate the books published during the previous calendar year. All faculty members will be notified during the fall semester when submissions are open for the January reception.

For more information, visit: https://provost.utexas.edu/annual-faculty-authors-reception

2018 Faculty Book Authors

College of Education

Nick Enge
The Science of Speaking

Joan Hughes
Integrating Educational Technology into Teaching: Transforming Learning Across Disciplines

Luis Urrieta Jr.
Cultural Constructions Of Identity: Meta-Ethnography And Theory 

College of Fine Arts

James Buhler
Theories of the Soundtrack

Kathryn Dawson
Drama-Based Pedagogy: Activating Learning Across the Curriculum

Robert Hatten
A Theory of Virtual Agency for Western Art Music

Jack Stamps
Pixels Samples Lumens Illusion: Foundations of Art and Entertainment Technologies (2nd ed.)

College of Liberal Arts

Ari Adut
Reign of Appearances: The Misery and Splendor of the Public Sphere

Chad Bennett
Word of Mouth: Gossip and American Poetry

Douglas Biow
Vasari’s Words: The “Lives of the Artists” as a History of Ideas in the Italian Renaissance

Hans Boas
Constructional Approaches to Syntactic Structures in German

Jonathan Dancy
Practical Shape: A Theory of Practical Reasoning

Lina del Castillo
Crafting a Republic for the World: Scientific, Geographic, and Historiographic Inventions of Colombia

Yoav Di-Capua
No Exit: Arab Existentialism, Jean-Paul Sartre, and Decolonization

Alan Friedman
Surreal Beckett: Samuel Beckett, James Joyce, and Surrealism

John Morán González
The Cambridge History of Latina/o American Literature

Jennifer Graber
The Gods of Indian Country: Religion and the Struggle for the American West

Geraldine Heng
The Invention of Race in the European Middle Ages

Naomi Lindstrom
The Seven Madmen

William Louis
Indispensable Reading: 1,001 Books from “The Arabian Nights” to Zola

Thomas Pangle
The Socratic Way of Life: Xenophon’s “Memorabilia

Anthony Webster
The Sounds of Navajo Poetry: A Humanities of Speaking

L. Michael White
Jewish Fictional Letters from Hellenistic Egypt: The Epistle of Aristeas and Related Literature

Paul Woodruff

College of Natural Sciences

James Chelikowsky
Introductory Quantum Mechanics with MatLab

C. Wendell Horton Jr.
Turbulent Transport in Magnetized Plasmas

Michael J. Ryan
A Taste for the Beautiful: The Evolution of Attraction

J. Craig Wheeler
Supernova Explosions

Dell Medical School

Dee Silverthorn
Human Physiology: An Integrated Approach

LBJ School of Public Affairs

Alan Kuperman
Plutonium for Energy? Explaining the Global Decline of MOX

McCombs School of Business

James Scott
AIQ: How People and Machines are Smarter Together

Moody College of Communication

Tracy Arrington
101 Things I Learned in Advertising School

Katherine Dawson
Death in the Air: The True Story of a Serial Killer, the Great London Smog, and the Strangling of a City

Roderick Hart
Civic Hope: How Ordinary Americans Keep Democracy Alive

Sharon Jarvis
Votes That Count and Voters Who Don’t: How Journalists Sideline Electoral Participation (Without Even Knowing It)

Maya Perez
On Story—The Golden Ages of Television

Angeline Scheinbaum

JoAnn Sciarrino
The Strategic Digital Media Entrepreneur

Suzanne Scott
The Routledge Companion to Media Fandom

Keri Stephens
Negotiating Control: Organizations and Mobile Communication

Jürgen Streeck

Anita Vangelisti
The Cambridge Handbook of Personal Relationships

Karin Wilkins
Communicating National Image through Development and Diplomacy: The Politics of Foreign Aid

School of Architecture

Tamie Glass
Prompt: Socially Engaging Objects and Environments

School of Information

Loriene Roy
Information Literacy in the Workplace

School of Law

Richard Albert

Douglas Laycock

Charles Silver
Overcharged: Why Americans Pay Too Much for Health Care

Steve Hicks School of Social Work

Marilyn Armour
Violence, Restorative Justice & Forgiveness