Below are some examples of publications from faculty supported by ISCE


Tienken, C. & Mullen, C. (Eds.) (2016). Education Policy Perils: Tackling the Tough Issues. New York, NY: Routledge.


Orden, D. (Ed.). (2015). Trade-related agricultural policy analysis. Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific Publishing.

Powell, K. (2015). Identity and Power in Narratives of Displacement.  New York, NY: Routledge.


Hawdon, J., Ryan, J., & Lucht, M. (Eds.). (2014). The Causes and Consequences of Group Violence: From Bullies to Terrorists. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books. 


Stephenson, M., & Zonotti, L. (Eds.). (2013). Building Walls and Dissolving Borders: The Challengers of Alterity, Community and Securitizing Space New York, NY: Ashgate.

Dunaway, W. A. (Ed.) (2013). Gendered commodity chains: seeing women's work and households in global production.  Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.


Hirt, S. (2012). Iron Curtains: Gates, Suburbs and Privatization of Space in the Post-socialist CityHoboken, NJ: Wiley. 

Stephenson, M., & Zanotti, L. (2012). Peacebuilding Through Community-Based NGOs: Paradoxes and Possibilities. Sterling, VA: Kumarian Prss.


Dowty, R.A., & Allen, B. (Eds). (2011). Dynamics of Disaster: Lessons on Risk, Response and Recovery. New York, NY: Earthscan.

Ray, R. E., & Calasanti, T. (Eds.) (2011). Nobody's Burden: Lessons From the Great Depression on the Struggle for Old-Age Security. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books. 

Orden, D., Blandford, D., & Josling, T. (Eds.) (2011). WTO Disciplines on Agricultural Support: Seeking a Fair Basis for Trade. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.


Baxter Magolda, M. B., Creamer, E., & Meszaros, P. (Eds). (2010). Development and Assessment of Self-Authorship: Exploring the Concept Across Cultures. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.


Mancini, J., & Roberto, K.A. (Eds). (2009). Pathways of Human Development. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books. 


Ahram, Ariel (2016). Republic of Iraq. In M. Gasiorowski & S. Yom (Eds.), The Government and Politics of the Middle East and North Africa. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.

Buehler, R., & Stowe, J. (2015). Bicycling in the Washington, DC Region: Trends in Ridership and Policies Since 1990. In D. Hyra & S. Prince (Eds.), Capital Dilemma: Growth and Inequality in Washington, D.C.. New York, NY: Routledge.


Mayer, H., & Cowell, M. (2014). Capital cities as knowledge hubs: The economic geography of homeland security contracting. In B. DeRudder (Ed.), Hub cities in the knowledge economy: Seaports, Airports, Brainports. New York, NY: Routledge.

Roberts, P. (2014). How Well Will the International Atomic Energy Agency Be Able To Safeguard More Nuclear Materials in More States? In H. Sokolshi (Ed.), Moving Beyond Pretense: Nuclear Power and Nonproliferation. Carlisle, PA: Strategic Studies Institute. 

Zhang, Y., & Drake, W. Mapping Neighborhoods. In A. Michalos (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research. New York, NY: Springer Publishing. 



Buehler, R. (2015). Planning for Sustainable Transport in Germany and the U.S.: A comparison of the Washington, DC and Stuttgart Regions. International Planning Studies, 20(3), 292-312.doi: 10.1080/13563475.2014.989820

Ahram, A. (2015). Sexual Violence and the Making of ISIS. Survival, 57(3), 57-78. doi: 10.1080/00396338.2015.1047251

Ewing, T. (2015). Displaying Content and Making Connections: Engaging Public Audiences through a Poster Exhibit on the History of Tuberculosis in Virginia. Watermark Newsletter of the Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences, 38(3), 9-12.

Kaestle, C. (2015). Age of smoking milestones: Longitudinal inconsistencies and recanting. Journal of Adolescent Health, 56(4), 382-388. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2014.12.005

Winett, R. A., Davy, B. M., Savla, J., Marinik, E. L., Kelleher, S. A., & Winett, S. G. (2015). Theory-based approach for maintaining resistance training in older adults with prediabetes: Adherence, barriers, self-regulation strategies, treatment fidelity, costs. Translational Behavioral Medicine, 5, 149-159. doi: 10.1007/s13142-015-0304-5


Christensen, E., Huber, P., Jaffke, P., & Shea, T.E. (2014). Antineutrino monitoring for heavy water reactors. Physics Review Letters, 113, 042503. doi:

Dottore, M. L. & Zobel, C. W.  (2014). Analyzing Economic Indicators of Disaster Resilience Following Hurricane Katrina.International Journal of Business Analytics, 1(1), 67-83. doi: 10.4018/ijban.2014010105

Evans, M.A., Won, S. G. L., & Drape, T.  (2014). Interest-driven STEM learning among youth through a social networking site. International Journal of Social Media and Interactive Learning Environments, 2(1). doi: 10.1504/IJSMILE.2014.059691

Fouh, E., Karavirta, V., Breakiron, D. A., Hamouda, S., Hall, S., Naps, T. L., Shaffer, C. A. (2014). Design and Architecture of an Interactive eTextbook- the OpenDSA System. Journal of Science of Computer Programming, 88, 22-40. doi: 10.1016/j.scico.2013.11.040

Gartstein, M.A., Bell, M.A., & Calkins, S.D. (2014). EEG asymmetry at 10 months of age: Are temperament trait predictors different for boys and girls?  Developmental Psychobiology, 56(6), 1327-1340doi:10.1002/dev.21212

Murray-Tuite, P., Wernstedt, K., & Yin, W. (2014). Behavioral shifts after a fatal rapid transit accident: A multinomial logit model. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 24, 218-230. doi: 10.1016/j.trf.2014.04.014

Norton, A., Wilkins, J., Evans, M., Deater-Deckard, K., Balci, O., & Chang, M.  (2014). Technology helps students transcend part-whole concepts. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 19(6), 353-358. doi: 10.5951/mathteacmiddscho.19.6.0352


Buck, D., Buehler, R., Happ, P., Rawls, B., Chung, P., & Borecki, N.  (2013). Are Bikeshare Users Different from Regular Cyclists? First Look at Short-Term Users, Annual Members, and Area Cyclists in the Washington, D.C., Region. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2387, 112-119. doi: 10.3141/2387-13

Dunsmore, J. C., Booker, J. A., & Ollendick, T. H. (2013). Parental emotion coaching and child emotion regulation as protective factors for children with Oppositional Defiant Disorder. Social Development, 22, 444-466.

Hirt, S.  (2013). Home sweet home: American residential zoning in comparative perspective. Journal of Planning Education and Research, 33(3), 292-309. doi: 10.1177/0739456X13494242

Jones, B. D., Ruff, C., & Paretti, M. C. (2013). The impact of engineering identification and stereotypes on undergraduate women’s achievement and persistence in engineering. Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal.

Kaestle, C. E., Chen, Y., Estabrooks, P., Zoellner, J., & Bigby, B. (2013). Pilot evaluation of media literacy for tobacco prevention among youth. American Journal of Health Promotion, 27, 366-369. 

Kiecolt, K. J., Aggen, S. H., & Kendler, K. S. (2013). Genetic and environmental influences on the relationship between mastery and alcohol dependence. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 37, 905-913.

Kraybill, J.H., & Bell, M.A.  (2013). Infancy predictors of preschool and post-kindergarten executive function. Developmental Psychobiology, 55, 530-538. doi: 10.1002/dev.21057

Savla, J., Granger, D., Roberto, K. A., Davey, A., Blieszner, R., & Gwazdauskas, F. (2013). Cortisol, alpha amylase and daily stressors in spouses of persons with mild cognitive impairment. Psychology & Aging.

Stephenson, M. (2013). Unforeseen and Unaccounted: The European Union, the Community Foundation for Northern Ireland, peacebuilding, and accountability, European Security.


Ewing, T., Gad, S., Hausman, B., Kerr, K., Pencek, B., & Ramakrishnan, N. (2014). An Epidemiology of Information Data Mining the 1918 Influenza Pandemic


Kiefer, J.J., Mancini, J.A., Morrow, B.H., Galdwin, H., & Stewart, T.A. (2008). Providing Access to Resilience-Enhancing Technologies for Disadvantaged Communities and Vulnerable Populations

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