Program Coordinators supervise the execution of the program and ensure faculty members have everything they need to complete their courses. The program coordinator position is held by a faculty member for two years. In July at the end of their second year, a new coordinator is assigned. If you have questions about your major, please email your program coordinator.
Africana Studies Program
Donnetrice Allison, Professor of Africana Studies and Communication Studies
Professor of Africana Studies and Communication Studies
Donnetrice C. Allison, Ph.D, currently serves as a professor of both Africana Studies and Communication Studies at Stockton University in Galloway, NJ.
Dr. Allison also serves as coordinator for the Africana Studies Program, and she teaches numerous Africana Studies courses, which include Introduction to Africana Studies, African American Movies, Introduction to Hip Hop Culture, a Seminar on Representations of Race in Media, and a learning abroad course to Senegal, West Africa. In addition to Africana Studies, Dr. Allison also teaches for the Communication Studies program. These courses include: Film Theory and Criticism, Communication Research Methods, Senior Seminar in Communication Studies, Mass Communication Theories, Television and Popular Culture, News and Politics, African Americans on Television, and Women, Minorities, and the Media.
Ph.D., Howard University
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Media Images of African Americans, Hip Hop Culture and Identity
GAH 2184 Introduction to Hip Hop Culture
GSS 2201 African American Studies: An Introductory Perspective
GSS 3295 African American Movies
COMM 1201 Introduction to Communication
COMM 2409 Television and Popular Culture
COMM 2414 African Americans on Television
COMM 3200 Theories of Mass Communication
COMM 3203 Communication Research Methods
COMM 3306 Women, Minorities, and the Media
COMM 3400 Film Theory and Criticism
COMM 4601 Communication Seminar (Topics: Crime and Media, Political Communication)
Allison, D. (2017). "The Perpetuation of Racial Stereotypes in American Media". In P. Reid-Merritt (Ed.), Race in America: How a Pseudo-Scientific Concept Shaped Human Interaction, Praeger.
Allison, D. (Ed.). (Jan. 2016). Black Women's Portrayals on Reality Television: The New Sapphire. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.
“Hip Hop, Identity, and African American Teens.” International Journal of the Humanities 9.6 (2012): 255-262.
“The Academy in Color.” The International Journal of Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations 8.4. 101-108.
“Free to Be Me? Black Professors, White Institutions.” Journal of Black Studies 38.4 (2008): 641-662.
Co-authored with Donyale Griffin. “Making a Case for Restorative Rhetoric: Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and Mayor Ray Nagin’s Response to Disaster.” Communication Monographs 77.3 (2010): 376-392.
“Accommodation,” “Acculturation,” and “Adaptation.” Encyclopedia of Identity. Ed. Ronald L. Jackson. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE, 2010.
“I wonder if they would say that in HIS classroom.” Teaching Race, Diversity and Social Justice in White Space: Challenges, Implications and Effective Strategies. Ed. Darrell Cleveland. Forthcoming.
National Council for Black Studies
The National Communication Association
Performing Arts Program
Beverly Vaughn, Professor of Music
Professor of Music
Beverly Vaughn, Professor Music and Vocal/Choral Program Coordinator, is a
mezzo soprano, known for her velvety tone. She is native of Columbus, Ohio and a
graduate of La Sierra University in Riverside, California with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish. Following graduation from La Sierra University, she completed both her Master of Music degree and Doctor of Music degree - both in voice performance-- at The Ohio State University where she studied primarily with Maestro Mario Alch.
In addition to the many local and regional awards and competitions she won while studying
at The Ohio State University, Beverly Vaughn was also awarded a Corbett Foundation
Fellowship for operatic study in New York City. While there, she studied with Madame
Marinka Gurewich and coached primarily with Maestro Martin Rich. She also studied
and coached with other internationally recognized teachers including Frau Hilde Zadek
in Vienna, Dame Eva Turner and Maestro Geoffrey Parsons in London, Sylvia Lee in Philadelphia
as well as with Maestro Franco Iglesias. Maestro Larry Woodard and
Maestro Wayne Sanders in New York.
Prior to joining the Stockton music faculty in September 1982, Beverly Vaughn made
her operatic debut in as the Strawberry Woman in Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess with the
Graz (Austria) Opera followed by her debut as Nicklaus in Hoffman’s Erzahlungen (The Tales of Hoffman) with the Vienna Volksoper. She also received particular critical acclaim for her performance as Hannah in the world debut of Sir Michael Tippett’s The Ice Break at the Royal Opera House at Covent Garden under the direction of Sir Colin Davis. After joining the Stockton music faculty, she also received accolades for such performances as her portrayal in the title role as Carmen in Opera Harlem’s sevenmonth, 11-country European tour of Carmen Jones. Beverly Vaughn continues to perform and has appeared with numerous regional opera companies and orchestras in both the United States and Europe. She frequently appears in concerts and recitals and as a featured guest on local and international radio, television and online programs. In addition, Beverly has published a book chapter, articles and reviews. She has presented vocal and choral workshops in singing technique and on topics such as The religious music traditions of African Americans for choirs, universities, colleges, symposia, international conferences and community organizations throughout the world. These workshops have been given in countries which include New Zealand, Israel, China, Jamaica, Austria, Grenada, Antigua, Greece, Spain, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Nigeria, Kenya, Brazil, Zanzibar, Australia, Canada, as well as throughout the United States. Several of her most recent workshops and presentations include the January 2018 workshop presented at The Hawaii University International Conference on Arts and Humanities in Honolulu, Hawaii, the November 2017 workshop New Jersey Educators’ Annual Conference in Atlantic City, August 2017 workshop for the 1-day Music Teacher Workshop presented by the New Jersey Music Educators Association , the July 2017 workshop/ presentation at the College Music Society International Conference in Sydney.
She continues to be a member of the Academic Faculty during the annual convention of the Gospel Music Workshop of America (the largest international organization devoted to the study and promulgation of this genre ) as well as frequently serving as a session facilitator at conferences such as those given by the National Association of Music Educators Eastern Division Conference held in Atlantic City in April 2017 as well as for the yearly New Jersey Music Educators’ Conference in Brunswick. She also has conducted choirs throughout the world in such places as the Forbidden City in Beijing to churches in Florence, Italy and Valencia, Spain to recital halls in Zomba, Malawi!
In addition, since coming to Stockton, she has won over 30 major awards and citations for her teaching, campus involvement and community outreach. Several of the most recent awards include the 2017 African American Student Alumni Award for the Outstanding Professor of the Year and the 2017 NAACP Achievement Award from the Mainland/Pleasantville Chapter. Other awards include several ARHU Teacher of the Year Awards, the Thomas Shavio Humanitarian Award from Beth El, an Image Award from the Stockton Chapter of the NAAP, the Atlantic County Rotary Club Humanitarian Service Award for Community Outreach, the Outstanding Service Award and the Merit Award from the Council of Black Faculty and Staff, Outstanding Contribution to the Arts Award from the New Jersey Arts Association, induction into the Atlantic County Women’s Hall of Fame and listed 4 times in Who’s Who Among College Teachers.
Among her duties as Vocal/Choral Program Coordinator, she conducts the University Chorus, The Stockton Select Chorale, The Stockton Oratorio Society and the Vocal Jazz Ensemble She also serves as an advisor to several student music organizations and ensembles. Under her direction, the choral organization have traveled to Europe , given full-length performances of such masterworks Verdi Requiem; Haydn’s Creation; Handel’s Judas Maccabaeus, Brahms’ A German Requiem; Mozart’s Requiem; Bach’s Passion According to St. Matthew; Rossini’s Stabat Mater; Mendelssohn’s Elijah; Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony (Choral Movement); Orff’s Carmina Burana, Mozart’s Coronation Mass; Schubert’s Mass in G; Faure’s Requiem; Ray’s Gospel Mass; Charpentier’s Messe de Noel; Vaughan Williams’ The First Nowell; Saint-Saens’ Christmas Oratorio, Britten’s Ceremony of Carols, Pinkerton’s Christmas Cantata; Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater as well as evenings of music devoted to the special repertoire of genres such as operatic choruses, music of Broadway, the operettas of Gilbert & Sullivan, vocal jazz holiday music or an evening of African American Spirituals. One of the choral program’s most important productions continues to be its bi-annual performance of Handel’s Messiah!!!
D.M.A., The Ohio State University
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Performance, choral activities, voice, music history, music of African-Americans, introduction to music, fundamentals of music, Gospel music.
MUSC 1143 Vocal Jazz Ensemble
MUSC 1641 Beginning Voice
MUSC 1760 Stockton Oratorio Society
MUSC 2241/2242 Music History I & II
MUSC 3251 Stockton Chorale
GAH 1248 Music of African-Americans
GAH 2401 Words and Music: College Chorus
Visual Arts Program
Hannah C. Ueno, Professor of Art
Hannah C. Ueno
Professor of Art
Hannah Ueno has worked as a graphic designer in San Francisco and Tokyo before joining Stockton University. She teaches 3D Computer Modeling and Animation, Digital Imaging and Typography, Web and Interactive Media Design. A fellow member of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, she received her MFA in Visual Communications from Washington State University, and B.F.A. from Nihon University-College of Arts in Tokyo, Japan.
Her work is exhibited nationally and internationally in galleries and museums.
Hannah is a recipient of numerous awards for her work in graphic design, digital art, and photography, including the Design Excellence Award from the American Institute of Graphic Arts, Creative Quarterly magazine, and New Jersey Emerging Artist Series. Her prints are included as the permanent collection at Southern Nevada Museum of Fine Arts, Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, and Sapporo International Center.
MFA, Washington State University
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Graphic Design, Digital and Interactive Media, Web Design, Lenticular Imaging, 3D Modeling and Animation, Photography, Illustration.
ARTV 3676 3D Animation (Q2)
ARTV 3674 3D Modeling (Q2)
ARTV 4580 Senior Project in Visual Communication I (Fall semester)
ARTV 4781 Senior Project in Visual Communication II (Fall semester)
ARTV 4925 Internship
ARTV 4926 Design for Community Partners
GAH 2267 Unlocking Creativity (W2, I)
LANG 1375 Introduction to Japanese
Metafisica - 3D Lenticular Images of Cityscape and Dreamscape;
Urban Jungle Gym - Pen and Ink;
Virtual Tour from Ando Hiroshige's Tokaido prints;
Virtual Tour from MC. Escher's prints;
19th century School Architecture in Japan - Photography;
Table Series - Digital Art.
Contemporary Masters Vol.4 and Vol. 5;
Graphic Design USA: 18, AIGA Annual Design Compendium.
Creative Quarterly Vol. 39/40;
Music, Sound and Moving Image Journal, Liverpool University Press, UK;
Various exhibition catalogs.
EXHIBITIONS AND AWARDS
List available at http://hannahueno.com/about.html
American Institute of Graphic Design
National Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
NJ Tech Council
Communication Studies Program
Joe'l Ludovich, Associate Professor of Communication Studies
Associate Professor of Communication Studies
I am an Emmy-nominated producer and an award winning filmmaker who brings 20 plus years of film and television production experience to the classroom. I utilize my professional experience in producing live television, coordinating and filming documentaries, corporate video and historical re-enactments in the film and television industry to inform my teaching and give students a glimpse into the process of making television, audio, or video productions. I am former WLFR General Manager and adviser of ten years
MFA in Film and Television, Savannah College of Art &Design
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Live television, Documentary production, Steadicam , Dance on Film, Audio Production, film theory and criticism
AMST 5015 Documenting America: Film Analysis & Practice
COMM 2401 Mediated Communication: Audio Production
COMM 2402 Mediated Communication: Video Production
COMM 2403 Mediated COMM: Television Production
COMM 2407 Introduction to Editing
COMM 4200 Steadicam: Art of the Moving Camera
COMM 4902 WLFR Internship
COMM 4906 Community TV Partnership
GAH 3207 Blaxploitation: Cinema During the 1970’s
GAH 3306 The Pre-Code Hollywood Era
SCREENINGS, BROADCASTS AND EXHIBITIONS
Telly Award, Michele Balan: LIVE, Philadelphia, PA 2017
COMM Spotlight Series: Presented “Scratched: the Epidemic of Drugs in Horseracing.” November 5, 2015.
Screened Scratched: The Epidemic of Drugs in the Horseracing Industry, May 16, 2014, Collingswood Public Library
The Filmmakers and Author Series @ Collingswood Library, Collingswood, NJ-screened “TheBrian Dennis Project,” August 26, 2010
(2) Telly Award Finalist (2008). “Man with the Magic Hands.”
Telly Award Winner (2001). Philly LIVE, interview with tennis legend Martina Navratilova
Telly Award Finalist (2000, 2002). Philly LIVE.
Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters Award (2002). Philly LIVE.
The Albany International Film and Video Festival, New York
Short Attention Span Film and Video Festival, San Francisco
CAL Arts, Los Angeles
Anthology of Film Archives, New York
Georgian Court University- The Story Between the Pages. Invited screening
NJCA-The New Jersey Communication Association-13th Annual Conference, presented Bringingthe Ethos of the Apprenticeship Back to the Liberal Arts Education: Infusing the Respect for the Skill, Art and Technique of the Moving Image. Chair of panel
Cradle, short dance film listed on www.imdb.com Internet Movie Database
Off the Track to a Second Chance. Video documentary. 2012.
The Brian Dennis Project. Video documentary. 2009.
College Media Advisers
New Jersey Broadcasters Association (NJBA)
Historical Studies Program
Michael Hayse, Associate Professor of History and Holocaust and Genocide Studies
Associate Professor of History and Holocaust and Genocide Studies
Dr. Hayse’s main research interests revolve around the ways that Germany has grappled with the legacies of the Third Reich, World War II, and the Holocaust. He is also an advocate of experiential learning, global education, and study abroad who urges his students to travel, visit archives for their research, and to acquaint themselves with actual historical sites. To this end, Dr. Hayse leads study tours to Europe and Israel on the theme of the history of the Third Reich, World War II, and the Holocaust.
Ph.D., University of North Carolina
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
20th century German history, Russian and East European history, and Holocaust/genocide studies, history and memory
HIST 2117 Modern Germany
HIST 2118 Europe in the 20th Century
HIST 2134 Eastern European History
HIST 2135 Modern Russian and Soviet History
HIST 3615 Mussolini, Hitler, Stalin: Dictatorships of 20th-Century Europe
HIST 3616 History of the Third Reich
GAH 2119 History and Memory of the Nazi Era
GAH 2346 Modern Europe
GAH 3114 Military Occupation / Social Change
MAHG 5000 History of the Holocaust
MAHG 5016 Twentieth-Century Europe
MAHG 5021 The Holocaust in German History
MAHG 5026 Germany and the Holocaust since 1945
Recasting West German Elites: Higher Civil Servants, Business Leaders, and Physicians in Hesse between Nazism and Democracy, 1945-1955. New York: Berghahn Books, 2003.
Main editor, Hearing the Voices: Holocaust Education for Future Generations. Merion Station: Marion Westfield Press, 1999.
American Historical Association
German Studies Association
Central European History
Association of Holocaust Organizations
Languages and Culture Studies Program
Katherine Panagakos, Assistant Professor of Classics; AFGLC Professor of Greek Culture
Assistant Professor of Classics; AFGLC Professor of Greek Culture
Katherine Panagakos earned her M.A. in Classics from Tulane University and her Ph.D. in Greek and Latin from The Ohio State University. During her graduate work, she was a student at The American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) and was a field walker and camp manager at the Eastern Korinthia Archaeogical Survey (EKAS). Katherine spent three years in a rotating position at schools in the Associated Colleges of the South (Southwestern University in Georgetown, TX; Furman University in Greenville, SC; and Rhodes College in Memphis, TN).
She began teaching primarily Latin and Classics-related courses at Stockton in January of 2008. Katherine serves as the advisor for the Classics National Honor Society (ΗΣΦ) and OGRE (Order of Greco-Roman Enthusiasts), as well as being an active member of the Interdisciplinary Center of Hellenic Studies (ICHS) and the Friends of Hellenic Studies (FHS). Her research focuses on the ancient Greek and Roman novels. Katherine is currently working on three manuscripts. The first focuses on the role of pirates and robbers in the ancient novels and the other two are in collaboration with former students: one is an intermediate Greek text on Aesop’s Fables; the other is a collection of essays on suicide in the ancient Greco-Roman world.
Ph.D., The Ohio State University
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Latin language and literature, Ancient Greek and Roman novels, Augustan Age, Classical mythology, Greco-Romans in film, zombies in popular culture
LANG 1220/1221 Beginning Latin I & II
LANG 2710 & 2711 Intermediate Latin I and II (recent authors include: Catullus, Martial, Apuleius, Petronius, Cicero, Horace, and Ovid)
LANG 3710/3711 Advanced Latin I and II (recent authors/topics include: Vergil, Lucan, Lucretius, Elegiac Poetry, Roman Biography, Cicero, and Livy)
LANG 3760/3761Advanced Greek I and II (Lucian, Longus, and Homer)
GAH 1038 Reacting to the Past
GAH 1401 Classical Myth and Legend
GAH 1632 Greco-Romans in Film and Text
GAH 2351 Zombies and Cultural Anxiety
GAH 3220 The Age of Augustus
Review of Stefan Tilg’s Chariton of Aphrodisias and the invention of the Greek Love Novel (Oxford UP, 2010).Bryn Mawr Classical Review. Bryn Mawr, PA: BMCR, 2011.
Review of Evan Hayes and Stephen Nimis’ Lucian’s The Ass: An Intermediate Greek Reader (Faenum, 2012). Classical Journal. (Under contract)
“Heliodoran Evolution and Innovation.” Ancient Narrative. (Under revision)
American Philological Association
Classical Association of the Middle West and South
Eta Sigma Phi
Adam Miyashiro, Associate Professor of Literature
Associate Professor of Literature
Adam Miyashiro teaches courses on comparative medieval literature, medieval Mediterranean studies, postcolonial theory, and critical race theory and has a subspecialty in Asian and Pacific literatures. He has published articles and book reviews in Neophilologus, Notes and Queries, Journal of Law and Religion, Comparative Literature Studies, Literature Compass, and postmedieval.
Prof. Miyashiro has presented his work at national and international conferences such as the Modern Language Association, International Medieval Congresses in Leeds, UK and Kalamazoo, MI, and the American Comparative Literature Association.
He also serves on the Executive Committee of the Delaware Valley Medieval Association and is the Secretary of the Stockton Federation of Teachers (AFT Local #2275). He is an Advisory Board member of the journal Early Middle English and was a founding member of the Medievalists of Color Collective.
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Comparative medieval literature, Old and Middle English, Old French and Anglo-Norman literature, Mediterranean Studies, historiography, travel narratives, Arthurian literature, postcolonial theory
LITT 2102 British Literature I
LITT 2123 Literary Research
LITT 2227 Arthurian Literature
LITT 3110 Chaucer
LITT 3261 Medieval English Literature
LITT 3262 The Medieval Romance
LITT 3263 Comparative Medieval Literature
LITT 3301 History of the English Language
LITT 4610 Senior Seminar
GAH 2201 Shakespeare’s Worlds
GAH 2334 Representing Race
GAH 3218 Medieval Cultural Encounters
Review of Allegoresis: Reading Canonical Literature East and West, by Zhang Longxi, Cornell University Press, 2005. Journal of Law and Religion 22.2 (2007): 619-623.
Review of Sodomy, Masculinity, and Law in Medieval Literature: France and England, 1050-1230, by William Burgwinkle, Cambridge University Press, 2004. Comparative Literature Studies 44.1-2 (2007): 211-214.
“Disease and Deceitin Béroul’s Roman de Tristan.” Neophilologus 89.4 (2005): 509-525.
“The Middle English Term Bipen in Castleford’s Chronicle.” Notes and Queries 50.1 (2003): 5-6.
Modern Language Association
American Comparative Literature Association
Medieval Academy, International Center for Medieval Art
Delaware Valley Medieval Association (Executive Council)
Spain-North Africa Project
Philosphy and Religion Program
Edward Siecienski, Associate Professor of Religion
Associate Professor of Religion
Prof. Siecienski is a New Jersey native who attended Georgetown University before obtaining his M. Div/STL from St. Mary’s Seminary and University and then a PhD from Fordham University in New York. He has taught at Fordham as a post-doctoral fellow, and at Misericordia University in Pennsylvania. In 2008 he returned to New Jersey and began teaching at Stockton, where he teaches courses in philosophy/religion and history. Married with two children, he supports Tottenham Hotspur, Bayern Munich, and Philadelphia Union.
Ph.D., Fordham University
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Historical theology, Patristic and Byzantine studies, Christian thought
HIST 2113 Imperial Byzantium
PHIL 2124 Medieval Philosophy
PHIL 2211 Social and Political Philosophy
PHIL 2402 Judaism, Christianity, Islam (Abrahamic Faiths)
PHIL/HIST 2403 History of Christian Thought I
PHIL/HIST 2404 History of Christian Thought II
PHIL/HIST 2405 Eastern Christianity
PHIL 2406 Modern Issues in Religious Studies
PHIL 4600 Senior Seminar: Metaphysics
GAH 2368 Church and State in American Society
GAH 2354 History of the Papacy
GAH 1274 The Crusades: God’s Warriors
The Papacy and the Orthodox: Sources and History of a Debate. Oxford University Press, 2017.
The Filioque: History of a Doctrinal Controversy (Oxford University Press, 2010)
Constantine: Religious Faith and Imperial Policy. Routledge, 2017.
Chapters in Books
“Maximus, the Filioque, and the Papacy: From Prooftext to Mediator.”
Chapter in Maximus the Confessor: Saint Between East and West. Cascade Books, forthcoming.
"Maximus the Confessor and Ecumenism." Chapter in Oxford Handbook to Maximus the Confessor. Oxford University Press, 2015. 548-63.
“The Filioque: A Brief History.” Chapter in Ecumenical Perspectives on the Filioque for the 21st Century. T & T Clark, 2014. 7-19
“Holy Disobedience: Resistance to Ecclesiastical and Secular Authority in the Orthodox Tradition.” Chapter in Power and Authority in Eastern Christian Experience: The Sophia Institute Studies in Orthodox Theology. Vol. 3. Theotokos Press, 2011. 138-62.
“(Re)defining the Boundaries of Orthodoxy: The Rule of Faith and the 20th Century Rehabilitation of Origen.” Chapter in Tradition and the Rule of Faith in the Early Church: Essays in Honor of Joseph T. Lienhard. Alex Huang and Ronnie Rombs, eds. Washington, D.C.: CUA, 2010. 286-307.
“Avoiding the Sin of Ham: Dealing with Errors in the Works of the Fathers.” Chapter in Studia Patristica: Ascetica, Liturgica, Orientalia, Critica et Philologica, The First Two Centuries: Papers presented at the Fifteenth International Conference on Patristic Studies, XLV. J. Peeters, 2010. 175-179.
Forward to The Infancy Gospels of Jesus: Apocryphal Tales from the Childhoods of Mary and Jesus - Annotated & Explained by Stevan Davies. Skylight Illuminations, 2009.
“Gilding the Lily: A Patristic Defense of Liturgical Splendor.” Chapter in Wealth and Poverty in Early Church and Society. Holy Cross Studies in Patristic Theology and History. Ed. Susan Holman Baker Academic Press, 2008. 211-20.
Review of The Concept of Sister Churches in Catholic-Orthodox Relations Since Vatican II by Will Cohen. St. Vladimir's Theological Quarterly, forthcoming.
"Holy Hair: Beards in the Patristic Tradition." St. Vladimir's Theological Quarterly 58 (2014): 41-67.
"Mary in Antioch: Mary in the Writings of Chrysostom, Theodoret of Cyr, and Nestorius." St. Vladimir's Theological Quarterly 56 (2012): 133-69.
Review of The Body in St. Maximus the Confessor by Adam Cooper. St Vladimir's Theological Quarterly (2008): 134-36.
“The Authenticity of Maximus the Confessor’s Letter to Marinus: The Argument from Theological Consistency.” Vigiliae Christianae 61 (2007): 189-227.
Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception (30 vols). Articles on Beards, Gregory of Cyprus, Gregory Palamas, John of Damascus, John Bekkos. de Gryter Publishers, 2011-present.
Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages. Articles on Maximus the Confessor, Barlaam of Calabria, Gregory Palamas, George Scholarius, and the Council of Ferrara-Florence. Oxford University Press, 2010.
Blackwell Encyclopedia of Eastern Orthodoxy. Articles on Cyril Loukaris, Michael Caerularios, Nicholas Cabasilas, Council of Lyons, Mark of Ephesus, Theophylact of Ohrid, Gennadius Scholarius, Eastern Catholic Churches. Blackwell, 2010.
Sources of Early Christian Thought - Editorial Board
The Scholarly Editions and Translations Committee
National Endowment for the Humanities
Senior Fellow, The Sophia Institute: International Center for Orthodox Thought and Culture
American Academy of Religion
North American Patristics Society
Orthodox Theological Society of America
Byzantine Studies Association of North America
4 + 1 Dual Degree in Literature (B.A.) and American Studies (M.A.) Coordinator
Kristin Jacobson, Professor of Literature
Professor of Literature
Kristin J. Jacobson’s book, Neodomestic American Fiction (Ohio State University Press 2010) examines twentieth- and twenty-first- century revisions of domestic fiction, a popular nineteenth-century genre. The book investigates the place of the home and domesticity in contemporary American literature and culture. She has also published articles in edited collections as well as in Genre, Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature, Legacy, and C21.
She is the lead editor of the essay collection, Liminality, Hybridity, and American Women’s Literature: Thresholds in Women’s Writing (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018).
Her current book project focuses on extreme forms of travel and nature writing, what Jacobson calls “adrenaline narratives.” She was Vice President for Development for the Society for the Study of American Women Writers (2010-2016) and a Fulbright scholar at Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, Greece in Spring 2018.
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
20th -and 21st-century American literature and culture, popular culture, feminist theory and pedagogy, environmental and geographic approaches to literature, ecofeminism
AMST 5000 Proseminar in American Studies
AMST 5001 Research Methods in American Studies
AMST 5007 Contemporary America
LITT 2114 Literary Interpretation
LITT 2123 Introduction to Literary Research
LITT 2105 American Literature II
LITT 2109 Contemporary American Fiction
LITT 2145 Family in American Literature
LITT 3125 Literary Theory and Criticism
LITT 3315 American Postmodern Fiction
LITT 3316 Contemporary American Women Writers
LITT 4610 Senior Seminar
GIS 3614 Seminar in Feminist Theory
GAH 2358 Perspectives on Women
Neodomestic American Fiction. Columbus: The Ohio State University Press, December 2010.
“Renovating The American Woman’s Home: American Domesticity in Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.” Legacy. 25.1 (2008): 105-127.
“The Neodomestic American Novel: The Politics of Home in Barbara Kingsolver’s The Poisonwood Bible.” Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature. 24.1 (2005): 105-127. Reprint. Critical Insights: Barbara Kingsolver. Ed. Thomas Austenfeld. Pasadena: Salem Press, 2010. 216-245. Reprint. Contemporary Literary Criticism. 248 (CLC-248). Ed. Jeff Hunter. Detroit: Thomas Gale, March 2008.
“Desiring Natures: The American Adrenaline Narrative.” Genre 35.2 (2002): 355-82. Reprint. Contemporary Literary Criticism Vol. 248. Ed. Jeff Hunter. Detroit: Thomson Gale, 2008.
ESSAYS IN BOOK COLLECTIONS
“Profitable Sentiments: HBO’s The Wire and Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin.” The Sentimental Mode: Essays in Literature, Film and Television. Eds. Jennifer A. Williamson and Jennifer Larson. McFarland Publishers, 2014: 151-174.
“Imagined Geographies.” Seeds of Change: Critical Essays on Barbara Kingsolver. Ed. Priscilla V. Leder. University of Tennessee Press, 2010. 175-198. Reprint. Contemporary Literary Criticism. 342. Ed. Jeffrey W. Hunter. Detroit: Thomas Gale, 2013.
“This is Not a Chick Book! Anxious Male Domesticity and Gender Troubled Corrections.” Pimps, Wimps, Studs, Thugs and Gentlemen: Essays on Media Images of Masculinity. Ed. Elwood Watson. Jefferson: McFarland Publishers, 2009. 216-241.
Modern Language Association (MLA)
American Studies Association (ASA)
National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA)
American Literature Association (ALA)
Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States (MELUS)
Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW)
The Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE)
American Studies Program
John O'Hara, Associate Professor of Critical Thinking & First - Year Studies
Associate Professor of Critical Thinking & First - Year Studies
Ph.D., University of Miami
John F. O’Hara joined the faculty of General Studies in the FRST program at Stockton University in 2013 after teaching for ten years at the University of Miami, FL, and Temple University. He earned his Ph.D. in English in 2003 from the University of Miami with a focus on twentieth-century American literature, war literature and arts, and critical and interpretive theory. His primary academic interests include the Vietnam War, American countercultures, postmodernism, gender studies, and writing/teaching pedagogies. Some of his favorite things besides thinking, reading and writing are baseball, antique American music, films old and new, and – of course – students!