This following list features recent publications, sorted alphabetically by faculty name. Click each name for more publications and profile information, or visit the Faculty and Staff page for all profiles.

Jonathan Beever

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Beever, Jonathan and Vernon W. Cisney (eds). 2016. The Way of Nature and the Way of Grace: Philosophical Footholds on Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life. Northwestern University Press.
Beever, J.& Morar, N. (August 2018). “The Ethics and Epistemic Onus of ‘One Health’,” Bioethics.10.1111/bioe.12522.
Beever, J. & Whitehouse, P.J. (2018). “The Ecosystem of Bioethics: Building Bridges to Public Health.” Jahr: European Journal of Bioethics 8/2(16): 227-243.
Beever, J.& Tønnessen, M. (2017). “Justifying Moral Standing by Biosemiotic Particularism.” Zeitschrift fur Semiotik 37(3-4): 31-54.

Sabatino DiBernardo

“Walker Bite: Differentiating the Dead” in The Ultimate Walking Dead and Philosophy: Hungry for More, ed. Wayne Yeun. Popular Culture and Philosophy Series, ed. George A. Reisch (Chicago: Open Court, 2016)

“God, Flag, and Country: Ironic Variations on a Metaphysical Theme” in This is the Sound of Irony: Music, Politics and the Public Sphere, ed. Kathleen Turner (Burlington: Ashgate Publishing, 2015)

“Reading the Signs” in The Ultimate Walking Dead and Philosophy: Hungry for More, ed. Wayne Yeun. Popular Culture and Philosophy Series, ed. George A. Reisch (Chicago: Open Court, 2016)

“Heavy Metal’s Ironic Edge: Distortion, Demonization, and Noise Control” in Music at the Extremes: Essays on Sounds Outside the Mainstream, ed. Scott Wilson (Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland, 2015)

Luis H. Favela

Costa, A. A., Amon, M. J., Sporns, O. & Favela, L. H. (2018). Fractal analyses of networks of integrate-and-fire stochastic spiking neurons. In S. Cornelius, K. Coronges, B. Gonçalves, R. Sinatra, & A. Vespignani (Eds.), Complex networks IX: Proceedings of the 9th conference on complex networks CompleNet 2018 (pp. 161-171). Cham, Switzerland: Springer.
Favela, L. H. (2018). An introduction to radical embodied cognitive neuroscience. Proceedings of A Body of Knowledge - Embodied Cognition and the Arts conference CTSA UCI 8-10 Dec 2016. Irvine, CA. 
Favela, L. H. (2018). How to defend embodied cognition against the locked-in syndrome challenge. Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics, 5(1), 27-48.
Favela, L. H., Amon, M. J., & van Rooij, M. M. J. W. (2018). The incommensurability of emergence and modularity in complex systems: A commentary on Wastell (2014). Theory & Psychology. doi:10.1177/0959354317750775

Christy Flanagan-Feddon

Flanagan-Feddon, Christy. “To ‘let religion itself speak:’ Feuerbach and Religious Consciousness in Modern Culture." Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory 14.2 (2015): 338-349.

“When Reason Goes Rogue: Considering the Possibilities of Holding Beliefs Without Evidence,” Invited presentation by the University of South Florida Department of Humanities and Cultural Studies, 2017.
“Feuerbachian Contributions to the ‘Pragmatic Turn’ in the Study of Religion,”  Paper presented at the University of Central Florida Faculty Colloquium Series, 2014.
 “Revisiting Feuerbach: Nature as Epistemological Horizon,” Paper presented at South Carolina Society for Philosophy Annual Meeting, 2014.

Ann Gleig

Teaching Buddhism and Hinduism in America as Critical Pedagogy, Spotlight on Teaching: American Academy of Religion May 2017
External Mindfulness, Secure (Non) Attachment and Healing Relational Trauma: Emerging Models of Wellness for Modern Buddhists and Buddhist Modernism, Journal of Global Buddhism Vol. 17 2016
Prominent Buddhist Women in the West. In Oxford Bibliographies in Buddhism. Ed. Richard Payne. New York: Oxford University Press (2015) 
Dharma Diversity and Deep Inclusivity at the East Bay Meditation Center: From Buddhist Modernism to Buddhist Postmodernism? Contemporary Buddhism: An Interdisciplinary Journal Vol 15: 2 (2014)

Bruce B. Janz

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Shaun Gallagher, Bruce Janz, Lauren Reinerman, Patsy Morrow and Jörg Trempler, A Phenomenological Analysis of Awe and Wonder: Towards a Non-Reductive Cognitive Science. Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
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Place, Space, and Hermeneutics. Springer Press, 2017.
“Dialogue and Listening” in Dialogues in Human Geography 8:2 (July 2018): 124-127.
Awe and Wonder in the Urban Built Environment” in Log 42, special issue “Phenomenology Against Architectural Phenomenology”, ed. Bryan E. Norwood. Winter 2018

Lanlan Kuang

Kuang, Lanlan."Staging China: 'China-scapes' and the Dunhuang Performative Narratives" in Selected and Translated Essays from the 2017 Belt and Road International Symposium on Cultural and Art Exchanges and Cooperation. Beijing: Culture and Art Publishing House. 449-457 (December 2018)

Kuang, Lanlan. “China’s Emerging Food Media: Promoting Culinary Heritage in the Global Age.” Gastronomica: The Journal of Critical Food Studies. Vol. 17, No. 3, 68–81 (August 2017) Available at:

Kuang, Lanlan. “‘Otto’ and ‘Rumi’: A Case Study on the Constitutive Interactions between Foreign Traveling Artists (Jingpiao) and Jingdezhen’s Ceramic Cultural Landscape, Folklore Research, Vol. 6, (November 2016). Available at: Princeton University Library

Jeffrey Nall

Feminism and the Mastery of Women and Childbirth: An Ecofeminist Examination of the Cultural Maiming and Reclaiming of Maternal Agency During Childbirth. (Academica Press).
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“Fade to White or Stereotype: Patriarchal Policing of Gender Norms in TV and Filmic Representations of Childbirth,” Gender Questions 2, no.1 (2014) pp.12-34
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"What's So Funny about Childbirth? The Projection of Patriarchal Masculinity in Popular Comedic Childbirth Guides," in Essential Breakthroughs: Conversations about Men, Mothers, and Mothering (Demeter Press, 2015)

Nam Nguyen

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A Philosophy of Sacred Nature: Prospects for Ecstatic Naturalism. Eds. Leon J. Niemoczynski and Nam T. Nguyen (Lexington Books, 2014).

Shelley M Park

Ranjoo S. Herr and Shelley M. Park, eds., Contested Terrains: Women of Color, Third World Women, Feminisms and Geopolitics.  Special Issue of Hypatia Vol 32: 3 (Summer 2017).
Shelley M. Park and Ranjoo S. Herr, Introduction: Contested Terrains, Hypatia 32:3 (Summer 2017) 1-11.
Shelley M. Park, "Trump is Gross: Taking Political Taste (and Distaste) Seriously."  Kennedy Institute for Ethics Journal 27:2 (2017).
Shelley M. Park, Polyamory is to Polygamy as Queer is to Barbaric. Radical Philosophy Review, Vol. 20.2 (May 2017) 297-328.

Christian Ravela

“‘Turning Out’ Possessive Individualism: Freedom and Belonging in Samuel Delany’s The Mad Man.Modern Fiction Studies, 62.1 (Spring 2016): 92-114. Print

Claudia Schippert

“Queer Concerns: Toward a More Un-Disciplined Study of Religion,” Scholar and Feminist Online 14.2 (2017) <
Review of Kathleen T. Talvacchia, Michael F. Pettinger, and Mark Larrimore, eds. Queer Christianities: Lived Religion in Transgressive Form. Religious Studies Review 41.4 (October 2015): 179-180. 
Review of Marie Cartier. Baby, You are My Religion: Women, Gay Bars, and Theology before Stonewall. Theology and Sexuality 20.3 (2014): 265-267. 
“Sex on the Margin.” Invited Panel Presentation for Conference organized by the Institute for the BioCultural Study of Religion and Boston University, Boston, February 2017.

Nicholas Shrubsole

Shrubsole, N. The Impossibility of Indigenous Religious Freedom. Policy Options (Institute for Research on Public Policy, 13 Nov 2017),

Shrubsole, Nicholas. Secularization, Dispossession, and Forced Deprivatization: The Conditions of Public Religion and the Protection of First Nations’ Sacred Space. Studies in Religion/Sciences Religieuses. 45(3) 2016: 335 –359. (PR)

Shrubsole, Nicholas. Denying and Limiting Religious Freedom: Ktunaxa Nation v. British Columbia, 2015. The Ecumenist 52(4), 15.

Shrubsole, Nicholas. The Decision in Ktunaxa Nation v. British Columbia, 2014: Theology in the Courts and Indigenous Religious Freedom. The Ecumenist 51(4) 2014: 8–13.

Nancy A. Stanlick

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Stanlick, Nancy A., ed. The Essential Leviathan. Indianapolis: Hackett, 2016.
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Stanlick, Nancy A. and Michael Strawser. Asking Good Questions: Case Studies in Ethics and Critical Thinking. Indianapolis: Hackett, 2015.
Stanlick, Nancy A. "Gratitude, Forgiveness, and Philosophy," Presidential Address, Florida Philosophical Review. Vol. XIII, 2014.
Stanlick, Nancy A. "One Hundred Years of American Ethics: Pluralistic, Pragmatic Coherence," Vol. 11: Historical Essays in 20th Century American Philosophy, ed. John R. Shook, Series Editor, Richard T. Hull. Philosophy Documentation Center, 2015: 409-430.

Michael Strawser

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Kierkegaard's God and the Good Life. Co-edited with J. Aaron Simmons and Stephen Minister. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 2017.
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Kierkegaard and the Philosophy of Love. Lexington Books, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield, 2015. Paperback edition published 2017.
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Asking Good Questions: Case Studies in Ethics and Critical Thinking. Co-authored with Nancy Stanlick. Indianapolis, IN: Hackett Publishing Company, 2015.

Jeanine Viau

“Reparative Tendencies and ‘A Warm Heart for the Cold,’” Syndicate, A Special Symposium: Ferguson and Theology, August 27, 2014.

“Calling Out in the Wilderness: Queer Youth and American Catholicism,” in More than a Monologue: Sexual Diversity and the Catholic Church, Volume I: Voices of Our Times, edited by Christine Firer Hinze and J. Patrick Hornbeck II (New York: Fordham University Press, 2014), 124-137.

Peter Nynäs & Andrew Kam-Tuck Yip, Religion, Gender and Sexuality in Everyday Life (Farnham & Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2012) in Journal of Contemporary Religion 29.3 (2014), 571-572.    

“Post*feminist and/or F-ing Queer: ‘A Permanent Exercise of Serious Doubting’” accepted for presentation at the Annual Conference of the American Academy of Religion, San Diego, CA, November 24, 2014.

Cyrus Ali Zargar

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The Polished Mirror: Storytelling and the Pursuit of Virtue in Islamic Philosophy and Sufism. London: Oneworld.