Volume 2009 No. 2

Vol 2009 no 2

Issues in Education

“Education Or Incarceration: Zero Tolerance Policies And  The School To Prison Pipeline”
Nancy A. Heitzeg
Oral language and beginning reading: Exploring connections and disconnections
Susan Hill


“Clearing the Sill of the World”:  Jane Eyre and the Power of Education in the Nineteenth-Century Novel
Nancy L. Davis, Associate Professor of English, William Rainey Harper College
The Dichotomy of Rossetti’s Apologetics
Carol Chambers Gibson, English Professor, Kilgore College
Home-Schooling in Oldtown:  The Education of a Virtuous Citizenry
William L. Howard, Professor of English, Chicago State University
Mary Shelley: Teaching and Learning through Frankenstein
Theresa M. Girard, Adjunct Professor, Central Michigan University
Education and Access to Christian Thought in the Writing of Harriet Beecher Stowe and Anna Julia Cooper
JoJo Magno, Senior Adjunct of Humanities, Warren County Community College
Robert Frost: Devout Pagan
Nancy Nahra, Professor of Humanities, Champlain College
God and Allah in the works of Rudyard Kipling
John J. Salesses, Professor, English Department, Salve Regina University

Science and Religion

Science and Religion Since Darwin The “Fairness” Issue in the Evolution-Creation Debate Voicesfrom an American Community College and the Blogosphere
Paul A. Billeter and Danielle M. Quill
Darwin, the Galapagos and God:  A Biologist’s Journey and Dilemmas
Patricia T. Bradt and Rev. Peter A. Pettit
The Scientific Method through the Lens of Neuroscience; From Willis to Broad
J. Lanier Burns, Professor, Dallas Theological Seminar
The River of Life: A Genetic Perspective on Macroevolution
Sankar Chatterjee, Paul Whitfield Horn Professor of Geosciences, Texas Tech University, Lubbock
Thedocracy: Christian Universities and Muslim Students
Gregg A. Chenoweth, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Olivet Nazarene University
Meme-Splicing: Promoting in Science Virtues and Behaviors Traditionally Associated with Other Cultures
Matthew William Pankhurst Griffiths, Coordinator of Physics, University of New Haven
A Legal Perspective on Conflicts Involving Religious Communities
Scott C. Idleman, Professor, Marquette University Law School
A Discourse on No Discourse 9/11: Western Intellectuals and Muslim Intellectuals
Husain Kassim, Department of Philosophy, University of Central Florida
Shura/Consultation: A Strategy For Governance
Donald Francisco Casanova Mansir, Associate Professor, Saint Mary’s College of California
Building Bridges across Meaning Systems: Creating Democracy with Christianity and Islam in a Post-Darwinian World
Mark S. Markuly, Dean, School of Theology and Ministry, Seattle University
Gateway to Cultural Evolution—The Catholic Church in Jiangmen, China
Isabella Notar, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History, Mount Saint Mary’s University
The Cosmological Inversion: Sacred and Secular Constructs of “Faith” and “Belief”
John Roemischer, State University of New York, Plattsburgh, Adjunct Lecturer, Retired
The Empire of God and Evolution
John Wickham, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX

Three Cultures

Creative Minds: The Search for the Reconciling Principles of Science, the Humanities, Arts and Religion
Richard England, Professor of Music, Adjunct Graduate Professor of Counseling, Freed-Hardeman University
How We Got Here:  Historical Reflections on the Rifts between Ways of Knowing
Eric A. Hanson, Professor of Music, Seattle Pacific University and Music Director/Conductor, Thalia Symphony
The Sky: Connecting Science and Symmetry with Reverence
Anahita Sidhwa, Professor of Physics & Astronomy, Brookhaven College

Women and Leadership

The Glass Ceiling is Made of Concrete: The Barriers to Promotion and Tenure of Women in American Academia
Mary Bonawitz and Nicole Andel
Career Attainment among Healthcare Executives: Is the Gender Gap Narrowing?
Joan Julia Branin, Director, Center for Health & Aging, Chair, Masters in Health Administration, University of La Verne
Midwifery in American Institutes of Higher Education: Women’s Work, Vocations and the 21st Century
Mary C. Brucker, Professor and Associate Dean, Louise Herrington School of Nursing, Baylor University
Motivation and (Un)Ethical Behavior: Are There Gender Differences?
Jeanette A. Davy, Kenneth J. Smith and Donald L. Rosenberg
Women, Leadership, and Equality in Academe: Moving Beyond Double Binds
Julie Frechette, Professor of Communication and Women’s Studies, Director of the Center for Community Media, Worcester State University
Leadership For The New Millennium: More Mama Than Papa
Gloria J. Galanes, Professor, Department of Communication, Missouri State University
New Wine in Old Bottles:  Cutting a New Path in the Academy
Mary H. Gresham, Dean, Graduate School of Education, State University of New York at Buffalo
Women in Educational Leadership in the U.S.: Reflections of a 50 Year Veteran
Sandra Lee Gupton, Professor of Educational Leadership, University of North Florida
Circumcision of the Female Intellect:19th Century Women Who Opposed Scholarly Education
Marbeth Holmes,  Nash Community College
Educate the Women and You Change the World: Investing in the Education of Women is the Best Investment in a Country’s Growth and Development
Leah Witcher Jackson, Associate Dean and Professor of Law, Baylor University School of Law
“Moral Philosophy and Curricular Reform”:Catharine Beecher and Nineteenth-Century Educational Leadership for Women
Gladys S. Lewis, Professor, Department of English, University of Central Oklahoma
Stopping the “flow of co-eds and other female species”: A Historical Perspective on Gender Discrimination at Southern (U.S.) Colleges and Universities
Amy Thompson McCandless, Dean of The Graduate School, Professor of History, College of Charleston
Gender Equity and the Dialogical Ethos of the University: Socrates, Schleiermacher and the Transversal Claim of the Conversatorium
John G. Moore, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Director, Honors International Program,
Lander University
The Blue Blazer Club: Masculine Hegemony in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Fields
Melanie C. Page, Lucy E. Bailey and Jean Van Delinder
The “Education” of the Indian Woman against the Backdrop of the Education of the European Woman in the Nineteenth-Century
Sunita Peacock, Associate Professor of English, Slippery Rock University
Who Does She Think She Is? A Group-Level Theoretical Consideration of Women and Authority in Organizations
Karen L. Proudford, Associate Professor of Management, Morgan State University
Learning through the Ages: An Epistemological Journey
J. Courtney Reid, Associate Professor of English, Adirondack Community College
Systems of Work-Life Balance: Private And Public Investments
Faye L. Smith and Judi McLean Parks
Tenured Faculty at Colleges and Universities in the United States: A De Facto Private Membership Club
Julie M. Spanbauer, Professor, The John Marshall Law School, Chicago
The Stories We Hear, The Stories We Tell What Can the Life of Jane Barker (1652-1732) Tell us about Women’s Leadership in Higher Education in the Twenty-first Century?
Carol Shiner Wilson, Dean of the College for Academic Life, Muhlenberg College

Social Justice

Human Rights from a Latin American Perspective
Saulo Jose Casali Bahia, Federal Judge, Professor of Law, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil
Promoting Sustainability in Rural Development the Role of Land Property: Usi Civici In Sardinia (Italy)
Angela Cacciarru, Department of Geography, University of North Carolina
Ethiopia in the New Millennium: Issues of Democratic Governance
Solomon Addis Getahun, Assistant Professor of African and African Diaspora History, Central Michigan University
Culture, Government and Markets
Koushik Ghosh, Professor and Co-Chair, Department of Economics, Central Washington University
Human Rights and Socio-Economic Justice: The Global Challenge
Professor Winston Nagan, University of Florida
Canada Opposes The United Nations’ Declaration of 2007 Recognizing the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Is Canada’s Strident Opposition an Anomaly or a Symptom of a Troubling Transformational Shift in Canadian Values?
Terrance P. Power, Professor, Royal Roads University, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Wilberforce’s Work is Not Done: Ending Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery
Michelle Crawford Rickert, Assistant Professor, Liberty University, Helms School of Government
The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act:  Paving The Way for Equal Pay Claims
Bonnie L. Roach, Associate Professor, Ohio University

Digital Age

Stratospheric Transparency: Perspectives on Internet Privacy
Rita M. Hauck
The Expanding Government Speech Doctrine in United States Jurisprudence And Its Implications For Internet Privacy And Private Speech
Rita R. Woltz

Fighting Terrorism

Countering the Radical Islamist Message: Image Management as a Counter-terror Strategy
Brent J. Talbot, Professor, Department of Military Strategic Studies,US Air Force Academy