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  • Bob Fitch B.S. ’61, a noted photographer, has documented some of America’s greatest 20th-century human rights campaigns.
  • Actor Usman Ally transforms scholarly insight into compelling characters.

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  • Natalie Garyet B.A. ’10 marries her passion for poetry with her devotion to cultural conservation.

Faculty Books

  • Socio-Emotional Relationship Therapy: Bridging Emotion, Societal Context, and Couple Interaction
    by Carmen Knudson-Martin

    Carmen Knudson-Martin, professor of counselling psychology, pens a guide for clinical work with troubled couples. Designed for practitioners, it integrates real-world knowledge of the intersections of gender, culture, power, and identity in relationships with empirical findings on the neurology of attraction. 

    Springer, 2015. 153 pages. 

Alumni Books

  • Fixing the Books: Secrecy, Literacy, and the Perfectibility in Indigenous New Mexico
    by Erin Debenport

    (Resident scholar series)

    Erin Debenport B.A. ’94 presents the research she conducted on an indigenous language literacy effort within a New Mexico Pueblo community, and the potential of that literacy to compromise Pueblo secrecy. 

    School for Advanced Research press, 2015. 174 pages. 

  • Becoming Oregon: From Expedition to Exposition
    by Robert Hamm

    Robert Hamm B.A. ’70, M.A.T. ’74 shares 150 newspaper accounts, mostly from the East Coast, which featured stories about Oregon during the 100 years between the Lewis & Clark Expedition (1804-06) and the Lewis and Clark Exposition (1905). 

    Mossy Brae Press, 2015. 565 pages. 

  • A Battle of Lake Champlain: A “Brilliant and Extraordinary Victory”
    by Schroeder John

    (Campaigns and Commanders Series) 

    John Schroeder B.A. ’65, professor emeritus of history at the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, recounts the War of 1812’s early years, the failed U.S. invasions of Canada in 1812 and 1813, and the ensuring naval race for control of Lake Champlain in 1814. 

    University of Oklahoma Press, 2015. 184 pages. 

  • Baby’s on Fire
    by Liz Prato

    Liz Prato B.A. ’89 presents Baby’s on Fire, a collection of 12 stories set in the West with strong female protagonists who are trying to find their way in a world where their ties of  intimacy are damaged and broken. 

  • Mosaic Garden Projects
    by Mark Brody

    Mark Brody B.A. ’87 offers a primer on the fundamentals of mosaic along with step-by-step instructions for the creation of 25 decorative yet functional projects. 

    Timber Press, 2015. 256 pages. 

  • The Book of Nonsense
    by David Slater

    (Forbidden Books Series, Volume 1)

    David Michael Slater M.A.T. ’94 writes a young-adult novel about Dexter and Daphna Wax, who work to unravel the secrets of The Book of Nonsense and discover the truth about their own extraordinary destiny. 

    Zharmae, 2015. 208 pages. 

  • College Calculus: A One-Term Course for Students with Previous Calculus Experience
    by Roger Nelsen

    Roger Nelson, professor emeritus of mathematics, coauthors a text that provides students with a solid foundation in single-variable calculus and prepares them for the next course in college-level mathematics. 

    Mathematical Association of America, 2015. 388 pages. 

  • Potsherds of Peace: Poems, Prose, and Philology
    by Allen Reel

    Allen Reed J.D. ’74 publishes a second book of his personal writings, organized around the idea of peace. 

    Self-published, 2014. 131 pages. 

  • Puffy & Blue: The Chronicles of Nine Lives Together
    by Kayla Fioravanti

    Kayla Fioravanti B.A. ’09 chronicles the uplifting true story of the deep friendship between a cat and her girl that spans three countries. one of the chapters talks about Fioravanti’s experiences at Lewis & Clark and her overseas study program to Ireland. 

    Selah press, 2015. 164 pages. 


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