Appalachian Reckoning: A Region Responds to Hillbilly Elegy

Anthony Harkins ’86, Meredith McCarroll, editors. West Virginia University Press, February 2019. Available on Amazon. J. D. Vance’s Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis has defined Appalachia for much of the nation.  Appalachian Reckoning is a retort, at turns rigorous, critical, angry, and hopeful, to the long shadow Hillbilly… Continue reading »

A Seat in the Front Row

Edited by Walter Lehmann ’85. Independently published, February 2019. Available on Amazon. From the Anzio beachhead to the roof top of the US Embassy in Saigon, this expansive memoir recounts the wide-ranging life of a US foreign service officer who had a front row seat in… Continue reading »

Bernie Kosar – Learning to Scramble

By Bernie Kosar with Craig Stout ’70. Cleveland Landmarks Press, September 2017. With the help of Craig Stout, Bernie Kosar relates how he overcame a variety of challenges both during and after his college and professional football career. Continue reading »

We Were Walimu Once and Young

 Edited by E. Brooks Goddard ’63. Jugum Press, May 2017. Available on Amazon. In the early 1960s—while young people were inspired by President Kennedy, civil rights advanced in the USA, and the Cold War overheated—575 US and 200 UK teachers went to East Africa. These walimu—Swahili for… Continue reading »

Crisis Management for Education Abroad

Edited by Patricia C. Martin ’78. NAFSA: Association of International Educators, March 2017. The best way to handle an emergency is to plan for it. Make sure you have a response in place for your education abroad office before a crisis occurs. The education abroad office is often one… Continue reading »

Case Studies on Corporations & Global Health Governance

Edited by Nora Kenworthy ’04, Ross Mackenzie, and Kelley Lee. Rowman & Littlefield International, July 2016. There is growing evidence of the wide-ranging impacts of corporations in selected industries on global patterns of health and disease. However, limited analysis has been undertaken of the increasing corporate involvement in… Continue reading »

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