CAHSS Faculty Articles

CAHSS Faculty Articles


A selection of faculty scholarship from the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.


Submissions from 2008


Return to Sender: Letter Writing to Bring Hope to Both Client and Team, Shatavia Alexander, Lee Shilts, Michele Liscio, and Anne H. Rambo


The Motorcyclist as Revolutionary: Looking for Mr. Guevara, Barbara Brodman

Learning the Many Meanings of Family: Contemporary Perspectives for Elders, J. Browne and James Hibel

Editor’s annual report, Ronald J. Chenail


Values in Qualitative and quantitative Research, Maureen Duffy and Ronald J. Chenail

Hypnosis, indifferentiation, and therapeutic change, Douglas G. Flemons


Chaviano, Daína. The Island of Eternal Love., Yvette Fuentes

Migrant Revolutions: Haitian Literature, Globalization and U.S. Imperialism by Valerie Kaussen, Yvette Fuentes

Spanish and Empire by Nelsy Echávez-Solano and Kenya C. Dworkin y Méndez, eds., Yvette Fuentes

Writing Off the Hyphen: New Critical Perspectives on the Literature of the Puerto Rican Diaspora by José L. Torres & Carmen Haydee Rivera, eds., Yvette Fuentes

Writing Rumba, The Afrocubanista Movement in Poetry by Miguel Arnedo Gomez, Yvette Fuentes

How to Assess and Ensure the Safety of your Suicidal Patients, Leonard M. Gralnik and Douglas G. Flemons

Maps of Narrative Practice, James Hibel

Exercises within a Graduate Course in Narrative Therapy, James Hibel and M. Poland


Interest-Based Negotiation: An Essential Business and Communications Tool for the Public Relations Counselor, Neil H. Katz and Nancy Pattarini


Arrest Histories of High-Risk Gay and Bisexual Men in Miami: Unexpected Additional Evidence for Syndemic Theory, Steven P. Kurtz


Only a Promise of Happiness: The Place of Beauty in a World of Art, Ben Mulvey

The Politics of Entitlement and State Failure in Zimbabwe, Ismael Muvingi

Uncharted Waters: Working with Immigrant Families, Anne H. Rambo, Fanya Monnay, Natalie A. Bello, and Liisa Palmer


The Quota, Andrea Elizabeth Shaw-Nevins


Making Style Conscious: A Response to Paul Butler’s "Style in the Diaspora of Composition Studies", Star Medzerian Vanguri

Shadow Cities: A Billion Squatters, A New Urban World, Star Medzerian Vanguri

Submissions from 2007

Editor’s annual report, Ronald J. Chenail and K. Cronin

Finding Flow, Douglas G. Flemons


Finding Flow: Embracing Your Worst Can Bring Out Your Best, Douglas G. Flemons


Hypnosis, Indifferentiation, and Therapeutic Change, Douglas G. Flemons


From Atabey to Hatuey: Manifestations of the Indigenous in Cuban Art and Literature, Yvette Fuentes

From Cuba with Love: Representing Cubanía and the Cuban-Soviet Experience in Contemporary Cuban Literature, Yvette Fuentes

Globalization and Language in the Spanish-Speaking World: Macro and Micro Perspectives by Clare Mar-Molinero and Miranda Stewart, eds., Yvette Fuentes

The Initials of the Earth by Jesús Díaz, Yvette Fuentes

Teaching in the Age of Diversity: Culture and Language as Sources of Conflict and Strength in the Classroom, Alexia Georgakopoulos

Teaching in the Age of Diversity: Culture and Language Sources of Conflict and Strength in the Classroom, Alexia Georgakopoulos and Tina Jaeckle

The History of the Professionalization of Social Work: Lesson for the Field of Conflict Resolution, Toran Hansen


Mechanisms of Prescription Drug Diversion among Drug-Involved Club and Street-Based Populations, James A. Inciardi, Hilary L. Surratt, Steven P. Kurtz, and Theodore J. Cicero

Hurricane Emergency Planning by Home Health Providers Serving the Poor, Dahlia Kirkpatrick and Marguerite Bryan


Human Heritage and Natural Heritage in the Everglades, James A. Kushlan and Eileen Smith-Cavros


Serial Sexual Murderers and Prostitutes as their Victims: Difficulty Profiling Perpetrators and Victim Vulnerability as Illustrated by the Green River Case, Micol Levi-Minzi and Maria A. Shields Levi-Minzi


The Development of Core Competencies for the Practice of Marriage and Family Therapy, Thorana S. Nelson, Ronald J. Chenail, James F. Alexander, D. R. Crane, Susan M. Johnson, and Linda Schwallie


The Use of Expectation in Solution-Focused Formula Tasks, Michael D. Reiter

Personality Preferences of College Student-Athletes, Michael D. Reiter, Taylor Liput, and Ramsheen Nirmal

Bye Bye Bullies, Maribel Del Rio-Roberts


In My Own Words: Andrea Elizabeth Shaw, Andrea Elizabeth Shaw-Nevins


Reviewed Works: Kingdom of Empty Bellies by Kei Miller; 37 Poems by Lasana M. Sekou, Andrea Elizabeth Shaw-Nevins


Teahouse of the Almighty, Andrea Elizabeth Shaw-Nevins

Modern Black Churchgoers in Miami-Dade County, Florida: Place, Nature and Memory, Eileen Smith-Cavros

The Case that Must Not Be Named: Why We Need to Take the 2000 Presidential Election and the Ruling in Bush V. Gore Seriously, Charles L. Zelden

Submissions from 2006

Obesity in America & its Impact on Minorities, Women and Low-Income Groups, Marguerite Bryan

Editor’s annual report, Ronald J. Chenail, D. B. Ward, and H. Dean

Conflict Mediation and Culture: Lessons from the Gambia, Mark Davidheiser


History and Politics: Sheela-Na-Gigs: Unravelling an Enigma, James E. Doan

Las raíces del mito y folklore celtas [The Roots of Celtic Myth and Folklore], James E. Doan

The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Temple Scroll, James E. Doan

The Irish in the Caribbean, James E. Doan


Teaching Peace: A Dialogue on the Montessori Method, Cheryl Lynn Duckworth

Commentary on a Case Study by Terry Hargrave, Douglas G. Flemons

Commentary on "Case Studies, Failure to Launch: The Struggle to Leave Home in the 21st Century" by Terry Hargrave, Douglas G. Flemons

Everything in its Place: The Life and Works of Virgilio Piñera by Thomas F. Anderson, Yvette Fuentes


Review of Keith Parsons’ Copernican Questions: A Concise Invitation to the Philosophy of Science. New York: McGraw-Hill. Pp. 192. ISBN 0-07-285020-5. $27.00., Darren Hibbs

Summary of Philosophical Climate, Darren Hibbs


HIV, HBV, and HCV Infections among Drug-Involved, Inner-City, Street Sex Workers in Miami, Florida, James A. Inciardi, Hilary L. Surratt, and Steven P. Kurtz


The Diversion of Prescription Drugs by Health Care Workers in Cincinnati, Ohio, James A. Inciardi, Hilary L. Surratt, Steven P. Kurtz, and John J. Burke


Interest-Based Negotiation: Increasing Satisfaction Levels among Critical Stakeholders, Neil H. Katz

Commentary: Basque Avenues toward Peace: Building the New Road to a New Dawn, a New Beginning, J. P. Linstroth


Bikers Take a Turn at Philosophy, Ben Mulvey

Rudolph the Haitian Reindeer and Other Heroes: The SUPERB Project, Anne H. Rambo, N. Bello, and M. Pasquet

Rudolf the Haitian Reindeer and Other Heroes: Helping Children Perform Change, Anne Hearon Rambo, Nathalie Duque Bello, and Maud Pasquet


Reviewed Work: Conversations with Audre Lorde by Audre Lorde, Joan Wylie Hall, Andrea Elizabeth Shaw-Nevins


The Other Side of the Looking Glass: The Marginalization of Fatness and Blackness in the Construction of Gender Identity, Andrea Elizabeth Shaw-Nevins


Black Churchgoers, Environmental Activism and the Preservation of Nature in Miami, Florida, Eileen Smith-Cavros

New U.S. Immigrants as the Ultimate Ecotourists, Eileen Smith-Cavros


Prescription Opioid Abuse among Drug-Involved Street-Based Sex Workers, Hilary L. Surratt, James A. Inciardi, and Steven P. Kurtz


Using Sociodrama for Radical Pedagogy: Methodology for Education and Change, Grace A. Telesco


Invisible Woman: Herbert Ross' Boys on the Side Puts HIV/AIDS and Women in their Place, Kathleen J. Waites

Submissions from 2005

Editorial: Eternal sunshine of the spotless page, Ronald J. Chenail

Editorial: Launching JMFT’s new website, Ronald J. Chenail

Editorial: Reflections, goals, and words of thanks, Ronald J. Chenail

Editor’s annual report, Ronald J. Chenail, A. Troonin, and D. B. Ward

Eighteenth-Century Radical thought in America: Ulster Presbyterian Influence, James E. Doan


The Welsh Princes: The Native Rulers of Wales, 1063-1283, James E. Doan

Demos Kratos: New Expressions of People Power across the Globe, Cheryl Lynn Duckworth and John McDonald

Virtual Peer Review: Teaching and Learning About Writing in Online Environments, Kevin Dvorak

Effective Use of Interpreters in Health Care, Kara S. Erolin

Commentary on a Case Study by Karen James Chopra, Douglas G. Flemons

Commentary on "Finding True North: How to Help Clients Find a Fulfilling Career Path" by Karen James Chopra, Douglas G. Flemons

Blackface Cuba, 1840-1895 by Jill Lane, Yvette Fuentes


Conversando con Raúl de Zárate, Yvette Fuentes

Modernity Disavowed: Haiti and the Cultures of Slavery in the Age of Revolution by Sybille Fischer, Yvette Fuentes

Systemic Syllabi, Shelley K. Green, Anne H. Rambo, James Hibel, and Patricia M. Cole


Was Gregory of Nyssa a Berkeleyan Idealist, Darren Hibbs

Who’s an Idealist?, Darren Hibbs

Reining in an Epidemic: Researchers take on the Challenge of Curbing Childhood Obesity, James Hibel and Debra Crowther

Boardroom and Bedroom: Consulting with Organizations and Family Systems, James Hibel and Neil Katz

Bedroom and Boardroom: Consulting with Organizations and Family Systems, James Hibel and Neil H. Katz


The Effect of Serostatus on HIV Risk Behaviour Change among Women Sex Workers in Miami, Florida, James A. Inciardi, Hilary L. Surratt, Steven P. Kurtz, and Jason C. Weaver


Post-Circuit Blues: Motivations and Consequences of Crystal Meth Use among Gay Men in Miami, Steven P. Kurtz


Sexual Risks and Concerns about AIDS among Adolescents in Anguilla, Steven P. Kurtz, Ken G. Douglas, and Yamilka Lugo


Prescription Drug Abuse among Ecstasy Users in Miami, Steven P. Kurtz, James A. Inciardi, Hilary L. Surratt, and Linda Cottler

Factors Predicting Recidivism among Probationers, Steven P. Kurtz, Hilary L. Surratt, Steven S. Martin, James A. Inciardi, Yamilka Lugo, and Jason A. Lyons


Social Context, Sexual Strategies, and Risks for HIV Transmission among Men who have Sex with Men: The South Beach Health Survey, Steven P. Kurtz, Ronald D. Webster, Abraham K. Buckley, and William W. Darrow

An Introductory Essay: Are We in “the Age of Resistance” in a Post-9/11 World?, J. P. Linstroth