Navigate Up
Sign In


1guardino-book.jpgDr. Matthew Guardino, assistant professor of political science, co-wrote Influence from Abroad: Foreign Voices, the Media, and U.S. Public Opinion (Cambridge University Press, 2013) with Dr. Danny Hayes, assistant professor of political science at The George Washington University.

Dr. Robert I. Krasner ’51, professor emeritus of biology
, co-authored The Microbial Challenge: A Public Health Perspective (Third Edition) (Jones and Bartlett Learning, 2013), with Dr. Teri Shors, professor of biology at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.

1pivarnik-book.jpgRev. Gabriel Pivarnik, O.P., vice president for mission and ministry and assistant professor of theology, wrote Toward a Trinitarian Theology of Liturgical Participation (Liturgical Press, 2013).

1torchia-book.jpgRev. N. Joseph Torchia, O.P., professor of philosophy, recently completed his fourth book, Restless Mind: Curiositas & The Scope of Inquiry in St. Augustine’s Psychology (Marquette University Press, 2013).


Dr. Stephanie P. Boeninger, assistant professor of English, published an article titled "'Beautiful Upstagings': Nature and Memory in After Every War and Outside History" in Contemporary Women's Writing. She also presented a paper, "Remembering Father Jack: Memory and the Missionary in Dancing at Lughnasa," at the 2013 national meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies, which was held in Chicago in April.

Dr. Angela Licia Carlson, associate professor of philosophy, had her paper, “Music, Intellectual Disability, and Human Flourishing” published in The Oxford Handbook of Music and Disability Studies (Oxford University Press) in May.

Dr. Joseph Cosgrove, associate professor of philosophy, had his article “On the Mathematical Representation of Spacetime” published in the most recent volume of New Yearbook for Phenomenology and Phenomenological Philosophy.

Norman Desmarais, professor emeritus and former acquisitions librarian, wrote a book entitled The Guide to the American Revolutionary War in South Carolina, which was published by Busca, Inc. Norman also had the following reviews published: Military Loyalists of the American Revolution: Officers and Regiments, 1775-1783. Reference Reviews. 26: 8 (2012) p. 59 and Early American Imprints, Series I: Supplement from LCP 1670-1800. Reference Reviews. 26: 4 (2012) p. 9.

Dr. Eric Hartman, adjunct assistant professor of global studies, co-authored a paper, “Tourism and Transparency: Navigating Ethical Risks in Voluntourism with Fair Trade Learning” with C. Morris-Paris and B. Blache-Cohen that was published by Africa Insight in 2013.

Dr. Deborah Johnson, professor of art history, had her paper entitled “R(r)ose Sélavy as Man Ray: Reconsidering the Alter Ego of Marcel Duchamp” published in The Art Journal in 2013. She also had published “The Piano Lesson Negotiated” in Henry Symonds: Matisse Considered and Abandoned, and “The Line Viewed from Different Angles” in Roberta Paul, Move Me.

Peter Johnson, professor of English, had his book The Amazing Adventures of John Smith Jr AKA Houdini (HarperCollins 2012) selected for the Tiverton, R.I., school district’s One Book/One School summer reading program.

Dr. Shannon Rauch, assistant professor of psychology, and Kimberly Schanz, had their work regarding racism on Facebook, cited in an article entitled “Spreading Racism via Facebook” in Pacific Standard in March.

Dr. James Tattersall, professor of mathematics, had his article “An Interview with Dame Mary Cartwright, D.B.E., F.R.S.” reprinted in Fascinating Mathematical People. That book was awarded the 2012 Merit Award Book at the New York Book Show in the category Professional Reference.

Dr. Scott Wright, assistant professor of marketing, had his article "How Group Loyalties Shape Ethical Judgment and Punishment Preferences" cited in an article entitled “Research Shines Light on the Dark Side of Ethics: Marketers Find a Blind Spot in Human Judgment” which appeared on in March.

Catholic and Dominican

What does it mean to be a Catholic and Dominican college? We invite you to explore this question and the distinctive mission of Providence College.
About Providence College's Catholic and Dominican Identity