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Faculty, Staff and Student Publications: R-S

List of the published work of the current faculty, staff, and students of Transylvania University.


Ribovich, Leslie. "Saving Black Boys: Delinquency, Race, and the Institutionalization of Religious Practice at the Wiltwyck School for Boys, 1937–1942." American Religion 2.1 (2020): 101-30.

Leslie Ribovich and Eden Consenstein. "Teaching Religion, 1955." The American Religion: Sources Project. 2020.

Enerlyn M. Lozada, Zdenek Andrysik, Moying Yin, Nicholas Redilla, Kathryn Rice (class of 2016), Peter J. Stambrook. "Acetylation and deacetylation of Cdc25A constitutes a novel mechanism for modulating Cdc25A functions with implications for cancer." Oncotarget. 2016.

Rich, Brian L. "Ana Romero and Death Prisons for the Innocent." Latino Studies, vol. 8, issue 3, pp.399-410. 2010.

McGuffey, C. Shawn and B. Lindsay Rich.  “Playing in the Gender Transgression Zone: Race, Class, and Hegemonic Masculinity in Middle Childhood,” In The Kaleidoscope of Gender: Prisms, Pattern, and Possibilities. 2010 Edited by Joan Z. Spade and Catherine G. Valentine.  Thomson Wadsworth. (originally published in 1999).
And in Race, Gender, and Class:  Theory and Methods of Analysis. Edited by Bart Landry.  Prentice Hall 
And in Men’s Lives 5th edition, edited by Michael S. Kimmel and Michael A. Messner.Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

Rich, Brian L. and C. Shawn McGuffey.  “Playing in the Gender Transgression Zone: Race, Class, and Hegemonic Masculinity in Middle Childhood” pp. 501-516. In: Intersections of Gender, Race, and Class. Edited by Marcia Texler Segal and Theresa A. Martinez. Los Angeles: Roxbury. 2007.
HM706 .I57 2007

Rich, Brian L. and Marta Miranda. 2005. “The Sociopolitical Dynamics of Mexican Immigration in Lexington, Kentucky, 1997- 2002: An Ambivalent Community Responds,” pp.187-219. In: New Destinations: Mexican Immigration in the United States. Edited by Victor Zúňiga and Rubén Hernández-León. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.
E184.M5 N36 2005

McGuffey, C. Shawn and B. Lindsay Rich. "Playing in the Gender Transgression Zone: Race, Class, and Hegemonic Masculinity in Middle Childhood." Gender and Society. Vol. 13, No. 5. Oct., 1999.  pp. 608-627.

Rich, B. Lindsay.  “Cultural Literacy Should NOT Be the Pedagogical Goal for Undergraduate Sociology and Anthropology” Selected Proceedings of the 1997 Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky Meetings (13-15). 1998.

Rich, B. Lindsay. Review of Ambiguous Empowerment: The Work Narratives of Women School Superintendents, by Susan E. Chase.  Amherst, MA: University of  Massachusetts Press. Gender & Society 1996.10 (3): 804-5.

Rich, B. Lindsay. "Explaining the Feminization of the U.S. Banking Industry, 1940-1980:  Human Capital, Dual Labor Markets or Gender Queuing?" Sociological Perspectives. 1995. 38(3): 357-380.

Rich, B. Lindsay. "Hegel's Critique of Moral Harmony: Modern Subjectivity as a Moral Problem." Kinesis 1987. 17(1):1-31.

Rosenberg, R. E.; Kelly, W. J.  “Felkin-Anh is not enough”  Journal of Organic Chemistry
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Rosenberg, R. E. "Microsolvation of Fluoromethane." Journal of Physical Chemistry, Part A. 2016, 120(38): 7519–7528

Rosenberg, R. E. “Does fluoromethane form a hydrogen bond with waterJournal of Physical Chemistry A. 2012, 116(44): 10842–10849

Rosenberg, R. E. “Addition of Anions to Carbonyl Compounds: An Ab Initio StudyJournal of Organic Chemistry 2008, 73.17, 6636-6641.

Rosenberg, R. E. "A Guided Inquiry Approach to the Sodium Borohydride Reduction and Grignard Reaction of Carbonyl Compounds" Journal of Chemical Education 2007, 84.9, 1474-1476.

Robert E. Rosenberg, Richele L. Abel, Michael D. Drake, Daniel J. Fox, Andrew K. Ignatz, David M. Kwiat, Kristen M. Schaal, and Peter R. Virkler. An Examination of Hyperconjugative and Electrostatic Effects in the Hydride Reductions of 2-Substituted-4-tert-butylcyclohexanones  J. Org. Chem., 2001, 66 (5), pp 1694–1700

Rosenberg, R. E. "Enols and Enolates of Carboxylic Acid Derivatives. A G2(MP2) ab Initio Study." The Journal of Organic Chemistry 1998, 63 (16), 5562-5567.

Jerry R. Mohrig, Robert E. Rosenberg, John W. Apostol, Mark Bastienaansen, Jordan W. Evans, Sonya J. Franklin, C. Daniel Frisbie, Sabrina S. Fu, Michelle L. Hamm, Christopher B. Hirose, David A. Hunstad, Thomas L. James, Randall W. King, Christopher J. Larson, Hallie A. Latham, David A. Owen, Karin A. Stein, and Ronald Warnet Diastereoselectivity of Enolate Anion Protonation. H/D Exchange of β-Substituted Ethyl Butanoates in Ethanol-d J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1997, 119 (3), pp 479–486

Robert E. Rosenberg and Jerry R. Mohrig. Diastereoselectivity of Enolate Anion Protonation. Reaction of HCN with the Enolate of 3-Fluorobutanoic Acid. An ab Initio Molecular Orbital Study  J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1997, 119 (3), pp 487–492.

Jerry R. Mohrig, Peter K. Lee, Karin A. Stein, Mark J. Mitton, Robert E. Rosenberg.  Diastereoselectivity in the Protonation of Ester Enolates. The Importance of Aggregation with LDA  J. Org. Chem., 1995, 60 (11), pp 3529–3532

Kenneth B. Wiberg, Robert E. Rosenberg, Sherman T. Waddell.  Infrared intensities: bicyclo[1.1.1]pentane. A normal-coordinate analysis and comparison with [1.1.1]propellane  J. Phys. Chem., 1992, 96 (21), pp 8293–8303.

Kenneth B. Wiberg, Robert E. RosenbergInfrared intensities: cyclobutene. A normal-coordinate analysis and comparison with cyclopropene  J. Phys. Chem., 1992, 96 (21), pp 8282–8292

Kenneth B. Wiberg, Robert E. Rosenberg, Paul R. Rablen.  Butadiene. 2. Examination of the energetic preference for coplanarity of double bonds. Comparison of butadiene, acrolein, and vinylamine J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1991, 113 (8), pp 2890–2898.

Kenneth B. Wiberg, Sherman T. Waddell, Robert E. RosenbergInfrared intensities: bicyclo[1.1.0]butane. A normal coordinate analysis and comparison with cyclopropane and [1.1.1]propellane  J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1990, 112 (6), pp 2184–2194.

Kenneth B. Wiberg , Robert E. Rosenberg. Butadiene. 1. A normal coordinate analysis and infrared intensities. Structure of the second rotamer J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1990, 112 (4), pp 1509–1519

Russell, Frank Santi. Information gathering in classical Greece. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 1999.
UB251 .G8 R87 1999

Russell, Frank. "Military intelligence." IN: Oxford Handbook of Warfare in the Classical World.edited by Brian Campbell and Lawrence A. Tritle. New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.
U29 .O93 2012


Schnitzenbaumer, Kyle J.; Dukovic, Gordana. “Comparison of Phonon Damping Behavior in Quantum Dots Capped with Organic and Inorganic LigandsNano Letters. 2018, 18, 3667-3674.

Ellis, Jennifer L.; Hickstein, Daniel D.; Xiong, Wei; Dollar, Franklin; Palm, Brett B.; Keister, K. Ellen; Dorney, Kevin M.; Ding, Chengyuan; Fan, Tingting; Wilker, Molly B.; Schnitzenbaumer, Kyle J.; Dukovic, Gordana; Jimenez, Jose L.; Kapteyn, Henry C.; Murnane, Margaret M.;. “Materials Properties and Solvated Electron Dynamics of Isolated Nanoparticles and Nanodroplets Probed with Ultrafast Extreme Ultraviolet BeamsJ. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2016, 7, 609-615.

Schnitzenbaumer, Kyle J.; Labrador, Tais; Dukovic, Gordana. “Impact of Chalcogenide Ligands on Excited State Dynamics in CdSe Quantum Dots” J. Phys.Chem. C 2015, 119, 13314-13324.

Ellis, Jennifer L.; Hickstein, Daniel D.; Schnitzenbaumer, Kyle J.; Wilker, Molly B.; Palm, Brett B.; Jimenez, Jose L.; Dukovic, Gordana; Kapteyn, Henry C.; Murnane, Margaret M.; Xiong, Wei. “Solvents Effects on Charge Transfer from Quantum Dots” J.Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 3759-3762.

Schnitzenbaumer, Kyle J.; Dukovic, Gordana. “Chalcogenide-Ligand Passivated CdTe Quantum Dots Can Be Treated As Core/Shell Semiconductor Nanostructures” J. Phys. Chem. C 2014, 118, 28170-28178.

Hickstein, Daniel D.; Dollar, Franklin; Ellis, Jennifer L.; Schnitzenbaumer, Kyle J.; Keister, K. Ellen; Petrov, George, M.; Ding, Chengyuan; Palm, Brett B.; Gaffney, Jim A.; Foord, Mark E.; Libby, Stephen B.; Dukovic, Gordana; Jimenez, Jose L.; Kapteyn, Henry C.; Murnane, Margaret M.; Xiong, Wei. “Mapping Nanoscale Absorption of Femtosecond Laser Pulses Using Plasma Explosion Imaging” ACS Nano 2014, 8, 8810-8818.

Xiong, Wei; Hickstein, Daniel D.; Schnitzenbaumer, Kyle J.; Ellis, Jennifer L.; Palm, Brett B.; Keister, K. Ellen; Ding, Chengyuan; Miaja-Avila, Luis; Dukovic, Gordana; Jimenez, Jose L.; Murnane, Margaret M.; Kapteyn, Henry C. “Photoelectron Spectroscopy of CdSe Nanocrystals in the Gas Phase: A Direct Measure of the Evanescent Electron Wave Function of Quantum Dots” Nano Letters 2013, 13(6), 2924-2930.

Wilker, Molly B.; Schnitzenbaumer, Kyle J.; Dukovic, Gordana. “Recent Progress in Photocatalysis Mediated by Colloidal II-VI Nanocrystals” Israel Journal of Chemistry 2012, 52(11-12), 1002-1015.

Lee, Kyureon; Tienes, Bryan M.; Wilker, Molly B.; Schnitzenbaumer, Kyle J.; Dukovic, Gordana. “(Ga1-xZnx)(N1-xOx) Nanocrystals: Visible Absorbers with Tunable Composition and Absorption Spectra” Nano Letters 2012, 12(6), 3268-3272.

Unal, B.; Fournee, V.; Schnitzenbaumer, K. J.; Ghosh, C.; Jenks, C. J.; Ross, A. R.; Lograsso, T. A.; Evans, J. W.; Thiel, P. A. “Nucleation and growth of Ag islands on fivefold Al-Pd-Mn quasicrystal surfaces: Dependence of island density on temperature and flux” Physical Review B: Condensed Matter and Materials Physics 2007, 75(6), 064205/1-064205/9

Ghosh, C.; Liu, Da-Jiang; Schnitzenbaumer, K. J.; Jenks, C. J.; Thiel, P. A.; Evans, J. W. “Island formation during Al deposition on 5-fold Al-Cu-Mn quasicrystalline surfaces: Kinetic Monte Carlo simulation of a disordered-bond-network lattice-gas model” Surface Science 2006, 600(10), 2220-2230.

Amy Sheikh & Gabrielle Read Jasnoff. (June 2019), “Creating ePortfolios as Components of Undergraduates Employability Toolkit.” Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education Conference (AACE), Amsterdam, Netherlands.  EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2019 proceedings.

Petrone, Karen, and Kenneth Slepyan. The Soviet Union and Russia, 1939-2015: A History in Documents. Oxford University Press, 2016.
DK266.A3 P47 2017

Slepyan, Kenneth."Mass Production and Mass Dictatorship: The Economics of Total War in Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union, 1933-1945." In: Corner, Paul, and Jie-Hyun Lim. Palgrave Handbook of Mass Dictatorship. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
JC495 .P35 2016

Slepyan, Kenneth. “Haben die sowjetischen Partisanen eine soziale Bewegung gebildet?“ in Babette Quinkert and Jörg Morré eds., Deutsche Bezatzung in der Sowjetunion, 1941-1944: Vernichtungskrieg, Reaktionen, ErrinerungPaderborn, Germany: Ferdinand Schöningh, 2014.

Slepyan, Kenneth. "Battle Fronts and Home Fronts: The War in the East from Stalingrad to Berlin,"  IN: A Companion to World War II. Thomas Zeiler and Daniel Dubois, eds. Wiley-Blackwell 2013, pp. 312-332.
D743 .C557 2013

Slepyan, Kenneth. “Partisanen.”  Enzyklopädie juedischer Geschichte und Kultur.  Band 4, Ly-Po.  Edited by Dan Diner.  Stuttgart: J. B. Metzler, 2013, pp. 500-504.

Slepyan, Kenneth. “Partisans, Civilians, and the Soviet State: An Overview” in Juliette Pattinson and Ben Shepard eds. War in a Twilight World: Partisan and Anti-partisan Warfare in German-Occupied Eastern Europe, 1939-1945 (London: Palgrave MacMillan, 2010), pp. 35-57.
D764 .W318 2010

Slepyan, Kenneth. “The People’s Avengers: The Soviet Partisan Movement, 1941-1944.”  In: David R. Stone ed., The Soviet Union at War (Barnsley, U.K.: Pen and Sword, 2010), pp. 154-181.
D764 .S68 2010

Slepyan, Kenneth. Stalin's guerrillas : Soviet partisans in World War II.  Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, 2006.
D802.S75 S59 2006

Slepyan, Kenneth. “The Soviet Partisan Movement and the Holocaust”­ in Holocaust and Genocide Studies. 14:1 (Spring 2000): 1-27.  Reprinted in David Cesarani ed., The Holocaust: Critical Concepts in Historical Studies 6 vols.  London: Routledge, 2004.

Slepyan, Kenneth. “Osoaviakhim.”  Amazons to Fighter Pilots: A Biographical Dictionary of Military Women. Edited by Reina Pennington. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group, 2003: 328-330.
U52 .A44 2003

Slepyan, Kenneth. “Resistance Movements, Soviet.” Amazons to Fighter Pilots: A Biographical Dictionary of Military Women.  Edited by Reina Pennington. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group, 2003: 367-371.
U52 .A44 2003

Slepyan, Kenneth. “Why They Fought: Motivation, Legitimacy, and the Soviet Partisan Movement.” Washington D.C.: National Council for Eurasian and East European Research, 2003.

Slepyan, Kenneth. The Soviet Partisan Movement and the Holocaust, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, 14.1, (2000) pp 1–27,

Slepyan, Kenneth. “Predely mobilizatsii: partiia, gosudarstvo i kampaniia grazhdanskoi oborony 1927 goda” in E. V. Kodin and Michael Hickey eds., Smolenshchina na stranitsakh Amerikanskoi Istoricheskoi Literatury.  Smolensk: Smolenskii gosudarstvennyi pedagogicheskii universitet, 2000, pp. 157-185.

Slepyan, Kenneth D.  "The Limits of Mobilisation: Party, State and the 1927 Civil Defence Campaign" Europe-Asia Studies, Vol. 45, No. 5 (1993), pp. 851-868.


Wagner, James D., A. Malcolm Campbell, Belinda J. Sly, Christopher J. Paradise. An Active Textbook Converts "Vision and Tweak" to Vision and Change. Course Source: Evidence-based teaching resources for undergraduate biology education. 2015. Web.

Sly, BJ; Snoke MS, Raff RA. Who came first--larvae or adults? Origins of bilaterian metazoan larvae. Int J Dev Biol. 2003;47(7-8):623-32.

Raff EC, Popodi EM, Kauffman JS, Sly BJ, Turner FR, Morris VB, Raff RA. "Regulatory punctuated equilibrium and convergence in the evolution of developmental pathways in direct-developing sea urchins." Evol Dev. 2003 Sep-Oct;5(5):478-93.

Sly, BJ, Hazel JC, Popodi EM, Raff RA. "Patterns of gene expression in the developing adult sea urchin central nervous system reveal multiple domains and deep-seated neural pentamery." Evol Dev. 2002 May-Jun;4(3):189-204

Raff RA, Sly BJ. "Modularity and dissociation in the evolution of gene expression territories in development." Evol Dev. 2000 Mar-Apr;2(2):102-13

Haag ES, Sly BJ, Andrews ME, Raff RA. "Apextrin, a novel extracellular protein associated with larval ectoderm evolution in Heliocidaris erythrogramma." Dev Biol. 1999 Jul 1;211(1):77-87.

Raff EC, Popodi EM, Sly BJ, Turner FR, Villinski JT, Raff RA. "A novel ontogenetic pathway in hybrid embryos between species with different modes of development." Development. 1999 May;126(9):1937-45.  

Patterns in the evolution of development / edited by Belinda Sly.
Combined work of students of Transylvania University, Lexington, KY. Biology Senior Seminar Papers, Winter 2007.
Circulation Desk Permanent Reserve

Snider, Zoe (Class of 2014). "Vampires, Werewolves, and Oppression: Twilight and Female Gender Stereotypes." Young Scholars in Writing. Spring 2012.

Soulis, Tim. “A life in the Day of Robert/Bobby” In: Kentucky New Play Series Anthology 2012-2013. William H. McCann, Jr., editor. Cynthiana, KY: JW Books, 2016.
PN1601 .K46 2016

Stuffelbeam, Ryan. "How Weird Are Weird Fractions?" The College Mathematics Journal. 44.3 May 2013:  202-209.

Svarlien, John. Verse translations of sixteen of Ovid’s Amores, in Latin Lyric and Elegiac Poetry. An Anthology of New Translations, ed. Rayor, Diane. Routledge 2019.

Svarlien, John. "Horace, Satires 1.7 and the urbanissimus iocus."  in Bell, Sinclair and Holland, Lora, eds. At the Crossroads of Greco-Roman History, Culture, and Religion: Papers in Memory of Carin M.C. Green. Oxford Archaeopress Publishing Ltd, 2018.
DE71 .C76 2018

Horace, translated by John Svarlien, and David Mankin. Satires. Indianapolis, Indiana : Hackett Publishing, 2012. Print.
PA6396.S3 S89 2012

Svarlien, John. "Verse translation of Horace, Satires 1.4." Arion 12.3 (Winter 2005) 65-70.

Svarlien, John. "Verse translation of Horace, Satires 1.1" in Literary Imagination 4.3 (Fall 2002) 322-329

Svarlien, John. Verse translations of Horace, Satires 1.2 and 1.8 electronically published on the refereed website Diotima (Materials for the Study of Women and Gender in the Ancient World) at

Svarlien, John. Verse translations of Ovid’s Amores 1.1, 1.5, 1.8, 1.13 and 1.14 electronically published on the refereed website Diotima

Svarlien, John. “Thomas Jefferson” in N. de Grummond, ed., Dictionary of the History of Classical Archaeology. Greenwood Press 1997.

Svarlien, John. Verse translations of fifteen of Ovid’s Amores, in D. Rayor and W.  Batstone, eds., Latin Lyric and Elegiac Poetry. Garland  Press 1995.
PA6164 .L38 1995

Svarlien, John. “Lucilianus Character.” American Journal of Philology 115.2  (1994) 253-67.