Research News: Books and Publications

SUNY Oswego professors don't just know their subjects ... many of them wrote the book. Literally.

Professor's book details diverse contributions to history of science

In a newly published book, SUNY Oswego physics professor Alok Kumar and co-author Scott L. Montgomery provide evidence that Europe’s scientific revolution depended profoundly on ideas and innovations passed down from ancient cultures.

New book combines basic science, politics of energy

SUNY Oswego faculty members Lisa Glidden of political science and Tim Braun of chemistry filled a gap in the resources for a course they co-teach on the politics of energy by literally writing the book on it.

Oswego professor trains Kenyan scholars, publishes their work

When Fulbright Scholar Faith Maina of SUNY Oswego realized her Kenyan post-graduate students and even some new faculty members in her class at Moi University would encounter difficulties publishing the research papers they had prepared for her class, she took matters into her own hands.

Professor's book tracks paths to Congress for ethnic politicians

A SUNY Oswego political science faculty member published her first book last month, using a database she built from scratch and years of research to construct a micro-political model for the rise of ethnic minorities in Congress, full of their stories and creative electoral strategies.

Professor's new book explores classical, modern social thinkers

A new textbook from the prolific pen of SUNY Oswego sociology chair Timothy Delaney asks college students to apply 500 years of sociological theory to their own attitudes and actions in today’s world.

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