Research News: Books and Publications

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

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.

Professor's book takes critical look at social, other digital networks

SUNY Oswego faculty member Ulises Mejias recently published his first book, a critique of a networked world that he says treats personal information as a commodity, perpetuates inequalities and has sown the seeds for spying and misuse of data.

Author's update of 'Gangs' details growing criminal enterprises

In the seven years since SUNY Oswego sociologist Tim Delaney wrote “American Street Gangs,” membership in gangs has soared, many have moved into white-collar crime, and deadly transnational gangs have expanded their trafficking in drugs and humans.

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