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Faculty Authors

Our faculty are not only committed to providing individual attention to their students, they are also dedicated to advancing the scholarship in their chosen fields.

Advancing Knowledge

We’re proud of our many faculty authors who are advancing their fields through their writing and research.

Dr. Patricia Carlson

Patricia Ann Carlson

Book Chapters:
  • Carlson, P. A. (1992), "Varieties of Virtual:  Expanded Metaphors for Computer-Mediated Learning," in Edward Barrett (Ed.), The Social Creation of Knowledge:  Multi-Media, Hypermedia, and the Social Construction of Knowledge.  Cambridge, MA:  MIT Press, pp. 53-77. 
  • Carlson, P. A. (1991), "Virtual Text and New Habits of Mind," in H. Maurer (Ed.), New Results and New Trends in Computer Science.  Berlin:  Springer-Verlag, pp. 25-53. 
  • Carlson, P. A. (1989), "Hypertext and Intelligent Interfaces for Text Retrieval," in  Edward Barrett (Ed.), The Society of Text:  Hypertext, Hypermedia, and the Social Construction of Information.  Cambridge, MA:   MIT Press, pp. 57-76.
  • Carlson, P. A. (1988), "Hypertext:  A Way of Incorporating User Feedback into On-line Documentation," Text, Context, and Hypertext:  Writing with and for the Computer. Edward Barrett (Ed.), Cambridge, MA:   MIT Press, 91-110.
  • Carlson, P. A. (1984), "A Freshman Course in Writing and Problem Solving," in Carl H.  Klaus (Ed.), Writing and Learning in Higher Education:  Model Courses and Programs. Boynton/Cook. 
Dr. Gustavo Garcia

Gustavo Garcia

Critical edition of the 19th–century Bolivian novel Juan de la Rosa. Memoirs of the last soldier of the independence movement by Nataniel Aguirre. This is the first annotated edition of the novel that is considered the best in Bolivian literature. This is published in Spanish as seen in the citation below: 
Juan de la Rosa. Memorias del último soldado de la independencia de Nataniel Aguirre. Edición crítica. La Paz: Plural Ediciones, 2010. 
 
Latin American Testimonial Literature. (Re)presentation and (self)construction of the subaltern subject. This is a book that examines testimonial literature using examples from Bolivia, Guatemala and Peru. This is published in Spanish as seen in the citation below: 
La literatura testimonial latinoamericana. (Re)presentación y (auto)construcción del sujeto subalterno, Madrid: Editorial Pliegos, 2003. 
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