Feast of Words 2022

Celebrating Emory Faculty Books Published Between September 1, 2021, and August 31, 2022


This year’s list totals 89 titles.

A total of 65 faculty authors are represented.

A total of 18 faculty edited or co-edited volumes on the list.

8 faculty either served as translators of works or had their own works translated.

7 individual faculty members had multiple titles published.

There are 48 single-author books.

There are 14 multi-author books.

Arts & Sciences faculty are represented on the list 45 times.

Candler School of Theology faculty are represented 20 times.

The School of Law faculty – 10 times.

Oxford College faculty – 6 times.

Woodruff School of Nursing faculty – 4 times.

Emory Libraries – 4 times.

The School of Medicine faculty – 3 times.

Goizueta Business School faculty – 2 times

Emeriti faculty are on the list five times. 

Ten of these titles were brought into publication with help from the CFDE’s Scholarly Writing and Publishing Fund, which provides small grants to faculty to hire an editor to help take a manuscript from one stage to the next. Those books are noted by an asterisk (*) next to the entry.

+ Five of these projects were supported by the CFDE’s Public Scholarship Advancement Fund, which provides small grants to faculty interested in moving their research and writing into the realm of public influence. Those books are noted by a plus sign (+) next to the entry.


With their permission, we have also noted the names of the Emory subject librarians who were involved in bringing these projects to life.

Emory Report coverage of 2022 Feast of Words

Abbington, James (Theology), ed.  Let the Church Sing On! Reflections on Black Sacred Music. Revised and Expanded. Gia

Albin, Catherine (Neurology) and Sahar F. Zafar, eds.  The Acute Neurology Survival Guide. Springer.

Allard, Silas (Law), Kristin Heyer, and Raj Nadella, eds. Christianity and the Law of Migration. Routledge.

Alonso, Antonio (Theology). Gloriosi: Music of the Paschal Triduum / Música del Triduo Pascual. Gia

Andrade, Tonio A. (History). Het laatste gezantschap: De Nederlandse missie van 1795 en de westerse betrekkingen met China. Robert Vernooy, trans. Querido.

An-Naim, Abdullahi Ahmed (Law). Decolonizing Human Rights. Cambridge UP.

Banerjee, Samiran (Economics), ed. The Collected Papers of Leonid Hurwicz, Vol. 1. Oxford UP. 

Bolton, Alexander (Political Science) and Sharece Thrower. Checks in the Balance: Legislative Capacity and the Dynamics of Executive Power. Princeton UP.

Briggman, Anthony A. (Theology) and Ellen Scully, eds. New Narratives for Old: The Historical Method of Reading Early Christian Theology. Essays in Honor of Michel René Barnes. Catholic University of America P.

Buettner, Jennifer (Nursing).  When a Nurse Prays. Crosslink.

Bullock, Julia C. (Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures), Maud Anne BrackePenelope Morris, and Kristina Schulz, eds. Translating Feminism: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Text, Place, and Agency. Palgrave. Carney, William J. (Law) and Robert T. Miller. Mergers and Acquisitions, Cases and Materials, 6th ed. Foundation.

Carpenter, Lucas (English, Oxford). Mother Medusa. Poets’ Choice.

* Chira, Adriana (History). Patchwork Freedoms: Law, Slavery, and Race beyond Cuba’s Plantations. Cambridge UP.

Cornell, Collin (Theology) and Eleanora Hof, trans. Biblical ABCs: The Basics of Christian Resistance (by K.H. Miskotte). Fortress Press/Lexington

Crawford, Christina (Art History). Spatial Revolution: Architecture and Planning in the Early Soviet Union. Cornell UP.

Cronan, Todd S. (Art History). Red Aesthetics: Rodchenko, Brecht, Eisenstein. Rowman & Littlefield.
(Subject Librarian: Kim Collins)

Davis, Maria E. (Spanish, Oxford). Vamonos al Cine. Cognella.

Dillman, Lisa M. (Spanish and Portuguese), trans. The Prophet of the Andes: An Unlikely Journey to the Promised Land (by Graciela Mochkovsky). Penguin-Random House.

* Eckert, Astrid M. (History).  Zonenrandgebiet. Westdeutschland und der Eiserne Vorhang. Thomas Wollermann, Bernhard Jendricke, and Barbara Steckhan, trans. Ch. Links.

Epstein, Mikhail (Comparative Literature). Ideas Against Ideocracy: Non-Marxist Thought of the Late Soviet Period (1953–1991). Bloomsbury.

Fluker, Walter (Theology) and Peter Eisenstadt, eds. The Way of the Mystics (Walking with God: The Sermon Series of Howard Thurman). Orbis.

Fossati, Davide (Computer Science), Barbara Di Eugenio, and Nick Green. Intelligent Support for Computer Science Education: Pedagogy Enhanced by Artificial Intelligence. CRC.

Francisco, Jason L. (Film and Media Studies). Alive and Destroyed: A Meditation on the Holocaust in Time. Daylight.  

Freer, Richard (Law). Treatise on Civil Procedure, 5th ed. Aspen Publishing.

* Garcia Blizzard, Monica (Spanish and Portuguese). The White Indians of Mexican Cinema: Racial Masquerade Throughout the Golden Age. SUNY P.  

Goodman, Geoff (Theology). Junk in the Trunk. Walker Inspirations.

Gough, Ellen M. (Religion). Making a Mantra: Tantric Ritual and Renunciation in the Jain Path to Liberation. U Chicago P.

* Gowler, David B. (Religion, Oxford). What Are They Saying About the Parables?, 2nd ed. Paulist.

Gowler, David B. (Religion, Oxford). Perumpamaan-perumpamaan Yesus, Penerimaan Yang Imaginatif Dan Variatif. Oleh Tokoh-tokoh Ternama, trans. Yayasan Andi.

Gunderson, Lance H. (Environmental Sciences), Craig R. Allen, and Ahjond Garmestani, eds. Applied Panarchy: Applications and Diffusions across Disciplines. Island.
(Subject Librarian: Kristan Majors)

Hanciles, Jehu J. (Theology), ed. Christianity Worldwide 1800 to 2000. SPCK.

Hanciles, Jehu J. (Theology), ed. World Christianity: History, Methodologies, Horizons. Orbis.

Healy, Anthony E. (Sociology), School Choice, Race, and Social Anxiety: Exploring French Middle-Class Parental Risks. Routledge.

Hintz, Carrie (Emory Libraries), Melanie T. Kowalski, Sarah Quigley, and Jody Bailey (Emory Libraries). Finding Balance: Collaborative Workflows for Risk Management in Sharing Cultural Heritage Collections Online. Scholarly Communication Notebook.

Kamath, Harshita Mruthinti (Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies) and Velcheru Narayana Rao, trans. Theft of a Tree (by Nandi Timmana). Harvard UP.
(Subject Librarian: Gautham Reddy)

Kennedy, Kay (Nursing), Lucy Leclerc, and Susan P. Campis. Human-Centered Leadership in Healthcare; Evolution of a Revolution. Morgan James Publishing.

Kennedy, Kay (Nursing), Lucy Leclerc, and Susan P. Campis.Shifts: The Journal for Nurses by Nurses. Morgan James Publishing.

* Kim, Helen Jin (Theology). Race for Revival: How Cold War South Korea Shaped the American Evangelical Empire. Oxford UP.

Knauft, Bruce (Anthropology), with Anne-Sylvie Malbrancke. The Gebusi: Lives Transformed in a Rainforest World, 5th ed. Waveland Press.

Konner, Melvin Joel (Anthropology, Emeritus). Mujeres Ante Todo: Sexo, Evolución y el Fin de la supremacía masculine. Trans. Almuzara.

Konner, Melvin Joel (Anthropology, Emeritus). La Especie Espiritual: Por Que Las Creencias Son Parte de la Naturaleza Humana. Trans. Almuzara.

Kugle, Scott A. (Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies). The Merciful Door: Living with a Sufi Teacher in India. Beacon.

Kwok, Pui-Lan (Theology). Postcolonial Politics and Theology: Unraveling Empire for a Global World. Westminster John Knox.

LaChance, Daniel W. (History) and Paul Kaplan. Crimesploitation: Crime, Punishment, and Pleasure on Reality Television. Stanford UP.
(Subject Librarian: Erica Bruchko)

Lartey, Emmanuel Y. (Theology). Postcolonial Practices of Care: A Project of Togetherness during Covid-19 and Racial Violence. Wipf and Stock.

Lartey, Emmanuel Y. (Theology), Birgit Weyel, Wilhelm Graeb, and Cas Wepener, eds. International Handbook of Practical Theology:  A Global Approach. De Gruyter.

LeMon, Joel (Theology), Constance M. Furey, J. Brian Matz, Thomas Römer, Jens Schröter, Barry Dov Walfish, and Eric Ziolkowski, eds. Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception: Vol. 20 Mouse, Mice – Nefesh. DeGruyter.

Lösel, Steffen (Theology). Theological Anthropology in Mozart's La Clemenza di Tito: Sin, Grace, and Conversion. Routledge.

Magee, Rosemary (Libraries, Emeritus). Family Impromptu: Collected Stories. Conrad.

Marquardt, Marie (Theology) and Mayra Cuevas. Does My Body Offend You? Knopf.

Marriott, David (Philosophy). Before Whiteness. City Lights.

+ Marshall, Ellen Ott (Theology) and Susanna Snyder, eds. Parenting for a Better World: Social Justice Practices for Your Family and the Planet.  Chalice.

McAfee, Noelle C. (Philosophy). Feminismo: Una ImmersionRapida. Jéssica Gómez Montolio, trans. Tibidabo.

McClintock, Sara L. (Religion), William Edelglass, and Pierre-Julien Harter, eds. Routledge Handbook of Indian Buddhist Philosophy. Routledge.

Morris, Sarah E. (Libraries). Check That Fact. SAGE.

Mulla, Sameena (Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies). Bodies in Evidence: Race, Gender, and Science in Sexual Assault Adjudication. NYU P.

Negro, Giacomo F (Business), Michael T. Hannan, and Susan Olzak. Genres and Identities in Wine Markets. Columbia UP.

Newsom, Carol (Theology, Emerita). The Spirit within Me: Self and Agency in Ancient Israel and Second Temple Judaism. Yale UP.

* O’Neil, Megan (Art History). The Maya. Reaktion.
(Subject Librarian: Kim Collins)

* Ozawa-de Silva, Chikako (Anthropology). The Anatomy of Loneliness: Suicide, Social Connection, and the Search for Relational Meaning in Contemporary Japan. U California P.

* Palomino, Pablo (Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Oxford). La Invención de la Música Latinoamericana. Fondo de Cultura Económica.

Pappas, Sharon (Nursing), Nancy Albert, Tim Porter O'Grady, and Kathy Malloch. Quantum Leadership: Creating Sustainable Value in Healthcare. Jones & Bartlett.
(Librarian/Informationist: John Nemeth)

Peters, Donna (Business). Options Are Power: Career Strategies for High Performers Who Want a Life. Elite Online.

Powers, Victoria A. (Mathematics). Certificates of Positivity for Real Polynomials: Theory, Practice, and Applications. Springer.
(Subject Librarian: Kristan Majors)

Price, Polly (Law). Plagues in the Nation: How Epidemics Shaped America. Beacon.

*+ Prologo, J. David (Radiology). The Catching Point Transformation. A 12-Week Weight Loss Strategy Based in Reality.  Post Hill.

*+ Puckett, Cassidy (Sociology). Redefining Geek: Bias and the Five Hidden Habits of Tech Savvy Teens.
U Chicago P. 

+ Quave, Cassandra (Dermatology/Human Health). The Plant Hunter: A Scientist's Quest for Nature's Next Medicines. Viking.

Richey, Russell (Theology). A Church’s Broken Heart: Mason-Dixon Methodism. New Room.

Risjord, Mark (Philosophy). Philosophy of Social Science: A Contemporary Introduction, 2nd ed. Routledge.

Romig, Jennifer (Law) and Christopher Sprigman, eds. The Indigo Book: A Manual of Legal Citation, 2nd ed. Public.Resource.org.

Seeman, Don F. (Religion), Daniel Reiser, and Ariel Evan Mayse, eds. Hasidism, Suffering, and Renewal: The Prewar and Holocaust Legacy of R. Kalonymus Shapira. SUNY P.

+ Sheth, Falguni (Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies). Unruly Women: Race, Neocolonialism, and the Hijab. Oxford UP.

Shomade, Salmon (Political Science, Oxford). Colonial Legacies and the Rule of Law in Africa. Routledge.

Staton, Jeffrey (Political Science), Christopher Reenock, and Jordan Holsinger. Can Courts be Bulwarks of Democracy? Judges and the Politics of Prudence. Cambridge UP.

Taulbee, Larry (Political Science, Emeritus) and Gerhard von Glahn. Law Among Nations: An Introduction to Public International Law, 12th ed. Routledge.

Thakur, Nirmalya (Computer Science) and B.D. Parameshachari, eds. Human-Computer Interaction and Beyond: Advances Towards Smart and Interconnected Environments (Part 1). Bentham Science.

Thakur, Nirmalya (Computer Science) and B.D. Parameshachari, eds. Human-Computer Interaction and Beyond: Advances Towards Smart and Interconnected Environments (Part 2). Bentham Science.

Tuten, Donald N. (Spanish and Portuguese), Fernando Tejedo-Herrero, Rajiv Rao, and H. Robyn Clarke (Spanish and Portuguese). Pronunciaciones del español/Pronunciations of Spanish. Routledge.

van der Vyver, Johan (Law). International Criminal Law - Volume I: History and Structures on the International Criminal Court. Lambert Academic.

van der Vyver, Johan (Law). International Humanitarian Law. Lambert Academic.

Verene, Donald Phillip (Philosophy) and Thora Ilin Bayer. Philosophical Ideas: A Historical Study. Ibidem.

White, Deborah Elise (English) and Kir Kuikin, eds. Haiti's Literary Legacies: Romanticism and the Unthinkable Revolution. Bloomsbury.
(Subject Librarian: Sarah Morris)

Wilson, Walter T. (Theology). Ancient Wisdom: An Introduction to Sayings Collections. Eerdmans.

Witte, Jr., John. (Law) and Joel A. Nichols (Center for the Study of Law and Religion). Religion and the American Constitutional Experiment, 5th ed. Oxford UP.

Xu, Bin W. (Sociology). The Culture of Democracy: A Sociological Approach to Civil Society. Polity.

Yancy, George D. (Philosophy), ed. Black Men from Behind the Veil: Ontological Interrogations. Lexington.

Yanique, Tiphanie (English). Monster in the Middle. Riverhead/Penguin-Random House.
(Subject Librarian: Sarah Morris)

We have endeavored to identify all books written or edited by Emory faculty that were published between September 1, 2021, and August 31, 2022, but inevitably we miss a few. If you know of a book that should be on this list, please contact Allison Adams (aadam02@emory.edu), so that we may include it on the website. Thank you!