Gerald Robinson ’48 has written Photography,
History & Science (Carl Mautz Publishing, 2006). In his essays and articles, he
analyses a wide range of issues and personalities in 20th-century photography, examines
war, and illuminates the conjunction among science, photography, and art. Robinson majored
in political science and history at Reed, and went on to an M.A. and a J.D. from Columbia
University in New York.
Elsa Warnick ’64 has illustrated the children’s
book Hugs on the Wind, which was published by Abrams in March.
Laura Levine Frader ’67, associate professor of
history at Northeastern University, has published The Industrial Revolution, A History
in Documents (Oxford University Press, 2006).
“Diagnosis and Treatment of Meniere’s Disease,” by Seth
Wittner ’72, was published in the May issue of the Journal of the American
Academy of Physician Assistants. Wittner is a physician assistant with ENT Consultants
Suzy Fox ’73 is co-author of Counterproductive
Work Behavior: Investigations of Actors and Targets (APA Press, 2005).
Goodbye Ain’t Gone: Innovative Poetry by African Americans (University
of Alabama, 2006), was edited by Lauri Ramey ’74 and
Aldon Lynn Nielsen. Ramey is associate professor of English at California State University,
Los Angeles, and author of Black British Writing and Sea Change.
Travis & Freddy’s Adventure in Vegas, by Paul
Hoppe ’76 and Henry Johnson, was published by Dutton in April. First in a
series, this “fun-loving” story about two friends from Walla Walla Junior High
is intended for readers ages 10 and older. Hoppe and Johnson have collaborated on numerous
screenplays for such studios as Disney and Nickelodeon.
Sam Fromartz ’80 has published Organic, Inc.,
Natural Foods and How They Grew (Harcourt Trade Publishers, 2006). The book tells
how an $11 billion industry arose out of an alternative food movement, “bringing
backwoods idealists into the age of the organic tortilla chip.”
The essay, “Everyman an Übermensch: The Culture of Cultural Studies,” by Steve
Schwartz ’84, was published in Theory’s Empire: An Anthology of
Dissent (Columbia University Press, 2005).
Vale Krenik ’88 published the legal paper “‘No
One Can Serve Two Masters’: A Separation of Powers Solution for Conflicts of Interests
within the Department of Health and Human Services,” this year in the Texas Wesleyan
Patrick Burkart ’91 is co-author with Tom McCourt
of Digital Music Wars: Ownership and Control of the Celestial Jukebox (Rowman & Littlefield,
2006). Both Burkart and McCourt are faculty members—Burkart at Texas A&M University,
and McCourt at Fordham University. Digital Music Wars explores the interactions
of customer relationship management and digital rights management technologies in online
music distribution portals. The book also evaluates the impacts of these interpenetrating
technologies for consumer privacy, technical innovation, and competitiveness in the changing
Kristian Williams ’96 published his second book, American
Methods: Torture and the Logic of Domination (South End Press, 2006). The book discusses
the American government’s use of torture at home and abroad over the past quarter-century.