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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.

warnick imageElsa 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 of Nevada.

Suzy Fox ’73 is co-author of Counterproductive Work Behavior: Investigations of Actors and Targets (APA Press, 2005).

ramey imageEvery 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.


hoppe imageTravis & 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.

fromartz imageSam 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 Law Review.

burkart imagePatrick 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 music industry.

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.