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Refereed Journal Articles

Hissong, Kristin. Forthcoming, 2020. “Gender Equality is Global Security: How the US Department of Defense Should Advance Women, Peace, and Security.” Prism.

Hissong, Kristin. Forthcoming, 2020. “Program Planning for Remote Adult Experiential Learning.” Journal of Adult and Continuing Education.

Khachadoorian, Angelle, Susan Steen, and Lauren Mackenzie. 2020.  “Metacognition and the Military Student:  Pedagogical Considerations for Teaching Senior Officers in Professional Military Education.” Journal of Military Learning.  Army University Press, April, 3-18.

Hissong, Kristin. 2017. “Jewish Morocco: Religions and National Identity During the French Protectorate.” History Compass. 15.8, August.

Hissong, Kristin. 2015. “Dynamic Belonging: Jewish Identity in French Protectorate Morocco.” The Journal of the Middle East and Africa, 6.3, September- December.

Jordan, Jessica. 2014. “Modernists and ‘Japaneseness’” co-translation of “Modanisto to ‘Nihon teki na mono’,” by Yamamoto Sae, Chapter 5, Senji-ka no banpaku to ‘Nihon’ no hyōshō (Tokyo: Shinwasha, 2012): 184–256. Josai International University, Review of Japanese Culture and Society, Commensurable Distinctions: Intercultural Negotiations of Modern and Contemporary Japanese Visual Culture 26 (Dec 2014): 104–134.

Jordan, Jessica and Patricia Fogarty. “Introduction: Reflecting on the Past and Future of the Premier Scholarly Event for DoD Language, Regional Expertise, and Culture Scholars.” Journal of Indo-Pacific Affairs (Air University Press) Vol 4 No 4, 1 June 2021: 5-14.

Mackenzie, Lauren.  2014. “Strategic Enablers: How Intercultural Communication Skills Advance Micro-Level International Security.” The Journal of Culture, Language, and International Security, Vol 1, Issue 1, May 2014, 85-96.

Mackenzie, Lauren, Patricia Fogarty, and Angelle Khachadoorian.  2013. “A Model for Online Military Culture Education: Key Findings and Best Practices.” Educause review, 4 Sept 2013. 

Peifer, Elizabeth. 2013. "Defining "1968" in German Political Culture," International Journal of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences 1.3 (2013): 141-49.

Peifer, Elizabeth. 2021. “Ruthless Competition: What the pursuit of a PS5 teaches about future conflict,“ Wild Blue Yonder February 19, 2021.

Mackenzie, Lauren and Megan Wallace.  2012.  “Distance Learning Designed for the U.S. Air Force.” Academic Exchange, Summer 2012:  55-60.

Edmondson, Scott. 2011. “Akan-esque Niches and Riches: The Aesthetics of Power and Fantastic Pragmatism in Ghanaian Video Films.” Critical Interventions: Journal of African Art History and Visual Culture, Special Issue on African Cinema, Spring 2011.

Mackenzie, Lauren and Megan Wallace.  2011. “The Communication of Respect as a Significant Dimension of Cross-Cultural Competence.”  Cross-Cultural Communication, Vol. 7, No. 3, 2011:  10-18.

Chapters in Edited Volumes

Hissong, Kristin. 2020. “Demographics in Israel and Palestine,” and “Jewish Emigration from Arab Countries.” In Conflict in the Holy Land: From Ancient Times to the Arab-Israeli Conflicts, edited by Robert DiPrizio. ABC-CLIO.

Steen, Susan, Lauren Mackenzie, and Bart Buechner. 2018. “Incorporating Cosmopolitan Communication into Diverse Teaching and Training Contexts: Considerations from Our Work with Military Students and Veterans.”  In The Handbook of Communication Training: A Best Practices Framework for Assessing and Developing Competence, edited by J.D. Wallace & D. Becker. London: Routledge.  

Steen, Susan. 2016. “The Mississippi Meets the Yangtze.” In Down to the Dark River:  An Anthology of Contemporary Poems about the Mississippi River, edited by J. Bedell and P. Kolin. Hammond, Louisiana:  Louisiana Literature Press. 167. 

Jordan, Jessica. 2014. “Pagan Island in the Distance,” translation of “Harukanaru Pagantôyo,” edited by Okamoto Mariko (Pagan HP Press 2000, “Pagan Island in the Distance,” 15 Oct 2014. 

Jordan, Jessica, ed. “Hindsight 20/20: Culture and Language Lessons Learned in the Indo-Pacific Operational Context as Presented at the 2020 AU LREC Symposium.” Journal of Indo-Pacific Affairs (Air University Press) Vol 4 No 4, 1 June 2021.

Mackenzie, Lauren, and Megan Wallace.  2013.  Cross-Cultural Communication Contributions to Professional Military Education:  A Distance Learning Case Study.  In Cross-Cultural Competence for a 21st Century Military, edited by Robert Greene-Sands and Allison Green-Sands.  Lanham, MD:  Lexington.

 Fogarty, Patricia. 2013. “Riding Three Horses: Moldova’s Enduring Identity as a Strategy for Survival.” In Russia and Europe: Building Bridges, Digging Trenches, edited by Kjell Engelbrekt and Bertil Nygren, 230-248. Routledge. 

Peifer, Elizabeth. 2007. “Public Demonstrations of the 1960s: Participatory Democracy or Leftist Fascism?” in Coping with the Nazi Past: West German Debates on Nazism and Generational Conflict, 1955-1975, edited by Alan Steinweis and Philip Gassert. New York: Berghahn Books, 194-209.

Peifer, Elizabeth. 2021. “Public Demonstrations of the 1960s: Participatory Democracy or Leftist Fascism?”  in Alan Steinweis and Philip Gassert, eds., Coping with the Nazi  Past: West German Debates on Nazism and Generational Conflict, 1955-1975 (New York: Berghahn Books, 2006, 2007) 194-209.

Conference Proceedings

Jordan, Jessica. 2012. “Surviving War in on Pagan,” paper presented at the “1st Marianas History Conference: One Archipelago, Many Stories,” Fiesta Resort, Saipan, June 14-16, 2012. Published in the “Late Colonial History” chapter of conference proceedings at (November 2012): pp 77-109. 

Peifer, Elizabeth. 2021. “From Meme to Militancy: Aloha and Boogaloo,” Air University Language and Regional Expertise Symposium, Maxwell AFB, October 2020.

Encyclopedia Entries

Edmondson, Scott. 2020. “Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghrib,” “Arab Socialism,” and “Mokhtar Belmokhtar,” in Conflict in the Modern Middle East: An Encyclopedia of Civil War, Revolutions, and Regime Change, edited by Johnathan K. Zartman, ABC-CLIO.

Hissong, Kristin. 2020. ”Gender,” “Morocco,” and “Women’s Movements.” In Conflict in the Modern Middle East: Civil War, Revolutions, and Regime Change, edited by Jonathan Zartman. ABC-CLIO. 

Fogarty, Patricia. 2007. “Turks in the South.” In The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture: Volume 6: Ethnicity, edited by Celeste Ray. University of North Carolina Press.

Book Reviews

Peifer, Elizabeth. 2019. Review of Massacre in Norway: The 2011 Terror Attacks on Oslo and the Utøya Youth Camp, by Stian Bromark. H-War. December. 

Hissong, Kristin. 2018. Review of Making Morocco, Colonial Intervention and the Politics of Identity, by Jonathan Wyrtzen. H-Net Reviews in the Humanities and Social Sciences, June.

Hissong, Kristin. 2017. Review of Equal Opportunity Peacekeeping: Women, Peace, and security in Post Conflict States, by S. Karim and K. Beardsley. Journal of Military History. 81.4, October.

Steen, Susan. 2016. Review of Pilsen Snow: Poems, by Philip Kolin. Prague Journal of English Studies, (Vol. 5, no. 1). 211-214.

Hissong, Kristin. 2015. Review of Official Stories: Politics and National Narratives in Egypt and Algeria,” by Laurie Brand.  Nations and Nationalism, 21.3, July.

Edmondson, Scott. 2012. Review of Keep the Dance Alive by Rina Sherman. American Anthropologist, March 2012.


Edmondson, Scott. 2005. 'I Seen and I Know': Testimony from Pastor Billy Watkins and His Freedom of Spirit Church, 35-minute ethnographic film presented at the American Folklore Society Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, October 20, 2005. Winner of the 2005 AFS Zora Neale Hurston Prize for best student work on African American folklore.

Edmondson, Scott. 2005. Seeking Gede, mis en ti bon scenes, 28-minute ethnographic film of the Vodou ceremonies comprising the celebration of Fete Gede, presented in Professor Donald Cosentino's course on Black Atlantic Religions, UCLA, Spring 2005 and 2009.

Edmondson, Scott. 2003. Family Revival, Salem Camp Meeting, long-form documentary screened at the 2004 Vitas Film and Folklore Festival, UCLA, May 8, 2004; American Folklore Society Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, October 8-12, 2003; and at the Sloan Conference on Working Families, UCLA, May 15-16, 2003. Selected for Newton County, GA time capsule. 


Steen, Susan. 2012. “Red Shoes and Hot Blues: An Interview with Vasti Jackson.” The Southern Quarterly Jubilee Issue (Vol. 50, no. 1). 153-166.    

Works in Progress

Jordan, Jessica. 2021 “Islands Too Beautiful for Their Names: The Politics of Memory and History of Japanese Empire and War in the Northern Marianas.” Dissertation manuscript under revision for submission to an academic press.


Jordan, Jessica. 2021 “Multinational Business Organizational Models and the US Air Force: A Conversation with Brig Gen Leonard J. Kosinski, USAF,” Vice Commander, Fifth Air Force, and Director, Joint Air Component Coordination Element-Japan, at Yokota AB, Japan. 15 March 2021 phone interview. Journal of Indo-Pacific Affairs (Air University Press) Vol 4 No 4, 1 June 2021: 15-25.


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