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SELECTED SCHOLARLY WORKS

Refereed Journal Articles

Whitt, J. and Steen, S. (January, 2021).  “Talking and Listening to Build a Stronger Military:  Cosmopolitan Communication as an Essential Skill of Military Leader Development.”  Journal of Character and Leadership Development (Vol. 8, Issue 1). 190-204.

Edmondson, Scott. 2021. “Comparing the Strategic Worldviews of the United States and China: Implications for Strategy and Engagement with Africa.” Journal of Indo-Pacific Affairs, Africa Special Issue, Nov 2021.  https://www.airuniversity.af.edu/JIPA/Display/Article/2847122/comparing-the-strategic-worldviews-of-the-united-states-and-china-implications/

Fogarty, Patricia, Scott Edmondson and Elizabeth Peifer. 2021. “Planning for Culture: Incorporating Cultural Property Protection into a Large-Scale, Multi-Domain Exercise.” Military Review, Nov-Dec 2021.  https://www.armyupress.army.mil/Journals/Military-Review/English-Edition-Archives/November-December-2021/Fogarty-Cultural-Property/

Edmondson, Scott. 2021. “Not Just Regarding Afghanistan: Dangerous Assumptions, Cultural (In)Competence—and Weak Reflexivity.” Journal of Indo-Pacific Affairs, August 23, 2021. https://www.airuniversity.af.edu/JIPA/Display/Article/2743011/not-just-regarding-afghanistan-dangerous-assumptions-cultural-incompetenceand-w/

Peifer, Elizabeth. 2021. “Ruthless Competition: What the pursuit of a PS5 teaches about future conflict,“ Wild Blue Yonder February 19, 2021. https://www.airuniversity.af.edu/Wild-Blue-Yonder/Article-Display/Article/2506900/ruthless-competition-what-the-pursuit-of-a-playstation-5-teaches-about-future-c/

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.

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. https://doi.org/10.1080/19301944.2011.10781403

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

Steen, S. (June, 2021).  “From A-Ha Moments to Emerging Stories of the Good Old Days:  Reflections on a Fascinating Field.”  In L. Mackenzie and K. Fosher (Eds.), The Rise and Decline of DOD Culture Programs. Quantico:  Marine Corps University Press.  

Steen, S. and Buechner, B. (July, 2021).  “Transcending Tribalism: Re-imagining Community through Cosmopolitan Engagement with Military Members and Veterans.” In R. Penman (Ed.), A Cosmopolitan Sensibility: Compelling Stories from a Communication Perspective.  Oracle, AZ:  CMMi Press.

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, http://www.dd.iij4u.or.jp/~pagan/). “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. 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

Steen, S. (November 2021).  Creating Cultures of Resilience: A Communication Perspective for the U.S. Military. Presentation for panel entitled “Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Resilience for the US Military.” Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society, 2021 Biennial International Conference.   

Steen, S. (November 2021).  A-Ha Moments, Reflections and Three Imperatives.  Presentation for panel entitled “The Best-Laid Schemes: The Rise and Decline of U.S. Military Culture Programs 2004-2020.” Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society, 2021 Biennial International Conference.   

Buechner, B., Jinkerson, J., Steen, S., & Parrish-Sprowl, S. (August 2021).  An interdisciplinary inquiry into veteran’s stories of Moral Injury: Implications for social justice.  American Psychological Association Annual Conference.  

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

Steen, S. & Buechner, B. (October 2020).  Expanding the Tribe:  Engaging a communication perspective in working with military students and veterans.  Language, Regional Expertise, and Culture Annual Symposium. Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, Alabama.    

Steen, S., Mackenzie, L., & Buechner, B. (November 2019). Considering the Coordinated 
Management of Meaning Theory: A practical educational tool for helping military students and veterans manage complex intercultural interactions. The Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society Biennial International Conference.  Reston, Virginia.    

Mackenzie, L. Steen, S. & Masakowski, Y.  (May, 2019).  Communication and confirmation strategies in the military classroom.  International Communication Association Annual Convention. Washington, D. C.  

Whitt, J. & Steen, S. (March 2019).  Know thyself in order to know others.  Language, Regional Expertise, and Culture Annual Symposium. Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, Alabama.    

Mackenzie, L., Steen, S., Buechner, B., & Nicastro, A.  (March, 2018). The evolving role of communication proficiency and cultural competence in military education and training. Language, Regional Expertise, and Culture Annual Symposium. Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, Alabama.    

Mackenzie, L., & Steen, S. (October, 2017). Intercultural competence considerations for military personnel: Training & education initiatives.  SIETAR-USA Conference (17th annual). San Diego, California.

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 Guampedia.com (November 2012): pp 77-109. 

 

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.

Films

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. 

Other

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

Filler, Lukas. 2022. "How Britain and the US can counter China’s growing military." Telegraph.

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.

Interviews

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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