Recent Scholarship by CU Faculty

Recent Scholarship by CU Faculty is a listing of Books, Articles, Essays, and Reviews written by Campbellsville University faculty during the past two years. The Articles, Essays and Reviews must be published in peer reviewed journals. Although books may appeal to a broad audience, the editorial process in publishing a book must reflect a rigorous review process within the particular discipline.

“American Revolution,” “American System,” “Black Hawk,” “Blue Jacket,” “Boone, Daniel,” “Boudinot, Elias,” “Brant, Joseph,” “Cayuse Wars,” “Chickasaw,” “Comancheria,” “Custer, George Armstrong,” “The Expanding Nation in the Trans-Appalachian West, 1785-1835,” “Harrison, William Henry,” “Horseshoe Bend, Battle of,” “Indians of California,” “Indians of the Pacific Northwest,” “Iroquois Confederacy,” “Keokuk,” “Marshall Court Decisions (Johnson v. M’Intosh, Cherokee Nation v. Georgia, and Worcester v. Georgia,” “McGillivray, Alexander,” “McIntosh, William,” “Medicine Lodge Treaty,” “Neolin,” “Osages,” “Osceola,” “Pontiac,” “Potowatami,” “Proclamation of 1763,”  “Ridge, John,” “Ross, John,” “Seminole War (First),” “Sitting Bull,” “Tecumseh,” “Tenskwatawa,” “Treaty of Fort Stanwix,” “Treaty of Hard Labor,” “Wayne, Anthony,” and “Whiskey Rebellion,” in Encyclopedia of American Imperialism and Expansionism. Edited by Chris Magoc and David Bernstein. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio, 2015. 

“Collection Development: Climate Change: Earth’s Uncertain Future.” Library Journal (June 1, 2015) 54-56.

“Bleeding Kansas,” and “Brady, Mathew,” in World of the Civil War: A Daily Life Encyclopedia. Edited by Lisa Tendrich Frank. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio, 2015.

“Civilian Conservation Corps, (Mammoth Cave),” “Finney, Nikky,” “Ku Klux Klan,” “Minstrelsy,” and “Reconstruction,” in Kentucky African American Encyclopedia. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2015.

“Longhouses,” “Loyalists,” “Native American Gender Roles,” and “Native American Wars,” in World of the American Revolution: A Daily Life Encyclopedia. Edited by Merril D. Smith. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio, 2015.

Water Rights and the Environment in the United States: A Documentary and Reference Guide. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2015.

“Harrington, Michael,” “Kentucky,” “Measles,” “Mercantilism,” “Mill, John Stuart,” “North Carolina,” “North Korea,” “Polio,” “Tennessee,” “War and Poverty,” “War on Poverty,” “Water,” “Water Technology,” “West Virginia,” in Encyclopedia of World Poverty, 2nd ed. 5 vols. Edited by Mehmet Odekon. Los Angeles: Sage Reference, 2015.

“Water Politics and Policy,” in American Political Culture: An Encyclopedia. 3 vols. Edited by Michael Shally-Jensen. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio, 2015.

“Andrew Jackson’s Indian Removal Policy,” in Routledge Handbook of American Military and Diplomatic History, the Colonial Period to 1877. Edited by Antonio S. Thompson and Christos G. Frentzos. New York: Routledge, 2015.

"Area 51," "Grand Staircase--Escalante National Monument," "Dick Cheney," "Blue Lake and Taos Pueblo," "Branch Davidian Raid," "Hawai'i," "Alcatraz Island Occupation," "Arizona v. California (1963)," "Aspinall, Wayne Norviel," "Babbit, Bruce Edward," "Banks, Dennis," "Bonneville Dam," "Central Arizona Project," "Dam Building," "Deloria, Vine, Jr.," "Dominy, Floyd," "Wounded Knee," "Benjamin 'Pap' Singleton," "Dam Removal," "Glen Canyon Dam," "Goldwater, Barry M.," "Grand Coulee Dam," "Hetch Hetchy Dam," "Jerry Apodaca," "Hoover Dam," "Senate Bill 1070 (Arizona, 2010)," "John Birch Society," "Johnson, Lyndon B." "John Brown," "The Keating Five," "Oklahoma City Bombing," "Mining, Coal," "Cruz Bustamante and the 2003 California Gubernatorial Recall Election," "Parker, Quanah," "Fish-Ins," "Rivers," "Sitting Bull," "Skull Valley Goshutes and Nuclear Storage," in Encyclopedia of Politics of the American West. 2 vols. Edited by Steven L. Danvers. Los Angeles: Sage Reference and Congressional Quarterly Press, 2013.

DeSpain, Joseph Y., John Russell Burch, Jr., and Timothy Q. Hooper. Green County, Kentucky: Images of America. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2013.

Book Reviews

Review of A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety, by Jimmy Carter. Library Journal (forthcoming).

Review of Dark Places of the Earth: The Voyage of the Slave Ship Antelope, by Jonathan M. Bryant. Library Journal (April 15, 2015): 100-101.

Review of Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab, by Steve Inskeep. Library Journal (March 15, 2015): 120-121.

Review of The Life of William Apess, Pequot, by Philip F. Gura. Library Journal (March 1, 2015): 94, 96

Review of Washington’s Circle: The Creation of the President, by David S. Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler. Library Journal (February 1, 2015): 94.

Review of The Last Days of George Armstrong Custer, by Thom Hatch. Library Journal (January 2015): 120.

Review of Madison’s Gift: Five Partnerships That Built America, by David O. Stewart. Library Journal (January 2015): 116.

Review of Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad, by Eric Foner. Library Journal (November 15, 2014): 100-101.

Review of The Cause of All Nations: An International History of the American Civil War, by Don H. Doyle. Library Journal (November 15, 2014): 98.

Review of American General: The Life and Times of William Tecumseh Sherman, by John S. D. Eisenhower. Library Journal (September 1, 2014): 126.

Review of Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson, by S. C. Gwynne. Library Journal (August 2014): 107.

Review of An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States, by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz. Library Journal (July 2014): 98.

Review of Native America and the Question of Genocide, by Alex Alvarez. Library Journal (April 1, 2014): 100.

Review of A Lenape Among the Quakers: The Life of Hannah Freeman, by Dawn G. Marsh. Library Journal (April 1, 2014): 98.

Review of American Indians at Risk, by Jeffrey Ian Ross, ed. CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries (April 2014): 1374.

Review of Ethnic Cleansing and the Indian: The Crime That Should Haunt America, by Gary Clayton Anderson. Library Journal (March 15, 2014): 127.

Review of Encounters at the Heart of the World: A History of the Mandan People, by Elizabeth A. Fenn. Library Journal (March 1, 2014): 98-99.

Review of Iroquois: People of the Longhouse, by Michael G. Johnson. Library Journal (March 1, 2014): 99.

Review of An Osage Journey to Europe 1827-1830: Three French Accounts, edited and translated by William Least Heat-Moon and James K. Wallace. Library Journal (February 1, 2014): 85.

Review of The Heathen School: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic, by John Demos. Library Journal (January 2014): 120.

Review of The Heart of Everything That Is: The Untold Story of Red Cloud, An American Legend, by Bob Drury and Tom Calvin. Library Journal (September 1, 2013): 123.

Review of The Tuscarora War: Indians, Settlers and the Fight for the Carolina Colonies, by David La Vere. Library Journal (October 1, 2013): 83.

Review of Wampum and the Origins of American Money, by Marc Shell. Library Journal (October 1, 2013): 90.

Review of Warrior Nations: The United States and Indian Peoples, by Roger L. Nichols. Library Journal (October 15, 2013): 116.

Review of The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America, by Thomas King. Library Journal (August 2013): 110-111.

Review of Encyclopedia of Native American Music of North America, by Elaine Keillor, Tim Archambeault, and John M. H. Kelly, eds. CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries (September 2013): 44.

Review of Pen and Ink Witchcraft: Treaties and Treaty Making in American Indian History, by Colin G. Calloway. Library Journal (June 1, 2013): 119.

Review of Guyasuta and the Fall of Indian America, by Brady J. Crytzer. Library Journal (May 15, 2013): 86.

Review of Uncovering History: Archaeological Investigations at the Little Big Horn, by Douglas D. Scott. Library Journal (April 15, 2013): 95.

Review of American Privateers in the War of 1812: The Vessels and their Prizes as Recorded in Niles’ Weekly Register, by Timothy S. Good, ed. American Reference Books Annual (2013): 151.

Review of Ancestry and Ethnicity in America, 2nd ed. American Reference Books Annual (2013): 126.

Review of Custer, the Seventh Cavalry, and the Little Big Horn: A Bibliography, by Michael O’Keefe. American Reference Books Annual (2013): 240.

Review of The Encyclopedia of the War of 1812, by Spencer C. Tucker, ed. American Reference Books Annual (2013): 242.

Review of Military Register of Custer’s Last Command, by Roger L. Williams. American Reference Books Annual (2013): 240.

Review of The War of 1812: A Complete Chronology with Biographies of 63 General Officers, by Bud Hannings. American Reference Books Annual (2013): 241.

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"Birther Controversy," "Cheyenne, Wyoming," "Compromise of 1850," "Credit Mobilier Scandal," "Hatfield, Mark," "Mississippi River," "Northwest Ordinance of 1787," "Boundaries, State," in Encyclopedia of Politics of the American West. 2 vols. Edited by Steven L. Danvers. Los Angeles: Sage Reference and Congressional Quarterly Press, 2013.

Review of Buying the Vote: A History of Campaign Finance Reform, by Robert E. Mutch. Library Journal (July 2014): 101.

Review of American Dreams: Restoring Economic Opportunity for Everyone, by Marco Rubio. Library Journal (January 2014):120.

Review of The Global Republic: America's Inadvertent Rise to World Power, by Frank Ninkovich. Library Journal (November 15, 2014): 105.

Review of Washington's Revolution: The Making of America's First Leader, by Robert Middlekauff. Library Journal (February 1, 2015): 94.

Review of The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789, Joseph J. Ellis. Library Journal (March 15, 2015): 120.

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J. Dwayne Howell, ed. Preaching and the Personal. Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2013.

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"Teaching Diverse Learners Online: Flipped classrooms and Other Strategies." In ACRES Conference Proceedings 2013. American Council on Rural Special Education, pp. 46-49. Online Version at [Accessed December 3, 2013].

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"A Little Help." Louisville Magazine, December 2013, 95-97. Online version at [accessed January 21, 2014].

"Madness Defamiliarized: The Value of Poetic Description of Mental Illness." Expositions [Online], Volume 8, Number 1 (June 17, 2014): 29-36. Online version at [accessed February 11, 2015].

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 "Jacques Ibert's Choral for Organ." The Diapason. (August 2015):18-19.

Guide to the Pianist's Repertoire. 4th ed. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2013.

"Reviews of Hymn-Based Piano Settings." The Verse, online newsletter of the Hymn Society in the United States and Canada. June 2013. Online version at [Accessed June 6, 2014].

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Review of Gender and Violence in Haiti: Women’s Path from Victims to Agents, by Benedetta Faedi Duramy. North American Social Science Review 1 (1):56. Online version at: [Accessed July 13, 2015]

Review of "The Power of the Powerless: Women’s Work, Sexual Violence and Autonomy in Ciudad Juarez (1994-2004)", by Ana Bergareche. North American Social Science Review 2 (1):18.

"Latina Immigrants, Interpersonal Violence, and the Decision to Report to Police." Journal of Interpersonal Violence XX(X), (2013): 1-18. Online version can be found at:

Review of Unspeakable Violence: Remapping U.S. and Mexican Imaginaries,  by N.M. Guidotti-Hernandez. International Criminal Justice Review. (March 6, 2014). Online version at [Accessed March 12, 2014]

Review of Honor-based violence: Policing and prevention, by Karl Anton Roberts, Gerry Campbell, and Glen Lloyd. International Criminal Justice Review. Online version at [Accessed May 13, 2014] 1057567714534687, first published on May 8, 2014 as doi:10.1177/1057567714534687

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Joseph Y. DeSpain, John Russell Burch, Jr., and Timothy Q. Hooper. Green County, Kentucky: Images of America. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2013.

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"Fire: Purification and Judgment in the Old Testament." Biblical Illustrator 40(4), (Summer 2014): 80-81.

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"Anomie, Deviance, and the Religious Factor: Data from 104 NFL Players." Journal of Sociology and Social Work 2:2 (December 2014): 1-8. Online version at [Accessed on April 22, 2015]

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"Trust in administration:  How administrators relate to parents of students with disabilities."  The Online Journal of Counseling and Education, 3(4), 64-83. Online version can be found at: [Accessed on February 11, 2015]

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A History of Christianity: An Introductory Survey. Nashville, TN: B & H Academic, 2015.

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