Books by Our Students & Graduates

Rasheed Adedoyin Ismaila Otun (PhD student)

Idi-Araba to Akoka: A Documdrama Chronicling the University of Lagos, Nigeria, from 1962 to 2012
(University of Lagos Press, 2022)



Robert Eric Shoemaker (PhD, 2022)

Ca’ Venezia
(Partial Press, 2021)



Kelly E. Hill (PhD, 2021)

A Home for Friendless Women: A Novel
(Vintage Books, 2024)



Sarah Ivens (PhD, 2018)

The Zen Mama: Your Guilt-Free Guide to Raising Brave, Kind Children
(Piatkus, 2021)

Get Real: Embrace Your Strengths, Accept Your Limits, and Create an Authentically Happier, Healthier You
(Post Hill Press, 2021)

Forest Therapy: Seasonal Ways to Embrace Nature for a Happier You
(Da Capo Press, 2018)

Nathan Gower (PhD, 2017)

The Act of Disappearing: A Novel
(Mira Books, 2024)



David E. Orberson (PhD, 2017)


Thomas Merton and the Individual Witness: Kingdom Making in a Post-Christian, Post-Truth World
(Cascade Books, 2022)

Thomas Merton—Evil and Why We Suffer: From Purified Soul Theodicy to Zen
(Cascade Books, 2018)


Kendra N. Sheehan (PhD, 2017)


Cross-Cultural Influences between Japanese and American Pop Cultures: Powers of Pop
(Cambridge Scholars, 2023)



Nadeem Zaman (PhD, 2017)

The Inheritors
(Hachette India, 2023)

Up in the Main House & Other Stories
(Unnamed Press, 2019)

In the Time of the Others
(Pan Macmillan India, 2018)

Adam Noland (PhD, 2015)

Hermeneutic Ontology in Gadamer and Woolf: The Being of Art and the Art of Being
(Routledge, 2020)



Leslie Harper (PhD, 2014)

The Gendering of Madness in Victorian and Modern England and America
(Cambridge Scholars, 2023)



Jeremy Killian (PhD, 2013)

Eugene O’Neill’s Philosophy of Difficult Theatre: Pity, Fear, and Forgiveness
(Routledge, 2022)



Erin McCoy (PhD, 2013)

A War Tour of Viet Nam: A Cultural History
(McFarland Books, 2021)



Julie Marie Wade (PhD, 2012)

Otherwise: Essays
(Autumn House Press, 2023)

Fugue: An Aural History
(New Michigan Press, 2023)

Telephone: Essays in Two Voices (with Brenda Miller)
(Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2021)

(The Word Works, 2021)

Just an Ordinary Woman Breathing (21st Century Essays)
(Mad Creek Books, Ohio State University Press, 2020)

The Unrhymables: Collaborations in Prose (with Denise Duhamel)
(Noctuary Press, 2019)

Same-Sexy Marriage
(A Midsummer Night's Press, 2018)

(Red Hen Press, 2016)

Catechism: A Love Story
(Noctuary Press, 2016)

When I Was Straight
(A Midsummer Night's Press, 2014)

Tremolo: An Essay (Bloom Chapbook)
(Bloom Books, 2013)

Postage Due (Marie Alexander Poetry Series)
(White Pine Press, 2013)

Small Fires: Essays (Sarabande Series in Kentucky Literature)
(Sarabande Books, 2011)

Wishbone: A Memoir in Fractures
(Colgate University Press, 2010; Bywater Books, 2014)

Without (New Women's Voices Series 79)
(Finishing Line Press, 2010)

Todd Edmondson (PhD, 2011)

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Priest, Prophet, Pilgrim: Types and Distortions of Spiritual Vocation in the Fiction of Wendell Berry and Cormac McCarthy
(Pickwick, 2014)



Derek Penwell (PhD, 2010)

Outlandish: An Unlikely Messiah, a Messy Ministry, and the Call to Mobilize
(Chalice Press, 2019)

The Mainliner’s Survival Guide to the Post-Denominational World
(Chalice Press, 2014)


Amy Tudor (PhD, 2010)

A Book of Birds
(Briery Creek Press, 2008)



Michael Williams (PhD, 2010)

Tattered Men (City Quartet)
(Seventh Star Press, 2019)

Trajan’s Arch (City Quartet)
(2010; 2nd ed., Seventh Star Press, 2019)

Vine: An Urban Legend (City Quartet)
(2012; 2nd ed., Seventh Star Press, 2018)

Dominic’s Ghosts (City Quartet)
(Seventh Star Press, 2018)



Abigail Heiniger (MA, 2008)

Fairy-Tale Revivals in the Long Nineteenth Century, 2 vols. (editor)
(Routledge, 2024)

Jane Eyre’s Fairytale Legacy at Home and Abroad: Constructions and Deconstructions of National Identity
(Routledge, 2016)