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Faculty News - Fall 2004

Dr. Cooney Publishes

Dr. Kevin Cooney, Assistant Professor of Political Science, recently had a peer-reviewed article entitled "Nissan Syndrome and Structural Reform in Japan: Will It Take a Gaigin?" published in the journal Asian Perspective Summer, 2004). Dr. Cooney has also signed a contract with M. E. Sharpe Publishers to write a textbook called Japanese Foreign Policy: Past, Present, and Future that is due to appear in Janaury, 2006.

In addition, Dr. Cooney will be traveling to Hawaii in March, 2005, for the annual International Studies Association Convention, where he will present a paper on alternative visions of Japanese security, as part of a panel on Japanese foreign and security policy.

Dr. Terry Lindley Writes Book Reviews and Article

Dr. Terry Lindley, Professor of History, has had four book reviews published since June. They deal with: Andrew Greeley’s The Catholic Revolution: New Wine, Old Wineskins, and the Second Vatican Council, which appeared in Choice (July-August 2004); Glenn Altschuyler’s All Shook Up: How Rock ‘n’ Roll Changed America, which the Journal of American Culture published in June 2004; Paul Kengor’s God and Ronald Reagan: A Spiritual Life, which was in the Journal of Church and State (Summer 2004); and R. Lawrence Moore’s The Mixing of Sacred and Secular in American History, which also appeared in the Journal of Church and State (Summer 2004). In addition, Dr. Lindley recently submitted for possible publication an article entitled “Tennessee Baptists and the Vietnam War” to Tennessee Baptist History.


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