Faculty

Linguistics

Alan Juffs
2833 Cathedral of Learning
412-624-5901
juffs@pitt.edu
Publications

2014    Sociocultural influences on the use of a web-based tool in learning English vocabulary. System.

 

2013    The Effects of Vowel Phoneme-Grapheme Ambiguity during Reading by Native English, Arabic, and Chinese Speakers. An eye-tracking study. To be submitted to applied psycholinguistics.

 

2013    Information Retrieval for Reading Tutors. In C. Chapelle, (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. New York: Cambridge University Press.

 

Music

Shalini Ayyagari
207 Music Building
412-624-4196
sayyagari@pitt.edu
Publications

“Lesser-known Music from North India and Pakistan.” UNESCO Collection of Traditional Music. Guest Blog Album Review (Week 16). 2014.

“At Home in the Studio: The Sound of Manganiyar Music Going Popular.” In More than Bollywood: Studies in Indian Popular Music. Bradley Shope and Gregory Booth, eds. New York: Oxford University Press. 2013: 256-75.

Andrew N. Weintraub
110 Music Building
412-624-4126
anwein@pitt.edu
Publications

2014    “Pop Goes Melayu: Indonesian Popular Music, 1968-1975.” In Sonic Modernities. Ed. Bart Barendregt. Leiden: Brill Press.

 

2013    “The Sound and Spectacle of Dangdut Koplo: Genre and Counter-Genre in East Java, Indonesia.” Asian Music.

 

2012     “The Audible Future: Reimagining the Role of Sound Archives and Sound Repatriation in Uganda.” [co-authored with Sylvia Nannyonga-Tamusuza]. Ethnomusicology

 

Political Science

Gemma Marolda
4600 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
412-648-7250
gmarolda@pitt.edu
Kaoru (Kay) Shimizu
4600 WWPH
412-648-7250
kayshimizu@pitt.edu

Public & International Affairs

Louise K. Comfort
3617 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
412-648-7606
lkc@pitt.edu
Publications

2011    Resilience, Entropy, and Efficiency in Crisis Management: The January 12, 2010 Haiti Earthquake. In U. Rosenthal et al. Megacrises. Springfield, IL, Charles C. Thomas, Publisher.

 

2011    Transition from Response to Recovery: A Knowledge Commons to Support Decision Making following the January 12, 2010 Haiti Earthquake. Special Issue on January 12, 2010 Haiti Earthquake. Earthquake Spectra. 

 

2011    Distributed cognition: The basis for coordinated action in dynamic environments. Journal of Emergency 

Luke Condra
3933 Posvar Hall
412.648.8088
lcondra@pitt.edu
Müge Kökten Finkel
3426 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
412-383-9483
mfinkel@pitt.edu
Publications

2008    “What Makes a Camp Safe: the Protection of Children from Abduction in Internally Displaced Persons and Refugee Camps”, Co-authored with Simon Reich, Ford institute for Human Security, University of Pittsburgh

 

2006    “Community Driven Development: Problems of Operationalization in the Middle East and North Africa Region”, Co-authored with Knut Opsal, MNA Regional Working Paper Series, the World Bank 

 

2006    “Voices of the Youth: Background Papers and Country Case Studies from Egypt, United Arab Emirates and Yemen” for the WDR 2007: Development and the Next Generation, the World Bank

 

Jennifer Brick Murtazashivili
412-648-7611
3806 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
jmurtaz@pitt.edu
Publications

2012    “Colored by Revolution: The Political Economy of Autocratic Stability in Uzbekistan.”  Democratization 

 

2012    “Soviet Union in Central Asia,” in Volume 4: Cultural Sociology of West, Central, and South Asia; Part 3, 1900 to Present: Soviet Union in Central Asia 

 

2012    “Osama bin Laden,” in Volume 4: Cultural Sociology of West, Central, and South Asia; Part 3, 1900 to Present: Soviet Union in Central Asia

 

Nita Rudra


rudra@pitt.edu
Phil Williams
3932 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
412-648-7637
ridgway1@pitt.edu
Publications

2012    “The Terrorism Debate Over Mexican Drug Trafficking Violence” in Terrorism and Political 

Violence, Vol. 24, No. 2; Special Issue: Intersections of Crime and Terror.

 

2010    “Organized Crime in Iraq: Strategic Surprise and Lessons for Future Contingencies.” Prism Vol 1 No. 2, pp. 47-68.

 

2010    “Afterword: criminal violence in Mexico – a dissenting analysis”, with Paul Kan, Small Wars & Insurgencies, Vol. 21, No. 1, (Special Issue: Narcos Over the Border: Gangs, Cartels, Mercenaries and the Invasion of America).

 

Religious Studies

Milica Bakic-Hayden
2612 Cathedral of Learning
412-624-5989
milicabh@pitt.edu
Publications

Forthcoming     “Religion and Religious Authority in the Age of Secularism and Globalization: Some Implications for the Balkans” in Bulletin of the Institute of Ethnography of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts.

 

2011     Executive "Empires are Us: Identifying with Differences," in Images of Imperial Legacy: Modern Discourses on the Social and Cultural Impact of Ottoman and Habsburg Rule in Southeast Europe, edited by Tea Sindbaek and Maximilian Hartmuth, Berlin: LIT Verlag

 

2010     “St. Sava and the Power(s) of Spiritual Authority,” Serbian Studies 24.1-2: 49-62.

 

Clark Chilson
2610 Cathedral of Learning
412-624-5977
chilson@pitt.edu
Publications

2013    Secrecy’s Power: The Conflicting Consequence of Concealment for Covert Shin Buddhists in Japan, University of Hawai‘i Press 

 

2012    “Preaching as Performance: Notes on a Secretive Shin Buddhist Sermon.” In Studying 

            Buddhism in Practice, edited by John Harding, pp. 142–153. London: Routledge. 

 

2012   “Searching for a Place to Sit: Buddhism in Modern Japan.” In Buddhism in the Modern World, edited by David L. McMahan, pp. 49–68. London: Routledge.  

 

Linda Penkower
2609 Cathedral of Learning
412-624-2277
penkower@pitt.edu

Sociology

Vijai P. Singh
2607 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
412-624-7563
singh@pitt.edu