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.
“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.
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
Public & International Affairs
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
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
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
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).
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.
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.