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Taking the Temperature: Implications for Adoption of Election Day Registration, State-Level Voter Turnout, and Life Expectancy
(Cambridge University Press, 2012-01)
We consider the neglected importance of temperature as an explanatory variable. We show that: (1) colder states have turnout that is high relative to the national average; (2) the coldest states in the United States were ...
INTEGRATIVE STEM EDUCATION AS “BEST PRACTICE”
(Griffith Institute for Educational Research, Queensland, Australia, 2012)
In accordance with the conference theme—“Exploring Best Practice in Technology Design & Engineering Education”— I make a case in this paper for investigating “integrative STEM education” as a prospective best practice ...
Applying differential association theory to online hate groups: a theoretical statement
(Social and Economic Research Association of the Turku Universities, 2012)
In this paper, I will consider how social media can nurture and encourage mass murder within a framework of one of the most prominent and widely supported criminological theories: differential association. I will briefly ...
Psalm Recitation and Post-Secular Time: Augustine, the iPod, and Psalm 90
(The Whitestone Foundation, 2012)
Psalm 90 accommodates multiple understandings and experiences of time, but its compositional coherence balances this diversity with unity. Practices of recitation, reading, and reflection on the Psalms accommodate this ...
Secularism and the Question of the ‘Judeo-Christian'
This essay comments on the papers in this special issue, paying special attention to "Judaism," "Christianity," and "Judeo-Christian" in relation to discussions of secularism and civil religion. It attempts an explanation ...
Syllabus - REL/HUM/HIST 3504 (Spring 2012)
Syllabus for REL/HUM/HIST 3504: Age of the Crusades. Taught by Prof. Matthew Gabrielel (Dept. of Religion and Culture).
Syllabus - REL/JUD/HUM 3704 (Spring 2013)
Syllabus for REL/JUD/HUM 3704: Christians, Jews, & the Idea of Judeo-Christianity (Spring 2013).
Syllabus - REL/HUM 4324 (Spring 2012)
Syllabus for REL/HUM 4324: The Language of Religious Violence. Taught by Prof. Matthew Gabriele (Dept. of Religion and Culture).
Syllabus - REL/HIST 4074 (Fall 2012)
Syllabus for REL/HIST 4074: Memory & Legend. Taught by Prof. Matthew Gabriele (Dept. of Religion and Culture).
Syllabus - REL 5984 (Spring 2013)