Vol 2011 no 3

Global Insecurity

Toward a Contemporary Definition of Terrorism

Lanier Burns, Research Professor, Dallas Seminary  

Higher Education

Methodologies for Motivating Student Learning Through Personal Connections

Craig E. Abrahamson, Professor of Psychology, James Madison University

Disillusionment with Higher Education In the Middle East and the United States

Judith A. Cochran, Professor, University of Missouri–St. Louis

High School Graduation Rates of Potential First Generation College Students:  A Qualitative Case Study

Jacqueline O. Dansby and Gloria Dansby-Giles

Critical Concerns for Oral Communication Education in the United States and the United Kingdom

Richard Emanuel, Professor of Communication, Alabama State University

Exporting English Pronunciation from China: The Communication Needs of Young Chinese Scientists as Teachers in Higher Education Abroad

Greta Gorsuch, Professor, Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures, Texas Tech University

Building in a New Context in Danish University Teaching with some Remarkable Results

Mogens Noergaard Olesen, Associate Professor, Department Of Economics, University Of Copenhagen

A Longitudinal Study of School Districts’ Sustained Improvement

Pauline M. Sampson, Associate Professor, Stephen F. Austin State University

Are College Rankings An Indicator of Quality Education?

William Schmidt, Nathan Burroughs, Lee Cogan, and Richard Houang

Religion, Ethics and Values

The Dome in Christian and Islamic Sacred Architecture

Theresa Grupico, lecturer, Department of Art and Design, Monmouth University

Peace Among Religions: Hans Küng’s Analysis of Christian and Muslim Paradigms  of Social Justice in Search of a Global Ethic

Richard H. Morgan, Professor, School of Social Welfare, Stony Brook University

Muslim-Christian Cooperation and Conflict: Lessons from the Case Study of Lebanon

Barry Preisler, Adjunct Professor, Sonoma State University

Religion, Politics, and American Foreign Policy in the Middle East

Robert A. Sedler, Distinguished Professor of Law, Wayne State University

Beyond Ethical Codes: A Call For Critical Thinking In Religious Culture

Isidoro Talavera, Lead Faculty, Department of Humanities & Communication Arts, Franklin University

Women’s Issues

Concealments and Revelations in the Self-Portraits of Female Painters

Kim Cliett Long, Director of Distance Learning/Assistant Professor of Organizational Management, Wiley College

The life experience of Middle Eastern immigrant women to the United States: The case of Iranian women in Minnesota

Farah Gilanshah, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Minnesota-Morris

History of Women: Women’s Contribution to Aviation

Jacqueline R. Luedtke, Associate Professor, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

The Grimké Sisters of Charleston, SC: Abolitionist and Feminist Leaders

Amy Thompson McCandless

Simone de Beauvoir’s Philosophical Sexism: Implications for the Philosophy of Posterity

Jim I. Unah and Otto Dennis

“Noblesse Oblige”: Pearl Buck’s Platonic Conception of Self

Jennie Wang, Professor, Dept. of English Language, Literature, and Linguistics, Providence University, Taiwan