Recent Faculty Books

As scholars conducting research at the cutting-edge of their disciplines, Rutgers University–Camden faculty provide access to their thought-provoking work through publication in books that are critical resources in classrooms, libraries, research, and discourse worldwide.

Below are some of our faculty's latest books.

Dr. Aaron Hostetter (Assistant Professor, English)
Political Appetites:  Food in Medieval English Romance (The Ohio State University Press)


Dr. Andrew Shankman (Associate Professor, History)
Original Intents: Hamilton, Jefferson, Madison, and the American Founding  (Oxford University Press)


Dr. Joan Mazelis (Assistant Professor, Sociology)
Surviving Poverty: Creating Sustainable Ties Among the Poor  (NYU Press)



Dr. Shauna Shames (Assistant Professor, Political Science)
Out of the Running: Why Millennials Reject Political Careers and Why It Matters  (NYU Press)



Dr. William FitzGerald (Associate Professor, English)
The Craft of Research, Fourth Edition  (University of Chicago Press)


Dr. Elizabeth Scannell-Desch (Associate Professor, Nursing)
Nurses After War: The Reintegration Experience of Nurses Returning from Iraq and Afghanistan  (Springer Publishing)


Dr. Kate Cairns (Assistant Professor, Childhood Studies)
Food and Femininity  (Bloomsbury Academic)


Prof. Paul Lisicky (Assistant Professor, English)
The Narrow Door: A Memoir of Friendship (Gray Wolf Press)


Dr. James Brown (Assistant Professor, English)
Ethical Programs:  Hospitality and the Rhetorics of Software  (University of Michigan Press)


Dr. Charlotte Markey (Professor, Psychology)
Smart People Don’t Diet (Da Capo)

Prof. Julie Still (Librarian, Paul Robeson Library)
Managing Your Brand: Career Management and Personal PR for Librarians (Chandos Publishing)

Prof. Pam Jenoff (Clinical Professor, Law)
The Last Summer at Chelsea Beach (Mira)

Dr. Lauren Silver (Associate Professor, Childhood Studies)
System Kids: Adolescent Mothers and the Politics of Regulation (The University of North Carolina Press)

Dr. Benedetto Piccoli (Joseph and Loretta Lopez Chair Professor of Mathematics)
Multiscale Modeling of Pedestrian Dynamics (Springer)

Dr. Gloria Bonilla-Santiago (Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor, Public Policy)
The Miracle on Cooper Street: Lessons from an Inner City (Archway/Simon & Schuster)

Prof. Dennis Patterson (Board of Governors Professor, Law)
Mind, Brains, and Law: The Conceptual Foundations of Law and Neuroscience (Oxford University Press)

Dr. Cati Coe (Professor, Anthropology)
The Scattered Family: Parenting, African Migrants, and Global Inequality (University of Chicago Press)

Dr. Gabor Toth (Professor, Mathematics)
Introduction to Middle Egyptian Grammar through Ancient Writings (Linus Publications)

Prof. Michael Livingston (Professor, Law)
The Fascists and the Jews of Italy: Mussolini's Race Laws, 1938–1943 (Cambridge University Press)

Dr. Kate Epstein (Associate Professor, History)
Torpedo:  Inventing the Military-Industrial Complex in the United States and Great Britain (Harvard University Press)

Dr. Ellen Ledoux (Associate Professor, English)
Social Reform in Gothic Writing: Fantastic Forms of Change, 1764–1834 (Macmillan)

Dr. Philip Scranton (Board of Governors Professor Emeritus, History)
Reimagining Business History (Johns Hopkins University Press)

Dr. Maureen Donaghy (Assistant Professor, Political Science)
Civil Society and Participatory Governance: Municipal Councils and Social Housing Programs in Brazil (Routledge)

Dr. Charlene Mires (Professor, History)
Capital of the World: The Race to Host the United Nations (NYU Press)

Prof. Ruth Anne Robbins (Clinical Professor, Law)
Your Client’s Story: Persuasive Legal Writing (Wolters Kluwer)

Dr. William FitzGerald (Associate Professor, English)
Spiritual Modalities: Prayer as Rhetoric and Performance (Penn State University Press)