Keri E. Iyall Smith, Sociology, received the Gordon Hirabayashi Human Rights Book Award Honorable Mention by the Human Rights Section of the American Sociological Association, along with coeditors David L. Brunsma and Brian K. Gran, for their Handbook of Sociology and Human Rights.

Smith, Brunsma, and Gran recently released a new publication, Expanding the Human In Human Rights: Toward a Sociology of Human Rights.

Leslie Eckel, English, has published the book Atlantic Citizens: Nineteenth-Century American Writers at Work in the World, which questions the "American" identity of representative authors, even as they test the moral and geographical limits of American nationality.

Eckel also published the articles "Oceanic Mirrors: Atlantic Literature and the Global Chaosmos" in the journal Atlantic Studies, and "Gender" in the book Ralph Waldo Emerson in Context.

Joseph De Quattro, English, has three poems, "Potholes," "Vitality in Nature," and "Brooklyn, America" in the September issue of Verse-Virtual Magazine.

Vice Provost and Government Professor Sebastián Royo has published two book chapters: "The Limits of Convergence: Portugal in the European Union," in 'Europeanization and the Southern Periphery' in Retrospect: Another Decade of Dynamism, Asymmetry, and Fragmentation? and 'Spain After the Fiesta,' in Europe Today, 5th Edition.