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Faculty Research 

Douglas Allen

Allen, Douglas B. and Allen, Dwight W. (2004) Formula 2+2: The Simple Solution for Successful Coaching, Berrett Koehler Publishers Inc.
Allen, Douglas B. (2010) "The Multinational's Dilemma: Cultures in Conflict," in: Good Business: Exercising Effective and Ethical Leadership, O'Toole and Mayer (eds.) Routledge
Allen, Douglas B. (2010) "The Global Manager," in: The Handbook of Technology Management, 3 Volume Set, Hossein Bidgoli, Editor-in-Chief, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, N.J

Robert Corrado

Ill-Structured Simulations in Two American Law School Classes: Labor Law and Administrative Law, chapter in Simulation and the Learning of the Law (Ashgate Publishing) (forthcoming 2014).
Formative Assessment in Doctrinal Law Classes: Rethinking Grade Appeals, 63 Journal of Legal Education, Issue 2 (forthcoming November 2013).
Administrative Law: A Casebook , co-authored with with Jay Brown and Bernard Schwartz, 8th edition, Wolters Kluwer (forthcoming December 2013).
Labor Law in the Contemporary Workplace , co-authored with Kenneth Dau-Schmidt, Martin Malin, Christopher Cameron and Catherine Fisk, 2nd edition, West Publishers (forthcoming December 2013).
2012 Update for Employment Discrimination Law: Cases and Materials on Equality in the Workplace, co-authored with Dianne Avery, Maria Ontiveros, Michael Selmi and Melissa Hart, American Casebook Series, Thomson West (August 2012).


d'Estrée, T.P. (2008). Problem solving approaches. In Bercovitch, J., Kremenyuk, V., and Zartman, I. W. (Eds.), Handbook on Conflict Resolution. New York: Sage.
d'Estrée, T.P. (2006). Identifying the impact of interactive conflict resolution: How political influentials create frameworks for peace. In Gärling, T., Backenroth-Ohsako, & Ekehammar, B. (Eds.) Diplomacy and psychology: Prevention of Armed Conflicts After the Cold War. Singapore:MarshallCavendish.
d'Estrée, T.P. (2005). The role of voice in conflict deescalation and resolution. In M. Fitzduff & C.E. Stout (Eds.), The psychology of resolving global conflicts: From war to peace. Praeger.
Lyons, T., Mitchell, C., d'Estrée, T.P., & Abebe, L. (2004). The Ethiopian extended dialogue: An analytical report, 2000- 2003. Fairfax, VA: Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution.
Elliott, M., d'Estrée, T.P., & Kaufman, S. (2004). The role of evaluation in the understanding and management of intractable conflicts. In G. Burgess & H. Burgess (Eds.), Intractable Conflict Knowledge Base. Boulder, CO: University of Colorado.
d'Estrée, T.P., & Colby, B.G. (2004). Braving the currents: Evaluating conflict resolution in the river basins of the American West. Norwell, MA: Kluwer.
Green, P., & d'Estrée, T.P. (2003). The positive power of voice in peacebuilding. In C. Sampson, M. Abu-Nimer, C. Liebler, & D. Whitney, (Eds.), Positive Approaches to Peacebuilding: A Resource for Innovators. Pact Publications.
d'Estrée, T.P. (2003). Capturing evidence of relationship change. In O'Leary, R., and Bingham, L. (Eds.), Evaluating Environmental Dispute Programs and Policies. Washington, D.C.: Resources for the Future Press.
d'Estrée, T.P. (2002). Dynamics. In Cheldelin, S., Druckman, D., and Fast, L. Human Conflict: From Analysis to Action. London: Cassell. d'Estrée, T.P., & Shapiro, I. (2002). Interpersonal conflict. In UNESCO's Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS). Oxford, UK: EOLSS Publishers Co., Ltd.
d'Estrée, T.P., Dukes E. F., and Navarette-Romero, J. (2001). Environmental conflicts and their resolution. In B. Bechtel & A. Churchman, Handbook of Environmental Psychology. New York: Wiley & Sons. d'Estrée, T.P. , Fast, L.A., Weiss, J.N., & Jakobsen, M. S. (2001). Changing the debate about "success" in conflict resolution efforts. Negotiation Journal, 17(2), 101-113.
d'Estrée, T.P., & Colby, B.G. (2000). Guidebook for analyzing success in environmental conflict resolution. ICAR report #3. Fairfax, VA: Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution.
Colby, B.G., & d'Estrée, T.P. (2000). Evaluating market transactions, litigation and regulation as tools for implementing environmental restoration. Arizona Law Review, 42.
Colby, B.G., & d'Estrée, T.P. (2000). Effective environmental conflict resolution – an economic perspective. International Journal of Water Resource Development, 16.
d'Estrée, T.P. (1999). The Hopi-Navajo land dispute: Official and unofficial interventions. In Ross, M.H., & Rothman, J. (Eds.), Theory and Practice in Ethnic Conflict Management: Conceptualizing Success and Failure. London: Macmillan.
d'Estrée, T.P., & Babbitt, E.F. (1998). Women and the art of peacemaking: Data from Israeli-Palestinian interactive problem-solving workshops. Political Psychology, 19, 185-209.
Babbitt, E., & d'Estrée, T.P. (1996). An Israeli-Palestinian women's workshop: Application of the interactive problem- solving approach. In Crocker, C. (Ed.) Managing global chaos: Sources of and responses to international conflict. (pp. 521-529). Washington, DC: U.S. Institute of Peace.
d'Estrée, T.P. (1993). Deciding to consider and deciding to concur: Reflections on Lehrer's conflict-resolution model. Initiative, 5, 1, 13-15. Tucson, AZ: Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy.
Hammond, K. R., Hamm, R. M., Grassia, J., and Pearson, T. (1987). Direct comparison of the efficacy of intuitive and analytical cognition in expert judgment. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Vol. SMC-17, 753-770. Reprinted in W.M. Goldstein and R.M. Hogarth, (Eds.). (1996). Research on Judgment and Decision Making: Currents, Connections, and Controversies. Cambridge University Press.
Hammond, K. R., Hamm, R. M., Grassia, J., and Pearson, T. (1984). A second direct comparison of intuitive, quasi- rational, and analytical cognition. Technical Report, Center for Research on Judgment and Policy, University of Colorado.
Hammond, K. R., Hamm, R. M., Grassia, J., and Pearson, T. (1983). Direct comparison of intuitive, quasi-rational, and analytical cognition. Center for Research on Judgment and Policy, University of Colorado, Report No. 248.


Genesis: A Theological Commentary on the Bible (WJK, 2012)
The Quest for the Historical Satan (co-authored, 2011)
Liberating Jonah: Toward a Biblical Ethics of Reconciliation (Orbis Books, 2007)
Lily Among the Thorns: Imagining a New Christian Sexuality (Jossey-Bass, 2007)
Leer la Biblia desde los Marginados (Ediciones Messajero, 2005)
Doing Christian Ethics from the Margins (Orbis Books, 2004)
Santeria: The Beliefs and Rituals of a Growing Religion in America (B. Eerdmans Publishing, 2004)
La Lucha for Cuba: Religion and Politics on the Streets of Miami (University of California Press, 2003)
The Quest for the Cuban Christ: A Historical Search (University Press of Florida, 2002)
Reading the Bible from the Margins (Orbis Books, 2002)
Introducing Latino/a Theologies (co-authored, Orbis Books, 2001).

Karen Feste

America Responds To Terrorism: Conflict Strategies of Clinton, Bush and Obama. New York: Palgrave-Macmillan Press. 2011.

Terminate Terrorism: Framing, Gaming, and Negotiating Conflicts. Boulder, Colo.: Paradigm Press. 2010.

Plans for Peace: Negotiation And The Arab-Israeli Conflict. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press (cloth) and New York: Praeger Publishers(paper) 1991.


"Conflict Resolution" Robert E. Williams and Paul R. Viotti (eds.) ARMS CONTROL: History, Theory and Policy. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC Clio Publishers. 2012.

"The Israeli-Palestinian Dispute: Conflict Resolution Strategies and Peace Prospects," Regional Development Dialogue. Spring, 2005.

"Exploring Negotiation Potential in the Arab Israeli Conflict," Crossroads. Summer, 1988.

Judith E. Fox

Bradley, L., Prokop, C., Burish, T., Fox. J.E. Health Psychology. MacMillan Press: New York, 1988.
Fox, J.E. & Houston, B.K. Efficacy of self-instructional training for reducing children's anxiety in an evaluative situation, Behavior Research & Therapy, 1981, 19, 509-515.
Fox, J.E. & Houston, B.K. Distinguishing between cognitive and somatic trait and state anxiety in children, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 1983, 45, 362-370.
Fox, J.E. & Houston, B.K., & Pittner, M.S. Trait anxiety and children's cognitive behaviors in an evaluative situation, Cognitive Therapy & Research, 1983, 7, 149-154.
Fox, J.E. "Projective Testing." In: Jacobson, J.D. & Jacobson A.M. (Eds.) Psychiatric Secrets, Handley & Belfass, 1995.
Houston, B.K., Fox, J.E., and Forbes, L.E. Trait anxiety and children's state anxiety, Cognitive behaviors, and performances under stress, Cognitive Therapy & Research, 1984, 8, 631-641.


"Determinants of Internship Effectiveness: An Exploratory Model," written with Paul Olk and Vadake Narayanan, in Academy of Management Learning and Education, Vol. 9, No. 1, 61–80.

Alan Gilbert

Gilbert, A. (2012). Black patriots and loyalists: Fighting for emancipation in the war for independence. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Gilbert, A. (2009). Do philosophers counsel tyrants? Constellations, 16(1), 106–124.
Gilbert, A. (2009). Leo Strauss and the principles of the right: An introduction to Strauss' Letter. Constellations, 16(1), 78–81.


Reasonable Rape: a comparative analysis of the mistaken belief in consent defense in the UK, Canada and the United States – in progress.
Delinquent or Distracted?: Attention Deficit Disorder and the Construction of the Juvenile Offender, Vol 27:1, Journal of Law and Inequality 1 (Winter 2009). (lead article)
At Crossroads or Cross purposes?: Aboriginal Women and Political Pursuit in Canadian Sentencing Circles, in Domestic Violence and Restorative Justice, Oxford University Press (James Ptacek, ed.) 2009.
From Tainted to Sainted: the Interracial Marriage as Cultural Evangelism, 2 Wisconsin L. Rev. 489, (2007).
Sita's Trousseau: Domestic Violence and Restorative Justice in South Asian Communities, Vol. 11:5 Violence Against Women, 639 (2005).
Can I Call Kimura Crazy?: Ethical Tensions in the Cultural Defense, Vol 3:1, Seattle J. Social Justice 443 (2004).
No Women at the Center: The Use of the Canadian Sentencing Circle in Domestic Violence Cases, 15 Wisc. Women's L. J. 293 (2000).
Indigenous Women's Rights, in Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women: Global Women's Issues and Knowledge (Chris Kramarae et al eds., 2000).
Culture and the Courts, Law and Power in the Margins: Voices From Beyond the Centers Conference Papers, UBC (1997).


Discovering Images of God: Narratives of Care with Lesbians and Gays. Louis- ville: Westminster John Knox Press, 1997.
Care of Persons, Care of Worlds: A Psychosystems Approach to Pastoral Care and Counseling. Nashville: Abingdon, 1992.
"The Dynamics of Power in Pastoral Care," Journal of Religion and Abuse, Volume 4, Number 3, 2002. pp. 75-88. "Pastoral Theology as Public Theology in Relation to the Clinic," Journal of Pastoral Theology, Vol. IX, 2000.
"Power," Dictionary of Pastoral Studies, London, SPCK, 2000, in press. "Editorial," with Nancy Ramsay, Journal of Pastoral Theology, Vol. VII, (June, 1998), iii-viii.
"Pastoral Care of Diverse Families," Interpretation ,Vol. 52, No. 2, (April, 1998). pp. 161-177.
"A dinâmica do poder ma assistência pastoral," in Fundamentos Teólogicos do Aconselhamento, Editora Sinodal, San Leopoldo, Brazil, 1998, pp. 7-20.
"Editorial," with Christie Neuger in Journal of Pastoral Theology, Vol. VII, June 1997), vii-x.
"From Impasse to Innovation in Pastoral Theology and Counseling," Journal of Pastoral Theology, Vol VI (June 1996), pp. 17-36.
"Editorial," with Christie Neuger in Journal of Pastoral Theology, Vol VI (June 1996), vi-xi.
"Caregiving and Spiritual Direction with Lesbian and Gay Persons: Common Themes and Sharp Divergencies," Journal of Pastoral Care, Vol. 50, No. 1 (Spring 1996), 97 - 104.
"Healing the Congregation: The Story of a Congregation's Recovery from its Minister's Sexual Boundary Crossing with Parishioners," Pastoral Psychology, Vol. 44, No. 3 (January 1996), 165 - 184.
"Current Challenges in Pastoral Theology," Editorial, with Christie Cozad Neuger, Journal of Pastoral Theology, Volume 5, 1995, 1 - 12.
"Introduction," to Sexual Abuse by Clergy: A Crisis for the Church, edited by Marie M. Fortune and James N. Poling. Decatur, GA: Journal of Pastoral Care Publications, Inc., Monograph No. 6, 1994. Pages i-iv.
"How Should the Church Minister to Homosexual Persons and Their Families? A Personal Journey Toward Care," Chapter 7 from Caught in the Crossfire, Sally B. Geis and Donald E. Messer, eds. Nashville: Abingdon, 1994. Pages 157-165.
"From Relational Humanness to Relational Justice: Reconceiving Pastoral Care and Counseling," Chapter 16, from Pastoral Care and Social Conflict, edited by Rodney J. Hunter and Pamela Couture. Nashville: Abingdon, 1995. Pages 220-234.
"Sexual Abuse and Domestic Violence," Pastoral Psychology, Vol. 41, No. 5, May 1993. Guest-editor for full edition on the proceedings of the Workshop on Sexual Abuse and Domestic Violence for Clergy, Laity and Helping Professionals, sponsored by The Iliff Institute, October 8, 1991.
With Marie M. Fortune, "Empowering the Congregation to Respond to Sexual Abuse and Domestic Violence," Pastoral Psychology, Vol. 41, No. 5, May 1993.
Moderator, "Responding to Victims and Perpetrators of Abuse: A Panel Discussion," Pastoral Psychology, Vol. 41, No. 5, May 1993.
"From Psyche to System," Theology Today, XLIX, No. 3 (October 1992), 320-332.
"Care of Persons, Care of Worlds: Discovering the Prophetic in Ministry to Sufferers." Pastoral Psychology, 40, 1, 1991, pp. 15-28.
"Healing the Congregation," Conciliation Quarterly Newsletter, 10, 2, 1991, 2-4, 15. "A Psychosystemic Approach to Supervision in Pastoral Psychotherapy." Journal of Supervision and Training in Ministry, 12, 1990, pp. 39- 55.
"Touching/Physical Support." The Dictionary of Pastoral Care and Counseling, Rodney J. Hunter, General Editor. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1990. p.1279.
"Intuition." The Dictionary of Pastoral Care and Counseling, Rodney J. Hunter, General Editor. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1990, p.595.
"Healing." The Dictionary of Pastoral Care and Counseling, Rodney J. Hunter, General Editor. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1990, pp. 497-501.
"Friendship." The Dictionary of Pastoral Care and Counseling, Rodney J. Hunter, General Editor. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1990, pp. 446-447.
"Prophetic Pastoral Caretaking: A Psychosystemic Approach to Symptoms." The Journal of Psychology and Christianity, 8.1, 1989, 49-60.
Guest co-editor, The Journal of Pastoral Psychotherapy, I, 3, 1987, issue on the theme, "Pastoral Counseling: Our Corporate Ministry." I, 3/4, 1988.
"The Institutionalization of Pastoral Counseling." The Journal of Pastoral Psychotherapy, I, 3/4, 1988, 7-23.
"A Pastoral Theological Appropriation of Family Therapy." The Journal of Pastoral Psychotherapy, I, 1, 1987, 3-19.
"Toward a Social and Political Theory for Pastoral Care and Counseling." The Journal for Supervision and Training in Ministry, Vol. 7, Summer/Fall 1985, 83-102.
"Dimensions of Theological Interpretation in the Practice of Ministry." The Iliff Review. Fall 1980, 3-11.
"Bibliography in Pastoral Care and Counseling." (A major current bibliography available upon request.)


Featured Publications:

Lawyer's Work (Butterworth Legal Publishing, 1984; 2nd edition 1998; 3rd edition 2003).
"The Lawyer Client Relationship," 1 Preventive Law (1982).
"Motion Practice," 5 National Journal of Trial Advocacy (1981).
"Lawyer Skills in Negotiation - Justice in Unseen Hands," 1 Journal of Dispute Resolution (1984).
"Cross Examination - A primer for Advocates," 8 Journal of Trial Advocacy (1984)., 10 Journal of Trial Advocacy (1987 anniversary edition).
Grievance Mediation (Colorado Bar Association, 1999)
Clinical Education - Beyond How To Do It," Washington Bar Journal, March 1981.
"A Proposed Rule for Clinical Practice for Washington," Washington Bar Journal, April 1977.






Laser, J. and Nicotera, N. (2011). Working with adolescents: A practitioner's guide. New York: Guilford Press.
Nicotera, N., Cutforth, N., Fretz, E. & Summers-Thompson, S. (in press). Dedication to the Public Good: A Higher Education Conundrum? Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship.
Nicotera, N., Altschul, I., Munoz, A., & Webman, B. (2010). Conceptual and analytic development of a civic engagement scale for pre-adolescents. Advances in Service Learning Research: Research for What? Making Engaged Scholarship Matter, 71-89.
Nicotera, N., Walls, N.E., & Lucero, N. (2010). Understanding Practice Issues with American Indians: Listening to Practitioner Voices. Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Social Work, 19(3), 195-216.
Nicotera, N. & Walls, N.E. (2010). Challenging Perceptions of Academic Research as Bias Free: Promoting a Social Justice Framework in Social Work Research Methods Courses. Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 30(3), 334-350.
Nicotera, N. & Kang, H. (2009). Beyond diversity courses: Strategies for integrating critical consciousness across social work curriculum. Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 29(1-2), 182- 197.
Fretz, E., Cutforth, N., Nicotera, N. & Summers-Thompson, S. (2009). A case study of institutional visioning, public good, and the renewal of democracy: The theory and practice of public good work at the University of Denver. Journal of Higher Education, Outreach and Engagement 13(1), 87-109.
Nicotera, N. (2008). Children speak about neighborhoods: Using mixed methods to measure the construct neighborhood. Journal of Community Psychology, 36(3), 333-351.
Nicotera, N. (2008). Building skills for civic engagement: Children as agents of neighborhood change. Journal of Community Practice 16(2),221-242.
Anthony, E. & Nicotera, N. (2008). Youth's perceptions of neighborhood hassles and resources: A mixed methods analysis. Children and Youth Services Review,30,1246-1255.
Nicotera, N. (2007). Measuring neighborhood: A conundrum for human services researchers and practitioners. American Journal of Community Psychology, 40(1-2), 26-51.
Nicotera, N. (2005). The child's view of neighborhood: Assessing a neglected element in direct social work practice. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 11, (3/4), 105-134.
Kang, H. & Nicotera, N. (2005, September). Beyond diversity courses: Strategies for integrating critical consciousness across social work curriculum. [abstract]. Conference Proceedings of the 18th Asia-Pacific Social Work Conference, Seoul, South Korea, September, 21-24, p. 23-24.
Nicotera, N. (2003). Children and their neighborhoods: A mixed methods approach to understanding the construct neighborhood. [abstract]. Proceedings of the 15th National Symposium on Doctoral Research in Social Work, Columbus, Ohio, Ohio State University. April 26, 2003, 58-62.
Anthony, E. & Nicotera, N. (in press). The role of neighborhoods in adolescent development. In Roger J.R. Levesque (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Adolescence. New York: Springer.
McCauley, S., Nicotera, N., Fretz, E., Nickels, S., Agnoletti, C., Goedert, H., Neff, E., Rowe, T, Takeall, R. (2011). Civic leadership and public achievement at the University of Denver's Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning. In N.V. Longo & C. Gibson (Eds.) From command to community: A new approach to leadership education in colleges and universities (pp. 149-168). Medford, MA: Tufts University Press.
Nicotera, N. (2005). The neighborhood as resource for family health social work practice. In F. K. Yuen (Ed.). Family health social work practice with children and families (pp.219-251). New York: The Haworth Press, Inc.
Guadalupe, K. & Nicotera, N. (2005). Journeying into the heart of spirituality and social change. [DVD]. Sacramento, CA: University Media Services, CSU, Sacramento
Guadalupe, K. & Nicotera, N. (2005). An exploration into the professional-personal self: Lights and shadows. [DVD]. Sacramento, CA: University Media Services, CSU, Sacramento


Collier, M.J.; Parsons, R.J.; Hadeed, L.;& Nathaniel,K. (2011). Problematizing Cultural Dimensions in Community Members'views of Conflict and Conflict Management in Trinidad and Tobago. West Indies. Howard Journal of Communication. 22:2, 140-162.
Parsons, R.J., Hadeed, L. & Collier, M.J. (2010). Preferences for third-party conflict resolution processes in Trinidad and Tobago. Caribbean Journal Of Social Work. Vol. 8 and 9, PG. 32-54.
Sogren, M.; Parsons, R.J. (2008). Carnival Fete or Conflict? Caribbean Journal Of Social Work. Vol. 6 and 7, PG. 167-185.

Gregory Robbins

Featured Publications:
Exploring the New Testament (Prentice Hall, 1986)
Intrigue in the Garden: Genesis 1-3 in the History of Exegesis (Mellen, 1988)

Tim Sisk

Featured Publications:
Statebuilding: Consolidating Peace after Civil War, (Cambridge: Polity Press, 2013).
The Routledge Handbook of International Statebuilding, co-edited with David Chandler (Oxford: Routledge, 2013).
Between Terror and Tolerance: Religious Leaders and Conflict Management, editor (Washington DC: Georgetown University Press, 2011).
International Mediation in Civil War: Bargaining with Bullets (London: Routledge, 2009).
The Dilemmas of Statebuilding: Confronting the Contradictions of Postwar Peace Operations, co-edited with Roland Paris (London: Routledge, 2009).
From War to Democracy: Dilemmas of Peacebuilding, co-edited with Anna Jarstad (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008).
Democracy, Conflict, and Human Security: Pursuing Peace in the 21st Century, co-edited with Judith Large (Stockholm: International IDEA, 2006).
Democracy at the Local Level: The International IDEA Handbook on Representation, Participation, Conflict Management and Governance. (Stockholm: International IDEA, 2001).
"Power-Sharing in Civil War: Puzzles of Peacemaking and Peacebuilding," Civil Wars, Vol. 15, Iss. sup1, (2013).
"Presidentialism, Ethnic Violence, and the Risk of Overgeneralization," Ethnopolitics 12, no. 1 (2013).
"The SRSGs and the Management of Civil Wars," Global Governance 16, no. 2 (2010).
"Enhancing International Cooperation: Between History and Necessity." with Tom Farer, Global Governance 16, no. 1 (2010).


This is Jerusalem Calling: State Radio in Mandate Palestine (University of Texas Press, 2013).
"Electoral System Choice in South Africa: Implications for Intergroup Moderation." Nationalism and Ethnic Politics 1, no. 2 (1995).