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Each month, a recent book authored by FGCU staff or faculty is selected and placed on display with an accompanying poster on the first floor of Library West in the FGCU Authors bookshelf area. The author and book are also featured on the Library’s homepage, News Blog, and Facebook page.

FGCU faculty and staff are encouraged to notify the library or relevant subject specialist librarian if they publish a book.

FGCU Author Series information, eligibility, & criteria

  • Any book in which the author on the title page is an FGCU faculty or staff member is eligible.
  • Book should be published in the last 4 years.
  • One book is selected each month from August to April and one in the summer.
  • Criteria for selection include length, quality of publisher, reviews, and primary authorship.
  • The chosen book is featured at the Library with an accompanying poster and month-long display in our FGCU Authors bookshelf.
  • The book is also featured on the Library website news blog and Facebook page.
  • Authors are honored at a special annual Library event in February.

For questions about the library’s FGCU Author Series, contact the Reference, Research, and Instruction department at libref@fgcu.edu.

2017 2nd Annual Authors Celebration
3rd Annual Authors Celebration


Past Honorees

 

Date

Author(s)

Book Title

43

March 2017

Eric Shamus, Ph. D., DPT Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
Arie van Duijn Ed. D. Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

Manual Therapy of the Extremities (2016)

42

February 2017

Eunsook Hyun, Ph.D.

Transdisciplinary Interfaces and Innovation in the Life Sciences (2014)

41

January 2017

Elizabeth Bouldin, Ph.D.

Women Prophets and Radical Protestantism in the British Atlantic World, 1640-1730 (2015)

40

December 2016

Vanja Petricevic, Ph.D.

Compliance Patterns with EU Anti-Discrimination Legislation (2015)

39

November 2016

Johnny McGaha, Ph.D.

Trafficked: A Comprehensive View of Today's Human Slavery (2016)

38

October 2016

William Cooney, Ph.D.

The wild longing of the human heart : the search for happiness and something more (2016)

37

September 2016

William J. Mitsch, Ph.D.

Wetlands (2015)

36

August 2016

Lynn Wilder, Ed.D.

Unveiling Grace: The Story of How We Found Our Way Out of the Mormon Church (2013)

35

Summer 2016

Jesse Millner, MFA

Dispatches from the Department of Supernatural Explanation (2012)

34

April 2016

Edward T. Wimberley, Ph.D.

Ecopragmatics (2014)

33

March 2016

Suzanna Henshon, Ph.D.

Andy Lightfoot and the Time Warp (2014 Kindle)

32

February 2016

Peter Blaze Corcoran Ed. D.
Brandon P. Hollingshead M.S.

Intergenerational Learning and Transformative Leadership for Sustainable Futures (2014)

31

January 2016

Lyn Millner, MFA

The Allure of Immortality: An American Cult, a Florida Swamp, and a Renegade Prophet (2015)

30

December 2015

Michael McDonald, Ph.D.

Pilgrimage and Sacred Places in Southeast Europe (2014)

29

November 2015

Duane L. Dobbert, Ph.D.

Deviance: Theories on Behaviors that Defy Social Norms (2014)

28

October 2015

James Brock, Ph.D.

Gods & Money (2010)

27

September 2015

Irvin D.S. Winsboro, Ph.D.

Florida’s Freedom Struggle (2010)

26

August 2015

Kristine DeWelde, Ph.D.

Disrupting the Culture of Silence (2015)

25

Summer 2015

David J. Thomas, Ph.D.

Understanding Violent Criminals (2014)

24

April 2015

Thomas C. Valesky, Ed.D

Organizational Behavior in Education: Leadership and School Reform (2015)

23

March 2015

Kevin Aho, Ph.D.

Existentialism: An Introduction (2014)

22

February 2015

Arthur Rubens Ph.D.

Sustainable Development in the Developing World (2013)

21

January 2015

Laura Frost Ph.D.

General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry (2014)

20

December 2014

Fiona Tolhurst, Ph.D.

Geoffrey of Monmouth and the Translation of Female Kingship (2013)

19

November 2014

Amanda Evans, Ph.D.
Patricia Coccoma, Ph.D.

Trauma-Informed Care:  How Neuroscience Influences Practice  (2014)

18

October 2014

Kimberly Jackson, Ph.D.

Technology, Monstrosity, and Reproduction in Twenty-First Century Horror (2013)

17

September 2014

Mary Wisnom

Spa Management: An Introduction (2012)

16

August 2014

Martha Rosenthal

Human Sexuality: From Cells to Society (2013)

15

Summer 2014

Chad Hautmann MA

Magic and Grace (2011)

14

April 2014

Jim Wohlpart, Ph.D.

Walking in the Land of Many Gods(2013

13

March 2014

Melodie Eichbauer, Ph.D.

Law as Profession and Practice in Medieval Europe (2011)

12

February 2014

Michael Salmond, Ph.D.

The Fundamentals of Interactive Design (2012)

11

January 2014

Eric Otto, Ph.D.

Green Speculations: Science Fiction and Transformative Environmentalism (2012)

10

December 2013

Nicola Foote, Ph.D.

The Caribbean History Reader (2012)

9

November 2013

Peter Blaze Corcoran, Ph.D.

Learning for Sustainability in Times of Accelerating Change (2012)

8

October 2013

Megan McShane, Ph.D.

30 Millennia of Painting (2012)

7

September 2013

Paul R. Bartrop, Ph.D.

A Biographical Encyclopedia of Contemporary Genocide: Portraits of Evil and Good (2012)

6

August 2013

Sandra Pavelka, Ph.D.

The Legacy of Community Justice (2013)

5

Summer 2013

Rebecca Totaro, Ph.D.

The Plague in Print: Essential Elizabethan Sources, 1558-1603 (2010)

4

April 2013

Tim Sutton, Ph.D.

Catholic Modernists, English Nationalists (2010)

3

March 2013

Myra Mendible, Ph.D.

Race 2008: Critical Reflections on an Historic Campaign (2010)

2

February 2013

Eric Shamus, Ph.D., DPT

Effective Documentation for Physical Therapy Professionals (2011)

1

January 2013

Douglas Harrison, Ph.D.

Then Sings My Soul: The Culture of Gospel Music (2012)