Ruslan Prozorov, professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Iowa State University and faculty scientist at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Ames Laboratory, recently published "Energy gap evolution across the superconductivity dome in single crystals of (Ba1−xKx)Fe2As2" in Science Advances. Abstract The mechanism of unconventional superconductivity in iron-based superconductors (IBSs) is one … Continue reading Ruslan Prozorov publishes paper in Science Advances
Katherine Rafferty, lecturer in psychology and communication studies, recently published "A qualitative application of problematic integration theory: Studying end-of-life conversations between spouses" in B. Flett & M. Gill (Eds.) Sage Research Methods Cases – Health. Abstract Our case study describes the collaborative work of three researchers in conducting a qualitative study on conversations between spouses … Continue reading Katherine Rafferty publishes chapter in “Sage Research Methods Cases – Health”
Amy Erica Smith, assistant professor of political science, has coauthored a paper with former graduate student Ahlam al Subhi (political science, M.A. ’16), just published in the International Political Science Review. Ahlam conducted the first electoral study ever in Oman. The paper, titled "Electing Women to New Arab Assemblies: The Roles of Gender Ideology, Islam, … Continue reading Amy Erica Smith coauthors paper in International Political Science Review
Grant Arndt, associate professor of anthropology and American Indian Studies, recently published a new book, Ho-Chunk Powwows and the Politics of Tradition, published by the University of Nebraska Press.
Visual displays of quantitative data are the norm in today’s data-rich environment. But where do these visible numbers have their origins and how have they impacted societies and areas of knowledge? Charles Kostelnick, professor of English, helps address the historical development of statistical graphics through a recently published book, Visible Numbers: Essays in the History … Continue reading Kostelnick contributes scholarship to newly published books
Jonathan Hassid, assistant professor of political science, recently published China’s Unruly Journalists: How committed professionals are changing the People’s Republic, a book that explores why some Chinese journalists take on the great risk of challenging the Communist Party and censorship. Before joining Iowa State in January 2015, he received his PhD from the University of … Continue reading Hassid publishes new book about Chinese politics