Kathleen Drowne, associate professor of English and technical communication, is the author of Understanding Richard Russo. Published in July by the University of South Carolina Press, the book explores themes and writing techniques contemporary American novelist Richard Russo uses in his works.
Matt O’Keefe, MetE’85, professor of materials science and engineering; Bill Fahrenholtz, Curators’ Professor of materials science and engineering; and James O. Stoffer, professor emeritus of chemistry, co-authored a chapter in the book Rare Earth-Based Corrosion Inhibitors with Eric Morris, PhD Chem’00. The book was published in August by Woodhead Publishing Series in Metals and Surface Engineering.
Trent Watts, associate professor of English and technical communication, co-authored a book titled Ed King’s Mississippi: Behind the Scenes of Freedom Summer, published in October by University Press of Mississippi. The book documents the 1964 summer Ed King, a white Methodist minister, spent with Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil rights workers attempting to get black Mississippians registered to vote.