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Tackach, James

Tackach, James. 2012. "Bill Tilden." In The Twenties in America, edited by Carl Rollyson. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.

Tackach, James. 2012. "'That this Mighty Scourge of War may Speedily Pass Away':  Lincoln and the Hiroshima Decision." In Lincoln:  A President for the Ages, edited by Weber, Karl. New York: PublicAffairs.

Tackach, James. 2011. "Barry Bonds:  Baseball Player." In Great Lives from History:  African Americans, edited by Carl L. Bankston III. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.

Tackach, James. 2011. "Derek Jeter:  Baseball Player." In Great Lives from History:  African Americans, edited by Carl L. Bankston III. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.

Tackach, James. 2011. "Don Budge." In The Thirties in America, edited by Thomas Tandy Lewis. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.

Tackach, James. 2011. "Dusty Baker:  Baseball Player and Manager." In Great Lives from History: African Americans, edited by Carl L.Bankston III. Pasadena CA: SalemPress.

Tackach, James. 2011. "James Baldwin:  Writer." In Great Lives from History:  African Americans, edited by Calr L. Bankston III. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.

Tackach, James.  2011. "Melville’s Bartleby, Original Occupier." Providence Journal, December 11.

Tackach, James. 2011. "Review of Reading with Lincoln by Robert Bray." The Register of the Kentucky Historical 109 (2).

Tackach, James. 2010.  "Joe DiMaggio." In The Forties in America, edited by Thomas Tandy Lewis.  Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 2010.

Tackach, James. 2010. "Jorge Posada." In Great Athletes. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.

Tackach, James. 2010.  "A Lesson at the Chalkboard." Changing Lives, Changing Minds.

Tackach, James.  2010. "Mariano Rivera." In Great Athletes. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.

Tackach, James. 2010. "The Piano Lesson by August Wilson." In Masterplots, edited by Lawrence W. Mazzeno. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.

Tackach, James. 2009. "A Long Way Gone:  Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah." In Masterplots II: African American Literature, edited by Tyrone Williams. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.

Tackach, James. 2008.  "Abraham Lincoln in Recent American Fiction." The Lincoln Herald 110 (4). (Full text available at DOCS@RWU)

Tackach, James. 2008.  "Ali and Foreman Rumble in the Jungle." In Great Events from History:  the 20Th Century, 1971-2000, edited by Robert Gorman. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.

Tackach, James and Emilie Benoit. 2008. "August Wilson’s The Piano Lesson and the Limits of Law." Law, Culture and the Humanities 4 (2) (Full text available at DOCS@RWU)

Tackach, James. 2008.  "Brokaw Honors the Greatest Generation." In Great Events from History:  the 20Th Century, 1971-2000, edited by Robert F. Gorman. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.

Tackach, James. 2008. "Kirk Gibson." In The Eighties in America, edited by Berman, Milton. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.

Tackach, James. 2008. "Pete Rose." In The Eighties in America, edited by Berman, Milton. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.

Tackach, James. 2008. "Review of Big enough to be Inconsistent:  Abraham Lincoln Confronts Slavery and Race by George M. Fredrickson." Journal of Illinois History 11: (2).

Tackach, James. 2008. "Skydome." In The Eighties in America, edited by Berman, Milton. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.

Tackach, James. 2007. "The Biblical Foundation of James Baldwin’s ‘Sonny’s Blues'." Renascence: Essays on Values in Literature 59 (2). (Full text available at DOCS@RWU)

Tackach, James. 2007. "The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Leo Tolstoy." In Masterplots II:  Christian Literature, edited by John K. Roth. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.

Tackach, James. 2004. "The public role of the university professor." Phi Kappa Phi Forum 84 (4). (Full text available at DOCS@RWU)

Tackach, James. 2004. "Why Jim does not escape to Illinois in Mark Twain’s adventures of Huckleberry Finn." Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society 97 (3).  (Full text available at DOCS@RWU)

Tackach, James. 2000. "Whose fix is it anyway?: a closer look at Hemingway’s Fifty Grand." The Hemingway Review 19.  (Full text available at DOCS@RWU)

Thomas, Charles

Palm, William J. and Charles R. Thomas. Living-learning communities improve first-year engineering student academic performance and retention at a small private university. Proceedings of the 122nd ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Seattle, WA, June 2015. (Full text available at DOCS@RWU)

Thompson, Peter

Thompson, Peter. 2013.  Exile and Helplessness. Translation of L’Exil et le désarroi, by Nabile Farès by Peter Thompson. Diálogos Books.

Thompson, Peter. Négritude et nouveaux mondes, an anthology of African heritage poetry (2nd edition). Edited By Peter Thompson. Wayside Publishing.

Timpson, Cliff

Carli, S., E. Busatto, S. Caramori, R. Boaretto, R. Argazzi, C.J. Timpson, and C. A. Bignozzi. 2013. "Comparative Evaluation of Catalytic Counter Electrodes for Co(III)/(II) Electron Shuttles in Regenerative Photoelectrochemical Cells." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 52 (6): 5142.

Pieslinger, G. E., P. Albores, L. D. Slep, B. J. Coe, C. J. Timpson, and L. M. Baraldo. 2013. "Communication between Remote Moieties in Linear Ru–Ru–Ru Trimetallic Cyanide-Bridged Complexes." Inorganic Chemistry 52, (6): 2906.

Murphy, C.B. and C.J. Timpson. 2010. Microwave Heating Method for Chemical Modification of Conducting Substrates. USPTO Serial No.61/407,071, filed Oct. 28, 2010.

Sarno, D.M., J. J. Martin, S. H. Hira, C.J. Timpson,  J. P. Gaffney, and W. E. Jones. 2007. "Enhanced Conductivity of Thin Film Polyaniline by Self-Assembled Transition Metal Complexes." Langmuir 23 (2): 879.

Tooley, Erin

Borrelli, B., Gaynor, S., Tooley, E., & Bartlett, K. (In Press). Identification of Three Different Types of Smokers Who Are Not Motivated to Quit: Results from a Latent Class Analysis. Manuscript. Health Psychology.

Busch, A. M., Tooley, E. M., Dunsiger, S., Chattillion, E. A., Srour, J. F., Pagoto, S. L., ... & Borrelli, B. (2017). Behavioral activation for smoking cessation and mood management following a cardiac event: results of a pilot randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health, 17, 323. (Full text available at DOCS@RWU)

Tooley, E. M., & Borrelli, B. (2017). Characteristics of cigarette smoking in individuals in smoking concordant and smoking discordant couples. Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice, 6, 106-116. (Full text available at DOCS@RWU)

Leguizamo, A., Tooley, E. M (2017, May). Predictive Ability of Attachment Style and Alcohol-Use Constructs on Young Adult Relationship Satisfaction. Abstract presentated at the Association for Psychological Science convention in Boston, MA.

Ransford, B. & Tooley, E. M, et al. (2017, May). Generational and Gender Differences in Mindfulness, Resilience, and Spirituality. Abstract presented at the Association for Psychological Science convention in Boston, MA.

Tooley, E. M., Fava, J. L., Bartlett, Y. K., Wearden, A., Armitage, C. J., & Borrelli, B. (2017, May). The Reasons for Not Quitting (RNQ) scale. Abstract presented at the Association for Psychological Science convention in Boston, MA.

Tooley, E. M., Fava, J. L., & Borrelli, B. (2017, November). The Relationship Antecedents of Smoking Scale. Abstract accepted for presentation at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies conference in San Diego, CA.

Borrelli, B., McQuaid, E., Tooley, E., Busch, Becker, B., & Dunsiger, S. (2016). Motivating Parents of Kids with Asthma to Quit Smoking: The Effect of the Teachable Moment and Increasing Intervention Intensity Using a Longitudinal Randomized Trial Design. Addiction, 111, 1646-1655. (Full text available at DOCS@RWU)

Busch, A. M., Leavens, E. L., Wagener, T. L., & Tooley, E. M. (2016). Prevalence, Reasons for Use, and Risk Perception of Electronic Cigarettes among Post-Acute Coronary Syndrome Smokers. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention, 36, 352-357. (Full text available at DOCS@RWU)

Fedele, D. A., Tooley, E., Busch, A., McQuaid, E. L., Hammond, S. K., & Borrelli, B. (2016). Comparison of secondhand smoke exposure in minority and nonminority children with asthma. Health Psychology, 35, 115-122. (Full text available at DOCS@RWU)

Bartlett, Y. K., Gartland, N., Wearden, A., Armitage, C. J., Tooley, E., & Borrelli, B. (2016, March). Using technology to engage smokers who are not ready to quit. In A. Wearden (Chair), Diverse approaches and techniques for motivating quit attempts in smokers who are not ready to quit and assisting smokers to quit. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine in Washington, D.C.

Borrelli, B., Gaynor, S., Tooley, E., & Bartlett, K. (2016, March). Are there different types of smokers who are not motivated to quit? Results from a latent class analysis. Paper presented at the meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco in Chicago, IL.

Busch, A. M., Tooley, E., Dunsiger, S., Fani Srour, J., Pagoto, S. L., Kahler, C. W., & Borrelli, B. (2016, March). Behavioral activation for smoking cessation and mood management following a cardiac event: Results of a pilot randomized controlled trial. In Smoking and Psychopathology: Mechanisms and Treatments. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco in Chicago, IL.

Borrelli, B., Bartlett, Y. K., Tooley, E., Armitage, C. J., & Wearden, A. (2015). Prevalence and frequency of mHealth and eHealth use among US and UK smokers and differences by motivation to quit. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 17, e164. (Full text available at DOCS@RWU)

Borrelli, B., Tooley, E. M., & Scott-Sheldon, L. A. (2015). Motivational interviewing for parent-child health interventions: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Pediatric Dentistry, 37, 254-265. (Full text available at DOCS@RWU)

LaChance, H., Cioe, P. A., Tooley, E., Colby, S. M., O’Farrell, T. J., & Kahler, C. W. (2015). Behavioral Couples Therapy for Smoking Cessation:  A randomized clinical trial. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 29, 643-652. (Full text available at DOCS@RWU)

Tooley, E. M. & Borrelli, B. (2015, February). Characteristics of cigarette smoking in individuals in smoking concordant and smoking discordant couples. Rapid response poster presented at 2015 Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco, Philadelphia, PA.

Tooley, E. M., Busch, A.M., McQuaid, E. L., & Borrelli, B. (2014). Structural and Functional Support in the Prediction of Smoking Cessation in Caregivers of Children with Asthma. Behavioral Medicine, 41, 203-210. (Full text available at DOCS@RWU)

Cioe, P. A., LaChance, H., Tooley, E., Colby, S., Kahler, C. W., & O’Farrell, T. J. O. (2014, February). Behavioral couples therapy for smoking cessation: A randomized pilot study. Poster presented at 2014 Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco, Seattle, WA.

Borrelli, B. & Tooley, E. (2014, April). Treatment fidelity: Assessment, progress, and challenges in public health trials. In D. E. Goodrich (Chair), Systematic Fidelity Assessment to Develop More Effective Behavioral Interventions for Routine Care Settings. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.

Smith, B. W., Epstein, E. M., Ortiz, J., Christopher, P. J., & Tooley, E. M. (2013). The foundations of resilience: What are the critical resources for bouncing back from stress? In S. Prince-Embury, D. H. Saklofske (Eds.), Resilience in children, adolescents, and adults: Translating research into practice (pp. 167-187). New York, NY US: Springer Science + Business Media. (Full text available at DOCS@RWU)

Tooley, E., Busch, A., McQuaid, E., & Borrelli, B. Perceived social support predicts smoking cessation in caregivers of children with asthma. Poster presented at 2013 APA Convention in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Litwack, S., Tooley, E., Towe, S., & Green, K. E. Evaluation of an integrated evidence-based intensive outpatient program for dually-diagnosed veterans. Poster presented at 2012 Harvard Medical School Psychiatry Research Day in Boston, MA.

Tooley, E. M. & Moyers, T. (2012). Motivational interviewing. In Rotgers, F., Morgenstern, J., & Walters, S. T. (Eds.), Treating Substance Abuse: Theory and Technique, Third Edition. (Full text available at DOCS@RWU)

Smith, B.W., Christopher, P.J., Bouldin, L.E., Tooley, E.M., Bernard, J.F., & J. Alexis Ortiz. (2011). Benefit finding predicts improved emotional health following cardiac rehabilitation.  Health Psychology.  Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science. (Full text available at DOCS@RWU)

Smith, B.W., Ortiz, J.A., Steffen, L. E., Tooley, E.M., Wiggins, K.T., Yeater, E.A., Montoya, J. D., & Bernard, M. L. (2011). Mindfulness is associated with fewer PTSD symptoms, depression symptoms, physical symptoms, and alcohol problems in urban firefighters. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 79, 613-617. (Full text available at DOCS@RWU)

Fischer, D., Tooley, E., Payne, K., & Weisman, K. Evaluating clinicians’ ability to recognize client change talk: Will a paper and pencil test do the trick? Poster presented at 2010 annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism in San Antonio, TX.

Hoyt, T., Pasupathi, M., Smith, B. W., Yeater, E. A., Kay, V. S., & Tooley, E. (2010). Disclosure of emotional events in groups at risk for PTSD. International Journal of Stress Management, 17, 78-95. (Full text available at DOCS@RWU)

Smith, B.W., Tooley, E.M., Christopher, P.J., & Kay, V.S.  (2010). Resilience as the ability to bounce back from stress: A neglected personal resource?  Journal of Positive Psychology, 5, 166-176. (Full text available at DOCS@RWU)

Smith, B. W., Papp, Z., Tooley, E., Montague, E., Robinson, A., & Cosper, C. (2010). Traumatic events, perceived stress, and health in women with fibromyalgia and healthy controls. Stress and Health, 26, 83-93. (Full text available at DOCS@RWU)

Tooley, E.M., Bernard, J., Ortiz, A., Fuerst, H., Hoy, R, & Smith, B. W. Coping flexibility in women with fibromyalgia and healthy controls. Poster presented at 2010 annual meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society in Portland, OR.

Bouldin, L.E., Christopher, P.J., Tooley, E.M., Bernard, J.F., Cosper, C.J., & Smith, B.W. Posttraumatic growth predicts improved affective health during cardiac rehabilitation. Poster presented at the 2009 annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association in Albuquerque, NM.

Espinosa, E., Brown, M., Cazé, R., Schellinger, E., Tooley, E.M., & Smith, Bruce W. Traumatic events, perceived stress, and health in women with fibromyalgia and healthy controls. Poster presented at the 2009 annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association in Albuquerque, NM.

Smith, B.W., Tooley, E.M., Montague, E.Q., Robinson, A.E., Cosper, C.J, & Mullins, P.G.M.  (2009). The role of resilience and purpose in life in habituation to heat and cold pain.  The Journal of Pain, 10, 493-500. (Full text available at DOCS@RWU)

Smith, B. W., Tooley, E. M., Montague, E. Q., Robinson, A. E., Cosper, C. J., & Mullins, P. G. (2008). Habituation and sensitization to heat and cold pain in women with fibromyalgia and healthy controls. Pain, 140, 420-428. (Full text available at DOCS@RWU)

Smith, B.W., Dalen, J., Wiggins, K., Tooley, E., Christopher, P., & Bernard, J. (2008). The Brief Resilience Scale: Assessing the ability to bounce back. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 15, 194-200. (Full text available at DOCS@RWU)

Smith, B.W., Shelley, B.M., Dalen, J., Wiggins, K., Tooley, E., & Bernard, J. (2008). A pilot study comparing the effects of Mindfulness-Based and Cognitive-Behavioral Stress Reduction. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 14, 251-258. (Full text available at DOCS@RWU)

Tooley, E., Montague, Robinson, Cosper, C., Godwin, M., & Smith, B.W.  (2008, May).  Stress and coping in women with fibromyalgia and healthy controls. Paper presented at the 11th International Conference for Social Stress Research in Santa Fe, NM.

Wiggins, K., Smith, B.W., Shelley, B.M., Dalen, J., Tooley, E., & Bernard, J. (2008, May). A pilot study comparing the effects of mindfulness-based stress reduction and cognitive-behavioral stress reduction. Paper presented at the 11th International Conference for Social Stress Research in Santa Fe, NM.

Bernard, J., Wiggins, K., Tooley, E.,Dalen, J., Smith, B.W., & Shelley, B.M. (2008, March). A comparison of the effects of mindfulness-based stress reduction and cognitive-behavioral stress reduction. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society in Denver, CO.

Smith, B.W., Robinson, A., Tooley, E., Montague, M., Cosper, C., & Bernard, J. (2008, March). Differences in heat and cold pain thresholds between fibromyalgia patients and healthy controls. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society in Denver, CO.

Tooley, E., Hoyt, T., Smith, B. W., Yeater, E. A., Hunter, M., & Bernard, M. (2008, February) Decision making in first-responders: Emotional influence on perceived success depends on situational factors. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology in Albuquerque, NM.

Tooley, E., Wiggins, K., Christopher, P., Bernard, J., & Smith, B.W. (2007, November). The role of coping and social support in predicting psychosocial risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine in Amelia Island, Florida.

Tooley, E., Christopher, P., Archuleta, E., Bryan, P, Gutierrez, S., Newell, R., Robinson, A., Seik, A., Taylor, G., Lueker, R., & Smith, B. (2007). Resilience as a Predictor of Anxiety, Depression, and Stress in Cardiac Rehabilitation. Poster presented at Rocky Mountain Psychological Association, April 14, 2007.

Wiggins, K., Dalen, J., Bernard, J., Tooley, E., Archuleta, E., Charhoudi, L., Gonzales, S., Mathes, L., Hunter, M., Shelley, B. & Smith, B. (2007). Predictors of Improved Health in a Mindfulness Meditation Intervention. Poster presented at Rocky Mountain Psychological Association, April 14, 2007.

Bernard, J.F., Tooley, E., Christopher, P.J. & Smith, B.W. (2006). Perceived stress mediates the effects of alexithymia on physical symptoms. Poster presented at American Psychomatic Society Conference, Denver, CO. March 1-4, 2006.

Smith, B.W., Shelley, B.M., Vanleit, B., Christopher, P.J., & Tooley, E. (2006). Mindfullness intervention reduces physical symptoms and improves psychological well-being in a southwestern sample. Poster presented at American Psychosomatic Society Conference. Denver, CO. March 1-4, 2006.

Tooley, E., Cummings, A., Rader, N., Vaughn, L.A., de Villiers, D., Rich, D., Langhans, R. (2006). The Effects of Plants and Flowers on Cognitive Performance, Mood, Subjective Well-Being and Physiological States. Poster presented at Habitation 2006 Conference. Orlando, FL. February 4-7, 2006. 

Topf, Mel

Topf, Mel A.2011. A Doubtful and Perilous Experiment: Advisory Opinions, State Constitutions, and Judicial Supremacy. Oxford University Press.

Topf, Mel A. 2001. "The Origins and Early History of Supreme Judicial Court Advisory Opinions in Massachusetts."  Massachusetts Legal History 7: 21.

Topf, Mel A. 2001. "State Supreme Court Advisory Opinions as Illegitimate Judicial Review."  Law Review of Michigan State University 101.

Topf, Mel A. 2000. "The Advisory Opinion on Separation of Powers: The Uncertain Contours of Advisory Opinion Jurisprudence in Rhode Island."  Roger Williams University Law Review 5: 385. (Full text available at DOCS@RWU)

Topf, Mel A. 1998. "Legal Communication May Have a Place in CLP Research."  Communications Law and Policy Newsletter 8: 4.

Topf, Mel A. 1997. "The Jurisprudence of the Advisory Opinion Process in Rhode Island.” Roger Williams University Law Review 2: 207. (Full text available at DOCS@RWU)

Topf, Mel A. 1994 . "The Language of Judges [Book review]."  Journal of Communication 44: 2.

Topf, Mel A. 1992. "Communicating Legitimacy in U.S. Supreme Court Decisions." Language and Communication, 12: 1.

Topf, Mel A. 1987.  "A Course in Document Management."  IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication 30: 4.

Topf, Mel A. 1987. "Job Application Correspondence as Integral to Technical Writing Courses." Technical Writing Teacher 14: 1.

Topf, Mel A.  1986. "Rhode Island’s Records Assessment Report Described Serious Problems." CRIARL Newsletter, March.

Topf, Mel A. 1982. “Teaching Situation in Technical Writing Courses.”  Technical Writing Teacher, 9: 2.

Topf, Mel A. 1981. “Smooth Things:  The Rockefeller Commission’s Report on the Humanities.”  College English, 43, 5 (1981).

Topf, Mel A. 1978. “Hannah Arendt: Literature and the Public Realm.”  College English, 40, 4 (1978).

Topf, Mel A. 1977 .“Hannah Arendt on Technology and Human Stature.” Lehigh University H.P.T. Newsletter, December.

Topf, Mel A. 1977. “Specialization in Literary Criticism.”  College English, 39, 2 (1977).

Topf, Mel A. 1975. “The National Endowment for the Humanities and the Crisis in the Humanities,” College English, 37:3.

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