Philip Joseph, associate professor of English at CU Denver, will publish in the New Centennial Review’s special issue on War and Peace, due out in the fall. Joseph’s recent publications include "Literary Lawlessness: Sozaboy and the Case of the Child Soldier in Fiction” in English Language Notes 49.2 and “Soldiers in Baltimore: The Wire and the New Global Wars” in the New Centennial Review 13.1. … During February, CU Denver communication Professor Brenda J. Allen served as a visiting scholar of Inclusive Excellence at the University of Akron. She is in residence at the College of Education, whose dean purchased copies of her book, “Difference Matters: Communicating Social Identity,” for all of his faculty and staff. … Paula Fomby, assistant professor, sociology, CU Denver College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, has a new study in the January issue of Sociology of Education Adolescents. Her work explores how the relationship between family structure changes and impacts on adolescent academic success also is affected by the kinds of schools students attended.…In her essay “There Was a Tree in Starksville,” Rachel E. Harding, assistant professor, ethnic studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at CU Denver, collaborated with her late mother, Rosemarie Freeney Harding, who was a longtime advocate for justice and democracy through the U.S. civil rights movement and around the world. This article from Faith, Feminism and Scholarship: The Next Generation, Palgrave/McMillan, 2011, appeared in the February 2012 issue of Sojourners magazine.