This is a work-in-progress collection of Colby College faculty works. At this stage it is not intended to represent the complete breadth and diversity of faculty research. Colby faculty who wish to participate or who have questions about Digital Commons @ Colby are encouraged to contact Martin Kelly, Digital Collections Librarian.

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Submissions from 2015

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Making it in Maine: Stories of Jewish life in small-town America, David M. Freidenreich

Submissions from 2013

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The Food of the Damned, David M. Freidenreich

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Proxy Citizenship and Transnational Advocacy: Colombian Activists from Putumayo to Washington, DC, Winifred Tate

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The Death of al-ʿAbbās b. al-Maʾmūn and a “Thwarted” Coup d’État, John P. Turner

Submissions from 2012

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A postulate for tiger recovery: the case of the Caspian Tiger, Carlos A. Driscoll, I Chestin, H Jungius, Y Darman, E Dinerstein, J Seidensticker, J Sanderson, S Christie, S J. Luo, M Shrestha, Y Zhuravlev, O Uphyrkina, Y V. Jhala, S P. Yadav, D G. Pikunov, N Yamaguchi, D E. Wildt, J D. Smith, Marker, Philip J. Nyhus, R Tilson, D W. Macdonald, and S J. O'Brien

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Fusion Cooking in an Islamic Milieu: Jewish and Christian Jurists on Food Associated with Foreigners, David M. Freidenreich

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Muslims in Eastern Christian Law, 1000–1500, David M. Freidenreich

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Why Jewish Studies Scholars Should Care about Christian–Muslim Relations, David M. Freidenreich

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Living on the LAM: Libraries, Archives and Museums in the Digital Age, Clem Guthro

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Maine Shared Collections Strategy: Why now in Maine?, Clem Guthro

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'Not unworthy of his hand': Crossing Borders in Benjamin West's A Drayman Drinking, Lauren K. Lessing and Terri Sabatos

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Faculty in the Mist: Ethnographic Study of Faculty Research Practices, Marilyn R. Pukkila and Ellen L. Freeman

Submissions from 2011

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Christians in Early and Classical Shiʿi Law, David M. Freidenreich

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Food and Table Fellowship, David M. Freidenreich

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Muslims in Western Canon Law, 1000–1500, David M. Freidenreich

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The Implications of Unbelief: Tracing the Emergence of Distinctively Shiʿi Notions Regarding the Food and Impurity of Non-Muslims, David M. Freidenreich

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Creating a Culture of Innovation and Mobility with an iPad for All Librarians and Support Staff, Clem Guthro

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Omens, Portents, and Possibilities: Libraries in 2020, Clem Guthro and James Jackson Sanborn

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Angels in the Home: Adelicia Acklen's Sculpture Collection at Belmont Mansion, Lauren K. Lessing

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New Perspective: Rereading Seymour Joseph Guy's "Making a Train", Lauren K. Lessing

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Human Rights Law and Military Aid Delivery: A Case Study of the Leahy Law, Winifred Tate

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Paramilitary Forces in Colombia, Winifred Tate

Submissions from 2010

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Five Questions about Non-Muslim Meat: Toward a New Appreciation of Ibn Qayyim al-Ǧawziyyah’s Contribution to Islamic Law, David M. Freidenreich

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Holiness and impurity in the Torah and the Quran: Differences within a common typology, David M. Freidenreich

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Collaboration is Our Future, Clem Guthro

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Next Generation Libraries, Clem Guthro

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Ties that Bind: Hiram Powers' "Greek Slave" and Nineteenth-Century Marriage, Lauren K. Lessing

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Quite a year and new life for Panthera tigris: The St. Petersburg Declaration and the future of wild tigers, Philip J. Nyhus and Lisa Ann Tekancic

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Where the tiger Survives, biodiversity thrives, Philip J. Nyhus and Ronald Tilson

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The End of the Miḥna, John P. Turner

Submissions from 2009

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Bibliography/Webliography for Visual Literacy : Visual Imagery, Databases, and A Contextual Approach to Understanding Images, Margaret D. Ericson

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In Search of the Information Commons Model in Arts Libraries: Bibliography, Margaret D. Ericson

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Visual Literacy : Visual Imagery, Databases, and A Contextual Approach to Understanding Images, Margaret D. Ericson

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In Search of the Information Commons Model in Arts Libraries: A Library Travelogue and Discussion, Margaret D. Ericson and Janette Blackburn

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Christians in early and classical Sunni law, David M. Freidenreich

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Muslims in canon law, ca. 650–1000, David M. Freidenreich

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Unveiling Raphaelle Peale's "Venus Rising from the Sea -- A Deception", Lauren K. Lessing and Mary Schafer

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The status and evolution of laws and policies regulating privately owned tigers in the United States, Philip J. Nyhus, Michael Ambrogi, Caitlin Dufraine, Alan Shoemaker, and Ronald L. Tilson

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Reintroduction of the Chinese Tiger, Philip J. Nyhus, Urs Breitenmoser, and Ron Tilson

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The Conservation Value of Tigers: Separating Science from Fiction, Philip J. Nyhus and Ron L. Tilson

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My Teaching Philosophy, Marilyn R. Pukkila

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From Greed to Grievance: The Shifting Political Profile of the Colombian Paramilitaries, Winifred Tate

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U.S. Human Rights Activism and Plan Colombia, Winifred L. Tate

Submissions from 2008

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Kiddushin: A Service for Yom Hashoah, David M. Freidenreich

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Sharing meals with non-Christians in canon law commentaries, ca. 1160-1260: A case study in legal development, David M. Freidenreich

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Take a Deep Breath: On Not Losing the Turtle in the Technology, Marilyn R. Pukkila

Submissions from 2007

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An Analysis of Attendance at Major League Baseball Spring Training Games, Michael R. Donihue, David Findlay, and Peter Newberry

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Tigers, Wolves, and Moose, Oh My: Challenges and opportunities for promoting undergraduate research in environmental studies with GIS, Philip J. Nyhus, F Russell Cole, and David H. Firmage

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Environmental studies: Interdisciplinary research on Maine lakes, Philip J. Nyhus, F Russell Cole, David H. Firmage, Daniel Tierney, Susan W. Cole, Raymond B. Phillips, and Edward H. Yeterian

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Tackling Biocomplexity with Meta-models for Species Risk Assessment, Philip J. Nyhus, Robert C. Lacy, Francis R. Westley, Philip S. Miller, Harrie Harrie Vredenburg, Paul C. Paquet, and John Pollak

Submissions from 2006

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The Other Side of the Podium: Student Information Needs from Inside the Classroom, Marilyn R. Pukkila

Submissions from 2005

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An Analysis of the Use of Virtual Communities of Practice in Managing Knowledge for Professional Development by Oberlin Group Librarians, Clem Guthro

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Bearing the costs of human-wildlife conflict: The challenges of compensation schemes, Philip J. Nyhus, Steve A. Osofsky, Paul Ferraro, H Fischer, and Francine Madden

Submissions from 2004

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Comparisons Compared: A Methodological Survey of Comparisons of Religion from ‘A Magic Dwells’ to A Magic Still Dwells, David M. Freidenreich

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Agroforestry, elephants, and tigers: Balancing conservation theory and practice in human-dominated landscapes of Southeast Asia, Philip J. Nyhus and R L. Tilson

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Characterizing human-tiger conflict in Sumatra, Indonesia: implications for conservation, Philip J. Nyhus and Ronald Tilson

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Dramatic decline of wild South China tigers Panthera tigris amoyensis: field survey of priority tiger reserves, Ronald Tilson, Hu Defu, Jeff Muntifering, and Philip J. Nyhus

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The abnā' al-dawla: The Definition and Legitimation of Identity in Response to the Fourth Fitna, John P. Turner

Submissions from 2003

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Picturing Efficiency: Precisionism, Scientific Management, and the Effacement of Labor, Sharon L. Corwin

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The use of Islamic sources in Saadiah Gaon's Tafsir of the Torah, David M. Freidenreich

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Taking the bite out of wildlife damage: The challenges of wildlife compensation schemes, Philip J. Nyhus, Hank Fisher, Steve Osofsky, and Francine Madden

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Dangerous animals in captivity: Ex situ tiger conflict and implication for private ownership of exotic animals, Philip J. Nyhus, Ronald L. Tilson, and J L. Tomlinson

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Wildlife knowledge among migrants in southern Sumatra, Indonesia: implications for conservation, Philip J. Nyhus, Sumianto Tilson, and Ronald Tilson

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Incorporating local knowledge into population and habitat viability assessments: Landowners and tree kangaroos in Papua New Guinea, Philip J. Nyhus, J Williams, J Borovansky, O Byers, and P Miller

Submissions from 2002

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Enhancing education through research in the environmental science laboratory: integrating GIS and project-based learning at Colby College, Philip J. Nyhus, F Russell Cole, David H. Firmage, and P S. Lehmann

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Enhancing the integration of research and education using an interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Symposium, Philip J. Nyhus, F Russell Cole, David H. Firmage, and Edward H. Yeterian

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A Role for Natural Resource Social Science in Biodiversity Risk Assessment, Philip J. Nyhus, Frances R. Westley, Robert C. Lacey, and Philip S. Miller

Submissions from 2001

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Tiger restoration in Asia: Ecological theory vs. sociological reality, Ronald Tilson, Philip J. Nyhus, and Neil Franklin

Submissions from 2000

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Crop-raiding elephants and conservation implications at Way Kambas National Park, Sumatra, Indonesia, Philip J. Nyhus, Sumianto, and Ronald Tilson

Submissions from 1999

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Feminist Spiritualities: A Brief Overview, Marilyn R. Pukkila

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The Literature of Contemporary Witchcraft: Formalists, Femininsts, and Free Spirits, Marilyn R. Pukkila

Submissions from 1998

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Keeping problem tigers from becoming a problem species, Philip J. Nyhus and R L. Tilson