CONCEPT

CONCEPT is an interdisciplinary journal of graduate studies sponsored by the Graduate Division of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Villanova University. CONCEPT accepts submissions from Villanova graduate students in all fields of the arts and sciences. Submissions are reviewed by graduate student editors, faculty editors and peer reviewers, with final decisions made by the editors.

Call For Submissions

CONCEPT will be accepting article submissions for the 2015 issue beginning in December 2014. The deadline for submission is Monday, February 2, 2015. The author of the best article in the 2015 issue will receive the Graduate Student Research Prize.

Authors should register with the website, and follow the instructions for posting their submission. (An author may submit no more than 1 article for consideration.) Any questions should be directed to the faculty managing editor, Lisa Sewell (lisa.sewell@villanova.edu).

CONCEPT is also seeking peer reviewers for the 2015 issue. If you are interested in reading submissions, please contact the faculty managing editor, Lisa Sewell (lisa.sewell@villanova.edu). Once you have contacted the editor, please register as a reviewer on the website.


Vol 38 (2015)

Table of Contents

Graduate Research Prize (History)

“If I Get Home Safe”: William C. White’s Experiences in the American Civil War PDF
James Kopaczewski

English

Red Ink Algorithms: "Wandering Rocks" as a Virtual City* PDF
Michelle Callaghan

History

The Untold Stories of Mormonism Exposed: Material Culture, Dime Novels, and Mormonism in American Society PDF
Daniel Gorman Jr.

Mathematics and Statistics

Application of a Markov Chain Traffic Model to the Greater Philadelphia Region PDF
Joseph Glenn Reiter

Philosophy

Rousseau on Health: A Study of Our Relations PDF
Kelsey N. Borrowman

Political Science

Seventh Fleet Standoff: A Two-Cut Analysis of the Decision to Neutralize Taiwan in June 1950* PDF HTML
Eric P. Swanson
Inequality in the Caribbean: A Case Study of Hispaniola PDF HTML
Ariana N.K. Tavakoli

Psychology

Biofeedback and Anxiety Disorders: A Critical Review of EMG, EEG, and HRV Feedback PDF HTML
Lexie Tabachnick

Theology and Religious Studies

Letting the Finite Vanish: Hegel, Tillich, and Caputo on the Ontological Philosophy of Religion* PDF HTML
Jacob Neal Given
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