College of Liberal Arts faculty write books on varied topics

Topics include how disability is portrayed in the media, birth and death costs, 19-century autobiographies and German productivity after WWII

A. Sue Weisler

Four faculty members from Rochester Institute of Technology’s College of Liberal Arts have recently written books on diverse subjects.

Four faculty members from Rochester Institute of Technology’s College of Liberal Arts have recently written books on diverse subjects including how disability is viewed in the media, the commercialization of 19th-century autobiographies, how birth and death costs and practices have changed over the years, and how Germany adopted technology and a productivity culture after World War II.

Disability in the Media: Examining Stigma and Identity, by Tracy Worrell, professor of communication.

Productivity Machines, German Appropriations of American Technology from Mass Production to Computer Automation, by Corinna Schlombs, assistant professor of history.

The Medicalization of Birth and Death, by Lauren Hall, associate professor of political science.

The Commodification of Identity in Victorian Narrative: Autobiography, Sensation, and the Literature Marketplace, by Sean Grass, professor of English.

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