CCI Research Presentations and Publications
Intercultural Leadership Toolkit for Librarians:Building Awareness to Effectively Serve Diverse Multicultural Populations. Libraries (Special Issue: Outreach to Minority Populations). 30(1), 5-12.(2007).
The Library-Community Convergence Framework for Community Action: Libraries as Catalysts of Social Change. Libri: International Journal of Libraries and Information Services. 57(3),(2007).
Assessing the usability of cross-cultural digital libraries for Arabic-speaking children.. Proceedings of LIDA 2006 Libraries in the Digital Age Conference. 49-62.(2006).
Communication-Information Convergences in Internet Use by International Teaching Assistants (ITAs): “Sense Making” in a Culturally Alien Information Environment. 28th Annual Research Symposium College of Communication and Information University of Tennessee: Moving Toward the Future: Convergence of Communication and Information.(2006).
Information behaviors of academic researchers in the Internet era: An interdisciplinary & cross-cultural study.. Proceedings of the 1st International Scientific Conference eRA: The Information Technology to Science, Economy, Society & Education.(2006).
Measuring the usability of an international user interface: Culture and design representations.. Human-Computer Interaction Symposium, American Society for Information Science & Technology.(2006).
Proceedings of the Brown Bag Globalization-Information-Culture Symposium: How Does Globalization in the Age of Information Affect Traditions and Culture Around the World?.(2006).
A Prolegomena to the Study of the Romani Media in Eastern Europe. European Journal of Communication. 21, 477-97.(2006).
A “Queer” Manifesto of Interventions for Libraries to ‘Come Out’ of the Closet! A Study of “Queer” Youth Experiences during the Coming Out Process(March 2006). Library and Information Science Research Electronic Journal. 16(1),(2006).
Sharing strategies: Universities and the ethnic news media - Transforming schools, curricula and students. Ethnic media and university journalism programs.(2006).
Affect and Arabic-speaking children’s interaction with digital libraries. 68th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology.(2005).
Arabic-speaking children’s interaction with the International Children’s Digital Library (ICDL). Global Studies Conference.(2005).
Cross-cultural issues in user learning and the design of digital interfaces. 68th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. Available online.(2005).
Cross-cultural use of digital libraries by children in Arabic-speaking countries. 68th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology.(2005).
Diversity Resources Page (DRP): A Digital Library on Diversity and Multicultural Issues at the University of Tennessee,. Versed: Bulletin of the Office for Diversity, American Library Association.(2005).
Socio-Technical Development of Digital Libraries in the Cross-Cultural Learning Process: A Critical Perspective. American Society for Information Science & Technology 2005 Annual Meeting: Sparking Synergies: Bringing Research and Practice Together @ ASIST '05.(2005).
Arabic-speaking children’s interaction with the International Children’s Digital Library (ICDL). 15th Annual Conference of the Arab Federation on Library and Information Science.(2004).
From Few to Many: The Romani Media in Eastern Europe. Global Fusion Conference.(2004).
Hindu Temples and Asian-Indian Diasporic Identity in the United States. (Turino, T., & Lea J., Ed.).Identity and the Arts in Diaspora Communities.(2004).
International Perspectives in Library and Information Science (LIS) Education: Developing Scenarios to Understand Cross-Cultural Communities of Practice Among Doctoral Students. The ALISE Doctoral Students SIG Research Poster Session, ALISE 2004 Annual Conference.(2004).
Risk narratives: Multicultural publics, roles and communication process perceptions. National Communication Association.(2004).
Internet as a Glocal Network: Fulfilling Diasporic Needs of International Teaching Assistants (ITAs) in the United States. 4th Conference of the Association of Internet Researchers.(2003).
Reflections of Cultural Identities in Conflict: Japanese American Internment Camp Newspapers During World War II. Journalism History. 29, 69-81.(2003).
National Identities, Structure, and Press Images of Nations: The Case of Japan and the U.S.. Mass Communication & Society. 5, 57-85.(2002).
Comparing Nations in Mass Communication Research, 1970-1997: A Critical Assessment of How We Know What We Know. Gazette: The Journal of International Communication. 63, 415-434.(2001).
Japanese Teenage Girls: Their Ad-Inspired Social Comparison Behavior and Perceptions of Women’s Roles. Gazette: The Journal of International Communication. 63, 25-40.(2001).
Risk communication and multicultural publics: Competing, compatible or conflicting cultural narratives. Intercultural Communication Conference.(2001).
National Identities and Press Images of Nations: Images of Japan and the U.S.. International Communication Association Conference.(2000).
Manifestations of Ethnocentrism in U.S.-Japan Press Coverage. Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Conference.(1999).
The Sacred Landscape of Hindu Temples: A Marker of Indian Diasporic Identity in the U.S.. Sagar: A South Asia Graduate Student Journal. 6,(1999).
Detecting cultural knowledge in organization members' personal construct systems. Journal of Constructivist Psychology. 10, 117-134.(1998).
The Sacred Landscape of Hindu Temples: A Marker of Indian Diasporic Identity in the U.S.. Conference on Identity and the Arts in Diaspora Communities, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Co-sponsored by the Ford Foundation).(1998).
The Sacred Landscape of Hindu Temples: A Marker of Indian Diasporic Identity in the U.S.. 27th Annual Conference on South Asia, Center for South Asia,.(1998).
The Irresponsibility of Intellectuals and The Reality of Multiculturalism in a Free Society. East-West Meeting (Blessings and Blights After the ‘Year of Miracles’).(1997).
Mandala and the Sacred Landscape of the Hindu City of Madurai: An Inspiration for Contemporary Design.. Making Sacred Places, The Sixth International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Built Form & Culture Research,.(1997).
Cultural Identities in Conflict: The Experience of the Japanese-Americans during World War II as Told by the Camp Newspapers. Midwest Journalism History Conference,.(1996).
Cultural Identities in Conflict: The Experiences of the Japanese Americans during World War II as Told by the Camp Newspapers.. Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Conference.(1996).
Interpretation of the Sacred and the Profane as a Private-Public Continuum: A Study of the Hindu City of Madurai. Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA) 27.(1996).
Mandala and the Sacred Landscape of the Hindu City of Banaras. Our Community, Our Neighborhood, Annual Conference of Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA).(1996).
Ti-ni-boppa-zu vs. Teenyboppers: Cross-Cultural Social Comparison. American Academy of Advertising Conference.(1996).
Ti-ni-boppa-zu vs. teenyboppers: Cross-cultural social comparison.. (Wilcox, G. B., Ed.).Proceedings of the 1996 Conference of the American Academy of Advertising. 40.(1996).
Cultural information and organization members' personal construct systems. annual meeting of the Speech Communication Association.(1995).
Intercultural Communication and the International Student in the US. Communication Association of Pacific.(1983).