General Audience Publications and Presentations

Television interview on President George W. Bush's speech at Fort Bragg, NC, channel 13 TV, Orlando (June 28, 2005)

"Get Out the Vote-And Save Your Receipt," The DeLand Beacon (May 30-June 1, 2005)

"Mining for Professional Experience at Model Senate," Stetson Reporter (April 27, 2005)

"Halloween on Minnesota Avenue: The Second-Most-Important Vote of the Fall Season" The DeLand Beacon (December 6-8, 2004)

"The US Roots of UN Scandal," Orlando Sentinel (November 26, 2004)

"The Bush Vote: Why?," Daytona Beach News-Journal (November 7, 2004)

"Saving Lieutenant Kerry: An Open Letter to the Candidate, The DeLand Beacon (October 7-10, 2004)

"Kinder, Gentler Republicans?," Daytona Beach News-Journal (September 5, 2004)

"New Policy Requires Wasting Resources," The Stetson Reporter (April 21, 2004)

"Obscenity Exposes Foolish Prejudices," The Stetson Reporter (March 24, 2004)

"Karen Winkle: American Studies Enriches a Lifelong Interest in History," Stetson University Magazine (Winter 2004), pp. 14-15

"The Halloween Outfits of West Minnesota Avenue," The DeLand Beacon (November 13-16, 2003)

"Race Issues Can Overshadow Other Key Election Discussions," Daytona Beach News-Journal (November 9, 2003)

"Lessons Learned by 'Distorter,'" The Stetson Reporter (October 15, 2003)

"Why Do We Bother Voting at All?" Daytona Beach News-Journal (October 5, 2003)

"International Politics Down the Street," Daytona Beach News-Journal (May 28, 2003)

"The Pragmatism of the American Spirit," Christian Science Monitor (March 14, 2003)

"What is Just About This War?" Daytona Beach News-Journal (February 26, 2003)

"Into the Dorms for Earth Week," Eureka! Newsletter of the Stetson Discovery Program (August 2002), p. 7.

"John Burnham and the History of Human Science" [Notes from the Chair], Forum for the History of Human Science vol. 14, no. 1 (Summer 2002), pp. 1-3.

"It's Good, But is it Human Science?" [Notes from the Chair], Forum for the History of Human Science vol. 13, no. 2 (Winter 2002), pp. 1-3

"The Right Response: More Than Two Choices," DeLand Beacon (November 6, 2001)

"Religion Gives Hope, Morality Brings Action," The Stetson Reporter (September 26, 2001)

"Terrorists on Trial: Make Humiliation, Not War," DeLand Beacon (September 21, 2001)

"Reaching Out" [Notes from the Chair], Forum for the History of Human Science vol. 13, no. 1 (Summer 2001), pp. 1-2

"Before We Can All Get Along: The Case for Intellectual Non-Violence," under revision

"Michael Novak Speech Brings Angular Truth," The Stetson Reporter (February 28, 2001)

"Hints of Doubt About Knowing with Numbers," Public Perspective, February 2001

"Building Bridges" [Notes from the Chair], Forum for History of Human Science Newsletter vol. 12, no. 2 (Winter 2001), pp. 1-2

"The Personal Is Political; Let's Decide If It's Presidential," DeLand Beacon (November 3, 2000)

"VP Candidates Set the Tone: Bush, Gore Should Listen to Dad and Uncle Joe," DeLand Beacon (October 17, 2000)

"On Job Interviewing: Thinking from Both Sides of the Table," American Historical Association Perspectives (December 1999)

"The Conservatives Will Always Be With You," (July 1999)

"Invisible Fathers," The Stetson Reporter (November 12, 1997)

"Can Multiculturalism Unite Us?," The Responsive Community, (Spring 1997)

"A Brief History of Manners," Public Perspective, December 1996

panelist, "Rosewood: The Tragic Reality, the Book, the Film, and American Culture in 1996," Caffé DaVinci, DeLand, Florida (March 1996)

"Hail to the (New) Chief" DeLand Beacon (January 20, 1993)

"The Decline of Mass Culture" Public Perspectives vol. 3, no. 6 (September-October 1992) [quoted in Michiko Kakutani, "Against the Tide: Making the Case for Shades of Gray," New York Times (June 18, 1993), and in Robert Samuelson, The Good Life and Its Discontents (New York: Random House, 1995), p. 211]

"If Grover Cleveland Could Give Advice," Daytona Beach News-Journal (February 1, 1992)

"Honoring a Heritage: The Atlanta ... Cherokees?" Atlanta Journal-Constitution (October 24, 1991)

"Walt Disney: It Takes a Tough Boss to Make a Cuddly-Cute Cartoon," Daytona Beach News-Journal (October 17, 1991)

radio interview on Johnny Carson's cultural impact, The Carol Arnold Show, KTOK Radio, Oklahoma City (October 10, 1991)

"Put Democrats' Money Where Mouths Are," Orlando Sentinel (August 18, 1991)

"Why We Care So Much About Our Celebrities," Daytona Beach News- Journal (August 4, 1991)

"Billy Graham: Reading Between the Lines," Daytona Beach News-Journal (February 18, 1991)

"Can Parents Ever Be Peers?" Orlando Sentinel (January 20, 1990)

"Somber Democrats Must Celebrate Their Own Virtues," Orlando Sentinel (September 14, 1991)

"From Abbie Hoffman in '60s to Joe Isuzu in '80s," Orlando Sentinel (April 19, 1991)

"Bush's Patrician Populism," Orlando Sentinel (February 13, 1991)

"Is America in Decline?" presentation at The Orlando Center for the Humanities (October 12, 1988)