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His areas of specialization are Anthropology, Religion, Ethnicity, and Popular Culture.
"Africa," "The Ashanti," "Caste," "Hausa," "Ibo," and "Ogun Cult," in Junius F. Rodriquez, ed., The Historical Encyclopedia of World Slavery. 2 volumes. San Francisco: ABC Clio. 1998.
Anthropology and Theology with William Randolph Adams. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2000.
Art and Leisure. ABC-CLIO. 1997. (out of print)
"Authenticity in Tourism the San Angel Inns: Journal of Tourism Research" 24: 305-321. 1997.
Black Mask and the Origins of the hard-boiled Detective: An Anthropologist's View; Dime Novel Round Up 67: 75-94. 1998.
Bridges to Humanity : Narratives on Anthropology and Friendship with Bruce Grindal. Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press. 1995.
"Children's Games as Mechanisms for Easing Ethnic Interaction in Ethnically Heterogeneous Communities: A Nigerian Case," in S. M. Channa, ed. International Encyclopedia of Anthropology, volume 4, New Delhi: Vedams Books, 1998.
"Crossing Artistic Symbolic Boundaries: Nigeria and Ghana." Africa. (Rome) 7(l): 62-80. 1997.
"Ethnicity and Nigeria since the End of the Civil War." Journal of Dialectical Anthropology. 22: 303-333 1997.
Explorations in Anthropology and Theology with Walter Randolph Adams. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1997.
Gods and Goods in Africa : Persistence and Change in Ethnic and Religious Identity in Yauri Emirate, North-Western State, Nigeria Salem, WI: Sheffield Publishing Company, 1985.
Hausa People, a Bibliography New Haven, CT: Human Relations Area Files, 1983.
"The Illusion Ethnic Identity: An Introduction to Ethnicity and Its Uses." In Larry L. Naylor, Multiculturalism and Diversity in the United States. Westport: Greenwood Press, pp. 117-126. 1997.
Jazz in the American Mosaic. In Marshall Fishwick, The American Mosaic. NY:1997.
Missionaries in the Global Village. In Marshall Fishwick, The Global Village. Bowling Green: Popular Culture Press. 1998.
"Music as Resistance to Oppression: Case Studies from Nigeria and Ghana." Journal of Popular Culture. 1998.
New Directions in Anthropology and Theology. University Press, Lanham, Md.1997.
Popular Culture in the Fifties. University Press of America. 2001.
"Religion and Repression: Enforcing Feminine Inequality in an "Egalitarian Society,' in S. M. Channa, ed. International Encyclopedia of Anthropology, volume 11, New Delhi: Vedams Books, 1998.
"Review of Ann Marie Rasmussen, African Evangelical Churches." African Studies Review. 1997.
The Yanomami and Their Interpreters. University Press, Lanham, Md. 1997.
"The Yoruba Healer and Syncretism." In Sidney Greenfield and Andre Druger, Syncretism in African and Caribbean Religions. 1998.
With James G. Duvall III, Instructors Resource Manual with Tests for Anthropology 11th Edition. Carol R. Ember, Melvin Ember, Peter N. Peregrine. Prentice Hall, 2004.
Encyclopedia of Religious Rituals and Performances, Editor. Routledge, 2004..
Readings in Introductory Sociology. Revised Edition. Whittier Publications, 2002.
Popular Culture in the Fifties. Lanham, MD.: The University Press of America, 2001.
Readings in the Sociology of Jazz. Long Beach, NY: Whittier Publications, 2002..
The Italians of Rochester, NY: 1900-1940. Lewiston, NY: Edward Mellen Press, 2000.
Adapting to Another Culture. Long Beach, NY: Whittier Publications, 2000.
Society, Culture, and Leisure: An Anthropological Reference. Lanham, MD: The University Press of America, 2000.
Readings in Introductory Sociology. Long Beach: Whittier
Academic Skepticism,Academics in Sports, Dumb Jocks, Gambling Scandal,, in Joyce D. Duncan, Editor, Sport in American Culture. Santa Barbara: ABC-Clio, pp. 3-4, 4-5, 111-12, 146-147, 2004.
Hausa Shamanism; A Kung Healing, Ritual, and Possession Marika Namba Walter and Eva Jane Neumann Feidman, eds. Shamanism Vol. II Santa Barbara: ABC-Clio, pp. 920-25, 891-95. 2004.
Mary Baker Eddy; St. Gregory I; William Wade Harris; and Margaret Mead. IN
The Encyclopedia of Leadership ( Sage, 2004).
The Hausa States, Festivals. Music- Genres, African Religions. In Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History.
Academic Skepticism. Encyclopedia of Sport in American culture.
Christensen, K., & Levinson, D. (Eds.). (2003). Encyclopedia of Community: From the Village to the Virtual World. Thousands Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc. Birth 89-91; Hare Krishnas 575-576;Hinduism 591-593;Secret Societies 1213-1215.
Cookson, C. (Ed.). (2003). Encyclopedia of Religious Freedom. New York: Routledge.Africa 1-3
Goethals, G., Sorenson, G., & Burns, J. M. (2004). Encyclopedia of Leadership. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Eddy, Mary Baker;Gregory I, Pope; Harris, William Wade;Mead, Margaret.
Salamone, F. (2003). Encyclopedia of Religious Rituals. New York: Routledge. Azand;Cargo Cults;Christmas;Easter;Humor and Rituals;Jainism;Music;Nature Worship;Preface;Rituals of Rebellion ;Santeria;Sufism;Symbol and Ritual;Television and Ritual;Yoruba.
Palmer-Fernandez, G. (2003). Encyclopedia of Religion and War. New York: Routledge. Zulu.
Old Dogs and New Tricks: How Older Musicians Cope with Failing Technique, Gillespie and Armstrong, Northeastern Popular Culture Association, Boston, Nov. 7, 1998.
The Rockefeller Foundation and African Studies, American Anthropological Association Meetings, Philadelphia, Dec. 8, 1998.
Forced Resettlement and Its Consequences, A Nigerian Case, Conference on Refugees, Amsterdam, April 23, 1998.