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Alumni Authors

The work of our alumni is something to celebrate and recognize. By making an impact in the world, Rice Alumni are able to make a difference and share knowledge with the global community.

Listing of Books and Authors

Alumni Authors
(in ABC order by author's last name followed by book title)

  • Abbott, Jeff: "Panic"; "Fear"; "Collision"; "Trust Me"; 'Panic: The Ultimate Series"; The Sam Capra Series; The Whit Mosley Series; The Jordan Poteet Series; more works available at jeffabbott.com
  • Almeling, Rene: "Sex Cells: The Medical Market for Eggs and Sperm"
  • Anderson, John: "Art Held Hostage: The Battle Over the Barnes Collection"
  • Baker, Dana Lee: "The Politics of Neurodiversity: Why Public Policy Matters"
  • Bay, Austin: variety of pieces on military and political topics
  • Berg, Carol Neilon: "Dust and Light"; "Flesh and Spirit"; "Breath and Bone"; "The Spirit Lens"; more works at www.carolberg.com
  • Billingsley, Carolyn Earle: "Communities of Kinship: Antebellum Families & the Settlement of the Cotton Frontier"
  • Brigance, O.J.: "Strength of a Champion: Finding Faith and Fortitude Through Adversity"
  • Bright, George: "INFORMative Assessment: Formative Assessment Practices to Improve Mathematics Achievement, Middle and High School"
  • Brotherton, Michael: "Star Dragon"; "Spider Star"
  • Broyles, Bill: "Band of Brothers"
  • Buckner, Edward & Michael: "In Freedom We Trust: An Atheist Guide to Religious Liberty"
  • Chevallier, Arnaud: "Strategic Thinking in Complex Problem Solving"
  • Cortez, Sarah: "Cold Blue Steel"; "Goodbye Mexico: Poems of Remembrance" 
  • Crook, Elizabeth: "Monday Monday"
  • Dana, MaryAnn McKibben: "Sabbath in the Suburbs: A Family's Experiment with Holy Time"
  • Dees, Ian: "Cucumber Recipes"
  • Dodson, Scott: "The Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg"
  • Eagleman, David: "Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain" ; "Sum" ; "Wednesday is Indigo Blue: Discovering the Brain of Synesthesia" ; "Why the Net Matters"
  • Flatt, Robert "Healing Art - Don't Let Anything Ruin Your Day"; "Rice's Owls"
  • Fox, Stephen: "Born on the Island: The Galveston We Remember" and "Houston Architectural Guide"
  • Gonzalez, Alessandra: "Islamic Feminism in Kuwait"
  • Goodnight, Keith: "The Child"
  • Graves, John: "Goodbye to a River"
  • Grus, Joel: "Your Religion is False" & "Thinking Spreadsheet"
  • Hansen, George: "Trilobites of Black Cat Mountain"
  • Hill, David: "Dad to Dad: Parenting Like a Pro"
  • Hoffman, Eva: "Lost in Translation: Life in a New Language" ; "Exist into History: A Journey Through the New Eastern Europe" ; "The Secret: A Novel" ; "Shtetl: The Life and Death of a Small Town and the World of Polish Jews" ; "Time: Big Ideas, Small Books" ; "Illuminations. A Novel" ; "After Such Knowledge: Memory, History, and the Legacy of the Holocaust"
  • James, Renee: "Seven Wonders of the Universe That You Probably Took for Granted"
  • Judd, Cristle Collins: "Muscial Theory in the Renaissance" ; "Reading Renaissance Music Theory" ; "Tonal Structures in Early Music"
  • Kerr, Jeff: "Austin, Texas - Then and Now" ; "The Republic of Austin" ; "Seat of Empire: The Embattled Birth of Austin"
  • King, Eden: "How Women Can Make It Work: The Science of Success"
  • Kryske, Naomi: "The Witness: A Novel"; "The Mission: A Novel"
  • Latner, Alexis Glynn: "Hurricane Moon"
  • Maliszewski, Paul: "Prayer and Parable: Stories"
  • Masterson, Peter: "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" ; "The Trip to Bountiful"
  • Mehra, Nishta: "The Pomegranate King"
  • Moon, Elizabeth: "The Speed of Dark"; more works available at www.elizabethmoon.com
  • Nathan, David: "The McFarland Baseball Quotations Dictionary"
  • Nathans, Sydney: "To Free a Family: The Journey of Mary Walker"
  • Nuechterlein, Jeanne: "Translating Nature into Art: Holbein, the Reformation, and Renaissance Rhetoric"
  • Nyveen, Laurie: "Avia S-199 in Israeli Air Force Service 1948-1950"
  • Radke, Richard: "Computer Vision for Visual Effects"
  • Reese, Byron: "Infinite Progress: How the Internet and Technology Will End Ignorance, Povery, Hunger, and War"
  • Rogers, Art: "What the Owl Saw"
  • Sagstetter, Karen: "The Thing With Willie: Stories of Two Families"
  • Sparks, Randy: "Where the Negroes Are Masters: An African Port in the Era of the Slave Trade"
  • Street, Randy: "Who"
  • Tanzil, Dicksen: "Transforming Sustainability Strategy into Action: The Chemical Industry"
  • Tobolowsky, Paul: "Stardust Dancing (A Seeker's Guide to the Miraculous)"
  • Todd, David and Jonathan Ogren: "The Texas Landscape Project: Nature and People"; David Todd and David Weisman:"The Texas Legacy Project: Stories of Courage and Conservation"
  • Webb, Charles Harper: "What Things Are Made Of"
  • Whisnant, Clayton: "Male Homosexuality in West Germany: Between Persecution and Freedom, 1945-69"
  • Whitehurst, Jim: "The Open Organization: Igniting Passion and Performance"
  • Wiley, Steve: "HIWI: Rice" (Houston. It's Worth It.)
  • Wynn, Patricia Barnes Ricks: "The Birth of Blue Satan"; "The Spider's Touch"; "The Motive from the Deed"; "A Killing Frost"; "Acts of Faith"