A Knock at Midnight: A Story of Hope, Justice, and Freedom
By Brittany K. Barnett, (’06 MS, Accounting; ’05 BBA)
One of Kirkus Reviews’ Best Books of the Year for 2020 and a Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist, A Knock at Midnight details Barnett’s journey to becoming a prominent advocate for criminal justice reform as she works to help free people serving life-without-parole sentences for drug offenses. The Washington Post called the deeply personal memoir a “powerful and devastating” call to free those buried alive by America’s legal system.
Healing the Reason-Emotion Split: Scarecrows, Tin Woodmen, and the Wizard
By Daniel Levine, Professor of Psychology
In Healing the Reason-Emotion Split, Dr. Levine examines the need to balance cognitive and emotional processes and to place equal importance on emotion and reason in decision-making processes.
Jade’s Secret Ingredients: A Recipe for Managing Feelings
By Ashley Finley (’15 BSW)
On the surface, Jade’s Secret Ingredients is about a little girl learning how to cook, with her grandmother as the teacher. But it’s also a book about emotional regulation, breaking down aspects of managing emotions into bite-sized chunks for young readers.