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Clement, V. (2018). The transformation of higher education in Turkmenistan: continuity and change. In J. Huisman, A. Smolentseva and I. Froumin (Eds.), 25 Years of Transformations of Higher Education Systems in Post-Soviet Countries: Reform and Continuity (pp. 387-405). Cham: Palgrave.

Clement, V. (2018). Learning to become Turkmen: Literacy, Language, and Power, 1914-2014. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press.


Fosher, K. (2018). "Implementing a Social Science Capability in a Marine Corps Organization." Journal of Business Anthropology.

Spring. 7(1): 133-152.

Fosher, K., Mackenzie, L., Tarzi, E., Post, K. & Gauldin, E. (2017). Culture General Guidebook for Military Professionals. Quantico, VA: Center for Advanced Operational Culture Learning. https://www.usmcu.edu/culture-general-guidebook.


Fosher, K. (2018 commentary in press). "Ethical Considerations in Publication Co-Authorship with Practitioners and Research Participants." Practicing Anthropology.

Holmes-Eber, P., Tarzi, E., and Maki, B. (2016). ''U.S. Marines' Attitudes Regarding Cross-Cultural Capabilities in Military Operations: A Research Note." Armed Forces & Society42(4): 741-751. doi:10.1177/0095327X15618654.

Liebl, V. (2019). ''Does Afghanistan Have a "Strategic Culture"." In M. Slater (Ed.) Patterns of Influence: The Potential of Applied Strategic Culture. Quantico, VA: Marine Corps University Press.


Mackenzie, L. & Tenzek, K. (2018 in press). Cultural Variation in End-of-Life Conversations Using Cultural Discourse Analysis as a Tool to Analyze Case Studies Designed for Professional Military Education. In M. Scollo & T. Milburn (Eds.) Cultural Discowse Analysis in Situated Contexts. Teaneck, NJ: Farleigh Dickinson University Press.

Mackenzie, L.,Gauldin, E. & Tarzi, E. (2018). Military Cross-Cultural Competence Annotated Bibliography. Quantico, VA:Center for Advanced Operational Culture Learning. http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltexUu2/1059390.pdf.

Mackenzie, L. & Miller, J. (2017). lntercultural Training in the Military. In Y.Y. Kim & K. McKay-Semmler, (Eds.) International Encyclopedia of lntercultural Communication. (P.1411-1420) Malden, MA: WileyBlackwell.


Mackenzie, L. (2017). The Sights and Sounds of Rapport-Building Across Cultures. In Seiter, J., Peeples, J., & Sanders, M. (Eds.)

Great Ideas for Teaching Students in Communication. Boston, MA: Bedford/St. Martin's.

Moeykens, J. (2018). An Assessment of Likelihood: Potential Cooperation between Mexican Drug Cartels and Al Qaeda or

/SIS. Monterey, CA: Naval Post Graduate School. https://calhoun.nps.edu/handle/10945/59557?show=full.

Post, K. (2018). "Sending the right message: Wild game and the West Africa Ebola Outbreak. ''Health Security 16(1): 48-57.

Post, K. (2016). "Disease Containment Versus Caring Presence in the West Africa Ebola Outbreak." Emerging Leaders in Biosecurity Yearbook, 48.

Slater, D. (2019) "Brazilian Strategic Culture - The Case of the Amazon." In M. Slater (Ed.) Patterns of Influence: The Potential of Applied Strategic Culture. Quantico, VA: Marine Corps University Press.

Slater, M. (Ed.) (2019). Patterns of Influence: The Potential of Applied Strategic Culture. Marine Corps University Press.

Steen, S., Mackenzie,L. & Buechner, B. (2018 in press). Incorporating Cosmopolitan Communication into Diverse Teaching and Training Contexts: Considerations from Our Work with Military Students and Veterans. In D. Becker & J.D. Wallace (Eds.) Handbook of Communication Training. New York: Routledge.

Tashev, B. (2019) "Strategic Culture: A Framework for Practitioners." In M. Slater (Ed.) Patterns of Influence: The Potential of Applied Strategic Culture. Quantico, VA: Marine Corps University Press.

RCLF Minutes

Clement,V.(2018).AmoreassertiveTurkey.TheRCLFMinute,Issue4.Retrievedfrom https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-490304.

Clement,V.(2018).U.S.-Russiarelations:sanctionsanddiplomaticexpulsions.TheRCLFMinute,Issue1. Retrievedfrom https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-467392.

Clement, V. (2018). The Legal Status of the Caspian Sea. The RCLF Minute, Issue 1. Retrievedfrom https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-511086.


Elmaki, D. (2018). Syrian Refugees: driving the need for a Political Resolution. The RCLFMinute, Issue 3. Retrieved from https://www.miIsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-478280.

Elmaki, D. (2018 in press). Understanding what led to the Gulf crisis. The RCLF Minute, Issue 2. Retrieved from https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-473038.

CAOCL Reports

Lane, R., Post, K., Gauldin, E., Tarzi, E., and Fosher, K. (2018). Researcher Insights from the Marine Corps Organizational Culture Research Project: Marines' Perspectives on Marines United Misconduct and the Everyday Experiences of Women in the USMC. Quantico, VA: Center for Advanced Operational Culture Learning.

Lane, R., Tarzi, E., Post, K., Gauldin, E., and Fosher, K. (2018). Marine Corps Organizational Culture Research Project Preliminary Analysis: Marines' Perspectives on Various Aspects of Marine Corps Organizational Culture. Quantico, VA: Center for Advanced Operational Culture Learning.


Post, K. (2017). Status Report: Longitudinal Program Assessment with 7thMarines. Quantico,VA: Center for Advanced Operational CultureLearning.

Tarzi, E. (2017). Regional, Culture, and Language Familiarization Program Messaging. Quantico, VA: Center for Advanced Operational CultureLearning.

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