Oxford University Press
Duke University Press
North Atlantic Books
American Journal of Public Health
Journal of Health and Social Behavior
The Sun Magazine
The Esalen Institute
Advanced Wellness Systems
IBM Integrated Health Services
Triangle Society for Human Resource Management (TSHRM)
Angela’s featured publications
Hollow. Independent release, September 2018.
Debut album of original songs, like what you might hear at a Renaissance fair during the apocalypse. Listen on Bandcamp, Apple Music, or Spotify.
“The One You’re With: Barbara Fredrickson on Why We Should Rethink Love.” The Sun, July 2014, 4–13.
An interview about the fundamental essence of love and the science of lovingkindness meditation with Barbara Fredrickson, Kenan Distinguished Professor of Psychology at UNC–Chapel Hill.
“No Sweat.” The Sun, May 2010, 24–27.
An essay about body image, relationships with men, and running from exercise.
“Finding Happiness by Cultivating Positive Emotions.” Utne Reader, September–October 2009, 62–67.
A condensed version of Angela’s interview with Barbara Fredrickson (“The Science of Happiness”), reprinted in Utne‘s twenty-fifth anniversary issue.
“Across the Universe: Stanislav Grof on Nonordinary States of Consciousness.” The Sun, August 2009, 4–14.
An interview about holotropic breathwork and nonordinary states of consciousness with Stan Grof, psychiatrist and founder of the International Transpersonal Association.
“The Science of Happiness: Barbara Fredrickson on Cultivating Positive Emotions.” The Sun, May 2009, 4–13.
An interview about the benefits of positive emotions with Barbara Fredrickson, Kenan Distinguished Professor of Psychology at UNC. An excerpt was reprinted in America Now: Short Readings from Recent Periodicals (Bedford/St. Martin’s), edited by Robert Atwan.
“Don’t Kill the Instant Messenger.” The Sun, January 2008, 46–47.
A tongue-in-cheek essay announcing The Sun’s new website, a project Angela oversaw. Her editor and boss, Sy Safransky, asked her to write a thousand-word essay about the site launch — but gave her just one night to do it. “And make it funny,” he said. She flew at him with both wings ablaze.
“Many Thanks: Gregg Krech on the Revolutionary Practice of Gratitude.” The Sun, December 2004, 4–14.
An interview about gratitude, Naikan, and Japanese psychology with Gregg Krech, director of the ToDo Institute in Monkton, Vermont.
Brent’s featured publications
Blood Family. September 2016.
This debut novel is a literary supernatural thriller about a man who tries—and fails—to outrun his family’s tragic past. “A clever, engaging view into dark places.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Concert Blends Music With VR to Tell Suffrage Story.” NC State University News, April 8, 2019.
A news/feature article describing the interdisciplinary collaboration that created a performance blending live orchestral music with virtual reality to tell the story of the women’s suffrage movement.
“Piano/Visual Recital Takes Off for Stars.” NC State University News, February 1, 2018.
A news/feature article about a cosmic-themed solo piano concert that incorporated computer-generated abstract visuals projected onstage during the performance.
“Data Detectives.” Results, 2017, 16–18.
A feature article about the Consortium for Nonproliferation Enabling Capabilities, a government/university partnership collaborating to stop the illegal proliferation of nuclear weapons.
“Creating a Culture of Interdisciplinary Excellence.” NC State University, November 2017.
A white paper detailing how NC State successfully launched a program that hired faculty to work in 20 interdisciplinary clusters, such as bioinformatics, visual narrative, and environmental health.
“The Power of Public Science.” Results, summer 2015, 10–17.
A feature article about NC State University’s efforts to engage the public in learning about and conducting scientific research.
“Tyson Shows Star Power.” NC State University News, April 10, 2014.
A news article covering a visit to NC State University by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium in New York City.