Research, Publications & New Works
Vivienne Bennett (Professor, Liberal Studies) was named to the board of the International Boundary and Water Commission
Jocelyn Ahlers (Professor, Liberal Studies) presented a paper in an invited session, was a discussant on a panel, and reported as Program Chair to the Society for Linguistic Anthropology at this year's American Anthropological Association meetings in Chicago the week before Thanksgiving.
Laura Makey (Lecturer, Liberal Studies) presented at Campus Connect.
Julie Gomez de Garcia's (Professor, Liberal Studies) students presented at Campus Connect and in the student poster presentation.
Kim Knowles-Yanez (Professor, Liberal Studies) presented at Palomar College for the GIS workshop, and at Campus Connect.
Marisol Clark-Ibanez (Associate Professor, Sociology) has been invited to be a keynote speaker at the "Negotiating In/Visbilities" conference in Cambridge, England (December 11- 13, 2013). Previously held in Zurich and Copenhagen, this conference is inter-disciplinary and attracts art practitioners and academics from areas including literature and film studies, philosophy and art history, architecture, sociology, geography and urban studies. As a part of this research network, they explore questions relating to cultural changes in the visible and the invisible. Her talk is called, "In/visibility & Ethics: The Case of Undocumented Immigrants."
Mary Jo Poole (Lecturer, Sociology) presented at Boston College, Institute for the Study and Promotion of Race and Culture, 13th Annual Diversity Challenge. She presented with Michelle Jacob, Ph. D., Professor at Heritage University and University, San Diego (CSUSM M.A.S.P. alumni as well). Their presentation was based on Dr. Jacob’s research and was titled, What Helps American Indians Succeed in Health Interventions? In support of this presentation, she applied for and was awarded a $500 grant from CSUSM Social Justice and Equity Project. As part of this award, she will be presenting on this experience Friday, April 25th, at the Faculty Center Teaching Expo.
Theresa Suarez (Assistant Professor, Sociology) is the CHABBS and IITS nomination for the SONY Awards Program for Innovative Teaching with Technology, which is in partnership with Intel Corporation and the CSU Office of the Chancellor. However, there is one more level of review to determine if she will be the CSUSM university-wide nomination as well, which would then put her in competition with three other CSU campuses for the award.
Donna Goyer (Lecturer, Sociology) participated in the CALM workshops to reduce book costs for students enrolled in SOC 201. She will also be presenting some data at PSA on online learning in March 2014.
Dreama Moon (Professor, Communication) and Michelle Holling (Associate Professor, Communication) were invited to co-edit a special issue of the Journal of Intercultural and International Communication. In preparation, they have invited two students, Maricel Alamares and Marlynda Do to work as reserach assistants on this project. The call for papers is forthcoming in November 2013.
Kristin A. Bates (Professor, Sociology) and Richelle Swan (Associate Professor, Sociology) had their book Juvenile Delinquency in a Diverse Society published in October 2013 by SAGE Publication.
Bud Morris (Professor, Communication) co-authored a paper on "Risk Communication and Edgework" at the Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology Conference, Portland, Orgeon on October 4, 2013.
Jonathan Berman (Associate Professor, Visual & Performing Arts) created and lead a course for CSU Summer Arts "The Art and Craft of the Documentary" which brough Academy and Sundance award winning filmmakers to work with students from across the CSU system to Monteray Bay for a two week intensive course. Professor Berman also consulted for and was interviewed on camera for "E" telvisions special/pilot "Inside Hollywood Secret Societies" that will air in October. Professor Berman also guest lectured at CSU Los Angeles.
Dominic Miller (Lecturer, Visual & Performing Arts) visited Notre Dame the week of September 28, 2013 to give a roundtable discussion on art and technology. The conference is titled "Postnatural" and the paper is titled "Palaces: A Rant on Informatics and the Anthropocene." Professor Miller will also be part of the exhbition "Subterranea" hosted by UCSD's Visual Arts Department. The exhibition open on October 10th from 6-9pm. Details of the exhibition can be viewed at http://subterraneaucsd.com/
Kendra Rivera (Assistant Professor, Communication) is coordinator and photographer for the Kellogg Library's Fall 2013 Context Series Exhibit, entitled "More than a Fence: (de)Contstructing Mexico-U.S. Borders."
Cyrus Masroori (Associate Professor & Department Chair, Political Science) has submitted an article, “Persia and the Self-Reflections of the European Enlightenment,” which is currently under review by a peer reviewed journal.
Donna Goyer (Lecturer, Sociology) presented at the Faculty Teaching and Learning Expo (using Jing and Camtasia as classroom tools) and did a poster session on online learning. Professor Goyer also participated in the Facutly Mentoring program, and is once again participating in the Faculty Mentoring program. She is also the advisor for the Student Democratic Club on campus.
Elizabeth Matthews (Associate Professor, Political Science) (with co-author Rhonda L. Callaway) has presented “Where Have All the Theories Gone? Teaching Theory in Introductory Courses in International Relations,” at the American Political Science Association annual meeting in Chicago, Illinois, August 30, 2013.
In July 2013, Kim Knowles-Yanez (Proessor, Liberal Studies) presented "Organizing GIS instructional development workshops for teachers and faculty," ESRI Education Users Anuual Conference, San Diego.
Joonseong Lee (Assistant Professor, Communication) gave a presentation titled "Digital spirituality as digital breathing: Visualizing subtle energy" as the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) conference held in Dublin City University (DCU), Ireland, June 24-29.
In June, Pamela Stricker (Associate Professor, Political Science) conducted a successful research trip to Bonaire, in part supported by the Department of Political Science. She also made initial connections for potential partnership in student global education, particularly in marine science (Biol Science) and environmental studies (Social Science) in Kralendjik, CIEE Research Station, Bonaire. Professor Stricker has submitted a NEH Summer Stipend Grant proposal. She has also submitted an article manuscript to PS: Political Science and Politics, American Political Science Review (under review); and has completed drafts of two book chapters, Greening the Caribbean: A Search for Sustainability (single-authored manuscript in progress).
Jessica Mayock (Assistant Professor, Philosophy) will present her paper, "Everliving Fire: The Synaptic Motion of Life in Heraclitus," at the Ancient Philosophy Society's Thirteenth Annual Independent Meeting in the University of Notre Dame on April 4-7, 2013. She will also be presenting her paper, "Hail Hera, Mother of Monsters: Monstrosity as Emblem of Sexual Sovereignty," at philoSOPHIA Feminist Society's Seventh Annual Meeting, Bios: Philosophies of Life on May 3rd in Banff, Alberta (Canada).