Our faculty members participate in conferences around the world, conduct groundbreaking research, and publish books and journal papers that contribute to their field and highlight their expertise. We feature those accomplishments and more in this section. To share faculty news, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
College of Natural and Behavioral Science
Ximena Cid, professor and chair of the Physics Department, co-wrote the article “Demographics of Physics Education Research,” which has been published by the journal Physical Review Physics Education Research. The article was based on their research that answered the question, “Is physics education research based on a representative sample of students?” Their work was also the subject of the article “Skewed student demographics distort physics education studies,” which appeared in Physics Today in August 2020.
Professor of Anthropology Jerry Moore‘s book manuscript, “Ancient Andean Houses: Making, Inhabiting, Studying,” has been accepted for publication by the University Press of Florida. The book draws on Moore’s four decades of anthropological research in South America. It has an anticipated fall 2021 publish date.
Giacomo Bono, assistant professor of psychology, has co-published the article “Stress and wellbeing in urban college students in the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic: Can grit and gratitude help?” in the International Journal of Wellbeing.
College of Arts and Humanities
Ellie Zenhari, associate professor of art and design, presented her Los Angeles Port Photography project during a virtual Zoom panel in June at the annual photo l.a. art fair. The topic of the panel was “Activism Through Photography: How Photographers Capture Social Movements and Contribute to National Dialogues”. For more information and to view the panel visit https://www.photola.com/programming-virtual.
Recent quotes and/or interviews in the media from faculty
“It’s just a really exciting development for the region. We’ve heard of this company for a while and the fact that they have the potential for such a major investment is a great thing. It definitely brings together some of the elements of Silicon Beach online technology and an e-commerce type of element. And you’ve also got the engineering expertise and real wealth of human capital that we have in the South Bay region spilling over from the aerospace sector.” – Fynnwin Prager, assistant professor of public administration, was interviewed for the Daily Breeze article “Torrance-based electric vehicle start-up Canoo aims to disrupt auto industry.”