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.
College of Arts and Humanities
Rudy Vanterpool, professor emeritus and chair of Africana studies, was among a number of L.A. County chairs of black studies who served on a panel discussion, “A Century of Black Life, History and Culture,” at a special City of Los Angeles African American Heritage Month event hosted by L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti and Our Authors Study Club on February 5.
Ellie Zenhari, assistant professor of art, received a Special Merit recognition from the Online Gallery Light Space and Time Fourth annual “Open” Art Exhibition for her “San Pedro Toxic Port Project 03.”
Nancy Cheever, professor of communications, along with L. Mark Carrier and Larry Rosen, professors of psychology, and psychology lecturer Alex Lim, wrote a review article, “Causes, Effects, and Practicalities of Everyday Multitasking,” that appeared in press in the journal Developmental Review (2015, doi:10.1016/j.dr.2014.12.005).
College of Business Administration and Public Policy
Kirti Celly, professor of marketing, received the “Outstanding JME Article of the Year” from the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Marketing Education for her article “Having Many Choice Options Seems Like a Great Idea, But…: Student Perceptions About the Level of Choice for a Project Topic in a Marketing Class,” which she co-authored with CSU Northridge marketing professors David Ackerman and Barbara Gross. The article was published in the December 2014 issue. Celly will be honored at the 2015 Marketing Educators’ Association annual meeting in April.
College of Extended and International Education
Milton Krivokuca, program coordinator and academic advisory of Quality Assurance Programs, was named an American Society of Quality ASQ Fellow for significant contributions to the advancement of the quality profession through implementation of quality management systems in manufacturing and higher education.
College of Health Human Services and Nursing
Cynthia Johnson, professor of nursing, was noted as a “local leader” in a Black History Month Feature article, “Nurses Who Changed a Nation,” in the February 9 issue of Working Nurse.
College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences
Kara Dellacioppa, associate professor and chair of sociology, wrote a news analysis column that appeared in Truthout.org on February 9, “Remembering the Watts Rebellion, Operation Chaos, and the Infectious Logic of National Security.”
Hamoud Salhi, associate dean and associate professor of political science, has been named to the Western Collegiate Model United Nations (West MUN) Board of Directors.
L. Mark Carrier and Larry Rosen, professors of psychology, with Nancy Cheever, professor of communications, and psychology lecturer Alex Lim, wrote a review article, “Causes, Effects, and Practicalities of Everyday Multitasking,” that appeared in press in the journal Developmental Review (2015, doi:10.1016/j.dr.2014.12.005)
Recent quotes and/or media interviews in the media from faculty
“The ball’s in their court now.” – Larry Press, professor of information systems, quoted in “Red flags in Cuba slow investment” (USA Today, March 1, 2015)
“We’ve already gotten too overwhelmed with technology and if it’s now a part of you, that’s going to make you more obsessed with it.” – Larry Rosen, professor of psychology, quoted in “Swedish company implanting workers with microchips” (New York Daily News, Feb. 5, 2015; and The Washington Times, Feb. 6)
“In my mind, the question is: What is Cuba going to allow?” – Larry Press, professor of information systems, quoted in “When U.S. telecoms come calling, will Cuba pick up the phone?” (IIEE Spectrum, Jan. 27, 2015)
Gus Martin, professor of criminal justice administration and associate vice president of human resources, was interviewed several times by China Central Television (CCTV) America in recent weeks to discuss the terrorist organization ISIL.
February 19, 2015, discussing the White House Summit to Counter Violent Extremism
February 6, 2015
February 1, 2015, discussing ISIL tactics and possible outcomes
January 31, 2105, discussing the beheading of Japanese journalist by ISIL