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 Sciences
Hamoud Salhi, associate dean of International Education and senior international officer, appeared on Algeria Daily News (An-Nahar) to discuss Algeria’s debate regarding the introduction of a new amendment to allow the military to intervene and participate in a peace mission for a regional conflict. Salhi also appeared on the network Echorouk News (Sunset News) to discuss racism on a global scale.
College of Business Administration and Public Policy
“Nowadays, most credit card issuers offer credit cards with no annual fee. That was one gimmick they tried to get more customers. Their fine print indicated that they would charge fees for all other services. Similarly, the intro zero percent APR offers also come with strings attached. …In other words, those zero percent offers may end up costing more to you in the long run if you are not very disciplined in payment of your monthly bills, have poor credit, don’t pay attention to when the free period expires, or are persistently late in payments.” — Prakash L Dheeriya, professor of finance, was featured in the “Ask the Experts” section of the Wallethub article “7 Best Zero Percent Interest Credit Cards in 2020.” Dheeriya addressed the question “Are zero percent credit cards a trap?”
College of Arts and Humanities
“The various social media platforms have revolutionized the ways in which individuals encounter and consume pop culture and have greatly diversified the routes of pop cultural flows and influences,” — Jung-Sun Park, professor and coordinator of the Asian-Pacific Studies Program, was quoted in the CNN article “Why the past decade saw the rise and rise of East Asian pop culture.” She also referred to social media and the Internet as having “totally transformed the transnational flows of pop culture.”
Devon Tsuno, assistant professor of art, was part of the artist coalition “In Plain Sight” that used art to bring awareness and speak out against immigrant detention centers in the United States. Their work was skytyped above detention centers on July 3 and 4. Tsuno’s skytype was a phone number, that when dialed, the caller hears letters written by people incarcerated at detention centers.