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 Business Administration and Public Policy
Rui Sun and Hugo Ascencio, assistant professors of public administration, co-authored the article “Using Social Media to Increase Nonprofit Organizational Capacity,” which was published in April in the International Journal of Public Administration. Using data from a survey of human service NPOs in Los Angeles, the study finds that NPOs who post frequently on social media sites and use dedicated funding are more likely to perceive social media as being effective in increasing their organizational capacity.
College of Extended and International Education
A. Marco Turk, professor emeritus of the Negotiation, Conflict Resolution & Peace Building program, led a session on April 28 in Lakerport, Calif., on the use of mindfulness by lawyers and mediators to achieve positive outcomes in mediation. The seminar was sponsored by Lake County Mediations and the Lake County Bar Association.
Recent quotes and/or interviews in the media from faculty
“While President Donald Trump talks about peace, and thinks this would move the peach process forward, there’s no actual peace process or plan about how to move forward.” – Hamoud Salhi, professor of political science and interim dean of Undergraduate Studies, was interviewed by CGTN‘s Elaine Reyes regarding the relocation of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem.
Nancy Cheever, chair and professor of the Department of Communications, and Larry Rosen, emeritus professor of psychology, were featured May 4 in the Wall Street Journal article “Your Phone Is Almost Out of Battery. Remain Calm. Call A Doctor.” The professors were interviewed for their groundbreaking work on smartphone anxiety, a field of scientific inquiry that is growing internationally as smartphone users increasingly seek the help of clinical psychologists.