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
Nancy Cheever, professor and chair of Communications research, was referenced in the article, “Don’t be ridiculous, put down the phone,” which was published on Nov. 1 in The Creightonian, the weekly news publication of Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.
Chika Ezeanya-Esiobu, lecturer of Africana Studies, recently led the talk “How Africa Can Use Its Traditional Knowledge to Make Progress” at the TEDGlobal 2017 in Arusha, Tanzania.
Justin Gammage, assistant professor of Africana Studies, published the paper “Black Power and the Power of Protest: Re-Examining Approaches for Radical Economic Development” in the Review of Black Political Economy in June 2017.
John Murillo, lecturer of Africana Studies, has secured a book contract with Ohio State University for his manuscript “Motes and Minutes: On the Spaces and Times of Black Creation,” which is scheduled to be published in fall 2018. Murillo also participated in an American Studies Association panel titled “Black Pedagogies of Revolution” in November in Chicago, IL.
Donna J. Nicol, associate professor and chair of Africana Studies, presented her paper “The Uses and Abuses of Corporate Philanthropy in American Higher Education: The Impact of Corporate Money on People of Color in the Academy” at the 102nd Annual Association for the Study of African American Life and History Meeting and Conference, which took place in September 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio. She also co-authored an article with Jennifer Yee, assistant professor of Asian American Studies at CSU Fullerton, titled “Reclaiming Our Time: Women of Color Faculty and Radical Self-Care in the Academy,” which has been published in the journal Feminist Teacher’s special issue “Women of Color and Pedagogical Praxis.”
Annemarie Perez, assistant professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, contributed the article, “Practice and Praxis: Chicana Feminism and the History of the Chicana/Latina Studies Journal” in the journal Dialogo published by the University of Texas Press.
Edward Robinson, lecturer of Africana Studies, presented his paper “From Abolition to Black Lives Matter: Past and Present Forms of Transnational Black Resistance” in October 2017 at the Obama Institute’s Transnational American Studies program at Johannes Gutenberg-University, in Mainz, Germany.
College of Education
Associate Dean of the College of Education Glenn DeVoogd co-authored the chapter “Toward a New Appreciation of Speaking and Listening” in the 4th edition of the “Handbook of Research on Teaching the English Language Arts.” The chapter features comprehension theory, practice, and “critical nature.” The handbook brings together prominent scholars, researchers, and professional leaders to offer an integrated perspective on teaching the English language arts, and a comprehensive overview of research in the field.
College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences
Giacomo Bono, assistant professor of psychology, contributed the article, “Living with a grateful heart starts with simple practices,” in the November-December issue of the Interpreter Magazine, a publication of the United Methodist Church.
Hamoud Salhi, professor of political science and interim dean of Undergraduate Studies, recently appeared on CGTN America providing an historic prospective of the competition and tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia.
College of Extended and International Education
Brian Jarrett, director of the Negotiation, Conflict Resolution, and the Peacebuilding program, recently gave a presentation on “Indigenous Peacemaking in Alaska and The Yukon” at Stanford Law School. Jarrett also participated in the U.S. Navy’s Distinguished Navy Visitor Program in San Diego.
College of Business Administration and Public Policy
Orie Berezan, assistant professor of management and marketing, co-authored the article “Style before substance? Building loyalty through marketing communication congruity,” which appeared in the European Journal of Marketing. He also co-authored “The pursuit of virtual happiness: Exploring the social media experience across generations,” which has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Business Research.
Jessica Federman, assistant professor of management and marketing, provided an informative presentation on interviewing skills for 115 Port of Los Angeles employees as part of the port’s Employee Professional Development program
Recent quotes and/or interviews in the media from faculty
“Their eyes may be on the teacher, but their minds are elsewhere,” – Larry Rosen, professor emeritus of psychology, was interviewed by The Washington Post for the article “Schools and cellphones: In elementary schools? At lunch?”
Professor Emeritus of Psychology Larry Rosen recently published the article, “The distracted student mind–Enhancing its Focus and Attention” on the website PhiDelta Kappan. The pieced featured studies and research regarding college students’ use of technology, mainly cell phones, and how that impacts their behaviors, attitudes and opinions.