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 Arts and Humanities
Alice Nicholas, lecturer of Africana Studies, published the book “Reflections of an Africologist: 10 Million Stories,” (volume 9) in August. Nicholas has written numerous books from the “10 Million Stories” series, a collection she created in 1999.
In August, Salim Faraji, professor of Africana Studies, presented “Athanasius and Ancient Egyptian Metaphysics: Forging Christology, Creed and Canon” during the 21st St. Shenouda-UCLA Conference of Coptic Studies.
Donna Nicol, associate professor and chair of Africana Studies, has published the article “Conservative Philanthropy’s War on Ethnic and Gender Studies in U.S. Higher Education,” in June on the website HistPhil.org.
Edward Robinson, lecturer of Africana Studies, served as a workshop facilitator for the 3-part fall webinar “Becoming an Anti-Racist Educator,” which is taking place at CSU Fullerton in September-November 2020.
College of Extended and International Education
Matthew Luckett, HUX program coordinator, has published the book “Never Caught Twice: Horse Stealing in Western Nebraska, 1850 – 1890.” The book presents the untold history of horse raiding and stealing on the Great Plains of western Nebraska by and from four Plains groups – American Indians, the U.S. Army, ranchers and cowboys, and farmers.
Recent quotes and/or interviews in the media from faculty
“There’s this term that’s kind of gone out into the lexicon of ‘performative allyship,’ where you perform it, but you don’t necessarily interrogate your own racist ideas or you’re just trying to show that you’re not racist, but you’re not trying to undo racism. I’m particularly interested in … the uses and abuses of performative allyship, where folks – particularly in this current moment – are using performance to demonstrate how concerned they are about Black Lives Matter and George Floyd and these issues, when they’ve been silent up to this point.” – Donna Nicol, associate professor and chair of Africana Studies, was interviewed for the Random Lengths News article “Netflix and Faux Allyship.”
In September, Donna Nicol was also a featured guest along with Jennifer A. Yee, professor of Asian American Studies at CSU Fullerton, for the Fresh Off the VOTE Podcast segment “Caring in a World That Doesn’t Care.” The educators addressed the question, “What is radical about radical self-care and how is it different from good old consumerism?”
Emeritus Professor of Psychology Larry Rosen, and his research on the psychology of technology, was referenced in two articles on the subject of surviving time at home during COVID-19: Men’s Health, “5 Painless Ways to Drink and Snack Less” and Forge.com “5 Healthy Ways to Immediately Slow Down Your Life.”