Accomplishments: College of Liberal Arts

February 24, 2020
Amy Reed-Sandoval (Philosophy) published an article, "Settler State Borders and the Question of Indigenous Immigrant Identity," in the Journal of Applied Philosophy.
February 20, 2020
Robert Lang (Brookings Mountain West & The Lincy Institute), William Brown (Brookings), and David Damore (Political Science) recently had a piece published in FixGov, a Brookings Institution blog. Their piece "Electing a President: The Significance of Nevada," discusses that "while the outcomes of the Nevada caucuses may only yield a handful of delegates to the winning candidates, those who perform strongly in diverse, urban Las Vegas are well positioned to gain the nomination and to...
February 19, 2020
Rebecca Gill (Political Science) and her colleagues Jennie Sweet-Cushman (Chatham University) and Sondra Cosgrove (CSN) have been awarded the 2019 Carrie Chapman Catt special award for research on women in politics in honor of the centennial of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The award recognizes their work on “Nevada Bets on Women’s Political Leadership: An Examination of the First-Ever Majority-Women State Legislature.” The study will analyze how — in a female-dominated...
February 18, 2020
Amy Reed-Sandoval (Philosophy) has published an article, "Maternity and Migration," in the journal Philosophy Compass.
February 18, 2020
Marina Colacicchi (World Languages and Cultures) has had a selection of poetry published in the latest issue of the literary magazine Literratura (Moscow, Russia).
February 18, 2020
Harriet Barlow (The Intersection), Orlando White (Campus Life), and Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) facilitated a panel discussion and presentation on how toxic masculinity and hypermasculinity is manifested on campus and in the workplace, and how to alleviate those problematic behaviors.  The panelists who shared their knowledge and insight were Frank Rudy Cooper (Law), A.B. Wilkinson (History), David Robinson (Student Counseling and Psychological Services), and Phil...
February 18, 2020
Lauren Galloway (Sociology) has a new publication, ‘A Conspiracy of the Nation’: Case Study of Stokely Carmichael’s and H. Rap Brown’s Arguments in Support of Black Power," which appears in The Journal of Black Studies. She is on track to receive her PhD in May.
February 18, 2020
C.E. Abbate (Philosophy) published a paper, "Animal Rights and the Duty to Harm: When to be a Harm Causing Deontologist" in the Journal for Ethics and Moral Philosophy. 
February 14, 2020
Barb Brents, Andrew Spivak, Christina Parreira, Alessandra Lanti (all Sociology), and Olesya Venger (Journalism & Media Studies), along with Takashi Yamashita of the University of Maryland, are the authors of "Are Men Who Pay for Sex Sexist? Masculinity and Client Attitudes toward Gender Role Equality in Different Prostitution Markets," which has been published in the journal Men and Masculinities. The article found that, contrary to popular belief, the 519 prostitution clients surveyed ...
February 12, 2020
William Bauer (History, American Indian Alliance) presented a paper, "I'm Afraid It Would Not Be Allowed to be Put in Print": California Indian Oral Histories and a Reimagining of the United States History" at the International  Conference on Oral History held at Birkbeck College, University of London, earlier this month.
February 12, 2020
John Hay (English) is the author of “The Limits of Recovery: The Failure of James Gates Percival,” a scholarly article published in the winter 2020 issue of the journal Early American Literature. This essay examines the passage into obscurity of a man who was once the most famous poet in America and considers how the recent digitization of archives changes the work of recovery scholarship.
February 11, 2020
Deborah Arteaga (World Languages and Cultures) has published a volume, L2 Grammatical Representation and Processing:  Theory and Practice (Multilingual Matters).  She contributed a co-authored chapter (as first author) titled, "What Can Acquisition Studies Contribute to the Instruction of Register?  A Case Study of French," as well as the "Conclusion."