Accomplishments: College of Liberal Arts

May 26, 2022
Aldo M. Barrita (Psychology) was awarded the 2022-23 Crossing Latinidades Melon Humanities Fellowship funded by the Mellon Foundation. This fellowship provides an annual stipend, along with resources and training to enhance research focused on Latinx communities exploring and reimagining comparative frameworks that move beyond the single-…
May 25, 2022
Andy Kirk (History) received the Preservation Commission Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation from the city of Las Vegas Historic Preservation Commission. The award recognized Kirk in the Career Achievement Category for "decade's worth of service ensuring the preservation of the history of Las Vegas."
May 22, 2022
Amy Reed-Sandoval (Philosophy) recently was appointed to the editorial board of the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, where she will serve as a section editor for Latin American and Iberian philosophy. 
May 19, 2022
Iesha Jackson (Teaching and Learning), Doris L. Watson (Educational Psychology and Higher Education), Claytee D. White (Oral History Research Center), and Marcie Gallo (History) published the article, "Research as (Re)vision: Laying Claim to Oral History as a Just-us Research Methodology," in the special issue of the International Journal of…
May 18, 2022
Lauren Schmidt, Kavita Batra, Allison G. McNickle, Douglas R. Fraser, Deborah A. Kuhls, Paul J. Chestovich (all Medicine), and Rachael Robnett (Psychology), along with Lynde Lutzow of Temple University Hospital, presented their research, “Implicit Bias Affects Surgical Technical Skill Evaluations” at the Association for Surgical Education annual…
May 15, 2022
Carlos S. Dimas (History) gave a talk on his recently published book, Poisoned Eden: Cholera Epidemics, State-Building, and the Problem of Public Health in Tucumán , Argentina, 1865-1908, at the University of California Riverside (UCR). The talk centered on the the notions of medical governance and uncertainty in the 1886-87 epidemic. Dimas spoke…
May 14, 2022
Gloria Wong-Padoongpatt and Aldo Barrita (both Psychology) co-authored a book chapter "Racial Microaggressions and Self-Esteem" in the recently published book The Psychology of Inequity : Motivation and Beliefs edited by the late Jean Lau Chin, Yolanda E. Garcia and Arthur W. Blume. The book chapter summarizes recent findings highlighting how…
May 12, 2022
William Bauer (History and American Indian Alliance) participated on a panel, "Cultures and Complexities: California’s Hidden Stories in History, Fiction, Poetry and Memoir" at the 8th Annual Bay Area Book Festival in Berkeley, California, earlier this month. He discussed his recent book, We Are the Land: A Native History of California (University…
May 10, 2022
Aldo Barrita (Psychology) and colleagues recently published a study "Bullying, Depression, and Parental Acceptance in a Sample of Latinx Sexual and Gender Minority Youth" in the Journal of LGBT Youth. Results showed that, on average, Latinx sexual and gender minority youth reported rarely experiencing parental acceptance, frequently experiencing…
May 10, 2022
Amy Reed-Sandoval (Philosophy) published "Précis: Socially Undocumented," and "Replies to My Interlocutors" in the American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy, which published a symposium on her book Socially Undocumented: Identity and Immigration Justice. 
May 10, 2022
Shane Kraus (Psychology) and international colleagues recently published a paper, "Emerging Experience with Selected New Categories in the ICD-11: Complex PTSD, Prolonged Grief Disorder, Gaming Disorder, and Compulsive Sexual Behaviour Disorder," in World Psychiatry.  Kraus and Peer Briken (Institute for Sex Research and Forensic Psychiatry,…
May 9, 2022
Anthony King, Ting Tong, Danielle Le, Donna Sim, Aimy Paulsen, and Gloria Wong-Padoongpatt (all Psychology) recently presented their grant-funded research, "Associations Between Problem Gambling and Other Problematic Behavioral Patterns in Nevadan College Students," at the 15th Annual Nevada State Conference on Problem Gambling at the Suncoast…