Accomplishments: College of Liberal Arts
January 13, 2020
Marina Garber-Colacicchi (World Languages and Cultures) had a selection of poems titled "The Dead Hour" published in The New Review Quarterly in December.
January 10, 2020
C.E. Abbate (Philosophy) recently was appointed co-president of the Society for the Study of Animal Ethics.
January 7, 2020
Michelle Tusan (History) published a piece, "Impeachment, Executive Power and Genocide" in the Los Angeles Review of Books about the impeachment crisis.
January 2, 2020
Austin Horng-En Wang (Political Science) published a policy report exploring the psychology of national defense among Taiwanese people. In the report, Wang conducted and analyzed survey experiments to estimate multiple factors linking to the rational and irrational calculation on the potential military conflicts. Military experience, nationalism, and perceived collective action play a role in the decision-making process. The report is published by the Global Taiwan Institute, a Washington, D.C...
December 17, 2019
Shane Kraus (Psychology) and colleagues published a paper, "A Systematic Review of Gambling-related Findings from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions," in the Journal of Behavioral Addictions.
December 16, 2019
Elizabeth Lawrence (Sociology) and colleagues published an article, "Maternal Educational Attainment and Child Health in the United States," in the American Journal of Health Promotion.
December 13, 2019
Gary Totten (English) has published two book chapters. The first is "Women, Art, and the Natural World in Edith Wharton's Works" in the book The New Edith Wharton Studies, published by Cambridge University Press and edited by Jennifer Haytock and Laura Rattray. The second is "Spaces of Consumption in American Literary Realism" in the book The Oxford Handbook of American Literary Realism, published by Oxford University Press and edited by Keith Newlin.
December 10, 2019
C.E. Abbate (pphilosophy) published a chapter titled "Veganism, (Almost) Harm-Free Animal Flesh, and Nonmaleficence: Navigating Dietary Ethics in an Unjust World" in the Routledge Handbook of Animal Ethics. In this chapter, she provides an overview of the harms that animals, the environment, and humans endure as a result of industrial animal agriculture, and she concludes with a defense of ostroveganism and a tentative defense of cultured meat.
December 9, 2019
William Bauer (History and the American Indian Alliance) made a presentation, "Generational Trauma and Round Valley’s History: Slavery and Boarding Schools," at the Decolonizing Your Approach to Justice for Child Abuse symposium, which was held on the Round Valley Indian Reservation in Northern California. He discussed the history of slavery and boarding school education as it affected children from the Round Valley Reservation as well as the concepts of sovereignty and colonialism.
December 9, 2019
Shane Kraus (Psychology) and colleagues published a paper, Compulsive Sexual Behavior and Dysregulation of Emotion, in Sexual Medicine Reviews.
December 9, 2019
Jenna Heath (Liberal Arts) and Kathryn Raffety (Life Sciences) recently received fall 2019 Academic Assessment Mini-Grants through the office of academic assessment. Health and the College of Liberal Arts received the award for “College of Liberal Arts Student Success Through Service Learning Pilot Project,” an ambitious, faculty-driven service-learning project that builds on an existing service-learning program fostering academic and professional development through community engagement, and...
December 6, 2019
Tyler D. Parry (Interdisciplinary, Gender and Ethnic Studies) published an article in the Washington Post, "Why Right-Wing Commentators Distort the History of Slavery and Emancipation." Parry is an assistant professor of African American and African diaspora studies.