Chicano and Latino Studies Welcomes New Faculty Member

Dr. Jacqueline Lyon, whose research focuses on the intersections of race and citizenship, has been hired as an associate professor of Chicano and Latino studies.  Dr. Lyon will be teaching the new ethnic studies course, along with Asian and Latino Migration Since WWII. Previously, she’s taught Latin American anthropology, looking at the ways scholars in […]

Call For Papers: 56th Annual Comparative World Literature Conference

Culture Jamming and the Art of Subversion: A Multidisciplinary Perspective Venue: California State University, Long Beach. Mainly in person with some sessions on Zoom. April 13 and 14, 2022 Coined in the eighties, the term “culture jam” refers to the appropriation by social activists of the linguistic trends characteristic of consumerist, capitalist societies. In an […]

Asian and Asian American Studies Welcomes New Faculty Member

Dr. May Lin, a comparative ethnic studies scholar, is the newest hire for the Asian and Asian American studies department. Dr. Lin studied comparative ethnic studies at Columbia and continued her education at UCLA, where she got her master’s in Asian American studies. A year ago, she received her doctorate in sociology at USC, where […]

The Global Fellows Program – Funding undergraduate students to create projects that change the way we see the world!

The Global Fellows Program Funding undergraduate students to create projects that change the way we see the world! In Year 1 Fellows participate in leadership development while planning their projects In Year 2 Fellows complete a project of their own design The Global Studies Institute will offer up to three undergraduate Global Studies Fellowships where […]

Faculty Publications: International Studies – September 2021

International Studies Fouratt, Caitlin E., and Lizbeth Castillo-Monterrosa (2021), “Undeserving and Undesirable: Representing New Migrants and Refugees in Costa Rican Media.” Bulletin of Latin American Research https://doi.org/10.1111/blar.13288.

Asian and Asian American Studies Welcomes New Faculty Member

A decade after beginning her master’s program at CSULB, Sophea Seng is returning to campus this fall to join the faculty in  the Asian and Asian American studies department.  Seng, a first-generation student, got her bachelor’s degree in linguistics and Italian language at UC Santa Cruz. After graduating, she taught in Fukushima as part of […]

Africana Studies Welcomes New Faculty Member

Dr. Crystal Edwards, who holds a doctorate in Africology from the University of Wisconsin, will join the Africana Studies faculty this fall. Dr. Edwards previously taught at the University of Houston, where she obtained her bachelor’s degree in political science, with a minor in African American Studies. There, as a faculty member, she created courses […]

Faculty Publications: Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies – September 2021

Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Basarudin, Azza, Sherine Hafez, Catherine Sameh, and Khanum Shaikh, “Countering Epistemologies of Islamophobia: Critical Feminist Pedagogies,” The Scholar and Feminist Online, Issue 17.1, “Transnational Feminisms: Contexts, Topics, Forms,” July 2021. https://sfonline.barnard.edu/transnational-feminisms-contexts-topics-forms/countering-epistemologies-of-islamophobia-critical-feminist-pedagogies/# Hidalgo, Melissa M., and Giovanni Hortúa Vargas. “Ehhhhh pu!… what?”: A Critical Conversation about Mexican Football Fandom and the Word at the […]

Faculty Publications: Psychology – September 2021

Psychology Chiappe, Dan, and Vervaeke, J. (2021). Distributed cognition and the experience of presence in the Mars Exploration Rover mission. Frontiers in Psychology, 12:689932. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.68993. —. (2021). The experience of presence in the Mars Exploration Rover mission. Presence, 27(4), 400-409. doi.org/10.1162/pres_a_00337. Hughes, A.M., Sanders, T.L., Pham, T., & Hancock, Gabrielle M. (Accepted). Cognitive workload: Importance, assessments, and applications. In […]

Faculty Publications: Political Science – September 2021

Political Science Caputi, Mary, and Amirhosein Khandizaji. David Riesman and Critical Theory: Autonomy versus Emancipation, Springer, 2021. https://www.springer.com/in/book/978-3-030-78868-1 Wright, Teresa. “Possibilities for Civic Virtue and Sentiments of Citizenship among Christians in Mainland China,” in Chan Shun Hing, ed., Citizens of Two Kingdoms: Civil Society and Christian Religion in Greater China (Brill, 2021).