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Faculty Accomplishment Archive (page 3)


February 28, 2018

Anthony Fucaloro – Chemistry

Professor Fucaloro published the paper: M. H. Abraham, W. E. Acree, A. F. Fucaloro, A. Zanella, Determination of Molar Refractions and Abraham Descriptors for tris(acetylacetanato)chromium(III), tris(acetylacetanato)iron(III) and tris(acetylacetanato)cobalt(III), New J. Chem., 2017, 41, 14259.

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Ken Gonzales-Day – Art

Professor Gonzales-Day received the following press coverage on his current exhibit “UnSeen: Our Past in a New Light, Ken Gonzales-Day and Titus Kaphar,” on view through Jan. 6, 2019 at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery: History unseen: Smithsonian gallery examines overlooked victims of US lynchings Luis Alonso Lugo, Chicago Sun Times, July 20, 2018;   […]

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Hao Huang – Music

Professor Huang was a guest lecturer on South-East Asian migration and immigration at the University of South-East Asia (USEA), December 2017, and was a guest discussant on global migration and immigration at Universidad Autónoma de Baja California (UABC), January 2018. He is faculty host for Dr. Zhihe Wang, director of the Institute for Postmodern Development […]

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Nancy Macko – Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York acquired two portfolios of Professor Macko’s print work for the collection in the Department of Drawings and Prints: “The First Ten Prime Numbers, Suite 1” (edition of 10), 2006 and “The First Ten Prime Numbers, Suite 2” (edition of 10), 2009. A total of 20 prints were added […]

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Roberto Pedace – Economics

A popular press version of Professor Pedace’s scholarly working paper, “Homogeneity in Hollywood: Discrimination in Motion Pictures,” was published by The Conversation under the title “Why aren’t Hollywood films more diverse? The international box office might be to blame.”  It was subsequently republished by the LA Times, Fortune, U.S. News and World Report, the Chicago […]

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Kevin Vennemann – German

Professor Vennemann’s essay, “Femina Fabra,” on the complicated and painful correspondence between two German-Jewish emigrées to New York, philosopher Hannah Arendt and journalist/writer Charlotte Beradt, was published by the German literary journal Edit as the lead article of its December issue. http://www.editonline.de/ He published the article, “Schwitzen,” on the issue of sweating while teaching in […]

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Stacey Wood – Psychology

Professor Wood published the paper: Wood, Stacey, Lu, P., Hanoch, Y., Xi, P. & Klapatch, L. (in press). Call to Claim your Prize: Perceived Benefits and Risk Drive Intention to Comply in a Mass Marketing Scam. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied.

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Kevin Williamson – Dance

Professor Williamson performed in the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s production of Leonard Bernstein’s “MASS” at Walt Disney Concert Hall, February 2018. http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/la-et-cm-laphil-bernstein-mass-review-20180203-story.html

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Nancy Williams – Chemistry

Professor Williams received a $55,643 National Science Foundation, ROA-Facilitating Research at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions: Research Opportunity Award for “A Strong Pi-Donor Ligand to Enhance Late Metal Back Donation,” January 2018-March 2018, Elizabeth R. Jarvo (UC Irvine, PI), Nancy S. B. Williams, (Keck Science Department, Visiting Associate Researcher).

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Babak Sanii – Chemistry

Professor Sanii presented an invited talk “Engineering self-assembly at micro and macro scales,” at the University of California Merced Physics Colloquium, February 2018.

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Susan Rankaitis – Art

  Professor Rankaitis’ work was featured in the following exhibitions: “Photofair,” Shanghai, China, fall 2017; Paris Photo, “Ouveres” Grand Palais, Paris France, November 2017; New Mexico Museum of Art, “Shifting Light: Photographic Perspective” Santa Fe, New Mexico. The show continues until early October 2018. Her work was reviewed in “Shifting Light” El Palacio Magazine, Winter […]

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Sumita Pahwa – Politics

Professor Pahwa was invited to participate in a year-long project organized by the Institute on Culture, Religion and World Affairs at Boston University, titled “Religion Disaggregated.” The project Funded by the Henry Luce Foundation brings together a dozen political scientists to share research on conceptualizing and studying religion in comparative politics. The project entails participation […]

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Jennifer Groscup – Psychology

Professor Groscup was awarded the Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring Award by the American Psychology-Law Society (Division 41 of the American Psychological Association).

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Mark Golub – Politics

Professor Golub’s book Is Racial Equality Unconstitutional? was published by Oxford University Press, February, 2018.

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Sarah Gilman – Biology

Professor Gilman published the paper: Gilman SE, Rognstad RL. 2018. Influence of food supply and shore height on the survival and growth of the barnacle Balanus glandula (Darwin). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 498:32–38. doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2017.10.006.

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Cindy Forster – History

Professor Forster published an article “Venezuela en 2017: Entre la comuna y la recurrente práctica de la derecha de la quema de gente pobre, jóvenes negros para ser preciso,” with Alba TV [Canal en Movimiento], January 2018. The article is a shorter version of a chapter in her book manuscript on Black and Indigenous voices […]

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Marino Forlino – Italian

Professor Folino published a book review of Italy, Islam, and the Islamic World: Representations and Reflections, from 9/11 to the Arab Uprisings, by Charles Burdett. Ed. by Peter Lang. 2016. In Modern Language Review. Vol. 113.1, pp. 257-258, January 2018.

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Lara Deeb – Anthropology

Professor Deeb was awarded a grant from The Reed Foundation to support summer research on her project “Inappropriate Kin: Intersectarian Marriage in Lebanon.”

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Michelle Decker – English

Professor Decker was awarded the prestigious Graves Award in the Humanities. The $9,870 grant will support her research project entitled “Indian South African Poetics: Politics, Aesthetics, Form.”

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Lahnna Catalino -Psychology

Professor Catalino published the paper: Van Capellen, P, Rice, E., Catalino, L. I. & Fredrickson, B. L. (2018). Positive affective processes underlie positive health behavior change. Psychology & Health, 33 (1), 77-97.

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