Faculty Accomplishments

Tia Blassingame – Book Arts

Professor Blassingame’s work was featured in the following exhibits and press: (Un)Settled at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) Art Museum, Providence, Rhode Island December 22, 2017 – July 8, 2018; “Museum Highlights Alumni Impact,” RISD website, January 2018; http://www.risd.edu/news/stories/museum-highlights-alumni-impact/ “An interview: Tia Blassingame, Book Artist and Woman Behind Primrose,” by Jordan Okumura, Entropy Magazine, […]

Added: February 28, 2018

Bruce Coats – Art History

Professor Coats presented the following lectures: “Collecting Asian Arts for Claremont,” to open the exhibition “Text and Image: East Asian Rare Books and Art Works at the Claremont Colleges” as part of the lecture series “Engaging Collections at The Claremont Colleges Library,” Honnold Library, Claremont, February 2018; “Less of myself and more of my Lord: […]

Added: 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.

Added: February 28, 2018

Ken Gonzales-Day – Art

Professor Gonzales-Day’s work was featured in the following shows and press: “Surface Tension: Murals, Signs, and Mark-Making in LA” through February 2018, Skirball Center, Los Angeles, CA. His radio interview “Hunter Drohojowska-Philp checks out PST:LALA shows at the Skirball Center” can be heard at: https://www.kcrw.com/news-culture/shows/art-talk/ken-gonzales-day-and-anita-brenner “’Into Action’ festival blends art, music and social justice; a […]

Added: February 28, 2018

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 […]

Added: February 28, 2018

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 […]

Added: February 28, 2018

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 […]

Added: February 28, 2018

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 […]

Added: February 28, 2018

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 […]

Added: February 28, 2018

Juliet Koss – Art History

Professor Koss was the invited respondent for the conference session “Avant-Gardes and Varieties of Fascism” at the College Art Association Annual Conference (Rachel Silveri and Trevor Stark, co-chairs; papers by Mark Antliff, Molly Nesbit, and Jennifer L. Shaw), Los Angeles, February 2018.

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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.

Added: February 28, 2018

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 […]

Added: February 28, 2018

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.

Added: February 28, 2018