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April 14, 2005 Volume 35 / Number 7




Michelle Cepello and Teresa Davis, Professional Studies in Education, published “Rethinking Candidate Supervision in Pre-Service Teacher Education: Forging Collaborative Partnerships” in The Changing Roles of Arts Leadership (National Art Education Association, 2005).

Alan Gibson, Political Science, published “Veneration and Vigilance: James Madison and Public Opinion, 1785-1800,” in The Review of Politics, Spring 2005.

Cris Guenter, Education, and her Teacher Education MERLOT Editorial Review Board colleagues published “Keeping Faculty Online: The Case of MERLOT [Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching]” in Academic Exchange, Winter 2004, Vol. 8, No. 4.

Bob Jackson, Political Science, published the 21st edition of Annual Editions: Global Issues: 05/06 (McGraw-Hill/Dushkin, April 2005).

Troy Jollimore, Philosophy, published “Think you know Kafka? Think again,” a review of K., by Robert Calasso, in the San Francisco Chronicle, Feb. 20.

Diane E. Schmidt, Political Science, published the third edition of Writing in Political Science (Pearson-Longman, 2005).

Ann K. Schulte, Education, published “Assuming my Transformation: Transforming my Assumptions” in Studying Teacher Education, Vol. 1, No. 1, April 2005.

Michele Shover, Political Science, published “The Sutherland Boys’ Excellent Adventure in Butte County of the 1880s and After,” in Diggins, Fall 2004.

Robert Stanley, Political Science, published “The Income Tax Case: Pollock v. Farmers’ Loan & Trust Co. (1895)” in The Public Response to Controversial Supreme Court Decisions (Congressional Quarterly Press, forthcoming, 2005).

Matthew O. Thomas, Political Science, published “Governors and the Development Regime in New Orleans,” (with Peter F. Burns) in Urban Affairs Review, Vol. 39, No. 6.

Charles C. Turner, Political Science, co-authored Introduction to American Government, 3rd edition (Best Value Textbooks, 2005).

Lori Beth Way, Rick Ruddell, and Matthew O. Thomas, Political Science, published “This Bud’s Not for You: Sponsoring alternative campus events,” in Campus Law Enforcement Journal, Vol. 34, No. 3.

Awards and Activities

Kenny Chan and Nitish Singh, Finance and Marketing, were appointed to the executive board of directors as well as editorial board of the International Digital Business Academy, in recognition of their contributions to the e-business discipline. The academy's mission is to share and stimulate research in applications in the electronic environment, including digital business and e-business, and to foster dialogues among academicians, business practitioners, government entities, and public policy-makers.

Charles Geshekter, History, co-authored and presented "AIDS, Medicine and Public Health: The Scientific Value of Thabo Mbeki's Critique of AIDS Orthodoxy," at the 47th Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association, in New Orleans in November.

Alan Gibson, Political Science, has been named a Thomas Jefferson Memorial Fellow at Monticello, Virginia, for this summer. In 2005-2006, he will be a research fellow in the James Madison Program for Ideas and Institutions at Princeton University.

Bruce Grelle, Religious Studies, was appointed to the International Advisory Board for the British Journal of Religious Education.

Jim Jacob, Political Science, presented “Woodrow Wilson and the Self-Determination of Peoples” at a conference of the Society of Basque Studies in Bayonne, France, in July 2004.

Donna Kemp, Political Science, spent the fall semester on a Fulbright Fellowship to Latvia teaching at the University of Latvia, Riga.

Peter Lopez, Psychology, presented “An active learning approach to teaching multicultural skills: Activities and outcomes” at the 17th Annual Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching-West, in Pomona in March.

O’Reilly Media Education Division appointed Joe Picard, Continuing Education, as an O’Reilly Media Academic Fellow and granted a fellowship of $12,000 to support market research and marketing services.

Ann K. Schulte, Education, presented “Teaching for Social Justice: What Do We Mean?” at the American Educational Research Association conference in Montreal on April 10. She also presented “Using Online Technology to Supplement Classroom Discussions” at the California Council for Teacher Education conference, in San Jose on April 1.

Diane E. Schmidt, Political Science, presented “Applying Information Literacy Standards to Political Science Research Projects,” co-authored with Kathleen Carlisle Fountain, Meriam Library, at the American Political Science Association Conference on Teaching and Learning in Political Science, Research Methodology-Techniques Session in Bethesda, Maryland, in February.

Stafford Thomas, Political Science, serves on the editorial board of The International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence, a journal for political scientists in the field of national strategic intelligence. He participated in a roundtable at the 2005 meeting of the Western Political Science Association, discussing the intelligence analysis-policy nexus.

Charles C. Turner and Lori Beth Way, Political Science, presented “Changes in the Use of Concurrence: the Burger and Rehnquist Courts Compared,” with co-author Nancy Maveety, at the American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, in Chicago in September.

Lori Beth Way, Political Science, contracted as a consultant to California Coalition Against Sexual Assault to make presentations at their Training and Technical Institute for members of university communities who were Department of Justice Violence Against Women grantees. Her topic was “What Constitutes Consent? Sex Industry Recruiting on College Campuses.”

In the News

Cindy Daley, Agriculture, was interviewed for a Feb. 15 article in The Seattle Times about a Montana cattle rancher, the Food and Drug Administration, and cattle cloning.

Janja Lalich, Sociology, was interviewed March 22 on KNX Newsradio (Los Angeles) about the March 21 shooting at Red Lake High School in Minnesota. The discussion was about what lures youths to neo-Nazi groups and Web sites, and what families can do if they suspect their child is getting involved in such activities. Lalich was quoted in a March 13 Los Angeles Times article about the Children of God cult and the recent murder by and suicide of cult member Ricky Rodriguez. She was interviewed Feb. 11 on KFBK News (Sacramento radio) about a foiled Valentine’s Day suicide pact between a 26-year-old man in Klamath Falls, Oregon, and several women he met in an Internet chat room.