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Haggard’s Montezuma’s Daughter (1893) as Memoir of the Spanish Conquest
Global Nineteenth-Century Studies

Luz Elena Ramirez, professor of English, published a critique of H. Rider Haggard’s novel, “Montezuma’s Daughter” 1893), in which she analyzes Thomas Wingfield’s life in Mexico from about 1517 to the 1530s, and his (fictional) memoir of the Spanish conquest.

Something to Run for: Stated Motives as Indicators of Candidate Emergence
Political Behavior

Meredith Conroy (political science), along with CSUSB alumna Ciera Hammond, worked with Jon Green of Northeastern University to publish a paper on the factors motivating individuals to move from political ambition to candidate emergence. From the abstract: “We investigate the role of motives using a novel dataset of over 10,000 open-ended statements of interest collected by Run for Something, a progressive non-profit that encourages political amateurs to run for state and local office. We find that politically ambitious future candidates talk about their interest in running differently than politically ambitious future non-candidates, suggesting that stated motives provide meaningful signals of likely candidate emergence.”

Co-Production of Research Methods Knowledge in Criminology and Criminal Justice
Journal of Criminal Justice Education

Nerea Marteache (criminal justice) co-wrote a paper on co-production, the involvement of citizens in the production of public services. From the abstract: “This paper describes our approach to co-production of knowledge through a semester’s undergraduate courses on research methods in criminology/criminal justice. … We present reflections on how co-production practice inspired teaching and learning of research methods, classroom environment, and the development of our research project.”

CSUSB professor comments on possible unrest tied to former president’s arraignment
KNX Radio (Los Angeles)
June 13, 2023

Brian Levin, director of CSUSB’s Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism, was interviewed for a segment as part of the newscast’s coverage on the June 13 arraignment of former President Donald Trump in federal court on charges of mishandling classified documents, including 31 charges under the Espionage Act. Levin said that given the current political divisions in the nation, it’s possible that any unrest could extend beyond today’s events.

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