The work of the DEI Faculty Fellows will align with CSUSB’s strategic plan to enhance the university’s DEI commitment, resources and support for faculty across ranks.
Carmen Beck (education) was on a panel to discuss the intersection of violence and education and its affect on Latino school children, Mike Stull (entrepreneurship) discussed the Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship’s 2022 Impact Report, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was quoted in an article about hate crimes against the LGBTQ community.
Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about the increase in hate crimes in the nation’s 10 largest cities, and Bob Miller (public administration, adjunct) spoke at a town hall event for the Yucaipa/Calimesa Joint Unified School District school board, on which he sits.
Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about hate crimes in California and two manhunts for escaped prisoners on the East Coast; Diane Vines was honored by the city of Palm Desert and discussed a grant for the Nursing Street Medicine program; and Michelle Russen (marketing/hospitality management) published a paper and contributed a chapter to a book on DEI in the hospitality industry.
Mike Stull (entrepreneurship) discussed the Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship’s 2022 Impact Report that shows the positive impact IECE has on the regional economy, and Brian Levin (criminal justice), was interviewed about the increase in hate crimes in the city of Houston.
Meredith Conroy (political science) discussed the effect of Donald Trump skipping the first GOP presidential debate on other Republican hopefuls, Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about the latest hate crime numbers, and Thomas McWeeney (public administration) wrote of his appreciation for the efforts of the Coachella Valley Economic Partnership as Tropical Storm Hilary soaked the region.
Brian Levin (criminal justice) shared hate crime numbers that showed an increase in incidents targeting the LGBTQ+ community, Meredith Conroy (political science) shared her observations about the recent Republican presidential debate, Mike Stull (entrepreneurship) talked about the city-university partnership to open the Entrepreneurial Resource Center in downtown San Bernardino, and Kerry Cato (geological sciences) was interviewed about sinkholes.
Mike Stull (entrepreneurship) was interviewed about the establishment of the the Entrepreneurial Development Services and Resource Center in downtown San Bernardino, José Muñoz (sociology) co-wrote a paper on STEM dean’s responses to barriers faced by that Latiné/x/a/o contingent faculty at HSIs, and Yawen Li (social work) and Kenneth Shultz (psychology) co-wrote a study on the adoption of electronic health records by adult day services.
Three university-wide awards – Distinguished Alumni, Emerging Leader and Coyote Spirit – will be presented, as well as the Paw Print Awards, which honor esteemed alumni from each of the university’s five colleges.