Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of profiles of faculty and their research by Montgomery Van Wart, a professor of public administration and a CSUSB Faculty Research Fellow in Faculty Affairs and Development. In this article, he features Department of Accounting & Finance Scholar professor Ghulam Sarwar, who has consistently shown he has what it takes to make him a high-quality senior scholar.
Barbara Sirotnik (information and decision sciences) commented on the future of a post-pandemic economy, Pamela Medina (public administration) wrote about the challenges academics face as a result of the pandemic, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) discussed the increase in hate crimes targeting Asian Americans.
Besides teaching multiple nursing courses at CSUSB, Diane Vines also runs the university’s Street Medicine Program, which she helped create in 2018.
The Office of Graduate Studies will host the Faculty and Staff Book Launch via Zoom on Monday, April 12, to honor faculty and staff who have published academic text in the last two years. Submissions are due Friday, March 12.
Evangeline Fangonil-Gagalang and Mary Anne Schultz (nursing) published a research paper on precision health and precision medicine, Kathryn Ervin (theatre arts) and Tony Coulson (information and decision sciences) discussed racist Zoom bombings of online events, and Brian Levin was interviewed about the increase of hate incidents targeting Asian Americans.
A professor of communication studies and director of the Center for the Study of Muslim & Arab Worlds, Ahlam Muhtaseb is a strong advocate for social justice, inspiring her students to seek positive change in their communities.
The Center for the Study of Muslim & Arab Worlds (CSMAW) is among the organizations that will co-host a program on Zoom focusing on academic autonomy and freedom for university students and faculty at Boğaziçi University in Turkey. The webinar will be at 9 a.m. Thursday, March 4.
Joseph I. Castro, the first Mexican American appointed Chancellor of the California State University will virtually visit CSUSB on Wednesday, March 3.
The John M. Pfau Library and University Archives encourages members of the campus community to document their personal experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic and contribute their stories to the University Archives.