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RAFFMA staff and students during the 2021 Kids Discover Egypt
May 2, 2022

The four-day virtual workshop hosted by the Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art will offer children ages 6-13 the chance to explore the rich history of ancient Egypt with kid-friendly activities. Deadline to register is June 11.

Meredith Brand
March 14, 2022

Brand is the fourth Egyptologist to visit and teach at CSUSB since the start of the visiting scholar program in 2018. In addition to teaching in the departments of history and anthropology, she will present a keynote talk, “Making Millions of Pots: How the Cult in Ancient Egypt Met Its Demand for Pottery,” at RAFFMA on April 5.

Faculty in the News, Visual Arts sculpture
October 25, 2021

Todd Johnson (music), Diane Vines (nursing), Kate Liszka (history), David Yaghoubian (history), Breena Coates (management) and Vipin Gupta (management) were included in recent news coverage.

Faculty in the News, Pfau Library
October 18, 2021

Kate Liszka (history) served as the Egyptology consultant of the Disney movie, "Under Wraps," which premiered on the Disney Channel on Oct. 1 and is currently streaming on Disney+.

 from left, Sophia Hammons as Amy, Phil Wright as Harold the mummy, Malichi Barton as Marshall and Christian J. Simon as Gilbert.
October 15, 2021

Kate Liszka, the Benson and Pamela Harer Fellow in Egyptology and associate professor of history, served as the Egyptological consultant for the film, a remake of Disney’s 1997 original, now showing on the Disney Channel and streaming on Disney+.

Jessica Tomkins (center) the 2019 W. Benson Harer Egyptology Scholar in Residence leads.
September 24, 2021

Students taking courses in Egyptology will not only learn about ancient Egyptian history and culture, they will also learn how to debate, interpret, research and write history from diverse and incomplete sources.

Kasia Szpakowska is the W. Benson Harer Egyptology Scholar in Residence for spring 2021.
March 2, 2021

Associate professor Kasia Szpakowska has joined CSUSB’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the Department of History as the esteemed W. Benson Harer Egyptology Scholar in Residence for spring 2021. 

The Charles Harris Excavation Grant will help to fund a small, socially distanced, and safely executed archaeological seasons
October 27, 2020

Kate Liszka, associate professor of history and the Benson and Pamela Harer Fellow in Egyptology, was awarded a Charles Harris Excavation Grant for archaeological work at Wadi el-Hudi, Egypt.

Faculty in the News
June 17, 2020

News coverage on a range of topics showcases the expertise of Meredith Conroy (political science), Brian Levin (criminal justice) and Alemayehu G. Mariam (political science, emeritus).