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Aleksandra Ksiezak is the 2022-23 W. Benson Harer Egyptology Scholar in Residence.
September 30, 2022

Ksiezak is teaching an upper-division history course, “In the Land of Stone and Copper: An Introduction to Ancient Egyptian Technology,” and will give a keynote lecture, “A gateway into the desert: History, exploration, and cyclical rediscovery of Wadi Tumilat,” at the Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art on Oct. 27.

University Hall,  Faculty in the News
September 28, 2022

Jessica Block Nerren (communication studies) led a team that included CSUSB faculty whose new book on autism-inclusion, education reform and communication, was recently published, Kate Liszka (history) served as a consultant on a new Disney movie, and Michael Stull (entrepreneurship) discussed the Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship’s first-ever State of Entrepreneurship Minority Report.

The cast of Disney’s “Under Wraps 2.” From left: Sobek, Buzzy, Gilbert, Amy, Marshall, Harold and Rose.
September 23, 2022

Kate Liszka, the Benson and Pamela Harer Fellow in Egyptology and associate professor of history, served as the Egyptological consultant for the film that will premiere on Sunday, Sept. 25, on the Disney Channel, and Sept. 30 on Disney+.

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.