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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 season in January 2021.
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).

Egypt and Nubia painting
October 23, 2019

The children of W. Benson Harer, longtime supporter of CSUSB, donated more than 2,200 books worth over $300,000 to the university’s library and RAFFMA.

November 15, 2017

Ancient Egypt is more than a history subject for CSUSB assistant professor Kate Liszka. It’s also a great means of learning about where the world has come from, said Liszka, who is the Pamela and Benson Harer Fellow specializing in Egyptology.

November 27, 2017

Dr. W. Benson Harer, a longtime supporter of Cal State San Bernardino and the university’s Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art (RAFFMA), has pledged $900,000 to establish the W. Benson Harer Egyptology Scholar in Residence.

statue of Egyptian King Senwosret III
January 29, 2018

The Feb. 8 presentation by Kei Yamamoto, Egyptologist and research specialist at the University of Arizona is part of the museum’s monthly Conversations on Art series.

January 15, 2019

Cooney’s talk, “When Women Ruled the World,” will take place at RAFFMA, Wednesday, Jan. 30, at noon.

February 7, 2019

Jessica Tomkins, who earned her doctorate in Egyptology from Brown University last year, was selected to be CSUSB’s inaugural W. Benson Harer Egyptology Scholar in Residence.