Tony Coulson (cybersecurity) discussed the dangers of using public cell phone chargers, Kate Liszka (history) was featured in an article about the Wadi el-Hudi Expedition, Mike Kohout (geography) and Jeremy Murray (history) are coordinating a forum on the region’s warehouse industry, and Jason P. Jung (biology) was part of a team that recently published a study on the knuckle-walking Sahelanthropus tchadensis.
Dozens of CSUSB students have worked with the Wadi el-Hudi Expedition both in Egypt and at CSUSB getting firsthand experience with primary faculty-led research. The expedition recently excavated two ancient houses and an ancient Egyptian mining settlement, and discovered six new archaeological sites.
Kelly Campbell (psychology) was interviewed for an article about dealing with stress related to personal finances, Kate Liszka and Kasia Szpakowska (history) are featured in a new mini-series on ancient Egypt, Yunfei Hou (computer science and engineering) is helping to organize a data science summer fellowship, and Leslie R. Amodeo and Dionisio A. Amodeo (psychology) led a team of researchers that published a study on selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), medications that are commonly used by pregnant women.
Kate Liszka, associate professor of history and the Benson and Pamela Harer Fellow in Egyptology, and Kasia Szpakowska, W. Benson Harer Egyptology Scholar in Residence in spring 2021, play major roles in the nine-episode series.
The Advanced Certificate in Egyptology is designed for advanced, independent education in an effort to produce scholars and academics who want to do Egyptology.
Kate Liszka (history), Yunfei Hou (computer science and engineering) and Brian Levin (criminal justice) were mentioned in recent news coverage.
Meredith Conroy (political science), José Muñoz (sociology), Enrique Murillo Jr. (education) and Aleksandra Ksiezak (2022-23 W. Benson Harer Egyptology Scholar in Residence) were mentioned in recent news articles.
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.
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.