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Faculty in the News, University Hall
October 15, 2021

Paloma Villegas (sociology) was featured in a review of the anthology, “Asylum for Sale: Profit and Protest in the Migration Industry,” and Annika Anderson (sociology) and Alexandra Cavallaro (English) discussed the Justice Impacted Students Training Series.

Empty classroom. The Justice Impacted Students Training Series was created for the staff and faculty at CSUSB, but organizers are also inviting community partners and the general public to attend and participate in the sessions, as they may interact with, and serve, the same populations.
October 14, 2021

The Justice Impacted Students Training Series, which began Sept. 30, will offer two more sessions on Zoom on Nov. 4 and Nov. 18. It is a joint initiative hosted by Project Rebound, the Center for the Study of Correctional Education, Faculty Center for Excellence, Staff Development Center, and Division of Student Affairs.

A Los Angeles street mural by David P. Flores and Shepard Fairey
October 1, 2021

“An Art for Both My Peoples: Visual Cultures of Black/Brown Unity, A Conversation with Dr. Daniel Widener” will be presented at the next Conversations on Race and Policing at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, on Zoom.

Police car light bar.
September 24, 2021

The latest program in the ongoing series, which will feature two documentary films and discussion afterward, will take place at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, on Zoom.

A classroom waiting for students.
September 22, 2021

The series, which will offer sessions virtually in Zoom on Sept. 30, Oct. 21, Nov. 4 and Nov. 18, is a joint initiative hosted by Project Rebound, the Center for the Study of Correctional Education, Faculty Center for Excellence, Staff Development Center, and Division of Student Affairs.

Barbed wire fencing. “The Impact of the Carceral State on the Lives of African American Women,” part of the ongoing Conversations on Race and Policing, is set for 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21.
September 17, 2021

The next program in CSUSB’s ongoing series, Conversations on Race and Policing, will examine “The Impact of the Carceral State on the Lives of African American Women.” It will take place at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21, on Zoom.

Policemen in Seattle wearing masks made by the Red Cross, during the influenza epidemic of 1918, in December 1918.
September 10, 2021

This program, at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, on Zoom, will center on student voices and matters related to the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the lives of the campus community.

A photo of a protest against police brutality.
September 2, 2021

“Police Brutality, or Business as Usual?” kicks off the series for 2021-22 that focuses on race and policing that engages academics, activists, law enforcement officers, educators, artists, and others in a dialogue seeking solutions to a complex problem. The program is at 1 p.m. Tuesday on Zoom.

Faculty in the News
August 5, 2021

Brian Levin (criminal justice) testified before a U.S. Senate committee and also discussed the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot; Tony Coulson (information and decision sciences) was interviewed about preparing students for careers in cybersecurity; Eric Vogelsang (sociology) discussed a project aimed at helping people age healthier; Breanna Putman (biology) co-authored a study on how lizards making themselves attractive to potential mates also risk being preyed upon; David Yaghoubian (history) added his perspective on recent news in Iran involving its supreme leader; and Anthony Silard (public administration), wrote on achieving a healthy balance in relationships.