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Jessica Tomkins, a past W. Benson Harer Egyptology Scholar in Residence at CSUSB, showing young students some of the Ancient Egypt collection at the university’s Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art.
November 10, 2022

The Advanced Certificate in Egyptology is designed for advanced, independent education in an effort to produce scholars and academics who want to do Egyptology.

CSBS building, Faculty in the News
November 1, 2022

Kate Liszka (history), Yunfei Hou (computer science and engineering) and Brian Levin (criminal justice) were mentioned in recent news coverage.

Pfau Library, Faculty in the News
October 11, 2022

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.

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.

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.

January 19, 2022

Kate Liszka, CSUSB associate professor of history and director of the Wadi el-Hudi Expedition, will present “Operation Amethyst: How Egyptian Kings and Queens got their Bling 4,000 years ago” at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 20 online. It is the first of two talks she will share in the series.

Faculty in the News, CNS building
October 5, 2021

Kate Liszka (history) shared some of the details on the new Certificate in Egyptology program, Diane Vines (nursing) has been invited to present at virtual two conferences, and Anthony Silard (public administration) wrote on “Breaking Addiction to Heal True Connections.”

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.

The 2019 Wadi el-Hudi team. The project’s website can now reach people who read Arabic and Spanish, in addition to English.
May 14, 2021

The website detailing the work at the Wadi el-Hudi archaeological project in Egypt can now reach more people than ever – it is now available in English, Spanish and Arabic.