“The SSD team is amazing to work with and I look forward to all of the great work we will do as we frame our work through a social justice lens,” said Lori Palmerton, the new CSUSB director of Services to Students with Disabilities.
John Chad Sweeney, a full professor in the CSUSB English department, is a valued member of the Services to Students with Disabilities Community Advisory Board.
Thomas McWeeney (public administration) discussed an upcoming program on school shooter prevention, Brian Levin (criminal justice) commented on an NFL team owner’s campaign against antisemitism, Jess Nerren (communication studies) was interviewed about her research into disability inclusion, and Mark Agars (psychology) was part of a team that published a study on flexible work schedules for shift workers.
Through her research, Jess Nerren, full-time lecturer of communication studies, hopes to develop inclusive research practices and work with individuals with autism in developing new critical theories and research methodologies.
Brian Levin, criminal justice professor and director of the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism, discussed a recent terrorism bulletin and conspiracy theories, and Marci Daniels, director of Services to Students with Disabilities (SSD) and WorkAbility IV, discussed what CSUSB has done to help students with disabilities during the pandemic.