Carmen Jany (world languages and literatures) was quoted in an article about the work of Ernest Siva (world languages and literatures adjunct) to preserve the Serrano language, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed for an article about the possibility of plaintiffs collecting on the $26 million judgment against the group of white nationalists who organized the deadly 2017 rally in Charlottesville, Va.
James Fenelon (sociology), Bomi Hwang (world languages and literatures) Codi Lazar (geological sciences) and Anthony Silard (public administration) were included in recent news coverage.
Tony Coulson (information decision sciences), Katherine Gray (art), Ernest Siva (world languages and literatures, adjunct) and Brian Levin were included in recent news coverage on topics related to their expertise.
Before coming to CSUSB in 2019, Hannah Kivalahula-Uddin (Puyallup) earned a Ph.D. in educational psychology, three master’s degrees in education, and worked for 20 years in P-12 Indian Education with the Puyallup Tribe’s Chief Leschi Schools in Puyallup, Wash.
CSUSB history student Alex Espinoza (Chemehuevi), who is a two-time San Manuel Opportunity Scholarship recipient, plans to someday bring his knowledge – and the truth – about U.S. history to his own classroom.
Antonia Gonzales and Rhonda LeValdo, two award-winning Native American journalists, will be the featured speakers at the next Conversations on Race and Policing, “National Native News and Black Lives Matter.”
James Fenelon (sociology) discussed the Riverside teacher who mocked Native Americans during her math lesson, saying it “is connected to systemic racism,” and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was quoted about the rise of hate crimes against Catholic churches, and in another article, about how people with weak attachment to extremist views can still turn violent.
As a Native American faculty member, Daisy Ocampo (Caz’Ahmo Indigenous Nation of Zacatecas) has made it a priority to have conversations and engage with California Indian people to produce projects oriented toward the needs here.
CSUSB will hold a number of events to honor and celebrate Native American culture, traditions and contributions. This year’s theme echoes last year’s: “Decolonizing Across Communities.”