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Kristi M. Wilson Kristi M. Wilson - Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition & Director of the Writing Program

Dr. Kristi M. Wilson presented a paper at the Pacific Coast Council of Latin American Studies on October 28, 2011. Her paper, "Memory Complex: Public, Private and Judicial Spaces of Traumatic Memory," is part of a work in progress begun last summer with the help of a PBRC Summer Faculty Grant. Dr. Wilson presented her work on panel entitled, "Social Movements, Human Rights, and Struggles for Justice," with Alicia Partnoy, author of "The Little School: Tales of Disappearance and Survival."

Dongyoun Hwang

Dongyoun Hwang - Associate Professor of Asian Studies

Dr. Dongyoun Hwang has published three new articles for the past months: “The May Fourth Movement in Regional Perspective,”  Asian Cultural Studies Vol.22 (June 2011); “American Perception of Asia and Area Studies during the Cold War,” Journal of Northeast Asian History No. 33 (September 2011); and “Radicals in Motion: Tokyo and the Rise and Spread of Radicalism in Eastern Asia from the 1900s to 1920s” by Young-seo Baik, Dongyoun Hwang et al. (edited by The Institute of Urban Humanities), Border-Crossers and Urban Studies: Media and Migration in the Age of Globalization, (Seoul: Raum, 2011).  

James Spady

James Spady - Assistant Professor of American History

Dr. James Spady attended the 2011 annual meeting of the American Studies Association, which met in Baltimore, Maryland. He delivered a paper entitled, "Reconsidering the Denmark Vesey Slave Conspiracy: Confession and the Biopolitics of Life and Death in a Colonial Society."  Dr. Spady also joined the Working Committee of the association's Early American Studies caucus.

Robert Elliott Allinson

Robert Elliott Allinson - Professor of Philosophy

Springer Publishers (Dordrecht/Heidelberg/London/New York), well-known scholarly publisher, announces it has just published Dr. Robert E. Allinson's invited chapter, 'The Ethical Producer' as the lead chapter under the category of 'Philosophical Perspectives' in the volume, Spirituality, Ethics and Management, Laszlo Zsolnai (ed). In his contribution, Dr. Allinson discusses how the lack of ethical responsibility toward others is the root cause for the economic woes that have created so much suffering in society. He offers his own original philosophical perspective to businesses with the intent of encouraging them to make and market more ethically-responsible goods and services that do no harm to the health of society nor the environment without affecting business profit.

Ted Lowe

Ted Lowe - Associate Professor of Anthropology & Director of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Ted Lowe was appointed as the Secretary-Treasurer for the Society for Psychological Anthropology of the American Anthropological Association. This four-year term begins in November of this year. This society is a multidisciplinary organization of individuals interested in cultural, psychological, and social interrelations at all levels.

Robert Hamersley

Robert Hamersley - Assistant Professor of Microbiology

Dr. Robert Hamersley and Bunyod Holmatov, an SUA alumnus, jointly presented a scientific poster titled, “Heavy Metal Concentrations in Two Orange County, CA Wetlands Receiving Urban Runoff” at the 2nd Annual Newport Bay Symposium held in Newport Beach on October 29th. Dr. Hamersley also presented two additional posters co-authored with SUA alumni, one titled, “Nutrient Removal From Groundwater Flowing Into Newport Valley Wetland, CA” with Tyko Shoji, and the other titled, “Respiration in Sediments of a Newport Bay Freshwater Wetland Receiving Urban Runoff” with Akira Shimizu.