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    Faculty Presentations at Professional Meetings: 1997-2001

Ayad Al-Qazzaz, "Family Planning in Islam," lecture at the Unitarian Universalist Soc., Sacramento, 1998

Ayad Al-Qazzaz, "Rapid Population Growth," a presentation given at Cal Poly, Pomona, 1998.

Ayad Al-Qazzaz, "The Arab American Experience," a presentation given at the Multicultural Education Conference, CSUS, 1998.

Ayad Al-Qazzaz, "The Recent United States-Iraqi Crisis," presentation given at the Non-Violence Resource Center, Santa Cruz, 1998.

Carole Barnes, "Teaching Critical Thinking," presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, San Francisco, 1998.

Carole Barnes, "You Asked for It--You Got It," panel presentation at Expanding Your Horizons in Science and Mathematics Conferences, CSUS, 1997.

Carole Barnes, "Court Processing of Drug Offenders: Gender Neutral and Color Blind," CSUS Colloquium Series, 1997.

Carole Barnes, "Privatize Social Services? Implications of California's In-Home Supportive Services Experiment with Managed Care," presented at the annual meeting of the California Sociological Association, Sacramento, 1997.

Carole Barnes (with Joan Boomer), "Assessing the Trade-Offs Between Cost, Coverage, and Quality of Care: Service Mode Differences in California's In-Home Supportive Program," presented at the National Council on Aging, Washington, D.C. 1998.

Carole Barnes, "Speaking Truth to Power: The Exigencies of Applied Research in a Public Agency Setting," presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, San Francisco, 1998.

Carole Barnes, "Consumer Satisfaction in the IHSS Program," presented at the Sacramento County Board of Supervisor's hearing on establishing a public authority for the provision of in-home care, 1997.

Paul Burke, "Dealing from the Bottom of the Deck: Historical Origins of Race Care in California Politics," presented at the California Sociological Association meeting, Sacramento, CA, 2001.

Jacqueline Carrigan, "Drug Treatment or Imprisonment," presented at the American Sociological Association Meeting, Anaheim, CA, 2001.

Jacqueline Carrigan, "The Effects of School Policy on Student Conflict," presented at the Midwest Sociology Meeting, Chicago, IL, 2000.

Jacqueline Carrigan, "Social Class and Mental Health," presented at the American Sociological Association Meeting, Chicago, IL, 1999.

Jacqueline Carrigan, "Physical an Mental Health in Advanced Capitalism," presented at the American Sociological Association Meeting, San Francisco, CA 1998.

Jacqueline Carrigan, "The Epidemiologic Transition, Inequality, and Health Behaviors," presented at the Southern Demographic Association Meeting, Orlando, FL, 1997

Tom Kando, "Post Modernism and Deconstructionism," presented at the Pacific Sociological Association annual meeting, San Diego, 1997.

Tom Kando, "The Influence of the Family on the Formation of Selfhood," presented at the 7th International PWPA Conference on Identity and Character, Washington DC, 1997.

Tom Kando, "Post Modernism: Continuities in Sociology," Presented at the CSUS Colloquium Series, 1997.

Rodney Kingsnorth, "Sexual Assault: The Role of Race/Ethnicity and Prior Relationship in Case Processing in Sacramento County," presented at the Second National Conference on DNA, Sacramento, 1997

Rodney Kingsnorth, "Sexual Assault: Factors in Case Processing in Sacramento County Court System 1992-1994, presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, San Diego, 1997.

Rodney Kingsnorth, "Adult Sexual Assault: The Role of Prior Relationship and Victim Characteristics in Case Processing," presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, San Francisco, 1998

Rodney Kingsnorth, "Criminal Sentencing and the Court Probation Officers: The Myth of Individualized Justice Revisited," presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Science, Albuquerque, 1998.

Rodney Kingsnorth, "Sexual Assault: The Role of Victim Characteristics in Case Processing," presented at the annual meeting of the California Sociological Association, Riverside, 1998.

Rodney Kingsnorth, "Death Review: Characteristics of Intimate Homicides in Sacramento County 1992-1996, " presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, Portland, 1999.

Amy Qiaoming Liu "Economic Slowdown in Silicon Valley and its Effect on Chinese Immigrant Families," presented at the California Sociological Association meeting, Sacramento, CA, 2001.

Amy Qiaoming Liu, Susan Holt, and Dean Dorn "Parental Responsibility and Attitudes Toward Suicide," presented at the PSA meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2001.

Amy Qiaoming Liu "Culture, Gender, Life Experiences and Attitudes Towards Women's Work and Roles in China and the United States," presented at the PSA meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2001.

Amy Qiaoming Liu and Kumiko Shimizu, "Volunteerism in Japan" presented at the PSA meeting, San Diego, CA, 2000.

Amy Qiaoming Liu (with James Gillham and John Song), "Exploring How Fear of Crime and Concern with Crime Vary with Vietnamese Versus Chinese Ethnicity," presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Louisville, 1997.

Amy Qiaoming Liu (with James Gillham, Vern Ryan, and Terry Besser), "Participation in Community Improvement Activities in Small Towns," presented at the annual meeting of the Rural Sociological Society, Toronto, 1997.

Amy Qiaoming Liu, "Social, Psychological, and Economic Difficulties in AIDS Prevention," presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, Toronto, 1997.

Amy Qiaoming Liu (with Vern Ryan, Aurbach Herbert, and Terry Besser), "Local Church Participation: A Catalyst for Community Attachment in Small Rural Towns," presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, Toronto, 1997.

Amy Qiaoming Liu, "Black College Students as Potential Resources for AIDS Prevention and Care," presented at the annual meeting of the California Sociological Association, Sacramento, 1997.

Amy Qiaoming Liu (with Wendy Harrod, Steve Sapp, Vern Ryan, and Zhao Lijun), "Community Attachment and Community Participation," presented at the annual meeting of the Rural Sociological Society, Portland, 1998.

Amy Qiaoming Liu (with Vern Ryan and Terry Besser), "Community Social Capital: A Catalyst for Participation in Community Improvement Activities in Small Town, " presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, San Francisco, 1998.

Amy Qiaoming Liu (with Melanie Heath), "A Comprehensive Study of Uses of Condoms, other Contraceptives, Dual Methods, and Emergency Contraceptives Among College Students," presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, Chicago, 1999.

Amy Qiaoming Liu, "Gender, Work, and Family in China and the United States," presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, Chicago, 1999.

Amy Qiaoming Liu, "Participation in Community Improvement Activities in Small Towns," presented at the annual meeting of the Rural Sociological Society, Chicago, 1999.

Amy Qiaoming Liu, "Effects of Human, Social and Cultural Capital on Older People's Involvement in Community Improvement Activities, " presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, San Francisco, 1999.

Randall MacIntosh, "Explaining Item Bias in Cross-National Surveys Using Hierarchical Linear Modes," presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, San Francisco, 1998.

Minako Maykovich, lecture series on the American Family at Bunkyo University, Tokyo, 1998.

Diana Tumminia "Countdown to the Landing: Cognitive Dissonance Theory, Ethnomethodology, and Failed Prophecy," Presented at the California Sociological Association, Riverside, CA, 2000.

Diana Tumminia "In the Dreamtime of the Saucer People: Sense-Making and Interpretive Boundaries in a Contactee Group," presented at the PSA meeting, San Diego, CA, 2000.

Diana Tumminia "Four Introductions to the Classical Theory Course: Inernet, Multiculturalism, Feminism and Queer Issues," presented at the PSA meeting, San Diego, CA, 2000.

Diana Tumminia "California Indians' Genocide," presented at the PSA meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2001.

Diana Tumminia "What Part-Timers Can Do," presented at the PSA meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2001.

Diana Tumminia, "Using the Film, Color of Fear in the Classroom," presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, San Diego, 1997.

Diana Tumminia, "California: California's Cult History and Controversy, " presented at the annual meeting of the California Sociological Association, Berkeley, 1999.

Diana Tumminia, "Women and Labor," presented at the Labor Matters Training Conference, CSUS, 1999.

Mridula Udayagiri, "Business Without Borders: Information Technology and he Construction of a Global labor Force," presented at the PSA meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2001.

Charles Varano, "Workers By Day, Owners By Night," presented at the annual meeting of the California Sociological Association, Berkeley, 1999.

Bohsiu Wu, "Juvenile Justice Processing: The Effects of Race and Welfare Status in Urban Jurisdictions," presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, San Diego, 1997.

Bohsiu Wu, "Evaluating a Delinquency Intervention Program in California: A Preliminary Report," presented at the annual meeting of the California Sociological Association, Berkeley, 1999.

Bohsiu Wu, "Impediments and Successes in Implementing a Testable Program Model for the High Risk Youth Educational and Public Safety Program," American Society of Criminologists, Toronto, 1999.

Bohsiu Wu, “Evaluating An Intervention Program for High-risk Youth: A Comparison of the 2001 program and Control Groups,” presented at the Western Society of Criminology, Portland, OR 2001.

Bohsiu Wu “Evaluation of the High Risk Youth Education and Public Safety Program in California: Preliminary Profile and Outcome,” presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. New Orleans 2000.

Bohsiu Wu “Assessing High Risk Youth's Psychological Functioning Areas: The Case of the SB1095 Students,” presented at the Western Society of Criminology, Kona, HI 2000.

Bohsiu Wu “Assessing the Effect of the High Risk Youth Education and Public Safety Program: Issues in Research Design and Measurement, ” presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Orlando, FL, 1999.

 

 

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