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March 28, 2011


Professional Activities

Stanislaus Dundon, Philosophy emeritus, had an article: “Denying Food and Water, The Real World Implications” published in the most recent (Winter 2010) issue of The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly.

David Booher, Center for Collaborative Policy, co-presented the 2011 Sylvester Baxter Lecture at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design on March 7, with Judith Innes of UC Berkeley. The topic of the lecture was “Planning in a Complex World.”

Koo Kyung Sook and Ian Harvey, Art, have been invited to exhibit two of their collaborative pieces in an exhibition at the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art that opened this past Friday called, “Size Matters.” Information regarding the exhibition is online at:

Jana Noel, Teacher Education and provost's fellow for Community and Civic Engagement, has published the third edition of her book, of which she is editor: Classic Edition Sources: Multicultural Education. The publisher is McGraw-Hill.

In fall of 2010, Louis Downs, Counselor Education, was appointed clinical director of the nonprofit NGO, Veterans, Immigrants and Refugees Training Institute of Sacramento (VIRTIS). This March he was given privileges as a research associate of the University of California, Davis Center for Health Care Public Policy and Research.

Sherrie Carinci, Teacher Education, presented “The Power of One Woman's Voice: The Personal, Social, and Political Influence of Gloria Steinem,” March 7 at Folsom Lake College. Steinem presented the same evening at the Three Stages Community Center at the college. Carinci was seated at the head table during a dinner preceding the presentations.

Jack Godwin, chief international officer, director of Global Education, had an article on the Obama administration and Clintonomics published at The article can be viewed at:

Bill Leach, Public Policy and Administration and Center for Collaborative Policy, served on a two-day peer review panel on water and climate change at the National Science Foundation in Arlington, Va., in June. He presented results from a study of marine aquaculture policy at the following conferences: California and the World Oceans, San Francisco, Sept. 9; the U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution, Tucson, Ariz. on May 27; the International Workshop on the Advocacy Coalition Framework, University of California, Davis, Sept. 21; and the World Aquaculture Society, New Orleans, March 3.

Ron Coleman, associate professor, Biological Sciences, and Sam Borstein, undergraduate student, Biological Sciences, gave a presentation titled “Tropical Fish Research in the Lab and in the Field” on Friday, March 4 to the San Francisco Aquarium Society at Fort Mason, San Francisco.

Steve Harris, Humanities and Religious Studies emeritus, had his essay “Volcanoes and Superquakes: Living with Geologic Hazards in the Pacific Northwest” selected for inclusion in the anthology The Best of Open Spaces, to be published by the University of Washington Press in June.

A new printing of Harris' Fire Mountains of the West: The Cascade and Mono Lake Volcanoes, containing new information on several of the volcanoes, including Mount St. Helens, will be published this month (March).

The sixth edition of his Classical Mythology: Images and Insights, with co-author Gloria Platzner, English and Humanities emerita, will be published this spring by McGraw-Hill Higher Education.

The seventh edition of Harris' The New Testament: A Student's Introduction will be published in a full-color format by McGraw-Hill later this year.

The eighth edition of Harris' Understanding the Bible, also in full-color format, was issued by McGraw-Hill in 2010.

Susan Eggman, Social Work, and Stockton City Councilwoman, was honored “Woman of the Year” by the California Legislative Women’s Caucus. Each year the Caucus honors women chosen by legislators in their state Assembly districts. Eggman was chosen for the award by Assemblywoman Cathleen Galgiani, D-Livingston.


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